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Igor Koturbash, MD, PhD

C O P H Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health  Igor Koturbash, M D, P h DAssistant Professor, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health

 

Contact Information

Office: COPH 1218
Phone: 501-526-6638
ikoturbash@uams.edu

Education

2008 –  Ph.D. Molecular Biology/Radiation Biology, University of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada.
2001  – M.D. Ivano-Frankivsk State Medical University, Ukraine

Research Interest

Environmental Epigenetics, Radiation Biology, Repetitive elements, Regulatory Science

Courses Taught

OEHM 6023: Method of Risk Assessment and Management

Recent Publications:

Miousse IR, Koturbash I. The fine LINE: methylation drawing the cancer landscape. Biomed Res Int (in press). Arcticle ID131547.

Ochieng J, Nangami G, Ogunkua O, Miousse IR, Koturbash I, Odero-Marah V, McCawley L, Nangia-Makker P, Ahmed N, Luqmani Y, Chen Z, Papagerakis S, Wolf GT, Dong C, Zhou BP, Brown D, Colacci A, Hamid RA, Mondello C, Raju J, Ryan E, Woodrick J, Scovassi I, Singh N, Vaccari M, Roy R, Forte S, Memeo L, Salem HK, Amedei A, Al-Temaimi R, Al-Mulla F, Bisson WH, Eltom S. Getting to know cancer: Halifax Project. The Impact of low dose carcinogens and environmental disrupters on tissue invasion and metastasis. Carcinogenesis (in press)

Miousse IR, Shao L, Chang J, Feng W, Wang Y, Allen AR, Turner J, Stewart B, Raber J, Zhou D, Koturbash I. (2014) Exposure to low dose 56Fe irradiation induces long-term epigenetic alterations in mouse bone marrow hematopoietic progenitor and stem cells. Radiat Res 182:92-101.PMCID: PMC4267532.

Nzabarushimana E, Miousse IR, Shao L, Chang J, Allen AR, Turner J, Stewart B, Raber J, Koturbash I. (2014) Long-term epigenetic effects of exposure to low doses of 56Fe in the mouse lung. J Radiat Res 55:823-8. PMCID: PMC4100002.

Miousse IR, Chalbot M-C, Aykin-Burns N, Wang X, Basnakian A, Kavouras IG, Koturbash I. (2014) Epigenetic alterations induced by ambient particulate matter in mouse macrophages. Environ Mol Mutagen 55:428-435. PMCID: PMC4162398.