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Microbial Communities: Stewards of the Biosphere

Friday, October 9, 2009
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
EMSL Auditorium
Map: 3335 Q Avenue, Richland, WA 99354

Live streaming video of the symposium is available. The symposium starts at 11 am Pacific Daylight Time.


, Chief Scientist, PNNL
, 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.

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Fundamental & Computational Sciences

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