Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology, UCSF. Finland Distinguished Professor, Virology, U. Helsinki, Finland. Visiting Professor, Insitute of Biochemistry, U. Ljubljana, Slovenia. Member, IJS Postgraduate School, Ljubljana, Slovenia. Also member, Slovenian Academy of Arts and Sciences. Received various awards including the Alexander von Humboldt Prize, and the Ambassador for Science of the Republic of Slovenia.