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VIBRIO 2014 meeting report

Mazel D, Colwell R, Klose K, Oliver J, Crumlish M, McDougald D, Bland MJ & Austin B (2014) VIBRIO 2014 meeting report, Research in Microbiology, 165 (10), pp. 857-864.

150 scientists from 26 countries assembled in the John McIntyre Centre at the University of Edinburgh from April 1–4 2014 for VIBRIO2014, a conference dedicated to the study of the biology and biotechnology of vibrios. These Gram-negative aquatic bacteria are widespread in the estuarine and coastal marine environments. They play an important role in marine ecology, e.g. petroleum degradation, and they are also associated with human [e.g.Vibrio choleraethe causal agent of cholera] and animal diseases [e.g.Vibrio anguillarumthe cause of vibriosis in fish). In total, there were 54 oral and 72 poster presentations grouped in 7 sessions. After the official opening by the Scottish Minister for Environment and Climate Change, Paul Wheelhouse MSP, Rita Colwell delivered the keynote address, entitled: “Vibrios past, present and future”.

AuthorsMazel Didier, Colwell Rita, Klose Karl, Oliver James, Crumlish Margaret, McDougald Diane, Bland Michael J, Austin Brian
Publication date12/2014
Publication date online22/10/2014
ISSN 0923-2508

Research in Microbiology: Volume 165, Issue 10 (2014)

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