11:00Susanne FietzUniversity of Stellenbosch, South Africa“Introduction-How we all came to work together”
11:10Thulani MakhalanyaneUniversity of Pretoria, South Africa “Using microbiomics to elucidate marine environments”
11:30James R. LloydUniversity of Stellenbosch, South Africa “Bacteria in the Southern Ocean”
11:50Sunette VosUniversity of Pretoria, South Africa “Elucidating virus-host interactions and the influence on hydrocarbon degradations”
12:10Coffee Break
12:40Alakendra N RoychoudhuryUniversity of Stellenbosch, South Africa “Trace metal dynamics in the marine environment”
13:00Susanne FietzUniversity of Stellenbosch, South Africa “Marine phytoplankton ecology and biogeochemistry”
13:20Carlos Green RuizInstituto de Ciencias del Mar y Limnología, Unidad Mazatlán, UNAM “ICMyL, Unidad Mazatlán y el laboratorio de Geomicrobiología y Sedimentología”
13:50Susanne FietzUniversity of Stellenbosch, South Africa “How this work led to the SA-Mexican project”