References to important topics and events
May 02, 2013
On May 4 and 5, the mobile epiLab will be in the field to collect human samples for the German Environmental Specimen Bank.
April 19, 2013
In April, the German Environmental Specimen Bank presents itself and new results at two events in Berlin: Wasser Berlin und GHUP conference for human health.
January 28, 2013
A retrospective monitoring study of the German Environmental Specimen Bank has been published and the data can now be searched.
December 05, 2012
Follow us on YouTube and watch how we catch bream and prepare it for our archive.
November 13, 2012
Visit us at Berlin's urban rail station Friedrichstrasse on 19 November and learn about the life-cycle of a specimen from sampling to the archive.
October 02, 2012
German Environmental Specimen Bank publishes findings on suspended particulate matter of the years 2005 to 2009.
September 18, 2012
From sampling site to archiving: The work of the German Environmental Specimen Bank
July 24, 2012
Data of a retrospective monitoring study on Bisphenol A (BPA) in 24h-urine samples are published and can now be searched.
May 15, 2012
Various international Environmental Specimen Banks have organized a session on Tuesday, May 22nd asking: Are Environmental Specimen Banks ready to face future challenges of environmental chemistry and regulatory toxicology?
April 27, 2012
Extensive information and data on soil surveys of the German Environmental Specimen Bank are now searchable on the website.
February 16, 2012
Data of a retrospective monitoring study on HBCD in herring gull eggs are published and can now be searched.
January 23, 2012
The final report of a retrospective study presents the contamination of fish with perfluorinated compounds. The samples originated from marine and surface waters and were collected by the German environmental specimen bank.
December 13, 2011
The German Environmental Specimen Bank contributions are available for download.
September 14, 2011
The results of the second retrospective monitoring study on phthalates in 24h-sampling urine are published and can now be searched.
July 27, 2011
The German Environmental Specimen Bank will present the latest results on brominated, chlorinated and fluorinated compounds in terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems.
May 22, 2011
The environmental specimen bank at the cleverest night of the year
May 10, 2011
Parameters of laboratory medicine are routinely determined in addition to the analysis of pollutants in human samples. These parameters are now also searchable.
April 11, 2011
The workshop is addressed to NORMAN Association members, EU Member States and other interested groups working in the field of data exchange on emerging substances.
March 03, 2011
2010 data are now available for chemical analysis of eelpout, herring gull eggs, spruce and pine shoots, bream, and blood and urine from students.
January 19, 2011
Excellent contributions from more than 20 environmental specimen banks from the Antarctic, Arctic, Asia, Europe and North-America for video documentary now online
December 22, 2010
Students can register for the annual sampling on 25 and 26 January 2011 at the University Hospital of Münster.
October 25, 2010
The conference is addressed to scientists and regulators working in the field of environmental sciences and human health.
September 23, 2010
Human Biomonitoring Conference: Political benefits - scientific challenges, 26-28 September 2010, Berlin
Policy makers, scientists, occupational and public health professionals, environment professionals, industry representatives, NGOs and many others active in the field of chemical safety and environmental health will gather for an international conference.
September 16, 2010
2009 data are now available for chemical analysis of bladder wrack, blue mussel, eelpout, and herring gull eggs.
August 31, 2010
Join the activities of the German Environmental Specimen Bank on 7 September, when the ESB will be demonstrating samplings and sample treatments.
August 11, 2010
2009 data are now available for chemical analysis of blood and urine donated by students from Münster, Greifswald, Halle/Saale, and Ulm.
June 17, 2010
TV magazine PLANATOPIA broadcast a documentation of the human specimen bank at June 20th.
April 21, 2010
What environmental specimen banks are there in Europe? How can harmonised approaches support chemical management in Europe?
April 19, 2010
Today, the Federal Environment Agency (Umweltbundesamt) publishes the new web application of the German Environmental Specimen Bank.
April 14, 2010
2009 data are now available for chemical analysis of bream samples from all 17 samling sites.