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Aleksander Koj

Aleksander Koj, Polish retired biochemistry educator, researcher. Research grantee National Science Foundation, Krakow, 1975, National Institute of Health, Krakow, 1980; recipient Ontario Heart Foundation award, Hamilton, 1983, Polish Science Foundation award, 1996, Jurzykowski Foundation award, 1998.

Background

  • Koj, Aleksander was born on February 26, 1935 in Gana, Poland. Son of Franciszek and Zofia (Stachowiak) Koj.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, Krakow University, 1957; Doctor of Science, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, 1968; Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), Cleveland State University, 1990; Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), University Hartford, 1995; Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), State University of New York, Buffalo, 1998.

    Career

    • Assistant Medical Academy, Krakow, 1957-1968. Associate professor Jagiellonian University, 1969-1976, professor, since 1976, director Institute of Molecular Biology, 1977-1981, prorector, 1984-1987, rector, 1987-1990, 1993-1999, retired, 2005.

    Works

    • Co-author, co-editor: The Acute Phase Response to Injury and Infection, 1985.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member Bio-chemical Society United Kingdom, Polish Bio-chemical Society (chairman Krakow branch 1972-1975), Polish Academy of Sciences, Academy of Sciences & Lettres (Krakow).

    Personality

    Interests

    Music, touring.

    Connections

    • Married Anna Marchlewska; 1 child, Justina.
    • child: Justina Koj
    • mother: Zofia (Stachowiak) Koj
    • spouse: Anna Marchlewska
    • father: Franciszek Koj
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    Born February 26, 1935
    Nationality
    • 1957
      Kraków University
    • 1968
      Jagiellonian University
    • 1990
      Cleveland State University
    • 1995
      University Hartford
    • 1998
      State University of New York
    • 1957 - 1968
      Assistant, Medical Academy
      Kraków, Malopolskie, Poland
    • 1984 - 1987
      associate, professor Jagiellonian University
    • 1987 - 1990
      associate, professor Jagiellonian University
      Rector, Arkansas, United States
    • 1993 - 1999
      associate, professor Jagiellonian University
      Rector, Arkansas, United States
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