Profile of HIGRADE participants

profile_photo_Andreas Schüttler
Name: Andreas Schüttler (Germany)

Department Bioanalytical Ecotoxicology

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Research topic

My project deals with effects of chemicals on the transcriptome of the zebrafish embryo. I am particulary interested in mixture effects on the level of gene-expression.

At UFZ since

March 2014

Why did you come to the UFZ?

To contribute another small piece of the puzzle to environmental protection

What do you like about the city you live in?

Its highly dynamic cultural life, the parks and the spirit of some of my favourite musicians, which you can breath at some places in Leipzig

How do you like it at the UFZ / in HIGRADE?

I like the very friendly and productive working atmosphere, the courses and lectures and the scientific exchange


singing in different choirs, campaign for an environmentally sustainable and just society