Professor Peter Nagy

Professor Nagy gained his PhD in plant protection, from the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Plant Protection, Budapest, in 1990, and he has been at U Kentucky since 1999. His research focuses on small RNA viruses, in particular virus replication, using Tombus viruses, small RNA viruses of plants, to identify viral and host players in replication and to unravel the mechanism of virus replication; and virus recombination, to understand the mechanism of virus evolution.