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Sandor Belak

educator , researcher , virologist

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.

Interests

  • Other 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