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JAMS 8th Annual Symposium

11:00am – 12:00pmRegistration and student poster setup 
Register at the Hallstrom Theatre, Australian Museum, 1 William Street Sydney
Posters to be set up in Harbour View Room, Level 4 of the Australian Museum

12:00pm – 12:15pmWelcome and acknowledgement of Country 

12:15pm – 12:45pmDaniel Vaulot, CNRS & Nanyang Technological University, Singapore  
“A short history of oceanic picoplankton. . .”

12:45pm – 1:15pmErica Donner, Future Industries Institute, University of South Australia  
“Antimicrobial resistance in the water cycle”

1:15pm – 1:45pmAndrew Holmes, University of Sydney  
“New microbial ecology – the future beyond developing techniques for data generation”

1:45pm – 2:00pmPresentations by Platinum and Gold sponsors 

2:00pm – 3:05pmStudent poster session with refreshments  
Harbour View Room, Level 4 of Australian Museum 

3:15pm – 3:45pmEmma Gagen, University of Queensland  
Harnessing microbial processes for accelerated iron duricrust re-formation” 

3:45pm – 4:15pmLiz Watkin, Curtin University, Western Australia  
Acidihalobacter: Novel, halotolerant, iron-and Sulfur oxidizing acidophiles with potential for saline water bioleaching”

4:15pm – 5:00pmJames Tiedje, Michigan State University, United States   
“Drilling deeper into microbiome’s status and future”

5:00pmSymposium conclusion  
Short walk to Harpoon Harry’s for dinner and drinks 

6:00pm – 10.30pmDinner at Harpoon Harry’s
40-44 Wentworth Avenue, Surry Hills

6.15pmConcluding remarks 
Announcement of the winner of the Jeff Powell Forever-Student Award

Earlier Event: July 25
Christmas in July