Katalin Toth

Katalin Toth



Biophysics of Macromolecules

Im Neuenheimer Feld 580

69120 Heidelberg

Tel: +49-6221423390

Email: kt@dkfz.de


Curriculum vitae

1972 - 1977 Studies of physics at Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Diploma of physics

1977 - 1989 Assistant professor , Institute of Biophysics Semmelweis University, Budapest

1979 - 1981 Visit at the Laboratory of Solid State Physics Université Pierre et Marie Curie Paris VI.

1981 Doctoral degree in biophysics (French 3emecycle), Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris VI

1989 - 1994 Associate professor ,Institute of Biophysics, Semmelweis University, Budapest

1991 Thesis and degree „Candidate of Biological Sciences“ at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest

1991 - 1992 Invited lecturer at the University Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France, and researcher at the Laboratory of Molecular and Cellular Biophysics of the CENG, Grenoble

1993 Staff scientist in the Microfocus Beam line group at the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility, Grenoble, France.

1994-present Staff scientist at Division Biophysics of Macromolecules, DKFZ


Research fields

Structure-function relationship of nucleoproteins, chromatin structure, epigenetics at the level of nucleosome structure, molecular interactions in live cells, drug binding to DNA, photobiology of psoralens and porphyrins. Fluorescence spectroscopy, single molecule FRET, fluorescence correlation spectroscopy.

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