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educator , microbiologist

PETeris Zikmanis, Latvian microbiologist, educator. Recipient personal stipend The Danish Research Councils, Copenhagen, 1994-1995. Section chairman Latvian Popular Front, Riga, 1988-1991. Fellow Society Latvian Scientists; member New York Academy of Sciences, European Federation Biotechnology, Latvian Biochemist Society, Latvian Microbiology Society.

Background

Zikmanis, PETeris was born on January 14, 1944 in Riga, Latvia. Son of Boriss and Vita Biruta (Zarina) Zikmanis.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Technology University, Riga, Latvia, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, Moscow University, 1977. Doctor in Biology, Latvian Academy of Sciences, Riga, 1992.

Doctor habilitation in Biology, Latvian Academy of Sciences, Riga, 1992.

Career

Postgraduate Institute Microbiology, Latvian Academy of Sciences, Riga, 1971-1974, junior research worker, 1974-1977, senior research worker, leading researcher. Professor Institute of Microbiology and Biotechnology, University Latvia, since 1993. Vice director Institute of Microbiology, Latvian Academy of Sciences, Riga, 1992-1993.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals including European Journal Applied Microbiology, Biotechnology, Applied Microbiology, (prize Latvian Academy of Sciences 1986, 90), Archives Microbiology.

Membership

Section chairman Latvian Popular Front, Riga, 1988-1991. Fellow Society Latvian Scientists. Member New York Academy of Sciences, European Federation Biotechnology, Latvian Biochemist Society, Latvian Microbiology Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Alpine skiing, tennis.

Connections

Married Mara Klavina, January 14, 1981.

father:
Boriss Zikmanis

mother:
Vita Biruta (Zarina) Zikmanis

spouse:
Mara Klavina