Isabel Ferrera

Presentations

Presentations to international workshops and conferences

* Ferrera I, Gasol JM, Massana R, Reñe A, Flo E, Camp J, Garces E. Is bacterioplankton biodiversity a good descriptor of the environmental status of marine ecosystems? XVI International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, ISME. Montreal, Canada. August 2016. Poster presentation.


* Ferrera I. Exploration of the hidden diversity of the oceans in the omics era and its potential applications in biotechnology. 10th Annual Congress of the Spanish Federation of Biotechnologists. Gijón, Spain, July 2016. Invited talk.


* Ferrera I, Gasol JM, Massana R, Reñe A, Flo E, Camp J, Garces E. Marine planktonic biodiversity monitoring and assessment of ecosystem health status through high-throughput sequencing. Gordon Research Conference in Marine Molecular Ecology. Hong Kong, China. Aug 2015. Poster presentation.


* Ferrera I, Alacid E, Reñe A, Garces E. Chytrids in the marine environment, a black box to be opened. Nombre del congreso: First Plankton Chytridiomycosis Workshop. Leibniz Society, Berlin, Germany. July 2015. Oral presentation.


*Ferrera I. Marine planktonic biodiversity monitoring and assessment of ecosystem health status through high-throughput sequencing. Congreso Nacional de Biodiversidad, La Orotava, Spain, May 2015. Oral presentation.


* Ferrera I, Giner CR, Reñé A, Flo E, Logares R, Massana R, Gasol JM, Camp J, Garcés E. Marine planktonic biodiversity monitoring and assessment of ecosystem health status through high-throughput sequencing. ASLO Aquatic Sciences Meeting. Granada, Spain. 22 – 27 February 2015. Poster presentation.


* Sunagawa S, Coelho LP, Chaffron S, Kultima JR, Labadie K, Salazar G, Djahanschiri B, Zeller, G, Mende D, Alberti A, Cornejo-Castillo FM, Costea PI, Cruaud C, d’Ovidio F, Engelen S, Ferrera I, Gasol JM, Guidi L, Hildebrand F, Kokoszka F, Lepoivre C, Lima-Mendez G, Poulain J, Poulos BT, Royo-Llonch M, Sarmento H, et al. Structure and function of the global ocean microbiome. ASLO Aquatic Sciences Meeting. Granada, Spain. 22 – 27 February 2015. Oral presentation.


* Teira E, Hernando-Morales V, Cornejo-Castillo FM, Alonso-Sáez L, Sarmento H, Valencia-Vila J, Catalá TS, Hernández-Ruiz M, Varela MM, Ferrera I, Morán XAG, Gasol JM. Empirical leucine-to-carbon conversion factors for estimating heterotrophic bacterial production in surface waters of the world oceans. ASLO Aquatic Sciences Meeting. Granada, Spain. 22 – 27 February 2015. Oral presentation.


* Ferrera I, Gasol JM, Massana R, Reñé A, Flo E, Camp J, Garcés E. High-throughput sequencing to determine and quantify bacterio-, pico- and nano-plankton diversity in contrasting marine ecosystems. DEVOTES Workshop on Innovative Monitoring Techniques. Barcelona, Spain. 13 – 14 Oct 2014. Oral presentation.


* Ferrera I, Gasol JM, Massana R, Reñé A, Flo E, Camp J, Garcés E. Marine planktonic biodiversity monitoring and assessment of ecosystem health status through high-throughput sequencing. XV International Symposium on Microbial Ecology. Seoul, South Korea, 24 – 29 Aug 2014. Poster presentation.


* Ferrera I, Priscu JC, Chiuchiolo A, Sarmento H, Grossart HP. Exploring the diversity and distribution of freshwater aerobic anoxygenic phototrophs in a latitudinal gradient. XV International Symposium on Microbial Ecology. Seoul, South Korea, 24 – 29 Aug 2014. Poster presentation.


* Ferrera I, Mas J, Taberna E, Sanz J, Sánchez O. Bacterial diversity in the different compartments of two full-scale reverse osmosis wastewater reclamation demonstration plants. XV International Symposium on Microbial Ecology. Seoul, South Korea, 24 – 29 Aug 2014. Poster presentation.


* Ferrera I, Gasol JM, González JM, Montero MF, Fraile-Nuez E, Arístegui J. Effects of the submarine volcanic eruption of El Hierro (Canary Islands) on the bacterioplankton communities of the surrounding waters. IV International Symposium on Marine Sciences. Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain. 11 – 14 Jun 2014. Poster presentation.


* Ferrera I, Borrego C, Salazar G ,Gasol JM. Seasonal dynamics in abundance and diversity of aerobic anoxygenic phototrophic bacteria in northwestern Mediterranean waters. 13th Symposium on Aquatic Microbial Ecology (SAME13 ). Stresa, Italy. 8 – 13 Sep 2013. Poster presentation.


* Teira E, Hernando-Morales V, Hernández M, Morán XAG, Ferrera I, Varela MM, Gasol JM. Effect of solar radiation, grazing and resource availability on heterotrophic bacteria in surface waters of the world oceans. 13th Symposium on Aquatic Microbial Ecology (SAME13 ). Stresa, Italy. 8 – 13 Sep 2013. Poster presentation.


* Ferrera I. Insights into the ecology of marine aerobic anoxygenic phototrophic bacteria. IOW Symposium on Microbial Ecology. Warnemuende, Germany. 27 Sep 2013. Oral presentation.


* Salazar G, Sarmento H, Díez-Vives C, Ferrera I, Gasol JM, Acinas SG. Diversity patterns of cultured marine bacteria using different organic matter sources as compared to single amplified genomes. 12th Symposium on Aquatic Microbial Ecology (SAME12 ) Rostock/Warnemünde, Germany 28 Aug – 2 Sep 2011. Poster presentation.


* Hojerová E, Ferrera I, Gasol JM, Duhamel S, Koblížek M. Top-down and bottom-up controls on growth of aerobic anoxygenic phototrophs. 12th Symposium on Aquatic Microbial Ecology (SAME12 ) Rostock/Warnemünde, Germany 28 Aug – 2 Sep 2011. Poster presentation.


* Ferrera I, Gasol JM, Sebastián M, Hojerova E, Koblizek M. Effects of top-down and bottom-up control manipulations in the growth rates of different functional and phylogenetic bacterial groups. I International Workshop on Aerobic Anoxygenic Phototrophic Bacteria. Trebon, Czech Republic. Sep 2010. Oral presentation.


* Ferrera I, Gasol JM, Sebastián M, Hojerova E, Koblizek M. The magnitude of bacterial growth rate in the ocean: effects of the reduction in grazer and viral abundance on the growth of different functional and phylogenetic groups. Gordon Research Conference: Marine Microbes. Tilton, NH, USA. Jul 2010. Poster presentation.


* Ferrera I, Gasol JM, Sebastián M, Hojerova E, Koblizek M. Manipulation of top-down pressure and its effects on the growth rates of different bacterial functional and phylogenetic groups. The microbial view of marine biogeochemical cycles. Banyuls-sur-mer, Francia. May 2010. Oral presentation.


* Ferrera I, Banta AB, Webb J, Kelly SM, Kirshtein JD, Vouytek MA, Reysenbach AL. Diversity and distribution of Aquificales from deep-sea vents in the Lau Basin. RIDGE meeting: From Mantle to Microbe. Portland, OR, USA. Mar 2008. Oral presentation.


* Ferrera I, Banta AB, Flores G, Caldwell S, Meneghin J, Reysenbach AL. Enhancing expertise in bacterial taxonomy: classical and molecular-based monographic research of the Aquificales. Partnerships for Enhancing Extertise in Taxonomy (PEET VI Meeting). Athens, GA, USA. Mar 2007. Poster presentation.


* Ferrera I, Banta AB, Webb J, Kelly SM, Kirshtein JD, Voytek MA, Reysenbach AL. Diversity and distribution of Aquificales from deep-sea vents in the Lau Basin. XI International Symposium on Microbial Ecology (ISME). Viena, Austria. Aug 2006. Poster presentation.


* Ferrera I, Banta AB, Webb J, Kelly SM, Kirshtein JD, Voytek MA, Reysenbach AL. Diversity and distribution of Aquificales from deep-sea vents in the Lau Basin. Census of Marine Microbes (Census of Marine Life). First Annual Meeting. Amsterdam, Netherlands. Jun 2006. Poster presentation.


* Reysenbach AL, Banta A, Dixon J, Ferrera I, Kelly S, Kirshtein J, Liu Y, Voytek MA. Bacterial and Archaeal Diversity From the Eastern Lau Spreading Center. American Society for Microbiology, NW Branch meeting. Seattle, WA, USA. Mar 2006. Poster presentation.


* Ferrera I, Banta AB, Webb J, Kelly SM, Kirshtein JD, Voytek MA, Reysenbach AL. Diversity and distribution of Aquificales from deep-sea vents in the Lau Basin. American Society for Microbiology, NW Branch meeting. Seattle, WA, USA. Mar 2006. Poster presentation.


Ferrera I, Longhorn S, Kelly SM, Banta AB, Reysenbach AL. Diversity of 16S rRNA, ITS and aclB gene sequences within the Aquificales. Thermophiles meeting. Gold Coast, Australia. Sep 2005. Oral presentation.


Kelly SM, Banta AB, Ferrera I, Von Damm K, Reysenbach AL. Patterns of microbial diversity along a mid ocean rigde, 9º North – 21º North, East Pacific Rise. ASLO Aquatic Sciences Meeting. Salt Lake City, UT, USA. Feb 2005. Poster presentation.


* Sanchez O, Ferrera I, García de Oteyza T, Grimalt J, Mas J. Identification of opportunistic oil-degrading microorganisms at the initial steeps of oil extraction and handling. XIII International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation Symposium. Madrid, Spain. Sep 2005. Poster presentation.


* Ferrera I, Sánchez O, Massana R, Casamayor EO, Balagué V, Pedrós-Alió C, Mas J. High microbial diversity in a sulfide-oxidizing biofilm. X International Symposium on Microbial Ecology (ISME). Cancún, Mexico. Aug 2004.


Sanchez O, Ferrera I, García de Oteyza T, Grimalt J, Mas J. Role of cyanobacteria in oil biodegradation by microbial mats. X International Symposium on Microbial Ecology (ISME). Cancún, Mexico. Aug 2004. Oral presentation.


* Sánchez O, Ferrera I, Garcia de Oteyza T, Grimalt J, Mas J. Presence of hydrocarbon degrading microorganisms in acrude oil sample. X International Symposium on Microbial Ecology (ISME). Cancún, Mexico. Aug 2004. Poster presentation.


* Sánchez O, Ferrera I, Dahl C, Mas J. In vivo role of APS reductase in the purple sulfur bacterium Allochromatium vinosum. X International Symposium on Phototrophic Prokaryotes (ISPP). Barcelona, Spain. Aug 2000. Poster presentation.