Seminars

Seminars in Environmental Natural Sciences, Institute F.-A. Forel

Friday Seminars

Thursday, September 16th 2010
11h15, Conference room
Institute F.-A. Forel, Versoix

Group of limnology and
environmental geology
Institute F.-A. Forel

Florian Larraz (UNIGE)

Etude du modèle végétal aquatique Elodea nuttallii pour
l’évaluation du risque des métaux et la biosurveillance du
mercure

Thursday, September 30th 2010
11h00, Conference room
Institute F.-A. Forel, Versoix




followed by

Prof. Eric Roden, Department of Geoscience and NASA Astrobiology Institute, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA

Microbial iron reduction and iron isotope fractionation in modern chemically precipitated sediments


Liz Percak-Dennett, Department of Geoscience and NASA Astrobiology Institute, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA

Iron isotope fractionation during dissimilatory iron reduction under simulated Archean conditions

Tuesday, October 5th 2010
11h00, Conference room
Institute F.-A. Forel, Versoix

Prof. Xinbin Feng Vice Director, State Key Laboratory of Environmental Geochemistry Institute of Geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences

An Overview of Mercury Pollution in China

Tuesday, October 12th 2010
11h15, Conference room
Institute F.-A. Forel, Versoix

Coralie Suscillon

Structure of the bacterial communities on the cathode of the microbial fuel cells

Friday, October 15th 2010
11h15, Conference room
Institute F.-A. Forel, Versoix

Rébecca Flück (Centre Ecotox Eawag-EPFL)

Quality criteria for the assessment of sediment toxicity. Overview and discussion on current methods with the example of nickel

Friday, October 22th 2010
11h15, Conference room
Institute F.-A. Forel, Versoix

Group of limnology and
environmental geology
Institute F.-A. Forel

Stéphane Guédron (UNIGE)

Géochimie du mercure et méthyl-mercure dans les écosystèmes aquatiques terrestres

Friday, October 29th 2010
11h15, Conference room
Institute F.-A. Forel, Versoix

Group of limnology and
environmental geology
Institute F.-A. Forel

Prof. Vera Slaveykova (UNIGE)

Molecular biogeochemistry and ecotoxicology of aquatic systems at IFAF: research focus, tools and projects

Friday, November 12th 2010

Journée lémanique des sciences de la Terre, Genève
(voir programme spécial)

Tuesday, November 16th 2010
14h00, Conference room
Institute F.-A. Forel, Versoix

Group of limnology and
environmental geology
Institute F.-A. Forel

Andrea Garcia (UNIGE)

Le rôle des bactéries dans les cycles géochimiques: le cas du mercure.

Friday, November 19th 2010
11h15, Conference room
Institute F.-A. Forel, Versoix

Group of limnology and
environmental geology
Institute F.-A. Forel

Lucie Huguet (UNIGE)

Influence de biofilms sur la bioaccumulation de Hg et MMHg chez Chironomus riparius

Friday, December 3td 2010
14h15, Room 102
Section des sciences de la Terre et de l’Environnement,
Rue des Maraîchers 13

Andrea Garcia (UNIGE), Thesis Defense

Mercury Methylation and Trophic Transfer in Contaminated Freshwaters Systems

Thursday, December 9 th 2010
10h-17h, Auditoire 7
Site de Batelle, 13
ISE

The DEWA/GRID-Europe Partnership "SCIENCE DAY"

From Global to local - the scientific base

Friday, Januar 21th 2011
11h15, Conference room
Institute F.-A. Forel, Versoix

Geology

Katrina Kremer (UNIGE)

Quantification de l'impact humain et du changement climatique récent à l'aide des sédiments clastiques des enregistrements lacustres dans le lac Léman

Friday, Januar 28th 2011
11h15, Conference room
Institute F.-A. Forel, Versoix

Energy Group
Institute F.-A. Forel

Pierre-Alain Viquerat (UNIGE)

Utilisation de l’eau du lac pour le chauffage et la climatisation du cartier international de Genéve : le projet GNL (titre provisoire)

Thursday, February 3td 2011
11h, Conference room
Institute F.-A. Forel, Versoix



Dr Vadim Bostan
(Associate Professor, Dept. of Chemistry & Biology,
Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada)

Protecting Canada’s Drinking Water: Developing Real-Time, Early-Warning Biomonitoring Systems

Friday, Februar 4th 2011
10h15, Room 001
Section des sciences de la Terre et de l’Environnement,
Rue des Maraîchers 13

Institute F.-A. Forel
With the participation of research teams

Equipements scientifiques des laboratoires de l'Institute F.-A. Forel: Echantillonnage, préparation, analyse

Friday, Februar 11th 2011
11h15, Conference room
Institute F.-A. Forel, Versoix

Ecology and
aquatic biology Group
Institute F.-A. Forel

Amaël Paillex (UNIGE)

Biodiversité aquatique et restauration du Rhône: état des connaissances et perspectives scientifiques

Friday, Februar 18th 2011
11h15, Conference room
Institute F.-A. Forel, Versoix

Ecology and
aquatic biology Group
Institute F.-A. Forel

Dorothea Hug Peter (UNIGE)

Ecology and Conservation of freshwater gastropods in the Upper Rhône floodplain

Wednesday, March 9th 2011
11h15, Conference room
Institute F.-A. Forel, Versoix



Giulia Cheloni (University of Florence)

Community Structure and Phylogenetic Diversity of Bacteria Associated to an Outdoor Culture of the Marine Microalga Tetraselmis suecica

Thursday, March 10th 2011
14h15, Conference room
Institute F.-A. Forel, Versoix



Nadia von Moos (University of Basel)

Histopathological and cytochemical analysis of ingested polyethylene powder in the digestive gland of the blue mussel, Mytilus edulis (L.).

Thursday, March 31th 2011
11h15, Conference room
Institute F.-A. Forel, Versoix



Prof. Yakov Pachepsky
(USA, Environmental Microbial and Food Safety Laboratory)

Fate and transport of manure-borne microorganisms

Friday, April 8th 2011
11h15, Conference room
Institute F.-A. Forel, Versoix



Robert Degli Agosti (UNIGE)

Vers une neurobiologie végétale?

Friday, April 15th 2011
11h15, Conference room
Institute F.-A. Forel, Versoix



Prof. Tamar Kohn (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne)

Blame it on the sun - virus inactivation in surface waters

Friday, Mai 6th 2011
11h15, Conference room
Institute F.-A. Forel, Versoix

Coralie Suscillon

Probing inorganic contaminant bioavailability by multi-endpoint lab-on-chip whole cell arrays- first step : selective capture of microorganismes by dielectrophoresis

Friday, June 17th 2011
11h15, Conference room
Institute F.-A. Forel, Versoix

Nicole Regier (UNIGE)

Mercury bioaccumulation in Elodea nuttallii: an opportunity for phytoremediation or a risk for the trophic chain?

Friday, June 17th 2011
15h00, Auditoire D 185
Bâtiment D - Uni Batelle
Energy

Jérôme Fassler (UNIGE), Thesis Defense

Valorisation intensive des énergies renouvelables dans l’agglomération franco-valdo-genevoise (VIRAGE) dans une perspective de société à 2000W