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Ulf Gösta Pettersson

Ulf Gösta Pettersson, Swedish geneticist, virologist, molecular biologist. Recipient The Svedberg award Swedish Bio-chemical Association, Sweden, 1980, Fernström award Fernström Foundation, Lund, Sweden, 1983, Lennander Lecture award, Swedish Society Medicine, Lund, 1989, Von Humboldt award, 1993.

Background

  • Pettersson, Ulf Gösta was born on September 24, 1942 in Nyköping, Sweden. Son of Gösta Albert and Aina Maria (Lindberg) Pettersson.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, Uppsala (Sweden) University, 1970. Doctor in Medical Science, Uppsala (Sweden) University, 1971.

    Career

    • Research assistant Uppsala University, 1965-1971, assistant professor microbiology, 1973-1981, professor medical genetics, since 1981. Postdoctoral fellow Cold Spring Harbor (New York ) Laboratory, 1971-1972, senior staff scientist, 1972-1973. Director Beijer Laboratory, Uppsala, since 1990, Rudbeck Laboratory since 1999.

    Membership

    Member American Society Microbiology, New York Academy of Sciences, Royal Academy of Sciences, Academia Europea, Human Genome Organization, European Molecular Biology Organization.

    Connections

    • Married Birgitta Karolina Strömstedt, April 3, 1965. Children: Magnus, Anna.
    • father: Gösta Albert Pettersson
    • mother: Aina Maria (Lindberg) Pettersson
    • spouse: Birgitta Karolina Strömstedt
    • children: Magnus Pettersson
    • Anna Pettersson
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    Born September 24, 1942
    (age 74)
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    • 1970
      Uppsala (Sweden) University
    • 1971
      Uppsala (Sweden) University