Vera Slaveykova

Prof. Vera Slaveykova
Environmental Biogeochemistry and Ecotoxicology
Département F.-A. Forel des sciences de l'environnement et de l'eau
Université de Genève
Uni Carl Vogt – 2ème étage
66, boulevard Carl-Vogt
CH-1211 Geneva

Mailing Address:
Environmental Biogeochemistry and Ecotoxicology
Département F.-A. Forel des sciences de l'environnement et de l'eau
Université de Genève
Uni Carl Vogt – 2ème étage
CP 416
-1290 Versoix

Phone: +41 (0) 22 379 03 35
Phone2: +41 (0) 22 379 03 00
Fax: +41 (0) 22 379 03 29
E-mail: vera.slaveykova(at)
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Key Publications of Vera Slaveykova (up to ten) :
1. D. Hug Peter, S. Sardy, J. Diaz Rodrigues, E. Castella, V. I. Slaveykova “Modeling whole body trace metal concentrations in aquatic invertebrate communities: A trait-based approach” Environmental Pollution, 233, 419-428 (2018).
2. R. Beauvais-Flueck, V.I. Slaveykova, C. Cosio, “Cellular toxicity pathways of inorganic and methyl mercury in the green microalga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii” Nature Scientific Reports, 7, 1, 8034 (2017).
3. P. Dranguet, C. Cosio, S. Le Faucheur, R. Beauvais-Flueck, A. Freiburghaus, I. Worms, B. Petit, N. Civic, M. Docquier, V.I. Slaveykova “ Transcriptomic approach for assessment of the impact on microalga and macrophyte of in-situ exposure in river sites contaminated by chlor-alkali plant effluents: Water Research, 121, 86-94 (2017).
4. P. Dranguet, C. Cosio, S. Le Faucheur, D. Hug Peter, J.-L. Loizeau, V. Gh. Ungureanu, V. I. Slaveykov* “Biofilm composition in the Olt River (Romania) reservoirs impacted by chlor-alkali production plant” Environ. Sci.: Processes Impacts 19, p. 687-695 (2017).
5. P. Dranguet, S. Le Faucheur, C. Cosio, V.I. Slaveykova “Influence of chemical speciation and biofilm composition on mercury accumulation by freshwater biofilms” Environ. Sci.: Processes Impacts, 19, 38-49 (2017).
6. N.R. Von Moos, V.B. Koman, C. Santschi, O.J.F. Martin, L. Maurizi, A. Jayaprakash, P. Bowen, V.I. Slaveykova “Pro-oxidant effects of nano-TiO2 on Chlamydomonas reinhardtii during short-term exposure” RSC Advances 6 (116) 115271-115283 (2016).
7. J. Jimenez-Lamana, V.I. Slaveykova “Silver nanoparticle behaviour in lake water depends on their surface coating” Sci.Total Environ. 573, 946-953 (2016).
8. I. Worms, D. Adenmatten, P. Miéville, J. Traber, J.,V.I. Slaveykova “Photo-transformation of pedogenic humic acid and consequences for Cd(II), Cu(II) and Pb(II) speciation and bioavailability to green microalga” Chemosphere, 138, 908-915 (2015).
9. M. Mortimer, A. Gogos, N. Bartolome, A. Kahru, T. D. Bucheli, V. I. Slaveykova “Potential of hyperspectral imaging microscopy for semi-quantitative analysis of nanoparticle uptake by protozoa” Environ. Sci. Technol. 48, 8760-7 (2014).

Expertise of Vera Slaveykova:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeScientific / Fundamental Research
ScopeProcess Studies
Impact of Change
Topic HydrosphereFresh Water Systems / Rivers / Lakes
Topic PedosphereSoil Pollution and Restauration
Topic BiospherePlants
Topic Integrated SystemsCarbon Cycle
Biogeochemical Cycles except Carbon
Hydrogeochemical Cycle
Nutrient Cycle / Food Chain
Topic EcosystemsTerrestrial Ecosystems
Marine Ecosystems
Topic Economy/ResourceUseWater
Time FrameRecent / Today
MethodsData Collection - Measurement
High Altitude

Last update: 12/1/19
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