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Chief Scientist Chosen for BERs Low Dose Program
Published: April 03, 2006
Posted: April 04, 2006

Dr. Mary Helen Barcellos-Hoff of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) has just been named Program Chief Scientist for DOE's Low Dose Radiation Research Program. In this capacity, Dr. Barcellos-Hoff will provide a variety of scientific and technical assistance to the Office of Biological and Environmental Research. Dr. Barcellos-Hoff's current research interests are the effects of low-dose x-rays and charged-particle radiations on stromal-epithelial interactions during mammary carcinogenesis and mechanisms by which the protein TGF-beta mediates physiological and neoplastic processes in tissues.

Contact: Noelle F. Metting, SC-23.1, (301) 903-8309
Topic Areas:

  • Cross-Cutting: Lectures, Awards, and Recognition
  • Legacy: Low Dose Radiation, Radiobiology
  • Legacy: Radiochemistry and Instrumentation

Division: SC-23.2 Biological Systems Science Division, BER
      (formerly SC-23.1 Life Sciences Division, OBER)

 

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