Program of the 20th IAC Symposium 2016

 

Sunday, 28th August 2016

  • 17:00 – 19:30: 
    REGISTRATION (lecture hall B, ground floor, main building) and MOUNTING OF POSTERS (2nd floor, new building)
  • 17:00 – 20:00: 
    ICEBREAKER for all (Botanical Garden near the IBI; drinks, snacks and jokes are served.

 

Monday, 29th August 2016

  • From 08:30: 
    REGISTRATION of participants (lecture hall B, main building of IBI)
  • 09:00 – 09:30: 
    Welcome addresses by the Vice Rector of Research Univ. Prof. Sabine SCHINDLER, the Head of Institute of Botany Univ. Prof. Klaus OEGGL and the organizer.
  • Session 1:
    Functional molecular biology and phylogeny of cyanophytes / cyanobacteria
    (Chair: TURNER Séan)
  • 09:30 – 10:00: 
    MAKOWER K., SCHUURMANS J. M., MATTHIJS H. C.P., GROTH D., DITTMANN E.: Plasticity and interaction of bloom-forming cyanobacteria of the genus Microcystis. (KEYNOTE)
  • 10:00 – 10:20: 
    KURMAYER R., HOLZINGER A., ROTT E: Single colony genetic analysis of epilithic stream algae of the genus Chamaesiphon sp.
  • 10:20 – 10:50: 
    COFFEE BREAK
  • 10:50 – 11:20: 
    GOLUBIC S., Palinska K., Kleinteich J., Radtke G.: Nature and culture based sources in cyanobacterial diversity and phylogeny. (KEYNOTE)
  • 11:20 – 11:40: 
    McGREGOR G. B., SENDAL B. C.: Novel cyanobacterial lineages from crenic habitats of north-eastern Australia.
  • 11:40 - 12:00: 
    ADHIKARY S. P.: Diversity of cyanobacteria on stone monuments of cultural heritage in India and their molecular phylogeny.
  • 12:00 – 12:20: 
    Short 5 min. PRE-PRESENTATIONS OF POSTERS TO SESSION 1 (GENUARIO, LORENZI, SAHU, SANT’ANNA) in lecture hall A
  • 12:20 – 14:30: 
    LUNCH BREAK (on your own)
  • 14:30 – 14:50: 
    POSTER PRESENTATION of SESSION 1 on 2nd FLOOR, new building.
  • Session 2:
    Biogeography of cyanophytes / cyanobacteria
    (Chair: HAUER Tomáš)
  • 14:50 – 15:20:
    JOHANSEN J.R.: Do cyanobacteria have biogeography? Some observations on geographically restricted areas. (KEYNOTE)
  • 15:20 – 15:40:
    BOHUNICKÁ M., MAREŠ J., HAUER T., KOMÁREK J., ŠTENCLOVÁ L., ZIMA J., BECERRA-ABSALÓN I., JOHANSEN J. R.: Biogeography of the recently described pantropical genus Brasilonema Fiore et al. (Nostocales, Cyanobacteria).
  • 15:40 – 16:00:
    KAŠTOVSKÝ J.: The cyanobacterial flora from the Venezuelan Table Mountains.
  • 16:00 – 16:20:
    SMIRNOVA S., BELJAKOVA R.: Species of the genus Stichosiphon (Cyanoprocaryota) from Russia.
  • 16:20 – 16:50:
    COFFEE BREAK
  • 16:50 – 17:20:
    D'Acqui L. P., Mascalchi C., Sili C., VENTURA S.: Cyanobacteria in polar habitats in the Arctic and Antarctic (KEYNOTE)
  • 17:20 – 18:20:
    ROUND TABLE 1: Systematic, taxonomy and nomenclature of cyanobacteria in the light of new methodology (Moderator: GOLUBIC Stjepko) 
  • From 18:20:
    OPTIONAL MICROSCOPY (classroom 2, ground floor, new building)


Tuesday, 30th August 2016

  • Session 2:
    Biogeography (continued)
    (Chair: WHITTON Brian)
  • 09:00 – 09:30: 
    GUTOWSKI A., FOERSTER J.: Cyanobacteria in running waters of Germany. (KEYNOTE)
  • 09:30 – 09:50:
    WILLÉN E., ZANGA N., WILANDER A.: Lake Tumba and Mai Ndombe, two large, acid, blackwaters in DR Congo – pioneer phytoplankton studies with focus on small chroococcal cyanobacteria.
  • 09:50 – 10:20:
    Short 5 min. PRE-PRESENTATIONS OF POSTERS TO SESSION 2 (CHATCHAWAN, DAVYDOV, GAYSINA, LEON-TEJERA, POPIN, VOGT) in lecture hall A
  • 10:20 – 10:50:
    COFFEE BREAK
  • 10:50 – 11:20:
    POSTER PRESENTATION of SESSION 2 on 2nd FLOOR, new building.
  • Session 3:
    Systematics and taxonomy of cyanobacteria / cyanophytes
    (Chair: DITTMANN Elke)
  • 11:20 – 11:50:
    KOMÁREK J.: Important taxonomic changes in the modern cyanobacterial system according to the polyphasic approach. (KEYNOTE)
  • 11:50 – 12:10:
    BERRENDERO-GÓMEZ E., JOHANSEN J.R., Bohunická M., Kaštovský J.: A taxonomic study of the Calothrix-group based on polyphasic approach.
  • 12:10 – 12:30:
    MÜHLSTEINOVA R., HAUER T.: Seeking the true Oscillatoria.
  • 12:30 – 14:30:
    LUNCH BREAK (on your own)
  • 14:30 – 15:00:
    MAREŠ J.: Molecular taxonomy of cyanobacteria in the genomic aera (KEYNOTE)
  • 15:00 – 15:20:
    PRÖSCHOLD T., ALBRECHT M.: IST/CBC approach for classification of cyanobacteria.
  • 15:20 – 16:00:
    TURNER S., SKIPPINGTON E., PRYER K., PALMER J.: Large ribosomal subunit RNAs of cyanobacteria exist in two forms: implication for phylogenetic analysis. (KEYNOTE).
  • 16:00 – 16:30:
    KUSBER WH., JAHN R.: Cyanophyta vs. cyanobacteria: how to deal with two different sets of nomenclatoric rules in taxonomy, biodiversity informatics and practice. (KEYNOTE)
  • 16:30 – 17:00:
    COFFEE BREAK
  • From 17:00:
    Time allocated for ROUND TABLE 2 (moderation and activities following decisions in Round Table 1)
  • From 17:00:
    OPTIONAL MICROSCOPY (alternative to Round Table 2, in classroom 2, ground floor, "new" building)

 

Wednesday, 31st August 2016

  • ALL DAY EXCURSIONS 1 and 2 with CYANO-SAMPLING FACILITIES (see separate informations for equipment, departures etc.) LATEST RETURN 18:00
  • 20.00 – 22:00: 
    INVITATION TO CHAMBER MUSIC EVENING in the green house of the botanical garden featuring: String Quartett of the Innsbruck Symphony Orchestra (Snacks and drinks will be offered during the break - Please: Reserve seats for the elderly!)


Thursday, 1st September 2016

  • Session 3:
    Systematics and taxonomy (continued)
    (Chair: MAREŠ Jan)
  • 09:00 – 09:25: 
    Short 5 min. PRE-PRESENTATIONS OF POSTERS TO SESSION 3 (HAUER, HENTSCHKE, SABER, VONDRÁŠKOVÁ, WILMOTTE) in lecture hall A
  • 09:25 – 09:50:
    POSTER PRESENTATION of SESSION 3 on 2nd FLOOR, new building.
  • Session 4:
    Biocalcification of cyanobacteria and related topics
    (Chair: McGREGOR Glenn)
  • 09:50 – 10:20:
    PENTECOST A.: Cyanobacteria phosphate-calcite interactions in freshwater. (KEYNOTE)
  • 10:20 – 10:40:
    PALINSKA K. A., BRANDES M., ALBACH D. C., VOGT J. C., ABED R., RADTKE G., GOLUBIC S.: Microbial, marine eu-endoliths: morphological vs. molecular diversity.
  • 10:40 – 11:10:
    COFFEE BREAK
  • 11:10 – 11:40:
    SANDERS D.: Cyanobacterial colonization and desert stromatolites in cliffs of carbonate rocks: sedimentology calling for biology. (KEYNOTE)
  • 11:40 – 12:00:
    ZAMMIT G.: New genera of sciaphilous cyanobacteria from the Maltese islands.
  • 12:00 – 12:25:
    Short 5 min. PRE-PRESENTATIONS OF POSTERS TO SESSION 4 (HERBURGER, TRAN, PIETRASIAK, SCIUTO, VILLANUEVA) in lecture hall A
  • 12:25 – 12:50:
    POSTER PRESENTATION of SESSION 4 on 2nd FLOOR, new building.
  • 12:50 – 14:40:
    LUNCH BREAK (on your own)
  • Session 5:
    Functional ecology and biodiversity of cyanobacteria / cyanophytes and other microbes
    (Chair: PALINSKA Katarzyna)
  • 14:40 – 15:10:
    SATTLER B.: ICE & LIFE – living cryosphere. (KEYNOTE)
  • 15:10 – 15:30:
    DEBNATH M.: Cyanobacterial spatial distribution patterns along environmental gradients from the coastal areas to the high mountains including extreme biotopes of West Bengal (India).
  • 15:30 – 15:50:
    PERONA E., BENICHOU F., ÁLVAREZ C., MACIAS B., GONZÁLEZ L., MUÑOZ M. Á., MATEO P.: Effects of temperature on cyanobacterial growth.
  • 15:50 – 16:10:
    PESSI I. S., PUSHKAREVA E., BORDERIE F., ELSTER J., WILMOTTE A.: Successional trajectories of cyanobacterial communities following glacier retreat in Svalbard (High Arctic).
  • 16:10 – 16:40:
    COFFEE BREAK
  • 16:40 – 17:00:
    BAUER F., FLEISCHMANN N., RAEDER U., GEIST J., ZWIRGLMAIER K.: Impact of global warming on freshwater cyanobacteria in Bavaria.
  • 17:00 – 17:20:
    RUBER J., RAEDER U., GEIST J., ZWIRGLMAIER K.: Small but powerful: Distribution of Synechococcus in the Osterseen Lake District in Southern Germany.
  • 17:20 – 19:00:
    Time allocated for ROUND TABLE 3: (moderation and activities following earlier Round Tables)
  • From 17:20:
    MICROSCOPY OF FIELD SAMPLES (OPTIONAL Classroom 2) and
    ALTERNATIVE MOLDAENKE PROBE DEMONSTRATION (Fa. Schober and organizer in Classroom 1, ground floor)
  • From 20:00:
    EVENING GET TOGETHER at STIFTSKELLER in town
    (We invite you for a modest dinner and one beer or soft drink).


Friday, 2nd September 2016

  • Session 5:
    Functional ecology (continued)
    (Chair: HOLZINGER Andreas)
  • 09:00 – 09:20:
    ROTT E.: Diversity and niche differentiation of cyanobacteria across water and light gradients in cascades, springs and rivers of the Eastern Alps in Austria. (KEYNOTE)
  • 09:20 – 09:40:
    ČAPKOVÁ K., Řeháková K., ČAPEK P., MAREŠ J., DOLEZAL J.: Biological soil crusts of W Himalaya – metabolic activity of microbial community.
  • 09:40 – 10:15:
    Short 5 min. PRE-PRESENTATIONS OF POSTERS TO SESSION 5 (AIGNER, CORDEIRO-ARAUJO, KOMAREK O.; NIIYAMA, PATOVA, PEREZ, SAFIULINA) in lecture hall A
  • 10:15 – 10:50:
    POSTER PRESENTATION of SESSION 5 on 2nd FLOOR, new building.
  • 10:50 – 11:20:
    COFFEE BREAK
  • 11:20 – 12:10:
    2nd MICROSCOPY SESSION (classroom 2, ground floor) and
    optional second demonstration of MOLDAENKE PROBES (classroom 1, basement floor).
  • 12:10 – 13:00:
    CLOSING SESSION including OBITUARIES, PLANNING of FUTURE MEETINGS and PUBLICATION of meeting contributions.
  • 13:00:
    FAREWELL