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REAC/TS Cytogenetic Biodosimetry Laboratory Director Dr. Adayabalam Balajee co-authored a manuscript, titled “Radiation-induced DNA damage and repair effects on 3D genome organization,” for the Journal of Nature Communications describing how the authors used genetic, molecular and computational approaches to explore how the human 3D genome responds to ionizing radiation exposure.
Dr. Mark Ervin was recently named associate director of the Radiation Emergency Assistance Center/Training Site located in Oak Ridge, Tenn. Ervin talks about his experience and skillset makes him well suited for this new role with REAC/TS.
The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) has promoted Ashley Golden, Ph.D., to director of its health studies program, where she previously served as a group manager and biostatistician.
REAC/TS Director Carol Iddins, M.D., Health Physicist Jason Davis, Ph.D., C.H.P. and Nurse/Paramedic Angie Bowen traveled to Rabat, Morocco, in 2019 to teach an International Medical Management of Radiation Injuries course to 25 health care professionals. This was the first time REAC/TS provided education in Morocco.
ORISE STEM Workforce Development Education Project Manager Beth White has been selected to chair the STEM Special Interest Group (SIG) of the Professional and Organizational Development in Higher Education Network. Known as the POD Network for short, the organization is devoted to improving teaching and learning in higher education.
ORISE recently hosted the 2020 Department of Defense (DoD) Belcamp Participation Program Virtual Recruitment Fair. The event allowed students the opportunity to chat with DoD scientists, subject matter experts, recruiters, and other staff about what it is like to participate in an ORISE internship.
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