The NeurotoxLab Feature Video
Showcase of our core research activities as well as modern and fully integrated laboratories.
The Neurotox Laboratory is an interdisciplinary research facility led by Prof Donald Wlodkowic and focused on ecotoxicity and neurotoxicity testing. The lab specialises also in R&D of innovative behavioural, embryonal and cell-based proxy bioassays in environmental risk assessment as well as drug discovery.
Our current research activities encompass aquatic ecotoxicology, behavioural ecotoxicology, predictive neurotoxicology and water quality assessment including real-time, early-warning biomonitoring systems.
We are Australia’s leading experts in experimental behavioural eco-neurotoxicology with interests spanning effects of industrial pollutants, neurotoxins and neuroactive drugs on central nervous systems.
We have significant know-how in development and implementation of rapid and sensitive phenotypic biotests as well as cellular and molecular bioassays in:
environmental risk assessment
characterization of new chemicals
water quality sensing
- neuroactive drug discovery
We are uniquely specialising in behavioural ecotoxicology, neurotoxicology as well as neuroactive drug discovery.
Leveraging latest fluidic, bioimaging and computing technologies for development of high-throughput neuro-behavioural bioassays.