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Dr. József Haller's Curriculum Vitae
NAME:

József Haller
POSITION TITLE

Senior Research Fellow, Department head

 
EDUCATION/TRAINING
 
 
INSTITUTION AND LOCATION
DEGREE
(if applicable)
YEAR(s)
FIELD OF STUDY
Babes-Bolyai University, Kolozsvár (Romania)
M.Sc.
1982
Biology
Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest
University Doctor
1990
Behavioral physiology
Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest
Ph.D.
1995
Behavioral pharmacology
Hungarian Academy of Science
D.Sc.
2004
Behavioral neurobiology
 
RESEARCH AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
 
 
Professional Experience:
 
 
1982-1984   
teacher of biology (Romania)
1984-1990
Research Fellow (Biological Research Center, Kolozsvár, Romania)
1990-1992
Assistant Professor (Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest)
1992-1995
Research Fellow (Institute of Experimental Medicine, Budapest)
1995-
Senior Research Fellow (Institute of Experimental Medicine, Budapest)
2000-
head of the Laboratory of Behavioral and Stress Studies (Institute of Experimental Medicine, Budapest)
2001-2004
deputy head of the Department of Endocrine and Behavioral Neuroscience (Institute of Experimental Medicine, Budapest)
2004-
head of the Behavioural Neurobiology Department (Institute of Experimental Medicine, Budapest)
 
 
Awards and Prizes:
 
 
OTKA (Hungarian Scientific Research Fund)-ÉT (Life and Science) article contest, special prize, 1991
OTKA (Hungarian Scientific Research Fund)-ÉT (Life and Science) article contest, 1st prize, 1993
OTKA (Hungarian Scientific Research Fund)-ÉT (Life and Science) article contest, special prize, 1995
OTKA (Hungarian Scientific Research Fund)-ÉT (Life and Science) article contest, 3rd prize, 1997
Harry Frank Guggenheim Research fellowship, 1996-1997
János Bolyai Research Fellowship, 1998-2001
János Bolyai Diploma of Merit for research performed between 1998-2001; 2002
 
 
Editorial Board Membership of International Journals:
 
 
- Reviews articles for: Aggressive Behavior, Behavioral Pharmacology, Brain Research Bulletin, Hormones and Behavior,, Journal of Fish Biology,Laboratory Animals, Neuroscience, Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior, Physiology and Behaviour, Proceedings of the Royal Academy of Sciences.
- Guest editor of Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 1998.
 
 
Major International Research Grant Awards.
 
- Involvement of cortical CCK-containing interneurons in the anxiety-related effects of nicotinic, 5-HT3 and cannabinoid receptor activation. Philip Morris External Research Program, 2003-2005, participant;
- Mechanisms underlying pathological forms of aggression in rats, Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation (U.S.A.), 2002-2003, principal investigator;
- Stress, anxiety and anxiolytics. British Council-Hungarian Grant Committee, 2000-2001, Principal investigator on the Hungarian side;
- The role of glucocorticoids in  aggression, Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation (U.S.A.), 1997-1998, participant;
 
 
Teaching experience:
 
- Lectures in Behavioral Sciences for undergraduate students at the Leiden University (The Netherlands), 1997, 1998
- "Behavioral Pharmacology": course for undergraduate students at the Eötvös Loránd University, 1994, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
- "Neuroendocrinology" course for Ph.D. students, participant, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003
- Zoology Postgradual Course, 1994
 

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