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Suzanne Eaton Biography – Suzanne Eaton Wiki
Suzanne Eaton was an American scientist and professor of molecular biology at the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics in Dresden, Germany.
Suzanne Eaton Education
Eaton completed a B.S. in biology at Brown University in 1981 before earning a Ph.D. in microbiology at University of California, Los Angeles in 1988. Her thesis, entitled Molecular analysis of an immunoglobulin heavy chain promoter, was completed under the supervision of Kathryn Calame. She was awarded the Sydney C. Rittenberg Award for Distinguished Academic Achievement in Microbiology by the Association of Academic Women in 1988 for her doctoral work.
Suzanne Eaton Age
She was born on December 23, 1959 in Oakland, California, United States. She disappeared on July 2, 2019 and her body was found on July 8, 2019 in Chania, Crete, Greece. She was 59 years old.
Suzanne Eaton Husband
Eaton was married to the British scientist, Anthony A. Hyman.
Suzanne Eaton Children
Eaton and her husband Anthony had two children, Max and Luke.
Suzanne Eaton Death
Eaton disappeared on the afternoon of July 2, 2019 while out for a run. She was attending a conference at the Orthodox Academy in Chania, Crete. Greek police found her body on July 8 inside a World War Two bunker.
Max Planck Institute confirmed her death in a statement: “It is with enormous sadness and regret that we announce the tragic demise of our dearest friend and colleague, Suzanne Eaton. The police recovered her body during the evening of 8th July. The authorities have not yet completed their investigation regarding the events that may have transpired on Tuesday afternoon, 2nd July, and we will provide further updates as we receive information. We are deeply shocked and disturbed by this tragic event. Suzanne was an outstanding and inspiring scientist, a loving spouse and mother, an athlete as well as a truly wonderful person beloved to us all. Her loss is unbearable. Our thoughts and prayers are with her husband Tony, her sons Max and Luke, and with all her family.”
Suzanne Eaton Cause of Death
Suzanne Eaton died by asphyxiation. After her cause of death was determined, a homicide investigation was opened and a 27 year-old suspect was apprehended who later admitted to killing her.