WORKSHOP: Microbiology of Polluted Aquatic Ecosystems

Dr. Petra Maria Becker becker at rz.ufz.de
Mon Jun 2 06:27:51 EST 1997


Notice of event


    4th and 5th December 1997


    First Announcement:

    MICROBIOLOGY OF POLLUTED AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS


Workshop of the Water/Wastewater Section of the VAAM
(Vereinigung fuer Allgemeine und Angewandte Mikrobiologie - German
Association of General and Applied Microbiology)



Request for contributions to the following issues:

- Microbial communities dependent on the type and degree of pollution
    - taxonomic diversity - structure of communities
    - physiological diversity - functional interrelations
 
- Potentials and activities of species and communities to attenuate or
remove a contaminant
    - in-vitro
    - in-situ
 
- Strategies for increasing degradation ability
   - phenotypically / physiologically
   - genotypically
 
- Fate of released microorganisms 



Organizers:
-Water/Wastewater Section of the VAAM (German Association of General and
Applied Microbiology)
-Departments of Environmental Microbiology, Hydrogeology, Inland Water
Research and Remediation Research, UFZ Centre for Environmental Research,
Leipzig
-Water Research Centre, Berlin

Location:
UFZ Centre for Environmental Research Leipzig-Halle
Permoserstrasse 15, D-04301 Leipzig, Germany


Further Information and Registration:
Dr. P.M. Becker, Department of Remediation Research, Becker at san.ufz.de





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