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Research Project: Rift Valley Fever Pathogenesis and Epidemiology

Location: Foreign Arthropod Borne Animal Disease Research

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

Efficacy of a recombinant, subunit SARS-CoV-2 animal vaccine against virulent SARS-CoV-2 challenge in cats - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Immigration and seasonal bottlenecks: High inbreeding despite high genetic diversity in an oscillating population of Culicoides sonorensis (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shults, P.T., Cohnstaedt, L.W., Zhang, X., Gerry, A., Eyer, P., Vargo, E. 2023. Immigration and seasonal bottlenecks: High inbreeding despite high genetic diversity in an oscillating population of Culicoides sonorensis (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae). Journal of Medical Entomology. https://doi.org/10.1093/jme/tjad068.

Comparative genetic study of the colony structure and colony spatial distribution between the higher termite Amitermes parvulus and the lower, subterranean termite Reticulitermes flavipes in an urban environment Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shults, P.T., Eyer, P., Moran, M., Richardson, S., Liu, K., Blumenfeld, A., Davis, R., Vargo, E. 2023. Comparative genetic study of the colony structure and colony spatial distribution between the higher termite Amitermes parvulus and the lower, subterranean termite Reticulitermes flavipes in an urban environment. Insectes Sociaux. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00040-023-00919-2.

RT-qPCR genotyping assays for differentiating Rift Valley fever phlebovirus strains Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Balaraman, V., Gaudreault, N.N., Trujillo, J.D., Indran, S.V., Wilson, W.C., Richt, J.A. 2023. RT-qPCR genotyping assays for differentiating Rift Valley fever phlebovirus strains. Journal of Virological Methods. 315. Article 114693. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jviromet.2023.114693.

Establishment of a Culex tarsalis cell line and its permissiveness to arbovirus infection Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schirtzinger, E.E., Jasperson, D.C., Swanson, D.A., Mitzel, D.N., Drolet, B.S., Richt, J.A., Wilson, W.C. 2022. Establishment of a Culex tarsalis cell line and its permissiveness to arbovirus infection. Journal of Medical Entomology. 60(1):239-244. https://doi.org/10.1093/jme/tjac155.

Detection of rift valley fever virus in Aedes (Aedimorphus) durbanensis, South Africa Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Van Den Bergh, C., Thompson, P.N., Swanepoel, R., Almeida, A.P., Paweska, J., Jansen Van Vuren, P., Wilson, W.C., Kemp, A., Venter, E.H. 2022. Detection of rift valley fever virus in Aedes (Aedimorphus) durbanensis, South Africa. Pathogens. 11(2):125. https://doi.org/10.3390/pathogens11020125.