Zsolt Pirger, PhD

BLI Department of Experimental Zoology
pirger.zsolt [at] okologia.mta.hu
+36 87 448-244 / 220
Main profile in keywords: 
invertebrate and inferior vertebrate neurobiology, adaptation, behavioral patterns, biomarkers, chemical ecology
Selected publications:


Maasz G, P Takács, P Boda, G Varbiro, Z Pirger (2017): Mayfly and fish species identification and sex determination in bleak (Alburnus alburnus) by MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry Science of The Total Environment 601-602: pp. 317-325.
Maasz G, Z Zrinyi, P Takacs, S Lovas, I Fodor, T Kiss, Zs Pirger (2017): Complex molecular changes induced by chronic progestogens exposure in roach, Rutilus rutilus Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 139:9–17
Maasz, G., Zrinyi, Z., Reglodi, D., Petrovics, D., Rivnyak, A., Kiss, T., Jungling A, Tamas, A., Pirger, Z. (2017): Pituitary adenylate cyclase-activating polypeptide (PACAP) has neuroprotective function in dopamine-based neurodegeneration in rat and snail parkinsonian models Disease Models and Mechanisms
Zrinyi Z, G Maasz, L Zhang, A Vertes, S Lovas, T Kiss, K Elekes, Z Pirger (2017): Effect of progesterone and its synthetic analogs on reproduction and embryonic development of a freshwater invertebrate model Aquatic Toxicology 190: 94-103.