Wilmotte Annick

Département des sciences de la vie > Diversité et écologie moléculaire des cyanobactéries

Département des sciences de la vie

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ORCID
0000-0003-3546-3489
Main Referenced Co-authors
Lara, Yannick  (60)
Vyverman, Wim (51)
Durieu, Benoit  (48)
Verleyen, Elie (46)
Baurain, Denis  (39)
Main Referenced Keywords
cyanobacteria (142); Antarctica (55); Biodiversity (23); Cyanobacteria (22); Antarctic (20);
Main Referenced Unit & Research Centers
CIP - Centre d'Ingénierie des Protéines - ULiège [BE] (132)
InBios - Integrative Biological Sciences - ULiège [BE] (27)
Biological Sciences from Molecules to Systems - inBioS- Centre for Protein Engineering (9)
Université d'Anvers (UIA) (8)
Biological Sciences from Molecules to Systems - inBioS (5)
Main Referenced Disciplines
Microbiology (251)
Environmental sciences & ecology (152)
Aquatic sciences & oceanology (44)
Biochemistry, biophysics & molecular biology (38)
Biotechnology (22)

Publications (total 328)

The most downloaded
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Morin, N., Vallaeys, T., Hendrickx, L., Leys, N., & Wilmotte, A. (2010). An efficient DNA isolation protocol for filamentous cyanobacteria of the genus Arthrospira. Journal of Microbiological Methods, 80, 148-154. doi:10.1016/j.mimet.2009.11.012 https://hdl.handle.net/2268/3983

The most cited

414 citations (Scopus®)

Taton, A., Grubisic, S., Brambilla, E., De Wit, R., & Wilmotte, A. (September 2003). Cyanobacterial diversity in natural and artificial microbial mats of Lake Fryxell (McMurdo dry valleys, Antarctica): A morphological and molecular approach. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 69 (9), 5157-5169. doi:10.1128/AEM.69.9.5157-5169.2003 https://hdl.handle.net/2268/17772

The most significant

Tytgat, B., Verleyen, E., Sweetlove, M., Van Den Berge, K., Pinseel, E., Hodgson, D., Chown, S., Sabbe, K., Wilmotte, A., Willems, A., & Vyverman, W. (17 November 2023). Polar lake microbiomes have distinct evolutionary histories. Science Advances, 9 (46), 1-14. doi:10.1126/sciadv.ade7130
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Pessi, I. S., Popin, R. V., Durieu, B., Lara, Y., Tytgat, B., Savaglia, V., Roncero-Ramos, B., Hultman, J., Verleyen, E., Vyverman, W., & Wilmotte, A. (July 2023). Novel diversity of polar Cyanobacteria revealed by genome-resolved metagenomics. Microbial Genomics, 9 (7), 001056. doi:10.1099/mgen.0.001056
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Pessi, I. S., Puschkareva, E., Lara, Y., Borderie, F., Wilmotte, A., & Elster, J. (January 2019). Marked Succession of Cyanobacterial Communities Following Glacier Retreat in the High Arctic. Microbial Ecology, 77, 136-147. doi:10.1007/s00248-018-1203-3
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Hughes, K., Cowan, D., & Wilmotte, A. (25 February 2015). Protection of Antarctic microbial communities–‘out of sight, out of mind’. Frontiers in Microbiology, 6 (151), 1-6. doi:10.3389/fmicb.2015.00151
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Taton, A., Grubisic, S., Ertz, D., Hodgson, D. A., Piccardi, R., Biondi, N., Tredici, M. R., Mainini, M., Losi, D., Marinelli, F., & Wilmotte, A. (December 2006). Polyphasic study of Antarctic cyanobacterial strains. Journal of Phycology, 42 (6), 1257-1270. doi:10.1111/j.1529-8817.2006.00278.x
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Christodoulou, M., Savora, H., Cornet, L., & Wilmotte, A. (08 March 2024). BCCM/ULC public collection of cyanobacteria: A tool for microbial research and innovation [Poster presentation]. Belgian Society of Microbiology Annual Symposium 2024: Milestones in Microbiology, Brussels, Belgium.
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Roncero Ramos, B., Savaglia, V., Durieu, B., Van De Vreken, I., Richel, A., & Wilmotte, A. (2024). Ecophysiological and genomic approaches to cyanobacterial hardening for restoration. Journal of Phycology, 1-18. doi:10.1111/jpy.13436
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Savaglia, V., Lambrechts, S., Tytgat, B., Vanhellemont, Q., Elster, J., Willems, A., Wilmotte, A., Verleyen, E., & Vyverman, W. (06 February 2024). Geology defines microbiome structure and composition in nunataks and valleys of the Sør Rondane Mountains, East Antarctica. Frontiers in Microbiology, 15, 1316633. doi:10.3389/fmicb.2024.1316633
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Pertierra, L., Varliero, G., Barbosa, A., Biersma, E., Convey, P., Chown, S., Cowan, D., De Los Rios, A., Escribano-Alvarez, P., Fontaneto, D., Fraser, C., Harris, M., Hughes, K., Griffiths, H., le Roux, P., Liu, X., Lynch, H., Majewska, R., Martinez, P., ... Greve, M. (01 February 2024). TerrANTALife 1.0 Biodiversity data checklist of known Antarctic terrestrial and freshwater life forms. Biodiversity Data Journal, 12. doi:10.3897/bdj.12.e106199
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Tytgat, B., Verleyen, E., Sweetlove, M., Van Den Berge, K., Pinseel, E., Hodgson, D., Chown, S., Sabbe, K., Wilmotte, A., Willems, A., & Vyverman, W. (17 November 2023). Polar lake microbiomes have distinct evolutionary histories. Science Advances, 9 (46), 1-14. doi:10.1126/sciadv.ade7130
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Christodoulou, M., Vaz, M., Beets, K., Savora, H., Cornet, L., & Wilmotte, A. (14 November 2023). Insights into the biological and chemical diversity of cyanobacteria from the BCCM/ULC collection [Paper presentation]. Annual Meeting on Plant Ecology and Evolution (AMPEE7) Small is beautiful, even in Botany, Liège, Belgium.

Roncero Ramos, B., Savaglia, V., Canton, Y., & Wilmotte, A. (October 2023). Biological soil crusts from the Sør Rondane Mountains and their influence on soil stability and fertility [Paper presentation]. XVI Congreso Nacional de la AEET, Almeria, Spain.

Savaglia, V., Roncero Ramos, B., & Wilmotte, A. (September 2023). Contrasting strategies to resist dehydration of a pair of Nostoc commune strains from aquatic and terrestrial habitats of Antarctica [Poster presentation]. ECCO XLI - 2023, Bruxelles, Belgium.

Cornet, L., Durieu, B., Baert, F., D'hooge Elisabeth, Collignon, D., Meunier, L., Lupo, V., Cleenwerck, I., Daniel, H.-M., Rigouts, L., Sirjacobs, D., Declerck, S., Vandamme, P., Wilmotte, A., Baurain, D., & Becker, P. (September 2023). The GEN-ERA toolbox: unified and reproducible workflows for research in microbial genomics [Paper presentation]. ECCO XLI – 2023, Bruxelles, Belgium.

Kanjer, L., Vaz, M., Wilmotte, A., & Bosak, S. (September 2023). BLUE-GREEN TRAVELERS: CULTIVATION OF CYANOBACTERIA ASSOCIATED WITH SEA TURTLES [Poster presentation]. Cyano2023 - 8th Early Career Researcher Symposium on Cyanobacteria, Kassel, Germany.

Picone Dorian, Luchena, M., Cornet, L., Becker, P., Wilmotte, A., & Vaz, M. (September 2023). Evaluation of the bioactive potential of polar cyanobacterial strains from BCCM/ULC [Poster presentation]. ECCO XLI – 2023, Bruxelles, Belgium.

Savaglia, V., Durieu, B., Roncero Ramos, B., Lambrechts, S., Tytgat, B., Van Hellemont, Q., Elster, J., Verleyen, E., Willems, A., Vyverman, W., & Wilmotte, A. (September 2023). Drivers of the terrestrial cyanobacterial community composition in the Sør Rondane Mountains, East Antarctica [Poster presentation]. ECCO XLI - 2023, Bruxelles, Belgium.

Wilmotte, A. (September 2023). ONCE UPON A TIME: CYANOBACTERIAL DIVERSITY AND BIOGEOGRAPHY IN HERBARIA SPECIMENS [Poster presentation]. ECCO XLI - 2023, Bruxelles, Belgium.

Martinho de Brito, M., Bundeleva, I., Marin, F., Vennin, E., Wilmotte, A., Plasseraud, L., & Visscher, P. T. (03 August 2023). Properties of exopolymeric substances (EPSs) produced during cyanobacterial growth: potential role in whiting events. Biogeosciences, 20 (15), 3165-3183. doi:10.5194/bg-20-3165-2023
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Chaerle, P., & Wilmotte, A. (August 2023). Microalgal culture collections: their roles and challenges in the 21th century [Paper presentation]. 8th European Phycological Congress, Brest, France.

Pessi, I. S., Popin, R. V., Durieu, B., Lara, Y., Tytgat, B., Savaglia, V., Roncero-Ramos, B., Hultman, J., Verleyen, E., Vyverman, W., & Wilmotte, A. (July 2023). Novel diversity of polar Cyanobacteria revealed by genome-resolved metagenomics. Microbial Genomics, 9 (7), 001056. doi:10.1099/mgen.0.001056
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Cornet Luc, Vaz, M., Beets, K., Simons, V., & Wilmotte, A. (2023). BCCM/ULC: a Public Culture Collection to conserve ex situ the cyanobacterial diversity and taxonomic reference strains [Poster presentation]. 15th International Conference on Culture Collections, Braga, Portugal.

Cornet, L., Frederik Baert, Elizabet D'hooge, David Colignon, Loic Meunier, Benoit Durieu, Ilse Cleenwerck, Heide-Marie Daniel, Leen Rigouts, Stéphane Declerck, Peter Vandamme, Wilmotte, A., Lupo, V., Baurain, D., & Pierre Becker. (2023). The GEN-ERA toolbox: unified and reproducible workflows for research in microbial genomics [Paper presentation]. ICCC15.
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Boulenger, A., Frémal, M., Vaz, M., Wilmotte, A., Lepoint, G., Marengo, M., & Gobert, S. (2023). Diversity of endophytic nitrogen-fixing bacteria in the roots of Posidonia oceanica: Implications for restoration [Poster presentation]. 11e congrès de l'Association Francophone d'Ecologie Microbienne (AFEM).

Cornet, L., Durieu, B., Baert, F., D'hooge, E., Colignon, D., Meunier, L., Lupo, V., Cleenwerck, I., Daniel, H.-M., Rigouts, L., Sirjacobs, D., Declerck, S., Vandamme, P., Wilmotte, A., Baurain, D., & Becker, P. (28 December 2022). The GEN-ERA toolbox: unified and reproducible workflows for research in microbial genomics. GigaScience, 12. doi:10.1093/gigascience/giad022
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Lee, J. R., Terauds, A., Carwardine, J., Shaw, J. D., Fuller, R. A., Possingham, H. P., Chown, S. L., Convey, P., Gilbert, N., Hughes, K. A., McIvor, E., Robinson, S. A., Ropert-Coudert, Y., Bergstrom, D. M., Biersma, E. M., Christian, C., Cowan, D. A., Frenot, Y., Jenouvrier, S., ... Chadès, I. (December 2022). Threat management priorities for conserving Antarctic biodiversity. PLoS Biology, 20 (12), 3001921. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.3001921
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Savaglia, V., Tytgat Bjorn, Lambrechts Sam, Vanhellemont Quinten, Willems Anne, Wilmotte, A., Verleyen Elie, & Vyverman Wim. (11 October 2022). Disentangling terrestrial microbial community composition in the Sør Rondane Mountains, East Antarctica [Paper presentation]. 9th Int. Conference on Polar and Alpine Microbiology, Potsdam, Germany.

Savaglia, V., Roncero Ramoz Beatriz, Verleyen Elie, & Wilmotte, A. (09 October 2022). Different resistance mechanisms to desiccation of a pair of Nostoc sp. strains from aquatic and terrestrial habitats of Antarctica [Poster presentation]. 9th Int. Conference on Polar and Alpine Microbiology, Potsdam, Berlin, Germany.

Vaz, M., Savaglia, V., Ahn Anne-Catherine, Beets Kim, Simons Véronique, Silva-Stenico Maria Estrella, Fiore Marli, & Wilmotte, A. (October 2022). BCCM/ULC: a Public Culture Collection to conserve ex situ the polar cyanobacterial diversity and taxonomic reference strains [Poster presentation]. Int. Conference on Polar and Alpine Microbiology, Potsdam, Germany.

Wilmotte, A., Savaglia, V., Durieu, B., Tytgat, B., Lambrechts, S., Willems, A., Van De Putte, A., Van Hellemont, Q., Van De Vijver, B., Verleyen, E., & Vyverman, W. (01 August 2022). The science-policy link in practice: how to propose an Antarctic Specially Protected Area (ASPA)? [Paper presentation]. Virtual SCAR 2022 'Antarctica in a changing world', India.

Savaglia, V., Tytgat Bjorn, Durieu, B., Lambrechts Sam, Willems Anne, Van De Putte Anton, Vanhellemont Quinten, Van De Vyver Bart, Verleyen Elie, Vyverman Wim, & Wilmotte, A. (August 2022). Which factors are shaping the microbial diversity in the inland high-altitude biotopes of the Western Sør Rondane Mountains (Eastern Antarctica, ACBR6)? [Poster presentation]. Visioconference SCAR 2022 "Antarctica in a changing world".

Van Hassel, W., Ahn, A.-C., Huybrechts, B., Masquelier, J., Wilmotte, A., & Andjelkovic, M. (27 July 2022). LC-MS/MS Validation and Quantification of Cyanotoxins in Algal Food Supplements from the Belgium Market and Their Molecular Origins. Toxins, 14 (8), 513. doi:10.3390/toxins14080513
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Vaz, M., Savaglia, V., Beets, K., Ahn, A.-C., Simons Véronique, Stenico, M.-E., Fiore Marli, & Wilmotte, A. (15 June 2022). BCCM/ULC: a source of cyanobacterial diversity for taxonomic, genomic and applied research [Poster presentation]. InBios Day, Liège, Belgium.

de Brito, M. M., Bundeleva, I., Marin, F., Vennin, E., Wilmotte, A., Plasseraud, L., & Visscher, P. T. (16 May 2022). Effect of Culture pH on Properties of Exopolymeric Substances from Synechococcus PCC7942: Implications for Carbonate Precipitation. Geosciences, 12 (5), 210. doi:10.3390/geosciences12050210
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Van Hassel, W., Durieu, B., Savaglia, V., Masquelier Julien, Wilmotte, A., Rajkovic Andreja, & Andjelkovic, M. (May 2022). Microcystin exposure of the Belgian population: feasibility of unifying fragmented exposure data [Poster presentation]. 12th International Conference on Toxic Cyanobacteria (ICTC), Toledo, United States.

Van Hassel, W., Huybrechts, B., Masquelier, J., Wilmotte, A., & Andjelkovic, M. (08 April 2022). Development, Validation and Application of a Targeted LC-MS Method for Quantification of Microcystins and Nodularin: Towards a Better Characterization of Drinking Water. Water, 14 (8), 1195. doi:10.3390/w14081195
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Lara, Y., Mc Cann, A., Malherbe, C., François, C., Demoulin, C., Sforna, M.-C., Eppe, G., De Pauw, E., Wilmotte, A., Jacques, P., & Javaux, E. (2022). Characterization of the Halochromic Gloeocapsin Pigment, a Cyanobacterial Biosignature for Paleobiology and Astrobiology. Astrobiology. doi:10.1089/ast.2021.0061
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Soares, F., Trovão, J., Ahn, A.-C., Wilmotte, A., Cardoso, S., Tiago, I., & Portugal, A. (08 February 2022). Introducing Petrachlorosaceae fam. nov., Petrachloros gen. nov. and Petrachloros mirabilis sp. nov. (Synechococcales, Cyanobacteria) isolated from a Portuguese UNESCO monument. Journal of Phycology, 58, 219–233. doi:10.1111/jpy.13241
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Van Hassel, W., Andjelkovic, M., Durieu, B., Marroquin, V. A., Huybrechts, B., Masquelier, J., & Wilmotte, A. (16 January 2022). A Summer of Cyanobacterial Blooms in Belgian Waterbodies: Microcystin Quantification and Molecular Characterizations. Toxins, 14 (1), 61. doi:10.3390/toxins14010061
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Imhoff, J. F., & Wilmotte, A. (2022). International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes. Subcommittee on the Taxonomy of Phototrophic Bacteria: Minutes of the closed online Meeting from 9-27 August 2021. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 72 (1), 5212. doi:10.1099/ijsem.0.005212
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Imhoff, J. F., & Wilmotte, A. (2022). International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes. Subcommittee on the Taxonomy of Phototrophic Bacteria: Minutes of the meetings, 4 August 2015, Tübingen, Germany. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 72 (1), 5211. doi:10.1099/ijsem.0.005211
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Abdallah, M. F., Van Hassel, W., Andjelkovic, M., Wilmotte, A., & Rajkovic, A. (06 November 2021). Cyanotoxins and Food Contamination in Developing Countries: Review of Their Types, Toxicity, Analysis, Occurrence and Mitigation Strategies. Toxins, 13 (11), 786. doi:10.3390/toxins13110786
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Van Hassel, W., Andjelkovic, M., Durieu, B., Almanza Marroquin, V., Masquelier, J., Huybrechts, B., & Wilmotte, A. (October 2021). Belgian cyanobacterial blooms during the summer of 2019 [Poster presentation]. International Conference on Harmful Algae.

Ahn, A.-C., Beets, K., Berthold, D., Laughinghouse, D., & Wilmotte, A. (20 July 2021). BCCM/ULC: A PUBLIC CULTURE COLLECTION AS RESERVOIR OF CYANOBACTERIAL DIVERSITY AND TAXONOMIC REFERENCE STRAINS [Poster presentation]. 75th Annual Meeting of the Phycological Society of America.

Wilmotte, A., Becker, P., Chaerle, P., Vyverman, W., Ahn, A.-C., Rigouts, L., Bosschaerts, M., Daniel, H.-M., Hellemans, A., Olbrechts, A., & Van De Perre, V. (July 2021). Public Deposits In Biological Resource Centres Is An Essential Part Of Fair Science [Poster presentation]. World Microbe Forum.

Wilmotte, A., Pessi, I. S., Velazquez, D., durieu, B., Lara, Y., & Laughinghouse, H. D. (July 2021). A WINDOW TO THE PAST: CYANOBACTERIAL DIVERSITY AND BIOGEOGRAPHY IN HERBARIA SPECIMENS [Paper presentation]. 75th Annual Meeting of the Phycological Society of America, online, United States.

Roncero Ramos, B., Savaglia, V., & Wilmotte, A. (June 2021). Different resistance to salinity and UVR of a pair of Nostoc commune strains from cold and warm deserts [Paper presentation]. World Microbe Forum.

Van Hassel, W., Ahn, A.-C., Huybrechts, B., Masquelier, J., Andjelkovic, M., & Wilmotte, A. (May 2021). Molecular origin of microcystins in dietary supplements originating from the Klamath Lake, Oregon [Poster presentation]. US-HAB.

Lara, Y., Mc Cann, A., Malherbe, C., François, C., Demoulin, C., Sforna, M.-C., Eppe, G., De Pauw, E., Wilmotte, A., Jacques, P., & Javaux, E. (2021). UV-screening pigment enabling ancient photosynthesis [Paper presentation]. Goldschmidt 2021, Lyon, France.
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Cornet, L., Ahn, A.-C., Wilmotte, A., & Baurain, D. (2021). ORPER: A Workflow for Constrained SSU rRNA Phylogenies. Genes, 12 (11). doi:10.3390/genes12111741
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Wilmotte, A. (19 December 2020). Molecular diversity of Antarctic cyanobacteria, and their preservation [Paper presentation]. International e-Conference on Cyanobacterial & Algal Biotechnology” (CAB -2020), Tiruchirappalli, India.

Wilmotte, A. (2020). Où publier en Open Access ? Éviter les dérives [Paper presentation]. Webinaire: PUBLICATIONS SCIENTIFIQUES ET OPEN ACCESS LES PRATIQUES DES AUTEURS, Bruxelles, Belgium.

Roncero Ramos, B., Savaglia, V., & Wilmotte, A. (16 October 2020). Physiological performance under high salinity conditions of Nostoc commune from hot and cold deserts [Paper presentation]. BSM Symposium “Microbiology at the 2020 horizon”, Belgium.

Wilmotte, A. (2020). Au coeur de notre vie quotidienne : gros plan sur les micro-organismes [Paper presentation]. Presentation of the BCCM stamps on Microorganisms, Malines, Belgium.

Wilmotte, A., Pessi, I. S., Velazquez, D., Durieu, B., & Laughinghouse IV, H. (08 September 2020). Past cyanobacteria biodiversity in herbarium collections: a time travel to a lost world? [Paper presentation]. 11TH EUROPEAN WORKSHOP ON THE BIOLOGY OF CYANOBACTERIA - Online event, Porto, Portugal.

Van Hassel, W., Huybrecht, B., Andjelkovic, M., Burlion, N., & Wilmotte, A. (08 September 2020). C yanobacterial blooms in Wallonia during the summer of 2019 [Poster presentation]. 11TH EUROPEAN WORKSHOP ON THE BIOLOGY OF CYANOBACTERIA - Online event, Porto, Portugal.

Ahn, A.-C., Beets, K., Durieu, B., Simons, V., & Wilmotte, A. (September 2020). Conservation and charactersation exploration of extremophilic Cyanobacteria by the BCCM/ULC collection of Cyanobacteria [Poster presentation]. 11TH EUROPEAN WORKSHOP ON THE BIOLOGY OF CYANOBACTERIA - Online event, Porto, Portugal.

Ahn, A.-C., Beets, K., Durieu, B., Simons, V., & Wilmotte, A. (August 2020). Conservation and characterisation of Polar Cyanobacteria by the BCCM/ULC collection [Paper presentation]. SCAR 2020 Open Science Conference Online, Hobart, Australia.

Wada, T., Koyama, H., Kudoh, S., Imura, S., Kviderova, J., Simek, M., Verleyen, E., Wilmotte, A., & Elster, J. (August 2020). Diversity and ecological role of cyanobacterial benthic microbial mats in five lakes, Lützow-Holm Bay, East Antarctica [Poster presentation]. SCAR 2020 Open Science Conference Online, Hobart, Australia.

Savaglia, V., Lambrechts, S., Durieu, B., Vanhellemont, Q., Tytgat, B., Verleyen, E., Willems, A., Vyverman, W., & Wilmotte, A. (August 2020). Understanding the microbiome diversity through a combination of remote sensing and close-range field observation techniques in the Sør Rondane Mountains, East Antarctica [Paper presentation]. SCAR 2020 Open Science Conference Online, Hobart, Australia.

Wilmotte, A., Savaglia, V., Durieu, B., Lambrechts, S., Willems, A., Vanhellemont, Q., Van de putte, A., Van De Vijver, B., Tytgat, B., Verleyen, E., & Vyverman, W. (August 2020). MICROBIAN : Microbial diversity in the Sør Rondane Mountains in a context of climate change [Poster presentation]. SCAR 2020 Open Science Conference Online, Hobart, Australia.

Koyama, H., Wada, T., Kudoh, S., Imura, S., Kvíderová, J., Verleyen, E., Wilmotte, A., & Elster, J. (August 2020). Diversity of cyanobacteria and microalgae in coastal terrestrial ecosystems, Lützow-Holm Bay, East Antarctica [Poster presentation]. SCAR 2020 Open Science Conference Online, Hobart, Australia.

Wilmotte, A., Pessi, I. S., Velazquez, D., & Laughinghouse IV, H. (August 2020). Past cyanobacterial biodiversity in polar regions [Paper presentation]. SCAR 2020 Open Science Conference Online, Hobart, Australia.

Van Hassel, W., Huybrechts, B., Wilmotte, A., & Andjelkovic, M. (2020). Screen for cyanotoxins in cyanobacteria based food supplements on the Belgian market [Poster presentation]. 5th IMEKO FOODS: Metrology for Sustainable Food Production, Prague, Czechia.

Van Hassel, W., Huybrechts, B., Wilmotte, A., & Andjelkovic, M. (2020). The influence of pH on the recovery of microcystin congeners in water samples by HPLC-MS/MS detection [Poster presentation]. Natural Toxins: Environmental fate and Safe Water Supply.

Becker, P., Bosschaerts, M., Chaerle, P., Daniel, H.-M., Hellemans, A., Olbrechts, A., Rigouts, L., Wilmotte, A., & Hendrickx, M. (November 2019). Public Microbial Resource Centers: Key Hubs for Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable (FAIR) Microorganisms and Genetic Materials. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 85 (21), 01444-19. doi:10.1128/AEM.01444-19
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BEcker, P., Chaerle, P., Hendrickx, M., Vyverman, W., Ahn, A.-C., Bosschaerts, M., Daniel, H. M., Hellemans, A., Olbrechts, A., Rigouts, L., & Wilmotte, A. (18 October 2019). A plea to preserve microbial diversity in public microbial resource centres [Poster presentation]. 2019 Symposium of the Belgian Society for Microbiology, “Microbes without Frontiers”, Brussels, Belgium.

Ahn, A.-C., Cornet, L., Beets, K., Lara, Y., Durieu, B., Javaux, E., Baurain, D., & Wilmotte, A. (18 October 2019). Biodiversity of Cyanobacteria and associated microbiome in the BCCM/ULC Culture Collection [Poster presentation]. 2019 Symposium of the Belgian Society for Microbiology, Bruxelles, Belgium.
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Wilmotte, A. (11 October 2019). Examples of Archaean analogues and microspectroscopic techniques II [Paper presentation]. Geomicrobiology workshop, Kaiserlautern, Germany.

Lara, Y., Demoulin, C., Durieu, B., Wilmotte, A., Jacques, P., & Javaux, E. (11 October 2019). Cyanobacterial biosignatures, fossil record of cyanobacteria, and molecular aspects of P. nigrescens ULC007 [Paper presentation]. Geomicrobiology workshop, Kaiserslautern, Germany.

Wilmotte, A. (10 October 2019). Antarctic cyanobacteria, their lifestyle and their biosignatures [Paper presentation]. Geomicrobiology workshop, Kaiserlautern, Germany.

Pushkareva, E., Wilmotte, A., Laska, K., & Elster, J. (October 2019). Comparison of Microphototrophic Communities Living in Different Soil Environments in the High Arctic. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 7, 393. doi:10.3389/fevo.2019.00393
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Wilmotte, A. (24 September 2019). Global situation in polar ecology and challenges in science we are dealing with at present [Paper presentation]. 60th conference of the Czech Phycological Society, Ceske Budejovice, Czechia.

Lara, Y., Demoulin, C., Lambion, A., Durieu, B., Wilmotte, A., Jacques, P., & Javaux, E. (05 September 2019). Antarctic cyanobacteria sources of biosignatures [Paper presentation]. 19th EANA Astrobiology Conference, Orléans, France.
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Wilmotte, A., Beets, K., Simons, V., Lara, Y., Durieu, B., Cornet, L., & Baurain, D. (27 August 2019). BCCM/ULC : genomic research on Polar cyanobacteria. European Journal of Phycology, 54 (sup1), 31-117. doi:10.1080/09670262.2019.1626627

Becker, P., Chaerle, P., Hendrickx, M., Vyverman, W., & Wilmotte, A. (August 2019). A plea to preserve microalgae and cyanobacterial diversity in public microbial resource centres [Poster presentation]. 7th European Phycological Congress (EPC7), Zagreb, Croatia. doi:10.1080/09670262.2019.1626628

Ahn, A.-C., Beets, K., Lara, Y., Durieu, B., Simons, V., Cornet, L., Baurain, D., & Wilmotte, A. (13 June 2019). Cyanobacteria of Polar Regions: Focus of the BCCM/ULC Culture Collection [Poster presentation]. ECCO 2019 XXXVIII Annual Meeting of the European Culture Collections' Organisation, Turin, Italy.

Wilmotte, A. (24 May 2019). GSC21 Satellite meeting on Cyanobacterial nomenclature and taxonomy [Paper presentation]. Cyanobacterial taxonomy Satellite Meeting, Vienna, Austria.

Wilmotte, A. (16 May 2019). Cyanobacteria and their toxins [Paper presentation]. Workshop Toxines Marines du Laboratoire National de Référence Mycotoxines, Toxines de Plantes et Toxines Marines, Tervuren, Belgium.

Van Hassel, W., Huybrechts, B., Andjelkovic, M., & Wilmotte, A. (09 May 2019). Toxic Cyanobacterial Blooms in Brussels: A Case Study [Poster presentation]. International Conference on Toxic Cyanobacteria, Krakow, Poland.

Van de Putte, A., André, F., & Wilmotte, A. (08 May 2019). How is the science-based stewardship of the Southern Ocean organized and could it be applied to the Arctic Ocean? [Paper presentation]. 51st International Liege Colloquium on Ocean Dynamics : Polar Ocean facing changes, Liège, Belgium.

Wilmotte, A., Erkinaro, J., Pedros Alio, C., Piepenburg, D., Xavier, J., Frenot, Y., Velazquez, D., Badhe, R., & Savela, H. (2019). Footprints on changing polar ecosystems Processes, threats, responses and opportunities for future generations. In N. Biebow, A. Quesada, ... D. Vaughan (Eds.), The EU-PolarNet White Papers (Represented by Coordinator Antje Boetius (Director of the Alfred Wegener Institute), pp. 20-27). Bremerhaven, Germany: EU-PolarNet.

Demoulin, C.* , Lara, Y.* , Cornet, L., François, C., Baurain, D., Wilmotte, A., & Javaux, E. (2019). Cyanobacteria evolution: Insight from the fossil record. Free Radical Biology and Medicine, 140, 206-223. doi:10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2019.05.007
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Savaglia, V., Lambrechts, S., Tytgat, B., Verleyen, E., Willems, A., Vyverman, W., & Wilmotte, A. (2019). MICROBIAN: Microbiome diversity and function in the Sør Rondane Mountains, East Antarctica [Poster presentation]. Belgian Society for Microbiology Symposium 2020.

Xavier, J. C., Mateev, D., Capper, L., Wilmotte, A., & Walton, D. W. H. (2019). Education and Outreach by the Antarctic Treaty Parties, Observers and Experts under the framework of the Antarctic Treaty Consultative meetings. Polar Record, 1-4. doi:10.1017/S003224741800044X
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Pessi, I. S., Puschkareva, E., Lara, Y., Borderie, F., Wilmotte, A., & Elster, J. (January 2019). Marked Succession of Cyanobacterial Communities Following Glacier Retreat in the High Arctic. Microbial Ecology, 77, 136-147. doi:10.1007/s00248-018-1203-3
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Wilmotte, A., Beets, K., & Sweetlove, M. (2019). BCCM/ULC Cyanobacteria culture collection at the University of Liège (ISO9001 certified). Version 1.5. SCAR - Microbial Antarctic Resource System. Occurrence dataset. (1.5). ORBi-University of Liège. https://orbi.uliege.be/handle/2268/237081. doi:10.15468/jrcrb7

Lara, Y., Durieu, B., Javaux, E., & Wilmotte, A. (18 December 2018). Adaptations to extreme conditions: the strategy of the Antarctic cyanobacterium ULC007 [Paper presentation]. Annual meeting of the FRS-FNRS Contact Group “Astrobiology: from stars and planets to extreme life”, Liège, Belgium.

Wilmotte, A., Beets, K., Santoro, M., Simons, V., Lara, Y., Durieu, B., Javaux, E., Jacques, P., Cornet, L., & Baurain, D. (18 December 2018). BCCM/ULC: a collection of cyanobacteria linking Poles to Space [Paper presentation]. The FRS-FNRS Contact Group “Astrobiology: from stars and planets to extreme life”, in collaboration with the EOS ET-HOME project, Liège, Belgium.

Lara, Y., Wilmotte, A., Sivonen, K., De Bellis, G., Kuuppo, P., Ventura, S., Montarani, B., Henderson, P., Hoffmann, L., Zalewski, M., & Komárek, J. (2018). Metadata compilation for the MIDI-CHIP dataset. Freshwater Metadata Journal. doi:10.15504/fmj.2018.37

Santoro, M., Beets, K., Simons, V., Lara, Y., Durieu, B., Javaux, E., Jacques, P., Cornet, L., Baurain, D., & Wilmotte, A. (11 October 2018). The BCCM/ULC collection of cyanobacteria in the spotlight at ULiège [Poster presentation]. Journée conjointe du Centre Inter Universitaire de Biologie Marine (CIBIM), de l’Ecole doctorale Biodiversité, Ecologie, Evolution auprès du FNRS et des collèges doctoraux d’Océanologie et de Biologie des organismes et Ecologie, Liège, Belgium.

Almanza, V., Wilmotte, A., Laughinghouse IV, H., Pedreros, P., & Urrutia, R. (October 2018). Diversity, optimal conditions and tolerance of planktonic cyanobacteria to different environmental conditions in Chile, South America [Paper presentation]. 18th International Conference on Harmful Algae (ICHA 2018), Nantes, France.

Wilmotte, A., Santoro, M., Beets, K., Lara, Y., Durieu, B., Simons, V., Silva-Stenico, E., De Fiore, M., Cornet, L., & Baurain, D. (October 2018). Ex-situ conservation and exploration of polar cyanobacteria in the BCCM/ULC Collection [Poster presentation]. BSM 2018 Annual Symposium "Microbes in the spotlight", Brussels, Belgium.

Lara, Y., & Wilmotte, A. (2018). The MIDICHIP database. https://orbi.uliege.be/handle/2268/228149

Javaux, E., Jacques, P., & Wilmotte, A. (26 September 2018). Les Cyanobactéries, microscopiques mais fondamentales ! [Paper presentation]. cours conférence collège Belgique, Bruxelles, Belgium.

Santoro, M., Beets, K., Lara, Y., Durieu, B., Simons, V., & Wilmotte, A. (13 September 2018). BCCM/ULC: a unique Biological Resource Center of (sub)polar cyanobacteria [Poster presentation]. XXXVII Annual Meeting of European Culture Collections' Organization - ECCO 2018, Moscou, Russia.

Wilmotte, A. (September 2018). Pourquoi tout ce qui vit doit mourir un jour? Kingkong magazine, 2 (fall/winter).

Durieu, B., Lara, Y., Stelmach Pessi, I., Lambion, A., Verleyen, E., Baurain, D., & Wilmotte, A. (19 June 2018). Biogeography of Cyanobacteria in Antarctic Mats and Implication for Conservation [Paper presentation]. Polar 2018, Where the Poles come together, Open Science Conference, Davos, Switzerland.

Durieu, B., Baurain, D., Wilmotte, A., & Lara, Y. (19 June 2018). Cold Adaptation Strategy of the Antarctic Cyanobacterium P. priestleyi ULC007 [Poster presentation]. Polar 2018, Where the Poles come together, Open Science Conference, Davos, Switzerland.

Vincent, W., & Wilmotte, A. (June 2018). Conservation Issues in the High Arctic and Pole-to-Pole Comparisons [Paper presentation]. POLAR 2018 'Where the Poles come together', Davos, Switzerland.

Hughes, K., Xavier, J. C., Liggett, D., Roldan, G., & Wilmotte, A. (June 2018). How Can My Research Data Be Useful for Conservation and Policy-making? [Poster presentation]. POLAR 2018 'Where the Poles come together', Davos, Switzerland.

Wilmotte, A., Beets, K., Simons, V., Lara, Y., Durieu, B., Cornet, L., Baurain, D., & Laughinghouse IV, H. (June 2018). Ex-situ Conservation of Polar Cyanobacteria in the BCCM/ULC Collection [Poster presentation]. POLAR 2018 'Where the Poles come together', Davos, Switzerland.

Hughes, K., Constable, A., Frenot, Y., Lopez-Martinez, J., McIvor, E., Njåstad, B., Terauds, A., Liggett, D., Roldan, G., Wilmotte, A., & Xavier, J. C. (May 2018). Antarctic environmental protection: strengthening the links between science and governance. Environmental Science and Policy, 83, 86-95. doi:10.1016/j.envsci.2018.02.006
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Santoro, M., Chaerle, P., Lara, Y., Durieu, B., Beets, K., Chepurnova, O., Simons, V., Vyverman, W., & Wilmotte, A. (May 2018). Keeping microalgae safe and available [Poster presentation]. Algal Research for Policy-Making and Biotech Symposium, Oban, United Kingdom.

Lara, Y., Beets, K., Simons, V., Durieu, B., Cornet, L., Santoro, M., Laughinghouse IV, H., Javaux, E., Baurain, D., & Wilmotte, A. (March 2018). Polar cyanobacteria in the BCCM/ULC collection : diversity and characterization [Poster presentation]. COST Life Origin Final Workshop, Bertinoro, Italy.
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Lara, Y., Durieu, B., Pessi, I., Cornet, L., Baurain, D., Javaux, E., & Wilmotte, A. (March 2018). The survival toolkit of the Antarctic cyanobacterium Phormidesmis priestleyi ULC007 [Paper presentation]. COST Life Origin Final Workshop, Bertinoro, Italy.
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Cornet, L., Bertrand, A., Hanikenne, M., Javaux, E., Wilmotte, A., & Baurain, D. (2018). Metagenomic assembly of new (sub)polar Cyanobacteria and their associated microbiome from non-axenic cultures. Microbial Genomics, 4. doi:10.1099/mgen.0.000212
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Pushkareva, E., Pessi, I. S., Namsaraev, Z., Mano, M.-J., Elster, J., & Wilmotte, A. (2018). Cyanobacteria inhabiting biological soil crusts of a polar desert: Sør Rondane Mountains, Antarctica. Systematic and Applied Microbiology, 41, 363-373. doi:10.1016/j.syapm.2018.01.006
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Cornet, L., Meunier, L., Van Vlierberghe, M., Léonard, R., Durieu, B., Lara, Y., Misztak, A., Sirjacobs, D., Javaux, E., Philippe, H., Wilmotte, A., & Baurain, D. (2018). Consensus assessment of the contamination level of publicly available cyanobacterial genomes. PLoS ONE, 13 (7), 0200323. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0200323
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Pessi, I. S., Lara, Y., Durieu, B., Maalouf, P., Verleyen, E., & Wilmotte, A. (2018). Community structure and distribution of benthic cyanobacteria in Antarctic lacustrine microbial mats. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 94 (5), 042. doi:10.1093/femsec/fiy042
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Cornet, L., Wilmotte, A., Javaux, E., & Baurain, D. (2018). A constrained SSU-rRNA phylogeny reveals the unsequenced diversity of photosynthetic Cyanobacteria (Oxyphotobacteria). BMC Research Notes, 11 (1), 435. doi:10.1186/s13104-018-3543-y
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Savaglia, V., Namsraev, Z., Mano, M.-J., & Wilmotte, A. (2018). Highest diversity of cyanobacterial on granite substrates in the Sør Rondane Mountains [Poster presentation]. POLAR 2018 Conference - Where the Poles come together.

Kleinteich, J., Puddick, J., Wood, S. A., Hildebrand, F., Laughinghouse IV, H., Pearce, D. A., Dietrich, D. R., & Wilmotte, A. (2018). Toxic Cyanobacteria in Svalbard: Chemical Diversity of Microcystins Detected Using a Liquid Chromatography Mass Spectrometry Precursor Ion Screening Method. Toxins, 10 (147), 1-15. doi:10.3390/toxins10040147
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Furmaniak, M., Misztak, A., Franczuk, M., Wilmotte, A., Waleron, M., & Waleron, K. (18 December 2017). Edible cyanobacterial genus Arthrospira: actual state of the art in cultivation methods, genetics and application in medicine. Frontiers in Microbiology, 8, 2541. doi:10.3389/fmicb.2017.02541
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Durieu, B., Wilmotte, A., & Lara, Y. (10 November 2017). Cold adaptation strategy of the Antarctic cyanobacterium P. priestleyi ULC007 [Poster presentation]. SFMBBM Annual PhD day, Liège, Belgium.

Fagliarone, C., Mosca, C., Ubaldi, I., Verseux, C., Wilmotte, A., Billi, D., & Baqué, M. (November 2017). Avoidance of protein oxidation correlates with the desiccation and radiation resistance of hot and cold desert strains of the cyanobacterium Chroococcidiopsis. Extremophiles: Life Under Extreme Conditions, 21, 981-991. doi:10.1007/s00792-017-0957-8
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Kurmayer, R., Sivonen, K., Wilmotte, A., & Salmaso, N. (Eds.). (2017). Molecular Tools for the Detection and Quantification of Toxigenic Cyanobacteria. (This edition first published 2017). Hoboken, United States - New Jersey: John Wiley and sons LTD.

Rantala-Yilinen, A., Sivonen, K., & Wilmotte, A. (2017). DNA (Diagnostic) and cDNA Microarray. In R. Kurmayer, K. Sivonen, A. Wilmotte, ... N. Salmaso, Molecular Tools for the Detection and Quantification of Toxigenic Cyanobacteria (This edition first published 2017, pp. 241-244). Hoboken, United States - New Jersey: John Wiley and sons LTD.

Wilmotte, A., Laughinghouse, D. H. I., Capelli, C., Rippka, R., & Salmaso, N. (2017). Taxonomic Identification of Cyanobacteria by a Polyphasic Approach. In R. Kurmayer, K. Sivonen, A. Wilmotte, ... N. Salmaso, Molecular Tools for the Detection and Quantification of Toxigenic Cyanobacteria (This edition first published 2017, pp. 79-134). Hoboken, United States - New Jersey: John Wiley and sons LTD.

Haande, S., Jasser, I., Gugger, M., Hagman, C. H., Wilmotte, A., & Ballot, A. (2017). Isolation, Purification, and Cultivation of Toxigenic Cyanobacteria. In R. Kurmayer, K. Sivonen, A. Wilmotte, ... N. Salmaso, Molecular Tools for the Detection and Quantification of Toxigenic Cyanobacteria (This edition first published 2017, pp. 43-78). Hoboken, United States - New Jersey: John Wiley and sons LTD.

Sweetlove, M., Obbels, D., Verleyen, E., Stelmach Pessi, I., Wilmotte, A., & Vyverman, W. (2017). Bioinformatic Processing of Amplicon Sequencing Datasets. In R. Kurmayer, K. Sivonen, A. Wilmotte, ... N. Salmaso, Molecular Tools for the Detection and Quantification of Toxigenic Cyanobacteria (This edition first published 2017, pp. 281-296). Hoboken, United States - New Jersey: John Wiley and sons LTD.

Wilmotte, A., Durieu, B., Lara, Y., Obbels, D., Stelmach Pessi, I., Pinseel, E., Sweetlove, M., Tytgat, B., Van De Putte, A., Van De Vijver, B., Verleyen, E., Vyverman, W., & Willems, A. (2017). Diversity and biogeography of microorganisms in microbial mats of Antarctic lakes. In A. Van de Putte (Ed.), Book of abstracts: XIIth SCAR Biology Symposium, Leuven, Belgium, 10-14 July 2017 (pp. 199). SCAR.

Kleinteich, J., Golubic, S., Pessi, I. S., Velázquez, D., Storme, J.-Y., Darchambeau, F., Borges, A., Compère, P., Radtke, G., Lee, S.-J., Javaux, E., & Wilmotte, A. (July 2017). Cyanobacterial Contribution to Travertine Deposition in the Hoyoux River System, Belgium. Microbial Ecology, 74, 33-53. doi:10.1007/s00248-017-0937-7
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Lara, Y., & Wilmotte, A. (2017). Molecular dataset from the European project MIDI-CHIP ( EVK2-CT-1999-00026). https://orbi.uliege.be/handle/2268/228148

Lara, Y., Stelmach Pessi, I., Durieu, B., Lepoint, G., Wilmotte, A., & Michel, L. (July 2017). In Search for Marine Antarctic Cyanobacteria [Poster presentation]. XIITH SCAR BIOLOGY SYMPOSIUM, Leuven, Belgium.

Wilmotte, A. (30 June 2017). Antarctic cyanobacteria: from diversity to genomics [Paper presentation]. MARINE MICROORGANISMS AND THEIR CONTRIBUTION TO GLOBAL BIOGEOCHEMICAL CYCLES Symposium in honour of Professor Lucas Stal, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Lara, Y., Durieu, B., Renard, M., Beets, K., Stelmach Pessi, I., Cornet, L., Simons, V., Baurain, D., Javaux, E., Jacques, P., & Wilmotte, A. (2017). The BCCM/ULC collection to conserve the biodiversity and study the secondary metabolites of Antarctic cyanobacteria. In A. Van de Putte (Ed.), Book of abstracts: XIIth SCAR Biology Symposium, Leuven, Belgium, 10-14 July 2017 (pp. 244). SCAR.
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Wilmotte, A., Willems, A., Verleyen, E., Vyverman, W., Velazquez, D., Quesada, A., Laughinghouse, H. D., Kleinteich, J., Pearce, D. A., Elster, J., & Hughes, K. (2017). A strategy to protect reference sites for future microbiology research in Antarctica. In A. Van de Putte (Ed.), Book of abstracts: XIIth SCAR Biology Symposium, Leuven, Belgium, 10-14 July 2017 (pp. 448). Cambridge, United Kingdom: SCAR.

Billi, D., Fagliarone, Verseux, C., Mosca, C., Baqué, M., & Wilmotte, A. (2017). Unravelling the secret of the resistance of desert strains of Chroococcidiopsis to desiccation and radiation. In A. Van de Putte, Book of abstracts: XIIth SCAR Biology Symposium, Leuven, Belgium, 10-14 July 2017 (pp. 352). SCAR.

Stelmach Pessi, I., Pushkareva, E., Lara, Y., Borderie, F., Wilmotte, A., & Elster, J. (April 2017). Successional Dynamics of Cyanobacterial Communities Following the Retreat of Two Glaciers in Petunia Bay (Svalbard) [Paper presentation]. The Arctic Science Summit Week 2017, Prague, Czechia.

Lara, Y., Durieu, B., Cornet, L., Verlaine, O., Rippka, R., Stelmach Pessi, I., Misztak, A., Joris, B., Javaux, E., Baurain, D., & Wilmotte, A. (2017). Draft genome sequence of the axenic strain Phormidesmis priestleyi ULC007, a cyanobacterium isolated from Lake Bruehwiler (Larsemann Hills, Antarctica). Genome Announcements, 01546-16. doi:10.1128/genomeA.01546-16
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Lara, Y., & Wilmotte, A. (2017). Molecular dataset from BELSPO project B-BLOOMS 2. https://orbi.uliege.be/handle/2268/213145

Durieu, B., Stelmach Pessi, I., Lara, Y., C Maalouf, P., Lambion, A., & Wilmotte, A. (2017). Biogeographic patterns and genomic adaptation of benthic cyanobacteria in Antarctic lakes. In XIIth SCAR Biology Symposium, Leuveun, 10-14 July 2017.

Savaglia, V., & Wilmotte, A. (2017). Qui vit dans les conditions extrèmes de l'antartique ? [Paper presentation]. Cours à l'Université du troisième âge, Liège, Belgium.

Lara, Y., De Wever, A., Verniers, G., Pirlot, S., Viroux, L., Leporcq, B., Vanormelingen, P., Van Wichelen, J., Van der Gucht, K., Peretyatko, A., Tessier, S., Lambion, A., Reilly, M., Menzel, D., Wojnicz, A., Codd, G., Triest, L., Vyverman, W., Descy, J.-P., & Wilmotte, A. (2017). Metadata compilation for the B-BLOOMS2 dataset: Cyanobacterial bloom monitoring. Freshwater Metadata Journal, 28, 1-8. doi:10.15504/fmj.2017.28

Lara, Y., Durieu, B., Renard, M., Stelmach Pessi, I., Cornet, L., Simons, V., Baurain, D., Javaux, E., Jacques, P., & Wilmotte, A. (16 November 2016). The BCCM/ULC collection to conserve the biodiversity and study the secondary metabolites of Polar cyanobacteria [Poster presentation]. BIOFORUM 2016, Liège, Belgium.

Stelmach Pessi, I., Laughinghouse, H. D., Velazquez, D., Lara, Y., & Wilmotte, A. (28 October 2016). The ‘cyanobiome’ of Svalbard, High Arctic [Poster presentation]. Symposium “Microbiome and Host Metabolism", Brussels, Belgium.

Becker, P., SZTERNFELD, P., ANDJELKOVIC, M., ANTHONISSEN, R., VERSCHAEVE, L., HENDRICKX, M., Renard, M., Lara, Y., Durieu, B., Simons, V., Laughinghouse, H. D., Cornet, L., Baurain, D., & Wilmotte, A. (28 October 2016). The BCCM/ULC collection to conserve the biodiversity and explore the applied potential of Polar cyanobacteria [Poster presentation]. Symposium “Microbiome and Host Metabolism", Brussels, Belgium.

Stelmach Pessi, I., Lara, Y., Durieu, B., & Wilmotte, A. (08 September 2016). Cyanobacterial Diversity In Antarctic Aquatic Microbial Mats [Poster presentation]. Third annual BIBR meeting, Liège, Belgium.

Wilmotte, A., Renard, M., & Simons, V. (08 September 2016). Why a culture collection of Cyanobacteria? [Poster presentation]. Meeting of the Belgian Interdisciplinary Biofilm Research, Liège, Belgium.

Stelmach Pessi, I., Pushkareva, E., Borderie, F., Elster, J., & Wilmotte, A. (01 September 2016). Successional trajectories of cyanobacterial communities following glacier retreat in Svalbard (High Arctic) [Paper presentation]. 20th IAC Cyanophyte/Cyanobacteria Symposium, Innsbruck, Austria.

Wilmotte, A., Renard, M., Lara, Y., Durieu, B., Stelmach Pessi, I., Simons, V., Laughinghouse, H. D., Cornet, L., & Baurain, D. (September 2016). The BCCM/ULC collection to conserve and study the biodiversity of Polar cyanobacteria [Poster presentation]. 2Oth IAC Cyanophyte/Cyanobacteria Symposium, Innsbruck, Austria.

Wilmotte, A., Willems, A., Verleyen, E., Vyverman, W., Velazquez, D., Quesada, A., Laughinghouse, H. D., Kleinteich, J., Pearce, D., Elster, J., & Hughes, K. (22 August 2016). ) Inviolate areas to protect reference sites for future microbiology research in Antarctica [Paper presentation]. XXXIV SCAR Biennial Meetings and Open Science Conference 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Hughes, K. A., Liggett, D., Roldan, G., Wilmotte, A., & Xavier, J. C. (August 2016). Narrowing the science/policy gap for environmental management. Antarctic Science, 28 (5), 325. doi:10.1017/S0954102016000407

Namsaraev, Z., Mano, M.-J., & Wilmotte, A. (August 2016). Cyanobacterial diversity in soil crusts in the Sör Rondane Mountains [Poster presentation]. XXXIV SCAR Biennial Meetings and Open Science Conference 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Wilmotte, A., Renard, M., Lara, Y., Cornet, L., Baurain, D., Waleron, M., & Waleron, K. (August 2016). The BCCM/ULC collection: a Biological Ressource Center to give access to the Antarctic cyanobacterial diversity [Poster presentation]. XXXIV SCAR Biennial Meetings and Open Science Conference 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Stelmach Pessi, I., Rybalka, N., Friedl, T., Boy, J., & Wilmotte, A. (August 2016). Microalgae diversity along an Antarctic glacier forefield [Poster presentation]. XXXIV SCAR Biennial Meetings and Open Science Conference 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Lara, Y., Durieu, B., Stelmach Pessi, I., Wilmotte, A., Sweetlove, M., Verleyen, E., Obbels, D., Vyverman, W., Tytgat, B., Willems, A., Van De Vyver, B., Van De Putte, A., & Pinseel, E. (August 2016). Diversity and distribution of microorganisms in microbial mats of Antarctic lakes [Paper presentation]. XXXIV SCAR Biennial Meetings and Open Science Conference 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Lara, Y., Durieu, B., Borderie, F., Stelmach Pessi, I., Crahay, C., Deblander, V., Geelen, N., Iovino, M., Defise, A., Haywood, D. L., & Wilmotte, A. (August 2016). Characterization of Leptolyngbya and Phormidium diversity in Antarctic biotopes [Poster presentation]. 34st Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) Biennal Meetings, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Crahay, C., Renard, M., Day, J. G., & Wilmotte, A. (21 June 2016). Cryopreservation of cyanobacteria in the BCCM/ULC collection: experimental set-up of protocols [Paper presentation]. Workshop - Advances in cryopreservation methods for microorganisms and plants-GGBN Conference 2016.

Crahay, C., Chepurnova, O., Day, J. G., Wilmotte, A., & Vyverman, W. (June 2016). Development of improved preservation techniques for cyanobacterial and diatom strains in the BCCM collections [Poster presentation]. GGBN Conference 2016.

Durieu, B., Lara, Y., Obbels, D., Pinseels, E., Stelmach Pessi, I., Sweetlove, M., Tytgat, B., Van De Putte, A., Van De Vijver, B., Verleyen, E., Vyverman, W., Willems, A., & Wilmotte, A. (29 April 2016). The CCAMBIO project to characterize the biodiversity and distribution of microorganisms in microbial mats of Antarctic lakes [Poster presentation]. Belgian National Committee for Geodesy and Geophysics (BNCGG) - Belgian National Committee on Antarctic Research (BNCAR) 2016 Symposium, Brussels, Belgium.

Lara, Y., Durieu, B., Deblander, V., Defise, A., Laughinghouse, H. D., & Wilmotte, A. (29 April 2016). Elucidating diversity of thin filamentous mat-forming Antarctic cyanobacteria [Poster presentation]. Belgian National Committee for Geodesy and Geophysics (BNCGG) - Belgian National Committee on Antarctic Research (BNCAR) 2016 Symposium, Brussels, Belgium.

Obbels, D., Verleyen, E., Mano, M.-J., Namsaraev, Z., Sweetlove, M., Tytgat, B., FERNANDEZ CARAZO, R., De Wever, A., D'hondt, S., Ertz, D., Elster, J., Sabbe, K., Willems, A., Wilmotte, A., & Vyverman, W. (2016). Bacterial and eukaryotic biodiversity patterns in terrestrial and aquatic habitats in the 1 Sør Rondane Mountains, Dronning Maud Land, East Antarctica. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 92, 041. doi:10.1093/femsec/fiw041
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Stelmach Pessi, I., De Carvalho Maalouf, P., Laughinghouse, H. D., Baurain, D., & Wilmotte, A. (2016). ON THE USE OF HIGH-THROUGHPUT SEQUENCING FOR THE STUDY OF CYANOBACTERIAL DIVERSITY IN ANTARCTIC AQUATIC MATS 1. Journal of Phycology, 52, 356–368. doi:10.1111/jpy.12399
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Pearce, D., Alekhina, I., Terauds, Wilmotte, A., Quesada, A., Edwards, A., Dommergue, A., Sattler, B., Adams, B., Magalhães, C. M., Chu, W.-L., Lau, M., Cary, C. S., Smith, D. J., Wall, Eguren, G., Matcher, Bradley, J., De Vera, J.-P. P., ... Vincent, W. (2016). Aerobiology over Antarctica – a new initiative for atmospheric ecology. Frontiers in Microbiology, 7. doi:10.3389/fmicb.2016.00016
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Descy, J.-P., Leprieur, F., Pirlot, S., Leporcq, B., Van Wichelen, J., Peretyatko, A., Teissier, S., Codd, G. A., Triest, L., Vyverman, W., & Wilmotte, A. (2016). Identifying the factors determining blooms of cyanobacteria in a set of shallow lakes. Ecological Informatics, 34, 129-138. doi:10.1016/j.ecoinf.2016.05.003
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Jancusova, M., Kovacik, L., Pereira, A. B., Dusinsky, R., & Wilmotte, A. (2016). Polyphasic characterization of 10 selected ecologically relevant filamentous cyanobacterial strains from the South Shetland Islands, Maritime Antarctica. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 92 (7), 100. doi:10.1093/femsec/fiw100
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Baurain, D., Wilmotte, A., & Frère, J.-M. (2016). Gram-Negative Bacteria: "Inner" vs. "Cytoplasmic" or "Plasma Membrane": A Question of Clarity rather than Vocabulary. Journal of Microbial and Biochemical Technology, 8 (4), 325-326. doi:10.4172/1948-5948.1000305

Tytgat, B., Verleyen, E., Sweetlove, M., D'hondt, S., Clerck, P., Van Ranst, E., Peeters, K., Roberts, S., Namsaraev, Z., Wilmotte, A., Vyverman, W., & Willems, A. (2016). Bacterial community composition in relation to bedrock type and macrobiota in soils 1 from the Sør Rondane Mountains, East Antarctica. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 92, 126. doi:10.1093/femsec/fiw126
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Tytgat, B., Willems, A., Sweetlove, M., Pinseel, E., Verleyen, E., Vyverman, W., Stelmach Pessi, I., Lara, Y., Durieu, B., Wilmotte, A., Van de Vijver, B., & Van De Putte, A. (2015). ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC REPORT - Climate change and Antarctic microbial biodiversity (CCAMBIO). (SD/BA/03A, Belgian Science Policy (Belspo)). Bruxelles, Belgium: Belgian Science Policy (Belspo). https://orbi.uliege.be/handle/2268/189790

Stelmach Pessi, I., Pushkareva, E., Elster, J., & Wilmotte, A. (December 2015). Dynamic responses of cyanobacterial communities following glacier retreat in the High Arctic (Svalbard) [Paper presentation]. Microorganisms and the Global Change, Brussels, Belgium.

Wilmotte, A., Willems, A., Verleyen, E., Vyverman, W., Velazquez, D., Quesada, A., Laughinghouse, H. D., Kleinteich, J., Pearce, D., Elster, J., & Hughes, K. (08 September 2015). A plea for the creation for inviolate areas to protect reference areas for future microbiology research in Antarctica [Poster presentation]. 6th Symposium on Polar and Alpine Microbiology, Ceske Budejovice, Czechia.

Wilmotte, A., Renard, M., Kleinteich, J., Lara, Y., Cornet, L., Baurain, D., Silva-Stenico, M., Fiore, M., Laughinghouse, H. D., Puschkareva, E., & Elster, J. (07 September 2015). The BCCM/ULC culture collection to conserve, document and explore the polar cyanobacterial diversity [Poster presentation]. 6th Symposium on Polar and Alpine Microbiology, Ceske Budejovice, Czechia.

Tytgat, B., Verleyen, E., D'hondt, S., Clerckx, P., Van Ranst, E., Roberts, S., Wilmotte, A., Vyverman, W., & Willems, A. (07 September 2015). BEDROCK AND BIOTIC INFLUENCE ON COMMUNITY COMPOSITION IN SOILS FROM THE SØR RONDANE MOUNTAINS, EAST ANTARCTICA [Poster presentation]. 6th Symposium on Polar and Alpine Microbiology, Ceske Budejovice, Czechia.

Tytgat, B., Verleyen, E., Sweetlove, M., Obbels, D., D'hondt, S., Wilmotte, A., Vyverman, W., & Willems, A. (07 September 2015). BIOGEOGRAPHIC PATTERNS IN ANTARCTIC LACUSTRINE PROKARYOTES [Poster presentation]. 6th Symposium on Polar and Alpine Microbiology, Ceske Budejovice, Czechia.

Kovacik, L., Pereira, A., Dusinsky, R., Jancusa, M., & Wilmotte, A. (07 September 2015). CHARACTERIZATION OF TEN STRAINS OF FILAMENTOUS CYANOBACTERIA FROM THE SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS, MARITIME ANTARCTICA [Poster presentation]. 6th Symposium on Polar and Alpine Microbiology, Ceske Budejovice, Czechia.

Stelmach Pessi, I., de Carvalho Maalouf, P., Laughinghouse IV, H. D., & Wilmotte, A. (September 2015). A next-generation protocol for the assessment of cyanobacterial diversity [Poster presentation]. 6th International Conference on Polar and Alpine Microbiology, České Budějovice, Czechia.

Laughinghouse IV, H. D., Stelmach Pessi, I., Velázquez, D., & Wilmotte, A. (September 2015). Baseline data on the cyanobacterial diversity of Svalbard assessed by pyrosequencing [Poster presentation]. 6th International Conference on Polar and Alpine Microbiology, České Budějovice, Czechia.

Storme, J.-Y., Golubic, S., Wilmotte, A., Kleinteich, J., Velazquez, D., & Javaux, E. (21 August 2015). Raman characterization of the UV-protective pigment gloeocapsin and its role in the survival of cyanobacteria [Paper presentation]. Goldschmit 2015.
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Crahay, C., Renard, M., Mari, M., Day, J. G., & Wilmotte, A. (03 August 2015). Development of cryopreservation methods for long-term preservation of cyanobacterial strains in the BCCM/ULC collection [Poster presentation]. 15th International Symposium on Phototrophic Prokaryotes, Tubingen, Germany.

Wilmotte, A., Golubic, S., Kleinteich, J., Stelmach Pessi, I., Velazquez, D., Storme, J.-Y., Darchambeau, F., Borges, A., Compère, P., & Javaux, E. (03 August 2015). Contribution of cyanobacteria to the building of travertines in a calcareous stream [Poster presentation]. 15th International Symposium on Phototrophic Prokaryotes, Tubingen, Germany.

Lara, Y., Verlaine, O., Kleinteich, J., Stelmach Pessi, I., Rippka, R., Renard, M., Cornet, L., Baurain, D., & Wilmotte, A. (03 August 2015). Genome sequencing of an endemic filamentous Antarctic cyanobacterium [Poster presentation]. 15th International Symposium on Phototrophic Prokaryotes, Tubingen, Germany.

Laughinghouse, H. D., Stelmach Pessi, I., Velazquez, D., & Wilmotte, A. (03 August 2015). A next-generation approach to assess the cyanobacterial diversity and biogeography in the High Arctic (Svalbard) [Poster presentation]. 15th International Symposium on Phototrophic Prokaryotes, Tubingen, Germany.

Wilmotte, A., Renard, M., Lara, Y., Cornet, L., Baurain, D., Waleron, M., & Waleron, K. (03 August 2015). The BCCM/ULC collection : a Biological Ressource Center for polar cyanobacteria [Poster presentation]. 15th International Symposium on Phototrophic Prokaryotes, Tubingen, Germany.

Wilmotte, A., & Lara, Y. (03 July 2015). Basics on cyanobacterial genetics [Paper presentation]. Advanced course on Cyanobacteria and Cyanotoxins, Madrid, Spain.

Kleinteich, J., Renard, M., Simons, V., Lara, Y., Waleron, K., Waleron, M., & Wilmotte, A. (09 June 2015). ‘Ex-situ’ preservation and characterization of Antarctic cyanobacteria in the BCCM/ULC collection [Poster presentation]. FEMS symposium, Maastricht, Netherlands.

Crahay, C., Mari, M., & Wilmotte, A. (13 May 2015). An encapsulation-dehydration method for the long-term storage of cyanobacterial strains in the BCCM/ULC collection [Poster presentation]. The Bioforum 2015 of BioLiège.

Stelmach Pessi, I., de Carvalho Maalouf, P., Laughinghouse IV, H. D., & Wilmotte, A. (May 2015). Unveiling Antarctic cyanobacterial diversity by 454 pyrosequencing [Paper presentation]. DFG Workshop on Antarctic Research, Göttingen, Germany.

Crahay, C., Deprez, K., Vanormelingen, P., Vyverman, W., Day, J. D., & Wilmotte, A. (May 2015). PRESPHOTO project - Preservation of microalgae in the BCCM collections [Poster presentation]. ECCO XXXIV European Culture Collections as tools in research and biotechnology, Paris, France.

Stelmach Pessi, I., De Carvalho, P., Laughinghouse, H. D., & Wilmotte, A. (May 2015). Use of 454 pyrosequencing protocol for the assessment of cyanobacterial diversity [Poster presentation]. Empowering Biodiversity Research, Brussels, Belgium.

Mares, J., Lara, Y., Dadakova, I., Hauer, T., Uher, B., Wilmotte, A., & Kastovsky, J. (April 2015). Phylogenetic analysis of cultivation-resistant terrestrial cyanobacteria with massive sheaths (Stigonema spp. and Petalonema alatum, Nostocales, Cyanobacteria) using single-cell and filament sequencing of environmental samples. Journal of Phycology, 51 (2), 288–297. doi:10.1111/jpy.12273
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Hughes, K., Cowan, D., & Wilmotte, A. (25 February 2015). Protection of Antarctic microbial communities–‘out of sight, out of mind’. Frontiers in Microbiology, 6 (151), 1-6. doi:10.3389/fmicb.2015.00151
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Kleinteich, J., Stelmach Pessi, I., Velazquez, D., Javaux, E., Storme, J.-Y., Darchambeau, F., Borges, A., Compère, P., Golubic, S., & Wilmotte, A. (February 2015). Cyanobacteria - the constructors of travertines? [Paper presentation]. 2015 Aquatic Sciences Meeting 'Aquatic Sciences: global and regional perspectives - North meets South', Grenada, Spain.

Wilmotte, A., Stelmach Pessi, I., Sweetlove, M., Obbels, D., Vanormelingen, P., Tytgat, B., Willems, A., Verleyen, E., Vyverman, W., Van De Vijver, B., Lara, Y., & Van De Putte, A. (February 2015). Molecular diversity of microorganisms in Antarctic lacustrine microbial mats [Paper presentation]. 2015 Aquatic Sciences Meeting 'Aquatic Sciences: global and regional perspectives - North meets South', Grenada, Spain.

Malone, C. D. S. F., Rigonato, J., Laughinghouse, H. D., Schmith, E. C., Bouzon, Z. L., Wilmotte, A., Fiore, M. F., & Sant'Anna, C. L. (2015). Cephalothrix gen. nov. (Cyanobacteria): towards an intraspecific phylogenetic evaluation by multilocus analyses. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 65, 2993–3007. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.000369
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Calusinska, M., Hamilton, C., Monsieurs, P., Mathy, G., Leys, N., Franck, F., Joris, B., Thonart, P., Hiligsmann, S., & Wilmotte, A. (2015). Genome-wide transcriptional analysis suggests hydrogenase- and nitrogenase-mediated hydrogen production in Clostridium butyricum CWBI 1009. Biotechnology for Biofuels, 8 (27), 1-16. doi:10.1186/s13068-015-0203-5
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Storme, J.-Y., Golubic, S., Wilmotte, A., Kleinteich, J., Velazquez, D., & Javaux, E. (2015). Raman characterization of the UV-protective pigment gloeocapsin and its role in the survival of cyanobacteria. Astrobiology, 15 (10). doi:10.1089/ast.2015.1292
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Pushkareva, E., Stelmach Pessi, I., Wilmotte, A., & Elster, J. (2015). Cyanobacterial community composition in Arctic soil crusts at different stages of development. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 91 (12), 143. doi:10.1093/femsec/fiv143
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Verleyen, E., Namsaraev, Z., Ertz, D., Tytgat, B., Obbels, D., Sweetlove, M., Elster, J., De Carvalho Maalouf, P., Mano, M.-J., Imura, S., Van De Vijver, B., Wilmotte, A., Willems, A., & Vyverman, W. (2015). BELGIAN MICROBIAL DIVERSITY PROJECT IN ANTARCTICA (BELDIVA) (EA/00/05). (EA/00/05). Brussels, Belgium: Belgian Science Policy Office. https://orbi.uliege.be/handle/2268/227625

Deprez, K., Vanormelingen, P., Crahay, C., Wilmotte, A., Day, J. G., & Vyverman, W. (18 November 2014). PRESPHOTO – a project to improve the preservation of cyanobacteria and diatom cultures [Poster presentation]. Belgian Society for microbiology meeting November 18, 2014 - Cell Signaling in Host-Microbe Interactions.

Cornet, L., Javaux, E., Wilmotte, A., Hervé, P., & Baurain, D. (03 November 2014). A Phylogenomic analysis of the origin of plastids [Paper presentation]. IUAP Planet TOPERS meeting, Liège, Belgium.

Golubic, S., & Wilmotte, A. (November 2014). The phycologist Pierre Compère: his contribution to cyanobacterial studies. Plant Ecology and Evolution, 147 (3), 307-310. doi:10.5091/plecevo.2014.1044

Imhoff, J., & Wilmotte, A. (November 2014). International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes. Subcommittee on the taxonomy of phototrophic bacteria: Minutes of the meetings, 11 August 2009, Montreal, Canada. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 64, 3907–3909. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.069955-0

Stelmach Pessi, I., de Carvalho Maalouf, P., Laughinghouse IV, H. D., & Wilmotte, A. (September 2014). Biogeographical patterns of Antarctic cyanobacteria [Poster presentation]. Polar Ecology Conference 2014, České Budějovice, Czechia.

Wilmotte, A., Renard, M., Kleinteich, J., Simons, V., Waleron, K., & Waleron, M. (September 2014). THE BCCM/ULC CULTURE COLLECTION TO CONSERVE AND STUDY THE DIVERSITY OF (SUB)POLAR CYANOBACTERIA [Poster presentation]. 9th European Workshop on the Molecular Biology of Cyanobacteria, Texel, Netherlands.

Wilmotte, A., Renard, M., Kleinteich, J., Laughinghouse, H. D., De Carvalho Maalouf, P., Mano, M.-J., Calusinska, M., Waleron, K., Waleron, M., Silva-Stenico, M. E., Fiore, M., & Elster, J. (August 2014). Ex-situ’ conservation of Antarctic cyanobacteria : a culture collection to explore diversity and bioactivity [Poster presentation]. XXX111 SCAR Biennial Meetings and Open Science Conference 2014, Auckland, New Zealand.

Lepot, K., Compère, P., Gerard, E., Namsaraev, Z., Verleyen, E., Tavernier, Hogdson, D. A., Vyverman, W., Gilbert, B., Wilmotte, A., & Javaux, E. (August 2014). Organic and mineral imprints in fossil photosynthetic mats of an East Antarctic lake. Geobiology, 12 (5), 424-450. doi:10.1111/gbi.12096
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Wilmotte, A., Stelmach Pessi, I., De Carvalho, P., Laughinghouse, H. D., & Baurain, D. (August 2014). Unveiling biogeographic patterns of Antarctic cyanobacteria by 454 pyrosequencing [Poster presentation]. XXX111 SCAR Biennial Meetings and Open Science Conference 2014’, Auckland, New Zealand.

Cornet, L., Javaux, E., Wilmotte, A., Philippe, H., & Baurain, D. (24 June 2014). A Phylogenomic analysis of the origin of plastids [Paper presentation]. ESF-EMBO Symposium Biology of Platsids, Pultusk, Poland.
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Wilmotte, A. (21 June 2014). The BCCM/ULC collection to safeguard and exploit polar cyanobacterial diversity [Paper presentation]. Symposium on Cyanobacteria, dedicated to Rosmarie Rippka, Goettingen, Germany.

Wilmotte, A., Renard, M., Kleinteich, J., Simons, V., Waleron, K., Waleron, M., & Storms, V. (June 2014). BCCM/ULC, a culture collection to explore diversity and bioactivity of (sub)polar cyanobacteria [Poster presentation]. ECCO XXXIII - Molecular Taxonomy: from biodiversity to biotechnology. 33rd Annual Meeting of the European Culture Collections’ Organisation, Valencia, Spain.

Franck, F., Remacle, C., Wilmotte, A., Joris, B., Thonart, P., & Hiligsmann, S. (2014). Summary of ARC Final Report – MicroH2 - A collaborative project on algal and bacterial H2 production. ULg - Université de Liège. https://orbi.uliege.be/handle/2268/179436

Stelmach Pessi, I., de Carvalho Maalouf, P., Laughinghouse IV, H. D., Baurain, D., & Wilmotte, A. (November 2013). Assessment of bioinformatic pipelines for the analysis of 454 pyrosequencing data using artificial cyanobacterial communities [Poster presentation]. Microbial Diversity for Science and Industry, Brussels, Belgium.

Wilmotte, A., Renard, M., Ould Amer, Y., Lara, Y., Laughinghouse, H. D., Calusinska, M., Silva-Stenico, M. E., Genuario, D., Fiore, M., Waleron, M., & Waleron, K. (July 2013). Study and conservation of Antarctic cyanobacterial diversity in the BCCM/ULC collection [Poster presentation]. 11th SCAR Biology Symposium (Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research), Barcelona, Spain.

de Carvalho Maalouf, P., Stelmach Pessi, I., Verleyen, E., Lambion, A., Laughinghouse IV, H. D., & Wilmotte, A. (July 2013). Bioregionalisation and biodiversity of Cyanobacterial communities in East- Antarctic lakes [Poster presentation]. 11th SCAR Biology Symposium, Barcelona, Spain.

Hughes, K., Verleyen, E., Vyverman, W., Obbels, D., Willems, A., Stelmach Pessi, I., Laughinghouse IV, H., & Wilmotte, A. (July 2013). Human impacts on Antarctic ecosystems: do not forget the microorganisms! [Paper presentation]. 11th SCAR Biology Symposium, Barcelona, Spain.

Mano, M.-J., Namsaraev, Z., Obbels, D., verleyen, E., Vyverman, W., Elster, J., & Wilmotte, A. (July 2013). Biodiversity studies in Open-Top Chambers in continental Antarctica [Poster presentation]. 11th SCAR Biology Symposium, Barcelona, Spain.

Obbels, D., Verleyen, E., Tytgat, B., Elster, J., Strunecki, O., Wilmotte, A., Willems, A., Sabbe, K., & Vyverman, W. (July 2013). The diversity and tolerance to osmotic stress of East Antarctic filamentous Cyanobacteria [Poster presentation]. 11th SCAR Biology Symposium, Barcelona, Spain.

Lara, Y., Lambion, A., Menzel, D., Codd, G., & Wilmotte, A. (28 May 2013). A cultivation-independent approach for the genetic and cyanotoxin characterization of colonial cyanobacteria. Aquatic Microbial Ecology, 69, 135-143. doi:10.3354/ame01628
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Fernandez-Carazo, R., Verleyen, E., Hodgson, D. A., Roberts, S. J., Waleron, K., Vyverman, W., & Wilmotte, A. (March 2013). Late Holocene changes in cyanobacterial community structure in maritime Antarctic lakes. Journal of Paleolimnology, 50, 15-31. doi:10.1007/s10933-013-9700-3
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Hughes, K. A., Cary, S. C., Cowan, D. A., Lovejoy, C., Vincent, W., & Wilmotte, A. (February 2013). Pristine Antarctica: Threats and Protection. Antarctic Science, 25 (01), 1. doi:10.1017/S0954102013000047

De Carvalho Maalouf, P., Lambion, A., Gillard, B., Verleyen, E., Vyverman, W., & Wilmotte, A. (31 October 2012). Antarctic cyanobacterial diversity: how important are the geographical and ecological factors? [Paper presentation]. XXI ALAM Congresso Latinoamericano de Microbiologia, Santos, Brazil.

Miklaszewska, M., Waleron, M., Morin, N., Calusinska, M., Wilmotte, A., Tandeau de Marsac, N., Rippka, R., & Waleron, K. (August 2012). Elucidation of the gas vesicle gene clusters in cyanobacteria of the genus Arthrospira (Oscillatoriales, Cyanophyta) and correlation with ITS phylogeny. European Journal of Phycology, 47, 233-244. doi:10.1080/09670262.2012.692817
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Mano, M.-J., De Carvalho, P., Verleyen, E., Obbels, D., De Wever, A., Namsaraev, Z., Willems, A., Vyverman, W., & Wilmotte, A. (July 2012). Out of sight, out of mind ? Diversity of microscopic organisms as an overlooked criterion for conservation purposes [Paper presentation]. XXXII SCAR OPEN SCIENCE CONFERENCE "Antarctic Science and Policy Advice in a Changing World", Portland, OR, United States.

Mano, M.-J., Namsaraev, Z., Gorodetskaya, I., Elster, J., & Wilmotte, A. (July 2012). Climate change simulation in continental Antarctica using Open-Top Chambers [Poster presentation]. XXXII SCAR OPEN SCIENCE CONFERENCE "Antarctic Science and Policy Advice in a Changing World", Portland, OR, United States.

Mano, M.-J., De Carvalho Maalouf, P., Verleyen, E., Obbels, D., De Wever, A., Namsaraev, Z., Willems, A., Vyverman, W., & Wilmotte, A. (July 2012). Out of sight, out of mind ? How does the Antarctic Treaty consider the microscopic organisms? [Paper presentation]. SCAR Open Science Conference "POLICY ADVICE IN A CHANGING WORLD", Portland OR, United States.

Obbels, D., De Carvalho Maalouf, P., De Wever, A., Peeters, K., Willems, A., Verleyen, E., Vyverman, W., & Wilmotte, A. (July 2012). Antarctic Microbial BIOdiversity : the importance of geographical versus ecological factors [Poster presentation]. XXXII SCAR OPEN SCIENCE CONFERENCE "Antarctic Science and Policy Advice in a Changing World", Portland, OR, United States.

Mano, M.-J., Namsaraev, Z., Fernandez, R., Ertz, D., & Wilmotte, A. (July 2012). Diversity of the cyanobacterial communities from the Sør Rondane Mountains (Eastern Antarctica) [Poster presentation]. XXXII SCAR OPEN SCIENCE CONFERENCE "Antarctic Science and Policy Advice in a Changing World", Portland, OR, United States.

Beckers, L., Calusinska, M., Hamilton, C., Hiligsmann, S., Wilmotte, A., Remacle, C., Franck, F., Joris, B., & Thonart, P. (04 June 2012). The MicroH2 project:an association of four laboratories to improve theknowledge on biohydrogen production precesses [Poster presentation]. 18th World Hydrogen Energy Conference (WHEC), Toronto, Canada.

Rigouts, L., Vanormelingen, P., Vyverman, W., Wilmotte, A., & Detongre, O. (June 2012). THREE NEW BCCM PUBLIC COLLECTIONS ON DIATOMS, MYCOBACTERIA AND CYANOBACTERIA [Poster presentation]. ECCO XXXI – Closing the gap between science and society, Braga, Portugal.

De Carvalho Maalouf, P., Lambion, A., Gillard, B., Verleyen, E., Vyverman, W., & Wilmotte, A. (May 2012). Antarctic cyanobacterial diversity: how important are the geographical and ecological factors? [Paper presentation]. 8e Journées Scientifiques du CNFRAA, Brest, France.

Fernandez-Carazo, R., Namsaraev, Z., Mano, M.-J., Ertz, D., & Wilmotte, A. (2012). Cyanobacterial diversity for an anthropogenic impact assessment in the Sor Rondane Mountains area, Antarctica. Antarctic Science, 24 (3), 229-242. doi:10.1017/S0954102011000824
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Masset, J., Calusinska, M., Hamilton, C., Hiligsmann, S., Joris, B., Wilmotte, A., & Thonart, P. (2012). Fermentative hydrogen production from glucose and starch using pure strains and artificial co-cultures ofClostridium spp. Biotechnology for Biofuels, 5 (35), 1-15.
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Wilmotte, A., Vyverman, W., Willems, A., Verleyen, E., Peeters, K., Obbels, D., Souffreau, C., & De Carvalho Maalouf, P. (2012). Antarctic Microbial Biodiversity: the Importance of Geographical and Ecological factors “AMBIO” (SD/BA/01). (SD/BA/01). Brussels, Belgium: Belgian Science Policy Office. https://orbi.uliege.be/handle/2268/227621

Vyverman, W., Hodgson, D. A., Wilmotte, A., De Batist, M., Sterken, M., Heirman, K., Roberts, S. J., Fernandez-Carazo, R., Tavernier, I., Sabbe, K., Van der Gucht, K., De Groot, L., & Verleyen, E. (2012). HOLOCENE CLIMATE VARIABILITY AND ECOSYSTEM CHANGES IN COASTAL EAST AND MARITIME ANTARCTICA “HOLANT” (SD/CA/01). (SD/CA/01). Brussels, Belgium: Belgian Science Policy Office. https://orbi.uliege.be/handle/2268/227620

Calusinska, M., Joris, B., Wilmotte, A., Thonart, P., Masset, J., Hamilton, C., & Hiligsmann, S. (07 September 2011). MICRO-H2 – Microbiological production of hydrogen: study of microalgal and bacterial processes [Poster presentation]. International Conference Environmental (Bio)Technologies & EU-FP7 Environment Brokerage Event, Gdansk, Poland.

Calusinska, M., Joris, B., & Wilmotte, A. (06 August 2011). Genetic diversity and amplification of different clostridial [FeFe] hydrogenases by group-specific degenerate primers. Letters in Applied Microbiology, 53, 473-480. doi:10.1111/j.1472-765X.2011.03135.x
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Lepot, K., Deremiens, Namsaraev, Z., Compère, P., Gérard, E., Verleyen, E., Tavernier, Hodgson, Wilmotte, A., & Javaux, E. (07 April 2011). Organo-mineral imprints in fossil cyanobacterial mats of an Antarctic lake [Poster presentation]. European Geoscience Union EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria.
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Savichtcheva, O., Joris, B., Wilmotte, A., & Calusinska, M. (April 2011). Novel FISH and quantitative PCR protocols to monitor artificial consortia composed of different hydrogen-producing Clostridium spp. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 36, 7530-7542. doi:10.1016/j.ijhydene.2011.03.097
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Wilmotte, A., Waleron, K., Waleron, M., Namsaraev, Z., Simon, P., Renard, M., Vincent, W., Castenholz, R., Marinelli, F., Elster, J., & Komarek, J. (February 2011). A collection of polar cyanobacteria to contribute to the inventory of the biodiversity and discover the biotechnological potential [Poster presentation]. BioSystematics, Berlin, Germany.

De Carvalho Maalouf, P., Lambion, A., Gillard, B., Verleyen, E., Vyverman, W., & Wilmotte, A. (February 2011). Antarctic cyanobacterial diversity: how important are the geographical and ecological factors? [Paper presentation]. Biosystematics, Berlin, Germany.

Taton, A., Wilmotte, A., Smarda, J., Elster, J., & Komarek, J. (2011). Plectolyngbya hodgsonii: a novel filamentous cyanobacterium from Antarctic lakes. Polar Biology, 34, 181-191. doi:10.1007/s00300-010-0868-y
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FERNANDEZ CARAZO, R., Hodgson, D., Convey, P., & Wilmotte, A. (2011). Low cyanobacterial diversity in biotopes of the Transantarctic Mountains and Shackleton Range (80-82°S), Antarctica. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 77, 503–517. doi:10.1111/j.1574-6941.2011.01132.x
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Descy, J.-P., Pirlot, S., Verniers, G., Viroux, L., Lara, Y., Wilmotte, A., Vyverman, W., Vanormelingen, P., Van Wichelen, J., Van Gremberghe, I., Triest, L., Peretyatko, A., Everbecq, E., & Codd, G. A. (2011). CYANOBACTERIAL BLOOMS : TOXICITY, DIVERSITY, MODELLING AND MANAGEMENT. Bruxelles, Belgium: BELSPO. https://orbi.uliege.be/handle/2268/172669

Javaux, E., Lepot, K., Deremiens, L., Namsaraev, Z., Compère, P., Gérard, E., verleyen, E., Tavernier, I., Hodgson, Vyverman, W., & Wilmotte, A. (December 2010). Organo-mineral imprints in fossil cyanobacterial mats of an Antarctic lake [Poster presentation]. AGU, San Diego, United States - California.
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Lara, Y., Lambion, A., Codd, G. A., & Wilmotte, A. (01 September 2010). Potentiel secondary metabolite biosynthesis operons in environmental colonies of Woronichinia [Poster presentation]. The 8th international conference on toxic cyanobacteria, Istanbul, Turkey.

Hodgson, D. A., Convey, P., Verleyen, E., Vyverman, W., McInnes, S. J., Sands, C. J., Fernandez Carazo, R., Wilmotte, A., De Wever, A., Peeters, K., & Willems, A. (August 2010). The limnology and biology of the Dufek Massif, Transantarctic Mountains 82° South. Polar Science, 4, 197-214. doi:10.1016/j.polar.2010.04.003
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Vyverman, W., Verleyen, E., Wilmotte, A., Hodgson, D. A., Willems, A., Peeters, K., Van De Vijver, B., De Wever, A., Leliaert, F., & Sabbe, K. (August 2010). Evidence for widespread endemism among Antarctic micro-organisms. Polar Science, 4, 103-113. doi:10.1016/j.polar.2010.03.006
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Calusinska, M., Hamilton, C., Masset, J., Happe, T., Thonart, P., & Wilmotte, A. (01 July 2010). Clotridial hydrogenases and the biohydrogen production [Poster presentation]. 9th International Hydrogenase Conference, Uppsala, Sweden.

Wilmotte, A. (06 June 2010). B-BLOOMS 2: Importance and diversity of cyanobacterial blooms in Belgium [Paper presentation]. Séminaire, Thonon les bains, France.

Janssen, P., Morin, N., Mergeay, M., Leroy, B., Wattiez, R., Vallaeys, T., Waleron, K., Waleron, M., Wilmotte, A., Quillardet, P., Tandeau de Marsac, N., Talla, E., & Zhang, C.-C. (May 2010). Genome Sequence of the Edible Cyanobacterium Arthrospira sp. PCC 8005. Journal of Bacteriology, 192 (9), 2465–2466. doi:10.1128/JB.00116-10
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Dehairs, F., Decleir, H., De Broyer, C., Tison, J.-L., Vanreusel, A., & Wilmotte, A. (Eds.). (2010). Belgian IPY Symposium 'The contribution of Belgian research to the achievements of the International Polar Year 2007-9. Wetteren, Belgium: Universa Press.

Calusinska, M., Happe, T., Joris, B., & Wilmotte, A. (2010). The surprising diversity of clostridial hydrogenases: a comparative genomic perspective. Microbiology, 156, 1575-1588. doi:10.1099/mic.0.032771-0
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Verleyen, E., Sabbe, K., Hodgson, D. A., Grubisic, S., Taton, A., Cousin, S., Wilmotte, A., De Wever, A., Van Der Gucht, K., & Vyverman, W. (2010). Structuring effects of climate-related environmental factors on Antarctic microbial mat communities. Aquatic Microbial Ecology, 59, 11-24. doi:10.3354/ame01378
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Morin, N., Vallaeys, T., Hendrickx, L., Leys, N., & Wilmotte, A. (2010). An efficient DNA isolation protocol for filamentous cyanobacteria of the genus Arthrospira. Journal of Microbiological Methods, 80, 148-154. doi:10.1016/j.mimet.2009.11.012
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Namsaraev, Z., Mano, M.-J., Fernandez Carazo, R., & Wilmotte, A. (2010). Biogeography of terrestrial cyanobacteria from Antarctic ice-free areas. Annals of Glaciology, 51 (56), 171-177. doi:10.3189/172756411795931930
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Lara, Y., Van Gremberghe, I., Van Wichelen, J., Vymerman, W., Deleuze, C., De Pauw, E., & Wilmotte, A. (2010). Molecular survey of microcystin-producing and non-microcystin-producing Microcystis genotype succession during a bloom in the pond of Westveldpark (St Amandsberg, Belgium) [Poster presentation]. The 8th international conference on toxic cyanobacteria, Istanbul, Turkey.

Fernandez Carazo, R., & Wilmotte, A. (2010). Fossil cyanobacterial DNA from sediment cores at Beak Island (Antarctic Peninsula): challenges for a molecular approach. In H. Decleir, C. De Broyer, F. Dehairs, J.-L. Tison, A. Vanreusel, ... A. Wilmotte (Eds.), CONTACTFORUM Belgian IPY symposium. The contribution of Belgian Research to the achievements of the International Polar Year 2007-2009 (pp. 98-100). Brussels, Belgium: KVAB.

Hamilton, C.* , Hiligsmann, S.* , Beckers, L., Masset, J., Wilmotte, A., & Thonart, P. (2010). Optimisation of culture conditions for biological hydrogen production by Citrobacter freundii CWBI952 in batch, sequenced-batch and semicontinuous operating mode. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 35, 1089-1098. doi:10.1016/j.ijhydene.2009.10.073
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Hamilton, C., Calusinska, M., Masset, J., Hiligsmann, S., Beckers, L., Wilmotte, A., & Thonart, P. (16 December 2009). Investigation of hydrogenase molecular markers to optimize hydrogen production from organic waste and agro-food industries effluents.

Calusinska, M., Wilmotte, A., & Joris, B. (15 December 2009). The diversity of clostridial hydrogenases revealed by genome sequencing projects [Poster presentation]. Benelux Bioinformatics Conference, Liege, Belgium.

Calusinska, M., Savichtcheva, O., Joris, B., Masset, J., Hamilton, C., Hiligsmann, S., Thonart, P., & Wilmotte, A. (11 December 2009). Application of molecular techniques to monitor the evolution of bacterial consortia composed of Clostridium sp. in a hydrogen producing bioreactor [Poster presentation]. Analyzing complex microbial communities and their host microbe interactions, Brussels, Belgium.

De Carvalho Maalouf, P., Lambion, A., Zakhia, F., & Wilmotte, A. (11 December 2009). Cyanobacterial 
molecular 
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mats from 
antarctic 
lakes [Poster presentation]. Analyzing complex microbial communities and their host microbe interactions, Brussels, Belgium.

De Carvalho Maalouf, P., Lambion, A., & Wilmotte, A. (09 December 2009). Cyanobacterial diversity and distribution in aquatic microbial mats in Antarctica assessed by DGGE [Paper presentation]. AMBIO/ANTAR-IMPACT/BELIVA meeting, Liège, Belgium.

Calusinska, M., Savichtcheva, O., Masset, J., Hamilton, C., Thonart, P., & Wilmotte, A. (September 2009). Application of molecular techniques to monitor biohydrogen production by different bacterial consortia (Clostridium spp.) in a bioreactor [Poster presentation]. 14th European Congress on Biotechnology, Barcelona, Spain.

Fernandez Carazo, R., Namsaraev, Z., Ertz, D., Mano, M.-J., & Wilmotte, A. (27 July 2009). Baseline data on cyanobacterial diversity near the new Princess Elizabeth Antarctic research station.

Fernandez Carazo, R., Waleron, K., Hodgson, D., Verleyen, E., Vyverman, W., & Wilmotte, A. (27 July 2009). Exploring the Holocene through fossil cyanobacterial sequences from Antarctic lake sediments.

Calusinska, M., Savichtcheva, O., Masset, J., Hamilton, C., Thonart, P., & Wilmotte, A. (18 June 2009). The diversity of Clostridial hydrogenases and biohydrogen production [Poster presentation]. International Symposium on Anaerobic Microbiology, ISAM 2009, Liblice, Czechia.

Javaux, E., Wilmotte, A., Claeys, P., Reisse, J., & Nazé, Y. (2009). Astrobiologie cours-conférence du Collège Belgique (ARB). (Académie Royale Des Sciences, des Lettres et des Beaux-Arts, Collège Belgique).

Wilmotte, A., Fernandez-Carazo, R., Zakhia, F., Simon, P., Taton, A., Hodgson, D., & Verleyen, E. (2009). The biodiversity of cyanobacteria in Antarctic microbial mats [Paper presentation]. SGM Autumn meeting 'Putting microbes to work', Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

Wilmotte, A. (2009). Darwin en Antarctique: diversité et phylogénie. Bulletin de la Société Royale des Sciences de Liège, 78, 326-334.

Willame, R., Boutte, C., Grubisic, S., Balthasart, P., Wilmotte, A., & Hoffmann, L. (2009). Seasonal cyanobacterial dynamics in a mesoeutrophic reservoir: microscopic counts and DGGE (Denaturing Gradient Gel Electrophoresis). Algological Studies, 129, 71-94.
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Naganuma, T., & Wilmotte, A. (2009). Microbiological and ecological responses to global environmental changes in polar regions (MERGE): An IPY core coordinating project. Polar Science, 3, 139-146. doi:10.1016/j.polar.2009.05.001
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Kanda, H., Convey, P., Naganuma, T., Vincent, W., & Wilmotte, A. (Eds.). (2009). Polar Science Special Issue: Merge. St Louis, United States: Elsevier.

Wilmotte, A., & Javaux, E. (2009). Diversité et limites de la vie [Paper presentation]. cours-conférence Collège Belgique. Académie Royale des Sciences, Lettres et des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, Bruxelles, Belgium.

De Carvalho Maalouf, P., Zakhia, F., Chflami, S., & Wilmotte, A. (12 December 2008). Molecular Diversity of Antarctic Cyanobacteria [Paper presentation]. AMBIO / ANTAR-IMPACT meeting, Liège, Belgium.

Lara, Y., BOUTTE, C., PERETYATKO, A., & Wilmotte, A. (31 August 2008). A new approach to analyze genotypes of colony-forming cyanobacteria from environmental samples [Poster presentation]. The 7th European Workshop on the Molecular Biology of Cyanobacteria, Ceske Budejovice, Czechia.

Fernandez Carazo, R., Hodgson, D., & Wilmotte, A. (31 August 2008). Cyanobacterial diversity in the Transantarctic Mountains (Antarctica) [Poster presentation]. 7th European Workshop on the Molecular Biology of Cyanobacteria, České Budějovice, Czechia.

Fernandez Carazo, R., Hodgson, D., & Wilmotte, A. (31 August 2008). Fossil cyanobacterial sequences in Antarctic lake sediments [Poster presentation]. 7th European Workshop on the Molecular Biology of Cyanobacteria, České Budějovice, Czechia.

Ladrière, O., Theunis, L., Wilmotte, A., & Poulicek, M. (07 July 2008). Functional diversity of microbial communities associated to the mucus of scleractinians around Moorea (French Polynesia) [Poster presentation]. 11th International Coral Reef Symposium, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States.

Biondi, N., Tredici, M., Taton, A., Wilmotte, A., Hodgson, D., Losi, D., & Marinelli, F. (July 2008). Cyanobacteria from benthic mats of Antarctic lakes as a source of new bioactivities. Journal of Applied Microbiology, 105 (1), 105-115. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2672.2007.03716.x
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Wilmotte, A. (July 2008). A COLLECTION OF POLAR CYANOBACTERIA FOR THE EXPLORATION OF DIVERSITY AND BIOTECHNOLOGICAL APPLICATIONS [Paper presentation]. SCAR Open Science Conference, Saint-Petersburg, Russia.

Boutte, C., Mankiewicz-Boczek, J., Komarkova, J., Grubisic, S., Izydorczyk, K., Wautelet, F., Jurczak, T., Zalewski, M., & Wilmotte, A. (16 June 2008). Diversity of planktonic cyanobacteria and microcystin occurrence in Polish water bodies investigated using a polyphasic approach. Aquatic Microbial Ecology, 51, 223–236. doi:10.3354/ame01194
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Wilmotte, A., Descy, J.-P., & Vyverman, W. (2008). Algal blooms: emerging problem for health and sustainable use of surface waters. (D/2008/1191/9). Brussels, Belgium: Belgian Science Policy. https://orbi.uliege.be/handle/2268/95894

Lara, Y., Lambion, A., Simon, P., Boutte, C., & Wilmotte, A. (02 April 2008). Diversité moléculaire des cyanobactéries planctonniques dans les eaux de surface belges [Poster presentation]. Cinquième colloque d'Ecologie des communautés végétales, Gembloux, Belgium.

Taton, A., Hoffmann, L., & Wilmotte, A. (April 2008). Cyanobacteria in microbial mats of Antarctic lakes (East Antarctica) - A microscopical approach. Algological Studies, 168, 173-208.
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Van Hove, P., Vincent, W., Galland, P., & Wilmotte, A. (April 2008). Abundance and diversity of picocyanobacteria in High Arctic lakes and fjords. Algological Studies, 168, 209-227. doi:10.1127/1864-1318/2008/0126-0209
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Lara, Y., & Wilmotte, A. (April 2008). Analyse bioinformatique de différents marqueurs génétiques pour la caractérisation taxonomique et génotypique des algues bleues [Poster presentation]. Cinquième Colloque d’Ecologie des communauté végétales, Gembloux, Belgium.

van Gremberghe, I., Van Wichelen, J., Van der Gucht, K., Vanormelingen, P., D'hondt, S., Boutte, C., Wilmotte, A., & Vyverman, W. (February 2008). Covariation between zooplankton community composition and cyanobacterial community dynamics in Lake Blaarmeersen (Belgium). FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 63, 222 - 237. doi:10.1111/j.1574-6941.2007.00422.x
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Papaefthimiou, D., Van Hove, C., Lejeune, A., Rasmussen, U., & Wilmotte, A. (2008). DIVERSITY AND HOST SPECIFICITY OF AZOLLA CYANOBIONTS. Journal of Phycology, 44, 60-70. doi:10.1111/j.1529-8817.2007.00448.x
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Warwick, V. F., Pedro-Alios, C., Curtis, S., Lovejoy, C., Deming, J., Osburn, C., Lesack, L., Huixang, X., Babin, M., & Wilmotte, A. (2008). Microbial communities and carbon fluxes. In D. Barber, J. Michaud, ... L. Fortier (Ed.), On thin ice: a synthesis of the Canadian Arctic Shelf Exchange Study (CASES) (pp. 85-99). Winnipeg, Canada: Aboriginal Issues Press.

Javaux, E., Claeys, P., Dehant, V., Galleni, M., Reisse, J., Wilmotte, A., & Nazé, Y. (2008). Astrobiologie. (Geol0263-1, Geol0263-2).

Fernandez Carazo, R., Ertz, D., & Wilmotte, A. (11 October 2007). Cyanobacterial diversity at Utsteinen: The impact of the “zero emission” research station in Antarctica [Poster presentation]. 11th Bioforum, Liège, Belgium.

Sivonen, K., Rantala, A., Rouhiainen, L., Fewer, D., Rajaniemi, P., Wilmotte, A., Boutte, C., Grubisic, S., Balthasart, P., De Bellis, G., Rizzi, E., Frosini, A., Castiglioni, B., Ventura, S., & Mugnai, M. (15 March 2007). Methods for detecting toxic and non-toxic cyanobacteria.

Waleron, M., Waleron, K., Vincent, W. F., & Wilmotte, A. (February 2007). Allochthonous inputs of riverine picocyanobacteria to coastal waters in the Arctic Ocean. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 59 (2), 356-365. doi:10.1111/j.1574-6941.2006.00236.x
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Vyverman, W., Wilmotte, A., Verleyen, E., Schmoker, C., Sabbe, K., Cousin, S., De Groot, L., Waleron, K., Balthasart, P., Taton, A., & Lemaire, C. (2007). LATE QUATERNARY CLIMATE HISTORY OF COASTAL ANTARCTIC ENVIRONMENTS: A MULTI-PROXY APPROACH (LAQUAN) (EV/01). (D/2007/1191/9). Brussels, Belgium: Belgian Science Policy Office. https://orbi.uliege.be/handle/2268/227623

Zakhia, F., Jungblut, A.-D., Taton, A., Vincent, W. F., & Wilmotte, A. (2007). Cyanobacteria in cold environments. In R. Margesin, F. Schinner, J.-C. Marx, ... C. Gerday (Eds.), 'Psychrophiles: from Biodiversity to Biotechnology (pp. 121-135). Berlin, Germany: Springer.

Fernandez Carazo, R., Hodgson, D., & Wilmotte, A. (2006). Cyanobacterial diversity and distribution in the very extreme environments of the Pensacola Mountains (82°S, Antarctica) [Paper presentation]. Ecole doctorale « Biodiversité, Ecologie et Evolution » PhD students’ day, Gembloux, Belgium.

Willame, R., Boutte, C., Grubisic, S., Wilmotte, A., Komarek, J., & Hoffmann, L. (December 2006). Morphological and molecular characterization of planktonic cyanobacteria from Belgium and Luxembourg. Journal of Phycology, 42 (6), 1312-1332. doi:10.1111/j.1529-8817.2006.00295.x
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Taton, A., Grubisic, S., Ertz, D., Hodgson, D. A., Piccardi, R., Biondi, N., Tredici, M. R., Mainini, M., Losi, D., Marinelli, F., & Wilmotte, A. (December 2006). Polyphasic study of Antarctic cyanobacterial strains. Journal of Phycology, 42 (6), 1257-1270. doi:10.1111/j.1529-8817.2006.00278.x
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Fernandez Carazo, R., Lassence, C., Taton, A., Vincent, W., Storms, V., Marinelli, F., & Wilmotte, A. (2006). A Belgian collection of polar cyanobacterial: novel diversity and pharmaceutical screening of isolates [Paper presentation]. Novel Compounds and strategies to combat pathogenic microorganisms, Brussels, Belgium.

Mussagy, A., Wilmotte, A., & Cronberg, G. (October 2006). The cyanophyte Arthrospira fusiformis from Mozambique, Africa: Morphological and molecular characterization. Archiv fuer Hydrobiologie. Supplementband: Algological Studies, 121, 59-73.
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Taton, A., Grubisic, S., Balthasart, P., Hodgson, D. A., Laybourn-Parry, J., & Wilmotte, A. (August 2006). Biogeographical distribution and ecological ranges of benthic cyanobacteria in East Antarctic lakes. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 57 (2), 272-289. doi:10.1111/j.1574-6941.2006.00110.x
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Boutte, C., Grubisic, S., Balthasart, P., & Wilmotte, A. (June 2006). Testing of primers for the study of cyanobacterial molecular diversity by DGGE. Journal of Microbiological Methods, 65 (3), 542-550. doi:10.1016/j.mimet.2005.09.017
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Komarek, J., Taton, A., Sulek, J., Wilmotte, A., Kastovska, K., & Elster, J. (February 2006). Ultrastructure and taxonomic position of two species of the cyanobacterial genus Schizothrix. Cryptogamie Algologie, 27 (1), 53-62.
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Hendrickx, L., De Wever, H., Hermans, V., Mastroleo, F., Morin, N., Wilmotte, A., Janssen, P., & Mergeay, M. (2006). Microbial ecology of the closed artificial ecosystem MELiSSA (Micro-Ecological Life Support System Alternative): Reinventing and compartmentalizing the Earth's food and oxygen regeneration system for long-haul space exploration missions. Research in Microbiology, 157, 77-86. doi:10.1016/j.resmic.2005.06.014
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Gibson, J., Wilmotte, A., Taton, A., Van de Vijver, B., Beyens, L., & Dartnall, H. J. G. (2006). Biogeographic trends in Antarctic lake communities. In D. Bergstrom, P. Convey, ... A. H. Huiskes (Eds.), Trends in Antarctic terrestrial and limnetic ecosystems (pp. 71-100). Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer. doi:10.1007/1-4020-5277-4_5

Boutte, C., Komarkova, J., Grubisic, S., Znachor, P., Bataille, A., Zapomelova, E., Gullukaya, A., Jezberova, J., & Wilmotte, A. (October 2005). A polyphasic approach to assess the cyanobacterial diversity of summer samples from Czech reservoirs. Algological Studies, 117, 177-195.
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SIVONEN, K., RANTALA, A., Rouhianen, L., Fewer, D., Rajaniemi, P., Wilmotte, A., Boutte, C., Grubisic, S., Balthasart, P., De Bellis, G., Rizzi, E., Frosini, A., Castiglioni, B., Ventura, S., & Mugnai, M. (02 December 2004). (WO/2004/104211) METHOD FOR DETECTING TOXIC AND NON-TOXIC CYANOBACTERIA.

Castiglioni, B., Rizzi, E., Frosini, A., Sivonen, K., Rajaniemi, P., Rantala, A., Mugnai, M. A., Ventura, S., Wilmotte, A., Boutte, C., Grubisic, S., Balthasart, P., Consolandi, C., Bordoni, R., Mezzelani, A., Battaglia, C., & De Bellis, G. (December 2004). Development of a universal microarray based on the ligation detection reaction and 16S rRNA gene polymorphism to target diversity of cyanobacteria. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 70 (12), 7161-7172. doi:10.1128/AEM.70.12.7161-7172.2004
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Sabbe, K., Hodgson, D. A., Verleyen, E., Taton, A., Wilmotte, A., Vanhoutte, K., & Vyverman, W. (March 2004). Salinity, depth and the structure and composition of microbial mats in continental Antarctic lakes. Freshwater Biology, 49 (3), 296-319. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2427.2004.01186.x
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Taton, A., Grubisic, S., Brambilla, E., De Wit, R., & Wilmotte, A. (September 2003). Cyanobacterial diversity in natural and artificial microbial mats of Lake Fryxell (McMurdo dry valleys, Antarctica): A morphological and molecular approach. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 69 (9), 5157-5169. doi:10.1128/AEM.69.9.5157-5169.2003
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Castiglioni, B., Rizzi, E., Frosini, A., Mugnai, M. A., Ventura, S., Sivonen, K., Rajaniemi, P., Rantala, A., Wilmotte, A., Boutte, C., Consolandi, C., Bordoni, R., Mezzelani, A., Busti, E., Bernardi, L. R., Battaglia, C., & De Bellis, G. (December 2002). Application of an universal DNA microarray to cyanobacterial diversity assessment. Minerva Biotecnologica, 14 (3-4), 253-257.
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Baurain, D., Renquin, L., Grubisic, S., Scheldeman, P., Belay, A., & Wilmotte, A. (April 2002). Remarkable conservation of internally transcribed spacer sequences of Arthrospira ("Spirulina") (Cyanophyceae, Cyanobacteria) strains from four continents and of recent and 30-year-old dried samples from Africa. Journal of Phycology, 38 (2), 384-393. doi:10.1046/j.1529-8817.2002.01010.x
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Wilmotte, A., Demonceau, C., Goffart, A., Hecq, J.-H., Demoulin, V., & Crossley, A. C. (2002). Molecular and pigment studies of the picophytoplankton in a region of the Southern Ocean (42-54 degrees S, 141-144 degrees E) in March 1998. Deep-Sea Research. Part II, Topical Studies in Oceanography, 49 (16), 3351-3363. doi:10.1016/S0967-0645(02)00087-5
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Baurain, D., & Wilmotte, A. (13 March 2001). Analyse de séquences d'ITS de souches d'Arthrospira provenant de quatre continents [Paper presentation]. Séminaire de Botanique, Liège, Belgium.

Wilmotte, A., & Herdman, M. (2001). Phylogenetic relationships among the cyanobacteria based on 16S rRNA sequences. In G. M. Garrity & R. W. Castenholz (Eds.), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology. Volume One : The Archaea and the Deeply Branching and Phototrophic Bacteria (pp. 487-493). United States: Williams & Wilkins.

LEPERE, C., Wilmotte, A., & Meyer, B. (2000). Molecular diversity of Microcystis strains (Cyanophyceae, Chroococcales) based on 16S rDNA sequences. Systematics and Geography of Plants, 70, 275-283. doi:10.2307/3668646
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Scheldeman, P., Baurain, D., Bouhy, R., Muhling, M., Whitton, B. A., Belay, A., & Wilmotte, A. (15 March 1999). Arthrospira ('Spirulina') strains from four continents are resolved into only two clusters, based on amplified ribosomal DNA restriction analysis of the internally transcribed spacer. FEMS Microbiology Letters, 172 (2), 213-22. doi:10.1016/S0378-1097(99)00017-8
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Brim, H., Heyndrickx, M., De Vos, P., Wilmotte, A., Springael, D., Schlegel, H. G., & Mergeay, M. (1999). 33 Amplified rDNA restriction analysis and further genotypic characterisation of metal-resistant soil bacteria and related facultative hydrogenotrophs. Systematic and Applied Microbiology, 22, 258-268. doi:10.1016/S0723-2020(99)80073-3
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Baurain, D., Scheldeman, P., Renquin, L., Bouhy, R., & Wilmotte, A. (1999). Characterization of Arthrospira / Spirulina strains: Molecular Aspects. https://orbi.uliege.be/handle/2268/80701

Dillon, J., & Wilmotte, A. (1999). Cyanobacterial sequences retrieved directly from the Great Sippewissett Salt Marsh, MA, USA. Bulletin de l'Institut Océanographique. Numéro Spécial, 19, 47-52.
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Baurain, D., Belay, A., & Wilmotte, A. (May 1998). Molecular systematics of Arthrospira ('Spirulina') strains based on rRNA sequence analysis [Poster presentation]. Bioforum 1998, Liège, Belgium.

Dillon, J., & Wilmotte, A. (1996). Polyphasic characterisation of phototrophs from a microbial mat in Great Sippewissett Salt Marsh, Massachusetts, USA. Woods Hole, United States: Marine Biological Laboratories. https://orbi.uliege.be/handle/2268/218069

Nelissen, B., De Baere, R., Wilmotte, A., & De Wachter, R. (1996). Phylogenetic Relationships of Nonaxenic Filamentous Cyanobacterial Strains Based on 16S rRNA Sequence Analysis. Journal of Molecular Evolution, 42, 194-200. doi:10.1007/BF02198845
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Nelissen, B., Van De Peer, Y., Wilmotte, A., & De Wachter, R. (1995). An early origin of plastids within the cyanobacterial divergence is suggested by evolutionary trees based on complete 16S rRNA sequences. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 12, 1166-73.
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Wilmotte, A., Neefs, J.-M., & De Wachter, R. (1994). Evolutionary affiliation of the marine nitrogen-fixing cyanobacterium Trichodesmium sp. strain NlBB 1067, derived by 16s ribosomal RNA sequence analysis. Microbiology, 140, 2159-2164.
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Collard, J.-M., Corbisier, P., Diels, L., Dong, Q., Jeanthon, C., Mergeay, M., Taghavi, S., Van Der Lelie, D., Wilmotte, A., & Wuertz, S. (1994). Plasmids for heavy metal resistance in Alcaligenes eutrophus CH34: Mechanisms and applications. FEMS Microbiology Reviews, 14, 405-414. doi:10.1111/j.1574-6976.1994.tb00115.x
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Nelissen, B., Wilmotte, A., Neefs, J.-M., & De Wachter, R. (1994). Phylogenetic relationships among filamentous helical cyanobacteria investigated on the basis of 16S ribosomal RNA gene sequence analysis. Systematic and Applied Microbiology, 17, 206-210. doi:10.1016/S0723-2020(11)80009-3
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Wilmotte, A. (1994). Molecular Evolution and Taxonomy of the Cyanobacteria. In D. A. Bryant (Ed.), The Molecular Biology of Cyanobacteria (pp. 1-25). Springer.

Wilmotte, A., Van Der Auwera, G., & De Wachter, R. (1993). Structure of the 16 S ribosomal RNA of the thermophilic cyanobacterium Chlorogloeopsis HTF (‘Mastigocladus laminosus HTF’) strain PCC75 18, and phylogenetic analysis. FEBS Letters, 317, 96-100. doi:10.1016/0014-5793(93)81499-P
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Wilmotte, A., Van De Peer, Y., Goris, A., Chapelle, S., De Baere, R., Nelissen, B., Neefs, J.-M., Hennebert, G. L., & De Wachter, R. (1993). Evolutionary relationships among higher fungi inferred from small ribosomal subunit RNA sequence analysis. Systematic and Applied Microbiology, 16, 436-444. doi:10.1016/S0723-2020(11)80277-8
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Wilmotte, A., Turner, S., Van De Peer, Y., & Pace, N. R. (1992). TAXONOMIC STUDY OF MARINE OSCILLATORIACEAN STRAINS (CYANOBACTERIA) WITH NARROW TRICHOMES. II. NUCLEOTIDE SEQUENCE ANALYSIS OF THE 16S RIBOSOMAL RNA. Journal of Phycology, 28, 828–838. doi:10.1111/j.0022-3646.1992.00828.x
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Robbrecht, E., & Wilmotte, A. (1992). Proceedings of the Symposium "Macromolecular identification and classification of organisms" (University of Antwerp, 7 December 1991): Introduction. Belgian Journal of Botany, 125, 157-158.

Nelissen, B., Wilmotte, A., De Baere, R., Haes, F., Van De Peer, Y., Neefs, J.-M., & De Wachter, R. (1992). PHYLOGENETIC STUDY OF CYANOBACTERIA ON THE BASIS OF 16S RIBOSOMAL-RNA SEQUENCES. Belgian Journal of Botany, 125, 210-213.
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Wilmotte, A. (1991). TAXONOMIC STUDY OF MARINE OSCILLATORIACEAN STRAINS (CYANOPHYCEAE, CYANOBACTERIA) WITH NARROW TRICHOMES .1. MORPHOLOGICAL VARIABILITY AND AUTECOLOGICAL FEATURES. Archiv für Hydrobiologie, 92, 215-248.
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Wilmotte, A., & Golubic, S. (1991). MORPHOLOGICAL AND GENETIC CRITERIA IN THE TAXONOMY OF CYANOPHYTA CYANOBACTERIA. Archiv für Hydrobiologie, 92, 1-24.
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Hoffmann, L., Talarico, L., & Wilmotte, A. (1990). PRESENCE OF CU-PHYCOERYTHRIN IN THE MARINE BENTHIC BLUE-GREEN-ALGA OSCILLATORIA CF CORALLINAE. Phycologia, 29, 19-26. doi:10.2216/i0031-8884-29-1-19.1
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Wilmotte, A., & Demoulin, V. (1988). STUDIES OF MARINE EPIPHYTIC ALGAE, CALVI, CORSICA .2. SEASONAL-VARIATIONS IN THE POPULATIONS OF EPIPHYTIC BLUE-GREEN-ALGAE IN 3 HARBORS WITH DIFFERENT POLLUTION LOADS. British Phycological Journal, 23, 259-266. doi:10.1080/00071618800650291
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Wilmotte, A. (1988). Growth and morphological variability of six strains of Phormidium cf. ectocarpi Gomont (Cyanophyceae) cultivated under different temperatures and light intensities. Archiv fur Hydrobiologie, Suppl. Algological Studies, 80, 35-46.
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Wilmotte, A., Goffart, A., & Demoulin, V. (1988). Studies of marine epiphytic algae, Calvi Corsica. I. Determination of minimal sampling areas for microscopic algal epiphytes. European Journal of Phycology, 23, 251 - 258.
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Wilmotte, A., & Stam, W. T. (1984). Genetic relationships among cyanobacterial strains originally designated as 'Anacystis nidulans' and some other Synechococcus strains. Journal of General Microbiology, 130, 2737-2740. doi:10.1099/00221287-130-10-2737
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