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Branislav Vidić

Др Бранислав - Брана Видић (Сремска Митровица, 20. мај 1934), професор на Џорџтаун универзитету у Вашингтону, академик, светски стручњак за микробиологију. Дипломирао је стоматологију у Београду, а последипломске студије је завршио на Атомском институту у Швајцарској. У Швајцарској држи повремено предавања као гостујући професор. Поред научног, бави се хуманитарним радом и председник је организације „Ми бринемо“, која је помагала у збрињавању избеглица.

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From SANU web-site

Serbian version

Бранислав Видић, лекар и стоматолог
Одељење хемијских и биолошких наука, инострани члан

(Сремска Митровица, 20. 5. 1934)

Чланство у САНУ
Одељење природно-математичких наука: инострани члан од 25.4.1991. Одељење хемијских и биолошких наука: инострани члан од 28.5.1998.

Област рада
стоматологија, анатомија главе и врата

Школска спрема
Стоматолошки факултет, Београд, 1959.

Запослење
професор, Џорџтаун универзитет, Вашингтон, редовни од 1974. (анатомија)

Приступна академска беседа
саопштење: Од микроскопске перцепције до атома. Глас / САНУ. ОПМН. 371 : 57 (1993) 73-80.

Чланство у другим академијама
New York Academy of Science

Чланство у стручним удружењима
Америчко друштво анатома; Америчко друштво за биологију ћелије .... итд.

Биографије и библиографије
Глас / САНУ. ОПМН. 371, 57 (1993) 71-72.

Признања и награде
Награда Друштва Свети Сава из Вашингтона, 1986.

English version

Branislav Vidić, physician and stomаtologist
Department of Chemical and Biological Sciences, Foreign member

(Sremska Mitrovica, May 20 1934)

SASA Membership
Department of Natural Sciences and Mathematics: foreign member from April 25 1991. Department of Chemical and Biological Sciences: foreign member from May 28 1998.


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