Last Monday the project group finally met alongside the EAS conference in Funchal/Madeira. It was so good to see the group in person after all the work we have done and the digital meetings we had. The meeting was exciting, the different WPs presented their staus and we all enjoyed seeing how the idea grows into results. Luisa is missing on the photo, as a EAS board member she had to run to the next event.
Volker Wendisch and Petra Wendisch (University of Bielefeld) visited Arne and Roman at SINTEF Ocean in Trondheim. We discussed the microbial work of WP1 and dissemination of the project, and generally had a good time (with some typical Trondheim weather)
Exciting webinar on low trophic aquaculture on the horizon! SINTEF and NTNU organizes a webinar alongside the AQUANOR fair. The webinar will be broadcasted on Friday, 27th of August, 13:00 Trondheim time. We have loads of intersting speakers and topics, Volker Wendisch, Arne Malzahn and Hilke Alberts Hubatsch from the SIDESTREAM project amongst them. Please register (for free!) and enjoy a good show! Link to the programme: programme_low_trophic_webinar.pdf Link to registration: Click here!
SINTEF Ocean finished a trial on temperature and feed type effect. We fed a gradient form aquculture sludge to pure biogas digestate to the polychaete Hediste diversicolor. Temperature had a pronounced effect on growth and survival, when it got too warm survival decreased. The feed type had no pronounced effect on growth, all worms did well! Most important: The samples arrived in Spain & Portugal for fatty acid, lipidomics and gene expression analysis to figure out if, and how much de novo synthesis we were able to stimulate. Exciting times!
Finally it happened: SIDESTREAM held its' official kick off meeting. Unfortulately virtual. It was nice anyway to meet the consortium, discuss things & set up plans. Next meeting will be alongside the Aquculture Europe meeting in Funchal, Madeira!