James Salazar
Phone: 409-944-1278 Position: Associate Professor of Biology
Office: M-304 Title: Life Sciences Program Coordinator
Email: jsalazar@gc.edu Search for Classes

INSTITUTIONS ATTENDED
Academic Degree Degree/course credits – Date     Other Qualifications
The University of Antioquia - Colombia Molecular Biology Doctorate - 11/1997
Javeriana University - Colombia Biology Master - 07/1986
Quindio University - Colombia Education - Biology Bachelor - 10/1980

POSITIONS HELD
Galveston College 07/2004 - Current Associate Professor of Biology - Academics Faculty - teaching within the biology division and coordinator of the biology laboratory / former director of the biotechnology program.
The University of Texas Medical Branch 10/2000 - 07/2004 Scientist - Sealy Center for Environmental Health Co-investigator in the field of environmental and molecular mutagenesis as part of the ARCH Program (Advanced Research Cooperation in Environmental Health).
The University of Antioquia - Colombia 09/1997 - 09/2000 Associate Professor of Biology - Natural Science Faculty - teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses within the biology department and coordinator of the mutagenesis & genetic toxicology laboratory.
The University of Texas Medical Branch 11/1990 - 11/1996 Visiting Scientist - Environmental Toxicology Researcher - assessing DNA damage both in vivo and in vitro by using molecular biology techniques.

PUBLICATIONS
A model of sensitivity: 13-butadiene increases mutant frequencies and genomic damage in mice lacking 08/2003 Journal: Environmental and molecular mutagenesis Vol. 42 #22003 - Co-authors: Jeffrey K. Wickliffe Marinel M. Ammenheuser James J. Salazar Sherif Z. Abdel-Rahman Darlene A. Hastings-Smith Edward M. Postlethwait R. Stephen Lloyd and Jonathan B. Ward Jr.
Dexamethasone inhibits apoptosis of human neutrophils induced by reactive oxygen species. 10/2002 Journal: Inflammation Vol. 26 #52002 - Co-authors: Lina M. Ruiz Gabriel Bedoya James J. Salazar Diana Garcia and Pablo Patino.
DNA adducts of 2-amino-3-methylimidazo [45-f] quinoline (IQ) in fetal tissues of patas monkeys after 10/2000 Journal: Toxicol. Appl. Pharmacol. Vol. 166 pp 151-160 2000 - Co-authors: Shylaja Josyula Lee-Jane W. Lu James J. Salazar Pratibha V. Nerurkar Ann Butler Jones James J. Grady Elizabeth Snyderwine and Lucy M. Anderson.
A minireview: oxidative damage. The mitochondria as a target 10/2000 Journal: Act. Biol. Vol. 22 #72 pp 103-115 - Co-authors: James J. Salazar.
Efecto de la dexametasona sobre la apoptosis de neutrofilos humanos inducida por especies reactivas 12/1999 Journal in Spanish: Revista de Inmunoalergia [Revi Vol. 8 #4 pp. 19-25 - Co-authors: Lina M.Ruiz James J. Salazar Gabriel Bedoya Diana Garcia de O. Pablo Patiño.
Reactive oxygen species-induced mutants and toxicity in Chinese hamster ovary cells. 10/1999 Journal: Act. Biol. Vol. 21 #70 pp 37-45 - Co-authors: James J. Salazar and Abraham W. Hsie.
Preferential mitochondrial DNA injury caused by glucose oxidase as a steady generator of hydrogen pe 10/1997 Journal: Mutation Research/DNA Repair Vol. 385 pp 139-149 - Co-authors: James J. Salazar and Bennett Van Houten.
Absence of formation of benzo[a]pyrene/DNA adducts in the cuttlefish (Sepia officinalis Molusca: Cep 10/1994 Journal: Environmental and Molecular Mutagenesis Vol. 23 pp 70-73 - Co-authors: Phillip G. Lee Lee-Jane W. Lu James J. Salazar and Viktor Holoubek.
Persistence gestation stage-dependent formation and interrelationship of benzo(a)pyrene-induced DNA 10/1993 Journal: Carcinogenesis Vol. 14 pp 1805-1813 - Co-authors: Lee-Jane W. Lu Lucy M. Anderson Ann B. Jones Thomas J. Moskal Sabine Rehm James J. Salazar James J. Hokanson and Jerry M. Rice.
Mutagenicity of five herbicides in Salmonella typhimurium 10/1990 Journal: Rev. Latinoam. Genet. Vol. 1 pp 321-328 - Co-authors: Zuleta M. James J. Salazar and Adelaida G.
Updated 1/8/2014 - Content Author duyehara