Scott Weaver, PhD, MS

Chair

  • 19926 Citations
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1981 …2020

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Article

2018 international meeting of the Global Virus Network

Brechot, C., Bryant, J., Endtz, H., Garry, R. F., Griffin, D. E., Lewin, S. R., Mercer, N., Osterhaus, A., Picot, V., Vahlne, A., Verjans, G. M. G. M. & Weaver, S., Mar 2019, In : Antiviral research. 163, p. 140-148 9 p.

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2 Scopus citations

4.4 Å cryo-EM structure of an enveloped alphavirus Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus

Zhang, R., Hryc, C. F., Cong, Y., Liu, X., Jakana, J., Gorchakov, R., Baker, M. L., Weaver, S. C. & Chiu, W., Sep 2011, In : EMBO Journal. 30, 18, p. 3854-3863 10 p.

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119 Scopus citations

A cDNA Clone-Launched Platform for High-Yield Production of Inactivated Zika Vaccine

Yang, Y., Shan, C., Zou, J., Muruato, A. E., Bruno, D. N., de Almeida Medeiros Daniele, B., Vasconcelos, P. F. C., Rossi, S., Weaver, S., Xie, X. & Shi, P-Y., Jan 4 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : EBioMedicine.

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24 Scopus citations

A chikungunya fever vaccine utilizing an insect-specific virus platform

Erasmus, J. H., Auguste, A. J., Kaelber, J. T., Luo, H., Rossi, S. L., Fenton, K., Leal, G., Kim, D. Y., Chiu, W., Wang, T., Frolov, I., Nasar, F. & Weaver, S. C., Feb 1 2017, In : Nature Medicine. 23, 2, p. 192-199 8 p.

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48 Scopus citations

A chimeric Sindbis-based vaccine protects cynomolgus macaques against a lethal aerosol challenge of eastern equine encephalitis virus

Roy, C. J., Adams, A. P., Wang, E., Leal, G., Seymour, R. L., Sivasubramani, S. K., Mega, W., Frolov, I., Didier, P. J. & Weaver, S. C., Jan 24 2013, In : Vaccine. 31, 11, p. 1464-1470 7 p.

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25 Scopus citations

A chimeric vesiculo/alphavirus is an effective alphavirus vaccine

Chattopadhyay, A., Wang, E., Seymour, R., Weaver, S. C. & Rose, J. K., Jan 2013, In : Journal of virology. 87, 1, p. 395-402 8 p.

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53 Scopus citations

A Comparison of the Nucleotide Sequences of Eastern and Western Equine Encephalomyelitis Viruses with Those of Other Alphaviruses and Related RNA Viruses

Weaver, S. C., Hagenbaugh, A., Bellew, L. A., Netesov, S. V., Volchkov, V. E., Chang, G. J. J., Clarke, D. K., Gousset, L., Scott, T. W., Trent, D. W. & Holland, J. J., Nov 1993, In : Virology. 197, 1, p. 375-390 16 p., 71599.

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77 Scopus citations

Adverse event following live attenuated chikungunya vaccine in a cynomolgus macaque with pre-existing chronic hydrocephalus

Peterson, T. A., MacLean, A. G., Russell-Lodrigue, K. E., Didier, P. J., Weaver, S. C. & Roy, C. J., Aug 2019, In : Journal of Medical Primatology. 48, 4, p. 257-259 3 p.

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1 Scopus citations

A five-amino-acid deletion of the eastern equine encephalitis virus capsid protein attenuates replication in mammalian systems but not in mosquito cells

Aguilar, P. V., Leung, L. W., Wang, E., Weaver, S. C. & Basler, C. F., Jul 2008, In : Journal of virology. 82, 14, p. 6972-6983 12 p.

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21 Scopus citations

African and asian zika virus isolates display phenotypic differences both in vitro and in vivo

Smith, D. R., Sprague, T. R., Hollidge, B. S., Valdez, S. M., Padilla, S. L., Bellanca, S. A., Golden, J. W., Coyne, S. R., Kulesh, D. A., Miller, L. J., Haddow, A. D., Koehler, J. W., Gromowski, G. D., Jarman, R. G., Alera, M. T. P., Yoon, I. K., Buathong, R., Lowen, R. G., Kane, C. D., Minogue, T. D. & 6 others, Bavari, S., Tesh, R. B., Weaver, S., Linthicum, K. J., Pitt, M. L. & Nasar, F., Jan 1 2018, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 98, 2, p. 432-444 13 p.

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29 Scopus citations

Alignment algorithms and per-particle CTF correction for single particle cryo-electron tomography

Galaz-Montoya, J. G., Hecksel, C. W., Baldwin, P. R., Wang, E., Weaver, S., Schmid, M. F., Ludtke, S. J. & Chiu, W., Jun 1 2016, In : Journal of Structural Biology. 194, 3, p. 383-394 12 p.

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18 Scopus citations

A live-attenuated Zika virus vaccine candidate induces sterilizing immunity in mouse models

Shan, C., Muruato, A. E., Nunes, B. T. D., Luo, H., Xie, X., Medeiros, D. B. A., Wakamiya, M., Tesh, R. B., Barrett, A. D., Wang, T., Weaver, S. C., Vasconcelos, P. F. C., Rossi, S. L. & Shi, P. Y., Jun 1 2017, In : Nature Medicine. 23, 6, p. 763-767 5 p.

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143 Scopus citations

Allpahuayo virus: A newly recognized arenavirus (Arenaviridae) from arboreal rice rats (Oecomys Bicolor and Oecomys Paricola) in Northeastern Peru

Moncayo, A. C., Hice, C. L., Watts, D. M., Travassos De Rosa, A. P. A., Guzman, H., Russell, K. L., Calampa, C., Gozalo, A., Popov, V. L., Weaver, S. C. & Tesh, R. B., Jun 5 2001, In : Virology. 284, 2, p. 277-286 10 p.

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30 Scopus citations

Alpha-beta T cells provide protection against lethal encephalitis in the murine model of VEEV infection

Paessler, S., Yun, N. E., Judy, B. M., Dziuba, N., Zacks, M. A., Grund, A. H., Frolov, I., Campbell, G. A., Weaver, S. C. & Estes, D. M., Oct 25 2007, In : Virology. 367, 2, p. 307-323 17 p.

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46 Scopus citations

Alphavirus production is inhibited in neurofibromin 1-deficient cells through activated RAS signalling

Kolokoltsova, O. A., Domina, A. M., Kolokoltsov, A. A., Davey, R. A., Weaver, S. C. & Watowich, S. J., Jul 20 2008, In : Virology. 377, 1, p. 133-142 10 p.

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3 Scopus citations

A Multicomponent Animal Virus Isolated from Mosquitoes

Ladner, J. T., Wiley, M. R., Beitzel, B., Auguste, A. J., Dupuis, A. P., Lindquist, M. E., Sibley, S. D., Kota, K. P., Fetterer, D., Eastwood, G., Kimmel, D., Prieto, K., Guzman, H., Aliota, M. T., Reyes, D., Brueggemann, E. E., St. John, L., Hyeroba, D., Lauck, M., Friedrich, T. C. & 15 others, O'Connor, D. H., Gestole, M. C., Cazares, L. H., Popov, V., Castro-Llanos, F., Kochel, T. J., Kenny, T., White, B., Ward, M. D., Loaiza, J. R., Goldberg, T. L., Weaver, S., Kramer, L. D., Tesh, R. B. & Palacios, G., Sep 14 2016, In : Cell Host and Microbe. 20, 3, p. 357-367 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Scopus citations

An adjuvanted adenovirus 5-based vaccine elicits neutralizing antibodies and protects mice against chikungunya virus-induced footpad swelling

Dora, E. G., Rossi, S., Weaver, S., Tucker, S. N. & Mateo, R., Jan 1 2019, In : Vaccine.

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2 Scopus citations

Analysis of intrahost variation in Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus reveals repeated deletions in the 6-kilodalton protein gene

Forrester, N. L., Guerbois, M., Adams, A. P., Liang, X. & Weaver, S. C., Sep 2011, In : Journal of virology. 85, 17, p. 8709-8717 9 p.

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10 Scopus citations

Analysis of Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus capsid protein function in the inhibition of cellular transcription

Garmashova, N., Atasheva, S., Kang, W., Weaver, S. C., Frolova, E. & Frolov, I., Dec 2007, In : Journal of virology. 81, 24, p. 13552-13565 14 p.

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86 Scopus citations

An evolutionary NS1 mutation enhances Zika virus evasion of host interferon induction

Xia, H., Luo, H., Shan, C., Muruato, A. E., Nunes, B. T. D., Medeiros, D. B. A., Zou, J., Xie, X., Giraldo, M. I., Vasconcelos, P. F. C., Weaver, S. C., Wang, T., Rajsbaum, R. & Shi, P. Y., Dec 1 2018, In : Nature communications. 9, 1, 414.

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79 Scopus citations

A newly isolated reovirus has the simplest genomic and structural organization of any reovirus

Auguste, A. J., Kaelber, J. T., Fokam, E. B., Guzman, H., Carrington, C. V. F., Erasmus, J. H., Kamgang, B., Popov, V. L., Jakana, J., Liu, X., Wood, T. G., Widen, S. G., Vasilakis, N., Tesh, R. B., Chiu, W. & Weaver, S. C., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of virology. 89, 1, p. 676-687 12 p.

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32 Scopus citations

An Infectious cDNA Clone of SARS-CoV-2

Xie, X., Muruato, A., Lokugamage, K. G., Narayanan, K., Zhang, X., Zou, J., Liu, J., Schindewolf, C., Bopp, N. E., Aguilar, P. V., Plante, K. S., Weaver, S. C., Makino, S., LeDuc, J. W., Menachery, V. D. & Shi, P. Y., May 13 2020, In : Cell Host and Microbe. 27, 5, p. 841-848.e3

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Open Access
9 Scopus citations

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., Jun 8 2016, In : Cell Host and Microbe. 19, 6, p. 891-900 10 p.

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147 Scopus citations

A novel, rapid assay for detection and differentiation of serotype-specific antibodies to Venezuelan equine encephalitis complex alphaviruses

Wang, E., Paessler, S., Aguilar, P. V., Smith, D. R., Coffey, L. L., Kang, W., Pfeffer, M., Olson, J., Blair, P. J., Guevara, C., Estrada-Franco, J. & Weaver, S. C., Jun 2005, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 72, 6, p. 805-810 6 p.

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Open Access
16 Scopus citations

A Novel Live-Attenuated Vaccine Candidate for Mayaro Fever

Weise, W. J., Hermance, M. E., Forrester, N., Adams, A. P., Langsjoen, R., Gorchakov, R., Wang, E., Alcorn, M. D. H., Tsetsarkin, K. & Weaver, S. C., Aug 7 2014, In : PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 8, 8, e2969.

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24 Scopus citations

Approach to Strain Selection and the Propagation of Viral Stocks for Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis Virus Vaccine Efficacy Testing under the Animal Rule

Rusnak, J. M., Glass, P. J., Weaver, S. C., Sabourin, C. L., Glenn, A. M., Klimstra, W., Badorrek, C. S., Nasar, F. & Ward, L. A., Aug 31 2019, In : Viruses. 11, 9

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Open Access
4 Scopus citations

A proposal to change existing virus species names to non-Latinized binomials

van Regenmortel, M. H. V., Burke, D. S., Calisher, C. H., Dietzgen, R. G., Fauquet, C. M., Ghabrial, S. A., Jahrling, P. B., Johnson, K. M., Holbrook, M. R., Horzinek, M. C., Keil, G. M., Kuhn, J. H., Mahy, B. W. J., Martelli, G. P., Pringle, C., Rybicki, E. P., Skern, T., Tesh, R. B., Wahl-Jensen, V., Walker, P. J. & 1 others, Weaver, S. C., Nov 2010, In : Archives of virology. 155, 11, p. 1909-1919 11 p.

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22 Scopus citations

Arbovirus evolution in vivo is constrained by host alternation

Coffey, L. L., Vasilakis, N., Brault, A. C., Powers, A. M., Tripet, F. R. & Weaver, S. C., May 13 2008, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 105, 19, p. 6970-6975 6 p.

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133 Scopus citations

A recombinant virus vaccine that protects against both Chikungunya and Zika virus infections

Chattopadhyay, A., Aguilar, P. V., Bopp, N. E., Yarovinsky, T. O., Weaver, S. C. & Rose, J. K., Jun 22 2018, In : Vaccine. 36, 27, p. 3894-3900 7 p.

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15 Scopus citations

A rodent model of chikungunya virus infection in RAG1 -/- mice, with features of persistence, for vaccine safety evaluation

Seymour, R. L., Adams, A. P., Leal, G., Alcorn, M. D. H. & Weaver, S. C., Jun 26 2015, In : PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 9, 6, e0003800.

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16 Scopus citations

Arrangement of the Polymerase Complexes inside a Nine-Segmented dsRNA Virus

Kaelber, J. T., Jiang, W., Weaver, S. C., Auguste, A. & Chiu, W., Jun 2 2020, In : Structure. 28, 6, p. 604-612.e3

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1 Scopus citations
174 Scopus citations

A single-dose live-attenuated vaccine prevents Zika virus pregnancy transmission and testis damage

Shan, C., Muruato, A. E., Jagger, B. W., Richner, J., Nunes, B. T. D., Medeiros, D. B. A., Xie, X., Nunes, J. G. C., Morabito, K. M., Kong, W. P., Pierson, T. C., Barrett, A. D., Weaver, S. C., Rossi, S. L., Vasconcelos, P. F. C., Graham, B. S., Diamond, M. S. & Shi, P. Y., Dec 1 2017, In : Nature communications. 8, 1, 676.

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70 Scopus citations

A Single-Dose Live-Attenuated Zika Virus Vaccine with Controlled Infection Rounds that Protects against Vertical Transmission

Xie, X., Kum, D. B., Xia, H., Luo, H., Shan, C., Zou, J., Muruato, A. E., Medeiros, D. B. A., Nunes, B. T. D., Dallmeier, K., Rossi, S. L., Weaver, S. C., Neyts, J., Wang, T., Vasconcelos, P. F. C. & Shi, P. Y., Oct 10 2018, In : Cell Host and Microbe. 24, 4, p. 487-499.e5

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19 Scopus citations

A single-dose plasmid-launched live-attenuated Zika vaccine induces protective immunity

Zou, J., Xie, X., Luo, H., Shan, C., Muruato, A. E., Weaver, S. C., Wang, T. & Shi, P. Y., Oct 2018, In : EBioMedicine. 36, p. 92-102 11 p.

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17 Scopus citations

Association of Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus subtype IE with two equine epizootics in Mexico

Oberste, M. S., Fraire, M., Navarro, R., Zepeda, C., Zarate, M. L., Ludwig, G. V., Kondig, J. F., Weaver, S. C., Smith, J. F. & Rico-Hesse, R., 1998, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 59, 1, p. 100-107 8 p.

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Open Access
60 Scopus citations

Attenuation of chikungunya virus vaccine strain 181/clone 25 is determined by two amino acid substitutions in the e2 envelope glycoprotein

Gorchakov, R., Wang, E., Leal, G., Forrester, N. L., Plante, K., Rossi, S. L., Partidos, C. D., Adams, A. P., Seymour, R. L., Weger, J., Borland, E. M., Sherman, M. B., Powers, A. M., Osorio, J. E. & Weaver, S. C., Jun 2012, In : Journal of virology. 86, 11, p. 6084-6096 13 p.

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86 Scopus citations

A vaccine candidate for eastern equine encephalitis virus based on IRES-mediated attenuation

Pandya, J., Gorchakov, R., Wang, E., Leal, G. & Weaver, S. C., Feb 8 2012, In : Vaccine. 30, 7, p. 1276-1282 7 p.

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15 Scopus citations

A Zika virus envelope mutation preceding the 2015 epidemic enhances virulence and fitness for transmission

Shan, C., Xia, H., Haller, S. L., Azar, S. R., Liu, Y., Liu, J., Muruato, A. E., Chen, R., Rossi, S. L., Wakamiya, M., Vasilakis, N., Pei, R., Fontes-Garfias, C. R., Singh, S. K., Xie, X., Weaver, S. C. & Shi, P. Y., Aug 2020, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 117, 33, p. 20190-20197 8 p.

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Barriers to dissemination of Venezuelan encephalitis viruses in the Middle American enzootic vector mosquito Culex (Melanoconion) taeniopus

Weaver, S. C., Scherer, W. F., Cupp, E. W. & Castello, D. A., Jan 1 1984, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 33, 5, p. 953-960 8 p.

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30 Scopus citations

Barrita virus, a novel virus of the patois serogroup (genus orthobunyavirus; family peribunyaviridae)

Fernández, D., de Souza, W. M., Silvas, J. A., Deardorff, E. R., Widen, S. G., Estrada-Franco, J. G., Weaver, S. C., Nunes, M. & Aguilar, P. V., Jul 2020, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 103, 1, p. 190-192 3 p.

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Biodiversity Pattern of Mosquitoes in Southeastern Senegal, Epidemiological Implication in Arbovirus and Malaria Transmission

Diallo, D., Diagne, C. T., Buenemann, M., Ba, Y., Dia, I., Faye, O., Sall, A. A., Faye, O., Watts, D. M., Weaver, S. C., Hanley, K. A. & Diallo, M., Feb 25 2019, In : Journal of medical entomology. 56, 2, p. 453-463 11 p.

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2 Scopus citations

Biotechnological applications of an insect-specific alphavirus

Erasmus, J. H. & Weaver, S. C., Dec 2017, In : DNA and Cell Biology. 36, 12, p. 1045-1049 5 p.

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1 Scopus citations

Bloodfeeding patterns of sylvatic arbovirus vectors in southeastern Senegal

Diallo, D., Chen, R., Diagne, C. T., Ba, Y., Dia, I., Sall, A. A., Weaver, S. C. & Diallo, M., Mar 2013, In : Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 107, 3, p. 200-203 4 p.

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17 Scopus citations

Candidate vectors and rodent hosts of Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus, Chiapas, 2006-2007

Deardorff, E. R., Estrada-Franco, J. G., Freier, J. E., Navarro-Lopez, R., Da Rosa, A. T., Tesh, R. B. & Weaver, S. C., Dec 2011, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 85, 6, p. 1146-1153 8 p.

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11 Scopus citations

Capsid protein of eastern equine encephalitis virus inhibits host cell gene expression

Aguilar, P. V., Weaver, S. C. & Basler, C. F., Apr 2007, In : Journal of virology. 81, 8, p. 3866-3876 11 p.

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71 Scopus citations

Changes in the transmission dynamic of chikungunya virus in southeastern Senegal

Sow, A., Nikolay, B., Faye, O., Cauchemez, S., Cano, J., Diallo, M., Faye, O., Sadio, B., Ndiaye, O., Weaver, S. C., Dia, A. T., Sall, A. A. & Malvy, D., 2020, In : Viruses. 12, 2, 196.

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Open Access
1 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 2016, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 94, 6, p. 1362-1369 8 p.

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296 Scopus citations

Characterization of a novel Negevirus and a novel Bunyavirus isolated from Culex (Culex) declarator mosquitoes in Trinidad

Auguste, A. J., Carrington, C. V. F., Forrester, N. L., Popov, V. L., Guzman, H., Widen, S. G., Wood, T. G., Weaver, S. C. & Tesh, R. B., Feb 1 2014, In : Journal of General Virology. 95, PART 2, p. 481-485 5 p.

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51 Scopus citations

Characterization of Culex Flavivirus (Flaviviridae) strains isolated from mosquitoes in the United States and Trinidad

Kim, D. Y., Guzman, H., Bueno, R., Dennett, J. A., Auguste, A. J., Carrington, C. V. F., Popov, V. L., Weaver, S. C., Beasley, D. W. C. & Tesh, R. B., Mar 30 2009, In : Virology. 386, 1, p. 154-159 6 p.

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78 Scopus citations