COS 11
Microbial Ecology

Monday, August 11, 2014: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
Regency Blrm F, Hyatt Regency Hotel
1:50 PM
 Imaging nutrient uptake in bacterial biofilms using quantum dots
Sarah L. O'Brien, Argonne National Laboratory; Matthew D. Whiteside, University of British Columbia, Okanagan; Deirdre Sholto-Douglas, Argonne National Laboratory; Dionysios A. Antonopoulos, Argonne National Laboratory; Maxim I. Boyanov, Argonne National Laboratory; Dan M. Durall, University of British Columbia Okanagan; Melanie D. Jones, University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus; Barry Lai, Argonne National Laboratory; Edward J. O'Loughlin, Argonne National Laboratory; Kenneth M. Kemner, Argonne National Laboratory
2:10 PM
 Diversity and structure of endophytic bacterial communities in Redwood trees
Alyssa Carrell, University of California; A. Carolin Frank, University of California
2:30 PM
 Spatial and temporal variabilitiy over-shadow the effects of climate manipulation and grazing on soil bacterial communities in the steppe of northern Mongolia
Aurora MacRae-Crerar, University of Pennsylvania, PIRE Mongolia Project; Eric Johnston, Georgia Institute of Technology; Pierre Liancourt, Institute of Botany; Laura A. Spence, University of Pennsylvania, PIRE Mongolia Project (; Bazartseren Boldgiv, National University of Mongolia; Daniel S. Song, University of Pennsylvania; Jack A. Gilbert, University of Chicago; Sarah M. Owens, University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory; Jarrad Hampton-Marcell, Argonne National Laboratory; Brendan P. Hodkinson, University of Pennsylvania; Brenda B. Casper, University of Pennsylvania; Peter S. Petraitis, University of Pennsylvania
2:50 PM
 Farming behaviour of reef fishes increases the prevalence of coral disease associated microbes and the occurrence of black band disease
Jordan M. Casey, James Cook University; Tracy D. Ainsworth, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies; John H. Choat, James Cook University; Sean R. Connolly, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Effect of temperature on bacterial communities of freshwater sediment and biofilms
Ryan Jones, Montana State University; Jonathan P. Benstead, University of Alabama; Jim Hood, Montana State University; Alexander D. Huryn, University of Alabama; Tanner Williamson, Miami University; Phillip Johnson, University of Alabama; Wyatt F. Cross, Montana State University
3:40 PM
 The distribution and diversity of N2O-reducing microbial communities in forest soils along a temperature gradient
Bo Wu, Huazhong Agricultural University; Feifei Liu, University of Oklahoma; Lina Shen, University of Oklahoma; Ye Deng, Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Liyou Wu, University of Oklahoma; Michael D. Weiser, University of Oklahoma; Michael Kaspari, University of Oklahoma; Brian J. Enquist, University of Arizona; Robert B. Waide, University of New Mexico; James H. Brown, University of New Mexico; Shouwen Chen, Huazhong Agricultural University; Jizhong Zhou, University of Oklahoma; Zhili He, University of Oklahoma
4:00 PM
 Patterns of within and among site diversity of amphibian skin microbiota
Myra C. Hughey, Virginia Tech; Matthew H. Becker, Virginia Tech; Jenifer B. Walke, Virginia Tech; Lisa K. Belden, Virginia Tech
4:20 PM
 A macroecological investigation of the microbial “rare biosphere”
Kenneth J. Locey, Indiana University; Jay T. Lennon, Indiana University
4:40 PM
 Allee effects: Scaling down to the microbial level
RajReni B. Kaul, University of Georgia; Andrew M. Kramer, University of Georgia; Fred C. Dobbs, Old Dominion University; John M. Drake, University of Georgia
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