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Phytoplankton metabolomics to uncover cellular responses to Hg compounds (PhyMetaMer)

English title Phytoplankton metabolomics to uncover cellular responses to Hg compounds (PhyMetaMer)
Applicant Slaveykova-Startcheva Vera
Number 180186
Funding scheme Scientific Exchanges
Research institution Institut F.-A. Forel Université de Genève
Institution of higher education University of Geneva - GE
Main discipline Other disciplines of Environmental Sciences
Start/End 01.09.2018 - 31.01.2019
Approved amount 16'500.00
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Keywords (4)

mercury; phytoplankton; metabolomics; biomarkers

Responsible applicant and co-applicants

Publications

Publication
Metabolomic Responses of Green Alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii Exposed to Sublethal Concentrations of Inorganic and Methylmercury
Slaveykova Vera I., Majumdar Sanghamitra, Regier Nicole, Li Weiwei, Keller Arturo A. (2021), Metabolomic Responses of Green Alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii Exposed to Sublethal Concentrations of Inorganic and Methylmercury, in Environmental Science & Technology, 55(6), 3876-3887.
Metabolomics for early detection of stress in freshwater alga Poterioochromonas malhamensis exposed to silver nanoparticles
Liu Wei, Majumdar Sanghamitra, Li Weiwei, Keller Arturo A., Slaveykova Vera I. (2020), Metabolomics for early detection of stress in freshwater alga Poterioochromonas malhamensis exposed to silver nanoparticles, in Scientific Reports, 10(1), 20563-20563.
Natural Nanoparticles, Anthropogenic Nanoparticles, Where Is the Frontier?
Lespes Gaëtane, Faucher Stéphane, Slaveykova Vera I. (2020), Natural Nanoparticles, Anthropogenic Nanoparticles, Where Is the Frontier?, in Frontiers in Environmental Science, 8, 71.
When Environmental Chemistry Meets Ecotoxicology: Bioavailability of Inorganic Nanoparticles to Phytoplankton
Slaveykova Vera I., Li Mengting, Worms Isabelle A., Liu Wei (2020), When Environmental Chemistry Meets Ecotoxicology: Bioavailability of Inorganic Nanoparticles to Phytoplankton, in CHIMIA International Journal for Chemistry, 74(3), 115-121.
Biogeochemical Dynamics Research in the Anthropocene
Slaveykova Vera I. (2019), Biogeochemical Dynamics Research in the Anthropocene, in Frontiers in Environmental Science, 7, 90.

Collaboration

Group / person Country
Types of collaboration
Prof. Arturo Keller/Bren School / University of California, Santa Barbara United States of America (North America)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Publication
- Research Infrastructure
- Exchange of personnel

Scientific events

Active participation

Title Type of contribution Title of article or contribution Date Place Persons involved
Tenth Jubilee National Conference on Chemistry 2019 Talk given at a conference Metabolomics to uncover the contaminant-induced responses in aquatic microorganisms 26.09.2019 Sofia, Bulgaria Slaveykova-Startcheva Vera;
14th International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant (ICMGP 2019) Talk given at a conference Metabolomics uncovers phytoplankton responses to Hg compounds in aquatic environment 08.09.2019 Krakow, Poland Slaveykova-Startcheva Vera;
Earth Research Institute Biogeosciences Seminar Individual talk Mercury cycling and phytoplankton in aquatic environment 16.01.2019 University of California, Santa Barbara, United States of America Slaveykova-Startcheva Vera;
SETAC North America 39th Annual Meeting Talk given at a conference Mercury species bioavailability and effects on green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii 04.11.2018 Sacramento, United States of America Slaveykova-Startcheva Vera;
SETAC North America 39th Annual Meeting Talk given at a conference Understanding the role of DOM on mercury bioavailability – a prerequisite for the narrowing the gap in lab-to-field extrapolation 04.11.2018 Sacramento, United States of America Slaveykova-Startcheva Vera;
Lamborg's lab Seminar Individual talk Interactions of mercury compounds with aquatic primary producers: from gene to community 02.11.2018 University of California, Santa Cruz, United States of America Slaveykova-Startcheva Vera;
Keller’s lab Seminar Individual talk Mercury compounds bioavailability to phytoplankton: from genes to cells 19.10.2018 University of California, Santa Barbara, United States of America Slaveykova-Startcheva Vera;
Bren School for Environmental Science and Management Seminars Individual talk “Nanotechnology: Industrial revolution or “Pandora’s box” an ecotoxicology perspective“, 15.10.2018 University of California, Santa Barbara, United States of America Slaveykova-Startcheva Vera;
Research Day/Kellers Lab Individual talk When biogeochemistry meets ecotoxicology 18.09.2018 University of California, Santa Barbara, United States of America Slaveykova-Startcheva Vera;


Associated projects

Number Title Start Funding scheme
204174 Deciphering the role of freshwater phytoplankton in metallic nanoparticle transformations (DEEPEN) 01.05.2022 Project funding (Div. I-III)

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