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In memory of the excellent cadre of faculty in the Biology department

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Dr. Franklin Ampy (1936-2020)

Dear Howard University Community, I regret to inform you of the recent passing of Dr. Franklin R. Ampy, retired Professor in the Department of Biology. A native of Dinwiddie, Virginia, Dr. Ampy served at Howard University for over 49 years as a faculty member in the Department of Biology. After completing high school, Dr. Ampy earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Biology from Virginia State University. He then completed a Master of Science degree in Genetics and Doctor of Philosophy degree in Genetics from Oregon State University. Read the Article