Full name of PhD Student: Nguyen Dang Tho
Title of thesis: “Study on some biological characteristics of A/H5N6 virus in Vietnam”
Major: Veterinary Parasitology and Microbiology
Code number: 964 01 04
1. Associate Professor, PhD. To Long Thanh 2. Associate Professor, PhD. Nguyen Viet Khong
Educational institution: National Institute of Veterinary Research
NEW CONTRIBUTIONS OF THE THESIS
– The thesis identified new subclades of H5N6 virus in Vietnam including 126.96.36.199a and 188.8.131.52b.
– The thesis studied on some important biological characteristics of H5N6 AI viruses, sequenced all 8 gene segments of 17 H5N6 viruses collected in Vietnam from 2014-2015, thereby identifying the origin of H5N6 AI viruses in the priod of 2014-2015 in Vietnam.
– The thesis applied three-dimensional antigen mapping method to determine the antigen distance between H5N6 and other H5 influenza viruses. This research method has not been used in the study of influenza virus in our country.