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Jon Anders Jonasson

Jon Anders Jonasson, Swedish bacteriologist, medical geneticist, researcher. Achievements include research in bidirectional chromosome replication in E. coli; research in (with Son of Povey and H. Harris) relationship of loss of heterozygosity for a tumour supressor locus on chromosome 4 to tumorigenicity of certain mouse cell hybrids; development of bacterial typing by pyrosequencing and signature matching of 16S rRNA gene fragments.

Background

  • Jonasson, Jon Anders was born on November 17, 1942 in Stockholm, Sweden. Son of Gustav and Astrid (Bergström) Jonasson.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1973. Docent (honorary), Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1973.

    Career

    • Research assistant clinical genetics laboratory Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, 1970—1973. Researcher Sir William Dunn School of Pathology Oxford University, England, 1974—1976. Lecturer medical genetics Uppsala University, Sweden, 1977—1982.

      Head of laboratories, chairman National Health Service department medical genetics Churchill Hospital, Oxford, England, 1983—1988. Physician Huddinge University Hospital, Stockholm, 1990—1995. Consultant clinical bacteriologist University Hospital, Linköping, Sweden, since 1996.

      Guest lecturer Oxford University, 1983.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in bidirectional chromosome replication in E. coli. Research in (with Son of Povey and H. Harris) relationship of loss of heterozygosity for a tumour supressor locus on chromosome 4 to tumorigenicity of certain mouse cell hybrids. Development of bacterial typing by pyrosequencing and signature matching of 16S rRNA gene fragments.

    Membership

    Member of Swedish Medical Association.

    Connections

    • Married Inger Margareta Magnusson, July 20, 1965. Children: Nanna Löfvenhaft, Jesper, Kristina.
    • father: Gustav Jonasson
    • mother: Astrid (Bergström) Jonasson
    • spouse: Inger Margareta Magnusson
    • children: Nanna Löfvenhaft Jonasson
    • Jesper Jonasson
    • Kristina Jonasson
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    Born November 17, 1942
    (age 74)
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    • 1970
      Karolinska Institute
    • 1973
      Karolinska Institute
    • 1973
      Karolinska Institute
    • 1970 - 1973
      Research assistant, clinical genetics laboratory Karolinska Hospital
      Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden
    • 1974 - 1976
      researcher, Sir William Dunn School of Pathology Oxford University
      England, Arkansas, United States
    • 1977 - 1982
      lecturer, medical genetics Uppsala University
      Sweden
    • 1983 - 1988
      head, National Health Service department medical genetics Churchill Hospital
      Oxford, Mississippi, United States
    • 1983 - 1988
      chairman, National Health Service department medical genetics Churchill Hospital
      Oxford, Mississippi, United States
    • 1990 - 1995
      physician, Huddinge University Hospital
      Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden
    • 1996
      consultant, clinical bacteriologist University Hospital
      Linköping, Ostergotlands Lan, Sweden
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