Eszter Ari


Name Eszter Ari
Room# 5.604
Phone 8691
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Position Assistant professor

Research area

  • Bioinformatics
  • Comparative genomics
  • Molecular phylogenetics
  • Transcriptomics
  • Metagenomics
  • Investigating the evolution of antibiotic resistance using comparative genomics and metagenomics approaches in collaboration with the Synthetic and Systems Biology Unit of BRC.
  • Development of a functional enrichment analyser algorithm and R package. In collaboration with the Host-microbiom Group of Earlham institute, Norwich, UK.
  • Exploring host-microbe interactions. In collaboration with the Sysmets Biology Group of Earlham institute, Norwich, UK.
  • Investigating thermal phenotypic plasticity during expeimental evolution of Drosophila species. In collaboration with the Institute of Population Genetics, University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, Austria.
  • Application of a discrete mathematical method (BOOL-AN) for molecular phylogenetic analyses, classifying tRNA-s, miRNA-s, and searching for identity elements. In collaboration with the Department of Plant Systematics, Ecology and Theoretical Biology, ELTE
  • Bioinformatics for master students (whole course: lectures and lab. practices)
  •  Bioinformatic seminars for PhD students (whole course: lab. practices)
  •  Advanced R programming for biologists for master students on Bioinformatics specialization
  •  Analysis of Omics data for master students on Bioinformatics specialization


  • Introduction to Bioinformatics for BSc students (whole course: lab. practices)
  • Genetic lab. practices for BSc students (bioinformatic part)
  • Genomics for master students (selected lectures)
  • Molecular evolution for master students (selected lectures)
  • Evolutionary biology for master students (selected lectures)
  • Discrete mathematical methods in biology for master and PhD students