NoveMBSS

Friday, April 1, 2011

Program of the 9th Marine Biology Section Symposium (NoveMBSS)

Session 1 : young, wild and enthusiastic: -

9.05 – 9.20 : Tania Campinas-Bezerra - Dynamics of predacious nematodes on an estuarine tidal flat
9.20 – 9.35 : Thibaud Mascart - Functional diversity of meiofauna in detritus accumulations in Mediterranean Posidonia beds
9.35 – 9.50 : Nele De Meester - Active dispersal in the Rhabditis (Pellioditis) marina species complex as a possible mechanism to avoid competition
9.50 – 10.05 : Jelle Van Campenhout - Adaptation of Halomonhystera disjuncta in sulphidic environments using next generation sequencing technology

Session 2: Old PhD students -

10.30-10.50 : Ellen Pape - Habitat-specific feeding preferences of deep-sea nematodes: results from onboard isotope-tracer experiments
10.50-11.10 : Karl Van Ginderdeuren - Zooplankton and the link with (semi-)pelagic fish in the Belgian part of the North sea
11.10-11.30 : Ann-Katrien Lescrauwaet - Fishing in the past: a century of sea fisheries in Belgium
11.30-11.50 : Clio Cnudde - Heterogeneity of harpacticoids in the Paulina tidal flat: driven by food or abiotic factors?

Session 3: Post docs et al. -

13.00-13.30 : Jeroen Ingels - BIANZO II - A summary of four years of integrated research on the biology of antarctic zoobenthos: the past, present and future
13.30-14.00 : Marijn Rabaut - A race for space in the marine environment: Human impacts and spatial management at sea
14.00-14.30 : Jan Vanaverbeke - An introduction to Ocean Acidification and OA related MarBiol research plans
14.30-15.00 : Tim Deprez and Ann Vanreusel - Marine education in a ‘sea-shell’

Session 4: Invited expert -

15.30-16.30 : Thierry Backeljau - Pitfalls and new trends in measuring genetic differentiation: from population structuring to delineating species