The 23rd National Symposium on Environmental Microbiology, co-hosted by Nankai University and the Environmental Microbiology Committee of the Chinese Society for Microbiology, was held in Tianjin from August 23 to 26.
On behalf of Nankai University, Vice President Chen Jun extended a warm welcome to all the guests. He hoped that the participants could brainstorm new ideas at the conference to help promote scientific research and innovation and spearhead academic development. He also hoped that the participants could continue to support the development of Nankai University.
18 experts were invited to give reports at the conference. And the delegates conducted exchanges at 6 panels, including frontiers of environmental microbiology, biodegradation of pollutants and bioremediation, environmental microbial ecology and omics, utilization of environmental microorganisms as resources, extracellular electron transfer of environmental microorganisms and population interaction. A total of 243 papers and abstracts were received, and the Collection of Paper Abstracts of the 23rd National Symposium on Environmental Microbiology was compiled.
The year 2022 marks the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the Chinese Society for Microbiology and the 100th anniversary of the establishment of biology discipline at Nankai University. This symposium received great support from the Chinese Society for Microbiology and was co-organized by the Tianjin University Frontier Science Center for Synthetic Biology, Tianjin University of Science and Technology, Tianjin Microbiology Society, and the Ministry of Education Key Laboratory of Molecular Microbiology and Technology.
(Edited and translated by Nankai News Team)