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Research Project: Intervention Strategies to Predict, Prevent and Control Disease Outbreaks Caused by Emerging Strains of Virulent Newcastle Disease Viruses

Location: Exotic & Emerging Avian Viral Diseases Research

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Novel recombinant Newcastle disease virus-based in Ovo vaccines bypass maternal immunity to provide full protection from early virulent challenge Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dimitrov, K.M., Taylor, T.L., Marcano, V.C., Williams Coplin, T.D., Olivier, T.L., Yu, Q., Gogal Jr., R.M., Suarez, D.L., Afonso, C.L. 2021. Novel recombinant Newcastle disease virus-based in Ovo vaccines bypass maternal immunity to provide full protection from early virulent challenge. Vaccines. 9(10):1189. https://doi.org/10.3390/vaccines9101189.

A novel recombinant Newcastle disease vaccine improves post-in ovo vaccination survival with sustained protection against virulent challenge Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Marcano, V.C., Cardenas-Garcia, S., Diel, D.G., Antoniassi Da Silva, L.H., Gogal Jr., R.M., Miller, P.J., Brown, C.C., Butt, S.L., Goraichuk, I.V., Dimitrov, K.M., Taylor, T.L., Williams Coplin, T.D., Olivier, T.L., Stanton, J.B., Afonso, C.L. 2021. A novel recombinant Newcastle disease vaccine improves post-in ovo vaccination survival with sustained protection against virulent challenge. Vaccines. 9(9):953. https://doi.org/10.3390/vaccines9090953.

In situ gene expression in early stage of virulent Newcastle disease in chickens Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brown, C., Zhang, J., Pantin Jackwood, M.J., Dimitrov, K., Ferreira, H., Suarez, D.L. 2022. In situ gene expression in early stage of virulent Newcastle disease in chickens. Veterinary Pathology. 59(1):75-81. https://doi.org/10.1177/03009858211045945.

Near-complete genome sequences of five sicinivirus from North America Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goraichuk, I.V., Davis, J.F., Parris, D.J., Kariithi, H.M., Afonso, C.L., Suarez, D.L. 2021. Near-complete genome sequences of five sicinivirus from North America. Microbiology Resource Announcements. 10(19):e00364-21. https://doi.org/10.1128/MRA.00364-21.

Whole-genome sequence of avian Coronavirus from a preserved 15-year-old sample confirms evidence of GA08-like strain circulation 4 years prior to its first reported outbreak Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goraichuk, I.V., Davis, J.F., Kulkarni, A.B., Afonso, C.L., Suarez, D.L. 2021. Whole-genome sequence of avian Coronavirus from a preserved 15-year-old sample confirms evidence of GA08-like strain circulation 4 years prior to its first reported outbreak. Microbiology Resource Announcements. 10(15):e01460-20. https://doi.org/10.1128/MRA.01460-20.

Protection against different genotypes of Newcastle disease viruses (NDV) afforded by an adenovirus-vectored fusion protein and live NDV vaccines in chickens Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ferreira, H.L., Miller, P.J., Suarez, D.L. 2021. Protection against different genotypes of Newcastle disease viruses (NDV) afforded by an adenovirus-vectored fusion protein and live NDV vaccines in chickens. Vaccines. 9(2):182. https://doi.org/10.3390/vaccines9020182.

Surveillance and genetic characterization of virulent Newcastle disease virus subgenotype V.3 in indigenous chickens from backyard poultry farms and live bird markets in Kenya Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Karithi, H.M., Ferreira, H.L., Welch, C.N., Ateya, L.O., Apopo, A.A., Zoller, R.W., Volkening, J.D., Williams Coplin, T.D., Parris, D.J., Olivier, T.L., Goldenberg, D., Yatinder, B.S., Hernandez, S.M., Afonso, C.L., Suarez, D.L. 2021. Surveillance and genetic characterization of virulent Newcastle disease virus subgenotype V.3 in indigenous chickens from backyard poultry farms and live bird markets in Kenya. Viruses. 13(1):103. https://doi.org/10.3390/v13010103.

A 24-year-old sample contributes the complete genome sequence of fowl aviadenovirus D from the United States Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goraichuk, I.V., Davis, J.F., Kulkarni, A.B., Afonso, C.L., Suarez, D.L. 2021. A 24-year-old sample contributes the complete genome sequence of fowl aviadenovirus D from the United States. Microbiology Resource Announcements. 10:(1):e01211-20. https://doi.org/10.1128/MRA.01211-20.

Long and short read random sequencing of total RNA for detection of pathogens in chicken respiratory clinical swabs - (Abstract Only)

Complete coding sequences of three chicken parvovirus isolates from the United States Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goraichuk, I.V., Davis, J.F., Afonso, C.L., Suarez, D.L. 2020. Complete coding sequences of three chicken parvovirus isolates from the United States. Microbiology Resource Announcements. 9(39):e00735-20. https://doi.org/10.1128/MRA.00735-20.

Protection conferred by commercial NDV live attenuated and double recombinant HVT vaccines against virulent California 2018 Newcastle disease virus (NDV) in chickens Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ferreira, H.L., Reilley, A.M., Goldenberg, D., Ortiz, I.R., Gallardo, R.A., Suarez, D.L. 2020. Protection conferred by commercial NDV live attenuated and double recombinant HVT vaccines against virulent California 2018 Newcastle disease virus (NDV) in chickens. Vaccine. 38(34):5507-5515. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2020.06.004.

First complete genome sequence of an avian metapneumovirus subtype B strain from Hungary Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goraichuk, I.V., Kapczynski, D.R., Seal, B., Suarez, D.L. 2020. First complete genome sequence of an avian metapneumovirus subtype B strain from Hungary. Microbiology Resource Announcements. 9:e00177-20. https://doi.org/10.1128/MRA.00177-20.

A 25-year-old sample contributes the complete genome sequence of avian coronavirus vaccine strain ArkDPI, reisolated from commercial broilers in the United States Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goraichuk, I.V., Davis, J.F., Kulkarni, A.B., Afonso, C.L., Suarez, D.L. 2020. A 25-year-old sample contributes the complete genome sequence of avian coronavirus vaccine strain ArkDPI, reisolated from commercial broilers in the United States. Microbiology Resource Announcements. 9(9):e00067-20. https://doi.org/10.1128/MRA.00067-20.

Complete genome sequence of avian coronavirus strain GA08 (GI-27 Lineage) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goraichuk, I.V., David, J.F., Kulkarni, A.B., Afonso, C.L., Suarez, D.L. 2020. Complete genome sequence of avian coronavirus strain GA08 (GI-27 Lineage). Microbiology Resource Announcements. 9(9):e00068-20. https://doi.org/10.1128/MRA.00068-20.

Complete genome sequences of 11 Newcastle disease virus isolates of sub-genotype VII.2 from Indonesia Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goraichuk, I.V., Williams Coplin, T.D., Wibowo, M.H., Durr, P.A., Asmara, W., Artanto, S., Dimitrov, K.M., Afonso, C.L., Suarez, D.L. 2020. Complete genome sequences of 11 Newcastle disease virus isolates of sub-genotype VII.2 from Indonesia. Microbiology Resource Announcements. 09(5):e01519-19. https://doi.org/10.1128/MRA.01519-19.

Tropism of Newcastle disease virus strains for chicken neurons, astrocytes, oligodendrocytes, and microglia Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Butt, S.L., Moura, V., Susta, L., Miller, P.J., Hutcheson, J.M., Cardenas, G., Brown, C., West, F., Afonso, C.L., Stanton, J. 2019. Tropism of Newcastle disease virus strains for chicken neurons, astrocytes, oligodendrocytes, and microglia. BMC Veterinary Research. 15:317. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12917-019-2053-z.

Rapid, multiplexed, whole genome and plasmid sequencing of foodborne pathogens using long-read nanopore technology Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Taylor, T.L., Volkening, J.D., Dejesus, E., Simmons, M., Dimitrov, K.M., Glenn, T.E., Suarez, D.L., Afonso, C.L. 2019. Rapid, multiplexed, whole genome and plasmid sequencing of foodborne pathogens using long-read nanopore technology. Scientific Reports. 9:16350. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-52424-x.

SNP analysis used to select conserved regions for an improved real-time RT-PCR test specific to Newcastle disease virus Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ferreira, H., Suarez, D.L. 2019. SNP analysis used to select conserved regions for an improved real-time RT-PCR test specific to Newcastle disease virus. Avian Diseases. 63:625-633. https://doi.org/10.1637/aviandiseases-D-19-00071.

Isolation and characterization of Newcastle disease virus from live bird markets in Tanzania Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Msoffe, P.L., Chiwangad, G.H., Cardona, C.J., Miller, P.J., Suarez, D.L. 2019. Isolation and characterization of Newcastle disease virus from live bird markets in Tanzania. Avian Diseases. 63(4):634-640. https://doi.org/10.1637/aviandiseases-D-19-00089.

A retrospective study of Newcastle disease in Kenya Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Apopo, A.A., Kariithi, H.M., Ateya, L.O., Binepal, Y.S., Sirya, J.H., Dulu, T.D., Welch, C.N., Hernandez, S.M., Afonso, C.L. 2019. A retrospective study of Newcastle disease in Kenya. Tropical Animal Health and Production. 52:699-710. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11250-019-02059-x.

First complete genome sequence of currently circulating infectious bronchitis virus strain DMV/1639 of the GI-17 lineage Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goraichuk, I.V., Kulkarni, A.B., Williams Coplin, T.D., Suarez, D.L., Afonso, C.L. 2019. First complete genome sequence of currently circulating infectious bronchitis virus strain DMV/1639 of the GI-17 lineage. Microbiology Resource Announcements. 8(34):e00840-19. https://doi.org/10.1128/MRA.00840-19.

Updated unified phylogenetic classification system and revised nomenclature for Newcastle disease virus Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dimitrov, K.M., Abolnik, C., Afonso, C.L., Albina, E., Bahl, J., Berg, M., Briand, F., Brown, I.H., Choi, K., Chvala, I., Durr, P.A., Ferreira, H.L., Fusaro, A., Torcheti, M., Miller, P.J., Suarez, D.L. 2019. Updated unified phylogenetic classification system and revised nomenclature for Newcastle disease virus. Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 74:103917. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.meegid.2019.103917.

First complete genome sequences of a subgenotype Vd Newcastle disease virus isolate Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goraichuk, I.V., Msoffe, P.L., Chiwangad, G.H., Dimitrov, K.M., Afonso, C.L., Suarez, D.L. 2019. First complete genome sequences of a subgenotype Vd Newcastle disease virus isolate. Microbiology Resource Announcements. 8(27):e00436-19. https://doi.org/10.1128/MRA.00436-19.

Virulent newcastle disease viruses from chicken origin are more pathogenic and transmissible than viruses normally maintained in wild birds Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ferreira, H.L., Taylor, T.L., Sabra, M., Dimitrov, K.M., Afonso, C.L., Suarez, D.L. 2019. Virulent newcastle disease viruses from chicken origin are more pathogenic and transmissible than viruses normally maintained in wild birds. Veterinary Microbiology. 235:25-34. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vetmic.2019.06.004.

Enhanced phylogenetic resolution of Newcastle disease outbreaks using complete viral genome sequences from formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissue samples Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Butt, S.L., Dimitrov, K.M., Zhang, J., Wajid, A., Bibi, T., Basharat, A., Brown, C.C., Rehmani, S.F., Stanton, J.B., Afonso, C.L. 2019. Enhanced phylogenetic resolution of Newcastle disease outbreaks using complete viral genome sequences from formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissue samples. Virus Genes. 55(4):505-512. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11262-019-01669-9.

Global phylodynamic analysis of avian paramyxovirus-1 provides evidence of inter-host transmission and intercontinental spatial diffusion Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hicks, J.T., Dimitrov, K.M., Afonso, C.L., Ramey, A.M., Bahl, J. 2019. Global phylodynamic analysis of avian paramyxovirus-1 provides evidence of inter-host transmission and intercontinental spatial diffusion. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 19:108. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12862-019-1431-2.

Genomic comparison of Newcastle disease viruses isolated in Nigeria between 2002 and 2015 reveals circulation of highly diverse genotypes and spillover into wild birds Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Welch, C.N., Shittu, I., Abolnik, C., Ponman, S., Dimirov, K.M., Taylor, T.L., Williams Coplin, T.D., Goraichuk, I.V., Meseko, C.A., Ibu, J.O., Gado, D.A., Joannis, T.M., Afonso, C.L. 2019. Genomic comparison of Newcastle disease viruses isolated in Nigeria between 2002 and 2015 reveals circulation of highly diverse genotypes and spillover into wild birds. Archives of Virology. 164(8):2031-2047. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00705-019-04288-9.

Presence of Newcastle disease viruses of sub-genotypes Vc and VIn in backyard chickens and in apparently healthy wild birds from Mexico in 2017 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ferreira, H.L., Taylor, T.L., Absalon, A.E., Dimitrov, K.M., Cortes-Espinosa, Butt, S.L., Goraichuk, I.V., Volkening, J.D., Suarez, D.L., Afonso, C.L. 2019. Presence of Newcastle disease viruses of sub-genotypes Vc and VIn in backyard chickens and in apparently healthy wild birds from Mexico in 2017. Virus Genes. 55(4):479-489. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11262-019-01663-1.

Experimental infection and transmission of Newcastle disease vaccine virus in four wild passerines Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ayala, A.J., Hernandez, S.M., Olivier, T.L., Welch, C.N., Dimitrov, K., Goraichuk, I.V., Afonso, C.L., Miller, P.J. 2019. Experimental infection and transmission of Newcastle disease vaccine virus in four wild passerines. Avian Diseases. 63(3):389-399. https://doi.org/10.1637/11980-092918-Reg.1.

Pathogenicity and transmission of virulent Newcastle disease virus from the 2018-2019 California outbreak and related viruses in young and adult chickens Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dimitrov, K.M., Ferreira, H.L., Pantin Jackwood, M.J., Taylor, T.L., Goraichuk, I.V., Crossley, B.M., Killian, M., Bergeson, N., Torchetti, M., Afonso, C.L., Suarez, D.L. 2019. Pathogenicity and transmission of virulent Newcastle disease virus from the 2018-2019 California outbreak and related viruses in young and adult chickens. Virology. 531:203-218. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.virol.2019.03.010.

Development of a genotype-matched vaccine against virulent Newcastle disease virus - (Abstract Only)

Epidemiology, control, and prevention of Newcastle disease in endemic regions: Latin America Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Absalon, A., Cortes, D., Lucio, E., Miller, P.J., Afonso, C.L. 2019. Epidemiology, control, and prevention of Newcastle disease in endemic regions: Latin America. Veterinary Microbiology. 51(5):1033-1048. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11250-019-01843-z.

First genome sequence of Newcastle Disease Virus of Genotype VIIi from Jordan Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ababneh, M., Ferreira, H., Khalifeh, M., Suarez, D.L., Afonso, C.L. 2018. First genome sequence of Newcastle Disease Virus of Genotype VIIi from Jordan. Microbiology Resource Announcements. 5(23):e01136-18. https://doi.org/10.1128/MRA.01136-18.

Detection of fowlpox virus carrying distinct genome segments of reticuloendotheliosis virus Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Joshi, L.R., Bauermann, F.V., Hain, K.S., Kutish, G.F., Armien, A.G., Lehman, C.P., Neiger, R., Afonso, C.L., Tripathy, D.N., Diego, D.G. 2018. Detection of fowlpox virus carrying distinct genome segments of reticuloendotheliosis virus. Archives of Virology. 260:53-59. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.virusres.2018.10.017.

Rapid virulence prediction and identification of Newcastle disease virus genotypes using third generation sequencing Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Butt, S.L., Taylor, T.L., Volkening, J.D., Dimitrov, K., Williams Coplin, T.D., Lahmers, K.K., Suarez, D.L., Afonso, C.L., Stanton, J. 2018. Rapid virulence prediction and identification of Newcastle disease virus genotypes using third generation sequencing. Virology Journal. 15:179. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12985-018-1077-5.

Draft genome sequence of three novel Ochrobactrum spp. isolated from different avian hosts in Pakistan Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sharma, P., Killmaster, L.F., Volkering, J.D., Cardenas-Garcia, S., Wajid, A., Rehmani, S.F., Basharatd, A., Miller, P.J., Afonso, C.L. 2018. Draft genome sequence of three novel Ochrobactrum spp. isolated from different avian hosts in Pakistan. Genome Announcements. 6:e00269-18. https://doi.org/10.1128/genomeA.00269-18.

Optimization of conditions to sequence long cDNAs from viruses - (Abstract Only)
Goraichuk, I., Volkering, J., Afonso, C.L., Suarez, D.L. 2017. Optimization of conditions to sequence long cDNAs from viruses. Meeting Abstract. The American Association of Avian Pathologists and the Avian Veterinary Medical Association Annual Meeting, July 13-17, 2018, Denver, Colorado. 2018 CDROM.

Immunization of chickens with an avian paramyxovirus 10 isolated from Rockhopper Penguins does not provide protection against challenge with virulent Newcastle disease virus - (Abstract Only)
Goraichuk, I.V., Dimitrov, K.M., Sharma, P., Olivier, T.L., Miller, P.J., Swayne, D.E., Afonso, C.L., Suarez, D.L. 2018. Immunization of chickens with an avian paramyxovirus 10 isolated from Rockhopper Penguins does not provide protection against challenge with virulent Newcastle disease virus [abstract]. 2018 International Avian Respiratory Disease Conference, Athens, Georgia, May 29-June 1, 2018.

Draft genome sequence of five novel Ochrobactrum spp. isolated from different avian hosts in Nigeria Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sharma, P., Killmaster, L.F., Volkening, J.D., Cardenas-Garcia, S., Shittu, I., Meseko, C., Joannis, T.M., Miller, P.J., Afonso, C.L. 2018. Draft genome sequence of five novel Ochrobactrum spp. isolated from different avian hosts in Nigeria. Genome Announcements. 6:e00063-18. https://doi.org/10.1128/genomeA.00063-18.

Whole-genome sequencing of genotype VI Newcastle disease viruses from formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissues from wild pigeons reveals continuous evolution and previously unrecognized genetic diversity in the U.S. Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ying, H., Taylor, T.L., Dimitrov, K.M., Butt, S.L., Stanton, J.B., Goraichuk, I.V., Fenton, H., Poulson, R., Jian, Z., Brown, C.C., Ip, H.S., Isidoro-Ayza, M., Afonso, C.L. 2018. Whole-genome sequencing of genotype VI Newcastle disease viruses from formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissues from wild pigeons reveals continuous evolution and previously unrecognized genetic diversity in the U.S.. Virology Journal. 15(9):1-11. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12985-017-0914-2.

Whole genome sequencing of genotype VI Newcastle disease viruses from formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissues from wild pigeons reveals continuous evolution and previously unrecognized genetic diversity in the U.S Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
He, Y., Taylor, T.L., Dimitrov, K.M., Butt, S.L., Stanton, J.B., Goraichuk, I.V., Fenton, H., Poulson, R., Zhang, J., Brown, C.C., Ip, H.S., Isidoro-Ayza, M., Afonso, C.L. 2018. Whole genome sequencing of genotype VI Newcastle disease viruses from formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissues from wild pigeons reveals continuous evolution and previously unrecognized genetic diversity in the U.S. Virology Journal. 15:9. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12985-017-0914-2.

Phylogenetic assessment reveals continuous evolution and circulation of pigeon-derived virulent avian avulaviruses 1 in Eastern Europe, Asia, and Africa Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sabra, M., Dimitrov, K., Goraichuk, I.V., Wajid, A., Sharma, P., Rehmani, S.F., Muzyka, D.V., Williams Coplin, T.D., Miller, P.J., Afonso, C.L. 2017. Phylogenetic assessment reveals continuous evolution and circulation of pigeon-derived virulent avian avulaviruses 1 in Eastern Europe, Asia, and Africa. BMC Veterinary Research. 13(2017):291. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12917-017-1211-4.

Intracellular fixation buffer inactivates Newcastle Disease Virus in chicken allantoic fluid, macrophages and splenocytes for immune assessment during infection Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Marcano, V.C., Cardenas-Garcia, S., Gogal Jr, R.M., Afonso, C.L. 2017. Intracellular fixation buffer inactivates Newcastle Disease Virus in chicken allantoic fluid, macrophages and splenocytes for immune assessment during infection. Journal of Virological Methods. 251:1-6. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jviromet.2017.09.025.

Risk factors for the transmission of infectious diseases agents at the wild birds-commercial birds interface. A pilot study in the region of the Altos de Jalisco, Mexico Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Valdez-Gomez, H., Navarro-Lopez, R., Vazques-Mendoza, L., Zalapa-Hernandez, M., Guerrero-Hernandex, I., Fonseca-Delgado, V., Marquez-Ruiz, M., Afonso, C.L. 2017. Risk factors for the transmission of infectious diseases agents at the wild birds-commercial birds interface. A pilot study in the region of the Altos de Jalisco, Mexico. BULLETIN DE L’ACADEMIE VETERINAIRE DE FRANCE.170(2):143-150. https://doi.org/10.4267/2042/62332.

Newcastle disease virus infection in quail Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Susta, L., Segovia, D., Olivier, T.L., Dimitrov, K.M., Shittu, I., Marcano, V., Miller, P.J. 2018. Newcastle disease virus infection in quail. Veterinary Pathology. 55(5):682-692. https://doi.org/10.1177/0300985818767996.

Complete genome sequences of four avian paramyxoviruses of serotype 10 isolated from Rockhopper Penguins on the Falkland Islands - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goraichuk, I.V., Dimitrov, K.M., Sharma, P., Miller, P.J., Swayne, D.E., Suarez, D.L., Afonso, C.L. 2017. Complete genome sequences of four avian paramyxoviruses of serotype 10 isolated from Rockhopper Penguins on the Falkland Islands. Genome Announcements. 5:e000472-17. doi:org/10.1128/genomeA.00472-17.

A robust and cost-effective approach to sequence and analyze complete genomes of small RNA viruses Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dimitrov, K.M., Sharma, P., Volkening, J.D., Goraichuk, I.V., Wajid, A., Rehmani, S., Asma, B., Shittu, I., Joannis, T.M., Miller, P.J., Afonso, C.L. 2017. A robust and cost-effective approach to sequence and analyze complete genomes of small RNA viruses. Virology Journal. 14(2017):72. doi: 10.1186/s12985-017-0741-5.

Assessment of contemporary genetic diversity and inter-taxa/inter-region exchange of avian paramyxovirus serotype 1 in wild birds sampled in North America Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ramey, A.W., Goraichuk, I.V., Hicks, J.T., Dimitrov, K.M., Poulson, R.L., Stallknecht, D.E., Bahl, J., Afonso, C.L. 2017. Assessment of contemporary genetic diversity and inter-taxa/inter-region exchange of avian paramyxovirus serotype 1 in wild birds sampled in North America. Virology Journal. 14:43. doi:10.1186/s12985-017-0714-8.