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personal data approved: 2022. II. 18.
Personal data
Ádám Kun
name Ádám Kun
name of institution
doctoral school
ELTE Doctoral School of Biology (Supervisor)
accreditation statement submitted to: Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest
Contact details
E-mail address kunadamludens.elte.hu
phone number +36 1 372-2500/1714
own web page
Academic title
scientific degree, title Ph.D.
year degree was obtained 2003
discipline to which degree belongs biology
institution granting the degree Eötvös Loránd Tudományegyetem (to be translated)
scientific degree, title Habilitation
year degree was obtained 2021
discipline to which degree belongs biology
institution granting the degree Eötvös University
Employment
2021 - Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest
university professor or researcher
2017 - Ökológiai Kutatóközpont
other (not specified) (tudományos főmunkatárs)
Thesis topic supervisor
number of doctoral students supervised until now 4
number of students who fulfilled course requirements 2
students who obtained their degrees:
completed course requirement:
Dóra Szendrei (PhD) 2014/08  DSB-ELTE
Ádám Radványi (PhD) 2021/08  DSB-ELTE
Adrienn Král (PhD) 2021/08  DSB-ELTE
András Gábor Hubai (PhD) 2016/08  DSB-ELTE
present PhD students:
Benjámin Áron Mikulecz (PhD) (2025/08)  DSB-ELTE
(50%) Nandakishor Krishnankutty (PhD) (2025/08)  DSB-ELTE
  Thesis topic proposals
Research
research area Origin of Life Evolution of Cooperation
research field in which current research is conducted biology
Publications
2021

Radványi Ádám, Kun Ádám: Phylogenetic analysis of mutational robustness based on codon usage supports that the standard genetic code does not prefer extreme environments, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS 11: (1) 10963
type of document: Journal paper/Article
language: English
URL 
2021

Kun Ádám: The major evolutionary transitions and codes of life, BIOSYSTEMS 210: 104548
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 1
language: English
URL 
2020

Adamski P, Eleveld M, Sood A, Kun A, Szilagyi A, Czaran T, Szathmary E, Otto S: From self-replication to replicator systems en route to de novo life, NATURE REVIEWS CHEMISTRY 4: (8) pp. 386-403.
type of document: Journal paper/Review paper
number of independent citations: 26
language: English
URL 
2018

Kun Ádám: Publish and Who Should Perish: You or Science?, PUBLICATIONS 6: (2) 18
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 18
language: English
URL 
2018

Kun Ádám, Radványi Ádám: The evolution of the genetic code: Impasses and challenges, BIOSYSTEMS 164: pp. 217-225.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 24
language: English
URL 
2016

Shigeyoshi Matsumura, Ádám Kun, Michael Ryckelynck, Faith Coldren, András Szilágyi, Fabrice Jossinet, Christian Rick, Philippe Nghe, Eörs Szathmáry, Andrew D Griffiths: Transient compartmentalization of RNA replicators prevents extinction due to parasites, SCIENCE 354: (6317) pp. 1293-1296.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 61
language: English
URL 
2015

Kun Ádám, Szilágyi András, Könnyű Balázs, Zachar István, Boza Gergely, Szathmáry Eörs: The dynamics of the RNA world: Insights and challenges, ANNALS OF THE NEW YORK ACADEMY OF SCIENCES 1341: (1) pp. 75-95.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 38
language: English
URL 
2013

Kun A, Dieckmann U: Resource heterogeneity can facilitate cooperation, NATURE COMMUNICATIONS 4: p. ..
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 30
language: English
URL 
2008

Kun Ádám, Papp B, Szathmáry E: Computational identification of obligatorily autocatalytic replicators embedded in metabolic networks, GENOME BIOLOGY 9: (3) R51
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 41
language: English
URL 
2005

Kun Ádám, Santos M, Szathmáry Eörs: Real ribozymes suggest a relaxed error threshold, NATURE GENETICS 37: p. 1008.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 88
language: English
URL 
Number of independent citations to these publications:327 
Scientometric data
list of publications and citations
number of scientific publications that meet accreditation criteria:
43
number of scientific publications:
46
monographs and professional books:
0
monographs/books in which chapters/sections were contributed:
1 
scientific publications published abroad that meet the accreditation criteria:
37
publications not in Hungarian, published in Hungary, meeting the accreditation criteria:
3
number of independent citations to scientific publications and creative works:
836

 
All rights reserved © 2007, Hungarian Doctoral Council. Doctoral Council registration number at commissioner for data protection: 02003/0001. Program version: 2.2358 ( 2017. X. 31. )