BARRA CARACCIOLO Anna (Water Research Institute, Roma, ITALY)

First Name: Anna

Name: Barra Caracciolo

Position: Head of Research

Institute / University / Company: Water Research Institute

Research Unit: National Research Council

Address (city, state): Area della Ricerca RM1. Montelibretti (Roma)

Country: Italy

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



phyto-assisted bioremediation

microbial community structure


Main kinds of contaminant(s) of interest:





resistance genes

surfactant anionics

Main kinds of microorganisms of interest:



Main kinds of ecosystems of interest:

soil ecosystems

water and ground water ecosystems

Do you give courses on Microbial Ecotoxicology ?: YES

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

Bioremediation of contaminated water and soil at Sapienza University of Rome (Italy)

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

Barra Caracciolo A, Grenni P, Garbini GL, Rolando L, Campanale C, Aimola G, Fernandez-Lopez M, Fernandez-Gonzalez AJ, Villadas PJ, Ancona V, 2020. Characterization of the belowground microbial community in a poplar-assisted bioremediation strategy for restoring a multi-contaminated soil. Frontiers Microbial Ecology, 1: article 2073. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2020.02073

Barra Caracciolo A, Visca A, Massini G, Miritana Mazzurco V, Patrolecco L, Grenni P, 2020. Environmental Fate of Antibiotics and Resistance Genes in Livestock Waste and Digestate from Biogas Plants. Environmental Science Pollution Research and Management ESPRM-102. DOI: 10.37722/ESPRAM.20201

Patrolecco L, Pescatore T, Mariani L, Rolando L, Grenni P, Finizio A, Spataro F, Rauseo J, Ademollo N, Muzzini VG, Donati E, Lacchetti I, Padulosi S, Barra Caracciolo A, 2020. Environmental fate and effects of foaming agents containing sodium lauryl ether sulphate in soil debris from mechanized tunnelling, Water 12: 2074. doi:10.3390/w12082074

Pescatore T, Patrolecco L, Rolando L, Spataro F, Rauseo J, Grenni P, Ademollo N, Barra Caracciolo A, 2020. Co-presence of the anionic surfactant sodium lauryl ether sulphate and the pesticide chlorpyrifos and effects on a natural soil microbial community. Environmental Science and Pollution Research doi: 10.1007/s11356-020-08840-y

Mariani L, Grenni P, Barra Caracciolo A, Donati E, Rauseo J, Rolando L, Patrolecco L, 2020. Toxic response of the bacterium Vibrio fischeri to sodium laurylether sulphate residues in excavated soils. Ecotoxicology. doi: 10.1007/s10646-020-02202-7

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