Annamária Szmolka Dr.

Annamária Szmolka Dr.

Annamária Szmolka Dr.

E-mail
szmolka.annamaria(at)vmri.hu
Post, title
senior research fellow
Fields of interest
veterinary microbiology, antimicrobial resistance, food-borne zoonoses, host-pathogen interaction
Qualifications
biologist, MSc in Plant Genetic Engineering (2001), Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca
PhD in Veterinary Medical Sciences (Szent István University, Budapest)
    • Szmolka A, Szabó M, Kiss J, Pászti J, Adrián E, Olasz F, Nagy B. (2018): Molecular epidemiology of the endemic multiresistance plasmid pSI54/04 of Salmonella Infantis in broiler and human population in Hungary. Food Microbiology, 71: 25-31. doi: 10.1016/j.fm.2017.03.011
    • Imre A, Szmolka A, Olasz F, Nagy B (2015) Vaccine potential of a nonflagellated, virulence-plasmid-cured (fliD-, pSEVΔ) mutant of Salmonella Enteritidis for chickens. Acta Vet Hung. 63: 285-302. doi: 10.1556/004.2015.027
    • Nagy B, Szmolka A, Smole Možina S, Kovač J, Strauss A, Schlager S, Beutlich J, Appel B, Lušicky M, Aprikian P, et al. (2015) Virulence and antimicrobial resistance determinants of verotoxigenic Escherichia coli (VTEC) and of multidrug-resistant E. coli from foods of animal origin illegally imported to the EU by flight passengers. Int J Food Microbiol. 209:52-59. doi: 10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2015.06.026
    • Olasz F, Nagy T, Szabó M, Kiss J, Szmolka A, Barta E, van Tonder A, Thomson N, Barrow P, Nagy B (2015) Genome Sequences of Three Salmonella enterica subsp. Enterica Serovar Infantis Strains from Healthy Broiler Chicks in Hungary and in the United Kingdom. Genome Announc. 3(1). pii: e01468-14. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.01468-14
    • Szmolka A, Wiener Z, Matulova ME, Varmuzova K, Rychlik I (2015) Gene Expression Profiles of Chicken Embryo Fibroblasts in Response to Salmonella Enteritidis Infection. PLoS One. 10(6):e0127708. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0127708

    Membership: 

    • Member of the Hungarian Society on Zoonozes (2012-today)
    • Member of the Hungarian Society for Microbiology (2003-today)
    • Member of the EuroPathoGenomics Graduate Academy „European Virtual Institute for Functional Genomics of Bacterial Pathogens” (2005-2010)

    Scientific awards, grants: 

    • Bolyai János research fellowship of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (2013-2016)