Richard Gumport (1937-2009)

Richard I. Gumport, Ph.D., 72, professor emeritus of biochemistry, died Oct. 13, 2009, at his home in Chicago.

Richard I. Gumport, Ph.D., 72, professor emeritus of biochemistry, retired associate dean of the College of Medicine, and a native of Pocatello, Idaho, died Oct. 13, 2009, at his home in Chicago.

Dr. Gumport had a particular interest in learning how enzymes and proteins interacted with DNA sequences. As professor emeritus, he continued to publish articles and mentor undergraduates.

He was preceded in death by his wife Roberta.

October 19, 2009 All News