University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Eric Delwart, PhD

Eric Delwart, PhD

Professor, Department of Laboratory Medicine, UCSF; Senior Investigator and Director, Molecular Virology, Blood Systems Research Institute

Cancer Center Program Memberships

Affiliate Member

Education

University of Newcastle, England, B.Sc., 1980, Biochemistry & Genetics
University of Geneva, Switzerland, M.Sc., 1982, Molecular Biology
University of Wisconsin at Madison, Ph.D., 1990, Oncology


Professional Experience

  • 1982-1984
    Research Assistant, Dept. of Molecular Biology, Genentech Inc., San Francisco, California.
  • 1984-1990
    Graduate training, Oncology, University of Wisconsin at Madison.
  • 1990-1994
    Post-doctoral Scholar, Dept. of Microbiology & Immunology, Stanford University, California.
  • 1994-1996
    Assistant Professor of Pathology, New York University School of Medicine, New York
  • 1994-1999
    Staff Investigator, The Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center, New York
  • 1996-1999
    Assistant Professor, Rockefeller University, New York
  • 1999-present
    Associate Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA
  • 1999-2008
    Director of Molecular Virology, Assoc. Investigator, Blood Systems Research Institute, SF,CA
  • 2008-present
    Director of Molecular Virology, Senior Investigator, Blood Systems Research Institute, SF, CA
  • 2008-present
    Professor, Dept. of Laboratory Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA

Selected Publications

  1. Watanabe ASA, Luchs A, Leal É, Milagres FAP, Komninakis SV, Gill DE, Lobato MCABS, Brustulin R, das Chagas RT, Abrão MFNDS, Soares CVDA, Deng X, Sabino EC, Delwart E, da Costa AC. Complete Genome Sequences of Six Human Bocavirus Strains from Patients with Acute Gastroenteritis in the North Region of Brazil. Genome Announc. 2018 Apr 26; 6(17).
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  2. Rodrigues TCS, Subramaniam K, Cortés-Hinojosa G, Wellehan JFX, Ng TFF, Delwart E, McCulloch SD, Goldstein JD, Schaefer AM, Fair PA, Reif JS, Bossart GD, Waltzek TB. Complete Genome Sequencing of a Novel Type of Omikronpapillomavirus 1 in Indian River Lagoon Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). Genome Announc. 2018 Apr 26; 6(17).
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  3. Maes P, Alkhovsky SV, Bào Y, Beer M, Birkhead M, Briese T, Buchmeier MJ, Calisher CH, Charrel RN, Choi IR, Clegg CS, de la Torre JC, Delwart E, DeRisi JL, Di Bello PL, Di Serio F, Digiaro M, Dolja VV, Drosten C, Druciarek TZ, Du J, Ebihara H, Elbeaino T, Gergerich RC, Gillis AN, Gonzalez JJ, Haenni AL, Hepojoki J, Hetzel U, H? T, Hóng N, Jain RK, Jansen van Vuren P, Jin Q, Jonson MG, Junglen S, Keller KE, Kemp A, Kipar A, Kondov NO, Koonin EV, Kormelink R, Korzyukov Y, Krupovic M, Lambert AJ, Laney AG, LeBreton M, Lukashevich IS, Marklewitz M, Markotter W, Martelli GP, Martin RR, Mielke-Ehret N, Mühlbach HP, Navarro B, Ng TFF, Nunes MRT, Palacios G, Paweska JT, Peters CJ, Plyusnin A, Radoshitzky SR, Romanowski V, Salmenperä P, Salvato MS, Sanfaçon H, Sasaya T, Schmaljohn C, Schneider BS, Shirako Y, Siddell S, Sironen TA, Stenglein MD, Storm N, Sudini H, Tesh RB, Tzanetakis IE, Uppala M, Vapalahti O, Vasilakis N, Walker PJ, Wáng G, Wáng L, Wáng Y, Wèi T, Wiley MR, Wolf YI, Wolfe ND, Wú Z, Xú W, Yang L, Yang Z, Yeh SD, Zhang YZ, Zhèng Y, Zhou X, Zhu C, Zirkel F, Kuhn JH. Taxonomy of the family Arenaviridae and the order Bunyavirales: update 2018. Arch Virol. 2018 Apr 21.
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  4. Luchs A, Leal E, Komninakis SV, de Pádua Milagres FA, Brustulin R, da Aparecida Rodrigues Teles M, Gill DE, Deng X, Delwart E, Sabino EC, da Costa AC. Wuhan large pig roundworm virus identified in human feces in Brazil. Virus Genes. 2018 Mar 28.
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  5. Wang H, Li S, Mahmood A, Yang S, Wang X, Shen Q, Shan T, Deng X, Li J, Hua X, Cui L, Delwart E, Zhang W. Plasma virome of cattle from forest region revealed diverse small circular ssDNA viral genomes. Virol J. 2018 Jan 15; 15(1):11.
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  6. Pankovics P, Boros Á, Phan TG, Delwart E, Reuter G. A novel passerivirus (family Picornaviridae) in an outbreak of enteritis with high mortality in estrildid finches (Uraeginthus sp.). Arch Virol. 2018 Apr; 163(4):1063-1071.
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  7. Alex CE, Kubiski SV, Li L, Sadeghi M, Wack RF, McCarthy MA, Pesavento JB, Delwart E, Pesavento PA. Amdoparvovirus Infection in Red Pandas ( Ailurus fulgens). Vet Pathol. 2018 Jan 01; 300985818758470.
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  8. Boros Á, Pankovics P, Simmonds P, Kiss T, Phan TG, Delwart E, Reuter G. Genomic analysis of a novel picornavirus from a migratory waterfowl, greater white-fronted goose (Anser albifrons). Arch Virol. 2018 Apr; 163(4):1087-1090.
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  9. Boros Á, Albert M, Pankovics P, Bíró H, Pesavento PA, Phan TG, Delwart E, Reuter G. Outbreaks of Neuroinvasive Astrovirus Associated with Encephalomyelitis, Weakness, and Paralysis among Weaned Pigs, Hungary. Emerg Infect Dis. 2017 Dec; 23(12):1982-1993.
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  10. Ng TFF, Dill JA, Camus AC, Delwart E, Van Meir EG. Two new species of betatorqueviruses identified in a human melanoma that metastasized to the brain. Oncotarget. 2017 Dec 01; 8(62):105800-105808.
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  11. Faria NR, da Costa AC, Lourenço J, Loureiro P, Lopes ME, Ribeiro R, Alencar CS, Kraemer MUG, Villabona-Arenas CJ, Wu CH, Thézé J, Khan K, Brent SE, Romano C, Delwart E, Custer B, Busch MP, Pybus OG, Sabino EC. Genomic and epidemiological characterisation of a dengue virus outbreak among blood donors in Brazil. Sci Rep. 2017 Nov 09; 7(1):15216.
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  12. Qi D, Shan T, Liu Z, Deng X, Zhang Z, Bi W, Owens JR, Feng F, Zheng L, Huang F, Delwart E, Hou R, Zhang W. A novel polyomavirus from the nasal cavity of a giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca). Virol J. 2017 Oct 27; 14(1):207.
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  13. Phan TG, Del Valle Mendoza J, Sadeghi M, Altan E, Deng X, Delwart E. Sera of Peruvians with fever of unknown origins include viral nucleic acids from non-vertebrate hosts. Virus Genes. 2018 Feb; 54(1):33-40.
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  14. Bouquet J, Melgar M, Swei A, Delwart E, Lane RS, Chiu CY. Metagenomic-based Surveillance of Pacific Coast tick Dermacentor occidentalis Identifies Two Novel Bunyaviruses and an Emerging Human Ricksettsial Pathogen. Sci Rep. 2017 Sep 25; 7(1):12234.
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  15. Reuter G, Boros Á, Földvári G, Szekeres S, Mátics R, Kapusinszky B, Delwart E, Pankovics P. Dicipivirus (family Picornaviridae) in wild Northern white-breasted hedgehog (Erinaceus roumanicus). Arch Virol. 2018 Jan; 163(1):175-181.
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  16. Sadeghi M, Popov V, Guzman H, Phan TG, Vasilakis N, Tesh R, Delwart E. Genomes of viral isolates derived from different mosquitos species. Virus Res. 2017 10 15; 242:49-57.
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  17. Altan E, Del Valle Mendoza J, Deng X, Phan TG, Sadeghi M, Delwart EL. Small Circular Rep-Encoding Single-Stranded DNA Genomes in Peruvian Diarrhea Virome. Genome Announc. 2017 Sep 21; 5(38).
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  18. Grard G, Fair JN, Lee D, Slikas E, Steffen I, Muyembe JJ, Sittler T, Veeraraghavan N, Ruby JG, Wang C, Makuwa M, Mulembakani P, Tesh RB, Mazet J, Rimoin AW, Taylor T, Schneider BS, Simmons G, Delwart E, Wolfe ND, Chiu CY, Leroy EM. Correction: Correction: A Novel Rhabdovirus Associated with Acute Hemorrhagic Fever in Central Africa. PLoS Pathog. 2017 Sep; 13(9):e1006583.
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  19. Zhang Y, Li F, Chen X, Shan TL, Deng XT, Delwart E, Feng XP. Detection of a new species of torque teno mini virus from the gingival epithelium of patients with periodontitis. Virus Genes. 2017 Dec; 53(6):823-830.
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  20. Kapusinszky B, Ardeshir A, Mulvaney U, Deng X, Delwart E. Case-Control Comparison of Enteric Viromes in Captive Rhesus Macaques with Acute or Idiopathic Chronic Diarrhea. J Virol. 2017 09 15; 91(18).
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