Rhona Anderson

Dr Rhona Anderson

Lecturer - Biosciences

Room: Heinz Wolff Building 239
Brunel University London
Uxbridge
UB8 3PH
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)
Appointments
  • 2005: Lecturer in Biomedical Sciences, Brunel University London, UK
  • 1996 - 2005: Research Associate, MRC Radiation and Genome Stability Unit, Harwell, UK

Responsibilities

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

Research

Publications

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. , et al. , 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. , et al. , 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. , et al. , 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

(2007)  Anderson, RM. , Stevens, DL. , Sumption, ND. , Townsend, KM. , et al. , 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. , et al. , 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. , et al. , 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

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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