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virology educator

Erling Carl Jacob Norrby, Swedish virology educator. Recipient Fernstrom's prize for Young Promising Scientists, 1981.

Background

Norrby, Erling Carl Jacob was born on August 28, 1937 in Stockholm, Sweden. Son of Carl Tore Nikolaus and Anna Gertrud (Lofgren) Norrby.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1963; Doctor of Philosophy, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1964.

Career

Professor Karolinska Institute, 1972-1990, professor, dean, 1990-1996. Secretary general Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Stockholm, 1997—2003. Board member Nobel Foundation, Karlstad University.

Membership

Board chairman Sven Hedin Foundation. Chairman Rolf Schock Foundation. Member of Korean Academy of Science & Technology (foreign member), American Philosophical Society, Academia Europea, National Academy of Medical, Buenos Aires, Royal Swedish Academy of Science (chairman Science Education Committee, Johan von Hopken medal 2003).

Connections

Married Margareta Norrby. Children: Jacob, Lars, Christina.

father:
Carl Tore Nikolaus Norrby

mother:
Anna Gertrud (Lofgren) Norrby

spouse:
Margareta Norrby

children:
Christina Norrby

Jacob Norrby

Lars Norrby