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Kollár Anna


Anna Kollár

Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
Position: assistant professor
1143 Budapest, Hungária krt. 23-25.


Dr. Anna Kollár obtained her doctorate in veterinary medicine in 2000 at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Szent István University. During his university years, he actively participated in the Scientific Student Circle at the Department of Physiology and Biochemistry. In 2001, she was awarded the Pro Scientia Gold Medal by the National Scientific Student Council for his thesis entitled “Molecular biological investigation of certain factors of the brain’s thyroid hormone homeostasis”. In 2001, he spent his veterinary internship at the Animal Health and Food Inspection Station in Pest County, and then worked at the Biological Research and Development Directorate of Ceva-Phylaxia Zrt. from 2004 to 2020. She obtained his PhD degree in 2017 at the János Szentágothai Doctoral School of Neuroscience of Semmelweis University, the title of his thesis: Investigation of regulatory factors underlying thyroid hormone mediated effects. From 2020, she is the laboratory manager of Mikrolab Kft. From 2021, she will work at the Department of Epidemiology and Microbiology of ÁTE.

Main research areas:

  • molecular neuroendocrinology
  • poultry and pig virus vaccine development (classical/vector)


Workplaces Name of institution Post
2021.09.01. ÁTE Járványtani és Mikrobiológiai Tanszék
2020.09.01. Mikrolab és SPF Mikrobiológiai Laboratórium Kft. Laboratory manager
2019.11.01-2020.08.31. Ceva-Phylaxia Deputy Director of Early Development
2016.10.01-2019.10.31. Ceva-Phylaxia Head of Cell-Egg Platform and Virology Integrated Development Unit
2010.10.01-2016.09.30. Biológiai Kutatás Fejlesztés, Ceva-Phylaxia, Head of Virology Integrated Development Unit
2010.01.01-2010.10.01. Virológiai Fejlesztési Igazgatóság, Ceva-Phylaxia lead developer
2004.06.01-2009.12.31 Virológiai Fejlesztési Igazgatóság, Ceva-Phylaxia development associate
2002-2003 Semmelweis Egyetem, Budapest    PhD student
2001 Pest megyei Állategészségügyi és Élelmiszer-ellenőrző Állomás Veterinary intern

Professional organization membership

Committee name Time Rank
Pro Scientia Aranyérmesek Társasága 2001- member

Number of thesis/TDK students to date



Synthetic capsid proteins and uses thereof

Patent number: US9550812B2

Publication list (Top10)


1. Wichgers Schreur PJ, Oymans J, Kant J, van de Water S, Kollár A, Dehon Y, Soós P, Pénzes Z, van Keulen L, Kortekaas J. (2021) A single vaccination with four segmented rift valley fever prevents vertical transmission of the wild-type virus in pregnant ewes. NPJ Vaccines. 6:8
2. Wichgers Schreur PJ, Oreshkova N, van Keulen L, Kant J, van de Water S, Soós P, Dehon Y, Kollár A, Pénzes Z, Kortekaas J. (2020)  Safety and efficacy of four-segmented Rift Valley fever virus in young sheep, goats and cattle. NPJ Vaccines. 5:65
3. Pénzes Z, Czeglédi A, Nagy Z, Kollár A, Tóth Á, Misák F, Rendes K, Ivók M, Gyimesi R, Lovrecz G, Tretyakova I, El-Attrache J, Palya V, Pushko P (2019) Rapid Construction and Immunogenicity Testing of a Novel H5 Virus-Like Particle Prototype Vaccine Against Clade H5N8 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Virus. Avian Dis. 63:203-208
4. Kollár A, Kvárta-Papp Zs, Egri P, Gereben B (2016)
Different types of luciferase reporters show distinct susceptibility to T3-evoked downregulation.
Thyroid 26: 179-182
5. Gereben B, Pachucki J, Kollár A, Liposits Z, Fekete C (2004)  Ontogenic redistribution of type 2 deiodinase messenger ribonucleic acid in the brain of chicken. Endocrinology 145: 3619-3625
6. Gereben B, Kollár A, Harney JW, Larsen PR (2002)  The mRNA structure has potent regulatory effects on type 2 iodothyronine deiodinase expression.  Molecular Endocrinology 16: 1667-1679
7. Gereben B, Kollár A, Bartha T, Buys N, Decuypere E, Rudas P (1998)  3,3’,5-Triiodothyronine (T3) uptake and expression of thyroid hormone receptors during the adapation to hypothyroidism of the brain of chicken.  Acta Veterinaria Hungarica 46: 473-485