Marcelo L. Larramendy

National University of La Plata

Marcelo L. Larramendy, Ph.D., is a Professor of Molecular Cell Biology at the School of Natural Sciences and Museum, National University of La Plata (UNLP), Argentina. He is also a senior researcher of the National Scientific and Technological Research Council of Argentina. Dr. Larramendy is a former member of the Executive Committee of the Latin American Association of Environmental Mutagenesis, Teratogenesis and Carcinogenesis. He is the author of more than 450 contributions, including scientific publications, research communications, and conferences worldwide. He is a recipient of several national and international awards. Dr. Larramendy is a regular lecturer at the International A. Hollaender Courses organized by the International Association of Environmental Mutagenesis and Genomics (IAEMS) and a former guest scientist at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and University of Helsinki, Finland. He is an expert in genetic toxicology and is, or has been, a referee for more than twenty international scientific journals. He was also a member of the International Panel of Experts at the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC, WHO, Lyon, France) in 2015 for the evaluation of DDT, 2,4-D and Lindane. Presently, Dr. Larramendy is head of the Laboratory of Molecular Cytogenetics and Genotoxicology at the UNLP.

20books edited

2chapters authored

Latest work with IntechOpen by Marcelo L. Larramendy

This edited book, Cytogenetics - Classical and Molecular Strategies for Analysing Heredity Material, presents recent advances in the field of cytogenetics, paying special attention to methodological achievements developed worldwide that have driven the field forward. The contributors clearly discuss several concepts and approaches useful for understanding chromosomal structure and function at its various levels, highlighting chromosomes as visible carriers of heredity material.

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