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personal data approved: 2019. X. 29.
Personal data
Péter Várnai
name Péter Várnai
name of institution
doctoral school
SE Doctoral School of Molecular Medicine (Core member)
Council of the Doctoral School
the share of work in the different doctoral schools. SE Doctoral School of Molecular Medicine 99%
SE DSMM-SE Council of the Doctoral School 1%
accreditation statement submitted to: Semmelweis University, Budapest
HAC accreditation
full compliance
(2019. III. 01.)
Contact details
E-mail address peter.varnaieok.sote.hu
phone number +36 1 459-15000/60439
Academic title
scientific degree, title Ph.D.
year degree was obtained 1997
discipline to which degree belongs theoretical medicine
institution granting the degree Semmelweis University
scientific degree, title DSc
year degree was obtained 2011
discipline to which degree belongs theoretical medicine
institution granting the degree HAS
Employment
1990 - Semmelweis University, Budapest
university professor or researcher
Thesis topic supervisor
number of doctoral students supervised until now 5
number of students who fulfilled course requirements 5
students who obtained their degrees:
Gergő Gulyás PhD 2018  DSMM-SE
József Tóth PhD 2016  DSMM-SE
József Tóth PhD 2016  DSMM-SE
Dániel Tóth PhD 2014  DSMM-SE
(50%) Gábor Turu PhD 2010  
(50%) László Szidonya PhD 2008  

completed course requirement, without degree or degree granting in process:
Rita Matuska (PhD) 2018/08  DSMM-SE
  Thesis topic proposals
Research
research area Our goal to develop new molecular methods to follow and modify various inositol lipids in live cells, which allows us to investigate the function of these lipids.
research field in which current research is conducted theoretical medicine
Publications
2018

Paillard M., Csordás G., Huang K.-T., Várnai P., Joseph S.K., Hajnóczky G.: MICU1 Interacts with the D-Ring of the MCU Pore to Control Its Ca2+ Flux and Sensitivity to Ru360, MOLECULAR CELL 72: (4) pp. 778-785.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 10
language: English
URL 
2017

Balla T., Sengupta N., Sohn M., Tóth D.J., Gulyás G., Várnai P., Balla T., Sengupta N., Sohn M., Tóth D.J., Gulyás G., Várnai P., Várnai P, Gulyás G, Tóth DJ, Sohn M, Sengupta N, Balla T: Quantifying lipid changes in various membrane compartments using lipid binding protein domains, CELL CALCIUM 64: pp. 72-82.
type of document: Journal paper/Review paper
number of independent citations: 16
language: English
URL 
2017

Gulyas G, Radvanszki G, Matuska R, Balla A, Hunyady L, Balla T, Varnai P: Plasma membrane phosphatidylinositol 4-phosphate and 4,5-bisphosphate determine the distribution and function of K-Ras4B but not H-Ras proteins., JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY 292: (46) pp. 18862-18877.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 9
language: English
URL 
2016

Tóth JT, Gulyás G, Tóth DJ, Balla A, Hammond GRV, Hunyady L, Balla T, Várnai P: BRET-monitoring of the dynamic changes of inositol lipid pools in living cells reveals a PKC-dependent PtdIns4P increase upon EGF and M3 receptor activation, BIOCHIMICA ET BIOPHYSICA ACTA-MOLECULAR AND CELL BIOLOGY OF LIPIDS 1861: (3) pp. 177-187.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 11
language: English
URL 
2015

Gulyás G, Tóth JT, Tóth DJ, Kurucz I, Hunyady L, Balla T, Várnai P: Measurement of inositol 1,4,5-trisphosphate in living cells using an improved set of resonance energy transfer-based biosensors, PLOS ONE 10: (5) e0125601
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 10
language: English
URL 
2007

Varnai P, Toth B, Toth DJ, Hunyady L, Balla T: Visualization and manipulation of plasma membrane-endoplasmic reticulum contact sites indicates the presence of additional molecular components within the STIM1-Orai1 complex, JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY 282: (40) pp. 29678-29690.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 186
language: English
URL 
2006

Szabadkai G, Bianchi K, Varnai P, De Stefani D, Wieckowski MR, Cavagna D, Nagy AI, Balla T, Rizzuto R: Chaperone-mediated coupling of endoplasmic reticulum and mitochondrial Ca2+ channels., JOURNAL OF CELL BIOLOGY 175: (6) pp. 901-911.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 565
language: English
URL 
2006

Varnai P, Thyagarajan B, Rohacs T, Balla T: Rapidly inducible changes in phosphatidylinositol 4,5-bisphosphate levels influence multiple regulatory functions of the lipid in intact living cells., JOURNAL OF CELL BIOLOGY 175: (3) pp. 377-382.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 204
language: English
URL 
2005

Varnai P, Bondeva T, Tamas P, Toth B, Buday L, Hunyady L, Balla T: Selective cellular effects of overexpressed pleckstrin-homology domains that recognize PtdIns(3,4,5)P3 suggest their interaction with protein binding partners., JOURNAL OF CELL SCIENCE 118: (20) pp. 4879-4888.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 130
language: English
URL 
1998

Varnai P, Balla T: Visualization of phosphoinositides that bind pleckstrin homology domains: calcium- and agonist-induced dynamic changes and relationship to myo-[3H]inositol-labeled phosphoinositide pools., JOURNAL OF CELL BIOLOGY 143: (2) pp. 501-510.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 541
language: English
URL 
Number of independent citations to these publications:1682 
Scientometric data
list of publications and citations
number of scientific publications that meet accreditation criteria:
114
number of scientific publications:
115
monographs and professional books:
0
monographs/books in which chapters/sections were contributed:
0 
scientific publications published abroad that meet the accreditation criteria:
105
publications not in Hungarian, published in Hungary, meeting the accreditation criteria:
7
number of independent citations to scientific publications and creative works:
6877

 
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