Dr. David Leuthold

Dr. David Leuthold

Address:
Permoserstr. 15
04318 Leipzig
Germany

Building: 6.1
Room: 803
Phone: +49 341 235 1823

E-Mail

Research Interests

  • Understanding toxicity mechanisms of environmental chemicals and mixtures
  • Development and application of novel behavior-based assays in embryo-larval stages of zebrafish (Danio rerio) and state-of-the-art genetic engineering approaches including CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing

Curriculum Vitae

Since 07/2019

Postdoctoral Researcher, Department Bioanalytical Ecotoxicology, Molecular Toxicology Group, Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ, Leipzig

07/2016 - 06/2019

PhD student, Faculty of Mathematics, Computer Science and Natural Sciences, Department of Biology, RWTH Aachen University and Department Bioanalytical Ecotoxicology, Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ, Leipzig

PhD thesis: “Zebrafish locomotor activity as a sensitive effect-based tool for the assessment of environmental chemicals and mixtures”

05/2016 - 06/2016

Research assistant, Szent-István-University, Gödöllő, Hungary

11/2015 - 06/2016

Research assistant, Department Bioanalytical Ecotoxicology, Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ, Leipzig

10/2009 - 10/2015

Student, Applied Natural Science, focus on Environmental Science and Biotechnology, Faculty of Chemistry and Physics, Institute for Biosciences, Technical University Bergakademie Freiberg

Master thesis: “Sublethal effect profile of selected acetylcholinesterase inhibitors in the early developmental phase of zebrafish (Danio rerio)”

Bachelor thesis: „An investigation into the influence of selected electron donors on the population structure and sulfate reduction rate in fixed-bed column reactors”
 


Awards/Grants

03/2022

Molecular and Systems Biology Specialty Section Postdoctoral Scholar Research Award - 1st place - Society of Toxicology (SOT), USA

03/2022

Neurotoxicology Specialty Section Toshio Narahashi Best Postdoctoral Poster Presentation Award - 2nd place - Society of Toxicology (SOT), USA

03/2022

Mechanisms Specialty Section Gabriel L. Plaa Education Award - 2nd place - Society of Toxicology (SOT), USA

03/2022

Neurotoxicology Specialty Section Toshio Narahashi Best Postdoctoral Abstract Award - 1st place - Society of Toxicology (SOT), USA

03/2022

Mechanisms Specialty Section Sheldon D. Murphy Postdoctoral Endowment Award - 1st place - Society of Toxicology (SOT), USA

12/2021

UFZ Young Scientist Award for Applied Research

07/2017 - 06/2019

Full PhD scholarship; German Federal Environmental Foundation (Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt DBU) 


Publications

2022 (1)

2021 (1)

2020 (2)

2019 (2)

2018 (1)

  • Legradi, J.B., Di Paolo, C., Kraak, M.H.S., van der Geest, H.G., Schymanski, E.L., Williams, A.J., Dingemans, M.M.L., Massei, R., Brack, W., Cousin, X., Begout, M.-L., van der Oost, R., Carion, A., Suarez‑Ulloa, V., Silvestre, F., Escher, B.I., Engwall, M., Nilén, G., Keiter, S.H., Pollet, D., Waldmann, P., Kienle, C., Werner, I., Haigis, A.-C., Knapen, D., Vergauwen, L., Spehr, M., Schulz, W., Busch, W., Leuthold, D., Scholz, S., vom Berg, C.M., Basu, N., Murphy, C.A., Lampert, A., Kuckelkorn, J., Grummt, T., Hollert, H., (2018):
    An ecotoxicological view on neurotoxicity assessment
    Environ. Sci. Eur. 30 , art. 46
    full text (doi)

2017 (1)

2016 (2)