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Workshop on Marine Biodiversity - September 9 and 10, 2010

R. Pio XI, 1500 - São Paulo


September 9, 2010

Symposiumo I: Bioprospecting the shallow and the deep – advances in marine natural products
9h20 Bioactive marine natural products that are potential drug leads and cell biology tools
Raymond J. Andersen (Departament of Chemistry and of Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada)
10h15 Sulfated polysaccharides ensures a carbohydrate-based mechanism for species recognition during sea urchin fertilization
Paulo Mourão (Instituto de Bioquímica Médica, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil) 
11h00 Exploring the treasures of the sea - Bacterial marine natural products
Bradley Moore (Scripps Institution of Oceanography and the Skaggs School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, UC - San Diego, CA, USA) 
12h00 Lunch
13h30 Bioactive compounds from marine organisms: How to prospect and preserve this potential?
Renato Crespo Pereira (Departamento de Biologia Marinha, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil) 
14h20 Algae as a source of metabolites with economical value
Pio Colepícolo (Instituto de Química, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brasil)
15h00 Microorganisms from the deep sea: A new resource for drug discovery
William Fenical (Center for Marine Biotechnology and Biomedicine, Scripps Institution of Oceanography and Skaggs School of Pharmacy, University of California - San Diego, CA, USA) 
15h50 Coffee Break
16h10 Searching for new anticancer compounds from invertebrates and microorganisms collected off northeastern Brazilian coast
Letícia Veras Costa-Lotufo (Departamento de Fisiologia e Farmacologia, Universidade Federal do Ceará, Fortaleza, Brasil)
16h50 Analytical tools for molecule prospection and a novel approach to bioactivity screening
Carlos Bloch Jr. (Laboratório de Espectrometria de Massas – Embrapa Recursos Genéticos e Biotecnologia Brasília-DF, Brasil)
17h30 Remarks


September 10, 2010

Symposium II: Marine biodiversity and conservation – advances in marine biogeography and phylogeography
9h00 Evolution and conservation of marine biodiversity in the coral triangle, the Amazon of the ocean
Paul Barber (Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, USA)
9h55 Unsolved mysteries of marine population genetics: Is there a common explanation?
Joseph Neigel (Department of Biology, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, USA) 
10h45 Seaweed biodiversity and biogeography: an evolutionary perspective
Heroen Verbruggen (Phycology Research Group, Ghent University, Belgium)
11h35 Remarks
12h15 Lunch
Simpósio II: Marine biodiversity and conservation – advances in marine biogeography and phylogeography
14h00 Genetic studies of cryptic species and phylogeography of Brazilian marine fauna
Antonio Mateo Solé-Cava (Instituto de Biologia, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil) 
14h40 Space, time and the sea
Michael Heads (Buffalo Museum of Science, Buffalo, USA) 
15h30 Coffee Break
15h45 The unknown but enormous diversity of coral reefs: new molecular approaches for getting better estimates
Nancy Knowlton (Department of Invertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, USA)
16h25 Remarks
Closing Remarks
17h00 Roberto G. S. Berlinck (Instituto de Química de São Carlos, Universidade de São Paulo), Mariana Cabral de Oliveira (Instituto de Biociências, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo), Antonio Carlos Marques (Instituto de Biociências, Universidade de São Paulo), Vanderlan S. Bolzani (Instituto de Química, Universidade Estadual Paulista Julio de Mesquita Filho)