Program & Agenda

Session Schedule


11 Animal-algal symbioses: molecular, physiological and genetic interactions, processes and adaptations

Session organizer(s)

Virginia Weis, Oregon State University
weisv@science.oregonstate.edu

Simon Davy, Victoria University of Wellington
simon.davy@vuw.ac.nz

John Pringle, Stanford University
jpringle@stanford.edu

Christian Voolstra, KAUST
christian.voolstra@kaust.edu.sa

Tamar L. Goulet, University of Mississippi
tlgoulet@olemiss.edu

William Fitt, University of Georgia
fitt@uga.edu

Todd C. LaJeunesse, Pennsylvania State University
tcl3@psu.edu

Koty Sharp, Roger Williams University
kotysharp@gmail.com



Date: 06/20/2016

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Oral Presentations


Location: 313 C

16:30
Ng, T. Y.; Chui, P. Y.; Ang, P. O.; TEMPERATURE AND SALINITY EFFECTS ON THE ONSET OF SYMBIOSIS BETWEEN ACROPORA VALIDA AND VARIOUS SUBCLADES OF SYMBIODINIUM (Abstract ID:30017) O

16:45
Williams, S. D.; Ji, K.; SIX DEGREES OF BLEACHING: A WEIGHTED LINK REMOVAL MODEL FOR THE CORAL-SYMBIONT MUTUALISM NETWORK (Abstract ID:28128) O

17:00
Roth, M. S.; Díaz-Almeyda, E. M.; Medina, M.; Deheyn, D. D.; DYNAMICS OF CORAL-ALGAL PHYSIOLOGY AND TEMPERATURE STRESS ASSOCIATED WITH GLOBAL CHANGE (Abstract ID:29675) O

17:15
Carballo-Bolaños, R.; Chen, A.; PHYSIOLOGICAL STRATEGIES TO ACCLIMATISE TO HIGH SEAWATER TEMPERATURE STRESS WHEN HOSTING DIFFERENT SYMBIODINIUM (Abstract ID:29165) O

17:30
Abdel-Salam, H. A.; Donia, A. H.; Ali, A. A.; EL Shaarawy, H. I.; Hegazy, H.; HEAT SHOCK PROTEIN GENE HSP70 AS AN INDICATOR FOR DETERMINING THERMAL STRESS RESPONSE IN STYLOPHORA PISTILLATA FROM GULF OF SUEZ, RED SEA (Abstract ID:28371) O

17:45
Hillyer, K. E.; Dias, D.; Lutz, A.; Roessner, U.; Davy, S. K.; THERMAL STRESS, BLEACHING AND CARBON FATE: A METABOLOMICS APPROACH (Abstract ID:28031) O

18:00
Pogoreutz, C. I.; Rädecker, N.; Cardénas, A. J.; Gärdes, A.; Voolstra, C. R.; Wild, C.; RESPONSES OF THE CORAL HOLOBIONT TO LABILE DISSOLVED ORGANIC CARBON SHED LIGHT ON THE ROLE OF DINITROGEN FIXATION IN BLEACHING (Abstract ID:27922) O

18:15
Sawyer, S. J.; Ramezan, E. E.; INVESTIGATING THE ROLE OF EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX GENES DURING TEMPERATURE STRESS IN THE SEA ANEMONE, AIPTASIA PALLIDA (Abstract ID:29011) O

Poster Presentations


Location: Poster/Exhibit Hall

113
Mitchell, G. C.; Lavertu, A.; Jester, H.; Lyman, A.; DECIPHERING CELL CYCLE REGULATION IN ZOOXANTHELLAE (Abstract ID:27794) P

114
Suzuki, T.; Casareto, B. E.; Kashiyama, Y.; Shioi, Y.; Ishikawa, Y.; Suzuki, Y.; PRODUCTION OF CYCLO-ENOL IN CORAL BLEACHING: A STRATEGY TO AVOID OXIDATIVE DAMAGE (Abstract ID:28147) P

115
Suescún-Bolívar, L. P.; Thomé, P. E.; EVIDENCE FOR A SIGNAL TRANSDUCTION PATHWAY ASSOCIATED TO GLYCEROL SYNTHESIS IN SYMBIODINIUM (Abstract ID:28427) P

117
Tanaka, Y.; Grottoli, A. G.; Matsui, Y.; Suzuki, A.; Sakai, K.; EFFECTS OF NITRATE AND PHOSPHATE AVAILABILITY ON THE BIOMASS, STABLE CARBON ISOTOPES, AND GROWTH RATES OF THE SCLERACTINIAN CORALS (Abstract ID:28498) P

118
Jimbo, M.; Kuniya, N.; Yamashita, H.; Harii, S.; Nakano, Y.; Yasumoto, K.; Watabe, S.; A GALNAC-BINDING LECTIN COULD BE INVOLVED IN ACQUISITION OF SYMIODINIUM BY ACROPORA TENUIS (Abstract ID:29382) P

119
Chen, J. E.; Cui, G. X.; Aranda, M.; ATTEMPTED GENETIC TRANSFORMATION OF SYMBIODINIUM MICROADRIATICUM USING VARIOUS TRANSFORMATION TECHNIQUES (Abstract ID:28553) P

121
Yamashita, H.; Suzuki, G.; Shinzato, C.; Jimbo, M.; Koike, K.; ACROPORA TENUIS LARVAE CAN EXPEL NON-ESSENTIAL SYMBIODINIUM STRAINS (Abstract ID:28542) P

122
Fitt, W.; Baker, D.; Epps, E.; Matthiss, J.; Hofmann, D.; Odhera, A.; Medina, M.; LaJuenesse, T.; FUNCTIONAL ASPECTS OF THE JELLYFISH CASSIOPEIA XAMACHANA - SYMBIODINIUM SYMBIOSES (Abstract ID:28817) P

123
Torres, A. F.; Valino, D. M.; Tanedo, M. S.; Arceo, H. O.; San Diego-McGlone, M. L.; Gotanco, R. R.; CHARACTERIZING SYMBIODINIUM DIVERSITY IN CANDIDATE RESILIENT CORAL SPECIES (Abstract ID:29049) P

124
Zahran, N. I.; Chen, J. E.; Aranda, M.; CHARACTERIZATION OF AMMONIUM TRANSPORTERS IN SYMBIODINIUM MICROADRIATICUM (Abstract ID:29068) P

125
Miyazato, A.; Fujimura, H.; Nakamura, S.; Higuchi, T.; Agostini, S.; SEASONAL VARIATION OF THE ANTIOXIDANT ENZYME ACTIVITY IN THE HERMATYPIC CORALS (Abstract ID:29214) P

126
Teschima, M. M.; Garrido, A. G.; Picciani, N. S.; Seiblitz, I. G.; Pires, D. O.; Castro, C. B.; Calderon, E. N.; Zilberberg, C.; SYMBIODINIUM DISTRIBUTION ALONG THE SOUTHWESTERN ATLANTIC COAST (Abstract ID:29462) P

128
Dougan, K. E.; Merselis, D. G.; Bonthond, G.; Rodriguez-Lanetty, M.; A HIGH-RESOLUTION CHARACTERIZATION OF SYMBIODINIUM COMMUNITIES ALONG A DEPTH GRADIENT IN THE REEF-BUILDING CORAL SIDERASTREA SIDEREA (Abstract ID:29615) P

129
Clowez, S.; Grossman, A.; COMPARISONS OF PHOTOSYNTHETIC FUNCTION OF SYMBIODINIUM GROWN IN CULTURE AND IN HOSPITE (Abstract ID:29622) P

130
Gonzalez, F. L.; Sanchez, J. A.; OSTREOBIUM DIVERSITY IN THE SCROLL CORAL, AGARICIA UNDATA, AT MESOPHOTIC CORAL ECOSYSTEMS FROM SAN ANDRES ISLAND, COLOMBIA. (Abstract ID:29594) P

131
Dani, V.; Priouzeau, F.; Mondin, M.; Pagnotta, S.; Davy, S. K.; Sabourault, C.; NPC PROTEINS ARE KEY PLAYERS IN MOLECULAR INTERACTIONS BETWEEN CNIDARIANS AND THEIR DINOFLAGELLATE ENDOSYMBIONTS (Abstract ID:29721) P

132
Tong, H.; TEMPERATURE SHUFFLES CORAL-ALGAL SYMBIOSIS IN THE SOUTH CHINA SEA (Abstract ID:30046) P

133
Suleiman, S.; Bruno-Laureano, Y.; Mercado-Molina, A. E.; PHYSIOLOGICAL RESPONSE OF SIDERASTREA RADIANS TO LOW LIGHT ENVIRONMENTS AND THERMAL STRESS. (Abstract ID:30122) P


Date: 06/21/2016

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Oral Presentations


Location: 313 C

09:30
Takeuchi, R.; Tanimoto, N.; Kuniya, N.; Yamashita, H.; Jimbo, M.; ACROPORA TENUIS LECTIN ATTRACTS SPECIFIC SYMBIODINIUM CULTURE STRAINS (Abstract ID:29376) O

09:45
Sproles, A. E.; Kirk, N. L.; Kitchen, S. A.; Oakley, C. A.; Weis, V. M.; Grossman, A. R.; Davy, S. K.; PHYLOGENETIC ANALYSIS OF NUTRIENT TRANSPORTERS IN THE CNIDARIAN-DINOFLAGELLATE SYMBIOSIS (Abstract ID:28861) O

10:00
Guibert, I.; Wecker, P.; Berteaux-Lecellier, V.; Lecellier, G.; A TRANSCRIPTOMIC PIPELINE TO UNDERSTAND THE SYMBIODINIUM COMMUNITY CHANGE AND FITNESS IN POCILLOPORA DAMICORNIS DURING THERMAL STRESS (Abstract ID:29679) O

10:15
Barott, K. L.; Barron, M.; Tresguerres, M.; SOLUBLE ADENYLYL CYCLASE IS AN EVOLUTIONARILY CONSERVED PH SENSOR IN THE CORAL POCILLOPORA DAMICRONIS (Abstract ID:29984) O

10:45
Ricci, C. A.; Ledbetter, B. E.; Chowdhury, S.; Mydlarz, L.; PLASMA MEMBRANE PROTEOMIC RESPONSE OF THERMALLY STRESSED SYMBIODINIUM: IMPLICATIONS FOR SYMBIOSIS BREAKDOWN DURING BLEACHING (Abstract ID:28775) O

11:00
Dow, E. G.; Rodriguez-Lanetty, M.; A CNIDARIAN-SPECIFIC IONOTROPIC GLUTAMATE RECEPTOR LINEAGE FUNCTIONALLY INVOLVED IN IMMUNITY (Abstract ID:28405) O

11:15
Morain, J.; Pages, G.; Caminiti-Segonds, N.; Giuliano, S.; Allemand, D.; Tambutte, S.; Zoccola, D.; STRUCTURAL AND FUNCTIONAL ANALYSIS OF CORAL HYPOXIA INDUCIBLE FACTOR (Abstract ID:28309) O

13:45
Hadfield, M. G.; Hennings, S.; WHO MAKES THE SETTLEMENT CUE FOR LARVAE OF THE CORALIVOROUS NUDIBRANCH PHESTILLA SIBOGAE? (Abstract ID:28981) O

14:00
Tran, C.; Cleves, P. A.; Krediet, C. J.; Xiang, T.; Clowez, S.; Pringle, J. R.; Grossman, A. R.; IS PHOTOSYNTHESIS REQUIRED FOR SYMBIOSIS ESTABLISHMENT AND/OR MAINTENANCE IN CNIDARIANS? (Abstract ID:28465) O

14:15
Cunning, R.; Muller, E. B.; Gates, R. D.; Nisbet, R. M.; SIMPLE DYNAMIC ENERGY BUDGET MODELS FOR CORAL-ALGAL SYMBIOSIS (Abstract ID:29000) O

14:30
Conti-Jerpe, I. E.; Moynihan, M. A.; Thompson, P. D.; Wong, C. W.; Duprey, N.; Baker, D. M.; NOT ALL CORALS DINE IN: VARIATION IN NICHE PARTITIONING BETWEEN CORALS AND THEIR SYMBIODINIUM INDICATES A RANGE OF SYMBIOSES (Abstract ID:29304) O

14:45
McCauley, M.; Banaszak, A. T.; Goulet, T. L.; IN OR OUT: DOES THE EXPANSION OF CORAL POLYPS EXPLAIN HETEROTROPHY VS. AUTOTROPHY IN CARIBBEAN GORGONIANS? (Abstract ID:28447) O

15:00
Reed, A. J.; Rosset, S.; Morris, L.; D'Angelo, C.; Wiedenmann, J.; THE IMPACT OF HETEROTROPHIC FEEDING ON THE PHYSIOLOGY OF THE CORAL HOST AND THE ASSOCIATED SYMBIONT UNDER DIFFERENT NUTRIENT ENRICHMENT CONDITIONS (Abstract ID:28655) O

15:15
Matthews, J. L.; Crowder, C. M.; Lutz, A.; Oakley, C. A.; Weis, V. M.; Grossman, A. G.; Meyer, E.; Roessner, U.; Davy, S. K.; PARTNER SWITCHING AND NUTRITIONAL INTERACTIONS IN A MODEL CORAL-DINOFLAGELLATE SYMBIOSIS: THE APPLICATION OF COMBINED TRANSCRIPTOMIC AND METABOLOMIC ANALYSES (Abstract ID:28399) O

15:30
Hawkins, T. D.; Hagemeyer, J. C.; Hoadley, K. D.; Marsh, A. G.; Warner, M. E.; PARTITIONING OF RESPIRATION IN AN ANIMAL-ALGAL SYMBIOSIS: IMPLICATIONS FOR DIFFERENT AEROBIC CAPACITY BETWEEN SYMBIODINIUM SPP. (Abstract ID:28470) O

16:15
LÓPEZ-LONDOÑO, T.; ENRÍQUEZ, S.; IGLESIAS-PRIETO, R.; INTRACOLONY VARIABILITY OF THE PHOTOSYNTHETIC PERFORMANCE AND ENERGY BALANCE IN THE SCLERACTINIAN CORAL ORBICELLA FAVEOLATA (Abstract ID:28452) O

16:30
Tansik, A. L.; Fitt, W. K.; Meile, C.; Hopkinson, B. M.; INORGANIC CARBON UPTAKE AND PROCESSING FOR PHOTOSYNTHESIS IN THE CORAL-SYMBIODINIUM SYMBIOSIS: A QUANTITATIVE PICTURE (Abstract ID:27895) O

16:45
Burmester, E. M.; Finnerty, J. R.; Kaufman, L.; Rotjan, R. D.; INSIGHTS INTO CORAL RECOVERY BASED ON SYMBIONT STATE AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITION IN THE TEMPERATE, FACULTATIVELY SYMBIOTIC CORAL ASTRANGIA POCULATA (Abstract ID:28812) O

17:15
Ghoshal, A.; Eck, E.; Morse, D. E.; WAVELENGTH-SPECIFIC FORWARD MIE SCATTERING BY BRAGG-REFLECTIVE IRIDOCYTES CONTROLS THE INTERNAL PHOTIC ENVIRONMENT IN GIANT CLAMS (Abstract ID:27848) O

17:30
Koch, J. C.; Weis, V. M.; CARBONIC ANHYDRASE ACTIVITY IN THE SYMBIOTIC SEA ANEMONE ANTHOPLEURA ELEGANTISSIMA ACROSS A LATITUDINAL GRADIENT (Abstract ID:29551) O

17:45
Simona, F. R.; Radhakrishnan, A.; Baumgarten, S.; Voolstra, C. R.; THE ROLE OF CNIDARIAN FICOLIN-LIKE PROTEINS IN SYMBIODINIUM RECOGNITION AND UPTAKE (Abstract ID:27980) O


Date: 06/22/2016

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Oral Presentations


Location: 313 C

09:30
Wilkinson, S. P.; Pontasch, S.; Fisher, P. L.; Davy, S. K.; INTRAGENOMIC VARIATION IN SYMBIODINIUM CORRELATES NEGATIVELY WITH PHOTOSYNTHETIC EFFICIENCY AND HOST PERFORMANCE (Abstract ID:28849) O

09:45
Ramsby, B. D.; Iglesias-Prieto, R.; Goulet, T. L.; BRIAREUM ASBESTINUM: A TALE OF ONE HOST WITH TWO MORPHOLOGIES AND SYMBIODINIUM (Abstract ID:28299) O

10:00
Xiang, T.; Tolleter, D.; Tran, C.; Krediet, C.; Onishi, M.; Clowez, S.; Phuthong, W.; Pringle, J.; Grossman, A.; SWITCH FROM AUTOTROPHY TO MIXOTROPHY IN SYMBIODINIUM: GLUCOSE MODULATION OF PHOTOSYNTHESIS AND SYMBIOSIS (Abstract ID:29029) O

10:15
Roberty, S.; Furla, P.; Plumier, J. C.; THE ANTIOXIDANT RESPONSES DIFFER BETWEEN SYMBIODINIUM STRAINS FROM DIFFERENT GEOGRAPHIC ORIGINS (Abstract ID:28310) O

10:30
Lin, X.; Lin, S.; SYMBIODINIUM KAWAGUTII GENOME ILLUMINATES DINOFLAGELLATE GENE EXPRESSION AND CORAL SYMBIOSIS (Abstract ID:29385) O

10:45
WONG, C. Y.; Baker, D. M.; EFFECT OF COMPETITION ON GROWTH AND FITNESS OF SYMBIODINIUM POPULATIONS IN CULTURE (Abstract ID:29175) O

11:00
Fujise, L.; Nitschke, M. R.; Goyen, S. J.; Frommlet, J. C.; Sero^dio, J.; Ralph, P. J.; Suggett, D. J.; SYMBIODINIUM CELL CYCLE CONTROL BY CORAL HOSTS (Abstract ID:28965) O

11:15
Yuyama, I.; Ikeo, K.; DYNAMIC CHANGES IN GENE EXPRESSION DURING EARLY STAGE OF CORAL-ALGAL SYMBIOSIS (Abstract ID:29403) O

13:45
Leite, D. C.; Leão, P.; Garrido, A. G.; Lins, U.; Santos, H. F.; Pires, D. O.; Castro, C. B.; Zilberberg, C.; Rosado, A. S.; Peixoto, R. S.; SUPPORTING THE HOLOGENOME THEORY OF EVOLUTION: BROADCAST SPAWNER CORAL HAS DIFFERENT STRATEGIES TO TRANSFER THEIR BACTERIA AND ZOOXANTHELLAE (Abstract ID:29405) O

14:00
Kenkel, C. D.; Bay, L. K.; REEF-BUILDING CORALS AS A NATURAL MODEL FOR EVOLUTIONARY TRANSITIONS IN SYMBIONT TRANSMISSION MODE (Abstract ID:28094) O

14:15
Coffroth, M. A.; Page, C. A.; McIlroy, S. E.; Miller, M. W.; Valint, D. J.; EARLY SYMBIONT ACQUISITION WITHIN ACROPORA PALMATA AND ORBICELLA FAVEOLATA RECRUITS (Abstract ID:29009) O

14:30
Gabay, Y.; Weis, V. M.; Davy, S. K.; THE EFFECT OF SYMBIONT DIVERSITY ON INFECTION PATTERN, SYMBIONT CELL PROLIFERATION AND PHYSIOLOGICAL STATUS IN A MODEL CNIDARIAN-DINOFLAGELLATE SYMBIOSIS (Abstract ID:29318) O

14:45
Li, Y.; Liew, Y. J.; Cui, G.; Baumgarten, S.; Pringle, J.; Voolstra, C. R.; Aranda, M.; THE EPIGENETIC REGULATION OF THE CNIDARIAN-DINOFLAGELLATE SYMBIOSIS (Abstract ID:28776) O

15:00
Baumgarten, S.; Cziesielski, M. J.; Thomas, L.; Michell, C.; Esherick, L.; Pringle, J. R.; Aranda, M.; Voolstra, C. R.; MICRO-RNA MEDIATED HOST TRANSCRIPTOME MODULATION IN THE CNIDARIAN-DINOFLAGELLATE ENDOSYMBIOSIS OF AIPTASIA (Abstract ID:27840) O

15:15
Levy, O.; Sorek, M.; �MASTER-SLAVE� OSCILLATOR RELATIONSHIP IN SYMBIOTIC AIPTASIA (Abstract ID:28565) O

15:30
Tivey, T. R.; Waianuhea, L. K.; Weis, V. M.; SYMBIOSIS AND NUTRITIONAL STATE ALTER THE CNIDARIAN CELL CYCLE IN THE SYMBIOTIC ANEMONE AIPTASIA SP. (Abstract ID:29814) O

16:15
Reich, H. G.; Robertson, D. L.; Goodbody-Gringley, G.; DO THE SHUFFLE: CHANGES IN SYMBIODINIUM CONSORTIA THROUGHOUT JUVENILE DEVELOPMENT (Abstract ID:29636) O

16:30
Nitschke, M. R.; Suggett, D. J.; A RESEARCH FRAMEWORK FOR RESOLVING NICHE DIFFERENTIATION AND SPECIALISATION IN SYMBIODINIUM (Abstract ID:28879) O

16:45
Lewis, A. M.; LaJeunesse, T. C.; ECOLOGICAL SPECIALIZATION AND SPECIES DIVERSIFICATION OF SHALLOW WATER CORAL ENDOSYMBIONTS IN THE WESTERN ATLANTIC (Abstract ID:29427) O

17:15
Méndez-Mendez, S. M.; Paz-García, D. A.; García-De-León, F. J.; Balart, E. F.; GENETIC DIVERSITY OF THE SYMBIOTIC DINOFLAGELLATES (SYMBIODINIUM) ON THE CORAL PORITES PANAMENSIS IN THE EASTERN TROPICAL PACIFIC (Abstract ID:29521) O

17:30
Epstein, H.; van Oppen, M.; Torda, G.; Cantin, N.; Munday, P.; LONG-TERM VARIATION IN CORAL-ASSOCIATED MICROBIAL SYMBIONTS (Abstract ID:28265) O

17:45
Rädecker, N.; Pogoreutz, C.; Cardénas, A.; Gärdes, A.; Wild, C.; Voolstra, C. R.; INFLEXIBILITY OF THE MICROBIOME DRIVES HOLOBIONT BREAKDOWN DURING EXCESS NITROGEN AVAILABILITY (Abstract ID:28556) O

18:00
Ramsby, B. D.; Hoogenboom, M. O.; Whalan, S.; Sheaves, M.; Webster, N. S.; THE EFFECTS OF A CHANGING MARINE ENVIRONMENT ON THE BIOERODING SPONGE CLIONA ORIENTALIS (Abstract ID:28862) O