Second Joint Meeting of Société Zoologique de France and Unione Zoologica Italiana

 
L’Unione Zoologica Italiana (UZI) organizzerà il proprio congresso congiuntamente alla Société Zoologique de France (SZF).
Il congresso sarà ospitato dal 19 al 22 settembre 2017 presso il Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita e Biologia dei Sistemi (Via Accademia Albertina 13, 10123 Torino) dell'Università degli Studi di Torino, con un'appendice post-congressuale presso l'Università di Scienze Gastronomiche di Pollenzo (CN) il 23 settembre. 
 
 
PROGRAMMA SCIENTIFICO
 

Monday - 18 September 2017

PRE-CONGRESS WORKSHOP
BEHAVIOURAL ANALYSIS WITH BORIS Chairs: O. Friard – M. Gamba

14.00 - 18.00        Workshop in Room 4 - Via Accademia Albertina 13
17.00 - 18.30        Welcome to Participants at registration desk in Via Accademia Albertina 13 

Tuesday - 19 September 2017

08.30 Opening of ordinary UZI Assembly and polling place

09.00 Opening ceremony - Attendees: Gianmaria Ajani, Magnifico Rettore dell’Università di Torino e Presidente del Consiglio Esecutivo dell'Università Italo-Francese/Université Franco-Italienne (UIF/UFI); Ciprian Mihali, Direttore dell’area Europa dell’Ovest dell'Agence universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF); Jean Loup d’Hondt, Président de la Société zoologique de France; Elvira De Mattheis, Presidente Unione Zoologica Italiana.

P. Passerin D’Entreves, C. Palestrini – I legami storico-scientifci tra zoologi francesi e piemontesi
J.L d’Hondt - La Société zoologique de France et la Zoologie italienne

10.30  Opening Lecture
T. Pievani – Plasticity and exaptation: the evolutionary role of functional shifts 
 
11.15 Coffee-break
 
SYMPOSIUM 1
NEURAL PLASTICITY, COMPARATIVE DATA AND BEHAVIOURAL OUTPUTS Chairs: F. Levy, P. Peretto – M. Pestarino
 
Communications
 
11.45  P. M. Narins (invited speaker)
           Adventures of an expeditionary biologist: neuroethology of ultrasonic communication in amphibians
 
12.15  M. Brus, R. Corona, M. Meurisse, M. Keller, F. Levy (invited speaker)
           Neurogenesis in adult sheep: characterization and contribution to behavior
 
12.45 N. Mandairon, N. Kuczewski, F. Kermen, J. Forest, M. Midroit, M. Richard, J. Sacquet, C. Linster, A. Didier
          Opposite regulation of inhibition by adult-born granule cells in response to implicit
          versus explicit olfactory learning 
 
13.00   Lunch (MagazziniOZ- via Giolitti 19/A) 
 
14.00 - 15.30 Round Table: C. Lo Iacono, S.Oliviero
                      International tools and networks for supporting the sustainable development
                      of academic teaching and research   
 
14.00 - 15.30 Poster Exhibition
 
15.30 Coffee-break
 
 
16.00 C. La Rosa, A. Pecora, I. Amrein, F. Levy, L. Bonfanti
          Neurogenic versus non-neurogenic plasticity in mammals
 
16.15 G. Polese, V. Maselli, L.L. Moroz, A. Di Cosmo
         How problem solving changes affect adult neurogenesis in Octopus vulgaris
 
16.30 S. Ferrando, L Gallus, A. Amaroli, M. Rottigni, D. Di Blasi, M. Vacchi
          The olfactory system of chondrichthyes: may anatomy preditct function?
 
16.45 S. Candiani, E. Zieger, M. Schubert, M. Pestarino
          The retinoic acid signaling regulates neurotransmitter identity in the amphioxus
           Branchiostoma lanceolatum
 
17.00 A.M. Tata 
         Acetylcholine in nervous system development: new roles for an ancient neurotransmitter
 
17.15 A. Messina, M.E. Castellini, A. Speccher, X. Zhang, S. Casarosa
         Role of extracellular matrix proteins in retinal degenerations
 
17.30 E. Cottone, I. D’Atri, G. Zuccarini, V. Pomatto, Y. Gothilf, G. Merlo, P. Bovolin
          Interference with the cannabinoid receptor CB1 induces miswiring of GNRH axons in
          zebrafish (Danio rerio) embryos
 
17.45 G. Grignaschi
          Research4life, la prima esperienza italiana di scienze advocacy

Wednesday - 20 September 2017

SYMPOSIUM 2
BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION, EXTINCTION AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT Chairs: R. Ben Ahmed - S. Tripepi – M. Zapparoli

Communications
 
09.00 F. Santini (invited speaker)
           The macroevolution of biodiversity dynamics: what deep-time and phylogenetic comparative approaches
           have thought us about the generation and extinction of biological diversity  
 
09.30 H. Bouaziz-Yahiatene, F. Medjdoub-Bensaad
          Diversite des helicidae dans la region du Djurdjura (Tizi-Ouzou, Algerie)
 
09.45 R. Voda, L. Dapporto, A. Cini, M. Menchetti, S. Bonelli, L.P. Casacci, V. Dinca, S. Scalercio, J.C. Hinojosa,
          H. Biermann, L. Forbicioni, U. Mazzantini, L. Venturi, F. Zanichelli, E. Balletto, T. Shreeve, R.L.H. Dennis, R. Vila 
          Evolution and extinction patterns of the tuscan archipelago butterflies
 
10.00 F. Andreone, R. Pala, G. Tessa, S. Valenti, P. Nicolosi
          Les amphibiens et les reptiles eteints et en vue d’extinction dans les muséums italiens d’histoire naturelle
 
10.15 D. Biancolini, T. Blackburn, P. Visconti, C. Bellard, C. Rondinini
         Introduced mammals of the world: predicting their distribution under global change
 
10.30 C.L. Tan, R.M. Randrianarison, V. Torti, F. Rolle, C. Giacoma, M. Gamba, J. A. Phillips
          Stranger danger! Understanding fossa-lemur interactions
 
10.45 G. Forcina, D. Vallet D., P. Le Gouar, E. Revilla, R. Bernardo-Madrid, J.D. Rodrìguez-Teijeiro, G. Molina-Vacas,
          G. Illera, N. Ménard, C. Vilà, M. Bermejo 
          Mobility patterns and social structure unveiled by non-invasive genotyping in the western lowland gorilla
          (Gorilla gorilla gorilla)
 
11.00 Coffee -break
 
11.30 I. Norscia, E. Palagi
          Italian zoo-parks and primate conservation: the case of Lemur Propithecus verreauxi from the berenty forest
          (South Madagascar) 
 
11.45 C. Avesani Zaborra
         Il ruolo di un moderno giardino zoologico nella conservazione della biodiversità
 
12.00 O. Lisi
          La rivoluzione tassonomica dei tardigradi limno-terrestri: ricadute su biogeografia, biodiversità e conservazione
 
12.15 E. Brunelli, I. Bernabo’, S. Tripepi
          La contaminazione degli ambienti acquatici: biomarcatori di tossicità e loro ruolo predittivo negli anfibi       
 
12.30 G.F. Ficetola, A. Melotto, M.E. Siesa, M. Muraro, F. Belluardo, F. Faraci, E. Lo Parrino, S. Pitton, R. Manenti
          Multifaceted impacts of the invasive crayfish, Procambarus clarkii, on freshwater communities:
          from fitness decline to population extinctions
 
12.45 L. Vecchioni, A. Deidun, J. Sciberras, A. Sciberras, F. Marrone, M. Arculeo
         mtDNA sequences reveals an overlooked diversity hotspot for the freshwater crab genus Potamon
         in North Africa (Decapoda, Brachyura, Potamidae)
 
13.00 Lunch  (MagazziniOZ- via Giolitti 19/A) 
 
14.30 - 16.00 Round Table: B.M. Lombardo, I.Perroteau.
                      Didactic innovation in animal biology
 
14.30 - 16.00 Poster Exhibition
 
16.00 Coffee -break
 
16.30 F. Boero (invited speaker)
          Marine extinctions
 
17.00 M. Bo, M. Coppari, S. Bava, S. Canese, R. Cattaneo-Vietti, G. Bavestrello
          Ligurian seamounts: known vulnerability of unknown ecosystems
 
17.15 M. Coppari, G. Bavestrello, P. Carpentieri, F. Enrichetti, C. Mancusi, F. Serena, M. Bo
          Trawling impact in the italian seas: biodiversity, trends and conservation of megabenthic communities
 
17.30 F. Tiralongo, G. Messina, B.M. Lombardo
         The spread of Ocypode cursor (Linnaeus, 1758), (Decapoda Ocypodidae), in the central mediterranean sea
 
17.45 A. Bastari, D. Pica, J. Beccacece, V. Gnetti, F. Ferretti, F. Micheli, D. Senni, C. Cerrano
          Habitat suitability models and fishers perception as tools for supporting the conservation of
          vulnerable marine ecosystems (VMEs) in the central adriatic sea
 
18.00 B. Cozzi, C. Centelleghe, S. Mazzariol, M. Podesta’
          La rete nazionale spiaggiamenti cetacei. Attuali iniziative e quadro legislativo attualmente allo studio
 
18.15 V. Isaja
         Il nuovo concetto di immersività esperienziale ed educazionale come potente strumento di sensibilizzazione
         alla biodiversità e alla conservazione nella società moderna: il caso Zoom Torino

Thursday - 21 September 2017

SYMPOSIUM 3
PEST, INVASIVE SPECIES AND DISEASE VECTORS Chair:S. Bertolino – M. Gammoudi

Communications
 
08.30 P. Genovesi (Invited speaker)
          Global patterns of biological invasions and progresses in the efforts
          to prevent and mitigate the related impacts 
 
09.00 L. Scillitani, L. Volery, D. Jatavallabhula, S. Bacher, S. Bertolino
         A global assessment of the environmental impact of alien ungulates using the
         environmental impact classification for alien taxa (EICAT) 
 
09.15 E. Tricarico, C. Souty-Grosset, P. Anastacio, J. Reynolds
          Invasive freshwater invertebrates and fishes: impacts on human health
 
09.30 A. Manino, S. Bertolino, L. Carisio, D. Laurino, S. Lioy, A. Romano, M. Porporato
          Vespa velutina (Hymenoptera Vespidae): a global threat to biodiversity and food security
 
09.45 L. Iaiza, S. Filacorda
         Human dimensions of an invasion: attitudes toward Myocastor coypus in Italy
 
10.00 P.G. Giulianini, L. Zampa, L. Pallavicini, C. Manfrin, A. Caputi, A. Beorchia, R. Vidimari,
         C. Chiandetti 
         Managing of Procambarus clarkii by x-ray sterilisation of males:
         survival, immunological competence and behavior 
 
10.15 L. Piemontese, M. Cesari, L. Maistrello, R. Bonini, P. Dioli, M. Dutto, S. Volani, S. Pasquali, G. Gilioli,
          L. Rebecchi, R. Guidetti 
         The invasion history of the brown marmorated stinkbug Halyomorpha halys (Heteroptera, Pentatomidae)
         in the invaded territories of Italy 
 
10.30 L. Maistrello, E. Costi, G. Vaccari, C. Castracani, D. Grasso, J. Polajnar, V. Mazzoni
         «Diabolic» field invasions: biology, monitoring, biocontrol and innovative management approaches of
          Halyomorpha halys
 
10.45 F. Medjdoub-Bensaad, M. A. Khelil, J. Huignard
         Bruchus rufimanus un ravageur potentiel de la fève Vicia faba dans la région de Kabylie (Algérie).
 
11.00 Coffee –break
 
11.30 M. Ballardini, A. Pautasso, S. Ferretti, G. Chiaranz, M.V. Riina, G. Triglia, F. Verna, V. Bellavia, M.C. Radaelli,
          G. Porcheddu, A. Accorsi, U. Cardellino, I. Cremonesi, M. Serra, M. De Camilli, M. Merello, A. Ferrari,
          P.L. Acutis, C. Casalone, W. Mignone  
          Invasive mosquito species and risks for human health: Aedes albopictus and Aedes koreicus
          (Diptera: Culicidae) in north-western Italy
 
11.45 U. Palatini, E. Pischedda, M. Bonizzoni
          Nonretroviral integrated RNA viruses in the genome of mosquito vectors: a new form of immunity
 
12.00 Presentazione poster Premi UZI "giovani ricercatori"
 
13.30 Lunch (MagazziniOZ- via Giolitti 19/A) 
 
14.30 – 16.00 Round Table: R. Boano, B. De Marchi
                      From scientific research to audience engagement: new perspectives for zoological samples
                      in museums and university collections
 
14.30 – 16.00 Poster Exhibition
 
16.00 Coffee–break
 
16.30 UZI assembly
 
20.30 Social dinner   (Società Canottieri Armida – Viale Virgilio 45) 
 

Friday - 22 September 2017

SYMPOSIUM 4
BIOLOGY OF REPRODUCTION AND REPRODUCTIVE STRATEGIES Chairs: S. Hammouche - A. Pilastro – S. Piraino
 
Communications
 
09.00 G. Rosenthal (invited speaker)
          Mate-choice mechanisms and the evolutionary process
 
09.30 X. Turon (invited speaker)
          Re-examining what we think we know about reproductive strategies of benthic invertebrates:
         lessons learnt from genetics   
 
10.00 M.A. Biscotti, A. Canapa, M. Barucca, A. Pallavicini, M. Gerdol, E. Olmo, M. Schartl
          A comparative view on sexual development genes in lungfish and coelacanths
 
10.15 P. Bonivento, L. Tufano, M. Bellavista
         Development of a lateral flowkit for early sex determination in Testudo marginata Schöpff, 1972
 
10.30 R. Ben Ahmed, S. Tekaya
         Ovary cord structure and oogenesis in the amphibian leeche Batracobdella algira 
         (Anellida, Clitellata, Hirudinea) from Tunisia 
 
10.45 J.L. d’Hondt
          Strategies de reproduction chez les bryozoaires:
          diversites morpho-anatomique et systematique, signification evolutive 
 
11.00 Coffee -break
 
11.30 L. Favaro, M. Gamba, D. Pessani
         Mating calls of banded penguins encode honest cues to the body size in the vocal parameters
         linked to anatomical constrains 
 
11.45 T. Lucon-Xiccato, A. Bisazza, A. Pilastro
          Individual differences in exploratory behaviour predict novel male preference in female guppies
          (Poecilia reticulata, Peters, 1859)
 
12.00 C. Morosinotto, R.L. Thomson, E. Korpimäki, R. Mateo, S. Ruuskanen
         Maternal food supplementation and predation risk affect egg composition but not offspring condition in
         Ficedula hypoleuca
 
12.15 Congress closing
 
12.30 Lunch (MagazziniOZ - via Giolitti 19/A)

16.15 Visit to «Biblioteca Reale» - Piazza Castello 191
           
http://mostre.bibliotecareale.beniculturali.it/it/mostre/le-meraviglie-d...


Saturday - 23 September 2017

University of Gastronomic Sciences (UNISG) - Pollenzo
POST-CONGRESS WORKSHOP - SYMPOSIUM 5
ANIMALS AS SOURCE OF FOOD 
Chairs: S. Bonelli – S. Greco - R. Valvassori
 
8.30 Departure - Bus from Piazza Carlo Emanuele II -Turin
 
10.00 - 10.30  Arrival in Pollenzo – On site registration and welcome coffee
 
10.30  Opening by the UNISG President Prof. G.Grimaldi
           Il tartufo: una storia notturna 
 
10.45   S. Greco
            Il cibo improbabile che viene dal mare: nuove specie per nuovi paradigmi
 
11.15   A. Leone, S. Piraino, F. Boero
            From problem to solution: european jellyfish on western menus?
 
11.35   G. Volpato
            Edible insects, the hidden crop of african agroecological systems
 
11.55   F. Lotta
            Insetti esibiti come nuovo alimento: scenari legislativi vecchi e nuovi
 
12.15   Andrea Mascaretti, Rosantonietta Scramaglia
            Gli insetti commestibili & gli italiani
 
12.35   S. Bertolino, A. Martinoli
            Use as food of animals in the past has caused species extinctions:
            now gastronomy can be a biodiversity conservation tool?
 
12.55   S. Bonelli, R. Valvassori, S. Greco
            Concluding remarks
 
13.15 Lunch
 
14.00 - 14.30 Poster Exhibition
 
14.30 - 15.30 Visit to the Wine Bank in the complex of the Gothic Albertine center
 
16.00 Bus to Turin

18.00 Arrival in Turin Piazza Carlo Emanuele II

 

 

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