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Poster presentations

Microbial communities on stone and ceramic substrates and deterioration mechanisms

Poster 1  -

 

A mechanism recycling ammonium and nitrate tor promote N-transforming microorganisms and their communities on Angkor sandstone monuments, Xinghua Ding - Israel Institute of Technology, China

Poster 2 -

 

Microorganisms inhabiting man-made hypogean environments: a microbiological snap-shot of the Etruscan Tomb of the Reliefs, Flavia Tasso,  ENEA CASACCIA SSPT PROTER OEM Rome, Italy

Poster 3 -

 

A multi-analytical approach to infer mineral-microbial interactions applied to stone cultural heritage sites in Israel and Austria, Laura Rabbachin, Institute of Natural Sciences and Technology in the Arts (INTK), Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Austria

Poster 4 -

 

Biodeterioration mechanisms of photosynthetic biofilms on building facades in temperate climate zones, Michał Komar, Department of Environmental Biotechnology, Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences, Lodz University of Technology, Poland

Poster 5 -

 

The effect of fungal iron uptake on olivine weathering studied by genetic approaches in the rock-inhabiting fungus Knufia petricola, Anna A. Gorbushina, Federal Institute of Material Research and Testing (BAM), Germany

Poster 6 -

 

Microbial compositions and C-14 dating of an outbreak on biodeteriorated wall paintings in Dunhuang Mogao Grottoes, Wenxia Ma, MOE Key Laboratory of Cell Activities and Stress Adaptations, Lanzhou University, China

Poster 7 -

 

The diversity and community structures of culturable bacteria and fungi on the sandstone stelae of the Beishiku Temple in China, Yong Zhang, MOE Key Laboratory of Cell Activities and Stress Adaptations, School of Life Sciences, Lanzhou University, P.R. Chin

Poster 8 -

 

Fungal and algal variations on the weathered sandstone monuments at Beishiku Temple in China by high-throughput sequencing, Fasi Wu, Dunhuang Academy, China

Poster 9 -

 

Microorganisms and Moonmilk: Pillier cave from the Vézère Valley (Dordogne, France), Sriradha Bhattacharya, IRAMAT-CRP2A UMR 5060—CNRS-Université Bordeaux Montaigne, Maison de l’archéologie, France and HERCULES Laboratório, Universidade de Évora, Portugal

Biodeterioration communities on non-stone substrates

Poster 10 -

 

Next Generation Sequencing applied to Cultural Heritage: detection of microorganisms present on the parchment surface of an ancient Gradual of the 13th century, Ylenia Vassallo, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy

Poster 11 -

 

The Kiev Folia: an interdisciplinary approach to unravelling the past of an ancient Slavonic manuscript, Federica Cappa, Institute of Natural Sciences and Technology in the Art, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Austria

Poster 12 -

 

Omics methods in the study of the diversity, ecology and functions of microorganisms growing on technical materials, Justyna Szulc, Department of Environmental Biotechnology, Lodz University of Technology, Poland

Poster 13 -

 

Microbial composition and the causes of biodeterioration to the Neolithic archaeological site Dadiwan F901, Jie Li, National Research Center for Conservation of Ancient Wall Paintings and Earthen Sites, Department of Conservation Research, Dunhuang Academy, P.R. China

Control of biodeterioration of cultural heritage artefacts

Poster 14 -

Impact of silver nanoparticles size on SERS for detection and identification of filamentous fungi in the biodeterioration of cultural heritage objects, Javier Christian Ramirez Perez, Institute of Physics, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

Poster 15 -

 

Effect of variations in UV-B radiation on microbial colonizers of built cultural heritage, Elsa Fuentes, Departamento de Edafoloxía e Química Agrícola. Facultade de Farmacia, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Poster 16 -

 

Development and application of non-invasive compounds against cyanobacterial biofilms deteriorating stone monuments, Roberta Ranaldi, Dept. Biology, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy

Poster 17 -

 

The cleaning method and its effectiveness to remove microbial mycelia on ancient murals of Maijishan Grottoes, Dong-Peng He, School of Environmental and Municipal Engineering, Lanzhou Jiaotong University, P.R. China

Poster 18 -

 

A case study on wood corrosion of clay sculptures in the Fengguo Temple dated to the year 1020 in Yi County, Northeast China, BAI Ke, Shaanxi Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage, China

Poster 19 -

 

An investigation of the microbial community associated with the USS Arizona, Archana Vasanthakumar, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, USA

Poster 20  -

 

Environment in archaeological materials and biofilms, Patricia Guiamet, Instituto de Investigaciones Fisicoquímicas Teóricas y Aplicadas (INIFTA), Argentina

Control of biodeterioration in museums and libraries

Poster  21 -

 

Starvation Wars – Return of the MgO Nanoparticles Against Moulds, Isabel Franco-Castillo, Instituto de Nanociencia de Materiales de Aragón (INMA), Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC)-Universidad de Zaragoza and CIBER-BBN, Spain

Poster 22 -

 

An automatic device for the mass disinfection of library and archival materials, Matteo Montanari, Laboratorio Biores, Bologna, Italy

Poster 23 -

 

Exploring the potential of ionizing radiation as a biocide tool for fungi colonizing historical art objects, Fabiana Canini, Department of Ecological and Biological Sciences, University of Tuscia, Viterbo, Italy

Poster 24 -

 

Mould infestation in collections – treatment, prevention and influences of climate change, Katharina Derksen, Institute of Conservation and Restoration, University of Applied Art Vienna, Austria

Poster 25 -

 

An extremophilic fungus with anthropogenic distribution and ecological niche affecting libraries, archives and other objects of cultural and historical heritage, Flavia Pinzari, Council of National Research of Italy (CNR), Institute for Biological Systems (IBS), Italy

Poster 26 -

 

Manufacturing and biodeterioration: the link in a Medieval Cistercian Codex, Catarina Pinheiro, Laboratório HERCULES, Cultural Heritage Studies, and Safeguard, Évora, Portugal

Bioconservation

Poster 27 -

 

Polyoxometalate‐Ionic Liquids (POM‐ILs) as Anticorrosion and Antibacterial Coatings for Natural Stones, Scott Mitchell, Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), Spain

Poster 28 -

 

Antifungal properties of oregano and clove volatile essential oils tested on biodeteriorated archaeological mummified skin, Pilar Bosch Roig, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain

Poster 29 -

 

Biocleaning of Dammar varnish from easel paintings: an experimental approach, Avogaro Vittoria, Instituto Universitario de Restauración del Patrimonio, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain

Poster 30 -

 

Laboratory and field assessment of biocarbonatogenic bacteria and biopolymers to consolidate limestone,  Benjamín Otto Ortega-Morales, Department of Environmental Microbiology and Biotechnology, Universidad Autónoma de Campeche, Mexico

Microbes, metals and mining

Poster 31 -

 

Improvement in metal immobilization with biomineralization during carbonate precipitation by poly-Lysine, Varenyam Achal, Guangdong Technion Israel Institute of Technology, China

Poster 32 -

 

Experimental Research on Bacterial Oxidation for Refractory High-carbon Containing Gold Ore, Huiqun Niu, School of Metallurgy, Northeastern University, China

Poster 33 -

 

Experimental Study on Biological Leaching and Gold Extraction of High Arsenic and High Sulfur Refractory Gold Ore, Shiqi Zhang, School of Metallurgy, Northeastern University, China

Poster 34 -

 

Comparative genomics of Cupriavidus strains isolated from the Naica mine and their heavy-metals tolerance, Sylvie Le Borgne, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Cuajimalpa, Mexico 

Microbes in fuel systems

Poster 35 -

 

8-hydroxiquinoline as an alternative for microbial control in B20 storage systems, Rodolfo Ribas, PPGMAA/UFRGS, Brazil

Poster 36 -

 

Impact of Biojet Fuel (Farnesane) in Jet Fuel on growth for Hormoconis resinae (F089), Mariane Rodrigues Lobato, Federal University of Rio Grande, Brazil

Biodeterioration of plastics

Poster 37 -

 

Development of Bacillus pumilus B12 as a Model System for Polylactic Acid Degradation, Elise Phillips, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA

Poster 38 -

 

Rapid and Accurate Quantitation and Characterization of Microplastic Particles < 300-Microns Using Cell Cytometry and Raman Spectroscopy, Mark A. Nanny,OptoKhemia Analytical LLC and University of Oklahoma, USA

Poster 39 -

 

The fungal community against plastic polymers, Federica Spina, University of Torino, Italy

Poster 40 -

 

Interaction between organisms and plastic, Huahong Shi, East China Normal University, China

Next generation of materials to prevent biodeterioration

Poster 41 -

 

How do we determine the efficacy of an antimicrobial surface?, James Redfern, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK

Poster 42 -

 

Safety and performance evaluation of gold nanoparticle-coated titanium as a novel tool for eradicating bacterial biofilms in hospital environment, Kanny Chang, Winchester Engineering and Analytical Center, Office of Regulatory Affairs, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, USA

Poster 43 -

 

Bio-self-healing material assisted with ceramsite in improving engineering properties of cement mortars, Varenyam Achal, Guangdong Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, China

Poster 44 -

 

Self-healing of cracks in cement mortars with ureolytic microbially induced calcite precipitation, Chaolin Fang, Guangdong Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Shantou, China

Poster 45 -

 

Antimicrobial Activity of Chitosan-based Films for Food Packaging Applications, Luciana C. Gomes, LEPABE— Laboratory for Process Engineering, Environment, Biotechnology and Energy, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, Portugal

Poster 46 -

 

Development of chitosan-based surfaces to prevent biofilm formation on implantable medical devices, Marta Santos Lima, LEPABE — Laboratory for Process Engineering, Environment, Biotechnology and Energy, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, Portugal

Poster 47 -

 

Smart multifunction materials with photocatalytic properties and bioactive activity – applied studies, Beata Gutarowska, Department of Environmental Biotechnology, Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences, Lodz University of Technology, Poland

Poster 48 -

 

Physical effects of droplets containing microorganisms in different environmental conditions and its potential impact on antimicrobial materials, Alex J. Cunliffe, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK

Poster 49 -

 

Smart ecological textiles with beeswax, Anita Jachowicz, Department of Environmental Biotechnology, University of Technology, Poland

 

Poster 50 -

 

Exposure tests of some steel specimens in an atmospheric environment in Japan and the relation between the corrosion phenomenon and biofilms, Hideyuki Kanematsu, National Institute of Technology, Suzuka College, Japan

Microbially influenced corrosion

Poster 51 -

 

Bacterial attachment and subsequent microbially-influenced corrosion in fluid flow systems, Ahmed Osman, Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia

Poster 52 -

 

Carbon steel corrosion by sulfate reducing Desulfovibrio ferrophilus IS5 biofilm was accelerated by riboflavin causing record-high pitting corrosion, Di Wang, Ohio University, USA

Poster 53 -

 

THPS-effectiveness on mature biofilm mitigation over API X65 steel, Vitor Liduino, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Poster 54 -

 

THPS in oil field system: How rare taxa can increase MIC risk, Lina E. Dominici,Facultad de Ciencias Exactas, Universidad Nacional de la Plata (UNLP). Centro de Investigación y Desarrollo en Tecnología de Pinturas (CIDEPINT). Centro de Investigación y Desarrollo en Fermentaciones Industriales (CINDEFI), Argentina

Poster 55 -

 

Microalgae adherence on stainless steel: its effect on corrosion, Marisa Viera,Centro de Investigación y Desarrollo en Tecnología de Pinturas (CICPBA-CONICET-UNLP), Argentina

Poster 56 -

 

Corrosion of carbon steel by thermophilic sulfate-reducing microorganisms enriched from high temperature oilfield produced water, Gloria Okpala, University of Calgary, Canada

Poster 57 -

 

Accelerated dissolution of aluminum based sacrificial anode induced by sulfate reducing bacteria in the galvanic corrosion between Al-Zn-In-Mg-Si sacrificial anode and N80 carbon steel, Hongfang Liu, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

Poster 58 -

 

Initiation of localized microbially-influenced corrosion in carbon steel, Recep Avci, Montana State University, Montana State University, USA

Biodegradation

Poster 59 -

 

Nonylphenols biodegradation by the bacterium Raoultella planticola strain F8 isolated from the sediment of Gulf of Finland, Baltic Sea, N. G. Medvedeva, St. Petersburg Federal Research Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences (SPC RAS), Scientific Research Centre for Ecological Safety of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia

Poster 60 -

 

Biodegradation of anthropogenic substances in three individual wastewater treatment systems, Judit Knisz, Faculty of Water Sciences, University of Public Service, Hungary

Poster 61 -

 

Genetic characterization of the anaerobic 3-hydroxy-benzoyl-CoA degradation pathway in Aromatoleum sp. CIB, Unai Fernández Arévalo, Margarita Salas Center for Biological Research (CIB-CSIC), Spain

Bioremediation

Poster 62 -

 

Immobilization insights - the influence of a carrier’s milieu on the bacterial activity at the molecular level, Joanna Żur-Pińska,Institute of Biology, Biotechnology and Environmental Protection, Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Silesia in Katowice, Jagiellońska 28, 40-032 Katowice, Poland

Poster 63 -

 

Mechanism of efficient remediation of U(VI) using biogenic CMC-FeS complex produced by sulfate-reducing bacteria, Jing Chen, Department of Pharmaceutical & Biological Engineering, School of Chemical Engineering, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610065, China

Poster 64 -

 

Removal of di-n-butyl phthalate (DBP) and solubilizing potassium by the combination of magnetic Fe3O4-biochar modifier and functional microorganisms, Jiaming Xu, School of Resources and Environment, Northeast Agricultural University, China

Poster 65 -

 

Synergistic removal of phosphate and atrazine from water by lanthanum-modified polydopamine loaded Acinetobacter lwoffii DNS32, Siyue Han, School of Resources and Environment, Northeast Agricultural University, China

Poster 66 -

 

Vermiremediation applied to PCB and PCDD/F contaminated soils, effectiveness on percolating water and nutrients mobility, Sara Remelli, University of Parma, Italy

Poster 67 -

 

Mycoremediation: evaluation of polyurethane biodegradation by Raman spectroscopy, Marta Elisabetta Eleonora Temporiti, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Pavia, Italy

Biofilms

Poster 68 -

 

Expression of Green Fluorescent Protein (GFP) in Escherichia coli biofilms: impact of surface and nutrient conditions, Ana Azevedo, LEPABE - Laboratory for Process Engineering, Environment, Biotechnology and Energy, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, Portugal

Poster 69 -

 

Effect of nutrient medium composition on heterologous protein production in biofilms, Alexandra Soares, LEPABE - Laboratory for Process Engineering, Environment, Biotechnology and Energy, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, Portugal

Poster 70 -

 

Hybrid bioreactors with immobilised biomass for treatment of waste gas polluted with chlorinated ethenes, Agnieszka Tabernacka, Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Building Services, Hydro and Environmental Engineering, Poland

 

Poster 71 -

 

The effects of CNT-based surfaces on Escherichia coli and Enterococcus faecalis single- and dual-species biofilms, Marisa Gomes, LEPABE – Laboratory for Process Engineering, Environment, Biotechnology and Energy, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, Portugal

Poster 72 -

 

Bacterial biofilms formed on phosphate conversion coatings: effect on the corrosion protection of the coating, Marisa Viera, Centro de Investigación y Desarrollo en Tecnología de Pinturas (CICPBA-CONICET-UNLP), Argentina

Education

Poster 73 -

An Introduction to Biofilms in an Engineering Program, Abigail Ann Feese, University of Kentucky - Paducah Extended campus, USA

 

Poster 74 -

 

MIC as an undergraduate course, Gisella Lamas-Samanamud,University of Kentucky - Paducah Extended campus, USA

Miscellaneous

Poster 75 -

 

Biocidal activity of Ruthenium-based metallotherapeutics against Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Nicole Britten, Manchester Metorpolitan University, UK

 

Poster 76 -

 

Development of a spot test for the detection of fungal mycelium on paper materials, Francesca Agresta, Department of Biology, Istituto centrale per la patologia del libro e degli archivi, Italy

 

Poster 77 -

 

Phospholipid Biosurfactant from Stenotrophomonas maltophila VCE_7 Grown on Soya Bran Solubilizes Different Hydrocarbons, Victor Ezebuiro, World Bank African Centre for Excellence in Oil Field Chemicals Research, University of Port Harcourt, Choba, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria

Poster 78 -

Isolation and Characterization of Arsenic Resistance Streptomyces Strains PMS35 For Application in Arsenic Bioremediation, Somayeh Parsania, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Biological Sciences, Alzahra University, Iran

Poster 79 -

Lab Modeling of Isfahan Masjed-e Jāmé Fungal Isolates on Tiles and Evaluation of Its Alterations, Parisa MohammadiDepartment of Microbiology, Faculty of Biological Sciences, Alzahra University, Iran

Poster 80 -

Investigation of the biodeteriorated old manuscripts of the holy Quran in Iran, Parisa MohammadiDepartment of Microbiology, Faculty of Biological Sciences, Alzahra University, Iran

Poster 81 -

Antibacterial Activity of Silver Nanocomposite as a Surface Protecting Coating in Stony Cultural Heritage, Parisa MohammadiDepartment of Microbiology, Faculty of Biological Sciences, Alzahra University, Iran