Marc Van Montagu#


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Email:mamon 'at' psb.UGent.be
Membership Number:327
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:BELGIUM
Section:CELL & DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY
Username:mmontagu
Homepage: http://indbiotech.net/aboutus/mvm.php



Present and Previous Positions
  • Emeritus Professor – Ghent University
  • Founder and Chairman of the Board, IPBO - Institute for Plant Biotechnology Outreach, Ghent
  • Full Professor (‘gewoon hoogleraar’), molecular genetics, Ghent University, Belgium
  • Director of the Department of Genetics, Flanders Institute for Biotechnology (VIB), Belgium

Fields of Scholarship
  • Plant Biotechnology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Cell Biology

Honours and Awards
  • 2013 The World Food Prize
  • 2013 Foreign correspondent of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences
  • 2009 Genome Valley Excellence Award 2009 (BioAsia, India)
  • 2004 Doctor Honoris Causa of the University of Sofia (Bulgaria)
  • 2001 Third World Academy of Sciences (TWAS)
  • 1999 American Academy of Microbiology
  • 1999 Doctor Honoris Causa of the University of Habana (Cuba)
  • 1999 Theodor Bücher Medal (FEBS)
  • 1998 Japan Prize (Japan)
  • 1998 Italian Academy of Sciences dei XL
  • 1997 The Royal Academy of Overseas Sciences, Belgium
  • 1997 Doctor Honoris Causa of the University of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
  • 1997 Doctor Honoris Causa of the University of Liege (Belgium)
  • 1997 Doctor Honoris Causa of the University of Brussels - ULB (Belgium)
  • 1995 Doctor Honoris Causa of the University of Compiegne (France)
  • 1994-1995 Chair at the Catholic University of Louvain, Faculty of Sciences (Belgium)
  • 1992 The Academy of Engineering of Sweden
  • 1992 Agricultural Academy of France
  • 1991 Agricultural Academy of Russia
  • 1990 Baron, title granted by Baudouin I, King of the Belgians
  • 1990 Doctor Honoris Causa of the University of Helsinki (Finland)
  • 1990 The Charles Leopold Mayer Prize (Academy of Sciences, France)
  • 1990 Dr. A. de Leeuw-Damry-Bourlart Prize
  • 1989 Member of the Academia Europaea
  • 1988 IBM-Europe Prize (France)
  • 1987 Rank Prize for Nutrition (The United Kingdom)
  • 1987 Belgian Royal Academy of Sciences
  • 1986-1987 Chair at the Free University of Brussels, Faculty of Medicine (Belgium)
  • 1986 Foreign Associate, The National Academy of Sciences of the USA
  • 1971-1972 Francqui Chair at the Catholic University of Louvain, Faculty of Medicine (Belgium)


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