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Hire Dr. James W.
United States
Profile Summary
Subject Matter Expertise
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Work Experience

Research Assistant Professor

Virginia Tech

April 2018 - Present

Postdoctoral Fellow

Colorado State University

June 2015 - June 2016

PhD Student

University of Wisconsin

January 2011 - May 2015

Research Intern

Inviragen, Inc.

January 2008 - May 2010

Education

PhD (Pathobiological Sciences )

University of Wisconsin Madison

January 2012 - May 2015

PhD

University of Wisconsin-Madison

January 2011 - May 2015

Bachelors of Science

University of Wisconsin-Madison

September 2006 - May 2010

Certifications
  • Certification details not provided.
Publications
JOURNAL ARTICLE
Cross ST, Kapuscinski ML, Perino J, Maertens BL, Weger-Lucarelli J, Ebel GD, Stenglein MD(2018). Co-Infection Patterns in Individual Ixodes scapularis Ticks Reveal Associations between Viral, Eukaryotic and Bacterial Microorganisms . Viruses.
Garcia-Luna SM, Weger-Lucarelli J, Rückert C, Murrieta RA, Young MC, Byas AD, Fauver JR, Perera R, Flores-Suarez AE, Ponce-Garcia G, et al.(2018). Variation in competence for ZIKV transmission by Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus in Mexico . PLoS neglected tropical diseases.
Weger-Lucarelli J, Rückert C, Grubaugh ND, Misencik MJ, Armstrong PM, Stenglein MD, Ebel GD, Brackney DE(2018). Adventitious viruses persistently infect three commonly used mosquito cell lines . Virology.
Weger-Lucarelli J, Garcia SM, Rückert C, Byas A, O'Connor SL, Aliota MT, Friedrich TC, O'Connor DH, Ebel GD(2018). Using barcoded Zika virus to assess virus population structure in vitro and in Aedes aegypti mosquitoes . Virology.
Gorman MJ, Caine EA, Zaitsev K, Begley MC, Weger-Lucarelli J, Uccellini MB, Tripathi S, Morrison J, Yount BL, Dinnon KH, et al.(2018). An Immunocompetent Mouse Model of Zika Virus Infection . Cell host & microbe.
Weger-Lucarelli J, Auerswald H, Vignuzzi M, Dussart P, Karlsson EA(2018). Taking a bite out of nutrition and arbovirus infection . PLoS neglected tropical diseases.
Fauver JR, Weger-Lucarelli J, Fakoli LS, Bolay K, Bolay FK, Diclaro JW, Brackney DE, Foy BD, Stenglein MD, Ebel GD(2018). Xenosurveillance reflects traditional sampling techniques for the identification of human pathogens: A comparative study in West Africa . PLoS neglected tropical diseases.
Aliota MT, Dudley DM, Newman CM, Weger-Lucarelli J, Stewart LM, Koenig MR, Breitbach ME, Weiler AM, Semler MR, Barry GL, et al.(2018). Molecularly barcoded Zika virus libraries to probe in vivo evolutionary dynamics . PLoS pathogens.
Mounce BC, Cesaro T, Vlajnić L, Vidiņa A, Vallet T, Weger-Lucarelli J, Passoni G, Stapleford KA, Levraud JP, Vignuzzi M(2017). Chikungunya Virus Overcomes Polyamine Depletion by Mutation of nsP1 and the Opal Stop Codon To Confer Enhanced Replication and Fitness . Journal of virology.
Fauver JR, Gendernalik A, Weger-Lucarelli J, Grubaugh ND, Brackney DE, Foy BD, Ebel GD(2017). The Use of Xenosurveillance to Detect Human Bacteria, Parasites, and Viruses in Mosquito Bloodmeals . The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene.
Magalhaes T, Foy BD, Marques ETA, Ebel GD, Weger-Lucarelli J(2017). Mosquito-borne and sexual transmission of Zika virus: Recent developments and future directions . Virus research.
Gendernalik A, Weger-Lucarelli J, Garcia Luna SM, Fauver JR, Rückert C, Murrieta RA, Bergren N, Samaras D, Nguyen C, Kading RC, et al.(2017). American Aedes vexans Mosquitoes are Competent Vectors of Zika Virus . The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene.
Weger-Lucarelli J, Duggal NK, Brault AC, Geiss BJ, Ebel GD(2017). Rescue and Characterization of Recombinant Virus from a New World Zika Virus Infectious Clone . Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE.
Rückert C, Weger-Lucarelli J, Garcia-Luna SM, Young MC, Byas AD, Murrieta RA, Fauver JR, Ebel GD(2017). Impact of simultaneous exposure to arboviruses on infection and transmission by Aedes aegypti mosquitoes . Nature communications.
Chotiwan N, Brewster CD, Magalhaes T, Weger-Lucarelli J, Duggal NK, Rückert C, Nguyen C, Garcia Luna SM, Fauver JR, Andre B, et al.(2017). Rapid and specific detection of Asian- and African-lineage Zika viruses . Science translational medicine.
Grubaugh ND, Fauver JR, Rückert C, Weger-Lucarelli J, Garcia-Luna S, Murrieta RA, Gendernalik A, Smith DR, Brackney DE, Ebel GD(2017). Mosquitoes Transmit Unique West Nile Virus Populations during Each Feeding Episode . Cell reports.
Weger-Lucarelli J, Duggal NK, Bullard-Feibelman K, Veselinovic M, Romo H, Nguyen C, Rückert C, Brault AC, Bowen RA, Stenglein M, et al.(2017). Erratum for Weger-Lucarelli et al., "Development and Characterization of Recombinant Virus Generated from a New World Zika Virus Infectious Clone" . Journal of virology.
Weger-Lucarelli J, Duggal NK, Bullard-Feibelman K, Veselinovic M, Romo H, Nguyen C, Rückert C, Brault AC, Bowen RA, Stenglein M, et al.(2017). Development and Characterization of Recombinant Virus Generated from a New World Zika Virus Infectious Clone . Journal of Virology.
Fauver JR, Grubaugh ND, Krajacich BJ, Weger-Lucarelli J, Lakin SM, Fakoli LS, Bolay FK, Diclaro JW, Dabiré KR, Foy BD, et al.(2016). West African Anopheles gambiae mosquitoes harbor a taxonomically diverse virome including new insect-specific flaviviruses, mononegaviruses, and totiviruses . Virology.
Weger-Lucarelli J, Rückert C, Chotiwan N, Nguyen C, Garcia Luna SM, Fauver JR, Foy BD, Perera R, Black WC, Kading RC, et al.(2016). Vector Competence of American Mosquitoes for Three Strains of Zika Virus . PLoS neglected tropical diseases.
Fauver, Joseph R and Grubaugh, Nathan D and Krajacich, Benjamin J and Weger-Lucarelli, James and Lakin, Steven M and Fakoli, Lawrence S and Bolay, Fatorma K and Diclaro, Joseph W and Dabir{\'e}, Kounbobr Roch and Foy, Brian D and others(2016). West African Anopheles gambiae mosquitoes harbor a taxonomically diverse virome including new insect-specific flaviviruses, mononegaviruses, and totiviruses. Virology. 498. p. 288--299. Academic Press
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Weger-Lucarelli J, Rückert C, Grubaugh ND, Misencik MJ, Armstrong PM, Stenglein MD, Ebel GD, Brackney D(2018). Adventitious viruses persistently infect three commonly used mosquito cell lines .
Aliota MT, Dudley DM, Newman CM, Weger-Lucarelli J, Stewart LM, Koenig MR, Breitbach ME, Weiler AM, Semler MR, Barry GL, et al.(2017). Molecularly barcoded Zika virus libraries to probe in vivo evolutionary dynamics .
Weger-Lucarelli J, Garcia SM, Rueckert C, Byas A, O'Connor SL, Aliota MT, Friedrich TC, O'Connor DH, Ebel GD(2017). Using Barcoded Zika Virus to Assess virus Population Structure in vitro and in Aedes aegypti Mosquitoes .