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Ferenc Gallyas

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Hungarian scientist.

Biography of Ferenc Gallyas

Ferenc Gallyas studied chemistry in Budapest and obtained his doctorate in biology at the University of Pecs. In 1975 he worked in research at the Max-Planck Institute for biophysical chemistry in Göttingen, and in 1982 stayed one year at the centre for morphology at that university. In 1988 he became a visiting professor at Yale University, New Haven, and that year was appointed professor of neuropathology at the Medical University of Pecs.

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