Marcelo L. Larramendy

National University of La Plata

Marcelo L. Larramendy, Ph.D., serves as a Professor of Molecular Cell Biology at the School of Natural Sciences and Museum (National University of La Plata, Argentina). Appointed Senior Researcher of the National Scientific and Technological Research Council of Argentina. Former Member of the Executive Committee of the Latin American Association of Environmental Mutagenesis, Teratogenesis, and Carcinogenesis. Author of more than 460 contributions, including scientific publications, research communications, and conferences worldwide. Recipient of several national and international awards. Prof. Larramendy is a regular Lecturer at the international A. Hollaender Courses organized by the IAEMS and former guest scientist at NIH (USA) and the University of Helsinki, (Finland). He is an expert in Genetic Toxicology and is, or has been, a referee for more than 40 international scientific journals. 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, Prof. Dr. Larramendy is the Head of the Laboratory of Molecular Cytogenetics and Genotoxicology at the UNLP.

Marcelo L. Larramendy

21books edited

3chapters authored

Latest work with IntechOpen by Marcelo L. Larramendy

Pesticides - Updates on Toxicity, Efficacy and Risk Assessment examines different aspects of pesticides encountered in both anthropogenic and natural environments, and provides valuable information on the toxicity, efficacy and risk assessment of several compounds that can have a negative effect on the health of living species and ecosystems. We hope that the real-life examples from diverse sources provided in this book will extend the appreciation of the complexity of this subject in a way that may stimulate new approaches in relevant fields.

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