Márton Vidovszky Dr.

Márton Vidovszky Dr.

Márton Vidovszky Dr.

Post, title
senior research fellow
Fields of interest
bat viruses, rodent viruses, DNA viruses, molecular virology, adenoviruses, circovirus, polyomaviruses, phylogenetics
Horticulture Science MSc, Corvinus University, 2007
PhD, Szent István University, Veterinary Doctoral School, 2016

    Surján A, Gonzalez G, Gellért Á, Boldogh S, Carr MJ, Harrach B, Vidovszky MZ. (2023): First detection and genome analysis of simple nosed bat polyomaviruses in Central Europe. Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 112: 105439. doi: 10.1016/j.meegid.2023.105439

    Vidovszky MZ, Kapitány Sz, Gellért Á, Harrach B, Görföl T, Boldogh SA, Kohl C, Wibbelt G, Mühldorfer K, Kemenesi G, Gembu G-C, Hassanin A, Tu VT, Estók P, Horváth A, Kaján GL. (2023): Detection and genetic characterization of circoviruses in more than 80 bat species from eight countries on four continents. Veterinary Research Communications, in press. doi: 10.1007/s11259-023-10111-3

    Vidovszky MZ, Böszörményi KP, Surján A, Varga T, Dán Á, Benkő M, Harrach B. (2022): First DNA sequence proof for the occurrence of bovine adenovirus types 10 and 11 in continental Europe. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 69(6): e3479-e3486. doi: 10.1111/tbed.14752

    Dastjerdi A, Jeckel S, Davies H, Irving J, Longue C, Plummer C, Vidovszky MZ, Harrach B, Chantrey J, Martineau H, Williams J. (2022): Novel adenovirus associated with necrotizing bronchiolitis in a captive reindeer (Rangifer tarandus). Transboundary and Emerging Diseases,69(5): 3097-3102. doi: 10.1111/tbed.14374

    Kaján GL, Doszpoly A, Tarján ZL, Vidovszky MZ, Papp T (2020) Virus–host coevolution with a focus on animal and human DNA viruses. J Mol Evol. 88:41-56. doi: 10.1007/s00239-019-09913-4

    Vidovszky MZ, Tan Z, Carr MJ, Boldogh S, Harrach B, Gonzalez G (2020) Bat-borne polyomaviruses in Europe reveal an evolutionary history of intrahost divergence with horseshoe bats distributed across the African and Eurasian continents. J Gen Virol. 101:1119-1130. doi: 10.1099/jgv.0.001467

    Vidovszky MZ, Szeredi L, Doszpoly A, Harrach B, Hornyák Á (2019) Isolation and complete genome sequence analysis of a novel ovine adenovirus type representing a possible new mastadenovirus species. Arch Virol 164:2205-2207. doi: 10.1007/s00705-019-04299-6

    Vidovszky MZ, Kohl C, Boldogh S, Görföl T, Wibbelt G, Kurth A, Harrach B (2015) PCR screening of the German and Hungarian bat fauna reveals the existence of numerous hitherto unknown adenoviruses. Acta Vet Hung. 63:508-525. doi: 10.1556/004.2015.047

    Kohl C, Vidovszky MZ, Mühldorfer K, Dabrowski PW, Radonic A, Nitsche A, Wibbelt G, Kurth A, Harrach B (2012) Genome analysis of bat adenovirus 2: indications of interspecies transmission. J Virol. 86:1888-1892. doi: 10.1128/JVI.05974-11

    Jánoska M, Vidovszky M, Molnár V, Liptovszky M, Harrach B, Benkő M (2011) Novel adenoviruses and herpesviruses detected in bats in Hungary. Short Communication. Veterinary Journal. 189:118-121. doi: 10.1016/j.tvjl.2010.06.020



    • Hungarian Society for Microbiology,
    • Hungarian Society for Biology


    Scientific awards, grants: 

    • 1st place (2021) on National Scientific Students’ Associations Conference in Microbiology section (András Surján), supervisor
    • Marie Curie secondee fellow (13 month) at Janssen Vaccines, on the Research and Development section, The Netherlands, Leiden 2015-2016
    • Federation of European Microbiological Societies - Meeting Attendance Grant, 2011, 2012
    • Federation of European Microbiological Societies - Young Scientist Meeting Grant, 2008
    • Erasmus fellowship (5 months), molecular laboratory work, University of Kassel, Department of Genetics, Germany, 2006-2007