Scientific programm

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
13:00 Departure of bus to Smolenice from Bratislava, Trnavske myto, parking lot Istropolis via Bus Terminal Mlynske Nivy (expected departure 13:30).
11:00 – 16:30 Registration
14:00 – 16:30 Coffee, tea & snacks
16:45 – 17:00 Opening ceremony
17:00 – 17:40 Kocková-Kratochvílová Memorial Lecture

Karademir Andersson A., Carlsson Möller M., Quintilla Mateo R., Cohn M. (Sweden): Telomere maintenance with and without telomerase in the budding yeast Naumovozyma castellii.

19:00 Welcome reception (outdoor barbecue with folk music and degustation of local wines from Small Carpathian region)
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
08:00 – 09:00 Breakfast

09:00 – 11:40

Yeast Diversity and Interactions

(chairs: R. Vadkertiová, Slovakia, and M. Sipiczki, Hungary)

09:00 – 09:40

Invited lecture:

Legras J.-L. (France): From S. cerevisiae diversity to S. cerevisiae domestication

09:40 – 10:00

Sipicki M., Horvath E. (Hungary): Birth-and-death evolution of the ITS spacers in Metschnikowia

10:00 – 10:20

Mandl K., Silhavy-Richter K., Faber F. (Austria): Yeasts in the soil and on the grape in a vineyard

10:20 – 10:40

Coffee Break

10:40 – 11:20

Invited lecture:

Brysch-Herzberg M., Seidel M. (Germany): Ecology and genetic diversity of Saccharomyces paradoxus

11:20 – 11:40

Vadkertiová R., Dudášová H., Stratilová E. (Slovakia): Diversity of yeasts associated with fruit trees

11:40 – 12:50

Medical Mycology

(chair E. Piecková, Slovakia)

11:40 – 12:20

Invited lecture Medical Mycology:

Kodedová M., Sychrová H. (Czech Republic): Antifungal peptides originating from various bees differ in their activity against pathogenic Candida species

12:20 – 12:50

Piecková E. (Slovakia): Current knowledge on human mycoses – an overview.

13:00

Lunch

14:00 – 17:00

Molecular and Cellular Biology

(chairs: Ľ. Tomáška, Slovakia, and M. Valachovič, Slovakia

14:00 – 14:40 Invited lecture:

Cottier S., Mishra, S., Schneiter, R. (Switzerland): Tracking lipid droplet fate during yeast mating

14:40 – 15:00

Kubalová D., Veselá P., Malínský J., Balážová M. (Slovakia, Czech Republic): Subcellular distribution of phosphatidyl glycerol is tightly controlled by lipid droplet protein Pgc1

15:00 – 15:20

Polčic P., Pakosová L., Chovančíková P., Machala Z. (Slovakia): Cold plasma generate oxidative stress in yeast but do not trigger programmed cell death

15:20 – 15:40

Coffee Break

15:40 – 16:20 Invited lecture:

Devillers H., Michely S., Brunel F., Neuvéglise C. (France): Impact of genome evolution on the lipid metabolism in the Yarrowia clade

16:20 – 16:40 Brázda V., Tomanová B., Čechová J., Coufal J (Czech Republic): Yeast isogenic system as a tool for study of p53 protein interaction with DNA
16:40 – 17:00 Čanigová, N., Kunová, N., Keresztesová, B., Frankovský, J.,

Bellová, J., Baráth, P., Schwarzová, L., Zdráhal, Z., Pevala, V., Nosek, J., Kutejová, E., Tomáška, Ľ. (Slovakia, Czech Republic): Succinylation as the means of mitochondrial nucleoid dynamics regulation

17:00 – 19:00 Excursion to the mead (honey wine) producing facility, mead degustation (company Včelco, Smolenice)
19:30 Dinner
Thursday, May 17, 2018
08:00 – 09:00 Breakfast
09:00 – 12:10

Yeast Biotechnology:

(chairs I. Márová, Czech Republic, M. Čertík, Slovakia)

09:00 – 09:40 Invited lecture:

Claus S., Jezierska S., Van Bogaert I.N.A. (Belgium): Starmerella bombicola: a powerful producer of biological detergents

09:40 – 10:00 Tupec M., Buček A., Valterová I., Pichová I. (Czech Republic): The biotechnological prospects of insect enzymes which modify fatty acids in yeasts.
10:00 – 10:20 Hellwig M., Börner M., Beer F., Henle T. (Germany): Metabolization of oxidized and glycated amino acids by S. cerevisiae
10:20 – 10:40 Gajdoš P., Masárová K., Taranda M., Čertík M. (Slovakia): Erucic acid-enriched single cell oil produced by Yarrowia lipolytica
10:40 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 11:30 Márová I., Szotkowski M., Vanek M., Byrtusova D., Rapta M., Haronikova A., Certik M., Shapaval V. (Czech Republic, Slovakia, Norway): Pigmented yeasts as biotechnological factories for bioproducts and biofuels
11:30 – 11:50 Blomqvist J., Langseter AM., Markina D., Zimmermann B., Kohler A., Shapaval V. (Norway): Conversion of animal fat by-products to polyunsaturated fatty acids by oleaginous filamentous fungi
11:50 – 12:10 Tkáčová J., Mannazzu I., Klempová T., Mráz L., Čertík M. (Slovakia, Italy): Phenotype divergence of Rhodotorula mucilaginosa incapacitated for carotenoid biosynthesis
12:30 Lunch
14:00 – 15:10

Poster Highlights

(chairs: Z. Csáky, Slovakia, M. Rapta, Czech Republic)

(Short 5-min. talks of young scientists selected from submitted abstracts)

  1. Mišová I. (Slovakia): Dbl2 is involved in gene expression regulation in the fission yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe

  2. Jurcik M. (Slovakia): Identification of interaction partners of uncharacterized G-patch RNA-binding protein

  3. Csáky Z. (Slovakia): Lipotoxicity in yeast: Effect of accumulated squalene on the plasma membrane of lipid droplet-defective cells

  4. Horváthová Á. (Slovakia): Taxonomic classification of yeasts associated with meadow plants

  5. Pavelková R. (Czech Republic): Using Candida glabrata for screening antifungal activity of plant extracts

  6. Carboni G. (Italy): New vectors for the heterologous expression of KPKT in Pichia pastoris

  7. Byrtusová D. (Czech Republic): Transformation of waste fat into high valuable metabolites by red yeast

  8. Filipowicz N. (Poland): Biosolubilization of lignite by yeast strains isolated from Polish peatland

  9. Slaný O. (Slovakia): Comparison of fatty acid and carotenoid production capabilities of oleaginous yeasts and fungal strains

  10. Hambalko J. (Slovakia): Production of pheromone components of Manduca sexta in the Yarrowia lipolytica yeast system

  11. Terebieniec A. (Poland): Cellulolytic activity of psychrotolerant Tausonia pullulans M 3.1.9. yeast strain

  12. Drtilová T. (Slovakia): Impact of different pure cultures Saccharomyces cerevisiae on sensory profile of rosé Cabernet Sauvignon wines

  13. Rapta M. (Czech Republic): Vibrational spectroscopy as high-thorughput tool for screening lipid accumulation in red yeast

15:10 – 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 – 17:30 Poster Session
18:30 – 23:00 Conference dinner with live music
Friday, May 18, 2018
08:00 – 09:00 Breakfast
09:30 – 11:20 Community Resources: Single cell analysis in yeast research

(chair: S. Bágeľová-Poláková, Slovakia)

09:30 – 10:00 Demeter J., Kukla S. (Czech Republic): CellASIC® ONIX microfluidic system: The boost your microscope needs for advanced live cell imaging.
10:00-10:20 Meluzín M. (Czech Republic): Lionheart – an automatized microscope
10:20 – 11:20 Presentation of the coupled system CellASIC® ONIX – Lionheart with live yeast samples
11:20 – 11:40 Coffee Break
11:40 – 12:00 Closing ceremony
12:10 Lunch
13:20 Departure of bus to Bratislava

Posters

P1

Rajkowska K., Kunicka-Styczyńska A.

Pathogenic potential of food-borne candida strains

P2

Kunicka-Styczyńska A., Targalska M., Rajkowska K.

Candida spp. adhesion to hela cells at the presence of antibiotics and essential oils

P3

Antunovics Zs., Czentye K., Hostyisóczky A., Sipiczki M.

Molecular genetic analysis of synthetic Saccharomyces cerevisiae x S. kudriavzevii x S. uvarum three-species hybrids with emphasis on the inheritance of mitochondria

P4

Dudášová H., Vadkertiová R., Biely P.,

Participation of soil yeasts in degradation plant polysaccharides

P5

Horváthová Á., Čurillová N., Stratilová B., Márová I., Dudášová H.

Taxonomic classification of yeasts associated with meadow plants

P6

Byrtusová D., Szotkowski M., Holub J. , Bradáčová K. , Vysoká M. , Rapta M. , Márová I.

Transformation of waste fat into high valuable metabolites by red yeast

P7

Csáky, Z., Valachovič, M., Kodedová, M., Sychrová, H., Hapala, I.

Lipotoxicity in yeast: Effect of accumulated squalene on the plasma membrane of lipid droplet-defective cells

P8

Drtilová T., Bedeová K., Špánik I., Ďurčanská K. , Furdíková K.

Impact of different pure cultures Saccharomyces cerevisiae on sensory profile of rosé Cabernet Sauvignon wines

P9

Dudášová H., Vadkertiová R.

Enzymatic activities of yeasts related to their diversity in soil

P10

Ďurčanská K., Muchová L., Drtilová T., Olejníková P., Ženišová K., Furdíková K.

Autochthonous strains Saccharomyces cerevisiae isolated from Vitis vinifera – comparing three identification methods

P11

Filipowicz N., Narazińska D., Terebieniec A., Klein M., Cieśliński H.

Biosolubilzation of lignite by yeast strains isolated from polish peatland

P12

Carboni G., Araripe Gonҫalves Torres F., Marova I., Mannazzu I.

New vectors for the heterologous expression of Kpkt in Pichia pastoris

P13

Gajdoš P., Hambalko J., Ledesma-Amaro R., Buček A., Tupec M., Pichová I. Nicaud J-M, Čertík M.

Production of pheromone components of Manduca sexta in the Yarrowia lipolytica yeast system

P14

Hároniková, A.; Gonová, D.; Samek, O.; Breierová, E.; Márová, I.

Study of lipid production by Metschnikowia yeasts on waste substrates

P15

Hoová J., Kubáčková E., Žáčková K., Hároniková A., Márová I.

use of yeast strain malassezia furfur to testing antimicrobial activity of technical cannabis extracts

P16

Jurčik M., Borbova M., Rubintova V., Mikolaskova B., Bellova J., Barath P., Cipak L., Cipakova I.

Identification of interaction partners of uncharacterized G-patch RNA-binding protein

P17

Pawlikowska E., Breierova E., James S.A., Kregiel D.

In search of natural biocontrol agents Metschnikowia species

P18

Mazur M.

Grape wines produced from „newly bred“vine grape varieties a NMR spectroscopy study

P19

Mišová I., Benko Z., Budiš J., Gazdarica J., Striešková L., Szemes T., Bágeľová Poláková S.

Dbl2 is involved in gene expression regulation in the fission yeast schizosaccharomyces pombe

P20

Mroczyńska M., Brillowska-Dąbrowska A.

The influence of caspofungin exposure on Candida spp.

P21

Pavelková R., Plachá M., Sosková S., Matoušková P., Bokrová J., Márová I.

Using candida glabrata for screening antifungal activity of plant extracts

P22

Slaný O., Tkáčová J., Klempová T., Chrenková A., Šatníková I., Vongrej J., Čertík M.

P24

Szabó A, Antunovics Z, Karanyicz E, Sipiczki M

Inheritance of mitochondrial DNA in fertile synthetic Saccharomyces cerevisiae x Saccharomyces uvarum interspecific hybrids and in their offspring

P25

Terebieniec, A., Malinowska, K., Filipowicz, N., Cieśliński, H.

Cellulolytic activity of psychrotolerant Tausonia pullulans m 3.1.9. yeast strain

P26

Breierová, E., Šoltésová, B., Stratilová, B., Sasinková, V.

Antifungal activity of Metschnikowia pulcherrima against pathogenic yeasts

P27

Vongrej J., Tkáčová J., Klempová T., Čertík M

Carotenoid production by Rhodotorula glutinis cultivated in glycerol media

P28

Vysoká M., Szotkowski, M., Bradáčová, K., Matoušková, P., Holub, J., Šimanský, S., Čertík, M., Shapaval, V., Márová, I.

Bioconversion of low-cost fat materials info high-value pufa-carotenoid-rich biomass