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microbiologist , Veterinarian

Bengt Olof Hurvell, Swedish veterinarian, microbiologist. Diplomate Sweden Board Veterinary Medicine. Fulbright-Hay scholar, 1977.

Background

Hurvell, Bengt Olof was born on August 31, 1935 in Lund, Sweden. Son of Thure George Hurvell and Helga Elvira (Olsson) Johansson.

Education

Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine, Royal Veterinary College, Stockholm, 1958. Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Royal Veterinary College, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy, Royal Veterinary College, 1973.

Career

Assistant professor Royal Veterinary College, Stockholm, 1961-1964. From assistant professor to professor microbiology National Veterinary Institute, Uppsala, Sweden, 1964-1999, head central laboratory Sweden, 1982-1999.

Achievements

  • Diplomate Sweden Board Veterinary Medicine.

Membership

International commission member Food and Agriculture Organization and Swedish International Development Authority. Member International Committee Bacteriological Taxonomy, Pasteurella, Yersinia, Francisella, 1978-1983. Member Swedish Society Microbiology (board directors 1978-1982), Swedish Society Medical Microbiology, Swedish Association Veterinary Research (board directors since 1978), Society General Microbiology, American Society Microbiology, New York Academy of Sciences.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Forest hiking, wine tasting.

Connections

Married Mariann Wijkstrom, April 19, 1962.

father:
Thure George Hurvell Johansson

mother:
Helga Elvira (Olsson) Johansson

spouse:
Mariann Wijkstrom