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Yixin He

PhD candidate / contract

Y.X. He
+31 71 527 2727

Yixin started as a PhD researcher at the Environmental Biology department of CML in September 2022.

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Professional experience

Yixin received her undergraduate diploma in Environmental Ecological Engineering in Chongqing University (China) in 2019, where for her final thesis she studied the influence of potassium on the growth and microcystin biosynthesis of Microcystis aeruginosa.

Later in 2022, Yixin received her MSc degree in ecology at Chongqing University. During that program, Yixin concentrated her research mainly on the ecotoxicology of micro/nanoplastics. Her final thesis investigated the combined toxicity of aged nanoplastics and microcystins on human hepatic cells.

Yixin started as a PhD candidate at the Environmental Biology department of CML in October 2022.

Research topic

Fate and effect assessment of (metal-doped) micro- and nanoplastics in the aquatic environment.

PhD candidate / contract

  • Science
  • Centrum voor Milieuwetenschappen Leiden
  • CML/Environmental Biology

Work address

Van Steenis
Einsteinweg 2
2333 CC Leiden


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