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Thesis topics

Thesis topics for PHARMACY students in their 2nd, 3rd or 4th year of studies:

  1. Phyotherapeutical value of medicinal plants based on international monographs. Research leader: Dr. Györgyi Horváth
  2. Histological characterization of medicinal plant parts utilized as drug, localization of effective substances (preparation of microscopic slides, microscopic studies). Research leader: Dr. Nóra Papp
  3. Pharmacobotanical and phytochemical characterization of edible medicinal plants (literature search and experimental work). Research leader: Dr. Nóra Papp
  4. Pharmacobotanical and phytochemical characterization of poisonous medicinal plants (literature search and experimental work). Research leader: Dr. Nóra Papp
  5. Analysis of data in ethnopharmacobotanical descriptions (based on literature). Research leader: Dr. Nóra Papp

Thesis topics for BIOTECHNOLOGY BSc students:

  1. The role of biotechnology in propagation of chamomile (Matricaria recutita L.) Supervisors: Dr. Tímea Bencsik, Dr. Györgyi Horváth;                          The thesis covers botanical, cultivational, phytochemical, phytotherapeutical and biotechnological aspects of chamomile.
  2. Therapeutic potential and biotechnology of camptothecin Supervisors: Dr. Tímea Bencsik, Dr. Györgyi Horváth;                                                                                  The thesis covers the following topics: herbal or other sources of camptothecin, camptothecin derivatives and their clinical use, role of biotechnology in production of camptothecin, and future perspectives. 
  3. Study of plant bioactive compounds from different aspects. Supervisors: Dr. Marianna Kocsis, Dr. Viktória L. Balázs                                                                        Literature summary: study of secondary metabolites in plants, or plant derived bioactive compounts in honey. Students have the possibility to complete their literature summary with basic laboratory skills, e.g. TLC of polyphenols.
  4. Honey production with biotechnological methods. Supervisors: Dr. Ágnes Farkas, Nagy-Radványi Lilla                                                                                                  During their literature survey students explore different biotechnological methods that can be used to produce honey without bees.
  5. Honey adulteration – the role of biotechnology. Supervisors: Dr. Ágnes Farkas, Nagy-Radványi Lilla                                                                                    Students can compare conventional and biotechnological methods that can be applied in detection of honey adulteration.
  6. Honey analysis with biotechnological methods. Supervisors: Dr. Ágnes Farkas, Nagy-Radványi Lilla                                                                                         Students should review biotechnological methods that can be used to assess the quality and authenticity of honey .
  7. The investigation of traditional uses of wild medicinal plants in Northern Aegean region, Turkey. Supervisor: Dr. Dragica Purger - ALREADY TAKEN!