95th ESA Annual Meeting (August 1 -- 6, 2010)

COS 52 - Microbial Ecology

Wednesday, August 4, 2010: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
336, David L Lawrence Convention Center
Justin R. Meyer
8:00 AM
Investigating coral reef bioenergetics using metabolic scaling theory
Tracey S. McDole, San Diego State University; Forest Rohwer, San Diego State University
8:20 AM
Fungal species richness & diversity patterns on individual leaf patch habitat
Larry M. Feinstein, Kent State University; Christopher Blackwood, Kent State University
8:40 AM
Neutral and niche processes in bacterial communities of the human body
Clara Davis Long, Stanford School of Medicine; David A. Relman, Stanford School of Medicine
9:00 AM
The relative contributions of soil bacteria and fungi to inorganic nitrogen cycling in sagebrush and cheatgrass rhizosphere soils
Nicole M. DeCrappeo, U.S. Geological Survey, DOI Northwest Climate Science Center; Peter J. Bottomley, Department of Crop and Soil Science; David D. Myrold, Oregon State University; Elizabeth A. Brewer, Oregon State University; Stephanie A. Yarwood, Oregon State University; Elizabeth J. DeLorenze, U.S. Geological Survey; David A. Pyke, U.S. Geological Survey
9:20 AM
Microbial community structure along a northern Arizona elevation gradient
Karen L. Adair, University of Canterbury; Scott Dowd, Research and Testing Laboratory; Egbert Schwartz, Northern Arizona University
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
Fungal community resistance and resilience to disturbance and invasive plants
Clare B. Glinka, University of Texas at Austin; Christine V. Hawkes, University of Texas at Austin
10:10 AM
Invasive legume, Lespedeza cuneata, alters soil microbial communities in heavily invaded stands
Anthony Yannarell, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Ryan R. Busby, US Army Engineer Research and Development Center; Michael L. Denight, US Army Engineer Research and Development Center; Dick L. Gebhart, US Army Engineer Research and Development Center; Steven J. Taylor, Illinois Natural History Survey
10:30 AM
Effects of chemical remediation on an acid mine drainage impacted microbial community
Suchismita Ghosh, Kent State University; Moumita Moitra, Kent State University; Christopher J. Woolverton, Kent State University; Laura G. Leff, Kent State University
11:10 AM
The role of wetland hydrology and vegetation in microbial assemblages and function
Christine E. Prasse, Virginia Commonwealth University; David J. Berrier, Virginia Commonwealth University; Rima B. Franklin, Virginia Commonwealth University