Second Maj and Tor Nessling Foundation Symposium on

Scientific Program

Anaerobic transformations and bioremediation of chlorinated solvents John F. Ferguson

The role of decomposer animals in bioremediation of soils Jari Haimi

Bioavailability: a main factor controlling biodegration Hauke Harms

Anaerobic Decomposition of Halogenated Aromatic Compounds Max M. Häggblom

Monitoring of genetically modified microbes in soil or on plant surfaces Janet Jansson

Bioremediation by composting in biopiles Kirsten S. Jĝrgensen

Genetic engineering in the improvement of plants for phytoremediation of metal polluted soils Sirpa Kärenlampi

The use of plant root systems in bioremediation Kristina Lindström

Bioreactor treatment of contaminated ground water J.A. Puhakka

Phytoremediation of metals: green and clean Ilya Raskin

The limits of bioremediation, can they be broadened by the means of gene-technology Martin Romantschuk

Evaluation of intrinsic bioremediation of contaminated areas using key enzymes as probes M.S. Salkinoja-Salonen

Gene technology, prospects, environmental effects and control Mervi Sibakov

Environmental biotechnology for launching the 21st century James M. Tiedje

Application scale bioremediation of contaminated soil and ground water Risto Valo

Bioremediation in The Netherlands and state of the art of the NICOLE network H.J. van Veen

Ecotoxicological and health risks caused by contaminated river kymijoki sediments Matti Verta

Bioremediation of polluted industrial and military sites Raivo Vilu

Detection of luc-tagged arthrobacter in soil Katarina Björklöf

Effect of earthworm egg capsule microbiota on degradation of 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid Lori L. Daane

Decolorization of azo dye crocein orange g by phanerochaete chrysosporium lignin peroxidases Maarit Heikkilä

Carbon utilization patterns of bacterial communities in forest humus and oil-contaminated soils and in Scots pine rhizospheres/mycorrhizospheres developed on these soil types Jussi Heinonsalo

Assessment of the bioactivity of creosote-contaminated sediment of liver biotransformation system of rainbow trout liver Tarja Hyötyläinen

Occurrence of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and dibenzofurans as impurities in wood preservative contaminated and remediated soil K. Kalevi

Copper tolerance of the bacterial community in heavy metal polluted soil treated with a new organic cover layer Oili Kiikkilä

Community structure of microbial consortia enriched on halogenated aromatic compounds under different electron accepting conditions V.K. Knight

Factors controlling bioremediation of groundwater contaminated by fuel hydrocarbons Heikki Komulainen

Fungicide biodegradation by ectomycorrhizal fungi Tarja Laatikainen

Bioremediation of chlorophenol-contaminated soil by composting in full scale M. Minna Laine

Simulated in situ biodegradation of chlorophenols in groundwater at low temperature by indigenous microorganisms J. H. Langwaldt

Microbial Extracelular Enzymes and Biodegradation in Boreal Freshwaters U. Münster

Bioremediation Potential of White-rot Fungi: Treatment of PAH-contaminated Soil Kari Steffen

Luminescence-based biosensors for the detection of bioavailable heavy metals Sisko Tauriainen

Mineralization and conversion of pentachlorophenol (pcp) in soil inoculated with the white-rot fungus trametes versicolor Marja Tuomela

Production and purification of recombinant pentachlorophenol 4-monooxygenase as a glutathione s-transferase fusion protein Hong Wang

The metal accumulation in four finnish dumps located in mires Rauni Varkia

Sphingomonas sp hv3 has a novel set of operons for catabolism of aromatics Kim Yrjälä