COS 60 - Microbial Ecology I

Wednesday, August 10, 2016: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
Floridian Blrm D, Ft Lauderdale Convention Center
1:30 PM
 Competition and coexistence between a syntrophic consortium and a metabolic generalist, and its effect on productivity
Simon M. Stump, Michigan State University; Christopher, A. Klausmeier, Michigan State University
1:50 PM
 Identity of host tree species may not control community composition of ecto- and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi
Weile Chen, Pennsylvania State University; Roger T. Koide, Brigham Young University; David M. Eissenstat, Pennsylvania State University
2:10 PM
 Effect of tadpole microbiome disruption on parasite susceptibility
Sarah A. Knutie, University of South Florida; Jason R. Rohr, University of South Florida
2:30 PM
 Genomic insight into the metabolic role of the enigmatic “Rumen Most Wanted”
Lindsey M Solden, The Ohio State University; David Hoyt, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory; William B. Collins, Alaska Department of Fish and Game; Johanna E Plank, The Ohio State University; Rebecca A. Daly, The Ohio State University; Erik Hildebrand, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources; Timothy J Beavers, The Ohio State University; Richard Wolfe, The Ohio State University; Carrie D Nicora, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory; Samuel O. Purvine, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory; Michelle Carstensen, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources; Mary A Lipton, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory; Donald E. Spalinger, University of Alaska Anchorage; Jeffrey L Firkins, The Ohio State University; Barbara Wolfe, The Ohio State University; Kelly Wrighton, The Ohio State University
2:50 PM
 Preferential allocation of nutrients to foliar endophytic fungi
Natalie S. Christian, Indiana University; Edward Allen Herre, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute; Keith Clay, Indiana University
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Survival mechanisms of invasive Escherichia coli in agricultural soils
Anya Cutler, University of Vermont; Deborah A. Neher, University of Vermont; Thomas R. Weicht, University of Vermont
3:40 PM
 Linking organic inputs to soil microbial functioning under different organic amendment regimes
Amber Heijboer, Utrecht University; Hein F.M. ten Berge, Wageningen UR; Jaap Bloem, Wageningen UR; George A. Kowalchuk, Utrecht University; Helene Bracht Jørgensen, Lund University; Peter C. de Ruiter, Wageningen UR
4:00 PM
 Linking tree leaf bacterial communities with plant traits and productivity in a tree biodiversity experiment
Isabelle Laforest-Lapointe, UQAM; Christian Messier, Université du Québec à Montréal; Steven W. Kembel, Université du Québec à Montréal
4:20 PM
 Investigating microbial growth and substrate utilization in soil: What does carbon use efficiency really tell us?
Kevin M. Geyer, University of New Hampshire; Serita D. Frey, University of New Hampshire
4:40 PM
 Patterns of bacterial community composition and nutrient content across Azteca trigona ants, their nest, refuse and surrounding soil
Jane M. Lucas, University of Oklahoma; Brian Bill, University of Oklahoma; Bradley Stevenson, University of Oklahoma; Michael Kaspari, University of Oklahoma
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