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2018

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A Superhydrophobic Cone to Facilitate the Xenomonitoring of Filarial Parasites, Malaria, and Trypanosomes Using Mosquito Excreta/Feces, Darren A.N. Cook, Nils Pilotte, Corrado Minetti, Steven A. Williams, and Lisa J. Reimer

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A Novel Quantitative Real-Time PCR Diagnostic Assay for Seal Heartworm (Acanthocheilonema spirocauda) Provides Evidence for Possible Infection in the Grey Seal (Halichoerus grypus), Caroline D. Keroack, Kalani M. Williams, M. K. Fessler, Kaela E. DeAngelis, Eirini Tsekitsidou, Jillian M. Tozloski, and Steven A. Williams

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A Comparative Analysis of Preservation Techniques for the Optimal Molecular Detection of Hookworm DNA in a Human Fecal Specimen, Marina Papaiakovou, Nils Pilotte, Benjamin Baumer, Jessica Grant, Kristjana Asbjornsdottir, Fabien Schaer, Yan Hu, Raffi Aroian, Judd Walson, and Steven A. Williams

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Deconvoluting the Effects of Surface Chemistry and Nanoscale Topography: Pseudomonas aeruginosa Biofilm Nucleation on Si-based Substrates, Zhang Zhang, Jingling Huang, Carmen Say, Robert L. Dorit, and Kate Queeney

2017

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A Program Aimed toward Inclusive Excellence for Underrepresented Undergraduate Women in the Sciences, Laura A. Katz, Kathryn M. Aloisio, Nicholas J. Horton, Minh Ly, Sara B. Pruss, Kate Queeney, Cate Rowen, and Patricia Marten DiBartolo

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A Novel, Species-Specific, Real-Time PCR Assay for the Detection of the Emerging Zoonotic Parasite Ancylostoma Ceylanicum in Human Stool, Marina Papaiakovou, Nils Pilotte, Jessica R. Grant, Rebecca J. Traub, Stacey Llewellyn, James S. McCarthy, Alejandro J. Krolewiecki, Rubén Cimino, Rojelio Mejia, and Steven A. Williams

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Application of a Household-Based Molecular Xenomonitoring Strategy to Evaluate the Lymphatic Filariasis Elimination Program in Tamil Nadu, India, Swaminathan Subramanian, Purushothaman Jambulingam, Brian K. Chu, Candasamy Sadanandane, Venkatesan Vasuki, Adinarayanan Srividya, Mohamed S. Mohideen AbdulKader, Kaliannagounder Krishnamoorthy, Harikishan K. Raju, Sandra J. Laney, Steven A. Williams, and Ralph H. Henderson

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Amoebozoans Are Secretly but Ancestrally Sexual: Evidence for Sex Genes and Potential Novel Crossover Pathways in Diverse Groups of Amoebae, Yonas I. Tekle, Fiona C. Wood, Laura A. Katz, Mario A. Cero ́ n-Romero, and Lydia A. Gorfu

2016

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The Effect of In Vitro Cultivation on the Transcriptome of Adult Brugia malayi, Cristina Ballesteros, Lucienne Tritten, Maeghan O'Neill, Erica Burkman, Weam I. Zaky, Jianguo Xia, Andrew Moorhead, Steven A. Williams, and Timothy G. Geary

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The Effects of Ivermectin on Brugia malayi Females In Vitro: A Transcriptomic Approach, Cristina Ballesteros, Lucienne Tritten, Maeghan O'Neill, Erica Burkman, Weam I. Zaky, Jianguo Xia, Andrew Moorhead, Steven A. Williams, and Timothy G. Geary

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The Effect of In Vitro Cultivation on the Transcriptome of Adult Brugia malayi, Cristina Ballesteros, Lucienne Tritten, Maeghan O’Neill, Erica Burkman, Weam I. Zaky, Jianguo Xia, Andrew Moorhead, Steven A. Williams, and Timothy G. Geary

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Patchiness of Ciliate Communities Sampled at Varying Spatial Scales Along the New England Shelf, Jean-David Grattepanche, George B. McManus, and Laura A. Katz

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Absence of the Filarial Endosymbiont Wolbachia in Seal Heartworm (Acanthocheilonema spirocauda) but Evidence of Ancient Lateral Gene Transfer, Caroline D. Keroack, Jenna Irene Wurster, Caroline G. Decker, Kalini M. Williams, Barton E. Slatko, Jeremy M. Forster, and Steven A. Williams

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Increased Androgenic Sensitivity in the Hind Limb Muscular System Marks the Evolution of a Derived Gestural Display, Lisa A. Mangiamele, Matthew J. Fuxjager, Eric R. Schuppe, Rebecca S. Taylor, Walter Hödl, and Doris Preininger

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Nuclear Architecture and Patterns of Molecular Evolution Are Correlated in the Ciliate Chilodonella uncinata, Xyrus X. Maurer-Alcalá and Laura A. Katz

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Phenotypic and Molecular Analysis of the Effect of 20-hydroxyecdysone on the Human Filarial Parasite Brugia malayi, Amruta S. Mhashilkar, Swamy R. Adapa, Rays H.Y. Jiang, Steven A. Williams, Weam I. Zaky, Barton E. Slatko, Ashley N. Luck, Andrew Moorhead, and Thomas R. Unnasch

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Profiling the Macrofilaricidal Effects of Flubendazole on Adult Female Brugia Malayi Using RNAseq, Maeghan O'Neill, Cristina Ballesteros, Lucienne Tritten, Erica Burkman, Weam I. Zaky, Jianguo Xia, Andrew Moorhead, Steven A. Williams, and Timothy G. Geary

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Improved PCR-Based Detection of Soil Transmitted Helminth Infections Using a Next-Generation Sequencing Approach to Assay Design, Nils Pilotte, Marina Papaiakovou, Jessica R. Grant, Lou Ann Bierwert, Stacey Llewllyn, James S. McCarthy, and Steven A. Williams

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A Novel Xenomonitoring Technique Using Mosquito Excreta/Feces for the Detection of Filarial Parasites and Malaria, Nils Pilotte, Weam I. Zaky, Brian P. Abrams, Dave D. Chadee, and Steven A. Williams

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Nuclear Architecture and Patterns of Molecular Evolution Are Correlated in the Ciliate Chilodonella uncinata, Xyrus X. X. Maurer-Alcala and Laura A. Katz

2015

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Synthesis of Phylogeny and Taxonomy Into a Comprehensive Tree of life", Cody E. Hinchliff, Stephen A. Smith, James F. Allman, J. Gordon Burleigh, Ruchi Chaudhary, Lyndon M. Coghill, Keith A. Crandall, Jiabin Deng, Bryan T. Drew, Romina Gazis, Karl Gude, David S. Hibbett, Laura A. Katz, H. Dail Laughinghouse IV, Emily Jane McTavish, Peter E. Midford, Christopher L. Owen, Richard H. Ree, Jonathan A. Rees, Douglas E. Soltis, Tiffani Williams, and Karen A. Cranston

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Are Microbes Fundamentally Different Than Macroorganisms? Convergence and a Possible Case for Neutral Phenotypic Evolution in Testate Amoeba (Amoebozoa: Arcellinida), Angela M. Oliverio, Daniel J.G. Lahr, Jessica Grant, and Laura A. Katz

2014

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Molecular Xenomonitoring Using Mosquitoes to Map Lymphatic Filariasis After Mass Drug Administration in American Samoa, Mark A. Schmaedick, Amanda L. Koppel, Nils Pilotte, Melissa Torres, Steven A. Williams, Stephen L. Dobson, Patrick J. Lammie, and Kimberly Y. Won

2012

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A Multicenter Evaluation of Diagnostic Tools to Define Endpoints for Programs to Eliminate Bancroftian Filariasis, Katherine Gass, Madsen V.E. Beau de Rochars, Daniel Boakye, Mark Bradley, Peter U. Fischer, John Gyapong, Makoto Itoh, Nese Ituaso-Conway, Hayley Joseph, Dominique Kyelem, Sandra J. Laney, Anne-Marie Legrand, Tilaka S. Liyanage, Wayne Melrose, Khalfan Mohammed, Nils Pilotte, Eric A. Ottesen, Catherine Plichart, Kapa Ramaiah, Ramakrishna U. Rao, Jeffrey Talbot, Gary J. Weil, Steven A. Williams, Kimberly Y. Won, and Patrick J. Lammie

2011

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The NIH-NIAID Filariasis Research Reagent Resource Center, Michelle L. Michalski, Kathryn G. Griffiths, Steven A. Williams, Ray M. Kaplan, and Andrew Moorhead

2010

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A Community-Based Study of Factors Associated with Continuing Transmission of Lymphatic Filariasis in Leogane, Haiti, Alexis Boyd, Kimberly Y. Won, Shannon K. McClintock, Catherine V. Donovan, Sandra J. Laney, Steven A. Williams, Nils Pilotte, Thomas G. Streit, Madsen V.E. Beau de Rochars, and Patrick J. Lammie

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Detection of Wuchereria bancrofti L3 Larvae in Mosquitoes: A Reverse Transcriptase PCR Assay Evaluating Infection and Infectivity, Sandra J. Laney, Reda M.R. Ramzy, Hanan H. Helmy, Hoda A. Farid, Ameen A. Ashour, Gary J. Weil, and Steven A. Williams

2009

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Immunisation with a Multivalent, Subunit Vaccine Reduces Patent Infection in a Natural Bovine Model of Onchocerciasis During Intense Field Exposure, Benjamin L. Makepeace, Siv Aina Jensen, Sandra J. Laney, Charles K. Nfon, Leo M. Njongmeta, Vincent N. Tanya, Steven A. Williams, Albert E. Bianco, and Alexander J. Trees

2008

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Determinants of Success in National Programs to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis: a Perspective Identifying Essential Elements and Research Needs, Dominique Kyelem, Gautam Biswas, Moses J. Bockarie, Mark Bradley, Maged El-Setouhy, Peter U. Fischer, Ralph H. Henderson, James W. Kazura, Patrick J. Lammie, Sammy M. Njenga, Eric A. Ottesen, Kapa Ramaiah, Frank O. Richardson, Gary J. Weil, and Steven A. Williams

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A Reverse Transcriptase-PCR Assay for Detecting Filarial Infective Larvae in Mosquitoes, Sandra J. Laney, Caitlin J. Buttaro, Sabato Visconti, Nils Pilotte, Reda M.R. Ramzy, Gary J. Weil, and Steven A. Williams

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The Impact of Repeated Rounds of Mass Drug Administration with Diethylcarbamazine Plus Albendazole on Bancroftian Filariasis in Papua New Guinea, Gary J. Weil, Will Kastens, Melinda Susapu, Sandra J. Laney, Steven A. Williams, Christopher L. King, James W. Kazura, and Moses J. Bockarie

2006

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A Real-Time PCR-based Assay for Detection of Wuchereria bancrofti DNA in Blood and Mosquitoes, Ramakrishna U. Rao, Laura J. Atkinson, Reda M.R. Ramzy, Hanan H. Helmy, Hoda A. Farid, Moses J. Bockarie, Melinda Susapu, Sandra J. Laney, Steven A. Williams, and Gary J. Weil

2005

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Characterization of a Novel Filarial Serine Protease Inhibitor, Ov-SPI-1, from Onchocerca volvulus, with Potential Multifunctional Roles During Development of the Parasite, Louise Ford, David B. Guiliano, Yelena Oksov, Asim K. Debnath, Jing Liu, Steven A. Williams, Mark L. Blaxter, and Sara Lustigman

2004

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Filarial Genomics, Steven A. Williams

2000

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Application of a Polymerase Chain Reaction-ELISA to Detect Wuchereria bancrofti in Pools of Wild-Caught Anopheles punctualatus in a Filariasis Control Area in Papua New Guinea, Moses J. Bockarie, Peter U. Fischer, Steven A. Williams, Peter A. Zimmerman, Lysaght Griffin, Michael P. Alpers, and James W. Kazura

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Detection of DNA of Nocturnally Periodic Brugia malayi in Night and Day Blood Samples by a Polymerase Chain Reaction-ELISA-Based Method Using an Internal Control DNA, Peter U. Fischer, Tanianwati Supali, Heri Wibowo, Insa Bonow, and Steven A. Williams

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Identification of Potential Vaccine and Drug Target Candidates by Expressed Sequence Tag Analysis and Immunoscreening of Onchocerca volvulus Larval cDNA Libraries, Michelle Lizotte-Waniewski, Wilson Tawe, David B. Guiliano, Wenhong Lu, Jing Liu, Steven A. Williams, and Sara Lustigman

1998

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Detection of the Filarial Parasite Mansonella streptocerca in Skin Biopsies by a Nested Polymerase Chain Reaction-Based Assay, Peter U. Fischer, Dietrich W. Büttner, Jotham Bamuhiiga, and Steven A. Williams

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The Immunodominant Brugia Malayi Paramyosin as a Marker of Current Infection with Wuchereria bancrofti Adult Worms, Sandra Langy, Catherine Plichart, Patrick Luquiaud, Steven A. Williams, and Luc Nicolas

1996

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A PCR Assay for the Detection of Wuchereria bancrofti in Blood, Min Zhong, James McCarthy, Lou Ann Bierwert, Michelle Lizotte-Waniewski, Suzanne Chanteau, Thomas Nutman, Eric A. Ottesen, and Steven A. Williams

1994

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Molecular Phylogenetic Studies of the Genus Brugia, Hong Xie, O. Bain, and Steven A. Williams

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Molecular Phylogenetic Studies on Filarial Parasites Based on 5S Ribosomal Spacer Sequences, Hong Xie, O. Bain, and Steven A. Williams

1991

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A Proline-Rich Structural Protein of the Surface Sheath of Larval Brugia Filarial Nematode Parasites, Murray E. Selkirk, Maria Yazdanbakhsh, Danie Freedman, Mark L. Blaxter, Edith Cookson, Rosalind E. Jenkins, and Steven A. Williams

1989

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A Field Study Using the Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) to Screen for Brugia Microfilariae in Human and Animal Blood, Janet Glover, Steven A. Williams, Susanne Szabo, David Landry, Larry A. McReynolds, Taniawati Supali, and Felix Partono

1986

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loning and Comparison of Repeated DNA Sequences from the Human Filarial Parasite Brugia malayi and the Animal Parasite Brugia pahangi, Larry A. McReynolds, Susan M. Desimone, and Steven A. Williams

1984

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Cloning the Gene for the Malolactic Fermentation of Wine from Lactobacillus delbrueckii in Escherichia coli and Yeasts., Steven A. Williams, Robert A. Hodges, Terry L. Strike, Richard Snow, and Ralph E. Kunkee