2021

Washington NL, Gangavarapu K, Zeller M, Bolze A, Cirulli ET, Schiabor Barrett KM, Larsen BB, Anderson C, White S, Cassens T, Jacobs S, Levan G, Nguyen J, Ramirez JM 3rd, Rivera-Garcia C, Sandoval E, Wang X, Wong D, Spencer E, Robles-Sikisaka R, Kurzban E, Hughes LD, Deng X, Wang C, Servellita V, Valentine H, De Hoff P, Seaver P, Sathe S, Gietzen K, Sickler B, Antico J, Hoon K, Liu J, Harding A, Bakhtar O, Basler T, Austin B, MacCannell D, Isaksson M, Febbo PG, Becker D, Laurent M, McDonald E, Yeo GW, Knight R, Laurent LC, de Feo E, Worobey M, Chiu CY, Suchard MA, Lu JT, Lee W, Andersen KG
Emergence and Rapid Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 B.1.1.7 in the United States
Cell [Epub ahead of print]

Landeras-Bueno S, Wasserman H, Oliveira G, VanAernum ZL, Busch F, Salie ZL, Wysocki VH, Andersen K, Saphire EO
Cellular mRNA Triggers Structural Transformation of Ebola virus Matrix Protein VP40 to Its Essential Regulatory Form
Cell Reports 35(2):108986

Gunn BM, Lu R, Slein MD, Ilinykh PA, Huang K, Atyeo C, Schendel SL, Kim J, Cain C, Roy V, Suscovich TJ, Takada A, Halfmann PJ, Kawaoka Y, Pauthner MG, Momoh M, Goba A, Kanneh L, Andersen KG, Schieffelin JS, Grant D, Garry RF, Saphire EO, Bukreyev A, Alter G
A Fc Engineering Approach to Define Functional Humoral Correlates of Immunity Against Ebola virus
Immunity 54(4):815-828.e5

Kinganda-Lusamaki E, Black A, Mukadi DB, Hadfield J, Mbala-Kingebeni P, Pratt CB, Aziza A, Diagne MM, White B, Bisento N, Nsunda B, Akonga M, Faye M, Faye O, Edidi-Atani F, Matondo-Kuamfumu M, Mambu-Mbika F, Bulabula J, Di Paola N, Pauthner MG, Andersen KG, Palacios G, Delaporte E, Sall AA, Peeters M, Wiley MR, Ahuka-Mundeke S, Bedford T, Tamfum JM
Integration of Genomic Sequencing Into the Response to the Ebola virus Outbreak in Nord Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Nature Medicine 27(4):710-716

Shaffer JG, Schieffelin JS, Momoh M, Goba A, Kanneh L, Alhasan F, Gbakie M, Engel EJ, Bond NG, Hartnett JN, Nelson DKS, Bush DJ, Boisen ML, Heinrich ML, Rowland MM, Branco LM, Samuels RJ, Garry RF, Grant DS, The Viral Hemorrhagic Fever Consortium
Space-Time Trends in Lassa Fever in Sierra Leone by ELISA Serostatus, 2012-2019
Microorganisms 9(3):586

Bond NG, Grant DS, Himmelfarb ST, Engel EJ, Al-Hasan F, Gbakie M, Kamara F, Kanneh L, Mustapha I, Okoli A, Fischer W, Wohl D, Garry RF, Samuels R, Shaffer JG, Schieffelin JS
Post-Ebola Syndrome Presents With Multiple Overlapping Symptom Clusters: Evidence From an Ongoing Cohort Study in Eastern Sierra Leone
Clinical Infectious Diseases [Epub ahead of print]

Mbala-Kingebeni P, Pratt C, Mutafali-Ruffin M, Pauthner MG, Bile F, Nkuba-Ndaye A, Black A, Kinganda-Lusamaki E, Faye M, Aziza A, Diagne MM, Mukadi D, White B, Hadfield J, Gangavarapu K, Bisento N, Kazadi D, Nsunda B, Akonga M, Tshiani O, Misasi J, Ploquin A, Epaso V, Sana-Paka E, N’kasar YTT, Mambu F, Edidi F, Matondo M, Bula Bula J, Diallo B, Keita M, Belizaire MRD, Fall IS, Yam A, Mulangu S, Rimion AW, Salfati E, Torkamani A, Suchard MA, Crozier I, Hensley L, Rambaut A, Faye O, Sall A, Sullivan NJ, Bedford T, Andersen KG, Wiley MR, Ahuka-Mundeke S, Muyembe Tamfum JJ
Ebola Virus Transmission Initiated by Relapse of Systemic Ebola Virus Disease
The New England Journal of Medicine 384(13):1240-1247

Happi AN, Ugwu CA, Happi CT
Tracking the Emergence of New SARS-CoV-2 Variants in South Africa
Nature Medicine 27(3):372-373

Botti-Lodovico Y, Rosenberg E, Sabeti PC
Testing in a Pandemic – Improving Access, Coordination, and Prioritization
New England Journal of Medicine 21;384(3):197-199

Mina MJ, Andersen KG
COVID-19 Testing: One Size Does Not Fit All
Science 371(6525):126-127

Smither AR, Bell-Kareem AR.
Ecology of Lassa Virus.
Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology. [Epub ahead of print]

Olagunju A, Fowotade A, Olagunoye A, Ojo TO, Adefuye BO, Fagbamigbe AF, Adebiyi AO, Olagunju OI, Ladipo OT, Akinloye A, Adeagbo BA, Onayade A, Bolaji OO, Happi C, Rannard S, Owen A.
Efficacy and safety of nitazoxanide plus atazanavir/ritonavir for the treatment of moderate to severe COVID-19 (NACOVID): A structured summary of a study protocol for a randomised controlled trial.
Trials, 22(1):3.

2020

Arizti-Sanz J, Freije CA, Stanton AC, Petros BA, Boehm CK, Siddiqui S, Shaw BM, Adams G, Kosoko-Thoroddsen TF, Kemball ME, Uwanibe JN, Ajogbasile FV, Eromon PE, Gross R, Wronka L, Caviness K, Hensley LE, Bergman NH, MacInnis BL, Happi CT, Lemieux JE, Sabeti PC, Myhrvold C.
Streamlined inactivation, amplification, and Cas13-based detection of SARS-CoV-2. Nature communications, 11(1), 5921.

Dellicour S, Lequime S, Vrancken B, Gill MS, Bastide P, Gangavarapu K, Matteson NL, Tan Y, du Plessis L, Fisher AA, Nelson MI, Gilbert M, Suchard MA, Andersen KG, Grubaugh ND, Pybus OG, Lemey P.
Epidemiological hypothesis testing using a phylogeographic and phylodynamic framework.
Nature communications, 11(1), 5620.

Lemey P, Hong SL, Hill V, Baele G, Poletto C, Colizza V, O’Toole Á, McCrone JT, Andersen KG, Worobey M, Nelson MI, Rambaut A, Suchard MA.
Accommodating individual travel history and unsampled diversity in Bayesian phylogeographic inference of SARS-CoV-2.
Nature Communications,11(1):5110.

Tessema SK, Inzaule SC, Christoffels A, Kebede Y, de Oliveira T, Ouma AEO, Happi CT, Nkengasong JN.
Accelerating genomics-based surveillance for COVID-19 response in Africa
Lancet Microbe, 1(6):e227-e228.

Heinrich ML, Boisen ML, Nelson DKS, Bush DJ, Cross RW, Koval AP, Hoffmann AR, Beddingfield BJ, Hastie KM, Rowland MM, Aimukanova I, Koval S, Lathigra R, Borisevich V, Momoh M, Sandi JD, Goba A, Odia L, Baimba F, Aiyepada JO, Ebo B, Eromon P, Ugwu C, Folarin O, Olumade T, Onyechi MN, Etafo J, Adeyemi R, Ella EE, Aminu M, Gomerep SS, Eke MA, Ogunsanya O, Akpede GO, Asogun DO, Okogbenin SA, Okokhere PO, Holst J, Shaffer JG, Schieffelin JS, Geisbert TW, Saphire EO, Happi CT, Grant DS, Garry RF, Branco LM.
Antibodies from Sierra Leonean and Nigerian Lassa fever survivors cross-react with recombinant proteins representing Lassa viruses of divergent lineages.
Scientific Reports,10(1):16030.

Anahtar MN, Shaw B, Slater D, Byrne EH, Botti-Lodovico Y, Adams G, Schaffner SF, Eversley JS, McGrath G, Gogakos T, Lennerz J, Marble HD, Ritterhouse LL, Batten J, Georgantas NZ, Pellerin R, Signorelli S, Thierauf J, Kemball M, Happi C, Grant DS, Ndiaye D, Siddle KJ, Mehta SB, Harris JB, Ryan ET, Pierce VM, LaRocque RC, Lemieux J, Sabeti P, Rosenberg E, Branda J, Turbett SE.
Development of a qualitative real-time RT-PCR assay for the detection of SARS-CoV-2: A guide and case study in setting up an emergency-use, laboratory-developed molecular assay.
MedRxiv [Epub ahead of print]

Barnes KG, Lachenauer AE, Nitido A, Siddiqui S, Gross R, Beitzel B, Siddle KJ, Freije CA, Dighero-Kemp B, Mehta SB, Carter A, Uwanibe J, Ajogbasile F, Olumade T, Odia I, Sandi JD, Momoh M, Metsky HC, Boehm CK, Lin AE, Kemball M, Park DJ, Branco L, Boisen M, Sullivan B, Amare MF, Tiamiyu AB, Parker ZF, Iroezindu M, Grant DS, Modjarrad K, Myhrvold C, Garry RF, Palacios G, Hensley LE, Schaffner SF, Happi CT, Colubri A, Sabeti PC.
Deployable CRISPR-Cas13a diagnostic tools to detect and report Ebola and Lassa virus cases in realtime.
Nature Communications,11(1):4131.

Blanton RE, Mock NB, Hiruy HN, Schieffelin JS, Doumbia S, Happi C, Samuels RJ, Oberhelman RA.
African Resources and the Promise of Resilience against COVID-19.
American Journal of Tropical Medicine,103(2):539-541.

Deng X, Gu W, Federman S, du Plessis L, Pybus OG, Faria NR, Wang C, Yu G, Bushnell B, Pan CY, Guevara H, Sotomayor-Gonzalez A, Zorn K, Gopez A, Servellita V, Hsu E, Miller S, Bedford T, Greninger AL, Roychoudhury P, Starita LM, Famulare M, Chu HY, Shendure J, Jerome KR, Anderson C, Gangavarapu K, Zeller M, Spencer E, Andersen KG, MacCannell D, Paden CR, Li Y, Zhang J, Tong S, Armstrong G, Morrow S, Willis M, Matyas BT, Mase S, Kasirye O, Park M, Masinde G, Chan C, Yu AT, Chai SJ, Villarino E, Bonin B, Wadford DA, Chiu CY.
Genomic surveillance reveals multiple introductions of SARS-CoV-2 into Northern California.
Science, 369(6503):582-587.

Garry RF.
50 Years of Lassa Fever Research.
Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology, [Epub ahead of print]

Boisen ML, Uyigue E, Aiyepada J, Siddle KJ, Oestereich L, Nelson DKS, Bush DJ, Rowland MM, Heinrich ML, Eromon P, Kayode AT, Odia I, Adomeh DI, Muoebonam EB, Akhilomen P, Okonofua G, Osiemi B, Omoregie O, Airende M, Agbukor J, Ehikhametalor S, Aire CO, Duraffour S, Pahlmann M, Böhm W, Barnes KG, Mehta S, Momoh M, Sandi JD, Goba A, Folarin OA, Ogbaini-Emovan E, Asogun DA, Tobin EA, Akpede GO, Okogbenin SA, Okokhere PO, Grant DS, Schieffelin JS, Sabeti PC, Günther S, Happi CT, Branco LM, Garry RF.
Field evaluation of a Pan-Lassa rapid diagnostic test during the 2018 Nigerian Lassa fever outbreak.
Scientific Reports, 10(1):8724.

Olawoye IB, Frost SDW, Happi CT.
The Bacteria Genome Pipeline (BAGEP): an automated, scalable workflow for bacteria genomes with Snakemake.
PeerJ, 8:e10121.