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RARAF Staff

Year 2013:

  • Brenner, D.J. Invited speaker: “Low Doses of Ionizing Radiation: Estimating the Risks”, 40th Annual Meeting of the European Radiation Research Society, Dublin, Ireland, Sept. 5. 2013.

  • Brenner, D.J.  “Radiation Protection.”  European Radiation Research Society Meeting, Dublin, Ireland, September 4, 2013.

  • Brenner, D.J. “Carcinogenesis modelling at Columbia University.” 4th EpiRadBio Contractors Meeting, Alghero, Italy, June 26-28, 2013.

  • Brenner, D.J. “The radiobiology of fractionation.” 2013 Joint Syposium on Carbon Ion Radiotherapy Fostering International Collaboration between Japan and the U.S., Rochester, MN, May 2-3, 2013.

  • Brenner, D.J.  “Cancer Risks of CT Scan: Now we have some data, what next?” Meeting of the Connecticut Area Medical Physics Society, New Haven, CT, March 14, 2013.

  • Brenner, D.J.  “Mechanistic Models for Effects of Ionizing Radiation on Living Systems.” Symposium: The Medical and Ecological Consequences of the Fukushima Nuclear Accident, New York, NY, March 11-12, 2013.

  • Brenner, D.J. “Low Doses of Ionizing Radiation: Estimating the Risks, Understanding Their Significance.” Meeting of the Northeastern New York Chapter of the Health Physics Society, Albany, NY, February 28, 2013.

  • Brenner, D.J. “Reducing Unnecessary, Inappropriate & Uncritical Exams.” JACR Dose Optimization Video Roundtable, Reston, VA, January 14, 2013.

  • Garty, G.G. "Microbeam-coupled Capillary Electroporesis: Measuring the Processing of Reactive Oxygen Species in Single Irradiated Cells", 16th International Symposium on Microdosimetry, Treviso, Italy, October 24, 2013.

  • Harken, A.D. "An overview of RARAF: From broad beams to microbeams, single proteins to small animals, where we have been to where we are going". Nevis Laboratory Symposium, Irvington, NY, March 28, 2013.

  • Lam, R.K.K. “Radiation induced bystander responses: role of cyclooxygenase 2”, Marie Curie Lecture, 59th Radiation Research Society Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, Sept. 16, 2013.

  • Randers-Pehrson, G. “High/low LET microbeams”, NASA Space Radiation Summer School, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY, June 12, 2013.

  • Zhu, J. Physical modulation based cell manipulation in microfluidic devices. IEEE Int. Conference on Nano/Micro Engineered and Molecular Systems (NEMS’13), Suzhou, China, April 7-10, 2013.


Year 2012:

  • Brenner, D.J. “Undestanding low dose radiation exposures.” Duke Cancer Institute- Radiation Oncology & Imaging Seminar Series, Durham, NC, December 11-12, 2012.

  • Brenner, D.J. “Extrapolating Radiation Risks from Low Doses to Very Low Doses.” 3rd EpiRadBio Contractors Meeting, Eze, France, October 9-11, 2012.

  • Brenner, D.J. “Oligometastatic Disease & Single Fraction Radiotherapy.” Annual Meeting of the New York Roentgen Society, New York, NY, October 4-5, 2012.

  • Brenner, D.J. “This House Believes that Alpha/Beta Model in Radiation Response Contributes Little to Actual Clinical Practice.” 58th Annual Meeting of the Radiation Research Society, San Juan, Puerto Rico, September 30-October 3, 2012.

  • Brenner, D.J. “Radiation Biodosimetry Research: Academic Perspective.” FDA Regulatory Science Considerations for Medical Countermeasure Radiation Biodosimetry Devices, Silver Spring, MD, September 27-28, 2012.

  • Brenner, D.J. Symposium: “Biophysical Modeling for High-Dose Hypofractioned Radiotherapy.” 56th Annual Meeting of the AAPM, Charlotte, NC, July 29-August 2, 2012.

  • Brenner, D.J.  Invited talk: “Irradiating and Monitoring Single Cells and Their Neighbors, In Vitro and In Vivo.”  Cold Spring Harbor Training Course on Single-Cell Analysis, Cold Spring Harbor, June 2012.

  • Brenner, D.J.  Keynote lecture: “What we Know and What we Don't know About Low Doses of Ionizing Radiation.”  American Statistical Association Annual Meeting, Kennebunkport, ME, June 2012.

  • Brenner, D.J.  Invited talk: “Low Dose Risks and Bystander Effects.”  University of North Carolina Cancer Center, May 1, 2012.

  • Garty, G. “Integrating Microfluidics With Microbeams.” 10th International Workshop: Microbeam Probes of Cellular Radiation Response, New York, NY, March 2012.
    Randers-Pehrson, G. “High/Low LET Microbeams.”  NASA Space Radiation Summer School, BNL, June 11, 2012.

  • Randers-Pehrson, G. “High/low LET microbeams.”  NASA Space Radiation Summer School, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY, June 11, 2012.

 

Year 2011:

  • Brenner, D.J.  Invited talk: “Low Dose Risks and the Bystander Effect.”  Hofstra University, Dec 1, 2011.

  • Brenner, D.J.  “Understanding and Potentially Reduced Radiation-induced Cancers.”  Annual Meeting, North Carolina Health Physics Society, October 6, 2011.

  • Brenner, D.J.  2011 Failla Award Lecture: “Exploring Two Two-edged Swords.”  14th International Congress of Radiation Research. Warsaw, Poland, September 2011.

  • Brenner, D.J.  Plenary lecture: “Towards an Understanding of Radon Risks.” Society for Medical and Biological Engineering, Darwin, Australia, August 2011.

  • Brenner, D.J. Invited speaker: What are the effects of low dose ionizing radiation? 102nd AACR Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, April 5, 2011.

  • Garty, G.Y. Talk: “Novel Neutron Sources at RARAF.” The 2nd International Workshop on Fast Neutrons Detectors and Applications, Ein Gedi, Israel, November 10, 2011.

  • Randers-Pehrson, G. Invited seminar: High/low LET microbeams. NASA Summer School, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY, June 12, 2011.

 

Year 2010:

  • Bigelow, A. Invited talk: “Ion, x-ray, UV and neutron microbeam systems for cell irradiation. 21st International Conference on the Application of Accelerators in Research and Industry, Fort Worth, Texas, August 8-13, 2010.

  • Geard, C.R. Talk: “Targeted and non-targeted biological effects after site-specific irradiation with RARAF microbeams. 9th International Microbeam Workshop, Darmstadt, Germany July 15-17, 2010.

  • Randers-Pehrson, G. Invited talk: “New technologies to make microbeams smaller, faster and more versatile. 9th International Microbeam Workshop, Darmstadt, Germany July 15-17, 2010

Year 2009:

  • Bertucci, A. “Microbeam induced stress response in the C. elegans nematode”, 55th Annual Meeting of the Radiation Research Society, Savannah, GA, October 4-7, 2009.

  • Garty, G. “Design of a novel flow-and shoot (FAST) microbeam”, 15th International Symposium on Microdosimetry, Verona, Italy October 25-30, 2009

 

Year 2008:

  • Geard, C.R. Invited Talk, "Expanding the Question-answering Potential of Charged-particle Single-cell Microbeams", 8th International Workshop on Microbeam Probes of Cellular Radiation Response, Chiba, Japan, November 14, 2008.

  • Randers-Pehrson, G. Talk, "Sub-micron Charged Particle Beam at Columbia University", 8th International Workshop on Microbeam Probes of Cellular Radiation Response, Chiba, Japan, November 14, 2008.

  • Harken, A.D. "Development of a Proton-Induced X-Ray Microbeam at Columbia University", 8th International Workshop on Microbeam Probes of Cellular Radiation Response, Chiba, Japan, November 14, 2008.

 

Year 2007:

  • Bigelow, A.W., Lyulko, O.V., Ross, G.J., Randers-Pehrson, G., Geard, C.R., and Brenner, D.J. Invited talk," Imaging Modes with the Columbia University Microbeam", 13th International Congress of Radiation Research, San Francisco, California, July 8-12, 2007. 

  • Bigelow, A.W. REU program talk, "Columbia University's Radiological Research Accelerator Facility", Nevis Laboratories, Irvington, NY July 2, 2007. 

 

Year 2006:

  • Bigelow, A.W. "Multiphoton microscope design for the Columbia University Microbeam II endstation." 7th International Workshop on Microbeam Probes of Cellular Radiation Response, Columbia University, New York, March 15-17, 2006. 

  • Brenner, D.J. "Cancer risks at low doses." International Low Dose Workshop, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, April 2006. 

  • Brenner, D.J. "Microbeams: Where Next?" 7th International Workshop on Microbeam Probes of Cellular Radiation Response, Columbia University, New York, March 15-17, 2006. 

  • Garty, G., Ross, G.J., Bigelow, A.W., Schettino, G., Randers-Pehrson, G. and Brenner, D. J. "Status of the Stand-Alone Microbeam at Columbia University." 7th International Workshop on Microbeam Probes of Cellular Radiation Response, Columbia University, New York, March 15-17, 2006. 

  • Poinnaiya, B. “Imaging Individual Bystander Cell Effects Using a Charged-Particle Microbeam to Precisely Deliver Radiation" at the International Symposium in Memory of Eugene P. Cronkite, M.D. -“Pathophysiology and Molecular Biology of Hematopoiesis, Malignancy and Radiation Response”, May, 2006. 

  • Poinnaiya, B. "Comparisons of bystander responses observed in 2-dimension versus 3-dimension systems following microbeam irradiation." 7th International Workshop on Microbeam Probes of Cellular Radiation Response, Columbia University, New York, March 15-17, 2006. 

  • Ross, G. "Update on incorporating no-stain imaging into microbeam endstation." 7th International Workshop on Microbeam Probes of Cellular Radiation Response, Columbia University, New York, March 15-17, 2006. 

  • Schettino, G. "Development of an soft X-ray microbeam at RARAF." 7th International Workshop on Microbeam Probes of Cellular Radiation Response, Columbia University, New York, March 15-17, 2006. 

 

Year 2005:

  • Brenner, D.J. "Cancer risks at very low doses." Keynote speaker, Beebe Symposium, National Academy of Sciences, Washington DC, December 2005. 

  • Brenner, D.J. "Has microdosimetry contributed to progress in radiation medicine?" Keynote talk: 14th International Symposium on Microdosimetry, Venice, Italy, November 2005. 

  • Brenner, D.J. "Current Issues in Understanding Radiation Risks." Invited talk, Society for Epidemiological Research, Toronto, July 2005. 

  • Brenner, D.J. "Past Exposure to Densely-Ionizing Radiation Leaves Unique, Permanent, Quantitative, Cytogenetic Signatures." 7th International Conference on DNA Repair, Chromosomes and Cancer, St Andrews, Scotland, June 2005. 

  • Garty, G., Ross, G.J., Bigelow, A.W., Randers-Pehrson, G. and Brenner, D.J. "Testing the Stand-Alone Microbeam at Columbia University." 14th Symposium on Microdosimetry, Venice, Italy, Nov. 13-18, 2005.

  • Geard, C.R. “The radiation–induced bystander response: different protocols, similar effects”. DOE Investigators Workshop, April 2005.

  • Randers-Pehrson, G., Johnson, G.W., Marino, S.A .and Brenner, D.J. “Microscope-mounted transparent charged particle counter for microbeam applications.” 14th International Symposium on Microdosimetry, Venice, Italy, November 2005.

 

Year 2004:

  • Brenner, D.J. “Are bystander effects important?” University of Washington, June 2004. 

  • Geard, C.R. "Bystander Effects." Workshop on radiation-induced genomic instability and bystander effects; implications for evolutionary biology, McMaster University, October 2004. 

 

CRR Staff

Year 2014:

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Speaker: “mitochondrial damage and the extranuclear effect of ionizing radiation”, 3rd International Symposium of the Phoenix Educational Program, Hiroshima University, Japan, Feb. 15-16, 2014.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Speaker,:“Mitochondria as sub-cellular targets of space radiation”, International Open Laboratory Symposium, National Institute of Radiological Sciences, Chiba, Japan, Jan. 29, 2014.

Year 2013:

  • Amundson, S.A.  “Transcriptomic approaches in radiation biology”, 59th Annual Meeting of the Radiation Research Society; New Orleans, LA, Sept. 15; 2013.

  • Grabham, P. “Inhibition of angiogenesis by ion particles: Two distinct mechanisms dependent on Linear Energy Transfer.  Heavy Ions in Therapy and Space Radiation Symposium 2013, Chiba, Japan, May 15-18, 2013.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Distinguished Cancer Center Speaker: “The new radiobiology: extranuclear and extracellular effects of ionizing radiation”, Markey Cancer Center, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Nov. 20, 2013.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Speaker: “Radiation research at Columbia University”, First annual meeting of the European Dark.Risk Low Dose Radiation Program, La Coruna, Spain, Nov. 5-6 , 2013.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Keynote Speaker: “High LET radiation and particle therapy”, Fragrance Hill Meeting, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Suzhou, China. October 22nd, 2013.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Seminar: “The extranuclear effects of ionizing radiation”, Beijing Genome Center, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China. Oct.r 18, 2013.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Seminar: “Charged Particles in Space Research and Medicine”, Peking University, Beijing, China. Oct. 15, 2013.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Symposium Lecture: “Non-targeted Effects and Inflammatory Signaling”, 59th Annual Meeting of the Radiation Research Society, New Orleans, LA, Sept. 15, 2013.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Seminar, “Space Radiation Environment and the Biological Effects of Charged Particles and Heavy Ions”, Hefei Institute of Material Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Hefei, China, May 23, 2013.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Seminar, “Heavy Ions in Space Radiation Research and Clinical Medicine: the NIRS Experience”, Suzhou University School of Radiation Medicine, Suzhou, China, May 20, 2013.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Symposium Lecture, “Mitochondrial Damage and Radiation Carcinogenesis”, Heavy Ions in Therapy and Space Radiation Symposium 2013, Chiba, Japan, May 15, 2013.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Lecture, “Environmental Radon and Mitochondrial Damage”, annual meeting of the NIEHS Center for Environmental Health in Northern Manhattan, New York, NY, May 3, 2013.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Seminar, “Extranuclear and Extracellular Effects of Ionizing Radiation”, Health Physics seminar series at Columbia University, New York, NY, April 4, 2013.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Symposium Lecture, “Radiobiology in the Context of Radiation Protection During a Radiological Event”, 2nd International Symposium on Phoenix Leadership Education Program, Hiroshima, Japan, February 10, 2013.

Year 2012:

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Keynote Speaker: “Radiation Induced Non-targeted Response”, 28th Radiation Biology Center International Symposium, Kyoto, Japan, November 29, 2012.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Keynote Speaker: “Space Radiation and Manned Mission: interface Between Physics and Biology", 39th Commission on Space Research Meeting, Mysore, India, July 18, 2012.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Speaker: “Mitochondrial alterations in radiation carcinogenesis.”  International Open Laboratory at the National Institute of Radiological Sciences, Chiba, Japan, June 12, 2012.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Lecture: “Effects of the environment on public health.”  Soochow University Medical School, Suzhou, China, May 18, 2012.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Seminar: “Space radiation environment and the biological effects of heavy ions.”  Department of Radiation Medicine, Fudan University Medical School, Shanghai, China, May 17, 2012.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Grand Round lecture: “The how and why of radiation Carcinogenesis.”  Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Dentistry and Medicine of New Jersey, Newark, NJ, May 9, 2012.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Speaker: “Mitochondrial damage and environmental cancer.”  Symposium on DNA Damage and Repair, Hefei, China, April 20, 2012.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Speaker: “Non-targeted effects of radiation.”  4th International Conference on Biomedical and Environmental Sciences and Technology, Guangzhou, China, April 17, 2012.

 

Year 2011:

  • Amundson, S.A. “Insight into the Bystander Effect from Functional Genomics.” 14th International Congress of Radiation Research, Warsaw, Poland, August 2011

  • Amundson, S.A. Functional genomics for radiation biology: a gateway to understanding cellular stress responses. 1st International Symposium of Emerging Advances of Information Technology for Radiation Biology: Radioinformatics, Bethesda, MD, May 2011.

  • Amundson, S.A. Signaling and gene expression in radiation bystander response. Monthly meeting of the Cancer Genetics and Epigenetics Program, Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, February 2011.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Symposium Speaker: “TGFBI in Mammary Carcinogenesis.”  International Open Laboratory at the National Institute of Radiological Sciences, Chiba, Japan, November 21, 2011.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Symposium Speaker: “Modulating Factors for low Dose Radiation Effects.”  Annual meeting of the Society of Neuro-oncology, Orange County, CA. November 17, 2011.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Symposium Speaker: “Radiation Induced Mammary Carcinogenesis.”  Global Center of Excellence Symposium, Nagasaki University, October 20, 2011.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Seminar: “Radiation Carcinogenesis.” University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, October 11, 2011.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Seminar: “Mechanism of Particle Carcinogenesis.” University of Maine, September 15, 2011.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Symposium Speaker: “Radiation Induced Non-targeted Response.” International Congress of Radiation Research, Warsaw, Poland, August 29, 2011.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Seminar: The ying and yang of low dose radiobiology in the context of radiation protection. Suzhou Medical University, China, June 3rd, 2011.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Speaker: Mechanism of high LET induced mammary carcinogenesis. International Symposium for Radiation Research and Medical Physics, Shanghai, China, May, 31st, 2011.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Seminar: Low dose radiobiology and genomic instability. National Center for Radiation Protection, Beijing, China, April 29th, 2011.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Seminar: The how of why of radiation carcinogenesis: from particles to gene and the inflammatory signaling cascade. Institute of Radiation Medicine, Beijing, China. April 28th, 2011.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Speaker: Advances in radiobiological research using a microbeam. Global Chinese Congress of Radiation Research, Xi’an, China, April 25th, 2011.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Speaker: The how and why of particle carcinogenesis. 47th Annual Meeting of the National Council on Radiation Protection, Washington, DC, March 7th, 2011.

  • Zhou, H. Invited talk. Radiation-induced non-targeted response: mechanisms and potential clinical applications. International Symposium for Radiation Research and Medical Physics. Shanghai, China. May 30-June 2, 2011.

 

Year 2010:

  • Hei, T. K. Invited Speaker: “Mechanism of Radiation Carcinogenesis”. Conference on Human Cell Transformation, Montreal, Canada, October 20, 2010.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited symposium lecture: The ying and yang of the ßigh3 gene in human cancer. 6th Conference on Experimental and Translational Oncology, Kranjska Gora, Slovenia, March 25, 2010.

  • Hei, T.K. Roentgen Society Lecturer: Radiation induced bystander effects: mechanism and clinical implications. New York City, April 12, 2010.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Seminar: Radiation induced non-targeted response: the good and the bad. Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at Columbia University Medical Center, New York, April 28, 2010.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Workshop Lecture: Genomic instability in non-targeted mammalian cells. National Institute of Radiological Sciences, Chiba, Japan, June 11, 2010.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Seminar, “The how and why of radiation carcinogenesis. Rutgers University, NJ, December 9th, 2010.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Speaker: Radiation non-targeted response and clinical implications. 2010 International Symposium on Tumor Microenvironment Interaction, Taipei, Taiwan, December 29th, 2010.

  • Zhou, H. Talk: “Mitochondrial alteration in cytoplasmic irradiation. 9th International Microbeam Workshop, Darmstadt, Germany July 15-17, 2010. 2.

  • Zhou, H. Invited talk: “Mutations in succinate dehydrogenase subunit c increase radiosensitivity and bystander responses. 38th COSPAR Scientific Assembly, Bremen, Germany, July 18-25, 20103.

  • Zhou, H.N., Ivanov, V. N. and Hei, T.K. Invited Speaker: “The signaling pathways in radiation induced bystander effects. 56th Annual Meeting of the Radiation Research Society, Maui, Hawaii, September 29th, 2010.


Year 2009:

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Seminar: “Radon and Lung Cancer: Mechanistic Insight from In Vitro Transformation Assay.” Philip Morris International, Neuchatel, Switzerland, September 1, 2009

  • Amundson, S.A. “Gene expression and network activation following bystander and low dose radiation exposures”, Annual Meeting of the Health Physics Society, Minneapolis, MN, July 2009.

  • Amundson, S.A. “Global gene expression studies of radiation response” Annual Meeting of the Association for Radiation Research, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, June 2009.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Symposium Lecture and Chair, International Symposium on Science for a Healthier life. “Radon and Lung Cancer Risk”, Taipei, Taiwan, June 15, 2009.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Lecture, “Genomic Instability and the Non-targeted Effects”, Suzhou Medical University, Suzhou,China, May 14, 2009.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Lecture, “Mechanism of Radiation Carcinogenesis”, The Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, China, May 13, 2009.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Speaker, “Environmental Radon: the non-targeted effects and lung cancer risk”, The Oberley Memorial symposium at the University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, April 3, 2009.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Seminar, “Non-targeted Effects of Ionizing Radiation”, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong, February 16, 2009.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Symposium Lecture, “The Crossroad in Low Dose Radiation Risk Assessment in Space”, National Institute of Radiological Sciences, Chiba, Japan, February 12, 2009.

  • Garty, G. on behalf of Sally A. Amundson. Invited Talk, “Radiation induced changes in gene expression: Novel responses at low dose”. 15th international Symposium on Microdosimetry, Verona, Italy, Oct. 25-30, 2009.

 

Year 2008:

  • Hall, E.J. 21st International L. H. Gray Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland, June 4-6, 2008. 

  • Hall, E.J. Invited talk: “Secondary to Proton Therapy: Problems and Solutions.” PTCOG Meeting, Jacksonville, FL, May 19-24, 2008.

  • Hall, E.J. Annual Meeting of the Society of Pediatric Radiobiology, Scottsdale, AZ, May 6-10, 2008.. 

  • Hall, E.J. “Low Dose and Low-Dose Rate Radiation Effects and Models.” NCRP Annual Meeting , Washington, D.C., April 13-15, 2008. 

  • Hall, E.J. Invited talk: “Neutrons Secondary to Proton Therapy: Problems and Solutions.” NIRS-MD Anderson Symposium on Clinical Issues for Particle Therapy, Houston, TX, Mar. 21-22, 2008. 

  • Hall, E.J. American Physical Society Meeting, New Orleans, LA, Mar. 10-14, 2008. 

  • Hall, E.J. Invited talk: “Risks and Benefits of CT.” Winter Institute of Medical Physics, Frisco, CO, Feb. 9-13, 2008.. 

  • Hall, E.J. DOE Low Dose Program Investigators' Workshop, Washington, D.C., January 21-23, 2008. 

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Seminar, “Bystander Effects and Radiation Risk Assessment”, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, December 5th, 2008.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Symposium Lecture, “Mitochondrial Function and Non-Targeted Response”, Japan Radiation Research Meeting, Kokura, Japan, November 21st, 2008.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Symposium Lecture, “Advances Radiobiology Studies using Microbeam”, Japan Radiation Research Meeting, Kokura, Japan, November 20th, 2008.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Symposium Lecture, “Genomic Instability in Non-Targeted Mammalian Cells”, Japan Radiation Research Meeting, Kokura, Japan, November 18th, 2008.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Workshop Speaker, “Oxidative Stress and Cellular Response to Ionizing Radiation”, Radiation Research Society meeting, Boston, MA., September 21st, 2008.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Lecture, “The How and Why of Fiber Carcinogenesis”, EPA/ Superfund Basic Research Program, Atlanta, Ga., September 17th, 2008.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Symposium Lecture, “Extranuclear Target and Fiber Mutagenesis”, International Conference on Particle Toxicity, Cape Town, South Africa, September 3rd, 2008.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited lecture, “Mechanism of Radiation Carcinogenesis”, Institute of Modern Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Lanzhou, China, April 21, 2008.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited lecture, “Introduction to Radiation Biology and the Low Dose Effects”, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Key Laboratories Institute of Ion Beam Bioengineering, Hefei, China, April 14, 2008. 

  • Hei, T.K. Invited seminar, “Radon, Non-targeted Effects, COX-2 and Beyond”, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, February 14, 2008. 

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Symposium lecture, “The Ying and Yang of Low Dose Radiation Biology”, Nagasaki University, Global COE meeting, Nagasaki, Japan, February 1, 2008. 

  • Zhou, H.. Invited talk, Mitochondrial Function Modulates Cytoplasmic Irradiation Induced Bystander Effect.", 8th International Workshop on Microbeam Probes of Cellular Radiation Response, Chiba, Japan, November 14, 2008. 

 

Year 2007:

  • Hall, E.J. British Institute of Radiology, London, England, Nov. 30, 2007. 

  • Hall, E.J. Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, Nov. 8-9, 2007. 

  • Hall, E.J. 11th Workshop of Heavy Charged Particle in Biology and Medicine, Heidelberg, Germany, Sept. 25-29, 2007. 

  • Hall, E.J. “A History of Fractionation in Radiation Oncology.” American Association of Medical Dosimetrists, New Orleans, June 19. 2007. 

  • Hall, E.J. NASA Summer School, Brookhaven National Laboratory, June 1, 2007. 

  • Hall, E.J. Harvard Medical School, Boston, Collins Lecture Series, May 1, 2007. 

  • Hall, E.J. The Chu Chang Lecture, “Radiobiology and IMRT”, Roentgen Ray Society, New York City, April 28, 2007.

  • Hall, E.J. “Some Characteristics of Biological Effects of Ionizing Radiations.” Swansea University UK, April 11, 2007. 

  • Hall, E.J. "Protons and the Risk of Second Cancers." Winter Institute of Medical Physics, IMRT, Colorado, February 6, 2007. 

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Symposium Lecture, "A Unifying Model of Radiation-Induced Bystander Effects", 50th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Radiation Research Society, Chiba, Japan, November 15th, 2007. 

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Lecture, "Environmental Radon, Extranuclear Target and Lung Cancer Risk", Science Alliance keynote lecture, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, November 5th, 2007. 

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Lecture, “Mechanisms of Radiation Carcinogenesis”, Peking University, China, October 18th, 2007. 

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Lecture, “Non-targeted Effects of Ionizing Radiation”, Beijing Union Medical University, China, October 17th, 2007. 

  • Hei, T.K. Workshop Lecture, “Mitochondrial DNA Mutations”, International workshop on DNA damage and repair, October 15th, 2007. 

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Lecture, “Oxidative Stress and Environmental Carcinogenesis”, School of Public Health, Fudan University, China, October 12th, 2007. 

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Lecture, “The How and Why of Radiation Carcinogenesis”, Institute of Radiation Medicine, Fudan University, China, October 11th, 2007. 

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Lecture, “Mechanisms of Radiation Carcinogenesis: BigH3, COX-2 and Beyond”, School of Radiation Medicine and Public Health, Suzhou University, China, October 8th, 2007. 

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Symposium Lecture, “Low Dose Biological Effects: Genomic Instability and Bystander Effects”, Annual Meeting of the Japanese Radiation Research Society Meeting, Sapporo, Japan, September 5th, 2007. 

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Symposium Lecture, “Extracellular and Extranuclear Effects of Ionizing Radiation”, COSPAR Symposium on Mutagenic Consequence of Space Radiation, Xian, China, July 23rd, 2007. 

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Symposium Lecture, “Role of BigH3 Gene in Radiation Carcinogenesis”, 36th Commission on Space Research meeting, Beijing, China, July 16th, 2007.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Symposium Lecture, “Radiation Induced Bystander Effect”, American Statistical Association annual meeting, Asilomar, CA., June 18th, 2007. 

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Symposium Lecture, “A Unifying Model on Radiation Induced Bystander Effect”, Association of Radiation Research, Belfast, U.K., April 1st, 2007. 

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Seminar, “Radiation and Mitochondrial DNA Mutagenesis”, South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou, China, January 30th, 2007. 

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Lecture, “Oxidative DNA Damage and Environmental Carcinogenesis”, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, China, January 29th, 2007. 

 

Year 2006:

  • Amundson, S.A. Invited talk, "Gene Expression Responses to Low Dose and Low Dose-rate Ionizing Radiation Exposures." International Low Dose Workshop, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, April 2006. 

  • Balajee, A.S. “DNA Repair Deficiency and Neurodegeneration: Lessons from Ataxia Telangiectasia and Cockayne Syndrome”. 52nd Annual Brazilian Congress of Genetics, Fozde Iguaso, Brazil, September 3-6, 2006. 

  • Hall, E.J. “The Impact of Protons on the Incidence of Second Cancers in Radiotherapy”, Loma Linda, Ca, October 18, 2006. 

  • Hall, E.J. “Biological Effects of Space Radiation: Open Issues”, European Space Agency meeting, Taormina Sicily, September 12, 2006. 

  • Hall, E.J. “Genetic Susceptibility”, DOE low dose Program, Investigators workshop, Washington, DC, August 1, 2006. 

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Symposium Lecture, “Low Dose Biological Effects: Genomic Instability and Bystander Effects.” Annual Meeting of the Japanese Radiation Research Society Meeting, Sapporo, Japan, September 5th, 2006. 

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Symposium Lecture, “Extracellular and Extranuclear Effects of Ionizing Radiation”, COSPAR Symposium on Mutagenic Consequence of Space Radiation, Xian, China, July 23rd, 2006.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Symposium Lecture, “Role of BigH3 Gene in Radiation Carcinogenesis”, 36th Commission on Space Research meeting, Beijing, China, July 16th, 2006. 

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Symposium Lecture, “Radiation Induced Bystander Effect”, American Statistical Association annual meeting, Asilomar, CA., June 18th, 2006.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Lecture: "Radiation Induced Bystander Effects, Mechanisms and Implication for Risk." Institute of Heavy Ion Physics, Beijing University, China, April 17th, 2006. 

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Lecture: "Mechanisms of Radiation Carcinogenesis." Institute of Ion Beam Bioengineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Hefei, China, April 15th, 2006. 

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Lecture: "Factors That Modulate Radiation Risk Assessment of Low Doses." Department of Radiation Medicine, Suzhou University, China, April 12th, 2006. 

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Seminar: "Oxidative Stress and Environmental Carcinogenesis." Thomas Jefferson University, April 6th, 2006. 

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Lecture: "Radiation Induced Bystander Effects." Low Dose Workshop at Columbia University Medical Center, New York, April 2nd, 2006. 

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Workshop Lecture: "COX-2, Bystander Effects and Low Dose Radiation Risk Assessment." National Cancer Center, National Institute of Health, February, 24th, 2006. 

  • Zhou, H., Gu, S., Randers-Pehrson, G. and Hei, T.K. “Radiation Induced Genomic Instability in Bystander Effect”, The 36th COSPAR Scientific Assembly, Beijing, China, July 2006. 

  • Zhou, H., Suzuki, M., Gillispie, J., Randers-Pehrson, G. and Hei, T.K. "Cytoplasmic irradiation induced bystander mutagenesis." 7th International Workshop on Microbeam Probes of Cellular Radiation Response, Columbia University, New York, March 15-17, 2006. 

 

Year 2005:

  • Amundson, S.A. Invited talk, "The Bystander Effect: Molecular and Cellular Effects in Un-irradiated Tissue." 47th Annual Meeting of ASTRO, Denver, October, 2005. 

  • Amundson, S. Invited talk, “Gene expression biomarkers of in vivo human radiation exposure.” American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA, April 20, 2005. 

  • Amundson, S. Invited talk, “Development of expression signatures for high-throughput radiation biodosimetry.” NIH/NIAID Workshop; Biodosimetry: Current and Evolving Technologies, Arlington, VA, February 28, 2005. 

  • Amundson, S. Invited talk, “Gene expression profiling of radiation response in human cells.” Gordon Research Conference in Radiation Oncology: Molecular Mechanisms of Radiation Response in Complex Systems, Ventura, CA, January 31, 2005. 

  • Hall, E.J. “Genetic factors Control the Relationship between Transformation and Apoptosis.” DOE Low-Dose Radiation Research Workshop, April 2005.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Lecture: "Bystander Effects and Low Dose Radiobiology." Department of Biology, Nara University, Japan, December 9th, 2005.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Lecture: "Radiation Induced Bystander Effects." Radiation Center, Kyoto University, Japan, December 6th, 2005.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Seminar: "Mechanism of Environmental Carcinogenesis." Okayama Medical University, Japan, December 5th, 2005.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Lecture and video lecture: "The Ying and Yang of Low Dose Radiobiology." Nagasaki University, Japan, November 30th, 2005.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Lecture: "Mechanism of Radiation Carcinogenesis: Lessons from Telomerase-Immortalized Human Small Airway Epithelial Cells." Symposium on Mechanisms of Radiation Carcinogenesis, University of St. Andrews, Scotland, November 11th, 2005.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Lecture: "COX-2 is Signaling Molecule in Radiation Carcinogenesis/Bystander Effect." Symposium on Targeted Carcinogenesis, Mayo Clinic, October 7th, 2005.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Seminar: "Oxidative Stress and Environmental Carcinogenesis." University of Alberta, July 8th, 2005.

  • Hei, T.K. Invited Seminar: "Radiation induced bystander effect: Mechanisms and implication for low dose risk assessment." Columbia University Environmental Cancer Grant Retreat. Columbia University, June 28th, 2005.

  • Hei, T.K.: “Radiation Induced Bystander Effects: Mechanisms and Implications for Radiation Risk Assessment”. Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, CA, January 2005.

  • Zhou, H. Invited Speaker. “Contribution of bystander effects in radiation induced genotoxicity”. 21st Century COE Symposium Young Scientists Organizing Nagasaki Symposium, Nagasaki, Japan, March 8, 2005.

 

Year 2004:

  • Amundson, S. Invited talk: “Functional genomic profiling of ionizing radiation and other stress responses.” Geomicrobiology in remediation of mine waste, Jena, Germany, October 5, 2004. 

  • Amundson, S. Invited Seminar: “Functional genomic analyses of ionizing radiation responses.” Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, DC, September 20, 2004. 

  • Amundson, S. Invited Seminar: “Global gene expression responses to ionizing radiation.” National Institute of Radiological Sciences, Chiba, Japan, August 27, 2004.  

  • Hei, T.K. “Radiation induced bystander effect: Mechanism and implication for risk assessment.” Uppsala University, Sweden, September 2004. 

  • Hei, T.K. “Oxidative Stress and environmental carcinogenesis.” University of Torino, Italy, June 2004.

Outside Users

Year 2013:

  • Miller, A. "Radiation late effects and biological countermeasures", Italian Medical Course on Radiation Effects, Italy, Dec. 5, 2013.

  • Miller, A.C. "Low Dose Radiation Studies at AFRRI: More Questions Than Answers", AFRRI Seminar Series, Bethesda, MD, Nov. 13, 2013.

  • Miller, A. "Low Dose Radiation and Military Radiobiology Research"; AFRRI Conference on Military Radiobiology Research in the 21st Century, Bethesda, MD, Aug 23-25, 2013

  • Miller, A. "Low Dose Radiation Studies at AFRRI", NATO Human Factors in Medicine Radiation Bioeffects Panel, Rome, Italy, June 4, 2013.

Year 2012:

  • Horowitz, Y.S. Invited Lecture: "The effects of nanoscale ionization density on the thermoluminescent characteristics of LiF:Mg,Ti:The TL 5a/5 nanodosimeter", MMND IPCT 2012 Workshop, Wollongong, Australia, Dec. 2012.

  • Miller, A.C. Seminar: "Characterization of an In vitro and In vivo Leukemia Model", Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute Seminar Series, Bethesda, MD, Oct. 26, 2012.

  • Miller, A.C. Seminar: "Radiation Leukemia: Models and Mechanisms", Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute Seminar Series, Oct. 2012.

  • Miller, A.C., Invited talk: "Development of Models to Study Radiation Late Effects and Identify Mechanism-Responsive Biological Countermeasures", NATO HFM-223 Conference of Radiation Bioeffects and Medical Countermeasures, Ljubljana, Slovenia, Oct. 2012.

Year 2011:

  • Pang, D.  Seminar: “Short DNA Fragments: Possible Critical Roles in DNA Damage and Repair?”  George Washington University Physics Department, October, 2011.

  • Zeitlin, C. “Comparison of Boron-loaded Plastic Scintillators for ISS-RAD.” WRMISS meeting, Prague, Czech Republic, September 7, 2011.

Year 2010:

  • Miller, AC. “A Review of Depleted Uranium Biological Effects: In Vitro Studies.” Depleted Uranium Symposium, the Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute, Bethesda, MD, Nov 4, 2010.

  • Dynan, W. Invited talk: Exploring links between persistent DNA damage, genome instability, and aging in the Japanese medaka fish model. US Department of Energy Low Dose Radiation Research Program Investigators’ Workshop IX. Washington, DC, April 13, 2010.

  • Dynan, W. Invited talk: Use of a microirradiator for real-time observation of the DNA double-strand break response. XIth International Workshop on Radiation Damage to DNA, Atlanta, GA, May 15, 2010.

  • Sedelnikova, O. Talk: “MicroRNAs in bystander cell cultures and 3-d human tissue models”. 9th International Microbeam Workshop, Darmstadt, Germany July 15-17, 2010.

 

Year 2009:

  • Horowitz, Y. "Thermoluminescence solid state nanodosimetry – the peak 5a/5 dosimeter", 15th International Symposium on Microdosimetry, Verona, Italy October 25-30, 2009.

  • Miller, A. Seminar, "Depleted Uranium Studies: From Crossbows to Bystanders", Case Western Medical School, Center for Science, Health and Society, Cleveland, OH, January 2009.

 

Year 2008:

  • Maurer, R. H., Roth, D. R., Zeitlin, C., Goldsten, J. O. and Haggerty, D.K. "Combined Ion and Neutron Spectrometer for Space Applications (CINS)", NASA Human Research Program Investigators' Workshop, Houston, TX, February 4-6, 2008.

  • Miller, A. Seminar, "Internalized Uranium: An update on Mechanisms, Biomarkers, and Alpha Particles", Uniformed Services University/Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute Bethesda, MD, October, 2008.

  • Miller, A. Seminar, "Depleted Uranium Studies: From Crossbows to Bystanders", University of Southern Maine, Maine, Center for Toxicology and Environmental Health, Department of Applied Medical Sciences, Portland, ME, October, 2008.

  • Redon, C., Dickey, J., Bonner, W. and Sedelnikova, O. Invited talk, "Gamma-H2AX as a Biomarker of DNA Damage Induced by Ionizing Radiation in Targeted and Bystander Human Artificial Skin Models and Peripheral Blood Lymphocytes", The 37th COSPAR Scientific Assembly, Montreal, Canada, July 2008.

  • Sedelnikova, O. Invited talk: "Gamma-H2AX in Bystander Cells is a General Stress Event.", The 10th International Workshop on Radiation Damage to DNA, Fukushima, Japan, June 2008. 

  • Sedelnikova, O. Invited talk: "Gamma-H2AX in Bystander Cells is a General Stress Event.", Hiroshima University, June 2008.

  • Sedelnikova, O. Invited talk: "Gamma-H2AX in Bystander Cells is a General Stress Event.", Kyoto University, June 2008.

 

Year 2007:

  • Bailey, S.M. Invited seminar, "Telomeres and DSBs - Ever the Twain Shall Meet? ", Columbia University, New York, November 27, 2007.

  • Bailey, S.M. Invited talk, "Telomeres and Double-strand Breaks: Dealing with DNA Ends", 16th International Chromosome Conference: ICC-2007, Amsterdam, Netherlands, August 25-29, 2007. 

  • Bailey, S.M. Selected presentation, "Telomeres and Double-strand Breaks: Dealing with DNA Ends", 18th Annual NASA Space Radiation Investigator’s Workshop. Sonoma, CA, July 13-16, 2007. 

  • Bailey, S.M. Michael Fry Research Award lecture, "Telomeres and Double-strand Breaks - All's Well That Ends Well", The 13th International Congress of Radiation Research, San Francisco, CA. July 8–12, 2007. 

  • Bailey, S.M. Selected workshop presentation, "DNA double strand breaks are not sufficient to initiate the recruitment of TRF2", The 13th International Congress of Radiation Research, San Francisco, CA. July 8-12, 2007. 

  • Horowitz, Y. Seminar, "TL Nanodosimetry-Attempting to Do the Nearly Impossible", Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, September 2007. 

  • Maurer, R.H., Roth D. R., Zeitlin, C., Goldsten J. O., and Grey, M. P., "Combined Ion and Neutron Spectrometer for Space Applications (CINS)", NSBRI Technology Development and Smart Medical Systems Teams Retreat, Houston TX, October 11-12, 2007. 

  • Maurer, R.H., Roth D. R., Zeitlin, C., Goldsten J. O., and Grey, M. P., "Combined Ion and Neutron Spectrometer for Space Applications (CINS)", 12th Workshop on Radiation Monitoring for the International Space Station, Stillwater, Oklahoma, September 10-12, 2007.

  • Maurer, R. H., Roth, D. R., Zeitlin, C., Goldsten, J. O. and Szalay, J.R. , "Combined Ion and Neutron Spectrometer for Space Applications (CINS)", 18th Annual NASA Space Radiation Investigators' Workshop, Sonoma, CA, July 13-15, 2007.

  • Maurer, R.H., Roth, D.R., Zeitlin, C., Goldsten, J.O., and Haggerty, D.K., "Combined Ion and Neutron Spectrometer for Space Applications (CINS)", NASA Human Research Program Workshop, Houston, TX, February 12-14, 2007. 

  • Sedelnikova O.A. Invited talk: “Gamma-H2AX as a Marker of Genomic Instability”. The Conference on Rediscovering Biomarkers: Detection, Development & Validation, San Diego, July 2007.

  • Sedelnikova O.A. “Long-term Biological Bystander Effects of Microbeam Irradiation in 3D Human Tissue Models”, Seminar in Laboratory of Molecular Pharmacology, NCI, NIH, May 2007. 

  • Williams, E.S., Stap, J., Essers, J., Ponnaiya, B., Luijsterburg, M.S., Krawczyk, P.M., Ullrich, R.L. Aten, J.A. and Bailey, S.M. “DNA DSBs Are Not Sufficient to Initiate the Recruitment of TRF2”, Cold Spring Harbor: Telomeres and Telomerase, May 2007. 

 

Year 2006:

  • Bonner, W. Invited talk, "γ-H2AX." 7th International Workshop on Microbeam Probes of Cellular Radiation Response, Columbia University, New York, March 15-17, 2006. 

  • Maurer, R.H., Zeitlin, C.J., Haggerty, D.K., Roth, D.R. and Goldsten, J.O. "Combined Ion and Neutron Spectrometer for Space Applications (CINS)." NASA Johnson Space Center Radiation Detection Workshop, Houston, TX, April 6-7, 2006. 

  • Maurer, R.H., Zeitlin, C.J., Haggerty, D.K., Roth, D.R. and Goldsten, J.O. "Combined Ion and Neutron Spectrometer for Space Applications (CINS)." 2006 NSBRI Investigators’ Retreat, Houston, TX, February 27-March 1, 2006. 

  • Miller, A.C., McClain, D.E., Rivas, R., Stewart, M., Merlot, R.J., Lison, P.B., Hei, T. and Blakely, W.F. "Models to Study Radiation-Induced Late Effects." NATO RTG Meeting, Umea, Sweden, June 2006. 

  • Sedelnikova, O.A. Invited talk:"Gamma-H2AX and DNA double-strand breaks in bystander cells." 5th Russian Congress on Radiation Research, Moscow, Russia, April 2006. 

  • Sedelnikova, O.A. "Long-term biological bystander effects of microbeam irradiation in 3D human tissue models." 7th International Workshop on Microbeam Probes of Cellular Radiation Response, Columbia University, New York, March 15-17, 2006. 

 

Year 2005:

  • Maurer, R.H., Zeitlin, C.J., Haggerty, D.K., Roth, D.R. and Goldsten, J.O. "Combined Ion and Neutron Spectrometer for Space Applications (CINS)." 2005 NSBRI Technology Team Review, Houston, TX, October 6-7, 2005. 

  • Sedelnikova, O.A. "Exposure of target cells to ionizing radiation induces DNA double-strand breaks in bystander cells in culture and in human tissue models." 14th International Symposium on Microdosimetry, Venice, Italy, November 13-18, 2005. 



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