Invited Speakers

Since the topic of this symposium is very interdisciplinary, speakers are coming from various fields of science. They are ordered according to their main field of expertise for this conference.

  • Elisa Berdalet (Institut de Ciències del Mar, CMIMA, Barcelona, Spain)
    Small-scale physical-biological interactions and chemical ecology: open questions and tools to understand harmful algal blooms dynamics
  • Stephan Bialonski (Max-Planck-Inst. for Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden, Germany)
    Interplay between algal growth and transport in the California Bight
  • David A. Caron (University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA)
    Pseudonitzschia in the Southern California Bight
  • Subhendu Chakraborty (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
    Modeling of harmful algal blooms: combining excitability and competition
  • Kevin Flynn (Swansea University, UK)
    Mechanistic Modelling of HABs: emerging priorities
  • Patricia Glibert (University of Maryland, USA)
  • Per Juel Hansen (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
    Importance of mixotrophy and toxicity for the formation of HABs
  • Uwe John (Alfred-Wegener Institute, Bremerhaven, Germany)
    Genomics and field studies to understand bloom development
  • Raphael Kudela (University of California at Santa Cruz)
  • Iván Pérez-Santos (Universidad de Los Lagos, Chile)
    Biophysical interactions in Patagonian fjords and channels
  • Urban Tillmann (Alfred-Wegener Institute, Bremerhaven, Germany)
    Intraspecific variability in toxin production in dinoflagellates
  • Dedmer van de Waal (Netherlands Institute for Ecology)
    Combined effects of pCO2 and nutrient limitation on HABs
  • Oliver Zielinski (University of Oldenburg, ICBM, Wilhelmshaven, Germany)
    Favorable habitats and abiotic conditions for bloom-forming dinoflagellates along the West-Greenland coast