Ms Veronika Schacht
Phone: +61(0)409 581 906
Fax: +61(0)7 3274 9003
39 Kessels Road
Coopers Plains, QLD 4108
Veronika completed her bachelor degree in Environmental Management at the University of Giessen (Germany). The final research project for her Bachelor degree was focused on the impact from metal nanoparticle on environmentally relevant microorganisms. Veronika commenced an Entox traineeship in February 2012 in the Source and Fate of Micropollutants Group.
Selected Research Projects
Institute of Applied and General Microbiology, Giessen, Germany
Development of a testing method to determine the toxicity of metal nanoparticle on microorganisms, exemplary shown for silver and palladium nanoparticle under supervision of Dr. M. Bunge
V.J. Schacht, L.V. Neumann, S.K. Sandhi, L. Chen, T. Henning, P.J. Klar, K. Theophel, S. Schnell, M. Bunge, 2013. Effects of silver nanoparticles on microbial growth dynamics. Journal of Applied Microbiology 114, 25-35.
Grant, S, Schacht, V, Villa, CA, Escher, B, Gaus, C (2012), Surfactant facilitated transport of super-hydrophobic contaminants: polymer based methods to investigate partitioning to micelles. Organohalogen Compounds 74, 347-350.
K. Senior, S. Muller, V. J. Schacht and M. Bunge, 2012. Antimicrobial Precious-Metal Nanoparticles and their Use in Novel Materials. Recent Patents on Food, Nutrition, and Agriculture 4, 200-209.