VC meeting with Mr Saxon Bosworth who is preparing an article on Artemia for National Geographic magazine with some members of the International Artemia Aquaculture Consortium (in formation)

 

Thursday June 3 at 4pm GMT

  • Saxon Bosworth: welcome and setting the scene
  • Patrick Sorgeloos: brief introduction of International Artemia Aquaculture Consortium
  • Jim Clegg:  the extremophile Artemia and its unique properties to survive in extreme dry conditions and how the Artemia cyst compound trehalose allows to convert red blood cells into a long-lasting bio-active powder
  • Gonzalo Gajardo: Artemia genetics – difference between bisexual and parthenogenetic Artemia
  • Don Leonard: history of the commercial exploitation of GSL Artemia
  • Eddy Naessens: sourcing, upgrading and improving the use of Artemia in world aquaculture
  • Marcos Camara: history and status of Artemia production in Brazil

 

Friday June 4 at 7am GMT

  • Saxon Bosworth: welcome and setting the scene
  • Sui Liying: role of Asia Regional Artemia Reference Center
  • Ludmila Litvinienko: history of commercial Artemia cyst exploitation in Russia
  • Nguyen Van Hoa: socio economics of Artemia farming in artisanal salt works in the Mekong delta
  • Montakan Tamtin: history of Artemia farming in Thailand
  • Naser Agh: history of Artemia production in Iran
  • Betty Nyonje: history of Artemia farming in Kenya
  • Yang Wei Jun: the regulation of cell quiescence (in cancer cell lines) using diapause genes of Artemia

 

List of Artemia Consortium Participants:

  • Belgium:
    – Artemia Reference Center, Ghent University: Patrick Sorgeloos and Gilbert Van Stappen
    – INVE Aquaculture Cie: Eddy Naessens
  • Brazil: Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte: Marcos Camara
  • Chile: Los Lagos University, Osorno: Gonzalo Gajardo
  • China:
    – Asia Regional Artemia Reference Center, Tianjin University of Science & Technology:
    Sui Liying
    – Zhejiang University: Wei Jun Yang
  • Iran: Artemia & Aquaculture Research Institute, Urmia University: Naser Agh
  • Kenya: Kenya Marine Fisheries Research Institute: Betty Nyonje
  • Russia:
    – State Agrarian University of the Northern Trans-Urals, Tyumen: Liudmila Litvinenko
  • Thailand:
    – Department of Fisheries, Petchaburi Coastal Aquaculture Institute: Montakan Tamtin
  • USA:
    – Bodega Marine Lab, University of California: Jim Clegg
    – Great Salt Lake Brine Shrimp Cooperative: Don Leonard

Compilation of presentations:

(To download see https://spaces.hightail.com/receive/nIFtUSHUB9)


Youtube video of the presentations and discussion:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bZ_ZMd7Xt68&t=9s


In launch of the new International Artemia Aquaculture Consortium, led by Patrick Sorgeloos, this conference series brings together professionals working on artemia from all around the world. This event was a presentation on the world of artemia for Saxon Bosworth, who was researching artemia for an article for National Geographic. Keep up to date on Saxon’s article via Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/SAXONBOSWORTH/

 

Presentations:

  • 0:00 Saxon Bosworth: Introduction
  • 1:39 Patrick Sorgeloos: brief introduction of International Artemia Aquaculture Consortium
  • 7:37 Jim Clegg: the extremophile Artemia and its unique properties to survive in extreme dry conditions and how the Artemia cyst compound trehalose allows to convert red blood cells into a long-lasting bio-active powder
  • 17:40 Gonzalo Gajardo: Artemia genetics, difference between bisexual and parthenogenetic Artemia
  • 35:55 Marcos Camara: history and status of Artemia production in Brazil
  • 47:09 Don Leonard: history of the commercial exploitation of GSL Artemia
  • 55:05 Sui Liying: role of Asia Regional Artemia Reference Center
  • 1:05:23 Nguyen Van Hoa: socio economics of Artemia farming in artisanal salt works in the Mekong delta
  • 1:20:22 Montakan Tamtin: history of Artemia farming in Thailand
  • 1:28:08 Naser Agh: history of Artemia production in Iran
  • 1:42:30 Betty Nyonje: history of Artemia farming in Kenya
  • 1:57:51 Yang Wei Jun: the regulation of cell quiescence (in cancer cell lines) using diapause genes of Artemia
  • 2:06:43 Patrick Sorgeloos presenting on behalf of Ludmila Litvinienko: history of commercial Artemia cyst exploitation in Russia
  • 2:14:40 Eddy Naessens: sourcing, upgrading and improving the use of Artemia in world aquaculture
  • 2:30:18 Discussion

 

 

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