Scott Weaver, PhD, MS

Chair

  • 19926 Citations
  • 74 h-Index
1981 …2020

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Research Output

2013

Factors shaping the adaptive landscape for arboviruses: Implications for the emergence of disease

Coffey, L. L., Forrester, N., Tsetsarkin, K., Vasilakis, N. & Weaver, S. C., Feb 1 2013, In : Future Microbiology. 8, 2, p. 155-176 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

74 Scopus citations
82 Scopus citations

First isolation of Aedes flavivirus in the Western Hemisphere and evidence of vertical transmission in the mosquito Aedes (Stegomyia) albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae)

Haddow, A. D., Guzman, H., Popov, V. L., Wood, T. G., Widen, S. G., Haddow, A. D., Tesh, R. B. & Weaver, S. C., Jun 5 2013, In : Virology. 440, 2, p. 134-139 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Scopus citations

GeneSV - An approach to help characterize possible variations in genomic and protein sequences

Zemla, A., Kostova, T., Gorchakov, R., Volkova, E., Beasley, D. W., Cardosa, J., Weaver, S., Vasilakis, N. & Naraghi-Arani, P., Oct 31 2013, In : Bioinformatics and Biology Insights. 8, p. 1-16 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Identification of dengue fever cases in Houston, Texas, with evidence of autochthonous transmission between 2003 and 2005

Murray, K. O., Rodriguez, L. F., Herrington, E., Kharat, V., Vasilakis, N., Walker, C., Turner, C., Khuwaja, S., Arafat, R., Weaver, S. C., Martinez, D., Kilborn, C., Bueno, R. & Reyna, M., Dec 1 2013, In : Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases. 13, 12, p. 835-845 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

50 Scopus citations

IRES-based Venezuelan equine encephalitis vaccine candidate elicits protective immunity in mice

Rossi, S. L., Guerbois, M., Gorchakov, R., Plante, K. S., Forrester, N. L. & Weaver, S. C., Mar 15 2013, In : Virology. 437, 2, p. 81-88 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

IRES-driven Expression of the Capsid Protein of the Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis Virus TC-83 Vaccine Strain Increases Its Attenuation and Safety

Guerbois, M., Volkova, E., Forrester, N. L., Rossi, S. L., Frolov, I. & Weaver, S. C., May 2013, In : PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 7, 5, e2197.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Legal, technical, and interpretational considerations in the forensic analysis of viruses

Wilson, M. R., Weaver, S. C. & Winegar, R. A., Mar 1 2013, In : Journal of Forensic Sciences. 58, 2, p. 344-357 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Negevirus: A proposed new taxon of insect-specific viruses with wide geographic distribution

Vasilakis, N., Forrester, N. L., Palacios, G., Nasar, F., Savji, N., Rossi, S. L., Guzman, H., Wood, T. G., Popov, V., Gorchakov, R., González, A. V., Haddow, A. D., Watts, D. M., da Rosa, A. P. A. T., Weaver, S. C., Lipkin, W. I. & Tesha, R. B., Mar 2013, In : Journal of virology. 87, 5, p. 2475-2488 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

88 Scopus citations

Novel vaccine against Venezuelan equine encephalitis combines advantages of DNA immunization and a live attenuated vaccine

Tretyakova, I., Lukashevich, I. S., Glass, P., Wang, E., Weaver, S. & Pushko, P., Feb 4 2013, In : Vaccine. 31, 7, p. 1019-1025 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Scopus citations
2 Scopus citations

Review and case report of a Bulgarian patient with Dobrava virus infection and associated haemorragic fever with renal syndrome

Kalvatchev, N., Christova, I., Weaver, S. C. & Adams, A. P., Feb 1 2013, In : Biotechnology and Biotechnological Equipment. 27, 1, p. 3465-3469 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

The role of innate versus adaptive immune responses in a mouse model of O'Nyong-Nyong virus infection

Seymour, R. L., Rossi, S. L., Bergren, N. A., Plante, K. S. & Weaver, S. C., Jun 2013, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 88, 6, p. 1170-1179 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations
88 Scopus citations

Virus species polemics: 14 senior virologists oppose a proposed change to the ICTV definition of virus species

van Regenmortel, M. H. V., Ackermann, H. W., Calisher, C. H., Dietzgen, R. G., Horzinek, M. C., Keil, G. M., Mahy, B. W. J., Martelli, G. P., Murphy, F. A., Pringle, C., Rima, B. K., Skern, T., Vetten, H. J. & Weaver, S. C., 2013, In : Archives of virology. 158, 5, p. 1115-1119 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations
2012

Alphaviruses: Population genetics and determinants of emergence

Weaver, S. C., Winegar, R., Manger, I. D. & Forrester, N. L., Jun 1 2012, In : Antiviral research. 94, 3, p. 242-257 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

74 Scopus citations

Arboviruses: Alphaviruses, flaviviruses and bunyaviruses: Encephalitis; yellow fever; dengue; haemorrhagic fever; miscellaneous tropical fevers; undifferentiated fever

Barrett, A. D. T. & Weaver, S. C., Jul 23 2012, Medical Microbiology: Eighteenth Edition. Elsevier Inc., p. 520-536 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

3 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Chikungunya virus and prospects for a vaccine

Weaver, S. C., Osorio, J. E., Livengood, J. A., Chen, R. & Stinchcomb, D. T., Sep 1 2012, In : Expert review of vaccines. 11, 9, p. 1087-1101 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

155 Scopus citations

Cross-protective immunity against o'nyong-nyong virus afforded by a novel recombinant chikungunya vaccine

Partidos, C. D., Paykel, J., Weger, J., Borland, E. M., Powers, A. M., Seymour, R., Weaver, S. C., Stinchcomb, D. T. & Osorio, J. E., Jun 29 2012, In : Vaccine. 30, 31, p. 4638-4643 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

50 Scopus citations

Cryo-EM Reconstruction Of Eilat Alphavirus

Sherman, M., Nasar, F. & Weaver, S., 2012, In : Microscopy and Microanalysis. 18, p. 74-75 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Eilat virus, a unique alphavirus with host range restricted to insects by RNA replication

Nasar, F., Palacios, G., Gorchakov, R. V., Guzman, H., Travassos Da Rosa, A. P., Savji, N., Popov, V. L., Sherman, M. B., Lipkin, W. I., Tesh, R. B. & Weaver, S. C., Sep 4 2012, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 109, 36, p. 14622-14627 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

92 Scopus citations

Genetic and anatomic determinants of enzootic Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus infection of Culex (Melanoconion) taeniopus

Kenney, J. L., Adams, A. P., Gorchakov, R., Leal, G. & Weaver, S. C., Apr 2012, In : PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 6, 4, e1606.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Genetic and phenotypic characterization of sylvatic dengue virus type 4 strains

Rossi, S. L., Nasar, F., Cardosa, J., Mayer, S. V., Tesh, R. B., Hanley, K. A., Weaver, S. C. & Vasilakis, N., Feb 5 2012, In : Virology. 423, 1, p. 58-67 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations

Genetic characterization of zika virus strains: Geographic expansion of the asian lineage

Haddow, A. D., Schuh, A. J., Yasuda, C. Y., Kasper, M. R., Heang, V., Huy, R., Guzman, H., Tesh, R. B. & Weaver, S. C., Feb 2012, In : PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 6, 2, e1477.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

458 Scopus citations

Genome-scale phylogeny of the alphavirus genus suggests a marine origin

Forrester, N. L., Palacios, G., Tesh, R. B., Savji, N., Guzman, H., Sherman, M., Weaver, S. C. & Lipkin, W. I., Mar 2012, In : Journal of virology. 86, 5, p. 2729-2738 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

76 Scopus citations

Landscape ecology of sylvatic chikungunya virus and mosquito vectors in southeastern senegal

Diallo, D., Sall, A. A., Buenemann, M., Chen, R., Faye, O., Diagne, C. T., Faye, O., Ba, Y., Dia, I., Watts, D., Weaver, S. C., Hanley, K. A. & Diallo, M., Jun 2012, In : PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 6, 6, e1649.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

66 Scopus citations

Larval ecology of mosquitoes in sylvatic arbovirus foci in southeastern Senegal

Diallo, D., Diagne, C. T., Hanley, K. A., Sall, A. A., Buenemann, M., Ba, Y., Dia, I., Weaver, S. C. & Diallo, M., 2012, In : Parasites and Vectors. 5, 1, 286.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations

Preclinical Evaluation of a Live Attenuated Chikungunya Vaccine

Livengood, J. A., Partidos, C. D., Plante, K., Seymour, R., Gorchakov, R., Varga, L., Paykel, J., Weger, J., Haller, A., Stinchcomb, D. T., Osorio, J. & Weaver, S., May 7 2012, In : Procedia in Vaccinology. 6, p. 141-149 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Recommendations for publication of viral genetic data and sample access for novel viruses and strains

Arrigo, N. C., Briese, T., Calisher, C. H., Drebot, M. A., Hjelle, B., LeDuc, J. W., Powers, A. M., Repik, P. M., Roehrig, J. T., Schmaljohn, C. S., Tesh, R. B. & Weaver, S. C., Feb 2012, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 86, 2, p. 189-191 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

2 Scopus citations

Serological evidence of flaviviruses and alphaviruses in Livestock and Wildlife in Trinidad

Thompson, N. N., Auguste, A. J., Coombs, D., Blitvich, B. J., Carrington, C. V. F., Da Rosa, A. P. T., Wang, E., Chadee, D. D., Drebot, M. A., Tesh, R. B., Weaver, S. C. & Adesiyun, A. A., Nov 1 2012, In : Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases. 12, 11, p. 969-978 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Synchrony of Sylvatic Dengue Isolations: A Multi-Host, Multi-Vector SIR Model of Dengue Virus Transmission in Senegal

Althouse, B. M., Lessler, J., Sall, A. A., Diallo, M., Hanley, K. A., Watts, D. M., Weaver, S. C. & Cummings, D. A. T., Nov 2012, In : PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 6, 11, e1928.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

Vector-Borne Transmission Imposes a Severe Bottleneck on an RNA Virus Population

Forrester, N. L., Guerbois, M., Seymour, R. L., Spratt, H. & Weaver, S. C., Sep 2012, In : PLoS pathogens. 8, 9, e1002897.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

72 Scopus citations

Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis Virus Activity in the Gulf Coast Region of Mexico, 2003-2010

Adams, A. P., Navarro-Lopez, R., Ramirez-Aguilar, F. J., Lopez-Gonzalez, I., Leal, G., Flores-Mayorga, J. M., Travassos da Rosa, A. P. A., Saxton-Shaw, K. D., Singh, A. J., Borland, E. M., Powers, A. M., Tesh, R. B., Weaver, S. C. & Estrada-Franco, J. G., Nov 2012, In : PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 6, 11, e1875.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

VIPR HMM: A hidden Markov model for detecting recombination with microbial detection microarrays

Allred, A. F., Renshaw, H., Weaver, S., Tesh, R. B. & Wang, D., Nov 2012, In : Bioinformatics. 28, 22, p. 2922-2929 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Viral CNS Infections: Venezuelan, Eastern and Western Equine Encephalitis

Weaver, S. C. & LaBeaud, A. D., Nov 1 2012, Hunter's Tropical Medicine and Emerging Infectious Disease: Ninth Edition. Elsevier Inc., p. 354-358 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2011

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

119 Scopus citations

Alphavirus Infections

Weaver, S. C. & Smith, D. W., Dec 1 2011, Tropical Infectious Diseases. Elsevier Inc., p. 519-524 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

3 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Author's correction: Genome-scale phylogenetic analyses of chikungunya virus reveal independent emergences of recent epidemics and various evolutionary rates

Volk, S. M., Chen, R., Tsetsarkin, K. A., Adams, A. P., Garcia, T. I., Sall, A. A., Nasar, F., Schuh, A. J., Holmes, E. C., Higgs, S., Maharaj, P. D., Brault, A. C. & Weaver, S. C., Jun 1 2011, In : Journal of virology. 85, 11, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

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 1 2011, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 85, 6, p. 1146-1153 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Chikungunya virus: Evolution and genetic determinants of emergence

Tsetsarkin, K. A., Chen, R., Sherman, M. B. & Weaver, S. C., Oct 2011, In : Current Opinion in Virology. 1, 4, p. 310-317 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

93 Scopus citations

Chikungunya virus emergence is constrained in Asia by lineage-specific adaptive landscapes

Tsetsarkin, K. A., Chen, R., Leal, G., Forrester, N., Higgs, S., Huang, J. & Weaver, S. C., May 10 2011, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 108, 19, p. 7872-7877 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

142 Scopus citations

Chimeric chikungunya viruses are nonpathogenic in highly sensitive mouse models but efficiently induce a protective immune response

Wang, E., Kim, D. Y., Weaver, S. C. & Frolov, I., Sep 2011, In : Journal of virology. 85, 17, p. 9249-9252 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

44 Scopus citations

Design of chimeric alphaviruses with a programmed, attenuated, cell type-restricted phenotype

Kim, D. Y., Atasheva, S., Foy, N. J., Wang, E., Frolova, E. I., Weaver, S. & Frolov, I., May 2011, In : Journal of virology. 85, 9, p. 4363-4376 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations

Endemic Venezuelan equine encephalitis in the Americas: Hidden under the dengue umbrella

Aguilar, P. V., Estrada-Franco, J. G., Navarro-Lopez, R., Ferro, C., Haddow, A. D. & Weaver, S. C., Jun 1 2011, In : Future Virology. 6, 6, p. 721-740 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

71 Scopus citations

Erratum: Squalamine as a broad-spectrum systemic antiviral agent with therapeutic potential (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (2011) 108, 38 (15978-15983) DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1108558108)

Zasloff, M., Adams, A. P., Beckerman, B., Campbell, A., Han, Z., Luijten, E., Meza, I., Julander, J., Mishra, A., Qu, W., Taylor, J. M., Weaver, S. C. & Wong, G. C. L., Nov 1 2011, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 108, 44, p. 18186 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

1 Scopus citations

Erratum to "Stability of RNA virus attenuation approaches" [Vaccine 29 (2011) 2230-2234]

Kenney, J. L., Volk, S. M., Pandya, J., Wang, E., Liang, X. & Weaver, S. C., Oct 19 2011, In : Vaccine. 29, 45, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Fever from the forest: Prospects for the continued emergence of sylvatic dengue virus and its impact on public health

Vasilakis, N., Cardosa, J., Hanley, K. A., Holmes, E. C. & Weaver, S. C., May 1 2011, In : Nature Reviews Microbiology. 9, 7, p. 532-541 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

166 Scopus citations