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M. Gábor Kovács
name M. Gábor Kovács
year of birth 1974
name of institution
doctoral school
ELTE Doctoral School of Biology (Supervisor)
accreditation statement submitted to: Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest
Contact details
E-mail address gmkovacscaesar.elte.hu
phone number +36 1 372-2500/8739
own web page
Academic title
scientific degree, title Ph.D.
year degree was obtained 2002
discipline to which degree belongs environmental sciences
institution granting the degree Szegedi Tudományegyetem (to be translated)
scientific degree, title Habilitation
year degree was obtained 2012
discipline to which degree belongs biology
institution granting the degree Eötvös Loránd University
2007 - MTA Növényvédelmi Kutatóintézete (research institute, not university)
other (not specified) (tud.fmts.(részfogl.))
2006 - Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest
university professor or researcher
Thesis topic supervisor
number of doctoral students supervised until now 5
number of students who fulfilled course requirements 3.5
students who obtained their degrees:
Dániel Knapp PhD 2016  DSB-ELTE
Diána Seress PhD 2016  DSB-ELTE
(50%) Alexandra Pintye PhD 2013  DSB-ELTE

completed course requirement, without degree or degree granting in process:
Alena Lukács (PhD) 2015/08  DSB-ELTE
Tímea Balázs (PhD) 2009/08  DSB-ELTE
(50%) Julianna Németh (PhD) 2016/08  DSB-ELTE
present PhD students:
Bálint Dima (PhD) (2018/08)  DSB-ELTE
(50%) Márk Németh (PhD) (2017/08)  DSB-ELTE
  Thesis topic proposals
research area mycology, endophytes, mycorrhizae, molecular diversity and phylogeny
research field in which current research is conducted biology

Balázs TK, Błaszkowski J, Chwat G, Góralska A, Gáspár BK, Lukács AF, Kovács GM: Spore-based study of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi of semiarid sandy areas in Hungary, with Diversispora jakucsiae sp. nov., MYCOLOGICAL PROGRESS &: p. &.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
language: English

Knapp D G, Kovács G M, Zajta E, Groenewald J Z, Crous P W: Dark septate endophytic pleosporalean genera from semiarid areas, PERSOONIA 35: pp. 87-100.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 6
language: English

Dániel G Knapp, Alexandra Pintye, Gábor M Kovács: The Dark Side Is Not Fastidious – Dark Septate Endophytic Fungi of Native and Invasive Plants of Semiarid Sandy Areas, PLOS ONE 7: Paper e32570. 8 p.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 22
language: English

Schoch CL, Seifert KA, Huhndorf S, Robert V, Spouge JL, Levesque CA, Chen W, Bolchacova E, Voigt K, Crous PW, Miller AN, Wingfield MJ, Aime MC, An K-D, Bai F-Y, Barreto RW, Begerow D, Bergeron M-J, Blackwell M, Boekhout T, Bogale M, Boonyuen N, Burgaz AR, Buyck B, Cai L, Cai Q, Cardinali G, Chaverri P, Coppins BJ, Crespo A, Cubas P, Cummings C, Damm U, de Beer ZW, de Hoog GS, Del-Prado R, Dentinger B, Diéguez-Uribeondo J, Divakar PK, Douglas B, Dueñas M, Duong TA, Eberhardt U, Edwards JE, Elshahed MS, Fliegerova K, Furtado M, García MA, Ge Z-W, Griffith GW, Griffiths K, Groenewald JZ, Groenewald M, Grube M, Gryzenhout M, Guo L-D, Hagen F, Hambleton S, Hamelin RC, Hansen K, Harrold P, Heller G, Herrera C, Hirayama K, Hirooka Y, Ho H-M, Hoffmann K, Hofstetter V, Högnabba F, Hollingsworth PM, Hong S-B, Hosaka K, Houbraken J, Hughes K, Huhtinen S, Hyde KD, James T, Johnson EM, Johnson JE, Johnston PR, Jones EBG, Kelly LJ, Kirk PM, Knapp DG, Kõljalg U, Kovács GM, Kurtzman CP, Landvik S, Leavitt SD, Liggenstoffer AS, Liimatainen K, Lombard L, Luangsa-ard JJ, Lumbsch HT, Maganti H, Maharachchikumbura SSN, Martin MP, May TW, McTaggart AR, Methven AS, Meyer W, Moncalvo J-M, Mongkolsamrit S, Nagy LG, Nilsson RH, Niskanen T, Nyilasi I, Okada G, Okane I, Olariaga I, Otte J, Papp T, Park D, Petkovits T, Pino-Bodas R, Quaedvlieg W, Raja HA, Redecker D, Rintoul TL, Ruibal C, Sarmiento-Ramírez JM, Schmitt I, Schüßler A, Shearer C, Sotome K, Stefani FOP, Stenroos S, Stielow B, Stockinger H, Suetrong S, Suh S-O, Sung G-H, Suzuki M, Tanaka K, Tedersoo L, Telleria MT, Tretter E, Untereiner WA, Urbina H, Vágvölgyi C, Vialle A, Vu TD, Walther G, Wang Q-M, Wang Y, Weir BS, Weiß M, White MM, Xu J, Yahr R, Yang ZL, Yurkov A, Zamora J-C, Zhang N, Zhuang W-Y, Schindel D, Fungal Barcoding Consortium Group: Nuclear ribosomal internal transcribed spacer (ITS) region as a universal DNA barcode marker for Fungi, PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 109: (16) pp. 6241-6246.
type of document: Journal paper/Multiauthor work
number of independent citations: 581
language: English

Kiss L, Pintye A, Kovács G M, Jankovics T, Fontaine M, Harvey N, Xu X, Nicot P C, Bardin M, Shykoff J A, Giraud T: Temporal isolation explains host-related genetic differentiation in a group of widespread mycoparasitic fungi, MOLECULAR ECOLOGY 20: pp. 1492-1507.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 9
language: English

Kovács G M, Trappe J M, Alsheikh A M, Hansen K, Healy R A, Vági P: Terfezia disappears from the American truffle mycota as two new genera and Mattirolomyces species emerge., MYCOLOGIA 103: pp. 831-840.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 7
language: English

Nagy G L, Petkovics T, Kovács G M, Voigt K, Vágvölgyi Cs, Papp T: Where is the unseen fungal diversity hidden? A study of Mortierella reveals a high contribution of reference collections to the identification of fungal environmental sequences, NEW PHYTOLOGIST 191: pp. 789-794.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 32
language: English

Kovacs GM, Trappe JM, Alsheikh AM, Boka K, Elliott TF: Imaia, a new truffle genus to accommodate Terfezia gigantea, MYCOLOGIA 100: (6) pp. 930-939.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 12
language: English

Kovacs GM, Balazs T, Penzes Z: Molecular study of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi colonizing the sporophyte of the eusporangiate rattlesnake fern (Botrychium virginianum, Ophioglossaceae), MYCORRHIZA 17: (7) pp. 597-605.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 27
language: English

Kovacs G M, Davison A J, Zakhartchouk A N, Harrach B: Analysis of the first complete genome sequence of an Old World monkey adenovirus reveals a lineage distinct from the six human adenovirus species, JOURNAL OF GENERAL VIROLOGY 85: (10) pp. 2799-2807.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 20
language: English
Number of independent citations to these publications:716 
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