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Sasha Azar

  • 898 Citations
  • 13 h-Index
20162020

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  • 898 Citations
  • 13 h-Index
  • 21 Article
  • 3 Letter
  • 1 Review article
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2020

Identification of mosquito bloodmeals collected in diverse habitats in Malaysian borneo using COI barcoding

Young, K. I., Medwid, J. T., Azar, S. R., Huff, R. M., Drumm, H., Coffey, L. L., Jason Pitts, R., Buenemann, M., Vasilakis, N., Perera, D. & Hanley, K. A., Jun 2020, In : Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease. 5, 2, 51.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2019

A single and un-adjuvanted dose of a chimpanzee adenovirus-vectored vaccine against chikungunya virus fully protects mice from lethal disease

Campos, R. K., Preciado-Llanes, L., Azar, S. R., Lopez-Camacho, C., Reyes-Sandoval, A. & Rossi, S. L., Dec 2019, In : Pathogens. 8, 4, 231.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Scopus citations

Effects of Chikungunya virus immunity on Mayaro virus disease and epidemic potential

Webb, E. M., Azar, S. R., Haller, S. L., Langsjoen, R. M., Cuthbert, C. E., Ramjag, A. T., Luo, H., Plante, K., Wang, T., Simmons, G., Carrington, C. V. F., Weaver, S. C., Rossi, S. L. & Auguste, A. J., Dec 1 2019, In : Scientific reports. 9, 1, 20399.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Scopus citations

Immunogenicity and efficacy of a measles virus-vectored chikungunya vaccine in nonhuman primates

Rossi, S. L., Comer, J. E., Wang, E., Azar, S. R., Lawrence, W. S., Plante, J. A., Ramsauer, K., Schrauf, S. & Weaver, S. C., Jul 31 2019, In : Journal of Infectious Diseases. 220, 5, p. 735-742 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
6 Scopus citations

Impact of preexisting dengue immunity on Zika virus emergence in a dengue endemic region

Rodriguez-Barraquer, I., Costa, F., Nascimento, E. J. M., Júnior, N. N., Castanha, P. M. S., Sacramento, G. A., Cruz, J., Carvalho, M., De Olivera, D., Hagan, J. E., Adhikarla, H., Wunder, E. A., Coêlho, D. F., Azar, S. R., Rossi, S. L., Vasilakis, N., Weaver, S. C., Ribeiro, G. S., Balmaseda, A., Harris, E. & 5 others, Nogueira, M. L., Reis, M. G., Marques, E. T. A., Cummings, D. A. T. & Ko, A. I., Feb 8 2019, In : Science. 363, 6427, p. 607-610 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

46 Scopus citations

Naturally infected Aedes aegypti collected during a Zika virus outbreak have viral titres consistent with transmission

Azar, S. R., Diaz-Gonzalez, E. E., Danis-Lonzano, R., Fernandez-Salas, I. & Weaver, S. C., Jan 1 2019, In : Emerging microbes & infections. 8, 1, p. 242-244 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
5 Scopus citations
Open Access
1 Scopus citations
2018

Colonized sabethes cyaneus, a sylvatic new world mosquito species, shows a low vector competence for zika virus relative to aedes aegypti

Karna, A. K., Azar, S. R., Plante, J. A., Yun, R., Vasilakis, N., Weaver, S. C., Hansen, I. A. & Hanley, K. A., Aug 16 2018, In : Viruses. 10, 8, 434.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Experimental zika virus infection of neotropical primates

Vanchiere, J. A., Ruiz, J. C., Brady, A. G., Kuehl, T. J., Williams, L. E., Baze, W. B., Wilkerson, G. K., Nehete, P. N., McClure, G. B., Rogers, D. L., Rossi, S. L., Azar, S. R., Roundy, C. M., Weaver, S. C., Vasilakis, N., Simmons, J. H. & Abee, C. R., Jan 1 2018, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 98, 1, p. 173-177 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

ZIKV Demonstrates Minimal Pathologic Effects and Mosquito Infectivity in Viremic Cynomolgus Macaques

Azar, S. R., Rossi, S. L., Haller, S., Yun, R., Huang, J. H., Plante, J. A., Zhou, J., Olano, J. P., Roundy, C. M., Hanley, K. A., Weaver, S. C. & Vasilakis, N., Nov 21 2018, In : Viruses. 10, 11

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
2017

Differential vector competency of aedes albopictus populations from the Americas for Zika Virus

Azar, S. R., Roundy, C. M., Rossi, S. L., Huang, J. H., Leal, G., Yun, R., Fernandez-Salas, I., Vitek, C. J., Paploski, I. A. D., Stark, P. M., Vela, J., Debboun, M., Reyna, M., Kitron, U., Ribeiro, G. S., Hanley, K. A., Vasilakis, N. & Weaver, S. C., 2017, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 97, 2, p. 330-339 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Scopus citations

Transient hearing loss in adults associated with Zika virus infection

Vinhaes, E. S., Santos, L. A., Dias, L., Andrade, N. A., Bezerra, V. H., De Carvalho, A. T., De Moraes, L., Henriques, D. F., Azar, S. R., Vasilakis, N., Ko, A. I., Andrade, B. B., Siqueira, I. C., Khouri, R. & Boaventura, V. S., 2017, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 64, 5, p. 675-677 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Variation in aedes aegypti mosquito competence for zika virus transmission

Roundy, C. M., Azar, S. R., Rossi, S. L., Huang, J. H., Leal, G., Yun, R., Fernandez-Salas, I., Vitek, C. J., Paploski, I. A. D., Kitron, U., Ribeiro, G. S., Hanley, K. A., Weaver, S. C. & Vasilakis, N., Apr 1 2017, In : Emerging Infectious Diseases. 23, 4, p. 625-632 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

68 Scopus citations

Viral retinopathy in experimental models of zika infection

Zhao, Z., Yang, M., Azar, S. R., Soong, L., Weaver, S. C., Sun, J., Chen, Y., Rossi, S. L. & Cai, J., Aug 1 2017, In : Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. 58, 10, p. 4075-4085 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations
2016

An Infectious cDNA Clone of Zika Virus to Study Viral Virulence, Mosquito Transmission, and Antiviral Inhibitors

Shan, C., Xie, X., Muruato, A. E., Rossi, S. L., Roundy, C. M., Azar, S. R., Yang, Y., Tesh, R. B., Bourne, N., Barrett, A. D., Vasilakis, N., Weaver, S. C. & Shi, P. Y., Apr 14 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Cell Host and Microbe.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

136 Scopus citations

Characterization of a novel murine model to study zika virus

Rossi, S. L., Tesh, R. B., Azar, S. R., Muruato, A. E., Hanley, K. A., Auguste, A. J., Langsjoen, R. M., Paessler, S., Vasilakis, N. & Weaver, S. C., Jun 1 2016, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 94, 6, p. 1362-1369 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

277 Scopus citations

Cross-talk among flesh-eating Aeromonas hydrophila strains in mixed infection leading to necrotizing fasciitis

Ponnusamy, D., Kozlova, E. V., Sha, J., Erova, T. E., Azar, S. R., Fitts, E. C., Kirtley, M. L., Tiner, B. L., Andersson, J. A., Grim, C. J., Isom, R. P., Hasan, N. A., Colwell, R. R. & Chopra, A. K., Jan 19 2016, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 113, 3, p. 722-727 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations

Differential Responses of Human Fetal Brain Neural Stem Cells to Zika Virus Infection

McGrath, E. L., Rossi, S. L., Gao, J., Widen, S. G., Grant, A. C., Dunn, T. J., Azar, S. R., Roundy, C. M., Xiong, Y., Prusak, D. J., Loucas, B. D., Wood, T., Yu, Y., Fernández-Salas, I., Weaver, S. C., Vasilakis, N. & Wu, P., Jul 27 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Stem Cell Reports.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

51 Scopus citations

Insect-Specific Viruses: A Historical Overview and Recent Developments

Roundy, C. M., Azar, S. R., Rossi, S. L., Weaver, S. C. & Vasilakis, N., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Advances in Virus Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Outbreak of Zika Virus Infection, Chiapas State, Mexico, 2015, and First Confirmed Transmission by Aedes aegypti Mosquitoes in the Americas

Guerbois, M., Fernandez-Salas, I., Azar, S. R., Danis-Lozano, R., Alpuche-Aranda, C. M., Leal, G., Garcia-Malo, I. R., Diaz-Gonzalez, E. E., Casas-Martinez, M., Rossi, S. L., Del Río-Galván, S. L., Sanchez-Casas, R. M., Roundy, C. M., Wood, T., Widen, S. G., Vasilakis, N. & Weaver, S. C., Nov 1 2016, In : Journal of Infectious Diseases. 214, 9, p. 1349-1356 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

113 Scopus citations

Rickettsia australis activates inflammasome in human and murine macrophages

Smalley, C., Bechelli, J., Rockx-Brouwer, D., Saito, T., Azar, S. R., Ismail, N., Walker, D. H. & Fang, R., Jun 1 2016, In : PLoS One. 11, 6, e0157231.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations