Swedish biologist who is known best for his work in evolutionary genetics. He became a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in 2000.
He was educated at Uppsala University.
He received the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, the highest honor for German research.
He is the son of Nobel Prize-winning biochemist Sune Bergstrom.
He was born in the same country as film director Ingmar Bergman.