2010-: PhD student at the Semmelweis University, Department of Medical Chemistry,
Molecular Biology and Pathobiochemistry. Supervisor: Prof. Peter Csermely, Dr. Csaba Sôti
2002-2010: Semmelweis University (SE), Faculty of Medicine, Medical Doctor
2000: High school final exam (A+ with distinction; Biology and Physics specialization)
1996-2000: Baár-Madas Reformed High School, Budapest
2012- Development of a protein-protein interaction database
2010- Study of genes related to learning and memory with experimental and network
theory approach, PhD student, Semmelweis University, Hungary
2010: Genes related to learning and memory in C. elegans. Guest researcher,
Biozentrum/Pharmazentrum, University of Basel
2010: Effects of cognitive tasks on cerebral blood flow. Thesis (in Hungarian),
defended with A+.
2009- Network science and neurology; Default mode network of brain. Link Group, supervised by Professor Péter Csermely
2008: Development of a program to process physiological signs. Doppler Laboratory
2007- Effects of cognitive tasks on cerebral blood flow. Doppler Laboratory, supervised by Assistant Professor Róbert Debreczeni MD
System level mechanisms of adaptation, learning, memory formation and evolvability:
the role of chaperone and other networks. Gyurkó, D. M., Soti, Cs., Csermely, P.
Current Protein and Peptide Science. In press, http://arxiv.org/abs/1206.0094
A Role For RasGAPs in Associative Learning and Memory in C. elegans. Gyurkó, D.
M., Fenyves, B., Csermely, P., Sôti, Cs., Steták, A. Hungarian Molecular Life Sciences
Conference, 2013, Siófok. Poster presentation.
ComPPI,a compartmentalized protein-protein interaction database. Veres, D. V.,
Gyurkó, D. M., Thaler, B., Szalay, K. Zs., Fazekas, D., Korcsmáros, T., Csermely, P.
Hungarian Molecular Life Sciences Conference, 2013, Siófok. Poster presentation.
RasGAPs in the Learning and Memory of C. elegans. Gyurkó, D. M., Sôti, Cs.,
Csermely, P., Steták, A. FEBS3+ Meeting Conference, 2012, Opatija. Poster
Pervasively overlapping network communities, dynamic network centralities and
saltatoric information transmission: lessons from billion year-successes of biological
networking strategies. Gyurkó, D. M. et al. European Conference on Complex
Systems, 2011, Wien. Oral presentation.
Network strategies to understand the aging process and help age-related drug design.
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Simkó, G. I., Gyurkó, D., Veres, D. V., Nánási, T. and Csermely, P. (2009) Network strategies to understand the aging process and help age-related drug design. Genome Medicine 2009, 1:90 (28 September 2009)
English (advanced level, C1 extended with professional medical language)
German (intermediate level, B1)
Computer programming (C++, PHP, JS, SQL, etc.)
Bioinformatics (network analysis and molecular biology tools)
Web development; usability, accessibility, open source on the web
Photography, photographic post-processing
Areas of Interest
Neurology, systems neurology, systems biology
Networks in general, network theory and networks in life sciences