Rhona Anderson

Dr Rhona Anderson

Lecturer - Biosciences

Room: Heinz Wolff Building 239
Brunel University London
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)1895 267138
Email: rhona.anderson@brunel.ac.uk

About Rhona

Academic qualifications

  • PhD, Brunel University London
  • MSc, University of Aberdeen
  • BSc (Hons), University of Strathclyde

Professional Qualification

  • Certified Clinical Cytogeneticist (ACCCC)
  • 2005: Lecturer in Biomedical Sciences, Brunel University London, UK
  • 1996 - 2005: Research Associate, MRC Radiation and Genome Stability Unit, Harwell, UK


Teaching responsibilities

  • Biochemistry: Structure and Function
  • Professional skills in Cytogenetics

Teaching / Supervision

Other responsibilities

  • Module Coordinator: BB1202 – Biochemistry
  • Final Year Project Co-ordinator
  • Research Head, Laboratory of Genome Damage




Journal Papers

(2013) Themis, M., Garimberti, E., Hill, MA. and Anderson, RM., Reduced chromosome aberration complexity in normal human bronchial epithelial cells exposed to low-LET γ-rays and high-LET α-particles, International Journal of Radiation Biology 89 (11) : 934- 943 Download publication

(2013) Foster, HA., Estrada-Girona, G., Themis, M., Garimberti, E., Hill, MA., Bridger, JM. and Anderson, RM., Relative proximity of chromosome territories influences chromosome exchange partners in radiation-induced chromosome rearrangements in primary human bronchial epithelial cells, Mutation Research - Genetic Toxicology and Environmental Mutagenesis 756 (1-2) : 66- 77 Download publication

(2012) Armstrong, CA., Jones, GD., Anderson, R., Iyer, P., Narayanan, D., Sandhu, J., Singh, R., Talbot, CJ., Tufarelli, C., Talbot, CJ. and Tufarelli, C., DNMTs are required for delayed genome instability caused by radiation, Epigenetics 7 (8) : 892- 902 Download publication

(2012) McVean, A., Kent, S., Bakanov, A., Hobbs, T. and Anderson, R., Development and validation of 'AutoRIF': software for the automated analysis of radiation-induced foci, Genome Integrity 3 (1) : 1- 13 Download publication

(2011) Sabin, RJ. and Anderson, RM., Cellular senescence - its role in cancer and the response to ionizing radiation, Genome Integrity 27 Download publication

(2011) Sumption, N., Ainsbury, L., Goodhead, D., Hirama, T., Akashi, M., Monobe, M., Ando, K. and Anderson, R., High Frequency of Simple and Complex Chromosome Aberrations Detected in the Tokai-mura Survivor four and Five Years after the 1999 Criticality Accident, JOURNAL OF RADIATION RESEARCH 52 (3) : 300- 308 Download publication

(2007) Anderson, RM., Stevens, DL., Sumption, ND., Townsend, KM., Goodhead, DT. and Hill, MA., Effect of linear energy transfer (LET) on the complexity of alpha-particle-induced chromosome aberrations in human CD34+ cells, Radiation Research 167 (5) : 541- 550 Download publication

(2006) Sumption, ND., Goodhead, DT. and Anderson, RM., No increase in radiation-induced chromosome aberration complexity detected by m-FISH after culture in the presence of 5'-bromodeoxyuridine, Mutation Research/Fundamental and Molecular Mechanisms of Mutagenesis 594 (1-2) : 30- 38 Download publication

(2006) Anderson, RM., Sumption, ND., Papworth, DG. and Goodhead, DT., Chromosome breakpoint distribution of damage induced in peripheral blood lymphocytes by densely ionizing radiation, International Journal of Radiation Biology 82 (1) : 49- 58 Download publication

(2006) Anderson, RM., Papworth, DG., Stevens, DL., Sumption, ND. and Goodhead, DT., Increased complexity of radiation-induced chromosome aberrations consistent with a mechanism of sequential formation, Cytogenetic and Genome Research 112 (1-2) : 35- 44 Download publication

(2005) Anderson, RM., Tsepenko, VV., Gasteva, GN., Molokanov, AA., Sevan'kaev, AV. and Goodhead, DT., mFISH analysis reveals complexity of chromosome aberrations in individuals occupationally exposed with internal plutonium: A pilot study to assess the relevance of complex aberrations as biomarkers of exposure to high-LET α particles, Radiation Research 163 (1) : 26- 35 Download publication

(2003) Anderson, RM., Marsden, SJ., Paice, SJ., Bristow, AE., Kadhim, MA., Griffin, CS. and Goodhead, DT., Transmissible and non-transmissible complex chromosome aberrations characterised by three-color and mFISH define a biomarker of exposure to high-LET α particles, Radiation Research 159 (1) : 40- 48

(2002) Anderson, RM., Stevens, DL. and Goodhead, DT., m-FISH analysis shows that complex chromosome aberrations induced by α-particle tracks are cumulative products of localised rearrangements, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 99 (19) : 12167- 12172 Download publication

(2000) Anderson, RM., Marsden, SJ., Wright, EG., Kadhim, MA., Goodhead, DT. and Griffin, CS., Complex chromosome aberrations in peripheral blood lymphocytes as a potential biomarker of exposure to high-LET alpha-particles, International Journal of Radiation Biology 76 (1) : 31- 42

Conference Papers

(2000) Stevenson, E., Sachdev, R., Anderson, R. and Maher, EJ., Identification of a marker chromosome by multiplex fluorescence in situ hybridisation (M-FISH), , JOURNAL OF MEDICAL GENETICS (37) : S54- S54 Download publication

Book Chapters

(2010) Anderson, R., Multiplex fluorescence in situ hybridization (M-FISH). In: Bridger, JM. and Volpi, EV. eds. Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization (FISH). Springer

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