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Armenian society of biological psychiatry
Armenian association for molecular
and cellular biology and immunology
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Workshop "Toxic exposures and Cancer: from education to research"
- 2019 -

INVITED SPEAKERS:


Dr., Prof. Helga Stopper

Dr., Prof. Helga Stopper is the head of the program committee of the German Toxicological Society. She is a speaker of the Biomedical Section of the Wuerzburg University Graduate School and is acting head of the Department of Toxicology of the University of Wuerzburg, Germany.

Her laboratory studies the mutagenic activity and the mechanism of carcinogenic alterations of many substances in mammalian cells and monitors the genomic damage in patients affected by certain diseases or under certain treatments.

Dr. Ezgi Eylül Bankoglu

Dr. Bankoglu is a Post-doctoral fellow at the Department of Toxicology of the University of Wuerzburg, Germany.

Her research area is focused on Genomic damage through endogenous hormones like insulin and genomic damage associated with obesity.

Geema Kodandaraman, PhD

Geema Kodandaraman is a PhD is a student at the Department of Toxicology of the University of Wuerzburg, Germany.

Her research interests lie in health care, bio-medical research for societal development and environmental cancer research.

SPEAKERS:


Dr. Nelli Babayan

Dr Babayan is the head of the group of Cell technologies at the Institute of Molecular Biology, NAS RA. The research activities of her group focus on in vitro safety testing of potential therapeutic agents, biopharmaceuticals, medical devices, chemicals, agrochemicals and cosmetics. They also studies the influence of ROS and radiation on genome instability and epigenetic changes.

Dr. Tigran Harutyunyan

Dr. Harutyunyan is a researcher at the Department of Genetics and Cytology of Yerevan State University. He specializes in the area of genetic toxicology, focusing on genomic damage and epigenetic changes associated with male infertility.

Lusine Khondkaryan

Lusine Khondkaryan is a researcher at the Institute of Molecular Biology, NAS RA.
Her research interests are focused on gene-environment interactions, with emphasize on epigenetic regulation of genes expression.

Lilit Apresyan

Lilit Apresyan is a researcher at the Institute of Molecular Biology, NAS RA.
Her research interests are focused on application of in vitro test-systems in radiobiological studies, with emphasize on investigation of new sources of radiation for potential application in cancer radiotherapy.