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


  • 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


Casado‐Martinez, M. C., Dell'Ambrogio, G., Campiche, S., Kroll, A., Lauber, E., Marti‐Roura, M., Mendez-Fernandez, L.,  Renaud, M., Tierbach, A., Wildi, M., Wong, J.W.Y., Werner, I., Junghans, M., Ferrari, B. J. D. (2024). Incorporation of sediment‐ and soil‐specific aspects in the criteria for Reporting and Evaluating Ecotoxicity Data (CRED). Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management. doi.org/10.1002/ieam.4948 Institutional Repository

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