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. Adaptive Evolution of New Variants of Dengue Virus Serotype 1 Genotype V Circulating in the Brazilian Amazon.  View on PubMed
  2. High Heterogeneity of Echoviruses in Brazilian Children with Acute Gastroenteritis.  View on PubMed
  3. Redondoviridae: High Prevalence and Possibly Chronic Shedding in Human Respiratory Tract, But No Zoonotic Transmission.  View on PubMed
  4. 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.  View on PubMed
  5. Deng Z, Delwart E ContigExtender: a new approach to improving de novo sequence assembly for viral metagenomics data.  View on PubMed
  6. 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.  View on PubMed
  7. Li Y, Gordon E, Idle A, Hui A, Chan R, Seguin MA, Delwart E Astrovirus Outbreak in an Animal Shelter Associated With Feline Vomiting.  View on PubMed
  8. 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.  View on PubMed
  9. Li Y, Altan E, Reyes G, Halstead B, Deng X, Delwart E Virome of Bat Guano from Nine Northern California Roosts.  View on PubMed
  10. Li Y, Gordon E, Shean RC, Idle A, Deng X, Greninger AL, Delwart E CrAssphage and its bacterial host in cat feces.  View on PubMed
  11. 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 Viral Metagenomic Analysis of Cerebrospinal Fluid from Patients with Acute Central Nervous System Infections of Unknown Origin, Vietnam.  View on PubMed
  12. 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).  View on PubMed
  13. 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).  View on PubMed
  14. 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.  View on PubMed
  15. Tahmasebi R, Luchs A, Tardy K, Hefford PM, Tinker RJ, Eilami O, de Padua Milagres FA, Brustulin R, Teles MDAR, Dos Santos Morais V, Moreira CHV, Buccheri R, Araújo ELL, Villanova F, Deng X, Sabino EC, Delwart E, Leal É, Charlys da Costa A Viral gastroenteritis in Tocantins, Brazil: characterizing the diversity of human adenovirus F through next-generation sequencing and bioinformatics.  View on PubMed
  16. Thi Kha Tu N, Thi Thu Hong N, Thi Han Ny N, My Phuc T, Thi Thanh Tam P, Doorn HRV, Dang Trung Nghia H, Thao Huong D, An Han D, Thi Thu Ha L, Deng X, Thwaites G, Delwart E, Virtala AK, Vapalahti O, Baker S, Van Tan L The Virome of Acute Respiratory Diseases in Individuals at Risk of Zoonotic Infections.  View on PubMed
  17. Ribeiro GO, Morais VS, Monteiro FJC, Ribeiro ESD, Rego MODS, Souto RNP, Villanova F, Tahmasebi R, Hefford PM, Deng X, Delwart E, Cerdeira Sabino E, Fernandes LN, da Costa AC, Leal É Aedes aegypti from Amazon Basin Harbor High Diversity of Novel Viral Species.  View on PubMed
  18. Altan E, Delaney MA, Colegrove KM, Spraker TR, Wheeler EA, Deng X, Li Y, Gulland FMD, Delwart E Complex Virome in a Mesenteric Lymph Node from a Californian Sea Lion (Zalophus Californianus) with Polyserositis and Steatitis.  View on PubMed
  19. Ricart Arbona RJ, Kelly S, Wang C, Dhawan RK, Henderson KS, Shek WR, Williams SH, Altan E, Delwart E, Wolf F, Lipman NS Serendipitous Discovery of a Novel Murine Astrovirus Contaminating a Murine Helper T-cell Line and Incapable of Infecting Highly Immunodeficient Mice.  View on PubMed
  20. Krupovic M, Varsani A, Kazlauskas D, Breitbart M, Delwart E, Rosario K, Yutin N, Wolf YI, Harrach B, Zerbini FM, Dolja VV, Kuhn JH, Koonin EV Cressdnaviricota: a Virus Phylum Unifying Seven Families of Rep-Encoding Viruses with Single-Stranded, Circular DNA Genomes.  View on PubMed

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