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Retired BBMB Faculty Member, John Robyt, Dies at 82

John Robyt

John Robyt, a member of the Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology faculty from 1967 to 2015, died February 25, 2017 at the age of 82. Dr. Robyt’s groundbreaking research was featured in numerous professional publications and two textbooks, including "Essentials of Carbohydrate Chemistry".

Dr. Robyt enjoyed coaching hockey and baseball, and served as President of the Ames Minor Hockey Association for many years. In his memory, Dr. Robyt's family has asked that memorials be sent to the Ames Minor Hockey Association in lieu of flowers.