Cadhla Firth

Summary

Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The genomics of emerging pathogens
    Cadhla Firth
    Center for Infection and Immunity, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032 Email
    Annu Rev Genomics Hum Genet 14:281-300. 2013
  2. pmc Using time-structured data to estimate evolutionary rates of double-stranded DNA viruses
    Cadhla Firth
    Department of Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 27:2038-51. 2010
  3. pmc Diversity and distribution of hantaviruses in South America
    Cadhla Firth
    Center for Infection and Immunity, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    J Virol 86:13756-66. 2012
  4. pmc Comparative full length genome sequence analysis of Usutu virus isolates from Africa
    Birgit Nikolay
    Unité des Arbovirus et Virus de Fièvres Hémorragiques, Institut Pasteur de Dakar, Dakar, Senegal
    Virol J 10:217. 2013
  5. pmc Bats are a major natural reservoir for hepaciviruses and pegiviruses
    Phenix lan Quan
    Center for Infection and Immunity, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:8194-9. 2013
  6. pmc Worldwide emergence of multiple clades of enterovirus 68
    Rafal Tokarz
    Center for Infection and Immunity, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 West 168th Street, Room 1701, NY 10032, USA
    J Gen Virol 93:1952-8. 2012
  7. pmc Insights into the evolutionary history of an emerging livestock pathogen: porcine circovirus 2
    Cadhla Firth
    Department of Biology, Mueller Laboratory, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Virol 83:12813-21. 2009
  8. pmc Lack of evidence for an association between Iridovirus and colony collapse disorder
    Rafal Tokarz
    Center for Infection and Immunity, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e21844. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Phylogenetic analysis reveals rapid evolutionary dynamics in the plant RNA virus genus tobamovirus
    Israel Pagán
    Department of Biology, Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Mol Evol 71:298-307. 2010
  10. pmc Characterization of a canine homolog of hepatitis C virus
    Amit Kapoor
    Center for Infection and Immunity, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:11608-13. 2011

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. doi request reprint The genomics of emerging pathogens
    Cadhla Firth
    Center for Infection and Immunity, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032 Email
    Annu Rev Genomics Hum Genet 14:281-300. 2013
    ..Finally, we discuss how genetic data can inform our understanding of the general process of pathogen emergence. ..
  2. pmc Using time-structured data to estimate evolutionary rates of double-stranded DNA viruses
    Cadhla Firth
    Department of Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 27:2038-51. 2010
    ....
  3. pmc Diversity and distribution of hantaviruses in South America
    Cadhla Firth
    Center for Infection and Immunity, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    J Virol 86:13756-66. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc Comparative full length genome sequence analysis of Usutu virus isolates from Africa
    Birgit Nikolay
    Unité des Arbovirus et Virus de Fièvres Hémorragiques, Institut Pasteur de Dakar, Dakar, Senegal
    Virol J 10:217. 2013
    ..To date, full length genome sequences have been available only for the reference strain from South Africa and a single isolate from each of Austria, Hungary, and Italy...
  5. pmc Bats are a major natural reservoir for hepaciviruses and pegiviruses
    Phenix lan Quan
    Center for Infection and Immunity, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:8194-9. 2013
    ....
  6. pmc Worldwide emergence of multiple clades of enterovirus 68
    Rafal Tokarz
    Center for Infection and Immunity, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 West 168th Street, Room 1701, NY 10032, USA
    J Gen Virol 93:1952-8. 2012
    ..All clades appear to be currently circulating and contributing to respiratory disease...
  7. pmc Insights into the evolutionary history of an emerging livestock pathogen: porcine circovirus 2
    Cadhla Firth
    Department of Biology, Mueller Laboratory, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Virol 83:12813-21. 2009
    ..This high rate of evolution may allow PCV2 to maintain evolutionary dynamics closer to those of single-stranded RNA viruses than to those of double-stranded DNA viruses, further facilitating the rapid emergence of PCV2 worldwide...
  8. pmc Lack of evidence for an association between Iridovirus and colony collapse disorder
    Rafal Tokarz
    Center for Infection and Immunity, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e21844. 2011
    ..Neither analysis revealed any evidence to suggest the presence of an Iridovirus in healthy or CCD colonies...
  9. doi request reprint Phylogenetic analysis reveals rapid evolutionary dynamics in the plant RNA virus genus tobamovirus
    Israel Pagán
    Department of Biology, Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    J Mol Evol 71:298-307. 2010
    ..This is supported by our cophylogeny analysis which revealed significantly discordant evolutionary histories between the tobamoviruses and the plant families they infect...
  10. pmc Characterization of a canine homolog of hepatitis C virus
    Amit Kapoor
    Center for Infection and Immunity, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:11608-13. 2011
    ..The discovery of CHV may provide new insights into the origin and evolution of HCV and a tractable model system with which to probe the pathogenesis, prevention, and treatment of diseases caused by hepacivirus infection...
  11. ncbi request reprint Astrovirus encephalitis in boy with X-linked agammaglobulinemia
    Phenix lan Quan
    Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 16:918-25. 2010
    ..Our findings expand the spectrum of causative agents associated with encephalitis and highlight unbiased molecular technology as a valuable tool for differential diagnosis of unexplained disease...
  12. doi request reprint Viral surveillance and discovery
    WALTER IAN LIPKIN
    Center for Infection and Immunity, Mailman School of Public Health of Columbia University, 722 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Curr Opin Virol 3:199-204. 2013
    ....