Bachelor of Science, Lund (Sweden) University, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, Lund (Sweden) University, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, Gothenburg University, 1976.
Research scientist department biochemistry, Lund, 1963-1967; research scientist department medical microbiology, Gothenburg U., 1968-1977; assistant professor medical microbiology, Gothenburg U., since 1978.
Married Annmari Genell (divorced 1970). Children: Love Nils, Valtemar Erik. Married Christina Ingrid Rydberg.
1 child, Jonas Lars.