EcotoxicoMic Newsletter #16 (April 2021)

The 16th EcotoxicoMic Newsletter is available:

Among others, it contains information about the First international webinar of young microbial ecotoxicology researchers (EcotoxicoMicYR 2021), which will take place each Monday afternoon (Paris time zone), from November 22, 2021 to December 6, 2021.

BOURHANE Zeina (Université de Pau et des Pays de l’Adour, FRANCE)

First Name: Zeina

Name: Bourhane

Position: PhD student

Email: zeina.bourhane@univ-pau.fr

Institute / University / Company: Université de Pau et des Pays de l’Adour

Research Unit: IPREM- IBEAS

Address (city, state): Pau

Country: France

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

  • Environmental Pollution
  • Bioindicator
  • Metagenomics
  • Biomonitoring
  • Biodegradation

Main kinds of contaminant(s) of interest:

  • Hydrocarbons
  • Metals and metalloid
  • Petroleum
  • Pesticides
  • PAHs

Main kinds of microorganisms of interest:

  • Bacteria
  • Archaea

Main kinds of ecosystems of interest:

  • Slat lakes
  • Agricultural soils
  • Mining regions
  • Aquatic ecosystems
  • Coastal ecosystems

Do you give courses on Microbial Ecotoxicology ?: NO

Most relevant articles in the field of Microbial Ecotoxicology (max.5): Not yet

THOMPSON Katharine (University of Tübingen, GERMANY)

First Name: Katharine

Name: Thompson

Position: Post-doctoral fellow

Email: katharine-jean.thompson@uni-tuebingen.de

Institute / University / Company: University of Tübingen

Research Unit: Microbial Ecology

Address (city, state): Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg

Country: Germany

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

  • Herbicides/Pesticides
  • Metals
  • Microbial-networks
  • Bioremediation
  • Tolerance vs Degradation

Main kinds of contaminant(s) of interest:

  • Glyphosate
  • Atrazine
  • Nitrate
  • Arsenic

Main kinds of microorganisms of interest:

  • Any Bacteria or Archaea

Main kinds of ecosystems of interest:

  • Aquifer
  • Collection ponds
  • Agricultural soil
  • Mining regions

Do you give courses on Microbial Ecotoxicology ?: NO

Most relevant articles in the field of Microbial Ecotoxicology (max.5): Not yet

CERRO-GALVEZ Elena (LEITAT, Barcelona, SPAIN)

First Name: Elena

Name: Cerro-Gálvez

Position: Researcher

Email: ecerro@leitat.org

Institute / University / Company: LEITAT

Research Unit: Ecotoxicology and Biodegradation

Address (city, state): Calle Pallars, 179, 08005, Barcelona (Spain)

Country: Spain

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

  • metagenomics
  • bacteria
  • nanomaterials
  • plastic
  • marine

Main kinds of contaminant(s) of interest:

  • nanomaterials
  • plastic
  • POPs
  • emerging pollutants
  • metals
  • PFOS
  • PFOA

Main kinds of microorganisms of interest:

  • soil bacteria
  • marine bacteria
  • microalgae

Main kinds of ecosystems of interest:

  • aquatic
  • WWTP
  • marine
  • soil

Do you give courses on Microbial Ecotoxicology ?: NO

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

Cerro-Gálvez, E., Roscales, J. L., Jiménez, B., Sala, M. M., Dachs, J., & Vila-Costa, M. (2020). Microbial responses to perfluoroalkyl substances and perfluorooctanesulfonate (PFOS) desulfurization in the Antarctic marine environment. Water research, 171, 115434.

Cerro-Gálvez, Elena, M. Montserrat Sala, Cèlia Marrasé, Josep M. Gasol, Jordi Dachs, and Maria Vila-Costa. “Modulation of microbial growth and enzymatic activities in the marine environment due to exposure to organic contaminants of emerging concern and hydrocarbons.” Science of the Total Environment 678 (2019): 486-498.

Cerro-Gálvez, Elena, Jordi Dachs, Daniel Lundin, María-Carmen Fernández-Pinos, Marta Sebastián, and Maria Vila-Costa. “Responses of Coastal Marine Microbiomes Exposed to Anthropogenic Dissolved Organic Carbon.” Environmental Science & Technology (2021).

IMFELD Gwenaël (University of Strasbourg & CNRS, FRANCE)

First Name: Gwenaël

Name: Imfeld

Position: Research scientist CNRS (DR)

Email:imfeld@unistra.fr

Institute / University / Company: University of Strasbourg & CNRS

Research Unit: Earth & Environment Strasbourg (ITES, UMR 7063)

Address (city, state): 5, rue Descartes, Strasbourg

Country: France

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

  • Pollutant biogeochemistry
  • Microbial ecology
  • Biodegradation
  • Compound-specific isotope analysis
  • Soil-freshwater-aquifer continuum

Main kinds of contaminant(s) of interest:

  • Chlorinated solvents
  • Herbicides
  • Fungicides
  • Micropollutants

Main kinds of microorganisms of interest:

  • Bacteria

Main kinds of ecosystems of interest:

  • Soil
  • Water-sediment interface
  • Wetland
  • Aquifers

Do you give courses on Microbial Ecotoxicology ?: NO

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

TORABI Ehssan (University of Tehran, Karaj, IRAN)

First Name: Ehssan

Name: Torabi

Position: Assistant Professor -Researcher

Email:eh_torabi@ut.ac.ir

Institute / University / Company: Department of Plant Protection, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Tehran.

Research Unit: Pesticides in the Environement

Address (city, state): Karaj

Country: Iran

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

  • pesticide fate and biodegradation
  • ecotoxicology
  • isolation of degrading-strains
  • pesticides-microbe interactions
  • microbial community analysis

Main kinds of contaminant(s) of interest: Pesticides

Main kinds of microorganisms of interest: Bacteria

Main kinds of ecosystems of interest: Agriculture

Do you give courses on Microbial Ecotoxicology ?: YES

If yes, please tell us more about the courses (University, course level,website,etc): Ph.D. course in ecotoxicology of pesticides

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