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Prof. Jean Cadet University of Sherbrooke, Canada1 Talk
Jean Cadet is currently affiliated as Professor at the Department of Nuclear Medicine and Radiation Biology, University of Sherbrooke, Canada. He was Scientific Adviser during the period 2002-2014 at the French Atomic Energy Commission, CEA/Grenoble after having been the Head of the Laboratory of "Lésions des Acides Nucléiques" and CEA/Research... read moreDirector. His research activities focus on various aspects of the chemistry and biochemistry of oxidatively generated, radiation- and photo-induced damage to DNA (mechanisms of damage formation, measurements in cell and assessment of biological features including DNA repair and mutagenesis). He is author or co-author of over 610 publications consisting of 518 original and review articles in peer-reviewed journals and 92 book chapters. His h-index is 83 or 75 (excluding self-citations) with a total of 24,800 citations by the end of January 2018. He is Associate Editor of International Journal of Radiation Biology and Radiation Research and also a member of the editorial board of Mutation Research, Fundamental and Molecular Mechanisms of Mutagenesis and Free Radical in Biology and Medicine. Since 2009 he is the Editor-in-Chief of Photochemistry and Photobiology. He has received several awards in the recent years, including recipient of the Society for Free Radical Research-Europe Basic Science Lecture (2014), the Photon award from the American Society of Photobiology (2016) and the Ian Magnus Memorial Lecture of the European Society for Photodermatology (2018).