Kalantzi Olga-Ioanna

Assistant Professor - Environmental Engineering and Science Section


Office: Xenia A Building - Room 206

Phone: +30 22510 36204

E-mail: kalantzi@aegean.gr



PhD in Environmental Science, University of Lancaster, UK, 2000-2004,

MSc in Environmental and Ecological Sciences (1st class), University of Lancaster, UK, 1998-1999,

BSc (Hons) in Applied Biochemistry (upper 2nd class), Brunel University of West London, UK, 1995-1998

Research interests

Analytical method development for organic pollutants in the environment

Occurrence, fate and effects of emerging chemical contaminants in the environment

Human exposure to emerging organic chemicals

Toxicity of persistent organic pollutants


Selected Publications:

1. Kalantzi, O.I., Brown, F.R., Caleffi, M., Goth-Goldstein, R. and Petreas, M. (2009). Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in human breast adipose samples from Brazil. Environment International, 35, 113-117


2. Kalantzi, O.I., Hewitt, R., Ford, K.J., Alcock, R.E., Thomas, G.O., Morris, J.A., Hewer, A., Phillips, D.H., Jones, K.C and Martin, F.L. (2004). Inter-individual differences in the ability of human milk-fat extracts to enhance the genotoxic potential of the procarcinogen benzo[]pyrene in MCF-7 breast cells. Environmental Science and Technology, 38, 3614-3622


3. Kalantzi, O.I., Martin, F.L., Thomas, G.O., Alcock, R.E., Tang, H.R., Drury, S.C., Carmichael, P.L., Nicholson, J.K and Jones, K.C. (2004). Different levels of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) and chlorinated compounds in breast milk from two UK regions. Environmental Health Perspectives, 112, no. 10, 1085-1091


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