Weifeng Shi


Affiliation: Institute of Zoology
Country: China


  1. Liu Z, Shi W, Qin C. The evolution of Zika virus from Asia to the Americas. Nat Rev Microbiol. 2019;: pubmed publisher
    ..In this Progress article, we summarize the evolution of ZIKV during its spread from Asia to the Americas and discuss potential links to pathogenesis. ..
  2. Hu T, Li J, Carr M, Duchêne S, Shi W. The Asian Lineage of Zika Virus: Transmission and Evolution in Asia and the Americas. Virol Sin. 2019;: pubmed publisher
  3. Zhang Z, Dong Z, Wang Q, Carr M, Li J, Liu T, et al. Characterization of an inactivated whole-virus bivalent vaccine that induces balanced protective immunity against coxsackievirus A6 and A10 in mice. Vaccine. 2018;36:7095-7104 pubmed publisher
  4. Wang M, Ren Q, Zhang Z, Zhang L, Carr M, Li J, et al. Rapid detection of hand, foot and mouth disease enterovirus genotypes by multiplex PCR. J Virol Methods. 2018;258:7-12 pubmed publisher
  5. Wang H, Zhang Z, Chen Z, Zhang Y, Lv Q, An X, et al. High genetic diversity and frequent genetic reassortment of avian influenza A(H9N2) viruses along the East Asian-Australian migratory flyway. Infect Genet Evol. 2016;39:325-329 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results highlight the high genetic diversity of AIV along the East Asian-Australian migration flyway and the need for more extensive AIV surveillance in eastern China. ..
  6. Bi Y, Chen J, Zhang Z, Li M, Cai T, Sharshov K, et al. Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 Clade virus in migratory birds, 2014-2015. Virol Sin. 2016;31:300-5 pubmed publisher
    ..These results show that the novel Clade reassortant viruses are circulating worldwide and may have gained a selective advantage in migratory birds, thus posing a serious threat to wild birds and potentially humans. ..
  7. Bi Y, Chen Q, Wang Q, Chen J, Jin T, Wong G, et al. Genesis, Evolution and Prevalence of H5N6 Avian Influenza Viruses in China. Cell Host Microbe. 2016;20:810-821 pubmed publisher
    ..Notably, genotype G1.2 virus, with internal genes from the chicken H9N2/H7N9 gene pool, was responsible for at least five human H5N6 infections. Our findings highlight H5N6 AIVs as potential threats to public health and agriculture. ..
  8. Shi W, Li J, Zhou H, Gao G. Pathogen genomic surveillance elucidates the origins, transmission and evolution of emerging viral agents in China. Sci China Life Sci. 2017;60:1317-1330 pubmed publisher
    ..Genomic surveillance of pathogenic agents will serve as a key epidemiological and research tool in the modern era of precision infectious diseases and in the future studies of virosphere. ..
  9. Dong Z, Wang Q, Zhang Z, Carr M, Li D, Shi W. Murine model of acute myocarditis and cerebral cortical neuron edema induced by coxsackievirus B4. Zool Res. 2018;39:52-57 pubmed publisher
    ..Our murine model successfully reproduced the acute myocarditis and cerebral cortical neuron edema induced by CV-B4, and may be useful for the evaluation of vaccine candidates and potential antivirals against CV-B4 infection. ..

More Information


  1. Zhang Y, Chen W, Wong G, Bi Y, Yan J, Sun Y, et al. Highly diversified Zika viruses imported to China, 2016. Protein Cell. 2016;7:461-4 pubmed publisher
  2. Lv Q, Zhang H, Tian L, Zhang R, Zhang Z, Li J, et al. Novel sub-lineages, recombinants and reassortants of severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome virus. Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 2017;8:385-390 pubmed publisher
    ..This calls for an urgent need for intensified surveillance and the development of vaccines and antiviral drugs against this high-consequence pathogen. ..
  3. Luo A, Qiao H, Zhang Y, Shi W, Ho S, Xu W, et al. Performance of criteria for selecting evolutionary models in phylogenetics: a comprehensive study based on simulated datasets. BMC Evol Biol. 2010;10:242 pubmed publisher
    ..Together with model-adequacy tests, accurate model selection will serve to improve the reliability of phylogenetic inference and related analyses. ..