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RT21 (2013) : Freshwater and Marine Toxins Print E-mail

21st Meeting of the French Society of Toxinology (SFET)

"Freshwater and Marine Toxins"

9th - 10th December 2013, Pasteur Institute (François Jacob Auditorium)
Paris - France



Welcome. Denis SERVENT (SFET President) 

| Ecology, Diversity and Biosynthesis

  • Kaarina SIVONEN
    Department of Applied Chemistry and Microbiology, Univ. Helsinki, Finland
    Cyanobacterial toxins and bioactive compounds
  • Katrin KITTLER
    Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing, Germany
    The Mystery of the Metabolic Activation of Cylindrospermopsin. To be confirmed.
    Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research, Porto University, Portugal
    Ecotoxicology of cyanobacterial toxins: is there a trend?
    School of Vet. Science. Dpt of Food Safety & Infection Biology,Oslo, Norway
    Uptake of AZAs in Minipigs, Toxicological Evaluation



  • Philipp HESS
    Ifremer, Laboratoire Phycotoxines, Nantes, France
    GdR PHYCOTOX : an Interdisciplinary Research Network on Toxic Algae, their Toxins & Effects on Ecosystem and Society
  • Daniel SHER
    School of Marine Sciences, University of Haifa, Israel
    Comparison of the nematocyst content from a jellyfish, a sea anemone and a hydra reveals core and flexible components of the secreted venom


| Genomic, Transcriptomic, Proteomicand Analysis

  • Muriel GUGGER
    Collection des cyanobactéries, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
    Toxins and other secondary metabolites potential in the Cyanobacterial Phylum
  • Annick MÉJEAN
    Biochemistry, ENSCP, Paris, France
    Biosynthesis of the Cyanobacterial Neurotoxins Anatoxin-a and Homoanatoxin-a: from the Genome to the Metabolites
  • Sébastien DUTERTRE
    Institute for MolecularBiosciences, University of Queensland, Australia
    The messiness of cone snail venom evolution
  • Loïc QUINTON
    Faculté des Sciences, Liège, Belgium
    Attribution of cystein connectivity in the conotoxins: new prospects based on partial oxidation/reduction experiments and ion-mobility mass spectrometry

| Genomic, Transcriptomic, Proteomicand Analysis

  • Damien REVEILLON
    Ifremer, Laboratoire Phycotoxines, Nantes, France
    Beta-N-methylamino-L-alanine (BMAA): Optimization of Identification and Quantification in Biological Samples
  • Zita ZENDONG
    Ifremer, Laboratoire Phycotoxines, Nantes, France
    Extended Evaluation of Mixed-mode and Lipophilic Sorbents for Passive Sampling of Marine Toxins
  • Ronald MAUL
    Department of Quality. Leibniz, Großbeeren, Germany
    Enhanced LC-MS/MS-Analysis of Cylindrospermopsin in Plant and Freshwater Matrices Using the Stable Isotope Dilution Assay
  • Fernando M. RUBIO
    Abraxis LLC, Warminster, USA
    Development and Validation of a Colorimetric Microtiter Plate Based Receptor-Binding Assays for the Determination of Fresh Water and Marine Toxins Using the Nicotinic Cholinergic Receptor

| Mode of action and Pharmacology

  • Jan TYTGAT
    Laboratory of Toxicology, University of Leuven, Belgium
    Sea anemone toxins: from lab bench discovery to commercial drugs ?
  • Steve PEIGNEUR
    Toxicology and Pharmacology, University of Leuven, Belgium
    When Cone Snails and Spiders meet: Design of Selective and Potent Sodium Channel Inhibitors


  • Eline K. M. LEBBE
    Toxicology and Pharmacology, University of Leuven, Belgium
    Structure-Function Elucidation of a new α-conotoxin, Lo1a, from Conus longurionis
  • Katharina ZIMMERMANN
    Pathophysiology University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany
    How the sodium channel activators ciguatoxins cause burning pain from cooling ?
  • César MATTÉI
    Récepteurs et canaux ioniques, Université d’Angers, France
    Current Knowledge on Ciguatoxins Mode of Action


  • Yves BOURNE
    AFMB, CNRS/Aix-Marseille Université, Marseille, France
    Diversity in the binding interactions of marine toxins to AChBP, the soluble nAChR surrogate
    Marine Institute, Rinville, Oranmore, Co. Galway, Ireland
    Isolation of Minor and Novel Azaspiracids – Structure Elucidation and Toxicology
  • Jennifer GERAGHTY
    Marine Institute, Rinville, Oranmore, Co. Galway, Ireland
    In vivo Study of Azaspiracids in Mini Pigs 

| Miscellaneous

  • Daniel LADANT
    Biochimie des Interactions Macromoléculaires, CNRS UMR 3528. Institut Pasteur
    Voltage- and Calcium-Dependent Translocation of Bordetella pertussis Adenylate Cyclase (CyaA) Toxin across a Tethered Lipid Bilayer
  • Grazyna FAURE
    Institut Pasteur, Unité Récepteurs-Canaux, Paris
    GLIC, a Proton-Gated Ion Channel from Gloeobacter violaceus as a New Target for Phospholipase A2
    Lab. des Venins et Molécules Thérapeutiques, Institut Pasteur de Tunis, Tunisia
    A Novel Toxin Variant from the Androctonus australis hector Scorpion Venom Selectively Activates Kv7.4 Channel


Closure. Denis SERVENT (SFET President)  


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