Ferenc Nagy#


Ferenc Nagy
Email:nagy.ferenc 'at' brc.mta.hu
Membership Number:4058
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:HUNGARY
Section:BIOCHEMISTRY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
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Present and Previous Positions
  • 2010 - 2013 Guest Professor, University of Freiburg, Germany
  • 2008 - present Professor of Plant Cell and System Biology, University of Edinburgh, UK
  • 2006 - 2012 Deputy Director, Inst. of Plant Biology, BRC, Szeged, Hungary
  • 2004 - present Honorary Professor, University of Freiburg, Germany
  • 2000 - 2006 General Director, Agricultural Biotechnology Center, Gödöllő, Hungary
  • 1998 - 2000 Deputy Director, Inst. of Plant Biology, BRC, Szeged, Hungary
  • 1988 - 1996 Group Leader, Friedrich-Miescher Institute, Basel, Switzerland
  • 1987 - present Group Leader, Inst. of Plant Biology, BRC, Szeged, Hungary
  • 1986 - 1987 Assistant Professor, Laboratory of Plant Molecular Biology, The Rockefeller University, New York, USA
  • 1983 - 1986 Postdoctoral Fellow, Nam-Hai Chua, Laboratory of Plant Molecular Biology, The Rockefeller University, New York, USA

Fields of Scholarship
  • Plant molecular biology
  • Photobiology
  • Chronobiology
  • Optogenetics

Honours and Awards
  • 2014 - present EMBL Council Member (representing Hungary/prospect member status)
  • 2013 Commander’s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Hungary.
  • 2011 Honorary Citizen of Heves city, Hungary
  • 2010 - present Corresponding member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
  • 2008 - 2014 Member of EMBO Council
  • 2008 Szechenyi Award of the Republic of Hungary
  • 2008 - present Member of the German Academy of Sciences (Leopoldina/Botany)
  • 2005 Bela Tanko Award, Hungarian Society of Biochemists
  • 2004 Academy Award, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
  • 2001 Wolfgang Paul Research Award
  • 1998 - present Elected member of EMBO
  • 1997 Humboldt Research Award
  • 1996 - 2010 Howard Hughes International Fellow

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