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Published Aug 12,2015 By Vijay


I am VIjay,

I am planning to file my I140 in EB1A category. Following are my credentials:

PhD in (Microbiology) from India

Published 2 first author articles and 2 co author publications ; citations 223 total; Got one travel award to attend the ASM conference in USA

PostDoc: 1st from Baylor College of Medicine

Research : Breast cancer, Prostate cancer, Melanoma 

papers published:   Mole Endocrinology (First author) 2015 , Oncogene(2nd Author) 2015

                                    2 Cancer Research (2012, 2014) co author, 82 ( 80+2) citations total

                                    2 PNAS (2013, 2014) Co author; Co author  citations 42 (38+ 3 ) citations total

Reviewer service: Judged for 6 journals with impact factors:  1-3

                                 Academic Editor for one journal

My specific question is Am i eligible to apply in EB1A category?

My research backgrounds are different, PhD thesis is on industrial microbiology and postdoctoral experience is in Cancer biology.  Do i need to present both of them or Should I concentrate on one. 

Thank you it will be great if you can give me some suggestions in this regard.





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