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  • Nikos Vasilakis
2019

Vector-borne transmission and evolution of Zika virus

Gutiérrez-Bugallo, G., Piedra, L. A., Rodriguez, M., Bisset, J. A., Lourenço-de-Oliveira, R., Weaver, S. C., Vasilakis, N. & Vega-Rúa, A., Apr 1 2019, In : Nature Ecology and Evolution. 3, 4, p. 561-569 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

17 Scopus citations
2017

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
2018

ZIKV demonstrates minimal pathologic effects and mosquito infectivity in viremic cynomolgus macaques

Azar, S. R., Rossi, S. L., Haller, S. H., 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, 661.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
2016

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

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
2018

Characterization of the gamboa virus serogroup (orthobunyavirus genus, peribunyaviridae family)

Chiang, J. O., de Souza, W. M., Nunes, M. R. T., Acrani, G. O., Travassos Da Rosa, A., de Freitas, N. M., da Silva, S. P., da Silva, P. H. D., de Sousa, A. W., Rodrigues, S. G., Quaresma, J. A. S., Dutary, B., Guzmán, H., Vasilakis, N., Tesh, R. & Vasconcelos, P. F. D. C., Jan 1 2018, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 98, 5, p. 1502-1511 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2017

Almendravirus: A proposed new genus of rhabdoviruses isolated from mosquitoes in tropical regions of the Americas

Contreras, M. A., Eastwood, G., Guzman, H., Popov, V., Savit, C., Uribe, S., Kramer, L. D., Wood, T. G., Widen, S. G., Fish, D., Tesh, R. B., Vasilakis, N. & Walker, P. J., Jan 2017, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 96, 1, p. 100-109 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 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. L., Bergren, N., Vasilakis, N. & Dimopoulos, G., Jan 12 2017, In : PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 11, 1, e0005187.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

47 Scopus citations
2019
Open Access
3 Scopus citations

Molecular epidemiology of dengue in Panama: 25 years of circulation

Díaz, Y., Chen-Germán, M., Quiroz, E., Carrera, J. P., Cisneros, J., Moreno, B., Cerezo, L., Martinez-Torres, A. O., Moreno, L., De Mosca, I. B., Armién, B., Chen, R., Vasilakis, N. & López-Vergès, S., Aug 20 2019, In : Viruses. 11, 8, 764.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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

99 Scopus citations
2019

GloPID-R report on chikungunya, o'nyong-nyong and Mayaro virus, part 2: Epidemiological distribution of o'nyong-nyong virus

GloPID-R Chikungunya, O'nyong-nyong and Mayaro virus Working Group, Dec 2019, In : Antiviral research. 172, 104611.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
2 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. L., 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. C. & Vasilakis, N., Apr 25 2013, In : Virology. 439, 1, p. 34-41 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations
2016

Case report: Guillain-barré syndrome after zika virus infection in Brazil

Do Rosário, M. S., De Jesus, P. A. P., Vasilakis, N., Farias, D. S., Novaes, M. A. C., Rodrigues, S. G., Martins, L. C., Da Costa Vasconcelos, P. F., Ko, A. I., Alcântara, L. C. J. & De Siqueira, I. C., Nov 2016, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 95, 5, p. 1157-1160 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

55 Scopus citations
2015

Evolution of Genome Size and Complexity in the Rhabdoviridae

Walker, P. J., Firth, C., Widen, S. G., Blasdell, K. R., Guzman, H., Wood, T. G., Paradkar, P. N., Holmes, E. C., Tesh, R. B. & Vasilakis, N., 2015, In : PLoS pathogens. 11, 2, e1004664.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

79 Scopus citations
2016

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
2020

GloPID-R report on chikungunya, o'nyong-nyong and Mayaro virus, part 5: Entomological aspects

GloPID-R Chikungunya, O'nyong-nyong and Mayaro virus Working Group, Feb 2020, In : Antiviral research. 174, 104670.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
1 Scopus citations
2013

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
2015

Insect-specific viruses and their potential impact on arbovirus transmission

Vasilakis, N. & Tesh, R. B., Dec 1 2015, In : Current Opinion in Virology. 15, p. 69-74 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

47 Scopus citations
2019

Characterization of three novel viruses from the families nyamiviridae, orthomyxoviridae, and peribunyaviridae, isolated from dead birds collected during west nile virus surveillance in Harris County, Texas

Walker, P. J., Tesh, R. B., Guzman, H., Popov, V. L., Da Rosa, A. P. A. T., Reyna, M., Nunes, M. R. T., De Souza, W. M., Contreras-Gutierrez, M. A., Patroca, S., Vela, J., Salvato, V., Bueno, R., Widen, S. G., Wood, T. G. & Vasilakis, N., Oct 10 2019, In : Viruses. 11, 10, 927.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2014

Short report: Whole genome analysis of Sierra Nevada virus, a novel mononegavirus in the family Nyamiviridae

Rogers, M. B., Cui, L., Fitch, A., Popov, V., Travassos Da Rosa, A. P. A., Vasilakis, N., Tesh, R. B. & Ghedin, E., Jul 2014, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 91, 1, p. 159-164 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
2016

Zika virus: From obscurity to potentially devastating international threat

Landry, M. L., Ko, A. I., Kramer, L. D. & Vasilakis, N., Sep 2016, In : Clinical chemistry. 62, 9, p. 1175-1180 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

2013

Identification of a new newcastle disease virus isolate from Indonesia represents an ancestral lineage of class II genotype XIII

Forrester, N. L., Widen, S. G., Wood, T. G., Travassos Da Rosa, A. P., Ksiazek, T. G., Vasilakis, N. & Tesh, R. B., Aug 1 2013, In : Virus Genes. 47, 1, p. 168-172 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations
2017

Transient hearing loss in adults associated with Zika virus infection

Vinhaes, E. S., Santos, L. A., Dias, L., Andrade, N. A., Bezerra, V. H., De Carvalho, A. T., De Moraes, L., Henriques, D. F., Azar, S. R., Vasilakis, N., Ko, A. I., Andrade, B. B., Siqueira, I. C., Khouri, R. & Boaventura, V. S., 2017, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 64, 5, p. 675-677 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Possibility and challenges of conversion of current virus species names to Linnaean binomials

Postler, T. S., Clawson, A. N., Amarasinghe, G. K., Basler, C. F., Bavari, S., Benko, M., Blasdell, K. R., Briese, T., Buchmeier, M. J., Bukreyev, A., Calisher, C. H., Chandran, K., Charrel, R., Clegg, C. S., Collins, P. L., De La Torre, J. C., DeRisi, J. L., Dietzgen, R. G., Dolnik, O., Dürrwald, R. & 52 others, Dye, J. M., Easton, A. J., Emonet, S., Formenty, P., Fouchier, R. A. M., Ghedin, E., Gonzalez, J. P., Harrach, B., Hewson, R., Horie, M., Jiāng, D., Kobinger, G., Kondo, H., Kropinski, A. M., Krupovic, M., Kurath, G., Lamb, R. A., Leroy, E. M., Lukashevich, I. S., Maisner, A., Mushegian, A. R., Netesov, S. V., Nowotny, N., Patterson, J. L., Payne, S. L., Paweska, J. T., Peters, C. J., Radoshitzky, S. R., Rima, B. K., Romanowski, V., Rubbenstroth, D., Sabanadzovic, S., Sanfaçon, H., Salvato, M. S., Schwemmle, M., Smither, S. J., Stenglein, M. D., Stone, D. M., Takada, A., Tesh, R. B., Tomonaga, K., Tordo, N., Towner, J. S., Vasilakis, N., Volchkov, V. E., Wahl-Jensen, V., Walker, P. J., Wang, L. F., Varsani, A., Whitfield, A. E., Murilo Zerbini, F. & Kuhn, J. H., May 1 2017, In : Systematic Biology. 66, 3, p. 463-473 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations