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Aleksander Koj

Aleksander Koj was Polish biochemistry educator, researcher. Research grantee National Science Foundation, Krakow, 1975, National Institute of Health, Krakow, 1980; recipient Ontario Heart Foundation award, Hamilton, 1983, Polish Science Foundation award, 1996, Jurzykowski Foundation award, 1998.

Background

  • Koj, Aleksander was born on February 26, 1935 in Gana, Poland. Son of Franciszek and Zofia (Stachowiak) Koj.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, Krakow University, 1957. Doctor of Science, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), Cleveland State University, 1990.

      Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), University Hartford, 1995. Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), State University of New York, Buffalo, 1998.

    Career

    • Assistant Medical Academy, Krakow, 1957-1968. Associate professor Jagiellonian University, 1969-1976, professor, since 1976, director Institute of Molecular Biology, 1977-1981, prorector, 1984-1987, rector, 1987-1990, 1993-1999, retired, 2005.

    Works

    • Co-author, co-editor: The Acute Phase Response to Injury and Infection, 1985.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member Bio-chemical Society United Kingdom, Polish Bio-chemical Society (chairman Krakow branch 1972-1975), Polish Academy of Sciences, Academy of Sciences & Lettres (Krakow).

    Personality

    Interests

    Music, touring.

    Connections

    • Married Anna Marchlewska. 1 child, Justina.
    • father: Franciszek Koj
    • mother: Zofia (Stachowiak) Koj
    • spouse: Anna Marchlewska
    • child: Justina Koj
    Aleksander Koj
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    Born February 26, 1935
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    • 1957
      Kraków University
    • 1968
      Jagiellonian University
    • 1990
      Cleveland State University
    • 1995
      University Hartford
    • 1998
      State University of New York
    • 1957 - 1968
      Assistant, Medical Academy
      Kraków, Malopolskie, Poland
    • 1984 - 1987
      associate, professor Jagiellonian University
    • 1987 - 1990
      associate, professor Jagiellonian University
      Rector, Arkansas, United States
    • 1993 - 1999
      associate, professor Jagiellonian University
      Rector, Arkansas, United States
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