Department of Human Genetics

UNIVERSITY of DEBRECEN

György Vargha M.D., Ph.D.

György Vargha M.D., Ph.D.
Associate professor
Phone: +36 52 512 900 /65977
E-mail: vaghy@med.unideb.hu
Personal data:

György Vargha, MD, PhD
retired associate professor
University of Debrecen, Department of Human Genetics
Egyetem tér 1, H–4032 Debrecen, Hungary
Office: Life Sciences Building, Room #2.020
Phone: departmental  +36-52-411-717/65138
E-mail: vaghy@med.unideb.hu

Education:

1969-1975. Medical University of Debrecen (Hungary), MD, general medical practition

Scientific qualification / title:

1988. Candidate of biological sciences (= PhD)

Language skills:

English, Russian

Positions/work experience:

1975-1994        professor’s assistant
1994-2013        associate professor
All in Dept. of Biology, Medical University of Debrecen, renamed later as Department of Human Genetics, University of Debrecen (Hungary)
2002-2008        director of the Hospital Supervisory Board of Medical and Health Science Center, University of Debrecen

Teaching:
 
1975-2013        participation in teaching of all subjects of the Department
1986-1988        organizing and maintaining the teaching of „Biology” for Premedical and Medical English                         courses
1990-2013        coordinator of one or more main subjects of the Department
 
Experience abroad:

1980                 Mikrobiologisches Institut, ETH, Zürich, Switzerland
1988-1990.       Department of Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA
1993                 Chemische Mikrobiologie, Bergische Universität, Wuppertal, Germany
2001-2006        Several short visits to Chiba University, Japan (various departments)

Membership:

1989-90            American Society for Microbiology
For longer period:
                        Hungarian Biochemical Society
                        Chemotherapeutical Section of the Hungarian Pharmacological Society
                        Hungarian Society of Human Genetics

Awards/Medals:

1982     Honorable mention by the Ministry of Health (Hungary)
2005     Innovation Prize by University of Debrecen

Fields of interest:

- Phisiology and differentiation of Streptomyces bacteria
- Bioremediation of hydrocarbon spills in soil
- Chromosome tracing in complex human diseases
- Effects of human WT1 gene mutations and study of WT1 gene expression in some malignant human heamatological diseases

Scientometric data:

Publications: 18 in English, 1 in Hungarian
Independent citations     55
Patent: 1

 

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