Thesis topic proposal
Comparative study of essential oil compositions by GC-MS, and investigation of their antimicrobial activity


Institute: University of Szeged
Doctoral School of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Thesis supervisor: Judit Hohmann
co-supervisor: Katalin Veres
Location of studies (in Hungarian): Szeged
Abbreviation of location of studies: SZTE

Description of the research topic:

The aim of the present project is the chemical characterisation of essential oils, gained from the plants by steam distillation. The qualitative and quantitative analysis of essential oil composition will be made by GC-MS and GC-FID. The essential oils and their components were analysed for antimicrobial effects against human pathogen microorganism. Synergistic or antagonistic effects of the compounds will also be studied, together with interactions between antibiotics and essential oil compounds.

Required language skills: fluent english
Recommended language skills (in Hungarian): fluent english
Number of students who can be accepted: 1

Deadline for application: 2021-05-01

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