Ongoing and finalized Master/Bachelor-projects

Finalized Master/Bachelor-projects

Stockholms Universitet (Master’s programme in toxicology), Jan-June 2015
Eric Wassén
“Impact of highly accumulating compounds on cell differentiation in prolonged culture”
Supervisor at Swetox Södertälje: Vesna Munic Kos

Uppsala Universitet (Master’s programme in Pharmacy), Aug 2015-Jan 2016
Patrik Kagebeck
“Differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells and cell line 3T3-L1 into adipocytes as an in vitro toxicological model”
Supervisors at Swetox Södertälje: Vesna Munic Kos and Joëlle Rüegg

Uppsala Universitet (Master’s programme in Pharmacy) Aug 2015-Jan 2016
Elin Liiv
“In silico evaluation of correlations between clinical signs and pathological findings in toxicity studies with rats”
Supervisor at Swetox Södertälje: Elin Törnqvist

Karolinska Institutet (Master’s programme in Toxicology), Nov 2015-June 2016
Antero da Silva
“Benchmark dose-modelling for safety assessment in pharmaceutical development”
Supervisor at Swetox Södertälje: Mattias Öberg

Karolinska Institutet (Master’s programme in Toxicology), Nov 2015-June 2016
Asal Attabipour
“Novel in vitro test strategies for testing reproductive toxicity in the female”
Supervisor at Swetox Södertälje: Pauliina Damdimopoulou

Karolinska Institutet (Master’s programme in Toxicology), Nov 2015-June 2016
Radwa Almamoun
“Gene expression and DNA methylation analyses in adipose tissue of rodent toxicology models”
Supervisors at Swetox Södertälje: Ali Alavian Ghavanini, Joëlle Rüegg and Emma Wincent

Karolinska Institutet (Master’s programme in Toxicology), Nov 2015-June 2016
Ramesh Thapaliya
“Role of CYP1 enzymes in regulating AHR signaling”
Supervisor at Swetox Södertälje: Emma Wincent

Karolinska Institutet (Master’s programme in Toxicology), Nov 2015-June 2016
Anneli Sara Banderby
“Development of a lung 3D co-culture system”
Supervisor at Swetox Södertälje: Ernesto Alfaro Moreno

Karolinska Institutet (Master’s programme in Toxicology), Nov 2015-June 2016
Andrea Cediel
“Evaluation of cellular effects on a lung 3D co-culture system”
Supervisor at Swetox Södertälje: Ernesto Alfaro Moreno

Karolinska Institutet (Master’s programme in Toxicology), Nov 2015-June 2016
Mandy Tang
“Connecting epigenetic changes induced by the endocrine disruptor Bisphenol A with psychiatric disorders”
Supervisor at Swetox Södertälje: Joëlle Rüegg

Karolinska Institutet (Bachelor’s programme in Biomedicine), Jan-June 2016
Erica Selin
“Impact of highly accumulating compounds on macrophage differentiation”
Supervisor at Swetox Södertälje: Vesna Munic Kos

Royal Institute of Technology (Master’s programme in Industrial and Environmental Biotechnology) Jan-June 2016
Diana Mirey Sanchez Garcia
“Quantification of cellular accumulation and lipid binding properties for phospholipidosis inducing drugs and bioaccumulating environmental toxicants”
Supervisors at Swetox Södertälje: Vesna Munic Kos and Johan Lindberg

Stockholm University (Master’s programme in Neurochemistry with Molecular Neurobiology), Sep 2016-June 2017
Theodor Pipping
Working title: “TRPV1 and surfactant interactions; in silico and in vitro studies”
Supervisor at Swetox Södertälje: Anna Forsby

Stockholm University (Master’s programme in Neurochemistry with Molecular Neurobiology), Sep 2016-June 2017
Birthe Warnholtz
Working title: “The role of nociceptor ion channels for eye irritation”
Supervisor at Swetox Södertälje: Anna Forsby

Uppsala University (Master’s programme in Molecular Medicine), Nov 2106-June 2017
Inna Sitnik
Working title: “Intercellular communication via exosomes as a target for lipid binding compounds”
Supervisor at Swetox Södertälje: Vesna Munic Kos

Karolinska Institutet (Master’s programme in Toxicology), Dec 2016-June 2017
Markus Näslund
Working title: ”The internal concentration of perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) in zebrafish embryo”
Supervisors at Swetox Södertälje: Emma Wincent and Johan Lindberg

Karolinska Institutet (Master’s programme in Toxicology), Dec 2016-June 2017
Birthe Leggewie
Working title: “Mechanisms for Potentiation of Arylhydrocarbon Receptor Signalling”
Supervisor at Swetox Södertälje: Emma Wincent

Karolinska Institutet (Master’s programme in Toxicology), Dec 2016-June 2017
Signe Klinting
Working title: “In silico based modelling of inhalation toxicokinetics in humans”
Supervisor at Swetox Södertälje: Daniel Mucs

Karolinska Institutet (Master’s programme in Toxicology), Dec 2016-June 2017
Walter Zobl
Working title: “Prediction of in vivo clearance in mice using in silico modelling approaches”
Supervisor at Swetox Södertälje: Daniel Mucs and Johan Lindberg

Karolinska Institutet (Master’s programme in Toxicology), Dec 2016-June 2017
Sabina Rimfors
Working title: ”Correlating epigenetic patterns in human samples to exposure and health outcomes”
Supervisors at Swetox Södertälje: Joëlle Rüegg, Ali Alavian Ghavanini and Gábor Borbély

Karolinska Institutet (Master’s programme in Toxicology), Dec 2016-June 2017
Vaidheeswaran Ganapathy
Working title: ”Epigenetic effects of EDCs during neuronal differentiation in vitro”
Supervisor at Swetox Södertälje: Joëlle Rüegg

Royal Institute of Technology (Master’s programme in Industrial and Environmental Biotechnology), Jan-June 2017
Arrabi Easwaranathan
Working title: “Development of in vitro and in silico models for compounds accumulating in lysosomes”
Supervisors at Swetox Södertälje: Vesna Munic Kos and Ulf Norinder

Stockholm University (Bachelor’s programme in Environmental Chemistry), March-June 2017
Bahare Kourangiesfahani
Working title: “Evaluation of exposure to phthalate esters in particulate matter by an in silico approach”
Supervisor at Swetox Södertälje: Ernesto Alfaro Moreno