A new approach to investigate Harmful Algal Blooms based on knowledge of reproductive cell cycle and adaptive strategies applied to the study of the benthic genus Gambierdiscus, responsible of ciguatera.
Understanding the trends and behaviour of Dinophysis in Galician waters.
-Parasites may have given birth to sex-
Métodos avanzados de biorefinado para la obtención de biotoxinas marinas y piensos para peces a partir de microalgas.
"You only know a species if you know its complete life cycle" Von Stosch
"It is not the strongest who will survive but those who can best manage change" Charles Darwin
Espirolids are potent bioactive substances detected mainly in the last years, and which structure was not found before in other marine or terrestrial organisms, which indicates novel mechanisms of action.
This project objective is to design and compare various methods to analyze paralitic toxins, in order to substitute the mouse bioassay.
The presence of certain species of toxic benthic dinoflagellates in the Spanish coasts poses a clear potential risk for the human health. The objective of this project is to evaluate and clarify the extension of this risk for the human health, the Fisheries industry and the tourism sector.
A multidisciplinary effort to study to obtain the big picture about marine biogeochemistry, oceanography, biodiversity and the impact of global climate change in oceanic ecosystems.