Sjur Olsnes#


Sjur Olsnes
Sadly, this member passed away.
Email:olsnes 'at' radium.uio.no
Membership Number:1610
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:NORWAY
Section:BIOCHEMISTRY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
Username:solsnes




Sjur Olsnes passed away July 18, 2014.

Positions Held
  • 2009 Professor Emeritus
  • 1990 - 2009 Head of Biochemistry Department at The Institute for Cancer Research at the Norwegian Radium Hospital, Oslo
  • 1990 - 2009 Professor of Biochemistry, University of Oslo
  • 1989 - 1990 Professor of Tumor Biology, University of Oslo
  • 1972 - 1989 Senior biochemist at The Institute for Cancer Research at The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Oslo
  • 1967 - 1968 University of Bergen

Fields of Scholarship
  • Nucleic acids and protein synthesis
  • Biochemistry and function of toxins and immunotoxins
  • Immunology
  • Cell- and molecular biology
  • Virology
  • Anion transport
  • Regulation of intracellular pH and growth factors

Honours and Awards
  • 1977 The Prize of The Nordic Cancer Union
  • 1979 Anders Jahres Medical Prize for Nordic Scientists below forty years
  • 1986 Shipley Lecturer, Harvard Medical School
  • 1987 Elected member of EMBO
  • 1988 Pierce Immunotoxin Award
  • 1988 Schunk Prize, University of Giessen, FRG
  • 1990 Award of The Norwegian Research Council for Science and Humanities
  • 1993 Elected member of The Norwegian Academy of Sciences
  • 1994 Elected member of Academia Europaea
  • 1995 Research Prize of The DNR Research Foundation
  • 1995 Stiansens Prize for Biomedical Research
  • 1997 Doctor honoris causa, Engelhardt Institute for Molecular Biology, Moscow
  • 1999 Elected Foreign Member of The Russian Academy of Sciences
  • 2000 The Oslo University Research Prize
  • 2002 Elected Fellow of American Academy of Microbiology
  • 2003 King Olav V Prize for Cancer Research


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