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Friday, May 27th
8:30 AM

Plenary: Performance of source water control strategies for cyanobacterial blooms

Faith Kibuye, Carollo Engineers, Boise, ID, USA; Southern Nevada Water Authority

8:30 AM - 9:15 AM

9:15 AM

Field-scale evaluation of nanobubble ozone technology for cyanobacterial harmful algal bloom control

Heather Raymond, The Ohio State University
David E. Berthold, University of Florida
Eugene Braig, The Ohio State University
Justin Chaffin, The Ohio State University
Billy Fagan, The Ohio State University
Rachel Gabor, The Ohio State University
Jing Hu, University of Florida
Dail Laughinghouse, University of Florida
Forrest W. Lefler, University of Florida
Keara Stanislawczyk, The Ohio State University
Holly Stanley, The Ohio State University
Autumn Taylor, The Ohio State University
Linda Weavers, The Ohio State University
Matthew Romanko, The Ohio State University

9:15 AM - 9:30 AM

9:30 AM

Exploring the potential of metallic peroxide granules for the in-situ mitigation of cyano-HABs

Maria G. Antoniou, Cyprus University of Technology
Eleni Keliri, Cyprus University of Technology
Manolis Christofi, Cyprus University of Technology
Nektarios Efstathiou, Cyprus University of Technology

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

9:45 AM

A paradigm-shift in water treatment: In-reservoir UV-LED-driven TiO2 photocatalysis for the removal of cyanobacteria – a mesocosm study

Carlos J. Pestana, Robert Gordon University
Jose Capelo-Neto, Federal University of Ceara
Jianing Hui, University of St Andrews
Peter KJ Robertson, Queen's University Belfast
Company for the Management of Hydrological Resources Ceara (COGERH)
Samylla Oliveira, Federal University of Ceara
Ricardo Rogers, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Allan Santos, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Sandra MFO Azevedo, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Christine Edwards, Robert Gordon University
John TS Irvine, University of St Andrews
Linda A. Lawton, Robert Gordon University

9:45 AM - 10:00 AM

10:00 AM

Development of a novel & low cost domestic filter unit to treat drinking water contaminants

Sathya S. Ganegoda, University of Sri Jayewardenepura

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

10:45 AM

Using native Lake Erie bacteria and their enzymes for degradation/removal of microcystin toxins from water

Jyotshana Gautam, The University of Toledo
Jason Huntley, The University of Toledo

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

11:00 AM

Application of CyanoGate, a Cyanobacterial Synthetic Biology Molecular Cloning Suite, for Exploring Optimal Heterologous Microcystinase (MlrA) Production for Freshwater Bioremediation from Cyanotoxins

Jason Dexter, Jagiellonian University Cracow
Alistair J. McCormick, University of Edinburgh
Mohammad Hasan, University of Edinburgh
Charlotte von Koppenfels, University of Edinburgh
Jakub Puchalski, Jagiellonian University Cracow
Sara Młynarska, Jagiellonian University Cracow
Konstancja Gałat, Jagiellonian University Cracow
Antonia Łobodzińska, Jagiellonian University Cracow
Dariusz Dziga, Jagiellonian University Cracow

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

11:15 AM

Ecology of cyanotoxin-producer cyanobacterial communities in Spanish National Parks

Elvira Perona, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

11:15 AM - 11:30 AM

11:30 AM

Suppression of cyanobacterial blooms using hydrogen peroxide: effects on phytoplankton and bacteria

Petra M. Visser, University of Amsterdam
Tim Piel, University of Amsterdam
Giovanni Sandrini, University of Amsterdam
Gerard Muijzer, University of Amsterdam
Corina Brussaard, Netherlands institute for Sea Research
Pieter Slot, University of Amsterdam
Maria Van Herk, University of Amsterdam
Jef Huisman, University of Amsterdam

11:30 AM - 11:45 AM

11:45 AM

Cyanotoxin Degrading Lake Bacteria Significantly Alleviate Microcystin-LR Induced Hepatotoxicity in Both In Vitro and In Vivo Models

Apurva Lad, The University of Toledo
Jyotshana Gautam, The University of Toledo
Andrew L. Kleinhenz, The University of Toledo
Sanduni H. Premathilaka, The University of Toledo
Prabhatchandra Dube, The University of Toledo
Shungang Zhang, The University of Toledo
Travis Stevens, The University of Toledo
Steuart Besly, The University of Toledo
Dragan Isailovic, The University of Toledo
Jason F. Huntley, The University of Toledo
David J. Kennedy, The University of Toledo
Steven T. Haller, The University of Toledo

11:45 AM - 12:00 PM

12:00 PM

Toledo triggered new WHO guidance for cyanotoxin risk assessment

Ingrid M. Chorus, Consultant; retired since 2019 from the German Environment Agency

12:00 PM - 12:15 PM