Veterinary Research Institute

The Veterinary Research Institute is the leading veterinary research institute in the Czech Republic aimed at the investigation in the area of veterinary medicine including practical application of the research. Its research objectives comprise the area of broad preclinical disciplines of veterinary science including human medicine, ecology and other specializations. The Department of Virology, consists of five research groups (Viral Diseases of Fish, Viral Diseases of Cattle, Viral Diseses of Swine, Emerging Viral Infections, and Analytical Biotechnology), employs 35 employees of different disciplines and runs an extensive experimental research program on the epidemiology, pathogenesis, prevention and treatment of infections by animal and human viruses.