MARE researchers in SETAC 2023

The MARE researchers Marta Martins, Carla Silva, and Naiara Casagrande participated in SETAC 2023.

Researcher Marta Martins presented the following works:

  • Combined effects of Nanoplastics and Benzo[a]pyrene in human colon adenocarcinoma cells
  • Polyethylene microplastics interactions on microbial-mediated Hg removal – Implication for naturally occurring Hg detoxification
  • Induction of CYP1A1 by Benzo[a]pyrene and Phenanthrene in zebrafish hepatocytes

The researcher Carla Silva:

  • Microplastics contamination of mussels and water from the Port of Sines, Portugal

Naiara Casagrande:

  • Integrating ecotoxicological effects caused by additives on aquatic species into Life cycle impact assessment.

The Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) is a not-for-profit, worldwide professional organization composed of about 5,000 individuals and institution in more than 90 countries dedicated to the study, analysis and solution of environmental problems, the management and regulation of natural resources, research and development and environmental education.