Luciano PROCOPIO DA SILVA (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL)

First Name: Luciano

Name: Procópio da Silva

Position: Professor


Institute / University / Company: Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro

Research Unit: Microbiology Department

Address (city, state): Rio de Janeiro, RJ

Country: Brazil

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

  • Microbial ecology
  • Bioremediation
  • Biocorrosion
  • Polluted environment
  • Extreme environment

Main kinds of contaminant(s) of interest:

  • Petroleum

Main kinds of microorganisms of interest:

  • Total community
  • Biodegraders
  • Actinomycetes

Main kinds of ecosystems of interest:

  • Soil
  • Marine environment

Do you give courses on Microbial Ecotoxicology ?: YES

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

I am professor at Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Brazil, where I give courses about bioremediation of polluted environments

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

  • Procópio L. The oil spill and the use of chemical surfactant reduce microbial corrosion on API 5L steel buried in saline soil. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2021 Jun;28(21):26975-26989. doi: 10.1007/s11356-021-12544-2.
  • Procópio L. Changes in microbial community in the presence of oil and chemical dispersant and their effects on the corrosion of API 5L steel coupons in a marine-simulated microcosm. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2020 Jul;104(14):6397-6411. doi: 10.1007/s00253-020-10688-8.

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