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

RADIATION BYSTANDER EFFECTS: MECHANISMS (Federal Gov)

Jul 1 2010 - Jun 30 2017

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