Supervision of PhDs (promotor, copromotor)
Nico M. van Straalen

Updated July 2018

  1. Van Capelleveen, H.E. (1987) Ecotoxicity of heavy metals for terrestrial isopods, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 14 October 1987, promotor E.N.G. Joosse-Van Damme, copromotor N.M. van Straalen
  2. Janssen, M.P.M. (1991) Turnover of cadmium through soil arthropods, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 16 May 1991, promotor E.N.G. Joosse-Van Damme, copromotor N.M. van Straalen
  3. Kraak, M.H.S. (1992) Ecotoxicity of metals to the freshwater mussel Dreissena polymorpha, University of Amsterdam, 26 May 1992, promotor N.M. van Straalen, copromotor C. Davids
  4. Posthuma, L. (1992) Genetic ecology of metal tolerance in Collembola, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 3 June 1992, promotor N.M. van Straalen
  5. Donker, M.H. (1992) Physiology of metal adaptation in the isopod Porcellio scaber, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 11 June 1992, promotor N.M. van Straalen
  6. Van Wensem, J. (1992) Isopods and pollutants in decomposing leaf litter, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 17 September 1992, promotores N.M. van Straalen, S.A.L.M. Kooijman
  7. Gunadi, B. (1993) Decomposition and nutrient flow in a pine forest plantation in Central Java, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 21 September 1993, promotor N.M. van Straalen, copromotor H.A. Verhoef
  8. Burghouts, T.B.A. (1993) Spatial heterogeneity of nutrient cycling in Bornean rain forest, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 29 October 1993, promotor N.M. van Straalen, copromotores G. Ernsting, L.A. Bruijnzeel
  9. Crommentuijn, T. (1994) Sensitivity of soil arthropods to toxicants, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 6 September 1994, promotor N.M. van Straalen, copromotor C.A.M. van Gestel
  10. Vink, K. (1995) Tropical isopods: Ecological aspects and ecotoxicological application, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 12 January 1995, promotor N.M. van Straalen
  11. Van Hattum, A.G.M. (1995) Bioaccumulation of sediment-bound contaminants by the freshwater isopod Asellus aquaticus (L.), Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 8 May 1995, promotores N.M. van Straalen, H.A.J. Govers, copromotor W.P. Cofino
  12. Van Brummelen, T.C. (1995) Distribution and ecotoxicity of PAHs in forest soil, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 5 December 1995, promotor N.M. van Straalen, copromotor C.A.M. van Gestel
  13. Lavy, D. (1996) Nutritional ecology of soil arthropods, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 9 December 1996, promotor N.M. van Straalen, copromotor H.A. Verhoef
  14. Leonards, P.E.G. (1997) PCBs in mustelids. Analysis, food chain transfer and critical levels, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 28 January 1997, promotores N.M. van Straalen, U.A.Th. Brinkman, copromotor A.G.M. van Hattum
  15. Berg, M.P. (1997) Decomposition, nutrient flow and food web dynamics in a stratified pine forest soil, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 29 April 1997, promotor N.M. van Straalen, copromotor H.A. Verhoef
  16. Smit, C.E. (1997) Field relevance of the Folsomia candida soil toxicity test, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 22 September 1997, promotor N.M. van Straalen, copromotor C.A.M. van Gestel
  17. Widianarko, B. (1997) Urban ecotoxicology: spatial and temporal heterogeneity of pollution, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 3 October 1997, promotor N.M. van Straalen, copromotor C.A.M. van Gestel
  18. Jak, R.G. (1997) Toxicant-induced changes in zooplankton communities and consequences for phytoplankton development Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 3 November 1997, promotores N.M. van Straalen, W. Harder
  19. De Boer, P.A.C.M. (1998) Male copulation behaviour of the hermaphroditic pond snail Lymnaea stagnalis, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 24 February 1998, promotor N.M. van Straalen, copromotores A. ter Maat, R.F. Jansen
  20. Stam, E.M. (1998) An evolutionary ecological analysis of reproduction in springtails, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 22 September 1998, promotor N.M. van Straalen, copromotor G. Ernsting
  21. Lesna, I.K. (1998) Bulb mite biocontrol: evolutionary genetics of prey choice in soil predators, University of Amsterdam, 28 September 1998, promotor N.M. van Straalen, copromotor L.P.S. van der Geest
  22. Kaag, N.H.B.M. (1998) The role of feeding in the bioavailability of sediment-bound contaminants to marine benthic invertebrates, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 1 October 1998, promotores N.M. van Straalen, W. Harder
  23. Hensbergen, P.J. (1999) Metallothionein in Orchesella cincta, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 30 June 1999, promotor N.M. van Straalen, copromotor M.H. Donker
  24. Bruus Pedersen, M. (1999) Exposure routes and ecotoxicological effects of copper in soil. Linking laboratory to field, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 7 October 1999, promotor N.M. van Straalen, copromotor C.A.M. van Gestel
  25. Lorenz, C.M. (1999) Indicators for Sustainable Management of Rivers, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 2 November 1999, promotores N.M. van Straalen, P. Vellinga, copromotor W.P. Cofino
  26. Lahr, J. (2000) Effects of insecticides on invertebrates in temporary ponds in the Sahel, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 11 January 2000, promotor N.M. van Straalen, copromotor J.W. Everts
  27. Laverman, A.M. (2000) Spatio-temporal variation in microbial nitrogen transformations in acid forest soil, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 25 May 2000, promotor N.M. van Straalen, copromotores H.A. Verhoef, H.W. van Verseveld
  28. Roex, E.W.M. (2000) Acute versus chronic toxicity of organic chemicals to the zebrafish, Danio rerio, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 22 September 2000, promotor N.M. van Straalen, copromotor C.A.M. van Gestel
  29. Van der Wurff, A.W.G. (2002) Population genetic structure in Orchesella cincta (Collembola): development and application of molecular markers, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 21 February 2002, promotor N.M. van Straalen, copromotor G. Ernsting
  30. Krave, A.S. (2002) Exploring ecology underground: microbial community structure and nitrogen transformations in tropical soil, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 17 September 2002, promotor N.M. van Straalen, copromotor H.W. van Verseveld, K.H. Timotius
  31. Stroomberg, G.J. (2002) Pyrene metabolites in isopods (Crustacea) as biomarkers for PAH exposure in terrestrial ecosystems, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 26 September 2002, promotores N.H. Velthorst, N.M. van Straalen, copromotor F. Ariese
  32. Korsloot, A. (2002) An analysis of the interdependence and co-ordination of cellular stress defense systems in arthropods, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 28 November 2002, promotor N.M. van Straalen, copromotor C.A.M. van Gestel
  33. Sterenborg, I. (2003) Molecular physiology of metal tolerance in Orchesella cincta: the role of metallothionein, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 8 May 2003, promotor N.M. van Straalen, copromotor C.A.M. van Gestel
  34. Heugens, E.H.W. (2003) Predicting effects of multiple stressors on aquatic biota, University of Amsterdam, 17 December 2003, promotores W. Admiraal, N.M. van Straalen, copromotores A.J. Hendriks, M.H.S. Kraak
  35. Kuijper, L.D.J. (2004) The role of trophic flows in food web dynamics, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 8 June 2004, promotores S.A.L.M. Kooijman, N.M. van Straalen, copromotor B.W. Kooi
  36. Scholten, M.C.T. (2004) Ecotoxicological effects on zooplankton – phytoplankton interactions in eutrophied waters, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 20 December 2004, promotor N.M. van Straalen
  37. Vijver, M.G. (2005) The ins and outs of bioaccumulation. Metal bioaccumulation kinetics in soil invertebrates in relation to availability and physiology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 11 March 2005, promotor N.M. van Straalen, copromotores C.A.M. van Gestel, J.P.M. Vink
  38. Timmermans, M.J.T.N. (2005) On the “genetic erosion” hypothesis: Genetic variation in metal-stressed springtail populations, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 31 March 2005, promotor N.M. van Straalen, copromotor J. Ellers
  39. Montforts, M.H.M.M. (2005) Validation of the EU environmental risk assessment for veterinary medicines, Universiteit Leiden, 20 April 2005, promotores H.A. Udo de Haes, N.M. van Straalen
  40. Boivin, M.E. (2005). Diversity of microbial communities in metal-polluted heterogeneous environments, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 8 July 2005, promotores N.M. van Straalen, W. Admiraal, copromotor M. Rutgers
  41. Löhr, A.J. (2005) Ecological effects and environmental impact of the extremely acidic Banyupahit – Banyuputih river and the Kawah Ijen crater lake in Indonesia, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 9 September 2005, promotor N.M. van Straalen, copromotores C.A.M. van Gestel, B. Widianarko
  42. Hobbelen, P.H.F. (2005). Metal pollution and the functioning of ecosystems. Bioavailability and effects of heavy metals on the structure and functioning of detritivores in former floodplain soils in the Biesbosch, the Netherlands, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 20 September 2005, promotores N.M. van Straalen, S.A.L.M. Kooijman, copromotor C.A.M. van Gestel
  43. Kools, S.A.E. (2006). Soil ecosystem toxicology. Metal effects on structure and function, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 22 March 2006, promotor N.M. van Straalen, copromotor C.A.M. van Gestel
  44. Souren, A.F.M.M. (2006) Standards, soil, science and policy. Labelling usable knowledge for soil quality standards in the Netherlands 1971-2000, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 27 October 2016, promotores N.M. van Straalen, P. Leroy, copromotor P. Groenewegen
  45. Gilbert, A.J. (2006) Coevolution in complex networks. An analysis of socio-natural interactions for wetlands management, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 2 November 2006, promotores N.M. van Straalen, H. Verbruggen
  46. Slijkerman, D.M.E. (2006) Application of functional endpoints in water quality assessment, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 13 December 2006, promotor N.M. van Straalen, copromotor R.G. Jak
  47. Brad, T. (2007) Subsurface landfill leachate – home to complex and dynamic eukaryotic communities, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 12 December 2007, promotor N.M. van Straalen, copromotor W.F.M. Röling
  48. Bongers, M. (2007). Mixture toxicity of metals to Folsomia candida related to (bio)availability in soil, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 18 December 2007, promotor N.M. van Straalen, copromotor C.A.M. van Gestel
  49. Janssens, T.K.S. (2008) The role of transcriptional regulation in the micro-evolution of heavy metal tolerance in Orchesella cincta (Collembola), Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 9 October 2008, promotor N.M. van Straalen, copromotor D. Roelofs
  50. León Paumen, M. (2009). Invertebrate life cycle responses to PAC exposure, University of Amsterdam, 13 February 2009, promotores W. Admiraal, N.M. van Straalen, copromotores M.H.S. Kraak, C.A.M. van Gestel
  51. De Silva, P.M.C.S. (2009) Pesticide effects on earthworms. A tropical perspective, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 23 November 2009, promotor N.M. van Straalen, copromotores C.A.M. van Gestel, A. Pathiratne
  52. Nota, B. (2010) Ecotoxicogenomics of springtails. Microarray analysis of Folsomia candida exposed to stressful soil conditions, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 2 June 2010, promotor N.M. van Straalen, copromotor D. Roelofs
  53. De Boer, T.E. (2010) Stress-free springtails. Determining natural gene expression profiles in collembolans, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 1 December 2010, promotor N.M. van Straalen copromotor D. Roelofs
  54. Soedarini, B. (2011). Interactions between environmental copper, microbial community structure and histamine levels in edible crustaceans, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 2 December 2011, promotores N.M. van Straalen, B. Widianarko, copromotores C.A.M. van Gestel, W.F.M. Röling
  55. Hoffer, J.N.A. (2012) Quantifying sexual conflict in a simultaneous hermaphrodite, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 30 March 2012, promotores J. Ellers, N.M. van Straalen, copromotor J.M. Koene
  56. Giesen, D. (2012). Quantitative structure-activity relationships for soil ecotoxicity, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 30 October 2012, promotor N.M. van Straalen, copromotor C.A.M. van Gestel
  57. De Boer, M.E. (2012) Common grounds. Transcriptomics of stress responses applied in soil ecotoxicology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 19 November 2012, promotor N.M. van Straalen, copromotores D. Roelofs, J. Ellers
  58. Mangimbulude, J.C. (2013) Hydrochemistry and natural attenuation in leachate from tropical landfills, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 6 May 2013, promotor N.M. van Straalen, copromotor W.F.M. Röling
  59. Waalewijn-Kool, P.L. (2013). Ecotoxicological assessment of ZnO nanoparticles to Folsomia candida, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 24 October 2013, promotor N.M. van Straalen, copromotor C.A.M. van Gestel
  60. Duhamel, M. (2013). Maintaining cooperation and diversity in the mycorrhizal symbiosis, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 13 November 2013, promotores N.M. van Straalen, Ph. Vandenkoornhuyse, copromotor E.T. Kiers
  61. Nakadera, Y. (2014) Reproductive strategies of a simultaneous hermaphrodite, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 23 June 2014, promotor N.M. van Straalen, copromotor JM. Koene
  62. Ardestani, M.M. (2014). Metal bioavailability to Folsomia candida: towards biotic ligand modeling and bioaccumulation kinetics approaches. Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 2 July 2014, promotor N.M. van Straalen, copromotor C.A.M. van Gestel
  63. Azarbad, H. (2014) Relationship between the diversity of soil microbial communities and their resistance to different stressors, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 8 December 2014, promotor N.M. van Straalen, copromotores W.F.M. Röling, M. Niklinska
  64. He, E. (2015) Incorporating toxicokinetics and toxicodynamics in metal bioavailability models using Enchytraeus crypticus, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 1 June 2015, promotor N.M. van Straalen copromotor C.A.M. van Gestel
  65. Romero-Freire, A. (2015) Influence of soil properties on the toxicity of metal-polluted soils: comparison of different bioassay methods, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 3 November 2015, promotores N.M. van Straalen, F.J. Martin-Peinado, copromotor C.A.M. van Gestel
  66. Topuz, E. (2015) Fate and effects of engineered nanoparticles in the environment and new approaches for their risk assessment, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 24 November 2015, promotor N.M. van Straalen, copromotor C.A.M. van Gestel
  67. Chen, G. (2016) New tools for assessment of soil toxicity: towards the bio-based economy, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 23 March 2016, promotor N.M. van Straalen, copromotor T.F.M. Roelofs
  68. Giska, I. (2016) Effect of metal pollution on genetic variation in natural populations of selected soil invertebrate species with different dispersal potential, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 9 May 2016, promotor N.M. van Straalen, copromotores C.A.M. van Gestel, R. Laskowski
  69. Faddeeva-Vakhrusheva, A. (2017) Hacking the genomes of soil arthropods, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 16 January 2017, promotor N.M. van Straalen, copromotor T.F.M. Roelofs
  70. Lodi, M. (2017) The love-dart story: a struggle for paternity in land snails, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 10 April 2017, promotor N.M. van Straalen, copromotor J.M. Koene
  71. Noordhoek, J.W. (2018) Long-term effects of engineered nanomaterials: soil ecotoxicological and molecular approaches, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 6 July 2018, promotor N.M. van Straalen, copromotores T.F.M. Roelofs, C.A.M. van Gestel