Major Talks


Oxford, UK, at the ICTV Workshop – Virus Classification in a Metagenomic Age entitled “Classifying the Virosphere – State-of-the-art phylogenomic methods have to play a role in virus taxonomy to explore evolutionary relatedness”. April 6th – 8th, 2022. Invited.


My talk at the conference of the Genomic Standards Consortium (GSC) in 2017, Brisbane, Australia

Talk in Brisbane, Australia, at the The 19th Genomic Standards Consortium meeting (GSC19) entitled “Genome-based phylogeny and classification of viruses”. Session: Viral and Eukaryal Genome Standards. May 15-17, 2017.


Talk in Münster, Germany, at the 67th Annual Meeting of the German Society of Hygiene and Microbiology (DGHM) entitled “Modern bioinformatic applications for genome sequence-based identification and classification of pathogens and other microorganisms”. Session: Workshop 09 – NGS Genome Analysis and Bioinformatic Tools, 2015


Talk in Freiburg, Germany, at the 8th Joint bwGRiD/BFG Conference & Workshop on High-Performance Grids entitled “GBDP on the Grid: a genome-based approach for species delimitation adjusted for an automated and highly parallel processing of large data sets”. 2012.

Some conference posters

Lorenz Reimer, Julia Koblitz, Joaquim Sardà Carbasse, Jan Meier-Kolthoff, Markus Göker, Boyke Bunk, Jörg Overmann. BacDive, BacMedia, LPSN and TYGS: building a microbial research data and analysis infrastructure. VAAM. 2022. Digital.

Maria del Carmen Montero-Calasanz, Adnan Yaramis, Jan P. Meier-Kolthoff, Manfred Rohde, Markus Göker. Integrating genomics into the taxonomy of Geodermatophilaceae. Microbiology Society, Annual Conference. 2022. ICC Belfast, UK.

Montero-Calasanz, MDC., Yaramis, A., Meier-Kolthoff, JP., Göker, M. Biotechnological potential of Blastococcus (Actinobacteria) in arid agro-ecosystems. VIII National Congress of Industrial Microbiology and Microbial Biotechnology (CMIBM). 2022. Valencia, Spain.

Richard L. Hahnke, Jan P. Meier-Kolthoff, Markus Göker and Brian J. Tindall. The advantage of high-throughput polysaccharide decomposition tests in taxonomy. VAAM. 2017. Germany.

Simon, M., Scheuner, C., Meier-Kolthoff, J.P., Brinkhoff, T., Wagner-Döbler, I., Ulbrich, M., Klenk, H.-P., Schomburg, D., Petersen, J., Göker, M. Phylogenomics of Rhodobacteraceae Reveal Evolutionary Adaptation to Marine and Non-Marine Habitats. 16th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology (ISME). 21-26 August 2016, Montreal, Kanada.

Ahn, A.-C., Overmars, L., Richter, M., Meier-Kolthoff, J.P., Woyke, T., Sorokin, D.Y., Muyzer, G. Revealing the genetic diversity within the genus Thioalkalivibrio. 16th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology (ISME). 21-26 August 2016, Montreal, Kanada.

Meier-Kolthoff, J.P., Auch, A., Wittmann, J., Klenk H.-P. and Göker, M. GBDP for genome-based phylogenetic analysis and classification of viruses. EMBO conference – Viruses of microbes: Structure and function, from molecules to communities. 14 – 18 July 2014, Zürich, Switzerland. (PDF)