Kurt Vandegrift

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Associate Research Professor, Biology

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Recent Publications

Computational prediction of the effect of amino acid changes on the binding affinity between SARS-CoV-2 spike RBD and human ACE2

Chen, C., Boorla, V. S., Banerjee, D., Chowdhury, R., Cavener, V. S., Nissly, R. H., Gontu, A., Boyle, N. R., Vandegrift, K., Nair, M. S., Kuchipudi, S. V. & Maranas, C. D., Oct 19 2021, In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 118, 42, e2106480118.

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Rodent virus diversity and differentiation across post-katrina new orleans

Peterson, A. C., Sharma, H., Kumar, A., Ghersi, B. M., Emrich, S. J., Vandegrift, K. J., Kapoor, A. & Blum, M. J., Jul 2 2021, In: Sustainability (Switzerland). 13, 14, 8034.

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Species-Level Profiling of Ixodes pacificus Bacterial Microbiomes Reveals High Variability across Short Spatial Scales at Different Taxonomic Resolutions

Socarras, K. M., Earl, J. P., Krol, J. E., Bhat, A., Pabilonia, M., Harrison, M. H., Lang, S. P., Sen, B., Ahmed, A., Hester, M., Mell, J. C., Vandegrift, K. & Ehrlich, G. D., Aug 1 2021, In: Genetic Testing and Molecular Biomarkers. 25, 8, p. 551-562 12 p.

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Influenza C and D viral load in cattle correlates with bovine respiratory disease (BRD): Emerging role of orthomyxoviruses in the pathogenesis of BRD

Nissly, R. H., Zaman, N., Ibrahim, P. A. S., McDaniel, K., Lim, L., Kiser, J. N., Bird, I., Chothe, S. K., Bhushan, G. L., Vandegrift, K., Neibergs, H. L. & Kuchipudi, S. V., Dec 2020, In: Virology. 551, p. 10-15 6 p.

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Presence of segmented flavivirus infections in North America

Vandegrift, K. J., Kumar, A., Sharma, H., Murthy, S., Kramer, L. D., Ostfeld, R., Hudson, P. J. & Kapoor, A., Aug 2020, In: Emerging infectious diseases. 26, 8, p. 1810-1817 8 p.

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Increasing babesiosis in Southeastern Pennsylvania, 2008-2017

Liu, H. H., Cushinotto, L., Giger, O., Daum, G., McBride, P., Negron, E. A., Vandegrift, K. & Kapelusznik, L., Mar 2019, In: Open Forum Infectious Diseases. 6, 3

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MIReAD, a minimum information standard for reporting arthropod abundance data

Rund, S. S. C., Braak, K., Cator, L., Copas, K., Emrich, S. J., Giraldo-Calderón, G. I., Johansson, M. A., Heydari, N., Hobern, D., Kelly, S. A., Lawson, D., Lord, C., MacCallum, R. M., Roche, D. G., Ryan, S. J., Schigel, D., Vandegrift, K., Watts, M., Zaspel, J. M. & Pawar, S., Dec 1 2019, In: Scientific Data. 6, 1, 40.

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The ecology of new constituents of the tick virome and their relevance to public health

Vandegrift, K. J. & Kapoor, A., Jun 2019, In: Viruses. 11, 6, 529.

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Towards an eco-phylogenetic framework for infectious disease ecology

Fountain-Jones, N. M., Pearse, W. D., Escobar, L. E., Alba-Casals, A., Carver, S., Davies, T. J., Kraberger, S., Papeş, M., Vandegrift, K., Worsley-Tonks, K. & Craft, M. E., May 2018, In: Biological Reviews. 93, 2, p. 950-970 21 p.

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Viral persistence, liver disease, and host response in a hepatitis C–like virus rat model

Trivedi, S., Murthy, S., Sharma, H., Hartlage, A. S., Kumar, A., Gadi, S. V., Simmonds, P., Chauhan, L. V., Scheel, T. K. H., Billerbeck, E., Burbelo, P. D., Rice, C. M., Lipkin, W. I., Vandegrift, K., Cullen, J. M. & Kapoor, A., Aug 2018, In: Hepatology. 68, 2, p. 435-448 14 p.

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