!!!Andras Janos Dinnyes

Andras Janos Dinnyes
Membership Number:4755
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:HUNGARY

Present and Previous Positions

  • 2008 - present Full Professor, Head, Molecular Animal Biotechnology Laboratory, Szt. Istvan University, Gödöllö, Hungary
  • 2005 - present CEO, Founder, BioTalentum Ltd, Gödöllő, SME on agricultural and medical biotechnology, stem cell technologies
  • 2010 - 2016 Full Professor (0.2 FTE) Department of Animal Health, Veterinary Sciences Faculty, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
  • 2008 - 2009 F.C. Donders Chair Professor, Veterinary Sciences Faculty, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
  • 2002 - 2008 Scientific Advisor, Team leader, Agricultural Biotechnology Center, Genetic Reprogramming Team, Gödöllö, Hungary
  • 2000 - 2001 Nuclear Transfer Team Leader, Dept. Gene Expression and Development, Roslin Institute, Roslin, UK
  • 1997 - 1999 Visiting Research Scientist, Dep. of Animal Science, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
  • 1994 - 1997 Research Fellow; Head of the Embryology Laboratory, Agricultural Biotechnology Centre, Hungary
  • 1993 - 1994 PHARE-ACCORD Post-doctoral Fellow, Veterinary Unit, Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium
  • 1991 - 1992 Fulbright Fellow, Dep. of Animal Health, National Zoo, Smithsonian Inst., Washington D.C., USA

Fields of Scholarship
  • Genetic reprogramming by nuclear transfer cloning in animals
  • Pluripotent stem cell technology platform for medical models, toxicology and regenerative medicine
  • Neurodegenerative diseases in vitro modelling (Alzheimers disease)
  • In vitro embryo production and developmental origin of adulthood diseases in mammalians
  • Cryobiology of mammalian gametes and embryos
  • Diabetes treatment by regenerative medicine
  • Genetic reprogramming by induced pluripotent stem cell technology

Honours and Awards
  • 2015 “Sandor Kallai” award of the Hungarian Laboratory Animal Science Association
  • 2013 “Denis Gabor” Innovation Award, Hungary
  • 2004 Marie Curie Excellence Team Grant (ERC starting grant equivalent in EU FP6)
  • 2003 Wellcome Trust International Senior Research Fellowship in Biomedical Science in Central Europe (No. 070246)
  • 1989 „Pro Scientia” Gold Medal by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and National Student Scientific Circles

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