Draft Program

6th International Symposium Marine and Freshwater Toxins Analysis

Monday 23 October 2017


Time

SpeakerTitle
09:00Registration
10:00Opening
Chair: Ana Gago-Martínez
10:15Michael A. Quilliam - KeynoteRecent Developments in Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry of Algal Toxins
10:45Poster session - coffee break
Chair: James Lawrence
11:30Vitor VasconcelosGlobal changes and marine toxins: recent trends and needs in emergent toxin
11:50Philipp HessChemical diversity in the genus Gambierdiscus, with focus on Ciguatoxins and Maitotoxins
12:10Naomasa OshiroLC-MS analysis of Ciguatoxins in Fish from the Tropical Western Pacific
12:30Jorge DiògeneIdentification of ciguatoxins in a shark involved in a fatal food poisoning in the Indian Ocean
12:50Takeshi TsumurayaHighly sensitive and practical fluorescent sandwich ELISA for Ciguatoxins
13:10Kyoko KuniyoshiPreparation of Ciguatoxin Standards mix to facilitate identification and quantification of eight ciguatoxins in fish and Gambierdiscus spp.
13:30Lunch
14:30Poster session
Chair: Aurelia Tubaro
15:30Ana CanalsPresentation of EUROCIGUA project
15:50Pablo EstévezRisk characterization of ciguatera food poisoning in Europe: The contribution of the research team of the University of Vigo.
16:10Coffee break
16:30Arjen GerssenSensitive LC-MS/MS method for Palytoxin detection using cationization
16:50Antonio Lozano
Jose Manuel Leão
Screening of Tetrodotoxin in bivalve molluscs from Galician Rias: The way from microbiology to chemistry
17:10Luciana TartaglioneLC-HRMSn versus LC-MS/MS of paralytic shellfish poisoning toxins and tetrodotoxin in microalgae and seafood
17:30Session conclusions

6th International Symposium Marine and Freshwater Toxins Analysis

Tuesday 24 October 2017


Time

SpeakerTitle
Part A - Chairs: Triantafyllos Kaloudis
09:30Olivier Ploux -KeynoteAnatoxin-a and analogs: occurrence, biosynthesis and detection
10:00Sevasti ZervouStructural elucidation of toxic and non-toxic peptide variants of cyanobacteria
10:20Muriel GuggerA unique biosynthetic pathway in Microcystis jointly assembles cytotoxic aeruginoguanidines and microguanidines
10:40Anastasia HiskiaDevelopment of work-flows for the determination of multi-class cyanotoxins in biomass and water
11:00Poster session - coffee break
Part B - Chair: Anastasia Hiskia
11:30Valeria CostantinoCyanobacteria: Enemies or Friends?
11:50Ch. ChristophoridisAnalytical strategies for suspect and non-target screening of cyanobacterial toxins
12:10Els FaassenCurrent understandings and challenges on the presence and analysis of the neurotoxin BMAA
12:30Triantafyllos KaloudisEvolution of analytical methods for regulatory monitoring of microcystins: Are we there yet?
13:00Lunch
14:30Excursion to Monção, Portugal

6th International Symposium Marine and Freshwater Toxins Analysis

Wednesday 25 October 2017


Time

SpeakerTitle
Chair: Philipp Hess
09:30Marco PelinToxic equivalent factors (TEFs) of azaspiracid 1, -2, -3 after acute oral exposure in mice
9:50Benjamín Suárez Single-Laboratory validation of a UHPLC-MS/MS method and its application for the official control of Lipophilic marine toxins in Chile
10:10Ingunn A. SamdalDevelopment of immunoaffinity columns for purification of the marine toxins azaspiracids
10:30Mark Van Asten Use of the phytoxigene multi-plex qPCR assay as a harmful algal screening tool for monitoring inland lakes, waterways and marine environments
10:50Poster session – coffee break
Chair: Arjen Gerssen
11:50Andrew TurnerUpdate on the interlaboratory validation of a LC-MS/MS method for determination of Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning toxins in bivalve molluscs
12:10Zlatina PetevaFirst observation of domoic acid in plankton net samples and associated toxicity of shells Mytilus galloprovincialis from the Black Sea, Bulgaria
12:30Tim HarwoodRegulatory monitoring of marine toxins in New Zealand shellfish
12:50Pearse McCarronQualitative toxin profiling of CRM-FDMT1 by High Resolution-Mass Spectrometry
13:10Lunch
14:10RoundtableFuture prospects and challenges for toxin analysis and Harmonization
16:00Coffee break
16:30Closing and Remarks