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Ulf Gösta Pettersson

geneticist , virologist , molecular biologist

Ulf Gösta Pettersson, Swedish geneticist, virologist, molecular biologist. Recipient The Svedberg award Swedish Bio-chemical Association, Sweden, 1980, Fernström award Fernström Foundation, Lund, Sweden, 1983, Lennander Lecture award, Swedish Society Medicine, Lund, 1989, Von Humboldt award, 1993.

Background

Pettersson, Ulf Gösta was born on September 24, 1942 in Nyköping, Sweden. Son of Gösta Albert and Aina Maria (Lindberg) Pettersson.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Uppsala (Sweden) University, 1970. Doctor in Medical Science, Uppsala (Sweden) University, 1971.

Career

Research assistant Uppsala University, 1965-1971, assistant professor microbiology, 1973-1981, professor medical genetics, since 1981. Postdoctoral fellow Cold Spring Harbor (New York ) Laboratory, 1971-1972, senior staff scientist, 1972-1973. Director Beijer Laboratory, Uppsala, since 1990, Rudbeck Laboratory since 1999.

Membership

Member American Society Microbiology, New York Academy of Sciences, Royal Academy of Sciences, Academia Europea, Human Genome Organization, European Molecular Biology Organization.

Connections

Married Birgitta Karolina Strömstedt, April 3, 1965. Children: Magnus, Anna.

father:
Gösta Albert Pettersson

mother:
Aina Maria (Lindberg) Pettersson

spouse:
Birgitta Karolina Strömstedt

children:
Magnus Pettersson

Anna Pettersson