Wanted, Dead or Alive: Microbes in the Subsurface I Posters

Monday, 15 December 2014: 8:00 AM-12:20 PM
Chairs:  Jennifer Biddle, Univ of Delaware, Lewes, DE, United States and Beth Orcutt, Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Science, East Boothbay, ME, United States
Primary Conveners:  Jennifer Biddle, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, United States
Co-conveners:  Beth Orcutt, Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Science, East Boothbay, ME, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Beth Orcutt, Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Science, East Boothbay, ME, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

Genetic legacy of the deep subsurface recorded in the outflow channel of a terrestrial serpentinizing seep (Luzon, the Philippines)
Kristin M Woycheese1, D'Arcy Renee Meyer-Dombard1, Dawn Cardace2 and Carlo A Arcilla3, (1)University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, United States, (2)University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI, United States, (3)National Institute of Geological Sciences, University of the Philippines, Quezon City, Philippines
Microbial Community Dynamics from Permafrost Across the Pleistocene-Holocene Boundary and Response to Abrupt Climate Change
Ann Hammad1, Matt Mahony2, Duane G Froese2 and Brian D Lanoil1, (1)University of Alberta, Biological Sciences, Edmonton, AB, Canada, (2)University of Alberta, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Edmonton, AB, Canada
Emily A Walsh1, John B Kirkpatrick1, Robert A Pockalny1, Justine Sauvage1, Mitchell L Sogin2 and Steven D'Hondt1, (1)University of Rhode Island, Narragansett, RI, United States, (2)Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA, United States
Mineralogical Signatures in Electrically Coupled Marine Sediments
Yuri Alan Gorby, Anja Bauermeister and Jeff Schramm, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, United States
Subseafloor nitrogen redox processes at Loihi Seamount, Hawai
Jason B Sylvan1, Scott D Wankel2, Douglas LaRowe3, Julie A Huber4, Craig L Moyer5 and Katrina J Edwards3, (1)USC-Biological Sciences, Los Angeles, CA, United States, (2)WHOI, Woods Hole, MA, United States, (3)University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, United States, (4)Josephine Bay Paul Center, Woods Hole, MA, United States, (5)Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA, United States
Organic Phosphorus in the Deep Subseafloor Environment
Delphine Defforey, University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, United States and Adina Paytan, UCSC-Inst Marine Sciences, Santa Cruz, CA, United States
Isolation and Characterization of Gram-Positive Piezophilic Bacteria from Deep Marine Subsurface Sediment
Gabriella Marie Runko1, Jiasong Fang1 and Chiaki Kato2, (1)Hawaii Pacific University, Kaneohe, HI, United States, (2)JAMSTEC Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, Marine Biodiversity Research, Kanagawa, Japan
Another one bites the rust: Microbes weathering subsurface oceanic crust
Beth Orcutt, Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Science, East Boothbay, ME, United States
Active microbial community structure of deep subsurface sediments within Baltic Sea Basin
Brandi K Reese1, Laura Zinke1, Gustavo Carvalho1, Karen G Lloyd2, Ian Marshall3, Alexander Shumaker2 and Jan Amend1, (1)University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, United States, (2)University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, United States, (3)Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
Community Structure of Methane-Cycling Archaea in Different Geochemical Zones in Aarhus Bay, Denmark
Xihan Chen1, Mark Alexander Lever1, Aaron Marc Saunders2 and Bo Barker Jørgensen1, (1)Aarhus University, Center for Geomicrobiology, Department of Bioscience, Aarhus, Denmark, (2)Aalborg University, Section of Biotechnology, Department of Biotechnology, Chemistry and Environmental Engineering, Aalborg, Denmark
Microbial Communities of the Okinawa Backarc Basin Subvent Biosphere
Leah Danielle Brandt, Pennsylvania State University Main Campus, University Park, PA, United States and Christopher H House, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA, United States
High-resolution temporal analysis of deep subseafloor microbial communities inhabiting basement fluids
Sean Jungbluth1, Huei-Ting Lin2, Chih-Chiang Hsieh3 and Michael S Rappe2, (1)University of Hawaii-Manoa, Honolulu, HI, United States, (2)University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI, United States, (3)University of Hawaii at Manoa Oceanography, Honolulu, HI, United States
Long Live Rock! Exploring Active Microbial Populations in North Pond Subsurface Basalt
Heath Jordan Mills and John Lehne, University of Houston Clear Lake, Houston, TX, United States
Extracellular Enzymatic Hydrolysis of High Molecular Weight Organic Carbon in Eastern Mediterranean Sapropelic and Non-Sapropelic Subsurface Sediments
Adrienne Hoarfrost, Lisa Couper and Carol Arnosti, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, United States
Where the Wild Microbes Are: Education and Outreach on Sub-Seafloor Microbes
Sharon K Cooper1, Kevin Kurtz2, Beth Orcutt3, Lisa Strong4, Jennifer Collins1 and Alice Feagan5, (1)Consortium for Ocean Leadership, Washington, DC, United States, (2)Independent author, Rochester, NY, United States, (3)Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Science, East Boothbay, ME, United States, (4)Strong Mountain Productions, Corte Madera, CA, United States, (5)Independent Illustrator, Eugene, OR, United States
Boosting subsurface life: is subseafloor sediment a natural catalyst for radiolytic hydrogen production?
Justine Sauvage1, Dennis Graham1, Arthur J Spivack1, Ann G Dunlea2, Richard W Murray3 and Steven D'Hondt4, (1)University of Rhode Island - GSO, Oceanography, Narragansett, RI, United States, (2)Boston University, Boston, MA, United States, (3)Boston Univ, Boston, MA, United States, (4)University of Rhode Island, Narragansett, RI, United States
Genome-scale Metabolic Reaction Modeling: a New Approach to Geomicrobial Kinetics
Shannon Elizabeth McKernan1, Benjamin Shapiro1 and Qusheng Jin2, (1)University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, United States, (2)University of Oregon, Department of Geological Sciences, Eugene, OR, United States
Drilling effect on subsurface microbial community structure in groundwater from the -250 m gallery at the Horonobe Underground Research Laboratory, Japan
Kotaro Ise1, Yuki Amano1, Yoshito Sasaki2 and Hideki Yoshikawa3, (1)JAEA Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Toki, Japan, (2)JAEA Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Fukushima, Japan, (3)JAEA Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Tokyo, Japan
Microbially-Enhanced Coal Bed Methane: Strategies for Increased Biogenic Production
Katie Davis1,2, Elliott P. Barhart2,3, Hannah D. Schweitzer2, Alfred B Cunningham2, Robin Gerlach2, Randy Hiebert4 and Matthew W. Fields2, (1)Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, United States, (2)Center for Biofilm Engineering, Bozeman, MT, United States, (3)USGS, Baltimore, MD, United States, (4)Montana Emergent Technologies, Inc., Butte, MT, United States
Effects of Sulfate and Sulfide on Dehalococcoides Strain 195 and Desulfovibrio vulgaris Hildenborough Ability to Biodegrade Trichloroethene
Alexandra LaPat Polasko, Xinwei Mao and Lisa Alvarez-Cohen, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, United States
Is Bioaugmentation in Combination with Biostimulation Effective for in Situ Bioremediaiton of Chlorinated Solvents in Groundwater?
Laurie LaPat-Polasko1, Linda Conlan2 and Sherrick Baffert2, (1)ENVIRON International Corporation Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, United States, (2)AMEC Irvine, Irvine, CA, United States
Metatranscriptomic Analysis of Groundwater Reveals an Active Anammox Bacterial Population
Talia N. M. Jewell1, Ulas Karaoz1, Brian C Thomas2, Jillian F Banfield2, Eoin Brodie1, Kenneth Hurst Williams1 and Harry R Beller1, (1)Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, United States, (2)University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, United States
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