Volume 87 Issue 29 | pp. 55-56 | Obituaries
Issue Date: July 20, 2009

Roger E. Koeppe

Department: ACS News
Keywords: Obituaries, People

Roger E. Koeppe, 87, emeritus professor of biochemistry at Oklahoma State University, died of pancreatic cancer on May 16 in Stillwater, Okla.

Born in China to American missionary parents, he earned a B.S. in chemistry in 1944 from Hope College, in Holland, Mich., and a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, in 1950, working on amino acid metabolism with William C. Rose.

After postdoctoral work with Rose and with John L. Wood at the . . .

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