Reinhard Liepolt Preis for Domenico Savio
Domenico Savio, student of the ICC Interuniversity Cooperation Centre Water & Health and the Vienna Doctoral Programme on Water Resource Systems was awarded the '2016 Reinhard Liepolt Preis für Donauforschung' of the ÖK-IAD. It was the first study presenting a high-resolution analysis of the bacterioplankton diversity along the midstream of the Danube River along its shipable course of 2600 km and its tributaries based on high-throughput sequencing.
The full report is available on the TU Wien website.
Savio D., Sinclair L., Ijaz U.Z., Parajka J., Reischer G.H., Stadler P., Blaschke A.P., Blöschl G., Mach R.L., Kirschner A.K.T., Farnleitner A.H., Eiler A. (2015) Bacterial diversity along a 2600 km river continuum. Environmental Microbiology, 17(12), 4994-5007. doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.12886