The second MIND Project Annual Meeting and Project Executive Committee meeting are scheduled to take place in Prague, Czech Republic on the 3rd to 5th of May. The complete MIND 2017 Workshop will be hosted by the Technical University of Liberec and Centrum Vyzkumu in Rez. Read more about the Workshop.
These first 18 months have been very exciting due to the enthusiasm of all partners to start producing results and when compiling the quarterly reports of all WPs it becomes obvious that we have already accomplished a lot!
Between 24th and 28th of October 2016 Micans taught a course about how microorganisms can influence future final repositories for radioactive waste.Six participants from across Europe attended the course. For more information, please see: http://micans.se/microbiology-and-radwaste-course. The photo shows Methanosarcina barkeri visualised using FISH, fluorecent in situ hybridisation, using the CY-3 DNA probe specific for Archaea. Photo: Linda Johansson.
The second newsletter from the MIND-project is now available. Content of this Newsletter: 1.Work Package 1: ILW Organic Polymer Degradation 2.Work Package 2: HLW Waste Form Degradation 3.Work Package 3: Evaluating and Sharing the Knowledge 4.Work Package 4: Project Management Download the newsletter.
A new section has been introduced on the website – Exchange Opportunities. In this section you will find the exchange opportunities in microbiology and nuclear waste that is available within the MIND-project. You will reach the new section via a new headline in the topmenu. Exchange opportunities
Miguel Angel Ruiz Fresneda, PhD student working in the MIND Project, was awarded by Carl- Zeiss Company with the excellent presentation at the 10th International Biometals Symposium 2016 in Dresden, Germany. He presented the results obtained in the MIND Project. Biometals certificate and abstract (pdf)
The EU-project MIND (Microbiology In Nuclear waste Disposal) will have its first Project Annual Meeting (PAM) which is scheduled to take place in Granada on the 2nd to 4th of May at the University of Granada. The meeting include a pre-meeting workshop covering key technical aspects of working with nucleic acids and clays intended as […]