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EURAXESS ASEAN network meets TASCMAR researcher Dr Suchana Apple Chavanich

EURAXESS ASEAN is an initiative backed by the EU to promote researcher mobility and cooperation, focusing on the countries in the Association of South East Asian Nations. Their network includes over 7000 researchers and main activities include providing information and organising networking and training events. In the in focus section of their recent newsletter, EURAXESS ASEAN included an interview with […]

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TASCMAR collection mission in Rodrigues island yields a rich collection of sponges, including species new to science

Article provided by Dr Anne Bialecki, Université de la Réunion During a TASCMAR collection mission to Rodrigues island organised in October 2016 by Dr Anne Bialecki of the University of Reunion Island, about 25 sponge species were collected. The identification was carried out by Dr Nicole de Voogd, based at Naturalis Biodiversity Center, the Netherlands. […]

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First results suggest new species of sponge collected by TASCMAR scientists in Rodrigues (western Indian Ocean)

As presented at the 10th World Sponge Conference (Galway, Ireland, 25-30 June 2017) by Dr Nicole de Voogd of the Naturalis Biodiversity Center (Netherlands), first results indicate the discovery of a new species of sponge – Clathrina Rodriguesensis in the Indian Ocean, off the island of Rodrigues. The sponge was found in the context of a […]

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Search for mesophotic octocorals (Cnidaria, Anthozoa) and their phylogeny: I. A new sclerite-free genus from Eilat, northern Red Sea

Benayahu, Y.; McFadden, C.S.; Shoham, E.; Search for mesophotic octocorals (Cnidaria, Anthozoa) and their phylogeny: I. A new sclerite-free genus from Eilat, northern Red Sea. ZooKeys. 2017, 680, 1-11.

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Search for mesophotic octocorals (Cnidaria, Anthozoa) and their phylogeny. II. A new zooxanthellate species from Eilat, northern Red Sea

Benayahu, Y.; McFadden, C.S.; Shoham, E.; van Ofwegen, L.P. Search for mesophotic octocorals (Cnidaria, Anthozoa) and their phylogeny. II. A new zooxanthellate species from Eilat, northern Red Sea. ZooKeys. 676, 1-12

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Seeking the fountain of youth in the twilight zone (article in the Marine Biologist)

The following article authored by TASCMAR coordinator Jamal Ouazzani and colleagues Yehuda Benayahu (Tel Aviv University) and Ioannis Trougakos (University of Athens) first appeared in Issue 7 of the Marine Biologist magazine (website: http://www.mba.ac.uk/marinebiologist/) TASCMAR: article in The Marine Biologist, October 2016

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First TASCMAR scientific dissemination!

On 17-19 April, TASCMAR project participants from the University of Athens presented initial metabolomic analysis results at the 4th Workshop on Holistic Analytical Methods for Systems Biology Studies. A poster was presented (see below) entitled ‘NMR-based metabolomics for the discovery of novel bio-active small molecules from marine invertabrates’ (authors: Eirini Baira, Dimitra Benaki, Maria Sani, […]

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TASCMAR, il progetto per scoprire nuove molecole custodite dalle barriere coralline

Article by Eleonora Degano, as it originally appeared in The Next Tech – StartupItalia!   Il progetto TASCMAR, finanziato da Horizon2020 con 6,7 milioni di euro, esplorerà le barriere coralline alla ricerca di molecole uniche e preziose. Per farlo userà ricercatori e ROV (remotely operated vehicles) in zone poche esplorate dei nostri oceani. Eleonora Degano 13 […]

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Marine bioresources – keeping us young and healthy? TASCMAR featured in Horizon 2020 news

Could creatures of the deep help treat disease and keep us looking young? A team of EU-funded researchers thinks so. To overcome current bottlenecks in taking marine-derived biomolecules from discovery to exploitation, researchers will assess the potential of animals such as sponges, soft corals and tunicates. Read more

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eu-flagTASCMAR is a collaborative European research project funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, under grant agreement N° 634674.