BioTalentum is an RTD intensive SME established in 2005, focused mostly on stem cell research and services, with a branch on EU project management, advisory and trainings.

BioTalentum is an RTD intensive SME established in 2005, focused mostly on stem cell research and services, with a branch on EU project management, advisory and trainings.

BioTalentum is an RTD intensive SME established in 2005, focused mostly on stem cell research and services, with a branch on EU project management, advisory and trainings.

BioTalentum is an RTD intensive SME established in 2005, focused mostly on stem cell research and services, with a branch on EU project management, advisory and trainings.

R&D staff

We define our success also by our people. Meet the team!

Melinda Zana PhD

Melinda is the lead research scientist at BioTalentum. Her primary responsibilities are the development of neuronal, microglial differentiation, neurotoxicology and computational biology. She holds a PhD in Human Physiology, she is a bioengineer, with nine years of experience in industrial R&D.

Kata Filkor PhD

Kata leads the Szeged site of BioTalentum. She is responsible for running the Company’s quality management system. She holds her PhD in Immunology and with five years of experience in assay development, sales and marketing. Her main interests are toxicology assay development and its commercialization.

Mária Bódi-Jakus, MSc

Maria, as a Senior Laboratory Manager, organizes the general operation of the laboratory in Gödöllő. She graduated as a biologist (MSc) at the University of Pécs. She is mainly involved in the development and implementation of iPS cell culture activities and neurotoxicological studies.

Suchitra Polgári PhD

Suchitra is the senior iPSC specialist at BioTalentum with a scientific focus on the generation of stem cell-derived beta-cells and cardiomyocytes. She is an experienced researcher with more than fifteen years in animal cloning, cell biology and specific research activities include oocytes and embryos cryopreservation. She is highly skilled in the use of micromanipulator for somatic cell nuclear transfer.

Anita Fehér PhD

Anita is the lead molecular biologist. She holds a Cell and Molecular Biology PhD in Theoretical Medicine. She has significant experience in genetic modification of hESC/hiPSC lines and mice using advanced approaches such as CRISPR/Cas9, TALEN and piggyBac systems.

Zofia Janstova PhD

Zofia is the lead toxicologist. She is an experienced statistician; her main interests are in vitro toxicology on developing human neuronal cells and toxicological characterization of environmental chemicals and drugs. Zofia studied animal physiology and then obtained a PhD in Embryology.

Andrea Schnur PhD

Andrea is a molecular and cell biologist holding a PhD in Theoretical Medicine. Her main interest are the exocrine and endocrine pancreas and Regenerative Medicine. At BioTalentum, she participates in stem cell research by the development of pancreatic beta cell differentiation. Currently she is on maternity leave.