Conferences/Presentations

Recent Conference Venues Attended:

  • Understanding Algal Blooms: State of the Science – 2019 Toledo, United States of America
  • The International Association for Great Lakes Research – 2019 New York, United States of America
  • The International Association for Great Lakes Research – 2018 Toronto, Canada
  • Canadian Chemistry Conference – 2018 Edmonton, Canada
  • International Society for Subsurface Microbiology (ISSM) Conference  – New Zealand 2017
  • International Symposium on the Interactions between Sediments and Water (IASWS) Conference – Italy 2017
  • International Association for Great Lakes Research (IAGLR) Conference – 2017 Detroit, United States of America
  • North American Lake Management Society (NALMS) Conference – 2016 Banff, Canada
  • International Society of Microbial Ecology (ISME) Conference – 2016 Montreal, Canada
  • 10th International Conference on Acid Mine Drainage – 2015 Santiago, Chile

Some Recent Conference Presentations:

Van Mensel, D., Weisener, C.G. Metatranscriptomics to assess the Great Lakes near shore sediment contribution to human pathogenicity. IAGLR, Toronto, Canada, June 2018

Falk, N., Drouillard, K.G., Weisener, C.G. Microbial Metatranscriptomic Investigations Across Contamination Gradients Within the Detroit River. IAGLR, Toronto, Canada, June 2018.

VanMensel, D., Mundel, S.O.C., Weisener, C.G. Unraceling the Micocystis Mystery of Pelee Island Magic Sand. IAGLR, Toronto, Canada, June 2018.

Weisener, C.G. Opening the Black Box of sediment microbial function. Canadian Chemistry Conference, Edmonton, Canada, June 2018.

Reid, T., Chaganti, S.R., Droppo, I., Weisener, C.G. Metatranscriptomic analyses of natural freshwater hydrocarbon rich environments ISSM, NZ, Nov 2017.

Weisener, C.G., Pecz, J., VanMensel, D., Reid,T., Huchai, Z. Biogeochemical mobilization of arsenic in Yangzonghai lake sediments. 14th ISIWS, Taormina, Italy, June 2017.

Weisener, C.G., Reid, T., Droppo, I. Novel erosion simulations and gentic sequencing tools unravel microbial mediated sediment dynamics. 14th ISIWS, Taormina, Italy, June 2017.

Weisener, C.G., Lee J., Chaganti, R. Drouillard K., Omics investigation of point source impacts on the Detroit river watersheds, ISME 2016, Montreal, Canada

Weber, P., Weisener, C.G., Diloreto, Z., Pizey.M., Passive treatment of ARD using mussel shells – Part I: System development and geochemical processes 10th International Conference on Acid Mine Drainage. Santiago, Chile April, 2015.

Weisener, C.G., Diloreto, Z., Trumm, D., Pope, J., Weber, P., Passive treatment using waste mussel shells- Part II: System autopsy and biogeochemical investigations; 10th International Conference on Acid Mine Drainage. Santiago, Chile April, 2015.

Van Mensel D., Chaganti S., Ciborowski J., Weisener C.G., “Investigating the microbial response to gamma-irradiated oil sands process material” October 2014 International symposium of subsurface microbiology (ISSM), Pacific Grove, California US.

Diloreto Z., Pope J., Trumm D., Weisener C.G., “Investigating microbial dependent redox environments with a mussel shell bioreactor used for treatment of acid rock drainage (ARD)” October 2014 International symposium of subsurface microbiology (ISSM), Pacific Grove, California US.

Reid T., Droppo I. Weisener C.G., “A novel GUST microcosm setup to assess biostabilization of oil sands tailings ponds and microbial community structure within finite sediment layers” October 2014 International symposium of subsurface microbiology (ISSM), Pacific Grove, California US.

Falk N., Pope J., Trumm D., Weisener C.G., “Microbial mechanism associated with biomineralization of zinc sulfide” October 2014 International symposium of subsurface microbiology (ISSM), Pacific Grove, California US.

Reid T., Weisener C.G., Droppo I.G., “The symbiotic relationship of sediment and biofilm dynamics at the sediment water interface of industrial tailings ponds” July 2014, IASWS Symposium, Grahamstown, South Africa.

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