Dr Jennifer Braeunig

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Queensland Alliance for Environmental Health Sciences
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
j.braunig@uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 61899

Overview

Jennifer completed her Bachelor of Science in Biology in 2010 at RWTH Aachen University, followed by a Master of Science degree in Environmental Toxicology in 2012. In June of 2017 she completed her PhD at QAEHS. The main focus of her PhD was the assessment of bioavailability of organic contaminants from different envrionmental media. A specific focus was laid on the fate and distribution of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) in the environment.

Research Interests

  • Research Profile
    Dr Jennifer Bräunig is an Environmental Toxicologist and Chemist with a keen interest in developing analytical methods for the measurement of organic chemicals in environmental samples. Jennifer was appointed a postdoctoral research fellow at the Queensland Alliance for Environmental Health Sciences (QAEHS) in March 2017 after completing her PhD under the supervision of Prof. Jochen Mueller. Her key research interests are the fate and distribution of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) from contaminated source zones, the development of extraction and analysis protocols for target and non-target PFAS and research into the impact of PFAS on humans.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philoshopy, The University of Queensland

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Supervision

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