István Miklós has an MSc degree both in mathematics and biology-chemistry.
He received his PhD in theoretical biology in 2002. He was a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Statistics, University of Oxford between 2002 and 2004. Then he returned to Hungary, spent two years at the Eötvös University and moved to the Rényi Institute in 2006. His main research field is bioinformatics, computational biology, rapidly mixing Markov chains and counting problems in the intersection of complexity classes FPRAS and #P-complete.