Imperial College London

DrClaudiaRocco

Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Life Sciences

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellow
 
 
 
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Contact

 

c.rocco

 
 
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Location

 

Sir Alexander Fleming BuildingSouth Kensington Campus

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Summary

 

Summary

My work investigate the role of DMA in Zn efficiency in rice, including i) the setting up of experimental methods to determine metal-MA complexes using LC-MS/MS; ii) to grow rice and barley in Zn and Fe deficient systems in the laboratory and the field; and iii) to determine stability constants using electrochemical and spectrophotometric techniques.


Collaborations: Dr Gerald Larrouy-Maumus and Prof. Colin Turnbull groups at the Life Science department, Prof. Dominik Weiss at the Earth Science & Engineering department, Prof. Ramon Vilar from the Chemistry department at Imperial College London.
Other collaborators are Prof. Wissuwa from IRRI/JIRCAS, Dr Suzuki from Aichi Steele and Prof Garcia from University of Valencia.

Previous work includes the development of eco-compatible protocols for the remediation of agricultural soils, including the characterization, analytical assessment of element mobility/bioavailability and amendment application in the remediation of soils polluted by potentially toxic metals (PTMs).