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logo of the 15th International Symposium on Tardigrada in Kraków, Poland, 22nd-26th of August 2022, showing an individual of Doryphoribius dawkinsi, a yellow parachelan eutardigrade with dorsal gibbosities, breathing fire, stylised as the statue of the Wawel Dragon at the foot of the Wawel Hill in Kraków. Font and flame colours represent the colours of the Jagiellonian University logo. Concept and design: Łukasz Michalczyk, artwork: Kamil Janelt (Silesia University) & Łukasz Michalczyk (Jagiellonian University). CLICK TO ENLARGE THE IMAGE

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PROGRAMME DETAILS

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MONDAY  |  22.08.2022

 

 

 

08:00–09:15

 

REGISTRATION  &  POSTER INSTALLATION #1  |  Jagiellonian University Auditorium Maximum, Krupnicza 33

 

 

 

09:15–09:30

 

OPENING CEREMONY  |  AudiMax Lecture Hall

 

 

 

  09:30–10:30

 

INVITED LECTURE #1  |  AudiMax Lecture Hall

A timeline for ecdysozoan diversification

Edgecombe, Howard, Giacomelli, Lozano-Fernandez & Donoghue

Chair: Michalczyk

 

 

 

10:30–11:00

 

COFFEE BREAK #1  |  AudiMax Exhibition Room

 

 

 

11:00–12:30

 

TALK SESSION #1  |  AudiMax Lecture Hall

Biodiversity, Taxonomy, Biogeography, Phylogeny & Evolution

Chairs: Bartels & Lisi

11:00–11:15

 

Solving the six decade-long mystery: phylogenetic relationships of the Cretaceous Canadian tardigrade amber fossils

Mapalo* & Ortega-Hernández

11:15–11:30

 

New fossil Eutardigrada from Rovno Eocene amber (Ukraine, 34–38 MYA)

Inshyna, Kaczmarek, Perkovsky, Hammel, Heß & Haug

11:30–11:45

 

A revision of the marine Orzeliscinae (Arthrotardigrada, Tardigrada)

Kristensen, Møbjerg, Møbjerg & Jørgensen

11:45–12:00

 

Phylogeny and biogeography of the genus Xerobiotus (Macrobiotidae, Eutardigrada)

Vincenzi*, Cesari, Kaczmarek, Roszkowska, Mioduchowska, Rebecchi, Kiosya & Guidetti

12:00–12:15

 

Phylogeny of the superfamily Isohypsibioidea (Parachela, Eutardigrada)

Guidetti, Sala, Giovannini, Rebecchi & Cesari

12:15–12:30

 

Systematist’s nightmare: an updated classification of Isohypsibioidea (Eutardigrada)

Gąsiorek, Morek & Michalczyk

 

 

 

12:30–13:45

 

LUNCH #1  |  AudiMax Exhibition Room

 

 

 

13:45–15:00

 

TALK SESSION #2  |  AudiMax Lecture Hall

Biodiversity, Taxonomy, Biogeography, Phylogeny & Evolution

Chairs: Kristensen & Zawierucha

13:45–14:00

 

Research on diversity of tardigrades in Northern China

Xueling, Jingyu, Ning, Heping, Min & Xuegang

14:00–14:15

 

Riding on wind, birds or staying home? – Phylogeography of Nearctic Milnesium (Eutardigrada: Apochela)

Wałach*, Loeffelholz, Morek, López-López, Pienaar & Michalczyk

14:15–14:30

 

A first look into peatland moss tardigrades in Finland

Mäenpää*, Borg,  Silenius,  Soininen, Elo, Kotiaho & Calhim

14:30–14:45

 

Current state of knowledge of the limno-terrestrial tardigrade fauna of the Republic of Argentina

Ostertag, Rocha, Doma, Gonzalez-Reyes, Camarda, Grabosky & Lisi

14:45–15:00

 

Environmental DNA metabarcoding of Danish soil samples reveals new insight into the hidden diversity of eutardigrades in Denmark

Pust*, Møbjerg, Kristensen & Frøslev

 

 

 

15:00–16:15

 

COFFEE BREAK #2  &  POSTER SESSION #1  |  AudiMax Exhibition Room

Physiology, Morphology & Ecology

Chaperons: Gąsiorek & Morek

 

 

 

16:15–18:00

 

WELCOME RECEPTION  *  |  Collegium Nowodworskiego Courtyard (Św. Anny 12)

We’ll all go from the Auditorium Maximum to the Collegium Nowodworskiego by foot together, so don’t worry if you don’t know where the Collegium is. Our Volunteers will show the way, so you’ll just need to follow the yellow T-shirts. The distance is ca. 900 m and the walk should take ca. 10 min. We’ll stop by Collegium Novum, the main building of the Jagiellonian University, on the way. In the case of heavy rain, Welcome Reception will be held at the AudiMax.

 

 

 

18:00–??:??

 

ICEBREAKER  *  |  Paid Bar with Tardigrade Cocktails 😊

Those of you who would like to continue to party after the Welcome Reception are invited to join the Icebreaker at a nearby bar in the Main Square. This is a paid bar, but all Symposium Participants and Accompanying Persons will have a 20% discount upon showing their Symposium Badge. There will be Polish vodka, liqueurs and beer, also in the form of tardigrade cocktails. Our Volunteers will show you the way, so you’ll just need to follow the yellow T-shirts. The distance is ca. 450 m and the walk should take ca. 5 min. In the case of rain, we’ll go to the Bar directly from the AudiMax.

 

 

 

 

 

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TUESDAY  |  23.08.2022

 

 

 

09:30–10:30

 

INVITED LECTURE #2  |  AudiMax Lecture Hall

Tardigrades in development and evolution

Hejnol

Chair: Michalczyk

 

 

 

10:30–11:00

 

COFFEE BREAK #3  |  AudiMax Exhibition Room

 

 

 

11:00–12:15

 

TALK SESSION #3  |  AudiMax Lecture Hall

Biodiversity, Taxonomy, Biogeography, Phylogeny & Evolution

Chairs: McInnes & Suzuki

11:00–11:15

 

A new pantropical genus exposes the challenges of ramazzottiid phylogeny (Eutardigrada: Parachela)

Dey, Morek, López-López & Michalczyk

11:15–11:30

 

Development of morphological data matrices for the use in integrated taxonomy

Marley & McInnes

11:30–11:45

 

A new species of Paramacrobiotus from Hawaii with a high level of allometric variation in key morphometric traits

Meyer & Jackson

11:45–12:00

 

First time-calibrated multilocus phylogeny of the phylum Tardigrada (Ecdysozoa: Panarthropoda)

López-López, Gąsiorek, Morek, Dey & Michalczyk

12:00–12:15

 

Broad sampling and HTS spark a revolution in our understanding of tardigrade biogeography

Michalczyk, Morek, Gąsiorek, Dey & López-López

 

 

 

12:15–12:30

 

GROUP PHOTO  |  AudiMax Front Steps

 

 

 

12:30–13:45

 

LUNCH #2  |  AudiMax Exhibition Room

 

 

 

13:45–15:00

 

TALK SESSION #4  |  AudiMax Lecture Hall

Ecology, Life Histories & Behaviour

Chairs: Nelson & Calhim

13:45–14:00

 

The importance of soil structure for soil-inhabiting tardigrades in polar habitats

Tůmová, Jílková, Macek & Devetter

14:00–14:15

 

Control of tardigrades over cryoconite hole ecosystems

Zawierucha*, Buda, Novotna Jaromerska, Ambrosini, Franzetti, Poniecka, Klimaszyk, Rozwalak, Richter, Pietryka & Bagshaw

14:15–14:30

 

Life cycle of Acutuncus antarcticus and acclimatory adaptation during exposure to increasing temperature

Giovannini, Manfrin, Altiero, Greco, Vincenzi, Guidetti, Giulianini & Rebecchi

14:30–14:45

 

Semiochemical-based mate searching behaviour in tardigrades: comparing the sexes

Chartrain*, Knott, Michalczyk, Puro, Tynkkynen & Calhim

14:45–15:00

 

Effect of juvenile hormone, methyl farnesoate, on sex determination in Paramacrobiotus metropolitanus

Matsumoto, Uchida, Minato, Suzuki, Xie, Miyakawa & Sugiura

 

 

 

15:00–16:15

 

COFFEE BREAK #4 &  POSTER SESSION #1  |  AudiMax Exhibition Room

Physiology, Morphology & Ecology

Chaperons: Gąsiorek & Morek

!!! Please remove your posters at the end of the Session !!!

 

 

 

16:15–17:30

 

COLLEGIUM MAIUS TOUR  *  |  Jagiellońska 15

We’ll all go from the Auditorium Maximum to the Collegium Maius by foot together. Our Volunteers will show the way, so you’ll just need to follow the yellow T-shirts. This time we’ll take a slightly shorter route: the distance is ca. 800 m and the walk should take ca. 10 min. In addition to seeing the interiors of Collegium Maius, the oldest standing building of the Jagiellonian University, you’ll also have a chance to see a Nobel Prize Medal and an Oscar Award.

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WEDNESDAY  |  24.08.2022

 

 

 

09:00–09:30

 

POSTER INSTALLATION #2  |  AudiMax Exhibition Room

 

 

 

09:30–10:30

 

INVITED LECTURE #3  |  AudiMax Lecture Hall

The tardigrade Hypsibius exemplaris as a model for body plan evolution

Smith, Chavarria, Game  & Harrison

Chair: Michalczyk

 

 

 

10:30–11:00

 

COFFEE BREAK #5  |  AudiMax Exhibition Room

 

 

 

11:00–12:30

 

TALK SESSION #5  |  AudiMax Lecture Hall

Morphology, Anatomy, Reproduction & Development

Chairs: Guidetti & Poprawa

11:00–11:15

 

Reproductive strategy of tardigrades: gamete motility and morphology

Sugiura* & Matsumoto

11:15–11:30

 

Evolution of sperm morphology in Macrobiotoidea

Vecchi*, Ryndov, Michalczyk, Nelson, Rebecchi, Stec & Calhim

11:30–11:45

 

Morphology of light perception: localisation of opsins in the eutardigrade Hypsibius exemplaris

Gross, Epple, Klein & Mayer

11:45–12:00

 

Three-dimensional reconstruction of the eye in Hypsibius exemplaris based on nano-computed tomography and ultrastructure

Klein, Gross, Greving, Longo & Mayer

12:00–12:15

 

Cuticle and cuticular capsule in freshwater tardigrade Thulinius ruffoi – formation and shedding

Janelt* & Poprawa

12:15–12:30

 

New insights on chemical composition and morpho-functional adaptations of tardigrade feeding apparatus

Massa, Rebecchi & Guidetti

 

 

 

12:30–13:45

 

LUNCH #3  |  AudiMax Exhibition Room

 

 

 

13:45–15:00

 

TALK SESSION #6  |  AudiMax Lecture Hall

Physiology, Omics, Cryptobiosis & Astrobiology

Chairs: Arakawa & Jørgensen

13:45–14:00

 

Sequencing genomes from single tardigrade individuals

Morek, Stevens, Blaxter & Michalczyk

14:00–14:15

 

In vivo gene expression in tardigrades, a technical breakthrough coming to tardigrades

Tanaka* & Arakawa

14:15–14:30

 

Gene mining of cytokine-like molecules in the eutardigrade Mesobiotus philippinicus

Itang* & Mirano-Bascos

14:30–14:45

 

Doyère-Pouchet controversy (1859–1860) as the first stage of the spontaneous-generation controversy (1859–1864)

Suzuki

14:45–15:00

 

Identification of promoters associated with tardigrade anhydrobiosis-related genes

Ishikawa*, Tanaka & Arakawa

 

 

 

15:00–16:15

 

COFFEE BREAK #6  &  POSTER SESSION #2  |  AudiMax Exhibition Room

Biodiversity, Taxonomy, Biogeography, Phylogeny & Evolution

Chaperons: López-López & Dey

 

 

 

16:15–18:15

 

RYNEK UNDERGROUND TOUR  *  |  Rynek Główny, Sukiennice (Main Square, Cloth Hall)

We’ll all go from the Auditorium Maximum to the Main Square Underground Museum by foot. The route is ca. 1 km long and the walk should take ca. 12 min. The Underground Museum offers a unique insight into the medieval (and older) history of Kraków: by going several metres under the surface of the Main Square, you take a journey back in time.

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THURSDAY  |  25.08.2022

 

 

 

09:30–10:30

 

INVITED LECTURE #4  |  AudiMax Lecture Hall

Unravelling the mechanisms underlying extreme stress tolerance in tardigrades

Møbjerg

Chair: Michalczyk

 

 

 

10:30–11:00

 

COFFEE BREAK #7  |  AudiMax Exhibition Room

 

 

 

11:00–12:30

 

TALK SESSION #7  |  AudiMax Lecture Hall

Physiology, Omics, Cryptobiosis & Astrobiology

Chairs: Møbjerg & Jönsson

11:00–11:15

 

Tardigrade autofluorescence: UV protection or spandrel?

Bartels, Coffey,  Pineau, Nelson & Kaczmarek

11:15–11:30

 

Investigation of osmobiosis in the limno-terrestrial eutardigrade Ramazzottius varieornatus

Emdee*, Møbjerg, Grollmann & Møbjerg

11:30–11:45

 

Why are not all tardigrades good models for anhydrobiosis studies?

Kaczmarek, Poprawa & Kmita

11:45–12:00

 

Tardigrades are shining models of anhydrobiosis research

Arakawa & Tanaka

12:00–12:15

 

Examining the resistance of active tardigrades to cyanide poisoning

Bartylak, Buda, Kmita & Kaczmarek

12:15–12:30

 

Are invertebrates capable of surviving Martian concentrations of perchlorate?

Kayastha, Gołdyn,  Robotnikowski,  Zacharyasiewicz, Nagwani, Fiałkowska, Pajdak-Stós, Rzymski & Kaczmarek

 

 

 

12:30–13:45

 

LUNCH #4  |  AudiMax Exhibition Room

 

 

 

13:45–15:00

 

COFFEE BREAK #6  &  POSTER SESSION #2  |  AudiMax Exhibition Room

Biodiversity, Taxonomy, Biogeography, Phylogeny & Evolution

Chaperons: López-López & Dey

!!! Please remove your posters at the end of the Session !!!

 

 

 

   

15:00–19:00

 

WIELICZKA SALT MINE EXCURSION  ***

The half-day excursion for Participants and Accompanying Persons who registered with the Full Package. You’ll be taken to Wieliczka by a coach, which will be waiting in front of the AudiMax. The coaches will also bring you back to the AudiMax in the evening. Since there’ll be no afternoon Coffee Break on Thursday, you’ll be given a take-away snack in a paper bag (a bottle of water, something savoury, something sweet and some fruit). The route is ca. 3.5 km long, takes up to 3 hrs, includes ca. 800 stairs, 320 of which are at the start, and the temperature underground (-135 m) is ca. 18 °C, thus please wear comfortable shoes and appropriate clothing.

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FRIDAY  |  26.08.2022

 

 

 

09:30–10:30

 

TALK SESSION #8  |  AudiMax Lecture Hall

Physiology, Omics, Cryptobiosis & Astrobiology

Chairs: Altiero & Kaczmarek

09:30–09:45

 

Physiological roles of tardigrade-unique heat-soluble proteins

Kunieda, Yasui & Tanaka

09:45–10:00

 

Mechanisms of cold tolerance in tardigrades (Hypsibius exemplaris)

Lyons*, Roberts, Cheng, Shang, See, Ritchie, Wu, Stock & Williams

10:00–10:15

 

Factors affecting survival of repeated anhydrobiosis in a dioecious tardigrade Paramacrobiotus experimentalis Kaczmarek et al., 2020

Nagwani*, Kaczmarek & Kmita

10:15–10:30

 

Soft electrophiles inducing dormancy in tardigrades

Momeni*, Phillipi, Pienaar & Ciesla

 

 

 

10:30–11:00

 

COFFEE BREAK #8  |  AudiMax Exhibition Room

 

 

 

11:00–12:15

 

TALK SESSION #9  |  AudiMax Lecture Hall

Physiology, Omics, Cryptobiosis & Astrobiology

Chairs: Smith & Gross

11:00–11:15

 

DNA damage response of Hypsibius exemplaris to genotoxic stress

De Cian, Anoud, Duvernois-Berthet, Jourdren, Adrait, Heinrich, Blugeon, Coute, Giovannangeli, Delagoutte & Concordet

11:15–11:30

 

Tardigrade phenotype classification using neural networks

Vítek*, Fryčák, Fürst, Lacey, Vavruša & Voller

11:30–11:45

 

Tardigrade community microbiomes in North American orchards (Iowa, USA) include putative plant pathogens and endosymbionts

Tibbs-Cortes*, Tibbs-Cortes & Schmitz-Esser

11:45–12:00

 

Using fluorescence in situ hybridisation to visualise Rickettsia in tardigrades

Tibbs-Cortes*, Tibbs-Cortes, Schultz & Schmitz-Esser

12:00–12:15

 

Identifying the core microbiome of tardigrades: what is really there?

Surmacz*, Stec, Michalczyk & Łukasik

 

 

 

12:15–12:30

 

CLOSING CEREMONY & INVITATION TO TSURUOKA 2025   |  AudiMax Lecture Hall

 

 

 

12:30–13:45

 

LUNCH #5  |  AudiMax Exhibition Room

 

 

 

13:45–15:00

 

MICROSCOPE SLIDE EXAMINATION  |  AudiMax Hall (1st floor)

Sponsored by Evident | Olympus

Evident | Olympus Polska will provide two Light Contrast Microscopes (LCM), with Phase (PCM) and Nomarski (NCM) contrasts, associated with digital cameras and computers. The LCMs will be available to all Participants throughout the Symposium. Additionally, on Friday, we will bring type specimens deposited at the Jagiellonian University, according to your requests. Since there’ll be a possibility to take and record accurate measurements and high quality photomicrographs, we strongly encourage you to bring your own slides. This way you’ll be able to discuss your specimens with other tardigradologists. If you’d like to save measurements and/or photos, please bring your USB drive with you too.

 

 

 

16:30–18:30

 

KRAKÓW OLD TOWN TOUR  **  |  Main Square – Wawel Hill – Wawel Dragon – Kazimierz (Jewish Quarter) – Banquet Venue

Guided Tour for Participants and Accompanying Persons who registered with the Regular or Full Package. Guides will show you and tell you about the most important and iconic sites in the Kraków Old Town, Wawel Hill (where you’ll have a chance to see the statue of the Wawel Dragon that inspired the Symposium Logo), and parts of Kazimierz (the Old Jewish District). We will meet at 16:30 at the Town Hall Tower in the Main Square (please don’t be late!). The route is ca. 5 km long and the Tour will take up to 2 hrs. The Tour will end at the Banquet Venue (see below for more details). In the case of rain, the Tour will be cancelled.

 

 

 

18:30–??:??

 

SYMPOSIUM BANQUET & YOUNG SCIENTIST AWARDS  **  |  Stara Zajezdnia Restaurant (Św. Wawrzyńca 12)

Banquet for Participants and Accompanying Persons who registered with the Regular or Full Package. The Banquet will be held in a part of an old tram barn in Kazimierz. After the dinner, there will be open bar and those of you who would like to continue the fun, are welcome to stay for an afterparty at the Banquet Venue. During the Banquet, YSA for the best talk and poster both in the field of Zoology and Physiology will be presented.

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PROGRAMME DETAILS

POSTER SESSIONS

 

MONDAY-TUESDAY  |  22-23.08.2022

 

 

 

 

1

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A

Biomedical applications of Tardigrada: prospects and perspectives

Kasianchuk*, Rzymski & Kaczmarek

1

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B

Tardigrades and their future biotechnological potential

Rehamnia & Lee

2

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A

Building a framework for tardigrade transgenics: identification and evaluation of candidate genetic promoters

Lyons*, Chiu, Gemrich & Kato

2

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B

Protein modelling and in silico characterisation of two putative TIR-binding proteins in the limnoterrestrial tardigrade Mesobiotus philippinicus

Panlaqui & Mirano-Bascos

3

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A

Characterisation of tardigrade tubulins

Novotná Floriančičová*, Baltzis, Smejkal, Czerneková, Notredame & Vinopal

3

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B

Stress-dependent cell stiffening by tardigrade tolerance proteins CAHS through reversible formation of cytoskeleton-like filamentous network and gel-transition

Tanaka*, Nakano, Watanabe, Masuda, Honda, Kamata, Yasui, Kozuka-Hata, Watanabe, Chinen, Kitagawa, Sawai, Oyama, Yanagisawa & Kunieda

4

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A

Could mitochondrial DNA copy number be a marker of successful anhydrobiosis?

Antos-Krzemińska, Kosicka, Kulpa, Bartylak, Kaczmarek, Karachitos, & Kmita

4

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B

Tardigrade proteins – molecular tools in anhydrobiosis phenomenon

Krakowiak, Kmita, Kaczmarek & Nawrot

5

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A

Metabolic markers of different stages of tardigrade anhydrobiosis

Roszkowska, Kaczmarek, Karachitos & Kmita

5

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B

Geomagnetobiology and tardigrades – current state of knowledge

Erdmann, Kosicki & Kaczmarek

6

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A

Assessing anhydrobiotic performance – a new analytical method

Vecchi & Calhim

6

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B

Development of a novel desiccation chamber for induction of tardigrade anhydrobiosis

Czerneková, Majerová, Smejkal, Novotná & Vinopal

7

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A

TarMass – a fast, accurate and easy to use tool for tardigrade biomass calculation

Buda, Grycmacher & Zawierucha

7

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B

Evaluating diversity of terrestrial tardigrades in different localities: do we need new standards of sampling?

Matsko & Kiosya

8

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A

Method for obtaining genetic material of single tardigrade by ultrasonic fragmentation technology

Jingyu, Xueling, Zitong, Lanbi, Heping & Min

8

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B

The gaps in the Tardigrade database

Lee & Rehamnia

9

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A

Hidden Wolbachia infections: Peekaboo with a "master manipulator" and the discovery of multiple Wolbachia infections in water bears (Tardigrada)

Mioduchowska, Kaczmarek & Bartoszek

9

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B

Do somatic and germline cells of Dactylobiotus dispar ovary respond in the same way to ibuprofen?

Karnówka*, Blonkowska, Wieczorkiewicz, Długosz, Sojka & Poprawa

10

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A

Effect of ibuprofen on the midgut of tardigrade Paramacrobiotus experimentalis

Miernik*, Poprawa & Fiałkowska

10

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B

Does the presence of paracetamol in the environment affect the ultrastructure of the midgut of Hypsibius exemplaris?

Sojka*, Wieczorkiewicz, Karnówka & Poprawa

11

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A

Effect of paracetamol on the storage cells ultrastructure of Hypsibius exemplaris

Wieczorkiewicz*, Sojka, Karnówka & Poprawa

11

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B

Structural analysis of the cuticle and cuticular capsule in freshwater tardigrade Thulinius ruffoi

Janelt* & Poprawa

12

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A

Effects of anthropause on tardigrade urban communities during COVID-19 pandemic restrictions in Salta, Argentina

Grabosky*, González Reyes, Rocha, Corronca, Rodríguez Artigas, Doma, Ballardini & Ostertag

12

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B

Urban green spaces as tardigrade biodiversity hotspots in cities: a case study in Salta (Argentina)

González Reyes, Grabosky, Corronca, Rocha, Rodríguez Artigas, Ballardini, Ostertag & Meier

13

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A

Do microclimatic conditions affect the body size of terrestrial and freshwater tardigrades?

Kaczmarek, Bartels, Fontaneto, Nelson, Łacka, Budka & Rzymski

13

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B

Invertebrate habitat gaps in the terrestrial cryosphere

Nahimova*, Shain, Ono & Zawierucha

14

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A

Tardigrade abundance, diversity and habitat preference in Treforest, United Kingdom

Sudworth*

14

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B

Occurrence of tardigrades and physiochemical conditions in rock pools by the Baltic Sea

Troell & Jönsson

15

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A

Using the evaluations of ecological niche models to estimate tardigrade species ranges

Jingyu, Xueling, Dong, Heping & Min

15

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B

The dispersal of soil tardigrades in the gut of earthworms

Veselá* & Tůmová

16

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A

At school with tardigrades – a microscopic model for science education

Giovannini, Brandoli, Vincenzi, Guidetti & Altiero

 

 

WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY  |  24-25.08.2022

 

 

 

 

1

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A

Diversity of Swedish Macrobiotidae: preliminary results from Southern Sweden

Atherton

1

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B

Diversity of the tardigrade communities in the Norwegian forests

Guidetti, Kaczmarek, Roszkowska, Meier, Prestø, Jönsson, Speed, Stur, Gjerde, Topstad, Hassel & Ekrem

2

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A

Terrestrial Tardigrada (water bears) of the Słowiński National Park (Northern Poland)

Kaczmarek, Polishchuk, Roszkowska, Górna, Rutkowski, Zacharysiewicz, Mioduchowska & Bartylak

2

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B

Terrestrial tardigrades of the Black Sea Biosphere Reserve (Southern Ukraine) revisited

Polishchuk* & Kiosya

3

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A

Stratification of tardigrades in the Czerniejewskie Forests – a preliminary report

Erdmann, Kaczmarek & Kosicki

3

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B

Diversity of tardigrades in Tenerife Island (Spain)

Górna, Bartylak, Rzymski & Kaczmarek

4

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A

High diversity of Tardigrada in Chile, South America

Marley, Mcinnes & Jiménez

4

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B

Update on the List of Available Names (LAN), Tardigrada Project

Marley, Bertolani, Degma, Fontoura, Grothman, Guidetti, Gąsiorek, Hansen, Kaczmarek, McInnes, Michalczyk, Miller, Perry, Tumanov, Nelson & Zawierucha

5

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A

New records of two species of marine tardigrades, Echiniscoides sigismundi and Styraconyx haploceros, collected from barnacles on the coast of Korea

Choi, Jung, Kim, Lee & Jo

5

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B

An integrative description of a new Richtersius species (Tardigrada: Eutardigrada: Richtersiusidae) from Greece

Pogwizd & Stec

6

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A

Completing the evolutionary tree of Macrobiotidae: the phylogenetic position of the genus Calcarobiotus

Stec & Vecchi

6

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B

New records of Tardigrada from the Madeira Island (Portugal) with an integrative description of a new Macrobiotus species (hufelandi group)

Kayastha, Gawlak, Mioduchowska, Sługocki, Araújo, Silva & Kaczmarek

7

|

A

Paramacrobiotus fairbanksi Schill, Förster, Dandekar & Wolf, 2010 – a cosmopolitan tardigrade

Kayastha, Szydło, Mioduchowska & Kaczmarek

7

|

B

Two new species of the genus Minibiotus from an urban area of Northern Argentina

Rocha, Doma, Camarda, Ostertag, Grabosky, González-Reyes & Lisi

8

|

A

Native fauna of tardigrades from two natural areas of the Argentina Republic

Rocha, Ostertag, Gonzáles Reyes, Grabosky, Doma & Corronca

8

|

B

Preliminary study on tardigrades taxocenosis in epiphytic cryptogams of the Patagonian steppe, Nahuel Huapi National Park, Argentina

Meier*, Rocha, Ostertag, Grabosky & Messuti

9

|

A

New tardigrade records from Montana, USA

Meyer, Jackson, Jabusch & Fontenot

9

|

B

Is there a universal DNA barcode gap in tardigrades?

Cesari, Vincenzi*, Giovannini, Rebecchi & Guidetti

10

|

A

A tardigrade in Dominican amber

Mapalo, Robin, Boudinot, Ortega-Hernández & Barden

10

|

B

Quantifying the shape of the tardigrade claws

Mapalo* & Ortega-Hernández

11

|

A

Milnesium guanyinensis sp. nov. (Eutardigrada: Apochela: Milnesiidae) from Yunnan, China

Yuan, Liu, Wang, Liu, Chen & Li

11

|

B

Frozen treasures: extraordinary Milnesium species (Tardigrada: Apochela) from the Antarctic

McInnes, Morek & Michalczyk

12

|

A

Phylogenetic position and validity of the genus Milnesioides Claxton, 1999 (Eutardigrada: Apochela)

Wałach, Sumlińska, Lamond, Morek & Michalczyk

12

|

B

Rough backs: taxonomic value of epicuticular sculpturing in the genus Milnesium Doyère, 1840 (Tardigrada: Apochela)

Morek, Wałach & Michalczyk

13

|

A

A stowaway or a parasite? Insights into the nature of Pyxidium tardigradum

Wałach* & Blagden

13

|

B

Integrative description and phylogenetic position of a new Afro-Oriental Viridiscus species complex (Heterotardigrada: Echiniscidae)

Dey, Gąsiorek & Michalczyk

14

|

A

Neotropical jewels in the moss: biodiversity, distribution and evolution of the genus Barbaria (Heterotardigrada: Echiniscidae)

Wilamowski*, Vončina, Gąsiorek & Michalczyk

14

|

B

Lost in the Arctic and in the mountains – the (dis)entangled classification of Claxtonia (Heterotardigrada: Echiniscidae)

Gąsiorek, Degma & Michalczyk

15

|

A

Phylogenetic position of (Test)echiniscus meridionalis (Murray, 1906) (Heterotardigrada) revealed

Gąsiorek & McInnes

15

|

B

A new, catfish-headed Cornechiniscus (Heterotardigrada) illuminates evolution of the genus

Gąsiorek

16

|

A

Unique dorsal cuticular sculpture and phylogenetic position of Cornechiniscus holmeni (Petersen, 1951) from Ella Island, East Greenland

Kihm & Park

16

|

B

Investigation of arthrotardigrade phylogeny with the inclusion of Actinarctus doryphorus and Echiniscoididae sequences

Grollmann*, Jørgensen & Møbjerg

17

|

A

Structure and diversity of Tardigrada communities from the deep South China Sea

Bai, Wang & Fontoura

17

|

B

From pole to pole – biodiversity gradients and biogeographic patterns of marine Tardigrada across the Atlantic

Trokhymchuk*, Kieneke, Schmidt-Rhaesa & Utevsky

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MONDAY  |  22.08.2022

 

 

13:45–15:15

SAINT MARY’S BASILICA  |  Main Square

All Accompanying Persons are welcome to see the interiors of the most iconic Kraków’s church, the St. Mary Basilica, with the famous and unique wooden altar from the 15th century. The tour will be guided. A Volunteer will take you from the Auditorium Maximum to the Basilica and back to the AudiMax by foot: ca. 1 km/15 min of walking each direction. Please be ready at the AudiMax Reception Desk at 13:45.

 

 

 

 

TUESDAY  |  23.08.2022

 

 

13:30–15:30

WAWEL ROYAL CASTLE  |  Wawel Hill

All Accompanying Persons are welcome to see some of the interiors of the Wawel Royal Castle. The tour will be guided. A Volunteer will take you from the Auditorium Maximum to the Wawel and back to the AudiMax by foot: ca. 1.5 km/20 min of walking each direction. Please be ready at the AudiMax Reception Desk at 13:30.

 

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY  |  24.08.2022

 

 

10:45–12:45

OSKAR SCHINDLER’S ENAMEL FACTORY  |  4 Lipowa St.

All Accompanying Persons are welcome to see the Oskar Schindler Enamel Factory in the Podgórze (Foothills) District. The Factory was made famous by the widely acclaimed Oscar-winning (7 awards) “Schindler’s List” by Steven Spielberg who shot the movie in Kraków in spring 1993. The tour will be guided. A Volunteer will take you from the Auditorium Maximum to the Factory and back to the AudiMax by a taxi: ca. 6 km/20 min each direction. Please be ready at the AudiMax Reception Desk at 10:45.