Dagskrá / Schedule

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Yfirlitserindi / Plenary talks

Y1 Why trace metals matter in environmental microbiology
Jean-Philippe Bellenger
Y2 Yfirlit yfir feril / Overview
Arnþór Garðarsson
Y3 The role of intracellular waste and recycling in cancer
Margrét H. Ögmundsdóttir
Y4 Human genetics as big data science
Gísli Másson
Y5 The North Atlantic subpolar gyre regulates marine ecosystems
Hjálmar Hátún
Y6 Yfirlit yfir feril / Overview
Óttar Rolfsson
Y7 Sátt eða sundrung? Sambúð manns og náttúru í fjórum heimsálfum / Synergy or segregation?: Interplay between man and nature in four continents
Hafdís Hanna Ægisdóttir
 

Málstofuerindi / seminar talks

Uppsjór I / Pelagic I    Fundarstjóri / chair Freydís Vigfúsdóttir
E1 Adjustments to resent changes in the ecosystem around Iceland
Hörður Sævaldsson
E2 Ecology of Calanus finmarchicus around Iceland
Ástþór Gíslason
E3 Climate-induced changes in krill abundance in the North Atlantic Ocean
Teresa Silva, Astthor Gislason, Guðrún Marteinsdóttirand Ólafur S. Ástþórsson
E4 Trophic relationships and the role of Calanus in the oceanic ecosystems south and north of Iceland
Hildur Pétursdóttir
E5 The linkages between environmental factors, zooplankton and pelagic fish in the Norwegian Sea
Lísa Anne Libungan, Hildur Pétursdóttir, Guðmundur J. Óskarsson, Ástþór Gíslason
Uppsjór II / Pelagic II    Fundarstjóri / chair Anna Heiða Ólafsdóttir
E6 Capelin (Mallotus villosus) a key forage species in a sub-arctic ecosystem during a climate change
Birkir Bárðarson
E7 Icelandic seabirds as indicators of changes in the pelagic marine environment
Freydís Vigfúsdóttir
E8 Non-breeding areas of three sympatric auk species breeding in three Icelandic colonies
Þorkell Lindberg Þórarinsson, Jannie Fries Linnebjerg, Morten Frederiksen, Aðalsteinn Örn Snæþórsson, Böðvar Þórisson, Yann Kolbeinsson
E9 The three challenges of researching the pelagic ecosystem
Anna Heiða Ólafsdóttir
Dýrafræði / Zoology    Fundarstjóri / chair Hildur Magnúsdóttir
E10 Íslenski himbrimastofninn (Gavia immer): Frumniðurstöður grunn- og atferlisrannsókna
Pétur Halldórsson
E11 Agriculture and breeding waders in lowland Iceland
Lilja Jóhannesdóttir, Jennifer A. Gill, José A. Alves, Sigmundur H. Brink, Ólafur Arnalds& Tómas Grétar Gunnarsson
E12 Sjást áhrif tófu og minks á fjölda eða dreifingu æðarhreiðra?
Jón Einar Jónsson, Árni Ásgeirsson
E13 Fækkun hvítfugls á Íslandi
Arnþór Garðarsson, Yann Kolbeinsson, Aðalsteinn Örn Snæþórsson, Árni Ásgeirsson, Böðvar Þórisson, Cristian Gallo, Erpur Snær Hansen, Ingvar A. Sigurðsson, Jón Einar Jónsson, Róbert A. Stefánsson, Sunna Björk Ragnarsdóttirog Þorkell Lindberg Þórarinsson
E14 Getur “ótímabær þungun” aukið lífslíkur kornungra refalæðna?
Ester Rut Unnsteinsdóttir
E15 The importance of a subarctic feeding ground for humpback whale song transmission to subtropical breeding grounds in the North Atlantic Ocean
Edda Elísabet Magnúsdóttir, Edda E. Magnúsdóttir, Ellen C. Garland, Patrick J. O. Miller, Conor Ryan, Shane T. Gero, Marianne H. Rasmussen, Jörundur Svavarsson
Bakteríur & veirur I / Bacteria & viruses I    Fundarstjóri / chair Guðný Inga Ófeigsdóttir
E16 The role of microbial dormancy in soil carbon-climate feedbacks
Alejandro Salazar, Evgenia Blagodatskaya, Benjamin N. Sulman, Jay T. Lennon, and Jeffrey S. Dukes
E17 Genetic engineering of an Icelandic thermophilic bacteria: from macroalgae to bioethanol
Antoine Moenaert, Antoine MOENAERT, Ólafur H. Friðjónsson, Bryndís Björnsdóttir, Guðmundur Óli Hreggviðsson
E18 Thermostable sgRNA-guided Cas9 nuclease system with novel PAM specificity
Björn Þór Aðalsteinsson, William Merre, Ólafur H. Friðjónsson, Guðmundur Hreggviðsson
E19 Microbial ecology of the subglacial East Skaftár lake in Vatnajökull glacier: new insights from metagenome sequencing.
Gregory K. Farrant, Pauline Vannier, Alexandra Klonowski, Eric Gaidos, Þorsteinn Þorsteinssonand Viggó Þór Marteinsson
E20 Preliminary results on the sub-terrestrial biosphere of the neo-island Surtsey
Pauline Bergsten, 1,4, Pauline Vannier 1, Alexandra M. Klonowski 1, Andri Stefánsson 4, Tobias B Weisenberger 2, Marie Jackson 3, Magnús Tumi Guðmundsson4 and Viggó Þór Marteinsson 1,4
Bakteríur & veirur II / Bacteria & viruses II    Fundarstjóri / chair Charles Hansen
E21 Icelandic ovine Mycoplasma ovipneumoniae are variable bacteria that induce limited immune responses in vitro and in vivo
Þorbjörg Einarsdóttir, Sigríður Hjartardóttir
E22 A survey of three viruses in wild and cultured salmon in Iceland
Heiða Sigurðardóttir, Harpa Mjöll Gunnarsdóttir, Birkir Þór Bragason and Sigríður Guðmundsdóttir
E23 Gammaherpesveirur hjá merum og folöldum þeirra, sýkingarferill fyrstu tvö æviárin
Lilja Þorsteinsdóttir, Sigríður Jónsdóttir, Sara Björk Stefánsdóttir, Christine Wimer, Bettine Wagner, Sigurbjörg Þorsteinsdóttir, Vilhjálmur Svansson
E24 Unraveling host-microbe interactions in the marine sponge Halichondria panicea through high-throughput 16S rDNA amplicon sequencing and functional metagenomics
Stephen Knobloch, Ragnar Jóhannssonand Viggó Thór Marteinsson
E25 The maedi-visna virus intasome
Stefán Ragnar Jónsson, Valgerður Andrésdóttir, Allison Ballandras-Colas, Peter Cherepanov
E26 Maedi-visna virus as a model for HIV
Valgerður Andrésdóttir
Krabbamein / Cancer    Fundarstjóri / chair Zhiqian Yi
E27 Hlutverk miðlægra kolefnis efnaskiptaferla í bandvefslíkri umbreytingu stofnfrumna í brjóstkirtli
Arnar Sigurðsson, Skarphéðinn Halldórsson, Óttar Rolfsson
E28 Potential Role of an Autophagy Gene in Breast Tumor Development
Arsalan Amirfallah, Eydís Þ. Guðmundsdóttir, Adalgeir Arason, Bjarni A. Agnarsson, Óskar Þór Jóhannsson, Rósa Björk Barkardóttirand Inga Reynisdóttir
E29 Defining the breast cancer EMT model via a proteomic approach
Qiong Wang, Sigurður Trausti Karvelsson
E30 Modeling of metabolic changes following EMT in breast epithelial cells
Sigurður Trausti Karvelsson, Steinn Guðmundsson& Óttar Rolfsson
E31 Effect of pathogen inactivation on miRNA profile of platelet concentrates during storage under standard blood banking condition.
Níels Árni Árnason, Ragna Landrö, Óttar Rolfsson, Björn Harðarson, Sveinn Guðmundssonand Ólafur E. Sigurjónsson
E32 Endotheliomics: The metabolic response of the endothelium to LPS
Sarah McGarrity, Ósk Anuforo, Haraldur Halldórsson, Óttar Rolfsson, Pär Johansson
Náttúruverðmæti / The value of nature    Fundarstjóri / chair Skúli Skúlason
E33 Mat á áhrifum vatnsaflsvirkjana á vistkerfi vatnalífvera
Gísli Már Gíslason, Skúli Skúlason, Þorleifur Eiríkssonog Sigmundur Einarsson
E34 Samþætt mat á náttúruverðmætum landssvæða við fallvötn
Þorleifur Eiríksson, Sigmundur Einarsson,Tómas Grétar Gunnarsson &Skúli Skúlason
E35 Hvernig á að meta verðmæti náttúrunnar? Reynsla frá áætlun um vernd og orkunýtingu landsvæða
Skúli Skúlason, Ása L. Aradóttir, Birna Lárusdóttir, Gísli Már Gíslason, Kristján Jónasson, Sólborg U. Pálsdóttir, Sólveig K. Pétursdóttir, Tómas G. Gunnarsson, Þorleifur Eiríksson, Þorvaldur Þórðarson, og Þorvarður Árnason
Vistgerðaflokkun / Habitat mapping    Fundarstjóri / chair Hlynur Bárðarson
E36 Vistgerðir á landi
Sigurður H. Magnússon, Borgþór Magnússon
E37 Ný þekking – vistfræði og útbreiðsla vatnaplantna á Íslandi
Þóra Hrafnsdóttir, Marianne Jensdóttir Fjeldog Haraldur R. Ingvason
E38 Fjöruvistgerðir á Íslandi
Gunnhildur Ingibjörg Georgsdóttir, Karl Gunnarssson, Sigríður Kristinsdóttir, Guðmundur Guðmundsson
E39 Jarðhitavistgerðir
Rannveig Thoroddsen, Ásrún Elmarsdóttir
E40 Vistgerðir og mikilvæg fuglasvæði
Kristinn Haukur Skarphéðinsson, Borgný Katrínardóttir, Guðmundur A. Guðmundsson, Svenja N.V Auhage
Vistfræði / Ecology    Fundarstjóri / chair Bryndís Marteinsdóttir
E41 Are hot pots hotspots? The invertebrate community of warm springs in Iceland
Agnes-Katharina Kreiling, Snæbjörn Pálsson, Jón S. Ólafsson, and Bjarni K. Kristjánsson
E42 The discovery of the first terrestrial hairworm (Nematomorpha: Gordiida) and new tools for evaluating the diversity of hairworms in terrestrial and aquatic habitats throughout Iceland.
Christina Anaya, Ben Hanelt, Matthew G. Bolek
E43 Herbivory dynamics of native insects
Mariana Tamayo
E44 Applying state-and-transition models to rangelands in Iceland: developing a framework for grazing research
Isabel C Barrio, Isabel C BARRIO, David S HIK, Johann THÓRSSON, Kristín SVAVARSDÓTTIR, Bryndís MARTEINSDÓTTIR, Ingibjörg Svala JÓNSDÓTTIR
E45 Effects of climate warming and herbivory on rate of decomposition in the high and low Arctic
Katrín Björnsdóttir, Isabel C. Barrio, Ingibjörg Svala Jónsdóttir
E46 Útbreiðsla Alaskalúpínu á miðhálendi Íslands og aðgerðaáætlun um upprætingu hennar
Guðmundur Ingi Guðbrandsson, Angela Margerita Jauchog Danielle Elizabeth Beauchemin
Grasafræði / Botany    Fundarstjóri / chair Ingeborg J. Klarenberg
E47 Assessing the ecological impacts of extensive sheep grazing in Iceland
Bryndís Marteinsdóttir, Elín Fjóla Þórarinsdóttir, Guðmundur Halldórsson, Jóhann Þórsson, Kristín Svavarsdóttir, Magnús Þór Einarssonog Sigþrúður Jónsdóttir
E48 Distribution and Management of Heracleum species in Reykjavík, Iceland
Danielle Elizabeth Beauchemin, Mariana Tamayo, Snorri Sigurðsson
E49 Distribution of cow parsley in Reykjavik
Mervi Luoma, Mariana Lucia Tamayo (corresponding author), Snorri Sigurðsson (corresponding author)
E50 Status and residence time of Melampyrum pratense (Orobanchaceae) a new species in the flora of Iceland
Pawel Wasowicz, Snæbjörn Pálsson, Andrzej Pasierbinski, Erling Ólafsson, Mariusz Wierzgon, Starri Heiðmarsson, Ewa Maria Przedpelska-Wasowicz
Frumulíffræði / Cell biology    Fundarstjóri / chair Erna Magnúsdóttir
E51 Systems analysis of metabolism in buffy coat and apheresis derived platelets during storage
Freyr Jóhannsson, Steinn Guðmundsson, Giuseppe Paglia, Sveinn Guðmundsson, Bernhard Palsson, Ólafur E. Sigurjónsson and Óttar Rolfsson
E52 Freeze dried platelet lysates from expired platelet concentrates support growth and differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells
Helena Montazeri, Sandra Mjöll Jónsdóttir-Buch, Ólafur Eysteinn Sigurjónsson
E53 Analysis of the lipid content of the Kerecis Omega3 xenograft and comparison to other skin grafts
Hulda Soffía Jónasdóttir, Hulda S. Jónasdóttir, Ingibjörg L.K Hafliðadóttir, Skúli Magnússon, Óttar Rolfsson
E54 Development of an innovative bioreactor system for human bone tissue engineering
Joseph Lovecchio, Emanuele Giordano, Paolo Gargiulo, Ólafur Eysteinn Sigurjónsson
E55 The mechanism of BLIMP1 mediated survival in Waldenström’s macroglobulinemia
Kimberley Anderson, Aðalheiður Elín Lárusdóttir, Kristján Hólm Gretarson, Erna Magnúsdóttir
Vatnalíffræði / Limnology    Fundarstjóri / chair Hlynur Bárðason
E56 Effect of food abundance on territory size in stream salmonids: A review
Stefán Óli Steingrímsson, Stefan Ó. SteingrímssonJames W.A. Grant, Laura K. Weir
E57 Brain plasticity in brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) differing in foraging style
Karalea Cantera, Rob McLaughlin
E58 Eru íslenskir laxfiskar virkir hýslar fyrir Tetracapsuloides bryosalmonae, orsakavald PKD-nýrnasýki?
Fjóla Rut Svavarsdóttir, Mark A. Freeman, Þórólfur Antonsson, Friðþjófur Árnason, Árni Kristmundsson
E59 Living in the lava: ecology and evolution of Arctic charr in caves
Camille A.-L. Leblanc, Katja Räsänen, Árni Einarsson, Michael Morrissey, Moira Ferguson, Skúli Skúlason, and Bjarni K. Kristjánsson
E60 Relationships between dietary and morphological differences between individuals within populations of small benthic Arctic charr in Iceland
Bjarni K. Kristjánsson, Camille Leblanc, Skúli skúlason
E61 Romance Under the Waves: Mating Behaviour of Arctic Charr in Thingvallavatn
Edite Fiskovica, Edīte Fiskoviča, Kalina Hristova Kapralova, Jónína Herdís Ólafsdóttir, Fredrik Holm, Lieke Ponsioen, Jukka Siltanen, Hrefna Sigurjónsdóttirand Sigurdur S. Snorrason
Þroskunarfræði / Development    Fundarstjóri / chair William Butler
E62 Transcription factors specifying naive and primed pluripotency.
Erna Magnúsdóttir, Kristján Hólm Grétarsson, Daisy Awiti
E63 Developmental roles of Pontin and Reptin
Kristín E. Allison, Arnar Þór Björgvinsson, Zophonías O. Jónsson, Sigríður Rut Franzdóttir
E64 The role of miR-206 and its putative targets in developing Arctic charr morphs
Lieke Ponsioen, Drífa Hrund Guðmundsdóttir, Kalina H. Kapralova, Grétar Guðmundsson, Sigríður Rut Franzdóttir, Zophonías Ó. Jónsson
E65 Sleep in VMAT2 Mutant Zebrafish
Pablo Botella Lucena, Pablo Botella, Valerie H. Maier, Haraldur Þorsteinsson, Karl Ægir Karlsson
Sjávarlíffræði I / Marine biology I    Fundarstjóri / chair Ragnhildur Guðmundsdóttir
E66 Dramatic increase in seaweed harvest: Sustainable exploitation or a serious threat to coastal ecosystems?
Róbert A. Stefánsson, Menja von Schmalensee
E67 Rannsóknir á hörpudiski í Breiðafirði
Jónas Páll Jónasson
E68 Shell morphology and colour of the subtidal whelk Buccinum undatum exhibit fine-scaled spatial patterns
Hildur Magnúsdóttir, Snæbjörn Pálsson, Kristen Marie Westfall, Zophonías O. Jónsson, Erla Björk Örnólfsdóttir
E69 Heilbrigði sjávarvistkerfa metið með hjálp burstaormsins Capitella capitata: kostir og gallar vísitegundar
Sunna Björk Ragnarsdóttir, Sölvi Rúnar Vignisson, Íris Mýrdal KristinsdóttirGunnar Þór Hallgrímsson, Halldór Pálmar Halldórsson
E70 The status and distribution of marine alien species in Icelandic waters
Sindri Gíslason, Ó. Guðrún G. Þórarinsdóttir, Karl Gunnarsson
Sjávarlíffræði II / Marine biology II    Fundarstjóri / chair Hildur Magnúsdóttir
E71 Spawning time fidelity in lumpfish, a species with an extended spawning season.
James Kennedy, Halldór G. Ólafsson
E72 Feeding pattern of juvenile Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) and saithe (Pollachius virens)
Anja Nickel, Guðbjörg Ásta Ólafsdóttir
E73 Finding the baseline in coastal regions facing ocean acidification: Breiðafjörður case study
Hrönn Egilsdóttir, Sólveig Rósa Ólafsdóttir, Jón Ólafsson, Erla Björk Örnólfsdóttir
E74 Sharks are Causing Headaches in the World of Fisheries Science and Management
Steven Campana
Erfðafræði I / Genetics I    Fundarstjóri / chair Arnar Pálsson
E75 Decoding the genetics of the Arctic char morphs in Lake Thingvallavatn
Benjamin Sigurgeirsson, Benjamín Sigurgeirsson, Sébastien Matlosz, Arnar Pálsson, Sigríður Rut Franzdóttir, Sigurður S. Snorrason, Zophonías O. Jónsson
E76 Large-scale genetic research may hold the key to solving rare disease cases
Guðný Anna Árnadóttir, Gudny A. Arnadottir, Brynjar O. Jensson, Sigurdur E. Marelsson, Asmundur Oddsson, Ragnar P. Kristjansson, Stefania Benonisdottir, Gudmundur A. Thorisson, Daniel F. Gudbjartsson, Unnur Thorsteinsdottir, Reynir Arngrimsson, Patrick Sulem, Kari Stefansson
E77 Graphtyper enables population-scale genotyping using pangenome graphs
Hannes Pétur Eggertsson, Hannes P Eggertsson, Hakon Jonsson, Snaedis Kristmundsdottir, Eirikur Hjartarson, Birte Kehr, Gisli Masson, Florian Zink, Kristjan E Hjorleifsson, Aslaug Jonasdottir, Adalbjorg Jonasdottir, Ingileif Jonsdottir, Daniel F Gudbjartsson, Pall Melsted, Kari Stefansson, Bjarni V Halldorsson
E78 Ptarmigan genomes and transcriptomes
Kristinn Pétur Magnússon, Kristinn P. Magnússonand Páll Melsted
E79 Population Genomics Of Brown Trout (Salmo trutta) In Southern Iceland
Marcos Lagunas, Lieke Ponsioen, Arnar Pálsson, Zophonías O. Jónsson, Sigurður S. Snorrason
E80 Pioneer the Path to Precision Genomics with Ion Torrent Next-Generation Sequencing & the Launch of the Brand New Applied Biosystems SeqStudio Genetic Analyzer
Minas S. Tzanakakis
Erfðafræði II / Genetics II    Fundarstjóri / chair Baldur Kristjánsson
E81 GWAS reveals common variants influencing risk of appendicitis and other inflammatory conditions
Ragnar Pétur Kristjánsson, Ragnar P Kristjánsson, Stefania Benonisdottir, Asmundur Oddsson, Gudmar Thorleifsson, Olafur B Davidsson, Stefan Jonsson, Gudny A Arnadottir, Brynjar O Jensson, Ingileif Jonsdottir, Unnur Thorsteinsdottir, Daniel F Gudbjartsson, Thorunn Rafnar, Patrick Sulem, Kari Stefansson
E82 Ciliate diversity associated with the groundwater amphipod Crangonyx islandicus
Ragnhildur Guðmundsdóttir, Bjarni Kristófer Kristjánsson, Viggó Þór Marteinssonog Snæbjörn Pálsson
E83 Contrasting population genetic patterns within the groundwater amphipod Crangonyx islandicus
Snæbjörn Pálsson, David Eme, Kristen M. Westfalls, Bjarni K. Kristjánsson
E84 Dissecting the individual roles of promiscuous proteins
Sigríður Rut Franzdóttir, Kristín E. Allison, Hörður Guðmundsson, Arnar Þór Björgvinsson, Samantha Jeng, Zophonías O. Jónsson
Þróunarfræði I / Evolution I    Fundarstjóri / chair Kalina H. Kapralova
E85 Compensating fitness reducing mutations in Drosophila melanogaster
Baldur Kristjánsson, Dagný Ásta Rúnarsdóttir, Arnar Pálsson, Sudarshan Chari, Ian Dworkin
E86 Expressional rescue of wing morphology defects in Drosophila melanogaster
Dagný Ásta Rúnarsdóttir, Baldur Kristjánsson, Arnar Pálsson, Sudarshan Chari, Ian Dworkin
E87 The principles and predictability of transcriptional cooption, regulatory and compensatory evolution
Arnar Pálsson
E88 Sweepstakes reproduction and reticulations: genetics and genomics of some cod-fish
Einar Árnason, and Katrín Halldórsdóttir
E89 What do Atlantic cod reproduction and cancer cell proliferation have in common?
Katrín Halldórsdóttir, Einar Árnason
Þróunarfræði II / Evolution II    Fundarstjóri / chair Sigríður Rut Franzdóttir
E90 Extensive genetic divergence between sympatric Arctic charr morphs in Lake Thingvallavatn
Jóhannes Guðbrandsson, Kalina. H. Kapralova, Sigríður R. Franzdóttir, Völundur Hafstað, Þóra M. Bergsveinsdóttir, Zophonías O. Jónsson, Sigurður Snorrason, Arnar Pálsson
E91 Evolution of reproductive barriers in sympatric Arctic charr morphs
Kalina H. Kapralova, Kalina Hristova Kapralova, Jónína Herdís Ólafsdóttir, Lieke Ponsioen, Jóhann Garðar Þorbjörnsson, Jukka Siltanen, Hrefna Sigurjónsdóttir, Arnar Palsson, Bjarni K. Kristjanson, Zophonías O. Jónsson, Sigurður Sveinn Snorrason
E92 Population genomics of parallel evolution in Icelandic Arctic charr
Han Xiao, Johannes Gudbrandsson, Sigridur R. Franzdottir, Sigurdur S. Snorrason, Arnar Palsson, Zophonias O. Jonsson
E93 Anadromous charr in Iceland – Population structure
Zophonías O. Jónsson, Jóhannes Guðbrandsson1, Benjamín Sigurgeirsson1, Sigurður. J. Guðjónsson2, Sigurður Már Einarsson2, Sigurður S. Snorrason1, Arnar Pálsson1, 1
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