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The

Nano-Safety Research Group

Specialists in the assessment of nanomaterial toxicity to human health and the environment

PhD Students

 

Hassien Alnashiri

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 PhD student investigating the toxicity of copper oxide nanomaterials to the marine environment using mussels (Mytilus edulis and Modiolus modiolus) as a model organism

 Jonathan Curry

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 PhD student investigating the ecotoxicology of nanomaterials, using the unicellular green algae (Pseudokirchneriella subcapitata) as a model organism

Samantha Donnellan 

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PhD student investigating the development of nanomedicines for the treatment of tuberculosis

Viginia Echavarri Bravo

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 PhD student investigating the impact of silver nanoparticles on estuarine bacteria

Zuzanna Gajda-Meissner

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PhD student investigating the toxicity of nanomaterials on the aquatic environment using the freshwater crustacean Daphnia magna and the marine mollusc Mytilus edulis as models

Suzanne Gillies

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PhD student using transgenic zebrafish as a tool to study nanomaterial inflammogenicity 

Iain Hannah

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PhD student investigating the ecotoxicological impact of silver nanomaterials on the microbial communities of waste-water treatment plants

Corin Liddle 

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 PhD student investigating the environmental conditions in freshwater environments that impact on nanomaterial toxicity using Zebrafish and the Californian Blackworm as models

Simon Little  

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 PhD student investigating the toxicity of silver and titanium dioxide nanomaterials to the freshwater sediment ingesting oligocheate Lumbriculus veriegatus

Florian Mallevre 

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 PhD student developing bacterial based biosensors for nanomaterial ecotoxicity testing

Daniele Pantano 

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PhD student investigating the toxicity of nanomaterials to the skin and liver

Danai Patsiou

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PhD student investigating the ecotoxicity of nanomaterials in zebrafish

Kai Paul

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PhD student investigating the environmental impact of nanomaterials using the model organism Daphnia magna

Leagh Powell

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PhD student investigating the safety of polymer based nanomedicines

Valentina Ricottone 

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PhD student investigating the ecotoxicity of nanomaterials to benthic freshwater invertebrates

Pawitrabhorn Samutrtai

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PhD student investigating the toxicity of silver and copper oxide nanomaterials to the soil-dwelling species Caenorhabditis elegans