Mission, Organization and Future Direction of the Serological Sciences Network for COVID-19 (SeroNet) Epidemiologic Cohort Studies

Author(s): Figueiredo JC, Hirsch FR, Kushi LH, Nembhard WN, Crawford JM, Mantis N, Finster L, Merin NM, Merchant A, Reckamp KL, Melmed GY, Braun J, McGovern D, Parekh S, Corley DA, Zohoori N, Amick BC, Du R, Gregersen PK, Diamond B, Taioli E, Sariol C, Espino A, Weiskopf D, Gifoni A, Brien J, Hanege W, Lipsitch M, Zidar DA, McAlearney AS, Wajnberg A, LaBaer J, Lewis EY, Binder RA, Moormann AM, Forconi C, Forrester S, Batista J, Schieffelin J, Kim D, Biancon G, VanOudenhove J, Halene S, Fan R, Barouch DH, Alter G, Pinninti S, Boppana SB, Pati SK, Latting M, Karaba AH, Roback J, Sekaly R, Neish A, Brincks AM, Granger DA, Karger AB, Thyagarajan B, Thomas SN, Klein SL, Cox AL, Lucas T, Furr-Holden D, Key K, Jones N, Wrammerr J, Suthar M, Yu Wong S, Bowman NM, Simon V, Richardson LD, McBride R, Krammer F, Rana M, Kennedy J, Boehme K, Forrest C, Granger SW, Heaney CD, Knight Lapinski M, Wallet S, Baric RS, Schifanella L, Lopez M, Fernandez S, Kenah E, Panchal AR, Britt WJ, Sanz I, Dhodapkar M, Ahmed R, Bartelt LA, Markmann AJ, Lin JT, Hagan RS, Wolfgang MC, Skarbinski JJournal: Open Forum Infectious Diseases May 2022
Global efforts are needed to elucidate the epidemiology of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the underlying cause of…

Single-cell eQTL models reveal dynamic T cell state dependence of disease loci.

Author(s): Nathan A, Asgari S, Ishigaki K, Valencia C, Amariuta T, Luo Y, Beynor JI, Baglaenko Y, Suliman S, Price AL, Lecca L, Murray MB, Moody DB, Raychaudhuri SJournal: NaturePMID: 35545678 May 2022
Non-coding genetic variants may cause disease by modulating gene expression. However, identifying these expression quantitative trait loci (eQTLs) is complicated…

Combining genomic and epidemiological data to compare the transmissibility of SARS-CoV-2 variants Alpha and Iota.

Author(s): Petrone ME, Rothman JE, Breban MI, Ott IM, Russell A, Lasek-Nesselquist E, Badr H, Kelly K, Omerza G, Renzette N, Watkins AE, Kalinich CC, Alpert T, Brito AF, Earnest R, Tikhonova IR, Castaldi C, Kelly JP, Shudt M, Plitnick J, Schneider E, Murphy S, Neal C, Laszlo E, Altajar A, Pearson C, Muyombwe A, Downing R, Razeq J, Niccolai L, Wilson MS, Anderson ML, Wang J, Liu C, Hui P, Mane S, Taylor BP, Hanage WP, Landry ML, Peaper DR, Bilguvar K, Fauver JR, Vogels CBF, Gardner LM, Pitzer VE, St George K, Adams MD, Grubaugh NDJournal: Commun BiolPMID: 35545661 May 2022
SARS-CoV-2 variants shaped the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic and the discourse around effective control measures. Evaluating the threat…

The Impact of Vitamin A Deficiency on Tuberculosis Progression.

Author(s): Podell BK, Aibana O, Huang CC, DiLisio JE, Harris MC, Ackart DF, Armann K, Grover A, Severe P, Juste MAJ, Dupnik K, Basaraba RJ, Murray MBJournal: Clin Infect DisPMID: 35486953 April 2022
Although previous studies show that vitamin A deficiency is associated with incident tuberculosis disease, the direction of the association has…

Design and implementation of multiplexed amplicon sequencing panels to serve genomic epidemiology of infectious disease: a malaria case study.

Author(s): LaVerriere E, Schwabl P, Carrasquilla M, Taylor AR, Johnson ZM, Shieh M, Panchal R, Straub TJ, Kuzma R, Watson S, Buckee CO, Andrade CM, Portugal S, Crompton PD, Traore B, Rayner JC, Corredor V, James K, Cox H, Early AM, MacInnis BL, Neafsey DEJournal: Mol Ecol ResourPMID: 35437908 April 2022
Multiplexed PCR amplicon sequencing (AmpSeq) is an increasingly popular application for cost-effective monitoring of threatened species and managed wildlife populations,…