LAVERGNE Céline (Centro de Estudios Avanzados, Playa Ancha University, CHILE)

  • First Name: Céline
  • Name: Lavergne
  • Postion: Associate researcher
  • Email address:
  • Institute / University / Company: Centro de Estudios Avanzados, Universidad de Playa Ancha
  • Research Unit: HUB AMBIENTAL UPLA
  • Address (city, state): Valparaíso, Chile
  • Please give 5 key-words showing your research / interest in Microbial Ecotoxicology:
    • Mercury methylation/demethylation pathways
    • Microbial diversity
    • Impact of mining activity
    • Aquatic systems
    • Bioremediation
  • Main kinds of contaminant(s) of interest:
    • Mercury
    • Methylmercury
  • Main kinds of microorganisms of interest:
    • Methanogenic archaea
    • Sulfate-reducing bacteria
    • Anoxic microorganisms
    • Whole microbial community
  • Main kinds of ecosystems of interest:
    • Aquatic systems including Rivers, Lakes, Aquifers from temperate and Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic zone
  • Do you give courses on Microbial Ecotoxicology ? No
  • Website URL:
  • Most relevant articles in the field of Microbial Ecotoxicology (max.5): Not Yet // In charge of research project: MiMeT – A multiscale approach reveals the role of microbial- driven mercury transformations: from the glacier to the sea

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