Program for Session 08d

Monday 15th August PM: Floor 1 / Poster Area

08d (Poster): Biotic/abiotic nucleation and early life

1082  Formation of Anhydrous Amorphous Calcium Carbonate and Implication for Biomineralization
Zhou G-T, Guan Y-B & Yao Q-Z
1083  Chiral Interactions of Amino Acids in a Hydrated Vermiculite Clay
Fraser D, Skipper N, Smalley M & Greenwell C
1084  On the Origins of Prebiotic Carbon Containing Rocks in the Early Earth
Vecht A

Tuesday 16th August AM: Floor 2 / Meeting Hall IV

08d (Oral): Biotic/abiotic nucleation and early life
Session chaired by Karim Benzerara, Andreas Kappler & Kurt Konhauser

11:00  Keynote: The Role of Extracellular Organic Matter (EOM) in the Nucleation and Growth of Microbial Carbonates
Dupraz C
11:30  Calcium Carbonate Precipitation by the Marine Cyanobacterium Trichodesmium
Kranz SA, Wolf-Gladrow D, Nehrke G, Langer G & Rost B
11:45  Viruses: A Key Role in Microbial Mat Mineralization
Pacton M, Wacey D, Kilburn MR, Gorin GE & Vasconcelos C
12:00  Fossilization of Microaerophilic Iron Oxidizing Bacteria from Marine Hydrothermal Vents
Leveille R & Laplante K
12:15  Arsenic Biomineral Formation Leads to Partial Encrustation of Thermoacidophilic Archaea
Gonzalez P, Weijma J & Buisman CJN