5th International Caparica Conference on Pollutant Toxic Ions and Molecules 2023

06th – 09th November 2023 | Caparica | Portugal

Oral Speakers

Sihle Mngadi, PhD

Affiliation: Umgeni Water, Laboratory Services, Pietermaritzburg, (South Africa)

Title: Phytoremediation of trace metals from potentially contaminated soil and water samples collected in South Africa and their risk assessment to human health

Irina Moreira, PhD

Affiliation: CBQF – Centre for Biotechnology and Fine Chemistry – Universidade Católica Portuguesa, (Portugal)

Title: Bacterial strain Labrys portucalensis F11 degrades the neonicotinoid insecticide thiamethoxam and removes toxicity

Małgorzata Bielenia, PhD

Affiliation: University of Gdańsk, Sopot, (Poland)

Title: An analytical framework for the concept of green ports and GHG emission reduction cell through the QHM model

Tiina Leiviskä, PhD

Affiliation: University of Oulu, (Finland)

Title: Adsorption of antibiotics on magnetite-pine bark from municipal secondary effluent

Kvetoslava Burda, PhD

Affiliation: Krakow University, (Poland)

Title: Differences and similarities in the effects of superfine Ag, Au and TiO2 nanoparticles on red blood cells, in vitro studies.

Belen Callejo-Leblic, PhD

Affiliation: University of Huelva, (Spain)

Title: Analysis of metals in serum from lung cancer (LC) and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients by inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry. Possible associations between LC and COPD.

Gema Rodriguez-Moro, PhD

Affiliation: University of Huelva, (Spain)

Title: Diclofenac effects in Mus musculus mice based on a metabolomic study. Interaction with selenium and the impact on serum selenoproteome.

Haiyan Li, PhD

Affiliation: Kunming university of science and technology, (China)

Title: Seed endophyte enhance host hyperaccumulator’s cadmium uptake and accumulation by regulating its root exudates and rhizospheric environment.

Irena Jacukowicz-Sobala, PhD

Affiliation: Wrockaw University, (Poland)

Title: TiO2-based photocatalyst – the phenomenon of combined visible light photocatalytic activity and “dark catalysis”.

Praveen Kumar, PhD

Affiliation: University of Ljubljana, (Slovenia)

Title: Bismuth-doped Mo-Zn photocatalyst for the efficient degradation of emerging pollutants by supporting peroxymonosulfate oxidation.

Agnieszka Ciechanowska, PhD

Affiliation: Wrockaw University, (Poland)

Title: Environmental and technical aspects of using synthetic and natural hybrid materials containing mixtures of metal oxides for arsenic removal from water

Rosalia López Ruiz, PhD

Affiliation: University of Almeria, (Spain)

Title: A novel methodology to mitigate acrylamide in cookies using dietary fibres.

Jesus Marin-Saez, PhD

Affiliation: University of Almeria, (Spain)

Title: A complete toxicological study of tropane alkaloids: From food digestion to biological metabolization.

Sandra Gomez, PhD

Affiliation: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, (México)

Title: Plants as model for the evaluation of genotoxic damage caused by environmental pollutants.

Richard Webster, PhD

Affiliation: Nanyang Technological University, (Singapure)

Title: The use of tetrathiafulvalene as a preservation agent during microwave digestion of PM2.5 ambient air samples for ICP-MS analysis.

Yoshinari Suzuki, PhD

Affiliation: NIHS, (Japan)

Title: Presence of nano-sized mercury-containing particles in seafoods, and an estimate of dietary exposure.

Jason Cannon, PhD

Affiliation: Purdue University, (USA)

Title: Per- and polyfluorinated substances (PFAS) neurotoxicity and potential public health implications.

Jacob Windisch, PhD

Affiliation: University of Vienna, (Austria)

Title: Metals and metalloids in macrophytes of an acid mine drainage impacted river system in South Africa: aspects of bioindication and phytoremediation.

Peiying Hong, PhD

Affiliation: KAUST Univesity, (Saudi Arabia)

Title: Interaction between mutagenic factors and extracellular DNA: An examination of potential risks in water reuse settings.

Rajesh Ranjan, PhD

Affiliation: Central University of South Bihar, (India)

Title: Heavy metal distribution and associated ecological risk assessment of road-side dust at prominent bus stands in Gaya, Bihar (India).

Raúl Alexis Calderón Araya, PhD

Affiliation: Universidad Bernardo O Higgins, (Chile)

Title: Filed study on the uptake , accumulation and risk assessment of perchlorate in a soil-chard/spinach system: Impact of agronomic practices and fertilization.

Agata Zdarta, PhD

Affiliation: Poznan University of Technology, (Poland)

Title: Biopesticides – way to sustanaible agriculture?

David Buchwalker, PhD

Affiliation: NCSU, (USA)

Title: Effects of Polyethylene fluorescent fabrics powder on Arabidopsis thaliana growth

Wojciech Smulek, PhD

Affiliation: Poznan University of Technology, (Poland)

Title: The impact of natural insecticides used in organic farming on soil bacteria.

Linda Pastero, PhD

Affiliation: Università degli Studi di Torino, (Italy)

Title: Ca-oxalate as non-conventional carbon mineralization product via carbon dioxide / ascorbic acid reaction.

Piotr Oskar Czechowski, PhD

Affiliation: Gdynia Maritime University, (Poland)

Title: Identification of the impact of air pollution factors on RSV morbidity using non-linear statistical models DLNM and GRM in long period

Janneth Torres Agredo, PhD

Affiliation: Universidad Nacional de Colombia, (Colombia)

Title: Potential ecotoxicological impacts of coal bottom ash: preliminary study.

Juan Antonio Campos Gallego, PhD

Affiliation: UCLM, ETSIA Ciudad Real, (Spain)

Title: Colonization dynamics of metal-sulphide mine tailings.

Patricia Brunetti, PhD

Affiliation: Sapienza University of Rome, (Italy)

Title: Arsenic accumulation in Pteris vittata: Time course, distribution, and arsenic-related gene expression in fronds and whole plantlets.

Anne Wollenberg, PhD

Affiliation: Technische Universität Dresden, (Germany)

Title: Characterisation of highly soluble U(VI)-PBTC complexes.

Anne Heller, PhD

Affiliation: Technische Universität Dresden, (Germany)

Title: A Coordination Study of Eu–HEDP complexes in aqueous solution.

Nenad Zaric, PhD

Affiliation: University of Belgrade – Faculty of Biology, (Serbia)

Title: Determining rear earth elements in road dust from the vicinity of coal fired thermal power plants.

Davide Marzi, PhD

Affiliation: Department of Biology and Biotechnology “Charles Darwin”, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy (Italy)

Title: Effects of Polyethylene fluorescent fabrics powder on Arabidopsis thaliana growth.

Maria Luisa Antenozio, PhD

Affiliation: Institute of Molecular Biology and Pathology, National Research Council (IBPM-CNR), Rome, Italy (Italy)

Title: Investigating the optimal growth conditions of the fern Pteris vittata for efficient phytofiltration of arsenic from drinking water.

Kun Wang, PhD

Affiliation: Qingdao University of Technology (China)

Title: Temporal-spatial occurrence and distribution of multiple antibiotics in suspended particulate matters: A case study in the Lower reaches of Yellow River (Jinan Section).

Richard Webster, PhD

Affiliation: Nanyang Technological University (Singapure)

Title: Substantial Improvement in Mercury Quantification in Airborne Particulate Matter Samples using a Preservation Agent.

Haiyan Li, PhD

Affiliation: Kunming university of science and technology (China)

Title: Seed endophyte enhanced host plant Cd tolerance through remodeling the microbiome of root and rhizosphere soil.

Jeffrey Weidenhamer, PhD

Affiliation: Ashland University (USA)

Title: Cadmium in inexpensive jewelry: A dangerous and unnecessary health and environmental hazard.

Michal Pardo, PhD

Affiliation: Weizmann Institute of Science (Israel)

Title: The underlying cytotoxicity mechanisms of biomass burning aerosols on fatty liver disease.

Azile Nqombolo, PhD

Affiliation: University of Fort Hare (South Africa)

Title: PET-waste-derived MOF for the removal of Reactive Red 120 (RR-120) from wastewater.

Luthando Nyaba, PhD

Affiliation: University of Johannesburg (South Africa)


Vitor Cardoso, PhD

Affiliation: EPAL- Empresa Portuguesa das Águas Livres, S.A (Portugal)

Title: Assessment occurrence of emerging per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in the EPAL and AdVT water supply system to address the new EU regulation.

Cristina Almeida, PhD

Affiliation: Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Lisbon (Portugal)

Title: Characterization of microplastics in water for human consumption by Micro-FTIR: Lisbon case study.

Ofer Dahan, PhD

Affiliation: Ben Gurion University (Israel)

Title: Vadose zone monitoring as a key to water resources protection from pollution hazard.

Yoshinari Suzuki, PhD

Affiliation: National Institute of Health Sciences (Japan)

Title: Presence of nano-sized mercury-containing particles in seafoods, and an estimate of dietary exposure.

Patryk Oleszczuk, PhD

Affiliation: Maria Curie-Skłodowska University (Poland)

Title: Digestion of plastics using in vitro human gastrointestinal tract and their potential to adsorb emerging organic pollutants.

Noemi Aranda Merino, PhD

Affiliation: University of Sevila (Spain)

Title: Selective and simultaneous determination of parabens and their main hydroxy metabolites in maternal urine and amniotic fluid using Electromembrane Extraction (EME) followed by LC-ESI-QTOF-MS.