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Scientific Programme

15:00–15:20Welcome Addresses
Dieter Jahn (President of the VAAM)
Erhard Bremer (Conference-Chair)
15:20–16:05Opening Lecture
Ancient pathogen genomics
J. Krause (Tübingen/DE)
16:45–19:00Plenary Session I – Microbial Evolution
R. E. Lenski (Michigan/US)
E. H. Stukenbrock (Kiel/DE)
M. Embley (Newcastle/UK)
W. F. Martin (Düsseldorf/DE)
19:00–21:00Welcome Reception
08:00–10:00Short lectures and Mini-Symposia Special Group
10:30–10:50Faculty of 1.000
M. Torkar (London/UK)
10:50–12:30VAAM Honorary Award Session
12:30–13:45Lunch Symposium Takara Clontech
Change the way you think about Cloning … Discover In-Fusion®
13:45–14:20Hans-Günter-Schlegel-Lecture
Adaptation of hydrogen bacteria to an aerobic life style
B. Friedrich (Berlin/DE)
14:20–15:30Plenary Session II – Synthetic Microbiology
E. Takano (Manchester/UK)
V. de Lorenzo (Madrid/ES)
15:30–17:30Postersession I
17:30–19:30Mini-Symposia Special Groups
08:30–10:30Short lectures and Mini-Symposia Special Group
11:00–12:10Plenary Session III – Bacterial cell biology
E. Sockett (Nottingham/UK)
G. J. Jensen (Pasadena/US)
12:20–13:20Lunch Symposium Hessen Trade & Invest GmbH
Auf dem Weg in die Bioökonomie – ohne Mikrobiologie geht es nicht!
13:30–14:35Plenary Session IV – CRISPR-systems and viruses
E. Charpentier (Umea/SE, Braunschweig/DE)    
S. Moineau (Quebeck/CA)
15:00–17:00Postersession II
15:00–16:30Career-Symposia
17:00–17:4530 YEARS VAAM
… ein ungewöhnlicher Blick in die Mikrobenwelt …
Vince Ebert
18:00–19:30VAAM Annual General Meeting
19:30–00:00Mixer
09:00–11:00Short lectures
11:30–11:45VAAM Poster Awards
11:45–12:55Plenary Session VI – Symbiosis
G. Stacey (Missouri/US)
N. A. Moran (Texas/US)
12:55–13:00Closing Remarks

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