In Memoriam: Elizabeth Sutton Stuart, 1940-2017

Elizabeth Stuart, a former associate professor microbiology at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst died this past summer. She was 77 years old.

Dr. Stuart taught and conducted research at the University of Massachusetts for 37 years. She came to the university in 1974 as a National Institutes of Health postdoctoral fellow in the department of biochemistry and molecular biology. She later joined the faculty in the department of microbiology and in 1996 was appointed director of molecular microbial laboratory services. She directed the university’s program in chlamydia vaccine research and was issued six patents. Dr. Stuart was promoted to associate professor in 2000. She retired from the university 12 years later.

A native of Rochester, Minnesota, Dr. Stuart was raised in Rockford, Illinois. She was a 1962 graduate of Wellesley College in Massachusetts and earned a Ph.D. in zoology from the University of Chicago.

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