GRENNI Paola (National Research Council, Italy)

Grenni

First Name: Paola

Name: Grenni

Position: researcher

Email: grenni@irsa.cnr.it

Institute / University / Company: National Research Council

Research Unit: Water Research Institute

Address (city, state): Via Salaria km 29,300

Country: Italy

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

molecular methods for characterizing natural microbial communities or strains with recovery capacity in contaminated ecosystems
•Xenobiotics (Pesticides, Pharmaceuticals, Biocides, PCB, metals): their environmental fate and effects on soil, surface and groundwater microbial communities
•Bioremediation and Phyto-assisted bioremediation of contaminated sites
•Environmental chemistry of the most significant elements in the biogeochemical cycles
•Vulnerability of of groundwater ecosystem and natural attenuation of contaminants
•Evaluation of the environmental risk of chemical substances in the light of the REACH
•Ecotoxicity assessment of soils conditioned with commercial foaming products used with tunnel boring machine in tunnelling

Main kinds of contaminant(s) of interest:

  • pharmaceuticals
  • PCB
  • anionic surfactants
  • pesticides

Main kinds of microorganisms of interest:

  • Bacteria involved in degradation of chemicals

Main kinds of ecosystems of interest:

  • soil
  • surface waters
  • rhizosphere

Do you give courses on Microbial Ecotoxicology ?: YES

If yes, please tell us more about the courses (University, course level,website,etc):

  • 04.04.2017-06.04.2017 “Microcokit International Training Course, Methods for detecting and quantifying aquatic microbial communities” in collaboration with EU-JRC, LGC, NTBC e MBA http://www.microcokit.eu/announcements/announcements.
  • 24/3/2017 Teaching in the PhD course in Environmental and chemical Science (Università dell’Insubria, Como, IT) Training “Vecchie e nuove sfide ambientali: particolato atmosferico, contaminanti emergenti e nanomateriali” lesson: “Il ruolo delle comunità microbiche naturali nella degradazione di contaminanti emergenti”.
  • 7/04/2017 Teaching in the Second level Master in “Sistemi di Qualità: GxP & ISO” 2016 – 2017, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Roma (UCSC), lesson: L’importanza della qualità della ricerca in ecotossicologia: il ruolo della SETAC, Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry”.
  • 15/09/201615/12/2016 Responsible for the traininf of two Poland students in the framework of the Project “Science for Business– implementation of high quality internships for students of the Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences of Lodz University of Technology” co-financed by the European Union within the European Social Fund
  • 22/10/2016 Teaching in the Second level Master in “Sistemi di Qualità: GxP & ISO” 2015 – 2016, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Roma (UCSC), per iniziativa della Facoltà di Medicina e Chirurgia “A. Gemelli”
  • 29/10/2015 and 20/10/2016 Teaching in the university lesson “Biorimedio Fitoassistito” in the framework of the University course “Biorimedio di ambienti acquatici e terrestri contaminati” – Msc course in Ecobiology
  • 27-29/05/2013 Teaching in the “Training Course Contaminated Site Remediation: Application Of Advanced Tools To Control Biological Processes”, Rome 27th – 29th May. http://www.minotaurus-project.eu/index.php?id=39
  • Several lessons for students of high schools since 1996 in courses and single lessons
  • 15-16/09/2005 Teaching in the Course for Regional Agencies for the environment “Nuovi sistemi di monitoraggio tramite indici globali di contaminazione delle acque sotterranee“

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TLILI Ahmed (Eawag, Dübendorf, Switzerland)

Ahmed Tlili

First Name: Ahmed

Name: Tlili

Position: Head of the Aquatic Biofilms Group, PhD

Email: ahmed.tlili@eawag.ch

Institute / University / Company: Eawag

Research Unit: Department of Environmental Toxicology

Address (city, state): Überlandstrasse 133, Dübendorf

Country: Switzerland

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

  • Aquatic Biofilms
  • Fresh Waters
  • Pollution-Induced Community Tolerance
  • Microbial Decomposers

Main kinds of contaminant(s) of interest:

  • Nanoparticles
  • Metals
  • Biocides and Pesticides
  • Antibiotics
  • Microplastics

Main kinds of microorganisms of interest:

  • Algae
  • Bacteria
  • Aquatic Fungi
  • Aquatic Macroinvertebrates

Main kinds of ecosystems of interest: Streams & Lakes

Do you give courses on Microbial Ecotoxicology ?: YES

If yes, please tell us more about the courses (University, course level,website,etc): Ecotoxicology (EPF Lausanne, Bachelor).
Advanced Ecotoxicology (ETH Zürich, Master and PhD)
Chemistry of Aquatic systems (ETH Zürich, Bachelor).
Practical course in Molecular Ecotoxicology (ETH Zürich & Eawag, Master).

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PRADHAN Arunava (University of Minho, Braga, Portugal)

First Name: Arunava

Name: Pradhan

Position: Post Doctoral Researcher and Integrated Member

Email: arunava2006molbio@gmail.com

Institute / University / Company: Institute of Science and Innovation for Bio-Sustainability (IB-S) / University of Minho

Research Unit: Centre of Molecular and Environmental Biology (CBMA)

Address (city, state): Campus of Gualtar, Braga

Country: Portugal

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

  • Freshwater microbial communities
  • Emerging chemical contaminants (ECCs)
  • Stress biomarkers
  • Microbial OMICs
  • Nanoecotoxicology

Main kinds of contaminant(s) of interest:

  • Metals
  • Nanomaterials
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Fungicides, pesticides and other agrochemicals
  • Microplastics
  • Contaminants from post-fire runoffs
  • Mixtures of emerging chemical contaminants

Main kinds of microorganisms of interest:

  • Freshwater fungi
  • Stream bacteria
  • Freshwater microalgae

Main kinds of ecosystems of interest:

Our ecotoxicological studies focused mainly on complex detrital lotic ecosystem with trophic interactions (plant litter microbial decomposer communities and shredder invertebrates).
Additionally, we are also interested on lentic ecosystem, focusing on the trophic interactions between microagae and filterfeeders (rotifers and daphnia).

Do you give courses on Microbial Ecotoxicology ?: NO

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

  • Pradhan A, Geraldes P, Seena S, Pascoal C, Cássio F. 2016. Humic acid mitigates the toxicity of smaller size copper oxide nanoparticles to microbial decomposers in freshwaters. Freshwater Biology, 61, 2197–2210 (special issue: Ecological principles in ecotoxicology to assess effects of chemical contaminants in fresh waters). http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/fwb.12662
  • Pradhan A, Seena S, Schlosser D, Gerth K, Helm S, Dobritzsch M, Krauss G-J, Dobritzsch D, Pascoal C, Cássio F. 2015. Fungi from metal-polluted streams may have high ability to cope with the oxidative stress induced by copper oxide nanoparticles. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 34 (4), 923–930. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/etc.2879
  • Pradhan A, Geraldes P, Seena S, Pascoal C, Cássio F. 2015. Natural organic matter alters size-dependent effects of nanoCuO on the feeding behaviour of freshwater invertebrate shredders. Science of the Total Environment, 535, 94–101 (special issue: Engineered nanoparticles in soils and waters). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.12.096
  • Pradhan A, Pinheiro JP, Seena S, Pascoal C, Cássio F. 2014. Polyhydroxyfullerene binds cadmium ions and alleviates metal-induced oxidative stress in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 80 (18), 5874–5881. http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AEM.01329-14
  • Pradhan A, Seena S, Dobritzsch D, Helm S, Gerth K, Dobritzsch M, Krauss G-J, Schlosser D, Pascoal C, Cássio F. 2014. Physiological responses to nanoCuO in fungi from non-polluted and metal-polluted streams. Science of the Total Environment, 466–467, 556–563. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2013.07.073

SIMONIN Marie (Duke University, USA)

Simonin

First Name: Marie

Name: Simonin

Position: Postdoctoral Associate

Email: simonin.marie@gmail.com

Institute / University / Company: Duke University

Research Unit: Emily Bernhardt Lab

Address (city, state): Durham, NC

Country: United States

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

  • Resistance and Resilience of microbial communities
  • Indicator Taxa
  • Gradient Ecology
  • Multiple Stressors
  • Interactive Effects

Main kinds of contaminant(s) of interest:

  • Nanomaterials
  • Mine drainage
  • Coal Ash
  • Mercury
  • Emerging Contaminants

Main kinds of microorganisms of interest:

  • Archaea
  • Bacteria
  • Nitrifiers
  • Denitrifiers

Main kinds of ecosystems of interest:

  • Soil
  • Wetlands
  • Streams
  • Agro-Ecosystems

Do you give courses on Microbial Ecotoxicology ?: NO

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


MALBEZIN Laura (Student, France)

First Name: Malbezin

Name: Laura

Position: Student

Email: lmalbezin@outlook.fr

Institute / University / Company: Bordeaux

Research Unit: _

Address (city, state): _

Country: France

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

  • Multi-stress
  • Environmental assessment
  • Organic and inorganic contamination
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Diatoms

Main kinds of contaminant(s) of interest:

  • Organic (Diuron, S-métolachlore…) and inorganic contaminants

Main kinds of microorganisms of interest: Diatoms

Main kinds of ecosystems of interest: _

Do you give courses on Microbial Ecotoxicology ?: NO

If yes, please tell us more about the courses (University, course level,website,etc):

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LASSUDERIE Malween (Ifremer, Concarneau, France)

First Name: Malwenn

Name: Lassudrie

Position: researcher

Email: malwenn.lassudrie.duchesne@ifremer.fr

Institute / University / Company: IFREMER

Research Unit: UL/LER-BO

Address (city, state): Place de la Croix

Country: France

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

  • Harmful Algal Blooms
  • Ichtyotoxicity
  • Phycotoxins

Main kinds of contaminant(s) of interest:

  • Phycotoxins
  • Ichtyotoxic compounds
  • Allelopathic compounds

Main kinds of microorganisms of interest: Dinoflagellates

Main kinds of ecosystems of interest: Marine (coastal and oceanic)

Do you give courses on Microbial Ecotoxicology ?: NO

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GEORGES DES AULNOIS Maxime (Ifremer, Nantes, France)

First Name: Maxime

Name: Georges des Aulnois

Position: PhD Student

Email: maxime.georges.des.aulnois@ifremer.fr

Institute / University / Company: IFREMER

Research Unit: DYNECO/Phycotoxines

Address (city, state): Rue de l’Ile d’Yeu, Nantes, Loire-Atlantique

Country: France

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

  • Ecophysiology
  • Cyanobacteria
  • Toxin production
  • Microcystis

Main kinds of contaminant(s) of interest:

  • Phycotoxins

Main kinds of microorganisms of interest:

  • Photosynthetic protists

Main kinds of ecosystems of interest:

  • Freshwater
  • Marine Water

Do you give courses on Microbial Ecotoxicology ?: NO

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

ZIRAH Séverine (National Museum of Natural History, Paris, France)

First Name: Séverine

Name: Zirah

Position: Lecturer

Email: severine.zirah@mnhn.fr

Institute / University / Company: Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle

Research Unit: Molécules de Communication et Adaptation des Microorganismes, UMR 7245 CNRS-MNHN

Address (city, state): CP 54, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris

Country: France

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

Antimicrobial peptides from bacteria: structures and ecological roles
S-layer proteins and role in tolerance to extreme environments

Main kinds of contaminant(s) of interest:

  • Metals
  • Radionuclides

Main kinds of microorganisms of interest:

  • Bacteria: Enterobacteriacea, Streptomyces, Microbacterium, Lysinibacillus
  • Halophilic archea

Main kinds of ecosystems of interest:

  • Soil
  • Holobionts

Do you give courses on Microbial Ecotoxicology ?: NO

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VUILLEUMIER Stéphane (Université de Strasbourg, France)

vuilleumier_stephane

First Name: Stephane

Name: Vuilleumier

Position: University Professor, CNRS group leader

Email: vuilleumier@unistra.fr

Institute / University / Company: Université de Strasbourg

Research Unit: UMR 7156 CNRS

Address (city, state): Strasbourg

Country: France

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

  • Bioindication
  • Bioremediation
  • Contaminant biodegradation
  • Genomics
  • Metabolic pathways

Main kinds of contaminant(s) of interest:

  • Chlorinated solvents
  • Pharmaceutical micropollutants

Main kinds of microorganisms of interest: Bacteria

Main kinds of ecosystems of interest:

  • Aquatic
  • terrestrial
  • airborne

Do you give courses on Microbial Ecotoxicology ?: YES

If yes, please tell us more about the courses (University, course level,website,etc): Master level applied environmental microbiology courses

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