Alexei G Basnakian
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, USA
Alexei G Basnakian received his PhD and DSc degrees from the Russian Academy of Medical Science, both in the field of DNA endonucleases. He had Post-doctoral trainings in molecular biology at the Harvard Medical School and in toxicology/cancer research at the National Center for Toxicological Research. He is Professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, and Director of the DNA Damage and Toxicology Core Center at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, and Research Career Scientist at the Veteran’s Hospital in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA. He is an author of more than 85 peer-reviewed papers and 12 reviews or book chapters. He is an Editorial Board Member of several biomedical journals, and a member of NIH and VA grant study sections. His research interests are in DNA endonucleases and DNA damage associated with toxicity, anti-cancer therapy, cell injury and cell death.