Rebecca R Gray
Affiliation: University of Florida
- Ancient, independent evolution and distinct molecular features of the novel human T-lymphotropic virus type 4William M Switzer
Laboratory Branch, Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
Retrovirology 6:9. 2009..Analysis of full-length genomes can provide basic information on the evolutionary history and replication and pathogenic potential of new viruses...
- Testing spatiotemporal hypothesis of bacterial evolution using methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus ST239 genome-wide data within a bayesian frameworkRebecca R Gray
Emerging Pathogens Institute, University of Florida, FL, USA
Mol Biol Evol 28:1593-603. 2011..Future applications of this approach to other bacterial strains may provide valuable epidemiological insights that may justify the cost of genome-wide typing...
- Efficient transmission and persistence of low-frequency SIVmac251 variants in CD8-depleted rhesus macaques with different neuropathologySamantha L Strickland
Department of Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
J Gen Virol 93:925-38. 2012....
- Spatial accessibility and the spread of HIV-1 subtypes and recombinantsAndrew J Tatem
Department of Geography, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA
AIDS 26:2351-60. 2012..We sought to address the question of whether accessibility has been a significant factor in HIV-1 spread across mainland Africa through spatial analyses of molecular epidemiology, transport network and land cover data...
- An exploratory algorithm to identify intra-host recombinant viral sequencesMarco Salemi
Department of Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine, University of Florida, College of Medicine, 1376 Mowry Road, P O Box 106633, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
Mol Phylogenet Evol 49:618-28. 2008....
- Spatial phylodynamics of HIV-1 epidemic emergence in east AfricaRebecca R Gray
Department of Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610, USA
AIDS 23:F9-F17. 2009..In order to characterize the demographic history of HIV-1 subtypes A and D in east Africa, we examined molecular epidemiology, geographical and historical data...
- Distinct patterns of HIV-1 evolution within metastatic tissues in patients with non-Hodgkins lymphomaMarco Salemi
Department of Pathology Immunology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America
PLoS ONE 4:e8153. 2009..Moreover, the study indicates that HIV could be used as an effective marker to study the origin and dissemination of lymphomas in vivo...
- A novel methodology for large-scale phylogeny partitionMattia C F Prosperi
Clinic of Infectious Diseases, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
Nat Commun 2:321. 2011..Our method takes an advantage of a flexible notion of transmission cluster and can become a general framework to analyse other epidemics...
- Significant genetic heterogeneity of the SIVmac251 viral swarm derived from different sourcesSamantha L Strickland
Department of Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA
AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 27:1327-32. 2011..This finding highlights the importance of characterizing the exact source and genetic makeup of the infecting inoculum to achieve controlled experimental conditions and enable meaningful comparisons across studies...
- HIV-1 Subtype distribution in morocco based on national sentinel surveillance data 2004-2005Mohammed Akrim
Department of Epidemiology and Emerging Pathogens Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA
AIDS Res Ther 9:5. 2012..abstract:..
- Phylodynamics of HIV-1 in lymphoid and non-lymphoid tissues reveals a central role for the thymus in emergence of CXCR4-using quasispeciesMarco Salemi
Department of Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
PLoS ONE 2:e950. 2007..Virtually no studies have evaluated the HIV-1 quasispecies present in vivo within thymic and lymphoid tissues or the evolutionary relationship between R5 and X4 viruses in tissues and peripheral blood...