Vrije Universiteit Brussel


Kim Croes

kcroes@vub.ac.be

Tel: +32 2 629 3293

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General/Personal Information

KIM CROES
Weertstraat 140
2880 Mariekerke (Bornem)
Born: 29/06/1984 in Bornem (Belgium)
E-mail address: kcroes@vub.ac.be

Current position

PhD student since October 2007
Centre of Expertise for Environment and Health

Dept. Analytical and Environmental Chemistry
Pleinlaan 2, B – 1050 Brussels, Belgium
Office: 7G426
Tel: +32 2 629 3293

Education/Lectures

  • 1996-2002: Science - mathematics (8h) at the Koninklijk Atheneum Dendermonde
  • 2002-2005: Professional bachelor in chemistry, option chemistry at the Provinciale Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerpen; Title of thesis: Gehaltebepaling van Dextrose in BSS Plus Part II d.m.v. HPLC met RI detectie (Alcon Couvreur, Puurs, Belgium)
  • 2005: Academic bachelor in chemistry at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Vlaamse Examencommissie)
  • 2005-2007: Master in chemistry, option environmental and analytical chemistry at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel; Title of thesis: Kwantitatieve bepaling van corticosteroïden in rundslever met LC/MSn: evaluatie, optimalisatie en validatie conform de Europese wetgeving (Wetenschappelijk Instituut Volksgezondheid, Elsene, Belgium)

Publications

    2014

    •     ADDECK Amr, CROES KIM, VAN LANGENHOVE Kersten, Denison Michael, Afify Ahmed, GAO Yue, ELSKENS MARC, BAEYENS WILLY. Time-integrated monitoring of dioxin-like polychlorinated biphenyls (dl-PCBs) in aquatic environments using the ceramic toximeter and the CALUX bioassay. Talanta, 120, 2014, 413 - 418.

    •    ADDECK Amr, CROES KIM, VAN LANGENHOVE Kersten, Denison Michael, Elhamalawy Ahmed, ELSKENS MARC, BAEYENS WILLY. Time-integrated monitoring of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and polychlorinated dibenzofurans (PCDD/Fs) in urban and industrial. Chemosphere, 94, 2014, 27 - 35.

    2012

    •    ADDECK Amr, CROES KIM, VAN LANGENHOVE Kersten, Denison Michael S., ELSKENS MARC, BAEYENS WILLY. Dioxin Analysis in Water by Using a Passive Sampler and CALUX . Talanta, 88, 2012, 73 - 78.

    2011

    •  ADDECK Amr, CROES KIM, VAN LANGENHOVE Kersten, VANDERMARKEN Tara, Denison Michael S., BAEYENS WILLY. Ceramic Toximeter as a Passive Sampler for Dioxin-Contaminated Water Analysis Using the CALUX Bioassay. Organohalogen Compounds, 73, 2011, 2108 - 2111.

    2010

    •  Keune H, Morrens B, Croes K, Ann Colles, Koppen G, Springael J, Loots I, Van Campenhout K, Chovanova H, Schoeters G, Nelen V, Baeyens W, Van Larebeke N. Opening the research agenda for selection of hot spots for human biomonitoring research in Belgium: a participatory research project.. Environmental Health, 2010, doi:10.1186/1476-069X-9-33.

    •  Dhooge W, Den Hond E, Koppen G, Bruckers L, Nelen V, Van De Mieroop E, Bilau M, Croes K, Baeyens W, Schoeters G, Van Larebeke N.. Internal exposure to pollutants and body size in Flemish adolescents: associations and dose-response relationships. Environment International 36, 2010, 330-337.

    2009

    •    Croes K, Goeyens L, Baeyens W, Van Loco J, Impens S. Optimization and validation of a liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry (LC/MS)method for analysis of corticosteroids in bovine liver: Evaluation of Keyhold Limpet β-glucuronidase/sulfatase enzyme extract. Journal of Chromatography B, 877, 2009, 635-644.

    •    Croes K, Baeyens W, Bruckers L, Den Hond E, Koppen G, Nelen V, Van De Mieroop E, Keune H, Dhooge W, Schoeters G, Van Larebeke N. Hormone levels and sexual development in Flemish adolescents residing in areas differing in pollution pressure. International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health 212, 2009, 612-625.

    •  Leermakers M, Gao Y, Navez J, Poffijn A, Croes K, Baeyens W. Radium analysis by sector field ICP-MS in combination with the Diffusive Gradients in Thin Films (DGT) technique. JAAS, 2009, DOI: 10.1039/b821472g.

    •  Dhooge W, Den Hond E, Koppen G, Bruckers L, Nelen V, Van de Mieroop E, Bilau M, Croes K, Baeyens W, Schoeters G, Van Larebeke N. Internal exposure to pollutants and sex hormone levels in Flemish male adolescents in a cross-sectional study: associations and dose–response relationships. Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology, 2009, doi:10.1038/jes.2009.63.

    2008

    •    Croes K, Sanctorum H, Schoeters G, Nelen V, Van Larebeke N, Baeyens W, Schroijen C. Comparison of CALUX-TEQ values of PCBs and dioxins in human serum. Organohalogen Compounds, 2008, 70: 1609-1612.

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