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Links with more information

  • DEBtox Research, for my commercial activities.
  • My author page at Leanpub for all my e-books.
  • The landing page for information about DEB theory at 
  • DEB information on, the website of the former Dept. of Theoretical Biology of the VU university Amsterdam.
  • My lectures from 2006-2014 at All downloadable in PowerPoint format. This page is not updated anymore.
  • Roman Ashauer's website about models in ecotoxicology at: His site contains many more useful links for the modelling enthousiast.
  • Information about CREAM at CREAM was a Marie Curie Initial Training Network, funded by the European Commission within the 7th Framework Programme. Several of the projects within the network applied DEB or DEBkiss.


  • Bongers EcoTox Services is run by Marina Bongers. She also offers more standard GUTS analysis in a regulatory context (with me as a scientific advisor).
  • The DEB Node at Akvaplan NIVA, where Starrlight Augustine is currently working. This group will organise the 2017 DEB course and symposium. See also the other DEB nodes in DEBnet.
  • Roman Ashauer, formerly of the University of York and currently with Syngenta, is also working extensively on GUTS issues (see

Free tools that you cannot live without

  • Need to get data points from a graph out of a publication? Try out the free PlotReader at It's free and it works like a charm.
  • LaTeX, the document preparation system for nerds. Windows users find everything they need at In addition, you can use TeXnicCenter to give you a user-friendly environment, see
  • Need information about a chemical such as structure, molecular weight, hydrophobicity? Download EPI suite.
  • Need to work on the same files from different computers, or share documents with colleagues? Open a DropBox account. Works perfectly for me. For more information about this service, and its vulnerabilities, check out the WikiPedia entry.
  • Need to fit GUTS models and want to do it on-line in a simple manner? Check out MOSAIC.

The DEBtox information site,, since July 2011