Gunnar Öquist#


Gunnar Öquist
Email:gunnar.oquist 'at' plantphys.umu.se
Membership Number:2266
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:SWEDEN
Section:ORGANISMIC & EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY
Username:goquist
Elected:2004
Homepage:http://www.umu.se/sok/english/staff-directory/view-person?uid=guoq0001&guise=employee146204



Present and Previous Positions
  • Since 2003 Secretary General of theRoyal Swedish Academy of Sciences
  • 1993 - 1999 Secretary General of the Swedish Natural Science Research Council (NFR)
  • 1981 - 2003 Professor in Plant Physiology, University of Umeå
  • 1976 - 1981 Docent (Associate Professor) in Plant Physiology, University of Umeå
  • 1974 - 1975 Docent (Associate Professor) in Plant Physiology, University of Lund
  • 1967 - 1976 Assistent, Department of Plant Physiology, University of Umeå
  • 1965 - 1966 Amanuens, Department of Plant Physiology, University of Uppsala

Fields of Scholarship
  • Stress and adaptation mechanisms in photosynthesis
  • Elucidating the physiological responses of photosynthesis under the combined conditions of low temperature and high light

Honours and Awards
  • 1986 The Royal Swedish Academy of Science
  • 1991 Kungl. Skytteanska Samfundet (President 1998--2003)
  • 1995 Kungl. Fysiografiska Sällskapet
  • 1998 The Royal Society of Canada
  • 2004 The Australian Academy of Sciences
  • 2004 Academia Europaea
  • 1998 Kung. Fysiografiska Sällskapets Linnémedalj i guld
  • 2003 The Meritourious Medal of Umeå University in gould
  • Corresponding member of the Australian Society of Plant Physiology
  • Scandinavian Society of Plant Physiology
  • American Society of Plant Physiologists


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