Tibor Papp Dr.

Tibor Papp Dr.

Tibor Papp Dr.

Post, title
senior research fellow
Fields of interest
adenovirus, iridovirus, molecular evolution, paramyxovirus, phylogeny, veterinary virology, PCR-diagnostics, virus diagnostics, virus taxonomy, viruses of reptiles
Master of sciences in applied zoology, University of Veterinary Sciences, Budapest, 1999
Doctor of veterinary medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Szent István University, 2002
PhD, Postgraduate School of Veterinary Science, Szent István University, 2013

    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

    Papp T, Marschang RE (2019) Detection and characterization of invertebrate iridoviruses found in reptiles and prey insects in Europe over the past two decades. Viruses (Basel) 11: (7) 600. doi: 10.3390/v11070600

    Pees M, Schmidt V, Papp T, Gellért Á, Abbas MD, Starck JM, Neul A, Marschang RE (2019) Three genetically distinct ferlaviruses have varying effects on infected corn snakes (Pantherophis guttatus). Plos ONE 14 (6), e0217164, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0217164

    Podgorski I., Pantó L., Papp T., Harrach B., Benkő M.: Genome analysis of four Old World monkey adenoviruses supports the proposed species classification of primate adenoviruses and reveals signs of possible homologous recombination. J. Gen. Virol.  97, 1604-1614. 2016. doi: 10.1099/jgv.0.000465

    Alonso-Padilla J, Papp T, Kaján GL, Benkő M, Havenga M, Lemckert A, Harrach B, Baker AH (2016) Development of novel adenoviral vectors to overcome challenges observed with HAdV-5 based constructs. Mol Ther. 24:6-16. doi:10.1038/mt.2015.194

    Zöldi V, Papp T, Reiczigel J, Egyed L (2015) Bank voles show high seropositivity rates in a natural TBEV focus in Hungary. Infect Dis (Lond).  47:178-181. doi: 10.3109/00365548.2014.975743

    Pénzes JJ, Menéndez-Conejero R, Condezo GN, Ball I, Papp T, Doszpoly A, Paradela A, Pérez-Berná AJ, López-Sanz M, Nguyen TH, van Raaij MJ, Marschang RE, Harrach B, Benkő M, San Martín C (2014) Molecular characterization of a lizard adenovirus reveals the first atadenovirus with two fiber genes and the first adenovirus with either one short or three long fibers per penton. J Virol. 88:11304-14. doi: 10.1128/JVI.00306-14

    Papp T, Gál J, Abbas MD, Marschang RE, Farkas SL (2013) A novel type of paramyxovirus found in Hungary in a masked water snake (Homalopsis buccata) with pneumonia supports the suggested new taxonomy within the Ferlavirus genus. Vet Microbiol. 162:195-200. doi: 10.1016/j.vetmic.2012.08.010

    Abbas MD, Marschang RE, Schmidt V, Kasper A, Papp T (2011) A unique novel reptilian paramyxovirus, four atadenovirus types and a reovirus identified in a concurrent infection of a corn snake (Pantherophis guttatus) collection in Germany.  Vet Microbiol. 150:70-79. doi: 10.1016/j.vetmic.2011.01.010

    Papp T, Pees M, Schmidt V, Marschang RE (2010) RT-PCR diagnosis followed by sequence characterization of paramyxoviruses in clinical samples from snakes reveals concurrent infections within populations and/or individuals.Vet Microbiol. 144:466-472. doi: 10.1016/j.vetmic.2010.02.002

    Papp T, Fledelius B, Schmidt V, Kaján GL, Marschang RE (2009) PCR-sequence characterization of new adenoviruses found in reptiles and the first successful isolation of a lizard adenovirus. Vet Microbiol. 134:233-240. doi: 10.1016/j.vetmic.2008.08.003


    • Global Ranavirus Conortium (GRC)
    • European Society for Veterinary Virology (ESVV)
    • Hungarian Society for Microbiology (MMT)

    Scientific awards, grants: 

    • János Bolyai research fellowship of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (2015-2019) 
    • Marie Curie research fellowship (2014; 2016)