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educator , microbiologist

Kurt Nordstrom, Swedish microbiologist, educator. Recipient Price award Lilli Kjaers Cancer Foundation, Denmark, 1980. Fellow Royal Academy of Sciences at Uppsala, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences; member European Molecular Biology Organization, Swedish Society Microbiology (president 1984-1988), American Society Microbiology, New York Academy of Sciences.

Background

Nordstrom, Kurt was born on November 3, 1935 in Stockholm. Son of Gustaf and Anna Elisabeth (Petterson) Nordstrom.

Education

Chemical Engineer, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1962. Doctor Technology, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1964.

Docent, University Stockholm, University Umea, Sweden, 1966.

Career

Assistant professor University Umea, 1966-1971, associate professor, 1971-1975. Professor Odense University, Denmark, 1976-1982, Uppsala (Sweden) University, since 1982, dean biology section/science faculty, 1988-1992. Prodean faculty science Uppsala University, Sweden, 1992-1993, also board directors.

Membership

Fellow Royal Academy of Sciences at Uppsala, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. Member European Molecular Biology Organization, Swedish Society Microbiology (president 1984-1988), American Society Microbiology, New York Academy of Sciences.

Connections

Married Ulla Birgitta Elgbrink, December 27, 1959 (divorced January 1970). Children: Cornelia, Erica, Malin. Married Ulla Marie Henriksson, March 20, 1970 (divorced December 1985).

Children: Karin, Johanna. Married Sylvi Anita Gunnarson, July 1, 1989.

father:
Gustaf Nordstrom

mother:
Anna Elisabeth (Petterson) Nordstrom

spouses:
Ulla Birgitta Elgbrink

Ulla Marie Henriksson

Sylvi Anita Gunnarson

children:
Cornelia Nordstrom

Erica Nordstrom

Malin Nordstrom

Karin Nordstrom

Johanna Nordstrom