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biologist

Gáspár Jékely, Hungarian biologist. Achievements include research in the understanding of cell and nervous system evolution. Recipient Young Researchers prize, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 2000, Science Writing prize, European Molecular Biology Organization, 2002.

Background

Jékely, Gáspár was born on March 13, 1972 in Budapest, Hungary. Son of Zsolt Jékely and Katalin Bodor.

Education

Master of Science in Biology and Genetics, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, 1995. Doctor of Philosophy in Genetics, Eötvös Loránd University, 1999.

Career

Postdoctoral fellow European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg, Germany, 2000—2007. Junior fellow Collegium Budapest, Institute Advanced Study, Budapest, 2003—2003. Research group leader Max Planck Institute Development Biology, Tübingen, Germany, since 2007.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in the understanding of cell and nervous system evolution.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) Master, Are You Awake? A Fictitious Dialogue on Genetics, Development and Evolution. Editor: Eukaryotic Membranes and Cytoskeleton: Origins and Evolution.

Connections

Married Fulvia Bono, May 31, 2003. 1 child Matilde.

father:
Zsolt Jékely

mother:
Katalin Bodor

spouse:
Fulvia Bono

child:
Matilde Jékely