ESR //09

Early Stage Researcher: Ana Carolina Coelho
: The Arctic University of Norway (UiT)
Supervisor: Torkjel Sandanger (UiT, NILU)
Dorte Herzke (NILU)
Duration: 36 months
Scientific deliverables: 2.6, 2.8, 2.9
Main WP: 2
Co-WPs: 1, 4
Enrolment in Doctoral degree: The Arctic University of Norway (UiT)


To assess: 1) the effects of legacy and replacement PFAS exposure on gene expression; 2) the effects of PFAS on gene expression and metabolomics in diabetes cases and controls; 3) the overlap of effect pathways between human cell models and human cohorts using ‘omics.

Planned secondment(s):

KI (M27, 12w) for training on human health risk assessment.

VU (M20, 12w) for metabolomics training.

Visits to a wastewater treatment facility (Svenskt Vatten) (M12 after ATC3) and UFZ (after ATC6 in M24).