Katalin Uray


Ph.D., research associate professor,
Bolyai János fellow (2001-2004)

Mail address:
Department of Organic Chemistry, Eötvös L. University,
Budapest 112, Pf. 32. 1518
E-mail: uray at elte.hu
Tel: +36-1-372-2500/1415
Fax: +36-1-372-2620

Research Interests:

Drug targeting with Herpes simplex virus 1 peptides.
Synthesis of complement activating peptides for the selective elimination of autoreactive B-cells.
Epitope structure of proteins (heat shock proteins, desmogleins, mucins, etc).
Effect of secondary structure on the peptide - antibody or peptide - receptor interaction.


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


1991, M.Sc./Diploma Eötvös L. University, Budapest
1997, Ph.D. Eötvös L. University, Budapest

Membership of Professional Societies:

Hungarian Immunological Society
Hungarian Chemical Society
European Association for Cancer Research
European Peptide Society


Cancer Research Laboratory, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK:
1992 (4 months), 1993 (5 weeks), 1994 (10 weeks), 1995 (1 year), 1997 (1 month), 2000 (3 weeks)
Department of Organic Chemistry, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain: 1998 (1 week)
Bolyai János fellow: 2001-2004
Institute of Protein Biochemistry, National Research Council (CNR), Naples, Italy: 2015

Teaching experience:

Environmental technology laboratory practice (Environmental science BSc students) (2010-).
In vitro functional studies of biologically active peptides, lecture and labpractice(chemistry MSc) (2010-).
Selected chapters from protein and peptide chemistry, special course for PhD students (Chemistry PhD School) (2003-).
Supervising chemistry students for BSc, MSc diploma (8) (1997-).
Supervising PhD students (2) (2005-).