Physiology and Biotechnology of Microalgae
International conference devoted to the 80th anniversary of Victor E. Semenenko
of the International Conference “Physiology and Biotechnology of Microalgae”
Devoted to the 80 Anniversary of Victor E. Semenenko
October 16-19, 2012
Moscow, Russia
K.A. Timiryazev Institute of Plant Physiology
OCTOBER 16, 2012 (Thursday)

9:00 – 10:00 Registration

10:00 – 10:10 Vladimir V. Kuznetsov, Director of IPP RAS. Introductory words.

10:10 – 10:20 Maya G. Vladimirova
10:20 – 10:30
Olga N. Kulaeva
10:30 – 10:40 Tamara I. Trunova

10:40 – 10:45 Ladislav Nedbal
10:45 – 10:50 Bolatkhan K. Zayadan
10:50 – 11:00 Natalia A. Pronina
A word from the coordinator

11:00 – 11:05 Dmitry A. Los

11:10 – 11:30 Coffee break



11:30 – 11:50 Masayuki Ohmori (Chuo University, Tokyo, Japan) cAMP signal cascade in cyanobacteria.

11:50 – 12:10 Sergey Shestakov (Moscow State University, Russia) Genomic analysis of the mutants of the cyanobacterium Anabaena variabilis that produce molecular hydrogen.
12:10 – 12:30 Shigeki Ehira (Chuo University, Tokyo, Japan) Regulation of glycogen catabolism in the nitrogen-fixing cyanobacterium Anabaena sp. PCC 7120.
12:30 – 12:50 Olga Koksharova (A.N. Belozersky Institute of Physico-Chemical Biology, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia) Functional genomics of cyanobacterial cell division.
13:00 – 14:30 Lunch
14:30 – 14:45 Anna Zorina (K.A. Timiryazev Institute of Plant Physiology, RAS, Moscow, Russia) Eukaryotic-like protein kinases in cyanobacteria.
14:45 – 15:00 Michael Babykin (Moscow State University,Russia) Genetic control of ferric homeostasis of the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803.
15:00 – 15:15 Elena Pojidaeva (K.A. Timiryazev Institute of Plant Physiology, RAS, Moscow, Russia) Cyanobacterial peptidases: from phenotype to function.
15:15 – 15:30 Taisia Shevyreva (K.A. Timiryazev Institute of Plant Physiology, RAS, Moscow, Russia) The application of blue native electrophoresis for the analysis of lipid surrounding of PIP aquaporins.
15:30 – 15:45 Alexander S. Chunaev (Saint Petersburg State University, Russia) Allelism in theCBN1(CAO) gene that controls biosynthesis of chlorophyll b in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
15:45 – 16:10 Coffee break
16:10 – 16:30 Kan Tanaka (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Yokohama, Japan) Nitrogen assimilatory pathway and the regulation in a eukaryotic red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae
16:30 – 16:50 Saul Purton (University College London, UK) Genetic engineering of the algal chloroplast.
16:50 – 17:10 Elena Ermilova (Saint Petersburg State University, Russia) PII signaling proteins of cyanobacteria and green algae - new functions of the conservative proteins
17:10 – 17:25 Eugene Lysenko (K.A. Timiryazev Institute of Plant Physiology, RAS, Moscow, Russia) Transcription in chloroplasts: machinery, evolution, and regulation.
17:25 – 17:40 Nadezhda Yurina (A.N. Bach Institute of Biochemistry, RAS, Moscow, Russia) Green algae chloroplast HSP70B/chaperone and resistance to abiotic stress.
17:40 – 17:55 Olga N. Boldina (Komarov Botanical Institute, RAS, St. Petersburg, Russia) Pyrenoid diversity in chlamydomonads.

OCTOBER 17, 2012 (Wednesday)




10:00 – 10:20 Norio Murata (National Institute for Basic Biology, Okazaki, Japan) How do environmental stresses down-regulate the efficiency of photosynthesis?

10:20 – 10:40 Vladimir Shuvalov (Institute of Basic Biological Problems, Pushchino, Rissia) Will be announced later.
10:40 – 11:00 Andrey Rubin (Moscow State University) Mechanisms and regulation of electron transport in the primary processes of photosynthesis.
11:00 – 11:20 Navasard Karapetyan (A.N. Bach Institute of Biochemistry, RAS, Moscow, Russia) Photoprotection mechanisms of photosynthetic apparatus of cyanobacteria.

11:20 – 11:40 Coffee break


11:40 – 11:55 Irina Elanskaya (Moscow State University, Russia) Regulation of electron transport pathways in the thylakoid membrane of the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803.

11:55 – 12:10 Oksana Shlyk-Kerner (Udmurt State University, Izhevsk, Udmurt Republic, Russia) D1 protein mutation enables photosynthesis at elevated temperatures in Synechocystis PCC 6803.
12:10 – 12:25 Irina Fomina (Institute of Basic Biological Problems, RAS, Pushchino) Photoinhibition and recovery of photosynthetic activity in cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803: role of antioxidant genes.
12:25 – 12:40 Tatiana Plyusnina (Moscow State University, Russia) Regulation of electron transport in sulphur-depleted cells of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Mathematical model.

12:40 – 13:00 Coffee break


13:00 – 13:20 Reinhold G. Herrmann (Department Biologie I, Bereich Botanik, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany) Transcriptome analysis of genomes of plastids acquired by primary and secondary Endosymbiosis.

13:20 - 13:35 Katerina Bisova (Institute of Microbiology, Academy of Sciences of Czech Republic, Třeboň, Czech Republic) Coordination of cell cycle progression and DNA damage response in green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii.

13:35 – 15:00 Lunch




15:00 – 15:15 Vladimir Silkin (Southern Branch of the P.P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, RAS, Gelendzhik, Russia) Physiological mechanisms of regulation of marine phytoplankton communities.
15:15 – 15:30 Elena Kupriyanova (K.A. Timiryazev Institute of Plant Physiology, RAS, Moscow, Russia) Carbonic anhydrases of the relict cyanobacteria: findings and questions.

15:30 – 15:45 Larisa Popova (K.A. Timiryazev Institute of Plant Physiology, RAS, Moscow, Russia) Na+-ATPases in marine algae.
15:45 – 16:00 Elena Selivanova (Institute of Cellular and Intracellular Symbiosis, Orenburg, Russia) Ecophysiological features of green halophilic algae hyper saline continental basins.
16:00 – 16:15 Alexey Solovchenko (Moscow State University, Russia) Irradiance and nitrogen starvation effects on the optical properties, pigment and fatty acid accumulation in the White Sea chlorophyte from the genus Desmodesmus.
16:15 – 16:30 Elena Lobakova (Moscow State University, Russia) Phototrophic organisms associated with invertebrates of White Sea.
16:30 – 16:50 Coffee break

16:50 – 17:10 Georgy A. Romanov (K.A. Timiryazev Institute of Plant Physiology, RAS, Moscow, Russia) Structure, function and origin of eukaryotic histidine kinases – receptors of cytokinins.

17:10 – 17:30 Galina Novikova (K.A. Timiryazev Institute of Plant Physiology, RAS, Moscow, Russia) Ethylene, ABA and cultivated cells: the proliferation connection and beyond.
17:30 – 17:45 Galina Shevchenko (K.A. Timiryazev Institute of Plant Physiology, RAS, Moscow, Russia) Possible involvement of cyanobacteria into the formation of plant hormonal system.

OCTOBER 18, 2012 (Thursday)




10:00 – 10:20 Ladislav Nedbal(Institute of Systems Biology & Ecology, Academy of Sciences of Czech Republic, Drasov, Czech Republic) Mass transfer and cyanobacterial growth in flat-panel photobioreactors.
10:20 – 10:50 Irina Guschina (Cardiff University, UK) Lipid biosynthesis and its manipulation in the hydrocarbon-producing green alga Botryococcus braunii (race B).

10:50 – 11:10 Vilém Zachleder (Institute of Microbiology, Academy of Sciences of Czech Republic, Třeboň, Czech Republic) Regulation and controlled synthesis of energy storing compounds as starch and lipids in algae.
11:10 – 11:30 Sergey Pogosyan(Moscow State University, Russia) Biophysical aspects of phytobiotechnology.

11:30 – 12:00 Coffee break


12:00 – 12:20 Otto Pulz (IGV Institut für Getreideverarbeitung, Nuthetal, Germany) Photobioreactor design principles.

12:20 – 12:50 Vladimir Sychev(Institute of Medical and Biological Problems, RAS, Moscow, Russia) Microalgae- a part of the autotrophic link of the life-support systems for the future planetary bases.
12:50 – 13:10 Anatoly Tsygankov(Institute of Basic Biological Problems, RAS, Pushchino, Russia) Hydrogen metabolism in green algae.

13:10 – 14:30 Lunch


14:30 – 14:45 Antje Boback (IGV Institut für Getreideverarbeitung, Nuthetal, Germany) Economics and constraints for microalgae biofuels.

14:45 – 15:00 Bolatkhan Zayadan(Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Almaty, Republic of Kazakhstan) Prospects for production of biodiesel from oil-producing strains of microalgae.
15:00 – 15:15 Tulegen Musaldinov ( Institute of Microbiology and Virology, Almaty, Republic of Kazakhstan) New approaches to production of nanobiostimulators from the microalgal cultural filtrate for improvement of plant productivity and for the use in cell engineering.

15:15 – 15:35 Coffee break




15:40 – 16:00 Andrey Gontcharov (Institute of Biology and Soil Science, RAS, Vladivostok, Russia) Collections of algae in Russia - the development prospects.

16:00 – 16:20 Elena Patova (Institute of Biology Komi Scientific Center, Ural Divison of RAS, Syktyvkar, Russia) Collection of microalgae cultures from mountain and tundra regions of the European North.
16:20 – 16:40 Eugene S. Gusev (I.D. Papanin Institute for Biology of Inland Waters, RAS, Borok, Yaroslavl region, Russia) Collection of tropical algae of the Institute for Biology of Inland Waters RAS

16:40 – 17:00 Coffee break





OCTOBER 19, 2012 (Friday)

10:00 – 13:00 EXCURSIONS


13:00 – 14:30 Lunch




14:30 – 14:50 Maxim S. Kulikovsky (I.D. Papanin Institute for biology of inland waters, RAS, Borok, Yaroslavl region, Russia) Collection of diatomeas as the basis for studies of morphological and molecular-genetic diversity in ancient basins of Asia.

14:50 – 15:05 Anna Temraleeva (Institute of Physicochemial and Biological Problems of Soil Science, RAS, Pushschino, Russia) Features of cultivation of soil cyanobacteria and algae
15:05 – 15:20 Daria Tashyreva (University of South Bohemia, Faculty of Science, České Budějovice, Czech Republic) Physiological state and viability assessment of Phormidiumcultures employing fluorescence assay.
15:20 – 15:35Tatiana Basharina (Limnological Institite, RAS, Irkutsk, Russia) Novel fluorescent dyes based on oligopropylamines for the in vivo staining of eukaryotic unicellular algae.

15:35 – 16:00 Coffee break


16:00 – 16:15 Natalia V. Annenkova (Limnological Institute, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences) Is single-cell DNA analysis an effective method for algal biodiversity studies?
16:15 – 16:30 Irina N. Egorova (Siberian Institute of Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, RAS, Irkutsk) Collection of living algal cultures of SIPPB



Poster presentations:
1. Bolychevtseva Yu.V. (A.N. Bach Institute of Biochemistry RAS, Moscow, Russia) State transitions in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis  PCC 6803 are regulated by the rate of electron transfer between photosystems.
2. Chenogor L.I. (Limnological Institute of the Siberian Branch of RAS, Irkutsk, Russia) Studies of intracellularis eukaryotic symbionts baikal sponge Lubomirskia baikalensis by using of cell culture primmorphs.
3. Dyo Y.M. (Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Almaty, Republic of Kazakhstan) Isolation of new strains of chlorophyte microalgae from Kazakhstan and characterization of their potential biotechnological applications.
4. Mironov K.S. (K.A. Timiryazev Institute of Plant Physiology RAS, Moscow, Russia) Light influences cold stress adaptation under photoautotrophic growth conditions in Synechocystis
5. Piotrovsky M. (K.A. Timiryazev Institute of Plant Physiology RAS, Moscow, Russia) The transient activation AND presence of plasma membrane NADPH-oxidase into supramolecular membrane complexes.
6. Pshybytko N.L. ( Institute of Biophysics and Cell Engineering, National Academy of Sciences of Belarus) Electron flows in chloroplasts under heat stress. Role of ferredoxin redox state.
7. Terekhova I.V. (A.N. Bach Institute of Biochemistry RAS, Moscow, Russia) Accumulation of microelements in the cyanobacterium Arthrospira platensis
8. Vítová M. (Institute of Microbiology, ASCR, Czech Republic) Accumulation of rare earth elements in green algae.
9. Акимбеков Н.Ш. (КазНУ, Алматы, Казахстан) Конструирование цианобактериального консорциума на основе аксеничных культур цианобактерий и гетеротрофных бактерий различного происхождения для биоремедиации нефтезагрязненных почв и водоемов.
10. Баик А. (ИФР РАН) Роль пролиновой аминопептидазы в биогенезе белков фотоавтотрофных организмов.
11. Благодатнова А.Г. (Новосибирский государственный педагогический университет, г. Новосибирск, РФ) Экологические группировки почвенных водорослей осушенной болотной экосистемы.
12. Бородин В.Б. (Институт фундаментальных проблем биологии РАН, г. Пущино) Низкотемпературное хранение Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Влияние условий выращивания водоросли на результаты хранения.
13. Бутакова Е.А. (Российский НИИ комплексного использования и охраны водных ресурсов (РосНИИВХ), Екатеринбург) Динамика сообществ цианобактерий искусственных водоемов и качество воды: каков механизм?
14. Волкова Э.В. (МГУ, каф. биофизики) Использование сообществ зеленых водорослей для очистки сточных вод.
15. Воронова Е.Н. (МГУ, каф. биофизики) Влияние интенсивности освещения на состояние фотосинтетического аппарата зеленых водорослей.
16. Золотарева Е.К. (Институт ботаники им. Н.Г. Холодного, Киев, Украина) Фотосинтетическая продуктивность Nannochloropsis limnetica  Lemm. при различной обеспеченности минеральным азотом.
17. Кирбаева Д.К. (КазНУ, Алматы, Казахстан) Изучение накопления антиоксидантных веществ фоторезистентного  штамма Spirulina рlatensis zbk-1 m в зависимости от условий культивирования.
18. Колотилова Н.Н. (МГУ, каф. микробиологии) Е.Е. Успенский и развитие экофизиологии водорослей
19. Конюхов И.В. (МГУ, каф. биофизики) Определение эффективного сечения поглощения фотосистемы 2 и времени переноса электрона с Qa на Qb по кривым индукции флуоресценции хлорофилл-а
20. Кравцова Т.Р. (МГУ) Фототрофные микроорганизмы, изолированные из Беломорских ассоциаций с колониальным гидроидом Dynamena pumila (L., 1758)
21. Курамшина З.М. (Стерлитамакская государственная педагогическая академия, Башкоторстан, РФ) Влияние эндофитных штаммов Bacillus subtilis на водоросли.
22. Маталин Д.А. (ИФР РАН, Москва, РФ) NA+-АTФаза плазматической мембраны морской микроводоросли Tetraselmis viridis функционирует в составе мультимолекулярного белкового комплекса
23. Мачнева Н.Л. (Кубанский государственный аграрный университет) Стимуляция деления клеток Сhlorella vulgaris наночастицами железа.
24. Мокросноп В.М. (Институт ботаники им. Н.Г. Холодного, Киев, Украина) Пигментный состав клеток микроводоросли Euglena gracilis при миксотрофном выращивании
25. Немцева Н.В. (Институт Клеточного и внутриклеточного симбиоза УРО РАН, г. Оренбург) Разнообразие водорослей лентических водоемов Оренбургской области.
26. Оразова С.Б. (КазНУ, Алматы, Казахстан) Количественный и качественный состав липидов моно- и смешанных культур микроводорослей
27. Степанов С.С. (Институт ботаники им. Н.Г. Холодного, Киев, Украина) Активность периплазматической карбоангидразы Сhlamydomonas reinhardtii в зависимости от типа улеродного питания
28. Тёрлова Л.Д. (МГУ, каф. биофизики) Расчет скорости роста по показателям флуоресценции фотосинтетического аппарата для культуры зеленых водорослей, выращиваемой в различных условиях освещения и доступности минерального питания
29. Тухбатова Р.И. (Казанский Приволжский федеральный университет) Использование водорослей для получения биотоплива
30. Цыренова (Болданова) Д.Д. (Институт общей и экспериментальной биологии СО РАН, Улан-Удэ) Алкалофильные цианобактерии Забайкалья
31. Челебиева Э.С. (Институт биологии южных морей им. А.О. Ковалевского НАН Украины) Вторичный каротиногенез как механизм адаптации зелёной микроводоросли  Ettlia сarotinosa Komarek 1989 к условиям экспериментального стресса
32. Шнюкова Е.И. (Институт ботаники им. Н.Г. Холодного, Киев, Украина) Антиоксидантные свойства экзополисахаридов Nostoc linckia (Cyanobacteria)
33. Шнюкова Е.И. (Институт ботаники им. Н.Г. Холодного, Киев, Украина) Коллекция культур микроводорослей отдела мембранологии и фитохимии Института ботаники им. М.Г. Холодного НАН Украины (IBASU-B)