Dr.

Kim CROES

Kim CROES

Master training veterinary surgeon

Project topics:

Co-worker of the Flemish Human Biomonitoring Program (2016-2020) – Environment and Health
Dioxin and dl-PCB analysis in human & environmental samples with the CALUX bioassay
Endocrine disruptors in environmental samples (with bioassays)

Project overview:

Current projects include:

  • Analysis of dioxins and PCBs in the Scheldt estuary comparing ancient (1980s) and recent semdiment samples (2010s)
  • Analysis of dioxins, PCBs, EDCs and pesticides in Vietnam
  • Comparison of GC-HRMS and CALUX for the measurement of dioxins and dl-PCBs in human blood serum samples
  • Measurement of dioxins and heavy metals in wood ashes from domestic heating systems

Field sites:

Flanders (Environment & Health), Vietnam Cau Hai Lagoon

Keywords:

CALUX, dioxins, PCBs, Endocrine disrupting compounds, FLEHS, Environment & health

Supervisors:

Prof. Marc Elskens (CALUX)

Prof. Martine Leermakers (Environment and Health)