Shanaz Ghandhi, PhD

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Overview

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology (in the Center for Radiological Research)

Gender

  • Female

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • PhD, City University of New York

Honors & Awards

  • 2003-2004 University Fellowship - City University of New York, New York
  • 2003 PSC/CUNY award - City University of New York
  • 2000-2002 Graduate Assistantship Award - City University of New York, New York
  • 2000-2001 State University Fellowship - City University of New York, New York
  • 2000-2001 Science Fellowship - The City University of New York
  • 1999 Edmond Baermann Fund Scholarship - Department of Biology, City College, The City University of New York, NY
  • 1999 CUNY Scholarship - Department of Biology, The City College of New York
  • 1998 Kornbluh, Sol and Bettina Scholarship - The City College of New York
  • 1998-1999 Dean of Science Graduate Assistantship Award - The City College of New York
  • 1992-1994 Gold Medal 1st in M Sc Zoology - Department of Zoology, University of Poona, Pune, India
  • 1994 Dr. DN Dalal prize 1st in Zoology B Sc II - Nowrosjee Wadia College, Pune, India
  • 1991-1992 National Merit Scholarship - Government of Maharashtra B Sc, India
  • 1991-1992 Principal VK Joag Gold Medal - Nowrosjee Wadia College, Pune; 1st in Zoology in B Sc, India
  • 1991-1992 Professor TG Yeolekar Prize - Nowrosjee Wadia College, Pune 1st in Zoology, India
  • 1991-1992 Deodatta Pranishastra Prize - Nowrosjee Wadia College, Pune 1st in Zoology, India

Research

Grants

CENTER FOR HIGH-THROUGHPUT MINIMALLY-INVASIVE RADIATION BIODOSIMETRY (Federal Gov)

Aug 1 2015 - Jul 31 2020

CMCR YR12 PILOT BRENNER POST DOC (Federal Gov)

Aug 1 2015 - Jul 31 2020

RADIATION BYSTANDER EFFECTS: MECHANISMS (Federal Gov)

Jul 1 2010 - Jun 30 2016

RADIATION BYSTANDER EFFECTS: MECHANISMS (Federal Gov)

Feb 1 2000 - Jun 30 2015

RADIATION BYSTANDER EFFECTS: MECHANISMS (Federal Gov)

Feb 1 2000 - Jun 30 2015

MECHANISTIC AND QUANTITATIVE STUDIES OF BYSTANDER RESPONSES IN 3-D TISSUES FOR LOW-DOSE RADIATIONS R (Federal Gov)

Dec 1 2006 - Nov 30 2011

Selected Publications

Kumar, S., Laiakis, E.C., Ghandhi, S.A., Morton, S.R., Fornace Jr., A.F. and Amundson, S.A. (2017) Similarity of the global gene expression pattern of wild-type and Parp1-/- mice after exposure to a potentially lethal dose of gamma rays. Radiation Research Journal. 2018 May10. Doi: 10.1667/RR14990.1. PMID: 29746213

Ghandhi, S. A, Turner, H.T., Shuryak, I., Dugan, G.O., Bourland, J.D., Olson, J.D., Tooze, J.A., Batinic-Haberle, I., Cline, J.M. and Amundson, S.A. (2018) Whole thorax irradiation of non-human primates induces persistent nuclear damage and gene expression changes in peripheral blood cells. PLOS One. Jan 19;13(1): e0191402. PMID: 29351567

Rudqvist, N.R., Liaikis, E.C., Ghandhi, S.A., Kumar, S., Knotts, J.S., Chowdhury, M., Fornace, A.J. and Amundson, S.A. (2018) Global gene expression response in mouse models of DNA repair deficiency after gamma irradiation. Radiation Research Journal. Jan 19. doi: 10.1667/RR14862.1. PMID: 29351057

Ghandhi, S.A., Weber, W., Melo, D., Doyle-Eisele, M., Chowdhury, M., Guilmette, R. and Amundson, S.A. (2015) Effect of 90Sr internal emitter on gene expression in mouse blood. BMC Genomics.16:586. PMID:26251171

Ghandhi, S.A., Smilenov, L.B., Elliston, C.D., Chowdhury, M. and Amundson, S.A. (2015) Radiation dose-rate effects on gene expression for human biodosimetry. BMC Medical Genomics. 8:22 PMID: 25963628