American biologistDied when: 67 years 144 days (808 months)
Star Sign: Gemini
Susan Lee Lindquist, ForMemRS (June 5, 1949 – October 27, 2016) was an American professor of biology at MIT specializing in molecular biology, particularly the protein folding problem within a family of molecules known as heat-shock proteins, and prions.
Lindquist was a member and former director of the Whitehead Institute and was awarded the National Medal of Science in 2010.
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