!!!Vito Turk
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__Present and Past Positions__
*since 1997   Chairman of the IUBMB (International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology) Committee on Symposia and Interest Groups and member of the IUBMB Executive Committee
*1990 - 1998  Secretary General of FEBS (Federation of European Biochemical Societies)
*1987 - 1991 President of the Yugoslav Federation of Biochemical Societies
*1987 - 1989 President of the FEBS (Federation of European Biochemical Societies) Executive Committee
*1984 - 1987 President of ICOP (International Committee on Proteolysis)
*1981 - 1984 President of ECOP (European Committee on Proteolysis)
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__Fields of Scholarship__
*Experimental biology
*Biochemistry
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__Honours and Awards__
*1969 and 1978 Boris Kidric Foundation Prize
*1984 Boris Kidric Foundation Prize for R&D achievements
*1985 Frey and Werle Prize of the Ludwig-Maximilians University (Munich, Germany) for advances in the study of kallikrein-kinin system
*1991 Heyrowsky Silver Medal of the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences and Arts for scientific achievements in chemistry
*since 1991 Member of the European Academy
*1993 Ambassador of Science of the Republic of Slovenia
*since 1998 Member of International Engineering Academy (Moscow, Russia)
*1998 "Zois Award" for achievements in science (Ljubljana, Slovenia)
*1998/99 FEBS  "Ferdinand Springer Lecturer"
*since 1999 EMBO (European Molecular Biology Organisation) Member
*1999 FEBS Diplome d'Honneur
*2000 Honorary member of the Croatian Biochemical Society
*2002 Emeritus Professor at Tokushima Bunri University (Tokushima, Japan)
*2002 The Silver Order of Freedom of the Republic of Slovenia for  outstanding contributions in the field of science and merits for the affirmation of the Republic of Slovenia abroad
*2003 Honorary lifetime membership in “The International Proteolysis Society” (IPS)
*2005 Member of Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Ljubljana
*2005 Member of The World Academy of Art and Science, USA
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[Curriculum Vitae |User/Turk_Vito/CV]
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[Publication list|User/Turk_Vito/Publications]
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[Highlights of my work and anecdotes|User/Turk_Vito/Highlight]
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