News

LNEC’s researchers participated on the 49th Annual Conference of the International Research Group on Wood Protection (IRG49) LNEC’s researchers participated on the 49th Annual Conference of the International Research Group on Wood Protection (IRG49)
2018-05-11


LNEC’s researchers Lina Nunes and Sónia Duarte participated on the 49th Annual Conference of the International Research Group on Wood Protection (IRG49), which took place in Johannesburg, South Africa from the 29th of April to the 3rd May 2018.

Prior to the Conference, Sónia Duarte received the Ron Cockcroft Award for the oral presentation "Response of the symbiotic flagellate protists community of subterranean termites to sublethal amounts of biocides”, which was also chosen for IRG49’s Scientific Main Session.

The two researchers had another presentation, as poster, intitled "Evaluation of the effect of zwitterionic buffers on termite gut protists”, winner of the Rich Ziobro Award for "Best Poster Presentation".


« return