Committees

Local Organizing Committee
Hauke Harms, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ, Leipzig, Germany (Chair)
Antonis Chatzinotas, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ, Leipzig, Germany (Co-Chair) 
Rudolf Amann, Max-Planck-Institute for Marine Microbiology Bremen, Germany
Stefan Bertilsson, Uppsala University, Sweden
Matthias Kästner, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ, Leipzig, Germany 
Sabine Kleinsteuber, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ, Leipzig, Germany
Sara König, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ, Leipzig, Germany
Kirsten Küsel, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany
Susann Müller, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ, Leipzig, Germany
Hans Hermann Richnow, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ, Leipzig, Germany
Gary Sawers, University Halle, Germany
Michael Schlömann, University Freiberg, Germany
Michael Schloter, Helmholtz Centre Munich, Germany 
Kornelia Smalla, Julius Kühn Institute, Germany
Jan Roelof van der Meer, UNIL, Lausanne, Switzerland
Richard Villemur, INRS-Institut Armand-Frappier, Canada (Chair ISME16)

ISME Executive Board
Colin Murrell, UK, President
Ed DeLong, USA, Vice-President
Mark Bailey, UK, Treasurer
Janet Jansson, USA, Past President

ISME International Board
Cecilia Alonso, Uruguay
Asa Frostegard, Norway
Yoichi Kawagata, Japan
Kirsten Küsel, Germany
Victoria Orphan, USA
Mike Taylor, New Zealand
Julia Vorholt, Switzerland
Nicole Webster, Australia