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Tamás Papp
name Tamás Papp
name of institution
University of Szeged
Doctoral Council of the University
doctoral school
SzTE Doctoral School of Biology (Core member)
Council of the Doctoral School
accreditation statement submitted to: University of Szeged
HAC accreditation
full compliance
(2019. X. 11.)
Contact details
E-mail address papptbio.u-szeged.hu
phone number +36 62 544-516
own web page
Academic title
scientific degree, title Ph.D.
year degree was obtained 2000
discipline to which degree belongs biology
institution granting the degree University of Szeged
scientific degree, title Habilitation
year degree was obtained 2009
discipline to which degree belongs biology
institution granting the degree University of Szeged
scientific degree, title DSc
year degree was obtained 2018
discipline to which degree belongs biology
institution granting the degree HAS
2004 - University of Szeged
university professor or researcher
Thesis topic supervisor
number of doctoral students supervised until now 15.5
number of students who fulfilled course requirements 11.5
students who obtained their degrees:
(50%) Tünde Kartali PhD 2022  USz-DSB
(50%) Amanda Grace Vaz PhD 2021  USz-DSB
(50%) Csilla Szebenyi PhD 2021  USz-DSB
(50%) Eszter Judit Tóth  PhD 2019  USz-DSB
(50%) Alexandra Kotogán PhD 2017  USz-DSB
(50%) Ottó Bencsik PhD 2017  USz-DSB
Gábor Nagy PhD 2015  USz-DSB
Krisztina Krizsán PhD 2013  USz-DSB
Árpád Csernetics PhD 2012  USz-DSB
Beáta Linka PhD 2012  USz-DSB
(50%) László Nagy PhD 2012  USz-DSB
(50%) Miklós Takó PhD 2012  USz-DSB
Gyöngyi Lukács PhD 2008  USz-DSB
(50%) Ildikó Nyilasi PhD 2008  USz-DSB

completed course requirement:
Tamás Petkovits (PhD) 2014/08  USz-DSB
(50%) János Gergő Szarkándi (PhD) 2015/08  USz-DSB
(50%) Máté Czikora (PhD) 2017/08  USz-DSB
(50%) Olivér Jáger (PhD) 2021/08  USz-DSB
(50%) Sandugash Ibragimova (PhD) 2023/08  USz-DSB
present PhD students:
(50%) Anna Molnár (PhD) (2026/08)  USz-DSB
(50%) Bence Rafael (PhD) (2026/08)  USz-DSB
(50%) Bernadett Vágó (PhD) (2026/08)  USz-DSB
(50%) Gergő Norbert Sávai (PhD) (2026/08)  USz-DSB
(50%) Naomi Varghese (PhD) (2026/08)  USz-DSB
(50%) Sándor Kiss-Vetráb (PhD) (2026/08)  USz-DSB
(50%) Kitti Bauer (PhD) (2025/08)  USz-DSB
  Thesis topic proposals
research area Taxonomy of zygomycetes; Molecular phylogenetic studies on fungi; Secondary metabolites of filamentous fungi; Genetic manipulation of fungi; Human pathogenic fungi
research field in which current research is conducted biology

Szebenyi Csilla, Gu Yiyou, Gebremariam Teclegiorgis, Kocsubé Sándor, Kiss-Vetráb Sándor, Jáger Olivér, Patai Roland, Spisák Krisztina, Sinka Rita, Binder Ulrike, Homa Mónika, Vágvölgyi Csaba, Ibrahim Ashraf S., Nagy Gábor, Papp Tamás: cotH Genes Are Necessary for Normal Spore Formation and Virulence in Mucor lusitanicus, MBIO
type of document: Journal paper/Article
language: English

Nagy Gábor, Kiss Sándor, Varghese Rakesh, Bauer Kitti, Szebenyi Csilla, Kocsubé Sándor, Homa Mónika, Bodai László, Zsindely Nóra, Nagy Gábor, Vágvölgyi Csaba, Papp Tamás: Characterization of Three Pleiotropic Drug Resistance Transporter Genes and Their Participation in the Azole Resistance of Mucor circinelloides, FRONTIERS IN CELLULAR AND INFECTION MICROBIOLOGY 11: 660347
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 6
language: English

Chen Sharon C-A, Perfect John, Colombo Arnaldo L, Cornely Oliver A, Groll Andreas H, Seidel Danila, Albus Kerstin, de Almedia Joao N, Garcia-Effron Guillermo, Gilroy Nicole, Lass-Flörl Cornelia, Ostrosky-Zeichner Luis, Pagano Livio, Papp Tamas, Rautemaa-Richardson Riina, Salmanton-García Jon, Spec Andrej, Steinmann Joerg, Arikan-Akdagli Sevtap, Arenz Dorothee E, Sprute Rosanne, Duran-Graeff Luisa, Freiberger Tomas, Girmenia Corrado, Harris Michelle, Kanj Souha S, Roudbary Maryam, Lortholary Olivier, Meletiadis Joseph, Segal Esther, Tuon Felipe Francisco, Wiederhold Nathan, Bicanic Tihana, Chander Jagdish, Chen Yee-Chun, Hsueh Po-Ren, Ip Margaret, Munoz Patricia, Spriet Isabel, Temfack Elvis, Thompson Luis, Tortorano Anna Maria, Velegraki Aristea, Govender Nelesh P: Global guideline for the diagnosis and management of rare yeast infections: an initiative of the ECMM in cooperation with ISHAM and ASM, LANCET INFECTIOUS DISEASES 21: (12) pp. e375-e386.
type of document:
number of independent citations: 24
language: English

Takó M, Kerekes EB, Zambrano C, Kotogán A, Papp T, Krisch J, Vágvölgyi Cs: Plant Phenolics and Phenolic-Enriched Extracts as Antimicrobial Agents against Food-Contaminating Microorganisms, ANTIOXIDANTS 9: (2) 165
type of document: Journal paper/Review paper
number of independent citations: 98
language: English

Nagy Gábor, Grace Vaz Amanda, Szebenyi Csilla, Takó Miklós, Tóth Eszter J., Csernetics Árpád, Bencsik Ottó, Szekeres András, Homa Mónika, Ayaydin Ferhan, Galgóczy László, Vágvölgyi Csaba, Papp Tamás: CRISPR-Cas9-mediated disruption of the HMG-CoA reductase genes of Mucor circinelloides and subcellular localization of the encoded enzymes, FUNGAL GENETICS AND BIOLOGY 129: pp. 30-39.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 16
language: English

Nagy G, Szebenyi C, Csernetics Á, Vaz AG, Tóth EJ, Vágvölgyi C, Papp T: Development of a plasmid free CRISPR-Cas9 system for the genetic modification of Mucor circinelloides, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS 7: 16800
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 46
language: English

Wagner L, Stielow B, Hoffmann K, Petkovits T, Papp T, Vágvölgyi Cs, de Hoog GS, Verkley G, Voigt K: A comprehensive molecular phylogeny of the Mortierellales (Mortierellomycotina) based on nuclear ribosomal DNA, PERSOONIA 30: pp. 77-93.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 81
language: English

Nagy LG, Kocsubé S, Csanádi Z, Kovács GM, Petkovits T, Vágvölgyi Cs, Papp T: Re-Mind the Gap! Insertion – Deletion Data Reveal Neglected Phylogenetic Potential of the Nuclear Ribosomal Internal Transcribed Spacer (ITS) of Fungi, PLOS ONE 7: (11) e49794
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 69
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: (3) pp. 789-794.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 67
language: English

Tserennadmid R, Takó M, Galgóczy L, Papp T, Pesti M, Vágvölgyi Cs, Almássy K, Krisch J: Anti yeast activities of some essential oils in growth medium, fruit juices and milk, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF FOOD MICROBIOLOGY 144: (3) pp. 480-486.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 158
language: English
Number of independent citations to these publications:565 
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Awards and fellowships: 1999 HAS Young Scientist Fellowship 2000 Postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Salamanca 2004 OTKA Postdoctoral Fellowship (Hungarian Science Fund) 2005 J. Bolyai Research Grant (HAS) 2007 L. Ferenczy Award (University of Szeged-J. Sófi Fundation) 2011 T. Farkas Award (University of Szeged-J. Sófi Fundation) 2011 OTDT Master Teacher Gold Medal 2015 J. Bolyai Research Grant (HAS) 2016 HAS Momentum Grant 2016 Scientific Award, University of Szeged

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