11 th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MODERN AND FOSSIL DINOFLAGELLATES 
Final meeting program 
 
Monday 17/07/2017                                                                                                                         
 
10h30-13h30:   Onsite Registration (NB18 building, Allée Geoffroy St Hilaire, U Bordeaux, see the map here
 
13h30-14h:   Welcome, DINO 11 opening talks. NB18 Amphitheater (NB18 building, Allée Geoffroy St Hilaire, U Bordeaux, see the map here)
 

 
14h-14h20: How sequence data will drive systems thinking of dinoflagellate biology. JANOUSKOVEC, Jan 
 
14h20-14h40: Diversity and taxonomy of benthic Prorocentrum species in Anse Dufour, Martinique Island (Caribbean Sea). CHOMÉRAT, Nicolas et al. 
 
14h40-15h: From the phylogeography of the Prorocentrum lima complex to the morphospecies concept in P. lima sensu stricto and P. arenarium. LAZA-MARTÍNEZ, Aitor et al. 
 
15h-15h20: Heterocapsa triquetra sensu Stein - plate pattern clarification and nomenclatural issues. HOPPENRATH, Mona et al. 
 
15h20-15h40: Reclassification, distribution and genetic diversity of Cochlodinium geminatum (= Polykrikos geminatum). Hu Zhangxi et al. 
 
15h40-16h: Cryptic diversity within the harmful dinoflagellate Akashiwo sanguinea in coastal Chinese waters is related to differentiated ecological niches. GU, Haifeng et al. 
 
             Coffee break (16h-16h30) - Poster 
 
16h30-16h50: Repeated diatom capture in dinophytes hosting a tertiary endosymbiont (Kryptoperidiniaceae, Peridiniales). ZERDONER CALASAN, Anze et al. 
 
16h50-17h10: Cyst-theca relationships in dinoflagellates – Wall and Dale revisited. LEWIS, Jane M. 
 
17h10-17h30: A novel morpho-molecular analysis of Podolampadaceans: are morphological concepts supported by phylogenetics? 
MERTENS, Kenneth N. et al. 
 
17h30-17h50:DinoREF: an updated and curated dinoflagellate (Dinophyceae) reference database for the 18S rRNA gene region. MORDRET, Solenn et al. 
 
18h-18h30: Poster session 
 
18h30-19h30     Keynote: The evolution of toxin synthesis in dinoflagellates, MURRAY, Shauna 
 
19h30: Icebreaker, Welcome reception (NB18 building, Allée Geoffroy St Hilaire, U Bordeaux, see the map here
 

 
Tuesday 18/07/2017                                                                                                                       
Talks will take place in the NB18 Amphitheater, see campus map here. 
 
8h-8h20: Evolution of sea surface conditions in northeastern Baffin Bay during the Holocene based on dinoflagellate cyst assemblages – Preliminary results. CARON Myriam et al. 
 
8h20-8h40: Paleoceanographical conditions of North Pacific Ocean during the Pliocene based on organic-walled dinoflagellate cysts. ZORZI, Coralie et al.  
 
8h40-9h: A new centennial scale Holocene dinoflagellate cyst record from Vancouver Island (British Columbia, Canada). GURDEBEKE, Pieter R. et al. 
 
9h-9h20: A cool Last Interglacial Period in the SW Pacific, evidence from new dinocyst records. MARRET, Fabienne et al. 
 
9H20-9h40: Paleoproductivity changes over the last 30ky in the NW Moroccan margin as reconstructed from palynological (dinocyst) and stable isotopic tracers. PENAUD, Aurélie et al. 
 
9h40-10h: Palynological records of the last million years in the Central North Atlantic Ocean, IODP Site 303-U1304. RADI Taoufik & DE VERNAL Anne 
 
             Coffee break (10h-10h30) - Poster 
 
10h30-10h50: Dinoflagellate cysts in deep-sea sediment traps around the northern North Atlantic: implications for paleoceanography. DALE, Barrie & DALE, A. L. 
 
10h50-11h10: Modern Analogue Technique at test in the South Italian Region – a 300 year record. ZONNEVELD, Karin A.F & SICCHA, Michael (ENDING session 2.1.) 
 
11h10-11h50: Aspects of Mesozoic dinoflagellate cyst palaeobiology. RIDING, James B. Introductive talk to session 2.2  
 
11h50-12h10: The dinoflagellate cysts of the Bajocian GSSP (Middle Jurassic) at Cabo Mondego, Lusitanian Basin, Portugal. CORREIA, Vânia F. et al. 
 
12h10-12h30: Dinocyst biostratigraphy of the southeastern US, selections from Cretaceous to Quaternary. EDWARDS, Lucy E. 
 
               12h30-14h:        Lunch and poster session 
 
14h-14h20: New Dinophysoid-related dinoflagellates from the Central Equatorial Pacific. CARBONELL-MOORE, Consuelo 
 
14h20-14h40: Taxonomic reinvestigation of type species Dinophysis acuta Ehrenb. and Dinophysis s. s. (Dinophysales). ZINSSMEISTER, Carmen et al. (ENDING session 1.1.) 
 
14h40-15h: Palynological study of sediments associated to cold-water coral carbonate mounds in the moroccan atlantic and mediterranean margins (MD194/eurofleet-gateway oceanographic cruise). RACHID J. et al. 
 
15h-15h20: Developing new approaches for the harmful dinoflagellate diversity studies and management of their toxic blooms. PENNA, Antonella et al. 
 
15H20-15h40: Different life cycle strategies of the dinoflagellates Fragilidium duplocampanaeforme and its prey Dinophysis acuminata may explain their different susceptibilities to the infection by the parasitoid Parvilucifera infectans. LEE, Bora & PARK, Myung G 
 
15h40-16h: Metabolomic differences between modern and ancient dinoflagellates in phosphorous-limited culture conditions. SIANO, Raffaele et al. 
 
             Coffee break (16h-16h30) -Poster 
 
16h30-16h50: Transcriptomic analyses of Scrippsiella trochoidea revealed processes regulating encystment and dormancy in the life cycle of dinoflagellates, with a particular attention to the role of abscisic acid. Deng Yunyan (/Tang Ying Zhong) et al. (ENDING session 1.2.) 
 
16h50-17h10: Benthic Harmful Algal Blooms of Ostreopsis fattorussoi in Beirut, Lebanon (Eastern Mediterranean) in relation with environmental factors. AÇAF, Laury et al. 
 
17h10-17h30: Physiological responses of the toxic dinoflagellate Ostreopsis cf. ovata to the allelopathic effect of three macrophytes species. BEN GHARBIA, Hela et al. 
 
17h30-17h50:Distribution and abundances of benthic toxic dinoflagellates in French West Indies. BOISNOIR, Aurélie et al. 
 
18h-18h30:           Poster session 
 
18h30-19h30         Keynote: Pliocene Nordic Seas surface circulation and sea ice evolution. DE SCHEPPER, Stijn 
 
 
Wednesday 19/07/2017                                                                                                                  
Talks will take place in the NB18 Amphitheater, see campus map here. 
 
8h-8h20: Freshwater dinoflagellate ecology determined from 40-lake calibration set in the Experimental Lakes Area in northwest Ontario, Canada. DANESH, Donya et al. 
 
8h20-8h40: What are the main environmental factors determining recurrent blooms of the neurotoxic Alexandrium pacificum Litaker sp. nov (Group IV) in a Mediterranean ecosystem ? LAABIR, Mohamed et al. 
 
8h40-9h: Heterotrophic marine palynomorphs were dominant in tropical coastal shallow water sediments in Southeast Asia. MATSUOKA Kazumi et al. 
 
9h-9h20: Interplay among mixotrophy, allelopathy, and parasitism: a case study of the mixotrophic ciliate Mesodinium rubrum, the mixotrophic dinoflagellates Dinophysis spp. and Fragilidium duplocampanaeforme, and the parasitoid Parvilucifera infectans. PARK, Eunkyung et al. 
 
9h20-9h40: Dinoflagellate HAB-complex in the north-western Arabian/Persian Gulf. POLIKARPOV, Igor et al. 
 
9h40-10h: Particularities of dinomitosis pattern in different dinoflagellates. BERDALET, Elisa et al.  
 
                 Coffee break (10h-10h30) - Poster 
 
10h30-10h50: New records of benthic dinoflagellates (Dinophyceae) from the Canary Islands: consequence of the global change? SOLER-ONÍS, Emilio et al. 
 
10h50-11h10: Benthic dinoflagellates ecology: Testing the Artificial Substrate Method across environmental gradients. ZABALA, F. Juan et al. (ENDING session 1.3.) 
 
11h10-11h30: A new Gonyaulax species causing a red tide in the tropical Mexican Pacific, Gonyaulax undistortata nov. sp.. HERNÁNDEZ BECERRIL David U. et al. 
 
11h30-11h50: Characterisation and comparison of toxin-producing isolates of Dinophysis sacculus and D. acuminata from Arcachon Bay. SÉCHET, Véronique et al. (ENDING session 1.4.) 
 
11h50-12h10: Phycological and palynological evidence of marine – freshwater transition in the family Thoracosphaeraceae. McCARTHY, Francine M.G. et al. (ENDING session 1.5.) 
 
12h10-12h30: Studies of dinoflagellate cysts and ecological importance in and around the seas of Turkey. AYDIN, Hilal et al. 
 
                12h30-14h:           Lunch and poster session 
 
14h-14h20: L’intérêt des kystes de Dinoflagellés pour la datation des terrains mésozoïques et la reconstitution des paléoenvironnements. Le domaine rifain, le Maroc Nord Oriental et la marge atlantique marocaine. HSSAIDA Touria  
 
14h20-14h40: Lithostratigraphic problem solving with dinoflagellate cysts. An example from the Netherlands: Updated and revised (Miocene-Early Pliocene) stratigraphic framework of the Breda Formation. MUNSTERMAN, Dirk K et al. 
 
14h40-15h: Cretaceous dinocysts as paleoenvironmental reconstruction tool. The Aptian in the Southern Provence Basin (SE France). SANCHEZ-PELLICER, Raquel et al. 
 
15h-15h20: Revisiting the Ypresian Kallo record (North Sea Basin), a dinoflagellate cyst analysis of an Eocene hyperthermal (ETM-2) interval. STEEMAN, Thomas et al. 
 
15h20-15h40: Taxonomic review of selected dinocysts from the Middle to Late Jurassic of the Bonaparte Basin, Western Australia. VITACCA, Jesse et al.  
 
15h40-16h: Biostratigraphic correlation of the western and eastern margins of the Labrador – Baffin Seaway. NØHR-HANSEN, Henrik et al. 
 
               Coffee break (16h-16h30) - Poster 
 
16h30-16h50: Organic-walled dinoflagellate cysts as indicator of sea-surface salinity in the subpolar Late Cretaceous Greenland-Norwegian Seaway. RADMACHER, Wieslawa et al. 
 
16h50-17h10: Which early Palaeozoic acritarchs might be dinoflagellate cysts? SERVAIS, Thomas et al. 
 
17h10-17h30: New gonyaulacacean dinoflagellate cysts from the Late Miocene (Tortonian). SOLIMAN Ali & James B. RIDING 
 
17h30-17h50: Dinoflagellate cyst stratigraphy and paleoecology of the Upper Miocene–Pliocene, Rees Borehole, Northern Belgium. AL-SILWADI, Saif et al. (ENDING session 2.2. to 2.4) 
 
18h-18h30:        Poster session 
 
18h30-19h30: Keynote: Dinoflagellate evolution: a fossil perspective with modern overtones, FENSOME, Robert A. et al. 
 
20H30: Gala dinner. Chateau Luchey-Alde (see http://luchey-halde.com/fr/chateau-pessac-leognan/
 
Thursday 20/07/2017                                                                                                                     
Talks will take place in the NB18 Amphitheater, see campus map here
 
8h-8h20: First record of cellulosic resting cysts of the benthic dinoflagellate Prorocentrum leve in a natural reservoir in Gujan-Mestras, Gironde, France. MERTENS, Kenneth N. et al. 
 
8h20-8h40: Late Cretaceous (Cenomanian to Campanian) dinoflagellate assemblages, paleoproductivity signals and carbon isotope data from the Kanguk Formation, Sverdrup Basin, Nunavut, Canada. FROUDE, Gregory P. et al. 
 
8h40-9h: Selective dinoflagellate cyst degradation in Madeira Abyssal Plain (MAP) turbidites in an organic and inorganic geochemical context. VERSTEEGH, Gerard J. M. et al. (ENDING session 2.5.) 
 
9h-9h20: The status of dinocysts in the use of multiproxy approaches for reconstructing sea-surface conditions in late Quaternary sediments of mid-high latitudes of the Northern Hemisphere. DE VERNAL, Anne et al.  
 
9h20-9h40: Long-term climate and ocean environment reconstruction basedon pollen and organic walled dinoflagellate cysts in western South Atlantic Ocean during the last 73.000 years. GU Fang et al. 
 
9h40-10h: Last Glacial-Holocene productivity reconstructions off Congo River from the revised tropical dinocyst-based modern database. HARDY William et al. 
 
                  Coffee break (10h-10h30) - Poster 
 
10h30-10h50: Regional seesaw between North Atlantic and Nordic Seas during the last glacial abrupt climatic events. WARY Mélanie et al. 
 
10h50-11h10: Organic walled dinoflagellate cysts distribution in the sediments of northeast Persian Gulf. HOSSEINI Araghy, Hesameddin  
 
11h10-11h30: Distribution of modern dinocysts in relation to sea-surface conditions in the High Arctic Wandel Sea shelf, eastern North Greenland. LIMOGES, Audrey et al. 
 
11h30-11h50: Anthropogenic eutrophication overlapping natural climate variability over the last 150 years: palynological evidences (Bay of Brest, NW France). LAMBERT Clement et al. 
 
11h50-12h10: Dinoflagellate cyst production in the Cariaco Basin: a 12 year-long sediment trap study. BRINGUÉ, Manuel et al. 
 
12h10-12h30: Dual taxonomy and nomenclature in dinoflagellate cysts: history, present status, and challenges of molecular phylogeny. HEAD, Martin J. et al. 
 
                12h30-14h:            Lunch and poster session 
 
14h-14h20: Diversity and distribution of dinoflagellate cysts in Arctic fjords from Greenland, with focus on sea-ice associated species. RIBEIRO, Sofia et al. (ENDING session 2.6.) 
 
14h20-14h40: Dinoflagellate cysts – an important component of aquatic “seed banks”. ELLEGAARD, Marianne & RIBEIRO, Sofia  
 
14h40-15h: Assessing the impact of the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill on phytoplankton in Prince William Sound (Alaska, USA) through the use of dinoflagellate cysts preserved in the sedimentary record. GENEST, Maximilien et al. 
 
15h-15h20: Dinocysts as proxy off sea ice conditions in the Arctic? Preliminary results of a new method to estimate sea ice condition. KUCHARSKA Malgorzata et al. 
 
15h20-15h40: Dinoflagellate cyst production in the presence/absence of sea ice cover in the Beaufort Sea (Arctic Ocean): one year sediment trap record. POSPELOVA, Vera et al. 
 
15h40-16h: Cyst-theca relationship and molecular data of three cysts from the Gulf of St. Lawrence (Canada). ROCHON, André et al. 
 
            Coffee break (16h-16h30) - Poster 
 
16h30-16h50: Transport and preservation of organic-walled dinoflagellate cysts in nepheloid layers off Cape Blanc (N-W Africa). ZONNEVELD, Karin A.F. et al. (ENDING session 1.6.) 
 
17h-18h30: AWARDS, Next dino. Meeting information, closure of the meeting. Workshop Introduction 
 
 
Friday 21/07/2017                                                                                                                          
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