Bachelor of Science, Ciba Ltd., Basel, Switzerland, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, Uppsala University, Sweden, 1983. Associate professor, Sweden University Agriculture Sciences, 1988.
Technology Ciba Ag, Basel, 1969-1971. Chief technical University Zürich, Switzerland, 1971-1974. Senior staff member Swedish University Agriculture Science, Uppsala, 1985-1988.
Associate professor, head molecular biological laboratory University Hospital, Copenhagen, 1988-1993, Linköping, Sweden, since 1993, professor molecular biology Medical Faculty Sweden, since 2000. Advisor in molecular biology Institute Pharmaceutical, Lunds University, 1992-1998.
Member New York Academy of Sciences, American Society Microbiology.
Married May Ingeborg Henriette Wigrén, January 1, 1947. Children: Catharina, Christian.