February 9, 2010

Distinguished Emeritus Professor of Biochemistry, Dr. Frank Chytil has Died

Frank Chytil, R.T.Dr., distinguished emeritus professor of Biochemistry, died Jan. 31. There will be a memorial service at 2 p.m. Feb. 15, in Benton Chapel on the Vanderbilt campus.

We invite all of his colleagues and friends to attend the service. You may read about Dr. Chytil’s research and his life under the Nazi Germany occupation, the Communist takeover of Czechoslovakia and his life in the U.S. The family requests, that in lieu of flowers, contributions be made to Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt, attention: Marlee Crankshaw.

http://arjournals.annualreviews.org/doi/pdf/10.1146/annurev.nutr.23.011702.073155