Toxicological Centre

Recent news

  • Congrats to Natan van Wichelen for securing the Best Poster award, and to Tim Boogaerts for bringing home the Best Presentation award at Testing The Waters 6 in Oxford!
  • Available PhD position in Analytical Chemistry and Toxicology to investigate the bioavailability of legacy and emerging PFAS in a terrestrial food chain along a PFAS pollution gradient. The PhD student will work at the Toxicological Centre of the University of Antwerp in the frame of the project “Bioavailability and toxicity of legacy and emerging per- and polyfluoralkylated substances (PFAS) in a terrestrial food chain: effects at different levels of biological organisation (BIOTOX-Terra)”. You can apply for this vacancy through the University of Antwerp’s online job application platform before 31 July 2023. Find out more
  • Previous weekend, the little children present at Nerdland Festival discovered the wastewater system together with our PhD-students Maarten Quireyns, Natan Van Wichelen and Tim Boogaerts. In our pop-up lab, they were able to perform experiments on their own wastewater samples together with their parents. Thank you Nerdland and Uantwerpen - Wetenschap voor iedereen for providing us with the opportunity to present our wastewater-based epidemiology research! Watch the positive reactions from the children and parents here.
  • Interested in doing a post-doc with us? Then you might apply via the newly launched Yufe4postdoc initiative. YUFE universities are pleased to announce two calls for postdoctoral research positions, open for all disciplines, under the overarching theme of ‘Urban opportunities and challenges’. The first call is closed, while the second call will be open from 1st October 2023 and will focus on Citizens’ Well-being and European Identity. If you are thinking of submitting a proposal with us as potential host research group, please consider first our research topics. For more information about the TC, please contact
  • In early September, our PhD candidate Fatima den Ouden won the award for best poster on the biotransformation of TCIPP and TTBPP in human liver microsomes at the 10th International Symposium on Flame Retardants BFR2022 in Athens. Congrats! Check out her work here
  • Prof. Adrian Covaci is a Highly Cited Researcher in the field of Cross-Field - 2022.