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6720 Szeged, Korányi fasor 6.

Director: Lajos Kemény MD, DSC,

Head of Department

Márta Széll, DSc

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Current position:

Scientific advisor


Dermatology Research Group of the University of Szeged and the Hungarian Academy of Sciences


József Attila University, Szeged, 1988

Scientific degree:

Habil. (2009)Dsc. (2011)


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Previous workplaces:

Institute of Plant Biology 1988-1999

Biological Research Center of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences 1999-

Department of Medical Genetics, University of Szeged 2012-

Positions and memberships in scientific societies:

Founder of "International Post Genetics Society" (2006-)

European Society of Human Genetics (ESHG) - (2012-)

Hungarian Dermatologic Society - board member (2013-)

Hungarian Society of Clinical Neurology (MKNT)– board memer (2014-)

Clinical Chemistry Workgroup of the Szeged Commettee of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences - secratary (2015-)

Hungarian Genetical Society (MAGE) – board member (2015-)

European Society for Dermatological Research (ESDR) - secretary (2016-) Hungarian Society for Immunology (MIT) – elected president (2016-)

Hungarian Society of Human Genetics (MHGT) - elected president (2016-)

Awards, honors:

Youth Award: Scientific Days of the Biological Research Center of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, November 29-December 1, 1989

Bolyai János Research Grant 2000-2003

ESDR Travel Grant (2003)

Scientific Award of the Hungarian-German Dermatological Society (DUDG/MNDT) for the publication 

Széll M, Bata-Csörgő Zs, Pivarcsi A, Koreck A, Kemény L, Dobozy A: Proliferating keratinocytes are putative sources of the psoriasis susceptibility related EDA+ oncofoeltal fibronectin” published in J. Invest. Dermatol. 123: 537-46, 2004

Bolyai János Research Grant 2004-2007

Scientific Award of the "Fekete Zoltán" Foundation of Hungarian Dermatologists, 2005

Scientific Award of "Bőrgyógyászati és Venerológiai Szemle", 2005Eastern European Academic Leader Award of the ÖGDV and ESDR, 2013

Bolyai János Research Fund, 2005–2008

L’OREAL-UNESCO Hungarian Grant for Women and Science, 2008

Bolyai Award of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 2009


Publications of Márta Széll

Research interest:

Identification and characterization of regulatory elements responsible for tissue-specific regulation

Identification and characterization of signal-transduction genes and proteins

Investigation of keratinocyte receptors

Functional genomics studies of multifactorial skin diseases

Identification and characterization of non-coding RNA genes and their role in human diseases