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Zoltan (Z) Szittner

Experimental Immunohematology


Research interests

Immunoglobulins, humoral immunity, effector cells, autoimmunity

  • FACS
  • protein microarray
  • mammalian cell culture
  • transfection and cloning
  • SPR
  • Microfluidics
  • myeloid cell binding/activation assays
2016-present Postdoctoral fellow at Dept of Experimental Immunohematology, Sanquin Research, Amsterdam
2011-2016 PhD program in Immunology at Department of Immunology, Eotvos Lorond University, Budapest, Hungary
2005-2011 MSc in Biology/Molecular Biology/Immunology at Eotvos Lorond University, Budapest, Hungary
Sanquin publications
Other publications

Kecse-Nagy C, Szittner Z, Papp K, Hegyi Z, Rovero P, Migliorini P, Lóránd V, Homolya L, Prechl J. Characterization of NF-κB Reporter U937 Cells and Their Application for the Detection of Inflammatory Immune-Complexes. PLoS One 2016; 11(5):e0156328.

Szittner Z, Bentlage AE, Rovero P, Migliorini P, Lóránd V, Prechl J, Vidarsson G. Label-free detection of immune complexes with myeloid cells. Clin Exp Immunol 2016; 185(1):72-80.

Prechl J, Papp K, Hérincs Z, Péterfy H, Lóránd V, Szittner Z, Estonba A, Rovero P, Paolini I, Del Amo J, Uribarri M, Alcaro MC, Ruiz-Larrañaga O, Migliorini P, Czirják L. Serological and Genetic Evidence for Altered Complement System Functionality in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Findings of the GAPAID Consortium. PLoS One 2016; 11(3):e0150685.

Szarka E, Babos F, Magyar A, Huber K, Szittner Z, Papp K, Prechl J, Pozsgay J, Neer Z, Ádori M, Nagy G, Rojkovich B, Gáti T, Kelemen J, Baka Z, Brózik M, Pazár B, Poór G, Hudecz F, Sármay G. Recognition of new citrulline-containing peptide epitopes by autoantibodies produced in vivo and in vitro by B cells of rheumatoid arthritis patients. Immunology 2014; 141(2):181-91.

Szittner Z, Papp K, Sándor N, Bajtay Z, Prechl J. Application of fluorescent monocytes for probing immune complexes on antigen microarrays. PLoS One 2013; 8(9):e72401.

Papp K, Végh P, Hóbor R, Szittner Z, Vokó Z, Podani J, Czirják L, Prechl J. Immune complex signatures of patients with active and inactive SLE revealed by multiplex protein binding analysis on antigen microarrays. PLoS One 2012; 7(9):e44824.

Papp K, Szittner Z, Prechl J. Life on a microarray: assessing live cell functions in a microarray format. Cell Mol Life Sci 2012; 69(16):2717-25.

Prechl J, Szittner Z, Papp K. Complementing antibody profiles: assessing antibody function on antigen microarrays. Immunol Lett 2012; 143(1):101-5.

Szekeres Z, Herbáth M, Szittner Z, Papp K, Erdei A, Prechl J. Modulation of the humoral immune response by targeting CD40 and FcγRII/III; delivery of soluble but not particulate antigen to CD40 enhances antibody responses with a Th1 bias. Mol Immunol 2011; 49(1-2):155-62.

Szekeres Z, Herbáth M, Angyal A, Szittner Z, Virág V, Balogh P, Erdei A, Prechl J. Modulation of immune response by combined targeting of complement receptors and low-affinity Fcgamma receptors. Immunol Lett 2010; 130(1-2):66-73.

Last edited on: 28 July 2016
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