Scott Weaver, PhD, MS

Chair

  • 20302 Citations
  • 74 h-Index
1981 …2020

Research output per year

If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Research Output

2015

Insect-specific virus discovery: Significance for the arbovirus community

Bolling, B. G., Weaver, S. C., Tesh, R. B. & Vasilakis, N., Sep 10 2015, In : Viruses. 7, 9, p. 4911-4928 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

102 Scopus citations

IRES-Containing VEEV Vaccine Protects Cynomolgus Macaques from IE Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis Virus Aerosol Challenge

Rossi, S. L., Russell-Lodrigue, K. E., Killeen, S. Z., Wang, E., Leal, G., Bergren, N. A., Vinet-Oliphant, H., Weaver, S. C. & Roy, C. J., May 28 2015, In : PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 9, 5, e0003797.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Isolation and characterization of Mayaro virus from a human in Acre, Brazil

Terzian, A. C. B., Auguste, A. J., Vedovello, D., Ferreira, M. U., Da Silva-Nunes, M., Sperança, M. A., Suzuki, R. B., Juncansen, C., Jo, J. P. A., Weaver, S. C. & Nogueira, M. L., Feb 1 2015, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 92, 2, p. 401-404 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations

Mercadeo virus: A novel mosquito-specific flavivirus from Panama

Carrera, J. P., Guzman, H., Beltrán, D., Díaz, Y., López-Vergès, S., Torres-Cosme, R., Popov, V., Widen, S., Wood, T., Weaver, S., Cáceres-Carrera, L., Vasilakis, N. & Tesh, R. B., Nov 4 2015, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 93, 5, p. 1014-1019 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

Molecular Characterisation of Chikungunya Virus Infections in Trinidad and Comparison of Clinical and Laboratory Features with Dengue and Other Acute Febrile Cases

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., Nov 18 2015, In : PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 9, 11, e0004199.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations

Potential of selected Senegalese Aedes spp. mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) to transmit Zika virus

Diagne, C. T., Diallo, D., Faye, O., Ba, Y., Faye, O., Gaye, A., Dia, I., Faye, O., Weaver, S. C., Sall, A. A. & Diallo, M., Nov 2 2015, In : BMC Infectious Diseases. 15, 1, 492.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

128 Scopus citations

Seroepidemiology of selected alphaviruses and flaviviruses in bats in Trinidad

Thompson, N. N., Auguste, A. J., Travassos da Rosa, A. P. A., Carrington, C. V. F., Blitvich, B. J., Chadee, D. D., Tesh, R. B., Weaver, S. C. & Adesiyun, A. A., Feb 1 2015, In : Zoonoses and Public Health. 62, 1, p. 53-60 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

The 5' and 3' ends of alphavirus RNAs - Non-coding is not non-functional

Hyde, J. L., Chen, R., Trobaugh, D. W., Diamond, M. S., Weaver, S. C., Klimstra, W. B. & Wilusz, J., Aug 3 2015, In : Virus Research. 206, p. 99-107 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations

The Global Virus Network: Challenging chikungunya

McSweegan, E., Weaver, S. C., Lecuit, M., Frieman, M., Morrison, T. E. & Hrynkow, S., Jun 23 2015, In : Antiviral research. 120, p. 147-152 6 p., 3643.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

16 Scopus citations

Utilization of an Eilat Virus-Based Chimera for Serological Detection of Chikungunya Infection

Erasmus, J. H., Needham, J., Raychaudhuri, S., Diamond, M. S., Beasley, D. W. C., Morkowski, S., Salje, H., Fernandez Salas, I., Kim, D. Y., Frolov, I., Nasar, F. & Weaver, S. C., Oct 22 2015, In : PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 9, 10, e0004119.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 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. L., Castro-Llanos, F., Kochel, T. J., Kenny, T., White, B., Ward, M. D., Loaiza, J. R., Goldberg, T. L., Weaver, S. C., 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

50 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

150 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

302 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

33 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. C., 2016, In : Journal of virology. 90, 23, p. 10600-10611 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 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. L. & Weaver, S. C., Dec 1 2016, In : Journal of Infectious Diseases. 214, p. S488-S496

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 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

57 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

60 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

17 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. C., Sep 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

20 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

52 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

9 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

121 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

50 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

32 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. C., Vaughan, C., Ramirez, O., Sladky, K. K. & Paul-Murphy, J., Oct 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

52 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

355 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

109 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
2017

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

49 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

145 Scopus citations

Alphaviruses in Latin America and the introduction of chikungunya virus

Navarro, J. C., Carrera, J. P., Liria, J., Auguste, A. & Weaver, S. C., Jul 19 2017, Human Virology in Latin America: From Biology to Control. Springer International Publishing, p. 169-192 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

4 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

72 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

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

41 Scopus citations