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M.Sc. (Ecotoxicology) Simon Lüderwald

Aquatic Stress Ecology
PhD student
Contact
Building C I; Room 001

Research Interests

  • Aquatic ecotoxicology
  • Impact of inorganic nanoparticles on the aquatic environment
  • Ecotoxicological implications of heavy metals on aquatic organisms

Current Research Project

  • Acute and chronic investigations with Daphnia magna using differently aged titanium dioxide nanoparticles (nTiO2)
  • Biological effects of masked and caught engineered inorganic nanoparticles

Academic History

  • Since 2016: PhD student at the Institute of Environmental Sciences, University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany.
  • 2015: M.Sc. (Ecotoxicology) at the Institute of Environmental Sciences, University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany (Thesis: Importance of TiO2 nanoparticles’ exposure pathways: a factorial approach with Gammarus fossarum.)
  • 2013: B.Sc. (Env.Sci.) at the Institute of Environmental Sciences, University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany (Thesis: Acute and chronic toxicity of aged titanium dioxide nanoparticles (nTiO2) on Daphnia magna).

Memberships

  • Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC)
  • Active member of the SETAC Europe Student Advisory Council

Publications

See here for a complete list of my publications:

    Oral presentations

      • Lüderwald, S., Schell, T., Newton, K., Seitz, F., Rosenfeldt, R.R., Schulz, R., Bundschuh, M. 2016. Importance of titanium dioxide nanoparticles’ exposure pathways: a factorial approach with Gammarus fossarum. Fifth Young Environmental Scientists Meeting, Gainesville, Florida.
      • Newton, K., Zubrod, J.P., Englert, D., Baudy, P., Konschak, M., Lüderwald, S., Schell, T., Schulz, R., Bundschuh, M. 2016. Dietary uptake of systemic fungicide contaminated plant material affects energy processing and growth of a leaf-shredder. Fifth Young Environmental Scientists Meeting, Gainesville, Florida.
      • Schell T., Bundschuh M., Zubrod J. P., Lüderwald S., Schulz R., Goedkoop W., 2016. Can the aquatic toxicity of pesticide mixtures in agricultural streams be accurately estimated by relying on the assumption of concentration addition? Fifth Young Environmental Scientists Meeting, Gainesville, Florida.
      • Seitz F., Lüderwald S., Rosenfeldt R. R., Müller M., Schulz R., Bundschuh M., 2015. Quantity and quality of natural organic matter trigger the ecotoxicity of titanium dioxide nanoparticles to Daphnia magna, SETAC Europe, Barcelona, Spain.
      • Rosenfeldt, R. R., Seitz, F., Zubrod, J. P., Feckler, A., Lüderwald, S., Merkel, T., Bundschuh, R., Schulz, R., Bundschuh, M., 2015. Nanosized titanium dioxide mitigates copper toxicity for aquatic organisms. SETAC Europe 25th Annual Meeting, Barcelona, Spain.
      • Lüderwald, S., Seitz, F., Rosenfeldt, R.R., Schulz, R., Bundschuh, M. 2015. Aging of nanoparticles alters toxicity for Daphnia Magna. Fourth Young Environmental Scientists Meeting, Petnica, Serbia.

      Poster presentations

      • Lüderwald S., Dackermann V., Seitz F., Rosenfeldt R. R., Schell T., Schulz R., Bundschuh M., 2016. Natural organic matter influences UV light induced toxicity of nano-sized titanium dioxide. SETAC Europe 26th Annual Meeting, Nantes, France.
      • Zubrod, J. P., Englert D., Fuß B., Lüderwald S., Schulz R., Bundschuh M., 2016. Do stable isotope signatures and elemental stoichiometry mirror toxicant-induced changes in predation success? SETAC Europe 26th Annual Meeting, Nantes, France.
      • Newton K., Zubrod, J. P., Englert D., Baudy P., Konschak M., Lüderwald S., Schulz R., Bundschuh M., 2016. Dietary uptake of systemic fungicide contaminated plant material affects energy processing and growth of a leaf-shredder. SETAC Europe 26th Annual Meeting, Nantes, France.
      • Schell T., Bundschuh M., Zubrod J. P., Lüderwald S., Schulz R., Goedkoop W., 2016. Is the toxicity of pesticide mixtures occurring in agricultural influenced streams additive? An experimental approach with Daphnia magna. SETAC Europe 26th Annual Meeting, Nantes, France.
      • Lüderwald S., Seitz F., Rosenfeldt R. R., Schulz R., Bundschuh M., 2015. Influence of condition specific aging on nanoparticle toxicity – the role of time. SETAC Europe 25th Annual Meeting, Barcelona, Spain.
      • Seitz F., Lüderwald S., Rosenfeldt R. R., Schulz R., Bundschuh M, 2015. Aging of nanoparticles modifies the toxicity to aquatic organisms, NanoVision, Stuttgart, Germany.
      • Lüderwald S., Seitz F., Rosenfeldt R. R., Schulz R., Bundschuh M., 2014. Acute and chronic toxicity of aged titanium dioxide nanoparticles on Daphnia magna. International Workshop - Nanoparticles in Soils and Waters: Fate, Transport and Effects, Landau, Germany.