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RESEARCH GROUP LEADER: Petra Forgách PhD., senior lecturer

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Senior lecturer: 1
Assistant lecturer: 1
Laboratory technician: 2

Arthropod-borne pathogens in animals, Food-born viruses in animals, Pathogenic viruses in animals, Zoonoses, Virology, Molecular design, Molecular evolution, Molecular markers and recognition, Veterinary virology, Infectious diseases in domestic animals, Viral diagnostics, Development of diagnostic methods, Development of farm specific vaccines

Hungarian Society for Microbiology
Hungarian Society for Zoonozes

Central Agricultural Office, Hungary
Eötvös Loránd University, Faculty of Science, Hungary
Centre for Agricultural Research, Institute for Veterinary Medical Research of HAS, Hungary
Institute of Experimental Medicine of HAS, Hungary
National Center for Epidemiology, Hungary
University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Austria
The National Veterinary Institute & The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Departments of Virology, Sweden
Utrecht University, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, the Netherlands
Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

virological diagnosis
development of eradication programmes


EU FP7 Advanced Studies towards Knowledge on Lyssavirus Encephalitis Pathogenesis Improving Options for Survival, ASKLEPIOS (2013)
EU FP7 Biology and control of vector-borne infections in Europe, EDENext (2011)
EU FP7 Vector-borne Risks for Europe: Risk assessment and control of West Nile and Chikungunya virus, VECTORIE (2011)
OTKA Investigations on certain virus infections of wild birds (2007)
NKTH TÉT The mode of action and impact of viruses on reared honeybee queens (Apis mellifera) (2007)
NKTH TÉT Zoonotic viruses in Central Europe (2007)
OTKA Molecular diagnosis and phylogenetic analysis on viruses with veterinary- and human health importance (2005)

Various animal farms of agricultural companies (since 1970, actually about 10 farms)