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Bence Ágg

Present appointment: PhD student

Phone extension: 56272

Email: agg.bence@med.semmelweis-univ.hu

 

Education and qualification:

  • 2007-2013 Semmelweis University, Faculty of Medicine (MD), Budapest

 Present affiliation:

  • 2016 – PhD student Dept. of Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
  • 2016 – Researcher, Pharmahungary Group

Previous appointments:

  • November 2014 – September 2016: voluntary bioinformatics consultant
    Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy, Semmelweis University
    Topic: in silico, network theoretical analysis of the targets of differentially expressed microRNAs measured in the samples from the animal models of various cardiovascular diseases
  • February 2014 – September 2016: PHP programmer, web developer
    NetGo.hu Kft, Gödöllő, Hungary (http://www.netgo.hu)
  • September 2013 – February 2014: Physician resident
    Egyesített Szent István és Szent László Kórház és Rendelőintézet
    Department of Internal Medicine, Budapest, Hungary

 Educational activities:

Graduate education:

  • 2016 – Pharmacology seminars for medical students, Semmelweis University

Memberships in professional societies:

  • Hungarian Society for Cardiology
  • Hungarian Society for Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology
  • LINK-group (led by prof. Peter Csemely)

Awards:

  • 2018 PhD Student Exellence Prize of Semmelweis University Association of Friends
    (Semmelweis Egyetem Baráti Körének Doktorandusz Kiválósági Díja)
  • 2018 New National Excellence Program
  • 2017 New National Excellence Program
  • 2014 Excellent Students’ Scientific Association Member, Semmelweis University
  • 2012/2013 Fellowship granted by the Republic of Hungary
  • 2012 Dr. Imre Haynal Medal and Prize

Scientific interest:

Bioinformatics, networks, role of postranscriptional regulation in cardiovascular diseases, microRNA target prediction, Marfan syndrome

Scientometric datas:

Number of papers in peer-refereed international journals: 14
Number of papers in Hungarian journals: 5
Cumulative impact factor: 33.023
Number of citations: 78
Hirsch-index (Google Scholar): 5