Beáta Biri-Kovács


Research fellow

Mail address:
Department of Organic Chemistry, Eötvös L. University,
Budapest 112, Pf. 32. 1518
E-mail: biri.beata at, beabiri at
Tel: +36-1-372-2500/1407
Fax: +36-1-372-2620

Education, qualification:

2001-2006: Fazekas Mihály High School (Debrecen), French-Hungarian bilingual class
2006-2010: University of Debrecen, Biology BSc
2008-2009: Université Montpellier 2 (France, Erasmus student)
2010-2012: ELTE Eötvös Loránd University, Biology MSc (molecular-, immune- and microbiology module)
2012-2017: ELTE Eötvös Loránd University, Doctoral School of Biology, Structural Biochemistry Programme, Department of Biochemistry


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

Scientific activities:

2018: ELTE Institute of Chemistry: Detection of Mycobacterium sensitivity and increasing the selective uptake and host cell specificity of antituberculotics (developing and optimizing cell biological and protein science based methods)
2015-16: MTA-ELTE Reserach Group of Peptide Chemistry: Study of bioconjugates for targeted tumor therapy using in vitro cell cultures and molecaular biology assays (supervisor: Prof. Gábor Mező)
2012-17: ELTE Biochemistry Department: Study of S100 proteins and their interaction partners with molecular and cell biology methods. Study of RSK and its interacion partners with cell culture based methods (supervisor: Prof. László Nyitray)
2010: Paul Scherrer Institut (Switzerland, Villigen, Laboratory of Biomolecular Research): The role of pontmutations established in the extracellular domain of VEGF receptor 2 (Internship student, 3 months, supervisor: Prof. Kurt Ballmer)
2010-12: ELTE Biochemistry Department: Induction of apoptosis of melanoma cells through LC8 dynein light chain peptide (supervisor: Prof. László Nyitray)
2008-2009: University of Debrecen, Department of Medical Microbiology: The role of Chlamydophila pneumoniae in the atherosclerosis of artheries (supervisor: Prof. József Kónya)

Teaching activities:

2010-2014: Gene Technology and Protein Engineering Practical Course (ELTE Biochemistry Department)
2014-18: Science Practical Course (College International, Budapest)

Awards and fellowships:

New National Excellence Program Fellowship (2016-17, ÚNKP-17-3)
ELTE Science Conference for Students in Biology at Eötvös Loránd University, 2nd prize (2011)
Hungarian National Scholarship (ELTE TTK, 2011-12)
"Excellent Student of the Faculty" Award, ELTE TTK

Language skills:

English (Intermediate level)
French (Advanced level)


Bolyai College Membership (ELTE, 2011-13)
24-28 November 2014: EMBO Practical Course: Biomolecular interaction analysis: From molecules to cells (Portugal, Porto)