Environmental Microbiology - Environmental Metagenomics

Monday, August 13, 2012: 1:00 PM-4:30 PM
Meeting Room 9-10, Columbia Hall, Terrace Level (Washington Hilton)
Terry Hazen

1:00 PM
Microbial community dynamics on an oil contaminated beach following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill
Regina Lamendella1, Sharon Borglin1, Romy Chakraborty2, Terry Hazen3 and Janet K. Jansson4, (1)Ecology, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, (2)Microbial Ecology, Earth Sciences, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, Berkeley, CA, (3)University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN, (4)Earth Sciences, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA
1:30 PM
Linking metagenomes to metabolite profiles of deep-sea sediment cores from the Gulf of Mexico following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill
Nikole Kimes1, Amy Callaghan2, Deniz Aktas2, Jan Sunner2, Bernard Golding3, Marta Drozdowska3, Joseph Suflita2 and Pamela J. Morris1, (1)University of South Carolina, Georgetown, SC, (2)University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, (3)Newcastle University, Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom
2:00 PM
Mass spectrometry-based proteogenomic approaches reveal insight into the activities and functions of microbial communities
Robert L. Hettich1, Xiaoxin Liu1, Karuna Chourey1, Zhou Li1, Chongle Pan1, Susan Pfiffner2, Frank Loeffler2, Jillian Banfield3 and Victoria Orphan4, (1)Chemical Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, (2)University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, (3)University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, (4)California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA
2:30 PM
3:00 PM
Metagenomic analyses of active-layer and permafrost microbial communities during short-term thawing
Tatiana A. Vishnivetskaya1, Brandon T. Stackhouse2, Rebecca L. Sanders2, C.Y.M. Lau2, Geetha S. Saarunya1, Jasity R. Murphy1, Daniel E. Williams1, Alice C. Layton1, Susan M. Pfiffner1, Tommy J. Phelps3, Lyle Whyte4 and Tullis C. Onstott2, (1)Center for Environmental Biotechnology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, (2)Princeton University, (3)Biosciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, (4)McGill University
3:30 PM
Long-term elevated CO2 decreases microbial biodiversity in a grassland ecosystem as revealed by metagenomics sequencing
Qichao Tu and Jizhong Zhou, Botany and Microbiology, The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
4:00 PM
Soil microbial community responses to 10 years of warming as revealed by comparative metagenomics
Konstantinos Konstantinidis1, Chengwei Luo1, Luis-Miguel Rodriguez-R1, Jizhong Zhou2, James Tiedje3, Yipi Luo2 and Liyou Wu2, (1)School of Civil & Environmental Engineering and School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, (2)University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, (3)Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
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