DeceMBSS

Friday, March 30, 2012

Program of the 10th Marine Biology Section Symposium (DeceMBSS)

Session 1: Young, wild and enthusiastic - 9.05-10.25

9.05 : Lies Van Steenbrugge - The impact of the invasive ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi in the Southern North Sea
9.25 : Arne Kinds - The Ghent University Sustainable Seafood Project
9.45 : Bart De Smet - The importance of biogenic reefs in trophic linkages in intertidal sandy beaches: current state and future prospectives
10.05 : Freija Hauquier - Relative importance of environmental and dispersal-related processes in structuring nematode communities in the Southern Ocean

Session 2: Old PhD students - 10.45-11.45 / 13.30-14.10

10.45 : Fransesca Pasotti - The Marbiol in the West Antarctic Peninsula: The IMCOAST project and our contribution for a better understanding of Potter Cove (King George Island) meiobenthos
11.05 : Sarah Vanden Eede - Can we protect our coastline and the beach ecosystem at the same time?
11.25 : Jan Reubens - Unravelling the life cycle of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) and pouting (Trisopterus luscus) at windmill artificial reefs – resolving the mysteries?
13.30 : Jochen Depestele - A sage way to circumvent chalk and cheese comparisons
13.50 : Rasha Sabeel - Macrofauna Assemblages from three contrasting habitat along the Sudanese Red Sea coast

Session 3: Emerging issues - 14.10-15.10

14.10 : Issue 1 - MarBiol and Marine Protection: some thoughts and considerations
14.40 : Issue 2 - Anorexia in marine sediments? When meiofauna appear to be feeding less than (we think) they should.

Session 4: Wise lessons from outside the lab - 15.30-16.30

15.30 : Prof. Karline Soetaert - Modelling approaches for food web analysis.