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Brabu Balusamy

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Dr. Brabu Balusamy is a broadly trained and experienced researcher in the area of Nanotoxicology, Regulatory toxicology, Nanoregulatory toxicology, Risk Assessment, Occupational toxicology, Ecotoxicology, Electrospinning, Colorimetric sensing, and Water purification. He has obtained his bachelor's (BSc) and master (MSc) degrees with specialization in Microbiology from state universities and he has pursued his doctoral degree (PhD) in Nanotoxicology at an ISO 17025 and OECD GLP certified CRO in India. Dr Balusamy has worked as a research fellow in the project funded by the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India. He has also worked as a toxicologist and technical reviewer for several preclinical studies conducted for different classes of medical devices and chemicals according to regulatory standards and guidelines. In addition, he has faced several audits conducted by national regulatory agencies, notified bodies and clients. Furthermore, Dr. Brabu Balusamy also served as guest editor and topic editorial board member in Chemosensors Journal, MDPI AG.

Dr. Brabu Balusamy has secured a fellowship (TUBITAK 2216) from the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey, Govt. of Turkey for conducting postdoctoral research at the Life Sciences Application and Research Center, Gazi University and National Nanotechnology Research Center, Bilkent University, Turkey. Later, he has joined Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Genova, Italy as a post-doctoral researcher at the Nanoregulatory platform with the NanoReg2 project funded by EU H2020 program and also he had an opportunity to work in the NanoKey project which has been funded by the Italian Govt. Then he moved to Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA where he worked as a researcher at the College of Human Ecology. Currently, Dr. Brabu Balusamy is a Post-Doc in NanoKey Advanced project at Nanoregulatory platform, PharmaChemistry, Drug Discovery, and Development Department, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Genova, Italy. To date, he has authored more than 30 publications including book chapters, reviews, and research articles in various aspects. 

Education

Title: PhD (Nanotoxicology)
Institute: Nanotechnology Research Center, SRM University and GLR Laboratories Pvt Ltd (OECD Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and ISO 17025 accredited)
Location: Chennai, TamilNadu
Country: India
From: 2010 To: 2014

Title: MSc (Marine Microbiology)
Institute: Centre for Advanced Study (CAS) in Marine Biology, Annamalai University
Location: Chidhambaram, TamilNadu
Country: India
From: 2006 To: 2008

Title: BSc (Microbiology)
Institute: Bharathidasan University
Location: Tiruchirappalli, TamilNadu
Country: India
From: 2003 To: 2006

Title: Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology (DMLT)
Institute: Sri Sastha Institute of Paramedical Courses (affiliated to All India Medical Laboratory Technologists Association)
Location: Karur, TamilNadu
Country: India
From: 2005 To: 2006

Certificate

Title: Building Mentoring Skills for an Academic Career
Description: Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL), Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA.
Date: 28-04-2021

Experience External

Title: Researcher
Institute: Department of Fiber Science and Apparel Design, College of Human Ecology, Cornell University
Location: Ithaca, New York
Country: United States of America
From: 2020 To: 2021

Title: Post doctoral researcher
Institute: UNAM-National Nanotechnology Research Center, Bilkent University
Location: Ankara
Country: Turkey
From: 2015 To: 2016

Title: Post doctoral researcher
Institute: Life Sciences Application and Research Center, Gazi University and UNAM-National Nanotechnology Research Center, Bilkent University
Location: Ankara
Country: Turkey
From: 2014 To: 2015

Title: Regulatory Toxicologist and technical reviewer
Institute: GLR Laboratories Pvt Ltd (Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and ISO 17025 accredited)
Location: Chennai, TamilNadu
Country: India
From: 2012 To: 2014

Title: Research fellow
Institute: SRM Medical College and Hospitals and Nanotechnology Research Center, SRM University
Location: Chennai, TamilNadu
Country: India
From: 2009 To: 2012