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researcher , Biochemistry educator

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

  • Other Work

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

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).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, touring.

Connections

Married Anna Marchlewska. 1 child, Justina.

father:
Franciszek Koj

mother:
Zofia (Stachowiak) Koj

spouse:
Anna Marchlewska

child:
Justina Koj