Chris Pritsos


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Associate Director of Nv Ag Experiment Station
Department of CABNR/NAES - Administration
University of Nevada/Mail Stop 221
1664 North Virginia Street
Reno,  Nevada   89557

Office: (775) 784-1601
Lab: 327-5096

Fax: 784-6449

Email: pritsos@cabnr.unr.edu
Building: Max Fleischmann Agriculture,  Office 210

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EDUCATION
A.B.Occidental College, 1975
Ph.D. University of Nevada, 1982

ACADEMIC & RESEARCH INTEREST

The of study include the effects of environmental tobacco smoke on workers, protection by antioxidants, and the mechanism of action of several anticancer agents.

REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS

Journals
Pritsos, C., Perez, C. R., Moye, J. K. 2014, Estimating the Surface Area of Birds: Using the Homing Pigeon (Columba livia) as a Model., Biology Open, 3(6), 486-488.
Muthumalage, T., Pritsos, C. (2014). 2014, The Impact of Commonly Used Air Filters in Eliminating the Exposure to Secondhand Smoke Constituents., Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts, Royal Society of Chemistry.
York, N. L., Pritsos, C., Gutierrea, A. P. 2011, Legislatures' Beliefs on Tobacco Control Policies in Nevada, J. Community Health, 37, 89-95 View item.
Moye, J., Pritsos, C. 2010, Effects of Chlorpyrifos and Aldicarb on Flight Activity and Related Cholinesterase Inhibition in Homing Pigeons, Columba livia: Potential for Migration Effects, Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 84(6), 677-681
Snodgras, R. G., Collier, A. C., Coon, A. E., Pritsos, C. 2010, Mitomycin C Inhibits Ribosomal RNA: A Novel Cytotoxic Mechanism for Bioreductive Drugs., Journal of Biological Chemistry, 285(25), 19068-19075
Goodrich, G. G., Goodman, P. H., Budhecha, S. K., Pritsos, C. 2009, Functional Polymorphism of detoxification gene NQO1 predicts intensity of empirical treatment of childhood asthma., Mutation Research/Genetic Toxicology and Environmental Medicine, 674, Pages 55-61.
Pritsos, C., Pritsos, K. L., Spears, K. E. 2008, Smoking rates among gamblers at Nevada casinos mirror U.S. smoking rate., Tobacco Control/ BMJ, 17(2), 82-85.
Book or Chapter(s) in Books
Paz, M. M., Pritsos, C. 2012, The Molecular Toxicology of Mitomycin C., In James C. Fishbein (Ed.), Advances in Molecular Toxicology (vol. 6, pp. 243-299). Advances in Molecular Toxicology.
Bulletin/Reports
Moye, J. K., Pritsos, C. 2010, Effects of Chlorpyrifos and Aldicarb on Flight Activity and Related Cholinesterase Inhibition in Homing Pigeons Columba livia: Potential for Migration Effects., Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 84(6), 677-681