Section Editors

Section Board for 'Marine and Freshwater Toxins' (27)

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Prof. Dr. Vitor Manuel Oliveira Vasconcelos
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Section Editor-in-Chief
1. Faculty of Sciences, University of Porto, Rua do Campo Alegre, 4069-007 Porto, Portugal
2. CIIMAR/CIMAR, Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research, University of Porto, Terminal de Cruzeiros do Porto de Leixões, Av. General Norton de Matos, s/n, 4450-208 Porto, Portugal
Interests: cyanobacteria; toxins; cyanotoxins; marine biotechnology; secondary metabolites; cyanobacterial blooms; ecotoxicology; environmental contamination
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Dr. Amparo Alfonso

Section Associate Editor
Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Veterinary, University of Santiago of Compostela, Lugo 27002, Spain
Interests: marine toxins; cyanotoxins; mycotoxins; detection methods of toxins; mechanism of action of toxins; toxin effects
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Dr. Yehu Moran
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Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, Alexander Silberman Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem 9190401, Israel
Interests: venom evolution; Cnidaria; sea anemones; post-transcriptional regulation; microRNA
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Dr. Philipp Hess
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Laboratoire Phycotoxines, Ifremer, Nantes, France
Interests: marine algal; bacterial and cyanobacterial toxins; mass spectrometric analysis of and biological assays for toxins and related metabolites; ecophysiology of toxin production and biosynthesis; HABs and climate change; reference materials; monitoring and risk evaluation
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Dr. Andrew Turner
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Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Weymouth Laboratory, UK
Interests: assessment of new marine toxin threats; cyanobacterial toxins; method development; reference materials; rapid testing methods; one health impacts
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Prof. Dr. Michael A. Quilliam
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Biotoxin Metrology, Measurement Science and Standards, National Research Council Canada, Halifax, Canada B3H 3Z1
Interests: shellfish toxins; freshwater toxins; algal toxins; analytical chemistry; chromatography; mass spectrometry; metrology
Dr. Steve Morton
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NOAA National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science, Charleston, SC 29412, USA
Interests: harmful Algal Blooms, marine algal toxins; freshwater algal toxins; algal taxonomy and toxicology; monitoring
Prof. Dr. Allan Cembella
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Alfred-Wegner-Institut Helmholtz-Zentrum für Polar- und Meeresforschung (AWI), Am Handelshafen 12, 27570 Bremerhaven, Germany
Interests: chemical and molecular ecology of protists; genetics of toxin biosynthesis; toxinology and ecotoxicology of harmful microalgae; harmful algal blooms and marine food webs; marine phycotoxin dynamics and diversity; marine microbial biotechnology
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Prof. Dr. Thomas M. Harris
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1. Department of Chemistry, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37235, USA
2. Department of Aquatic Health Sciences, Virginia Institute of Marine Sciences, Gloucester Point, VA 23062, USA
Interests: chemistry and biology of HABs and algal toxins; NMR and other spectroscopic methods for structure determination; synthesis and biosynthesis of natural products; drug/toxin-receptor interactions; chemical carcinogenesis; mechanisms of reactions of carcinogens with DNA; structural bases of mutations; immunochemical methods for detection of toxins, drugs and pollutants
Dr. Mark Poli
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Diagnostic Systems Division, US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Maryland 21701, USA
Interests: marine and freshwatertoxins
Dr. Triantafyllos Kaloudis
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Athens Water Supply & Sewerage Company, EYDAP SA, 11146 Athens, Greece
Interests: Cyanotoxins; cyanobacterial metabolites; cyanobacterial blooms; detection/determination of cyanotoxins; mass spectrometry; water treatment; advanced oxidation processes; environmental chemistry
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Prof. Dr. Jun Chen
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Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Science, Wuhan 430072, China
Interests: microcystins; ecotoxicology; reproductive toxicology; hepatotoxicity; nonalcoholic steatohepatitis; glutathione detoxification; metabolites; human health
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Prof. Dr. Jang-Seu Ki
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Department of Biotechnology, Sangmyung University, Seoul 03016, Korea
Interests: toxic phytoplankton; saxitoxin; toxicogenomics; algal genomics; molecular adaptation
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Dr. Marie-Yasmine Dechraoui Bottein

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO IOC Science and Communication Centre on Harmful Algae, University of Copenhagen, Marine Biological Section, Universitetsparken 4, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
Interests: food safety; food security; sustainable development; harmful algal blooms; contaminants; risk management; capacity building; marine biotoxins
Dr. Jonathan Puddick
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Cawthron Institute, Private Bag 2, Nelson 7042, New Zealand
Interests: the identification of harmful and helpful bioactive compounds produced by cyanobacteria and algae; understanding their purpose for the producing organism and how they impact on the surrounding environment
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Prof. Dr. Christine Edwards
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Robert Gordon University, Garthdee House, Garthdee Road, Aberdeen AB10 7QB, Scotland, UK
Interests: cyanotoxins; bioremediation; nature-based water treatment; advanced oxidation processes; bioactive peptides; purification and analysis
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Dr Juan C. Blanco
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Marine Research Centre (CIMA), Pedras de Corón s/n, Aptdo. 13, Vilanova de Arousa, 36620 Pontevedra, Spain
Interests: harmful algal blooms; toxin accumulation in shellfish; physiology; biotransformation; modeling
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Prof. Dr. Ángeles Jos
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Area of Toxicology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Universidad de Sevilla, Profesor García González No. 2, 41012 Seville, Spain
Interests: toxicology; risk assessment; food safety; cyanotoxins; microcystins; cylindrospermopsin
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Prof. Dr. Ana M. Cameán
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Area of Toxicology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Universidad de Sevilla, Profesor García González No. 2, 41012 Seville, Spain
Interests: toxicology; risk assessment; food safety; cyanotoxins; microcystins; cylindrospermopsin
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Dr. Nina Lundholm
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Natural History Museum of Denmark University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Interests: microalgal toxinology; toxic phytoplankton; marine chemical ecology; environmental effects on toxin-production; toxic phytoplankton interactions
Prof. Dr. John P. Berry
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Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Florida International University (FIU), 354/332 Marine Science, Biscayne Bay Campus, 3000 NE 151st St., North Miami, FL 33181, USA
Interests: cyanobacteria; toxins; bioactive compounds; zebrafish embryo model; natural products
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Prof. Dr. Greg Boyer
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Faculty of Chemistry, State University of New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse, NY 13210, USA
Interests: chemistry / ecology of marine and freshwater harmful algal blooms; rapid detection methods for toxic cyanobacteria and paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP) toxins; large scale algal culture facilities for bioproducts productions; biochemistry of iron in forest and aquatic (marine and freshwater) ecosystems
Dr. Panagiota Katikou

Ministry of Rural Development and Food, Directorate General of Rural Development, Directorate of Research, Innovation and Education, School of Meat Professionals of Thessaloniki, Hapsa & Karatasou 1, 54626, Thessaloniki, Greece
Interests: marine biotoxins; phycotoxins; harmful algal blooms; toxic pufferfish; emerging marine toxins; tetrodotoxins; lipophilic toxins; toxic episodes management; phycotoxins regulatory monitoring; marine toxins analysis; mouse bioassay; liquid chromatography mass spectrometry
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Prof. Dr. Miquel Lürling
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Aquatic Ecology and Water Quality Management Group, Department of Environmental Sciences, Wageningen University, Droevendaalsesteeg 3a, 6708 PB Wageningen, The Netherlands
Interests: controlling cyanobacteria blooms, cyanobacteria ecology, cyanobacteria toxins, managing eutrophication, plankton interactions
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Dr. Schonna R. Manning
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Department of Molecular Biosciences, UTEX Culture Collection of Algae, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, 78712, USA
Interests: phycology; biochemistry; chemical ecology; cyanotoxins; harmful algal blooms; metabolomics, microalgae; natural products; phycotoxins; secondary metabolism; toxicology
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