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Susan Lowey

Susan Lowey

Austrian-American biochemist
Susan Lowey
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Intro Austrian-American biochemist
Is Chemist Scientist Biochemist Physicist Biophysicist
From Austria United States of America
Type Science
Gender female
Birth 22 January 1933, Vienna, Austria
Age 88 years
Star sign Aquarius
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Susan Lowey (born 22nd January 1933 in Vienna) is an American biophysicist researching the structure and function of contractile proteins. She currently teaches in the Department of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics at the University of Vermont and is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences as well as the Biophysical Society.


Lowey received her PhD in Physical Chemistry from Yale University and pursued post-doctoral research at Harvard University on the biochemistry and structure of myosin, a protein involved in muscle contraction,


Lowey was employed for about a decade at the Children's Cancer Research Foundation and Harvard Medical School. In 1972, Lowey became a faculty member at The Rosenstiel Basic Medical Sciences Research Center, Brandeis University to collaborate with biophysicists. In 1998, Lowey was appointed as a faculty member in the Department of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics at the University of Vermont.

Awards and recognitions

  • 1974 Guggenheim Fellowship for Natural Science Recipient.
  • 1990 Lowey was elected as fellow to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
  • 1999 Lowey became a fellow of the Biophysical Society.
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