Thomas Bucher

Thomas Bucher


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Ecotox Centre
Office BU F15
Überlandstrasse 133
CH-8600 Dübendorf

Tasks at the Ecotox Centre

  • Resposibility for the biological analytical laboratory
  • Maintenance of the algae, yeast and cell cultures
  • Optimization, execution and interpretation of various bioassays for the analysis of contaminated water and waste water
  • Support and counseling of apprentices, interns, students and scientists in practical technical questions

Areas of Expertise

  • Molecular biological techniques
  • Microbiology
  • Certified food inspector
  • Supervisor and Examiner for Biological Technicians


  • Since 2015

    Lab Technician at the Ecotox Centre

  • Since 2014

    President of ALAB (Working Group of Teaching Enterprises for Biological Technicians)

  • 2011 - 2014

    Master of Advanced Studies in Environmental Technology and Management at the Universityof Applied Sciences oNorthwestern Switzerland, Muttenz

  • 2010 - 2015

    Lab Technician Biology, Cantonal Laboratory Zurich, Dept. Gen Analysis (Molekularbiologie)

  • 2003 - 2007

    Higher Professional Examination for Lab Technicians at the Professional Training School

  • 2002 - 2010

    Lab Technician, Museum of Zoology, University of Zurich, Group Evolutionary Biology (Molecular Biology)

  • 2000 - 2002

    Biology Lab Technician, ETH Zurich, Institute of Microbiology, Group Mycoinsecticides (Microbiology, Entomology)

  • 2000 (6 months)

    Technician, Cornell University, Agricultural Experiment Station, Geneva NY, USA

  • 1999 - 2000

    Biology Lab Technician, Swiss Federal Research Station Wädenswil, Group Wine Research (Molecular Biology, Microbiology)