Hans Jörnvall, born 1942, MD, Ph.D, Professor of Physiological Chemistry at Karolinska Institutet. Chairman of the Department of Physiological Chemistry 1987-1993, and of the Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics 1993-1999. Secretary of the Nobel Committee and Assembly at Karolinska Institutet since 2000.
Deputy member of the Board of the Swedish Medical Research Council 1995-1998, member of the Faculty Board of Karolinska Institutet 1984-1990. - Research in biochemistry, molecular biology, and proteomics. Member of Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and of many national and international committees. Since 1999 he is a member of the Council for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings.