EcotoxicoMic Newsletter #12 (July 2020)

The 12th EcotoxicoMic Newsletter is available: EcotoxicoMic NewsLetter 12 – July 2020

It includes, among others, informations about the free e-book on Microbial Ecotoxicology edited by Frontiers in Microbiology and about the scientific program of the International Conference EcotoxicoMic2020 (6-9 October 2020, France).

Several prizes (total amount of 4500€) will be awarded to the best oral and poster presentations by young researchers (PhD Students and Post-Docs). To apply, don’t hesitate to send your poster abstract and register: It’s not too late!



Frontiers e-book on Microbial Ecotoxicology


A Frontiers e-book, comprising all the articles featured in the Research Topic “Microbial Ecotoxicology” hosted by Frontiers in Microbiology and Frontiers in Environmental Science, has been compiled and is now available online.

This e-book, which was co-edited by Stéphane Pesce, Fabrice Martin-Laurent, Ed Topp and Jean-François Ghiglione, brings together 42 articles co-authored by 281 investigators.

Download ebook pdf: ebook_MicrobialEcotoxicology_Frontiers



BHATT Pankaj (South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou, CHINA)


First Name: Pankaj

Name: Bhatt

Position: Senior Researcher


Institute / University / Company: South China Agricultural University Guangzhou China

Research Unit: Integrative Microbiology Research Center

Address (city, state): Guangdong, Guangzhou

Country: China

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

  • Bacterial metabolism
  • Microbial ecotoxicology
  • Bioremediation
  • Pesticide biodegradation
  • Quorum sensing

Main kinds of contaminant(s) of interest:

  • Pesticides

Main kinds of microorganisms of interest:

  • Bacillus
  • Pseudomonas
  • Sphingobium

Main kinds of ecosystems of interest:

  • Soil
  • Water

Do you give courses on Microbial Ecotoxicology ?: YES

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

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

Bhatt, P., Huang, Y., Rene, E.R., Kumar, A.J., Chen, S., 2020b. Mechanism of allethrinbiodegradation by a newly isolatedSphingomonas trueperistrain CW3 fromwastewater sludge. Bioresour. Technol. 305, 123074