Éva Kondorosi#


Éva Kondorosi
Email:eva.kondorosi 'at' gmail.com
Membership Number:2875
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:HUNGARY
Section:BIOCHEMISTRY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
Username:ekondorosi
Elected:2010
Homepage: http://www.bzlogi.hu/bzaka/bzaka_angol.head.page?nodeid=663



Present and Previous Positions
  • 2012 Head of the Symbiosis and Functional Genomics Unit, Biological Research Centre, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Szeged, Hungary
  • 2000 - 2013 Group leader, Institut des Sciences du Végétal, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
  • 1997 - 2012 Founder and Director of the Bay Zoltán Foundation for Applied Research
  • 1996 - 2019 Scientific advisor at the Institute of Biochemistry, Biological Research Center, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Szeged, Hungary (1996 - 2017)
  • 1982 - 1996 Senior Scientist at the Institute of Biochemistry, Biological Research Center, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Szeged, Hungary
  • 1976 - 1982 Research Associate at the Institute of Biochemistry, Biological Research Center, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Szeged, Hungary
  • 1989 - 2000 Group leader, Institut des Sciences Végétales, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
  • 1987 - 1989 Max Planck Institut für Züchtungsforschung Köln, Germany, project leader

Fields of Scholarship
  • Microbial genetics
  • Molecular biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Plant-microbe interactions
  • Symbiotic nitrogen fixation
  • Chemical Ecology
  • Cell differentiation
  • Organ development
  • Function and regulation of bacterial and plant genes controlling nodule development
  • Plant cell cycle regulation
  • Control of endoreduplication cycles, targeted proteolysis by the anaphase promoting complex APC-CCS52 ubiquitin ligase enzyme complexes
  • Plant controlled differentiation of bacteria
  • Function of symbiotic antimicrobial plant peptides
  • Development of novel, plant derived antimicrobial agents

Honours and Awards
  • 2019 The main prize of Szeged city
  • 2019 „Man of the year”, Hungary
  • 2018 Balzan Prize (Chemical Ecology)
  • 2016 Full member of Hungarian Academy of Sciences
  • 2017 Grand Prize of the Szeged Foundation
  • 2012 Széchenyi Prize of the Hungarian state for outstanding scientific contribution
  • 2012 Award of the the International Society of Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions
  • 2011 Prix de la Recherche, Paris
  • 2007 Hotchkiss award
  • 1985 Award of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
  • 2006 Member of the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO)
  • 2011 - 2012 Member of the EMBO Fellowship Committee
  • 2013 - 2018 Member of the Scientific Council of the European Research Council
  • 2017 - 2019 Vice President of the European Research Council
  • 2018 Member of the Strategic Advisory Committee at University of Oslo
  • 2019 Member of the University of Ćologne’s Academic Advisory Board
  • 2019 Member of the International Committee of „Polish Excellence Initiative” of the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education
  • 2018 Member of the jury of the BIAL Award in Biomedicine
  • 2008 - 2015 Member of the Board of Directors of the IS-Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions
  • 2012 - 2016 Member of the United Nations Secretary General’s Scientific Advisory Board
  • 2011 - 2017 ERC Advanced Grant
  • 1997 - 2000 Member of the International jury for the UNESCO/Helena Rubinstein/L’Oréal Prize “Women in Sciences”
  • Academic memberships
    • 2010 Foreign associate of the National Academy of Sciences, USA
    • 2010 Corresponding member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
    • 2010 Member of the Academia Europaea
    • 2013 Foreign Full Member of the French Agricultural Academy
    • 2015 Member of Leopoldina, the German National Academy of Sciences
    • 2016 Full Member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
    • 2017 Member of the European Academy of Microbiology



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