Prof. Peter Csermely Semmelweis University, Hungary1 Talk
Peter Csermely is a Professor of the Semmelweis University (Budapest, Hungary). His major fields of study are networks, adaptation and aging (www.linkgroup.hu). In 1995 Dr. Csermely launched a highly successful initiative, which has provided research opportunities for more than 10,000 gifted high school students so far (www.nyex.info). In 2006 he... read moreestablished the Hungarian National Talent Support Council (www.tehetsegpont.hu) running a talent support network involving approximately 100,000 people and establishing a Europe-wide network of talent support (www.talentday.eu). He has written and edited 15 books (including the Weak Links at Springer) and published two hundred research papers with a total citation of over 5,200. Dr. Csermely was a member of the Wise Persons' Council of the Hungarian President, is a Vice President of the Hungarian Biochemical Society, is past President of the Cell Stress Society International, an Ashoka Fellow, was a Fogarty and Howard Hughes Scholar and received several other national and international honors and awards including the 2004 Descartes Award of the European Union for Science Communication.