Thesis topics for PHARMACY students in their 2nd, 3rd or 4th year of studies:
- Phyotherapeutical value of medicinal plants based on international monographs. Research leader: Dr. Györgyi Horváth
- Histological characterization of medicinal plant parts utilized as drug, localization of effective substances (preparation of microscopic slides, microscopic studies). Research leader: Dr. Nóra Papp
- Pharmacobotanical and phytochemical characterization of edible medicinal plants (literature search and experimental work). Research leader: Dr. Nóra Papp
- Pharmacobotanical and phytochemical characterization of poisonous medicinal plants (literature search and experimental work). Research leader: Dr. Nóra Papp
- Analysis of data in ethnopharmacobotanical descriptions (based on literature). Research leader: Dr. Nóra Papp
Thesis topics for BIOTECHNOLOGY BSc students:
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 .
- The investigation of traditional uses of wild medicinal plants in Northern Aegean region, Turkey. Supervisor: Dr. Dragica Purger - ALREADY TAKEN!