Zoltan Nagy Oltvai, MD
Dr. Oltvai is the Assistant Director of the
Division of Molecular Diagnostics. He is also a member of the
Interdisciplinary Biomedical Science Graduate Program, the Medical Scientist
Training Program, the Cellular and
Molecular Pathology Graduate Training Program, and the Joint CMU-Pitt PhD Program in Computational Biology.
Associate Professor of Pathology
Rm. S701 Scaife Hall
3550 Terrace St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Telephone: 412-383-7408
Lab Telephone: 412-648-8519
- MD - Semmelweiss Medical University, Budapest
Clinical ExpertiseMolecular Diagnostics (hereditary diseases, infectious diseases, hematologic malignancies)
Research InterestsDr. Oltvai's research interest is in the area of systems biology of cell metabolism, including the metabolism of prokaryotic and mammalian cells, including tumor cells.
CertificationsClinical Pathology, 1998 (The American Board of Pathology)
SpecialtiesMolecular Diagnostics, Pathology Informatics
Selected PublicationsView Dr. Oltvai's publications on PubMed
Shen, Y., Liu, J., Estiu, G., Isin, B., Ahn, Y-Y., Lee, D-S., Barabasi, A.-L., Kapatral, V., Wiest, O., and Oltvai, Z.N., Blueprint for antimicrobial hit discovery targeting metabolic networks. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 107, 1082-87 (2010)
Vazquez, A., Liu, J., Zhou, Y., and Oltvai, Z.N. Catabolic efficiency of aerobic glycolysis: The Warburg effect revisited. BMC Systems Biol., 4, 58 (2010)
Vazquez, A., and Oltvai, Z.N. Molecular crowding defines a common origin for the Warburg effect in proliferating cells and the lactate threshold in muscle physiology. PLoS ONE 6 (e19538), 1-9 (2011)
Vazquez, A., Markert, E.K., and Oltvai, Z.N. Serine biosynthesis with one carbon catabolism and the glycine cleavage system represents a novel pathway for ATP generation. PLoS ONE, 6 (e25881), 1-10 (2011)