DURAN Robert (Pau University, France)

First Name: Robert

Name: Duran

Position: Professor

Email: robert.duran@univ-pau.fr

Institute / University / Company: Pau University

Research Unit: IPREM 5254

Address (city, state): Pau

Country: France

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

  • Microbial diversity
  • molecular diversity
  • microbial assemblage
  • metagenomic
  • oil spill

Main kinds of contaminant(s) of interest:

  • Crude oil
  • hydrocarbons
  • metals
  • arsenic

Main kinds of microorganisms of interest:

  • hydrocarbon degrading microorganisms
  • sulfate reducing microorganisms
  • Actinobacteria

Main kinds of ecosystems of interest:

  • Marine coastal sediments
  • Acidic mine drainage

Do you give courses on Microbial Ecotoxicology ?: YES

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

Pau University, Master 2

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

1. Terrisse F., Cravo-Laureau C., Noel C., Cagnon C., Dumbrell A., Mcgenity T.J., Duran R. (2017) Variation of oxygenation conditions on a hydrocarbonoclastic microbial community reveals Alcanivorax and Cycloclasticus ecotypes. Frontiers in Microbiology 8: 1549.
2. Duran R., Cravo-Laureau C. (2016) Role of environmental factors and microorganisms in determining the fate of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in the marine environment. FEMS Microbiology reviews 40: 814-830
3. Abella J., Fahy A., Duran R., Cagnon C. (2015) Integron diversity in bacterial communities of freshwater sediments at different contamination levels. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 91: fiv140.
4. Volant A., O. Bruneel, A. Desoeuvre, M. Hery, C. Casiot, N. Bru, S. Delpoux, F. Javerliat, R. Duran, P. Bertin, F. Elbaz-Poulichet, B. Lauga (2014) Diversity and spatio temporal dynamics of bacterial communities: physicochemical and other drivers along an acid mine drainage. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 90: 247-263.
5. Bertin P.N., A. Heinrich-Salmeron, E. Pelletier, F. Goulhen-Chollet, F. Arsène-Ploetze, S. Gallien, B. Lauga, C. Casiot, A. Calteau, D. Vallenet, V. Bonnefoy, O. Bruneel, B. Chane-Woon-Ming, J. Cleiss-Arnold, R. Duran, F. Elbaz-Poulichet, N. Fonknechten, L. Giloteaux, D. Halter, M. Marchal, D. Mornico, C. Schaeffer, A.A. Thil Smith, A. Van Dorsselaer, J. Weissenbach, C. Médigue, D. LePaslier (2011). Metabolic diversity between main microorganisms inside an arsenic-rich ecosystem revealed by meta- and proteo-genomics. ISME Journal 5: 1735–1747.

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