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William C Wilson
Arthropod-Borne Animal Diseases Research
Research Microbiologist

Phone: (785) 537-5570
Fax: (785) 537-5560
1515 COLLEGE AVE
CGAHR
MANHATTAN, KS, 66502

Projects
DEVELOPMENT OF BIOSENSORS FOR THE DETECTION OF ARBOVIRUSES
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 420842
EVALUATION OF RIFT VALLEY FEVER DIAGNOSTIC TESTS FOR USE IN A DIVA CONTROL STRATEGY
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 422707
COUNTERMEASURES TO PREVENT, MITIGATE, AND CONTROL RIFT VALLEY FEVER (RVF)
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 423157
BLUETONGUE VIRUS PATHOGENESIS, EPIDEMIOLOGY, AND CONTROL MEASURES
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 423208
Ecology and Control of Insect Vectors
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 428017
Wildlife Surveillance for Arboviruses
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 427040
Analysis of Rift Valley Fever Virus Antibody Responses in Cattle and Sheep Following Infection and Vaccination
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 427122
Development of a Defined Methodology for Pathways Analysis of NBAF Priority Agents
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 427124
Development of a DIVA diagnostic assay for a Rift Valley fever (RVF) candidate vaccine referred to as MP-12-NSm-del
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 422722
RIFT VALLEY FEVER DIAGNOSIS AND VACCINE DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATION
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 418710
DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATION OF DIAGNOSTIC APPLICATIONS FOR ARBOVIRUSES
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 419570
RESEARCH ON ARTHROPOD-VECTORED DISEASES OF LIVESTOCK
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 420126
Preliminary Evaluation of Livestock and Wildlife Surveillance Tools for Rift Valley Fever
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 427036
POPULATION GENETICS OF NORTH AMERICAN RIFT VALLEY FEVER DISEASE VECTORS
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 421883
MOLECULAR CHARACTERIZATION OF FACTORS AFFECTING COMPETENCE OF INSECTS FOR VIRUS INFECTION AND TRANSMISSION
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 421945
RIFT VALLEY FEVER – DIAGNOSTIC TESTS FOR DIVA CONTROL STRATEGY
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 422087
EVALUATION OF NEW MOLECULAR TARGETS TO CONTROL ARBOVIRUS TRANSMISSION
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 422098
RIFT VALLEY FEVER – EXPERIMENTAL VACCINE FORMULATIONS – ADJUVANTS FOR STABILE MODIFIED-LIVE VACCINES AND SUBUNIT VACCINES
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 422108
NETWORK BASED MODELING OF ARTHROPODS, HUMANS, AND ANIMALS TO BETTER UNDERSTAND VECTOR-BORNE DISEASE TRANSMISSION
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 422128
FACTORS AFFECTING HEMATOPHAGOUS ARTHROPOD ATTRACTION TO INFECTED AND UNINFECTED ANIMALS
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 422130
VECTOR COMPETENCE OF NORTH AMERICAN RIFT VALLEY FEVER DISEASE VECTORS
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 422131
EVALUATION OF RIFT VALLEY FEVER DIAGNOSTIC TESTS FOR USE IN A DIVA CONTROL STRATEGY
Trust (T)
  Accession Number: 420669

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Rift Valley fever virus incorporates the 78kDa glycoprotein into virions matured in C6/36 2 mosquito cells Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weingartl, H.M., Zhang, S., Marszal, P., Mcvreevy, A., Burton, L., Wilson, W.C. 2014. Rift Valley fever virus incorporates the 78kDa glycoprotein into virions matured in C6/36 2 mosquito cells. Journal of Virology. 9(1):e87385.
Chapter 30. Other Bunyavirus Infections - (Book / Chapter) - (29-Sep-14)
A glycoprotein subunit vaccine elicits a strong Rift Valley fever virus neutralizing antibody response in a natural host species, the sheep - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (24-Aug-14)
Utility of Antibody Avidity for Rift Valley Fever Virus Vaccine Potency and Immunogenicity Studies - (Proceedings)
Mcvey, D.S., Wilson, W.C., Faburay, B., Morozov, I., Richt, J.A. 2014. Utility of Antibody Avidity for Rift Valley Fever Virus Vaccine Potency and Immunogenicity Studies. Symposium Proceedings. Bioprocessing Summit, 8/18-22/2014 in Boston, MA.
Whole genome sequencing and phylogenetic analysis of Bluetongue virus serotype 2 strains isolated in the Americas including a novel strain from the western United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gaudreault, N.N., Mayo, C., Jasperson, D.C., Crossley, B.M., Breitmeyer, R.E., Johnson, D.J., Ostlund, E.N., Maclachlan, J., Wilson, W.C. 2014. Whole genome sequencing and phylogenetic analysis of Bluetongue virus serotype 2 strains isolated in the Americas including a novel strain from the western United States. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation. 26:553. DOI: 10.1177/1040638714536902
Evaluation of lamb and calf responses to Rift Valley fever MP-12 vaccination Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wilson, W.C., Bawa, B., Drolet, B.S., Lehiy, C.J., Faburay, B., Jasperson, D.C., Reister, L.M., Gaudreault, N.N., Carlson, J., Ma, W., Morozov, I., Mcvey, D.S., Richt, J. 2014. Evaluation of lamb and calf responses to Rift Valley fever MP-12 vaccination. Veterinary Microbiology. 172(1-2):44-50. DOI: org/10.1016/j.vetmic.2014.04.007.
Development of a Rift Valley fever virus viremia challenge model in sheep and goats - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weingartl, H.M., Nfon, C.K., Miller, M.M., Wilson, W.C. 2014. Development of a Rift Valley fever virus viremia challenge model in sheep and goats. Vaccine. 32:2337–2344. DOI: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2014.02.066.
Efficacy of a recombinant Rift Valley fever virus MP-12 with NSm deletion as a vaccine candidate in sheep - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weingartl, H.M., Nfon, C.K., Zhang, S., Marszal, P., Wilson, W.C., Morrill, J.C., Bettinger, G.E., Peters, C.J. 2014. Efficacy of a recombinant Rift Valley fever virus MP-12 with NSm deletion as a vaccine candidate in sheep. Vaccine. 32(20):2345-9. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2013.12.064
Effect of environmental temperature on the vector competence of mosquitoes for Rift Valley fever virus - (Abstract Only) - (25-Oct-13)
Development of a Rift Valley fever real-time RT-PCR assay that can detect all three genome segments - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wilson, W.C., Romito, M., Jasperson, D.C., Weingartl, H., Binepal, Y.S., Maluleke, M.R., Wallace, D., Jansen Van Vuren, P., Paweska, J.T. 2013. Development of a Rift Valley fever real-time RT-PCR assay that can detect all three genome segments. Journal of Virological Methods. 193:426-431. DOI: 10.1016/j.jviromet.2013.07.006
Experimental infection of white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) with Northern European bluetongue virus serotype 8 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Drolet, B.S., Reister, L.M., Rigg, T.D., Nol, P., Podell, B.K., Mecham, J.O., Vercauteren, K.C., Van Rijn, P.A., Wilson, W.C., Bowen, R.A. 2013. Experimental infection of white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) with Northern European bluetongue virus serotype 8. Veterinary Microbiology. 13(9):619-29. DOI: 10.1089/vbz.2012.1285.
Rift Valley fever risk map model and seroprevalence in selected wild ungulates and camels from Kenya - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Britch, S.C., Binepal, Y.S., Ruder, M.G., Kariithi, H.M., Linthicum, K., Anyamba, A., Small, J.L., Tucker, C.J., Ateya, L.O., Oriko, A.A., Gacheru, S., Wilson, W.C. 2013. Rift Valley fever risk map model and seroprevalence in selected wild ungulates and camels from Kenya. PLoS One. 8(6):e66626. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0066626.
Rift Valley fever virus structural and non-structural proteins: Recombinant protein expression and immunoreactivity against antisera from sheep - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Faburay, B., Wilson, W.C., Mcvey, D.S., Drolet, B.S., Weingartl, H., Madden, D., Young, A., Ma, W., Richt, J. 2013. Rift Valley fever virus structural and non-structural proteins: Recombinant protein expression and immunoreactivity against antisera from sheep. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases. 13(9):619-29. DOI: 10.1089.
Novel serotype of bluetongue virus, western North America - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Maclachlan, N.J., Wilson, W.C., Crossley, B.M., Mayo, C.E., Jasperson, D.C., Breitmeyer, R.E., Whiteford, A.M. 2013. Novel serotype of bluetongue virus, western North America. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 19:665-666. DOI: 10.3201/eid1904.120347
Diagnostic approaches for Rift Valley Fever - (Proceedings)
Wilson, W.C., Weingartl, H., Drolet, B.S., Dave, K., Harpster, M.H., Johnson, P.A., Faburay, B., Ruder, M.G., Richt, J., Mcvey, D.S. 2013. Diagnostic approaches for Rift Valley Fever. Meeting Abstract. Vol 135: 73-78.
Reoviridae Reprint Icon - (Book / Chapter)
Mcvey, D.S., Wilson, W.C., Drolet, B.S. 2013. Reoviridae. McVey, D.S., Kennedy, M., Chengappa, M.M., Editors. Veterinary Microbiology, 3rd Edition. New Jersey: Wiley-Blackwell. p. 491-500.
Bunyaviridae Reprint Icon - (Book / Chapter)
Mcvey, D.S., Drolet, B.S., Wilson, W.C. 2013. Bunyaviridae. Book Chapter. Veterinary Microbiology, 3rd Edition:491-500. ISBN:978-0-470-95949-7
Surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) detection of multiple viral antigens using magnetic capture of SERS-active nanoparticles. Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Neng, J., Harpster, M.H., Wilson, W.C., Johnson, P.A. 2013. Surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) detection of multiple viral antigens using magnetic capture of SERS-active nanoparticles.. Biosensors and Bioelectronics. 41:316-321.
Surface-enhanced raman scattering detection of DNAs derived from virus genomes using au-coated paramagnetic nanoparticles Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, H., Harpster, M.H., Wilson, W.C., Johnson, P.A. 2012. Surface-enhanced raman scattering detection of DNAs derived from virus genomes using au-coated paramagnetic nanoparticles. Langmuir. 28 (8):4030–4037.
Development and evaluation of one-step rRT-PCR and immunohistochemical methods for detection of Rift Valley fever virus in biosafety level 2 diagnostic laboratories Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Drolet, B.S., Weingartl, H.M., Jiang, J., Neufeld, J., Marszal, P., Lindsay, R., Miller, M.M., Czub, M., Wilson, W.C. 2011. Development and evaluation of one-step rRT-PCR and immunohistochemical methods for detection of Rift Valley fever virus in biosafety level 2 diagnostic laboratories. Journal of Virological Methods. 179(2):373-382.
One Health –One World Approaches to Detection and Control of Rift Valley Fever - (Proceedings) - (18-Aug-11)
Rift Valley Fever Review - (Proceedings) - (18-Aug-11)
The Arthropod-borne Animal Diseases Unit: research program update and status - (Abstract Only) - (02-Aug-11)
Epizootic Haemorrhagic Disease Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Savini, G., Afonso, A., Mellor, P., Aradaib, I., Yadin, H., Sanaa, M., Wilson, W.C., Monico, F., Domingo, M.A. 2011. Epizootic Haemorrhagic Disease. Research in Veterinary Science. 91:1-17.
Susceptibility of North American white-tailed deer to the Netherlands strain of BTV serotype 8 - (Abstract Only)
Drolet, B.S., Reister, L.M., Mecham, J.O., Wilson, W.C., Nol, P., Vercauteren, K.C., Ruby, T.C., Vanrijn, P.A., Bowen, R.A. 2011. Susceptibility of North American white-tailed deer to the Netherlands strain of BTV serotype 8. Meeting Abstract. American Society for Virology, Minneapolis, MN, July 16-20, 2011. Paper No. W40-10..
The Dutch strain of BTV-8 in white-tailed deer - (Abstract Only)
Drolet, B.S., Reister, L.M., Mecham, J.O., Wilson, W.C., Nol, P., Vercauteren, K.C., Ruby, T.C., Vanrijn, P.A., Bowen, R.A. 2011. The Dutch strain of BTV-8 in white-tailed deer. Meeting Abstract. Epizone: Science on Alert, the Netherlands, April 11-14, 2011.
The Netherlands strain of BTV serotype 8 in white-tailed deer - (Abstract Only)
Drolet, B.S., Reister, L.M., Mecham, J.O., Wilson, W.C., Nol, P., Vercauteren, K., Ruby, T., Van Rijn, P., Bowen, R. 2011. The Netherlands strain of BTV serotype 8 in white-tailed deer. Foreign and Emerging Diseases Committee of the annual meeting of the United States Animal Health Association, Minneapolis, MN, November 12-17, 2010: 256-257.
The Arthropod-Borne Animal Diseases Research Unit: Research program update and current status - (Abstract Only)
Drolet, B.S., Bennett, K.E., Mecham, J.O., Miller, M.M., Wilson, W.C. 2011. The Arthropod-Borne Animal Diseases Research Unit: Research program update and current status. Meeting Abstract. Bluetongue Committee of the annual meeting of the USAHA, 2010: 158-159.
Surface-enhanced Raman scattering detection of DNA derived from the West Nile virus genome using magnetic capture of Raman-active gold nanoparticles Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, H., Harpster, M.H., Park, H.J., Johnson, P.A., Wilson, W.C. 2010. Surface-enhanced Raman scattering detection of DNA derived from the West Nile virus genome using magnetic capture of Raman-active gold nanoparticles . Analytical Chemist. 83:254-260.
Whole genome sequence analysis of field strains of bluetongue virus - (Abstract Only)
Wilson, W.C., Smith, T.P. 2010. Whole genome sequence analysis of field strains of bluetongue virus. Meeting Proceedings. 154.
Rift Valley fever: A neglected zoonotic disease? - (Abstract Only) - (12-Sep-10)
Current Status on the Development of Operator Safe Diagnostic Tools for Rift Valley Fever - (Proceedings)
Wilson, W.C., Weingartl, H., Jiang, J., Neufeld, J., Dalman, B., Marszal, P., Bennett, K., Miller, M. 2010. Current Status on the Development of Operator Safe Diagnostic Tools for Rift Valley Fever. Meeting Abstract. 53;56.
Potential for North American Mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) to Transmit Rift Valley Fever Virus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Turell, M.J., Wilson, W.C., Bennett, K.E. 2010. Potential for North American Mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) to Transmit Rift Valley Fever Virus. Journal of Medical Entomology. 47(5):884-889. doi.org/10.1603/ME10007.
Investigation of a bluetongue disease epizootic caused by bluetongue virus serotype 17 in sheep in Wyoming Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miller, M.M., Brown, J., Cornish, T., Johnson, G., Mecham, J.O., Reeves, W.K., Wilson, W.C. 2010. Investigation of a bluetongue disease epizootic caused by bluetongue virus serotype 17 in sheep in Wyoming. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. Vol 237:8, 955-959.
Rift Valley Fever Overview and Recent Developments at USDA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Linthicum, K., Anyamba, A., Gay, C.G., Britch, S.C., Chretien, J., Witt, C., Small, J., Tucker, C.J., Bennett, K.E., Wilson, W.C., Turell, M.J. 2009. Rift Valley Fever Overview and Recent Developments at USDA. United States Animal Health Association Proceedings. 112:256-265.
Rift Valley Fever Virus Control: Integration of Virus, Host and Vector Studies Reprint Icon - (Proceedings)
Mecham, J.O., Bennett, K.E., Drolet, B.S., Miller, M.M., Wilson, W.C. 2010. Rift Valley Fever Virus Control: Integration of Virus, Host and Vector Studies. Meeting Proceedings. 711-712.
Rift Valley Fever: International Coordinated Efforts from Early Warning to Rapid Responses - (Abstract Only)
Wilson, W.C., Bennett, K.E., Mecham, J.O., Miller, M.M., Drolet, B.S. 2010. Rift Valley Fever: International Coordinated Efforts from Early Warning to Rapid Responses. Meeting Abstract. 301-303.
The Arthropod-Borne Animal Diseases Research Laboratory: Research Program Update and Current Status - (Abstract Only)
Drolet, B.S., Bennett, K.E., Mecham, J.O., Miller, M.M., Wilson, W.C. 2010. The Arthropod-Borne Animal Diseases Research Laboratory: Research Program Update and Current Status. Meeting Abstract. 187-189.
Detection of a Novel Reassortant Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease Virus in the United States Containing RNA Segments Derived from Both Exotic and Endemic Serotypes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Allison, A.B., Goekjian, G.H., Potgieter, C., Wilson, W.C., Johnson, D., Mertens, P.P., Stallknecht, D.E. 2010. Detection of a Novel Reassortant Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease Virus in the United States Containing RNA Segments Derived from Both Exotic and Endemic Serotypes.
A Multiplex Real-time Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction Assay for Detection and Differentiation of Bluetongue Virus and Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease Virus Serogroups Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wilson, W.C., Hindson, B., O Hearn, E.S., Hall, S., Tellgren-Roth, C., Torres, C., Naraghi-Arani, P., Mecham, J.O., Lenhoff, R. 2009. A Multiplex Real-time Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction Assay for Detection and Differentiation of Bluetongue Virus and Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease Virus Serogroups. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, Vol 21:6, 760-770.
Molecular detection technologies for arboviruses Reprint Icon - (Proceedings)
Wilson, W.C., Jiang, J., Weingartl, H., Rodriguez, L.L., Murrieta, C.M., Drolet, B.S., Miller, M.M. 2010. Molecular detection technologies for arboviruses. Symposium Proceedings. 305-308.
Sers Detection of Indirect Viral DNA Capture Using Colloidal Gold and Methylene Blue As a Raman Label - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harpster, M.H., Zhang, H., Kumar, A., Ray, B.H., Ward, T., Carron, K.T., Corcoran, R.C., Mecham, J.O., Wilson, W.C., Johnson, P.A. 2009. SERS detection of indirect viral DNA capture using colloidal gold and methylene blue as a Raman label. Biosensors and Bioelectronics. 25(4):674. DOI: 10.1016/j.bios.2009.05.020.
Characterization of Neutralization Determinants on Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease Virus - (Abstract Only)
Mecham, J.O., Miller, M.M., Bennett, K.E., Reeves, W.K., Drolet, B.S., Wilson, W.C. 2009. Characterization of neutralization determinants on epizootic hemorrhagic disease virus. Meeting Abstract.
Usda, Ars, Abdrl Research on Countermeasures for Rift Valley Fever Virus - (Abstract Only)
Wilson, W.C., Bennett, K.E., Drolet, B.S., Mecham, J.O., Miller, M.M., Reeves, W.K. 2008. USDA, ARS, ABDRL Research on Countermeasures for Rift Valley Fever Virus. Meeting Abstract.
Factors Affecting the Ability of American Mosquitoes to Transmit Rift Valley Fever Virus - (Abstract Only)
Turell, M.J., Bennett, K.E., Wilson, W.C. 2009. Factors Affecting the Ability of American Mosquitoes to Transmit Rift Valley Fever Virus. Meeting Abstract.
Potential for North American Mosquitoes to Transmit Rift Valley Fever Virus - (Abstract Only)
Turell, M.J., Bennett, K.E., Wilson, W.C. 2009. Potential for North American Mosquitoes to Transmit Rift Valley Fever Virus. Meeting Abstract.
Readiness and Capacity of the U.S. for the Introduction of Exotic Arthropod-Borne Viruses - (Proceedings)
Wilson, W.C., Bennett, K.E., Mecham, J.O., Miller, M.M., Reeves, W.K., Drolet, B.S. 2008. Readiness and Capacity of the U.S. for the Introduction of Exotic Arthropod-Borne Viruses. U.S. Animal Health Association Conference, Greensboro, NC, October 24-29, 2008. PP. 220-221.
Report of the Bluetongue and Bovine Retroviruses Committee. - (Proceedings)
Wilson, W.C., Drolet, B.S., Mecham, J.O., Miller, M.M., Reeves, W.K. 2009. Report of the Bluetongue and Bovine Retroviruses Committee.. Meeting Abstract.
Potential for North American mosquitoes to transmit Rift Valley fever virus - (Abstract Only)
Turell, M.J., Bennett, K.E., Wilson, W.C. 2008. Potential for North American mosquitoes to transmit Rift Valley fever virus. American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.
Report of the Bluetongue and Bovine Retroviruses Committee Reprint Icon - (Proceedings)
Wilson, W.C., Drolet, B.S., Kato, C.Y., Harpster, M.H., Bennett, K.E., O Hearn, E.S., Reeves, W.K., Mecham, J.O., Miller, M.M. 2008. Report of the Bluetongue and Bovine Retroviruses Committee. United States Animal Health Association Proceedings,Reno, NV, October 18-24, 2007, 111:207-208.
New Diagnostic Tools for Detecting Rift Valley Fever (RVF) and other Arboviruses - (Proceedings)
Wilson, W.C., Drolet, B.S., Kato, C.Y., Harpster, M.H., Bennett, K.E., O Hearn, E.S., Reeves, W.K., Mecham, J.O., Miller, M.M., Stalknecht, D. 2008. New Diagnostic Tools for Detecting Rift Valley Fever (RVF) and other Arboviruses. United States Animal Health Association Proceedings, Reno, NV, October 18-24, 2007, 111:798-799.
Nucleic Acid Diagnostic Tools for Early Detection of Arthropod-Borne Animal Viruses - (Abstract Only)
Wilson, W.C., Lenhoff, R., Hindson, B., Torres, C., Stalknecht, D., Mead, D., O Hearn, E.S., Drolet, B.S., Mecham, J.O. 2007. Nucleic Acid Diagnostic Tools for Early Detection of Arthropod-Borne Animal Viruses. American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians.
Bluetongue virus serotype 17 sequence variation associated with neutralization - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wilson, W.C., Bernard, K., Isreal, B.A., Mecham, J.O. 2008. Bluetongue virus serotype 17 sequence variation associated with neutralization. Virus Research. DNA Sequence 2008 Jun;19(3):237-240
The NS3 Proteins of Global Strains of Bluetongue Virus evolve into Regional Topotypes Through Negative (purifying) Selection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Balasuriya, U., Nadler, S.A., Wilson, W.C., Pritchard, L., Smythe, A.B., De Santis, P., Nianzu, Z., Tabachnick, W.J., Maclachlan, N. 2008. The NS3 Proteins of Global Strains of Bluetongue Virus evolve into Regional Topotypes Through Negative (purifying) Selection. Veterinary Microbiology.2008 Jan 1;126(1-3):91-100
A Rift Valley fever risk surveillance system for Africa using remotely sensed data: Potential for use on other continents - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Linthicum, K., Anyamba, A., Britch, S.C., Chretien, J., Erickson, R.L., Small, J., Tucker, C.J., Bennett, K.E., Mayer, R.T., Schmidtmann, E.T., Andreadis, T.G., Anderson, J.F., Wilson, W.C., Freier, J., James, A., Miller, R., Drolet, B.S., Miller, S., Tedrow, C., Bailey, C., Strickman, D.A., Barnard, D.R., Clark, G.G., Zou, L. 2007. A Rift Valley fever Risk Surveillance System for Africa Using Remotely Sensed Data: Potential for use on Other Continents. Veterinaria Italiana 43(3): 663-674.
Genetic analysis of the NS1 and NS3 genes from the prototype serotype of Bluetongue and Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease Viruses - (Proceedings)
Wilson, W.C., O Hearn, E.S., Roth, C., Lenhoff, R. 2007. Genetic analysis of the NS1 and NS3 genes from the prototype serotype of Bluetongue and Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease Viruses. American Society for Virology Meeting. Corvallis, OR. July 14-18, 2007.
A Rift Valley Fever Risk Surveillance System in Africa Using Remotely Sensed Data in a GIS: Potential for Use on Other Continents - (Abstract Only)
Linthicum, K., Anyamba, A., Chretien, J., Erickson, R.L., Small, J., Tucker, C.J., Britch, S.C., Bennett, K.E., Mayer, R.T., Schmidtmann, E.T., Andreadis, T.G., Anderson, J.F., Wilson, W.C., Freier, J., James, A., Miller, R., Drolet, B.S., Miller, S., Tedrow, C., Strickman, D.A., Barnard, D.R., Clark, G.G., Zou, L. 2006. A rift valley fever risk surveillance system in africa using remotely sensed data in a gis: potential for use on other continents. International Conference on Use of GIS in Veterinary Activities in Silvi Marina, Abruzzo, Italy on October 8-11, 2006.
Preliminary development of a real-time PCR for all serotypes of Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease Virus - (Abstract Only)
Wilson, W.C., O Hearn, E.S. 2006. Preliminary development of a real-time PCR for all serotypes of Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease Virus [abstract]. American Association for Veterinary Diagnosticians' Annual Meeting, Oct. 15, 2006.
Preliminary development of a real-time PCR for all serotypes of Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease Virus - (Abstract Only)
Wilson, W.C., O Hearn, E.S. 2006. Preliminary development of a real-time PCR for all serotypes of Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease Virus. American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians.
Report of the Committee on Bluetongue and Bovine Retroviruses - (Proceedings)
Pearson, J.O., Wilson, W.C. 2006. Report of the Committee on Bluetongue and Bovine Retroviruses-2005. United States Animal Health Association Proceedings. 110:161-169. 2006.
Potential for Bluetongue Virus persistence in insect cells - (Abstract Only)
Wilson, W.C., Drolet, B.S., Bennett, K.E., O Hearn, E.S., Brown, P.L., Stuart, M.A., Mecham, J.O. 2006. Potential for Bluetongue Virus persistence in insect cells. American Society for Virology Meeting. Madison, WI. W22-9. 2006. Abstract.
Potential for bluetongue virus persistence in insect cells. - (Abstract Only)
Wilson, W.C., Drolet, B.S., Bennett, K.E., O Hearn, E.S., Brown, P.L., Stuart, M.A., Mecham, J.O. 2006. Potential for bluetongue virus persistence in insect cells.. American Society for Virology Meeting. 25th Annual Meeting, W22-9.
Update on Btv Persistence in Culicoides Sonorensis - (Proceedings)
Wilson, W.C. 2006. Update on btv persistence in culicoides sonorensis. United States Animal Health Association Proceedings.
Sequence Analysis of Btv-1 Isolated from a Deer in Louisiana - (Abstract Only)
Mecham, J.O., Johnson, D.J., Wilson, W.C. 2006. Sequence analysis of btv-1 isolated from a deer in louisiana. United States Animal Health Association Proceedings.
Update on Bluetongue Virus Persistence in Culicoides Sonorensis - (Abstract Only)
Wilson, W.C., Drolet, B.S., Mecham, J.O. 2005. Update on bluetongue virus persistence in Culicoides sonorensis. United States Animal Health Association Proceedings, 109th Annual Meeting.
Current status of BTV in the Americas - (Book / Chapter) - (22-Apr-05)
Characterization of differentially expressed midge genes in susceptible and resistant Orbivirus vector populations - (Abstract Only)
Campbell, C.L., Manninen, K.M., Drolet, B.S., Wilson, W.C. 2005. Characterization of differentially expressed midge genes in susceptible and resistant Orbivirus vector populations. American Society for Virology Meeting. Paper No. 12-7.
Functional Genomics of Vector Competence in the Arbovirus Vector, Culicoides Spp. - (Abstract Only)
Campbell, C.L., Vandyke, K.A., Mummey, D.L., Wilson, W.C. 2004. Functional genomics of vector competence in the arbovirus vector, culicoides spp.. Keystone Symposia.
Early Warning Devices for Bluetongue - (Proceedings)
Wilson, W.C. 2006. Early warning devices for bluetongue. United States Animal Health Association Proceedings.
Persistence of Bluetongue Virus in the Insect Vector and Its Implications for Disease Control - (Proceedings)
Mecham, J.O., White, D.M., Drolet, B.S., Wilson, W.C. 2005. Persistence of bluetongue virus in the insect vector and its implications for disease control. United States Animal Health Association Proceedings. 108:100-107.
Studies on Overwintering of Bluetongue Viruses in Insects - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
White, D.M., Wilson, W.C., Blair, C.D., Beaty, B.J. Studies on overwintering of bluetongue viruses in insects. Journal of General Virology. (2005)86,453-462
Vector Competence of Culicoides Sonorensis (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) for Vesicular Stomatitis Virus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Drolet, B.S., Campbell, C.L., Stuart, M.A., Wilson, W.C. 2005. Vector competence of culicoides sonorensis (diptera: ceratopogonidae) for vesicular stomatitis virus. Journal of Medical Entomology. 42(3): 409-418 (2005)
Midgut and Salivary Gland Transcriptomes of the Arbovirus Vector Culicoides Sonorensis (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Campbell, C.L., Vandyke, K., Letchworth III, G.J., Drolet, B.S., Hanekamp, T., Wilson, W.C. 2005. Midgut and salivary gland transcriptomes of the arbovirus vector culicoides sonorensis (diptera: ceratopogonidae). Insect Molecular Biology. 14(2):121-136.
Validation of a real-time RT-PCR for vesicular stomatitis virus - (Abstract Only)
Letchworth, G., Jimenez, C., Herrero, M., Cornish, T., Wilson, W.C., Smoliga, G.R., Pauszek, S.J., Dornak, C., George, M., Rodriguez, L.L. 2004. Validation of a real-time RT-PCR for vesicular stomatitis virus. Proc. Am. Assoc. of Vet. Lab. Diagn. 47:121. 2004.
Validation of a Real-Time Rt-Pcr for Vesicular Stomatitis Virus - (Proceedings)
Rodriguez, L.L., Jimenez, C., Herrero, M., Cornish, T.E., Wilson, W.C., Letchworth, G.J., Pauszek, S.J., George, M., Smoliga, G.R. 2004. Validation of a real-time rt-pcr for vesicular stomatitis virus. American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians. P. 40
Culicoides Gene Discovery Project Reveals Putative Pharmacological Factors in Midge Saliva - (Abstract Only)
Campbell, C.L., Vandyke, K., Letchworth, G., Drolet, B.S., Wilson, W.C. 2004. Culicoides gene discovery project reveals putative pharmacological factors in midge saliva [abstract]. Entomological Society of America.
Replication Sites and Infection Pathways of An Arthropod-Borne Rhabdovirus in the Biting Midge, Culicoides Sonorensis - (Abstract Only)
Drolet, B.S., Campbell, C.L., Stuart, M.A., Wilson, W.C. 2004. Replication sites and infection pathways of an arthropod-borne rhabdovirus in the biting midge, Culicoides sonorensis [abstract]. Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, Microbial Pathogenesis: Mechanisms of Infectious Disease. Paper No. 2-4.
Replication of Vesicular Stomatitis Virus in the Biting Midge, Culicoides Sonorensis - (Abstract Only)
Drolet, B.S., Campbell, C.L., Stuart, M.A., Wilson, W.C. 2004. Replication of vesicular stomatitis virus in the biting midge, Culicoides sonorensis [abstract]. American Society for Virology Meeting. Paper No. 13-13.
Culture-Independent Analysis of Midgut Microbiota in the Arbovirus Vector Culicoides Sonorensis (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Campbell, C.L., Mummey, D.L., Schmidtmann, E.T., Wilson, W.C. 2004. Culture-independent analysis of midgut microbiota in the arbovirus vector Culicoides sonorensis (diptera: ceratopogonidae). Journal of Medical Entomology. 41:340-348
Antigen Capture Competitive Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assays Using Baculovirus-Expressed Antigens for Diagnosis of Bluetongue Virus and Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease Virus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mecham, J.O., Wilson, W.C. 2004. Antigen capture competitive enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays using baculovirus-expressed antigens for diagnosis of bluetongue virus and epizootic hemorrhagic disease virus. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 42(2):518-523.
Field-Deployable Real-Time Pcr Detection of Bluetongue and Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease Viral Rna. - (Proceedings)
Wilson, W.C., Stallknecht, D.E., Mecham, J.O. 2003. Field-deployable real-time PCR detection of bluetongue and epizootic hemorrhagic disease viral RNA [abstract]. OIE Symposium on Bluetongue Virus. Taormina, Italy. Paper No. D14, P. 117.
Field-Deployable Real-Time Pcr Detection of Bluetongue and Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease Viral Rna. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wilson, W.C., Stallknecht, D.E., Mecham, J.O., 2005. Field-deployable real-time pcr detection of bluetongue and epizootic hemorrhagic disease viral rna.. Veterinaria Italiana. 40(4), 587-593.
Grasshoppers Can Serve As Reservoirs and Vectors of Vesicular Stomatitis Virus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nunamaker, R.A., Lockwood, J.A., Stith, C.E., Campbell, C.L., Drolet, B.S., Wilson, W.C., White, D.M., Letchworth III, G.J. 2003. Grasshoppers can serve as reservoirs and vectors of vesicular stomatitis virus. Journal of Medical Entomology. 40:957-963.
Possible Overwintering Mechanism of Bluetongue Virus in Vectors - (Proceedings)
White, D.M., Wilson, W.C., Blair, C.D., Beaty, B.J. 2003. Possible overwintering mechanism of bluetongue virus in vectors. [abstract]. OIE Symposium on Bluetongue Virus, Taormina, Italy. p. 40.
Molecular Investigations of Orbivirus/vector Interactions - (Proceedings)
Campbell, C.L., McNulty, M.J., Letchworth III, G.J., Wilson, W.C. 2003. Molecular investigations of virus/vector interactions [abstract]. OIE Symposium on Bluetongue Virus. Taormina, Italy. B37 p.77.
Molecular Investigations of Virus/vector Interactions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Campbell, C.L., Mcnulty, M.J., Letchworth III, G.J., Wilson, W.C. 2004. Molecular investigations of virus/vector interactions. Veterinaria Italiana. 40:390-395.
Global Isolates of Bluetongue Virus Segregate into Region-Specific Topotypes Based on Phylogeneic Analysis of Their Ns3 Gene - (Abstract Only)
Balasuriya, U.B., Nadler, S.A., Wilson, W.C., Pritchard, L., Smythe, A.B., De Santis, P., Nianzu, Z., Tabachnick, W.J., Maclachlan, N. 2003. Global isolates of bluetongue virus segregate into region-specific topotypes based on phylogeneic analysis of their NS3 gene [abstract]. OIE Symposium on Bluetongue Virus, Taormina, Italy. Paper No C1, p. 88.
The S7 Gene and Vp7 Protein Are Highly Conserved among Temporally and Geographically Distinct American Isolates of Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease Virus. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mecham, J.O., Stallknecht, D., Wilson, W.C. 2003. The s7 gene and vp7 protein are highly conserved among temporally and geographically distinct american isolates of epizootic hemorrhagic disease virus. Virus Research 94:129-133.
Possible overwintering mechanixm of bluetongue virus in the arthropod vector - (Abstract Only)
White, D.M., Wilson, W.C., Blair, C.D., Beaty, B.J. 2003. Possible overwintering mechanixm of bluetongue virus in the arthropod vector. Am. Soc. Virol. W49-1. 2003. Abstract.
Genetic Approaches to Understanding Orbivirus Infection in the Invertebrate Vector - (Abstract Only)
Campbell, Corey, Wilson, William C. 2003. Genetic approaches to understanding orbivirus. American Society for Virology Meeting. July 12-16, 2003, University of California, Davis.
Bluetongue and Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease Virus Infections of Pulmonary Artery Endothelial Cells from Cattle, Sheep and Deer: Comparison of Replication Kinetics and Cellular Injury - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mclaughlin, B.E., DeMaula, C.D., Wilson, W.C., Boyce, W.M., McLachlan, N.J. 2003. Bluetongue and epizootic hemorrhagic disease virus infections of pulmonary artery endothelial cells from cattle, sheep and deer: comparison of replication kinetics and cellular injury. American Journal of Veterinary Research. 64(7):860-865.
Differentially Expressed Midgut Transcripts in Culicoides Sonorensis (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) Following Orbivirus (Reoviridae) Oral Feeding - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Campbell, C.L., Wilson, W.C. 2002. Differentially expressed midgut transcripts in culicoides sonorensis (diptera: ceratopogonidae) following orbivirus (reoviridae) oral feeding. Insect Molecular Biology. 11:595-604.
Possible Overwintering Mechanism of Bluetongue Virus - (Abstract Only)
White, D.M., Wilson, W.C., Blair, C.D., Beaty, B.J. 2002. Possible overwintering mechanism of bluetongue virus. American Society for Virology Meeting. P11-1
Validation of a reverse transcriptase multiplex PCR test for the serotype determination of U.S. isolated of bluetongue virus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, D.J., Wilson, W.C., Paul, P.S. 2000. Validation of a reverse transcriptase multiplex PCR test for the serotype determination of U.S. isolated of bluetongue virus. Veterinary Microbiology. 76:105-115. 2000.
Molecular Evolution of Orbiviruses - (Proceedings)
Wilson, W.C., Mecham, J.O. 2000. Molecular evolution of orbiviruses. United States Animal Health Association Proceedings. 104:169-180.
Phylogenetic Relationships of Bluetongue Viruses Based on Gene S7 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wilson, W.C., Ma,, H.C., Venter,, E.H., Van Kjik, A.A., Seal, B.S., Mecham, J.O., Phylogenetic relationships of bluetongue viruses based on gene S7. Virus Research, 67:141-151, 2000.
Phylogenetic Analysis of the S7 Gene Does Not Segregate Chinese Strains of Bluetongue Virus into a Single Topotype - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bonneau, K.R., Zhang, N.Z., Wilson, W.C., Zhu, J.B., Zhang, F.Q., Li, K.L., Zhang, K.L., Xiao, L., Xiang, W.B., Maclachlan, N.J. 2000. Phylogenetic analysis of the s7 gene does not segregate chinese strains of bluetongue virus into a single topotype. Archives of Virology. (2000) 145:1163-1171
Molecular evolution of orbiviruses - (Proceedings)
Wilson, W.C., Mecham, J.O. 2000. Molecular evolution of orbiviruses. Proc. U.S. Animal Health Assoc. 104:169-180. 2000.
Preliminary Description of a Polymerase Chain Reaction Test for Bluetongue and Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease Viral Rna in Bovine Semen - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wilson, W.C. 1999. Preliminary description of a polymerase chain reaction test for bluetongue and epizootic hemorrhagic disease viral RNA in bovine semen. J. Vet. Diagn. Invest. 11:377-379.
Pcr Detection of North American and Central African Isolates of Epixootic Hemorrhagic Disease Virus (Ehdv) Based on Genome Segment 10 of Ehdv Serotype 1 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Aradaib, I.E., Wilson, W.C., Schore, C.E., Mohammed, M.H., Yilma, T.D., Cullor, J.S., Osburn, B.I., 1998. Pcr detection of north american and central african isolates of epixootic hemorrhagic disease virus (ehdv) based on genome segment 10 of ehdv serotype 1. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 36:2604-2608.
The Effects of Pharmacological and Lentivirus-Induced Immune Suppression on Orbivirus Pathogenesis: Assessment of Virus Burden in Blood Monocytes and Tissues by Reverse Transcription-in Situ Pcr - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brodie, S.J., Wilson, W.C., O' Hearn, P.M., Muthui, D., Diem, K. 1998. The effects of pharmacological and lentivirus-induced immune suppression on orbivirus pathogenesis: assessment of virus burden in blood monocytes and tissues by reverse transcription-in situ pcr. J. of Virology. 72:5599-5609.
Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease: Analysis of Tissues by Amplification and in Situ Hybridization Reveals Widespread Orbivirus Infection at Low Copy Numbers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brodie, S.J., Mecham, J.O., Norelius, S.E., Diem, K., Wilson, W.C. 1998. Epizootic hemorrhagic disease: analysis of tissues by amplification and in situ hybridization reveals widespread orbivirus infection at low copy numbers. Journal of Virology. 72:3863-71.
Putative Bluetongue Virus Receptor from the Insect Vector, Culicoides Variipennis. - (Abstract Only) - (01-Oct-97)
Sequence Analysis of Two Virulence-Associated Markers of Bluetongue Virus Serotype 17. - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (01-Jun-97)
Vp7: An Attachment Protein of Bluetongue Virus for Cellular Receptors in Culicoides Variipennis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, G., Wilson, W.C., Mecham, J.O., Murphy, K., Tabachnick, W.J. 1997. Vp7: an attachment protein of bluetongue virus for cellular receptors in culicoides variipennis. Journal of General Virology. 78:1617-1623.
A Putative Receptor in Culicoides Variipennis That Binds to the Inner Core Protein of Bluetongue Virus, Vp7. - (Abstract Only) - (11-Nov-96)
Phylogenetic Relationship of Bluetongue Viruses Based on Gene 7. - (Abstract Only) - (13-Jul-96)
The Analysis of Two Genes Associated with Virulence in Bluetongue Virus-17. - (Abstract Only) - (13-Nov-95)
The Effects of Lentivirus and Drug-Induced Immunosuppression on Bluetongue Virus Pathogenesis. - (Abstract Only) - (13-Nov-95)
Common and Unique Epitopes on Vp7 of the U.S. Serotypes of Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease Virus. - (Abstract Only) - (08-Jul-95)
Sequence Analysis of Two Putative Virulence Markers in Bluetongue Virus-17. - (Abstract Only) - (08-Jul-95)
Role of Bluetongue Virus Vp7 Protein on Cell-Surface Binding in the Insect Vector, Culicoides Variipennis. - (Abstract Only) - (08-Jul-95)
Sequence Variation of Laboratory and Field Strains of Epizootic Hemorrhagicdisease Viruses. - (Abstract Only) - (09-Jul-94)
Bluetongue Persistence in a Culicoides Cell Line - (Abstract Only) - (09-Jul-94)
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