COST Action FA1406 (2015-2019)

Funded STSMs

Second Grant Period (May 2016-April 2017)

Total Budget : 15 000€

Jessica Knoop Swansea University (UK) ALGA+ (PT) 08 Aug 2016 - 04 Sep 2016 Improving the cultivation of early life stages of Porphyra dioica and its use for Integrated Multi-Trophic
Marina Linardic University of Cam bridge (UK) Ghent University (BE) 05 Sep 2016 - 27 Sep 2016 Investigating the role of the cell wall in Dictyota dichotoma embryo patterning
Patricia Oliveira CIIMAR Porto (PT) University of Trieste (IT) 05 Sep 2016 - 23 Sep 2016 Effects of temperature variation on the reprodutive stages of Fucus sp. populations
Hervé Rabillé
Station Biologique Roscoff (FR) University of Athenes (HE) 12 Oct 2016 - 31 Oct 2016 Immunolocalisation of actin cytoskeleton in vegetative cells of the brown alga Ectocarpus siliculosus
Daniele Grech IT ES 23 Feb 2017 - 12 Mar 2017 Cystocarps development as affected by phytohormones and osmotic conditions in the Pneophyllum cetinaense sp. nov. coralline alga
Sara Kaleb IT UK 25 Jan 2017 - 14 Feb 2017 Developmental patterns of the freshwater coralline alga Pneophyllum cetinaense sporelings
Mahasweta Saha UK DE 15 Feb 2017 - 15 Mar 2017 Characterizing and investigating the morphogen role of volatile metabolome of Ulva mutabilis epibacteria
Aude Le Bail DE FR 20 Feb 2017 - 17 Mar 2017 Genetic transformation of the brown alga Ectocarpus siliculosus: PEG and electro‐transformation with a range of reporter genes.
Pol Carbò Mestre ES IL 13 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017  Assessing cryopreservation as a tool for the seaweed industry: development of seaweed spores, germlings and tissues following long and short-term storage
Meiron Zollmann IL NE 20 Feb 2017 - 24 Feb 2017  Nutrient analysis methods for seaweed growth and development

First Grant Period (July 2015-April 2016)

Total budget: 15 000€

Fatemeh Ghaderiardakani University of Birmingham (UK) Friedrich-Schiller University, Jena (DE) 01 Jul 2015 - 01 Aug 2015 Know-how of cultivation of Ulva mutabilis : axenicity, gametes and spores release and purification of sporulation inhibitor
Yacine Badis Scottish Association for Marine Science, Oban (UK Station Biologique Roscoff (FR) 08 Feb 2016 - 27 Feb 2016 Towards piloting lipid mediated delivery of functional Cas9/sgRNA complexes in Ectocarpus gametes
Bénédicte Charrier Station Biologique Roscoff (FR) Friedrich-Schiller University, Jena (DE) 24 Jan 2016 - 30 Jan 2016 Handling transgenic lines of Ulva mutabilis
Fatemeh Ghaderiardakani University of Birmingham (UK) ALGAPlus (PT) 01 Feb 2016 - 01 Mar 2016 Optimising chemical composition for enhanced yields of Ulva sp.
Xiaojie Liu Ghent University (BE) Friedrich-Schiller University, Jena (DE) 11 Jan 2016 - 06 Feb 2016 Culturing and crossing of Ulva mutabilis
Neusa Martins CCMAR Faro (PT) Alfred-Wegener-Institute, Bremehaven (DE) 19 Jan 2016 - 10 Mar 2016 Optimization of gametophyte culture conditions to address the discovery of transcriptional networks involved in gametogenesis of kelp species
Tania Pereira CCMAR Faro (PT) Alfred-Wegener-Institute, Bremehaven (DE) 19 Jan 2016 - 10 Mar 2016 Responses of kelp species from different thermal regions to heat stress
Mark Polikovsky Tel-Aviv University (IL) Friedrich-Schiller University, Jena (DE) 01 Feb 2016 - 10 Mar 2016 Preparing axenic Ulva spp. and bacterial isolation and cultivation