Bea Szeifert, a research fellow and scientific secretary at our institute, as a state scholarship holder of the Genetics Doctoral Program of the Biology Doctoral School at the Faculty of Science, Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE), submitted her doctoral dissertation titled "Archaeogenetic Analysis of Human Skeletal Material from Volga-Ural Region Cemeteries Associated with Early Hungarians."

On April 19, 2024, Bea defended her doctoral dissertation with the highest distinction of summa cum laude before a committee appointed by Eötvös Loránd University. Supervisors: Anna Szécsényi-Nagy, Director of the HUN-REN RCH Institute of Archaeogenomics, and Balázs Egyed, Associate Professor at the Department of Genetics, Faculty of Science, Eötvös Loránd University.

On behalf of the entire team of our institute, we congratulate Bea on her achievement!