April 16, 2021
ORISE Cytogenetic Biodosimetry Laboratory Director Adayabalam Balajee has been selected as an editorial board member for the Cytogenetic and Genome Research Journal. The journal publishes original research and review articles in the fields of clinical cytogenetics, molecular cytogenetics, cancer cytogenetics, and genome research. The journal also features the reports of the American and European international conferences and workshops on cytogenetics and related fields. This appointment for Balajee provides ORISE with increased networking and visibility with other experts across the globe who are involved in cytogenetics research.
ORISE Featurecast: Catching Up with Dr. Balajee
Dr. Adayabalam Balajee, director of the Radiation Emergency Assistance Center/Training Site Cytogenetic Biodosimetry Laboratory Director, is a busy and prolific researcher. Most recently, he co-authored a manuscript in partnership with colleagues at the University of Tennessee that was recently published in Nature Communications. He has also developed the Chromosome Challenge, which gamifies the identification of dicentric chromosomes with the ultimate goal of recruiting people to assist with the identification process in the event of a radiation emergency. Not unexpectedly, he has other projects in the pipeline.
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