Shannan Rossi, PhD

  • 2413 Citations
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20052020

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Research Output

2020

Venezuelan equine encephalitis vaccine with rearranged genome resists reversion and protects non-human primates from viremia after aerosol challenge

Tretyakova, I., Plante, K. S., Rossi, S. L., Lawrence, H. W. S., Peel, J. E., Gudjohnsen, S., Wang, E., Mirchandani, D., Tibbens, A., Lamichhane, T. N., Lukashevich, I. S., Weaver, S. C. & Pushko, P., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Vaccine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

“Submergence” of Western equine encephalitis virus: Evidence of positive selection argues against genetic drift and fitness reductions

Bergren, N. A., Haller, S., Rossi, S. L., Seymour, R. L., Huang, J., Miller, A. L., Bowen, R. A., Hartman, D. A., Brault, A. C. & Weaver, S. C., Jan 1 2020, In : PLoS pathogens. 16, 2, e1008102.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2019

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

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

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

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 : The Journal of infectious diseases. 220, 5, p. 735-742 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
5 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

36 Scopus citations

Peptidoglycan-Associated Cyclic Lipopeptide Disrupts Viral Infectivity

Johnson, B. A., Hage, A., Kalveram, B., Mears, M., Plante, J. A., Rodriguez, S. E., Ding, Z., Luo, X., Bente, D., Bradrick, S. S., Freiberg, A. N., Popov, V., Rajsbaum, R., Rossi, S., Russell, W. K. & Menachery, V. D., Nov 15 2019, In : Journal of virology. 93, 22

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Unusual clinical manifestations of dengue disease – Real or imagined?

Estofolete, C. F., de Oliveira Mota, M. T., Bernardes Terzian, A. C., de Aguiar Milhim, B. H. G., Ribeiro, M. R., Nunes, D. V., Mourão, M. P., Rossi, S., Nogueira, M. L. & Vasilakis, N., Nov 1 2019, In : Acta Tropica. 199, 105134.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2018

Age and sex in the zika pandemic era

Rossi, S., Estofolete, C. F., Nogueira, M. L. & Vasilakis, N., Jun 1 2018, In : Journal of Infectious Diseases. 217, 11, p. 1675-1677 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

1 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., Weaver, S., 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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Chikungunya virus strains show lineage-specific variations in virulence and cross-protective ability in murine and nonhuman primate models

Langsjoen, R., Haller, S. L., Roy, C. J., Vinet-Oliphant, H., Bergren, N. A., Erasmus, J. H., Livengood, J. A., Powell, T. D., Weaver, S. & Rossi, S., Mar 1 2018, In : mBio. 9, 2, e02449-17.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Did Zika Virus Mutate to Cause Severe Outbreaks?

Rossi, S., Ebel, G. D., Shan, C., Shi, P-Y. & Vasilakis, N., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Trends in Microbiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 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

14 Scopus citations

Fragile X mental retardation protein is a zika virus restriction factor that is antagonized by subgenomic flaviviral RNA

Soto-Acosta, R., Xie, X., Shan, C., Baker, C. K., Shi, P-Y., Rossi, S., Garcia-Blanco, M. & Bradrick, S., Dec 1 2018, In : eLife. 7, e39023.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Zika virus infection elicits auto-antibodies to C1q

Koma, T., Veljkovic, V., Anderson, D. E., Wang, L. F., Rossi, S., Shan, C., Shi, P-Y., Beasley, D., Bukreyeva, N., Smith, J. N., Hallam, S., Huang, C., Von Messling, V. & Paessler, S., Dec 1 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 1882.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 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

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

21 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., Fenton, K., Leal, G., Kim, D. Y., Chiu, W., Wang, T., Frolov, I., Nasar, F. & Weaver, S., Feb 1 2017, In : Nature Medicine. 23, 2, p. 192-199 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 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., Wang, T., Weaver, S., Vasconcelos, P. F. C., Rossi, S. & Shi, P-Y., Apr 10 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Nature Medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

119 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., Weaver, S., Rossi, S., 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

56 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

31 Scopus citations

Engineered Aedes aegypti JAK/STAT Pathway-Mediated Immunity to Dengue Virus

Jupatanakul, N., Sim, S., Angleró-Rodríguez, Y. I., Souza-Neto, J., Das, S., Poti, K. E., Rossi, S., Bergren, N., Vasilakis, N. & Dimopoulos, G., Jan 12 2017, In : PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 11, 1, e0005187.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

43 Scopus citations

Functional Analysis of Glycosylation of Zika Virus Envelope Protein

Fontes-Garfias, C. R., Shan, C., Luo, H., Muruato, A. E., Medeiros, D. B. A., Mays, E., Xie, X., Zou, J., Roundy, C. M., Wakamiya, M., Rossi, S., Wang, T., Weaver, S. & Shi, P-Y., Oct 31 2017, In : Cell Reports. 21, 5, p. 1180-1190 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Scopus citations

Host oxidative folding pathways offer novel anti-chikungunya virus drug targets with broad spectrum potential

Langsjoen, R., Auguste, A. J., Rossi, S., Roundy, C. M., Penate, H. N., Kastis, M., Schnizlein, M. K., Le, K. C., Haller, S. L., Chen, R., Watowich, S. & Weaver, S., Jul 1 2017, In : Antiviral Research. 143, p. 246-251 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Outcomes of Congenital Zika Disease Depend on Timing of Infection and Maternal-Fetal Interferon Action

Chen, J., Liang, Y., Yi, P., Xu, L., Hawkins, H. K., Rossi, S., Soong, L., Cai, J., Menon, R. & Sun, J., Nov 7 2017, In : Cell Reports. 21, 6, p. 1588-1599 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations

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., Rossi, S. & Shi, P-Y., Jan 1 2017, In : mBio. 8, 1, e02134-16.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

50 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., Weaver, S., Vasconcelos, P. F. C., Rossi, S., 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

92 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

62 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

21 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., Cox, B., Garcia-Blanco, M., 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., Saade, G., Schinazi, R. F., Schott-Lerner, G. O., Shan, C., Shi, P-Y., Watkins, D. I., Vasilakis, N. & Weaver, S., Aug 1 2017, In : Antiviral Research. 144, p. 223-246 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

54 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 1 2017, In : Emerging Infectious Diseases. 23, 3, p. 559-560 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

24 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

128 Scopus citations

A Screen of FDA-Approved Drugs for Inhibitors of Zika Virus Infection

Barrows, N. J., Kroon Campos, R., Powell, S. T., Prasanth, K. R., Schott-Lerner, G., Soto-Acosta, R., Galarza-Munoz, G., McGrath, E. L., Urrabaz-Garza, R., Gao, J., Wu, P., Menon, R., Saade, G., Fernandez-Salas, I., Rossi, S., Vasilakis, N., Routh, A., Bradrick, S. & Garcia-Blanco, M., May 15 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Cell Host and Microbe.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

177 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

267 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

23 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

49 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

14 Scopus citations

Modeling Zika Virus Infection in Mice

Rossi, S. & Vasilakis, N., Jul 1 2016, In : Cell Stem Cell. 19, 1, p. 4-6 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

10 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

109 Scopus citations
2015

Extended Preclinical Safety, Efficacy and Stability Testing of a Live-attenuated Chikungunya Vaccine Candidate

Plante, K. S., Rossi, S., Bergren, N. A., Seymour, R. & Weaver, S., Sep 4 2015, In : PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 9, 9, e0004007.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations
2014

Mesoniviruses are mosquito-specific viruses with extensive geographic distribution and host range

Vasilakis, N., Guzman, H., Firth, C., Forrester, N. L., Widen, S., Wood, T., Rossi, S., Ghedin, E., Popov, V., Blasdell, K. R., Walker, P. J. & Tesh, R. B., May 20 2014, In : Virology Journal. 11, 1, 97.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Scopus citations

Multi-peaked adaptive landscape for chikungunya virus evolution predicts continued fitness optimization in Aedes albopictus mosquitoes

Tsetsarkin, K. A., Chen, R., Yun, R., Rossi, S., Plante, K. S., Guerbois, M., Forrester, N., Perng, G. C., Sreekumar, E., Leal, G., Huang, J., Mukhopadhyay, S. & Weaver, S., Jun 16 2014, In : Nature Communications. 5, 4084.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

104 Scopus citations
2013

Emergence potential of sylvatic dengue virus type 4 in the urban transmission cycle is restrained by vaccination and homotypic immunity

Durbin, A. P., Mayer, S. V., Rossi, S., Amaya-Larios, I. Y., Ramos-Castaneda, J., Eong Ooi, E., Jane Cardosa, M., Munoz-Jordan, J. L., Tesh, R. B., Messer, W. B., Weaver, S. & Vasilakis, N., Apr 25 2013, In : Virology. 439, 1, p. 34-41 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations
70 Scopus citations

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 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., Frolov, I. & Weaver, S., May 2013, In : PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 7, 5, e2197.

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13 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., Guzman, H., Wood, T., Popov, V., Gorchakov, R., González, A. V., Haddow, A. D., Watts, D. M., da Rosa, A. P. A. T., Weaver, S., Lipkin, W. I. & Tesha, R. B., Mar 2013, In : Journal of Virology. 87, 5, p. 2475-2488 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

78 Scopus citations