03/04/2016

Geomicrobiology Workshop

From February 22nd to 24th, the Geomicrobiology Workshop took place at ITV – Sustainable Development.

During the workshop, themes such as planet biodiversity were discussed, besides a view of the microorganism’s role in the geologic history, tools to study microorganisms and its use in the mineral industry

The workshop had the participation of professors from the University of Queensland (Australia), ITV professionals and professional from the Mineral Development Center  – CDM (Vale), Fiocruz, and the San Sabastian University (Chile).

The participants also had the opportunity to exercise new knowledge with the biochemistry description of the actions of microorganism on different substrates and in leaching conditions.