Guy Garty, Ph.D.

 Associate Proferssor of Clinical Radiation Oncology

Center for Radiological Research

Contact Information: 

RARAF
Center for Radiological Research
Nevis Laboratory, Columbia University
136 S. Broadway
Irvington, NY 10533

Tel: (914) 591-9244
Fax: (914) 591-9405

Email: gyg2101@cumc.columbia.edu

Education

Undergraduate: B.Sc. in Physics and Computer Science, cum laude, Tel-Aviv University, Class of 1995

Graduate: M.Sc. in physics at the Feinberg graduate school, The Weizmann Institute of Science, 1998

Ph.D. in physics at the Feinberg graduate school, The Weizmann Institute of Science, 2004

Publications

Repin M, Turner HC, Garty G and Brenner DJ. Next generation platforms for high-throughput biodosimetry. Radiation Protection Dosimetry, 159:105-110 (2014).

Turner HC, Sharma P, Perrier JR, Bertucci A, Smilenov L, Johnson G, Taveras M, Brenner DJ and  Garty G. The RABiT: high-throughput technology for assessing global DSB repair. Radiat Environ Biophys, 53:265-272 (2014).

Brenner DJ, Vazquez M, Buonanno M, Amundson SA, Bigelow AW, Garty G, Harken AD, Hei TK, Marino SA, Ponnaiya B, Randers-Pehrson G and Xu Y. Integrated interdisciplinary training in the radiological sciences. British Journal of Radiology 87:20130779 (2014).

Lyulko OV, Garty G, Randers-Pehrson G, Turner HC and Brenner DJ. Fast image analysis for the micronucleus assay in a fully automated high throughput biodosimetry system. Radiation Research, 181:146-161 (2014).

Buonanno M, Garty G, Grad M, Gendrel M, Hobert O and Brenner DJ. Microbeam irradiation of C-elegans nematode in microfluidic channels. Radiation and Environmental Biophysics 52:531-537; 2013. 

Xu Y, Turner HC, Garty G and Brenner DJ. A Rapid, method to characterize the human lymphocyte concentration for automated high throughput radiation biodosimetry, Biomedical Engineering Research, 2:16-19 (2013). 

Grad M, Bigelow AW, Garty G, Attinger D and Brenner DJ. Optofluidic cell manipulation for a biological microbeam, Review of Scientific Instruments, 84:014301 (2013)

Chen Y, Wang H, Zhang Jian, Garty G, Simaan N, Yao YL and Brenner DJ. Automated Recognition of Robotic Manipulation Failures in High-throughput Biodosimetry Tool, Expert Systems with Applications, 39:9602-9611 (2012)

Xu Y, Garty G, Marino SA, Massey TN, Randers-Pehrson G, Johnson GW and Brenner DJ. Novel neutron sources at the Radiological Research Accelerator Facility, Journal of Instrumentation, 7:C03031(2012).

Garty G, Karam PA and Brenner DJ Infrastructure to support high-throughput biodosimetry screening after a radiological event. International Journal of Radiation Biology, 87:754-765 (2011).

Garty G, Chen Y, Turner HC. Zhang J, Lyulko O, Bertucci A, Xu Y, Wang H, Simaan N, Randers-Pehrson G, Yao YL, Brenner DJ. The RABIT: A Rapid Automated BIodosimetry Tool For Radiological Triage. II. Technological Developments. International Journal of Radiation Biology, 87:776-790 (2011).

Garty G, Grad M, Jones BK, Xu Y, Randers-Pehrson G, Attinger D and Brenner DJ. Design of a novel flow-and shoot (FAST) microbeam, Radiation Protection Dosimetry 143:344-348 (2011).

 

Radiation Research

Turner HC, Brenner DJ, Chen Y, Bertucci A, Zhang J, Wang H, Lyulko OV, Xu Y, Schaefer J, Simaan N, Randers-Pehrson G, Yao YL, Garty G. Adaptation of the g-H2AX assay for automated processing in human lymphocytes.  Radiation Research, 175:282-290 (2011)

Garty G., Schulte R., Shchemelinin S., Leloup C., Assaf G., Breskin A., Chechik R., Bashkirov V., Milligan J. and Grosswendt B. A nanodosimetric model of radiation-induced clustered DNA damage yields. Phys. Med. Biol. 55: 761-781, 2010.

Garty G., Chen Y., Salerno A., Turner H., Zhang J., Lyulko O.V., Bertucci A., Xu Y., Wang H., Simaan N., Randers-Pehrson G., Yao Y.L., Amundson S.A. and Brenner D.J. The RABIT: A Rapid Automated Biodosimetry Tool for radiological triage. Health Phys. 98:209-217, 2010.

Bigelow A.W., Garty G., Funayama T., Randers-Pehrson G., Brenner D.J. and Geard C. Expanding the Question-answering Potential of Single-cell Microbeams at RARAF, USA. J. Radiat. Res. 50: Suppl., A21-A28, 2009.

Chen Y, Zhang J, Wang H, Garty G, Xu Y, Lyulko OV, Turner HC, Randers-Pehrson G, Simaan N, Yao YL and Brenner DJ. Design and preliminary validation of a rapid automated biodosimetry tool for high throughput radiological triage. Proc ASME 3:61-67; 2009.

Bigelow A.W., Brenner D.J., Garty G. and Randers-Pehrson G. Single-particle/single-cell ion microbeams as probes of biological mechanisms. IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci. 36:1424-1431, 2008.

Schulte R.W., Wroe A.J., Bashkirov V.J., Garty G., Breskin A., Chechik R., Shchemelinin S., GargioniE., Grosswendt B., and RosenfeldA.B. Nanodosimetry-based quality factors for radiation protection in space. Z.Med.Phys.18: 286 296, 2008.

Schulte R., Bashkirov V., Shchemelinin S., Breskin A., Garty G., Wroe A. and Grosswendt B. Mapping the sensitive volume of an ion-counting nanodosimeter. JINST 1: P04004, 2006.

Garty G., Ross G.J., Bigelow A.W., Randers-Pehrson G. and Brenner D.J. Testing the stand-alone microbeam at Columbia University. Radiation Protection Dosimetry 122(1-4):292-296, 2006.

Garty G., Schulte R., Shchemelinin S., Grosswendt B., Leloup C., Assaf G., Breskin A., Chechik R. and Bashkirov V. First attempts at prediction of DNA strand-break yields using nanodosimetric data. Radiation Protection Dosimetry 122(1-4): 451-454, 2006.

Bashkirov V., Schulte R., Breskin A., Chechik R., Schemelinin S., Garty G., Wroe A., Sadrozinski H. and Grosswendt B. Ion-counting nanodosemeter with particle tracking capabilities. Radiation Protection Dosimetry 122(1-4): 415-419, 2006.

Garty G., Ross G.J., Bigelow A., Randers-Pehrson G. and Brenner D.J. A microbeam irradiator without an accelerator. Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. B 241: 392-396, 2005.

Garty G., Randers-Pehrson G. and Brenner D.J. Development of a secondary-electron ion-microscope for microbeam diagnostics. Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. B 231:60-64, 2005.

Ross G.J., Garty G., Randers-Pehrson G. and Brenner D.J. A single-particle/single-cell microbeam based on an isotopic alpha source. Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. B 231:207-211, 2005.

Leloup C., Garty G., Assaf G., Cristovao A., Breskin A., Chechik R., Shchemelinin S., Paz-Elizur T., Livneh Z., Schulte R.W., Bashkirov V., Milligan J.R. and Grosswendt B. Evaluation of lesion clustering in irradiated plasmid DNA. International Journal of Radiation Biology 81(1): 41-54, 2005.

Garty G., Shchemelinin S., Breskin A., Chechik R., Assaf G., Orion I., Bashkirov V., Schulte R. and Grosswendt B. The performance of a novel ion-counting nanodosimeter. Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. A 492(1-2): 212-235, 2002.

Garty G., Shchemelinin S., Breskin A., Chechik R., Orion I., Guedes G.P., Schulte R., Bashkirov V. and Grosswendt B. Wall-less ion-counting nanodosimetry applied to protons. Radiation Protection Dosimetry 99(1-4):325-330, 2002.

Richter C., Breskin A., Chechik R., Mormann D., Garty G. and Sharma A. On the efficient electron transfer through GEM. Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res.A 478(3):538-558, 2002.

Shchemelinin S., Garty G., Breskin A., Chechik R. and Schulte R.W.M. Ion-counting nanodosimetry: A new method for assessing radiation damage to DNA. Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. A 477(1-3):527-530, 2002.

Richter C., Breskin A., Chechik R., Garty G. and Sharma A. Absolute electron transfer efficiency of GEM. Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res.  A 461(1-3):38-41, 2001.

Breskin A., Boutboul T., Buzulutskov A., Chechik R., Garty G., Shefer E. and Singh B.K. Advances in gas avalanche photomultipliers. Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. A 442(1-3):58-67, 2000.

Buzulutskov A., Breskin A., Chechik R., Garty G., Sauli F. and Shekhtman L. Further studies of the GEM photomultiplier. Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. A 442(1-3):68-73, 2000.

Buzulutskov A., Breskin A., Chechik R., Garty G., Sauli F. and Shekhtman L. The GEM photomultiplier operated with noble gas mixtures. Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. Section A 443(1):164-180, 2000.

Chechik R., Breskin A., Garty G., Shefer E., Singh B.K. and Shchemelinin S. Advances in single-charge detectors and their applications. Ieee Transactions on Nuclear Science 47(6): 1812-1819, 2000.

Garty G., Breskin A., Chechik R. and Shefer E. Single photoelectron detection with a low-pressure gas electron multiplier coupled to a CsI photocathode. Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. A 433(1-2):476-481, 1999.

Shchemelinin S., Pszona S., Garty G., Breskin A. and Chechik R. The absolute detection efficiency of vacuum electron multipliers, to keV protons and Ar+ ions. Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. A 438(2-3):447-451, 1999.

Chechik R., Breskin A., Garty G., Mattout J., Sauli F. and Shefer E. First results on the GEM operated at low gas pressures. Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. A 419(2-3):423-428, 1998.

Breskin A., Chechik R., Garty G., Pansky A., Shefer E. and Biagi S.F. On the high gain operation of low-pressure microdot gas avalanche chambers. Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. A 394(1-2):21-26, 1997.

Pansky A., Breskin A., Chechik R., Garty G. and Klein E. Application of the electron-counting method to low-Z elemental analysis. Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. A 392(1-3):465-470, 1997.