ISSN 2308-4057 (Print),
ISSN 2310-9599 (Online)
Геста Винберг

Gosta Winberg

M.D., PhD, Associate professor (Stockholm, Sweden)
Place of work:
Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research (LICR) Stockholm, Department of Cell and Molecular Biology (CMB), Karolinska Institutet (Stockholm, Sweden)
Position:
Senior researcher, visiting professor
Address:
Nobelsvag 3, Stockholm 171 77, Sweden
Phone:
+468-5248 6249
Field of expertise:
Molecular and cellular biology, microbiology, phylogenetics, applied genetic engineering, cellular engineering, biology of tumors and cells, medical virology, biomedicine, molecular biology
References to the scientist's profile
Qualifications
  • 1981-1983 – Post-doctoral studies at State University of New York (SUNY) at Stony Brook; 
  • 1974-1981 – Doctor of Medical Microbiology at Karolinska Institute (Stockholm, Sweden);
  • 1969-1974 – MD at Karolinska Institute (Stockholm, Sweden);
  • 1965-1971 – Master’s degree in mathematics and linguistics (Russian, Polish, Chinese), Stockholm University (Sweden).
Work and research experience
2010– Current: senior researcher at Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research (LICR) Stockholm, Department of Cell and Molecular Biology (CMB), Karolinska Institutet (Stockholm, Sweden); 
2008 - 2010: visiting lecturer at the Department of engineering and Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA);
2004 - 2008: chief microbiologist at Swedish Institute for Infectious Disease Control (Stockholm, Sweden); 
2001 - 2003: chief biomedical, Virtual Genetic Laboratory AB (Stockholm, Sweden);
1997 - 2003: chief microbiologist at the Department of Virusology, Swedish Institute for Infectious Disease Control (Stockholm, Sweden);
1998 - 1999: researcher at the Centre of Genome Research, Karolinska Institutet (Stockholm, Sweden);  
1996: virologist at Swedish Institute for Infectious Disease Control (Stockholm, Sweden); 
1995 - 2003: researcher at the Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology, Karolinska Institutet (Stockholm, Sweden); 
1994 - 1995:   visiting researcher at Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceutical Research Institute (Seattle, USA);
1984 - 1992:   project leader at Karolinska Institutet (Stockholm, Sweden).
Awards
  • 1995-1996 : Scholarship of the Cancer Research Institute (USA);
  • 1992-1994 : Eleanor Roosevelt’s UICC / ACS International Scholarship for Cancer Research (International Union Against Cancer (UICC), Geneva, Switzerland);
  • 1984-1992 : Scholarship of the Cancer Research Institute (USA);
  • 1981-1983 : Long-Term EMBO Scholarship (European Organization of Molecular Biology (Heidelberg, Germany);
  • 1975-1981 : Doctoral Scholarship at Karolinska Institut (Stockholm, Sweden).