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Professor Jeanette Rotchell

Research Interests

Environmental Toxicology

Genotoxicology

Endocrine Disruption in Bivalves

Prof Rotchell is the project lead for the recently-funded EU North Sea Region Interreg project Sullied Sediments.
https://northsearegion.eu/sullied-sediments/

She works with many external collaborators at other universities worldwide as well as regulatory authorities, and local government colleagues.

Prof Rotchell is currently chairperson for the East and North Yorkshire Waterways Partnership.

Biography Professor Rotchell's research focuses on the biological effects of environmental contaminants at the molecular level, known as molecular ecotoxicology.

Currently funded projects include cancer in fish, endocrine disruption and photoperiod in bivalves, inland waterways sediment characterisation of EU Watch List chemicals, microplastics in mussels and pharmaceuticals in the Humber Estuary.
Teaching and Learning Prof Rotchell currently teaches the Final Year module in Ecotoxicology and contributes to a Structured Research Project on Pollution in the Humber Estuary, as well as contributing to modules in the first and second year.