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Katsanou ES, Batakis P, Spyropoulou A, Schreiber E, Bovee T, Torrente M, Gómez MM, Kumar V, Domingo JL, Machera K. Maternal exposure to mixtures of dienestrol, linuron and flutamide Part II: Endocrine-related gene expression assessment on male offspring rat testes. Food Chem Toxicol. 2020 Jul 29:111603.
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TecnATox is hiring students to join a PhD program. If you are interested in becoming a PhD, do not miss this opportunity and contact Dr. Margarita Torrente (margarita.torrente@urv.cat) and Dr. Montse Marquès (montserrat.marques@urv.cat).
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Lloret J, Abós-Herràndiz R, Alemany S, Allué R, Bartra J, Basasgaña M, Berdalet E, Campàs M, Carreño A, Demestre M, Diogène J, Forntdecaba E, Gascon M, Gómez S, Izquierdo A, Mas L, Marquès M, Pedro-Botet J, Pery M, Peters, F, Pintó X, Planas M, Sabatés A, San J, Sanchez-Vidal A, Trepat M, Vendrell C, Fleming LE. The Roses Ocean and Human Health Chair: A new way to engage the public in oceans and human health challenges. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2020, 17, 5078; doi:10.3390/ijerph17145078
Minnens F, Marques A, Domingo JL, Verbeke W. Consumers' acceptance of an online tool with personalized health risk-benefit communication about seafood consumption. Food Chem Toxicol. 2020 Jul 14:111573
EASIMS is a strategic partnership for the creation of an online course in integrated management systems in furniture companies.
The 3rd EASIMS Newsletter is already available. You can read it by clicking on this news
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The Neurotoxicology, Psychopharmacology and Behavioral Science area of TecnATox are participating in a pioneering study that analyzes the behavioral and molecular effects of exposure to chlorpyrifos, which could be related to hyperactivity, autism and addictions.

We invite you to read the full press release.

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Domingo JL, Marquès M, Rovira J. Influence of airborne transmission of SARS-CoV-2 on COVID-19 pandemic. A review. Environ. Res. 2020, 109861

Dr. Joaquim Rovira and Dr. Montse Marquès, post-docs of the Environmental Risks and Food Toxicology area, have recently joined two relevant scientific journals.

Dr. Joaquim Rovira is member of the Editorial Board of the open-access journal Energies.

Dr. Montse Marquès is Associate Editor of Environmental Advances, a new journal of Elsevier.

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Deepika Deepika, Sharma RP, Schuhmacher M, Kumar V. An integrative translational framework for chemical induced neurotoxicity – a systematic review. Crit. Rev. Toxicol. 2020 DOI: 10.1080/10408444.2020.1763253
Oliveira MM, Trevilato TMB, Segura-Muñoz SI, Aragon DC, Alves LG, Nadal M, Marquès M, Domingo JL, Sierra J, Camelo JSC. Essential and toxic elements in human milk concentrate with human milk lyophilizate: A preclinical study. Environ. Res. 2020, 109733. DOI: 10.1016/j.envres.2020.109733
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Nieves González, successfully defended her doctoral thesis on 12th June 2020. She obtained the maximum qualification Excellent Cum Laude.

Title: "Exposure assessment to bisphenols: combining biomonitoring and duplicate diet studies".

Supervisors: Dr. Montse Marquès, Dr. Martí Nadal, Prof. Josep Lluis Domingo.

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The Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation has just published the Provisional Resolution Proposal of the 2019 call for "R + D + i Projects", within the framework of the Programs States of Knowledge Generation and Scientific and Technological Strengthening of the R + D + i System and R + D + i Oriented to the Challenges of Society, of the State Plan for Scientific and Technical Research and Innovation 2017-2020.

The following proposals presented by TecnATox have been proposed for funding:

"Dementia and composition of the microbiota: The microbiota in demencies. Is it possible to revert the sympotoms of dementia by reverting the composition of the microbiota?" PI: Dr. Margarita Torrente.

"Early exposure to chemical substances through textile materials: health risk assessment" PI: Dr. Martí Nadal.

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