Topics to be covered include for example:
  • Symbioses from Chemosynthetic Ecosystems
  • Genomic insights into the marine sponge microbiome
  • New Vistas in Coral Microbiology: towards understanding the holobiont
  • Genome mining of non-culturable symbiotic microorganisms, for identification of metabolic pathways and novel natural products.
  • A case of sponge-envy? An emerging picture of ascidian-associated bacterial communities