Max Häggblom — Violin

Max Häggblom, a native of Finland, has been a member of the GVO since moving to New York in 1988. In addition to playing in the violin section, he is currently serving on the Board of Directors as Treasurer.

Max is Professor of Microbiology at Rutgers University. His research is in applied and environmental microbiology, with a focus on how bacteria degrade toxic environmental pollutants and how microbes can be used for cleanup of contaminated environments (the New York—New Jersey area offers ample research sites). More information…