Gábor Galiba, a holder of Ph.D. and D.S. degrees, is the Head of Department of Plant Molecular Biology, Agricultural Research Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Martonvásár, Hungary (http://www.mgki.hu) and a Professor at the Department of Nanotechnology, Faculty of Information Technology, University of Pannonia, Veszprém, Hungary (http://englishweb.uni-pannon.hu/). Galiba was a Visiting Assistant Professor at the Research Centre for Cell and Tissue Culture, Faculty of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan, 1986-1987. Galiba obtained an M.S. degree in biology from the József Attila Scientific University, Hungary, 1981, a University Doctor degree in biology from the József Attila Scientific University, Hungary, 1984, Ph.D. degree in tissue culture and cell genetics from the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary, 1991, and a D.S. degree in agricultural sciences from the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary, 2001. Galiba awarded an Academy Prize by the Presidential Board of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, 2002, received 5-month Fulbright Research Fellowship from the Hungarian-American Commission for Educational Exchange, Budapest, and worked in UC Davis, Calif, USA, 2003, and received a 6-month Hungarian-American Enterprise Scholarship Fund (HASF) from the U.S. Department of State; the host is UC Davis, Calif, USA, 2007. Galiba research field is plant abiotic stress, specialized in frost tolerance in cereals, genetics, plant molecular biology, and stress physiology. Galiba has a number of publications in SCI Journals, 92, cumulated impact factor: 124.659; number of independent citations: 1331; Hirsch index: 27.
Biography Updated on 30 September 2011