TecnATox will assess if living near to the chemical complex of Tarragona is correleted with the incidence of certain diseases, such as allergies, respiratory problems, etc, through the identification of biomarkers. You can read the fill press release here.
The development of this project was already planned, but due the explosion of last Tuesday January 14, the self-funded study will start immediately.
Posted on 17-01-2020
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The Catalan Water Partnership, with the suport of Institut de Recerca de l'Aigua and ACCIÓ, have organized the first edition of the Water Talks, entitled "Els microplàstics: Problemàtica, projectes actuals, reptes i tendències en el futur", in english Microplastics: the problem, current research, challenges and future trends).
Prof. Marta Schuhmacher, director of TecnATox, participated in the round table where challenges and future trends of microplastics will be discussed.
The event took place last December 11 at "Sala Antiga de Graus" of the Faculty of Physics, Universitat de Barcelona (UB).
Posted on 17-12-2019
One more year, Dr. Noemí Serra and Dr. Roser Esplugas will participate in the divulgative talks of La Marató. La Marató is a solidarity event organized annually by the Public Catalan TV (TV3) and the "La Marató de TV3 Fundation". This year, all funds will go the research projects focused on minority diseases.
Posted on 12-12-2019
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Seven initiatives by researchers from the Universitat Rovira i Virgili received a grant of the Research to Bussiness program organized by the URV, through the Foundation's valorisation unit, to promote initiatives that favor the arrival to market of knowledge and technologies developed in the University.
IN-NOVAPlàstics, a proposal presented by Prof. Marta Schuhmacher aimed at integrating innovative techniques to assess the quantity of micro- and nanoplastics in environmental samples, is one out of the seven awarded projects.
Posted on 20-11-2019
Elga Schreiber, PhD candidate at TecnATox, successfully defended her doctoral thesis the last 15th November 2019, at 12.00h in Aula Magna, Faculty of Medicine and Health Science, Universitat Rovira i Virgili.
Title: "Efectes de l'exposició al n-butilparabèn en el sistema reproductor masculí i l'estrès oxidatiu en testicles de rates joves"
Supervisors: Dr. Mercedes Gómez, Dr Tània García and Dr. Margarita Torrente.
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