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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Tim Verslycke

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Projects
» Pesticides in coastal waters

» Lobster shell disease

» Copepod diapause

» Mysid hormone regulation

» Ciona CYP3 genes

» BAEF Fellowship

» WHOI Postdoc

» Expeditie Zeeleeuw

» ENDIS-RISKS

» VEO2

» Analytics and metabolism

» VEO

» ED-North

» South-Africa


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Development of routine biological test methods for the assessment of endocrine-disrupting compounds in the environment: a complementary approach using in vivo and in vitro test endpoints.

Collaborators:
-Katrien Arijs, Tim Verslycke, Bram Versonnen, Gert Vandenbergh, Colin Janssen (Laboratory of Environmental Toxicology and Aquatic Ecology, Ghent University, Belgium)
-Eugene Rurangwa, Frans Ollevier (Laboratory for Aquatic Ecology, KUL, Belgium)
-Laetitia Slabbert (CSIR, South-Africa)

This 2-year bilateral project (1999-2001) focused on the use of simple routine methods to detect endocrine disruption in wild fish in South-African water bodies as well as detect in vitro estrogenic/androgenic activity in these waters.

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