Dr. Eva Lauber

Dr. Eva Lauber


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Büro FX E23
Überlandstrasse 133
8600 Dübendorf

Tasks at the Ecotox Centre

  • Planning and implementation of projects on risk assessment
  • Derivation of Environmental Quality Standards / Soil Guideline Values
  • Planning, implementation of and assistance in and continuing education courses

Areas of Expertise

  • Risk assessment of plant protection products
  • Regulatory ecotoxicology
  • Plant protection
  • Terrestrial ecotoxicology
  • Insect breeding and testing


  • Derivation of quality criteria for rare earth elements


  • Since 2023

    Risk Assessor at the Ecotox Centre

  • 2019 - 2020
    Regulatory Ecotoxicologist, AGES - Österreichische Agentur für Gesundheit und Ernährungssicherheit, Vienna, Austria. Environmental risk assessment of active substances/plant protection products and related responsibilities
  • 2014 - 2017
    Regulatory Ecotoxicologist, Chemicals Regulation Division (CRD), Health and Safety Executive (HSE), York, United Kingdom. Environmental risk assessment of active substances/plant protection products and related responsibilities
  • 2011 - 2013
    Environmental Expert,
  • 2004 - 2010
    PhD, Environmental assessment of the genetically modified MON 810 Bt-maize, investigations on non-target and target insect species as well as on the environmental fate of the lepidopteran specific toxin http://phd.lib.uni-corvinus.hu/598/
  • 2003

    MSc Thesis on the toxic effects of Ajuga species (Lamiaceae) on insects, Department of Organic and Sustainable Farming Systems, Szent István University, Budapest, Hungary http://opac3.entzferenc.uni-mate.hu/en/record/-/record/ENTZ158181


Darvas, B., Bánáti, H., Takács, E., Lauber, É., Szécsi, Á. and Székács, A. (2011). Relationships of Helicoverpa armigera, Ostrinia nubilalis and Fusarium verticillioides on MON 810 maize. Insects, 2, 1-11. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects2010001

Székács, A., Lauber, É., Takács, E. and Darvas, B. (2010). Detection of Cry1Ab toxin in the leaves of MON 810 transgenic maize. Anal. Bioanal. Chem., 396, 2203-2211. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00216-009-3384-6

Székács, A., Lauber, É., Juracsek, J. and Darvas, B. (2010). Cry1Ab toxin production of MON 810 transgenic maize. Environ. Toxicol. Chem., 29, 182-190. https://doi.org/10.1002/etc.5

Lauber, É. and Darvas, B. (2009). Increased mortality of isolated first instar larvae of Inachis io (Lepidoptera). Acta Phytopath. Entomol. Hung., 44, 111-117. https://doi.org/10.1556/aphyt.44.2009.1.11

Lang, A., Lauber, É. and Darvas, B. (2007). Early tier tests insufficient for GMO risk assessment. Nature Biotechnology, 25, 35-36. https://doi.org/10.1038/nbt0107-35