New paper - NICKEL SPECIATION IN COCOA

Cocoa products contain elevated Ni concentrations. The role that Ni plays in the flavour of food and its potential impact on human health can be better understood by chemical speciation analysis. Therefore the aim of the work was to investigate the Ni speciation in cocoa infusions.

TEMA 16, 16th International Symposium of Trace elements in man and animals

Anja Stajnko and Janja Snoj Tratnik attended the 16th International Symposium of Trace Elements in Man and Animals (TEMA 16) which was held in St. Petersburg, Russia from 26th to 29th June 2017 and was joined for the first time with the International Society for Trace Element Research in Humans (ISTERH 2017) and Nordic Trace Element Society (NTES 2017).

Second Slovenian congress on waters, Podčetrtek, 19-20 April, 2017

Prof. dr. Radmila Milačič, assist. prof. dr. Tea Zuliani, Janja Vidmar and Gregor Pavec attended the Second Slovenian congress on waters where the importance of the protection of water eco-systems was emphasized and the effectiveness and deficiency of the water management in Slovenia was critically evaluated.

BILATERAL CO-OPERATION WITH MACEDONIA 2017

BI-MK/17-18-002: Methods for trace elements preseparation and determination in some minerals and other inorganic substances. The Department was visited by three researchers from Macedonia.

 

Janko Jamnik Doctoral Scholarship

This tender is open to candidates (M/F) who will complete the VII/2 level of study in chemistry and related sciences by the end of September 2017 and have never previously enrolled in a doctoral study. Application deadline: 15 June 2017

13th Summer School on Toxic Compounds in the Environment 2017

26th-30th June: RECETOX Research Infrastructure, Regional POPs Centre for Central and Eastern Europe and Research Centre for Toxic Compounds in the Environment (RECETOX), Masaryk University is extending an invitation to attend the international 13th Summer School on Toxic Compounds in the Environment 2017

Award for the presentation of the research work at the FEMS2017 congress

The research work on the development and usage of structural alignment of mobile DNA elements, shortly sTRAST, to predict the transfer of antibiotic resistant genes to the potential bacterial hosts lead by the PI dr. Aleš Lapanje has been awarded at the biggest European microbiology conference FEMS2017.