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consultant , researcher , chemical ecologist

Gunnar Lars Willig Bergstrom, Swedish chemical ecologist, researcher, consultant. Recipient Letterstedt award Royal Academy of Sciences, Stockholm, 1978, 2d prize Swedish Radio/television Best Science Program, Stockholm, 1978, Linnean prize Royal Society Sciences, Uppsala, 1982. Fellow Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Royal Society Arts & Sciences; member International Society Chemical Ecology (president 1985-1986).


Bergstrom, Gunnar Lars Willig was born on July 6, 1935 in Goteborg, Sweden. Son of Gunnar Anders and Leila Kathy Margareta (Willig) Bergstrom.


Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry, Goteborg University, 1973.


Research assistant medical biochemistry, medical physics Goteborg University, 1967-1973, associate professor bichemistry, 1973-1983, professor etholog. chemistry, since 1983, chairman, director Department Chemical Ecology, since 1974. Guest professor University Texas, Austin, 1976, University California, Berkeley, 1994. Director chemical department Uppsala Department University Research Station, Oland, 1973-1985.

Member science committee Volvo Environment Prize, since 1990.


Fellow Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Royal Society Arts & Sciences. Member International Society Chemical Ecology (president 1985-1986).


  • Other Interests

    Reading, languages, walking, travel, golf.


Gunnar Anders Bergstrom

Leila Kathy Margareta (Willig) Bergstrom