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Below please find a list of publications in chronological order which are supported by this grant. This list was last updated 10/14/2016.


Next-generation high-throughput functional annotation of microbial genomes.

Baric RS, Crosson S, Damania B, Miller SI, Rubin EJ.
MBio. 2016 Oct 4
PMID: 27703071

SARS-like WIV1-CoV poised for human emergence.

Menachery VD, Yount BL Jr, Sims AC, Debbink K, Agnihothram SS, Gralinski LE, Graham RL, Scobey T, Plante JA, Royal SR, Swanstrom J, Sheahan TP, Pickles RJ, Corti D, Randell SH, Lanzavecchia A, Marasco WA, Baric RS.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Mar 14
PMID: 26976607

The role of KSHV K1 in the viral lifecycle.

Zhang, Z., Chen, W., Sander, MK, Brulois, KF, Dittmer, DP, B. Damania.
J. Virology. 2016 Aug. 12
PMID: 27307571

A viral kinase mimics S6 kinase to enhance cell proliferation.

Bhatt AP, Wong JP, Weinberg MS, Host KM, Giffin LC, Buijnink J, van Dijk E, Izumiya Y, Kung HJ, Temple BR, Damania B.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016.
PMID: 27342859

Dengue Virus Envelope Dimer Epitope Monoclonal Antibodies Isolated from Dengue Patients are Protective against Zika Virus.

Swanstrom JA, Plante JA, Plante KS, Young EF, McGowan E, Gallichotte EN, Widman DG, Heise MT, de Silva AM, Baric RS.
MBio 2016
PMID: 27435464


Source and Purity of Dengue-Viral Preparations Impact Requirement for Enhancing Antibody to Induce Elevated IL-1β Secretion: A Primary Human Monocyte Model.

Callaway JB, Smith SA, Widman DG, McKinnon KP, Scholle F, Sempowski GD, Dittmer DP, Crowe JE Jr, de Silva AM, Ting JP.
PLoS One. 2015
PMID: 26301593

Modulation of the cGAS-STING DNA sensing pathway by gammaherpesviruses.

Ma Z, Jacobs SR, West JA, Stopford C, Zhang Z, Davis Z, Barber GN, Glaunsinger BA, Dittmer DP, Damania B.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Aug 4
PMID: 26199418

Complete Genome Sequences of Mandrillus leucophaeus and Papioursinus Cytomegaloviruses.

Blewett EL, Sherrod CJ, Texier JR, Conrad TM, Dittmer DP.
Genome Announc. 2015 Aug 6
PMID: 26251484

Identification of a Novel Viral Protein Expressed from the PB2 Segment of Influenza A Virus.

Yamayoshi S, Watanabe M, Goto H, Kawaoka Y.
J Virol.2015 Oct 21
PMID: 26491155

Kaposi’s Sarcoma-Associated Herpesvirus Viral Interferon Regulatory Factor 1 Interacts with a Member of the Interferon- Stimulated Gene 15 Pathway.

Jacobs SR, Stopford CM, West JA, Bennett CL, Giffin L, Damania B.
J Virol. 2015 Nov
PMID: 26355087

Kaposi’s Sarcoma-Associated Herpesvirus Interleukin-6 Modulates Endothelial Cell Movement by Upregulating Cellular Genes Involved in Migration.

Giffin L,West JA, Damania B.
MBio . 2015 Dec 8
PMID: 26646010

A SARS-like cluster of circulating bat coronaviruses showspotential for human emergence.

Menachery VD, Yount BL Jr, Debbink K, Agnihothram S, Gralinski LE, Plante JA, Graham RL, Scobey T, Ge XY, Donaldson EF, Randell SH, Lanzavecchia A, Marasco WA, Shi ZL, Baric RS.
Nat Med. 2015 Dec;21
PMID: 26552008

Evasion of innate cytosolic DNA sensing by a gammaherpesvirus facilitates establishment of latent infection.

Sun C, Schat t gen SA, Pisit kun P, Jorgensen JP, Hilt erbrand AT, Wang LJ, West JA, Hansen K, Horan KA, Jakobsen MR, O’Hare P, Adler H, Sun R, Ploegh HL, Damania B, Upt on JW, Fit zgerald KA, Paludan SR.
J Immunol. 2015 Feb 15
PMID: 25595793

Mapping of a Region of the PA-X Region of Influenza A virus that is important for its shutoff activity.

Oishi K, Yamayoshi S, Kawaoka Y.
J Virol. 2015 Aug
PMID: 26041295


NLRC3, a Member of the NLR Family of Proteins, Is a Negative Regulator of Innate Immune Signaling Induced by the DNA Sensor STING.

Zhang L, Mo J, Swanson KV, Wen H, Petrucelli A, Gregory SM, Zhang Z, Schneider M, Jiang Y, Fitzgerald KA, Ouyang S, Liu ZJ, Damania B, Shu HB, Duncan JA, Ting JP.
Immunity. 2014 Feb 19.
PMID: 24560620

An important role for MAVS in the KSHV lifecycle.

West JA, Wicks M, Gregory SM, Chugh P, Jacobs SR, Zhang Z, Host KM, Dittmer DP, Damania B.
J Virol. 2014 Mar 12.
PMID: 24623417

A Mouse model for Betacoronavirus subgroup 2c using a bat coronavirus strain HKU5 variant.

Agnihothram S, Yount BL Jr, Donaldson EF, Huynh J, Menachery VD, Gralinski LE, Graham RL, Becker MM, Tomar S, Scobey TD, Osswald HL, Whitmore A, Gopal R, Ghosh AK, Mesecar A, Zambon M, Heise M, Denison MR, Baric RS.
MBio. 2014 Mar 25
PMID: 24667706

Evaluation of serologic and antigenic relationships between middle eastern respiratory syndrome coronavirus and other coronaviruses to develop vaccine platforms for the rapid response to emerging coronaviruses.

Agnihothram S, Gopal R, Yount BL Jr, Donaldson EF, Menachery VD, Graham RL, Scobey TD, Gralinski LE, Denison MR, Zambon M, Baric RS.
J Infect Dis. 2014 Apr 1
PMID: 24253287

Mouse dipeptidyl peptidase 4 is not a functional receptor for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus infection.

Cockrell AS, Peck KM, Yount BL, Agnihothram SS, Scobey T, Curnes NR, Baric RS, Heise MT.
J Virol. 2014 May
PMID: 24574399

Modulation of Kaposi’s Sarcoma-Associated Herpesvirus interleukin-6 function by Hypoxia-upregulated protein 1.

Gif f in L, Yan F, Ben Major M, Damania B.
J Virol. 2014 Aug
PMID: 24920810

Viral profiling identifies multiple subtypes of Kaposi’s sarcoma.

Hosseinipour MC, Sweet KM, Xiong J, Namarika D, Mwafongo A, Nyirenda M, Chiwoko L, Kamwendo D, Hoffman I, Lee J, Phiri S, Vahrson W, Damania B, Dittmer DP.
MBio. 2014 Sep 23
PMID: 25249280

A Chimeric virus-mouse model system for evaluating the function and inhibition of papain-like protease of emerging coronaviruses.

Deng X, Agnihothram S, Mielech AM, Nichols DB, Wilson MW, St John SE, Larsen SD, Mesecar AD, Lenschow DJ, Baric RS, Baker SC.
J Virol. 2014 Oct
PMID: 25100850

Complete genome sequence of cell culture-attenuated Guinea pig cytomegalovirus cloned as an infectious bacterial artificial chromosome.

Yang D, Alam Z, Cui X, Chen M, Sherrod CJ, McVoy MA, Schleiss MR, Dittmer DP.
Genome Announcement 2014 Oct 16
PMID: 25323707


The open chromatin landscape of Kaposi’s sarcoma-associated herpesvirus.

Hilton IB, Simon JM, Lieb JD, Davis IJ, Damania B, Dittmer DP.
J Virol. 2013 Nov;87(21):11831-42.
PMID: 23986576

Reverse genetics with a full-length infectious cDNA of the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus.

Scobey T, Yount BL, Sims AC, Donaldson EF, Agnihothram SS, Menachery VD, Graham RL, Swanstrom J, Bove PF, Kim JD, Grego S, Randell SH, Baric RS.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Oct 1;110(40):16157-62.
PMID: 24043791