COS 73 - Microbial Ecology II

Thursday, August 11, 2016: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
Floridian Blrm BC, Ft Lauderdale Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Beyond soil pH: Biotic competition dominates the abundance of ammonia oxidizers in terrestrial ecosystems
Rui Xiao, Nanjing Agricultural University; Shuijin Hu, North Carolina State University
8:20 AM
 Dynamics of antibiotic resistant Escherichia coli in surface water across complex landscapes
Claire E. Sanderson, Virginia Tech; Eric R. Dougherty, University of California at Berkeley; Kathleen A. Alexander, Virginia Tech
8:40 AM
 Indicators of a drier environment: Soil bacterial diversity in the Mongolian steppe is influenced more by soil moisture and than by the surrounding plant community
Aurora MacRae-Crerar, University of Pennsylvania, PIRE Mongolia Project; Jane M. Cowles, University of Minnesota; 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; Peter S. Petraitis, University of Pennsylvania; Brenda B. Casper, University of Pennsylvania
9:00 AM
 A comparative analysis of anuran skin microbiome in fresh and saltwater-intruded wetlands
Molly Albecker, East Carolina University; Lisa K. Belden, Virginia Tech; Michael McCoy, East Carolina University
9:20 AM
 Communities within communities: Patterns of fungal niche partitioning¬†underlying plant-soil feedbacks
Jake A Nash, Oberlin College; Roger H. Laushman, Oberlin College; Christopher W. Schadt, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Shantanu Shukla, University of Tennessee Knoxville
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 A novel extension and investigation of the plant-soil feedback framework for phyllosphere microbial communities
Briana K. Whitaker, Indiana University; Jonathan T. Bauer, Indiana University; James D. Bever, University of Kansas; Keith Clay, Indiana University
10:10 AM
 Soil microbial community impacts on tropical tree seedling growth and colonization by mutualistic fungi promote seedling diversity within a tropical tree population
Jenalle L. Eck, The Ohio State University; Camille S. Delavaux, Yale University; Scott A. Mangan, Washington University in St. Louis; Liza S. Comita, Yale University
10:30 AM
 The effects of foliar fungal endophytes on plant physiological performance
Naupaka Zimmerman, University of Arizona; Jennifer E. Johnson, University of Arizona; Yu-Ling Huang, University of Arizona; David J.P. Moore, University of Arizona; A. Elizabeth Arnold, University of Arizona
10:50 AM
 Plant genotype influences composition of microbial functional groups
Angela D. Kent, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Alonso Favela, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
11:10 AM
 Microbiome analysis of canals in South Florida Everglades using 16S rRNA¬†high throughput sequencing
Jorie L. Skutas, Nova Southeastern Unversity; Jose Lopez, Nova Southeastern University; Rebecca Bell, U.S. Food and Drug Administration-CFSAN
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