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Sunday 22nd September 2024

Registrations from 16:00

18:00 20:00 Opening Session
KL1
Tessa Quax Infection mechanisms of tailed haloarchaeal viruses

KL2 Li Huang Saccharolobus islandicus replicative primase is involved in DNA double-strand break repair

KL3 Dong-Woo Lee Harnessing the extremely thermophilic bacterium Fervidobacterium islandicum AW-1 for a sustainable bioeconomy

Monday 23rd September 2024

09:00-10:00 Session 1

KL4 Tom Santangelo RNA Modifications supporting life in the extremes

KL5 Inês Cardoso Pereira Dissimilatory sulfate reduction in archaea

KL6 Panagiotis Kastritis Accessing eukaryotic biology and biomolecular structure analysis using the mold Chaetomium thermophilum and cryo-electron microscopy

 

10:00-11:00 Session 2

KL7 Mathias Wilmanns Discovery of unexpected orphan enzyme function from extremophilic organisms using high-resolution structural biology

KL8 Garo Antranikian and Marco Moracci Presentation dedicated to Mosé Rossi

 

11:00-12:15 Parallel Session 3a Extremophiles

OS1 Sunil Khare Khare Antimicrobial Resistance: Exploring Marine Actinobacteria as source of Antibiotics and Biofilm Inhibitors

OS2 Jyothi Basapathi Raghavendra Assessing the lower limits of life detection in extreme environments at the picogram level using nanopore technology

OS3 Costantino Vetriani The chemosynthetic microbiome of deep-sea hydrothermal vents across space and time

OS4 Lara Vimercati Unique Antarctic stromatolites reveal diverse taxa and metabolic complexity: implications for the early evolution of life

OS5 David Moreira Multiple independent adaptations of archaea to hypersaline environments

 

11:00-12:00 Parallel Session MOSE Extremophiles and Biotechnology

OS6 RAJESH Sani Green Manufacturing of Biopolymers in Thermophilic Consolidated Mini-cell Factories

OS7 Cristina Cattò BIO-CLEANING OF GRAFFITI ON URBAN SURFACES USING EXTREMOPHILIC MICROORGANISMS INHABITING SPRAY PAINTS

OS8 Alexey Fomenkov Complete Genome Assembly and Methylome Dissection of two Archaeal species Methanococcus aeolicus PL15/Hp and Methanobacterium wolfei DSM 2970

OS9 Aamer Shah BIOACTIVE METABOLITES FROM RADIORESISTANT BACTERIUM KOCURIA TURFANENSIS TMM 11 THAT PREVENT ULTRAVIOLET RADIATION INDUCED OXIDATIVE DAMAGES

13:15 14:30 LUNCH

14:30-15:30 Parallel Session 4a Extremophiles

Bledina Dede
OS10
High microbial metabolic versatility in geothermally influenced lakes across a salinity gradient in Danakil Depression

Subin Lee
OS11
A method evaluation for analyzing microbial communities in ice cores of Styx Glacier, Antarctica

Christaline George
OS12
BIOGEORGRAPHY OF HOT SPRING PHOTOSYNTHETIC MICROBIAL BIOFILMS IN SOUTHEAST ASIA

OS13 To be confirmed

14:30-15:30 Parallel Session 4b Extremophiles and Biotechnology

Naoko Okibe
OS14
Utilizing Extremophiles for Treating Mining-impacted Waters

Daniela Giordano
OS15
UV-RESISTANT BACTERIA IN ANTARCTIC AQUATIC ENVIRONMENT AND THEIR BIOTECHNOLOGICAL APPLICATIONS

Elizabeth Watkin
OS16
Microbial Ecology of Acidic Saline Lakes in the Yilgarn Craton Western Australia

Bjorn Adalsteinsson
OS17
Characterization and demonstration of thermostable carbohydrate-active enzymes for seaweed bioprocessing

15:30-18:00 Poster Session 1

18:00-19:00 Parallel Session 5a Extremophiles

Federica De Lise
OS18
Life in Extreme Environments: Behavior of the Hyperthermophilic Archaeon Saccharolobus solfataricus Under Stress and Mars Simulated Conditions

Marco Antonio jiménez-Santos
OS19
Seasonal variation of metazoans populations living in cryoconite holes

Zahraa Albaqsami
OS20
Insights from experimental evolution with the extremophile archaeon sulfolobus acidocaldarius

Christine Foreman
OS21
Microbial response of glacial microbial communities to anthropogenic and microbially produced carbon substrate amendments

Matt Streets
OS22
A strategic method for substantial chemical reduction via advanced forecasting modelling and high-pressure bioreactors in H2S production management

18:00-19:00 Parallel Session 5b Extremophiles and Biotechnology

Andreea-Melisa Tripon
OS23
CONTRASTING EFFECTS OF NITROGEN- AND PHOSPHORUS-LIMITING CONDITIONS ON POLYHYDROXYBUTYRATE SYNTHESIS IN THE EXTREMELY HALOTOLERANT BACTERIUM HALOMONAS ELONGATA

Azadeh Zahra Fatemi
OS24
The ability of extremophilic alkaliphilic Halophilic bacteria isolated from Maharlo lake in Shiraz to remove sulfur from natural gas

Surendraraj Alagarsamy
OS25
Isolation and Characterization of Novel Thermophilic Alkaline Protease Isoenzymes from Marinobacter sediminum from Kuwait s Sabkha

Thordis Kristjansdottir
OS26
Developing the thermophilic aerobic bacterium Rhodothermus marinus as a biorefinery tool and a cell factory

ISE meeting

Tuesday 24th September 2024

09:00-10:30 Session 6
Beatrice Cobucci Ponzano
KL9
Flexibility and Regulation of Genetic Code Decoding Via Translational Recoding in Archaea

John van der Oost
KL10
Thermophilic nucleases - from biology to biotechnology

Simon Rittmann
KL11
CO2-fixation by a thermophilic archaeon for proteinogenic amino acid production

10:30-11:30 Session 7
Purificacion Lopez-García
KL12
Adaptations and metabolic flexibility of diverse archaea thriving in geothermal chaotropic brines near life limits

Takuro Nunoura
KL13
Identification of novel reactions in well-known metabolic pathways using a high-resolution MS system

11:30-12:30 Parallel Session 8a Physiology of Extremophiles

Anandi Tamby
OS27
Physiological adaptations tu multiple environmental parameters in an anaerobe from the Black Sea

Xiuzhu Dong
OS28
Extracellular electron transfer drives efficient H2-independent methylotrophic methanogenesis by Methanomassiliicoccus, a seventh order methanogen

Tatsuo Kurihara
OS29
INVOLVEMENT OF CAPSULAR POLYSACCHARIDE IN THE BIOGENESIS OF EXTRACELLULAR MEMBRANE VESICLES OF SHEWANELLA VESICULOSA HM13

Irene Sanchez Andrea
OS30
Novel ammonification mechanism in Acididesulfobacillus acetoxydans, coupled to NO detoxification at low pH

11:30-12:30 Parallel Session 8b Extremophiles and Biotechnology

Sara Cantera
OS31
Extremophilic cell platforms for CO2 valorization into pharm and cosmetic ingredients.

Xu Feng
OS32
A thermophilic TnpB nuclease enables flexible single-nucleotide editing with templated repair in archaea and bacteria

Vincenzo Zammuto
OS33
Biotechnological potentialities of exopolymers produced by bacilli of shallow hydrothermal vent origin

Nicola Curci
OS34
Xyloglucan oligosaccharides hydrolysis exploration by three exo-glycosidases from S. solfataricus

12:30 14:00 LUNCH

EXCURSION AND DINNER

Wednesday 25th September 2024

09:00-10:00 Session 9
Ondrej Uhlik
KL14
Phylogenetic Novelty of Prokaryotes in Subsurface Thermal Waters of Cultural Heritage Significance

Fengping Wang
KL15
MCT-S
: Microbially mediated Carbon Transformation in marine Sediments

10:00-11:00 Parallel Session 10a Physiology of Extremophiles

Masahiro Ito
OS35
A Comparative Study of Cesium Ion Resistance in alkaliphilic Microbacterium sp. TS-1 and Escherichia coli ZX-1

Vasil Gaisin
OS36
A NOVEL CONTRACTILE INJECTION SYSTEM IN EXTREMOPHILIC BACTERIA

Mohamed Jebbar
OS37
THERMOCOCCUS BAROPHILUS ADAPTS TO HIGH HYDROSTATIC PRESSURE BY MODULATING ITS METABOLISM

Donato Giovannelli
OS38
Trace metal availability controls metabolic shifts in microorganisms

10:00-11:00 Parallel Session 10b Extremophiles and Biotechnology

Kristy Chang
OS39
Differential gene expression of scCO2 tolerant Priestia megaterium SR7 under variable growth rate and end-product toxicity during continuous flow under an ambient atmosphere.

Oriana Sacco
OS40
A new archaeal Amylomaltase from metagenomic dataset of extreme environments

Angeliki Sitara
OS41
Exploiting CRISPR in Thermoanaerobacter kivui

Jenny M. Blamey
OS42
Extremozymes: Development of efficient biocatalysts from Extremophiles


OS43
To be confirmed

11:00-12:15 Parallel Session 11a Physiology of Extremophiles

Mirko Basen
OS44
Evolving thermophiles to thrive at suboptimal temperatures

Inês Cardoso Pereira
OS45
Dissimilatory sulfate reduction in archaea

Heidi Smith
OS46
Cold active biosurfactants: An adaptive strategy for enhanced survival across environmental extremes

Haruyuki Atomi
OS47
Cofactor and amino acid metabolism in the hyperthermophilic archaeon Thermococcus kodakarensis

Javiera Norambuena
OS48
Novel low molecular weight thiols in Nitrospiraceae

11:00-12:15 Parallel Session 11b Extremophiles and Biotechnology

Giannina Espina
OS49
Advances on the Development of a Cell-Free Protein Synthesis (CFPS) System from a Psychrotolerant Bacterium

Martina Aulitto
OS50
Discovery of Novel Glycosyl Hydrolases from Extreme Environments: Insights from Magma Degassing at Vulcano Island

ONUR KIRTEL
OS51
POST-CAPTURE DESORPTION OF CO2 VIA EXTREMOPHILIC AMIDASES

Stefan Janecek
OS52
division of the extremophilic family GH57 into subfamilies

Maria Michela Corsaro
OS53
STRUCTURAL DETERMINATION OF THE POLYSACCHARIDE PORTION OF THE CATASAN COMPLEX

12:15 14:00 Lunch and POSTER SESSION-2

14:00-15:00 Parallel Session 12a System Biology of Extremophiles

Himel Nahreen Khaleque
OS54
BIOMINING WITH SALT AND ACID-LOVING EXTREMOPHILES

Zackary Jay
OS55
Methylotrophic methanogenesis in thermophilic Korarchaeia, Methanomethylicia and Archaeoglobi revealed by cultivation, visualization, stable isotope tracing, genomics and transcriptomics.

Gaël Erauso
OS56
CHEMOTROPHIC CARBON FIXATION IN THE PRONY BAY ALKALINE HYDROTHERMAL FIELD

Francisco Issotta
OS57
Diversity within species in South American terrestrial hydrothermal systems

14:00-15:00 Parallel Session 12b Extremophiles and Sustainable Future

Clemens Rausch
OS58
Espresso solo con S. aci? Growth of Sulfolobus acidocaldarius on spent coffee ground hydrolysates

Elisa Huang Lin
OS59
Guyparkeria halophila as a very efficient microbial platform for the circularization of carbon dioxide and thiosulfate into fine chemicals for the pharmaceutical industry

Federico Lauro
OS60
Ocean Corrosion Testing On Panarea Underwater Sediments (O.C.T.O.P.U.S.)

Sreemoyee Mitra
OS61
Bacillus altitudinus sp. OQ983889- A novel halotolerant, soil fertility enhancer and heavy metal reducer isolated from the indian sundarbans

15:00-16:15 Parallel Session 13a System Biology of Extremophiles

Janelle Thompson
OS62
Microbial interactions during biofilm formation in the naturalized streams of Sembawang hot spring, Singapore

MATTEO SELCI
OS63
From deep-sea volcanoes to human pathogens: evolutionary adaptations in Campylobacterota

Pamela Knoll
OS64
Biological and Non-biogenic Filamentous Mineralization

Maria Fernanda Manrique De La Cuba
OS65
Cold adaptations in bacterial symbionts from Antarctic sponges: What differentiates host-related and free-living bacteria?

Memory Tekere Tekere
OS66
Extremophiles of contaminated Environments: surviving harsh metabolic and toxic settings

15:00-16:00 Parallel Session 13b Extremophiles and Sustainable Future

Miguel Paredes-Barrada
OS67
TOWARDS THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THERMOPHILIC METHANOL-BASED MICROBIAL CELL FACTORIES: REWIRING THE METABOLISM OF P. THERMOGLUCOSIDASIUS FOR METHANOL DEPENDENCY.

Ahmad Ali Pourbabaee
OS68
SCREENING FOR PAHs-DEGRADING BACTERIA FROM OIL-CONTAMINATED SALINE SOIL AND USING REAL TIME PCR TO ASSESS CHANGES IN CATECHOL 2, 3-DIOXYGENASE AND ALKB GENE COPY NUMBER

Mauro Di Fenza
OS69
Leveraging extremophiles for advanced bioprocesses in Europe through Industrial Biotechnology and the IBISBA Research Infrastructure

Roberta Iacono
OS70
Valorization of biomasses from energy crops for the discovery of novel thermophilic glycoside hydrolases through metagenomic analysis

Thursday 26th September 2024

09:00-10:00 Session 14
Sung Gyun Kang
KL16
Biohydrogen production from industrial by-product gas using a hyperthermophilic archaeon, Thermococcus onnurineus NA1

Wolfgang Streit
KL17
Plastic pollution, a global challenge: Extremozymes as useful tools for plastic recycling

10:00-11:15 Parallel Session 15 Extremophiles and Sustainable Future

ALI Shaikh Ibrahim
OS71
A Novel Thermostable Enzymatic Cocktail from Extremophilic Microorganisms for Transforming Carbohydrates in Lignocellulosic Waste Biomass

Alessia Di Fraia
OS72
Sustainable nanotechnology: silver nanoparticle production using secretomes of geobacillus stereothermophilu GF16

Gabriella Fiorentino
OS73
Genomic mining of geobacillus stearothermophilus GF16 for xylose production from hemicellulose-rich biomasses using secreted enzymes

Patrizia Contursi
OS74
Thermophlic biocatalysts for agri-food waste valorization into functional bioproducts

Michael Schlömann
OS75
Acidiphilium acidophilum CJR1, an Arsenite-oxidizing Autotrophic Acidophile: Physiology and the Transcriptomic Response to As(III)



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