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PERSONAL DATA

Gender male
Job title Researcher
Department Oceanography Section (OCE)
Institution
Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale Trieste ( OGS)
Borgo Grotta Gigante 42/C Sgonico, Trieste 34010
Address
Via Auguste Piccard, 54
Trieste
I-34151
Tel 00390402249715
Fax 00390402249770
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Website http://www.ogs.trieste.it/
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PROFESSIONAL DATA

Degree PhD
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Fisheries, Aquaculture , Marine Biotechnology, Marine Products , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Fisheries, Aquaculture , Marine Biotechnology, Marine Products
Research Activities Culture collection of marine protists. Laboratory experiments using protists. Development of special culture media. Establishment of clonal mass cultures of toxic algae (Alexandrium, Ostreopsis) for the isolation and analysis of algal toxins. The use of microalgae for biotoxicity tests. Delayed fluorescence for growth monitoring of algal strains. Grazing of microzooplankton in culture experiments and on natural assemblages using the dilution technique.

French
Research Region 2, 3,
Working languages English; German; Italian
Skills/Expertise Taxonomy, isolation, and cultivation of protists, including unicellular algae, mixotrophic and heterotrophic species, loricated and aloricated ciliates. Light- and electronmicroscopic methods (TEM, SEM) for the determination and analysis of protists.
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Alfred BERAN)

Ogrinc N, Pelicon P, Vavpetic P, Kelemen M, Grlj N, Jeromel L, Tomic S, Miodrag Colic M, Beran A (2013) Quantitative assay of element mass inventories in single cell biological systems with micro-PIXE. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B, 306: 121 ? 124
Drinovec L, Flander-Putrle V, Knez M, Beran A, Berden Zrimec M (2011) Discrimination of marine algal taxonomic groups using delayed fluorescence spectroscopy. Environmental and experimental Botany, 73: 42 ? 48
Manfrin C, Dreos R, Battistella S, Beran A, Gerdol M, Varotto L, Pallavicini A (2010) Mediterranean mussel gene expression profile induced by okadaic acid exposure. Environ. Sci. Technol, 44: 8276 ? 8283
Manfrin C, Dreos R, Battistella S, Beran A, Gerdol M, Varotto L, Pallavicini A (2010) Mediterranean mussel gene expression profile induced by okadaic acid exposure. Environ. Sci. Technol, 44: 8276 ? 8283
Kaulich B, Gianoncelli A, Beran A, Eichert D, Kreft I, Pongrac P, Regvar M,Vogel-Miku? K, Kiskinova, M. (2009) Low-energy X-ray fluorescence microscopy opening new opportunities for bio-related research. J R Soc Interface, 6: 641 ? 647
Pugnetti A, Bazzoni M A, Beran A, Bernardi Aubry F, Camatti E, Celussi M, Coppola J, Crevatin E, Del Negro P, Paoli A (2008) Changes in biomass structure of the plankton communities in an highly variable ecosystem (Gulf of Venice, Northern Adriatic Sea). Marine Ecology, 29: 367 ? 374
Monti M, Minocci M, Beran A, Ivesa L (2007) First record of Ostreopsis cfr. ovata on macroalgae in the Northern Adriatic Sea. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 54: 598 ? 601
Monti M, Zrimec A, Beran A, Berden Zrimec M, Drinovec L, Kosi G, Tamberlich F (2005) Delayed luminescence of Prorocentrum minimum under controlled conditions. Harmful Algae, 4: 643 ? 650
Fonda Umani S, Tirelli V, Beran A, Guardiani B (2005) Relationships between microzooplankton and mesozooplankton: competition versus predation aon natural assemblages of the Gulf of Trieste (northern Adriatic Sea). J Plankton Res, 27 (10): 973 ? 986
Agatha S, Strüder-Kypke MC, Beran A, Lynn DH (2005) Pelagostrobilidium neptuni (Montagnes and Taylor, 1994) and Strombidium biarmatum nov. spec. (Ciliophora, Oligotrichea): phylogenetic position inferred from morphology, ontogenesis, and gene sequence data. Europ J Protistol, 41: 65 ? 83
Fonda Umani S, Beran A, Parlato S, Zollet T, De Olazebal A, Virgilio D, Lazzarini B, Cabrini M (2004) Noctiluca scintillans MACARTNEY in the Northern Adriatic: long term dynamics, relationships with temperature and eutrophication, and role in the food web. J Plankton Res, 26 (5): 1 ? 17
Agatha S, Strüder-Kypke MC, Beran A (2004) Morphological and genetic variability in the marine planktonic ciliate Laboea strobila Lohmann, 1908 (Ciliophora, Oligotrichia), with notes on its ontogenesis. J Euk Microbiol, 5 (3): 267 ? 282
Montresor M, John U, Beran A, Medlin L (2004) Alexandrium tamutum sp. nov. (Dinophyceae): a new, non-toxic species in the genus Alexandrium. J Phycol, 40: 398 ? 411
Fonda Umani S, Beran A (2003) Seasonal variations in the dynamics of microbial plankton communities: first estimates from experiments in the Gulf of Trieste, Northern Adriatic Sea. Mar Ecol Progr Series, 247: 1 ? 16
Mozetiè P, Cabrini M, Èok S, Chiurco R, Beran A (1997) Temporal distribution of Alexandrium spp. in the Gulf of Trieste (Northern Adriatic) Annales 11: 225 ? 230


Created: 2010-06-30 Last Updated: 2015-07-03 by Alfred BERAN