Dr. Anne-Sophie Voisin

Dr. Anne-Sophie Voisin


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Tasks at the Ecotox Centre

  • Development and use of molecular biomarkers to routinely monitor water quality
  • Planning and implementation of projects in applied aquatic ecotoxicology with a focus on pesticide mixtures
  • Planning, implementation of and assistance in continuing education courses

Areas of Expertise

  • Aquatic Ecotoxicology
  • Omics
  • Biomarkers
  • Modes of action of estrogens and pesticides
  • Fish physiology

Additional Training

Intensive training in Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, GIGA & University of Liège, Belgium (2018-2019)

Guest Researcher as part of doctoral thesis (2014-2017)

  • 2017: Environmental Epigenetics, University of Otago, New-Zealand
  • 2015: Environmental Proteomics, University of California Davis, USA
  • 2014: University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, USA

Internship in Environmental Physiology, University of California Davis, USA (2013)

EU-Erasmus Scholarship at Evolutionary Biology Centre, University of Uppsala, Sweden (2011)


  • since 2019

    Scientist in Applied Ecotoxicology at the Ecotox Centre

  • 2013-2018

    Ph.D. in Ecotoxicology. Doctoral thesis: “Delayed effects of early-life exposure to 17a-ethinylestradiol on the DNA methylation landscape, proteome and physiology of the mangrove rivulus, Kryptolebias marmoratus” University of Namur, Belgium. Fellowship from the National Fund for Scientific Research (FRS-FNRS, Belgium)

  • 2011-2013

    Master of Science in Biology of Organisms and Ecology at University of Namur, Belgium. Master thesis: “Acclimation mechanisms to triclosan in zebrafish Danio rerio revealed by proteomic and epigenetic approaches”


Voisin, A.-S., Kültz, D., & Silvestre, F. (2019). Early-life exposure to the endocrine disruptor 17-α-ethinylestradiol induces delayed effects in adult brain, liver and ovotestis proteomes of a self-fertilizing fish. Journal of Proteomics, 194, 112–124. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jprot.2018.12.008

Falisse, E., Voisin, A-S., & Silvestre, F. (2017). Impacts of triclosan exposure on zebrafish early-life stage: Toxicity and acclimation mechanisms. Aquatic Toxicology, 189, 97–107. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aquatox.2017.06.003 

Fellous, A., Labed-Veydert, T., Locrel, M., Voisin, A.-S., Earley, R. L., Silvestre, F. (2018). DNA methylation in adults and during development of the self-fertilizing mangrove rivulus, Kryptolebias marmoratus. Ecology and Evolution, 8, 1–18. https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.4141

Voisin, A.-S., Fellous, A., Earley, R. L., & Silvestre, F. (2016). Delayed impacts of developmental exposure to 17-α-ethinylestradiol in the self-fertilizing fish Kryptolebias marmoratus. Aquatic Toxicology, 180, 247–257. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aquatox.2016.10.003