Wednesday, 13 September 2017

14:00 – 15:00 Registration and Posters mounting

15:00 – 15:10 Welcome address by Ivo Sedláček (ECCO 2017 Meeting Chairman) and Nelson Lima (ECCO President)

15:10 – 17:00 Session 1 New Trends in Microbial Taxonomy

Chairpersons: Antonio Martínez-Murcia and Ivo Sedláček

15:10 Antonio Martínez-Murcia: Promoting the phylogenetic analysis for the identification of isolates and genetic detection methods in laboratories of routine control

15:40 Hans-Jürgen Busse: Chemotaxonomy of Arthrobacter – possibilities and limits

16:10 Petra Vídeňská: Metagenomics – does exist the easy way how to study the microbiome?

16:35 Ondrej Šedo: MALDI-TOF MS profiling of bacteria: how far can we go?

17:00 – 18:00 Coffee break and Poster session

17:30 – 19:30 MIRRI meeting (Philippe Desmeth, MIRRI Report)

18:00 – 19:30 Visit of the Czech Collection of Microorganisms (groups of about 10 people who will be interested in visiting CCM)

19:30 – 21:00 Welcome drink (Masaryk University Campus, Na Lávce café, located between buildings A10 and A36)

Thursday, 14 September 2017

08:00 – 08:30 Registration and Poster session

08:30 – 10:20 Session 2 Environmental Microbiology

Chairpersons: Petr Baldrian and Monika Laichmanová

8:30 Petr Baldrian: Environmental microbiology coming back to strain isolation and characterization: the future role of culture collections

9:00 Laura Selbmann: Black yeasts in the Culture Collection of Fungi from Extreme Environments (CCFEE), phylogeny and ecology

9:30 Daniel Nývlt: Potential of Antarctic habitats for microbial research

9:55 Christiane Baschien: Isolation and metabarcoding of aquatic mycodiversity of lakes along a humic substance gradient

10:20 – 11:00 Coffee break and Poster session

11:00 – 12:45 Session 3 Biotechnology and Microbial Preservation

Chairpersons: Mark Liles and Stanislava Králová

11:00 Mark Liles: Application of soil-derived bacterial culture and metagenome collections for disease control

11:30 Alica ChroňákováEnvironmental microorganisms – a source of unexpected treasure? Story of soil actinomycetes collection

11:55 Lukáš ChrástEngineering degrading strains by synthetic biology

12:20 Giovanna Cristina Varese: Mycoviruses: are they an important issue for the quality control of a fungal collection?

12:45 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 15:45 Session 4 Clinical Microbiology

Chairpersons: Edward Moore and Pavel Švec

14:00 Edward Moore: Diagnostics of infectious bacteria is dependent upon a reliable and comprehensive identification and taxonomy framework

14:30 Charles M. A. P. Franz: Foodborne pathogens and antibiotic-resistant enterobacteria from fresh produce in Germany: potential of bacteriophages for biocontrol

14:55 Oto Melter: Classification of Bartonella species and pathogenesis of infections

15:20 Eva Krejčí: Do we need precise bacterial taxonomy in clinical laboratory?

16:15 Departute to the Punkva Caves and Congress dinner

Friday, 15 September 2017

09:00 – 10:30 Session 5 Legal & Standards Challenges for Culture Collections

Chairpersons: Phillipe Desmeth and Dana Nováková

9:00 Philippe Desmeth: The Nagoya Protocol the EU Regulation and ECCO; Culture Collections looking for cost effective solutions

9:30 Jörg Overmann: Novel challenges and predicted trends for culture collections in the age of the Nagoya protocol

10:00 Eliška Rolfová: Implementation of the Nagoya Protocol and related legislation in the Czech Republic

10:30 – 11:15 Coffee break and Poster session

11:15 – 12:30 Session 5 Legal & Standards Challenges for Culture Collections (cont.)

11:15 Anabela Martins: Proactive approaches to quality management

11:35 Christoph Brochhausen: BRoTHER, a biobank cooperation between Regensburg, Pilsen and Brno

11:50 Christoph Brochhausen: SmartFreezer®, a fully automated robotic system for biomaterial storage at -196°C

12:05 Alexander Vasilenko: Data integration with Life Science databases: the technical aspects

12:30 – 13:45 Lunch

13:45 – 15:45 ECCO Annual General Meeting

Chairperson: Nelson Lima

ECCO 2017 Abstract Book