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personal data approved: 2016. VII. 13.
Personal data
Péter Várnai
name Péter Várnai
year of birth 1965
name of institution
doctoral school
SE Doctoral School of Molecular Medicine (Core member)
Council of the Doctoral School
the share of work in the different doctoral schools. SE Doctoral School of Molecular Medicine 99%
SE DSMM-SE Council of the Doctoral School 1%
accreditation statement submitted to: Semmelweis University, Budapest
HAC accreditation
full compliance
(2015. I. 30.)
Contact details
E-mail address peter.varnaieok.sote.hu
phone number +36 1 459-15000/60439
Academic title
scientific degree, title Ph.D.
year degree was obtained 1997
discipline to which degree belongs theoretical medicine
institution granting the degree Semmelweis University
scientific degree, title DSc
year degree was obtained 2011
discipline to which degree belongs theoretical medicine
institution granting the degree HAS
Employment
1990 - Semmelweis 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
students who obtained their degrees:
Dániel Tóth PhD 2014  DSMM-SE
(50%) Gábor Turu PhD 2010  
(50%) László Szidonya PhD 2008  

students with degree granting in process:
Gergő Gulyás PhD (2018/08)  DSMM-SE
József Tóth PhD (2017/08)  DSMM-SE
present PhD students:
Rita Matuska (PhD) (2018/08)  DSMM-SE
  Thesis topic proposals
Research
research area Our goal to develop new molecular methods to follow and modify various inositol lipids in live cells, which allows us to investigate the function of these lipids.
research field in which current research is conducted theoretical medicine
Publications
2016

Tóth JT, Gulyás G, Tóth DJ, Balla A, Hammond GRV, Hunyady L, Balla T, Várnai P: BRET-monitoring of the dynamic changes of inositol lipid pools in living cells reveals a PKC-dependent PtdIns4P increase upon EGF and M3 receptor activation, BIOCHIMICA ET BIOPHYSICA ACTA-MOLECULAR AND CELL BIOLOGY OF LIPIDS 1861: (3) pp. 177-187.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
language: English
URL 
2016

Sohn M, Ivanova P, Brown HA, Toth DJ, Varnai P, Kim YJ, Balla T: Lenz-Majewski mutations in PTDSS1 affect phosphatidylinositol 4-phosphate metabolism at ER-PM and ER-golgi junctions, PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 113: (16) pp. 4314-4319.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
language: English
DOI 
2015

Picard M, McManus MJ, Csordás G, Várnai P, Dorn GW II, Williams D, Hajnóczky G, Wallace DC: Trans-mitochondrial coordination of cristae at regulated membrane junctions, NATURE COMMUNICATIONS 6: Paper 6259. p.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 8
language: English
DOI 
2015

Gulyás G, Tóth JT, Tóth DJ, Kurucz I, Hunyady L, Balla T, Várnai P: Measurement of inositol 1,4,5-trisphosphate in living cells using an improved set of resonance energy transfer-based biosensors, PLOS ONE 10: (5) Paper e0125601. p.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
language: English
URL 
2014

Weaver D, Eisner V, Liu X, Várnai P, Hunyady L, Gross A, Hajnóczky G: Distribution and Apoptotic Function of Outer Membrane Proteins Depend on Mitochondrial Fusion, MOLECULAR CELL 54: (5) pp. 870-878.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 6
language: English
URL 
2012

Tóth DJ, Tóth J, Gulyás G, Balla A, Balla T, Hunyady L, Várnai P: Acute depletion of plasma membrane phosphatidylinositol 4,5-bisphosphate impairs specific steps in endocytosis of the G protein-coupled receptor, JOURNAL OF CELL SCIENCE 125: (9) pp. 2185-2197.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 12
language: English
DOI 
2010

Csordas G, Varnai P, Golenar T, Roy S, Purkins G, Schneider TG, Balla T, Hajnoczky G: Imaging interorganelle contacts and local calcium dynamics at the ER-mitochondrial interface., MOLECULAR CELL 39: (1) pp. 121-132.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 175
language: English
DOI 
2006

Varnai P, Thyagarajan B, Rohacs T, Balla T: Rapidly inducible changes in phosphatidylinositol 4,5-bisphosphate levels influence multiple regulatory functions of the lipid in intact living cells., JOURNAL OF CELL BIOLOGY 175: (3) pp. 377-382.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 164
language: English
DOI 
1999

Varnai P, Rother KI, Balla T: Phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase-dependent membrane association of the Bruton's tyrosine kinase pleckstrin homology domain visualized in single living cells., JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY 274: (16) pp. 10983-10989.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 204
language: English
DOI 
1998

Varnai P, Balla T: Visualization of phosphoinositides that bind pleckstrin homology domains: calcium- and agonist-induced dynamic changes and relationship to myo-[3H]inositol-labeled phosphoinositide pools., JOURNAL OF CELL BIOLOGY 143: (2) pp. 501-510.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 449
language: English
DOI 
Number of independent citations to these publications:1018 
Scientometric data
list of publications and citations
number of scientific publications that meet accreditation criteria:
73
number of scientific publications:
99
monographs and professional books:
0
monographs/books in which chapters/sections were contributed:
0 
scientific publications published abroad that meet the accreditation criteria:
73
publications not in Hungarian, published in Hungary, meeting the accreditation criteria:
0
number of independent citations to scientific publications and creative works:
4625

 
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