Sofie Christiansen

Sofie Christiansen

Senior Researcher

National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark

Research Group for Molecular and Reproductive Toxicology

Technical University of Denmark


Building 202, room 5213

2800 Kgs. Lyngby

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2007 - 2007
CASCADE course in Statistics in risk assessment focusing on dose response modelling,
2004 - 2009
PhD Study, Title of thesis: Effects of combined exposure to anti-androgens on development and sexual dimorphic behaviour in rats., DTU Food in collaboration with RUC
2006 - 2006
Written and Oral Presentation Skills for Environmental Scientists, Roskilde University
2005 - 2005
Applied Toxicology, University of Copenhagen
2005 - 2005
Statistics for Veterinarians, Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University
2004 - 2004
Laboratory Animal Science, Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University

Academic degrees

Cand. Scient


20011106 -
National Food Institute, PhD-student

Language skills

Danish (Native), English (Oral & Written), French (understanding and oral)

Areas of expertise

I have more than twelve years of experience with large mixture developmental toxicity studies in animals and has special expertise on morphological and functional endpoints such as anogenital distance, malformations, sexual maturation and behaviour.  In addition to my research, I do research-based consultancy primarily for the Danish Environmental Protection Agency and Danish Veterinary and Food Administration. I have extensive expertise on evaluations of regulatory studies and the use of in vivo data in REACH and in OECD, where I since 2010 have been one of the two Danish national coordinators within the OECD Test Guideline programme.  

International experience

Conferences OECD meetings National coordinator for OECD test Guidelines since jan. 2010 Invited speaker

Other information

Member of the local organizing committee for ETS conference in 2003. In 2010 she is a large help to the guest editor and president of ETS Ulla Hass. The conference is held in September 2010 in Barcelona. Sofie won a reward in the Annual presentation competition of the Danish Association for Reproduction and Fetal Development with the title: ”A mixture of dissimilarly acting anti-androgens a dangerous cocktail?”

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