March 27-31, 2006 - Innsbruck, Austria

International Conference on Alpine and Polar Microbiology

Abstracts of all oral and poster presentations at the conference have been published as an Abstract Book.

Presenters have been invited to submit full-length manuscripts to FEMS Microbiology Ecology . Accepted peer-reviewed articles will be published in a thematic issue on “Microorganisms in Cold Environments” of FEMS Microbiology Ecology (Editors: Rosa Margesin and Max Häggblom), to appear in print in March 2007. This thematic issue contains Research Articles and MiniReviews on microbial ecology in the full range of cold environments. The issue reflects the cutting edge research area and novel discoveries relating to the diversity, metabolic activity and biogeography of Bacteria, Archaea, Eukarya and viruses in cold habitats, and important methodological developments.


A book entitled “Psychrophiles – from Biodiversity to Biotechnology” (Editors: Rosa Margesin, Franz Schinner, Jean-Claude Marx, Charles Gerday; Publisher: Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg) is in preparation.


Last Update: Jan 15, 2007