Glen B. Zamansky, PhD

Associate Professor, Microbiology

Glen Zamansky
617.353.4866
100 Bay State Rd

Biography

Dr. Zamansky joined the Preprofessional Advising Office as Assistant Dean for Premedical Studies and Director of Prehealth Programs in 1996. His record of service to the University extends back to 1981, when he joined the faculty of the Boston University School of Medicine. As Associate Professor of Microbiology, Dr. Zamansky teaches medical and graduate students and serves on numerous committees at the School of Medicine. Having earned his Ph.D. in Microbiology and Molecular Genetics in the Division of Medical Sciences at Harvard Medical School, he has published articles in the fields of virology, keratinocyte cell biology, and cellular ultraviolet radiation biology. As Assistant Dean, Dr. Zamansky directs the Seven-Year Liberal Arts/Medical Education Program, the Seven-Year Year Liberal Arts/Dental Education Program, and the Modular Medical Integrated Curriculum, early selection programs to our schools of medicine and dentistry. He has served on the Executive Committee for the Northeast Association of Advisors for the Health Professions, and on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions and is a contributor at national meetings related to prehealth advising. Dr. Zamansky is available to meet with Boston University students and alumni who are interested in pursuing careers in the health professions, and he serves as the staff advisor for the Premedical Society, Minority Association of Premedical Students, and Global Medical Brigades.

Education

  • Harvard University, PhD
  • Brandeis University, BA

Publications

  • Published on 4/1/1992

    Rosenstein BS, Rosenstein RB, Zamansky GB. Repair of DNA damage induced in systemic lupus erythematosus skin fibroblasts by simulated sunlight. J Invest Dermatol. 1992 Apr; 98(4):469-74. PMID: 1312565.

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  • Published on 1/1/1992

    Zamansky GB, Nguyen U, Chou IN. An immunofluorescence study of the effects of ultraviolet radiation on the organization of microfilaments, keratin intermediate filaments, and microtubules in human keratinocytes. Cell Motil Cytoskeleton. 1992; 22(4):296-306. PMID: 1381290.

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  • Published on 12/1/1991

    Zamansky GB, Nguyen U, Chou IN. An immunofluorescence study of the calcium-induced coordinated reorganization of microfilaments, keratin intermediate filaments, and microtubules in cultured human epidermal keratinocytes. J Invest Dermatol. 1991 Dec; 97(6):985-94. PMID: 1721081.

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  • Published on 7/1/1991

    Zamansky GB, Perrino BA, Chou IN. Disruption of cytoplasmic microtubules by ultraviolet radiation. Exp Cell Res. 1991 Jul; 195(1):269-73. PMID: 1676000.

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  • Published on 10/1/1990

    Zamansky GB, Chou IN. Disruption of keratin intermediate filaments by ultraviolet radiation in cultured human keratinocytes. Photochem Photobiol. 1990 Oct; 52(4):903-6. PMID: 1708507.

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  • Published on 1/1/1990

    Leung MF, Geoghegan-Barek K, Zamansky GB, Chou IN. Microtubule disassembly induced by sensitizing halogenated nitrobenzene derivatives. Toxicol In Vitro. 1990; 4(4-5):252-63. PMID: 20702173.

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  • Published on 12/1/1987

    Zamansky GB, Chou IN. Environmental wavelengths of ultraviolet light induce cytoskeletal damage. J Invest Dermatol. 1987 Dec; 89(6):603-6. PMID: 3680985.

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  • Published on 2/1/1987

    Nagasawa H, Zamansky GB, McCone EF, Arundel CM, Matkin E, Little JB. Spontaneous transformation to anchorage-independent growth of a xeroderma pigmentosum fibroblast cell strain. J Invest Dermatol. 1987 Feb; 88(2):149-53. PMID: 3805755.

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  • Published on 8/1/1986

    Zamansky GB. Recovery from UV-induced potentially lethal damage in systemic lupus erythematosus skin fibroblasts. Int J Radiat Biol Relat Stud Phys Chem Med. 1986 Aug; 50(2):305-12. PMID: 3488287.

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  • Published on 3/1/1986

    Zamansky GB. Varying sensitivity of human skin fibroblasts to polychromatic ultraviolet light. Mutat Res. 1986 Mar; 160(1):55-60. PMID: 3951456.

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