Dr. Bálazs Rózsa Two-Photon Imaging Center/Institute of Experimental Medicine of the Hungarian Academy of Science – The Institute of Experimental Medicine HAS in Budapest

Rozsa Balazs

  • Young Investigator

Computational Neuroscience

  • Two-Photon Imaging Center/Institute of Experimental Medicine of the Hungarian Academy of Science
  • rozsabal@koki.hu
  • ++36 1 325 7771

About Dr. Bálazs Rózsa

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5 Selected Publications

Katona G., Szalay G., Maak P., Kaszas A., Veress M., Hillier D., Chiovini B., Vizi ES., Roska B., Rozsa B. (2012) Fast two-photon in vivo imaging with three-dimensional random-access scanning in large tissue volumes. Nat. Methods, 9 (2) : 201-8.

Holderith N., Lorincz A., Katona G., Rózsa B., Kulik A., Watanabe M., Nusser Z. (2012) Release probability of hippocampal glutamatergic terminals scales with the size of the active zone. Nat. Neurosci., 15 (7) : 988–97.

Katona G., Kaszás A., Turi GF., Hájos N., Tamás G., Vizi ES., Rózsa B. (2011) Roller coaster scanning reveals spontaneous triggering of dendritic spikes in CA1 interneurons. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 108 (5) :2148-53.

Chiovini B., Turi GF., Katona G., Kaszás A., Erdélyi F., Szabó G., Monyer H., Csákányi A., Vizi ES., Rózsa B. (2010) Enhanced dendritic action potential backpropagation in parvalbumin-positive basket cells during sharp wave activity. Neurochem. Res., 35 (12) : 2086-95.

Rózsa B., Katona G., Kaszás A., Szipöcs R., Vizi ES. (2008) Dendritic nicotinic receptors modulate backpropagating action potentials and long-term plasticity of interneurons. Eur. J Neurosci., 27 (2) : 364-77

Awards, Fellowships and Honours

2012            National InnovationAward
2007            National Junior Prima Primissima Prize
2005            1st award of the Young Scientist Award of the Hungarian Society for Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology
                    Awards from Eötvös Loránd and Semmelweis Universities (Physics, Analysis, Chemistry) including Rector grant

Technical Expertise

  • Fast three-dimensional two-photon imaging in in vivo
  • Electrophysiology in vivo and in vitro
  • Dendritic integration in vivo and in vitro
  • Neuronal network imaging
  • Non-linear optics
  • Laserphysics
  • Laser scanning 
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