Dominguez (D3) participates ISME 17 in Germany

John Jewish A. Dominguez, a PhD third year student, attended the 17th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology (ISME) held at Leipzig, Germany last August 12-17, 2018.

The conference, dubbed as the “frontrunner in the field of microbial ecology”, was attended by an average of 1750 scientists all over the world. Dominguez presented his study, “Effect of plant in bacterial PAHs degradation in hydroponic culture of sudangrass” through a poster presentation.

Seki (D2) participates RESD2018

Tsugumi Seki, a second year PhD student, participates the annual Regional Environment and Sustainability Development program (RESD) which involves training and information exchange among participating institutions from three countries, namely: Japan (Tohoku University and Kanazawa University), China (Tongji University and Tshinghua University) and lastly, South Korea (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology and Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology). The program includes field trips, group discussions and presentations held in each countries under the theme “Green Energy from Waste”.