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May 1, 2014
Edina Pöröntő joins group as assistant

March 1, 2014
Máté Gyimesi rejoins group to carry out reintegration phase of Marie Curie International Outgoing Fellowship

Jan 8, 2014
Paper published in J. Biol. Chem.: „A nucleotide-dependent and HRDC domain-dependent structural transition in DNA-bound RecQ helicase”
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Nov 5, 2013
Nikolett Nagy’s Ph.D. thesis defense at Eötvös Loránd University

Oct 17, 2013
Team including NHLBI researchers of the Adelstein and Sellers groups and Mihály Kovács receives Director’s Award of the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute

Job vacancy

Ph. D. studentship
Ph.D. fellowships are available in our laboratory to study novel mechanisms and inhibitors of DNA helicases and actomyosin-based motility in a stimulating international environment at the Department of Biochemistry, Eötvös University.
The project work will be complemented by a comprehensive doctoral training program in Structural Biochemistry offered by Eötvös University.
Previous project work experience of applicants in biochemistry or biophysics or molecular biology is desirable.
Please submit your CV and motivation letter here or via email.

Postdoctoral position
A postdoctoral appointment is available in our laboratory to study problems related to molecular mechanisms of DNA helicases, myosin motors and their inhibitors, or other areas of biochemistry/molecular biophysics, subject to discussion with applicants.
Our lab and the Department of Biochemistry at Eötvös University offers a stimulating, liberal, international environment in the historic but modern city of Budapest.
Applicants are expected to hold or be about to obtain a Ph.D. in biochemistry or biophysics or molecular biology.
Please submit your CV and motivation letter here or via email.

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Motor Enzymology
Research Group

Mihály Kovács, Ph.D., D.Sc.

Associate Research Professor, Principal Investigator (2005-)
ELTE-MTA “Momentum” Motor Enzymology Research Group (2011-)

Eötvös University
Department of Biochemistry
Institute of Biology
Eötvös University

H-1117 Budapest
Pázmány Péter sétány 1/C.

Phone: +36-1-372-2500 /8401
Fax: +36-1-381-2172

National Institutes of Health National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute European Molecular Biology Organization Howard Hughes Medical Institute National Office for Research and Technology, Hungary Hungarian Scientific Research Fund Human Frontier Science Program Research Grant
John E. Fogarty International Center Norway Fund Grant        
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