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medical geneticist , researcher , Bacteriologist

Jon Anders Jonasson, Swedish bacteriologist, medical geneticist, researcher. Achievements include research in bidirectional chromosome replication in E. coli; research in (with Son of Povey and H. Harris) relationship of loss of heterozygosity for a tumour supressor locus on chromosome 4 to tumorigenicity of certain mouse cell hybrids; development of bacterial typing by pyrosequencing and signature matching of 16S rRNA gene fragments.

Background

Jonasson, Jon Anders was born on November 17, 1942 in Stockholm, Sweden. Son of Gustav and Astrid (Bergström) Jonasson.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1973. Docent (honorary), Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1973.

Career

Research assistant clinical genetics laboratory Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, 1970—1973. Researcher Sir William Dunn School of Pathology Oxford University, England, 1974—1976. Lecturer medical genetics Uppsala University, Sweden, 1977—1982.

Head of laboratories, chairman National Health Service department medical genetics Churchill Hospital, Oxford, England, 1983—1988. Physician Huddinge University Hospital, Stockholm, 1990—1995. Consultant clinical bacteriologist University Hospital, Linköping, Sweden, since 1996.

Guest lecturer Oxford University, 1983.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in bidirectional chromosome replication in E. coli. Research in (with Son of Povey and H. Harris) relationship of loss of heterozygosity for a tumour supressor locus on chromosome 4 to tumorigenicity of certain mouse cell hybrids. Development of bacterial typing by pyrosequencing and signature matching of 16S rRNA gene fragments.

Membership

Member of Swedish Medical Association.

Connections

Married Inger Margareta Magnusson, July 20, 1965. Children: Nanna Löfvenhaft, Jesper, Kristina.

father:
Gustav Jonasson

mother:
Astrid (Bergström) Jonasson

spouse:
Inger Margareta Magnusson

children:
Nanna Löfvenhaft Jonasson

Kristina Jonasson

Jesper Jonasson