IBiS: Isotopes in Biogenic Silica


Isotopes in Biogenic Silica (IBiS), June 2017

The IBIS-2017 Conference "Silicon, Silica and their Isotopes: Biology, Biogeochemistry and Biotechnology" aims to share and discuss recent advances and discoveries in:

  1. Biological and molecular processes involved in the production of biogenic silica.
  2. Ecological and biogeochemical mechanisms behind silica fluxes and stocks in continental and marine ecosystems, including paleo-ecosystems.
  3. Stable and radioactive isotopes for tracing and quantifying production, accumulation and recycling pathways of silicon and silica in both modern and ancestral environments of continental and marine systems.
  4. Biotechnology of biosilicas and their isotopes.

The final objective of the IBIS-2017 is bringing together researchers from very different disciplines who share a common interest (silicon, biogenic silica and/or their isotopes) to promote the collaborative synergistic approaches demanded by the challenges of multidisciplinary cutting-edge research.

More information: ibis2017-maldonado@ceab.csic.es or Dr Manuel Maldonado. Centro de Estudios Avanzados de Blanes (CEAB-CSIC). Acceso Cala St. Francesc 14, Blanes 17300, Girona, Spain.

Access the IBiS2017 webpage.



Previous meetings

2015, 2013, IBiS 2012: Isotopes in Biogenic Silica 28–30 May 2012, Hamburg, Germany, 2011, 2010, 2008, 2007 and 2006

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Last updated by M. Leng, June 30th 2015