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Researcher

Ronny Blust

  • Research interest:- Molecular, cellular and organismal toxicity tests - Characterisation of mode of action of microcontaminants - Analysis of inorganic and organic contaminants - Chemical and biological monitoring and diagnostics - Development of application of biomarkers and sensors - Modelling of bioavailability, accumulation and toxicity
  • Keywords:RISK ASSESSMENT, PREDICITVE TOXICOLOGY, TOXICITY ASSAYS, ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING, METAL POLLUTION, ORGANIC ANALYSIS, TOXICOGENOMICS, BIOMARKERS, Applied biological sciences, biotechnology
  • Disciplines:Sustainable chemistry, Animal biology, Biochemistry and metabolism, General biology, Aquatic sciences, challenges and pollution , Environmental science and management, Medical biochemistry and metabolism, Veterinary medicine
  • Research techniques:- Metal analysis (AAS, ICP-OES, ICP-MS) - Organic analysis (GC-MS, LC-MS) - Radiotopes analysis (gamma and beta scintillation) - Gene expression analysis (macro and microarrays, RT-PCR) - In vitro toxicology en flow cytometry - Analysis of biomarker responses and physiological condition - In situ effect evaluations
  • Users of research expertise:- Environmental diagnostics - Waste treatment - Chemical industry - Pharmaceutical industry - Food industry