July 2014


Experimental Toxicology
Human health risk assessment
Food Toxicology
Environmental Health

EUROTOX Edinburgh 2014

TecnATox members will take part in the EUROTOX 2014, which will take place from 7-10 September 2014 in Edinburgh.



Poster Number: P-2.75

Abstract Title: Ecotoxicity of PAHs in Mediterranean soils: The role of photodegradation under different climate change scenarios

Presenting Author: José L. Domingo

Poster Session: Poster Session 2

Poster Number: P-2.74

Abstract Title: Risk assessment of indoor exposure to formaldehyde: A potential threat

Presenting Author: José L. Domingo

Poster Session: Poster Session 2

Posted on 29-07-2014

A new paper of TecnATox has been included in PubMed

Alves RI, Sampaio CF, Nadal M, Schuhmacher M, Domingo JL, Segura-Muñoz SI. Metal concentrations in surface water and sediments from Pardo River, Brazil: Human health risks. . Environ Res. 2014 Jun 17;133C:149-155. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2014.05.012. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24949813 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]. Link

Posted on 25-06-2014

Montse Marquès has been awarded with a grant of the NILS Science and Sustainability Programme.

Montse Marquès, a predoctoral student member of TecnATox, has received an  ABEL Individual Mobility grant from NILS Science and Sustainability Programme. The goal is to develop the project entitled "Climate change  impact on the occurrence of PAH transformation products in Arctic soils"in collaboration with the University Centre of Svalbard (UNIS) and the Norwegian University of Life Science (NMBU/IKBM), under the supervision of Professor  Rolland Kallenborn, a reputed scientist in the areas of climate change and persistent organic pollutants (POPs).

Posted on 25-06-2014

A new paper of TecnATox has been included in PubMed

Paolo CD, Cabré M, Domingo JL, Gómez M. Melatonin does not modify the concentration of different metals in AβPP transgenic mice. Food Chem Toxicol. 2014 Jun 4. pii: S0278-6915(14)00259-2. doi: 10.1016/j.fct.2014.05.025. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:24907622 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]. Link

Posted on 09-06-2014

TecnATox new publication

TecnATox members have published a book entitled: The Life in the Francolí River, Humans and Aquatic Systems, which is coordinated and edited by CEN Association

Posted on 04-06-2014

Prof. José L. Domingo is recognized as a Highly Cited Researcher 2014

Prof. José L. Domingo, director of TecnATox, has been named as a “Highly Cited Researcher” in a new, updated list recently announced by Thomson Reuters.  This list includes some of the “world’s leading scientific minds” whose publications are among the most influential in their fields. This scientific recognition is reserved to those researchers with the greatest numbers of reports officially designated by Essential Science Indicators as Highly Cited Papers - ranking among the top 1% most cited for their subject field and year of publication. Prof. Domingo is one of the 114 researchers in the area of Agricultural Sciences. The complete list of “Highly Cited Researchers 2014”, available at, includes 3.200 scientists of 21 research fields. Link. Link

Posted on 20-06-2014

A new paper of TecnATox has been included in PubMed

Vilavert L,  Figueras MJ, Schuhmacher M,  Nadal M,  Domingo JL. Formaldehyde: A chemical of concern in the vicinity of MBT plants of municipal solid waste. Environ Res 2014 Jun 3;133C:27-35. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2014.04.041. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24906065 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]. Link

Posted on 09-06-2014

Sixth International MELODI Workshop

The Sixth International MELODI Workshop ( will be held from 7 to 9 October 2014 in Barcelona, Spain.

The underlying theme of the MELODI 2014 workshop is integrating observational and experimental ionsing radiation research.

The preliminary programme is now available on the web: Link

Posted on 15-05-2014