Dr. Sándor Biró
Affiliation: University of Debrecen, Department of Human Genetics,
Faculty of Medicine
4032 Debrecen, Nagyerdei krt. 98, Hungary
Telephone: +36 52 416531/65607
Office: LSB, 2.401
1968-1973 University study, MSc in Chemistry at the Faculty of Natural Sciences, L. Kossuth University, Debrecen, Hungary
1980, University (med. biol.) doctor, University Medical School of Debrecen (UMSD)
1992, Candidate Scientific Degree (CSc) Hungarian Academy of Sciences
2003, Habilitation, University Medical School of Debrecen
2011, Doctor of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (DSc)
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Positions/ Work places:
1973-1979, assistant research fellow, UMSD, Dept. Biology
1979-1994, research fellow, UMSD, Dept. Biology
1994-1995, scientific associate, UMSD, Dept. Biology
1996-2000, adjunct position as head of the Dept. of Microbiology and Biotechnology, Faculty of Natural Sciences, L. Kossuth University
1995-2005, associate professor, UMSD, Dept. Biology/Dept. Human Genetics
2005-2012, associate professor, head of Dept. Human Genetics
2012-2014, professor, head of Dept. Human Genetics
2014- present, professor
1982 John Innes Institute, Norwich, UK postdoctoral fellow.
1986-1988 University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA, research associate
1991-92 Technische Universitat Berlin, Germany visiting fellow.
1999 Technische Universitat Berlin, Germany visiting professor.
2000 Technische Universitat Berlin, Germany visiting professor.
2001 Technische Universitat Berlin, Germany visiting professor.
2003 The John Innes Centre, Norwich, UK, visiting professor.
Hungarian Genetical Society (member of presidency 1994-19989
Hungarian Biochemical Society
Hungarian Society for Microbiology
Society for General Microbiology UK
Hungarian Society of Human Genetics
1988, Prize of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences for Supported Institutes
2002, Diploma of Merit, Rector of the University of Debrecen
2002, Széchenyi István Fellowship
2002, 2005 and 2009 Outstanding Teacher of the Medical and Health Science Center, University of Debrecen
2005, Teacher of the Year of the Hungarian program, at the Faculty of General Medicine
2010, Manninger Rezső Medallion of the Hungarian Society for Microbiology
2015, Pro Facultate Medallion of the Faculty of General Medicine
Fields of interest:
Study of the structure of genes and regulation of gene expression in the antibiotic
producer Streptomyces strains.
Detction of fungal infections in different human diseases.
The role of Wilms tumor (WT1
) gene in hematologic diseases
Scientific publications 85 (MTMT, Hungarian Scientific Publications)
Book/book chapter 2
Independent citations 1003 (Google Scholar)
Hirsch index 15 (Google Scholar)
Number of graduated
PhD students 6
Links for the list of publications MTMT