|Birth||(1942-03-11)11 March 1942(age 78)|
|Birth Place||(age 78)|
|Fields||Genetics and the immune system|
|Institution||Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research)
Events Occured in Scienctist Life
Suzanne Cory (born 11 March 1942) is an Australian molecular biologist.
In 1971, Cory and her husband began their research at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, located in Melbourne, Australia.
She was the first-elected female President of the Academy and took office on 7 May 2010 for a four-year term, replacing the former president, Professor Kurt Lambeck.
Professor Dorothy Hill, who filled in for Professor David Forbes Martyn after his death in 1970.Cory was the Director of the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research (WEHI), from 1996 until 30 June 2009 and remains a faculty member, having rejoined the institute's Molecular Genetics of Cancer Division.
The Suzanne Cory High School opened in Cory's honour in 2011.
- 1986 — elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science
- 1992 — elected a Fellow of the Royal Society
- 1997 — awarded Macfarlane Burnet Medal and Lecture of the Australian Academy of Science
- 1997 — elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Victoria (FRSV)
- 1998 — received Charles S. Mott Prize of the General Motors Cancer Research Foundation (joint recipient)
- 2001 — recipient of a L'Oréal-UNESCO Award for Women in Science
- 2002 — awarded the Royal Medal of the Royal Society
- 2004 — elected an Academician of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences
- 2009 — named a Chevalier of the Legion of Honor and was presented with her award in Canberra, Australia, by the Ambassador of France in Australia, Michel Filhol
- 2011 — Suzanne Cory High School commenced in Werribee, Victoria
- 2011 — awarded the Association for International Cancer Research Colin Thomson Medal
- 2013 — elected as a Fellow of the inaugural Class of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Academy
- 2014 — delivered the annual ABC Boyer Lectures