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Your poster will be identifiable by poster number, which will be on the poster board and listed in the Book of Abstracts CBM2016. ALL posters are to be put up on their respective poster boards on Tuesday, October 18. Do NOT remove your poster until after Closing ceremony ends on Friday, October 21.


Tuesday, October 18

14:00 - 17:00Registration
17:00 - 17:30Opening ceremony
Welcome addresses:
prof. Lilija Kalėdienė - Chair of Lithuanian Microbiology Society
prof. Rimantas Jankauskas - Pro-Rector for Research (Vilnius University)
prof. Eugenijus Butkus - Chair of the Life Sciences Center Board (Vilnius University)
prof. Osvaldas Rukšėnas - Dean of the Faculty of Natural Sciences (Vilnius University)
17:30 - 18:30American Society for Microbiology (ASM) sponsored lecture. Dr. Riikka Ihalin (Turku, Finland)
"Biofilm-host interaction in chronic infection"
19:00 - 21:00Welcome reception

Wednesday, October 19

Session ||| Environmental microbiology Chairs: prof. Lilija Kalėdienė (Lithuania) and dr. Olga Muter (Latvia)
9:00 - 9:40 Lecture by invited speaker Professor Dr. Hab. Hanna Mazur-Marzec (Gdansk, Poland)
"Biochemical ecology of the Baltic cyanobacteria"
9:40 - 10:00 Olga Gavrilova (Russia)
"Towards polyphasic taxonomy of Synechocystis"
10:00 - 10:20Anne-Grit Klees (Germany)
Sponsor's lecture, BIOTECHA
"Methods for environmental monitoring"
10:20 - 10:40 Olga Muter (Latvia)
"Adaptation of bacteria-biodegraders to crude oil"
10:40 - 11:00Andrei Novikov (Russia)
"Chemotaxonomic lipid analysis of novel taxa of bacteria"
11:00 - 11:30Coffee Break
11:30 - 11:50Dukas Jurėnas (Belgium)
"An acetyltransferase toxin inhibits translation by novel mechanism"
11:50 - 12:10Rūta Stanislauskienė (Lithuania)
"Investigation and characterization of two cryptic plasmids from Arthrobacter spp."
12:10 - 12:30Jaunius Urbonavičius (Lithuania)
"Discovery of a novel gene, involved in the conversion of 2-thiouracil into uracil"
12:30 - 12:50Andrew Anak Ngadin (Malaysia)
"Characterisation of saprophytic fungi isolated from two islands in the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia"
12:50 - 13:30Lunch Break
Session ||| Applied microbiology and biotechnology Chairs: prof. Rolandas Meškys (Lithuania) and assoc. prof. Tiina Alamäe (Estonia)
13:30 - 14:10Lecture by invited speaker Professor Thomas Alter (Berlin, Germany)
"Microbial behavior in the food chain"
14:10 - 14:30Hermann Heipieper (Germany)
"Bioremediation of organic pollutants in planted systems: the rhizospheric effect"
14:30 - 14:50Tiina Alamäe (Estonia)
"Novel prebiotic fructooligosaccharides prepared by enzymatic synthesis and degradation of levan"
14:50 - 15:10Egils Stalidzans (Latvia)
"Impact of number of adjustable parameters on the optimisation potential of kinetic model"
15:10 - 15:40Coffee Break
15:40 - 16:00Gintarė Zakarienė (Lithuania)
"Prevention of cross-contamination between Campylobacter jejuni contaminated poultry products and kitchen environment"
16:00 - 16:20Alexander Rapoport (Latvia)
"Anhydrobiosis in yeasts: from live nature to modern biotechnologies"
16:20 - 16:40Kärt Kontram (Estonia)
"Flour origin determines the evolution of bacterial communities in laboratory rye sourdoughs"
16:40 - 17:00Ene Viiard (Estonia)
"Bacterial communities of fresh and fermented birch sap"
17:00 - 18:00Poster Session

Thursday, October 20

Session ||| Genetics, biochemistry and physiology of microorganisms and bacteriophages Chairs: prof. Rimantas Daugelavičius (Lithuania) and prof. Alexander Rapoport (Latvia)
9:00 - 9:40Lecture by invited speaker Professor Dennis Bamford (Helsinki, Finland)
"More order to the viral universe"
9:40 - 10:00Anne-Grit Klees (Germany)
Sponsor's lecture, BIOTECHA
"Requirements for culture media used in environmental monitoring"
10:00 - 10:20Maia Kivisaar (Estonia)
"Recombinational processes and evolution of Pseudomonas putida under stress"
10:20 - 10:40Riho Teras (Estonia)
"Fis affects biofilm formation of Pseudomonas putida through regulation of lapA and lapF expression"
10:40 - 11:10Coffee Break
11:10 - 11:30Hermann Heipieper (Germany)
"Outer membrane vesicle secretion in Gram-negative bacteria: from cell envelope stress adaptation to biofilm formation"
11:30 - 11:50Jekaterina Martynova (Latvia)
"Effects of acetate on Kluyveromyces marxianus growth and metabolism"
11:50 - 12:10Diana Kulikova (Latvia)
"The role of aquaporins during Saccharomyces cerevisiae dehydration-rehydration"
12:10 - 12:30Agnese Kokina (Latvia)
"General stress resistance phenotype is not cell cycle dependent in budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae"
12:30 - 13:30Lunch Break
Session ||| Omic approaches and bioinformatics in microbiology Chairs: assoc. prof. Jaunius Urbonavičius (Lithuania) and prof. Jaak Truu (Estonia)
13:30 - 14:10Lecture by invited speaker Dr. Jean Armengaud (France)
"Amazing perspectives of microbial proteogenomics and metaproteomics"
14:10 - 14:30Thomas Kuri (Germany)
Sponsor's lecture, Nanodiagnostika
"Standardizing microbiomics – removing bias in collection, purification and analyses"
14:30 - 14:50Mikk Espenberg (Estonia)
"Metagenomic analysis of nitrogen cycling potential in natural and drained tropical peatlands of French Guiana"
14:50 - 15:10Denis Kainov (Finland)
"Multi-omics studies towards novel modulators of influenza A virus-host interaction "
15:10 - 15:40Coffee Break
15:40 - 16:20Rita Demidenko (Lithuania)
Sponsor's lecture, Linea libera
"Genetic analysis solutions in microbiology and infectious disease research"
16:20 - 16:40Lidija Truncaitė (Lithuania)
"Genomic comparison of FELIXO1VIRUS bacteriophages"
16:40 - 17:00Eugenijus Šimoliūnas (Lithuania)
"Investigation of tail-forming proteins of Escherichia phage vB_EcoM_NBD2"
17:00 - 18:00Poster Session
19:00 - 22:00Gala dinner ||| Neringa Hotel Vilnius, Gedimino Ave. 23

Friday, October 21

Session ||| Medical and health aspects of microbiology Chairs: prof. Mindaugas Malakauskas (Lithuania) and dr. Milda Plečkaitytė (Lithuania)
9:00 - 9:40Lecture by invited speaker Professor Hanne Ingmer (Copenhagen, Denmark)
"Bacterial resistance to antibiotics"
9:40 - 10:00Karlis Shvirksts (Latvia)
"FTIR spectroscopy and Raman microsscopy of cancer cells grown under hypoxic conditions"
10:00 - 10:20Eglė Lastauskienė (Lithuania)
"Membrane permeabilisation and growth inhibition of the skin infections causative microorganisms by using electro-magnetoporation"
10:20 - 10:40Jelena Beljantseva (Estonia)
"Biochemical characterization of the small alarmone synthetase of Enterococcus faecalis"
10:40 - 11:10Coffee Break
11:10 - 11:30Miglė Janulaitienė (Lithuania)
"Distribution of Gardnerella vaginalis subtypes in characterized vaginal samples of Lithuanian women"
11:30 - 11:50Joana Šalomskienė (Lithuania)
"Antimicrobial compounds produced by selected lactic acid bacteria"
11:50 - 12:20Closing ceremony
Best poster award (Sponsored by JSC Linea Libera)
Best students-microbiologists awards (Sponsored by Public agency Soil Remediation Technologies)
prof. Nomeda Kuisienė - Chair of CBM2016 Organizing Committee