Welcome to Galgóczy Lab

Our mission:

Development of fundamental new protein/peptide-based antifungal strategies not just for the medical treatment, but also for the pest control and food preservation to improve human welfare.

Main research areas:

  • Isolation and purification of antifungal proteins from filamentous fungi and plants
  • Investigating the antifungal efficacy and the mode of action of antifungal proteins
    and their de novo designed peptide derivatives
  • Investigating the biological role of antifungal proteins in the producer organism
  • Development of expression systems for bulk production of antifungal proteins
  • Investigating the potential application of antifungal proteins in the medicine and agriculture
  • Rational design of antifungal proteins and peptide derivatives

Job and PhD opportunities:

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Contact address:

  • László Galgóczy, PhD
  • University of Szeged
  • Faculty of Science and Informatics
  • Department of Biotechnology
  • H-6726 Középfasor 52., Szeged, Hungary
  • E- mail: galgoczi@bio.u-szeged.hu
  • Tel.: +36 62 546-936
  • Fax: +36 62 544-352