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botanist , educator

Ove Erik Eriksson, Swedish botanist, educator. Member British Mycological Society (Centenary member 1996), Swedish Botanical Society, International Mycological Association (executive committee 1990-1994), Mycological Society of America (honorary 2002).

Background

Eriksson, Ove Erik was born on July 6, 1935 in Stockholm. Son of Ragnar Erik Albert and Gunhild Linnea (Jansson) Eriksson.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Uppsala, Sweden, 1960. PhLic, University Uppsala, Sweden, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, University Uppsala, Sweden, 1967.

Career

Lecturer Umeå University, 1967-1995, professor department ecological environmental science, 1995-2000, professor emeritus, since 2000. Member editorial advisory board Mycotaxon, 1990-1999. Convenor symposia various international congresses.

Membership

Member British Mycological Society (Centenary member 1996), Swedish Botanical Society, International Mycological Association (executive committee 1990-1994), Mycological Society of America (honorary 2002).

Connections

Married Birgitta Pettersson, July 30, 1960. Children: Erik, Mats, Leif.

father:
Ragnar Erik Albert Eriksson

mother:
Gunhild Linnea (Jansson) Eriksson

spouse:
Birgitta Pettersson

children:
Erik Eriksson

Mats Eriksson

Leif Eriksson