AB, Emory University, 1937. Doctor of Science (honorary), Emory University, 1980. Master of Arts, Harvard University, 1938.
Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1940. Master of Arts (honorary), Yale University, 1951.
1940: "The effects of fast neutrons on the chromosomes of Tradescantia". Proceedings National. Academy Science United States A. 26:567-575. 1948: With East. Z. Lederberg, "Induced reversions of biochemical mutants in Neurospora crassa".
J. Botany. 35:150-157.
1950: With H. P. Riley, "Studies on the mechanism of oxygen effect on the radiosensitivity of Tradescantia chromosomes". Proceedings National. Academy Science United States A. 36:337-344. 1950: With A. V. Beatty, "The effect of x-irradiation in oxygen and in hydrogen at normal and positive pressures on chromosome aberration frequency in Tradescantia microspores".
1951: "Studies on the mechanism of reversion in biochemical mutants of Neurospora crassa". Cold Spring Harb. Sym. 16:283-313. 1956: "Forward and back mutation at specific loci in Neurospora".
Biological 8:103-125. 1957: With C. West. H. Partridge and New Jersey (U.S.) Nelson, "The genetic control of adenylosuccinase in Neurospora crassa". Proceedings National. Academy Science
United States A. 43:305-317. 1957: With East. H. Y. Chu, "A study of primate chromosome complements".
American National 91:273-282.
1958: With M. East. Case, "Evidence from tetrad analyses for both normal and aberrant recombination between allelic mutants in Neurospora crassa". Proceedings National. Academy Science
United States A. 44:378-390.
Board directors University Georgia Research Foundation, 1979-1985. Fellow American Academy Arts and Sciences, American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member National Academy of Sciences (chairman genetics section 1976-1979), Genetics Society of America (treasurer 1954-1956, president 1970), Botanical Society of America, American Society Naturalists (president 1977), American Institute Biological Sciences, Genetics Society Japan (honorary), Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters (foreign), American Ornithologists Union, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.
Married Dorothy Lunsford, August 26, 1939 (deceased January 1967). Children: Annette Guerard, David Lunsford. Married Doris Vos Weaver, August 1, 1969 (deceased August 2004).
Stepchildren: Gayle Weaver (deceased), Alix Weaver.