The 7th Annual JAMS Symposium and Dinner

Event Date: 
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 13:00 - 17:00

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Ticket sales end at 5pm Sunday, 18th March 2017

Please join us at our annual symposium, dinner and student poster session!

12:00pm – 12:30pm
Symposium begins
1:15pm – 3:10pm
Mike Manefield, University of New South Wales, Australia
"Microbiology as a foundation for ecosystem engineering"
Caroline Chénard, NTU, Singapore
"Understanding viral activity and dynamics are fundamental questions in aquatic microbial ecology"
Chris Greening, Monash University, Australia
"Uncovering the survival strategies of aerobic bacteria: from enzymes to ecosystems"
3:10pm – 4:00pm   
Student poster presentation (includes drinks and canapés)
4:00pm – 5:00pm
Talitha Santini, University of Queensland, Australia
Rytas Vilgalys, Duke University, USA
"Plant-fungal interactions: Communication and coevolution between forest trees and their symbiotic fungi"
6:00pm – late
Dinner at Harpoon Harry’s Surry Hills

Over the two days prior to the symposium (19 & 20 March) we will be offering an intensive workshop (TOAST) in bioinformatics. More information about this year's TOAST workshop will be available shortly.