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    • Genome-Wide Scans Provide Evidence for Positive Selection of Genes Implicated in Lassa Fever 

      Andersen, Kristian G; Shylakhter, Ilya; Tabrizi, Shervin; Grossman, Sharon Rachel; Happi, Christian Tientcha; Sabeti, Pardis Christine (The Royal Society, 2012)
      Rapidly evolving viruses and other pathogens can have an immense impact on human evolution as natural selection acts to increase the prevalence of genetic variants providing resistance to disease. With the emergence of ...
    • Lassa Fever in Post-Conflict Sierra Leone 

      Shaffer, Jeffrey G.; Grant, Donald S.; Schieffelin, John S.; Boisen, Matt L.; Goba, Augustine; Hartnett, Jessica N.; Levy, Danielle C.; Yenni, Rachael E.; Moses, Lina M.; Fullah, Mohammed; Momoh, Mambo; Fonnie, Mbalu; Fonnie, Richard; Kanneh, Lansana; Koroma, Veronica J.; Kargbo, Kandeh; Ottomassathien, Darin; Muncy, Ivana J.; Jones, Abigail B.; Illick, Megan M.; Kulakosky, Peter C.; Haislip, Allyson M.; Bishop, Christopher M.; Elliot, Deborah H.; Brown, Bethany L.; Zhu, Hu; Hastie, Kathryn M.; Andersen, Kristian G.; Gire, Stephen K.; Tabrizi, Shervin; Tariyal, Ridhi; Stremlau, Mathew; Matschiner, Alex; Sampey, Darryl B.; Spence, Jennifer S.; Cross, Robert W.; Geisbert, Joan B.; Folarin, Onikepe A.; Happi, Christian T.; Pitts, Kelly R.; Geske, F. Jon; Geisbert, Thomas W.; Saphire, Erica Ollmann; Robinson, James E.; Wilson, Russell B.; Sabeti, Pardis C.; Henderson, Lee A.; Khan, S. Humarr; Bausch, Daniel G.; Branco, Luis M.; Garry, Robert F. (Public Library of Science, 2014)
      Background: Lassa fever (LF), an often-fatal hemorrhagic disease caused by Lassa virus (LASV), is a major public health threat in West Africa. When the violent civil conflict in Sierra Leone (1991 to 2002) ended, an ...
    • Leveraging Genomic Signatures to Understand Human Disease: Applications in Infectious Disease and Cancer 

      Tabrizi, Shervin (2017-05-12)
      Genomics has been transformative to the study of human evolution and disease. With the dropping cost and increased availability of genome sequencing, it is now possible to probe the genetic mediators of human disease at ...
    • Natural Selection in a Bangladeshi Population from the Cholera-Endemic Ganges River Delta 

      Karlsson, Elinor Kathryn; Harris, J. B.; Tabrizi, Shervin; Rahman, A.; Shlyakhter, Ilya; Patterson, N.; O, C.; Schaffner, Stephen; Gupta, S.; Chowdhury, F.; Sheikh, A.; Shin, O. S.; Ellis, C.; Becker, C. E.; Stuart, L. M.; Calderwood, Stephen Beaven; Ryan, Edward Thomas; Qadri, F.; Sabeti, Pardis Christine; Larocque, Regina Celes (American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), 2013)
      As an ancient disease with high fatality, cholera has likely exerted strong selective pressure on affected human populations. We performed a genome-wide study of natural selection in a population from the Ganges River ...