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M. Gábor Kovács
name M. Gábor Kovács
name of institution
doctoral school
ELTE Doctoral School of Biology (Core member)
accreditation statement submitted to: Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest
HAC accreditation
full compliance
(2017. VII. 07.)
Contact details
E-mail address gmkovacscaesar.elte.hu
phone number +36 1 372-2500/8065
own web page
Academic title
scientific degree, title Ph.D.
year degree was obtained 2002
discipline to which degree belongs environmental sciences
institution granting the degree Szegedi Tudományegyetem (to be translated)
scientific degree, title Habilitation
year degree was obtained 2012
discipline to which degree belongs biology
institution granting the degree Eötvös Loránd University
2018 - Eszterházy Károly University of Applied Sciences, Eger
other (not specified) (kutató (részfogl.))
2007 - MTA Növényvédelmi Kutatóintézete (research institute, not university)
other (not specified) (tud.fmts.(részfogl.))
2006 - Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest
university professor or researcher
Thesis topic supervisor
number of doctoral students supervised until now 6
number of students who fulfilled course requirements 3.5
students who obtained their degrees:
Dániel Knapp PhD 2016  DSB-ELTE
Diána Seress PhD 2016  DSB-ELTE
(50%) Alexandra Pintye PhD 2013  DSB-ELTE

completed course requirement, without degree or degree granting in process:
Alena Lukács (PhD) 2015/08  DSB-ELTE
Tímea Balázs (PhD) 2009/08  DSB-ELTE
(50%) Julianna Németh (PhD) 2016/08  DSB-ELTE
(50%) Márk Németh (PhD) 2017/08  DSB-ELTE
present PhD students:
(50%) Ildikó Imrefi (PhD) (2022/08)  DSB-ELTE
(50%) Péter János Berek-Nagy (PhD) (2019/08)  DSB-ELTE
  Thesis topic proposals
research area mycology, endophytes, mycorrhizae, molecular diversity and phylogeny
research field in which current research is conducted biology

László G Nagy, Renáta Tóth, Enikő Kiss, Jason Slot, Attila Gácser, Gábor M Kovács: Six Key Traits of Fungi: Their Evolutionary Origins and Genetic Bases, MICROBIOLOGY SPECTRUM 5: (4) Paper FUNK-0036-2016. p.
type of document: Journal paper/Review paper
language: English

Knapp Dániel G, Kovács Gábor M: Interspecific metabolic diversity of root colonizing endophytic fungi revealed by enzyme activity tests, FEMS MICROBIOLOGY ECOLOGY 92: Paper fiw190. 26 p.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 1
language: English

Balázs TK, Błaszkowski J, Chwat G, Góralska A, Gáspár BK, Lukács AF, Kovács GM: Spore-based study of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi of semiarid sandy areas in Hungary, with Diversispora jakucsiae sp. nov., MYCOLOGICAL PROGRESS 14: (1) pp. 1-11.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
language: English

Knapp D G, Kovács G M, Zajta E, Groenewald J Z, Crous P W: Dark septate endophytic pleosporalean genera from semiarid areas, PERSOONIA 35: pp. 87-100.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 17
language: English

Nagy LG, Ohm RA, Kovacs GM, Floudas D, Riley R, Gacser A, Sipiczki M, Davis JM, Doty SL, de Hoog GS, Lang BF, Spatafora JW, Martin FM, Grigoriev IV, Hibbett DS: Latent homology and convergent regulatory evolution underlies the repeated emergence of yeasts., NATURE COMMUNICATIONS 5: Paper 4471. 8 p.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 16
language: English

Dániel G Knapp, Alexandra Pintye, Gábor M Kovács: The Dark Side Is Not Fastidious – Dark Septate Endophytic Fungi of Native and Invasive Plants of Semiarid Sandy Areas, PLOS ONE 7: Paper e32570. 8 p.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 46
language: English

Kovács G M, Trappe J M, Alsheikh A M, Hansen K, Healy R A, Vági P: Terfezia disappears from the American truffle mycota as two new genera and Mattirolomyces species emerge., MYCOLOGIA 103: pp. 831-840.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 11
language: English

Nagy G L, Petkovics T, Kovács G M, Voigt K, Vágvölgyi Cs, Papp T: Where is the unseen fungal diversity hidden? A study of Mortierella reveals a high contribution of reference collections to the identification of fungal environmental sequences, NEW PHYTOLOGIST 191: pp. 789-794.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 43
language: English

Kovacs GM, Balazs T, Penzes Z: Molecular study of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi colonizing the sporophyte of the eusporangiate rattlesnake fern (Botrychium virginianum, Ophioglossaceae), MYCORRHIZA 17: (7) pp. 597-605.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 31
language: English

Kovács GM, Szigetvári CS: Mycorrhizae and other root-associated fungal structures of the plants of a sandy grassland on the Great Hungarian Plain, PHYTON-ANNALES REI BOTANICAE 42: pp. 211-213.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 26
language: English
Number of independent citations to these publications:191 
Scientometric data
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2018. IX. 18.
ODT ülés
Az ODT következő ülésére 2018. október 5-én 10.00 órakor kerül sor a Semmelweis Egyetem Szenátusi termében (Bp. Üllői út 26. I. emelet).

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