On 12 and 13 December 2023, the French Phycological Society held its workshop at the Ifremer station in Sète in the Celimer building, bringing together 42 participants. The scientific programme was wide-ranging, covering microalgae and macroalgae, both freshwater and marine, and encompassing a variety of research disciplines and contexts, from fundamental molecular, cellular and environmental research to applied research. These days are an opportunity for the scientific community to forge and/or consolidate links between generations, laboratories in France, and the various trades… Following a presentation by the UMR MARBEC, which was hosting the event, 16 oral presentations, including 2 plenary talks (“Mechanistic approaches to investigateRead More →

The French Phycological Society workshop was held at Ifremer Nantes on 6 and 7 December 2022. 57 members of the Society attended 2 invited oral presentations (“Ecophysiology of polar phytoplankton” by Thomas Lacour and “Metabolic coevolution in brown algae: the example of interactions between Laminariales and endophytic Ectocarpales” by Gabriel Markov) and 21 oral presentations. The topics were once again very varied (see the programme below) and 13 students competed for SPF grants: congratulations to Florent Charton (conference: EPC8), Clémence Boucher (conference: EPC8), Nolwenn Kergosien (conference: EPC8) and Wendy Diruit (conference: ISS)! The association also held its Annual General Assembly. On the afternoon of WednesdayRead More →

The sanitary conditions still not allowing to meet, the SPF workshop was held remotely on December 9 and 10, 2021. During these two half-days, 14 oral presentations were given on various subjects such as the microbiome of Saccharina latissima or the Objective Plankton program. The General Assembly of the association also took place.Read More →

Due to the sanitary conditions, the SPF workshop was held remotely on December 15, 2020. During the day, 11 oral presentations were given on various topics such as genetic diversity in Laminaria digitata and stabilization of Sargassum spp. by impacting air jets. The General Assembly of the association also took place.Read More →

The SPF worshop took place at the Tipi, Sorbonne University in Paris on November 14 and 15, 2019. This worshop allowed to visit the exhibition Algae Imaginarium present at the Tipi. During the day, 13 oral presentations took place as well as the General Assembly of the association. A tasting of sweet and salty preparations based on seaweed was made by Scarlette le Corre (Alguerie) and Akira Peters (BezhinRosko).Read More →