Gerald W. Hart (‘67)

2009 Hall of Fame Inductee

Scientist. Biology and Chemistry.

“Jerry” Hart’s T.H.S. resume noted participation in sophomore year representative council and serving as a proctor; his scientific resume lists 228 publications in books and journals in the area of Glycobiology. He obtained his B.S. in biology and chemistry from Washburn and his doctorate in developmental biology from Kansas State University. Currently Dr. Hart is the DeLamar Professor and Director of Biological Chemistry at the prestigious Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His department “discovered a new type of protein modification…” or new form of protein glycosylation. This study has implications for research in diabetes, Alzheimers and cancer. He has lectured across the United States, in Britain and Europe. Dr. Hart has earned numerous awards including the 2006 Karl Meyer Award and currently is the President of the International Glycoonjugate Organization (IGO).