Amanda Durkin

Amanda Durkin is a PhD candidate in environmental epidemiology at the University Medical Center Utrecht. She currently contributes to epidemiological investigations and risk assessment of microplastics in maternal and fetal exposures. She obtained her BSc in Environmental Health from the University of Washington, Seattle and her MSc in Health Sciences from the Vrije Universitiet, Amsterdam. …

Runyu Zou

Runyu Zou is an Assistant Professor of environmental epidemiology and exposome science at the University Medical Center Utrecht. He obtained his medical bachelor’s degree and MPH degree in China, and MSc (Epidemiology) and PhD in the Netherlands. During his PhD and 1-year postdoc research at Erasmus MC, he examined perinatal determinants of child brain development, …

Martin Scheringer

Martin Scheringer is the president of the foundation board of the Food Packaging Forum. He is a Professor of Environmental Toxicology at Masaryk University in the Czech Republic and a senior scientist at ETH Zurich in Switzerland. His research interests focus on better understanding the fate of anthropogenic chemicals and the resulting human and environmental …

Barbara Scholz-Böttcher

Barbara Scholz-Böttcher is a senior scientist and researcher at the Institute for Chemistry and Biology of the Marine Environment at the Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg. She is a member of the Organic Geochemistry working group. Her scientific background is in the field of food, environmental, and analytical chemistry. Her research focuses on biomarker …

Anitha Devadoss

Anitha Devadoss is the Senior Aerosol Scientist at IOM within the SAFENANO team. Anitha’s research focus is to develop Aerosol Risks Diagnosis and Intervention platform to investigate the pathways of nanomaterials mediated aerosol risks to human health & environment and develop new indicator materials and analysis methods for occupational disease diagnosis and intervention. She is …

Yvette Christopher-de Vries

Yvette Christopher-de Vries is a Research Scientist at the Institute of Occupational Medicine. Her formal training is in Environmental and Occupational Health (PhD), Environmental Sciences (MSc) and Public Health (MPH). She develops and applies exposure assessment methodology for epidemiological studies, health risk assessment, risk management and control intervention studies. This has included exposure assessment and …

Virissa Lenters

Virissa Lenters is an Assistant Professor in environmental epidemiology and exposome science at the University Medical Center Utrecht. She currently investigates how the pollutome and more broadly the urban and chemical exposome affect development and disease susceptibility, including the independent and mediating effects of the microbiome. She earned her MSc and PhD in Epidemiology from …

Lisa Zimmermann

Lisa Zimmermann completed her MSc in biological science with a focus in ecotoxicology, molecular toxicology, and biochemistry at the University of Konstanz. After working as a project manager at Oro Verde – Tropical Forest Foundation in Germany and Guatemala, she started a PhD at the Goethe University Frankfurt am Main. There her focus was on …

James Hanlon

James Hanlon is a Senior Scientist within SAFENANO at IOM. His current research focus is on occupational exposure to nanomaterials and hazardous substances. He is also currently investigating Safe by Design (SbD) approaches for nanomaterials and nanoenabled products. He earned his PhD in Chemistry from the University of Glasgow. His research during his PhD concentrated …

Jane Muncke

Dr. Jane Muncke has been the managing director and chief scientific officer at the Food Packaging Forum since 2012. She is trained as an environmental toxicologist (PhD) and environmental scientist (MSc) and has a background in academic research (analytical chemistry, aquatic sciences, ecotoxicology), as well as expertise on chemicals in food contact materials and plastics. …