Workshop: SEPIA BREEDING: IMPROVING REPRODUCTION PERFORMANCE BASED ON BIOLOGICAL KNOWLEDGE
14th May 2012 - Amph. Verde, Building 8 - Campus de Gambelas
This workshop intends to disseminate the knowledge basis of Project SEPIABREED to students.
Free entrance, under registration, with limited number of participants.
Seminars (20 min presentation plus 10 min for questions)
9h00 "Project SEPIABREED - Improving the reproduction of the European cuttlefish, Sepia officinalis
(Linnaeus, 1758) in captivity: a multidisciplinary approach"
Speaker: Dr. António Sykes (PI of the Project and Chair of Workshop)
9h30 "Chromatophore function and aquaculture tips in the European cuttlefish, Sepia officinalis"
Speaker: Dr. Nathan Tublitz (Professor of Biology at University of Oregon, USA)
10h00 "Vision in Cephalopods - Sepia officinalis as a model"
Speaker: Dr. Nadav Shashar (Senior Lecturer at the Ben-Gurion University of Negev, Israel)
10h30 Coffee Break
10h45 "Application of molecular biology tools to study Sepia officinalis inbreeding of consecutive
generations cultured in captivity"
Speaker: Dr. José Pedro Andrade (Full Professor at Universidade do Algarve)
11h15 "Cuttlefish Big Brother - Behavioural study of cuttlefish breeding in captivity"
Speaker: Dr. Eduardo Barata (Assistant Professor at Universidade de Évora)
11h45 "Pheromones in cuttlefish reproduction"
Speaker: Dr. Peter Hubbard (Research Associate at Centro de Ciências do Mar)
12h15 Questions and final remarks
12h45 Lunch break
14h30 Project SEPIABREED Reunion, including all the speakers of the workshop and project
consultants and team.
Participants will receive a Certificate of attendance.
Project SEPIABREED (PTDC/MAR/120876/2010) is funded by Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia