CORCOLL Natàlia (University of Gothenburg, SWEDEN)

First Name: Natàlia

Name: Corcoll

Position: Assistant Professor


Institute / University / Company: University of Gothenburg

Research Unit: Biological and Environmental Sciences

Country: Sweden

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

  • Risk assessment
  • Biodiversity
  • Monitoring
  • Ecosystem services
  • Evolutionary toxicology

Main kinds of contaminant(s) of interest:

  • pesticides
  • pharmaceutical compounds
  • metals
  • surfactants

Main kinds of microorganisms of interest:

  • algae
  • bacteria
  • periphyton
  • biofilms

Main kinds of ecosystems of interest:

  • freshwater ecosystems (streams, rivers)
  • marine coastal areas

Do you give courses on Microbial Ecotoxicology ?: YES

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

Master in Ecotoxicology, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Ecotoxicology with emphasis in Physiology (BIO435) and Ecology(BIO430)


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

  • Corcoll N, Österlund T, Sinclair L, Eiler A, Kristiansson E, Backhaus T, Eriksson, KM. 2017. Comparison of four DNA extraction methods for comprehensive assessment of 16S rRNA bacterial diversity in marine biofilms using high-throughput sequencing. FEMS Microbiology Letters 364 (14).
  • Ponsatí L, Corcoll N, Petrovic M, Picó Y, Ginebreda A, Tornés E, Guasch H, Barceló D, Sabater S. Multiple‐stressor effects on river biofilms under different hydrological conditions. Freshwater Biology 61(12):2102-2115.
  • Corcoll N, Acuña V, Barceló D, Casellas M, Guasch H, Huerta B, Petrovic M, Ponsatí L, Rodríguez-Mozaz S, Sabater S. 2014. Pollution-induced community tolerance to non-steroidal anti-inflammatorydrugs (NSAIDs) in fluvial biofilm communities affected by WWTPeffluents. Chemosphere 112:185-193.
  • Corcoll N, Bonet B, Leira M, Morin S, Tlili A, Guasch H. 2012. The effect of metals on photosynthesis processes and diatoms metrics of biofilm from a metal contaminated river: a translocation experiment. Ecological Indicators 18: 620-631.
  • Corcoll N, Casellas M, Huerta B, Guasch H, Acuña V, Rodríguez-Mozaz S, Serra-Compte A, Barceló D, Sabater S. 2015. Effects of flow intermittency and pharmaceuticals exposure on the structure and metabolism of stream biofilms. Science of the Total Environment 503–504:159–170.

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