Ing. Juraj Majtán, DrSc., MBA, FIFST
Dúbravská cesta 21
845 51 Bratislava 45
Dr. Juraj Majtan is the head of the Laboratory of Apidology and Apitherapy at the Institute of Molecular Biology (IMB) Slovak Academy of Scieces (SAS). He began his professional career in science by starting his doctoral studies in biochemistry at the Institute of Chemistry of the Slovak Academy of Sciences. After a successful defense, he completed two study stays abroad at the Center for Ecology and Hydrology NERC (Oxford, UK) and the School of Medicine University of Southampton (Southampton, UK). In 2009 he joined the Institute of Zoology of the Slovak Academy of Sciences as an independent researcher. Since 2016 he has been working as a researcher at IMB SAS. He received the Štefan Schwarz Support Fund for his achievements in basic as well as applied research. In 2010, he received the "Early Career Researcher" award from Cardiff University (Cardiff, UK). In 2019 he defended his doctoral thesis in the field of microbiology. He works as a lecturer at the Slovak Association of Beekeepers and is the founder of the Slovak Apitherapeutic Society. In addition to scientific publishing activities, he is also involved in popularization activities, for which he was awarded the SAS Prize for Scientific-Popularization Activities in 2018. Founder of the "Honey Laboratory" project.