University of Vermont

University Distinguished Professor Program

Susan S. Wallace

Susan S Wallace"Dr. Susan S. Wallace is Professor and Chair of the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics in the College of Medicine and College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.  Dr. Wallace is an outstanding scientist, sought-after collaborator and international leader.
She has made significant contributions to biomedical science and specifically the field of radiation research.  Since her first publication in 1969, she has built a body of over 160 publications during a career that spans the genetic revolution as well as the exponential growth of radiation oncology as a field of scientific research.
Dr. Wallace has been continuously funded by the National Institutes of Health since 1971.  She recently received an NIH Program Project grant award to support a new translational research effort exploring if certain DNA repair protein variants in the human population increase the risk for some types of cancer. 

Dr. Wallace is a world-class scientist and teacher and she does great honor to the UVM University Distinguished Professor program.

Susan S. Wallace, I am pleased to recognize you as University Distinguished Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics.”

—Provost Jane E. Knodell

Read May 22, 2011
at the University’s 207th Commencement Ceremony

Last modified July 10 2011 07:36 AM