Dr. Muris Korkaric

Dr. Muris Korkaric


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Ecotox Centre
Office BU F14
Überlandstrasse 133
CH-8600 Dübendorf

Tasks at the Ecotox Centre

  • Implementation of projects on risk assessment

Areas of Expertise

  •  Risk assessment for micropollutants in surface waters
  •  Aquatic ecotoxicology:
    • Multiple Stressors (Pollutants and environmental stressors)
    • Bioassays with algae


  • since 2015

    Risk Assessor at the Ecotox Centre

  • 2010 - 2015

    Doctoral Thesis (Eawag und ETH Zurich). Title: „Impact of acclimation and exposure to ultraviolet radiation on the toxicity of pollutants to Chlamydomonas reinhardtii“

  • 2012

    Distance learning course "European Environmental Law" (Certificate), University of Koblenz-Landau (D)

  • 2011 - 2014

    PhD program "Predictive Toxicology", Centre for Xenobiotic Risk Research (XeRR), funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation

  • 2009 - 2010

    Scientific advisor at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Kampala, Uganda. Tasks: Surveys about the collections of non-plant genetic ressources; inventory; development of proposals for the preservation of the collections

  • 2007 - 2008

    Diploma thesis (Oxford University (UK), Department of Plant Sciences) Title: ”The Regulatory Function of GLK-Transcription-Factors in Arabidopsis”

  • 2002 - 2008

    Studies in Biology (RWTH Aachen), Core areas: Plant physiology and biochemistry, molekular biotechnology, Ecochemistry, Environmental Hygiene