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László Molnár
name László Molnár
name of institution
doctoral school
PTE Doctoral School of Biology and Sportbiology (Supervisor)
Council of the Doctoral School
accreditation statement submitted to: University of Pécs
Contact details
phone number +36 72 503-600/24596
Academic title
scientific degree, title CSc
year degree was obtained 1995
discipline to which degree belongs biology
institution granting the degree HAS
1984 - University of Pécs
university professor or researcher
Thesis topic supervisor
number of doctoral students supervised until now 12
number of students who fulfilled course requirements 7
students who obtained their degrees:
(50%) Abufadda Mahmoud PhD 2022  DSP3-PTE
Eszter Várhalmi PhD 2020  DSB-PTE
Zsuzsanna Solt PhD 2017  DSB-PTE
Gábor Kiszler PhD 2012  DSB-PTE
(50%) Ildikó Somogyi PhD 2012  DSB-PTE
(50%) Ákos Boros PhD 2011  DSB-PTE
Andrea Zsombok PhD 2002  DSB-PTE
Zsófia Herbert PhD 2002  DSB-PTE

students with degree granting in process:
Angéla Bazsó PhD (2023/08)  DSB-PTE
Anita Erdélyi PhD (2022/08)  DSB-PTE
Anita Steib PhD (2022/08)  DSB-PTE
(50%) Dóra Gunszt PhD (2023/08)  DSB-PTE
Mónika Mátyás PhD (2023/08)  DSB-PTE
present PhD students:
Norbert Balák-Horváth (PhD) (2024/08)  DSB-PTE
Anita Erdélyi (PhD) (2022/08)  DSB-PTE
  Thesis topic proposals
research area Comparative chemical neuroanatomy, regeneration and development of the nervous system of model invertebrates. The role of immune cells and chemical factors in regeneration and neuroregeneration.
research field in which current research is conducted biology

Bodo K, Boros A, Rumpler E, Molnar L, Borocz K, Nemeth P, Engelmann P: Identification of novel lumbricin homologues in Eisenia andrei earthworms, DEVELOPMENTAL AND COMPARATIVE IMMUNOLOGY 90: pp. 41-46.
type of document:
number of independent citations: 5
language: English

Kiszler G, Várhalmi E, Krecsák L, Solt Z, Pollák E, Molnár L: GABA immunoreactive elements in the sensory system of the earthworm Eisenia fetida (Annelida, Clitellata), INVERTEBRATE SURVIVAL JOURNAL 13: pp. 172-185.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
language: English

Kocinski M, Takacs V, Molnar L, Morgan AJ, Bigaj J, Plytycz B: Experimental induction of autotomy in two potential model lumbricid earthworms eisenia andrei and aporrectodea caliginosa, INVERTEBRATE SURVIVAL JOURNAL 13: pp. 11-17.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 2
language: English

Takacs V, Molnar L, Klimek B, Gałuszka A, Morgan AJ, Plytycz B: Exposure of Eisenia andrei (Oligochaeta; Lumbricidea) to cadmium polluted soil inhibits earthworm maturation and reproduction but not restoration of experimentally depleted coelomocytes or regeneration of amputated segments, FOLIA BIOLOGICA-KRAKOW 64: (4) pp. 275-284.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 3
language: English

Engelmann P, Hayashi Y, Bodó K, Ernszt D, Somogyi I, Steib A, Orbán J, Pollák E, Nyitrai M, Németh P, Molnár L: Phenotypic and functional characterization of earthworm coelomocyte subsets: Linking light scatter-based cell typing and imaging of the sorted populations., DEVELOPMENTAL AND COMPARATIVE IMMUNOLOGY 65: pp. 41-52.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 12
language: English

Hayashi Y, Engelmann P, Foldbjerg R, Szabó M, Somogyi I, Pollák E, Molnár L, Autrup H, Sutherland D S, Scott-Fordsmand J, Heckmann LH: Earthworms and humans in vitro: characterizing evolutionarily conserved stress and immune responses to silver nanoparticles., ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY 46: (7) pp. 4166-4173.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 53
language: English

Herbert Z, Pollak E, Zougman A, Boros A, Kapan N, Molnar L: Identification of Novel Neuropeptides in the Ventral Nerve Cord Ganglia and Their Targets in an Annelid Worm, Eisenia fetida, JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE NEUROLOGY 514: (5) pp. 415-432.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 14
language: English

Engelmann P, Molnár L, Pálinkás L, Cooper EL, Németh P: Earthworm leukocyte populations specifically harbor lysosomal enzymes that may respond to bacterial challenge, CELL AND TISSUE RESEARCH 316: pp. 391-401.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 47
language: English

Fischer E, Molnar L: Growth and reproduction of Eisenia fetida (Oligochaeta, Lumbricidae) in semi-natural soil containing various metal chlorides, SOIL BIOLOGY & BIOCHEMISTRY 29: (3-4) pp. 667-670.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 54
language: English

Fischer E, Molnár L: Environmental aspects of the chloragogenous tissue of earthworms, SOIL BIOLOGY & BIOCHEMISTRY 24: (12) pp. 1723-1727.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 56
language: English
Number of independent citations to these publications:246 
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further relevant information regarding accreditation (in Hungarian)
Supervisor of the London Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program (LIDO, @ UCL, KCL, Birkbeck, LSHTM, RVC, QMUL) PhD program: Brain regeneration, an earthworm phenomenon: from molecular characterization to bioengineering a functional “brain in a dish”

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