8:30-9:00 Morning coffee / breakfast 

9:00-9:10 Welcome words 

9:10-9:50 Keynote 1: Biotechnology, Yvonne Nygård, VTT and Chalmers, Sweden

9:50-10:10 Annika Lintala: “Reptarenaviruses Compete in Persistent- and Superinfections with Closely Related
10:10-10:30 Liinu Nummela: “Characterization of Aspergillus niger sugar transporters
10:30-10:50 Veera Partanen: “New barcode system allows tracking the spread of multiple genes simultaneously
10:50-11:10 Peter Petros: “Evaluating fermentation of paludiculture biomass fractions with basidiomycota

11:10-12:10 Lunch 

12:10-12:50 Keynote 2: Human / clinical microbiology, Tommi Vatanen, University of Helsinki

12:50-13:10 Mert Erdin: “Hantaviridae trends differential evolutionary patterns across its species
13:10-13:30 Marianne Lalli: “Dietary fibers shape the infant gut microbiome composition and metabolism
13:30-13:50 Meeri Piispa: “Do the Prophages Limit the Efficacy of Phage Therapy in Cystic Fibrosis?
13:50-14:10 Shah Rucksana Akhter Urme: “Evaluation the Antimicrobial Activity of Phytochemicals from Tea and Agarwood

14:10-14:35 Afternoon coffee 

14:35-15:15 Keynote 3: Environmental microbiology, Eeva Eronen-Rasimus, SYKE

15:15-15:35 Laura Häkkinen: “Cover crop root fungal communities under contrasting soil phosphorus levels
15:35-15:55 Renata Majamäki: “Baltic Sea ferromanganese concretion growth rates and conditions
15:55-16:15 Rashmi Shrestha: “Impacts of diverse undersown cover crops on root associated fungi in Finnish agriculture
16:15-16:35 Svetlana Sofieva-Rios
: “Antarctic viruses and ice nucleation

16:35-16:50 Break 

16:50-19:00 Coctails, poster pitches and posters