Organizers announce, that due to the coronavirus pandemic, the 2nd Symposium on Polar Microbes and Viruses has been postponed. This meeting will now convene 3-6 May 2021 in Hanko, Finland.
This symposium will bring together molecular microbial ecologists specializing in different organism groups to share our latest results and discuss methodological problems, as well as future prospects in the field, including practical international collaborations. The environmental focus will be on cryospheric environments including sea ice, glaciers, ice sheets, and permafrost, but excellent research in other polar environments is also invited. The methods to be discussed will focus on ‘omics’ techniques, ranging from single cells to metagenomes, but research using additional methods is encouraged as well.
Abstract submission deadline: 14 March 2021
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