Main topics:

  • Aquatic toxicity in limnic and marine ecosystems
  • Bioaccumulation and accumulation of chemicals along food chains
  • Persistence of chemicals in the environment
  • Endocrine effects

Methods and competences:

  • Quantitative structure-activity relationships (QSARs)
  • Mechanistic classiification (mode of action (MOA))
  • (eco)toxicity profiles
  • PBT-assessment
  • in-vitro and in-silico techniques for replacing animal-testing
  • Hazard and risk assessment methodology

Projects and committee-work:

  • UBA Umweltbundesamt Dessau-Ro├člau, D [German EPA]
  • GDCh German Chemical Society, Workgroup on Chemicals' assessment, Frankfurt, D
  • ECB European Chemicals Bureau Ispra, I
  • EU European Union, Brussels, BE
  • OECD, Paris, FR
  • RITOX, Utrecht University, NL
  • DMU, Roskilde, DK [Danish EPA]
  • US EPA, Duluth, USA