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researcher , Molecular biologist

Paul Pumpens, Latvian molecular biologist, researcher. Recipient All-Union Comsomol's prize, Moscow, 1976, Grindel medal, 1997, Cabinet of Ministers prize, 1998. Member Latvian Academy of Sciences (Science award 1988).


Pumpens, Paul was born on October 21, 1947 in Riga, Latvia. Son of Paul and Rozalija (Sidlovska) Pumpens.


Biochemist, Latvian University, Riga, 1970. Candidate in Biology, Latvian Academy of Sciences, Riga, 1975. Doctor in Biology, Institute Molecular Biology, Moscow, 1988.

Doctor Habilitation in Biology, Latvian Council Sciences, Riga, 1991.


Research fellow Institute Organic Synthesis, Riga, 1973-1989, head labor, 1989-1990, Institute Molecular Biology, Riga, 1990-1991. Department head Biomed Research & Study Center, since 1991. Professor University Latvia, since 1998.

Corresponding member Latvian Academy of Sciences, 1990-1992.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor over 170 articles to science publications and professional journals including Intervirology, Gene, Proceedings of Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics Academy of Sciences, Virol.


Member Latvian Academy of Sciences (Science award 1988).


Paul Pumpens

Rozalija (Sidlovska) Pumpens