Lecture Series HEALTHY PLANET

Our new Lecture Series HEALTHY PLANET has just started - please join us!

Topic: Bioaccumulation: walking in the 3Rs pathway

Host: Dr. Luise Henneberger / Department Cell Toxicology
Venue: Kubus, Hall 1A
Start: 10 am

Topic: Human Exposure and Health Effects of Organophosphate-Based Flame Retardants

Host: Prof. Tamara Tal / Department Ecotoxicology
Venue: Kubus, Hall 1A
Start: 10 am 

Topic: Consumer products as a source of diffuse environmental contamination

Host: Dr. Dusan Materic / Department Environmental Analytical Chemistry
Venue: KUBUS, Hall 2 and via Zoom
Start: 1 pm 

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Topic: The Influence of Selenium on Arsenic Transport by Human Hepatocytes

Host: Dr. Till Luckenbach / Department Ecotoxicology
Venue: Zoom
Start: 2.30 pm

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Topic: Dealing with chemical mixtures - hazard assessment with toxicogenomics, monitoring data, and data-driven approaches

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Host: Prof. Werner Brack / Research Unit Chemicals in the Environment
Venue: Kubus, Hall 1A
Start: 1 pm


30.01.2023 Julie Robitaille / OECD and INRS Quebec, Canada
Topic: Toward monitoring endocrine disrupting chemicals in freshwater using bioassays: from developing a strategy for wastewater in the province of Quebec, Canada, to building OECD recommendations
Host: Prof. Beate Escher / Department of Cell Toxicology and Prof. Werner Brack / RU Cite
Venue: Kubus Hall 1A and Zoom
Start: 10 am

07.02.2023 Katharina Halbach and Sue Martina Starke / Spurenstoffzentrum des Bundes
Topic: The German Centre for Micropollutants: Goals and Tasks
Host: Prof. Werner Brack / RU Cite and Beate Escher / Department Cell Toxicology
Venue: Kubus Hall 2
Start: 2 pm

09.03.2023 Ass.-Prof. Michael Zumstein / University Vienna, Austria
Topic: Extracellular enzymes in wastewater and their potential to transform anthropogenic chemicals
Host: Prof. Beate Escher / Department of Cell Toxicology and Dr. Lukas Wick / Department of Environmental Microbiology (Research Unit of Environmental Engineering and Biotechnology)
Venue: KUBUS Hall 2
Start: 1 pm

06.04.2023 Ass.-Prof. Bethanie Carney Almroth / University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Topic: The planetary scale of the plastics problem
Host: Dr. Eric Carmona Martinez / Department of Effect-Directed Analysis
Venue: KUBUS Hall 1CD
Start: 10 am

18.04.2023 Ass.-Prof. Laura Revell / University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Topic: Airborne microplastics in a changing climate
Host: Dr. Dusan Materic / Department Analytical Chemistry
Venue: KUBUS Hall 1CD and Zoom
Start: 10 am

11.05.2023 Assoc. Prof. Amy M. Padula / University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine
Topic: Prenatal per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and adverse child health outcomes
Host: Prof. Ana Zenclussen / Department of Environmental Immunology
Venue: KUBUS Hall 1A
Start: 11 am

08.06.2023 Dr. Andrea Ebert / Department of Analytical Environmental Chemistry, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research Leipzig
Topic: Transport kinetics and partitioning in biological systems - a toolbox for quantitative understanding
Host: Prof. Kai-Uwe Goss / Department of Analytical Environmental Chemistry
Venue: Kubus, Hall 2 and Zoom
Start: 10 am

14.07.2023 Prof. Jing You / Jinan University Guangzhou, China
Topic: Event driven taxonomy: AI in Identifying causative contaminants in chemical mixtures
Host: Prof. Beate Escher / Department of Cell Toxicology
Venue: KUBUS Hall 2
Start: 11 am

27.07.2023 Dr. Zhongli Chen / Chongqing University, China
Topic: Challenge and opportunity: the eco-environmental issues of the China’s Three Gorges Reservoir
Host: Prof. Annika Jahnke / Department of Ecological Chemistry
Venue: KUBUS Hall 1a and Zoom
Start: 10 am

28.08.2023 Prof. Satoshi Endo / National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES), Japan
Topic: It's not just about pore water free concentration: Exposure to organic contaminants in sediment toxicity tests
Host: Prof. Kai-Uwe Goss / Department of Analytical Environmental Chemistry
Venue: Kubus, Hall 1a and Zoom
Start: 10 am

14.09.2023 Dr. Michael Zimmermann / European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), Heidelberg
Topic: Identifying gut microbiome contributions to drug metabolism and carcinogen toxicity
Host: Prof. Martin von Bergen / Department of Molecular Systems Biology
Venue: Kubus, Hall 1a
Start: 10 am

09.11.2023 Dr. Jo Nyffeler / Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research UFZ, Leipzig
Topic: Application of Cell Painting for chemical hazard evaluation in support of screening-level assessments
Host: Prof. Werner Brack / Research Unit Chemicals in the Environment
Venue: Kubus, Hall 1A
Start: 10 am
 

18.01.2022 Prof. Ondine von Ehrenstein / UCLA - POSTPONED
Topic: "Environmental exposures and children’s health: report from research in California and Bangladesh"
Host: Prof. Rolf Altenburger / Research Unit CITE
Venue: Zoom
Start: 3 pm

24.01.2022 Natascha Schmidt / Mediterranean Institute of Oceanography, Marseille, France
Topic: “Microplastics and associated organic contaminants in the aquatic environment”
Host: Prof. Thorsten Reemtsma / Department of Analytical Chemistry
Venue: Zoom
Start: 10 am

25.01.2022 Ass.-Prof. Carsten Prasse / Johns Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering and the Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA
Topic: "Reactivity-directed analysis (RDA): A novel approach for the identification of toxicants in (drinking) water"
Host: Prof. Beate Escher / Department of Cell Toxicology
Venue: Zoom
Start: 3 pm

01.02.2022 Dr. Dusan Materic / Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Topic: “Nanoplastics measurement by TD-PTR-MS- from the high Alps to the polar regions and deep sea”
Host: Prof. Thorsten Reemtsma / Department of Analytical Chemistry
Venue: Zoom
Start: 2 pm

12.04.2022 Prof. Peter Fantke / Technical University of Denmark
Topic: "Modelling chemical pollution to support a safe and sustainable chemicals management"
Host: PD Dr. Werner Brack / Department of Effect Directed Analysis
Venue: Kubus Hall 2 and via Zoom
Start: 10 am

21.06.2022 Prof. Traidl-Hoffmann / University Augsburg and Helmholtz Zentrum München
Topic: „Multidimensional interaction of environmental and health - paving the way towards personalized prevention“
Host: Prof. Ana Zenclussen / Department of Environmental Immunology
Venue: Zoom
Start: 10 am

21.09.2022 Dr. Natalie Aneck-Hahn / University of Pretoria, South Africa
Topic: „A South African perspective on effect-based methods for water quality assessment“
Host: Prof. Beate Escher / Department of Cell Toxicology
Venue: Kubus, Hall 2
Start: 10 am

26.03.2021 Prof. Barbara Kasprzyk-Hordern / Department of Chemistry at the University of Bath and a co-director of Water and Innovation Research Centre
Topic: The concept of wastewater-based epidemiology and its rapid advances
Host: PD Dr. Werner Brack / Effect-Directed Analysis
Venue: virtual, Zoom
Start: 1 pm

22.04.2021 María Julia Culzoni / Faculty of Biochemistry and Biological Sciences (FBCB), National University of Litoral (UNL), Argentina
Topic: Analytical platforms for human biomonitoring
Host: Prof. Ana Zenclussen / Environmental Immunology
Venue: virtual, Zoom
Start: 3 pm

04.05.2021 Dr. Sonia Dagnino / Faculty of Medicine, School Public Health, Imperial College London, UK
Topic: Understanding Chemical exposure and health outcomes with Exposomics
Host: PD Dr. Werner Brack / Effect-Directed Analysis
Venue: virtual, Zoom
Start: 10 am

21.05.2021 Prof. Matthias Blüher / Helmholtz Institute for Metabolic, Obesity and Vascular Research; HI-MAG Director and Head of Clinical Obesity Research Group; W3 Professor in Clinical Obesity Research at the University of Leipzig
Topic: Obesity – another symptom of an “unhealthy environment”?
Host: Prof. Beate Escher / Cell Toxicology
Venue: virtual, Zoom
Start: 9 am

04.06.2021 Ralf Ebinghaus & Marcus Lange / Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon, Geesthacht
Topic: "The Coastal Pollution Toolbox – a Topic 4 product within POFIV"
Host: PD Dr. Werner Brack / Effect-Directed Analysis
Venue: virtual, Zoom
Start: 9 am

01.07.2021 Dr. Jake O’Brien / Research Fellow at the Queensland Alliance for Environmental Health Sciences (QAEHS)
Topic: "The benefits of conducting wastewater sampling during a population census - case study using the Australian Census"
Host: Prof. Beate Escher / Cell Toxicology
Venue: virtual, Zoom
Start: 10 am

12.07.2021 Dr. Qiuguo Fu / EAWAG, Switzerland
Topic: "Fate processes and biological effects of pharmaceuticals in the aquatic organisms: A case study with diclofenac"
Host: Prof. Thorsten Reemstma / Analytical Chemistry
Venue: virtual, Zoom
Start: 3 pm

09.09.2021 Dr. Tewes Tralau / Bundesministerium für Risikoforschung (BfR)
Topic: "The challenge of microbiome-mediated toxicity – are we up for it?"
Host: Prof. Martin von Bergen / Department of Molecular Systems Biology
Venue: virtual, Zoom
Start: 10 am

18.11.2021 Dr. Matthias Egger / The Ocean Cleanup, Netherlands
Topic: "Fate of floating plastic debris in the ocean"
Host: Prof. Annika Jahnke / Department of Ecological Chemistry
Venue: Zoom
Start: 10 am

07.12.2021 Dr. Johanna Nyffeler / US EPA Durham and Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE), USA
Topic: "Imaging-based phenotypic profiling for high-throughput chemical screening at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency"
Host: Prof. Beate Escher / Department of Cell Toxicology
Venue: Zoom
Start: 3 pm

16.12.2021 Dr. Martin Blettler / INALI; CONICET-UNL, Argentina
Topic: “Macroplastic research in freshwater systems: opening up the scene”
Host: Dr. Katrin Wendt-Potthoff / Department of Lake Research
Venue: Zoom
Start: 10:30 am

20.02.2020 Prof. Yolanda Picó / University of Valencia, Spain
Topic: Gender’s perspective application in environmental studies
Host: Dr. Eric Carmona Martinez / Effect-Directed Analysis
Venue: KUBUS, hall 2AB
Start: 9:30 am

14.05.2020 Prof. Matthias Liess / Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ
Topic: Kleingewässermonitoring - Nationwide Monitoring of Small Streams
Online-Meeting via GoTo
Start: 10 am
Host: Prof. Rolf Altenburger / Research Unit Chemicals in the Environment

25.06.2020 Dr. Igor Tetko / Helmholtz Zentrum München, Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Gesundheit und Umwelt (GmbH)
Topic: Beyond traditional QSAR: Artificial Intelligence and machine learning for chemical space exploration, synthesis and activity prediction
face-to-face-Meeting / Online-Meeting via GoTo
Host: Prof. Kai-Uwe Goss / Analytical Environmental Chemistry
Venue: KUBUS, hall 2AB
Start: 10 am

16.09.2020 Prof. Markus Große Ophoff & Dr. Klaus Günter Steinhäuser / BUND AK Umweltchemikalien und Toxikologie
Vortrag und Diskussion zum BUND Positionspapier "Herausforderungen für eine nachhaltige Stoffpolitik"
face-to-face-Meeting / Online-Meeting via GoTo
Host: Prof. Rolf Altenburger / Research Unit Chemicals in the Environment
Venue: KUBUS, hall 1AB
Start: 3 pm

12.11.2020 Prof. Sebastian Böcker / University Jena
Topic: SIRIUS, CANOPUS and COSMIC: Turning tandem mass spectra into metabolite structure information
Online-Meeting via Zoom
Host: Dr. Tobias Schulze / Effect-Directed Analysis
Start: 10 am

03.12.2020 Prof. Inna Sokolova / Institute of Biological Sciences, University Rostock
Topic: Bioenergetics in environmental adaptation and stress tolerance of aquatic ectotherms: Linking ecology and physiology in multistressor landscape
Online-Meeting via Zoom
Host: Dr. Till Luckenbach / Bioanalytical Ecotoxicology
Start: 10 am

31.01.2019 PD Dr. Werner Brack / Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ
Topic: "SOLUTIONS for monitoring, assessment and prioritization of micropollutants in European river basins"
Host: PD Dr. Werner Brack
Venue: Kubus Hall 1CD
Start: 4 pm

28.02.2019 Prof. Janine Felix / Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam
Topic: "Early-life programming of life course health – The Generation R Study"
Host: Dr. Gunda Herberth
Venue: Kubus Hall 1A
Start: 4 pm

07.03.2019 Dr. Dries Knapen / University of Antwerp
Topic: "Developing mechanism-specific endpoints for use in fish embryo and early life stage testing"
Host: Dr. Stefan Scholz
Venue: Kubus Hall 1A
Start: 2:30 pm

26.04.2019 Dr. Peter Turnbaugh / University of California San Francisco - UCSF
Topic: "Precision medicine goes microscopic: zooming in on the role of the microbiome in drug response"
Host: Prof. Martin von Bergen
Venue: Kubus Hall 1 A
Start: 1 pm

17.05.2019 Jos van Gils / Deltares Netherlands
Topic: "Advanced modelling tools in support of management of water quality: trends and challenges"
Host: PD Dr. Werner Brack
Venue: Kubus Hall 1 A
Start: 10 am

27.06.2019 Prof. Chih C. Lai / University St. Thomas, St. Paul, USA
Topic: "Deep Learning and Convolutional Neural Networks: Case Studies"
Host: Dr. Stefan Scholz and Dr. Jörg Hackermüller
Venue: KUBUS hall 1A
Start: 1 pm

01.07.2019 Dr. Alex Avdeef / in-ADME RESEARCH
Topic: "Perspectives in Solubility: Measurement and Interpretation. Data Mining for Equilibrium Solubility of Sparingly Soluble Compounds"
Host: Prof. Beate Escher and Prof. Kai-Uwe Goss
Venue: KUBUS hall 1A
Start: 3 pm

23.08.2019 Prof. Jung-Hwan Kwon / Div. of Env. Science and Ecological Engineering, Korea Univ Seoul
Topic: "Potential risks of associated organic pollutants with microplastics: equilibrium and kinetics"
Host: Prof. Beate Escher and Prof. Kai-Uwe Goss
Venue: Kubus hall 1A
Start: 11 am

17.10.2019 Prof. Leo Posthuma / RIVM Utrecht, Netherlands
Topic: "SOLUTIONS-NL: a knowledge impulse to prevent and reduce chemical pollution of surface waters in the Netherlands"
Host: Dr. Werner Brack
Venue: Kubus hall 1CD
Start: 12:30 pm

27.11.2019 Dr. Tamara Tal / Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ
Topic: "Investigating microbiome-chemical interactions in zebrafish"
Host: Dr. Stefan Scholz
Venue: Kubus hall 1C
Start: 10 am

19.12.2019 Prof. Nikolaos Thomaidis / Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
Topic: "High Resolution Mass Spectrometric Non-Target Screening of emerging contaminants in the environment: Development of methods and workflows and their application in wide-scope monitoring studies and exposure assessment"
Host: Dr. Tobias Schulze
Venue: KUBUS hall 1A
Start: 12:30 pm 

20.09.2018 Dr. Tamara Tal / U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - US EPA
Topic: "Modification of environmental contaminants by intestinal microbiota"
Host: Prof. Martin von Bergen
Venue: Kubus Hall 1B
Start: 10 am

23.10.2018 Dr. Edward J. Perkins / U.S. Corps of Engineers, Army Engineer Research and Development Center - ERDC
Topic: "Merging toxicogenomics and quantitative modeling with the Adverse Outcome Pathway framework to assess chemical hazards"
Host: Dr. Stefan Scholz
Venue: Kubus Hall 2
Start: 10 am

29.11.2018 Dr. Oliver Lindtner / Bundesinstitut für Risikobewertung - BfR
Topic: "Die BfR-MEAL-Studie: Beispiele zur Stoffauswahl"
Host: Dr. Gunda Herberth
Venue: Building 4.0, Room 101
Start: 4 pm