László Orbán obtained his university diploma (1981) and doctoral degree (1983) at József Attila University (now Szeged University) in Hungary. He received postdoctoral training in the laboratory of János Nemcsók (JAU; ’83-86) and Andreas Chrambach (NIH; 86-89), respectively. In 1989, he established the first fish molecular biology lab of Hungary at the Agricultural Biotechnology Center (Gödöllő) and led it for ten years. From 1998 until 2002 he was a Principal Investigator at the Institute of Molecular Agrobiology, then he became a Senior Principal Investigator at Temasek Life Sciences lab (Both Singapore). Over the past two decades, he has been the lead PI of several large-scale projects on aquaculture-related R&D, including - most recently - an NRF-sponsored CRP project on a selection program to produce elite lines of food fishes. Together with his colleagues, Dr. Orbán published 98 peer-reviewed publications in international journals and four book chapters. Past member of the Editorial Advisory Board of Aquaculture and past Academic Editor of PLoS ONE. Current member of the joint Editorial Board of Journal of Endocrinology and Journal of Molecular Endocrinology. He is an Adjunct Prof of Murdoch University (Australia) and the Georgikon Faculty of the University of Pannonia (Keszthely, Hungary) as well as an Honorary Prof of Szent István University (Gödöllő, Hungary). In January, 2018, he will join the Georgikon Faculty of University of Pannonia (Keszthely, Hungary).