Conferences Participation

    A. Chandrasekar, T. Berendonk, I. Kampouris, D. Cacace, D. Kneis, M. Binder, R. Liedl, "Impact of certain water quality parameters on Enterococcus faecalis JH2-2 transport in sandy sediments", 11th Micropol & Ecohazard Conference 2019, 20-24 October 2019, Seoul, Korea (Poster presentation).
    I.D. Kampouris, D. Cacace, S. Kunze, T. U. Berendonk, "The dynamics of antibiotic resistance genes in topsoil and groundwater of an agricultural area frequently irrigated with wastewater", 5th International Symposium on the Environmental Dimension of Antibiotic Resistance (EDAR-5), 9–14 June 2019, Hong Kong (Oral Presentation).
    N. Alygizakis, J. Urík, P. Oswald, V. Beretsou, D. Fatta-Kassinos, N. Thomaidis, J. Slobodnik, B. Vrana, Application of passive sampling to evaluate the chemical pollution of treated wastewater intended for reuse, 17th International Conference on Chemistry and the Environment, Thessaloniki, 16-20 June 2019, Greece (Poster presentation).
    I. D. Kampouris, D. Cacace, S. Kunze, T. U. Berendonk, "Wastewater irrigation affects the prevalence of antibiotic resistance genes in topsoil and groundwater", 8th Congress of the Scientific Society MikroBioKosmos, Patra, Greece, 18-20 April, 2019. (Oral presentation).
    N. Alygizakis, J. Urík, V. G. Beretsou, P. Oswald, B. Vrana, N. S. Thomaidis, D. Fatta-Kassinos, J. Slobodnik, "Application of passive sampling to evaluate the chemical pollution of treated wastewater intended for reuse", Challenges and Solutions related to Xenobiotics and Antimicrobial Resistance in the Framework of Urban Wastewater Reuse: Towards a Blue Circle Society (XENOWAC II), Limassol, Cyprus, 10-12 October 2018. (Oral presentation).
    N. Alygizakis, H. Besselink, G. Paulus, P. Oswald, M. Oswaldova, N. S. Thomaidis, L. Hornstra, P. Behnisch, J. Slobodnik, “Characterisation of wastewater effluents in the Danube river basin with target and non-target chemical screening techniques, in vitro bioassays and antibiotic resistant genes analysis“, Challenges and Solutions related to Xenobiotics and Antimicrobial Resistance in the Framework of Urban Wastewater Reuse: Towards a Blue Circle Society (XENOWAC II), Limassol, Cyprus, 10-12 October 2018. (Oral presentation).
    V. G. Beretsou, I. Michael-Kordatou, H. Besselink, N. S. Thomaidis, D. Fatta-Kassinos, "Integrating chemical and effect-based analysis to assess ofloxacin and its transformation products during UV-C and UV-C/H2O2 oxidation", Challenges and Solutions related to Xenobiotics and Antimicrobial Resistance in the Framework of Urban Wastewater Reuse: Towards a Blue Circle Society (XENOWAC II), Limassol, Cyprus, 10-12 October 2018. (Oral presentation).
    F. Biancullo, N. F. F. Moreira, A. R. Ribeiro, S. Silva, O. Nunes, J. L. Faria, A. M.T. Silva, "Antibiotics and antibiotic-resistant bacteria removal in urban wastewater by heterogeneous photocatalysis using UVA-LEDS“, Challenges and Solutions related to Xenobiotics and Antimicrobial Resistance in the Framework of Urban Wastewater Reuse: Towards a Blue Circle Society (XENOWAC II), Limassol, Cyprus, 10-12 October 2018. (Oral presentation).
    I. Zammit, V. Vaiano, A. R. Ribeiro, A. M.T. Silva, C. Manaia, L. Rizzo, "Photocatalytic wastewater treatment by immobilised cerium doped zinc oxide: Degradation of antibiotics and inactivation of antibiotic-resistant bacteria“, Challenges and Solutions related to Xenobiotics and Antimicrobial Resistance in the Framework of Urban Wastewater Reuse: Towards a Blue Circle Society (XENOWAC II), Limassol, Cyprus, 10-12 October 2018. (Poster presentation).
    I.C. Iakovides, N.F.F. Moreira, T. Fernandes, A.R. Ribeiro, L. Ioannou-Ttofa, I. Michael-Kordatou, M.F.R. Pereira, C.M. Manaia, O.C. Nunes, A.M.T. Silva and D. Fatta-Kassinos, "Evaluation of the efficiency of the ozonation process in continuous mode for the removal of phytotoxicity, antibiotics and antibiotic resistance from urban wastewater", Challenges and Solutions related to Xenobiotics and Antimicrobial Resistance in the Framework of Urban Wastewater Reuse: Towards a Blue Circle Society (XENOWAC II), Limassol, Cyprus, 10-12 October 2018 (Oral presentation)..
    K. Slipko, D. Reif, N. Kreuzinger, "Evaluation of technical membrane filtration for the removal of antibiotic resistance genes in free extracellular DNA“, Challenges and Solutions related to Xenobiotics and Antimicrobial Resistance in the Framework of Urban Wastewater Reuse: Towards a Blue Circle Society (XENOWAC II), Limassol, Cyprus, 10-12 October 2018. (Oral presentation).
    E. Radu, M. Woegerbauer, R. A. Gottsberger, E. Saracevic, N. Kreuzinger, "Antibiotic resistance profile of environmental bacteria in an agricultural area infiltrated with treated wastewater from a small-scale rural wastewater treatment plant: A seasonal study“, Challenges and Solutions related to Xenobiotics and Antimicrobial Resistance in the Framework of Urban Wastewater Reuse: Towards a Blue Circle Society (XENOWAC II), Limassol, Cyprus, 10-12 October 2018. (Oral presentation).
    D. Tadic, N. Alygizakis, M. Gramblicka, R. Mistrik, B. Piña, J. Bayona, "Identification and structural elucidation of antibiotic’s metabolites in lettuce“, Challenges and Solutions related to Xenobiotics and Antimicrobial Resistance in the Framework of Urban Wastewater Reuse: Towards a Blue Circle Society (XENOWAC II), Limassol, Cyprus, 10-12 October 2018. (Oral presentation).
    D. Tadic, V. Matamoros, B. Pina, Josep Bayona, "Occurrence and bioaccumulation of antibiotics in vegetables – field study“, Challenges and Solutions related to Xenobiotics and Antimicrobial Resistance in the Framework of Urban Wastewater Reuse: Towards a Blue Circle Society (XENOWAC II), Limassol, Cyprus, 10-12 October 2018. (Poster presentation).
    N. Scaccia, I. Vaz-Moreira, C. M. Manaia, "Can wastewater antibiotic-resistant bacteria survive a healthy human gut microbiome?", Julius Kühn-Institut Mini-Symposium), Braunschweig, Germany, 20 August 2018. (Poster presentation).
    N. Scaccia, I. Vaz-moreira, C. Manaia, "Plant-associated bacteria as potential carriers of antibiotic resistance from the environment to humans“, Challenges and Solutions related to Xenobiotics and Antimicrobial Resistance in the Framework of Urban Wastewater Reuse: Towards a Blue Circle Society (XENOWAC II), Limassol, Cyprus, 10-12 October 2018. (Poster presentation).
    F. Cerqueira, V. Matamoros, J. Bayona, G. Elsinga, L. Hornstra, B. Piña, "Antibiotic Resistance Genes distribution and microbiomes along the soil-plant continuum in Vicia faba fields in Catalonia", Challenges and Solutions related to Xenobiotics and Antimicrobial Resistance in the Framework of Urban Wastewater Reuse: Towards a Blue Circle Society (XENOWAC II), Limassol, Cyprus, 10-12 October 2018. (Oral presentation).
    F. Cerqueira, V. Matamoros, J. Bayona, B. Piña, "Antibiotic Resistance Genes distribution in microbiomes from Lycopersicon esculentum fields in Catalonia", Challenges and Solutions related to Xenobiotics and Antimicrobial Resistance in the Framework of Urban Wastewater Reuse: Towards a Blue Circle Society (XENOWAC II), Limassol, Cyprus, 10-12 October 2018. (Poster presentation).
    G. Paulus, L. Hornstra, G. Medema, "Environmental ARG pollution monitoring across the Rhine River – A tempo-spatial study“, Challenges and Solutions related to Xenobiotics and Antimicrobial Resistance in the Framework of Urban Wastewater Reuse: Towards a Blue Circle Society (XENOWAC II), Limassol, Cyprus, 10-12 October 2018. (Oral presentation).
    A. Chandrasekar, D. Kneis, M. Binder, S. Krenek, R. Liedl, "A combined modelling and experimental approach to study relevant bacterial subsurface processes“, Challenges and Solutions related to Xenobiotics and Antimicrobial Resistance in the Framework of Urban Wastewater Reuse: Towards a Blue Circle Society (XENOWAC II), Limassol, Cyprus, 10-12 October 2018. (Oral presentation).
    I. Kampouris, S. Heß, D. Cacace, S. Kunze, T. Berendonk, "The effect of the wastewater irrigation on the dissemination of antibiotic resistance genes in subsoil passages", Challenges and Solutions related to Xenobiotics and Antimicrobial Resistance in the Framework of Urban Wastewater Reuse: Towards a Blue Circle Society (XENOWAC II), Limassol, Cyprus, 10-12 October 2018. (Oral presentation).
    R. Marano, E. Jurkevitch, E. Cytryn, "Plasmid- and Integron-associated antibiotic resistance genes in a wastewater-soil-crop continuum", Challenges and Solutions related to Xenobiotics and Antimicrobial Resistance in the Framework of Urban Wastewater Reuse: Towards a Blue Circle Society (XENOWAC II), Limassol, Cyprus, 10-12 October 2018. (Poster presentation).
    G. Fortunato, I. Vaz-moreira, C. Becerra-castro, O. Nunes, C. Manaia, "High limits of quantification of antibiotic resistance genes may mask the impacts of water reuse in soils“, Challenges and Solutions related to Xenobiotics and Antimicrobial Resistance in the Framework of Urban Wastewater Reuse: Towards a Blue Circle Society (XENOWAC II), Limassol, Cyprus, 10-12 October 2018. (Poster presentation).
    N. Alygizakis, P. Oswald, P. von der Ohe, N.S. Thomaidis, J. Slobodnik, "A novel methodology for chemical characterization of European wastewater effluents by LC-HRMS ", 11th Aegean Analytical Chemistry Days (AACD 2018), Chania, Greece, September 25-29, 2018. (Oral presentation).
    G.K. Paulus, N. Alygizakis, L. Hornstra, G. Medema, “The Effects of on-site Hospital WW Treatment on ARG Prevalence”, Halting Antimicrobial Resistance Dissemination in Aquatic Environments (HEARD2018), Switzerland, September 16-19, 2018. (Oral presentation) . Award for Best Oral Presentation
    G. Fortunato, I. Vaz-moreira, O. Nunes, C. Manaia, “Effect of metals contamination in the survival of antibiotic-resistant bacteria and their genes in soil“, Halting Antimicrobial Resistance Dissemination in Aquatic Environments (HEARD2018), Switzerland, September 16-19, 2018. (Poster presentation).
    F. Cerqueira, V. Matamoros, J. Bayona, G. Elsinga, L. Hornstra, B. Piña, "Antibiotic Resistance Genes distribution in microbiomes from the soil-plant continuum in commercial agricultural fields in Catalonia", Halting Antimicrobial Resistance Dissemination in Aquatic Environments (HEARD2018), Switzerland, September 16-19, 2018. (Poster presentation).
    N. Scaccia, I. Vaz-Moreira, C. M. Manaia, "Can wastewater antibiotic-resistant bacteria survive a healthy human gut microbiome?", 17th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology (ISME17), Leipzig, Germany, 12-17 August 2018. (Poster presentation).
    I. C. Iakovides, L. Ioannou-Ttofa, I. Michael-Kordatou, D. Fatta-Kassinos, "Removal of antibiotics, antibiotic resistance and toxicity from secondary-treated wastewater effluents by ozonation", 3rd EWaS International Conference on “insights on the Water-Energy-Food Nexus”, Lefkada Island, Greece, 27-30 June 2018. (Oral presentation).
    D. Tadic, J. M. Bayona, M. Gramblicka, J. Lutisan, R. Mistrik, "Deep metabolite identification of xenobiotic metabolites in plants", 66th ASMS Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Allied Topics, San Diego, California, 3-7 June, 2018. (Oral presentation).
    A. Chandrasekar, D. Kneis, R. Liedl, "Modelling subsurface transport of bacteria in the context of wastewater reuse: Hydrodynamic processes", Computational Methods in Water Resources XXII, Bridging gaps between data, models and predictions (CMWR 2018), Saint-Malo, France, 3-7 June, 2018. (Poster presentation).
    A. Chandrasekar, D. Kneis, R. Liedl, "Modelling the transport of antibiotic resistant bacteria in the subsurface", 26th Meeting of the German Association for Hydrogeology 2018, Bochum, Germany, 21-24 March 2018. (Poster presentation).
    N. Scaccia, I. Vaz-Moreira, C. M. Manaia, "Can wastewater antibiotic resistant bacteria survive a healthy human gut microbiome?", Microbiotec17, Porto, Portugal, 7-9 December 2017. (Poster presentation).
    K. Slipko, R. Marano, V. Merkus, N. Kreuzinger, "The effects of sub-inhibitory concentrations of fluoroquinolone antibiotic on nutrient removal in activated sludge processes", 18th European meeting of environmental chemistry (EMEC18), Porto, Portugal, 26-29 November, 2017. (Poster presentation).
    F. Biancullo, N. F. F. Moreira, A. R. Ribeiro, J. L. Faria, S. Castro-Silva, A. M. T. Silva, "Removal of organic micropollutants in urban wastewater by using UV-LEDs heterogeneous photocatalysis", 18th European meeting of environmental chemistry (EMEC18), Porto, Portugal, November 26-29, 2017. (Poster presentation).
    E. Radu, M. Woegerbauer, M. Oismüller, N. Kreuzinger, "Impact of antibiotics of anthropogenic origin on bacterial soil communities in agricultural ecosystems", 20th International Symposium "Environment and Industry" SIMI 2017, Bucharest, Romania, 28-29 September 2017. (Poster presentation).
    K. Slipko, D. Reif, N. Kreuzinger, "Effect Of Use Of Different Types Of Membranes On Cell Free Bacterial DNA Removal From Wastewater Treatment Plant Effluent ", 10th Micropol & Ecohazard Conference 2017, Vienna, Austria, 17-20 September 2017. (Oral presentation). Third Prize award for Best Oral Presentation
    F. Cerqueira, D. Tadic, V. Matamoros, J.M. Bayona, B. Piña, "Distribution of Antibiotic Resistance Genes and Microbiome analysis in agricultural soil and Edible Plants in Catalonia", 10th Micropol & Ecohazard Conference 2017, Vienna, Austria, 17-20 September 2017. (Oral presentation).
    N. Alygizakis, M. Gramblicka, R. Mistrik, N. Thomaidis, J. Slobodnik, "Novel workflow for identification and determination of antibiotics and their transformation products in wastewater by liquid chromatography coupled to high resolution-mass spectrometry", 15th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology (CEST2017), Rhodes, Greece, 31 August-2 September 2017. (Poster presentation).
    V. G. Beretsou, I. Michael-Kordatou, N.S. Thomaidis, D. Fatta-Kassinos, "Assessment of sulfamethoxazole UV-C/H2O2 oxidation: Elucidation and stability of transformation products", 15th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology (CEST2017), Rhodes, Greece, 31 August-2 September 2017. (Oral presentation).
    G.K. Paulus, L. Hornstra, G. Medema "Development and application of Multiplex qPCR for Antibiotic Resistance Genes in the Water Cycle", 4th International Symposium on the environmental dimension of antibiotic resistance (EDAR 2017), Michigan, United States, 13-17 August, 2017. (Poster presentation).
    R.B.M. Marano, E. Cytryn, "Following the mobile resistome through the path of reclaimed wastewater: from treatment plants to irrigated crops", 4th International Symposium on the environmental dimension of antibiotic resistance (EDAR 2017), Michigan, United States, 13-17 August, 2017. (Poster presentation) .
    D. Tadic, V. Matamoros, J. M. Bayona, "Simultaneous determination of five classes of antibiotics in vegetable matrices by sonication, SPE cleanup and UPLC-MS/MS determination", 19th International Symposium on Advances in Extraction Technologies, ExTech2017, Santiago de Compostela, Spain, 27-30 June 2017. (Poster presentation).
    I. Zammit, R. Cucciniello, V. Vaiano, D. Sannino, A. Proto, L. Rizzo, "Disinfection efficiency of selected photocatalysts on E. coli indigenous to wastewater treatment plant", Environmental Applications on Advanced Oxidation Processes (EAAOP5), Prague, Czech Republic, 25-29 June, 2017. (Poster presentation).