Jostein Goksøyr (1922 – 2000) was a Norwegian microbiologist.
He was born in Kopervik, and took the dr.philos. degree in 1955. He was hired as a lecturer at the University of Bergen in 1956, and was later professor from 1966 to 1989. He was a member of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters from 1970 and the Royal Society of Sciences in Uppsala from 1987.
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- Storesund, J. E.; Ovreås, L. (2013). "Diversity of Planctomycetes in iron-hydroxide deposits from the Arctic Mid Ocean Ridge (AMOR) and description of Bythopirellula goksoyri gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel Planctomycete from deep sea iron-hydroxide deposits". Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 104 (4): 569–584. doi:10.1007/s10482-013-0019-x. PMID 24018702.
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