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Halasy Katalin

Name

Dr. Halasy Katalin

Degree
Doctor of Science (DSc), teacher with habilitation
Department
Department of Anatomy and Histology
Position: professor
Email
halasy.katalin[PUT_AT_HERE]univet.hu
Phone
+361 478 4220
Extension
8455
Fax
+361 478 4224
Location
Building E I. Floor

 

Introduction

Name: Dr. Katalin Halasy
Place and date of birth: Gemzse, 1950.11.25.
Marital status: married (Dr. Laszlo Kecse-Nagy
Children: one daughter, Katalin Kecse-Nagy (1976)
Graduation: biology, research (1975); teaching (1979)

Workplaces:
1975-1996: Department of Zoology, Jozsef Attila University, Szeged, Hungary
1996-2012: Deaprtment of Anatomy and Histology, Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, Szent Istvan University, Budapest, Hungary

Degrees:
1979 – university doctoral degree, Jozsef Attila University, Szeged, Hungary (summa cum laude, No. 62-11/1979).
1989 – candidate of biological sciences (CSc) Hungarian Academy of Sciences Budapest, Hungary (No. 12 946)
1996 – Habilitation, Jozsef Attila University, Szeged, Hungary (No. 1/1997).
2001 – Doctor of Science degree (DSc), HUngarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary (No. 3.967)

Language proficiency:
1989 – State Exam, upper level English, National Center of Foreign Languages, Budapest, Hungary (034450/1989)

Activity

Study trips:
1985: Support of European Science Foundation: Department of Anatomy and Embryology, University College, London, England: Honorary research fellow. Research topic:chemical neuroanatomy of avian and mammalian enteric nervous system. Duration: 3 months.

1986: Medical Research Council Anatomical Neuropharmacology Unit, Department of Pharmacology Oxford, UK: Research visitor. Research topic: quantitative postembedding immunogold studies on the glutamatergic system of cat cerebellum
Duration: 3 months.

1988: Medical Research Council Anatomical Neuropharmacology Unit, Department of Pharmacology Oxford, UK: Research visitor. Research topic: GABAergic components of commissural and associational pathways in the rat hippocampal formation. Duration: 4 months.

1990-91: Internal fellowship of József Attila University: Research Institute of Experimental Medicine: Research visitor. Research topic: target selectivity of septohippocampal and raphe-hippocampal projections. Duration: 18 months (cca 1 week/month).

1991-92: Medical Research Council Anatomical Neuropharmacology Unit, Department of Pharmacology Oxford, UK: Research visitor. Research topic: combined electrophysiological and anatomical study of hippocampal GABAergic interneurons. Duration: 6 months.

1992-93: Medical Research Council Anatomical Neuropharmacology Unit, Department of Pharmacology Oxford, UK: Wellcome Research Fellow. Research topic: structural and molecular basis of inhibition in the hippocampal formation. Duration: 1 year.

1994-96: Medical Research Council Anatomical Neuropharmacology Unit, Department of Pharmacology Oxford, UK: Wellcome Research Fellow. Research topic: structural and molecular basis of inhibition in the hippocampal formation (continuation). Duration: 2-3 months/year.

1997 – 1999: Greek-Hungarian intergovernmental collaboration with Thessaloniki Arisztotle University, Deaprtment of Anatomy: Research visitor. Research topic: effect of sexualsteroids on astroglia of nucleus interpeduncularis . Duration: 1 month.

2002: Royal Society- Hungarian Academy of Sciences, support of collaboration with the School of Biomedical Sciences, Department of Neurophysiology, Leeds University: Research visitor. Research topic: combined electrophysiological and neuroanatomical characterization of septal GABAerg interneurons. Duration: 1 month

2002: Yale University Medical School Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology: Research visitor. Research topic: effect of fimbria-fornix lesion on the expression of
vesicular glutamate transporters in the hippocampal formation. Duration: 1 month.

2005: Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, Helsinki University. One week study trip, seminar lecture.

2008: Nordic Centre of Excellence, Department of Neurology, Kuopio University: Fundamentals of modern histology: invited lecturer on a PhD course.

2010: Department of Internal Medicine, University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna: Short study trip, seminar lecture.

Experience in university teaching:
Comparative anatomy, cell biology, animal histology, histotechniques (undergraduate level)
Chemical neuroanatomy, immunocytochemistry, electron microscopy (PhD courses)
Teaching since 1975 (32 years teaching experience)
Teaching notebooks, practicals, eklectronic materials:
5 notebooks in Hungarian
2 practical books in English (also translated into German)
2 electronic teaching material

Diploma- and PhD theses:
Supervisor of 21 diploma works and 7 PhD theses

Membership in scientific organizations:
Hungarian Biological Society
Hungarian Neuroscience Association
Society of Hungarian Anatomists
Hungarian Microscope Society
Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS)
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