14.10.2021 18:00 Uhr
18.11.2021 18:00 Uhr
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Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung
The Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (BAM) is celebrating its 150th anniversary with a series of lectures under the general motto "Science with Impact".
Within this series and in cooperation with the FU Berlin (Departments of Biology, Chemistry and Pharmacy as well as Geosciences), BAM is organising a special lecture sequence:
Microbes and Environmental Chemistry: Invisible Actors in Planetary Change
Join us for a virtual trip around the world: on six Thursdays from 14 October to 18 November, always from 4 to 6pm.
Six renowned international scientists will share their ground-breaking observations of processes on this planet.
The spotlight is on interactions of living organisms and landscapes /materials as mediators of global change in all regions of the Earth.
14.10.2021 | Prof. Dr. Todd Ehlers: How Plants Shape Mountains
Chair of Geology, Department of Geosciences, University of Tübingen
Currently Moore Distinguished Scholar, California Institute of Technology, USA
21.10.2021 | Prof. Dr. Liane Benning: Algae darken Greenlands ice – small cells, huge consequences
Helmholtz Centre Potsdam GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences - Head of Section “Interface Geochemistry”
Professor for Interface Geochemistry, Freie Universität Berlin
28.10.2021 | Prof. Dr. Lisa Gieg: Microbes in man-made systems
Lead of geno-MIC “Managing Microbial Corrosion in Canadian Offshore and Onshore Oil Production” project
Professor (Associate), Department of Biological Sciences at University of Calgary, Canada
04.11.2021 | Prof. Dr. Friedhelm von Blanckenburg: Does life drive rock weathering?
Helmholtz Centre Potsdam GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences – Head of Section “Earth Surface Geochemistry”
Professor of the Geochemistry of the Earth Surface, Freie Universität Berlin
11.11.2021 | Prof. Dr. Antje Boetius: Global change microbiology — big questions about small life for our future
Director Alfred-Wegener-Institute, Helmholtz-Centre for Polar and Marine Research
Deputy director MARUM Centre for Marine Environmental Science (MARUM) University Bremen
Professor Max Planck Institute for Marine-Microbiology
18.11.2021 | Prof. Dr. Dirk Wagner: Of survival artists and superheroes — microbial life in terrestrial extreme habitats
Director Department Geochemistry, Helmholtz Centre Potsdam GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences
Head of Section “Geomicrobiology”
Professor for Geomicrobiology and Geobiology at University of Potsdam
Online via Webex
Prof. Dr. Anna A. Gorbushina
BAM & FU Departments of Biology, Chemistry and Pharmacy & Geosciences
Prof. Dr. Matthias Rillig
FU Department of Biology, Chemistry and Pharmacy
Prof. Dr. Esther Schwarzenbach
FU Department of Geosciences