Brookhaven Women in Science (BWIS) Activity

"A Scientist's Journey: From Research to Regulation Policies"

Presented by Mamta Naidu, Center of Cancer Systems Biology

Thursday, July 12, 2018, 4:30 pm — Hamilton Seminar Room, Bldg. 555

Dr. Naidu's research focused on DNA damage repair and dose-response to low and high LET radiation. Her research has led her to embrace a new endeavor: development of human subjects protection regulations. Indian-born Dr. Naidu started her career at BARC, Mumbai studying the effects of radio-detoxified lipopolysaccharide on immune cells. At the NYU School of Medicine, she further explored autoimmune disorders. She later joined the NASA Space Research Laboratory, BNL, focusing on the effects of radiation on the immune system as part of the space program. Dr. Naidu ascribes her success to her numerous mentors and sponsors; motivating her to be a mentor and sponsor. Dr. Naidu is the recipient of a NASA Space Radiobiology Research Award. This event is open to the public. Coffee and cookies at 4:00 p.m.

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