!!!Boris Turk
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__Present and Previous Positions__
* 2011-2013 Principal Investigator at Center of Excellence Nanosciences and Nanotechnologies
* 2011-2017 Principal Investigator at Center of Excellence for Integrated Approaches in Chemistry and Biology of Proteins
* 2011 Professor of Biochemistry at Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, University of Ljubljana, 
* 2008 Scientific councilor at J. Stefan Institute, Ljubljana 
*since 2007 Head of Department of Biochemistry and Molecular and Structural Biology at J. Stefan Institute
* 2006 – 2011 Associate Professor at Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, University of Ljubljana 
* 2001 – 2008 Senior scientist at J. Stefan Institute, Ljubljana
* 2000 - 2006 Assistant Professor at Biotechnical Faculty, University of Ljubljana,
* 1998 Head of Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology  (now  Biochem. &  Mol. &  Struct. Biol. ) at J. Stefan Institute
* 1997 - 2001 Research associate at J. Stefan Institute, Ljubljana 
* 1994, Jan -1996 June Post doctoral Fellow at Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala (I. Björk); Post doctoral FEBS Fellowship (1994-1995), Wenner-Gren Fellowship (1996)
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__Fields of Scholarship__
* Proteolysis
* Cysteine cathepsins
* Chemical biology
* Cell death
* Autophagy
* Cancer
* Protease signaling
* Lysosomes
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__Honours and Awards__
*2011 - 2013 President of International Proteolysis Society and Councilor
* 2011 Zois award for outstanding achievements in science in the field of signal transduction by proteases (Republic of Slovenia)
* 2007 EMBO member
* 2006 Human Frontier Science Program grant award for the project “Intracellular protease signaling induced by homopolymeric amino acid (HPAA) tracts” (together with S. Ishiura, G. Salvesen and M. Bogyo)
* 2001 Zois amendment for important scientific achievements in the field of biochemistry of lysosomal proteases (Republic of Slovenia)
* 2000 Short-term EMBO Fellowship (3 months)
* 1997  Boehringer Ingelheim ProNatura Young Investigator Award. 
* 1993  Long-term EMBO (European Molecular Biology Organization) Fellowship- awarded, but declined. 
* 1994 - 1996 Long-term FEBS (Federation of European Biochemical Societies) Fellowship.
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[Curriculum Vitae |User/Turk_Boris/CV]
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[Publication list|User/Turk_Boris/Publications]
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[Highlights of my work and anecdotes|User/Turk_Boris/Highlight]
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