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Tenk Miklós


Miklós Tenk

habilitated (Habil), PhD
Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
Position: head of department
(1) 478 4100 /8218
1143 Budapest, Hungária krt. 23-25.


Dr. Miklós Tenk received his diploma at the University of Veterinary Medicine in 1993. After graduation, he was employed at the Department of Obstetrics and Reproductive Biology, and in 1995 he started working at the National Institute of Animal Health, where he mastered the diagnostic methods of many specialties. His workplace became the Department of Bacteriology, where he mainly worked with Mycoplasmas in addition to routine diagnostics.

He completed his PhD work at the Veterinary Research Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. He obtained his doctorate in 2005 with his thesis “Examination of Mycoplasma bovis infection in cattle”.

He was hired at Ceva-Phylaxia in 2006 as an R+D team leader, where his main task was the management and supervision of the development of bacteriological vaccines, planning and technical implementation of bacteriological R&D projects.

He worked as an R&D manager at Mikrolab Laboratóriumi Kft. between September 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021.

He heads the Department of Epidemiology and Microbiology of the University of Veterinary Medicine from July 1, 2021.

Main research areas:

  • Mycoplasmosis of ruminants, pigs and poultry
  • Salmonellosis of poultry and pigs
  • Bacterial respiratory diseases of pigs
  • Vaccine development


Workplaces Name of institution Post
2021.07.01. Állatorvostudományi Egyetem, Járványtani és Mikrobiológiai Tanszék Head of department
2020.09.-2021.06. Mikrolab Kft. R&D manager

Ceva-Phylaxia Zrt.

Globális Biológiai Kutatás-Fejlesztés

Bacteriological Integrated Development Unit Manager

Ceva-Phylaxia Zrt.

Globális Biológiai Kutatás-Fejlesztés

Head of Bacteriological Integrated Development Unit

Ceva-Phylaxia Zrt.

Globális Biológiai Kutatás-Fejlesztés

Bacteriological Laboratory Manager
MTA Állatorvostudományi Kutatóintézete
PhD student
1995-2006 Országos Állategészségügyi Intézet Laboratory veterinarian, bacteriologist
1993-1994 Állatorvostudományi Egyetem, Szülészeti és Szaporodásbiológiai Tanszék Intern, department veterinarian

Professional organization membership


Committee name Time Rank
EAPHM (European Association for Porcine Health Management) 2014 member
Magyar Baromfiegészségügyi Társaság 1996 member
REA 2013 expert


Number of thesis/TDK students to date:

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Thevenon, Jérôme, Misák Ferenc, Tenk Miklós: NOVEL VETERINARY VACCINE. US2015174240A1, USA Patent