Aims and scope of the special issue: Genotoxicology studies in Brazil with focus in different sub areas as, environmental (soil, aquatic/marine; air pollution) and occupational exposure, including mixtures; genotoxicology studies using alternative models; natural products; nanomaterials; as well as in vitro and in vivo studies on genotoxicity with other chemicals and/or biological substantial.
Submission instructions: Manuscripts are invited between April 01, 2021 and May15, 2021 with the goal of finalizing the Special Issue in February, 2022. All submissions will undergo normal peer-review. All accepted articles will be published immediately. Please ensure to select the appropriate article type “VSI: Genotoxicology in Brazil” when submitting your paper to https://www.editorialmanager.com/mutgen/default.aspx
Important dates: Submissions will be open from August 02 to September 30, 2021. This issue will be published virtually to allow all accepted manuscripts to be published without any delay in the first available regular issue. All articles will appear together in under the Special Issue section on the journal’s homepage.
Contact the Editors: For pre-submissions or any questions regarding this special issue, please contact our Guest Editors.
Dr. Solange Cristina Garcia
Graduated in Pharmacy (1994), Master of Science in analytical chemistry (1997) by Federal University of Santa Maria, RS (Brazil) and PhD in Pharmacy (2002) by Heirinch-Heine University, Dusseldorf (Germany), post-doctorate by NIOSH (2015), Morgantown, WV (US). Dr Solange Cristina Garcia is Full Professor and she has researched on occupational and environmental toxicology, as well as well, on nanotoxicology, including focus on genotoxicology. She published more than 170 papers. She was one of the founders by the Latin – American Association of Environmental, Experimental and Nanomaterials Toxicology (AstoxiLatin) and she was president of two Congress realized from this association (Toxi-Latin), in 2014 and 2018. She participated as member of the board of directors of the Brazilian Society of Toxicology, twice times. Professor Garcia has cooperation projects with research groups in Brazil and other countries. She is a member of the editorial boarding of two journals “Archives of Toxicology” and “Mutation Research – Genetic Toxicology and Environmental Mutagenesis” and she was guest editor from special issue by “International journal of environmental research and public health” and “BMC Pharmacology and Toxicology”.
Dr. Juliana Silva
Graduated in Biology from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (1989), MSc (1994), PhD (1999) and post-doctoral degree (2001) in Genetics and Molecular Biology from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul. Adjunct professor at the Lutheran University of Brazil – ULBRA and at LaSalle University, where acts as a master’s and doctoral advisor. Currently is member of the Advisory Committee of Biological Sciences- FAPERGS (since 2015); president of the Association of Mutagenesis and Environmental Genomics (Mutagen-Brazil); and the editorial board of Mutation Research – Genetic Toxicology and Environmental Mutagenesis. Experience in the area of Environmental Mutagenesis and Monitoring.
Dr. Natália Brucker
Graduated in Pharmacy from the University of Santa Maria (UFSM) (2008), Ph.D. (2013), and post-doctoral (2014) in Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS). Ph.D. (Sandwich) at Universität Hohenheim in Germany. Currently is a professor at the Federal University of Santa Maria, acting as a master’s advisor in pharmacology and toxicology. She is a member of the editorial boarding of journal “BMC Pharmacology and Toxicology”. Experience in the area of occupational and environmental toxicology.
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