Dr. Sophie Campiche

Dr. Sophie Campiche


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Centre Ecotox
Station 2
1015 Lausanne

Tasks at the Ecotox Centre

  • Development and optimisation of standards and guidelines for ecotoxicological tests in soil (collembols, earthworms, bait lamina) and in sediments (Chironomidae)
  • Organisation and implementation of various activities and projects in terrestrial ecotoxicology
  • Planning, implementation of and assistance in continuing education courses

Areas of Expertise

  • Terrestrial ecotoxicology: ecotoxicological tests, soil invertebrates, pesticides (growth regulators), soils
  • Aquatic ecotoxicology: ecotoxicological tests, invertebrates, hormonally active substances, sediments
  • Hormonally active effect in invertebrates
  • Proteomics


  • Seit 2008

    Scientist in soil ecotoxicology at the Ecotox Centre

  • 2006 - 2007

    Postdoctoral Researcher: Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt on the Main (Germany). Aquatic ecotoxicology: effect of hormonally active substances on aquatic organisms (gastropods)

  • 2002 - 2006

    Doctoral Thesis: EPF Lausanne. Terrestrial ecotoxicology. Title: “Endocrine disruption in soil invertebrates: assessing multigeneration effects of insect growth regulators on Folsomia candida and developing a toxicoproteomic approach”

  • 1996 - 2002

    MSc in Biology: University of Geneva (diploma thesis at EPF Lausanne)


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