Prof. Ute Hentschel Humeida: Topic to be determined

Prof. Jörn Piel: Metabolic feats from sponge symbionts

Prof. Torsten Thomas: Discovering novel functionality on the microbe-sponge symbiosis

Prof. Max Haggblom: Organohalogen-respiring bacterial symbionts of marine sponges

Prof. Russell Hill: Sponge symbionts and phosphorus cycling in coral reefs

Prof. Wei Zhang: Untapped sponge microbiome: dark matters and blind spots

Dr. Georg Steinert: Are 16S rRNA gene profiles of demosponge-associated bacteria a viable marker for bioactivity?

Prof. Peter Schupp: Deep-water sponge microbiomes: A sources of novel bacteria and bioactive compounds