EcotoxicoMic Newsletter #10 (April 2020)

The 10th EcotoxicoMic Newsletter is available.

EcotoxicoMic NewsLetter 10 – April 2020

It includes, among others, informations about the 2nd EcotoxicoMic International Conference.

The abstract submission deadline and the deadline to apply to the free registration grant have been extended to April 26th. Please note this is the Final Extended Deadline. Submitting an abstract does not entail any obligation to register for the conference. Please don’t hesitate to send your abstract even if you are not sure to participate

Please respect the barrier gestures to stop the viral pandemic and take care of your health.

EcotoxicoMic Newsletter April 2020



First Name: Jean-François

Name: Ghiglione

Position: Research director


Institute / University / Company: CNRS

Research Unit: Laboratoire d’Océanographie Microbienne UMR 7621

Address (city, state): 1 Aveneue Fabre – 66650 Banyuls sur mer

Country: France

Please give 5 key-words showing your research / interest in Microbial Ecotoxicolgy: -plastic pollution
-marine bacteria

Main kinds of contaminant(s) of interest: plastics: polymers and additives

Main kinds of microorganisms of interest: bacteria

Main kinds of ecosystems of interest: marine

Do you give courses on Microbial Ecotoxicology ?: NO

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

-Jacquin J, Cheng J, Odobel C, Pandin C, Conan P, Pujo-Pay M, Barbe V, Meistertzheim AL, Ghiglione JF. Microbial ecotoxicology of marine plastic debris: a review on colonization and biodegradation by the ‘plastisphere’ Frontiers in microbiology (IF 4.52) 10:865.
-Lambert S, Tragin M, Lozano JC, Ghiglione JF, Vaulot D, Bouget FY, Galand P. (2019) Rhythmicity of coastal marine picoeukaryotes, bacteria and archaea despite irregular environmental perturbations.ISME Journal (IF 9.52) 13(2):388-401.
-Planes S, Allemand D, Agostini S, Banaigs B, Boissin E, Boss E, Bourdin G, Bowler C, Douville E, Forcioli D, Furla P, Galand P, Ghiglione JF et al. (2019). The Tara Pacific expedition: a pan-ecosystemic approach of the “-omics” complexity of coral reef holobionts across the Pacific Ocean. Plos Biology (IF 8.38), 17(9):e3000483.
-Dussud C, Meistertzheim AL, Conan P, Pujo-Pay M, George M, Fabre P, Coudane J, Higgs P, Elineau A, Pedrotti ML, Gorsky G, Ghiglione JF (2018) Evidence of niche partitioning among bacteria living on plastics, organic particles and surrounding seawaters. Environmental Pollution (IF 5.09) 236: 807-816.
-Chapron L, Peru E, Engler A, Ghiglione JF, Meistertzheim AL, Pruski AM, Purser A, Vétion G, Galand PE, Lartaud F (2018) Macro-and microplastics affect cold-water corals growth, feeding and behaviour. Scientific reports (IF 4.61) 8:15299.