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cell biology educator

Björn Arvid Afzelius, Swedish cell biology educator.

Background

Afzelius, Björn Arvid was born on June 30, 1925 in Stockholm, Sweden. Son of Nils Arvid and Margarethe (Thirring) Afzelius.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Stockholm University, Sweden, 1957. Doctor of Medicine (honorary), Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), University Siena, Italy, 1986.

Career

Research fellow Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1957-1958. Lecturer Stockholm University, 1958-1968, professor, since 1968.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, writing.

Connections

Married Ulla Elisabeth Fogelberg, May 24, 1957. Children: Görel T.E., Boel A.M.

father:
Nils Arvid Afzelius

mother:
Margarethe (Thirring) Afzelius

spouse:
Ulla Elisabeth Fogelberg

children:
Görel T.E. Afzelius

Boel A.M Afzelius