MEHBOOB Farrakh (Pakistan Agricultural Research Council, Islamabad, PAKISTAN)

First Name: Farrakh

Name: Mehboob

Position: Principal Scientific Officer

Email:farrakhmehboob@hotmail.com

Institute / University / Company: Pakistan Agricultural Research Council

Research Unit: Ecotoxicology Research Program

Address (city, state): Ecotoxicology Research Program, IPEP, National Agriculture Research Centre, park road, Islamabad

Country: Pakistan

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

  • pollutants
  • pesticides
  • solvent
  • degradation
  • bacteria

Main kinds of contaminant(s) of interest:

  • pesticides
  • organic solvents
  • alkanes
  • aromatics

Main kinds of microorganisms of interest: bacteria

Main kinds of ecosystems of interest: soil & sediments

Do you give courses on Microbial Ecotoxicology ?: YES

If yes, please tell us more about the courses (University, course level,website,etc): i teach a subject of ecotoxicology where i just give a touch about microbial ecotoxicology

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

VERMEIRE Marie-Liesse (CIRAD, Montpellier, FRANCE)

First Name: Marie-Liesse

Name: Vermeire

Position: Researcher

Email:marie-liesse.vermeire@cirad.fr

Institute / University / Company: CIRAD

Research Unit: Recyclage et Risques

Address (city, state): Campus Lavalette, 34398 MONTPELLIER

Country: France

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

  • Soil organic matter
  • Recycling
  • Organic waste

Main kinds of contaminant(s) of interest:

  • Antibiotics,
  • Meavy metals

Main kinds of microorganisms of interest: Bacteria and fungi

Main kinds of ecosystems of interest: Agricultural lands

Do you give courses on Microbial Ecotoxicology ?: NO

Most relevant articles in the field of Microbial Ecotoxicology (max.5): None

BRAYLE Paul (Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse, FRANCE)

First Name: Paul

Name: Braylé

Position: PhD student

Email : paul.brayle@gmail.com

Institute / University / Company: Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse

Research Unit: CNRS UMR5245: Laboratoire d’écologie fonctionnelle et environnement

Address (city, state): Avenue de l’Agrobiopole, Auzeville-Tolosane, 31326 Castanet-Tolosan

Country: France

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

  • Biofilm
  • Physiological reponses
  • Diversity

Main kinds of contaminant(s) of interest:

  • Nanoparticles (graphene based)

Main kinds of microorganisms of interest:

  • Diatoms
  • Bacteria

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):

  • Evariste, L., Braylé, P., Mouchet, F., Silvestre, J., Gauthier, L., Flahaut, E., Pinelli, E., Barret, M., 2021. Graphene-based nanomaterials modulate internal biofilm interactions and microbial diversity. Front. Microbiol. 12. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2021.623853



FEDER Frédéric (CIRAD, Montpellier, FRANCE)

First Name: Frédéric

Name: FEDER

Position: head of research unit

Email:frederic.feder@cirad.fr

Institute / University / Company: CIRAD

Research Unit: recycling and risk

Address (city, state): avenue Agropolis, TA B-78/01 34 398 Montpellier CEDEX 5

Country: FRANCE

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

  • long term impact
  • recycling of organic wastes
  • tropical context

Main kinds of contaminant(s) of interest:

  • trace metal elements
  • pharmaceuticals and personal care products

Main kinds of microorganisms of interest: all

Main kinds of ecosystems of interest: tropical ecosystems

Do you give courses on Microbial Ecotoxicology ?: NO

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

M Bourdat-Deschamps, S Ferhi, N Bernet, F Feder, O Crouzet, … (2017) Fate and impacts of pharmaceuticals and personal care products after repeated applications of organic waste products in long-term field experiments. The Science of the total environment 607, 271-280

DE CLERCK Caroline (Université de Liège, BELGIUM)

First Name: Caroline

Name: De Clerck

Position: Assistant Professor

Email: caroline.declerck@uliege.be

Institute / University / Company: Université de Liège- Gembloux Agro-Bio Tech

Research Unit: AgricultureIsLife

Address (city, state): Passage des Déportés 2, 5030 Gembloux

Country: Belgium

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

  • Metagenomics
  • Microbial ecology
  • Long term experiments
  • Ecosystem services
  • pesticide degradation

Main kinds of contaminant(s) of interest:

  • pesticides

Main kinds of microorganisms of interest:

  • Bacteria
  • Fungi

Main kinds of ecosystems of interest:

  • Soil
  • Agroecosystems

Do you give courses on Microbial Ecotoxicology ?: NO

Most relevant articles in the field of Microbial Ecotoxicology (max.5): Not in the field of microbial ecotoxicology for the moment

WITTICH Regina-Michaela (CSIC, Granada, SPAIN)

First Name: Regina-Michaela

Name: Wittich

Position: Research Professor

Email: r.wittich@csic.es

Institute / University / Company: Estación Experimental del Zaidín – CSIC

Research Unit: Department of Environmental Protection

Address (city, state): Granada

Country: Spain

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

  • Microbial Ecotoxicity
  • Biodegradation of Toxic Pollutants
  • Environmental Biotechnology
  • Catabolic Pathways
  • Bioremediation

Main kinds of contaminant(s) of interest:

  • Pesticides
  • PCBs
  • dioxins
  • explosives (TNT)

Main kinds of microorganisms of interest:

  • Sphingomonads
  • biodegrading MOs in general

Main kinds of ecosystems of interest:

  • Sediments
  • Soil

Do you give courses on Microbial Ecotoxicology ?: NO

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

BARROS Juliana (University of Coimbra, PORTUGAL)

First Name: Juliana

Name: Barros

Position: PhD student researcher

Email : julibatistabarros@gmail.com

Institute / University / Company: University of Coimbra

Research Unit: MARE – Life Sciences Department

Address (city, state): Rua Gen. Humberto Delgado, 402 – 2E

Country: Portugal

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

  • freshwaters
  • aquatic hyphomycetes
  • ecosystem processes
  • litter decomposition
  • plastisphere.

Main kinds of contaminant(s) of interest:

  • microplastics
  • nanoplastics
  • metals
  • plastic additives.

Main kinds of microorganisms of interest:

  • aquatic hyphomycetes
  • bacteria
  • zooplancton.

Main kinds of ecosystems of interest:

  • Freshwaters
  • rivers and small streams.

Do you give courses on Microbial Ecotoxicology ?: NO

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

CELIN ACHARYA Celin (Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai, INDIA)

First Name: Celin

Name: CELIN ACHARYA

Position: Scientist

Email: celinacharya@gmail.com

Institute / University / Company: Bhabha Atomic Research Centre

Research Unit: Molecular Biology Division

Address (city, state): Mumbai, Maharashtra

Country: India

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

  • Toxicity
  • heavy metals
  • microbes
  • bioremediation
  • metallomics

Main kinds of contaminant(s) of interest:

  • uranium
  • heavy metals

Main kinds of microorganisms of interest:

  • bacteria
  • yeast

Main kinds of ecosystems of interest:

  • metal enriched areas
  • metal contaminated areas

Do you give courses on Microbial Ecotoxicology ?: NO

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

1. Nilesh Kolhe, Smita Zinjarde, Celin Acharya (2020) Impact of uranium exposure on marine yeast, Yarrowia lipolytica: insights into the yeast strategies to withstand uranium stress. Journal of Hazardous Materials. 381: 121226 I.F. 9.03

2. Devanshi Khare, Rakshak Kumar and Celin Acharya. Genomic and functional insights into the adaptation and survival of Chryseobacterium sp. strain PMSZPI in uranium enriched environment. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety (Elsevier), 2020,191: 110217.

3. Pallavi Chandwadkar, Hari Sharan Misra, Celin Acharya. (2018). Uranium biomineralization induced by a metal tolerant Serratia strain under acid, alkaline and irradiated conditions. Metallomics, 10, 1078-1088. I.F. 4.1

4. Divya T.V., Pallavi Chandwadkar, Celin Acharya (2018) NmtA, a novel metallothionein of Anabaena sp. strain PCC 7120 imparts protection against cadmium stress but not oxidative stress. Aquatic Toxicology, 199,152-161.

5. Celin Acharya, Pallavi Chandwadkar, Chandrani Nayak (2017) Unusual versatility revealed by a filamentous, diazotrophic cyanobacterium, Anabaena torulosa for its survival under prolonged uranium exposure, Applied and Environmental Microbiology (ASM), 83 (9), e03356-16.

OKAFOR Chidinma (Africa Centre of Excellence, University of Portharcourt, NIGERIA)

First Name: Chidinma

Name: Okafor

Position: PhD Student

Email:chidinmaokafor283@yahoo.com

Institute / University / Company: Africa Centre of Excellence, Centre for oilfield chemicals research ACECEFOR, University of Portharcourt

Research Unit: Environmental Microbiology

Address (city, state): ACECEFOR building, University of Portharcourt, Choba, Rivers State

Country: Nigeria

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

  • Biomarkers
  • Bioremediation
  • Lethal doses
  • Bioavailability
  • Bioaccumulation

Main kinds of contaminant(s) of interest:

  • Crude oil and components
  • Oilfield chemicals
  • Pesticides
  • Heavy metals

Main kinds of microorganisms of interest:

  • Bacteria
  • Fungi

Main kinds of ecosystems of interest:

  • Soil
  • Muddy Flats
  • Swamps
  • Water bodies

Do you give courses on Microbial Ecotoxicology ? NO

Most relevant articles in the field of Microbial Ecotoxicology (max.5): None for now

DIAZ VANEGAS Camila (Hydroscience Montpellier, FRANCE)

First Name: Camila

Name: Diaz vanegas

Position: researcher PhD student

Email: camila.diaz@ird.fr

Institute / University / Company: Hydroscience Montpellier, Montpellier

Research Unit: Mining Pollution, Environment and Health

Address (city, state): 300 Avenue du Professeur Emile Jeanbrau, 34090 Montpellier

Country: France

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

  • Bioremediation
  • Microbial ecology
  • Biogeochemistry
  • Xenobiotics
  • Bioavailability

Main kinds of contaminant(s) of interest:

  • Acid Mine Drainage (Metals and Metalloids)

Main kinds of microorganisms of interest:

  • Bacteria (particularly bacteria resisting high levels of metals and acidophilic)

Main kinds of ecosystems of interest:

  • Mining Environment
  • Aquatic ecosystems

Do you give courses on Microbial Ecotoxicology ?: NO

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

I have not published yet but, I will publish soon related to my current research of arsenic and iron bioremediation.