Alexandros G. Georgakilas
Alexandros G. Georgakilas is an Associate Professor of Biology at East Carolina University (ECU) in Greenville, NC. He is responsible for the DNA Damage and Repair laboratory at ECU, USA, and has trained several graduate (1 PhD and 8 MSc) and undergraduate students. His work has been funded by various sources like East Carolina University, NC Biotechnology Center and International Cancer Control (UICC), which is the largest cancer fighting organization of its kind with more than 400 member organizations across 120 countries. He holds several editorial positions in scientific journals and his research work has been published in more than 50 peer-reviewed high profile journals like Cancer Research, Journal of Cell Biology and Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences USA, and has more than 900 citations. Ultimately, he hopes to translate his work of basic research into clinical applications using DNA damage clusters as cancer or radiation biomarkers for oxidative stress.