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This page lists recent conferences that members of the University of Manchester's Geomicrobiology Group have attended, and where appropriate will also contain links to content that can be viewed.

2010


Lloyd J.R. 2010 East China Institute of Technology, three lectures as “invited expert”: "Geomicrobiology: fundamental and applied", "Biotechnological applications of iron-respiring bacteria: from nano-scale engineering to bioremediation" and "Hot topics in microbiology: microbial ecology of the nuclear fuel cycle"

Lloyd J.R. 2010 Biology and the nuclear fuel cycle; from the microbial ecology of Sellafield to remediation and radwaste disposal. NNL Central Laboratory, Sellafield 5th December

Lloyd J.R. 2010 Hot topics in microbiology: microbial ecology of the nuclear fuel cycle. Faculty of Life Sciences Invited Seminar, University of Manchester Nov 15th

Lloyd, J.R. 2010 Nano-scale bioengineering; harnessing subsurface bacteria for bioremediation. SGM University of Nottingham Session (2010) Society for General Microbiology (SGM) Autumn Meeting, 6-9 September, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK. NB Session organiser and chair.

Lloyd, J.R. 2010 The mineral-microbe interface and its defining role in controlling contaminant mobility in the subsurface. International Mineralogical Association Meeting, plenary talk, Budapest

Lloyd, J.R. 2010 Biological Catalysis -a gateway to Industrial Biotechnology, Manchester Interdisciplinary Biocentre

R.L. Kimber, P. Purdie, C. Boothman, F. Livens, J.R. Lloyd, 2010. Bioremediation of plutonium contaminated land. Society for General Microbiology (SGM) Autumn Meeting, 6-9 September, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK.

Law, GTW; Geissler, A; Lloyd, JR, Burke, IT; Livens, FR; Boothman, C; Denecke, MA; Rothe, J; and Morris, K (2010). Neptunium redox cycling – An XAS study. Geochim. Cosmochim. A., 74 (11/1), A568.

Morris, K; Law, GTW; Geissler, A; Livens, FR; Denecke, M.A; Burke, I.T; and Lloyd, JR (2010). The interaction of neptunium with Fe(II) bearing biogenic mineral phases. Geochim. Cosmochim. A., 74 (11/1), A727.

Law, GTW; Geissler, A; Lloyd, JR, Burke, IT; Livens, FR; Boothman, C; Denecke, MA; Rothe, J; Dardenne, K, and Morris, K (2010). Neptunium redox cycling. UK Mineralogical Society Nuclear Waste Management Conference, Cambridge, UK.

A.R. Brown, S.M. Pimblott, R. Goodacre and J.R. Lloyd, 2010. The impact of radiation fluxes on microbial cells. Coordinating Group on Environmental Radioactivity (COGER), 29-31 March, University of Lancaster, Lancaster, UK.

A.R. Brown, S.M. Pimblott, R. Goodacre and J.R. Lloyd, 2010. The impact of radiation fluxes on microbial cells. Gordon Research Conference: Radiation Chemistry, 18-23 July, Proctor Academy, NH, United States.

A.R. Brown, S.M. Pimblott, R. Goodacre and J.R. Lloyd, 2010. The impact of radiation fluxes on microbial cells. Society for General Microbiology (SGM) Autumn Meeting, 6-9 September, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK.

D.R. Kountcheva, J.R. Lloyd, R.A.D. Pattrick and D.J. Vaughan 2010. Preliminary studies of bioreduction and oxidation of biotite and chlorite and implications for radionuclide mobility. Bonds and Bridges: Mineral Sciences and Their Applications, Interantional Mineralogical Association (IMA2010), 21-26 August, Budapest, Hungary.

D.R. Kountcheva, J.R. Lloyd, D.J. Vaughan and R.A.D. Pattrick 2010. Microbes, minerals and mobility of radionuclides. Coordinating Group on Environmental Radioactivity (COGER), 29-31 March 2010, University of Lancaster, Lancaster, UK.

J.M. Byrne 2010. Using synchrotron radiation to understand changes in the structure of magnetite with decreased particle size, and incorporation of dopants. Synchrotron Radiation in Materials Science 7(SRMS). 12-14 July, Diamond Light Scource, Said Business School, Oxford UK.

V.S. Coker. 2010. Bioproduction of magnetic nanoparticles: the environmental route to new materials. X-Ray Spectroscopy of Magnetic Solids (XRMS). June 10-11th, Diamond Light Source, Harwell, UK.

Jon Fellowes, Richard A D Pattrick, Carolyn I Pearce, Christopher Boothman and Jon R. Lloyd 2010 Microbial Cycling of Se in Northern Irish Soils Identified by the Tellus Dataset. 53rd Annual Irish Geological Research Meeting. February 19th-21st 2010, Belfast.

R.L. Kimber, C. Boothman, F.R. Livens, J.R. Lloyd 2010 Bioremediation of Radionuclide-Contaminated Land. DTC Nuclear FiRST Winter School. January 12th, Buxton.

J.R. Lloyd 2010 Putting subsurface microorganisms to work; mechanisms, environmental impact and biotechnological application of metal-reducing bacteria. Atomic Energy Research Institute, King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology, May 26th Saudi Arabia,

J.R. Lloyd 2010 Land Bioremediation and Bionanotechnology. Industrial Uses of Bacteria, The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining, May 19th London

J.R. Lloyd 2010 Life at the bio-geo interface; mechanisms, environmental impact and biotechnological applications of microbial metal reduction. Earth Sciences, UCL


2009

R.S. Cutting, V.S. Coker, R.L. Kimber, N.D. Telling, C.I. Pearce, E. Arenholz, G. van der Laan, R.A.D. Pattrick, D.J. Vaughan and J.R. Lloyd (2009) Optimizing Cr(VI) bioremediation through nanoscale bionanomineral engineering. 237th ACS National Meeting & Exposition March 22-26, 2009, Salt Lake City, UT

Hui Wang 2009 The metabolic impact of silver (I) on Shewanella oneidensis. 109th ASM General Meeting. May, Philadelphia, U.S

J.R. Lloyd 2009 Bionanomineralogy; engineering functional materials for the remediation of metals and organics. Wetsus 5th Annual Congress, 6th October, Leeuwarden, Netherlands

H. Wang 2009 The impact of silver(I) on metabolism of Shewanella oneidensis. Autumn 2009 SGM Meeting. September, Edinburgh, UK

J.R. Lloyd 2009 Microbial bionanominerals; using nature’s tiny nanotechnologists to make functional materials. NOWNano, September Manchester

A. Geissler, G.T.W. Law, J.C. Renshaw, N. Law, K. Morris, I.T. Burke, F. R. Livens, J.R. Lloyd 2009 Influence of secreted flavins on the reduction of radionuclides by Shewanella oneidenis MR-1. XIX International Symposium on Environmental Biogeochemistry, September, Hamburg

D. Fortin, A. Gault, S. Langley, A. Ibrahim I.D. Clark, F.G. Ferris, J.R. Lloyd, Y. Takahashi 2009 Seasonal changes in mineralogy, geochemistry and microbial community of bacteriogenic iron oxides (BIOS) deposited in a circumneutral wetland. XIX International Symposium on Environmental Biogeochemistry, September, Hamburg

J.R. Lloyd, K.M. Handley, S. Balzano, M. Müller, M. Héry, M. Upton, S. Beatson, R. A. Mills, P. J. Statham 2009 Marinobacter; biogeochemical consequences of the ubiquitous colonisation of marine redox gradients by an organism with unexpected respiratory flexibility. XIX International Symposium on Environmental Biogeochemistry, September, Hamburg

J.R. Lloyd, V.S. Coker, R.S. Cutting, T.B. Hoffstetter, L. Mossberger, N. Telling, R.A.D. Pattrick, C.I. Pearce, G. van der Laan, D.J. Vaughan 2009 Reductive Microbial Transformations of Iron Oxides; Engineering Biominerals for the Remediation of Metals and Organics. 19th Goldschmidt Conference, July, Davos. Invited

A.G. Gault A. Ibrahim, S. Langley, R. Renaud, Y. Takahashi, C. Bootham, J.R. Lloyd, I.D. Clark, F.G. Ferris and D. Fortin 2009 Microbial and geochemical controls on bacteriogenic iron oxide formation. 19th Goldschmidt Conference, July, Davos

M. Al-Bokari J.R. Lloyd, J.M. Charnock and F.R. Livens 2009 Spectroscopic Study of the Local Chemical Environment during Biotransformation of Uranium. 19th Goldschmidt Conference, July, Davos

G.T.W. Law, A. Geissler, J.R. Lloyd, I.T. Burke, F.R. Livens, M.A. Denecke, K. Dardenne 2009 Uranium and neptunium interactions with biogenic iron minerals. 9th Goldschmidt Conference, July, Davos

J.R. Lloyd, V.S. Coker, R.S. Cutting, A. Geissler, K.M. Handley, G.T.W. Law, F.R. Livens, K.M. Morris, R.A.D. Pattrick, C.I. Pearce, D.A. Polya, D.J. Vaughan 2009 Microbial reduction of toxic metals: From pristine to extreme. 19th Goldschmidt Conference, July, Davos. Keynote

Vaughan D, Alvarez R, Bryan N, Fomina M, Gadd G, Handley-Sidhu S, Keith-Roach M, Livens F & Lloyd JR 2009. Uranium Stability in Near-Surface Environments: Lessons from the Study of Depleted Uranium Munitions. 19th Goldschmidt Conference, July, Davos

J. Martlew, F.R. Livens and J.R. Lloyd. 2009. Microcosm Studies Investigating the Fate of Mercury in Contaminated Sediments and Potential Remediation Options. 19th Goldschmidt Conference, July, Davos

Coker, V.S. 2009. Bioproduction of magnetic nanoparticles: the environmental route to new materials. Magnetic Imaging and Spectroscopy Workshop. Dimaond Light Source, UK 10 - 11 June (Talk)

David A. Polya, Luis Rodriguez-Lado, Debapriya Mondal, Aimee Hegan, Ashok K Giri, Mayukh Banerjee, Nilanjana Banerjee, Manjari Kundu, Michael Lawson, Jon Lloyd, Andrew Gault, Christopher Ballentine, Laurent Charlet, Lorenzo Spadini, Bounthanh Bounvilay, Nhotkeo Phawadee, Chansopheaktra Sovann 2009. Arsenic in southern Asian groundwaters - origins, exposure and health risk calculations: outputs of the EU ASIA-LINK CALIBRE & UKIERI PRAMA Projects. “3rd International Workshop and Conference on Earth Resources Technology: Stepping Towards Sustainable Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Technology Development”. Sapporo, Japan, 13th – 16th May

Lloyd, J.R., Hery, M., Gault, A.G., Charnock, J.M., Lear, G., Pancost, R., Rowland, H.A.L., van Dongen, B., Vaughan, D.J. and Polya, D.A. 2009 The Microbial Ecology of Arsenic Mobilizing Aquifer Sediments. AGU Chapman Conference on Arsenic in Groundwater. Siem Reap, Cambodia 24–27 March

Lloyd, J.R. 2009. Life at the interface; mechanisms, environmental impact and biotechnological applications of microbial metal reduction. University of Birmingham, School of Geography, Earth & Environmental Sciences. March 6th

Lloyd, J.R. 2009. Life at the interface; mechanisms, environmental impact and biotechnological applications of microbial metal reduction. Center for Applied Geoscience, University of Tubingen January 22nd

2008

Alvarez, R., Bryan, N., Livens, F.R. Lloyd, J.R. and Vaughan, D.J. 2008. Biogeochemical studies of the fate of depleted uranium in soils Coger meeting April 7th.

Begg, J. D. C., Burke, I. T., Boothman, C., Lloyd, J. R., Morris, K. 2008. Adsorption and reduction of U(VI) in soil from Dounreay, UK. 18th Goldschmidt Conference, July, Vancouver

Balzano, S., Statham, P.J. RD Pancost, R.D. and Lloyd, J.R. 2008. The role of microbial populations in the release of reduced iron from marine aggregates. Oral presentation at the 12th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, Cairns.

Corkhill C. L., Warren M. C. and Vaughan D. J. 2008. Investigation of the electronic and geometric structure of arsenic-bearing sulphide minerals. Environmental Mineralogy research in progress meeting, London.

Corkhill C. L., Wincott P. W., Lloyd J. R. and Vaughan D. J. 2008. Influence of Leptospirillum ferrooxidans on the breakdown of arsenic bearing sulphides in acid mine drainage systems. Goldschmidt, Vancouver.

Geissler, A., Boothman, C., Law, G.T.W., Morris, K., Burke, I.T., Livens, F.R., Lloyd, J.R., Changes in bacterial community structure and geochemistry during technetium redox cycling. Poster presentation at the Society for general microbiology (SGM) meeting, Dublin.

Geissler, A., Boothman, C., Law, G.T.W., Morris, K., Burke, I.T., Livens, F.R., Lloyd, J.R., Microbially-mediated oxidation of anoxic technetium-containing sediments by nitrate and air treatment. Poster presentation at the 12th International Symbosium on Microbial Ecology (ISME).

Handley, K. M., Boothman, C., McBeth, J. M., Charnock, J. M., Wincott, P. L., Vaughan, D. J., Polya, D. A., Lloyd, J. R. 2008. Impact of microbial Fe3+ and SO42- reduction on arsenic solid-phase cycling in Fe- and As-rich sediment. 8th Goldschmidt Conference, July, Vancouver.

Héry M., Gill F., Vaughan D.J, Pancost R., Polya D.A., Lloyd, J.R. 2008. Geochemistry and molecular ecology of arsenic release in West Bengal aquifer sediments. Poster presentation at the 12th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, Cairns.

Law, G.T.W., Geissler, A., Lloyd, J.R., Burke, I.T., Livens, F.R., Boothman, C., Morris, K. Redox controls on Tc, U, Np, and Pu behaviour in sediments. Poster presentation at the Goldschmidt Conference, Vancouver.

Lloyd, J.R. (2008) Coupling synchrotron and microbiological techniques to dissect biogeochemical processes Synchrotron Radiation Techniques in Earth and Environmental Science, University of Oxford Aug, 2008,

Lloyd, J.R. 2008 Radionuclide-microbe interactions: from natural biogeochemical cycles to bioremediation. CHINA-UK Network: Bangor University, August 3 – 8

Lloyd, J.R. 2008. Microbe-radionuclide interactions in the near and far fieldInstitute for Geo-Resources and Environment, National Institute for Advanced Science and Technology (AIST), Tsukuba, Japan November

Lloyd, J.R. 2008. Putting subsurface microorganisms to work; mechanisms, environmental impact and biotechnological application of metal-reducing bacteria (Keynote) International Symposium on Subsurface Microbiology , Shizuoka, Japan November 2008

Lloyd, J.R. 2008. Putting subsurface microorganisms to work; applications of metal-reducing bacteria to the bioremediation of contaminated land and water (Invited) Society for General Microbiology Meeting, Dublin Sept

Lloyd, J.R. 2008. Life at the interface; mechanisms and impact of microbial redox transformations of metals and radionuclides (Invited) 18th Goldschmidt Conference, Vancouver

Lloyd, J.R. 2008. Molecular techniques for dissecting complex biogeochemical processes; the good, the bad and the completely inappropriate! Aquatrain Best Practices in Biogeochemistry (Invited), Barcelona July

Lloyd, J..R. 2008. Redox transformations at the mineral-microbe interface; mechanisms, environmental impact and biotechnological applications. University of Delft March

Martlew, J.C., Lloyd, J.R., Livens, F. 2008. Biological and geochemical impacts on the solubility of mercury in sediments. Poster presentation at the 18th Goldschmidt Conference, Vancouver

McBeth, Joyce M., Morris, Katherine, Boothman, Chris, Begg, James D. C., Burke, Ian T., Charnock, John M., Livens, Francis R., Lloyd, Jonathan R. 2008. Redox interactions of Technetium with Fe(II) mineral phases. 18th Goldschmidt Conference, July Vancouver.

Monteiro, S. Cavet, J.S., Benning,L. and Lloyd, J.R. 2008. Metal resistance mechanisms in hydrothermal microbial communities. Poster presentation at the 12th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, Cairns.

Moreau, J.W., Pearce, C.I., Banfield, J.F. 2008. A role for proteins in extracellular zinc-sulfide and selenium biomineralization? Poster presentation, 18th Goldschmidt Conference, Vancouver.

Omoregie, E.O., Rowland, A. L., Baciu, C., Polya, D., Lloyd, J. R., (2008) Molecular Ecology of groundwater wells in the Pannonian basin: microbial involvement in arsenic cycling. The Central and Eastern Europe Conference on Health and the Environment, Cluj, Romania, October 19th-22nd.

Pearce, C.I. 2008. Production of Functional Bionanomaterials. Oral presentation, U.S. Department of Energy Joint Genomics: GTL Awardee Workshop VI and Metabolic Engineering, Bethesda.

Pearce, C.I. 2008. Microbial manufacture of chalcogen nanoparticles and quantum dots. Oral presentation, Applications of Nanotechnology in Environmental Biotechnology, Delft, The Netherlands.

Pearce, C.I., Coker, V.S., Cutting, R., Pattrick, R.A.D., Lloyd, J.R. and Prakash, N.T. 2008. Bion-nano-engineering: From clean up to catalysis. Oral presentation, 18th Goldschmidt Conference, Vancouver.

Pearce, C.I., Coker, V.S., Telling, N.D., van der Laan, G., Charnock, J.M., Pattrick, R.A.D., Arenholz, E. and Lloyd, J.R. 2008. Spectroscopy of Functional Bionanomaterials. Poster presentation, Nano at Diamond Meeting, Diamond, UK.

Pearce, C.I. and Lloyd, J.R. 2008. Microbial Manufacture of Chalcogenide Nanomaterials. Oral presentation, G16: Research Frontiers in Chalcogen Cycle Science and Technology, Wageningen, The Netherlands.

Vaughan, D. J., Alvarez, R., Bryan, N., Fomina, A., Gadd, G. M., Handley-Sidhu, S., Keith-Roach, M. J., Livens, F. R., Lloyd, J. R. 2008. Geochemical and microbial controls of the decomposition and dispersion of depleted Uranium in the environment. Invited oral presentation, 18th Goldschmidt Conference, July Vancouver.


Past Conferences

Arsenic Biogeochemistry Workshop, University of Manchester (2007)
CoEBio3 Annual Conference , Manchester Interdisciplinary Biocentre (2007)
Cambridge University Surface Science Group (2007)
Cambridge  University/Min Soc Techniques in Geomicrobiology Short Course (2007)
ASM Toronto (2007)
EGU (2007)
American Chemical Society, Chicago (2007)
University of Oxford (2007)
Manchester Metropolitan Univeristy (2007)
Royal Society of Chemistry Radiochemistry Group, University of Leeds (2006)
University of Newcastle (2006)
University of Kent (2006)
19th IMA Meeting, Keynote, Kobe, Japan (2006)
International Workshop Low Temp Geochemistry, Hokkaido, Japan (2006)
Environmental Biotechnology, Plenary, Wageningen (2006)
University of Sheffield (2006)
University of Guelph, Canada (2006)
Nexia/NDA meeting, Liverpool (2006)
University of Bristol (2006)
ACS Atlanta (2006)
University of Birmingham (2006)
ISEB 17/ISSM Wyoming (2005)
ESRF meeting on iron cycling in the environment University of Bayreuth (2005)
SGM Geomicrobiology Main Symposium, University of Keele (2005)
University of Edinburgh, SGM sponsored lecturer (2005)
University of Bangor (2005), NW Microbiology, Plenary, (2005)
Symposium on Interactions of Heavy Elements with Microorganisms, Tokai, Plenary (2004)
European Meeting for Biotechnologies, France (2004)
Biometals (2004) Germany
Institut de Biologie Structurale et Microbiologie, CNRS, Marseille (2003)
British Association Annual Meeting, Salford (2003)
Advanced Science Research Center, JAERI, Tokai, Ibaraki, Japan (2003)
Gordon Conference on Applied and Environmental Microbiology, Connecticut (2003)
(invited talk and discussion leader), School of Biological Sciences, University of Dundee  (2003)
NERC funded meeting on metal-microbe interactions, Daresbury (2002)
Department of Earth Sciences, University of Leeds (2002)
School of Biological Sciences, University of Liverpool (2002)
American Chemical Society Spring Meeting, Florida (2002)
Firbush Meeting, Edinburgh (2001)
Goldschmidt Conference, Virginia (2001)
Goldschmidt Conference, University of Oxford (2000)
University of Manchester (2000)
Brookhaven National Laboratory (2000)
University of Guelph, Canada (2000)
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington, (1998)
Centre for Molecular Genetics, University of Karachi (1997)
European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Hamburg, Germany (1996)
BNFL Sellafield, Technetium symposium (1996)
Direction des Sciences Vivant, Commissariat á l'Energie Atomique, Grenoble, France (1996)
Laboratoire de Biotechnologie-Microbiologie, Commissariat á l'Energie Atomique  Cadarache, France (1996)
Bacterial Interactions With Heavy Metals.  EERO Workshop, VITO, Belgium (1995)