Workshop 3

Marine Lipidomics: Analytical challenges and application strategies

July 5, 14h30 – 18h30

Lipidomics is an emergent research field with application on several scientific and industrial areas. Marine lipidomics is used for valorization of marine organisms as sources of valuable lipid for human and animal nutrition, food traceability, identification of bioactive lipids for biotechnological applications, and to unravel the adaptation of lipid metabolism under different environmental and climatic conditions.

Conventional methods of lipid analysis have focused on specific lipid classes. However, the advance of mass spectrometry in the last decade allowed the progress of Marine Lipidomics. Marine organisms have a complex lipidome, containing different lipids from terrestrial organisms, which act as markers of phyla, such as algae, invertebrates, mammals, fish or corals.

The workshop will be divided in two sessions:

Session I: | Presentation and discussion of the advantages and disadvantages of different workflows for the analysis of marine lipids, from extraction to identification and quantification.

Session II: | Case studies on recent advances in lipidomics research using innovative lipid profiling techniques to address different marine organisms.

We invite all participants, researchers, students and stakeholders to share their knowledge, expertise and new ideas on marine lipids workflow and advance knowledge on the study of marine organism lipids, in a brainstorming perspective.

This workshop will be organized in collaboration with EpiLipidNET Cost Action.


Dr. Juliette Jouhet (CNRS, France)

Dr. Rosário Domingues (CESAM & LAQV & University of Aveiro, Portugal)

Dr. Tânia Melo (CESAM & LAQV & University of Aveiro, Portugal)

CA19105 – Pan-European Network in Lipidomics and EpiLipidomics