Journal publications deriving from TOMIXX: 

I. Michael, M. I. Vasquez, E. Hapeshi, T. Haddad, E. Baginska, K. Kümmerer, D. Fatta-Kassinos, “Metabolites and transformation products of APIs in the aquatic environment as contaminants of emerging concern”, Chapter book in Transformation Products of Emerging Contaminants in the Environment: Analysis, Processes, Occurrence, Effects and Risks, Nollet E and Lambropoulou D (eds), John Wiley & Sons, accepted.

M. I. Vasquez, E. Hapeshi, K. Kümmerer, D. Fatta-Kassinos, “Biodegradation potential of ofloxacin and its transformation products resulting during photolytic and photocatalytic treatment”, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 20, 2013, 1302-1309.doi: 10.1007/s11356-012-1096-5

D. Fatta-Kassinos, M. I. Vasquez, K. Kümmerer, “Transformation products of APIs in surface waters and wastewater formed during photolysis and advanced oxidation processes - degradation, elucidation of byproducts and assessment of their biological potency”, Chemosphere, 85, 2011, 693–709. doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2011.06.082

The poster entitled “Investigating the genotoxicity effects of API photo-transformation products” presented at the 6th Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry World Congress, Berlin, Germany, 20-24/5/2012 can be found here.

The oral presentation entitled “The effects of transformation products of pharmaceuticals formed during treatment can go beyond toxicity” given at the Norman (Network of Reference Laboratories for Monitoring of Emerging Environmental Pollutants) special workshop “Sampling and analysis of emerging contaminants in the aquatic environment: current and future challenges”, Oslo, Norway, 1-2/3/2012, can be found here.

The oral presentation given at the International Symposium on Toxicity Assessment (ISTA 15), Hong Kong, China, 3-8/7/2011 entitled “Active PharmaceuticalIngredients as multi-component matrices: Focus on effects of mixtures and photo-transformation products” can be found here.

Two leaflets were prepared and distributed, which can be found here.

  1.     General purposes of TOMIXX

  2.     Main findings of TOMIXX

Useful material for the implementation of bioassays for the monitoring of water quality can be found here.

The presentations of the workshop held on the 29/6/2011:

  1. Presentation 1

  2. Presentation 2

  3. Presentation 3








Media Articles

Kathimerini, 16th January 2011 (.pdf)