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Details of Mr. Rafael Salas   


Gender male
Job title Scientific and Technical Officer
Department Marine Environment and Food Safety Services
Marine Institute ( MI)
Rinville Oranmore
Marine Institute Rinville
Nationality Spain
Tel 00 353 91 387241
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Website http://www.marine.ie
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Degree Master (MSc, MTech)
Job type Teaching/Education , Research , Natural Resource Management , Operational Support (technical) , Technical Advice & Consulting
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 IPI International Phytoplankton Intercomparison (formerly BEQUALM) Intercalibration Leader
Research Region 11, 7, 36
Working languages English,Spanish
Skills/Expertise Phytoplankton taxonomy, biology, ecology Culturing; Marine phytoplankton culture collection National Monitoring Programme for Phytoplankton management Molecular techniques; qPCR Intercalibration studies; statistics Biotoxins HPLC + LCMS techniques
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Mr. Rafael SALAS)

Aza: the producing organisms- Biology and trophic transfer. Tillmann, U., Salas, R., Jauffrais, T., Hess, P., Silke, J. In: Botana, L.M., 2014. Seafood and Freshwater toxins: pharmacology, physiology, and detection. CRC Press. Morphological and molecular characterization of the small armoured dinoflagellate Heterocapsa minima (Peridiniales, Dinophyceae). Rafael Salas, Urban Tillmann, Siobhan Kavanagh. European Journal of Phycology 49 (4), 413-428, 2014. Nézan, E., Tillmann, U., Bilien, G., Boulben, S., Chèze, K., Zentz, F., Salas, R., Chomérat, N., 2012. Taxonomic revision of the dinoflagellate Amphidoma caudata: Transfer to the genus Azadinium (Dinophyceae) and proposal of two varieties, based on morphological and molecular phylogenetic analyses. Journal of Phycology 48, 925?939. Krock, B., Tillmann, U., Voß, D., Koch, B.P., Salas, R., Witt, M., Potvin, É., Jeong, H.J., 2012. New azaspiracids in Amphidomataceae (Dinophyceae). Toxicon 60, 830?839. Salas, R.G., 2011. Phytoplankton precision trials in the enumeration and identification of marine microalgae through the scheme? Biological Effects Quality Assurance in Monitoring Programmes (BEQUALM).?MSc Research Thesis. Salas, R., Tillmann, U., John, U., Kilcoyne, J., Burson, A., Cantwell, C., Hess, P., Jauffrais, T., Silke, J., 2011. The role of Azadinium spinosum (Dinophyceae) in the production of azaspiracid shellfish poisoning in mussels. Harmful Algae 10, 774?783. Tillmann, U., Salas, R., Gottschling, M., Krock, B., O?Driscoll, D., Elbrächter, M., 2011. Amphidoma languida sp. nov.(Dinophyceae) Reveals a Close Relationship between Amphidoma and Azadinium. Protist. Volume 163, Issue 5, September 2012, Pages 701?719 Tillmann, U., Elbrächter, M., John, U., Schweikert, M., Töbe, K., Messtorff, P., Krock, B., Salas, R., 2011. The dinoflagellate genus Azadinium identified as the planktonic producer of azaspiracid toxins. Krock, B., Tillmann, U., Alpermann, T., Salas, R., Cembella, A., 2010. A Multi-Year Comparison of Spirolide Profiles in Planktonic Field Samples from the North Sea and Adjacent Waters. (Poster) Kavanagh, S., Brennan, C., O?Connor, L., Moran, S., Salas, R., Lyons, J., Silke, J., Maher, M., 2010. Real-time PCR detection of Dinophysis species in Irish coastal waters. Marine biotechnology 12 (5), 534-542, 2010.

Group(s): IOC , Ocean Sciences , HAB
Created: 2015-02-23 Last Updated: 2016-06-16