Svante Pääbo Biologist

Svante Pääbo
Birth Place:
April 20, 1955
65 years old
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Svante Pääbo is a biologist paleogeneticist. He was born on April 20, 1955 (65 years old) in Stockholm.


Svante Pääbo is a Swedish biologist specializing in evolutionary genetics. He was born in 1955 in Stockholm to Sune Bergström who shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Bengt I. Samuelsson and John R. Vane in 1982 and his mother Estonian chemist Karin Pääbo. He earned his PhD from Uppsala University in 1986. Since 1997 he has been director of the Department of Genetics at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig Germany. read more

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Sune Bergström
Sune Bergström

His father Sune Bergström and Sune Bergström was 39 years old when Svante born. His father was a Swedish biochemist.

Awards (17)

Awarded Knight Commander's Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany in 2009 , awarded Gruber Prize in Genetics in 2013 , awarded Pour le Mérite for Sciences and Arts in 2008 , awarded Leipziger Science Award in 2003 , awarded Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences in 2016 ,


He graduated from Uppsala University

Is Svante Pääbo still alive?

Yes, Svante Pääbo is still alive Last check: 3 months ago

What is Svante's zodiac sign?

Svante Pääbo zodiac sign is taurus.

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When is Pääbo's next birthday?

Svante Pääbo was born on the , which was a Wednesday. He will be turning 66 in only 330 days from today (25 May, 2020).

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