SEENA Sahadevan (University of Coimbra, PORTUGAL)

First Name: Seena

Name: Seena Sahadevan

Position: Researcher

Email: seena.sahadevan@gmail.com

Institute / University / Company: University of Coimbra

Research Unit: MARE-MARINE AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES CENTRE

Address (city, state): 3004-517 Coimbra, Portugal

Country: Portugal

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

  • nanotoxicity
  • plastics
  • bacteria
  • fungi
  • ecosystem functioning

Main kinds of contaminant(s) of interest:

  • nanomaterials
  • plastics

Main kinds of microorganisms of interest:

  • plant litter decomposers
  • bacteria
  • fungi and invertebrates in freshwater

Main kinds of ecosystems of interest: Freshwater

Do you give courses on Microbial Ecotoxicology ?: NO

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

1. Jain, A., Kumar, S., Seena. S. 2019. Can low concentrations of metal oxide and Ag loaded metal oxide nanoparticles pose a risk to stream plant litter microbial decomposers? Science of The Total Environment 653:930-937.
2.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: 923-930.
3. 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.
4. Pradhan, A., Seena, S., Pascoal C., Cássio, F. 2012. Copper oxide nanoparticles can induce toxicity to the freshwater shredder Allogamus ligonifer. Chemosphere 89, 1142-1150.
5. Pradhan, A., Seena, S., Pascoal, C., Cássio, F. 2011. Can Metal Nanoparticles Be a Threat to Microbial Decomposers of Plant Litter in Streams? Microbial Ecology 62, 58-68.

HUSSAIN Sabir (Government College University, Faisalabad, PAKISTAN)

First Name: Sabir

Name: Hussain

Position: Assistant Professor

Email: sabirghani@gmail.com

Institute / University / Company: Government College University, Faisalabad, Pakistan

Research Unit: Environmental Microbiology and Biotechnology

Address (city, state): Faisalabad, Punjab

Country: Pakistan

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

  • Textile wastewaters
  • Bacteria
  • Biodecolorization
  • Azo-Dyes
  • Detoxification

Main kinds of contaminant(s) of interest: Synthetic organic azo-dyes

Main kinds of microorganisms of interest: Bacteria

Main kinds of ecosystems of interest: Aquatic

Do you give courses on Microbial Ecotoxicology ?: YES

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

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