Bölcskei H has completed her MSc study as a chemical engineer from University of Technology, Budapest, Hungary. She received her PhD in 1979 at the same university, and her scientific degree “candidate of sciences” in 1988 from the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Between 1973-2013 she worked as a researcher at the Hungarian pharmaceutical company Gedeon Richter Plc. Since 2009 she has been working as the associate professor of University of Technology and Economics, Budapest, Hungary. Her main research interest: alkaloid chemistry, organic chemistry, medicinal chemistry. She has over 60 publications that have been cited over 200 times.