Aladar A. Szalay

University of Würzburg, Germany

Dr. Aladar A. Szalay, is internationally recognized as a leader in the monitoring of gene regulation and in whole cell and live organism imaging using light-emitting proteins or protein fusions. Dr. Szalay currently holds a university professor position at the Rudolf Virchow Center of Experimental Biomedicine, School of Medicine, and also at the Biocenter at the University of Würzburg in Würzburg, Germany, where he directs a research program with graduate students and post-doctoral fellows on whole body imaging. He has published over 160 scientific papers and holds over 50 issued patents and patent applications. Dr. Szalay is the recipient of the Wilhelm Exner Award (Medal for Excellence in Science) from Austria and the Alexander von Humboldt Prize from Germany, among others. He has functioned as an advisor for numerous research foundations, served on the Board of Directors and the Scientific Advisory Board for several biomedical start-up companies and was invited to serve as a genetic engineering, gene transfer and therapy expert for several multi-national pharmaceutical and diagnostic equipment manufacturing companies in the US, Europe and Japan.

Biography Updated on 4 November 2010

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