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Viggó Marteinsson


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Erfðatækni, Líftækni, Matareitrun, Vöktun, Örverufræði

Ritrýndar greinar:
  • Vannier Pauline, Farrant Gregory K., Klonowski Alexandra, Gaidos Eric, Thorsteinsson Thorsteinn, Marteinsson Viggó þór. Metagenomic analyses of a microbial assemblage in a subglacial lake beneath the Vatnajökull ice cap, Iceland - (2023). Frontiers in Microbiology , 14, . 10.3389/fmicb.2023.1122184

  • Sibylle Lebert, Viggó Þór Marteinsson, Pauline Vannier. A New MALDI-TOF Database Based on MS Profiles of Isolates in Icelandic Seawaters for Rapid Identification of Marine Strains - (2023). Microbiological Identification using MALDI‐TOF and Tandem Mass Spectrometry: Industrial and Environmental Applications. (eds H.N. Shah, S.E. Gharbia, A.J. Shah, E.Y. Tranfield and K.C. Thompson), , Chapter 17.

  • Petra Schwendner, Andreas Riedo, Daniel J. Melton, Peter Horvath, Robert Lindner, Pascale Ehrenfreund, Kristina Beblo-Vranesevic, Petra Rettberg, Elke Rabbow, Frances Westall, Alexandra Bashir, Christine Moissl-Eichinger, Laura Garcia-Descalzo, Felipe Gomez, Ricardo Amils, Viggó Þór Marteinsson, Nicolas Walter, Charles S. Cockell. Microbial Metabolism of Amino Acids – Biologically Induced Removal of Glycine and the Resulting Fingerprint as a Potential Biosignature - (2022). Frontiers in Astronomy and Space Sciences, Volume 9, . 10.3389/fspas.2022.781542

  • Wellison Amorim Pereira, Carlos Miguel N. Mendonça, Alejandro Villasante Urquiza, Viggó Þór Marteinsson, Jean Guy LeBlanc, Paul D. Cotter, Elías Figueroa Villalobos, Jaime Romero, Ricardo P. S. Oliveira. Use of Probiotic Bacteria and Bacteriocins as an Alternative to Antibiotics in Aquaculture - (2022). Microorganisms, 10(9), 1705. 10.3390/microorganisms10091705

  • Aurélien Daussin, Pauline Vannier, Marine Ménager, Lola Daboussy, Tina Šantl-Temkiv, Charles Cockell and Viggó Þór Marteinsso. Comparison of Atmospheric and Lithospheric Culturable Bacterial Communities from Two Dissimilar Active Volcanic Sites, Surtsey Island and Fimmvörðuháls Mountain in Iceland - (2023). Microorganisms journal , 11, 665.

  • Bergsten P, Vannier P, Frion J, Mougeolle A and Marteinsson VT. Culturable Bacterial Diversity from the Basaltic Subsurface of the Young Volcanic Island of Surtsey, Iceland - (2022). Microorganisms, (IF: 3.864), 2022;9. doi: 10.3390/microorganisms10061177

  • Bergsten P, Vannier P, Klonowski, Stephen Knobloch AM, Gudmundsson MT, Jackson MD and Marteinsson VT. Basalt-Hosted Microbial Communities in the Subsurface of the Young Volcanic Island of Surtsey, Iceland - (2021). Frontiers in microbiology, (IF: 5.64), 2021;12:2789.

  • Skírnisdóttir S, Knobloch S, Lauzon HL, Ólafsdóttir A, Steinþórsson P, Bergsten P, Marteinsson V.. Impact of onboard chitosan treatment of whole cod (Gadus morhua) on the shelf life and spoilage bacteria of loins stored superchilled under different atmospheres - (2021). Food Microbiology, 97, 103723. Doi: 10.1016/

  • Jégousse, C., Vannier, P., Groben, R., Glöckner, F.O., Marteinsson, V. . A total of 219 metagenome-assembled genomes of microorganisms from Icelandic marine waters - (2021). PeerJ, 9, e11112.

  • Knobloch S., Jóhannsson R., Marteinsson V.Þ.. Co-cultivation of the marine sponge Halichondria panicea and itsassociated microorganisms - (2019). Scientific Reports, 9(10403), .

  • Knobloch S., Jóhannsson R., Marteinsson V.Þ.. Bacterial diversity in the marine sponge Halichondria paniceafrom Icelandic waters and host-specificity of its dominant symbiont “Candidatus Halichondribacter symbioticus” - (2019). FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 95(1), .

  • Knobloch S., Jóhannsson R., Marteinsson V.Þ.. Genome analysis of spongesymbiont ‘Candidatus Halichondribacter symbioticus’ shows genomic adaptation toa host‐dependent lifestyle - (2019). Environmental Microbiology, 22(1), 483-498.

  • Knobloch S., Daussin A., Jóhannsson R., Marteinsson V.Þ.. Pelagibaculum spongiae gen. nov., sp. nov.,isolated from a marine sponge in South-West Iceland - (2019). International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 69(7), .

  • Jackson, M.D., Gudmundsson, M.T., Weisenberger, T.B., Rhodes, J.M., Stefánsson, A., Kleine, B.I., Lippert, P.C., Marquardt, J.M., Reynolds, H.I., Kück, J., Marteinsson, V.T., Vannier, P., Bach, W., Barich, A., Bergsten, P., Bryce, J.G., Cappelletti, P., Couper, S., Fahnestock, M.F., Gorny, C.F., Grimaldi, C., Groh, M., Gudmundsson, Á., Gunnlaugsson, Á.T., Hamlin, C., Högnadóttir, Th., Jónasson, K., Jónsson, S.S., Jørgensen, S.L., Klonowski, A.M., Marshall B., Massey, E., McPhie, J., Moore, J.G., Ólafsson, E.S., Onstad, S.L., Perez, V., Prause, S., Snorrason, S.P., Türke, A., White, J.D.L., Zimanowski, B.. SUSTAIN drilling at Surtsey volcano, Iceland, tracks hydrothermal andmicrobiological interactions in basalt 50 years after eruption - (2019). Scientific Drilling, 25, 35-46.

  • Guðmundsdóttir, R., Kreiling, A-K. Kristjánsson, B.K., Marteinsson, V.Þ., Pálsson S.. Bacterial diversity in Icelandic cold spring sources and in relation to the groundwateramphipod Crangonyx islandicus - (2019). PLOS One, October 2, .

  • García-Descalzo, L., Parro, V., García-Villadangos, M., Cockell,C.S., Moissl-Eichinger , C., Perras, A., Rettberg, P., Beblo-Vranesevic, K., Bohmeier, M., Rabbow, E., Westall, F., Gaboyer, F., Amils, R., Malki, M., Marteinsson, V., Vannier, P., Ehrenfreund, P., Monaghan, E., Riedo, A., Cabezas, P., Walter, N., Gómez, F.. Microbial markers profile in anaerobic mars analogue environments using theLDChip (Life Detector Chip) antibody microarray core of the SOLID (Signs ofLife Detector) - (2019). Microorganisms, 7(9), 365.

  • Schwendner, P., Bohmeier, M., Rettberg, P., Beblo-Vranesevic, K., Gaboyer, F., Moissl-Eichinger, C., Perras, A.K., Vannier, P., Marteinsson, V.T., Garcia-Descalzo, L., Gómez, F., Malki, M., Amils, R., Westall, F., Riedo, A., Monaghan, E.P., Ehrenfreund, P., Cabezas, P., Walter, N., Cockell, C.. Beyond Chloride Brines: Variable Metabolomic Responses in the Anaerobic Organism MASE-LG-1 to NaCl and MgSO at Identical Water Activity - (2018). Frontiers in microbiology, 9, 335.

  • Qu, Z., Groben, R., Marteinsson, V.Th., Agatha, S., Filker, S., Stoeck, T.. Redescription of Dexiotricha colpidiopsis (Kahl, 1926) Jankowski, 1964 (Ciliophora, Oligohymenophorea) from a Hot Spring in Iceland with Identification Key for Dexiotricha species - (2018). Acta Protozoologica, 57(2), 95-106.

  • Cockell, C., Schwendner, P., Perras, A., Rettberg, P., Beblo-Vranesevic, K., Bohmeier, M., C. Moissl-Eichinger, L. Wink, V. Marteinsson, P. Vannier, F. Gomez , L. Garcia-Descalzo , P. Ehrenfreund, E.P. Monaghan, F. Westall, F. Gaboyer, R. Amils, M. Malki, R. Pukall, P. Cabezas and Walter, N.. Anaerobic microorganisms in astrobiological analogue environments: From field site to culture collection - (2018). International Journal of Astrobiology, 17(4), 314-328.

  • Beblo-Vranesevic, K., Bohmeier, M., Schleumer, S., Rabbow, E., Perras, A.K., Moissl-Eichinger, C., Schwendner, P., Cockell, C.S., Vannier, P., Marteinsson, V. Th., Monaghan, E.P., Riedo, A., Ehrenfreund, P., Garcia-Descalzo, L., Gómez, F., Malki, M., Amils, R., Gaboyer, F., Hickman-Lewis, K., Westall, F., Cabezas, P., Walter, N., Rettberg, P.. Impact of simulated Martian conditions on (facultative) anaerobic bacterial strains from different Mars analogue sites - (2018). Conference paper, 42nd COSPAR Scientific Assembly, Júlí, .

  • Beblo-Vranesevic K, Bohmeier M, Perras AK, Schwendner P, Rabbow E, Moissl-Eichinger C, Cockell CS, Vannier P, Marteinsson VT, Monaghan EP, Ehrenfreund P, Garcia-Descalzo L, Gómez F, Malki M, Amils R, Gaboyer F, Westall F, Cabezas P, Walter N, Rettberg P. Lack of correlation of desiccation and radiation tolerance in microorganisms from diverse extreme environments tested under anoxic conditions - (2018). FEMS Microbiology Letters, 365(6), .

  • Roberta, T., Marteinsson, V.Th., Longeon, A., Klonowski, A.M., Groben, R., Bourguet-Kondracki, M-L., Costantino, V., Mangoni, A.. Thermoactinoamide A, an Antibiotic Lipophilic Cyclopeptide from the Icelandic Thermophilic Bacterium Thermoactinomyces vulgaris - (2017).  Journal of natural products, 80(9), 2530-2535.

  • Gaboyer F , Le Milbeau C, Bohmeier M, Schwendner P, Vannier P, Beblo-Vranesevic K, Rabbow E, Foucher F, Gautret P, Guégan R, Richard A, Sauldubois A, Richmann P, Perras AK, Moissl-Eichinger C, Cockell CS, Rettberg P, Marteinsson VT, Monaghan E, Ehrenfreund P, Garcia-Descalzo L, Gomez F. Mineralization and Preservation of an extremotolerant Bacterium Isolated from an Early Mars Analog Environment - (2017). Scientific Reports, 7, 1-14.

  • Borchert, E., Knobloch, S., Dwyer, E., Dwyer, S., Jackson, S., Johannsson, R., Marteinsson, V. Th., O'Gara, F., Dobson, A. D. W.. Biotechnological potential of cold adapted Pseudoalteromonas spp. isolated from deep sea sponges - (2017). Marine drugs, 15(6), 184.

  • Beblo-Vranesevic K, Bohmeier M, Perras AK, Schwendner P, Rabbow E, Moissl-Eichinger C, Cockell C, Pukall R, Vannier P, Marteinsson VT, Monaghan EP, Ehrenfreund P, Garcia-Descalzo L, Gómez F, Malki M, Amils R, Gaboyer F, Westall F, Cabezas P, Walter N, Rettberg P, Amendola R. The responses of an anaerobic microorganism, Yersinia intermedia MASE-LG-1 to individual and combined simulated Martian stresses - (2017). PloS one, 12(10), 1-19.

  • Onyango, S., Palmadottir, H., Tómason, T., Marteinsson, V.T., Njage, P.M.K., and Reynisson, E.. Influence of thawing and storage methods and storage temperatures on bacterial diversity, growth kinetics, diversity and biogenic amine development in Atlantic Mackerel - (2016). Journal of food protection, 11, 1828-2017.

  • Marteinsson VT, Groben R, Reynisson E, Vannier P. Biogeography of Marine Microorganisms - (2016). The Marine Microbiome, , 187-207.

  • Jebbar M, Vannier P, Michoud G, Marteinsson VT. Exploring the Microbiology of the Deep Sea - (2016). The Marine Microbiome, , 227-249.

  • Marteinsson V., Klonowski A., Reynisson E., Vannier, P., Sigurðsson, B. D., Ólafsson, M.. Microbial colonization in diverse surface soil types in Surtsey and diversity analysis of its subsurface microbiota - (2015). Biogeosciences, 12(4), 1191-1203.

  • Kopf A., Bicak M., Kottmann R., Marteinsson, V., o.fl.. The ocean sampling day consortium - (2015). GigaScience, 4(1), 27.

  • Quinto, E.J., Arinder, P., Axelsson, L., Heir, E., Holck, A., Lindqvist, R., Lindblad, M., Andreou, P., Lauzon, H.L., Marteinsson, V., Pin, C.. Predicting the concentration of verotoxin-producing Escherichia coli during processing and storage of fermented raw-meat sausages - (2014). Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 80(9), 2715-2727.

  • Krebs, J., Vaishampayan, P., Probst, A., Tom, L., Marteinsson, V., Andersen, G., Venkateswaran, K.. Microbial community structures of novel Icelandic hot spring systems revealed by PhyloChip G3 analysis - (2014). Astrobiology, 14(3), 229-240.

  • Kelly, L.C., Thorsteinsson, T., Marteinsson, V., Stevenson, J.. Pioneer microbial communities of the Fimmvörðuháls lava flow, Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland - (2014). Microbial Ecology, 68(3), 504-518.

  • Davies, N., Marteinsson, V., o.fl.. The founding charter of the Genomic Observatories Network - (2014). GigaScience, 3(1), .

  • Marteinsson, V., Vaishampayan, P., Kviderova, J., Mapelli, F., Medori, M., Calfapietra, C., Aguilera, A., Hamisch, D., Reynisson, E., Magnússon, S., Marasco, R., Borin, S., Calzada, A., Souza-Egipsy, V., González-Toril, E., Amils, R., Elster, J. and Hänsch, R.. A Laboratory of Extremophiles: Iceland Coordination Action for Research Activities on Life in Extreme Environments (CAREX) Field Campaign - (2013). Life, 3(1), 211-233.

  • Marteinsson, V.T., Rúnarsson, Á, Stefánsson, A., Thorsteinsson, T., Jóhannesson, T., Magnússon, S., Reynisson, E., Einarsson, B., Wade, N., Gaidos, E.. A pervasive microbial community in waters under the Vatnajökull ice cap, Iceland - (2013). ISME Journal, 7, 427-437.

  • Thorolfsdottir, B.O.T., Marteinsson, V.T.. Microbiological analysis in three diverse natural geothermal bathing pools in Iceland - (2013). International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 10(3), 1085-1099.

  • Cockell, C.S., Kelly, L.C., Marteinsson, V.. Actinobacteria – An ancient phylum active in volcanic rock weathering - (2013). Geomicrobiology Journal, 30(8), 706-720.

  • Reynisson, E.,  Marteinsson, V. Th., Jonsdottir, R., Magnusson, S. H., Hreggvidsson, G.O.. Bacterial succession during curing process of a skate (Dipturus batis) and isolation of novel strains - (2012). Journal of Applied Microbiology, 113(2), 329-338.

  • Pauline Vannier, Viggo Thor Marteinsson, Olafur Hedinn Fridjonsson, Philippe Oger, Mohamed Jebbar. Complete genome sequence of the hyperthermophilic piezophilic, heterotrophic and carboxydotrophic archaeon Thermococcus barophilus MP - (2011). Journal of Bacteriology, 193(6), 1481-1482.

  • Haraldur Bjornsson, Viggo T. Marteinsson, Olafur H. Fridjonsson, Dirk Linke, Eva Benediktsdottir. Isolation and characterization of an antigen from the fish pathogen Moritella viscosa - (2011). Journal of Applied Microbiology, 111(1), 17-25.

  • Charles S Cockell, Laura C. Kelly, Stephen Summers, Viggo Marteinsson. Following the kinetics: Iron-oxidising microbial mats in cold Icelandic volcanic habitats and their rock-associated biomarkers - (2011). Astrobiology, 11(7), 679-694.

  • Kelly LC, Cockell CS, Herrera-Belaroussi A, Piceno Y, Andersen G, DeSantis T, Brodie E, Thorsteinsson T, Marteinsson V, Poly F, LeRoux X.. Bacterial diversity of terrestrial crystalline volcanic rocks, Iceland - (2011). Microbial Ecol, 62(1), 69-79.

  • Sveinn H. Magnússon, Sigrún Guðmundsdóttir, Eyjólfur Reynisson, Árni R. Rúnarsson, Hjördís Harðardóttir, Eggert Gunnarson, Franklín Georgsson, Jarle Reiersen, Viggó Th. Marteinsson. Comparison of Campylobacter jejuni isolates from human, food, veterinary and environmental sources in Iceland using PFGE, MLST and fla-SVR sequencing - (2011). Journal of Applied Microbiology, 111(4), 971-981.

  • Eyjólfur Reynisson, Hélène Liette Lauzon, Lárus Þorvaldsson, Björn Margeirsson, Árni Rafn Rúnarsson, Viggó Þór Marteinsson, Emilía Martinsdóttir. Effects of different cooling techniques on bacterial succession and other spoilage indicators during storage of whole, gutted haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) - (2010). European Food Research and Technology, 231(2), 237-246.

  • Marc Kochzius, Christian Seidel, Aglaia Antoniou, Sandeep Kumar Botla, Daniel Campo, Alessia Cariani, Eva Garcia Vazquez, Janet Hauschild, Caroline Hervet, Sigridur Hjörleifsdottir, Gudmundur Hreggvidsson, Kristina Kappel, Monica Landi, Antonios Magoulas, Viggo Marteinsson, Manfred Nölte, Serge Planes, Fausto Tinti, Cemal Turan, Moleyur N. Venugopal, Hannes Weber, Dietmar Blohm. Identifying Fishes through DNA Barcodes and Microarrays - (2010). PlosOne, 5(9), e12620.

  • Cockell, C.S., Herrera, A., Kelly, L., Marteinsson, V., Olsson, K., Simpson, A., Summers, S., Thorsteinsson, T., Wilkinson, P.. Origins of Life and Evolution of Biospheres - (2010). Origins of Life and Evolution of Biospheres, 40(6), 533-534.

  • Viggó Thór Marteinsson, Snaedis H. Bjornsdottir, Nadège Bienvenu, Jakob K. Kristjansson and Jean-Louis Birrien. Rhodothermus profundi sp. nov., a new thermophilic bacterium isolated from a deep sea hydrothermal vent in the Pacific Ocean - (2010). International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 60(12), 2729-2734.

  • Laura C. Kelly, Charles S. Cockell, Yvette M. Piceno, Gary L. Anderson, Thorsteinn Thorsteinsson, Viggo Marteinsson. Bacterial diversity of weathered terrestrial volcanic glasses, Iceland 2010 - (2010). Microbial Ecology, 60(4), 740-752.

  • Eyjólfur Reynisson, Birna Guðbjörnsdóttir, Viggó Þór Marteinsson and Guðmundur Óli Hreggviðsson. Decontamination Efficiency of Fish Bacterial Flora from Processing Surfaces - (2009). Food Technology and Biotechnology, 47(1), 75-82.

  • T. M. Wassenaar , A. Fernández-Astorga , R. Alonso , Viggo T.Marteinsson, Sveinn H.Magnússon , A. B. Kristoffersen , M. Hofshagen. Comparison of Campylobacter fla-SVR genotypes isolated from humans and poultry in three European regions - (2009). Letters in Applied Microbiology, 49(3), 388-395.

  • Eyjólfur Reynisson, Hélène Liette Lauzon, Hannes Magnússon, Rósa Jónsdóttir, Guðrún Ólafsdottir, Viggó Marteinsson, Guðmundur Óli Hreggviðsson. Bacterial composition and succession during storage of North-Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) at superchilled temperatures - (2009). BMC Microbiology, 9(1), 250.

  • Eric Gaidos, Viggo Marteinsson, Thorsteinn Thorsteinsson, Tomas Jóhannesson, Árni Rafn Rúnarsson, Andri Stefansson, Brian Glazer, Brian Lanoil, Mark Skidmore, Sukkyun Han, Mary Miller, Antje Rusch, Wilson Foo. An oligarchic microbial assemblage in the anoxic bottom waters of a volcanic subglacial lake - (2009). ISME Journal (International Society for Microbial Ecology), 3, 486-497.

  • Kochzius, M., Nölte, M., Weber, H., Silkenbeumer, N., Sigríður Hjörleifsdottir, Guðmundur Óli Hreggvidsson, Viggó Marteinsson, Kappel, K., Planes, S., Tinti, F., Magoulas, A., Garcia Vazquez, E., Turan, C., Hervet, C., Campo Falgueras, D., Antoniou, A., Landi, M. and Blohm, D.. DNA Microarrays for Identifying Fishes - (2008). Marine Biotechnology, 10(2), 207-217.

  • Marc Kochzius, Kristina Kappel, Lutz Döbitz, Nina Silkenbeumer, Manfred Nölte, Hannes Weber, Sigridur Hjörleifsdottir, Viggo Marteinsson, Gudmundur Hreggvidsson, Serge Planes, Fausto Tinti, Andonis Magoulas, Eva Garcia Vazquez, Cemal Turan, Linda Medlin, Katja Metfies, Christine Gescher, Alessia Cariani, Monica Landi, Caroline Hervet, Daniel Campo Falgueras, Cilia Antoniou, Fabio Bertasi, Chitipothu Srujana, Dietmar Blohm. The “Fish & Chips” project: Microarrays as a standard tool for identification of marine organisms in biodiversity and ecosystem research - (2007). , , .

  • Thorsteinn Thorsteinsson, Sverrir Óskar Elefsen, Eric Gaidos, Brian Lanoil, Tómas Jóhannesson, Vilhjálmur Kjartansson, Viggó Þór Marteinsson, Andri Stefánsson and Thröstur Thorsteinsson. A hot water drill with built-in sterilization: Design, testing and performance - (2007). Jökull, 57, 71-82.


    Marteinsson, V.T., Hobel, C., Fridnonsson, O., Hreggvidsson, G.O. and Kristjansson, J.K. 2001. Accessing microbial diversity by ecological methods. US Patent application 09/770,771, filed Jan. 26. 2001.

    Arnthor Aevarsson, Viggo Th. Marteinsson, Olafur H. Fridjonsson, Gudmundur O. Hreggvidsson and Jakob K. Kristjansson. Method of obtaining protein diversity. Icelandic Patent application no. 5863 filed Feb. 23. 2001 and US No. 09/878,423 filed June 11. 2001.

    Birrien J-L., Marteinsson V.T., and Prieur D. 2000. Cosmpositions cosmétique contenant un milieu fermenté de micro-organismses de la famille Thermus. La société SEDERMA, Projet du 03/10/2000

    Spilliaert, R., Pálsdóttir, A., Eggertsson, G., Marteinsson, V. Th., Hreggvidsson, G. Ó., Kristjánsson, J. K. 1990. Gene from the bacterium Rhodothermus marinus, coding for thermostable and alkaline stable xylanase and the same enzyme produced in E. coli or another suitable host. Icelandic patent application no. 3770 oct. 1990.

    Þátttaka í ráðstefnum

    Gaidos, E.; Thorsteinsson, Th.; Wade, N.; Marteinsson, V.; Stefansson, A.  Exploring Icelandic Subglacial Volcanoes as Analogs to Habitats on Mars. Presentation: 42nd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, held March 7–11, 2011 at The Woodlands, Texas. LPI Contribution No. 1608, p. 1446. 

    Eyjólfur Reynisson, Sveinn H. Magnússon, Hélène L. Lauzon, Viggó Þór Marteinsson. Monitoring spoilage bacteria in food supply chains. Presentation: The 4th International Congress on Food and Nutrition together with the 3rd SAFE Consortium International Congress on Food Safety, 12-14 Oct. 2011. Istanbul, Turkey.

    E. Reynisson, H.L. Lauzon, H. Magnússon, G.Ó. Hreggvidsson, V.T. Marteinsson. 2008. Rapid quantification of the specific spoilage organism Pseudomonas spp in fish using real-time PCR. Veggspjald á Cold Chain Management ráðstefnu, 3 rd International Workshop í Bonn, 2.-3. júní 2008