Abteilung Umwelttoxikologie



Carles, L., Wullschleger, S., Joss, A., Eggen, R. I. L., Schirmer, K., Schuwirth, N., … Tlili, A. (2022). Wastewater microorganisms impact microbial diversity and important ecological functions of stream periphyton. Water Research, 225, 119119 (13 pp.). doi:10.1016/j.watres.2022.119119, Institutional Repository
Castelar, S., Bernal, S., Ribot, M., Merbt, S. N., Tobella, M., Sabater, F., … Martí, E. (2022). Wastewater treatment plant effluent inputs influence the temporal variability of nutrient uptake in an intermittent stream. Urban Ecosystems, 25, 1313-1326. doi:10.1007/s11252-022-01228-5, Institutional Repository
Desiante, W. L., Carles, L., Wullschleger, S., Joss, A., Stamm, C., & Fenner, K. (2022). Wastewater microorganisms impact the micropollutant biotransformation potential of natural stream biofilms. Water Research, 217, 118413 (13 pp.). doi:10.1016/j.watres.2022.118413, Institutional Repository
Gerassimidou, S., Lanska, P., Hahladakis, J. N., Lovat, E., Vanzetto, S., Geueke, B., … Iacovidou, E. (2022). Unpacking the complexity of the PET drink bottles value chain: a chemicals perspective. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 430, 128410 (18 pp.). doi:10.1016/j.jhazmat.2022.128410, Institutional Repository
Geueke, B., Groh, K. J., Maffini, M. V., Martin, O. V., Boucher, J. M., Chiang, Y. T., … Muncke, J. (2022). Systematic evidence on migrating and extractable food contact chemicals: most chemicals detected in food contact materials are not listed for use. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition. doi:10.1080/10408398.2022.2067828, Institutional Repository
Groh, K., vom Berg, C., Schirmer, K., & Tlili, A. (2022). Anthropogenic chemicals as underestimated drivers of biodiversity loss: scientific and societal implications. Environmental Science and Technology, 56(2), 707-710. doi:10.1021/acs.est.1c08399, Institutional Repository
Groh, K., Connors, K., Schowanek, D., de Wolf, W., & Sanderson, H. (2022). Environmental assessment and registration of polymers: scientific issues and implementation challenges. SETAC Globe, 23(9) (3 pp.). Retrieved from https://globe.setac.org/enviro-assessment-registration-polymers/, Institutional Repository
Guasch, H., Bernal, S., Bruno, D., Almroth, B. C., Cochero, J., Corcoll, N., … Martí, E. (2022). Interactions between microplastics and benthic biofilms in fluvial ecosystems: knowledge gaps and future trends. Freshwater Science, 41(3), 442-458. doi:10.1086/721472, Institutional Repository
Holzer, M., Mitrano, D. M., Carles, L., Wagner, B., & Tlili, A. (2022). Important ecological processes are affected by the accumulation and trophic transfer of nanoplastics in a freshwater periphyton-grazer food chain. Environmental Science: Nano, 9, 2990-3003. doi:10.1039/D2EN00101B, Institutional Repository
Kienle, C., Werner, I., Fischer, S., Lüthi, C., Schifferli, A., Besselink, H., … Vermeirssen, E. L. M. (2022). Evaluation of a full-scale wastewater treatment plant with ozonation and different post-treatments using a broad range of in vitro and in vivo bioassays. Water Research, 212, 118084 (13 pp.). doi:10.1016/j.watres.2022.118084, Institutional Repository
Krysenko, S., Okoniewski, N., Nentwich, M., Matthews, A., Bäuerle, M., Zinser, A., … Wohlleben, W. (2022). A second gamma-glutamylpolyamine synthetase, GlnA2, is involved in polyamine catabolism in Streptomyces coelicolor. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 23(7), 3752 (23 pp.). doi:10.3390/ijms23073752, Institutional Repository
Könemann, S., von Wyl, M., & vom Berg, C. (2022). Zebrafish larvae rapidly recover from locomotor effects and neuromuscular alterations induced by cholinergic insecticides. Environmental Science and Technology, 56(12), 8449-8462. doi:10.1021/acs.est.2c00161, Institutional Repository
Lamprecht, O., Wagner, B., Derlon, N., & Tlili, A. (2022). Synthetic periphyton as a model system to understand species dynamics in complex microbial freshwater communities. npj Biofilms and Microbiomes, 8, 61 (14 pp.). doi:10.1038/s41522-022-00322-y, Institutional Repository
Merbt, S. N., Kroll, A., Tamminen, M., Rühs, P. A., Wagner, B., Sgier, L., … Behra, R. (2022). Influence of microplastics on microbial structure, function, and mechanical properties of stream periphyton. Frontiers in Environmental Science, 10, 928247 (17 pp.). doi:10.3389/fenvs.2022.928247, Institutional Repository
Ramšak, Ž., Modic, V., Li, R. A., vom Berg, C., & Zupanic, A. (2022). From causal networks to adverse outcome pathways: a developmental neurotoxicity case study. Frontiers in Toxicology, 4, 815754 (18 pp.). doi:10.3389/ftox.2022.815754, Institutional Repository
Rillig, M. C., Kim, S. W., Schäffer, A., Sigmund, G., Groh, K. J., & Wang, Z. (2022). About "controls" in pollution-ecology experiments in the anthropocene. Environmental Science and Technology, 56(17), 11928-11930. doi:10.1021/acs.est.2c05460, Institutional Repository
Sigmund, G., Ågerstrand, M., Brodin, T., Diamond, M. L., Erdelen, W. R., Evers, D. C., … Groh, K. J. (2022). Broaden chemicals scope in biodiversity targets. Science, 376(6599), 1280-1280. doi:10.1126/science.add3070, Institutional Repository
Simon, E., Duffek, A., Stahl, C., Frey, M., Scheurer, M., Tuerk, J., … Vermeirssen, E. L. M. (2022). Biological effect and chemical monitoring of Watch List substances in European surface waters: steroidal estrogens and diclofenac – Effect-based methods for monitoring frameworks. Environment International, 159, 107033 (12 pp.). doi:10.1016/j.envint.2021.107033, Institutional Repository
Stadnicka-Michalak, J., & Schirmer, K. (2022). In vitro-in vivo extrapolation to predict bioaccumulation and toxicity of chemicals in fish using physiologically based toxicokinetic models. In T. B. Seiler & M. Brinkmann (Eds.), Methods in pharmacology and toxicology. In situ bioavailability and toxicity of organic chemicals in aquatic systems (pp. 229-258). doi:10.1007/7653_2019_34, Institutional Repository
Tamminen, M., Spaak, J., Tlili, A., Eggen, R., Stamm, C., & Räsänen, K. (2022). Wastewater constituents impact biofilm microbial community in receiving streams. Science of the Total Environment, 807(3), 151080 (8 pp.). doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.151080, Institutional Repository
Thessen, A. E., Marvel, S., Achenbach, J. C., Fischer, S., Haendel, M. A., Hayward, K., … Hamm, J. (2022). Implementation of zebrafish ontologies for toxicology screening. Frontiers in Toxicology, 4, 817999 (12 pp.). doi:10.3389/ftox.2022.817999, Institutional Repository
Wang, T., Marle, P., Slaveykova, V. I., Schirmer, K., & Liu, W. (2022). Comparative study of the sensitivity of two freshwater gastropods, Lymnaea stagnalis and Planorbarius corneus, to silver nanoparticles: bioaccumulation and toxicity. Environmental Pollution, 312, 119999 (10 pp.). doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2022.119999, Institutional Repository
Wu, J., D'Ambrosi, S., Ammann, L., Stadnicka-Michalak, J., Schirmer, K., & Baity-Jesi, M. (2022). Predicting chemical hazard across taxa through machine learning. Environment International, 163, 107184 (15 pp.). doi:10.1016/j.envint.2022.107184, Institutional Repository
Zimmermann, L., Scheringer, M., Geueke, B., Boucher, J. M., Parkinson, L. V., Groh, K. J., & Muncke, J. (2022). Implementing the EU chemicals strategy for sustainability: the case of food contact chemicals of concern. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 437, 129167 (11 pp.). doi:10.1016/j.jhazmat.2022.129167, Institutional Repository


Ayllón, D., Railsback, S. F., Gallagher, C., Augusiak, J., Baveco, H., Berger, U., … Grimm, V. (2021). Keeping modelling notebooks with TRACE: good for you and good for environmental research and management support. Environmental Modelling and Software, 136, 104932 (12 pp.). doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2020.104932, Institutional Repository
Bakker, E., Bleiner, D., & Groh, K. (2021). Perspectives and future directions of the division of analytical sciences of the Swiss Chemical Society. Chimia, 75(5), 455-456. doi:10.2533/chimia.2021.455, Institutional Repository
Balk, F., Schmitz, M., Benner, L., & Bitter, K. (2021). YES2021: Making virtually the best out of social distance. SETAC Globe, 22(5) (5 pp.). Retrieved from https://globe.setac.org/yes2021-making-virtually-the-best-out-of-social-distance/, Institutional Repository
Carles, L., Donnadieu, F., Wawrzyniak, I., Besse-Hoggan, P., & Batisson, I. (2021). Genomic analysis of the Bacillus megaterium Mes11: new insights into nitroreductase genes associated with the degradation of mesotrione. International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation, 162, 105254 (7 pp.). doi:10.1016/j.ibiod.2021.105254, Institutional Repository
Carles, L., Wullschleger, S., Joss, A., Eggen, R. I. L., Schirmer, K., Schuwirth, N., … Tlili, A. (2021). Impact of wastewater on the microbial diversity of periphyton and its tolerance to micropollutants in an engineered flow-through channel system. Water Research, 203, 117486 (14 pp.). doi:10.1016/j.watres.2021.117486, Institutional Repository
Carles, L., Martin-Laurent, F., Devers, M., Spor, A., Rouard, N., Beguet, J., … Batisson, I. (2021). Potential of preventive bioremediation to reduce environmental contamination by pesticides in an agricultural context: a case study with the herbicide 2,4-D. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 416, 125740 (10 pp.). doi:10.1016/j.jhazmat.2021.125740, Institutional Repository
Dudefoi, W., Rabesona, H., Rivard, C., Mercier-Bonin, M., Humbert, B., Terrisse, H., & Ropers, M. H. (2021). In vitro digestion of food grade TiO2 (E171) and TiO2nanoparticles: physicochemical characterization and impact on the activity of digestive enzymes. Food & Function, 12(13), 5975-5988. doi:10.1039/d1fo00499a, Institutional Repository
Fitzgerald, J. A., Könemann, S., Krümpelmann, L., Županič, A., & vom Berg, C. (2021). Approaches to test the neurotoxicity of environmental contaminants in the zebrafish model - from behavior to molecular mechanisms. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 40(4), 989-1006. doi:10.1002/etc.4951, Institutional Repository
Geppert, M., Sigg, L., & Schirmer, K. (2021). Toxicity and translocation of Ag, CuO, ZnO and TiO2 nanoparticles upon exposure to fish intestinal epithelial cells. Environmental Science: Nano, 8(8), 2249 (12 pp.). doi:10.1039/D1EN00050K, Institutional Repository
Hartmann, R., Jeckel, H., Jelli, E., Singh, P. K., Vaidya, S., Bayer, M., … Drescher, K. (2021). Quantitative image analysis of microbial communities with BiofilmQ. Nature Microbiology, 6(2), 151-156. doi:10.1038/s41564-020-00817-4, Institutional Repository
Kirla, K. T., Erhart, C., Groh, K. J., Stadnicka-Michalak, J., Eggen, R. I. L., Schirmer, K., & Kraemer, T. (2021). Zebrafish early life stages as alternative model to study 'designer drugs': concordance with mammals in response to opioids. Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology, 419, 115483 (11 pp.). doi:10.1016/j.taap.2021.115483, Institutional Repository
Könemann, S., Meyer, S., Betz, A., Županič, A., & vom Berg, C. (2021). Sub-lethal peak exposure to insecticides triggers olfaction-mediated avoidance in zebrafish larvae. Environmental Science and Technology, 55(17), 11835-11847. doi:10.1021/acs.est.1c01792, Institutional Repository
Leopold, A., Bloor, M., Sanderson, H., Campos, B., Groh, K., Thomas, P., & Posthuma, L. (2021). How SETAC Europe is contributing to the chemicals strategy for sustainability. SETAC Globe, 22(9) (3 pp.). Retrieved from https://globe.setac.org/how-setac-europe-is-contributing-to-the-chemicals-strategy-for-sustainability/, Institutional Repository
Li, R. A., Talikka, M., Gubian, S., vom Berg, C., Martin, F., Peitsch, M. C., … Zupanic, A. (2021). Systems toxicology approach for assessing developmental neurotoxicity in larval zebrafish. Frontiers in Genetics, 12, 652632 (17 pp.). doi:10.3389/fgene.2021.652632, Institutional Repository
Lyautey, E., Bonnineau, C., Billard, P., Loizeau, J. L., Naffrechoux, E., Tlili, A., … Pesce, S. (2021). Diversity, functions and antibiotic resistance of sediment microbial communities from Lake Geneva are driven by the spatial distribution of anthropogenic contamination. Frontiers in Microbiology, 12, 738629 (15 pp.). doi:10.3389/fmicb.2021.738629, Institutional Repository
Maffini, M. V., Geueke, B., Groh, K., Carney Almroth, B., & Muncke, J. (2021). Role of epidemiology in risk assessment: a case study of five ortho-phthalates. Environmental Health, 20, 114 (14 pp.). doi:10.1186/s12940-021-00799-8, Institutional Repository
Masset, T., Ferrari, B. J. D., Oldham, D., Dudefoi, W., Minghetti, M., Schirmer, K., … Breider, F. (2021). In vitro digestion of tire particles in a fish model (Oncorhynchus mykiss): solubilization kinetics of heavy metals and effects of food coingestion. Environmental Science and Technology, 55(23), 15788-15796. doi:10.1021/acs.est.1c04385, Institutional Repository
Opršal, J., Knotek, P., Zickler, G. A., Sigg, L., Schirmer, K., Pouzar, M., & Geppert, M. (2021). Cytotoxicity, accumulation and translocation of silver and silver sulfide nanoparticles in contact with rainbow trout intestinal cells. Aquatic Toxicology, 237, 105869 (11 pp.). doi:10.1016/j.aquatox.2021.105869, Institutional Repository
Paparella, M., Scholz, S., Belanger, S., Braunbeck, T., Bicherel, P., Connors, K., … Walter-Rohde, S. (2021). Limitations and uncertainties of acute fish toxicity assessments can be reduced using alternative methods. ALTEX: Alternatives to Animal Experimentation, 38(1), 20-32. doi:10.14573/altex.2006051, Institutional Repository
Pasquariello, R., Verdile, N., Pavlovic, R., Panseri, S., Schirmer, K., Brevini, T. A. L., & Gandolfi, F. (2021). New stable cell lines derived from the proximal and distal intestine of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) retain several properties observed in vivo. Cells, 10(6), 1555 (17 pp.). doi:10.3390/cells10061555, Institutional Repository
Rossi, F., Carles, L., Donnadieu, F., Batisson, I., & Artigas, J. (2021). Glyphosate-degrading behavior of five bacterial strains isolated from stream biofilms. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 420, 126651 (11 pp.). doi:10.1016/j.jhazmat.2021.126651, Institutional Repository
Schirmer, K., Fischer, M., Eszter, S., Andersen, S., Kunz, P., & Lillicrap, A. (2021). Validation report for the test guideline 249 on fish cell line acute toxicity - the RTgill-W1 cell line assay (Series on testing and assessment, Report No.: 334). doi:10.1787/c66d5190-en, Institutional Repository
Siri, C., Liu, Y., Masset, T., Dudefoi, W., Oldham, D., Minghetti, M., … Breider, F. (2021). Adsorption of progesterone onto microplastics and its desorption in simulated gastric and intestinal fluids. Environmental Science: Processes and Impacts, 23(10), 1566-1577. doi:10.1039/D1EM00226K, Institutional Repository
Stadnicka-Michalak, J., Bramaz, N., Schönenberger, R., & Schirmer, K. (2021). Predicting exposure concentrations of chemicals with a wide range of volatility and hydrophobicity in different multi-well plate set-ups. Scientific Reports, 11, 4860 (14 pp.). doi:10.1038/s41598-021-84109-9, Institutional Repository
Stanic, B., Petrovic, J., Basica, B., Kaisarevic, S., Schirmer, K., & Andric, N. (2021). Characterization of the ERK1/2 phosphorylation profile in human and fish liver cells upon exposure to chemicals of environmental concern. Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology, 88, 103749 (9 pp.). doi:10.1016/j.etap.2021.103749, Institutional Repository
Tentscher, P. R., Escher, B. I., Schlichting, R., König, M., Bramaz, N., Schirmer, K., & von Gunten, U. (2021). Toxic effects of substituted p-benzoquinones and hydroquinones in in vitro bioassays are altered by reactions with the cell assay medium. Water Research, 202, 117415 (12 pp.). doi:10.1016/j.watres.2021.117415, Institutional Repository
Wang, Z., Wiesinger, H., & Groh, K. (2021). Time to reveal chemical identities of polymers and UVCBs. Environmental Science and Technology, 55(21), 14473-14476. doi:10.1021/acs.est.1c05620, Institutional Repository
Zoppo, M., Okoniewski, N., Pantelyushin, S., vom Berg, J., & Schirmer, K. (2021). A ribonucleoprotein transfection strategy for CRISPR/Cas9‐mediated gene editing and single cell cloning in rainbow trout cells. Cell and Bioscience, 11(1), 103 (15 pp.). doi:10.1186/s13578-021-00618-0, Institutional Repository
Zoppo, M., Poma, N., Di Luca, M., Bottai, D., & Tavanti, A. (2021). Genetic manipulation as a tool to unravel Candida parapsilosis species complex virulence and drug resistance: state of the art. Journal of Fungi, 7(6), 459 (24 pp.). doi:10.3390/jof7060459, Institutional Repository


Batista, D., Tlili, A., Gessner, M. O., Pascoal, C., & Cássio, F. (2020). Nanosilver impacts on aquatic microbial decomposers and litter decomposition assessed as pollution-induced community tolerance (PICT). Environmental Science: Nano, 7(7), 2130-2139. doi:10.1039/D0EN00375A, Institutional Repository
Burgoon, L. D., Angrish, M., Garcia‐Reyero, N., Pollesch, N., Zupanic, A., & Perkins, E. (2020). Predicting the probability that a chemical causes steatosis using adverse outcome pathway Bayesian networks (AOPBNs). Risk Analysis, 40(3), 512-523. doi:10.1111/risa.13423, Institutional Repository
Burkard, M., Betz, A., Schirmer, K., & Zupanic, A. (2020). Common gene expression patterns in environmental model organisms exposed to engineered nanomaterials: a meta-analysis. Environmental Science and Technology, 54(1), 335-344. doi:10.1021/acs.est.9b05170, Institutional Repository
Carles, L., & Artigas, J. (2020). Interaction between glyphosate and dissolved phosphorus on bacterial and eukaryotic communities from river biofilms. Science of the Total Environment, 719, 137463 (10 pp.). doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.137463, Institutional Repository
Creusot, N., Casado-Martinez, C., Chiaia-Hernandez, A., Kiefer, K., Ferrari, B. J. D., Fu, Q., … Hollender, J. (2020). Retrospective screening of high-resolution mass spectrometry archived digital samples can improve environmental risk assessment of emerging contaminants: a case study on antifungal azoles. Environment International, 139, 105708 (10 pp.). doi:10.1016/j.envint.2020.105708, Institutional Repository
Fitzgerald, J. A., Trznadel, M., Katsiadaki, I., & Santos, E. M. (2020). Hypoxia modifies the response to flutamide and linuron in male three-spined stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus). Environmental Pollution, 263, 114326 (10 pp.). doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2020.114326, Institutional Repository
Groh, K. J., & Suter, M. F. J. (2020). Mass spectrometry in ecotoxicology. In G. Sidona, J. H. Banoub, & M. L. Di Gioia (Eds.), NATO science for peace and security series. A: chemistry and biology. Toxic chemical and biological agents. Detection, diagnosis and health concerns (pp. 93-108). doi:10.1007/978-94-024-2041-8_6, Institutional Repository
Kropf, C., Fent, K., Fischer, S., Casanova, A., & Segner, H. (2020). ABC transporters in gills of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Journal of Experimental Biology, 223, jeb221069 (14 pp.). doi:10.1242/jeb.221069, Institutional Repository
Li, R., Zupanic, A., Talikka, M., Belcastro, V., Madan, S., Dörpinghaus, J., … Hoeng, J. (2020). Systems toxicology approach for testing chemical cardiotoxicity in larval zebrafish. Chemical Research in Toxicology, 33(10), 2550-2564. doi:10.1021/acs.chemrestox.0c00095, Institutional Repository
Schug, H., Maner, J., Hülskamp, M., Begnaud, F., Debonneville, C., Berthaud, F., … Schirmer, K. (2020). Extending the concept of predicting fish acute toxicity in vitro to the intestinal cell line RTgutGC. ALTEX: Alternatives to Animal Experimentation, 37(1), 37-46. doi:10.14573/altex.1905032, Institutional Repository
Tierbach, A., Groh, K. J., Schoenenberger, R., Schirmer, K., & Suter, M. J. F. (2020). Biotransformation capacity of zebrafish (Danio rerio) early life stages: functionality of the mercapturic acid pathway. Toxicological Sciences, 176(2), 355-365. doi:10.1093/toxsci/kfaa073, Institutional Repository
Tierbach, A., Groh, K. J., Schoenenberger, R., Schirmer, K., & Suter, M. J. F. (2020). Characterization of the mercapturic acid pathway, an important phase II biotransformation route, in a zebrafish embryo cell line. Chemical Research in Toxicology, 33(11), 2863-2871. doi:10.1021/acs.chemrestox.0c00315, Institutional Repository
Tierbach, A., Groh, K. J., Schönenberger, R., Schirmer, K., & Suter, M. J. F. (2020). LC-APCI(-)-MS determination of 1-chloro-2,4-dinitrobenzene, a model substrate for glutathione S-transferases. Journal of the American Society for Mass Spectrometry, 31, 467-472. doi:10.1021/jasms.9b00116, Institutional Repository
Tlili, A., Corcoll, N., Arrhenius, Å., Backhaus, T., Hollender, J., Creusot, N., … Behra, R. (2020). Tolerance patterns in stream biofilms link complex chemical pollution to ecological impacts. Environmental Science and Technology, 54(17), 10745-10753. doi:10.1021/acs.est.0c02975, Institutional Repository
Zoppo, M., Fiorentini, F., Rizzato, C., Di Luca, M., Lupetti, A., Bottai, D., … Tavanti, A. (2020). Role of CpALS4790 and CpALS0660 in Candida parapsilosis virulence: evidence from a murine model of vaginal candidiasis. Journal of Fungi, 6(2), 86 (14 pp.). doi:10.3390/jof6020086, Institutional Repository


Aengenheister, L., Dugershaw, B. B., Manser, P., Wichser, A., Schoenenberger, R., Wick, P., … Buerki-Thurnherr, T. (2019). Investigating the accumulation and translocation of titanium dioxide nanoparticles with different surface modifications in static and dynamic human placental transfer models. European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics, 142, 488-497. doi:10.1016/j.ejpb.2019.07.018, Institutional Repository
Balk, F. G. P., Winkens Pütz, K., Ribbenstedt, A., Gomis, M. I., Filipovic, M., & Cousins, I. T. (2019). Children's exposure to perfluoroalkyl acids – a modelling approach. Environmental Science: Processes and Impacts, 21(11), 1875-1886. doi:10.1039/C9EM00323A, Institutional Repository
Burdon, F. J., Munz, N. A., Reyes, M., Focks, A., Joss, A., Räsänen, K., … Stamm, C. (2019). Agriculture versus wastewater pollution as drivers of macroinvertebrate community structure in streams. Science of the Total Environment, 659, 1256-1265. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.12.372, Institutional Repository
Burkard, M., Bengtson Nash, S., Gambaro, G., Whitworth, D., & Schirmer, K. (2019). Lifetime extension of humpback whale skin fibroblasts and their response to lipopolysaccharide (LPS) and a mixture of polychlorinated biphenyls (Aroclor). Cell Biology and Toxicology, 35(4), 387-398. doi:10.1007/s10565-018-09457-1, Institutional Repository
Bussolaro, D., Wright, S. L., Schnell, S., Schirmer, K., Bury, N. R., & Arlt, V. M. (2019). Co-exposure to polystyrene plastic beads and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon contaminants in fish gill (RTgill-W1) and intestinal (RTgutGC) epithelial cells derived from rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Environmental Pollution, 248, 706-714. doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2019.02.066, Institutional Repository
Dietler, D., Leuenberger, A., Bempong, N. E., Campbell-Lendrum, D., Cramer, C., Eggen, R. I. L., … Utzinger, J. (2019). Health in the 2030 agenda for sustainable development: from framework to action, transforming challenges into opportunities. Journal of Global Health, 9(2), 020201 (6 pp.). doi:10.7189/jogh.09.020201, Institutional Repository
Drieschner, C., Könemann, S., Renaud, P., & Schirmer, K. (2019). Fish-gut-on-chip: development of a microfluidic bioreactor to study the role of the fish intestine in vitro. Lab on a Chip, 19(19), 3268-3276. doi:10.1039/C9LC00415G, Institutional Repository
Drieschner, C., Vo, N. T. K., Schug, H., Burkard, M., Bols, N. C., Renaud, P., & Schirmer, K. (2019). Improving a fish intestinal barrier model by combining two rainbow trout cell lines: epithelial RTgutGC and fibroblastic RTgutF. Cytotechnology, 71(4), 835-848. doi:10.1007/s10616-019-00327-0, Institutional Repository
Fischer, M., Belanger, S. E., Berckmans, P., Bernhard, M. J., Bláha, L., Coman Schmid, D. E., … Schirmer, K. (2019). Repeatability and reproducibility of the RTgill-W1 cell line assay for predicting fish acute toxicity. Toxicological Sciences, 169(2), 353-364. doi:10.1093/toxsci/kfz057, Institutional Repository
Fitzgerald, J. A., Kirla, K. T., Zinner, C. P., & vom Berg, C. M. (2019). Emergence of consistent intra-individual locomotor patterns during zebrafish development. Scientific Reports, 9, 13647 (14 pp.). doi:10.1038/s41598-019-49614-y, Institutional Repository
Fuhrimann, S., Winkler, M. S., Staudacher, P., Weiss, F. T., Stamm, C., Eggen, R. I., … Mora, A. M. (2019). Exposure to pesticides and health effects on farm owners and workers from conventional and organic agricultural farms in Costa Rica: protocol for a cross-sectional study. JMIR Research Protocols, 8(1), e10914 (13 pp.). doi:10.2196/10914, Institutional Repository
Guggenheim, C., Brand, A., Bürgmann, H., Sigg, L., & Wehrli, B. (2019). Aerobic methane oxidation under copper scarcity in a stratified lake. Scientific Reports, 9, 4817 (11 pp.). doi:10.1038/s41598-019-40642-2, Institutional Repository
Maner, J., Burkard, M., Cassano, J. C., Bengtson Nash, S. M., Schirmer, K., & Suter, M. J. F. (2019). Hexachlorobenzene exerts genotoxic effects in a humpback whale cell line under stable exposure conditions. RSC Advances, 9(67), 39447-39457. doi:10.1039/C9RA05352B, Institutional Repository
Minghetti, M., & Schirmer, K. (2019). Interference of silver nanoparticles with essential metal homeostasis in a novel enterohepatic fish in vitro system. Environmental Science: Nano (6), 1777-1790. doi:10.1039/C9EN00310J, Institutional Repository
Perkins, E. J., Ashauer, R., Burgoon, L., Conolly, R., Landesmann, B., Mackay, C., … Scholz, S. (2019). Building and applying quantitative adverse outcome pathway models for chemical hazard and risk assessment. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 38(9), 1850-1865. doi:10.1002/etc.4505, Institutional Repository
Salas, P., Odzak, N., Echegoyen, Y., Kägi, R., Sancho, M. C., & Navarro, E. (2019). The role of size and protein shells in the toxicity to algal photosynthesis induced by ionic silver delivered from silver nanoparticles. Science of the Total Environment, 692, 233-239. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.07.237, Institutional Repository
Schirmer, K., Stadnicka-Michalak, J., Belanger, S. E., Blaha, L., Bols, N. C., Dyer, S. D., … Zupanic, A. (2019). Cell-based data to predict the toxicity of chemicals to fish. Commentary on the manuscript by Rodrigues et al., 2019. Cell-based assays seem not to accurately predict fish short-term toxicity of pesticides. Environmental Pollution 252:476–482. Environmental Pollution, 254(B), 113060 (3 pp.). doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2019.113060, Institutional Repository
Schug, H., Maner, J., Begnaud, F., Berthaud, F., Gimeno, S., Schirmer, K., & Županič, A. (2019). Intestinal fish cell barrier model to assess transfer of organic chemicals in vitro: an experimental and computational study. Environmental Science and Technology, 53(20), 12062-12070. doi:10.1021/acs.est.9b04281, Institutional Repository
Schug, H., Yue, Y., Krese, R., Fischer, S., Kortner, T. M., & Schirmer, K. (2019). Time- and concentration-dependent expression of immune and barrier genes in the RTgutGC fish intestinal model following immune stimulation. Fish and Shellfish Immunology, 88, 308-317. doi:10.1016/j.fsi.2019.02.036, Institutional Repository
Suter, M. J. F. (2019). CHanalysis 2019, Beatenberg, April 10.–11., 2019. Conference report. Chimia, 73(5), 427-428. doi:10.2533/chimia.2019.427, Institutional Repository
Sørensen, S. N., Baun, A., Burkard, M., Dal Maso, M., Foss Hansen, S., Harrison, S., … Spurgeon, D. J. (2019). Evaluating environmental risk assessment models for nanomaterials according to requirements along the product innovation Stage-Gate process. Environmental Science: Nano, 6, 505-518. doi:10.1039/C8EN00933C, Institutional Repository
Vignet, C., Cappello, T., Fu, Q., Lajoie, K., De Marco, G., Clérandeau, C., … Cachot, J. (2019). Imidacloprid induces adverse effects on fish early life stages that are more severe in Japanese medaka (Oryzias latipes) than in zebrafish (Danio rerio). Chemosphere, 225, 470-478. doi:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2019.03.002, Institutional Repository
Wang, J., Lei, P., Gamil, A. A. A., Lagos, L., Yue, Y., Schirmer, K., … Kortner, T. M. (2019). Rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) intestinal epithelial cells as a model for studying gut immune function and effects of functional feed ingredients. Frontiers in Immunology, 10, 152 (17 pp.). doi:10.3389/fimmu.2019.00152, Institutional Repository
Winkler, M. S., Atuhaire, A., Fuhrimann, S., Mora, A. M., Niwagaba, C., Oltramare, C., … Stamm, C. (2019). Environmental exposures, health effects and institutional determinants of pesticide use in two tropical settings. Retrieved from https://snis.ch/project/pestrop/, Institutional Repository
Zhang, J., Empl, M. T., Schneider, M., Schröder, B., Stadnicka-Michalak, J., Breves, G., … Sturla, S. J. (2019). Gut microbial transformation of the dietary mutagen MeIQx may reduce exposure levels without altering intestinal transport. Toxicology in Vitro, 59, 238-245. doi:10.1016/j.tiv.2019.04.004, Institutional Repository


Aengenheister, L., Keevend, K., Muoth, C., Schönenberger, R., Diener, L., Wick, P., & Buerki-Thurnherr, T. (2018). An advanced human in vitro co-culture model for translocation studies across the placental barrier. Scientific Reports, 8(1), 5388 (12 pp.). doi:10.1038/s41598-018-23410-6, Institutional Repository
Bernal, S., Segarra, A., Merbt, S. N., & Martí, E. (2018). Differences in ammonium oxidizer abundance and N uptake capacity between epilithic and epipsammic biofilms in an urban stream. Freshwater Science, 37(1), 13-22. doi:10.1086/696267, Institutional Repository
Drieschner, C. (2018). What is the role of fish intestine as environment-organism barrier? Mechanistic investigations using fish intestinal cells on a chip (Doctoral dissertation). EPFL Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland, 102 p. , Institutional Repository
Fu, Q., Rösch, A., Fedrizzi, D., Vignet, C., & Hollender, J. (2018). Bioaccumulation, biotransformation, and synergistic effects of binary fungicide mixtures in Hyalella azteca and Gammarus pulex: How different/similar are the two species?. Environmental Science and Technology, 52(22), 13491-13500. doi:10.1021/acs.est.8b04057, Institutional Repository
Gil-Allué, C., Tlili, A., Schirmer, K., Gessner, M. O., & Behra, R. (2018). Long-term exposure to silver nanoparticles affects periphyton community structure and function. Environmental Science: Nano, 5(6), 1397-1407. doi:10.1039/C8EN00132D, Institutional Repository
Guggenheim, C. S. (2018). The role of copper for methane-oxidizing bacteria in lakes (Doctoral dissertation). doi:10.3929/ethz-b-000337932, Institutional Repository
Jabiol, J., Cornut, J., Tlili, A., & Gessner, M. O. (2018). Interactive effects of dissolved nitrogen, phosphorus and litter chemistry on stream fungal decomposers. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 94(10), fiy151 (11 pp.). doi:10.1093/femsec/fiy151, Institutional Repository
Kirla, K. T., Groh, K. J., Poetzsch, M., Banote, R. K., Stadnicka-Michalak, J., Eggen, R. I. L., … Kraemer, T. (2018). Importance of toxicokinetics to assess the utility of zebrafish larvae as model for psychoactive drug screening using meta-chlorophenylpiperazine (mCPP) as example. Frontiers in Pharmacology, 9, 414 (12 pp.). doi:10.3389/fphar.2018.00414, Institutional Repository
Kosak née Röhder, L. A., Brandt, T., Sigg, L., & Behra, R. (2018). Uptake and effects of cerium(III) and cerium oxide nanoparticles to Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Aquatic Toxicology, 197, 41-46. doi:10.1016/j.aquatox.2018.02.004, Institutional Repository
Laux, P., Riebeling, C., Booth, A. M., Brain, J. D., Brunner, J., Cerrillo, C., … Luch, A. (2018). Challenges in characterizing the environmental fate and effects of carbon nanotubes and inorganic nanomaterials in aquatic systems. Environmental Science: Nano, 5(1), 48-63. doi:10.1039/c7en00594f, Institutional Repository
Lead, J. R., Batley, G. E., Alvarez, P. J. J., Croteau, M. N., Handy, R. D., McLaughlin, M. J., … Schirmer, K. (2018). Nanomaterials in the environment: behavior, fate, bioavailability, and effects—an updated review. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 37(8), 2029-2063. doi:10.1002/etc.4147, Institutional Repository
Legradi, J. B., Di Paolo, C., Kraak, M. H. S., van der Geest, H. G., Schymanski, E. L., Williams, A. J., … Hollert, H. (2018). An ecotoxicological view on neurotoxicity assessment. Environmental Sciences Europe, 30(1), 46 (34 pp.). doi:10.1186/s12302-018-0173-x, Institutional Repository
Sambalova, O., Thorwarth, K., Heeb, N. V., Bleiner, D., Zhang, Y., Borgschulte, A., & Kroll, A. (2018). Carboxylate functional groups mediate interaction with silver nanoparticles in biofilm matrix. ACS Omega, 3(1), 724-733. doi:10.1021/acsomega.7b00982, Institutional Repository
Schug, H. (2018). A fish intestinal barrier model to assess the interaction with chemicals in vitro (Doctoral dissertation). École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne, 207 p. , Institutional Repository
Schug, H., Begnaud, F., Debonneville, C., Berthaud, F., Gimeno, S., & Schirmer, K. (2018). TransFEr: a new device to measure the transfer of volatile and hydrophobic organic chemicals across an in vitro intestinal fish cell barrier. Analytical Methods, 10(36), 4394-4403. doi:10.1039/C8AY01253A, Institutional Repository
Sgier, L., Merbt, S. N., Tlili, A., Kroll, A., & Zupanic, A. (2018). Characterization of aquatic biofilms with flow cytometry. Journal of Visualized Experiments (136), e57655 (9 pp.). doi:10.3791/57655, Institutional Repository
Sgier, L., Behra, R., Schönenberger, R., Kroll, A., & Zupanic, A. (2018). Evaluation of phototrophic stream biofilms under stress: comparing traditional and novel ecotoxicological endpoints after exposure to diuron. Frontiers in Microbiology, 9, 2974 (11 pp.). doi:10.3389/fmicb.2018.02974, Institutional Repository
Sonavane, M., Schollée, J. E., Hidasi, A. O., Creusot, N., Brion, F., Suter, M. J. F., … Aït-Aïssa, S. (2018). An integrative approach combining passive sampling, bioassays and effect-directed analysis to assess the impact of wastewater effluent. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 37(8), 2079-2088. doi:10.1002/etc.4155, Institutional Repository
Stadnicka-Michalak, J., Knöbel, M., Županič, A., & Schirmer, K. (2018). A validated algorithm for selecting non-toxic chemical concentrations. ALTEX: Alternatives to Animal Experimentation, 35(1), 37-50. doi:10.14573/altex.1701231, Institutional Repository
Stadnicka-Michalak, J., Weiss, F. T., Fischer, M., Tanneberger, K., & Schirmer, K. (2018). Biotransformation of benzo [a] pyrene by three rainbow trout (Onchorhynchus mykiss) cell lines and extrapolation to derive a fish bioconcentration factor. Environmental Science and Technology, 52(5), 3091-3100. doi:10.1021/acs.est.7b04548, Institutional Repository
Stamp, C., Zupanic, A., Sachdeva, A., Stoll, E. A., Shanley, D. P., Mathers, J. C., … Greaves, L. C. (2018). Predominant asymmetrical stem cell fate outcome limits the rate of niche succession in human colonic crypts. EBioMedicine, 31, 166-173. doi:10.1016/j.ebiom.2018.04.017, Institutional Repository
Suter, M. J. F. (2018). Conference report. CHanalysis 2018, Beatenberg, April 12.-13., 2018. Chimia, 72(6), 434-435. doi:10.2533/chimia.2018.434, Institutional Repository
Tamminen, M., Betz, A., Pereira, A. L., Thali, M., Matthews, B., Suter, M. J. F., & Narwani, A. (2018). Proteome evolution under non-substitutable resource limitation. Nature Communications, 9(1), 4650 (10 pp.). doi:10.1038/s41467-018-07106-z, Institutional Repository
Tierbach, A., Groh, K. J., Schönenberger, R., Schirmer, K., & Suter, M. J. F. (2018). Glutathione S-transferase protein expression in different life stages of zebrafish (Danio rerio). Toxicological Sciences, 162(2), 702-712. doi:10.1093/toxsci/kfx293, Institutional Repository
Van den Brink, P. J., Boxall, A. B. A., Maltby, L., Brooks, B. W., Rudd, M. A., Backhaus, T., … van Wensem, J. (2018). Toward sustainable environmental quality: priority research questions for Europe. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 37(9), 2281-2295. doi:10.1002/etc.4205, Institutional Repository
Zupanic, A., Pillai, S., Coman Schmid, D., & Schirmer, K. (2018). Green algae and networks for adverse outcome pathways. In N. Garcia-Reyero & C. Murphy (Eds.), A systems biology approach to advancing adverse outcome pathways for risk assessment (pp. 133-148). doi:10.1007/978-3-319-66084-4_7, Institutional Repository