“Plastics in the Environment: Toxicity and Biological Removal”

25 February 2020

On Thursday, 5th March 2020, the Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Research (IDAEA-CSIC) organizes the Workshop “Plastics in the Environment: Toxicity and Biological Removal”.

Programme:

9:00 Inauguración Teresa Moreno, directora de l’Institut de Diagnosi Ambiental i Estudis de l’Aigua (IDAEA-CSIC)
9:15-10:00 Toxicidad de aditivos plásticos: medio ambiente y salud humana. Cinta Porte – Institut de Diagnosi Ambiental i Estudis de l’Aigua (IDAEA-CSIC)
10:00-10:45 Current structural approaches to plastic degradation. Maria Solà – Institut de Biologia Molecular de Barcelona (IBMB-CSIC)
10:45-11:30 The evolution of biological systems: from early vertebrate development to plastic biodegradation by the wax worm. Federica Bertocchini – Centro de Investigaciones Biológicas (CIB-CSIC)
11:30-12:00 Break. Coffee.
12:00-12:45 Biolog ical solutions for global challe nges: plastic biodegradation by biological systems. Federica Bertocchini – Centro de Investigaciones Biológicas (CIB-CSIC)
12:45-13:30 Environmental plastic pollution assessment: current shortcomings and trends. Marinel·la Farré – Institut de Diagnosi Ambiental i Estudis de l’Aigua (IDAEA-CSIC)
13:30-14:15 Interactions between anthropogenic dissolved organic carbon and marine microorganisms. Maria Vila – Institut de Diagnosi Ambiental i Estudis de l’Aigua (IDAEA-CSIC)
14:15 End

Workshop is open to anyone. Everybody is welcome!!

Title: Plastics in the Environment: Toxicity and Biological Removal
Date: 5th March 2020
Venue: CID – Sala d’Actes room. C. Jordi Girona 18-26, 08034 Barcelona

 

 Plastics in the environment programme

 

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