Research Funding

  • August 12, 2016 - July 31, 2020 - Viral etiology of idiopathic chronic diarrhea in rhesus macaques, Principal Investigator. Sponsor: NIH/NIAID, Sponsor Award ID: R01AI123376
  • January 1, 2011 - December 31, 2015 - Metagenomic detection of emerging viruses in the blood supply, Principal Investigator. Sponsor: NIH/NHLBI, Sponsor Award ID: R01HL105770
  • June 1, 1975 - April 30, 2015 - California National Primate Research Center, Co-Investigator. Sponsor: NIH, Sponsor Award ID: P51RR000169
  • April 1, 2007 - March 31, 2012 - Metagenomic analysis of the human virome, Principal Investigator. Sponsor: NIH/NHLBI, Sponsor Award ID: R01HL083254


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

Selected Publications

  1. Luchs A, Tardy K, Tahmasebi R, Morillo SG, Milagres FAP, Morais VDS, Brustulin R, Teles MDAR, de Azevedo LS, de Souza EV, Medeiros RS, de Souza YFVP, Araújo ELL, Witkin SS, Deng X, Delwart E, Sabino EC, Leal E, da Costa AC. Human astrovirus types 1, 4 and 5 circulating among children with acute gastroenteritis in a rural Brazilian state, 2010-2016. Arch Virol. 2021 Nov; 166(11):3165-3172.  View on PubMed
  2. Altan E, Hui A, Li Y, Pesavento P, Asín J, Crossley B, Deng X, Uzal FA, Delwart E. New Parvoviruses and Picornavirus in Tissues and Feces of Foals with Interstitial Pneumonia. Viruses. 2021 Aug 14; 13(8).  View on PubMed
  3. Hargitai R, Pankovics P, Boros Á, Mátics R, Altan E, Delwart E, Reuter G. Novel picornavirus (family Picornaviridae) from freshwater fishes (Perca fluviatilis, Sander lucioperca, and Ameiurus melas) in Hungary. Arch Virol. 2021 Sep; 166(9):2627-2632.  View on PubMed
  4. Villanova F, Marcatti R, Bertanhe M, Morais VDS, Milagres FAP, Brustulin R, Araújo ELL, Tahmasebi R, Witkin SS, Deng X, Delwart E, Sabino EC, Abreu-Junior CH, Leal É, Costa ACD. New Variants of Squash Mosaic Viruses Detected in Human Fecal Samples. Microorganisms. 2021 Jun 22; 9(7).  View on PubMed
  5. Pankovics P, Boros Á, László Z, Szekeres S, Földvári G, Altan E, Delwart E, Reuter G. Genome characterization, prevalence and tissue distribution of astrovirus, hepevirus and norovirus among wild and laboratory rats (Rattus norvegicus) and mice (Mus musculus) in Hungary. Infect Genet Evol. 2021 09; 93:104942.  View on PubMed
  6. Hui A, Altan E, Slovis N, Fletcher C, Deng X, Delwart E. Circovirus in Blood of a Febrile Horse with Hepatitis. Viruses. 2021 05 20; 13(5).  View on PubMed
  7. Ribeiro GO, Gill DE, Ribeiro ESD, Monteiro FJC, Morais VS, Marcatti R, Rego MODS, Araújo ELL, Witkin SS, Villanova F, Deng X, Sabino EC, Delwart E, Leal É, da Costa AC. Adaptive Evolution of New Variants of Dengue Virus Serotype 1 Genotype V Circulating in the Brazilian Amazon. Viruses. 2021 04 16; 13(4).  View on PubMed
  8. do Socorro Fôro Ramos E, Rosa UA, de Oliveira Ribeiro G, Villanova F, de Pádua Milagres FA, Brustulin R, Dos Santos Morais V, Bertanhe M, Marcatti R, Araújo ELL, Witkin SS, Delwart E, Luchs A, da Costa AC, Leal É. High Heterogeneity of Echoviruses in Brazilian Children with Acute Gastroenteritis. Viruses. 2021 03 31; 13(4).  View on PubMed
  9. Tu NTK, Deng X, Hong NTT, Ny NTH, Phuc TM, Tam PTT, Han DA, Ha LTT, Thwaites G, Doorn HRV, Virtala AK, Delwart E, Baker S, Vapalahti O, Tan LV, On Behalf Of The Vizions Consortium . Redondoviridae: High Prevalence and Possibly Chronic Shedding in Human Respiratory Tract, But No Zoonotic Transmission. Viruses. 2021 03 24; 13(4).  View on PubMed
  10. Ramos EDSF, Rosa UA, Ribeiro GO, Villanova F, Milagres FAP, Brustulin R, Morais VDS, Araújo ELL, Pandey RP, Raj VS, Sabino EC, Deng X, Delwart E, Luchs A, Leal É, da Costa AC. Multiple clades of Husavirus in South America revealed by next generation sequencing. PLoS One. 2021; 16(3):e0248486.  View on PubMed
  11. Deng Z, Delwart E. ContigExtender: a new approach to improving de novo sequence assembly for viral metagenomics data. BMC Bioinformatics. 2021 Mar 12; 22(1):119.  View on PubMed
  12. de Oliveira Ribeiro G, da Costa AC, Gill DE, Ribeiro ESD, Rego MODS, Monteiro FJC, Villanova F, Nogueira JS, Maeda AY, de Souza RP, Tahmasebi R, Morais VS, Pandey RP, Raj VS, Scandar SAS, da Silva Vasami FG, D'Agostino LG, Maiorka PC, Deng X, Nogueira ML, Sabino EC, Delwart E, Leal É, Cunha MS. Guapiaçu virus, a new insect-specific flavivirus isolated from two species of Aedes mosquitoes from Brazil. Sci Rep. 2021 Feb 25; 11(1):4674.  View on PubMed
  13. Li Y, Gordon E, Idle A, Hui A, Chan R, Seguin MA, Delwart E. Astrovirus Outbreak in an Animal Shelter Associated With Feline Vomiting. Front Vet Sci. 2021; 8:628082.  View on PubMed
  14. Tinker RJ, da Costa AC, Tahmasebi R, Milagres FAP, Dos Santos Morais V, Pandey RP, José-Abrego A, Brustulin R, Rodrigues Teles MDA, Cunha MS, Araújo ELL, Gómez MM, Deng X, Delwart E, Sabino EC, Leal E, Luchs A. Norovirus strains in patients with acute gastroenteritis in rural and low-income urban areas in northern Brazil. Arch Virol. 2021 Mar; 166(3):905-913.  View on PubMed
  15. Li Y, Altan E, Reyes G, Halstead B, Deng X, Delwart E. Virome of Bat Guano from Nine Northern California Roosts. J Virol. 2021 01 13; 95(3).  View on PubMed
  16. Li Y, Gordon E, Shean RC, Idle A, Deng X, Greninger AL, Delwart E. CrAssphage and its bacterial host in cat feces. Sci Rep. 2021 01 12; 11(1):815.  View on PubMed
  17. Anh NT, Nhu LNT, Hong NTT, Phuc TM, Tam PTT, Huong DT, Anh TT, Deng X, Nghia HDT, Nguyen TT, Van Hung N, Thuan ND, Phuong PTH, Chau NVV, Baker S, Delwart E, Thwaites G, Van Tan L, VIZIONS Consortium1 . Viral Metagenomic Analysis of Cerebrospinal Fluid from Patients with Acute Central Nervous System Infections of Unknown Origin, Vietnam. Emerg Infect Dis. 2021 01; 27(1):205-213.  View on PubMed
  18. Silva-Sales M, Leal E, Milagres FAP, Brustulin R, Morais VDS, Marcatti R, Araújo ELL, Witkin SS, Deng X, Sabino EC, Delwart E, Luchs A, Costa ACD. Genomic constellation of human Rotavirus A strains identified in Northern Brazil: a 6-year follow-up (2010-2016). Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo. 2020; 62:e98.  View on PubMed
  19. Alex CE, Fahsbender E, Altan E, Bildfell R, Wolff P, Jin L, Black W, Jackson K, Woods L, Munk B, Tse T, Delwart E, Pesavento PA. Viruses in unexplained encephalitis cases in American black bears (Ursus americanus). PLoS One. 2020; 15(12):e0244056.  View on PubMed
  20. Hargitai R, Boros Á, Pankovics P, Mátics R, Altan E, Delwart E, Reuter G. Detection and genetic characterization of a novel parvovirus (family Parvoviridae) in barn owls (Tyto alba) in Hungary. Arch Virol. 2021 Jan; 166(1):231-236.  View on PubMed

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