MERFISH Project Partner USP Hosts International Workshop in São Paulo

MERFISH Project Partner USP Hosts International Workshop in São Paulo

The University of São Paulo, a member of the MERFISH Project consortium, this month hosted an International Workshop in Environmental Metallomics in the framework of the project. The workshop, which took place from 5th -11th August, was attended by Project Coordinator Zoyne Pedrero Zayas from CNRS and Laurent Ouerdane from IPREM, who are currently on […]

MERFISH Representatives from CNRS Visit PSA, UK

Two members of CNRS, a partner in the MERFISH Project, crossed the water to visit PSA, UK. P S Analytical is a leading company in the manufacture and supply of instrumentation for the analysis of Mercury (Hg), Arsenic (As), Selenium (Se), Antimony (Sb), Bismuth (Bi) and Tellurium (Te) in all matrices.

IPREM PhD Student Delivers Seminar Based on New Publication.

Khouloud el Hanafi, PhD student at IPREM (CNRS, UPPA) has delivered a ground-breaking seminar titled: “First time identification of selenoneine in seabirds and its potential role in mercury detoxification” based on the paper of the same name ( The seminar was delivered remotely to 22 participants, all from IPREM. The recently published paper “First Time […]

Three Presentations Delivered at Conference in Japan

Metallomics japan merfish

Claudia Marchan Moreno (PhD student), Silvia Queipo (postdoc) and Dr Zoyne Pedrero Zayas, the MERFISH Project Coordinator, recently participated in the ISM-8: The 8th International Symposium on Metallomics, Kanazawa, Japan, where they delivered three oral presentations of multipartner scientific work carried out in the framework of the MERFISH project. All details about the conference are […]

Successful three-month secondment of UCM PhD student at IPREM

MERFISH is proud to announce the successful completion of a three-month secondment at IPREM of Tamara Fernandez Bautista, PhD student at UCM. Tamara also participated in an international conference: Spectratom 2022, where she presented a poster related to MERFISH. Spectratom is the number one meeting place for French-speaking scientists and operators of atomic spectrometry […]

Three IPREM Young Researchers Present at ICMGP

Three young researchers from Université de Pau et des Pays de l’Adour, Institute of Analytical Sciences and Physico-Chemistry for Environment and Materials (UPPA, IPREM) successfully delivered three oral presentations at The International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant 2022, which took place online from 24th – 29th July 2022 during a special session Selenium-mercury interactions in […]

First MERFISH Secondment in Brazil

Merfish Secondment Brazil 1

Last week, the MERFISH project implemented the first secondment at Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil with two representatives from the Université de Pau et des Pays de l’Adour, Institute of Analytical Sciences and Physico-Chemistry for Environment and Materials (UPPA, IPREM): Dr Zoyne Pedrero Zayas, the Project Coordinator of MERFISH; and Dr Laurent Ouerdane, the Project Coordinator of […]

Horizon Europe MSCA Staff Exchanges 2021

In the new Horizon Europe, MSCA Staff Exchanges will be the continuity from Horizon 2020 to get involved organisations from the academic and non-academic sectors (including SMEs) from across the globe. Support is provided for international, inter-sectoral and interdisciplinary mobility of R&I staff, leading to knowledge transfer between participating organisations. SCA Staff Exchanges can address three […]

MERFISH publication in biomineralization of mercury

New article has been published in Science direct in New insights into the biomineralization of mercury selenide nanoparticles through stable isotope analysis in giant petrel tissues. The research collaboration for this paper was involved the Université de Pau et des Pays de l’Adour, E2S UPPA, CNRS, IPREM, Institut des Sciences Analytiques et de Physico-chimie pour […]

1077 project proposals have been submitted to the MSCA Doctoral Networks Call

2524 partners from 56 countries have submitted  1077 proposals to the HORIZON-MSCA-2021-DN-01 call. The selection results will be announced by mid-April 2022. In response to the Marie Skłodowska-Curie ActionsSearch for available translations of the preceding linkEN••• (MSCA) Doctoral Networks 2021 call, the European Research Executive Agency (REA) received 1077 proposals by the deadline of 16 November 2021.  […]