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2nd Conference on Members of the Genus Flavobacterium

Flavobacterium 2009

Flavobacterium 2009

September 21-23, 2009 MGEN, Paris, France

Mis à jour le 28 avril 2010

 Scientific Program and Agenda

  Monday September 21

 09:00 Registration opens
 10:00-10:15    Brief Introduction J.-F. Bernardet
 Welcome Address G. Riba (Directeur Général Délégué of INRA)

Opening Lectures

 10:15-10:45 Flavobacteria: recent settlers of the planet Earth ()
 10:45-11:10 EU policy to control aquatic animal diseases: Council Directive 2006/88/EC )

 11:10-11:30 Coffee Break

Session 1 - Environmental Flavobacterium Species

 11:30-11:55 Flavobacterium, a member of the family ()
 11:55-12:20 Diversity of Flavobacterium strains in a German stream: the environment of a tufa-forming rivulet ()
 12:20-12:45 Diversity of Flavobacterium species in wastewater treatment plants and their antibiotic resistances ()
 12:45-13:10 Phylogeny, distribution and physiology of Flavobacterium spp. in the Baltic Sea ()

 13:10-14:25 Lunch at MGEN

 14:25-14:50 Microbial ecology of flavobacteria in soil – potential implications for greenhouse gas emissions: Flavobacterium denitrificans as transient inhabitant of the earthworm gut ()
 14:50-15:15 Flavobacteria in the rhizosphere of barley plants (J.E. Johansen, Denmark)
 15:15-15:40 Diversity of Flavobacterium spp. in polar aquatic environments ()
 15:40-16:05 Population analysis and diversity of Flavobacterium spp. in the China No.1 glacier ()
 16:05-16:30 Diversity of the enzymes from the novel Antarctic psychrotolerant Flavobacterium frigidimaris KUC-1: a possibility of Flavobacterium as a new enzyme source ()

 16:30-16:50 Coffee Break

Session 2a - Virulence, Genetic Diversity and Disease Models

 16:50-17:00 Pathological changes to skin and gill in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) and zebrafish (Danio rerio) associated with exposure to strains of Flavobacterium columnare ()
 17:00-17:10 Closer survey of Flavobacterium columnare colony types: studies on virulence, chondroitin AC lyase activity and adhesion inhibition ()
 17:10-17:20 Isolation of a non-virulent and non-motile variant of Flavobacterium psychrophilum ()
 17:20-17:30 Eye - the elective site of Flavobacterium sp. infection in farmed trout in the Caras-Severin County, Romania ()
 17:30-17:40 Bacteriophages of the genus Flavobacterium ()
 17:40-17:55 Questions

Session 3 - Selection of Fish for Resistance Against Flavobacterium Infections

 17:55-18:20 Resistance of rainbow trout to Flavobacterium psychrophilum infection: Integrating selective breeding and microbial genomics ()
 18:20-18:45 Resistance to Flavobacterium psychrophilum in homozygous clones of rainbow trout: effects of host genotype and bacterial isolates ()

 18:45 Cocktail at MGEN

Tuesday September 22

Session 4 - Impact of Flavobacterium Infections on Aquaculture

 08:30-08:55 Epidemiological factors relating to a recent Flavobacterium psychrophilum epizootic in Norway ()
 08:55-09:20 Recent knowledge of Flavobacterium psychrophilum in Denmark ()
 09:20-09:45 Flavobacterium infections in France: the viewpoint of aquaculture veterinarians ()
 09:45-10:10 Significance of Flavobacterium diseases on salmonid farming in Chile ()
 10:10-10:35 Epizootic outbreaks of bacterial Cold Water Disease among populations of river ayu, Plecoglossus altivelis, in Japan - a Review ()

 10:35-10:55 Coffee Break

Session 2b - Virulence, Genetic Diversity and Disease Models

 10:55-11:20 Characterization of Flavobacterium psychrophilum isolates originating from rainbow trout farms with a high degree of water recirculation ()
 11:20-11:45 Serotypes and genotypes of Flavobacterium psychrophilum isolates from various fishes in Japan: an epizootiological analysis of BCWD ()
 11:45-12:10 Columnaris disease and genetic diversity of its bacterial pathogen Flavobacterium columnare in freshwater fish in China ()
 12:10-12:35 Investigating bacterial gill disease outbreaks in rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss raised in water recirculation aquaculture systems operated with or without ozonation ()

Session 5 - Genomics, Proteomics and Physiology

 12:35-13:00 The complete genome sequence of Flavobacterium johnsoniae: novel features revealed by genome analysis ()

 13:00-14:15 Lunch at MGEN

 14:15-14:40 Comparative genomics of Flavobacterium columnare isolates from two genetic divisions and with different pathogenic potential for channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) ()
 14:40-15:05 Genomics of the genus Flavobacterium ()
 15:05-15:30 Evolutionary dynamics of the core genome of the genus Flavobacterium: Sequencing of 100 core genome loci in 100 isolates (P. Nicolas et al., France)
 15:30-15:55 Proteomic analysis of Flavobacterium psychrophilum cultured in vivo and in iron-limited media ()
 15:55-16:20 Biofilm formation by Flavobacterium johnsoniae-like cells: a phenotypic and genome perspective ()

 16:20-16:40 Coffee Break

 16:40-16:50 Comparative analysis of four core genome loci for the genotyping of fish-pathogenic Flavobacterium johnsoniae-like isolates ()
 16:50-17:00 Towards a non-redundant transposon insertion library of Flavobacterium psychrophilum ()
 17:00-17:10 Genomics and phylogenomics of Flavobacterium psychrophilum ( )
 17:10-17:20 Genotyping and pathogenicity of Flavobacterium psychrophilum in Japan ()
 17:20-17:30 Accurate real-time PCR strategy for monitoring Flavobacterium psychrophilum loads in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) ()
 17:30-17:40 Different pleiotropic effects following inactivation of two genes encoding putative type 2 glycosyltransferases in Flavobacterium psychrophilum ()
 17:40-17:55 Questions

 17:55-18:20 Novel motility and protein secretion machinery of Flavobacterium johnsoniae ()
 18:20-18:45 Expression of Flavobacterium proteins for bioscience and vaccines ()

 20:00 Conference dinner (restaurant "Au Moulin Vert")

Wednesday September 23

Session 2c - Virulence, Genetic Diversity and Disease Models

 08:30-08:55 The secret life of Flavobacterium psychrophilum ()
 08:55-09:20 Chemotactic response of Flavobacterium columnare to channel catfish mucus ()
 09:20-09:45 Intensive fish farming and the evolution of pathogen virulence: the case of columnaris disease in Finland ()
 09:45-10:10 Experimental infection in the study of fish pathogenic flavobacteria: state of the art and critical overview ()

Session 6 - Vaccination and Alternative Control Methods

 10:10-10:20 Experiments in vaccination of carp and trout against infections by pond-specific members of the genus Flavobacterium ()
 10:20-10:45 Challenges in the development of vaccines against columnaris disease ()

 10:45-11:05 Coffee Break

 11:05-11:30 Immersion vaccination of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) against Flavobacterium psychrophilum ()
 11:30-11:55 Protection of i.p.-immunized rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) in relation to antibody levels against Flavobacterium psychrophilum ()
 11:55-12:20 An experimental vaccine against Flavobacterium psychrophilum can induce protection in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) ()
 12:20-12:45 The potential of autogenous vaccines based on Flavobacterium psychrophilum for the control of Rainbow Trout Fry Syndrome and Red Mark Syndrome in salmonids: Typing of F. psychrophilum isolates from salmon and trout in the UK ()
 12:45-13:10 Developing control strategies for Rainbow Trout Fry Syndrome (RTFS) ()

 13:10 General Discussion and Closing Remarks

 14:00 End of Conference

Date de création : 04/02/2009
Date de modification : 28/04/2010