Raymond L. Stallings, a graduate of Texas A&M University and the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, is a recognized leader in the field of genetic organization of chromosomes and genomic alterations in cancer cells. He currently holds the Chair of Cancer Genetics at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and is also the programme leader of cancer research at the Children’s Research Centre at Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital in Dublin. Prior to this Professor Stallings has held faculty and post-doctoral positions at a number of major research centres and universities in Ireland and the United States, including the University of Texas Health Science Centre at San Antonio, University College Dublin, the University of Pittsburgh, the University of California, and the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Centre in Houston. An author and co-author of over one hundred journal articles, books and book chapters, Prof. Stallings is the recipient of numerous grant awards from the U.S. National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Energy, Association of International Cancer Research, Cancer Research Ireland, and the Children’s Medical and Research Foundation. Prof. Stallings’ current research is focused on the development of novel therapeutic approaches for the treatment of neuroblastoma.