Michel Wildi

Michel Wildi


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Centre Ecotox
GR B0 391
Station 2
1015 Lausanne

Tasks at the Ecotox Centre

  • Developement of a sediment modul within the Modular stepwise procedure
  • Establishment of a list of priority substances for sediments
  • Establishment of sediment quality criteria
  • Harmonisation of sediment sampling techniques in Switzerland

Areas of Expertise

  • Assessment of global water and sediment quality
  • Samping and field work
  • Aquatic ecotoxicology: 
    • Toxicity test on periphyton
    • Determination of biotic and abiotic compounds
    • Use of fluorescent markers of cellular stress
    • In-situ and mesocosm cultures
  • Develoment/Management of an information system
  • Use and application of Swiss environmental standards
  • Scientific presentations


  • Since 2015

    Scientific assistant in sediment ecotoxicology at the Ecotox Centre

  • 2014 - 2015

    Internship at the Swiss Confederation : Development of an information system for dangerous substances (IGS-Check) in the area of water protection for routine measurements and in case of accident (Swiss Federal Office for Civil Protection)

  • 2011 - 2015

    Master in environment sciences specialisation "Water" (University of Geneva). Title of master thesis: Influence of the composition of periphyton on the sensitivity to metals. Environmental biochemistry and ecotoxicology group, University of Geneva

  • 2008 - 2011

    Bachelor in biochemistry (University of Geneva).