Chair for Ecotoxicology

Former Chair of Environmental Biology and Chemodynamics

Research groups

Regulatory Ecotoxicology
(Prof. Dr. Thomas Backhaus

Community Ecology and Ecotoxicology
(Prof. Dr. Martina Roß-Nickoll

Computational Ecotoxicology
(Dr. Richard Ottermanns

Deputy for chemical analysis
(Dr. Hannah Holzmann


Molecular Ecotoxicology
(Dr. Pedro Inostroza

Green toxicology
(Dr. Miaomiao Du

Bioavailability of organic pollutants
(Dr. Felix Stibany

Umweltchemie, FZ Jülich
(Prof. Dr. Erwin Klumpp)


Department of Bioanalytical Ecotoxicology

Prof. Dr. Rolf Altenburger 

Department of System Ecotoxicology

Prof. Dr. Matthias Liess 

Department of Exposome Analystics

Prof. Dr. Annika Jahnke


Aninstitut gaiac

Research institute for ecosystem analysis and assessment  

gaiac was founded in 2003 as a spin-off of the Institute for Environmental Resarch and cooperates in teaching and applied research.