Lecture series

  • O- and N-glycan breakdown by the human gut microbiota

    David Bolam
    Newcastle University, London, UK
    12:00 h
    Lecture Hall 2, UZA 1, Althanstr. 14, 1090 Wien
  • Toward a predictive understanding of microbiome response to environmental change in peatlands

    Joel Kostka
    Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA
    13:30 h
    Lecture Hall 5, UZA II
  • Uncovering the metabolic flexibility of aerobic soil bacteria: from enzymes to ecosystems

    Chris Greening
    Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    12:00 h
    Lecture Hall HS2, UZA1, Althanstrasse14, 1090 Vienna
  • How to meet the Paris 2°C target: Which are the main constraints that will need to be overcome?

    Ivan Janssens
    Centre of Excellence of Global Change Ecology, University of Antwerp, Belgium
    12:00 h
    Lecture Hall HS2 (UZA 1), Althanstraße 14, 1090 Vienna
  • Soil C dynamics –when are microbial communities in control?

    Naoise Nunan
    Institute of Ecology and Environmental Sciences IEES Paris, France
    12:00 h
    Lecture Hall HS2 (UZA 1), Althanstraße 14, 1090 Vienna
  • Solving metabolic puzzles

    Boran Kartal
    MPI for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany
    12:00 h
    Lecture Hall 2, UZA 1, Althanstr. 14, 1090 Wien
  • What is the role of the immune system in controlling the intestinal microbiota?

    Emma Wetter Slack
    ETH Zürich
    12:00 h
    Lecture Hall 2, UZA I
  • From the shallow to the deep subsurface biosphere in Guaymas Basin hydrothermal sediments

    Andreas Teske
    UNC Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    10:00 h
    Lecture Hall 2, UZA 1, Althanstr. 14, 1090 Wien
  • Exploring new branches on the tree of life

    Brett Baker
    University of Texas, Austin, USA
    12:00 h
    Lecture Hall 2, UZA 1, Althanstr. 14, 1090 Wien
    Brett Baker
  • A single-cell perspective on the spatial self-organization of microbial systems

    Martin Ackermann
    ETH Zürich
    14:00 h
    Hörsaal 2, UZA 1, Althanstr. 14, 1090 Wien
  • Eco-Evolutionary Dynamics of Microbial Populations in the Wild

    Martin Polz
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    12:00 h
    Hörsaal 2, UZA 1, Althanstr. 14, 1090 Wien
    Martin Polz
  • When are Mycorrhizas Mutualisms?

    Nancy Collins Johnson
    Northern Arizona University, USA
    16:15 h
    Hörsaal 2 (UZA 1), Althanstraße 14, 1090 Wien
  • Modulation of the Human Gut Microbiota - An Ecological Perspective

    Jens Walter
    University of Alberta
    12:00 h
    Hörsaal 2, UZA 1, Althanstr. 14, 1090 Wien
  • Plant-soil interactions mediating drought effects in grasslands

    Pierre Mariotte
    Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland
    16:00 h
    Seminar Room Microbial Ecology, Room number 2.309, UZA 1 Althanstr. 14, 1090 Wien
  • Measurement of sulfur isotope fractionation by APS reductase and its biogeochemical implications

    Shawn McGlynn
    Earth-Life Science Institute Tokyo
    11:00 h
    Hörsaal 2, UZA 1, Althanstr. 14, 1090 Wien
  • Routing while Scouting: How a Slime Mould Optimizes its Transportation Network during Exploration

    Hokkaido University, Japan
    15:00 h
    Seminar room DOME, UZA 1, Althanstrasse 14, 1090 Vienna
  • How biofilm modelling and kinetic theory led to the prediction of complete ammonia oxidation

    Jan-Ulrich Kreft
    University of Birmingham
    12:00 h
    Hörsaal 2, UZA 1, Althanstr. 14, 1090 Wien
  • From bedside to bench and back: Pathways linking host-microbe interaction with intestinal inflammation and carcinogenesis.

    Alexander Moschen
    Medical University Innsbruck
    12:00 h
    HS2, Althanstraße 14, 1090 Vienna
  • Klebsiella pneumoniae – insights into population dynamics and the spread of antimicrobial resistance from WGS

    Eva Heinz
    Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge, UK
    12:00 h
    HS2, Althanstraße 14, 1090 Vienna
  • Microbiomics of the human gut and the ocean

    Peer Bork
    Structural and Computational Biology Unit, EMBL Heidelberg
    09:30 h
    Hörsaal 2, UZA 1, Althanstr. 14, 1090 Wien
  • Microbiomics of the human gut and the ocean

    Peer Bork
    EMBL Heidelberg
    09:30 h
    HS2, UZA1, Althanstr. 14, 1090 Vienna
  • Advanced strategies for genome resolved metagenomics

    Christian Sieber
    University of Berkeley / DOE Joint Genome Institute
    11:00 h
    Seminar room DOME 2.309; Althanstr. 14 UZA1, Level 2, Section 4)
  • The rapidly expanding universe of giant viruses

    Chantal Abergel
    Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique & Aix-Marseille University
    16:30 h
    Hörsaal 2, UZA 1, Althanstr. 14, 1090 Wien
  • The importance of growing slowly: roles for redox-active "antibiotics" in microbial survival and development

    Dianne Newman
    California Institute of Technology
    14:00 h
    Hörsaal 2, UZA1, Althanstr. 14, 1090 Wien
  • PhD defense: Bioinformatic analysis of host-pathogen interactions in the light of second generation sequencing technologies

    Thomas Eder
    Medical University of Vienna
    13:00 h
    Lecture Hall IV, UZA2, Althanstr. 14
  • Microbial function in relation to plant productivity and root exudation in contrasting tundra communities

    Konstantin GAVAZOV
    Climate Impacts Research Centre (CIRC), Umeå University, Abisko, Sweden
    14:00 h
    Seminar Room 'Konferenzraum Ökologie' UZA 1, Althanstr. 14, 1090 Wien
  • The peptidome: A treasure trove of future peptide drugs

    Harald Marx
    Coon Research Group, University of Wisconsin
    12:00 h
    Lecture Hall HS2, UZA1, Althanstr. 14, 1090 Vienna
  • Harnessing Bacteria for Drug Discovery: from Bioprospecting to Synthetic Biology

    Sergey Zotchev
    Department of Pharmacognosy, University of Vienna
    12:00 h
    Hörsaal 2. (UZA I), Althanstrasse 14, A-1090 Vienna
  • LC-MS Approaches in Metabolomics

    Gunda Köllensperger, Prof.
    University of Vienna, Department of Analytical Chemistry
    11:15 h
    Seminar Room Microbial Ecology, UZA 1, room no 2.309
  • Venturing into new realms? Microorganisms in space (-related environments)

    Christine Moissl-Eichinger
    Medical University Graz
    12:00 h
    Lecture hall HS2, UZA1, Althanstr. 14, 1090 Vienna
  • Arbuscular mycorrhizas and organic nitrogen in soil – and the other microbes involved

    Jan Jasna
    Institute of Microbiology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
    16:00 h
    Friedrich-Becke Seminar Room, UZA 2 (Geozentrum), Althanstr. 14, 1090 Wien
  • The tale of the rumen microbiome – from interaction with the host to plasmid mediated gene mobility

    Itzhak Mizrahi
    Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
    12:00 h
    Hörsaal 2. (UZA I)
  • Microbes, nitrogen and plant responses to elevated CO2

    César Terrer
    Imperial College, London
    11:00 h
    Conference room “Ökologie” Althanstr. 14, 1090 Wien
  • Searching for Influencers via Optimal Percolation: from Twitter to the Brain

    Flaviano Morone
    Levich Institute
    13:00 h
    City College of New York
  • Microbial ecology, phylogeny and biochemistry in the soil cabon cycle

    Bruce Hungate, Prof.
    Center for Ecosystem Science and Society, Northern Arizona University, USA
    10:30 h
    Lecture Hall 4, UZA 2 (Geozentrum), Althanstraße 14,1090 Vienna
  • Importance of chemosymbiotic lucinid bivalves in seagrass community functioning

    Matthijs van der Geest
    Université de Montpellier
    11:00 h
    Seminar room DoME (2.309), UZA 1
  • Exploring viral diversity through (meta-) genomics: towards a thorough characterization of the unseen majority

    Simon Roux
    Sullivan Lab, Department of Microbiology
    14:00 h
    Ohio State University
  • Analysis of the genome of sugar beet: Current status, next steps

    Heinz Himmelbauer
    Department of Biotechnology, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU)
    13:15 h
  • The contribution of phage-mediated gene transfer to microbial genome evolution

    Tal Dagan
    Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
    13:30 h
    Seminar room DoME (2.309)
  • Cool microbes: Assessing the role of acidobacteria communities in carbon and nitrogen cycling processes in arctic tundra soils

    Max Häggblom
    Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology School of Environmental and Biological Sciences Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
    11:00 h
    Seminar Room DOME (2.309)
  • The genus Pseudovibrio: versatile bacteria with the potential for a symbiotic lifestyle

    Stefano Romano
    Biomerit research centre, University College Cork
    12:00 h
    Seminar room DoME (2.309)
  • Chloroplast I/O: RNA editing, effectors and evolution

    Dr. Michael Tillich
    Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology, Potsdam-Golm, Germany
    13:00 h
    DOME Seminar room
  • From Symbiosis to Microbial Dark Matter

    Christian Rinke
    Australian Centre for Ecogenomics, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    13:00 h
    Seminar room DOME
  • Ecological time-series modeling for inference, prediction and therapy optimization

    Richard Stein
    Computational Biology Department, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA
    15:00 h
    Seminar room DOME