The following topics will be treated:
- How bacteria avoid and/or overcome ionising-radiation damage;
- Bioinformatic approaches to unravel genetic and regulatory networks;
- Bacterial control of radionuclide-poluted sites;
- Therapeutic uses of ionising radiation resistant bacteria or their products;
- Radiation in geo- and astrobiology: microbial life at the edge;
- The impact of radiotherapy on the human microbiome;
- Microbial community analysis of radiation-intensive environments.