Dr. Julianna Kobolák
Dr. Julianna Kobolák is an agricultural engineer, who specialised in molecular biology (MSc) and holds a PhD in Animal Husbandry. Get her diploma at the legal predecessor of the Hungarian University of Agriculture and Life Sciences (MATE, Gödöllő, Hungary). She also has a second diploma as an economist (MSc, Budapest Business School, Budapest, Hungary.
Her main research interest is the study of tissue, reproductive, and embryonic stem cells of different species (fish, rabbit, mouse, human), as well as induced pluripotent stem cells, generated by genetic reprogramming, in particular, their application potentials as disease models, drug development platforms, gene therapy models and toxicological test systems. She has considerable management and industry experience as she was a research director (CSO) of a Hungarian biotechnology SME for seven years. She has participated in several national and international projects, including 19 EU projects (4 of which are coordinated by the SME). She has significant international research connections. An active PhD supervisor. Her total number of publications exceeds 200, with over 1800 citations.
Currently works at the Institute of Aquaculture and Environmental Safety of MATE as a Senior Research Fellow, involved in research and teaching activities. As the coordinator of the AGRIGEP project, both her own scientific career and EU project coordination experience help her to deal with the task.