Eötvös Immunology PhD Seminar

31 May, 2024


This year, the traditional Eötvös Immunology PhD Seminar will be organized again at the Department of Immunology, Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE). See the detailed program below or download from here.


Date: 31 May, 2024 (Friday)
Location: Room 5.202 (fifth floor), 1117 Budapest, Pázmány Péter sétány 1/C (South Building)


9:15 – 9:20     Welcome

9:20 – 09:50     Dr. Mihály JÓZSI (Dept. Immunology, ELTE)

Complement alternative pathway and the role of factor H family proteins – a brief overview

09:50 – 10:10     Alexandra MATOLA, PhD student (Dept. Immunology, ELTE)

Effect of factor-H-related proteins on complement convertase enzymes

10:10 – 10:30     Coffee break

10:30 – 11:20     Dr. József KARDOS (ELTE NAP Neuroimmunology Research Group, Dept. Biochemistry, ELTE)

Role of the complement system in synaptic pruning

11:20 – 11:40     Hani Hashim HAMMAD, PhD student (Dept. Immunology, ELTE)

Neuronal pentraxins: complement activation and interaction with factor H-related proteins


11:40 – 12:20     Lunch break

12:20 – 13:10     Dr. Johan van der VLAG (Radboud University, Nijmegen)

The pathogenesis of SLE and lupus nephritis: A death thing

13:10 – 14:00     Dr. Árpád SZÖŐR (University of Debrecen)

Genetically modified T cells - not exclusively for cancer therapy

14:00 – 14:20     Dorottya KALMÁR (Dept. Immunology, ELTE)

Discovery of antigen-specific human monoclonal antibodies from the blood of SARS-CoV-2 infected or vaccinated individuals

14:20 – 14:40     Coffee break


14:40 – 15:30     Dr. Andrea PAPP-BALOGH (HUN-REN Research Centre for Natural Sciences )

Galectins in tango: sweet engagements from conception to delivery in pregnancy

15:30 –     Closing remarks