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Borbála Biró
name Borbála Biró
year of birth 1957
name of institution
doctoral school
SzIE Doctoral School of Environmental Sciences (Academic staff member)
PE Festetics Doctoral School (Supervisor)
(discipline) Habilitation Comittee and Doctoral Council (external member)
Council of the Doctoral School (external member)
doktori képzéssel kapcsolatos munkájának megoszlása BCE Doctoral School of Horticultural Sciences 72%
SzIE Doctoral School of Environmental Sciences 1%
PE Festetics Doctoral School 27%
accreditation statement submitted to: Corvinus University of Budapest
HAC accreditation
full compliance
(2014. XII. 12.)
Contact details
E-mail address biro.borbalagmail.com
phone number +36 1 482-6465
own web page
Academic title
scientific degree, title CSc
year degree was obtained 1986
discipline to which degree belongs biology
institution granting the degree HAS
scientific degree, title Ph.D.
year degree was obtained 1988
discipline to which degree belongs biology
institution granting the degree Agrártudományi Egyetem, Gödöllő (to be translated)
scientific degree, title Habilitation
year degree was obtained 2002
discipline to which degree belongs plant breeding and botany
institution granting the degree West Hungarian university
scientific degree, title DSc
year degree was obtained 2008
discipline to which degree belongs multidisciplinary agricultural sciences
institution granting the degree HAS
Places of employment
2013 - Corvinus University of Budapest
university professor or researcher
Thesis topic supervisor
number of doctoral students supervised until now 4
number of students who fulfilled course requirements 3
students who obtained their degrees:
(50%) Marianna Makádi PhD 2011  DSES-SzIE
Ildikó Petrovickijné Angerer PhD 2009  DSES-SzIE
(50%) Anna Füzy PhD 2008  DSES-SzIE

students with degree granting in process:
(50%) Heléna Matics PhD (2016/12)  FDS
Mónika Domonkos PhD (2016/12)  DSHC-UCB
(50%) Nikoletta Horváth PhD (2016/12)  FDS
present PhD students:
Tamás Kocsis (PhD) (2017/08)  DSHC-UCB
  Thesis topic proposals
research area Agri-environmental microbiology, biotechnology. Soil quality, monitoring, horticulture. Biofertilizers, microbial inoculums, phyto(rhizo)technologies.
research field in which current research is conducted plant breeding and botany
environmental sciences

Füzy A, Bothe H, Molnár E, Biró B: Mycorrhizal symbiosis effects on growth of chalk false-brome (Brachypodium pinnatum) are dependent on the environmental light regime, JOURNAL OF PLANT PHYSIOLOGY 171: (5) pp. 1-6.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
impact factor: 2.699**
language: English

Alenkina I V, Oshtrakh M I , Tugarova A V, Biró B, Semionkin V A, Kamnev A A: Study of the rhizobacterium Azospirillum brasilense Sp245 using Mössbauer spectroscopy with a high velocity resolution: Implication for the analysis of ferritin-like iron cores, JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR STRUCTURE 1073: pp. 181-186.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
impact factor: 1.404**
language: English

Biró B, Toscano G, Horváth N, Matics H, Domonkos M, Scotti R, Rao A M, French H K: Vertical and horizontal distributions of microbial abundances and enzymatic activities in propylene glycol affected soils, ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND POLLUTION RESEARCH 21: pp. 9095-9108. Paper DOI 10.1007/s11356-014-2686-1.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
impact factor: 2.618**
language: English

Marco Andreolli, Silvia Lampis, Marika Poli, Gábor Gullner, Borbála Biró, Giovanni Vallini: Endophytic Burkholderia fungorum DBT1 can improve phytoremediation efficiency of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, CHEMOSPHERE 92: pp. 688-694.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
impact factor: 3.137*
language: English

Kamnev A A, Tugarova A V, Kovács K, Kuzmann E, Biró B, Tarantilis P A, Homonnay Z: Emission (57Co) Mössbauer spectroscopy as a tool for probing speciation and metabolic transformations of cobalt (II) in bacterial cells, ANALYTICAL AND BIOANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY 405: (6) pp. 1921-1927. Paper 10.1007/s00216-012-6370-0.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
impact factor: 3.659*
language: English

Libisch B, French H K, Hartnik T, Anton A, Biró B: Laboratory scale evaluation of selected remediation techniques for propylene-glycol based aircraft deicing fluids, ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY 33: (6) pp. 717-724.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
impact factor: 1.606
number of independent citations: 1
language: English

AZCÓN R, MEDINA A, ROLDÁN A, BIRÓ B, VIVAS A: Significance of treated agrowaste residue and autochthonous inoculates (arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and Bacillus cereus) on bacterial community structure and phytoextraction to remediate soils contaminated with heavy metals., CHEMOSPHERE 75: pp. 327-334.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
impact factor: 3.253
number of independent citations: 12
language: English

VIVAS A, BIRÓ B, RUÍZ-LOZANO JM, BAREA JM, AZCÓN R: Two bacterial strains isolated from a Zn-polluted soil enhance plant growth and mycorrhizal efficiency under Zn-toxicity., CHEMOSPHERE 62: pp. 1523-1533.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
impact factor: 2.442
number of independent citations: 39
language: English

VIVAS A, VÖRÖS I, BIRÓ B, CAMPOS E, BAREA J M, AZCÓN R: Symbiotic efficiency of autochthonous arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus (G. Mossae) and Brevibacillus sp. isolated from cadmium polluted soil under increasing cadmium levels., ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION 126: pp. 179-189.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
impact factor: 2.002
number of independent citations: 34
language: English

Landwehr M, Hildebrandt U, Wilde P, Nawrath K, Tóth T, Biró B, Bothe H: The arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus Glomus geosporum in European saline, sodic and gypsum soils, MYCORRHIZA 12: pp. 199-211.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
impact factor: 1.461
number of independent citations: 50
language: English
Number of independent citations to these publications:136 
Scientometric data
list of publications and citations
number of scientific publications that meet accreditation criteria:
number of scientific publications:
monographs and professional books:
monographs/books in which chapters/sections were contributed:
scientific publications published abroad that meet the accreditation criteria:
publications not in Hungarian, published in Hungary, meeting the accreditation criteria:
number of independent citations to scientific publications and creatoive works:
further relevant information regarding accreditation (in Hungarian)
Invited expert for EU-Fp 5, 6 and 7 proposals and project leaders. Elected member of EIP-Agri Horison-2020 FOCUS group. MC member of COST Actions (Phytotechnologies, mycorrhiza, microbial inoculums). Editorial board member at 3 journal. Hirsch index is: 16

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