Microbial Communities: Stewards of the Biosphere
Friday, October 9, 2009
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Map: 3335 Q Avenue, Richland, WA 99354
Live streaming video of the symposium is available. The symposium starts at 11 am Pacific Daylight Time.
Dr. Jim Fredrickson, Chief Scientist, PNNL
Dr. Allan Konopka, Director, Microbial Communities Initiative, PNNL
Dr. David Ward, Professor of Microbial Ecology, Montana State University
Dr. Mary Lidstrom, Professor of Microbiology, University of Washington
In this symposium, you will
- Learn why microbial communities are important to our biosphere.
- Hear how the answers to scientific questions about microbial communities will lead to a predictive understanding of these multi-cellular biological systems—understanding that can provide solutions to pressing environmental and energy-related problems.
- See examples of promising tools and technologies for gaining this understanding.