Department Environmental Toxicology



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, 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, 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, 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
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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
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