LAVERGNE Céline (Pontificia Católica Universidad de Valparaíso, Chile)

First Name: Céline

Name: Lavergne

Position: Postdoctoral researcher


Institute / University / Company:

School of Biochemical Engineering, Pontificia Católica Universidad de Valparaíso

Research Unit: Laboratory of Environmental Biotechnology

Address (city, state): Avenida Brasil, 2085, Valparaíso

Country: Chile

Please give 5 key-words showing your research / interest in Microbial Ecotoxicolgy:

Mercury methylation/demethylation pathways

Microbial diversity

Impact of mining activity

Microbial diversity


Main kinds of contaminant(s) of interest:



Main kinds of microorganisms of interest:

Methanogenic archaea

Sulfate-reducing bacteria

Anoxic microorganisms

Whole microbial community

Main kinds of ecosystems of interest:

Aquatic systems


Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic zone

Mining-impacted ecosystems

Do you give courses on Microbial Ecotoxicology ?: NO

Most relevant articles in the field of Microbial Ecotoxicology (max.5):

Not Yet // Beginning of a new postdoctoral project: Role of methanogenic Archaea in the biogeochemical cycle of mercury in natural and anthropic anaerobic ecosystems

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