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Hans-Jürg Monstein

Hans-Jürg Monstein, Swiss molecular biologist. Achievements include development of Microbial Molecular Diagnostics (Pyrosequencing). Member New York Academy of Sciences, American Society Microbiology.

Background

  • Monstein, Hans-Jürg was born on August 19, 1946 in Fürstenau, Graubunden, Switzerland. Son of Johann and Dora (Dürr) Monstein.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Ciba Ltd., Basel, Switzerland, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, Uppsala University, Sweden, 1983. Associate professor, Sweden University Agriculture Sciences, 1988.

    Career

    • Technology Ciba Ag, Basel, 1969-1971. Chief technical University Zürich, Switzerland, 1971-1974. Senior staff member Swedish University Agriculture Science, Uppsala, 1985-1988.

      Associate professor, head molecular biological laboratory University Hospital, Copenhagen, 1988-1993, Linköping, Sweden, since 1993, professor molecular biology Medical Faculty Sweden, since 2000. Advisor in molecular biology Institute Pharmaceutical, Lunds University, 1992-1998.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include development of Microbial Molecular Diagnostics (Pyrosequencing).

    Membership

    Member New York Academy of Sciences, American Society Microbiology.

    Personality

    Interests

    Violinist, key-harp (nyckelharpa) player.

    Connections

    • Married May Ingeborg Henriette Wigrén, January 1, 1947. Children: Catharina, Christian.
    • father: Johann Monstein
    • mother: Dora (Dürr) Monstein
    • spouse: May Ingeborg Henriette Wigrén
    • children: Catharina Monstein
    • Christian Monstein
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    Born August 19, 1946
    (age 71)
    Nationality
    • 1967
      Ciba Limited
    • 1983
      Uppsala University
    • 1988
      Sweden University Agriculture Sciences
    • 1969 - 1971
      Technology Ciba Ag
      Basel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
    • 1971 - 1974
      chief technical University Z+-rich
      Switzerland
    • 1985 - 1988
      senior, staff member Swedish University Agriculture Science
      Uppsala, Uppsala Lan, Sweden
    • 1988 - 1993
      associate, molecular biological laboratory University Hospital
      Copenhagen, Denmark, Denmark
    • 1988 - 1993
      head, molecular biological laboratory University Hospital
      Copenhagen, Denmark, Denmark
    • 1993
      associate, molecular biological laboratory University Hospital
      Linköping, Ostergotlands Lan, Sweden
    • 1993
      head, molecular biological laboratory University Hospital
      Linköping, Ostergotlands Lan, Sweden
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