Jindřich Šoltys, MVDr., CSc.

soltysAddress

  • Institute of Parasitology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Hlinkova 3, 04001 Košice, Slovakia

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  • +421-55-633 14 11 – 13

 Scientific interests  

  • Parasitology
  • Immunology
  • Autoimmunity
  • Regenerative medicine
Work experience
1994-present   senior researcher; Institute of Parasitology of the Slovak Academy of Sciences (SAS), Košice, Slovakia
1990-1994   Ph.D. student; Institute of Parasitology, SAS, Košice, Slovakia
1988-1994   research intern; Institute of Parasitology, SAS, Košice, Slovakia
Education and training
2013   Qualification IIa (senior researcher)
2003-2004   R. Kirschstein NRSA postdoctoral fellowship NIH, Division of Infectious Diseases, Allergy, Immunology, Rheumatology and Institute of Pathology; Rainbow Babies and Children Hospital, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
1988-1994   Ph.D. study at the Institute of Parasitology, SAS, Košice, Slovakia;
Degree C.Sc. (equivalent of Ph.D.) awarded by the Presidium of the Slovak Academy of Sciences; Bratislava, Slovakia
Specialization – Parasitology/Invasive diseases/Immunology
1981-1986   University of Veterinary Medicine and Pharmacy in Košice, Slovakia Degree awarded DVM (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine)
1977-1980   secondary school; The Šrobárova Grammar School, Košice, Slovakia
Working stays abroad
July 2007 – December 2012   Assistant Professor at the Department of Neurology and Psychiatry, Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, Division of Neuromuscular Translational Research SLU (2007-2011).
Secondary affiliation: Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology.
January 2005 – June 2007   Research scholar in the Department of Neurology, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, USA
October 1999 – December 2006   Research Fellow in the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Allergy, Immunology, Rheumatology, Rainbow Babies & Children Hospital, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, USA
January 1997 – September  1999   Visiting scholar, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, USA
October 1995 – October 1996   Royal Society Fellow at the Department of Life Sciences, University of Nottingham, U.K.
September 1993 – December 1993   Research Fellowship at the Gent University, Belgium
Memberships
2007-present   American Association of Immunologists (AAI)
2007-present   Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB)
2007-present   New York Academy of Sciences, New York, USA
1998-present   Czech and Slovak Parasitological Society
Prizes and awards
2007   Travel Award for Junior Investigators: 11th International Conference on Myasthenia Gravis and Related Disorders, Chicago, USA
1996   Royal Society Fellowship at the Nottingham University, Nottingham, U.K.
1993   Fellowship at the Gent University, Belgium, Awarded by  the Commission of the European Communities in Brussels, Belgium (Program of Cooperation in Science and Technology with Central and Eastern European countries)