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Gregory Nelson, PhD
Professor, Basic Sciences
School of Medicine
Professor, Radiation Medicine
School of Medicine
Service    International Service
  • Grant Reviews:  Canadian Space Agency  1998 ( 9/1998 )
  • Delegation member for NASA / Japan Space Agency Life Science Joint Working Group planning meetings 1993 and 1994, Tokyo and Tsukuba, JAPAN ( 1/1993 - 12/1994 )
  • Delegation member for NASA / Canadian Space Agency Life Science Joint Working Group planning meeting 1992, Tiburon, CA ( 4/1992 - 9/1992 )
  Community Service
  • Briefings to NASA Administrator and External Review panels on Development of NASA Radiation Health Program (2000, 2001). ( 1/2000 - 12/2011 )
  • NASA Risk Project External Advisory Board. ( 1/2008 - 12/2008 )
  • NASA Low Dose Working Group ( 1/2007 - 12/2007 )
  • Grant Reviewer for Center for Biophysical Assessment and Risk Management Following Irradiation.  University of Rochester Medical Center. ( 6/2007 - 9/2007 )
  • Popular Press Interviews - Interviews with: Washington Post (12/14/2006) science writer, Mark Kaufman for Space Radiation Health article and John Miller (Nat. Assoc. Science Writers, 8/22/2007) for Scientific American article on Space Radiation Hazards. ( 12/2006 - 8/2007 )
  • Loma Linda Team Researching How to protect Astronauts from Radiation - San Bernardino Press Enterprise article on LLU Radiation Medicine activities in support of NASA. By Darrell R. Santschi. July 22, 2007 ( 7/2007 )
  • NASA Clinical and Operations Working Group. ( 1/2006 - 12/2006 )
  • DARPA/Defense Sciences Office. Radiation Protection Workshop.  Arlington, VA. Dec. 13-14, 2004.  Workshop Participant. ( 12/2004 )
  • Grant Reviews:  Basic Sciences Research Grants (LLU)  and LLU Research Support Committee   1998 - 2000 ( 1/1998 - 12/2000 )
  • Assistance to Task Group on the Biological Effects of Space Radiation, Space Studies Board, National Research Council. 1995. ( 1/1995 - 12/1995 )
  • NASA Radiation Facilities Panel member 1990 - 1991 ( 1/1990 - 12/1991 )
  • LifeSat Science Working Group Member 1988-1990, Chairman 1990-1991.  ( 1/1988 - 12/1991 )
  • NASA Space Radiation Discipline Working Group Member 1989-1991 ( 9/1989 - 9/1991 )
  • Member payload specialist selection committee for IML-1 space shuttle flight, 1986 ( 9/1986 )
  • Briefing for Sen. J. Glenn and Senate Arms Services Committee staff, August 23, 1985. Caltech, Pasadena, CA. ( 9/1985 )
  • Briefing for National Commission on Space, Sept. 5, 1985 ( 9/1985 )
  • Chairman, Microbial Working Group, NASA Workshop on Developmental Biology in Space, Rosslyn, VA, May, 1984 ( 9/1984 )
  • Assistance to DARPA in development of Advanced Biochemical Technology program.  I Skurnick, Ph.D. Project Manager.  1982-1983. ( 9/1982 - 9/1983 )
  • Participant, NASA program on Innovative Utilization of the Space Station, March, 1983. , Goddard Spaceflight Center. Geenbelt, MD. ( 3/1983 )
  Society Memberships (non-professional)
  • Advisor - Advisor to NIH-sponsored Grade 7-10 Science Curriculum Project: Kinder Magic Software. ( 7/2005 - 6/2006 )
  Society Memberships (professional)
  • National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurement ( 4/2006 - 4/2012 )
    Regular Member
  • Radiation Research Society ( 1/1996 - 12/2011 )
    Regular Member
  • American Society for Gravitational & Space Biology ( 1/1984 - 12/2011 )
    Regular Member
  • Genetics Society of America ( 1/1984 - 12/2011 )
    Regular Member
  • American Society for Cell Biology ( 1/1979 - 12/2011 )
    Regular Member
  • American Association for Advancement of Science ( 1/1977 - 12/2011 )
    Regular Member
  Committee Membership (LLU)
  • University Research Services Committee ( 7/2005 - 12/2011 )
  • Manuscript Reviewer for the Journals: International Journal of Radiation Biology; Analytical Chemistry; Journal of Radiation Research; Radiation Research; International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology & Physics; Physica Medica; Advances in Space Research  ( 7/2005 - 12/2011 )
  • Research Services Committee ( 7/2005 - 6/2006 )
  • Meeting Organizer - Scientific Committee for 36th COSPAR Scientific Assembly, Space Life Sciences Session July, 2006. Beijing, China. Scientific Committee for 17th Annual Space Radiation Health Investigators' Meeting and 4th International Workshop on Space Radiation Research June, 2006. Moscow / St Petersburg, Russia. ( 7/2005 - 6/2006 )
  • University Research Advisory Committee - Member ( 7/2004 - 6/2005 )
  • Proton Safety Committee ( 7/2004 - 6/2005 )
  • University Research Advisory Committee ( 7/2004 - 6/2005 )
  Committee Membership (non-LLU)
  • RHIC and AGS Users Executive Committee - Radiobiology Representative for RHIC and AGS Users Executive Committee. Brookhaven National Laboratory. Liaison for radiobiology community to nuclear physics facility at national laboratory ( 7/2006 - 6/2007 )
  • External Advisory Board - University of Texas S.W. Medical Center NASA-funded program project on radiation-induced lung cancer ( 3/2007 )
  • NASA Low Dose Working Group - Astronaut radiation health risk advisory group. ( 8/2006 - 2/2007 )
  • Grant Reviewer - Reviewer for South Carolina Space Grant Consortium ( 7/2005 - 6/2006 )
  Accreditation Support -- LLU
  • Project Scientist for NASA LifeSat Biosatellite Project. 1989 - 1991. ( 9/1989 - 9/1991 )
  Presentations -- Lay Audience
  • Space Radiation Health Risks - Washington Post. Interview with staff writer Mark Kaufmann for article on Space Radiation Health Risks 12/14/2006 ( 12/2006 )
  • NASA delegation member for 1993 National Science Teachers Association Meeting in Anaheim, CA. ( 9/1993 )