Perspective: A horizon scan of priorities for coastal marine microbiome research

Recent perspective (Trevathan-Tackett et al., 2019) on priorities for coastal marine microbiome research highlights the key role of the BMMO network: “With the increasing urbanization of our coastlines and the increasing need to use polluted sites for recreational, private or commercial purposes, microbial-driven bioremediation will be one of the key tools to tackle this issue. Engagement …

Postdoc on deep sea microbiome analysis in Rio de Janeiro

A postdoctoral position is available at the Department of Microbiology at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. Applications are invited for a 3-year postdoctoral research position. The researcher will analyse metagenomic, metatranscriptomic, genomic and amplicon datasets derived from microbial communities of deep sea samples (sediments, corals, sponges and water). In addition, the researcher will work with …

BAGECO 15

15th Symposium on Bacterial Genetics and Ecology “Ecosystem drivers in a changing planet” 26–30 May 2019 • Lisbon/Portugal The bi-annual BAGECO symposium is a leading European conference in prokaryotic genetics and ecology, promoting debate and discussion around the most pressing questions in the broad fields of microbiology, microbial ecology, metagenomics and complementary disciplines. In this …