COS 144
Microbial Ecology III

Friday, August 14, 2015: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
326, Baltimore Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Resource availability and physiological traits determine strength of priority effects in fungal community assembly
Lauren C. Cline, University of Michigan; Donald R. Zak, University of Michigan
8:20 AM
 Effect of emerging contaminants on soil microbial functioning: Consequences of metallic nanoparticles on N-cycling
Marie Simonin, Duke University; Thomas Pommier, University Lyon 1 / CNRS; Julien P. Guyonnet, University Lyon 1 / CNRS; Audrey Dubost, University Lyon 1 / CNRS; Jean MF. Martins, University Grenoble 1 / CNRS; Agnes Richaume, University Lyon 1 / CNRS
8:40 AM
 Enabling sustainable growth of plants exploiting plant-microbe interactions
Romy Chakraborty, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; Marcus Schicklberger, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; Eoin Brodie, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; James P O' Neil, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; Nicholas T Vandehey, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; Stefan Jenkins, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; Trent R. Northen, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; Dominique Loque, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
9:00 AM
 Skin microbiome composition varies among sites, but not co-occurring Plethodon salamander species along environmental gradients
Carly R. Muletz Wolz, University of Maryland; Evan H. Campbell Grant, US Geological Survey; Robert Fleischer, National Zoological Park; Karen R. Lips, University of Maryland
9:20 AM
 Sensitivity of enzyme kinetics to temperature across five biomes in southern California
Nameer Rahman Baker, University of California, Irvine; Steven D. Allison, University of California
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Rhizosphere community recruitment dynamics of the common dandelion (Taraxacum officinale)
Julia L. Stevens, North Carolina State University; Julie Urban, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
10:10 AM
 Investigating the determinants of soil bacterial community structure in a Mongolian global change experiment
Aurora MacRae-Crerar, University of Pennsylvania, PIRE Mongolia Project; Eric Johnston, Georgia Institute of Technology; Pierre Liancourt, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic; Laura A. Spence, Sterling College; Bazartseren Boldgiv, National University of Mongolia; Daniel S. Song, University of Pennsylvania; Jack A. Gilbert, University of Chicago, Argonne National Laboratories; Sarah M. Owens, University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory; Jarrad Hampton-Marcell, Argonne National Laboratory, University of Chicago; Brenda B. Casper, University of Pennsylvania; Peter S. Petraitis, University of Pennsylvania
10:30 AM
 Sustained effects of chronic N addition on the capacity of fungi to degrade lignin
Elizabeth A. Landis, University of New Hampshire; Linda T.A. van Diepen, University of New Hampshire; Anne Pringle, University of Wisconsin, Madison; Serita D. Frey, University of New Hampshire
10:50 AM
 New investigations into oxygen-tolerant (superoxide-dependent) nitrogen fixation by Streptomyces thermoautotrophicus
Jeffrey S. Norman, Michigan State University; Maren L. Friesen, Michigan State University; Drew MacKellar, Harvard Medical School; J├╝rgen Prell, RWTH Aachen University; James W. Murray, Imperial College; Cory Tobin, California Institute of Techology; Lucas Lieber, Imperial College; Bill Rutherford, Imperial College; Anthony M. Bolger, RWTH Aachen University; Pamela Silver, Harvard Medical School; Bjorn Usadel, RWTH Aachen University; Hugo R. Permingeat, National University of Rosario
11:10 AM
 Nectar volatiles defend flowers against potentially harmful bacteria
Rosie Burdon, Uppsala University; Robert R Junker, Salzburg; Amy L Parachnowitsch, Uppsala University
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