John Sutherland

Dean

John Sutherland

Dean

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Science and Mathematics
Department of Chemistry and Physics

The Graduate School

  • (706) 446-5828
  • AH E323

Education

  • Ph.D., Physics, General Georgia Institute of Technolog, 1967

  • MSP, Physics, General Georgia Institute of Technolog, 1964

  • BSP, Physics, General Georgia Institute of Technolog, 1962

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Fluorescence detected linear dichroism spectroscopy: A selective and sensitive probe for fluorophores in flow‐oriented systems, 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Measuring fluorescence polarization with a dichrometer, 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Linear dichroism of DNA: characterization of the orientation distribution function caused by hydrodynamic shear, 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Calibration of photoelastic modulator based dichrometers: maintaining constant phase across the spectrum, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Repair-dependent cell radiation survival and transformation: an integrated theory, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Molecular Biophysics. Solution structures and interactions using visible and ultraviolet (UV) spectroscopy, including absorption, fluorescence and circular and linear dichroism spectroscopy. Synchrotron radiation circular dichroism. Effects of UV and ionizing radiation on DNA and cells.

Professional Service

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science 2010 - Present

    Role: Member
  • Radiation Research Society 2008 - Present

    Role: Member
  • Institute of Physics (UK) 2007 - Present

    Role: Member
  • American Society for Photobiology 1972 - Present

    Role: Member
  • Biophysical Society 1968 - Present

    Role: Member