National Technical University of Athens
Dr. Alexandros Georgakilas is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Physics, School of Applied Mathematics and Physical Sciences, National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), Greece. At Brookhaven National Laboratory, USA, Dr. Georgakilas completed post-doctoral research as a research associate in the Biology Department from 2001-2003 under the supervision of Dr. Betsy Sutherland and developed his own research laboratory as an Associate Professor with tenure at East Carolina University until 2012. Overall, Dr. Georgakilas has been an active non-stop researcher in the field of Radiation Biophysics for more than twenty (25) years. He has also received awards. His work at ECU as Principal Investigator (PI) has been funded by various sources like East Carolina University, NCI, NC Biotechnology Center and Union for International Cancer Control (UICC). His quality research work has been published in more than fifty (85) peer-reviewed high profile journals. Dr. Georgakilas was invited as a Guest Editor for a Special Issue of Frontiers in Genetics, Seminars in Cancer Biology, Mutation Research, Cancer Letters and Current Molecular Medicine and has hold invited Editorial positions for different book projects (Science Publishers and InTech).
Biophysical analysis of DNA damage, biopolymers, oxidative stress and role of clustered DNA damage in carcinogenesis.