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DBSP Faculty

Thomas E. Toth

Thomas E. Toth, DVM, PhD, Diplomate, ACVM

Department of Biomedical Sciences & Pathobiology
e-mail: ttoth@vt.edu


1975 PhD. Major: Immunology, Minors: Virology and Pathology
Dissertation: Immune Response of the White Pekin Duck to Viral, Soluble Proteins and Red Blood Cell Antigens
Cornell University, Ithica, NY
1960 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, cum laude
University of Veterinary Science
Budapest, Hungary

Board Certification

American College of Veterinary Microbiologists

Research Interests

  • Avian respiratory diseases
  • Vaccine development using vaccinia virus as a cloning and expression vector
  • Hepatitis Viruses
  • Virus and Toxin Interaction in Parkinson's Diseases Models
  • Optical Fiber Based Instrumentation for Light Microscopic Observations

Professional Experience

1988-present Professor
Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
1982-1988 Associate Professor of Virology
Department of Pathobiology
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
1979-1982 Associate Professor
Department of Veterinary Science
Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory
South Dakota State University
Brookings, SD
1974-1978 Department of Veterinary Microbiology
Syntex Research
Palo Alto, California
1967-1971 Research Specialist
Duck Research Laboratory
Cornell University
Eastport, L.I., New York
1965-1967 Research Virologist
Bundesforschungsanstalt fur Viruskrankheiten der Tiere Tubingen, West Germany
1962-1965 Research Veterinarian
Phylaxia State Serum Institute
Budapest, Hungary
1961-1962 Hygienist
State Public Health Institute for the Dairy Industry
Budapest, Hungary
1960-1961 Veterinarian
State Artificial Insemination Station
Kecskemet, Hungary

Professional Memberships

  • American Association of Veterinary Immunologists
  • Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges
  • Conference of Research Workers on Animal Diseases
  • American Society for Microbiology
  • Sigma Xi