Zsuzsa Baranyai

ZSUZSA BARANYAI


Ph.D. student

Mail address:
Department of Organic Chemistry, Eötvös L. University,
Budapest 112, Pf. 32. 1518
E-mail: baranyaizsuzs at gmail.com
Tel: +36-1-372-2500/1428
Fax: +36-1-372-2620




Qualifications:

1994-2002: Petőfi Sándor Primary School, Püspökladány
2002-2006: Kossuth Lajos Teacher Training Grammar School of the University of Debrecen, Debrecen, specializing in science
2006-2009: Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Faculty of Science, Chemistry BSc, Chemist Specialization,
2009-2011: Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Faculty of Science, Chemistry MSc, Pharmaceutical Chemistry Module
2011- Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Chemistry Doctoral School, Synthetic Chemistry, Materials Science and Biomolecular Chemistry Program, Hungarian Academy of Sciences Research Group of Peptide Chemistry at Eötvös Loránd University



Publications:


My publications according to the Collection of the Hungarian Scientific Work (MTMT): link



Scientific activities:


2007-2011: Hungarian Academy of Sciences Research Group of Peptide Chemistry at Eötvös Loránd University, Science Conference for Students (TDK) member, thesis project, Supervisors: Dr. Szilvia Bősze, Dr. Kata Horváti

Semester Thesis: Opportunities of Targeting of Antitubercular Drugs: Synthesis of ‘Spacer’ Regions (2008)

BSc Thesis: Selective Targeting of Antitubercular Drugs to Infected Macrophages Using Peptide Conjugates (2009)

Science Conference for Students Thesis: Synthesis and Functional Characterization of Peptide Conjugates that Inhibit the Growth of Culture of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (2009)

MSc Thesis: Synthesis and Functional Characterization of Compounds that Inhibit the Growth of Culture of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (2011)

2011- Hungarian Academy of Sciences Research Group of Peptide Chemistry at Eötvös Loránd University, PhD student.
Supervisor: Dr. Szilvia Bősze
Research topics: Design, synthesis and biological activity studies of antituberculotic drug conjugates that are suitable for targeted therapy of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection; and development of diagnostic reagents for the early detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection and for monitoring the efficacy of the treatment


Teaching activities:


2013: Co-supervisor in BSc student’s thesis project
(Zsófia Szabó: Synthesis and in vitro evaluation of synthetic antigens)
2013: Organic chemistry laboratory practice for chemistry undergraduate (BSc) students
2014: Co-supervisor in BSc student’s thesis project (ZsoltDohánics: Synthesis and characterisation of synthetic antigens modeling the immunodominant protein of Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
2016: Supervisor of BSc student’s thesis project (Johanna Budai:Preparation and characterization of fluorescently labelled tuftsin derivatives)
2016: Chemical technology laboratory practice for chemistry undergraduate (BSc) students


Awards and fellowships:


2009-2010: Bolyai Master’s Fellowship
2009: Science Conference for Students in Chemistry at Eötvös Loránd University 3rd prize
2010: II. Biology and Chemistry College Conference, Biochemistry Section 1st prize
2010: Students in Research, Poster Section Special Award
2010: "Excellent Student of the Faculty" Award, ELTE TTK
2010: Erasmus Practical Placement Fellowship
2010: National Scholarship
2011: "Excellent Student of the Faculty" Award, ELTE TTK
2011: Thesis Award, Hungarian Chemical Society
2012: Campus Hungary Short Term Study Program Fellowship
2014: Campus Hungary Short Term Study Program Fellowship
2015: Microtrade Kft. Young Researchers Competition, 1st prize


Study trips:


2010 (3 months): University of Konstanz, Department of Chemistry, Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry and Biopolymer Structure Analysis - Dr. Marilena Manea (Konstanz, Germany)
Synthesis and biochemical characterization of anticancer drug-peptide bioconjugates
Erasmus Practical Placement Fellowship

2011 (1 month): Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Inorganic and Organic Chemistry - Dr. Jarmila Vinšová, (Hradec Králové, Czech Republic)
Research on antimicrobial compounds. supported by Pázmány-Eötvös Foundation for Natural Sciences and Informatics

2013 (1 month): Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Inorganic and Organic Chemistry – Dr. Jarmila Vinšová (Hradec Králové, Czech Republic)
Research on antimicrobial compounds that can be conjugated to peptides
Campus Hungary Short Term Study Program Fellowship

2013 (4 days): Nencki Institute, Summer School (Warsaw, Poland)
Life science imaging - Workshop on visualization of molecules, interactions and biological processes

2014 (5 weeks) Peruvian National Institute of Health, Laboratory of Molecular Biology and Immunology (Lima, Peru)
Development of peptide based synthetic antigens for the in vitro specific detection of latent Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection.
Campus Hungary Short Term Study Program Fellowship


Memberships:


2007-: Eötvös Loránd University EKSZ (Students for the Environment-conscious Approach)
2009-: Bolyai College of Eötvös Loránd University
2009-2010: Eötvös Loránd University Mentor System for incoming Erasmus students
2012-Hungarian Chemical Society
2009-2014: Bolyai College of Eötvös Loránd University


Language skills:


English: intermediate language exam (2005)
German: intermediate language exam (2006)
Spanish: beginner


Other skills, activities:


Category B driving license (2004), Researchers' Night organizer (2009, 2011)


Interests, hobbies:


Music, reading, cinema, theater, climbing, cycling, taking photos, creative hobbies, language learning


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