Work with thought leaders and academic experts in virology

Companies can greatly benefit from collaborating with academic researchers in the field of Virology. Here are a few reasons why:

Experts on NotedSource with backgrounds in virology include Jeffrey Townsend, Liam D. Hendrikse, Ph.D., Sumeet K. Tiwari, Jonathan Moore, David Studholme, Dona SLEIMAN, Dr. Susanne Ressl, Matheus Ferraz, Krti Tallam, John Joe, Paolo Piazza, LUAN VU, and Shihao Xu.

Jeffrey Townsend

New Haven, CT
Professor of Biostatistics and Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Most Relevant Research Interests
Virology
Other Research Interests (71)
Statistics
cancer genetics
disease modeling
antibiotic resistance
Evolutionary Genomics
And 66 more
About
Jeffrey Townsend is a Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology at Yale University. He received his Ph.D. from Harvard University in 2002 and his Sc.B. from Brown University in 1994. He has been a teacher at St. Ann's School and an Assistant Professor at the University of Connecticut. He is currently the Elihu Professor of Biostatistics at Yale University.
Most Relevant Publications (12+)

207 total publications

The durability of immunity against reinfection by SARS-CoV-2: a comparative evolutionary study

The Lancet Microbe / Dec 01, 2021

Townsend, J. P., Hassler, H. B., Wang, Z., Miura, S., Singh, J., Kumar, S., Ruddle, N. H., Galvani, A. P., & Dornburg, A. (2021). The durability of immunity against reinfection by SARS-CoV-2: a comparative evolutionary study. The Lancet Microbe, 2(12), e666–e675. https://doi.org/10.1016/s2666-5247(21)00219-6

Potential effectiveness of long-acting injectable pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV prevention in men who have sex with men: a modelling study

The Lancet HIV / Sep 01, 2018

Marshall, B. D. L., Goedel, W. C., King, M. R. F., Singleton, A., Durham, D. P., Chan, P. A., Townsend, J. P., & Galvani, A. P. (2018). Potential effectiveness of long-acting injectable pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV prevention in men who have sex with men: a modelling study. The Lancet HIV, 5(9), e498–e505. https://doi.org/10.1016/s2352-3018(18)30097-3

Infection by SARS‐CoV‐2 with alternate frequencies of mRNA vaccine boosting

Journal of Medical Virology / Jan 18, 2023

Townsend, J. P., Hassler, H. B., & Dornburg, A. (2023). Infection by SARS‐CoV‐2 with alternate frequencies of mRNA vaccine boosting. Journal of Medical Virology, 95(2). Portico. https://doi.org/10.1002/jmv.28461

Transcriptional Divergence Underpinning Sexual Development in the Fungal Class Sordariomycetes

mBio / Jun 28, 2022

Kim, W., Wang, Z., Kim, H., Pham, K., Tu, Y., Townsend, J. P., & Trail, F. (2022). Transcriptional Divergence Underpinning Sexual Development in the Fungal Class Sordariomycetes. MBio, 13(3). https://doi.org/10.1128/mbio.01100-22

Integrative Activity of Mating Loci, Environmentally Responsive Genes, and Secondary Metabolism Pathways during Sexual Development of Chaetomium globosum

mBio / Dec 24, 2019

Wang, Z., López-Giráldez, F., Wang, J., Trail, F., & Townsend, J. P. (2019). Integrative Activity of Mating Loci, Environmentally Responsive Genes, and Secondary Metabolism Pathways during Sexual Development of Chaetomium globosum. MBio, 10(6). https://doi.org/10.1128/mbio.02119-19

Metabolism and Development during Conidial Germination in Response to a Carbon-Nitrogen-Rich Synthetic or a Natural Source of Nutrition in Neurospora crassa

mBio / Apr 30, 2019

Wang, Z., Miguel-Rojas, C., Lopez-Giraldez, F., Yarden, O., Trail, F., & Townsend, J. P. (2019). Metabolism and Development during Conidial Germination in Response to a Carbon-Nitrogen-Rich Synthetic or a Natural Source of Nutrition in Neurospora crassa. MBio, 10(2). https://doi.org/10.1128/mbio.00192-19

The critical importance of retention in HIV prevention

The Lancet HIV / Sep 01, 2018

Golub, S. A., & Enemchukwu, C. U. (2018). The critical importance of retention in HIV prevention. The Lancet HIV, 5(9), e475–e476. https://doi.org/10.1016/s2352-3018(18)30130-9

Developmental Dynamics of Long Noncoding RNA Expression during Sexual Fruiting Body Formation in Fusarium graminearum

mBio / Sep 05, 2018

Kim, W., Miguel-Rojas, C., Wang, J., Townsend, J. P., & Trail, F. (2018). Developmental Dynamics of Long Noncoding RNA Expression during Sexual Fruiting Body Formation in Fusarium graminearum. MBio, 9(4). https://doi.org/10.1128/mbio.01292-18

The Fast-Evolving phy-2 Gene Modulates Sexual Development in Response to Light in the Model Fungus Neurospora crassa

mBio / May 04, 2016

Wang, Z., Li, N., Li, J., Dunlap, J. C., Trail, F., & Townsend, J. P. (2016). The Fast-Evolving phy-2 Gene Modulates Sexual Development in Response to Light in the Model Fungus Neurospora crassa. MBio, 7(2). https://doi.org/10.1128/mbio.02148-15

Retrospective Analysis of the 2014–2015 Ebola Epidemic in Liberia

The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene / Apr 06, 2016

Atkins, K. E., Nyenswah, T. G., Galvani, A. P., Bawo, L., Yamin, D., Altice, F. L., Fallah, M., Medlock, J., Skrip, L., Wenzel, N. S., Ndeffo-Mbah, M. L., Pandey, A., & Townsend, J. (2016). Retrospective Analysis of the 2014–2015 Ebola Epidemic in Liberia. The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 94(4), 833–839. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.15-0328

Cellular Superspreaders: An Epidemiological Perspective on HIV Infection inside the Body

PLoS Pathogens / May 08, 2014

Talbert-Slagle, K., Atkins, K. E., Yan, K.-K., Khurana, E., Gerstein, M., Bradley, E. H., Berg, D., Galvani, A. P., & Townsend, J. P. (2014). Cellular Superspreaders: An Epidemiological Perspective on HIV Infection inside the Body. PLoS Pathogens, 10(5), e1004092. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1004092

Probabilistic uncertainty analysis of epidemiological modeling to guide public health intervention policy

Epidemics / Mar 01, 2014

Gilbert, J. A., Meyers, L. A., Galvani, A. P., & Townsend, J. P. (2014). Probabilistic uncertainty analysis of epidemiological modeling to guide public health intervention policy. Epidemics, 6, 37–45. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epidem.2013.11.002

Liam D. Hendrikse, Ph.D.

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Bioinformatician at the University Health Network in Toronto, CA, specializing in computational cancer research using various sequencing modalities.
Most Relevant Research Interests
Virology
Other Research Interests (12)
Medulloblastoma
Bioinformatics
Genomics
Multidisciplinary
General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
And 7 more
About
Liam Hendrikse is a recent Ph.D. graduate from the Department of Medical Biophysics at the University of Toronto, now working as a Bioinformatician at the University Health Network. His research focuses on deepening our understanding of various cancer types using computational methods, in order to develop novel treatment options. Liam has a particular strength in analysis of various single-cell sequencing technologies (RNA, ATAC, CITE, TCR/BCR, etc.), as well as traditional sequencing technologies, such as bulk RNAseq. Liam has a proven track record of deriving highly impactful biological insights through his research, as evidenced by publications in high impact journals such as Nature and Cancer Discovery. Previously, Liam earned his Bachelor of Science in biochemistry and immunology from Western University in 2018.
Most Relevant Publications (1+)

10 total publications

Identification of a Novel Gammaherpesvirus in Canada lynx (Lynx canadensis)

Viruses / Apr 20, 2019

Hendrikse, L. D., Kambli, A., Kayko, C., Canuti, M., Rodrigues, B., Stevens, B., Vashon, J., Lang, A. S., Needle, D. B., & Troyer, R. M. (2019). Identification of a Novel Gammaherpesvirus in Canada lynx (Lynx canadensis). Viruses, 11(4), 363. https://doi.org/10.3390/v11040363

Sumeet K. Tiwari

Bioinformatic researcher at Quadram Institute Bioscience
Most Relevant Research Interests
Virology
Other Research Interests (20)
Bioinformatics
Microbiology (medical)
Microbiology
Infectious Diseases
Pharmacology (medical)
And 15 more
About
I'm an experienced bioinformatician with experience in analysing OMIC data (Meta-Genomics, RNASeq and Genomics).
Most Relevant Publications (2+)

16 total publications

Comparative Genomic Analysis of Globally Dominant ST131 Clone with Other Epidemiologically Successful Extraintestinal Pathogenic Escherichia coli (ExPEC) Lineages

mBio / Nov 08, 2017

Shaik, S., Ranjan, A., Tiwari, S. K., Hussain, A., Nandanwar, N., Kumar, N., Jadhav, S., Semmler, T., Baddam, R., Islam, M. A., Alam, M., Wieler, L. H., Watanabe, H., & Ahmed, N. (2017). Comparative Genomic Analysis of Globally Dominant ST131 Clone with Other Epidemiologically Successful Extraintestinal Pathogenic Escherichia coli (ExPEC) Lineages. MBio, 8(5). https://doi.org/10.1128/mbio.01596-17

Comparative Genomics of Escherichia coli Isolated from Skin and Soft Tissue and Other Extraintestinal Infections

mBio / Sep 06, 2017

Ranjan, A., Shaik, S., Nandanwar, N., Hussain, A., Tiwari, S. K., Semmler, T., Jadhav, S., Wieler, L. H., Alam, M., Colwell, R. R., & Ahmed, N. (2017). Comparative Genomics of Escherichia coli Isolated from Skin and Soft Tissue and Other Extraintestinal Infections. MBio, 8(4). https://doi.org/10.1128/mbio.01070-17

Jonathan Moore

Genome edit designer
Most Relevant Research Interests
Virology
Other Research Interests (55)
Data science
Genome editing
Bioinformatics
Evolution
Biodiversity
And 50 more
Most Relevant Publications (3+)

72 total publications

A Virulent Strain of Deformed Wing Virus (DWV) of Honeybees (Apis mellifera) Prevails after Varroa destructor-Mediated, or In Vitro, Transmission

PLoS Pathogens / Jun 26, 2014

Ryabov, E. V., Wood, G. R., Fannon, J. M., Moore, J. D., Bull, J. C., Chandler, D., Mead, A., Burroughs, N., & Evans, D. J. (2014). A Virulent Strain of Deformed Wing Virus (DWV) of Honeybees (Apis mellifera) Prevails after Varroa destructor-Mediated, or In Vitro, Transmission. PLoS Pathogens, 10(6), e1004230. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1004230

Recombinants between Deformed wing virus and Varroa destructor virus-1 may prevail in Varroa destructor-infested honeybee colonies

Journal of General Virology / Oct 06, 2010

Moore, J., Jironkin, A., Chandler, D., Burroughs, N., Evans, D. J., & Ryabov, E. V. (2010). Recombinants between Deformed wing virus and Varroa destructor virus-1 may prevail in Varroa destructor-infested honeybee colonies. Journal of General Virology, 92(1), 156–161. https://doi.org/10.1099/vir.0.025965-0

Generated Randomly and Selected Functionally? The Nature of Enterovirus Recombination

Viruses / Apr 28, 2022

Alnaji, F. G., Bentley, K., Pearson, A., Woodman, A., Moore, J., Fox, H., Macadam, A. J., & Evans, D. J. (2022). Generated Randomly and Selected Functionally? The Nature of Enterovirus Recombination. Viruses, 14(5), 916. https://doi.org/10.3390/v14050916

David Studholme

Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor at University of Exeter
Most Relevant Research Interests
Virology
Other Research Interests (55)
Genetics
Multidisciplinary
Molecular Biology
Molecular Medicine
Microbiology
And 50 more
Most Relevant Publications (6+)

190 total publications

Tpc1 is an important Zn(II)2Cys6 transcriptional regulator required for polarized growth and virulence in the rice blast fungus

PLOS Pathogens / Jul 24, 2017

Galhano, R., Illana, A., Ryder, L. S., Rodríguez-Romero, J., Demuez, M., Badaruddin, M., Martinez-Rocha, A. L., Soanes, D. M., Studholme, D. J., Talbot, N. J., & Sesma, A. (2017). Tpc1 is an important Zn(II)2Cys6 transcriptional regulator required for polarized growth and virulence in the rice blast fungus. PLOS Pathogens, 13(7), e1006516. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1006516

New and Improved Techniques for the Study of Pathogenic Fungi

Trends in Microbiology / Jan 01, 2016

Cairns, T. C., Studholme, D. J., Talbot, Nicholas. J., & Haynes, K. (2016). New and Improved Techniques for the Study of Pathogenic Fungi. Trends in Microbiology, 24(1), 35–50. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tim.2015.09.008

Trends in Molecular Diagnosis and Diversity Studies for Phytosanitary Regulated Xanthomonas

Microorganisms / Apr 16, 2021

Catara, V., Cubero, J., Pothier, J. F., Bosis, E., Bragard, C., Đermić, E., Holeva, M. C., Jacques, M.-A., Petter, F., Pruvost, O., Robène, I., Studholme, D. J., Tavares, F., Vicente, J. G., Koebnik, R., & Costa, J. (2021). Trends in Molecular Diagnosis and Diversity Studies for Phytosanitary Regulated Xanthomonas. Microorganisms, 9(4), 862. https://doi.org/10.3390/microorganisms9040862

Coping with Environmental Eukaryotes; Identification of Pseudomonas syringae Genes during the Interaction with Alternative Hosts or Predators

Microorganisms / Apr 21, 2018

Dorati, F., Barrett, G., Sanchez-Contreras, M., Arseneault, T., José, M., Studholme, D., Murillo, J., Caballero, P., Waterfield, N., Arnold, D., Shaw, L., & Jackson, R. (2018). Coping with Environmental Eukaryotes; Identification of Pseudomonas syringae Genes during the Interaction with Alternative Hosts or Predators. Microorganisms, 6(2), 32. https://doi.org/10.3390/microorganisms6020032

Multiple Candidate Effectors from the Oomycete Pathogen Hyaloperonospora arabidopsidis Suppress Host Plant Immunity

PLoS Pathogens / Nov 03, 2011

Fabro, G., Steinbrenner, J., Coates, M., Ishaque, N., Baxter, L., Studholme, D. J., Körner, E., Allen, R. L., Piquerez, S. J. M., Rougon-Cardoso, A., Greenshields, D., Lei, R., Badel, J. L., Caillaud, M.-C., Sohn, K.-H., Van den Ackerveken, G., Parker, J. E., Beynon, J., & Jones, J. D. G. (2011). Multiple Candidate Effectors from the Oomycete Pathogen Hyaloperonospora arabidopsidis Suppress Host Plant Immunity. PLoS Pathogens, 7(11), e1002348. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1002348

The Plant Pathogen Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato Is Genetically Monomorphic and under Strong Selection to Evade Tomato Immunity

PLoS Pathogens / Aug 25, 2011

Cai, R., Lewis, J., Yan, S., Liu, H., Clarke, C. R., Campanile, F., Almeida, N. F., Studholme, D. J., Lindeberg, M., Schneider, D., Zaccardelli, M., Setubal, J. C., Morales-Lizcano, N. P., Bernal, A., Coaker, G., Baker, C., Bender, C. L., Leman, S., & Vinatzer, B. A. (2011). The Plant Pathogen Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato Is Genetically Monomorphic and under Strong Selection to Evade Tomato Immunity. PLoS Pathogens, 7(8), e1002130. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1002130

Matheus Ferraz

PhD in computational chemistry, bioinformatician with experience in industry
Most Relevant Research Interests
Virology
Other Research Interests (31)
Computational Chemistry
Protein Design
Machine Learning
Microbiology
Infectious Diseases
And 26 more
Most Relevant Publications (1+)

17 total publications

The ongoing evolution of variants of concern and interest of SARS-CoV-2 in Brazil revealed by convergent indels in the amino (N)-terminal domain of the spike protein

Virus Evolution / Aug 14, 2021

Resende, P. C., Naveca, F. G., Lins, R. D., Dezordi, F. Z., Ferraz, M. V. F., Moreira, E. G., Coêlho, D. F., Motta, F. C., Paixão, A. C. D., Appolinario, L., Lopes, R. S., Mendonça, A. C. da F., da Rocha, A. S. B., Nascimento, V., Souza, V., Silva, G., Nascimento, F., Neto, L. G. L., da Silva, F. V., … Wallau, G. L. (2021). The ongoing evolution of variants of concern and interest of SARS-CoV-2 in Brazil revealed by convergent indels in the amino (N)-terminal domain of the spike protein. Virus Evolution, 7(2). https://doi.org/10.1093/ve/veab069

John Joe

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
Most Relevant Research Interests
Virology
Other Research Interests (68)
microbiology
systems biology
genetics
quantum biology
Management of Technology and Innovation
And 63 more
Most Relevant Publications (3+)

95 total publications

13C Metabolic Flux Analysis Identifies an Unusual Route for Pyruvate Dissimilation in Mycobacteria which Requires Isocitrate Lyase and Carbon Dioxide Fixation

PLoS Pathogens / Jul 21, 2011

Beste, D. J. V., Bonde, B., Hawkins, N., Ward, J. L., Beale, M. H., Noack, S., Nöh, K., Kruger, N. J., Ratcliffe, R. G., & McFadden, J. (2011). 13C Metabolic Flux Analysis Identifies an Unusual Route for Pyruvate Dissimilation in Mycobacteria which Requires Isocitrate Lyase and Carbon Dioxide Fixation. PLoS Pathogens, 7(7), e1002091. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1002091

Infrequent Transmission of Double-stranded RNA Virus Particles but Absence of DNA Proviruses in Single Ascospore Cultures of Gaeumannomyces graminis

Journal of General Virology / Apr 01, 1983

McFadden, J. J. P., Buck, K. W., & Rawlinson, C. J. (1983). Infrequent Transmission of Double-stranded RNA Virus Particles but Absence of DNA Proviruses in Single Ascospore Cultures of Gaeumannomyces graminis. Journal of General Virology, 64(4), 927–937. https://doi.org/10.1099/0022-1317-64-4-927

Properties of Thirteen Viruses and Virus Variants Obtained from Eight Isolates of the Wheat Take-All Fungus, Gaeumannomyces graminis var. tritici.

Journal of General Virology / Apr 01, 1981

Buck, K. W., Almond, M. R., McFadden, J. J. P., Romanos, M. A., & Rawlinson, C. J. (1981). Properties of Thirteen Viruses and Virus Variants Obtained from Eight Isolates of the Wheat Take-All Fungus, Gaeumannomyces graminis var. tritici. Journal of General Virology, 53(2), 235–245. https://doi.org/10.1099/0022-1317-53-2-235

Example virology projects

How can companies collaborate more effectively with researchers, experts, and thought leaders to make progress on virology?

Vaccine Development

An academic researcher in Virology can contribute to the development of vaccines against viral diseases. Their expertise in understanding viral replication, antigenicity, and immune responses can accelerate the vaccine development process.

Antiviral Drug Discovery

Collaborating with a Virology expert can aid in the discovery and development of antiviral drugs. Their knowledge of viral targets, mechanisms of action, and drug resistance can guide the design and optimization of effective antiviral therapies.

Epidemiological Studies

Academic researchers in Virology can contribute to epidemiological studies, providing insights into the spread, transmission, and risk factors of viral diseases. This information is crucial for public health interventions and outbreak control.

Diagnostic Test Development

Collaboration with a Virology expert can aid in the development of accurate and reliable diagnostic tests for viral infections. Their understanding of viral genetic markers, viral load quantification, and detection methods can improve diagnostic accuracy.

Viral Genomics and Evolution

Working with a Virology researcher can provide valuable insights into viral genomics and evolution. Their expertise in sequencing technologies, phylogenetic analysis, and viral evolution can help track viral strains, understand their genetic diversity, and predict future trends.