Robert Gabriel has been a Professor and the Head, Department of General (later Experimental) Zoology and Neurobiology, University of Pécs, Pécs, Hungary, since 2001. Gabriel was a Rector, University of Pécs, Pécs, Hungary, 2007–2010, the Dean, Faculty of Sciences, University of Pécs, Pécs, Hungary, 2001–2007, and the Director, Biological Institute, Faculty of Sciences, University of Pécs, Pécs, Hungary, 2000–2004. Gabriel led more than 20 M.S. and 8 Ph.D. theses. Among his temporary research appointments were at the Department of Histology and Microscopic Anatomy, University of Antwerp, Belgium, April, 1990–June, 1990, the Department of Anatomy and Histology, Flinders University of South Australia, Australia, July, 1990–August, 1992, and the Department of Ophthalmology, New York University Medical Center, New York, USA, August 1997–July 1999. Gabriel is an Elected Member of the Hungarian Neuroscience Society and the European Academy of Sciences and Arts and was the President of the Hungarian Life Long Learning Society, 2010-2011. Gabriel received the János Bolyai Fellowship, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 2000-2003, The Hungarian Electron Microscopist Prize, 2004, the Prima Prize of Baranya County (science), 2009, and the Doctor Honoris Causa, Izhevsk State Technical University, 2010. Gabriel's research experience is in light- and electron microscopic enzyme histochemistry and immunocytochemistry; microanatomical organization of the enteric nervous system, invertebrate ganglia, and visual system of vertebrates; anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, and biochemistry of the retina.
Biography Updated on 11 October 2011