Unraveling microbial lanthanide-dependent metabolism: hunting lanthanophores.

N. Cecilia Martinez-Gomez

Assistant Professor
Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
Michigan State University

ASMS Local Area Discussion Group Speaker Program Awardee


Abstract: We recently discovered that the highly insoluble metals, lanthanides, play an important role in metabolism for numerous environmental bacterial strains. I will show the mechanisms we have discovered allowing bacteria to sense, chelate, transport and store lanthanides.

Tuesday February 11, 2020

UW South Lake Union Campus,
Building C, Room 123 AB,
815 Mercer St, Seattle

Social Hour 5:30-6:30 pm
6:30~6:40 pm Annual Business Meeting
6:40~7:40 pm Speaker Presentation