We investigate how freshwater organisms respond to chemical exposure and other stressors in their environment. In particular, we explore adaptive and toxicological response pathways and develop conceptual and computational models to support knowledge-based risk assessment.
The Scientific Magazine of Swiss Radio SRF1 discusses the rainbow trout gill cell line assay.
September 4, 2019,
The 3RCC award has been conferred on two Eawag researchers by the 3R Swiss Competence Centre (3RCC) for their outstanding research work. For the first time ever, the researchers managed to obtain ISO certification for a toxicity test using cultured fish gill cells, thanks to their project work in this area. This represents a milestone in the promotion of alternatives to animal experiments. The prize was awarded on September 2nd in Bern. [read more]
The co-owners of the journal Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry (Springer Nature) met at Eawag, June 28, 2019. The meeting was organized by Marc Suter.
Journal strategies were discussed as well as two new editors appointed.