Environmental Sciences

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Marlen Vasquez

Special Teaching Staff
Department of Environmental Science and Technology
Cyprus University of Technology

Marlen Vasquez


Dr. Marlen I. Vasquez has a B.Sc. in Biology from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, a M.Sc. in Environment and Development from the National Technical University of Athens and a Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering from the University of Cyprus. She has worked at a consulting company in the Dominican Republic (2002-2003), at an NGO in Cyprus (2003), at the Medical and Public Health Services of the Ministry of Health (2004-2009) and at the University of Cyprus (2006-2012). From September 2012 she is working at the Department of Science and Technology of the Cyprus University of Technology as a Special Teaching Staff.

Research Interest

Environmental chemistry and toxicology with emphasis on xenobiotics and their impacts on biological systems, Environmental microbiology and biotechnology with focus on isolation of microorganisms and proteins.


  • MI Vasquez, M Violaris, A Hadjivassilis, MC Wirth (2009) Susceptibility of Culex pipiens (Diptera: Culicidae) field populations in Cyprus to conventional organic insecticides, Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. israelensis, and methoprene. Journal of medical entomology 46: 881-887.

  • MI Vasquez, A Lambrianides, M Schneider, K K├╝mmerer (2014) Environmental side effects of pharmaceutical cocktails: what we know and what we should know Journal of hazardous materials 279: 169-189.

  • D Fatta-Kassinos, IK Kalavrouziotis, PH Koukoulakis, MI Vasquez (2011) The risks associated with wastewater reuse and xenobiotics in the agroecological environment. Science of the Total Environment 409: 3555-3563.

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