CRAVO-LAUREAU Cristiana (Pau University, France)

First Name: Cristiana

Name: Cravo-Laureau

Position: associate professor


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

Research Unit: IPREM UMR CNRS 5254

Address (city, state): Bat IBEAS, BP 1155, 64013 Pau cedex

Country: France

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

  • Microbial ecology and ecotoxicology
  • Hydrocarbons biodegradation
  • Experimental ecology
  • Biogeochemical cycles
  • Microbiology of anaerobes

Main kinds of contaminant(s) of interest:

  • hydrocarbons/oil

Main kinds of microorganisms of interest:

  • Bacteria
  • Archaea
  • Fungi

Main kinds of ecosystems of interest:

  • marine ecosystems
  • coastal sediments
  • anoxic environments
  • anoxic/oxic oscillating environments

Do you give courses on Microbial Ecotoxicology ?: YES

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

  • CSV Master degree at Pau University, BME and CMCEI specialities
  • BME : Molecular Biology and Environmental Microbiology
  • CMCEI : Chemical and Microbiological Characterization for Environmental Issues

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

– Cravo-Laureau C, Cagnon C, Duran R, Lauga B (Eds.) Microbial Ecotoxicology, Springer, 2017. ISBN 978-3-319-61795-4
– Terrisse F, Cravo-Laureau C, Noel C, Cagnon C, Dumbrell A, McGenity TJ, Duran R. (2017) Variation of oxygenation conditions on a hydrocarbonoclastic microbial community reveals Alcanivorax and Cycloclasticus ecotypes. Frontiers in Microbiology 8: 1549. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.01549
– Duran R, Cravo-Laureau C (2016) Role of environmental factors and microorganisms in determining the fate of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in the marine environment. FEMS Microbiology Reviews 40: 814-830.
– Duran R, Cuny P, Bonin P, Cravo-Laureau C (2015) Microbial ecology of hydrocarbon-polluted coastal sediments. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 22: 15195-15199
– Cravo-Laureau C., Duran R. (2014) Marine coastal sediments microbial hydrocarbon degradation processes: contribution of experimental ecology in the omics’era. Frontiers in Microbiology 5:39. doi:10.3389/fmicb.2014.00039

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