Semsei Agnes

Position: Assistant Professor
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Room: NET 611
Phone: +36 1 210 2930 / 56502



Birth: 1981


  • Biologist; 2005: Eötvös Loránd University, Faculty of Science, Biologist, Molecular biologist MSc, Budapest

Academic qualifications:

  • 2012: PhD in Biology, Semmelweis University School of Doctoral Studies, Molecular Medicine Doctoral School, Budapest, Hungary

Present and previous positions:

  • 2016 - assistant lecturer
    Semmelweis University, Dept. of Genetics, Cell- and Immunobiology - Laboratory for clinical genomics
  • 2014 - 2016 research fellow
    Semmelweis University, Dept. of Genetics, Cell- and Immunobiology - Laboratory for clinical genomics
  • 2005 - 2013 research assistant
    Semmelweis University, Dept. of Genetics, Cell- and Immunobiology - Laboratory for clinical genomics - Richter Gedeon SNP genotyping core facility laboratory

Professional visits:

  • 2006, February: Biomek Continuum Training (Nyon, Switzerland)
  • 2006, December: Biomek Liquid Handling Workshop (Nyon, Switzerland)


  • 2006: 2nd Basic and Clinical Immunogenomics and 3rd Immunoinformatics Conferences (BCII) poster session II. prize
  • 2009: PhD-Symposium Semmelweis University, oral presentation II. prize


  • Society of Hungarian Immunologists

Activities in education:

  • Practices in Medical Cell Biology, Immunology, Genetics and Genomics for Hungarian and English medical students
  • Supervisor of research projects of undergraduate students
  • Supervisor and reviewer of scientific theses of undergraduate students

Research interests:

  • pharmacogenetics, genetic background of side effect of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia chemotherapy, genetic risk factors of acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Research areas:

  • Grant: NKFIH 109200 (PD), Pharmacogenetic study of anthracycline therapy in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia, Duration: 01.01.2014 – 31.12.2016


  • English
  • Italian



Selected publications: 

  • Sagi JC, Kutszegi N, Kelemen A, Fodor LE, Gezsi A, Kovacs GT, Erdelyi DJ, Szalai C, Semsei AF.
    Pharmacogenetics of anthracyclines.
    PHARMACOGENOMICS 17:(9) pp. 1075-1087. (2016)
  • Gabor KM, Schermann G, Lautner-Csorba O, Rarosi F, Erdelyi DJ, Endreffy E, Berek K, Bartyik K, Bereczki C, Szalai C, Semsei AF.
    Impact of single nucleotide polymorphisms of cytarabine metabolic genes on drug toxicity in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
    PEDIATRIC BLOOD & CANCER 62:(4) pp. 622-628. (2015)
  • Semsei AF, Erdelyi DJ, Ungvari I, Csagoly E, Hegyi MZ, Kiszel PS, Lautner-Csorba O, Szabolcs J, Masat P, Fekete G, Falus A, Szalai C, Kovacs GT.
    ABCC1 polymorphisms in anthracycline-induced cardiotoxicity in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. 
    CELL BIOLOGY INTERNATIONAL 36:(1) pp. 79-86. (2012)
  • Simon T, Semsei AF, Ungvari I, Hadadi E, Virag V, Nagy A, Vangor MS, Laszl V, Szalai C, Falus A. 
    Asthma endophenotypes and polymorphisms in the histamine receptor HRH4 gene. 
  • Semsei AF, Erdelyi DJ, Ungvari I, Kamory E, Csokay B, Andrikovics H, Tordai A, Csagoly E, Falus A, Kovacs GT, Szalai C. 
    Association of some rare haplotypes and genotype combinations in the MDR1 gene with childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. 
    LEUKEMIA RESEARCH 32:(8) pp. 1214-1220. (2008)

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