Centre staff awarded funding to attend Gordon Research Conference

August 21, 2015

Filed under: News — Tags: , , — Emma Drew @ 9:19 am

Dr Deirdre Mikkelsen, from the UQ node of the Centre, was selected to attend the 2015 Gordon Research Conference on Applied and Environmental Microbiology: Microbes that Influence, Sustain and Protect Our Planet, recently held in South Hadley, Massachusetts USA.

Dr Mikkelsen¬†presented a poster titled, “In vitro fermentation of native and isotopically labelled cellulose by porcine faecal inoculum and identification of cellulolytic microbiota by DNA stable isotope probing” and she was awarded USD $825.00 financial assistance towards her travel.

The Centre would like to congratulate Deirdre on this achievement

Dr Deirdre Mikkelsen and attendees at the GRC AEM

Dr Deirdre Mikkelsen (7th row, 4th from the right) and attendees at the AEM GRC