Marcelo L. Larramendy
Marcelo L. Larramendy, Ph.D., serves as Professor of Molecular Cell Biology at the School of Natural Sciences and Museum, National University of La Plata, Argentina. He is appointed as the Senior Researcher of the National Scientific and Technological Research Council of Argentina, and he 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, and he is a recipient of several national and international awards. Professor Larramendy is a regular lecturer at the International A. Hollaender Courses organized by the IAEMS, and he is a former guest scientist at NIH (USA) and at the University of Helsinki (Finland). He is an expert in genetic toxicology and is, or has been, a referee for more than 20 international scientific journals. In 2015, he was a member of the International Panel of Experts at the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC, WHO, Lyon, France) 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.