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Karbaschi, Mahsa


Office: AHC5 347

Phone: 305-348-4076


Department(s): Human and Molecular Genetics

Dr. Mahsa Karbaschi received her doctorate in cancer studies and molecular medicine at the University of Leicester in the UK. Her research interest is in formation and repair of oxidatively damaged DNA and its link with genomic instability, chromatin remodeling, DNA Repair, chemoresistance, and also in the development of new methodologies for the evaluation of DNA damage and repair.

Dr Karbaschi has developed and patented three different devices, which improve the drug genotoxicity testing in pharmaceutical industry and the research methods in cancer studies in the scientific community.


  • Ph.D.: Cancer Studies and Molecular Medicine
  • M.Sc.: Molecular Medicine – Genetics
  • B.Sc.: Genetics