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IBBS-14 International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation Symposium
6-11 OCTOBER 2008 Hotel Capo dei Greci, Sant’Alessio Siculo, Messina, ITALY

Monday 6 16:00-19:00 16:00-19:90 19.00-21.00 Tuesday 7 08:00-9:00 9:00-9:30 Registration at Reception Conference Center Posters set up (Tramontana Room) Opening Ceremony and Welcome to the Delegates (Ponente Room) Francesco Tomasello Rector of the University of Messina, Italy Giovanni Ricevuto President of the Province of Messina, Italy Joanna Verran President of the IBB Society, University of Manchester, UK Clara Urzì, Chairperson of IBBS-14, University of Messina, Italy 01-BAB Biofilms and Biofouling Chairpersons J. Verran and L. Giotta 9:30-10:00 10:00-10:20 Keynote lecture Joanna Verran, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK Biofilms and biofouling: diversity, conservation and control Livia Giotta, University of Salento, Lecce, IT Probing heavy metal binding properties of bacterial biofilms by ATR-FTIR difference spectroscopy Shou-Pin Hsieh, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan Impact of disinfectant and nutrient concentration on growth and biofilm formation for a Pseudomonas strain and the mixed cultures from a fine papermachine system Manuela Caratozzolo, University of Messina, Italy A new three-dimensional model of Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilm development, Coffee break at Conference Center Bar 02-MIC Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion (MIC) Chairpersons D. Moreno and P. Guiamet 11:30-12:00 12:00-12:20 12:20-12:40 Keynote lecture Diego A. Moreno, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion (MIC). A review from 2005 to 2007 Márcia T.S. Lutterbach, National Institute of Technology, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Iron-Oxidizing Bacteria and SRB in Water and Biocupons from Industrial facilities Alena Luptakova, Technical University of Kosice, Kosice, Slovacchia Biodeterioration of concrete materials Registration at Reception Conference Center Posters set up (Tramontana Room) Welcome Cocktail at Bar Piazzetta


10:40-11:00 11:00-11:20


Lunch at “Il Dattero” Restaurant 03-BWA Biodeterioration of (Inorganic) Works of Art Chairpersons P. Albertano and C. Saiz-Jimenez


Keynote lecture Patrizia Albertano, University of Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy Phototrophic biofilms pose serious threats to the conservation of archaeological hypogea: state of the art and perspectives Claudia Gazzano, University of Turin, Italy Index of potential biodeteriogenic activity (PBA): a new operational tool to manage the lichen component in planning conservation programs. Mariona Hernandez-Mariné, University of Barcelona, Spain Characterization of biofilm pigments in Mayan monuments Guadalupe Piñar, University of Applied Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria The micro-biota of a subsurface monument, the medieval chapel of St. Virgil (Vienna, Austria) Coffee break Ioana Gomoiu, National Art University, Bucharest, Romania Biodeterioration of mural paintings from ravens stone church-Romania Dania Vicente Zamareño, School of Biological Sciences, Portsmouth, United Kingdom Characterisation of carbonate crystals precipitated by freshwater bacteria and their potential use in stone conservation Crtomir Tavzes, Institute for Wood Technology, Ljubljana, Slovenia Enzymatic degradation of mold stains Posters session Topics 01-02-03/I


15:50-16:10 16:10-16:30

16:30-16:50 17:00-17:20 17:20-17:40

17:40--18:00 18:00-19:00 Wednesday 8

04-BOH Biodegradation of Oil Hydrocarbons Chairpersons P. Golyshin and C. De Carvalho 9:00-9:30 Keynote lecture Peter Golyshin, Hemholtz Centre for Infection Research, Braunschweig, Germany Genomic insight Into the oily lifestyle of marine hydrocarbonoclastic bacteria Chiara Alisi, ENEA, Rome, Italy Contribution of a native bacterial consortium on the bioremediation of a soil cocontaminated with diesel oil and heavy metals Anasuya Ganguly, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Goa, India Biocatalytic production of a commercial textile dye (Indigo) from xenobionts Elena Tamburini, University of Cagliari, Italy Emulsifiers produced by Gordonia sp. Bs29 as enhancer in remediation of hydrocarboncontaminated soils and optimisation of cultural composition for production
Natalia González, Rey Juan Carlos University, Madrid, Spain Cultivated Bacterial Community Dynamics During Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Degradation


9:50-10:10 10:10-10:30

10:30-10:50 11:00-11:20

Coffee break

10-NMN New Methods and Nanotechnologies in BBB Chairpersons A. Loy and J. Jellison 11:30-12:00 12:00-12:20 Keynote lecture Alexander Loy, University of Vienna, Austria New methods for probing physiological capabilities of uncultivated microorganisms Carol Clausen, USDA Forest Products Laboratory, Wisconsin, USA Do the unique properties of nanometals affect leachability or efficacy against fungi and termites? Barry Goodell, University of Maine, Maine, USA Carbonization of wood, the production of carbon nanotubes, and the durability of historic artifacts Valentina Raimondi, CNR-IFAC, Firenze, Italy The fluorescence LIDAR technique for the remote sensing of photoautotrophic biodeteriogens on outdoor cultural heritage: a decade of in situ experiments Lunch 03-BWA Biodeterioration of (Organic) Works of Art and Cultural Heritage Chairpersons G. Ranalli and K. Steffen 15:00-15:30 Keynote lecture Giancarlo Ranalli, University of Molise, Italy Biotechnology for the prevention of biological deterioration and the cleaning of cultural heritage surfaces Yong Jae Chung, National Research Institute of Cultural Heritage, Daejeong, South Korea Application of essential oils for the control of biodeterioration in Cultural Heritage Caroline Laffont, French National Library, Paris, France Preventive conservation at the French National Library: risk management against biodeterioration caused by airborne fungi Kari T. Steffen, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland Microbial degradation of the 18th century Dutch merchant vessel Vrouw Maria Coffee break Poster session (Topics 03/O, 04, 05)






16:10-16:30 16:30-16:50 17:00-18:00

Thursday 9 06-POP Biodegradation of Persistent Organic Pollutants Chairpersons C. Greer and M. Kuyukina 9:00-9:30 Keynote lecture Charles Greer, National Research Council of Canada, Montreal, Canada Bioremediation in cold environments: the importance of site characterization, feasibility studies and comprehensive monitoring programs Charles Junghanns, Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium Bioremediation of emerging pollutants using fungi: successes and challenges Martina McGuinness, Institute of Technology Carlow, Ireland Bacterial glutathione S-transferases: potential for bioremediation of toxic chlorinated organic compounds in contaminated soil in the environment Alex Sivan, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel The role of biofilm in biodegradation of plastic polymers by the actinomycete Rhodococcus ruber Michel Sylvestre, Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique, Laval Canada Evolving the biphenyl dioxygenase to degrade persistent pollutants Coffee break 09-BCS Bioremediation of Contaminated Soils Chairpersons D. Zannoni and N. Gonzales 11:30-12:00 Keynote lecture Davide Zannoni, University of Bologna, Italy The bacterial response to metalloids as a tool in soil bioremediation Héctor M.Alvarez, Universitad National de la Patagonia, Comodoro Rivadavia, Argentine Effective hydrocarbon biodegradation by an indigenous Rhodococcus sp. under natural environmental conditions of semiarid soil Maria Teresa Del Panno, CINDEFI, UNLP-CONICET, La Plata, Argentina Dynamics of the structure and activity of microbial communities during the composting of weathered hydrocarbons-contaminated soil L. Fernando Bautista, Rey Juan Carlos University, Madrid, Spain Effect of different non-ionic surfactants on the biodegradation of PAHs by diverse bacteria isolated from hydrocarbon polluted soils Lunch 05-BOL Biodegradation of Lignocellulosics Chairpersons A.T. Martinez and F. Pohleven 15:00-15:30 Keynote lecture Angel Tomas Martinez Ferrer, Consejo Superior de Investigationes Cientificas, Madrid, Spain Wood biodegradation by white-rot fungi: A model process for biotechnological utilization of lignocellulosic biomass Luísa M. S. Borges, Portsmouth University, United Kingdom Short-Term laboratory trials to test wooden materials for use in the marine environment Geoffrey Daniel, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden Alcohol oxidase from Gloeophyllum trabeum: an extracellular enzymatic source of H2O2 during brown rot decay of wood

9:30-11:00 9:50-10:10


10:30-10:50 11:00-11:20



12:40-13:00 13:00-14:30

15:30-15:50 15:50-16:10


Franc Pohleven, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia Breakdown of chlorinated aromatic biocides by ligninolytic enzymes produced by wood rotting fungi Coffee break 07-BEP Biodegradation and Energy Production Chairpersons A. Steinbüchel and G. Izzo



Keynote lecture Alexander Steinbüchel, Institut für Molekulare Mikrobiologie und Biotechnologie, Münster, Germany Biodegradation of natural rubber and other polyisoprenoids and perspectives for technical applications Alessandra Adessi, University of Florence, Italy Hydrogen from vegetable residues: feasibility of a two-step process operating with purple non sulfur bacteria (PNSB) Cristiano Varrone, ENEA, Italy Modelling and optimization of hydrogen production by Paenibacillus polymyxa in batch cultures, using statistical experimental design” Poster session (Topics 06, 09, 10) IBBS Annual General Meeting (Scirocco Room)



18:15-19:15 19:30 Friday 10

08-BCW Bioremediation of Contaminated Waters Chairpersons M. Yakimov and A. Luptakova 9:00-9:30 Keynote lecture Michail Yakimov, Istituto per l’Ambiente Marino Costiero-CNR, Messina, Italy Wax esters production by piezotolerant oil-degrading Marinobacter Aquaeolei HPSS-5 as a response to cultivation under high hydrostatic pressure Francesca Italiano, IPCF-CNR, Bari, Italy Anoxygenic photosynthetic bacteria as a tool for heavy metal removal: the case of Rhodobacter sphaeroides Ljuba Stehlickova, DEKONTA a.s., Stehelceves, Czech Republic Intensification of phenol biodegradation using humic substances Tao Yan, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guangzhou, China Marine fouling on floating installations west of Dongsha Islands, the northern South China Sea Silvia R. Peressutti, Instituto Nacional de Investigacion y Desarrollo Pesquero, Mar de la Plata, Argentina Isolation of linear alkylbenzene sulfonate (LAS)-degrading Aeromonas strains from the Río de la Plata estuary Coffee break 11-BMB Biodiversity of Microorganisms Involved in BBB* Chairpersons C. Van der Gast and A. Pantazidou 11:30-12:00 12:00-12:20 Keynote lecture Christopher van der Gast, Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Oxford, UK Integrating microbial ecology into the science of general ecology Valme Jurado Lobo, Instituto de Recursos Naturales y Agrobiologia, Sevilla, Spain Isolation of Rubrobacter strains from tombs of the Roman Necropolis of Carmona, Spain


9:50-10:10 10:10-10:30




Luigi Michaud, University of Messina, Italy Hydrocarbon- and polychlorinated biphenyl-degrading Antarctic bacteria isolated from coastal environments in the Ross Sea Maria Laura Turino Mattos, EMBRAPA, Grande do Sol, Brazil Biodiversity of microorganisms involved in the biodegradation of pesticides In subtropical freshwater swamp forests in Brazil Lunch 13-BMM Biodegradation of Miscellaneous Materials Chairpersons J. Walker and K. Sterflinger




Keynote lecture James Walker, HPA, CEPR, Salisbury, UK Biofouling of medical instruments – current and novel decontamination methods of prions? Katja Sterflinger, University of Agricultural Sciences, Vienna, Austria Fungal deterioration of polyethylene bonded to cardboard of milk-containers Eric van Hullebusch, Université Paris-Est, Champs sur Marne, France Bioweathering of lead blast furnace slags Coffee break Concluding Keynote lecture H-C Flemming, University of Duisburg-Essen Duisburg, Germany How dead is dead? Getting rid of biofilm bacteria Posters session (topics 08, 11, 13) Closing Cerimony Poster removal Symposium dinner

15:30-15:50 15:50-16:10 16:10-16:30 16:30-17:00

17:00: 18:00 18:00-18-30 18:30-19:00 21:00 Saturday 11 8:45-19:00

Sightseeing Tour to „Villa Romana del Casale‟ in Piazza Armerina (EN) or Etna

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