June 2017


Experimental Toxicology
Human health risk assessment
Food Toxicology
Environmental Health

14th doctoral day

The doctoral programme in Nanosciences, Materials and Chemical Engineering organises a day in which doctoral students have the opportunity to discuss their work and have it evaluated by a prestigious panel of experts during a poster exhibition session. The TecnATox member María Ángeles Martínez won the second award of the 1st year PhD students.

Posted on 24-05-2017

A new scientific article is published by TecnATox

Garcia T, Schreiber E, Kumar V, Prasad R, Sirvent JJ, Domingo JL, Gómez M. Effects on the reproductive system of young male rats of subcutaneous exposure to n-butylparaben. Food Chem Toxicol. 2017 May 16. pii: S0278-6915(17)30259-4. doi: 10.1016/j.fct.2017.05.031

Posted on 24-05-2017

SETAC Europe 27th Annual Meeting

Dr. Gemma Giménez attended to SETAC Europe 27th Annual Meeting celebrated in Brussels, Belgium, 7th-11th May 2017.

She participated as a chair of the session: "Fate, risk assessment and management of natural toxins: state-of-the-art, challenges and future prospectives", together with Dr. Karina Knudsmark Sjoholm and Prof. Hans Hans Christian B. Hansen as co-chairs.

The following poster was presented in the framework of the same session:

Giménez-Papiol, G and Schuhmacher, M. Uncertainity sources for a reliable quantification of Alexandrium species by molecular techniques.

Posted on 15-05-2017

Montse Marquès successfully defended her PhD thesis

Montse Marquès obtained the PhD degree with the highest qualification Excellent Cum Laude. The thesis entitled: "Climate change impact on the photodegradation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in soils" was supervised by Prof. Josep Lluís Domingo, Dr. Montse Mari and Dr. Martí Nadal.

Posted on 08-05-2017

Award from the Catalan Health Department

Joaquim Rovira, a postdoctoral reseacher from TecnATox, has been awarded with a grant from "Pla Estratègic de Recerca i Innovació en salut (PERIS 2016-2020)" (Strategic Plan for Research and Innovation in Health (PERIS 2016-2020)). This call is promoted by the Government of Catalonia, through the Health Department, in order to generate knowledge with impact on the health of population during the next four years.

Posted on 28-04-2017

Recognition to TecnATox in Seseña

Marta Schuhmacher attended to the event organized by Seseña city council to recognize the collaboration of people, companies and institutions during the tire fire of June 2016.

Posted on 15-05-2017

A new article of TecnATox has been included in Pubmed

Domingo JL, Nadal M. Carcinogenicity of consumption of red meat and processed meat: A review of scientific news since the IARC decision. Food Chem Toxicol. 2017 Apr 24;105:256-261. doi: 10.1016/j.fct.2017.04.028. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

Posted on 08-05-2017

Doctoral thesis defense

Montse Marquès will defend her doctoral thesis entitled "Climate change impact on the photodegradation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in soils" next Thursday, 4th May 2017, at 11.00h at the Sala de Graus of ETSEQ.

Posted on 27-04-2017