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  • Microbial growth and metabolism play key roles in all of the major geochemical cycles of Planet Earth, consuming and replenishing carbon, nitrogen, hydrogen and sulphur in the biosphere. Microbes can be extremely beneficial. They are essential tools in environmental biotechnology, biodegradation, composting, the supply of fresh drinking water, the safe disposal of sewage, and in food, wine and beer production. But they can also cause disease and food deterioration. Microbial physiology is the study of microbial structure and function, in particular, how microbial activity responds to changes in the environment. It is therefore the key to controlling detrimental aspects of microbes, and to exploiting them for the good of the human race.

      

    Events   

    8th Conference on Recombinant Protein Production – RPP8
    22-24 April 2015
    Mallorca - Spain

    6th International Conference On Analysis Of Microbial Cells At The Single Cell Level
    19-22 July 2015
    Retz - Austria

    Microbial Stress: From Molecules To Systems - 2015
    12 - 15 November 2015
    Sitges - Spain

    3rd meeting on Applied Synthetic Biology in Europe
    Early 2016
    More information soon...



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