Publications

Ebola virus requires phosphatidylinositol (3,5) bisphosphate production for efficient viral entry.
Virology 2018 Jan 12;513:17-28. Epub 2017 Oct 12.
Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada; Ottawa Institute of Systems Biology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada. Electronic address:


Reduction of Neuraminidase Activity Exacerbates Disease in 2009 Pandemic Influenza Virus-Infected Mice.
J Virol 2016 Nov 14;90(21):9931-9941. Epub 2016 Oct 14.
Special Pathogens Program, National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Environmental Contamination and Persistence of Ebola Virus RNA in an Ebola Treatment Center.
J Infect Dis 2016 Oct 30;214(suppl 3):S145-S152. Epub 2016 Jun 30.
Public Health Agency of Canada Department of Medical Microbiology Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg.

Rapid one-step construction of a Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) infectious clone system by homologous recombination.
J Virol Methods 2016 Oct 25;236:178-183. Epub 2016 Jul 25.
Applied Biosafety Research Program, National Microbiology Laboratory at the Canadian Science Centre for Human and Animal Health, Public Health Agency of Canada, 1015 Arlington Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3E 3P6, Canada; National Microbiology Laboratory at the J. C. Wilt Infectious Diseases Research Centre, Public Health Agency of Canada, 745 Logan Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3E 3L5, Canada; Department of Microbiology, The University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3T 2N2, Canada. Electronic address:


A Pregnant Patient With Ebola Virus Disease.
Obstet Gynecol 2015 Dec;126(6):1273-5
Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia; Médecins Sans Frontières-Operational Centre Brussels, Kailahun, Sierra Leone; Kailahun District Health Management Team, Department of Surveillance, Sierra Leone Ministry of Health and Sanitation; the Health Department of Bremen, Bremen, Germany; and the National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Development and Characterization of a Guinea Pig-Adapted Sudan Virus.
J Virol 2015 Oct 21;90(1):392-9. Epub 2015 Oct 21.
Special Pathogens Program, National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Evaluation of transmission risks associated with in vivo replication of several high containment pathogens in a biosafety level 4 laboratory.
Sci Rep 2014 Jul 25;4:5824. Epub 2014 Jul 25.
1] Special Pathogens Program, Public Health Agency of Canada, 1015 Arlington St., Winnipeg. Manitoba [2] Departments of Medical Microbiology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada [3] Departments of Immunology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada [4] Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA.


Single-injection vaccine protects nonhuman primates against infection with marburg virus and three species of ebola virus.
J Virol 2009 Jul 22;83(14):7296-304. Epub 2009 Apr 22.
Department of Microbiology, National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories Institute, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA.



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