Preliminary list of speakers

 

Michael W. W. Adams, University of Georgia, USA
Sonja-Verena Albers, University of Freiburg, Germany (Opening)
Garabed Antranikian, Hamburg University of Technology, Germany
Haruyuki Atomi, Kyoto University, Japan
Jenny Blamey, Foundacion Cientifica y Cultural Biociencia, Chile
Maria Ciaramella, Institute of Biosciences and Bioresources, CNR, Naples, Italy
Maria Michela Corsaro, University of Naples “Federico II”, Italy
Don Cowan, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Shiladitya DasSarma, University of Maryland School of Medicine, USA
Donato Giovannelli, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan and Institute of Marine Sciences, CNR, Ancona, Italy
Olga Golyshina, University of Bangor, UK
Brian Hedlund, University of Nevada, USA
Yoshizumi Ishino, Kyushu University, Japan
Robert Kelly, North Carolina State University, USA
Eugene V. Koonin, National Center for Biotechnology Information, USA
Christa Schleper, University of Vienna, Austria
Qunxin She, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Dieter Soll, Yale University, USA
Michael P. Terns, University of Georgia, USA
Antonio Ventosa, Universidad de Sevilla, Spain
Costantino Vetriani, Rutgers University, USA