Betsy Sutherland, Brookhaven Lab biochemist, dies
Betsy Sutherland of Wading River, an eminent senior biochemist at Brookhaven National Laboratory, died Oct. 7 of brain cancer. She was 65.
Sutherland, who came to Brookhaven in 1977, was best known for her groundbreaking research in how ultraviolet light and ionizing radiation can hurt human cells and how cells repair the damage.
"Her work on DNA damage is still very pertinent today,...