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Bjarne Styrishave

Bjarne Styrishave



Published 33 papers in international journals with peer review. Presented over 80 posters and platforms at international conferences and workshops.


Teaching experience


  • Extensive lecturing experience at all university levels within the areas of toxicology, ecotoxicology, biochemistry, physiology, and zoological structure and function.
  • Course director in Biochemistry, Department of Science, Systems, and Models, University of Roskilde, 2006 - 2008.
  • Course director in Toxicology & Ecotoxicology, Elite education in Environmental Chemistry & Health, Dep. of Pharmaceutics and Analytical Chemistry, University of Copenhagen 2009-
  • Course director in Toxicology, education in Pharmacy, Dep. of Pharmacy, University of Copenhagen 2010




 5 Ph.D. project, > 20 master thesis projects.

Courses in teaching, didactics and leadership:

2008  Introduction to University Pedagogy, University of Copenhagen, 2½ ECTS 2008-2009 University of Copenhagen Higher Education Teaching and Teaching Practice, 7½ ECTS 2010  Project Management, Module 1 + 2, University of Copenhagen


List of peer review publications

1. Christina S. Winther, Frederik K. Nielsen, Martin Hansen, Bjarne Styrishave (2013). Corticosteroid production in H295R cells during exposure to three endocrine disrupters analysed with LC-MS/MS. International Journal of Toxicology, 32, 219-227.

2. A. E. Elaine van Ommen Kloeke, Tjalling Jager, Cornelis A.M. van Gestel, Jacintha Ellers, Marinda van Pomeren, Thibault Krommenhoek, Bjarne Styrishave, Martin Hansen, Dick Roelofs van Ommen (2012). Time-related survival effects of two gluconasturtiin hydrolysis products on the terrestrial isopod Porcellio scaber. Chemosphere 89, 1084-1090

3. A. E. Elaine van Ommen Kloeke, Cornelis A.M. van Gestel, Bjarne Styrishave, Martin Hansen, Jacintha Ellers, Dick Roelofs (2012). Molecular and life-history effects of a natural toxin on herbivorous and non-target soil arthropods. Ecotoxicology 21, 1084-1093.

4. Frederik K. Nielsen, Cecilie H. Hansen, Jennifer A. Fey, Martin Hansen, Naja W. Jacobsen, Bent Halling-Sørensen, Erland Björklund, Bjarne Styrishave (2012). H295R cells as a model for steroidogenic disruption: A broader perspective using simultaneous chemical analysis of 7 key steroid hormones. Toxicology in vitro 26, 343-350.

5. Bjarne Styrishave, Erland Björklund, Anders Johnsen, Bent Halling-Sørensen (2012). The spatial heterogeneity of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in soil depends on their physico-chemical properties. Water, Air, & Soil Pollution 223, 969-977.

6. Erland Björklund, Bjarne Styrishave, Gitte Gotholdt Anskjær, Martin Hansen, Bent Halling-Sørensen (2011). Dichlobenil and 2,6-dichlorobenzamide (BAM) in the environment: What are the risks to humans and biota? Science of the Total Environment 409, 3732-3739.

7. Martin Hansen, Naja W. Jacobsen, Frederik K. Nielsen, Erland Björklund, Bjarne Styrishave, Bent Halling-Sørensen (2011). Determination of steroid hormones in blood by GCMS/MS. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry 400, 3409-3417.

8. Erland Björklund, Gitte Gotholdt Anskjær, Martin Hansen, Bjarne Styrishave, Bent Halling-Sørensen (2011). Analysis and environmental concentrations of the herbicide diclobenil and its main metabolite 2,6dichlorobenzamide (BAM): A review. Science of the Total Environment, 409, 2324-2356.   9. Bjarne Styrishave, Bent Halling-Sørensen, Flemming Ingerslev (2011). Environmental risk assessment of three selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors in the aquatic environment: A case study including a cocktail scenario. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 30, 254-261.

10. Hannah Rundqvist, Søren Bak, Martin Hansen, Bjarne Styrishave, Bent Halling-Sørensen, Erland Björklund (2010). Determination of pharmaceuticals in environmental and biological matrices using pressurised liquid extraction – are we developing high-quality extraction methods? Journal of Chromatography A 1217, 2447-2470.

11. Bjarne Styrishave, Thomas Hartnik, Peter Christensen, Ole Andersen, John Jensen (2010). Influence of soil type and organic matter content on the bioavailability, accumulation and toxicity of α-cypermethrin in the springtail Folsomia candida. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 29, 1084-1090.

12. John Jensen, Bjarne Styrishave, Anne-Louise Gimsing, Hans Christian Bruun Hansen (2010). The toxic effects of benzyl-glucosinolate and its hydrolysis product, the biofumigant benzyl-isothiocyanate, to Folsomia fimetaria. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 29, 359-364.

13. Esben Dam, Kim Rewitz, Bjarne Styrishave, Ole Andersen (2008). Cytochrome P450 expression is moult stage specific and regulated by ecdysteroids and xenobiotics in the crab Carcinus maenas. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communication 377, 1135-1140

14. Thomas Hartnik, Bjarne Styrishave (2008). Impact of biotransformation and bioavailability of α-cypermethrin and chlorfenvinphos in earthworm Eisenia fetida. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 56, 11057-11064

15. Bjarne Styrishave, Torben Lund, Ole Andersen (2008). Ecdysteroids in female shore crabs Carcinus maenas during moulting and oocyte development. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the UK  88, 575-581

16. Bjarne Styrishave, Mads Mortensen, John Jensen, Paul Henning Krogh, Ole Andersen (2008). Solid Phase Micro Extraction (SPME) as a tool to predict the Bioavailability and Toxicity of pyrene to the Springtail, Folsomia candida, under various soil conditions. Environmental Science and Technology 42, 1332-1336

17. Bjarne Styrishave, Berit H. Bojsen, Hanne Witthøfft, Ole Andersen (2007). Diurnal variations in physiology and behaviour of the noble crayfish Astacus astacus and the signal crayfish Pacifastacus leniusculus. Marine and Freshwater Behaviour and Physiology 40, 63-77

18. Esben Dam, Bjarne Styrishave, Kim Rewitz, Ole Andersen (2006). Intermoult duration affects the susceptibility of shore crabs Carcinus maenas (L.) to pyrene and their ability to metabolise it. Aquatic Toxicology 80, 290-297

19. Kim Rewitz, Bjarne Styrishave Anders Løbner-Olesen, Ole Andersen (2006). Marine invertebrate cytochromes P450: emerging insights from vertebrate and insect analogies. Review. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology C - Toxicology and Pharmacology 143, 363-381

20. Bjarne Styrishave, Kim Rewitz, Ole Andersen (2004). Frequency of moulting by shore crabs Carcinus maenas (L.) changes their colour and their success in mating and physiological performance. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 313, 317-336

21. Bjarne Styrishave, Kim Rewitz, Torben Lund, Ole Andersen (2004). Variations in ecdysteroid levels and cytochrome P450 expression during moult and reproduction in male shore crabs Carcinus maenas. Marine Ecology Progress Series 274, 215-224

22. Kim Rewitz, Bjarne Styrishave, Michael H. Depledge, Ole Andersen (2004) Spatial and temporal distribution of shore crabs Carcinus maenas in a small tidal estuary (Looe Estuary, Cornwall, England). Journal of Crustacean Biology 24, 178-187

23. Bjarne Styrishave, Ole Andersen, Michael H. Depledge (2003) In situ monitoring of heart rates in shore crabs Carcinus maenas in two tidal estuaries. Marine and Freshwater Behaviour and Physiology 36, 161-175

24. Kim Rewitz, Bjarne Styrishave, Ole Andersen (2003). CYP330A1 and CYP4C39 enzymes in the shore crab Carcinus maenas: Sequence and expression regulation by ecdysteroids and xenobiotics. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 310, 252-260

25. Bjarne Styrishave, Ole Andersen (2000). Seasonal variations in hepatopancreas fatty acid profiles of two colour forms of shore crabs, Carcinus maenas. Marine Biology 137, 415-422

26. Bjarne Styrishave, Maria Faldborg Petersen, Ole Andersen (2000). Influence of cadmium accumulation and dietary status on fatty acid composition in two colour forms of shore crabs, Carcinus maenas. Marine Biology 137, 423-433

27. Alf Aagaard, Bjarne Styrishave, Cliff G. Warman, Michael H. Depledge (2000). The use of cardiac monitoring in the assessment of mercury toxicity in the subtropical pebble crab, Gaetice depressus (Brachyura:Grapsidae:Varuninae). Scientia Marina. 64, 381-386

28. Bjarne Styrishave, Alf Aagaard, Ole Andersen (1999). In situ studies on physiology and behaviour in two colour forms of shore crabs, Carcinus maenas in relation to season. Marine Ecology Progress series, 189, 221-231

29. Jostein Skurdal, Trond Taugbøl, Jaanus Tuusti, Aloyzas Burba, Bjarne Styrishave, Kai Westman, Björn Söderbäck, Lennart Edsman. (1999). Crayfish introductions in the Nordic and Baltic countries. In: Crayfish in Europe as alien species. How to make the best of a bad situation. (Ed: F. Gherardi & D.M. Holdich). A.A. Balkema Publishers. Crustacean Issues 11, pp 193-219

30. Berit H. Bojsen, Hanne Witthøfft, Bjarne Styrishave, Ole Andersen (1999). Circadian rhythmicity in heart rate and locomotor activity of noble crayfish, Astacus astacus, during exposure to hypoxia. Freshwater Crayfish 12, 107-120

31. Berit H. Bojsen, Hanne Witthøfft, Bjarne Styrishave, Ole Andersen (1998). In situ studies on heart rate and locomotor activity in the freshwater crayfish Astacus astacus (L.) in relation to natural fluctuations in temperature and light intensity. Freshwater Biology 39, 455-465

32. Bjarne Styrishave, Michael H. Depledge (1996) Evaluation of mercury induced changes in circadian heart rate rhythms in the crayfish, Astacus astacus, and the freshwater crab, Potamon potamios, as an early predictor of mortality Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology 115A, 349-356

33. Bjarne Styrishave, Allan D. Rasmussen, Michael H. Depledge (1995). The influence of bulk and trace metals on the circadian rhythm of heart rate in freshwater crayfish, Astacus astacus. Marine Pollution Bulletin 31, 87-92

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