Heger, Sebastian, M.Sc. (ESA)

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Arbeitsgebiet/ Projekt

 

Curriculum vitae

seit 11/2012 Promotionsstudium an der RWTH Aachen
11/2012 bis 11/2013 Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (Elternzeitvertretung) im Exzellenzcluster TMFB
07/2012 Abschluss des Masterstudiums
“In vitro testing of biofuels – Cytotoxicity, EROD activity and genotoxicity of potential biofuels in comparison with fossil fuels”
01/2010 - 07/2012 M.Sc., Ökotoxikologie, RWTH Aachen
10/2009 - 01/2010 M.Sc., Biologie, RWTH Aachen
08/2009 Beendigung des Bachelorstudiums mit der Bachelorarbeit “Assessing the ecotoxicological effects of biorefinery extraction processes”
10/2006 - 09/2009 Studium der Biologie (B.Sc.) an der RWTH Aachen
1997 - 2006 Gymnasium Marienschule Krefeld

 

Studienbegleitende Tätigkeiten

seit 11/2012 Koordinator des Studentenlabors “Faszination Umwelt”
seit 2012 Mitglied der Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)
05/2012 Student Volunteer, SETAC Europe 22nd Annual Meeting/ 6th SETAC World Congress in Berlin, Germany
02/2011 Mitglied im Local Organisation Comitee (LOC) des Young Environmental Scientist (YES) Meetings 2011 in Aachen
06/2010 - 08/2010 Forschungsaufenthalt am Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering  der Cornell University, NY, USA
seit 2008 Mitglied der Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC)
2008-2012 Studentische Hilfskraft am Lehr- und Forschungsgebiet Ökosystemanalyse, Institut für Umweltforschung (Bio5), RWTH Aachen

 

Publikationen

Artikel

  • Heger S, Bluhm K, Brendt J, Mayer P, Anders N, Schäffer A, Seiler TB, Hollert H (2016). Microscale In Vitro Assays for the Investigation of Neutral Red Retention and Ethoxyresorufin-O-Deethylase of Biofuels and Fossil Fuels.Plosone 11(9):e0163862
  • Heger S., Bluhm K., Agler M. T., Maletz S., Schäffer A., Seiler T. B., Angenent L. T., Hollert H. (2012). Biotests for hazard assessment of biofuel fermentation. Energy and Environmental Science, Vol. 5, No. 6, pp. 9778-9788.
  • Bluhm K., Heger S., Seiler T. B., Hallare A. V., Schäffer A., Hollert H. (2012). Toxicological and ecotoxicological potencies of biofuels used for the transport sector – a literature review. Energy and Environmental Science Vol. 5, No. 6, pp.7381-7392.
  • Richter H., Qureshi N., Heger S., Dien B., Cotta M. A. and Angenent L. T. (2012). Prolonged conversion of n-butyrate to n-butanol with Clostridium saccharoperbutylacetonicum in a two-stage continuous culture with in-situ product removal. Biotechnology and Bioengineering, Vol. 109, No. 4, pp. 913-921.
  • Bluhm K., Heger S., Ernst M., Hallare A. V., Seiler T.B., Schäffer A., Hollert H. (2010). Biofuels in an ecotoxicological context - a literature review. Proceedings annual meeting SETAC/GDCh. In: Environ Sci Europe - Bridging science and regulation on regional and European Level (formerly: Umwelt Wiss Schadst Forsch), in press.

Buchbeiträge

  • Bluhm K., Heger S., Agler M.T., Maletz S., Schäffer A., Seiler T.-B., Angenent L.T. & Hollert H. (2011): The Assessment of the Ecotoxicological & Environmental Effects of Biorefinery. In: The Role of Green Chemistry in Biomass Processing and Conversion. pressEds.: Xie H. and Gathergood N., John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Hoboken, NJ, USA.

Vorträge

  • Heger S, Bluhm, Du M, Schäffer A, Hollert H (2016): Green Toxicology for green biofuels - integrating bioassays in the development of novel fuels. 4th TMFB International Conference, Aachen, 21 - 24 June
  • Heger S., Bluhm K., Lörks J., Seiler T. B., Schäffer A., Hollert H. (2012). Three Potential Biofuels in an Ecotoxicological Investigation. 5th TMFB International Workshop, June 13-14, 2012, Aachen, Germany.
  • Bluhm K., Heger S., Lörks J., Seiler T. B., Schäffer A., Hollert H. (2011). Two Potential Biofuels in an Ecotoxicological Investigation. 32th Annual Meeting SETAC North America, November 13-17, 2011, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  • Heger S., Bluhm K., Brinkmann M., Winkens K., Schneider A., Maletz S., Agler M.T., Seiler T.B., Angenent L.T., Hollert H., (2011What’s up inside the reactor – Biotests for risk assessment of biofuel fermentation. 32th Annual Meeting SETAC North America, November 13-17, 2011, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  • Angenent L.T., Agler M.T., Werner J.J., Heger S., Hollert H., Dien B.S., Iten L.B., Cotta M.A., (2011). The Effect of Different Lignocellulosic Pretreatment Methods on Diverse Microbial Consortiums in a Bioprocess Step to Generate Fuel Precursors. 32th Annual Meeting SETAC North America, November 13-17, 2011, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  • Heger S., Bluhm K., Brinkmann M., Winkens K., Schneider A., Maletz S., Wölz J., Agler M.T., Seiler T.B., Angenent L.T., Hollert H., (2011). Assessing the ecotoxicological effects of bioenergy extraction processes. 2nd Young Environmental Scientists Meeting, 28th February – 2nd March, 2011, Aachen, Germany
  • Heger S., Winkens K., Schneider A., Wollenweber M., Brinkmann M., Maletz S., Wölz J., Bluhm K., Agler M.T., Seiler T.B., Angenent L.T., Hollert H., (2010). What’s up inside the reactor – Biotests for risk assessment of biofuel fermentation. July 1st, 2010, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
  • Heger S., Winkens K., Schneider A., Wollenweber M., Brinkmann M., Maletz S., Wölz J., Bluhm K., Agler M.T., Seiler T.B., Angenent L.T., Hollert H., (2009). Assessing the ecotoxicological effects of bioenergy extraction processes. 30th Annual Meeting SETAC North America, November 19-23, 2009, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Poster

  • Heger S, Bluhm K, Gergs A, Anders N, Schäffer A, Hollert H (2016): Aquatic toxicity of biofuels - Using ecotoxicolgocail methdos for sustainable biofuel development. 4th TMFB Interantional Conference, Aachen, 21 - 24  June
  • Brendt J, Heger S, Bluhm K, Anders N, Klankermayer J, Schäffer A, Hollert H (2016): Biokraftstoffe und ihre aquatische Toxizität – Bewertung des Biokraftstoffkandidaten 3-Methyltetrahydrofuran. Gemeinsame Tagung von SETAC GLB und der Fachgruppe Umweltchemie und Ökotoxikologie der GDCh, Tübingen, 5 -6 September
  • Brendt J, Heger S, Bluhm K, Anders N, Klankermayer J, Schäffer A, Hollert H (2016): Biofuels and their aquatic toxicity - Investigation of 3-Methyltetrahydrofuran.SETAC Europe 26th Annual Meeting, Nantes, 22 - 26 May
  • Lehmann G, Heger S, Bluhm K, Seiler TB, Schäffer A, Hollert H (2015): 2-Methylfuran: Investigating a potential biofuel in bioassays using Daphnia magna. 4th young environmental scientists (YES) meeting, Petnica, 14 - 19 March
  • Heger S, Bluhm K, Gergs A, Anders N, Seiler TB, Schäffer A, Hollert H (2015):Green Toxicology integrated in biofuel development. 3rd TMFB International Conference, Aachen, 23 - 25 June
  • Heger S, Bluhm K, Gergs A, Anders N, Seiler TB, Schäffer A, Hollert H (2015): Aquatic toxicity of biofuels - Using ecotoxicological methods for sustainable biofuel development. 25th Annual Meeting SETAC Europe, May 3-7, Barcelona, Spanien
  • Heger S., Bluhm K., Seiler T. B., Schäffer A., and Hollert H. (2012) In vitro testing of biofuels – Verifying the environmental friendliness of biofuels in comparison with fossil fuels. 22nd Annual Meeting SETAC Europe/6th SETAC World Congress, May 20-24, 2012, Berlin, Germany.
  • Heger S., Bluhm K., Brinkmann M., Winkens K., Schneider A., Wollenweber M., Maletz S., Wölz J., Agler M. T., Seiler T. B., Angenent L. T. and Hollert H. (2011). What’s up inside the reactor – Biotests for risk assessment of biofuel fermentation. 21th Annual Meeting SETAC Europe, May 15-19, 2011, Milan, Italy.
  • Heger S., Bluhm K., Brinkmann M., Winkens K., Schneider A., Wollenweber M., Maletz S., Wölz J., Agler M. T., Seiler T. B., Angenent L. T. and Hollert H. (2010). What’s up inside the reactor – Biotests for risk assessment of biofuel fermentation. 20th Annual Meeting SETAC Europe, May 23-27, 2010, Seville, Spain.
  • Bluhm K., Heger S., Ernst M., Wölz J., Schäffer, A., Seiler T.B., Hollert H., (2009) Biofuels and their ecotoxicological relevance – a literature review. 30th Annual Meeting SETAC North America, November 19-23, 2009, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
  • Heger S., Winkens K., Schneider A., Brinkmann M., Wollenweber M., Maletz S., Wölz J., Agler M.T., Angenent L.T., Seiler T.B., Hollert H., (2009). Assessing the ecotoxicological effects of bioenergy extraction processes. SETAC German Language Branch Annual Meeting, October 5-7, 2009, Weihenstephan, Germany
  • Bluhm K., Heger S., Ernst M., Seiler T.B., Wölz J., Schäffer A., Hollert H. (2009). Ökotoxikologische Bewertung von Biokraftstoffen - ein Überblick über bisherige Forschungsarbeiten weltweit. SETAC German Language Branch Annual Meeting, October 5-7, 2009, Weihenstephan, Germany
  • Heger S., Winkens K., Schneider A., Brinkmann M., Maletz S., Wölz J., Agler M.T., Angenent L.T., Seiler T.B., Hollert H., (2009). Assessing the ecotoxicological effects of bioenergy extraction processes. 19th Annual Meeting SETAC Europe, 31st May – 4th June, 2009, Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Ernst M., Gerstner A., Heger S., Rnkovic S.,  Perovic A., Strecker R., Erdinger L.,  Wölz J., Braunbeck T., Hollert H., Seiler T.B., (2008). Assessing the sediment quality of Lake Shkodra. 3rd Joint Meeting of SETAC-GLB and GDCh, September 23-26, 2008, Frankfurt a.M., Germany