Ágoston Mihalik

Personal details

  • Place and date of birth: Szombathely, 17th october 1985
  • Nationality: Hungarian
  • E-mail: [email protected]


  • 2008- Pazmany Peter Catholic University, Budapest (guest student)
  • 2004- Semmelweis University of Medicine, general physician, Budapest
  • 2004-2011 Saint Ignatius Jesuit College, Budapest
  • 1998-2004 Czuczor Gergely Benedictine High School, Győr

Social and organizational experiences

  • 2010- Vice president of the Hungarian Cell Stress Society
  • 2009-10 Member of the Student Committee of Saint Ignatius Jesuit College, Budapest
  • 2007-09 Voluntary Organizer of Flavantic® Healthy Lifestyle Club
  • 2007 Member of the Organizing Comittee of the World Conference of Stress, Budapest
  • 2006-07 President of the Student Comittee of Saint Ignatius Jesuit College (I. term), Budapest
  • 2005 Member of the Organizing Committee of the 9th IUBMB Conference & 30th FEBS Congress, Budapest

Research activity

  • 2011- MTA-PPKE-ITK Neurobionics Research Group, Faculty of Information Technology, Pazmany Peter Catholic University, supervised by Zoltan Vidnyanszky
  • 2005- LINK Group, supervised by Peter Csermely
  • 2005 Chaperone Group, Department of Medical Chemistry, Semmelweis University, supervised by Csaba Soti


  • Hungarian Medical Association of America
  • Hungarian Cell Stress Society
  • Kerpel-Fronius Ödön Talent Support Program of Semmelweis University, supervised by Dr. Müller Veronika


  • 2011 Research Scholarship, Hiteles Ember Alapítvány
  • 2010 Benedictine Scholarship, Medium Pro Educatione Közhasznú Alapítvány
  • 2009 Benedictine Scholarship, Medium Pro Educatione Közhasznú Alapítvány


  1. Mihalik A, Csermely P (2011): Heat shock partially dissociates the overlapping modules of the yeast protein-protein interaction network. PLoS Computational Biology 7(10): e1002187, IF: 5.5
  2. Mihalik A, Kaposi AS, Kovacs IA, Nanasi T, Palotai R, Rak A, Szalay MS, Csermely P (2011): How creative elements help the recovery of networks after crisis: lessons from biology. In Networks in Social Policy Problems. B Vedres and M Scotti (ed.). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. In press.
  3. Farkas IJ, Korcsmaros T, Kovacs IA, Mihalik A, Palotai R, Simko GI, Szalay KZ, Szalay-Beko M, Vellai T, Wang S, Csermely P (2011): Network-based tools in the identification of novel drug-targets. Science Signaling 4: pt3
  4. Csermely P, Kovács I, Mihalik A, Nanasi T, Rak A, Szalay M (2009): Hogyan küzdik le a válságokat a biológiai hálózatok, és mit tanulhatunk el tőlük? (in Hungarian) Magyar Tudomány 170: 1381-1390
  5. Kiss HJ, Mihalik A, Nanasi T, Ory B, Spiro Z, Soti C, Csermely P (2009): Ageing as a price of cooperation and complexity: self-organization of complex systems causes the gradual deterioration of constituent networks. Bioessays 31:651-664

Lecture and poster abstracts

  1. Mihalik A, Csermely P (2010): Heat shock-induced rearrangements of yeast protein-protein interaction network. HMAA Archives 18, 38
  2. Csermely P, Kovacs I, Mihalik A, Nanasi T, Palotai R, Szalay M (2009): Fehérjehálózatok válságválaszai (in Hungarian). Biokémia 33, 6
  3. Mihalik A, Palotai R, Csermely P (2008): Stressz hatása az élesztő fehérje-fehérje kölcsönhatási hálózatának modulszerkezetére (in Hungarian). Biokémia 32, 67

Skills, languages

  • Programming (C++, Python, Matlab)
  • English (intermediate level)
  • Italian (intermediate level)
  • German (elementary level)

Areas of interest

  • Cognitive and computational neurosciences, networks, stress, aging
  • Sports: chess, ping-pong, football
Ágoston Mihalik
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