COS 45 - Microbial Ecology

Tuesday, August 9, 2011: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
13, Austin Convention Center
1:30 PM
Temperature sensitivity of microbial efficiency and implications for soil carbon storage
Serita D. Frey, University of New Hampshire; Juhwan Lee, University of California - Davis; Johan Six, University of California-Davis
1:50 PM
Cellular stoichiometry of the marine Roseobacter lineage
Amy E. Zimmerman, University of California, Irvine; Adam C. Martiny, University of California, Irvine; Steven D. Allison, University of California
2:10 PM
Fire and fungi: Changes in soil fungal abundance and community composition across a fire chronosequence in an Alaskan boreal forest
Sandra R. Holden, University of California, Irvine; Kathleen K. Treseder, University of California, Irvine
2:30 PM
Firing range soils yield a diverse fungal community capable of pb-mineral solubilization and organic acid secretion
Tarah Sullivan-Guest, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Christopher W. Schadt, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Nick Basta, The Ohio State University; Philip Jardine, University of Tennessee
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
Eco-evolutionary dynamics of bacteria and phage in contrasting resource environments
Megan L. Larsen, Michigan State University; Steven Wilhelm, University of Tennessee; Jay T. Lennon, Indiana University
3:40 PM
Effect of quality and diversity of dissolved organic carbon on community structure and denitrification potential of stream bacteria
Moumita Moitra, Kent State University; Suchismita Ghosh, Kent State University; Laura T. Johnson, Heidelberg University; Todd V. Royer, Indiana University; Laura G. Leff, Kent State University
4:00 PM
Ecology in the dentist’s chair: Teeth cleaning and the human subgingival ecosystem
Katie M. Shelef, Stanford University; Peter Loomer, University of California, San Francisco; Gary Armitage, University of California, San Francisco; David A. Relman, Stanford School of Medicine
4:20 PM
Seasonality of marine virus communities
China A. Hanson, University of California, Irvine; Jessica L. Clasen, University of British Columbia; Andrew P. Ho, University of California, Irvine; Megan D. Wilson, University of California, Davis; Stephanie S. Chen, University of California, Irvine; Claudia Weihe, University of California, Irvine; Jennifer B. H. Martiny, University of California, Irvine
4:40 PM
Water availability is the primary driver of microbial function in a tropical rainforest soil
Bonnie G. Waring, University of Minnesota; Christine V. Hawkes, University of Texas at Austin
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