Bachelor of Medicine, University Gothenburg, 1963. Doctor of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1970.
Professor molecular genetics Karolinska Institute, 1981—2007. Science secretary Wenner-Gren Foundations, since 2003, member Nobel Committee, 1990-1907. Board member Swedish Natural Science Research Council, Stockholm, 1983-1989.
Member Council of European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg, 1983-1989.
Member Swedish Hybrid DNA Delegation, Stockholm, 1983-1991. Board member Göran Gustafsson Foundation, Stockholm, 1989-1995, Wennergren Foundations, since 1989. Member Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (member board), Royal Physiographic Society, Academia Europaea, European Molecular Biology Organization.
Son of Alva Frisk, November 25, 1967.