- Bjørn Grinde
Bjørn Grinde (born
July 3, 1952in Oslo) is a biologistworking in the fields of geneticsand evolution, with a particular interest in human evolution. He studied natural sciences as well as psychologyand anthropologyat the University of Oslo, resulting in a Dr.scient (1981) and a Dr.philos (1984) from the same university. Presently he works as a chief scientist at the Norwegian Institute of Public Healthand as a professor at the University of Oslo. Many of his scientific papers have focused on molecular evolution, using viruses as a model system.
Meant for a general audience, his book "
Darwinian Happiness" has the subtitle "Evolution as a Guide for Living and Understanding Human Behavior".
Bjørn Grinde also has a son
Steinar Kummeneje Grindewho is a fairly known guitarist and poet.
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