COS 12
Microbial Ecology I

Monday, August 10, 2015: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
326, Baltimore Convention Center
1:30 PM
 Contribution of spatial and environmental variables to fungal community structure in soils and litter across a mixed temperate forest landscape in central Europe
Barbara D. Bahnmann, Institute of Microbiology, ASCR; Petr Baldrian, Institute of Microbiology of the ASCR; Michal Tomsovsky, Mendel University; Tereza Polackova, Institute of Microbiology of the AVCR
1:50 PM
 Comparative impacts of Luteoviridae virus infection on cultivated and wild Poaceae
Patrick James Bigelow, Michigan State University; Colleen Friel, Michigan State University; Piotr Trebicki, Biosciences Research; Helen Alexander, University of Kansas; Carolyn M. Malmstrom, Michigan State University
2:10 PM
 Adhesion of freshwater microorganisms to microplastics
M. Rumman Hossain, Kent State University
2:30 PM
 Fungal dominance and ecosystem function
Primrose J. Boynton, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology; Duncan Greig, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology
2:50 PM
 Environmental cues structuring bacterial dormancy shift from hypersaline to freshwater lakes
Tylan W. Magnusson, Brigham Young University; Alan R. Harker, Brigham Young University; Zachary T. Aanderud, Brigham Young University
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Seasonal dynamics of grassland soil microbial communities under experimental warming
Mengting Yuan, University of Oklahoma; Zhou Shi, University of Oklahoma; Jiabao Li, University of Oklahoma; Liyou Wu, University of Oklahoma; Zhili He, University of Oklahoma; Joy D. Van Nostrand, University of Oklahoma; Jizhong Zhou, University of Oklahoma
3:40 PM
 Temporal, spatial, and host-species variability in the conifer foliar endophyte community suggests airborne transmission of nitrogen-fixing symbionts
A. Carolin Frank, University of California; Alyssa Carrell, University of California; Dana L. Carper, University of California
4:00 PM
 Altered microbial community structure contributes to foam production in swine manure storage facilities
Angela D. Kent, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Laura Pepple, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Richard S. Gates, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
4:20 PM
 A highly diverse clade of melanized fungi associated with leaves and trichomes of the endemic tree Metrosideros polymorpha at high elevation sites in Hawai'i
Naupaka Zimmerman, University of Arizona; A. Elizabeth Arnold, University of Arizona; Peter M. Vitousek, Stanford University
4:40 PM
 Regional and global elevational patterns in two-facets of aquatic microbial diversity
Jianjun Wang, University of Oklahoma; Sandra Merier, University of Helsinki; Janne Soininen, University of Helsinki; Feiyan Pan, Nanjing Normal University; Emilio Casamayor, Centro de Estudios Avanzados de Blanes-CSIC; Xiangdong Yang, Nanjing Institute of Geography and Limnology, CAS; Qinglong Wu, State Key Laboratory of Lake Science and Environment, Nanjing Institute of Geography and Limnology, CAS; Jizhong Zhou, University of Oklahoma; Ji Shen, Nanjing Institute of Geography and Limnology, CAS
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