Dr. rer. nat. (Dipl.-Biol.) Felix Stibany

PostDoc

Room: 42C230
Phone: +49 (0) 241 / 80-26669
(UBC) Institute for Environmental Research, RWTH Aachen University Worringerweg 1 52074 Aachen Deutschland

Curriculum vitae

Since 2017: PostDoc at RWTH Aachen University

Project managment:

(1) CEFIC LRI-ECO47: "SNAPFISH - Searching for refiNed in vitro Approaches to Predict bioconcentration in FISH” (2019 - 2021)

(2) DGMK/AIF/IGF (BMWi): "Limitation of microbial degradation of fuel distillates" (2019 - 2022)

(3) CEFIC LRI-ECO32: "Environmental risk assessment of poorly soluble substances in soils and sediments: Improved tools for assessing biodegradation, (de)sorption, and modeling" (2016 - 2018)

Since 2019: PostDoc at gaiac Research Institute for Ecosystem Analysis and Assessment

Project managment:

(1) Difficult substances - Aquatic effect assessment by equilibrium partitioning methods

(2) German Environmental Agency: "PROSOIL - Protection of soil organisms: development of toxicity hazard criteria for soil organisms in the framework of classification of substances and PBT assessment" (2019 - 2021)

2017: PhD (Dr. rer. nat.) at RWTH Aachen University

Thesis: „Investigations into the analysis and aquatic ecotoxicity of highly hydrophobic substances“

2012: Diploma Biology (Dipl. Biol.) at RWTH Aachen University

Thesis: „Uptake and distribution of multiwalled carbon nanotubes in zebrafish Danio rerio“ (Aufnahme und Verteilung von mehrwandigen Kohlenstoffnanoröhren im Zebrabärbling Danio rerio)."

2004: Diploma study course Biology at RWTH Aachen University

Major subject: Ecotoxicology and Environmental Chemistry

Other subjects: Molecular Neurobiology, Zoology (Ethology), Climatology, Geography

Publications

Peer-reviewed publications

  • Stibany F, Polesel F, Bitter K, Smith KEC, Trapp S, Schäffer A (2019). Environmental risk assessment of hydrophobic chemicals: Improved tools for assessing biodegradation and (de)sorption. Chemosphere. Submission in progress.
  • Stibany F, Schwenke F, Schmidt SN, Hollert H, Mayer P, Schäffer A (2019). Passive dosing of highly hydrophobic liquids at the saturation limit: Toxicity of dodecylbenzene to algae, crustacean and fish. Chemosphere. Submission in progress.
  • Stibany F, Ewald F, Miller I, Hollert H, Schäffer A (2017). Improving the reliability of aquatic toxicity testing of hydrophobic chemicals via equilibrium passive dosing – a case study on bromochlorophene. Science of the Total Environment 584-585: 96-104.
  • Stibany F, Schmidt SN, Schäffer A, Mayer P. (2017). Aquatic toxicity testing of liquid hydrophobic chemicals – passive dosing exactly at the saturation level. Chemosphere 167: 551-558. Also included in OECD Guideline 23 Second Edition (2018).
  • Maes HM, Stibany F, Giefers S, Daniels B, Deutschmann B, Baumgartner W, and Schaeffer A (2014). Accumulation and distribution of multiwalled carbon nanotubes in zebrafish (Danio rerio). Environmental Science & Technology 48:12256-12264.
  • Schäffer A, von Lochow HEC, Baumgartner W, Daniels B, Deutschmann B, Rhiem S, Simon A, Stibany F, Maes HM (2011). Aufnahme und Elimination von CNT in aquatischen Organismen. Inno.CNT annual congress carbon-nanomaterials 2011, Ettlingen (Germany). Published in Nanotechnologie und Wasserwirtschaft: Umweltverhalten und –effekte kohlenstoffbasierter Nanopartikel.
  • Rhiem S, Maes HM, von Lochow HEC, Stibany F, Deutschmann B, Daniels B, Weth A, Baumgartner W, Schmidt B, Ratte HT, Schäffer A (2010). Bioverfügbarkeit von Carbon Nanotubes (CNT) für Organismen an der Basis der aquatischen Nahrungskette. Umweltwissenschaften und Schadstoff-Forschung 22: 348.

Conference contributions

  • Session chair – Session: Linking models, experiments and measurements to reliably investigate the environmental fate and effects of hydrophobic organic contaminants and mixtures. 29th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting 2019, Helsinki (Finland).
  • Stibany F, Polesel F, Smith KEC, Trapp S, Schäffer A (2019). Environmental risk assessment of poorly soluble substances: Improved tools for assessing biodegradation, (de)sorption, and modelling (CEFIC LRI-ECO32). TransCon 2019, Monte Verità, Ascona (Switzerland).
  • Session chair – Session: Hydrophobic Chemicals and Mixtures: Reliable Investigations on their Environmental Fate and Effects. 28th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting 2018, Rome (Italy).
  • Stibany F, Schäffer A. (2017). Fate and Effects of highly hydrophobic substances: improving tools for a reliable environmental risk assessment. IGCS Workshop on Urban Resilience: Coastal Hazards and Coastal Water Management, Vulnerability and Sustainability, Chennai (India).
  • Session chair – Session: Highly Hydrophobic Chemicals: Reliable Investigations on Environmental Fate and Effects. 27th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting 2017, Brussels (Belgium).
  • Stibany F, Mayer P, Schmidt SN, Rettinger K, Steber J, Coors A, Schulte C, Hollert H, Schäffer A (2017). Analysis and ecotoxicological investigations of poorly soluble cosmetic compounds. 27th SETAC Europe, Brussels (Belgium).
  • Stibany F, Ewald F, Schwenke F, Rettinger K, Steber J, Coors A, Schulte C, Hollert H, Schäffer A (2016). Ökotoxikologische Untersuchung von schwer wasserlöslichen Kosmetikinhaltsstoffen - Methoden für eine zuverlässigere Risikobewertung (Projekt ECOSM). 6th SETAC GLB and GDCh conference, Tübingen (Germany).
  • Session chair – Session: Passive Sampling. 6th SETAC GLB/GDCh conference 2014, Gießen (Germany).
  • Stibany F, Rettinger K, Steber J, Coors A, Schulte C, Hollert H, and Schäffer A (2014). Poorly Soluble Cosmetic Compounds – Analysis and ecotoxicological investigations of highly hydrophobic substances (Project ECOSM). 35th SETAC North America Annual Meeting, Vancouver (Canada).
  • Stibany F, Rettinger K, Steber J, Coors A, Schulte C, Hollert H, and Schäffer A (2014). Analysis and ecotoxicological investigations on Poorly Soluble Cosmetic Compounds - An approach for a reliable environmental risk assessment (Project ECOSM). Invited speaker at the Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST Europe), Saarbrücken (Germany).
  • Stibany F, Maes HM, Rhiem S, Daniels B, Deutschmann B, Schmidt B, von Lochow  HEC, Baumgartner W, Schlüter OFK, Ratte HT, Schäffer A (2010). Distribution of multiwalled 14C-carbon nanotubes to the zebrafish Danio rerio and visualisation of non-labelled nanotubes in different organs and tissues. Poster spotlight presentation, 20th SETAC Europe, Seville (Spain).
  • Stibany F, Maes HM, Daniels B, Deutschmann B, Rhiem S, von Lochow HEC, Schlüter OFK, Schmidt B, Baumgartner W, Ratte HT, Schäffer A (2009). Verteilung von radioaktiv-markierten Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes in aquatischen Systemen und Akkumulation in Organismen. Platform presentation, 14th SETAC GLB, Weihenstephan (Germany).