Hegyesi Hargita

Position: Associate Professor
Course coordinator (Genetics and genomics)
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Room: NET 621
Phone: +36 1 210 2930 / 56326




Birth: 1967


  • Biology-chemistry M.Sc. in 1990, Eötvös Loránd University, Faculty of Science

Academic qualifications:

  • 1999: PhD, Semmelweis University School of Doctoral Studies
  • 2017 Medical Habilitation Semmelweis University

Present and previous positions:

  • 2017– associate professor, Semmelweis University, Department of Genetics, Cell- and Immunobiology
  • 2013-2017 associate professor, Semmelweis University Department of Morphology and Physiology
  • 2007-2017 senior scientist/group leader Frédéric Joliot-Curie" National Research Institute for Radiobiology and Radiohygiene Department of Molecular and Tumor Radiobiology
  • 1990-2007 research assistant Semmelweis University, Department of Genetics, Cell- and Immunobiology

Professional visits:

  • 2008, Jul. 7-18, Bad Honnef, Germany Wilhelm and Else Heraeus Physics Summer School: „Protection of Humans and Their Environment Against Ionizing Radiation”
  • 2005, Mar. 13-18, Newcastle, UK, Interdisciplinary seminar “Complex genetics: banking on our future”. British Council Seminars


  • 2003 Rector prize Semmelweis University
  • 2003 Bólyai scholarship by: Hungarian Academy of Sciences
  • 2012 Travel grant: RADAM, Madrid
  • 2016 Merit prizeSemmelweis University
  • 2016 Research Education prize Semmelweis University


  • 1999 -Hungarian Society for Oncology
  • 2000 -Hungarian Society for Immunology
  • 2004 -Hungarian Society for Human genetics
  • 2008 -Hungarian Society of Biophysics
  • 2008 -European Radiation Research Society
  • 2006- European Association for Cancer Research
  • 2017-International Extracellular Vesicle Society

Activities in education:

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

Research interests:

  • tumor biology, cardiomyocyte derived extracellular vesicles, non-coding RNAs, stem-cells, regeneration


  • Hungarian
  • English




Complete list of publications: MTMT




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