Noemi Tirado Bustillos is Head of Genotoxicology Unit at Genetic Institute – Medicine School – Universidad Mayor de San Andres (UMSA) La Paz – Bolivia, professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at UMSA, - Second Secretary of the Executive Committee of the Latin American Association of Mutagensis, Carcinogenesis and Environmental Teratogenesis, (ALAMCTA). President of the Bolivian Society of Mutagenesis, Carcinogenesis and Environmental Teratogenesis, (SBOMCTA). She is the coordinator of 2 grant regarding environmental toxicology studies 1. Pesticide exposure health effects 2. Metabolism of arsenic among women exposed to contaminated drinking water, she is author/co-author of 25 scientific papers, research papers, all of them concerning biomonitoring of people exposed to environment contaminants as Heavy metals, pesticides, chemicals (131I, Formaldehyde) and radiations, and conferences worldwide. She is recipient of several national and international award all, Chairperson of The XIX International A. Hollaender Course by the IAEMS – 2015, Member of Organizing Committee of XI ALAMCTA Congress 2018- Paraguay.
Environmental toxicology, genotoxicity
Dr. Degarmo, a full professor at Southern Illinois University since 2016 and research associate for the Applied Research Institute in Jerusalem since 2011. Dr. Degarmo transitioned into the roles of assistant professor, associate professor, and now full professor in the department of political science at Southern Illinois University, where she teaches various courses in international relations since 2000. Her expertise consists of international security with a focus on nuclear era and security in the Middle East. She has also been a facilitator for the foreign policy's great decisions program at the university since 2001. Dr. Degarmo previously spent several years as a department chair of the political science department at her current place of employment. A recipient of numerous research grants over the years, she has also received numerous awards for her contributions, including a Black Heritage Month Salute to the Stars Award in 2013, a Meridian Award for 2011 and 2012, and a Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Humanitarian Award in 2011, all granted by Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville. She has authored four books, including "The Geneva Conventions of 1949 and Their Protocols: The Case of Israel" in 2016, as well as a number of book chapters, contributions to both encyclopedias and professional journals, and undergraduate teaching manuals. Beyond those literary accomplishments, Dr. Degarmo has conducted over two dozen book and article reviews, and has served as a presenter and chair for many conference proceedings since 1994.
International Relations, Security, International Environmental Security, US Foreign Policy, International Organizations, and Palestinian Politics