2017 Burgen Scholars#

Nine 2017 Burgen Scholars who had been nominated by the Hungarian AE members at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences were each presented with a certificate and book prize (provided by World Scientific Publishing Ltd).

"2017 Burgen Scholars

Eva Dekany
Dr. Éva Dékány

AFFILIATION: Research Institute for Linguistics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
LINK TO WEBPAGE: http://www.nytud.hu/depts/tlp/dekany/index.html
PERSONAL WEBPAGE: https://sites.google.com/site/dekanylinguistics/home


Éva Dékány was born on March 18, 1983 in Kecskemét, Hungary. She graduated from Eötvös University (Budapest) as an M.A. in English Language and Linguistics in 2006 and as an M.A. in Theoretical Linguistics (with distinction) in 2007. She pursued a doctoral degree at the Center for the Advanced Study of Theoretical Linguistics at the University of Tromsø between 2007 and 2011, defending her PhD thesis in 2012. Since 2012, she has been working at the Research Institute for Linguistics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (RIL HAS). Between 2013 September and 2017 August, she held two successive postdoctoral grants from HAS. In 2016 she received the József Herman Young Researcher’s Prize from RIL HAS and the Prima Junior Award from the Prima Primissima Foundation. As of 2017 September, she is the holder of a Premium postdoctoral grant from the Academy.

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Eva Doka
Dr. Eva Doka

AFFILIATION: National Institute of Oncology, Budapest, Hungary
LINK TO WEBPAGE: http://www.onkol.hu/en/department-molecular-immunology-and-toxicology-mito


Place of studies: University of Debrecen
MSc in Chemistry, 2012
BSc in Mathematics, 2013
PhD in Chemical Sciences, 2016

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Balazs Enyedi
Balázs Enyedi, M.D., Ph.D.

AFFILIATION: Department of Physiology, Semmelweis University
FIELD OF SCHOLARSHIP: Cell Biology and Physiology


Balázs Enyedi obtained his medical degree with honours from the Semmelweis University, Budapest in 2006. He joined the laboratory of Miklós Geiszt as a graduate student to study the intracellular role of hydrogen peroxide. After completing his PhD thesis in 2011 he was invited as a postdoctoral fellow to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (New York) to the laboratory of Philipp Niethammer, where he was funded by the Lucille Castori fellowship. His research interest shifted towards understanding the mechanisms of tissue damage induced inflammation. His discoveries here earned him publications in prominent journals such as Nature Cell Biology and Cell.

Balázs has published close to 20 research and review papers and has been invited to several prestigious Gordon and Keystone conferences as a speaker. He was the recipient of the Junior Príma Prize from the Prima Foundation in Hungary and the Premium Post Doctorate Scholarship of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. He holds a Starting Grant from the Semmelweis University where he was recently appointed as an Assistant Professor to establish his laboratory in the Department of Physiology.

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