Confirmed Speakers

Dr. Rainer Ebel, Marine Biodiscovery Centre, Department of Chemistry, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
"Induction of secondary metabolites by/in marine-derived fungi"

Prof. Johannes F. Imhoff, GEOMAR, Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Division of Marine Microbiology, Germany
"Marine Fungi - still an underrepresented source of marine natural products"

Prof. E. B. Gareth Jones, Department of Botany and Microbiology, College of Science, King Saud University
"Gaps in documenting marine fungal biodiversity and their industrial application"

Prof. Gabriele M. König, Department of Pharmaceutical Biology, University of Bonn, Germany
"Marine-derived fungal metabolites - focussing on structural diversity, biosynthesis and bioactivity"

Prof. Peter Proksch, Institute of Pharmaceutical Biology and Biotechnology, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Germany
"Co-Cultivation - A Powerful Tool for Enhancing the Chemical Diversity of Fungi"

Prof. Bin-Gui Wang, Key Laboratory of Experimental Marine Biology, Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Qingdao, P. R. China
"Enhancing chemical diversity of secondary metabolites produced by marine-derived endophytic fungi from chinese sea waters"

PROGRAMME TIMETABLE MAFNAP 2015 - NANTES

Tuesday 21st July 2015 - Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Nantes
From 6:00 pm - Participants registration / Opening cocktail

Wednesday 22nd July 2015 - Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Nantes
From 8:30 am - Participants registration

09:00-09:20 - Conference opening - Welcome speech

First session: Marine fungal biodiversity I
Chair: Dr. Ka-Lai Pang

09:20-10:10 - Inaugural lecture - Pr. E. B. Gareth Jones - "Gaps in documenting marine fungal biodiversity and their industrial application"

10:10-10:30 - Dr. Marlis Reich - "The many faces of marine fungal communities - Combining information on marine fungal community structure"

10:30-10:45 - Coffee break

Second session: Marine fungal biodiversity II
Chair: Pr. E. B. Gareth Jones / Pr. Peter Proksch

10:45-11:05 - Dr. Ka-Lai Pang - "Fungal community associated with Pterocladiella capillacea in northern Taiwan"
11:05-11:25 - Dr. Teppo Rämä - "Diversity and biodiscovery of arctic marine fungi"
11:25-11:45 - Dr. Mohammed Rizman bin Idid - "Revealing antimicrobial potential of selected marine derived endophytic fungi from Vitex rotundifolia and Ipomoea pes-caprae"

11:45-12:05 - Flash communications (5 min/poster)
Dr. Amaria Matallah-Boutiba - "Fungal isolates from western algerian marine environment"
Ms. Marion Navarri - "Antimicrobial activities of deep-sea marine fungi"
Dr. Elodie Blanchet - "Intra- and interspecific communication of bacterial and fungal endophytic communities of Posidonia oceanica"
Pr. Lan Liu - "Isolation, identification and cytotoxic activity analysis of symbiotic filamentous fungus from Himerometra magnipinna"

12:05-13:45 - Lunch

Third session: Adaptation / chemical response of marine fungi
Chair: Pr. Soizic Prado

13:45-14:35 - Invited lecture - Pr. Peter Proksch - "Co-Cultivation - A Powerful Tool for Enhancing the Chemical Diversity of Fungi"

14:35-14:55 - Ms. Marine Vallet - "Diversity, metabolome and ecological role of endophytic fungi associated with brown algae"
14:55-15:15 - Dr. David Overy - "Affects of osmotic stress upon secondary metabolism in Aspergillus aculeatus"

15:15-16:45 - Poster session / exhibition / Coffee break

Fourth session: Richness of marine fungi from unique environments
Chair: Dr. Gaëtan Burgaud

16:45-17:35 - Invited lecture - Pr. Bin-Gui Wang - "Enhancing chemical diversity of secondary metabolites produced by marine-derived endophytic fungi from chinese sea waters"

17:35-17:55 - Dr. Vanessa Rédou - "Marine Fungi from Deep Subseafloor Sediments: Species richness and Adaptation"
17:55-18:15 - Dr. Zhu-Hua Luo - "Fungal diversity and abundance in a hydrothermal vent site at the Mid-Atlantic Ridge of the South Atlantic Ocean"


Thursday 23rd July 2015 - Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Nantes
From 8:30 am - Participants registration

First session: Marine fungi, a bioresource of growing interest I
Chair: Pr. Russel G. Kerr

09:00-09:50 - Invited lecture - Pr. Johannes Imhoff - "Marine Fungi - still an underrepresented source of marine natural products"

09:50-10:10 - Pr. Laurent Dufossé - "Anthraquinones from marine-derived fungi, challengers for natural colors in industrial fields?"
10:10-10:30 - Ms. Camila Dias - "Lipids from marine-derived fungi as source of bioactive compounds"

10:30-10:45 - Coffee break

Second session: Metabolomics applied to marine fungal extracts
Chair: Pr. Bin-Gui Wang / Dr. Rainer Ebel

10:45-11:05 - Dr. Samuel Bertrand - "Aggressive LC-MS/MS data annotation: application to extract priorisation"
11:05-11:25 - Ms. Alyssa Grunwald - "Characterization of tetramic acid containing compounds from Tolypocladium species isolated from Canada's Arctic"
11:25-11:45 - Shimadzu sponsor communication

11:45-12:05 - Flash communications (5 min/poster)
Ms. Sahar Daoud - "Identification of potential bioactive compounds against breast cancer cells from the metabolic profiles of marine-derived Penicillium strains"
Dr. Henrik Harms - "Epipolythiodiketopiperazines from the marine-derived fungus Dichotomomyces cejpii with NF-b inhibitory potential"
Mr. Peter Hufendiek - "Epipyrones from the marine-derived fungus Epicoccum nigrum Link inhibit the proteases Cathepsin K and S"
Mr. Jan Schrör - "Secondary metabolites of the fungus Stemphylium globuliferum and their biological activity"

12:05-13:45 - Lunch

Third session: Marine fungi, a bioresource of growing interest II
Chair: Pr. Rob J. Capon

13:45-14:35 - Invited lecture - Dr. Rainer Ebel - "Induction of secondary metabolites by/in marine-derived fungi"

14:35-14:55 - Dr. Olivier Grovel - "Combining dereplication and semi-synthesis to reveal marine-sourced fungal chemodiversity"
14:55-15:15 - Ms. Anne-Isaline van Bohemen - "Marine-derived fungi, a new source for bio-control agents: antifungal activity of peptaibols and of a peptaibol-producing strain, Trichoderma atroviride"

15:15-16:45 - Poster session / exhibition / Coffee break

16:45-18:15 - Round table / Marine Fungal Natural Products Consortium discussion
Chair: Pr. Russell G. Kerr / Pr. E.B. Gareth Jones

20:00 - Gala dinner


Friday 24th July 2015 - Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Nantes
From 8:30 am - Participants registration

First session: From ecology, physiology to innovative products from marine fungi
Chair: Pr. Gabriele König / Pr. Johannes Imhoff

09:20-09:40 - Ms. Aïko Hayashi - "Australian dust storm associated with extensive Aspergillus sydowii fungal «bloom» in coastal waters"
09:40-10:00 - Dr. Giovanna Cristina Varese - "Phylogenetic diversity and chemical profiling of algicolous marine fungi active against mulidrug resistant bacteria"
10:00-10:20 - Pr. Rob Capon - "Polyketides from marine mollusc-associated fungi"

10:20-10:35 - Coffee break

Second session: Metabolites of marine-derived fungi
Chair: Dr. Catherine Roullier

10:35-11:25 - Invited lecture - Pr. Gabriele M. König - "Marine-derived fungal metabolites - focussing on structural diversity, biosynthesis and bioactivity"

11:25-12:00 - Awards

12:00-12:15 - Conclusion

13:30-18:00 - Social event