Who's Who

Academic Degrees

2014PhD (summa cum laude)Health ScienceUniversity of DebrecenDebrecenHungary
2014Post-gradual Training CertificateEnglish-Hungarian Translator in Medical SciencesUniversity of DebrecenDebrecenHungary
2009Post-gradual Training CertificateLaboratory Animal Science and Experimental DesignSt-Istvan UniversityBudapestHungary
2007MScMolecular Biology, GeneticsUniversity of DebrecenDebrecenHungary

Current Research Projects

  • Early epigenetic changes (“drivers”) in cancer development and in adult stem cells

  • Epigenetic landscape of early stage invasive melanomas (in collaboration with the Hungarian academy of Sciences)

Selected Publications

Koroknai V, Ecsedi S, Vizkeleti L, Kiss T, Szasz I, Lukacs A, Papp O, Adány R, Balazs M. Genomic profiling of invasive melanoma cell lines by array comparative genomic hybridization MELANOMA RES. 26(2):100-7.

Ecsedi S, Hernandez-Vargas H, Lima SC, Vizkeleti L, Toth R, Lazar V. Koroknai V, Kiss T, Emri G, Herceg Z, Adany R, Balazs M. DNA methylation characteristics of primary melanomas with distinct biological behaviour. PLOS ONE 9:(5) p. e96612

Ecsedi S, Hernandez-Vargas H, Lima SC, Herceg Z, Adany R, Balazs M. Transposable hypomethylation is associated with metastatic capacity of primary melanomas. INT J CLIN EXP PATHOL 6(12):2943-8.

Lazar V, Ecsedi S, Szollosi A G, Toth R, Vizkeleti L, Rakosy Z, Begany A, Adany R, Balazs M. Characterization of candidate gene copy number alterations in the 11q13 region along with BRAF and NRAS mutations in human melanoma. MODERN PATHOLOGY 22: pp. 1367-1378.

Rakosy Z, Vizkeleti L, Ecsedi S, Voko Z, Begany A, Barok M, Krekk Z, Gallai M, Szentirmay Z, Adany R, Balazs M. EGFR gene copy number alterations in primary cutaneous malignant melanomas are associated with poor prognosis. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CANCER 121:(8) pp. 1729-1737.