Prof. Dr. Damjana Drobne

Phone: +386 1 320 3375

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Positions held at the Biotechnical Faculty, University of Ljubljana:

  • (2016-present) Member of the collegiate body of the study program Biotechnology
  • (2009-present) Vice President of the Programme Council for the Doctoral Study Biosciences
  • (2009-2016) Head of the Doctoral Study Committee
  • (2008-present) Head of the Research group for Nanobiology and Nanotoxicology
  • (2008-present) Full Professor of Zoology
  • (2007-present) Full Professor of Toxicology
  • (2006-2016) Coordinator of the scientific area Biology within the Doctoral Study Biosciences
  • (2004-2016) Vice Head of the Department of Biology
  • Member of the Senate (until September 2016)

Education:

  • (1996) PhD in Environmental Toxicology from the Biotechnical Faculty, University of Ljubljana; title of the thesis: Toxicity of Zinc to Terrestrial Isopods
  • (1992) MSc in Biology from the Biotechnical Faculty, University of Ljubljana; title of the thesis: Morphology of Digestive Tract and Accumulation of Heavy Metals in the Digestive Tract of Isopods
  • (1989) BSc in Biology from the Biotechnical Faculty, University of Ljubljana

Awards:

  • (2017) Jesenko Prize awarded for lifetime achievements by the Biotechnical Faculty
  • (2015) Faculty Award for outstanding scientific, academic and profesional work
  • (2009) Best 5 advisors of the year selected by the Slovenian Society of Young Researches
  • (1995) SETAC Young Scientist Award for the best presented paper at 5th SETAC Conference in Copenhagen

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Partnerships in large Slovenian projects (recent):

Fellowships:

Doctoral dissertation (PhD) supervisions:

  • Supervisor: Primož ZIDAR (2000); Luka DRINOVEC (2002); Aleš LAPANJE (2005); Nataša NOLDE (2006); Anita JEMEC (2008); Vladka LEŠER (2009); Janez VALANT (2010); Sara NOVAK (2013); Živa PIPAN TKALEC (2013); Barbara DRAŠLER (2014); Tamara MILIVOJEVIĆ (2014); Tea ROMIH (2016)
  • Co-supervisor: Marjetka KRALJ KUNČIČ (2010); Agron MILLAKU (2010); Jernej ZUPANC (2011); Karmen STOPAR (2014); Matej HOČEVAR (2014); Poornima BUDIME SANTHOSH (2014); Tina MESARIČ (2014)

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2017
Phototoxicity of Mesoporous TiO2 + Gd Microbeads With Theranostic Potential
Kononenko V, Imani R, Repar N, Benčina M, Lorenzetti M, Erman A, Drobne D, Iglič A
[ pdf ] [ site ] Advances in Biomembranes and Lipid Self-Assembly

2017
Multifunctional Gadolinium-Doped Mesoporous TiO2 Nanobeads: Photoluminescence, Enhanced Spin Relaxation, and Reactive Oxygen Species Photogeneration, Beneficial for Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment
Imani R, Dillert R, Bahnemann BW, Pazoki M, Apih T, Kononenko V, Repar N, Kralj-Iglič V, Boschloo G, Drobne D, Edvinsson T, Iglič A
[ pdf ] [ site ] Small

2017
Harmful at non-cytotoxic concentrations: SiO2-SPIONs affect surfactant metabolism and lamellar body biogenesis in A549 human alveolar epithelial cells
Kononenko V, Erman A, Petan T, Križaj I, Kralj S, Makovec D, Drobne D
[ pdf ] [ site ] Nanotoxicology

2017
Feeding Preference and Sub-chronic Effects of ZnO Nanomaterials in Honey Bees (Apis mellifera carnica)
Glavan G, Milivojević T, Božič J, Sepčić K, Drobne D
[ pdf ] [ site ] Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology

2017
Comparative in vitro genotoxicity study of ZnO nanoparticles, ZnO macroparticles and ZnCl2 to MDCK kidney cells: Size matters
Kononenko V, Repar N, Marušič N, Drašler B, Romih T, Hočevar SB, Drobne D
[ pdf ] [ site ] Toxicology in Vitro

2017
Effects of CeO2 nanoparticles on terrestrial isopod Porcellio scaber: comparison of CeO2 biological potential with other nanoparticles
Malev O, Trebše P, Piecha M, Novak S, Budič B, Dramićanin MD, Drobne D
[ pdf ] [ site ] Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology

2016
Four decades of multidisciplinary studies on isopods: a tribute to Pavel Ličar
Bogataj U, Drobne D, Jemec A, Kostanjšek R, Mrak P, Novak S, Prevorčnik S, Sket B, Trontelj P, Tušek Žnidarič M, Vittori M, Zidar P, Žnidaršič N, Štrus J
[ pdf ] [ site ] Acta Biologica Slovenica

2016
Chronic exposure to zinc oxide nanoparticles increases ischemic-reperfusion injuries in isolated rat hearts
Milivojević T, Drobne D, Romih T, Bizjak-Mali L, Marin I, Lunder M, Drevenšek G
[ pdf ] [ site ] Journal of Nanoparticle Research

2016
In field conditions, commercial pigment grade TiO2 was not harmful to terrestrial isopods but reduced leaf litter fragmentation
Jemec A, Kos M, Drobne D, Koponen IK, Vukić J, Ferreira NGC, Loureiro S, McShane HVA
[ pdf ] [ site ] Science of the Total Environment

2016
Bismuth film electrode for measuring Zn(II) under less acidic conditions in the presence of cell culture medium and ZnO nanoparticles
Romih T, Hočevar SB, Kononenko V, Drobne D
[ pdf ] [ site ] Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical

2016
The role of PVP in the bioavailability of Ag from the PVP-stabilized Ag nanoparticle suspension
Romih T, Jemec A, Kos M, Hočevar SB, Kralj S, Makovec D, Drobne D
[ pdf ] [ site ] Environmental Pollution

2016
Gold nanoparticles do not induce adverse effects on terrestrial isopods Porcellio scaber after 14-day exposure
Škarková P, Romih T, Kos M, Novak S, Kononenko V, Jemec A, Vávrová M, Drobne D
[ pdf ] [ site ] Acta Biologica Slovenica

2016
No chronic effects on biochemical biomarkers, feeding and survival of carnolian honeybees (Apis mellifera carnica) after exposure to nanosized carbon black and titanium dioxide
Jemec A, Milivojević T, Drobne D, Sepčić K, Božič J, Glavan G
[ pdf ] [ site ] Acta Biologica Slovenica

2016
Multilaboratory evaluation of 15 bioassays for (eco)toxicity screening and hazard ranking of engineered nanomaterials: FP7 project NANOVALID
Bondarenko OM, Heinlaan M, Sihtmäe M, Ivask A, Kurvet I, Joonas E, Jemec A, Mannerström M, Heinonen T, Rekulapelly R, Singh S, Zou J, Pyykkö I, Drobne D, Kahru A
[ pdf ] [ site ] Nanotoxicology

2016
Enhanced biocompatibility of TiO2 surfaces by highly reactive plasma
Junkar I, Kulkarni M, Drašler B, Rugelj N, Recek N, Drobne D, Kovač J, Humpolíček P, Iglič A, Mozetič M
[ pdf ] [ site ] Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics

2016
Chapter 12: Biological Characterization of Nanomaterials
Jemec A, Mesarič T, Sopotnik M, Sepčić K, Drobne D
[ pdf ] [ site ] Nanomaterial Characterization: An Introduction

2016
Effects of food salinization on terrestrial crustaceans Porcellio scaber
Škarková P, Kos M, Drobne D, Vávrová M, Jemec A
[ pdf ] [ site ] Applied Soil Ecology

2016
A novel approach to the measurement of surfactant parameters in arthropod digestive juices
Romih T, Kogej K, Drobne D
[ pdf ] [ site ] Journal of Insect Physiology

2016
A case study to optimise and validate the brine shrimp Artemia franciscana immobilisation assay with silver nanoparticles: The role of harmonisation
Kos M, Kahru A, Drobne D, Singh S, Kalčíková G, Kühnel D, Rekulapelly R, Žgajnar Gotvajn A, Jemec A
[ pdf ] [ site ] Environmental Pollution

2016
Influence of various sterilization procedures on TiO2 nanotubes used for biomedical devices
Junkar I, Kulkarni M, Drašler B, Rugelj N, Mazare A, Flašker A, Drobne D, Humpolíček P, Resnik M, Schmuki P, Mozetič M, Iglič A
[ pdf ] [ site ] Bioelectrochemistry

2016
An interlaboratory comparison of nanosilver characterisation and hazard identification: Harmonising techniques for high quality data
Jemec A, Kahru A, Potthoff A, Drobne D, Heinlaan M, Böhme S, Geppert M, Novak S, Schirmer K, Rekulapally R, Singh S, Aruoja V, Sihtmäe M, Juganson K, Käkinen A, Kühnel D
[ pdf ] [ site ] Environment International

2016
Bismuth film electrode for anodic stripping voltammetric measurement of silver nanoparticle dissolution
Romih T, Hočevar SB, Jemec A, Drobne D
[ pdf ] [ site ] Electrochimica Acta

2016
Citation analysis and mapping of nanoscience and nanotechnology: identifying the scope and interdisciplinarity of research
Stopar K, Drobne D, Eler K, Bartol T
[ pdf ] [ site ] Scientometrics

2015
Application of Cost-Effective Biological Tools for Assessing of Chemical Poisoning
Malev O, Sauerborn Klobučar R, Tišler T, Drobne D, Trebše P
[ pdf ] [ site ] Nanotechnology to Aid Chemical and Biological Defense. NATO Science for Peace and Security Series A: Chemistry and Biology

2015
Growth of a Novel Nanostructured ZnO Urchin: Control of Cytotoxicity and Dissolution of the ZnO Urchin
Imani R, Drašler B, Kononenko V, Romih T, Eleršič K, Jelenc J, Junkar I, Remškar M, Drobne D, Kralj-Iglič V, Iglič A
[ pdf ] [ site ] Nanoscale Research Letters

2015
Proteomic analyses of early response of unicellular eukaryotic microorganism Tetrahymena thermophila exposed to TiO2 particles
Rajapakse K, Drobne D, Kastelec D, Kogej K, Makovec D, Gallampois C, Amelina H, Danielsson G, Fanedl L, Marinšek-Logar R, Cristobal S
[ pdf ] [ site ] Nanotoxicology

2015
Effect of carbon black nanomaterial on canine erythrocyte and platelet shape
Krek JL, Šimundić M, Drab M, Pajnič M, Šuštar V, Štukelj R, Drobne D, Kralj-Iglič V
[ pdf ] [ site ] Slovenian Veterinary Research

2015
FTIR microscopy reveals distinct biomolecular profile of crustacean digestive glands upon subtoxic exposure to ZnO nanoparticles
Romih T, Jemec A, Novak S, Vaccari L, Ferraris P, Šimon M, Kos M, Susič R, Kogej K, Zupanc J, Drobne D
[ pdf ] [ site ] Nanotoxicology

2015
Effect of superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles on fluidity and phase transition of phosphatidylcholine liposomal membranes
Santhosh PB, Drašler B, Drobne D, Erdani Kreft M, Kralj S, Makovec D, Poklar Ulrih N
[ pdf ] [ site ] International Journal of Nanomedicine

2015
Nanoparticle interaction with the immune system
Kononenko V, Narat M, Drobne D
[ pdf ] [ site ] Archives of Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology

2015
Comparative study of serum protein binding to three different carbon-based nanomaterials
Sopotnik M, Leonardi A, Križaj I, Dušak P, Makovec D, Mesarič T, Poklar Ulrih N, Junkar I, Sepčić K, Drobne D
[ pdf ] [ site ] Carbon

2015
Sperm exposure to carbon-based nanomaterials causes abnormalities in early development of purple sea urchin (Paracentrotus lividus)
Mesarič T, Sepčić K, Drobne D, Makovec D, Faimali M, Morgana S, Falugi C, Gambardella C
[ pdf ] [ site ] Aquatic Toxicology

2015
Fullerene up-take alters bilayer structure and elasticity: A small angle X-ray study
Drašler B, Drobne D, Sadeghpour A, Rappolt M
[ pdf ] [ site ] Chemistry and Physics of Lipids

2015
Biological potential of nanomaterials strongly depends on the suspension media: experimental data on the effects of fullerene C60 on membranes
Drašler B, Drobne D, Poklar Ulrih N, Ota A
[ pdf ] [ site ] Protoplasma

2015
Effect of carbon black nanomaterial on biological membranes revealed by shape of human erythrocytes, platelets and phospholipid vesicles
Pajnič M, Drašler B, Šuštar V, Krek JL, Štukelj R, Šimundić M, Kononenko V, Makovec D, Hägerstrand H, Drobne D, Kralj-Iglič V
[ pdf ] [ site ] Journal of Nanobiotechnology

2015
High surface adsorption properties of carbon-based nanomaterials are responsible for mortality, swimming inhibition, and biochemical responses in Artemia salina larvae
Mesarič T, Gambardella C, Milivojević T, Faimali M, Drobne D, Falugi C, Makovec D, Jemec A, Sepčić K
[ pdf ] [ site ] Aquatic Toxicology

2015
Bioavailability of cobalt and iron from citric-acid-adsorbed CoFe2O4 nanoparticles in the terrestrial isopod Porcellio scaber
Romih T, Drašler B, Jemec A, Drobne D, Novak S, Golobič M, Makovec D, Susič R, Kogej K
[ pdf ] [ site ] Science of the Total Environment

2015
Altered physiological conditions of the terrestrial isopod Porcellio scaber as a measure of subchronic TiO2 effects
Menard A, Drobne D, Novak A
[ pdf ] [ site ] Protoplasma

2015
Elemental distribution and sample integrity comparison of freeze-dried and frozen-hydrated biological tissue samples with nuclear microprobe
Vavpetič P, Vogel-Mikuš K, Jeromel L, Potočnik Ogrinc N, Pongrac P, Drobne D, Pipan Tkalec Ž, Novak S, Kos M, Koren Š, Regvar M, Pelicon P
[ pdf ] [ site ] Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms

2015
Chapter One – Development of Polymer/Nanodiamond Composite Coatings to Control Cell Adhesion, Growth, and Functions
Keremidarska M, Hristova K, Hikov T, Radeva E, Mitev D, Tsvetanov I, Presker R, Drobne D, Drašler B, Novak S, Kononenko V, Eleršič K, Pramatarova L, Krasteva N
[ pdf ] [ site ] Advances in Planar Lipid Bilayers and Liposomes

2015
Neurotoxic potential of ingested ZnO nanomaterials on bees
Milivojević T, Glavan G, Božič J, Sepčić K, Mesarič T, Drobne D
[ pdf ] [ site ] Chemosphere

2014
Lipid Vesicle Shape Analysis from Populations Using Light Video Microscopy and Computer Vision
Zupanc J, Drašler D, Boljte S, Kralj-Iglič V, Iglič A, Erdogmus D, Drobne D
[ pdf ] [ site ] PLoS One

2014
Reference values for feeding parameters of isopods (Porcellio scaber, Isopoda, Crustacea)
Drobne D, Drobne S
[ pdf ] [ site ] ZooKeys

2014
The effects of engineered nanoparticles on the cellular structure and growth of Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Bayat N, Rajapakse K, Marinšek-Logar R, Drobne D, Cristobal S
[ pdf ] [ site ] Nanotoxicology

2014
Effects of magnetic cobalt ferrite nanoparticles on biological and artificial lipid membranes
Drašler B, Drobne D, Novak S, Valant J, Boljte S, Otrin L, Rappolt M, Sartori B, Iglič A, Kralj-Iglič V, Šuštar V, Makovec D, Gyergyek S, Hočevar M, Godec M, Zupanc J
[ pdf ] [ site ] International Journal of Nanomedicine

2014
Oxidative potential of ultraviolet-A irradiated or nonirradiated suspensions of titanium dioxide or silicon dioxide nanoparticles on Allium cepa roots
Dolenc Koce J, Drobne D, Klančnik K, Makovec D, Novak S, Hočevar M
[ pdf ] [ site ] Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry

2014
The toxic effect of oxytetracycline and trimethoprim in the aquatic environment
Kolar B, Arnuš L, Jeretin B, Gutmaher A, Drobne D, Kos Durjava M
[ pdf ] [ site ] Chemosphere

2013
Morphological responses to high sugar concentrations differ from adaptations to high salt concentrations in xerophilic fungi Wallemia spp.
Kralj Kunčič M, Zajc J, Drobne D, Pipan Tkalec Ž, Gunde-Cimerman N
[ pdf ] [ site ] Fungal Biology

2013
Effect of Ingested Tungsten Oxide (WOx) Nanofibers on Digestive Gland Tissue of Porcellio scaber – Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) Imaging
Novak S, Drobne D, Vaccari L, Kiskinova M, Ferraris P, Birarda G, Remškar M, Hočevar M
[ pdf ] [ site ] Environmental Science & Technology

2013
Toxic effects of carbon-based nanomaterials on acetylcholynesterase: An experimental and computational investigation
Mesarič T, Baweja L, Drobne D, Makovec D, Dhawan A, Sepčić K
[ pdf ] [ site ] Toxicology Letters

2013
Effects of surface curvature and surface characteristics of carbon-based nanomaterials on the adsorption and activity of acetylcholinesterase
Mesarič T, Baweja L, Drašler B, Drobne D, Makovec D, Dušak P, Dhawan A, Sepčić K
[ pdf ] [ site ] Carbon

2013
Use of scanning electron microscopy to monitor nanofibre/cell interaction in digestive epithelial cells
Millaku A, Drobne D, Torkar M, Novak S, Remškar M, Pipan-Tkalec Ž
[ pdf ] [ site ] Journal of Hazardous Materials

2013
Cellular Internalization of Dissolved Cobalt Ions from Ingested CoFe2O4 Nanoparticles: In Vivo Experimental Evidence
Novak S, Drobne D, Golobič M, Zupanc J, Romih T, Gianoncelli A, Kiskinova M, Kaulich B, Pelicon P, Vavpetič P, Jeromel L, Ogrinc N, Makovec D
[ pdf ] [ site ] Environmental Science & Technology

2013
An in vivo invertebrate bioassay of Pb, Zn and Cd stabilization in contaminated soil
Udovič M, Drobne D, Leštan D
[ pdf ] [ site ] Chemosphere

2013
Effect of engineered TiO2 and ZnO nanoparticles on erythrocytes, platelet-rich plasma and giant unilamelar phospholipid vesicles
Šimundić M, Drašler B, Šuštar V, Zupanc J, Štukelj R, Makovec D, Erdogmus D, Hagerstrand H, Drobne D, and Kralj-Iglič V
[ pdf ] [ site ] BMC Veterinary Research

2012
Upon Exposure to Cu Nanoparticles, Accumulation of Copper in the Isopod Porcellio scaber Is Due to the Dissolved Cu Ions Inside the Digestive Tract
Golobič M, Jemec A, Drobne D, Romih T, Kasemets K, Kahru A
[ pdf ] [ site ] Environmental Science & Technology

2012
Experimental evidence of false-positive Comet test results due to TiO2 particle – assay interactions
Rajapakse K, Drobne D, Kastelec D, Marinšek-Logar R
[ pdf ] [ site ] Nanotoxicology

2012
Acclimation of Tetrahymena thermophila to bulk and nano-TiO2 particles by changes in membrane fatty acids saturation
Rajapakse K, Drobne D, Valant J, Vodovnik M, Levart M, Marinšek-Logar R
[ pdf ] [ site ] Journal of Hazardous Materials

2012
Effect of ingested titanium dioxide nanoparticles on the digestive gland cell membrane of terrestrial isopods
Valant J, Drobne D, Novak S
[ pdf ] [ site ] Chemosphere

2012
Cell membrane integrity and internalization of ingested TiO2 nanoparticles by digestive gland cells of a terrestrial isopod
Novak S, Drobne D, Valant J, Pipan-Tkalec Ž, Pelicon P, Vavpetič P, Grlj N, Falnoga I, Mazej D, Remškar M
[ pdf ] [ site ] Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry

2012
Prolonged feeding of terrestrial isopod (Porcellio scaber, Isopoda, Crustacea) on TiO2 nanoparicles. Absence of toxic effect
Novak S, Drobne D, Menard A
[ pdf ] [ site ] ZooKeys

2012
The link between antioxidant enzymes catalase and glutathione S-transferase and physiological condition of a control population of terrestrial isopod (Porcellio scaber)
Jemec A, Lešer V, Drobne D
[ pdf ] [ site ] Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety

2012
Internalization of Consumed TiO2 Nanoparticles by a Model Invertebrate Organism
Novak S, Drobne D, Valant J, Pelicon P
[ pdf ] [ site ] Journal of Nanomaterials

2012
Biological reactivity of TiO2 nanoparticles assessed by ex vivo testing
Valant J and Drobne D
[ pdf ] [ site ] Protoplasma

2012
The importance of a validated standard methodology to define in vitro toxicity of nano-TiO2
Valant J, Iavicoli I, Drobne D
[ pdf ] [ site ] Protoplasma

2012
Experimental evidence for the interaction of C-60 fullerene with lipid vesicle membranes
Zupanc J, Drobne D, Drašler B, Valant J, Iglič A, Kralj-Iglič V, Makovec D, Rappolt M, Sartori B, Kogej K
[ pdf ] [ site ] Carbon

2011
Micro-PIXE study of Ag in digestive glands of a nano-Ag fed arthropod
Pipan-Tkalec Ž, Drobne D, Vogel-Mikuš K, Pongrac P, Regvar M, Štrus J, Pelicon P, Vavpetič P, Grlj N, Remškar M
[ pdf ] [ site ] Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms

2011
Markov Random Field Model for Segmenting Large Populations of Lipid Vesicles from Micrographs
Zupanc J, Drobne D, Ster B
[ pdf ] [ site ] Journal of Liposome Research

2011
Ecotoxicity of nanosized TiO2. Review of in vivo data
Menard A, Drobne D, Jemec A
[ pdf ] [ site ] Environmental Pollution

2011
Biological Reactivity of Nanoparticles: Mosaics from Optical Microscopy Videos of Giant Lipid Vesicles
Zupanc J, Drobne D, Erdogmus D, Bas E, Valant J, Dobnikar A
[ pdf ] [ site ] Journal of Biomedical Optics

2011
Use of a modified Allium test with nano TiO2
Klančnik K, Drobne D, Valant J, Dolenc Koce J
[ pdf ] [ site ] Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety

2010
Long-term Hg pollution-induced structural shifts of bacterial community in the terrestrial isopod (Porcellio scaber) gut
Lapanje A, Zrimec A, Drobne D, Rupnik M
[ pdf ] [ site ] Environmental Pollution

2010
Zinc bioaccumulation in a terrestrial invertebrate fed a diet treated with particulate ZnO or ZnCl2
Pipan-Tkalec Ž, Drobne D, Jemec A, Romih T, Zidar P, Bele M
[ pdf ] [ site ] Toxicology

2010
Biochemical biomarkers in environmental studies – lessons learnt from enzymes catalase, glutathione S-transferase and cholinesterase in two crustacean species
Jemec A, Drobne D, Tišler T, Sepčić K
[ pdf ] [ site ] Environmental Science and Pollution Research

2010
Surface characteristics of isopod digestive gland epithelium studied by SEM
Millaku A, Lešer V, Drobne D, Godec M, Torkar M, Jenko M, Milani M, Tatti F
[ pdf ] [ site ] Protoplasma

2010
A new approach to analyse effects of nanoparticles on lipid vesicles
Zupanc J, Valant J, Drobne D, Kralj-Iglič V, Iglič A
[ pdf ] [ site ] International Journal of Biomedical Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

2010
Focused ion beam (FIB)/scanning electron microscopy (SEM) in tissue structural research
Lešer V, Milani M, Tatti F, Pipan Tkalec Ž, Štrus J, Drobne D
[ pdf ] [ site ] Protoplasma

2010
Morphological Response of the Halophilic Fungal Genus Wallemia to High Salinity
Kralj Kunčič M, Kogej T, Drobne D, Gunde Cimerman N
[ pdf ] [ site ] Applied and Environmental Microbiology

2009
Gut bacterial community structure (Porcellio scaber, Isopoda, Crustacea) as a measure of community level response to long-term and short-term metal pollution
Lapanje A, Rupnik M, Drobne D
[ pdf ] [ site ] Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry

2009
Isopod gut microflora parameters as endpoints in toxicity studies
Drobne D, Rupnik M, Lapanje A, Štrus J, Janc M
[ pdf ] [ site ] Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry

2009
Terrestrial isopods—a good choice for toxicity testing of pollutants in the terrestrial environment
Drobne D
[ pdf ] [ site ] Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry

2009
Hazardous potential of manufactured nanoparticles identified by in vivo assay
Valant J, Drobne D, Sepčić K, Jemec A, Kogej K, Kostanjšek R
[ pdf ] [ site ] Journal of Hazardous Materials

2009
Bioaccumulation in Porcellio scaber (Crustacea, Isopoda) as a measure of the EDTA remediation efficiency of metal-polluted soil
Udovič M, Drobne D, Leštan D
[ pdf ] [ site ] Environmental Pollution

2009
In vivo screening to determine hazards of nanoparticles: Nanosized TiO2
Drobne D, Jemec A, Pipan-Tkalec Ž
[ pdf ] [ site ] Environmental Pollution

2009
Comparison of different preparation methods of biological samples for FIB milling and SEM investigation
Lešer V, Drobne D, Pipan Ž, Milani M, Tatti F
[ pdf ] [ site ] Journal of Microscopy

2008
Effects of ingested nano-sized titanium dioxide on terrestrial isopods (Porcellio scaber)
Jemec A, Drobne D, Remškar M, Sepčić K, Tišler T
[ pdf ] [ site ] Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry

2008
Epithelial thickness and lipid droplets in the hepatopancreas of Porcellio scaber (Crustacea: Isopoda) in different physiological conditions
Lešer V, Drobne D, Vilhar B, Kladnik A, Žnidaršič N, Štrus J
[ pdf ] [ site ] Zoology

2008
Toxicity of imidacloprid to the terrestrial isopod Porcellio scaber (Isopoda, Crustacea)
Drobne D, Blažič M, Van Gestel CAM, Lešer V, Zidar P, Jemec A, Trebše P
[ pdf ] [ site ] Chemosphere

2008
Long-term Hg pollution induced Hg tolerance in the terrestrial isopod Porcellio scaber (Isopoda, Crustacea)
Lapanje A, Drobne D, Nolde N, Valant J, Hubad B, Lešer V, Rupnik M
[ pdf ] [ site ] Environmental Pollution

2007
Imaging of intracellular spherical lamellar structures and tissue gross morphology by a focused ion beam/scanning electron microscope (FIB/SEM)
Drobne D, Milani M, Lešer V, Tatti F, Zrimec A, Žnidaršič N, Kostanjšek R, Štrus J
[ pdf ] [ site ] Ultramicroscopy

2007
The applicability of acetylcholinesterase and glutathione S-transferase in Daphnia magna toxicity test
Jemec A, Drobne D, Tišler T, Trebše P, Roš M, Sepčić K
[ pdf ] [ site ] Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part C: Toxicology & Pharmacology

2007
Biochemical biomarkers in chronically metal-stressed daphnids
Jemec A, Tišler T, Drobne D, Sepčić K, Jamnik P, Roš M
[ pdf ] [ site ] Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part C: Toxicology & Pharmacology

2007
Surface damage induced by FIB milling and imaging of biological samples is controllable
Drobne D, Milani M, Lešer V, Tatti F
[ pdf ] [ site ] Microscopy Research and Technique

2007
Comparative toxicity of imidacloprid, of its commercial liquid formulation and of diazinon to a non-target arthropod, the microcrustacean Daphnia magna
Jemec A, Tišler T, Drobne D, Sepčić K, Fournier D, Trebše P
[ pdf ] [ site ] Chemosphere

2006
Focused ion beam manipulation and ultramicroscopy of unprepared cells
Milani M and Drobne D
[ pdf ] [ site ] Scanning

2006
Focused ion beam/scanning electron microscopy studies of Porcellio scaber (Isopoda, Crustacea) digestive gland epithelium cells
Drobne D, Milani M, Zrimec A, Berden Zrimec M, Tatti F, Drašlar K
[ pdf ] [ site ] Scanning

2006
Linkage of biomarkers along levels of biological complexity in juvenile and adult diazinon fed terrestrial isopod (Porcellio scaber, Isopoda, Crustacea)
Stanek K, Drobne D, Trebše P
[ pdf ] [ site ] Chemosphere

2006
Lysosomal membrane stability in laboratory- and field-exposed terrestrial isopods Porcellio scaber (Isopoda, Crustacea)
Nolde N, Drobne D, Valant J, Padovan I, Horvat M
[ pdf ] [ site ] Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry

2005
Reduction and methylation of mercury in the terrestrial isopod Porcellio scaber (Crustacea) and its environment
Nolde N, Drobne D, Horvat M, Jereb V
[ pdf ] [ site ] Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry

2005
Electron and ion imaging of gland cells using the FIB/SEM system
Drobne D, Milani M, Zrimec A, Lešer V, Berden Zrimec M
[ pdf ] [ site ] Journal of Microscopy

2004
Focused ion beam for microscopy and in situ sample preparation: application on a crustacean digestive system
Drobne D, Milani M, Ballerini M, Zrimec A, Berden Zrimec M, Tatti F, Drašlar K
[ pdf ] [ site ] Journal of Biomedical Optics

2003
Transformations of mercury in the terrestrial isopod Porcellio scaber (Crustacea)
Jereb V, Horvat M, Drobne D, Pihlar B
[ pdf ] [ site ] Science of The Total Environment