Scott Weaver, PhD, MS

Chair

  • 19926 Citations
  • 74 h-Index
1981 …2020

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Research Output

2017

Understanding zika virus stability and developing a chimeric vaccine through functional analysis

Xie, X., Yang, Y., Muruato, A. E., Zou, J., Shan, C., Nunes, B. T. D., Medeiros, D. B. A., Vasconcelos, P. F. C., Weaver, S. C., Rossi, S. L. & Shi, P. Y., Jan 1 2017, In : mBio. 8, 1, e02134-16.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

59 Scopus citations

Vaccine Mediated Protection Against Zika Virus-Induced Congenital Disease

Richner, J. M., Jagger, B. W., Shan, C., Fontes, C. R., Dowd, K. A., Cao, B., Himansu, S., Caine, E. A., Nunes, B. T. D., Medeiros, D. B. A., Muruato, A. E., Foreman, B. M., Luo, H., Wang, T., Barrett, A. D., Weaver, S. C., Vasconcelos, P. F. C., Rossi, S. L., Ciaramella, G., Mysorekar, I. U. & 3 others, Pierson, T. C., Shi, P. Y. & Diamond, M. S., Jul 13 2017, In : Cell. 170, 2, p. 273-283.e12

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

110 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 2017, In : Emerging infectious diseases. 23, 4, p. 625-632 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

77 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 2017, In : Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. 58, 10, p. 4075-4085 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations

Zika in the Americas, year 2: What have we learned? What gaps remain? A report from the Global Virus Network

Aliota, M. T., Bassit, L., Bradrick, S. S., Cox, B., Garcia-Blanco, M. A., Gavegnano, C., Friedrich, T. C., Golos, T. G., Griffin, D. E., Haddow, A. D., Kallas, E. G., Kitron, U., Lecuit, M., Magnani, D. M., Marrs, C., Mercer, N., McSweegan, E., Ng, L. F. P., O'Connor, D. H., Osorio, J. E. & 11 others, Ribeiro, G. S., Ricciardi, M., Rossi, S. L., Saade, G., Schinazi, R. F., Schott-Lerner, G. O., Shan, C., Shi, P. Y., Watkins, D. I., Vasilakis, N. & Weaver, S. C., Aug 2017, In : Antiviral research. 144, p. 223-246 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

60 Scopus citations

Zika virus vector competency of mosquitoes, Gulf Coast, United States

Hart, C. E., Roundy, C. M., Azar, S. R., Huang, J. H., Yun, R., Reynolds, E., Leal, G., Nava, M. R., Vela, J., Stark, P. M., Debboun, M., Rossi, S., Vasilakis, N., Thangamani, S. & Weaver, S. C., Mar 2017, In : Emerging infectious diseases. 23, 3, p. 559-560 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

30 Scopus citations
2016

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 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 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

147 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

296 Scopus citations

Characterization of genetic variability of venezuelan equine encephalitis viruses

Gardner, S. N., McLoughlin, K., Be, N. A., Allen, J., Weaver, S. C., Forrester, N., Guerbois, M. & Jaing, C., Apr 2016, In : PloS one. 11, 4, e0152604.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Complete genome sequences of five Zika virus isolates

Ladner, J. T., Wiley, M. R., Prieto, K., Yasuda, C. Y., Nagle, E., Kasper, M. R., Reyes, D., Vasilakis, N., Heang, V., Weaver, S., Haddow, A., Tesh, R. B., Sovann, L. & Palacios, G., 2016, In : Genome Announcements. 4, 3, e00377-16.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations

Comprehensive genome scale phylogenetic study provides new insights on the global expansion of chikungunya virus

Chen, R., Puri, V., Fedorova, N., Lin, D., Hari, K. L., Jain, R., Rodas, J. D., Das, S. R., Shabman, R. S. & Weaver, S., 2016, In : Journal of Virology. 90, 23, p. 10600-10611 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Scopus citations

Concurrent malaria and arbovirus infections in Kedougou, southeastern Senegal

Sow, A., Loucoubar, C., Diallo, D., Faye, O., Ndiaye, Y., Senghor, C. S., Dia, A. T., Faye, O., Weaver, S. C., Diallo, M., Malvy, D. & Sall, A. A., Jan 28 2016, In : Malaria Journal. 15, 1, 47.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

42 Scopus citations

Development of vaccines for chikungunya fever

Erasmus, J. H., Rossi, S. & Weaver, S., Dec 1 2016, In : Journal of Infectious Diseases. 214, p. S488-S496

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 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

55 Scopus citations

DNA-launched live-attenuated vaccines for biodefense applications

Pushko, P., Lukashevich, I. S., Weaver, S. C. & Tretyakova, I., Sep 1 2016, In : Expert review of vaccines. 15, 9, p. 1223-1234 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

10 Scopus citations

Emergence of congenital Zika syndrome: Viewpoint from the front lines

Costa, F., Sarno, M., Khouri, R., De Paula Freitas, B., Siqueira, I., Ribeiro, G. S., Ribeiro, H. C., Campos, G. S., Alcântara, L. C., Reis, M. G., Weaver, S. C., Vasilakis, N., Ko, A. I. & Almeida, A. R., May 17 2016, In : Annals of internal medicine. 164, 10, p. 689-691 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

58 Scopus citations

Epidemiology of Emergent Madariaga Encephalitis in a Region with Endemic Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis: Initial Host Studies and Human Cross-Sectional Study in Darien, Panama

Vittor, A. Y., Armien, B., Gonzalez, P., Carrera, J. P., Dominguez, C., Valderrama, A., Glass, G. E., Beltran, D., Cisneros, J., Wang, E., Castillo, A., Moreno, B. & Weaver, S. C., Apr 21 2016, In : PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 10, 4, e0004554.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Genetic characterization of northwestern Colombian chikungunya virus strains from the 2014-2015 epidemic

Rodas, J. D., Kautz, T., Camacho, E., Paternina, L., Guzmán, H., Díaz, F. J., Blanco, P., Tesh, R. & Weaver, S., Sep 1 2016, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 95, 3, p. 639-646 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Genetic Characterization of Spondweni and Zika Viruses and Susceptibility of Geographically Distinct Strains of Aedes aegypti, Aedes albopictus and Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae) to Spondweni Virus

Haddow, A. D., Nasar, F., Guzman, H., Ponlawat, A., Jarman, R. G., Tesh, R. B. & Weaver, S. C., Oct 26 2016, In : PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 10, 10, e0005083.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 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

19 Scopus citations

Interaction of chikungunya virus with the mosquito vector

Tsetsarkin, K., Coffey, L. L. & Weaver, S., Jan 1 2016, Chikungunya Virus: Advances in Biology, Pathogenesis, and Treatment. Springer International Publishing, p. 99-126 28 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Interspecies transmission and chikungunya virus emergence

Tsetsarkin, K. A., Chen, R. & Weaver, S. C., Feb 2016, In : Current Opinion in Virology. 16, p. 143-150 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

51 Scopus citations

Isolation of madre de dios virus (orthobunyavirus; Bunyaviridae), an oropouche virus Species Reassortant, from a Monkey in Venezuela

Navarro, J. C., Giambalvo, D., Hernandez, R., Auguste, A. J., Tesh, R. B., Weaver, S. C., Montañez, H., Liria, J., Lima, A., Da Rosa, J. F. S. T., Da Silva, S. P., Vasconcelos, J. M., Oliveira, R., Vianez, J. L. S. G. & Nunes, M. R. T., Aug 2016, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 95, 2, p. 328-338 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

Molecular Virologic and Clinical Characteristics of a Chikungunya Fever Outbreak in La Romana, Dominican Republic, 2014

Langsjoen, R. M., Rubinstein, R. J., Kautz, T. F., Auguste, A. J., Erasmus, J. H., Kiaty-Figueroa, L., Gerhardt, R., Lin, D., Hari, K. L., Jain, R., Ruiz, N., Muruato, A. E., Silfa, J., Bido, F., Dacso, M. & Weaver, S. C., Dec 28 2016, In : PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 10, 12, e0005189.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Neuropathogenesis of Chikungunya infection: astrogliosis and innate immune activation

Inglis, F. M., Lee, K. M., Chiu, K. B., Purcell, O. M., Didier, P. J., Russell-Lodrigue, K., Weaver, S. C., Roy, C. J. & MacLean, A. G., Apr 1 2016, In : Journal of neurovirology. 22, 2, p. 140-148 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

Next generation sequencing of DNA-launched Chikungunya vaccine virus

Hidajat, R., Nickols, B., Forrester, N., Tretyakova, I., Weaver, S. & Pushko, P., Mar 1 2016, In : Virology. 490, p. 83-90 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 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. G., 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

119 Scopus citations

Potential for Zika Virus to Establish a Sylvatic Transmission Cycle in the Americas

Althouse, B. M., Vasilakis, N., Sall, A. A., Diallo, M., Weaver, S. C. & Hanley, K. A., Dec 15 2016, In : PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 10, 12, e0005055.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

49 Scopus citations

Rapid, Affordable and Portable Medium-Throughput Molecular Device for Zika Virus

Chan, K., Weaver, S., Wong, P. Y., Lie, S., Wang, E., Guerbois, M., Vayugundla, S. P. & Wong, S., Dec 9 2016, In : Scientific Reports. 6, 38223.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations

Serosurvey of selected arboviral pathogens in freeranging, two-toed sloths (Choloepus hoffmanni) and three-toed sloths (Bradypus variegatus) in Costa Rica, 2005–07

Medlin, S., Deardorff, E. R., Hanley, C. S., Vergneau-Grosset, C., Siudak-Campfield, A., Dallwig, R., Da Rosa, A. T., Tesh, R. B., Martin, M. P., Weaver, S., Vaughan, C., Ramirez, O., Sladky, K. K. & Paul-Murphy, J., Oct 1 2016, In : Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 52, 4, p. 883-892 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Venezuelan equine encephalitis

Seymour, R. & Weaver, S., Jan 1 2016, Neurotropic Viral Infections: Volume 1: Neurotropic RNA Viruses. Springer International Publishing, p. 205-227 23 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations

Whole-Genome Sequencing Analysis from the Chikungunya Virus Caribbean Outbreak Reveals Novel Evolutionary Genomic Elements

Stapleford, K. A., Moratorio, G., Henningsson, R., Chen, R., Matheus, S., Enfissi, A., Weissglas-Volkov, D., Isakov, O., Blanc, H., Mounce, B. C., Dupont-Rouzeyrol, M., Shomron, N., Weaver, S., Fontes, M., Rousset, D. & Vignuzzi, M., Jan 25 2016, In : PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 10, 1, e0004402.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

50 Scopus citations

Widespread detection of antibodies to Eastern Equine Encephalitis, West Nile, St. Louis Encephalitis, and Turlock Viruses in various species of wild birds from across the United States

Pedersen, K., Marks, D. R., Wang, E., Eastwood, G., Weaver, S. C., Goldstein, S. M., Sinnett, D. R. & De Liberto, T. J., Jul 2016, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 95, 1, p. 206-211 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Zika virus: History, emergence, biology, and prospects for control

Weaver, S., Costa, F., Garcia-Blanco, M., Ko, A. I., Ribeiro, G. S., Saade, G., Shi, P-Y. & Vasilakis, N., Jun 1 2016, In : Antiviral Research. 130, p. 69-80 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

349 Scopus citations

Zika Virus: Medical Countermeasure Development Challenges

Zika Response Working Group, Mar 2 2016, In : PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 10, 3, e0004530.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

108 Scopus citations

Zika Virus: Diagnosis, Therapeutics, and Vaccine

Shan, C., Xie, X., Barrett, A., Garcia-Blanco, M., Tesh, R. B., Vasconcelos, P. F. D. C., Vasilakis, N., Weaver, S. & Shi, P-Y., Mar 11 2016, In : ACS Infectious Diseases. 2, 3, p. 170-172 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

53 Scopus citations

Zika Virus and Pregnancy: A Review of the Literature and Clinical Considerations

Marrs, C., Olson, G., Saade, G., Hankins, G., Wen, T., Patel, J. & Weaver, S., Jun 1 2016, In : American Journal of Perinatology. 33, 7, p. 625-639 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

44 Scopus citations
2015

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Assessing the epidemiological effect of wolbachia for dengue control

Lambrechts, L., Ferguson, N. M., Harris, E., Holmes, E. C., McGraw, E. A., O'Neill, S. L., Ooi, E. E., Ritchie, S. A., Ryan, P. A., Scott, T. W., Simmons, C. P. & Weaver, S. C., Jul 1 2015, In : The Lancet Infectious Diseases. 15, 7, p. 862-866 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

41 Scopus citations

Chikungunya: Evolutionary history and recent epidemic spread

Weaver, S. & Forrester, N. L., Aug 1 2015, In : Antiviral Research. 120, p. 32-39 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

178 Scopus citations

Chikungunya virus and the global spread of a mosquito-borne disease

Weaver, S. C. & Lecuit, M., Mar 26 2015, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 372, 13, p. 1231-1239 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

365 Scopus citations

Chikungunya virus as cause of febrile illness outbreak, Chiapas, Mexico, 2014

Kautz, T. F., Díaz-González, E. E., Erasmus, J. H., Malo-García, I. R., Langsjoen, R. M., Patterson, E. I., Auguste, D. I., Forrester, N. L., Sanchez-Casas, R. M., Hernández-Ávila, M., Alpuche-Aranda, C. M., Weaver, S. C. & Fernández-Salas, I., Nov 2015, In : Emerging infectious diseases. 21, 11, p. 2070-2073 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations

Collaborative study for the characterization of a chikungunya virus RNA reference reagent for use in nucleic acid testing

The Chikungunya virus Collaborative Study Group, Nov 1 2015, In : Vox Sanguinis. 109, 4, p. 312-318 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Correction to: Molecular Characterisation of Chikungunya Virus Infections in Trinidad and Comparison of Clinical and Laboratory Features with Dengue and Other Acute Febrile Cases (PLoS Negl, (2015) 9, [12])

Sahadeo, N., Mohammed, H., Allicock, O. M., Auguste, A. J., Widen, S. G., Badal, K., Pulchan, K., Foster, J. E., Weaver, S. C. & Carrington, C. V. F., Dec 11 2015, In : PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 9, 12, e0004305.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

3 Scopus citations

Decontamination of digital image sensors and assessment of electron microscope performance in a BSL-3 containment

Sherman, M., Trujillo, J., Bammes, B. E., Jin, L., Stumpf, M. W. & Weaver, S., 2015, In : AIMS Biophysics. 2, 2, p. 153-162 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Demographics of natural oral infection of mosquitos by venezuelan equine encephalitis virus

Gutiérrez, S., Thébaud, G., Smith, D. R., Kenney, J. L. & Weaver, S. C., 2015, In : Journal of virology. 89, 7, p. 4020-4022 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Editorial overview: Virus-vector interactions

Weaver, S. & Simon, A. E., Dec 1 2015, In : Current Opinion in Virology. 15, p. iv-vi

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations