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Sandor Belak

Sandor Belak, Hungarian virologist, researcher, educator. Recipient The Centenary award The British Veterinary Association, Glasgow, 1988, Georg Fleming Literature prize, 2002. Member of American Society Microbiology, American Society Virology, European Society Clinical Virology, Hungarian Society Microbiology, European Society Veterinary Virology.

Background

  • Belak, Sandor was born on January 19, 1946 in Mosonmagyarovar, Hungary. Arrived in Sweden, 1985. Son of Sandor and Erzsebet (Sax) Belak.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary University, Budapest, Hungary, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, Academy of Sciences, 1978. Doctor of Science, 1994.

    Career

    • Research scientist Veterinary University, Budapest, Hungary, 1969-1978. Junior trainee Food and Agriculture Organization, Rome, Ankara, Turkey, 1970-1971. Visiting scientist NADL/USDA, Ames, Iowa, 1979.

      Research engineer National Veterinary Institute, Uppsala, Sweden, 1985-1988, associate professor Sweden, 1985-1995, head Research and Development department virology, adjunct professor Sweden, since 1995. Professor Swedish University Agricultural Sciences, since 2001. Honorary professor Szent István University, Budapest.

    Membership

    Member of American Society Microbiology, American Society Virology, European Society Clinical Virology, Hungarian Society Microbiology, European Society Veterinary Virology.

    Personality

    Interests

    Skiing, swimming, classical music.

    Connections

    • Married Katinka Laszlo, December 1978. Children: Marton, Bence.
    • father: Sandor Belak
    • mother: Erzsebet (Sax) Belak
    • spouse: Katinka Laszlo
    • children: Marton Belak
    • Bence Belak
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    Born January 19, 1946
    (age 71)
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    • 1969
      Veterinary University
    • 1978
      Academy Sciences
    • 1969 - 1978
      Research scientist, Veterinary University
      Budapest, Hungary, Hungary
    • 1970 - 1971
      junior trainee, Food and Agriculture Organization
      Rome, New York, United States
    • 1979
      visiting scientist, NADL/USDA
      Ames, Iowa, United States
    • 1985 - 1988
      research engineer, National Veterinary Institute
      Uppsala, Uppsala Lan, Sweden
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