Alexander Hollaender was a leading researcher on the genetic effects of radiation. Born in Samter, Germany, in 1898 and arriving in the United States in 1921, Hollaender was educated at the University of Wisconsin, receiving his AB, MA, and Ph.D. there. He served on the faculty at the University of Tennessee and the University of Tennessee-Oak Ridge Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. He was director of the division of biology at the Atomic Energy Commission's Oak Ridge National laboratory from 1946 until 1966. The 4 linear feet of the Alexander Hollaender Papers contain incoming and outgoing correspondence and reports relating to the genetic effects of radiation, specifically atomic radiation. Also included are documents of the International Conference on the Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy; the NAS Committee on the Biological Effects of Atomic Energy, Genetics Panel; the United Nations Scientific Committee on Atomic Radiation; and the World Health Organization all of which Hollaender was closely involved with.
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American Society of Human Genetics | Beadle, George Wells, 1903-1989 | Bronk, Detlev W. (Detlev Wulf), 1897-1975 | Campbell, Charles I. | Committee activities | Conferences and symposia | Crow, James F. (James Franklin), 1916-2012 | Demerec, M. (Milislav), 1895-1966 | Dobzhansky, Theodosius Grigorievich, 1900-1975 | Emerson, Sterling H., 1900-1988 | Genetics | Glass, Bentley, 1906-2005 | Hollaender, Alexander, 1898-1986 | Human genetics | International Conference on the Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy | International Congress of Human Genetics | Kaplan, Martin M. | Laboratory techniques, equipment | Muller, Hermann Joseph | National Academy of Sciences (U.S.) | National Academy of Sciences -- Committee on the Biological Effects of Atomic Radiation - Genetics Panel | National Research Council | Neel, James V. | Neel, James V. (James Van Gundia), 1915-2000 | Nuclear energy | Oak Ridge National Laboratory | Oak Ridge National Laboratory. | Perutz, Max F., 1914-2002 | Plough, Harold Henry, 1892- | Political issues -- Atomic energy | Publication | Radiation -- Physiological effect | Radiation genetics | Scientific organizations, meetings, programs | Stern, Curt, 1902-1981 | Sturtevant, A. H. (Alfred Henry), 1891-1970 | United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation | United Nations. Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation | Weaver, Warren, 1894-1978 | World Health Organization, United Nations | World Health Organization. WHO