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Bengt Erik Soderstrom

educator , microbiologist

Bengt Erik Soderstrom, Swedish microbiologist, educator. Member Swedish Society for Microbiology (chairman 1993-1998), British Mycological Society, American Society for Microbiology, Society for General Microbiology, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

Background

Soderstrom, Bengt Erik was born on March 17, 1946 in Uppsala, Sweden. Son of K.F. Nils and Marta R.O. (Nilsson) Soderstrom.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Lund (Sweden) University, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy, Lund (Sweden) University, 1978.

Career

Researcher Lund University, 1978-1982, docent, 1982-1986, senior lecturer, 1986-1990, professor, since 1990, head department ecology, 1996-1998, dean faculty of science, since 1998.

Membership

Member Swedish Society for Microbiology (chairman 1993-1998), British Mycological Society, American Society for Microbiology, Society for General Microbiology, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

Connections

Married Ulla M. Thunander, May 12, 1973. Children: Erik T., Karl J.

father:
K.F. Nils Soderstrom

mother:
Marta R.O. (Nilsson) Soderstrom

spouse:
Ulla M. Thunander

children:
Erik T. Soderstrom

Karl J. Soderstrom