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Personal data
Kornél Kovács
name Kornél Kovács
year of birth 1947
name of institution
doctoral school
SzTE Doctoral School of Clinical Medicine (Announcer of research topic)
SzTE Doctoral School of Biology (Core member)
accreditation statement submitted to: University of Szeged
HAC accreditation
full compliance
(2014. XII. 12.)
Contact details
E-mail address kornelbrc.hu
phone number +36 62 544-351
Academic title
scientific degree, title Ph.D.
year degree was obtained 1980
discipline to which degree belongs biology
institution granting the degree MTA Tudományos Minősítő Bizottság (to be translated)
scientific degree, title DSc
year degree was obtained 1999
discipline to which degree belongs
institution granting the degree HAS
1996 - University of Szeged
university professor or researcher
1971 - MTA Szegedi Biológiai Központ Biofizikai Intézet (research institute, not university)
Thesis topic supervisor
number of doctoral students supervised until now 15
number of students who fulfilled course requirements 10
students who obtained their degrees:
(50%) Andrea Nyilasi PhD 2014  USz-DSB
(50%) Etelka Kovács PhD 2014  USz-DSB
(50%) Norbert Ács PhD 2014  USz-DSB
(50%) Roland Wirth PhD 2014  USz-DSB
(50%) Zsófia Herbel PhD 2014  USz-DSB
(50%) András Fülöp PhD 2012  USz-DSB
(50%) Emma Szőri-Dorogházi PhD 2012  USz-DSB
(50%) Judit Maróti PhD 2010  USz-DSB
Lívia Sarolta Palágyi-Mészáros PhD 2010  USz-DSB
(50%) Tímea Tóth PhD 2010  USz-DSB
(50%) Balázs Bálint PhD 2009  USz-DSB
Vasileva Ivanova Galina PhD 2009  USz-DSB
(50%) Zoltán Bagi PhD 2009  USz-DSB
(50%) András Tóth PhD 2008  USz-DSB
(50%) Kars Gokhan PhD 2008  USz-DSB
(50%) Mária Takács PhD 2006  USz-DSB
Róbert Csáki PhD 2006  USz-DSB
(50%) Gergely Maróti PhD 2005  USz-DSB
(50%) Ákos Tibor Kovács PhD 2003  USz-DSB
(50%) Barna Dezső Fodor PhD 2003  USz-DSB
(50%) Tímea Hanczár PhD 2003  USz-DSB

students with degree granting in process:
(50%) Balázs Kakuk PhD (2018/08)  DSES3-SzTE
completed course requirement, without degree or degree granting in process:
Tamás Böjti (PhD) 2015/08  USz-DSB
(50%) Orsolya Strang (PhD) 2014/08  USz-DSB
  Thesis topic proposals
research area metalloenzymes, methanogenesis, photosynthetic, thermophilic anaerobe microorganisms; methane and hydrogen production; microbial communities in nature and healthcare
research field in which current research is conducted biology

Norbert Ács, Etelka Kovacs, Roland Wirth, Zoltan Bagi, Orsolya Strang, Zsófia Herbel, Gábor Rákhely, Kornél L. Kovács: Changes in the Archaea microbial community when the biogas fermenters are fed with protein-rich substrates, BIORESOURCE TECHNOLOGY 131: pp. 121-127.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
impact factor: 4.980**
language: English

K L Kovács, N. Ács, E. Kovács, R. Wirth, G. Rákhely, O. Strang, Zs. Herbel, Z. Bagi: Improvement of Biogas Production by Bioaugmentation., JOURNAL OF BIOMEDICINE AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 16: pp. 1-7. Paper 482653.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
impact factor: 2.436**
language: English

Szőri-Dorogházi E, Maróti G, Szőri M, Nyilasi A, Rákhely G, Kovács KL: Analyses of the Large Subunit Histidine-Rich Motif Expose an Alternative Proton Transfer Pathway in [NiFe] Hydrogenases, PLOS ONE 7: 11 p. Paper e34666.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
impact factor: 4.092*
language: English

Fülöp A, Béres R, Tengölics R, Rákhely G, Kovács K L: Relationship between PHA and hydrogen metabolism in the purple sulfur phototrophic bacterium Thiocapsa roseopersicina BBS, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HYDROGEN ENERGY 37: (6) pp. 4915-4924.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
impact factor: 4.054*
language: English

Wirth R, Kovacs E, Maroti G, Bagi Z, Rakhely G, Kovacs KL: Characterization of a biogas-producing microbial community by short-read next generation DNA sequencing, BIOTECHNOLOGY FOR BIOFUELS 5: pp. 1-16. Paper 41.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
impact factor: 6.088*
number of independent citations: 2
language: English
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Pekgoz G, Gunduz U, Eroglu I, Yucel M, Kovacs K, Rakhely G: Effect of inactivation of genes involved in ammonium regulation on the biohydrogen production of Rhodobacter capsulatus, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HYDROGEN ENERGY 36: (21) pp. 13536-13546.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
impact factor: 4.054
language: English
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Maroti J, Farkas A, Nagy IK, Maroti G, Kondorosi E, Rakhely G, Kovacs KL: A second soluble hox-type nife enzyme completes the hydrogenase set in thiocapsa roseopersicina bbs, APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY 76: (15) pp. 5113-5123.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
impact factor: 3.778
language: English

Maroti G, Tong Y, Yooseph S, Baden-Tillson H, Smith HO, Kovacs KL, Frazier M, Venter JC, Xu Q: Discovery of [NiFe] hydrogenase genes in metagenomic DNA: cloning and heterologous expression in Thiocapsa roseopersicina., APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY 75: (18) pp. 5821-5830.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
impact factor: 3.686
language: English

Fodor BD, Kovacs AT, Csaki R, Hunyadi Gulyas E, Klement E, Maroti G, Meszaros LS, Medzihradszky KF, Rakhely G, Kovacs KL: Modular broad-host-range expression vectors for single-protein and protein complex purification, APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY 70: pp. 712-721.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
impact factor: 3.810
number of independent citations: 12
language: English

Rakhely G, Kovacs AT, Maroti G, Fodor BD, Csanadi G, Latinovics D, Kovacs KL: Cyanobacterial-type, heteropentameric, NAD(+)-reducing NiFe hydrogenase in the purple sulfur photosynthetic bacterium Thiocapsa roseopersicina, APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY 70: pp. 722-728.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
impact factor: 3.810
number of independent citations: 24
language: English
Number of independent citations to these publications:38 
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