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Details of Dr. Gemma Gimenez Papiol   


Gender female
Job title Researcher
Department Environmental Analysis and Management Group (AGA)
Fundació Universitat Rovira i Virgili (FURV) ( FURV)
C/ Països Catalans 26 Tarragona 43007
Fundació Universitat Rovira i Virgili (FURV) C/ Països Catalans 26
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Degree PhD
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Fisheries, Aquaculture , Marine Biotechnology, Marine Products , Policy, Law, Economics, Management , Pollution , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Fisheries, Aquaculture , Marine Biotechnology, Marine Products , Policy, Law, Economics, Management , Pollution
Research Activities Microalgae isolation and culture Microalgae identification and quantification Management of coastal areas Chromatographic analysis of marine toxins Aquaculture (fish larvae, microalgae, live prey) Shellfish embryo-based toxicological assays
Research Region 2, 3
Skills/Expertise EQUIPMENT: Pulse Amplitude Modulated fluorometer(PAM); High Performance Liquid Chromatograph (HPLC); Gas Chromatograph (GC); Densitometer; YSI field data collector; Coulter counter; Microtome for histological samples preparation; Flow Cytometry; Microscopy: inverted, confocal and epifluorescence. ANALYTICAL TECHNIQUES AND DATA COLLECTION: Hydrophylic marine biotoxins extraction and purification from bivalves and phytoplankton samples; Domoic acid determination by HPLC-UV; PSP toxins determination by HPLC-FLD; Phytoplankton density (direct count or by Coulter counter results); Biometry (length and weight) of: fish eggs, adults and larvae, crustacean larvae, bivalves adults and larvae, rotifers, and Artemia nauplii; Egg quality evaluation by isolation and incubation in EIA plates; Double staining of bones and cartilages (alcian blue and alizarin red) of fish larvae; Microbial analysis: DAPI staining and plate count methods; Lipid analysis: extraction, preparation and purification of FAME, gas-liquid chromatography, estimation of lipid classes by HPTLC; Heat Shock Proteins 60 and 70 analysis by western blot; Carbohydrates and acid stable metabolites analysis; Histological preparations of tissues and double staining with Haematoxiline-Eosine.
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Gemma GIMENEZ PAPIOL)

Giménez Papiol, G. [2015] A natural and concurrent interferent in Bolinus brandaris with consequences on amnesic shellfish poisoning risk management Journal of the AOAC International 98, 82-84
Kacem, I., Giménez, G., de la Iglesia, P., Diogène, J., Hajjem, B., Bouaïcha, N. [2015] Comparative toxicity and paralytic shellfish poisoning toxin profiles in the mussel Mytilus galloprovincialis and the oyster Crassostrea gigas collected from a Mediterranean lagoon in Tunisia: a food safety concern International Journal of Food Properties, 18 (5), 1075 - 1085
Rhodes, L.L., Giménez Papiol, G., Smith, K. and Harwood, T. [2014] Gambierdiscus cf. yasumotoi (Dinophyceae) isolated from New Zealand's sub-tropical northern coastal waters DOI 10.1080/00288330.2013.870220
Lopez-Joven, C., Roque, A., Furones, M. D. and Giménez Papiol, G. [2014] Biological risks related to shellfish consumption In: Shellfish: Human Consumption, Health Implications and Conservation Concerns. Editor: Robert M. Hay. Nova Science Publishers Inc., New York, USA. ISBN 978 - 7 - 63321 - 195 - 7
Kohli, G. S., Giménez Papiol, G., Rhodes, L. L., Harwood, D. T., Selwood, A., Jerrett, A., Murray, S. A., Neilan, B. A. [2014] A feeding study to probe the uptake of maitotoxin by snapper (Pagrus auratus) Harmful Algae, 37, 125 - 132
Rhodes, L.L., Smith, K., Giménez Papiol, G., Adamson, J., Harwood, T. and Munday R. [2014] Epiphytic dinoflagellates in sub-tropical New Zealand, in particular the genus Coolia Meunier Harmful Algae, 34, 36 - 41
Giménez Papiol, G., Casanova, A., Fernández-Tejedor, M., de la Iglesia, P. and Diogène, J. [2013] Management of domoic acid monitoring in shellfish from the Catalan coast Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 185, 6653 - 6666 DOI 10.1007/s10661-012-3054-6
Giménez, G. and Roque, A. [2013] Uses of Hydrogen Peroxide in Aquaculture In: Hydrogen Peroxide: Detection, Applications and Health Implications. Editors: Gilberto Aguilar and Raphael A. Guzman. Nova Science Publishers, Inc., New York, USA. ISBN 978 ? 1 ? 62257 ? 414 ? 8.
De la Iglesia, P.; Barber, E.; Gim?nez, G.; Rodriguez-Velasco, M. L.; Villar-Gonzalez, A. and Diog?ne, J. [2011] High-throughput analysis of amnesic shellfish poisoning toxins in shellfish by ultra-performance rapid resolution LC-MS/MS Journal of the AOAC International, 94 (2), 555 - 564
Samaee, S. M.; Mente, E.; Est?vez, A.; Gim?nez, G. and Lahnsteiner, F. [2010] Embryo and larva development in common dentex (Dentex dentex), a pelagophil teleost: the quantitative composition of egg-free amino acids and their interrelations Theriogenology, 73, 909 - 919.
Diog?ne, J. and Gim?nez, G. [2010] Seguretat Aliment?ria: Programa de Vigilancia de la qualitat de les aig?es, mol?luscs i fitoplancton t?xic Dossier T?cnic, 40, 13 ? 14
Gim?nez, G. and Est?vez, A. [2010] Producci?: Tecnologia i producci? de noves esp?cies: el d?ntol Dossier T?cnic, 40, 6 ? 9
De la Iglesia, P.; Gim?nez, G.; Rodr?guez-Velasco, M. L.; Villar-Gonz?lez, A. and Diog?ne, J. [2010] High-throughput chromatographic methods in mycotoxin and phycotoxin analysis: cutting edge applications with focus on the determination of amnesic shellfish poisoning toxins in shellfish In: Chromatography Types, Techniques and Methods. Editor: Toma J. Quintin. Nova Science Publishers, Inc., New York, USA. ISBN 978 ? 1 ? 60876 ? 316 ? 0.
Samaee, S.-M.; Lahnsteiner, F.; Gim?nez, G.; Est?vez, A.; Sarg, B.; Lindner, H. [2009] Quantitative composition of vitellogenin-derived yolk proteins and their effects on viability of embryos and larvae of common dentex (Dentex dentex), a marine pelagophil teleost Journal of Experimental Zoology, 311A, 504 ? 520.
Gisbert, E.; Gim?nez, G.; Fern?ndez, I.; Kotzamanis, Y.; Est?vez, A. [2009] Development of digestive enzymes in common dentex Dentex dentex during early ontogeny Aquaculture, 287, 381 ? 387.
Gim?nez-Papiol, G.; Padr?s, F.; Roque, A.; Est?vez, A.; Furones, D. [2009] Effects of a peroxide-based commercial product on bacterial load of larval rearing water and on larval survival of two species of Sparidae under intensive culture. Preliminary study Aquaculture Research, 40, 504 ? 508.
Samaee, S.-M.; Est?vez, A.; Gim?nez, G.; Lahnsteiner, F. [2009] Evaluation of quantitative importance of egg lipids and fatty acids during embryos and larvae development in marine pelagophil teleosts: with an emphasis on Dentex dentex Journal of Experimental Zoology, 311A, 735 - 751.
Caillaud, A.; Ca?ete, E.; de la Iglesia, P.; Gim?nez, G.; Diog?ne, J. [2009] Cell-based assay coupled with chromatographic fractioning: A strategy for marine toxins detection in natural samples Toxicology in Vitro, 23, 1591 ? 1596.
Lahnsteiner, F.; Gim?nez, G. & Est?vez, A. [2008] Egg quality determination based on the shape of the lipid vesicle in common dentex, Dentex dentex Aquaculture Research, 39, 144 ? 149.
Camp?s, M.; de la Iglesia, P.; Gim?nez, G.; Fern?ndez-Tejedor, M.; Marty, J. L. and Diog?ne, J. [2008] Marine biotoxins in the Catalan littoral: could biosensors be integrated into monitoring programmes? Contributions to Science, 4 (1), 43 ? 53
Gim?nez G. & Est?vez, A. [2008] Effect of larval and prey density, prey dose and light conditions on first feeding common dentex (Dentex dentex L.) larvae Aquaculture Research, 39, 77 ? 84.
Gim?nez, G.; Est?vez, A. [2008] Effects of two culturing techniques on the growth, survival and larval quality of Dentex dentex Linnaeus, 1758 Aquaculture Research, 39, 354 - 361.
De la Iglesia, P.; Gim?nez, G.; Diog?ne, J. [2008] Determination of dissolved domoic acid in seawater with reversed-phase extraction disks and rapid resolution liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry with head-column trapping Journal of Chromatography A, 1215, 116 ? 124.
Gim?nez, G.; Est?vez, A.; Henderson, R.J.; Bell, G.J. [2008] Changes in lipid content, fatty acid composition and lipid class composition of eggs and developing larvae (0 to 40 day-old) of cultured common dentex (Dentex dentex Linnaeus 1758) Aquaculture Nutrition, 14, 300 ? 308.
Borrell, Y. J.; Blanco, G.; V?zquez, E.; ?lvarez-Pi?era, J.; Gim?nez, G.; Est?vez, A.; S?nchez-Prado, J. A. [2008] Assessing the spawning season in common dentex (Dentex dentex) using microsatellites Aquaculture Research, 39, 1258 - 1267.
Gim?nez, G. [2008] Optimizaci?n de la cr?a larvaria del dent?n en condiciones intensivas de cultivo PhD Thesis, Departament d?Ecologia, Universitat de Barcelona.
Gim?nez, G.; Kotzamanis, Y.; Hontoria, F.; Est?vez, A.; Gisbert, E. [2007] Modelling retinoid content in live preys: a tool for nutritional requirements and development studies in fish larvae Aquaculture 267 (1-4), 76 - 82.
Gim?nez, G. [2006] Nuevas especies en acuicultura: ?Qu?? VS ?Por qu?? El caso del dent?n (Dentex dentex) Ruta Pesquera, 56, 26 - 27
Gim?nez, G.; Est?vez, A.; Lahnsteiner, F.; Zecevic, B. ; Bell, J. G. ; Henderson, R. J. ; Pi?era, J. A. and S?nchez-Prado, J. A. [2006] Egg quality criteria in common dentex (Dentex dentex) Aquaculture, 260, 232 - 243
Gimenez, G.; Padros, F.; Roque, A.; Estevez, A. and Furones, D. [2006] Bacterial load reduction of live prey for fish larval feeding using Ox-Aquaculture Aquaculture Research, 37, 1130 - 1139
Lopez-Joven, C., Roque, A., Furones, M. D., Giménez Papiol, G. [accepted] Biological risks related to shellfish consumption In: Shellfish: Human Consumption, Health Implications and Conservation Concerns. Nova Science Publishers, Inc.
Gim?nez, G.; Padr?s, F. and Est?vez, A. Reducci? de la c?rrega bacteriana de les preses vives utilitzades com a aliment per a larves de peixos en aq?icultura UABDivulga, www.uab.es

Created: 2006-10-27 Last Updated: 2016-07-04 by Gemma GIMENEZ PAPIOL