Nikolaos Vasilakis, Ph.D. - Publications

2008 University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 

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2016 Guerbois M, Fernandez-Salas I, Azar SR, Danis-Lozano R, Alpuche-Aranda CM, Leal G, Garcia-Malo IR, Diaz-Gonzalez EE, Casas-Martinez M, Rossi SL, Del Río-Galván SL, Sanchez-Casas RM, Roundy CM, Wood TG, Widen SG, ... Vasilakis N, et al. Outbreak of Zika virus infection, Chiapas State, Mexico, 2015, and first confirmed transmission by Aedes aegypti mosquitoes in the Americas. The Journal of Infectious Diseases. PMID 27436433 DOI: 10.1093/infdis/jiw302  0.76
2016 Shan C, Xie X, Muruato AE, Rossi SL, Roundy CM, Azar SR, Yang Y, Tesh RB, Bourne N, Barrett AD, Vasilakis N, Weaver SC, Shi PY. An Infectious cDNA Clone of Zika Virus to Study Viral Virulence, Mosquito Transmission, and Antiviral Inhibitors. Cell Host & Microbe. PMID 27198478 DOI: 10.1016/j.chom.2016.05.004  0.76
2016 Ladner JT, Wiley MR, Prieto K, Yasuda CY, Nagle E, Kasper MR, Reyes D, Vasilakis N, Heang V, Weaver SC, Haddow A, Tesh RB, Sovann L, Palacios G. Complete Genome Sequences of Five Zika Virus Isolates. Genome Announcements. 4. PMID 27174284 DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.00377-16  0.76
2016 Rossi SL, Tesh RB, Azar SR, Muruato AE, Hanley KA, Auguste AJ, Langsjoen RM, Paessler S, Vasilakis N, Weaver SC. Characterization of a Novel Murine Model to Study Zika Virus. The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. PMID 27022155 DOI: 10.4269/ajtmh.16-0111  0.36
2016 Weaver SC, Costa F, Garcia-Blanco MA, Ko AI, Ribeiro GS, Saade G, Shi PY, Vasilakis N. Zika Virus: History, Emergence, Biology, and Prospects for Control. Antiviral Research. PMID 26996139 DOI: 10.1016/j.antiviral.2016.03.010  0.76
2016 Costa F, Sarno M, Khouri R, de Paulo Freitas B, Siqueira I, Ribeiro GS, Ribeiro HC, Campos GS, Alcântara LC, Reis MG, Weaver SC, Vasilakis N, Ko AI, Almeida AR. Emergence of Congenital Zika Syndrome: Viewpoint From the Front Lines. Annals of Internal Medicine. PMID 26914810 DOI: 10.7326/M16-0332  0.76
2016 Sarno M, Sacramento GA, Khouri R, do Rosário MS, Costa F, Archanjo G, Santos LA, Nery N, Vasilakis N, Ko AI, de Almeida AR. Zika Virus Infection and Stillbirths: A Case of Hydrops Fetalis, Hydranencephaly and Fetal Demise. Plos Neglected Tropical Diseases. 10: e0004517. PMID 26914330 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004517  0.76
2016 Walker PJ, Widen SG, Wood TG, Guzman H, Tesh RB, Vasilakis N. A Global Genomic Characterization of Nairoviruses Identifies Nine Discrete Genogroups with Distinctive Structural Characteristics and Host-Vector Associations. The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. PMID 26903607 DOI: 10.4269/ajtmh.15-0917  0.36
2016 Shan C, Xie X, Barrett ADT, Garcia-Blanco MA, Tesh RB, Vasconcelos PFDC, Vasilakis N, Weaver SC, Shi PY. Zika Virus: Diagnosis, Therapeutics, and Vaccine Acs Infectious Diseases. 2: 170-172. DOI: 10.1021/acsinfecdis.6b00030  0.76
2015 Shi M, Lin XD, Vasilakis N, Tian JH, Li CX, Chen LJ, Eastwood G, Diao XN, Chen MH, Chen X, Qin XC, Widen SG, Wood TG, Tesh RB, Xu J, et al. Divergent viruses discovered in arthropods and vertebrates revise the evolutionary history of the Flaviviridae and related viruses. Journal of Virology. PMID 26491167 DOI: 10.1128/JVI.02036-15  0.76
2015 Katzelnick LC, Fonville JM, Gromowski GD, Bustos Arriaga J, Green A, James SL, Lau L, Montoya M, Wang C, VanBlargan LA, Russell CA, Thu HM, Pierson TC, Buchy P, Aaskov JG, ... ... Vasilakis N, et al. Dengue viruses cluster antigenically but not as discrete serotypes. Science (New York, N.Y.). 349: 1338-43. PMID 26383952 DOI: 10.1126/science.aac5017  0.76
2015 Bolling BG, Weaver SC, Tesh RB, Vasilakis N. Insect-Specific Virus Discovery: Significance for the Arbovirus Community. Viruses. 7: 4911-28. PMID 26378568 DOI: 10.3390/v7092851  0.76
2015 Walker PJ, Widen SG, Firth C, Blasdell KR, Wood TG, Travassos da Rosa AP, Guzman H, Tesh RB, Vasilakis N. Genomic Characterization of Yogue, Kasokero, Issyk-Kul, Keterah, Gossas, and Thiafora Viruses: Nairoviruses Naturally Infecting Bats, Shrews, and Ticks. The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 93: 1041-51. PMID 26324724 DOI: 10.4269/ajtmh.15-0344  0.76
2015 Carrera JP, Guzman H, Beltrán D, Díaz Y, López-Vergès S, Torres-Cosme R, Popov V, Widen SG, Wood TG, Weaver SC, Cáceres-Carrera L, Vasilakis N, Tesh RB. Mercadeo Virus: A Novel Mosquito-Specific Flavivirus from Panama. The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 93: 1014-9. PMID 26304915 DOI: 10.4269/ajtmh.15-0117  0.76
2015 Hontz RD, Guevara C, Halsey ES, Silvas J, Santiago FW, Widen SG, Wood TG, Casanova W, Vasilakis N, Watts DM, Kochel TJ, Ebihara H, Aguilar PV. Itaya virus, a Novel Orthobunyavirus Associated with Human Febrile Illness, Peru. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 21: 781-8. PMID 25898901 DOI: 10.3201/eid2105.141368  0.76
2015 Brasier AR, Zhao Y, Wiktorowicz JE, Spratt HM, Nascimento EJ, Cordeiro MT, Soman KV, Ju H, Recinos A, Stafford S, Wu Z, Marques ET, Vasilakis N. Molecular classification of outcomes from dengue virus -3 infections. Journal of Clinical Virology : the Official Publication of the Pan American Society For Clinical Virology. 64: 97-106. PMID 25728087 DOI: 10.1016/j.jcv.2015.01.011  0.76
2015 Walker PJ, Firth C, Widen SG, Blasdell KR, Guzman H, Wood TG, Paradkar PN, Holmes EC, Tesh RB, Vasilakis N. Evolution of genome size and complexity in the rhabdoviridae. Plos Pathogens. 11: e1004664. PMID 25679389 DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1004664  0.76
2015 Bolling BG, Vasilakis N, Guzman H, Widen SG, Wood TG, Popov VL, Thangamani S, Tesh RB. Insect-specific viruses detected in laboratory mosquito colonies and their potential implications for experiments evaluating arbovirus vector competence. The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 92: 422-8. PMID 25510714 DOI: 10.4269/ajtmh.14-0330  0.76
2015 Blasdell KR, Guzman H, Widen SG, Firth C, Wood TG, Holmes EC, Tesh RB, Vasilakis N, Walker PJ. Ledantevirus: a proposed new genus in the Rhabdoviridae has a strong ecological association with bats. The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 92: 405-10. PMID 25487727 DOI: 10.4269/ajtmh.14-0606  0.76
2015 Auguste AJ, Kaelber JT, Fokam EB, Guzman H, Carrington CV, Erasmus JH, Kamgang B, Popov VL, Jakana J, Liu X, Wood TG, Widen SG, Vasilakis N, Tesh RB, Chiu W, et al. A newly isolated reovirus has the simplest genomic and structural organization of any reovirus. Journal of Virology. 89: 676-87. PMID 25355879 DOI: 10.1128/JVI.02264-14  0.76
2014 Blasdell KR, Widen SG, Diviney SM, Firth C, Wood TG, Guzman H, Holmes EC, Tesh RB, Vasilakis N, Walker PJ. Koolpinyah and Yata viruses: two newly recognised ephemeroviruses from tropical regions of Australia and Africa. Veterinary Microbiology. 174: 547-53. PMID 25457369 DOI: 10.1016/j.vetmic.2014.09.031  0.76
2014 Amaya-Larios IY, Martínez-Vega RA, Mayer SV, Galeana-Hernández M, Comas-García A, Sepúlveda-Salinas KJ, Falcón-Lezama JA, Vasilakis N, Ramos-Castañeda J. Seroprevalence of neutralizing antibodies against dengue virus in two localities in the state of Morelos, Mexico. The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 91: 1057-65. PMID 25294613 DOI: 10.4269/ajtmh.14-0145  0.76
2014 Hanley KA, Guerbois M, Kautz TF, Brown M, Whitehead SS, Weaver SC, Vasilakis N, Marx PA. Infection dynamics of sylvatic dengue virus in a natural primate host, the African Green Monkey. The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 91: 672-6. PMID 25092823 DOI: 10.4269/ajtmh.13-0492  0.76
2014 Williams M, Mayer SV, Johnson WL, Chen R, Volkova E, Vilcarromero S, Widen SG, Wood TG, Suarez-Ognio L, Long KC, Hanley KA, Morrison AC, Vasilakis N, Halsey ES. Lineage II of Southeast Asian/American DENV-2 is associated with a severe dengue outbreak in the Peruvian Amazon. The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 91: 611-20. PMID 25002298 DOI: 10.4269/ajtmh.13-0600  0.76
2014 Vasilakis N, Guzman H, Firth C, Forrester NL, Widen SG, Wood TG, Rossi SL, Ghedin E, Popov V, Blasdell KR, Walker PJ, Tesh RB. Mesoniviruses are mosquito-specific viruses with extensive geographic distribution and host range. Virology Journal. 11: 97. PMID 24884700 DOI: 10.1186/1743-422X-11-97  0.76
2014 Rogers MB, Cui L, Fitch A, Popov V, Travassos da Rosa AP, Vasilakis N, Tesh RB, Ghedin E. Whole genome analysis of sierra nevada virus, a novel mononegavirus in the family nyamiviridae. The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 91: 159-64. PMID 24778199 DOI: 10.4269/ajtmh.14-0076  0.76
2014 Zemla A, Kostova T, Gorchakov R, Volkova E, Beasley DW, Cardosa J, Weaver SC, Vasilakis N, Naraghi-Arani P. GeneSV - an Approach to Help Characterize Possible Variations in Genomic and Protein Sequences. Bioinformatics and Biology Insights. 8: 1-16. PMID 24453480 DOI: 10.4137/BBI.S13076  0.76
2014 Vasilakis N, Castro-Llanos F, Widen SG, Aguilar PV, Guzman H, Guevara C, Fernandez R, Auguste AJ, Wood TG, Popov V, Mundal K, Ghedin E, Kochel TJ, Holmes EC, Walker PJ, et al. Arboretum and Puerto Almendras viruses: two novel rhabdoviruses isolated from mosquitoes in Peru. The Journal of General Virology. 95: 787-92. PMID 24421116 DOI: 10.1099/vir.0.058685-0  0.76
2014 Vasilakis N, Widen S, Travassos Da Rosa APA, Wood TG, Walker PJ, Holmes EC, Tesh RB. Malpais spring virus is a new species in the genus vesiculovirus Virology Journal. 10. DOI: 10.1186/1743-422X-10-69  0.76
2013 Murray KO, Rodriguez LF, Herrington E, Kharat V, Vasilakis N, Walker C, Turner C, Khuwaja S, Arafat R, Weaver SC, Martinez D, Kilborn C, Bueno R, Reyna M. Identification of dengue fever cases in Houston, Texas, with evidence of autochthonous transmission between 2003 and 2005. Vector Borne and Zoonotic Diseases (Larchmont, N.Y.). 13: 835-45. PMID 24107180 DOI: 10.1089/vbz.2013.1413  0.76
2013 Ghedin E, Rogers MB, Widen SG, Guzman H, Travassos da Rosa AP, Wood TG, Fitch A, Popov V, Holmes EC, Walker PJ, Vasilakis N, Tesh RB. Kolente virus, a rhabdovirus species isolated from ticks and bats in the Republic of Guinea. The Journal of General Virology. 94: 2609-15. PMID 24062532 DOI: 10.1099/vir.0.055939-0  0.76
2013 Palacios G, Forrester NL, Savji N, Travassos Da Rosa APA, Guzman H, Detoy K, Popov VL, Walker PJ, Lipkin WI, Vasilakis N, Tesh RB. Characterization of Farmington virus, a novel virus from birds that is distantly related to members of the family Rhabdoviridae Virology Journal. 10. PMID 23816310 DOI: 10.1186/1743-422X-10-219  0.76
2013 Vasilakis N, Widen S, Mayer SV, Seymour R, Wood TG, Popov V, Guzman H, Travassos da Rosa AP, Ghedin E, Holmes EC, Walker PJ, Tesh RB. Niakha virus: a novel member of the family Rhabdoviridae isolated from phlebotomine sandflies in Senegal. Virology. 444: 80-9. PMID 23773405 DOI: 10.1016/j.virol.2013.05.035  0.76
2013 Hanley KA, Monath TP, Weaver SC, Rossi SL, Richman RL, Vasilakis N. Fever versus fever: the role of host and vector susceptibility and interspecific competition in shaping the current and future distributions of the sylvatic cycles of dengue virus and yellow fever virus. Infection, Genetics and Evolution : Journal of Molecular Epidemiology and Evolutionary Genetics in Infectious Diseases. 19: 292-311. PMID 23523817 DOI: 10.1016/j.meegid.2013.03.008  0.76
2013 Durbin AP, Mayer SV, Rossi SL, Amaya-Larios IY, Ramos-Castaneda J, Eong Ooi E, Jane Cardosa M, Munoz-Jordan JL, Tesh RB, Messer WB, Weaver SC, Vasilakis N. Emergence potential of sylvatic dengue virus type 4 in the urban transmission cycle is restrained by vaccination and homotypic immunity. Virology. 439: 34-41. PMID 23485373 DOI: 10.1016/j.virol.2013.01.018  0.76
2013 Coffey LL, Forrester N, Tsetsarkin K, Vasilakis N, Weaver SC. Factors shaping the adaptive landscape for arboviruses: implications for the emergence of disease. Future Microbiology. 8: 155-76. PMID 23374123 DOI: 10.2217/fmb.12.139  0.76
2013 Vasilakis N, Forrester NL, Palacios G, Nasar F, Savji N, Rossi SL, Guzman H, Wood TG, Popov V, Gorchakov R, González AV, Haddow AD, Watts DM, da Rosa AP, Weaver SC, et al. Negevirus: a proposed new taxon of insect-specific viruses with wide geographic distribution. Journal of Virology. 87: 2475-88. PMID 23255793 DOI: 10.1128/JVI.00776-12  0.76
2013 Forrester NL, Widen SG, Wood TG, Travassos Da Rosa AP, Ksiazek TG, Vasilakis N, Tesh RB. Identification of a new newcastle disease virus isolate from Indonesia represents an ancestral lineage of class II genotype XIII Virus Genes. 47: 168-172. DOI: 10.1007/s11262-013-0900-8  0.76
2012 Volkova E, Tesh RB, Monath TP, Vasilakis N. Full genomic sequence of the prototype strain (M64) of rio Bravo virus Journal of Virology. 86: 4715. PMID 22457530 DOI: 10.1128/JVI.00331-12  0.76
2012 Rossi SL, Nasar F, Cardosa J, Mayer SV, Tesh RB, Hanley KA, Weaver SC, Vasilakis N. Genetic and phenotypic characterization of sylvatic dengue virus type 4 strains. Virology. 423: 58-67. PMID 22178263 DOI: 10.1016/j.virol.2011.11.018  0.76
2011 Chen R, Vasilakis N. Dengue-Quo tu et quo vadis? Viruses. 3: 1562-1608. PMID 21994796 DOI: 10.3390/v3091562  0.76
2011 Vasilakis N, Cardosa J, Hanley KA, Holmes EC, Weaver SC. Fever from the forest: prospects for the continued emergence of sylvatic dengue virus and its impact on public health. Nature Reviews. Microbiology. 9: 532-41. PMID 21666708 DOI: 10.1038/nrmicro2595  0.76
2010 Vasilakis N, Cardosa J, Diallo M, Sall AA, Holmes EC, Hanley KA, Weaver SC, Mota J, Rico-Hesse R. Sylvatic dengue viruses share the pathogenic potential of urban/endemic dengue viruses. Journal of Virology. 84: 3726-7; author reply. PMID 20212326 DOI: 10.1128/JVI.02640-09  0.76
2009 Vasilakis N, Deardorff ER, Kenney JL, Rossi SL, Hanley KA, Weaver SC. Mosquitoes put the brake on arbovirus evolution: experimental evolution reveals slower mutation accumulation in mosquito than vertebrate cells. Plos Pathogens. 5: e1000467. PMID 19503824 DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1000467  0.76
2009 Weaver SC, Vasilakis N. Molecular evolution of dengue viruses: contributions of phylogenetics to understanding the history and epidemiology of the preeminent arboviral disease. Infection, Genetics and Evolution : Journal of Molecular Epidemiology and Evolutionary Genetics in Infectious Diseases. 9: 523-40. PMID 19460319 DOI: 10.1016/j.meegid.2009.02.003  0.76
2009 Tang X, Li G, Vasilakis N, Zhang Y, Shi Z, Zhong Y, Wang LF, Zhang S. Differential stepwise evolution of SARS coronavirus functional proteins in different host species. Bmc Evolutionary Biology. 9: 52. PMID 19261195 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2148-9-52  0.76
2008 Vasilakis N, Weaver SC. The history and evolution of human dengue emergence. Advances in Virus Research. 72: 1-76. PMID 19081488 DOI: 10.1016/S0065-3527(08)00401-6  0.76
2008 Vasilakis N, Durbin AP, da Rosa AP, Munoz-Jordan JL, Tesh RB, Weaver SC. Antigenic relationships between sylvatic and endemic dengue viruses. The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 79: 128-32. PMID 18606776  0.76
2008 Vasilakis N, Fokam EB, Hanson CT, Weinberg E, Sall AA, Whitehead SS, Hanley KA, Weaver SC. Genetic and phenotypic characterization of sylvatic dengue virus type 2 strains. Virology. 377: 296-307. PMID 18570968 DOI: 10.1016/j.virol.2008.04.044  0.76
2008 Coffey LL, Vasilakis N, Brault AC, Powers AM, Tripet F, Weaver SC. Arbovirus evolution in vivo is constrained by host alternation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 105: 6970-5. PMID 18458341 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0712130105  0.76
2008 Vasilakis N, Tesh RB, Weaver SC. Sylvatic dengue virus type 2 activity in humans, Nigeria, 1966. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 14: 502-4. PMID 18325274 DOI: 10.3201/eid1403.070843  0.76
2007 Vasilakis N, Holmes EC, Fokam EB, Faye O, Diallo M, Sall AA, Weaver SC. Evolutionary processes among sylvatic dengue type 2 viruses. Journal of Virology. 81: 9591-5. PMID 17553878 DOI: 10.1128/JVI.02776-06  0.76
2007 Vasilakis N, Shell EJ, Fokam EB, Mason PW, Hanley KA, Estes DM, Weaver SC. Potential of ancestral sylvatic dengue-2 viruses to re-emerge. Virology. 358: 402-12. PMID 17014880 DOI: 10.1016/j.virol.2006.08.049  0.76
2003 Vasilakis N, Falvey D, Gangolli SS, Coleman J, Kowalski J, Udem SA, Zamb TJ, Kovacs GR. Transfection-independent production of alphavirus replicon particles based on poxvirus expression vectors. Nature Biotechnology. 21: 932-5. PMID 12845329 DOI: 10.1038/nbt845  0.76
2003 Kovacs GR, Parks CL, Vasilakis N, Udem SA. Enhanced genetic rescue of negative-strand RNA viruses: Use of an MVA-T7 RNA polymerase vector and DNA replication inhibitors Journal of Virological Methods. 111: 29-36. PMID 12821194 DOI: 10.1016/S0166-0934(03)00132-0  0.76
2003 Gangolli SS, Vasilakis N, Kovacs GR, Zamb TJ, Kowalski J. A method of alphavirus replicon particle titration based on expression of functional replicase/transcriptase. Journal of Virological Methods. 109: 133-8. PMID 12711055 DOI: 10.1016/S0166-0934(03)00063-6  0.76
2002 Parks CL, Wang HP, Kovacs GR, Vasilakis N, Kowalski J, Nowak RM, Lerch RA, Walpita P, Sidhu MS, Udem SA. Expression of a foreign gene by recombinant canine distemper virus recovered from cloned DNAs Virus Research. 83: 131-147. PMID 11864746 DOI: 10.1016/S0168-1702(01)00430-0  0.76
2001 Kovacs GR, Vasilakis N, Moss B. Regulation of viral intermediate gene expression by the vaccinia virus B1 protein kinase Journal of Virology. 75: 4048-4055. PMID 11287554 DOI: 10.1128/JVI.75.9.4048-4055.2001  0.76
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