SEENA Sahadevan (University of Coimbra, PORTUGAL)

First Name: Seena

Name: Seena Sahadevan

Position: Researcher


Institute / University / Company: University of Coimbra


Address (city, state): 3004-517 Coimbra, Portugal

Country: Portugal

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

  • nanotoxicity
  • plastics
  • bacteria
  • fungi
  • ecosystem functioning

Main kinds of contaminant(s) of interest:

  • nanomaterials
  • plastics

Main kinds of microorganisms of interest:

  • plant litter decomposers
  • bacteria
  • fungi and invertebrates in freshwater

Main kinds of ecosystems of interest: Freshwater

Do you give courses on Microbial Ecotoxicology ?: NO

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

1. Jain, A., Kumar, S., Seena. S. 2019. Can low concentrations of metal oxide and Ag loaded metal oxide nanoparticles pose a risk to stream plant litter microbial decomposers? Science of The Total Environment 653:930-937.
2.Pradhan, A., Seena, S., Schlosser, D., Gerth, K., Helm, S., Dobritzsch, M., Krauss, G-J. Dobritzsch, D., Pascoal, C., Cássio, F. 2015. Fungi from metal-polluted streams may have high ability to cope with the oxidative stress induced by copper oxide nanoparticles. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 34: 923-930.
3. Pradhan, A., Seena, S., Dobritzsch, D., Helm, S., Gerth, K., Dobritzsch, M., Krauss, G-J. Schlosser, D., Pascoal, C., Cássio, F. 2014. Physiological responses to nanoCuO in fungi from non-polluted and metal-polluted streams. Science of the total environment 466-467, 556-563.
4. Pradhan, A., Seena, S., Pascoal C., Cássio, F. 2012. Copper oxide nanoparticles can induce toxicity to the freshwater shredder Allogamus ligonifer. Chemosphere 89, 1142-1150.
5. Pradhan, A., Seena, S., Pascoal, C., Cássio, F. 2011. Can Metal Nanoparticles Be a Threat to Microbial Decomposers of Plant Litter in Streams? Microbial Ecology 62, 58-68.

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