Biological Sciences Division
Staff Awards & Honors
Bill Morgan and Marianne Sowa Honored by Mutation Research
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's Drs. William F. Morgan and Marianne B. Sowa have one of the Top Ten Cited papers in 2007 and 2008 in Mutation Research: Fundamental & Molecular Mechanisms of Mutagenesis. They authored the article "Non-targeted bystander effects induced by ionizing radiation."
They were also recognized for "exceptional contributions to the quality of the Mutation Research series" by Jennifer Whittaker, Executive Publisher, Elsevier, USA. The series consists of three journals on mutagenesis, chromosome breakage, and related subjects.
Morgan, who is Director of Radiation Biology and Biophysics in the Biological Sciences Division, provides scientific leadership at PNNL in the area of effects of low-dose radiation exposure to human health. Both he and Sowa are researchers in the field of radiation biology and the long-term biological effects of radiation exposure.
Reference: Morgan WF and MB Sowa. 2007. "Non-targeted bystander effects induced by ionizing radiation." Mutation Research 616(1-2):159-164.