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Work Experience

Bioinformatician and Data Analyst

NASA Ames Research Center

April 2017 - Present

Assistant Professor

Tufts Medical Center/Tufts University School of Medicine

October 2014 - Present

Assistant Professor

Tufts Medical Center

October 2014 - November 2017

Assistant Professor / Associate Investigator

Tufts University School of Medicine / St. Elizabeth's Medical Center

February 2006 - September 2014

Assistant Professor / Associate Investigator

Tufts University School of Medicine / St. Elizabeth's Medical Center

February 2006 - September 2014

Postdoctoral Fellow

The Forsyth Institute

January 2003 - February 2006

Postdoctoral Fellow

Forsyth Institute

January 2003 - February 2006

Education

PhD, Biophysics

Florida State University

August 1998 - December 2002

PhD/Biophysics (Physics)

Florida State University

August 1997 - December 2002

BS/Physics (Physics)

University of Minnesota System

August 1993 - August 1997

B.S., Physics

University of Minnesota

August 1993 - August 1997

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Publications
JOURNAL ARTICLE
Afshin Beheshti, J. Tyson McDonald, Jack Miller, Peter Grabham, Sylvain Costes (2019). GeneLab Database Analyses Suggest Long-Term Impact of Space Radiation on the Cardiovascular System by the Activation of <i>FYN</i> Through Reactive Oxygen Species . International Journal of Molecular Sciences.
(2018). FAIRness and Usability for Open-access Omics Data Systems . AMIA ... Annual Symposium proceedings. AMIA Symposium.
Afshin Beheshti, Andre van Wijnen, Shayoni Ray, Homer Fogle, Daniel Berrios, Sylvain V. Costes(2018). A {microRNA} signature and {TGF}-$\upbeta$1 response were identified as the key master regulators for spaceflight response . {PLOS} {ONE}. 13. (7). p. e0199621. Public Library of Science ({PLoS})
D. Ravi, A. Beheshti, N. Abermil, F. Passero, J. Sharma, M. Coyle, A. Kritharis, I. Kandela, L. Hlatky, M. V. Sitkovsky, et al.(2016). Proteasomal Inhibition by Ixazomib Induces {CHK}1 and {MYC}-Dependent Cell Death in T-cell and Hodgkin Lymphoma . Cancer Research. 76. (11). p. 3319--3331. American Association for Cancer Research ({AACR})
Afshin Beheshti, Justin Wage, Lili Ma, Michael Peluso, Clare Lamont, Andrew M. Evens, Philip Hahnfeldt, Lynn Hlatky(2015). Proton irradiation impacts age-driven modulations of cancer progression influenced by immune system transcriptome modifications from splenic tissue . Journal of Radiation Research. 56. (5). p. 792--803. Oxford University Press ({OUP})
Afshin Beheshti, M. A. Suresh Kumar, Michael Peluso, Pankaj Chaudhary, Jasbeer Dhawan, Krishnan Manickam, Upasna Thapar, Louis Pena, Mohan Natarajan, Lynn Hlatky, et al.(2015). Fractionated Radiation Exposure of Rat Spinal Cords Leads to Latent Neuro-Inflammation in Brain, Cognitive Deficits, and Alterations in Apurinic Endonuclease 1 . {PLOS} {ONE}. 10. (7). p. e0133016. Public Library of Science ({PLoS})
A. Beheshti, S. Benzekry, J. T. McDonald, L. Ma, M. Peluso, P. Hahnfeldt, L. Hlatky(2015). Host Age Is a Systemic Regulator of Gene Expression Impacting Cancer Progression . Cancer Research. 75. (6). p. 1134--1143. American Association for Cancer Research ({AACR})
Afshin Beheshti, Sebastien Benzekry, Philip Hahnfeldt, Lynn Hlatky(2015). Capturing the Driving Role of Tumor-Host Crosstalk in a Dynamical Model of Tumor Growth . {BIO}-{PROTOCOL}. 5. (21). Bio-Protocol, {LLC}
Afshin Beheshti, Donna Neuberg, J. Tyson McDonald, Andrew Evens, Charles Vanderburg(2015). The Impact of Age and Sex in {DLBCL}: Systems Biology Analyses Identify Distinct Molecular Changes and Signaling Networks . Cancer Informatics. p. 141. Libertas Academica, Ltd.
Afshin Beheshti, S&#233;bastien Benzekry, Clare Lamont, Amanda Tracz, John M. L. Ebos, Lynn Hlatky, Philip Hahnfeldt, Feilim Mac Gabhann(2014). Classical Mathematical Models for Description and Prediction of Experimental Tumor Growth . {PLoS} Computational Biology. 10. (8). p. e1003800. Public Library of Science ({PLoS})
Afshin Beheshti, Michael Peluso, Clare Lamont, Philip Hahnfeldt, Lynn Hlatky(2014). Proton Irradiation Augments the Suppression of Tumor Progression Observed with Advanced Age . Radiation Research. 181. (3). p. 272--283. Radiation Research Society
Afshin Beheshti, Nava Almog, Christine Briggs, Lili Ma, Kathleen P. Wilkie, Edward Rietman, Lynn Hlatky(2013). Transcriptional changes induced by the tumor dormancy-associated {microRNA}-190 . Transcription. 4. (4). p. 177--191. Informa {UK} Limited
Afshin Beheshti, Nava Almog, Lili Ma, Briggs Christine, Edward Rietman, Amir Abdollahi(2013). Abstract {PR}13: {microRNAs}: Master regulators of human tumor dormancy . Cancer Research. 73. (3 Supplement). p. PR13--PR13. American Association for Cancer Research ({AACR})
Afshin Beheshti, Rainer K. Sachs, Michael Peluso, Edward Rietman, Philip Hahnfeldt, Lynn Hlatky(2013). Age and Space Irradiation Modulate Tumor Progression: Implications for Carcinogenesis Risk . Radiation Research. 179. (2). p. 208--220. Radiation Research Society
Afshin Beheshti, Nava Almog, Lili Ma, Christian Schwager, Bastian G. Brinkmann, Peter Vajkoczy, Judah Folkman, Lynn Hlatky, Amir Abdollahi, Rossella Rota(2012). Consensus Micro {RNAs} Governing the Switch of Dormant Tumors to the Fast-Growing Angiogenic Phenotype . {PLoS} {ONE}. 7. (8). p. e44001. Public Library of Science ({PLoS})
Afshin Beheshti, Sophie Domhan, Lili Ma, Albert Tai, Zachary Anaya, Martin Zeier, Lynn Hlatky, Amir Abdollahi, Paul McNeil(2011). Intercellular Communication by Exchange of Cytoplasmic Material via Tunneling Nano-Tube Like Structures in Primary Human Renal Epithelial Cells . {PLoS} {ONE}. 6. (6). p. e21283. Public Library of Science ({PLoS})
Afshin Beheshti, Swati Girdhani, Clare Lamont, Philip Hahnfeldt, Janusz Weremowicz, Zachary Anaya, Amir Abdollahi, Lynn Hlatky(2010). Abstract 1319: Proton irradiation exerts antiangiogenic and other tumor progression-limiting effects . Cancer Research. 70. (8 Supplement). p. 1319--1319. American Association for Cancer Research ({AACR})
H. Enderling, A. R.A. Anderson, M. A.J. Chaplain, A. Beheshti, L. Hlatky, P. Hahnfeldt(2009). Paradoxical Dependencies of Tumor Dormancy and Progression on Basic Cell Kinetics . Cancer Research. 69. (22). p. 8814--8821. American Association for Cancer Research ({AACR})
Afshin Beheshti, Randolph L. Rill, David H. Van Winkle(2002). {DNA} electrophoresis in agarose gels: Effects of field and gel concentration on the exponential dependence of reciprocal mobility on {DNA} length . {ELECTROPHORESIS}. 23. (16). p. 2710--2719. Wiley-Blackwell
Afshin Beheshti, David H. Van Winkle, Randolph L. Rill(2002). {DNA} electrophoresis in agarose gels: A simple relation describing the length dependence of mobility . {ELECTROPHORESIS}. 23. (1). p. 15. Wiley-Blackwell