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chemist , educator

Per Johan Garegg, Norwegian chemist, educator. Achievements include research in synthetic aspects of carbohydrate chemistry, polysaccharide chemistry, and nucleotide synthesis. E-mial. Recipient Lindblom award Royal Swedish Science Academy, 1974, Norblad-Ekstrand medal Swedish Chemical Society, 1979, Claude S. Hudson award American Chemical Society, 1991.

Background

Garegg, Per Johan was born on July 11, 1933 in Oslo, Norway. Arrived in Sweden, 1958. Son of Syver and Hjørdis (Ingebretsen) Garegg.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Stockholm University, 1965.

Career

Chemist, Bakelite Ltd., Birmingham, England, 1955-1958; research grantee, Swedish Forest Products Laboratory, Stockholm, 1958-1959; research assistant, Swedish Forest Products Laboratory, Stockholm, 1959-1964; lecturer, Stockholm U., 1964-1968; associate professor, Stockholm U., 1969-1984; professor, Stockholm U., since 1985; research associate, U. Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, 1968-1969; professor, Uppsala (Sweden) U., 1984-1985.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in synthetic aspects of carbohydrate chemistry, polysaccharide chemistry, and nucleotide synthesis.

Connections

Married Sheila Barnet Hamilton, June 25, 1955 (divorced 1986). Children: Inez Stigarth, Irene Carter. Married Margaret Alice Clarke, May 25, 1991.

father:
Syver Garegg

mother:
Hjørdis (Ingebretsen) Garegg

spouses:
Sheila Barnet Hamilton

Margaret Alice Clarke

children:
Inez Stigarth Garegg

Irene Carter Garegg