Associate Professor Daniel Watterson

Principal Research Fellow

School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences
Faculty of Science

Affiliate Senior Research Fellow

Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology
d.watterson@uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 54646

Overview

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland

Publications

  • Valenzuela Nieto, Guillermo, Jara, Ronald, Watterson, Daniel, Modhiran, Naphak, Amarilla, Alberto A., Himelreichs, Johanna, Khromykh, Alexander A., Salinas-Rebolledo, Constanza, Pinto, Teresa, Cheuquemilla, Yorka, Margolles, Yago, López González del Rey, Natalia, Miranda-Chacon, Zaray, Cuevas, Alexei, Berking, Anne, Deride, Camila, González-Moraga, Sebastián, Mancilla, Héctor, Maturana, Daniel, Langer, Andreas, Toledo, Juan Pablo, Müller, Ananda, Uberti, Benjamín, Krall, Paola, Ehrenfeld, Pamela, Blesa, Javier, Chana-Cuevas, Pedro, Rehren, German, Schwefel, David ... Rojas-Fernandez, Alejandro (2021). Potent neutralization of clinical isolates of SARS-CoV-2 D614 and G614 variants by a monomeric, sub-nanomolar affinity nanobody. Scientific Reports, 11 (1) 3318, 3318. doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-82833-w

  • Selva, Kevin J., van de Sandt, Carolien E., Lemke, Melissa M., Lee, Christina Y., Shoffner, Suzanne K., Chua, Brendon Y., Davis, Samantha K., Nguyen, Thi H. O., Rowntree, Louise C., Hensen, Luca, Koutsakos, Marios, Wong, Chinn Yi, Mordant, Francesca, Jackson, David C., Flanagan, Katie L., Crowe, Jane, Tosif, Shidan, Neeland, Melanie R., Sutton, Philip, Licciardi, Paul V., Crawford, Nigel W., Cheng, Allen C., Doolan, Denise L., Amanat, Fatima, Krammer, Florian, Chappell, Keith, Modhiran, Naphak, Watterson, Daniel, Young, Paul ... Chung, Amy W. (2021). Systems serology detects functionally distinct coronavirus antibody features in children and elderly. Nature Communications, 12 (1) 2037, 2037. doi: 10.1038/s41467-021-22236-7

  • McMillan, Christopher L. D., Cheung, Stacey T. M., Modhiran, Naphak, Barnes, James, Amarilla, Alberto A., Bielefeldt-Ohmann, Helle, Lee, Leo Yi Yang, Guilfoyle, Kate, van Amerongen, Geert, Stittelaar, Koert, Jakon, Virginie, Lebas, Celia, Reading, Patrick, Short, Kirsty R., Young, Paul R., Watterson, Daniel and Chappell, Keith J. (2021). Development of molecular clamp stabilized hemagglutinin vaccines for Influenza A viruses. npj Vaccines, 6 (1) 135. doi: 10.1038/s41541-021-00395-4

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Book Chapter

  • Watterson, Daniel, Modhiran, Naphak, Muller, David A., Stacey, Katryn J. and Young, Paul R. (2018). Plugging the leak in Dengue shock. Dengue and Zika: Control and Antiviral Treatment Strategies. (pp. 89-106) Singapore, Singapore: Springer Nature. doi: 10.1007/978-981-10-8727-1_7

Journal Article

  • Valenzuela Nieto, Guillermo, Jara, Ronald, Watterson, Daniel, Modhiran, Naphak, Amarilla, Alberto A., Himelreichs, Johanna, Khromykh, Alexander A., Salinas-Rebolledo, Constanza, Pinto, Teresa, Cheuquemilla, Yorka, Margolles, Yago, López González del Rey, Natalia, Miranda-Chacon, Zaray, Cuevas, Alexei, Berking, Anne, Deride, Camila, González-Moraga, Sebastián, Mancilla, Héctor, Maturana, Daniel, Langer, Andreas, Toledo, Juan Pablo, Müller, Ananda, Uberti, Benjamín, Krall, Paola, Ehrenfeld, Pamela, Blesa, Javier, Chana-Cuevas, Pedro, Rehren, German, Schwefel, David ... Rojas-Fernandez, Alejandro (2021). Potent neutralization of clinical isolates of SARS-CoV-2 D614 and G614 variants by a monomeric, sub-nanomolar affinity nanobody. Scientific Reports, 11 (1) 3318, 3318. doi: 10.1038/s41598-021-82833-w

  • Selva, Kevin J., van de Sandt, Carolien E., Lemke, Melissa M., Lee, Christina Y., Shoffner, Suzanne K., Chua, Brendon Y., Davis, Samantha K., Nguyen, Thi H. O., Rowntree, Louise C., Hensen, Luca, Koutsakos, Marios, Wong, Chinn Yi, Mordant, Francesca, Jackson, David C., Flanagan, Katie L., Crowe, Jane, Tosif, Shidan, Neeland, Melanie R., Sutton, Philip, Licciardi, Paul V., Crawford, Nigel W., Cheng, Allen C., Doolan, Denise L., Amanat, Fatima, Krammer, Florian, Chappell, Keith, Modhiran, Naphak, Watterson, Daniel, Young, Paul ... Chung, Amy W. (2021). Systems serology detects functionally distinct coronavirus antibody features in children and elderly. Nature Communications, 12 (1) 2037, 2037. doi: 10.1038/s41467-021-22236-7

  • McMillan, Christopher L. D., Cheung, Stacey T. M., Modhiran, Naphak, Barnes, James, Amarilla, Alberto A., Bielefeldt-Ohmann, Helle, Lee, Leo Yi Yang, Guilfoyle, Kate, van Amerongen, Geert, Stittelaar, Koert, Jakon, Virginie, Lebas, Celia, Reading, Patrick, Short, Kirsty R., Young, Paul R., Watterson, Daniel and Chappell, Keith J. (2021). Development of molecular clamp stabilized hemagglutinin vaccines for Influenza A viruses. npj Vaccines, 6 (1) 135. doi: 10.1038/s41541-021-00395-4

  • McMillan, Christopher L. D., Choo, Jovin J. Y., Idris, Adi, Supramaniam, Aroon, Modhiran, Naphak, Amarilla, Alberto A., Isaacs, Ariel, Cheung, Stacey T. M., Liang, Benjamin, Bielefeldt-Ohmann, Helle, Azuar, Armira, Acharya, Dhruba, Kelly, Gabrielle, Fernando, Germain J. P., Landsberg, Michael J., Khromykh, Alexander A., Watterson, Daniel, Young, Paul R., McMillan, Nigel A. J. and Muller, David A. (2021). Complete protection by a single-dose skin patch–delivered SARS-CoV-2 spike vaccine. Science Advances, 7 (44) eabj8065, eabj8065. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.abj8065

  • Chappell, Keith J., Mordant, Francesca L., Li, Zheyi, Wijesundara, Danushka K., Ellenberg, Paula, Lackenby, Julia A., Cheung, Stacey T. M., Modhiran, Naphak, Avumegah, Michael S., Henderson, Christina L., Hoger, Kym, Griffin, Paul, Bennet, Jillian, Hensen, Luca, Zhang, Wuji, Nguyen, Thi H. O., Marrero-Hernandez, Sara, Selva, Kevin J., Chung, Amy W., Tran, Mai H., Tapley, Peter, Barnes, James, Reading, Patrick C., Nicholson, Suellen, Corby, Stavroula, Holgate, Thomas, Wines, Bruce D., Hogarth, P Mark, Kedzierska, Katherine ... Munro, Trent P. (2021). Safety and immunogenicity of an MF59-adjuvanted spike glycoprotein-clamp vaccine for SARS-CoV-2: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, phase 1 trial. The Lancet Infectious Diseases, 21 (10), 1383-1394. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(21)00200-0

  • Isaacs, Ariel, Cheung, Stacey T. M., Thakur, Nazia, Jaberolansar, Noushin, Young, Andrew, Modhiran, Naphak, Bailey, Dalan, Graham, Simon P., Young, Paul R., Chappell, Keith J. and Watterson, Daniel (2021). Combinatorial F-G Immunogens as Nipah and Respiratory Syncytial Virus Vaccine Candidates. Viruses, 13 (10) 1942. doi: 10.3390/v13101942

  • Takashima, Mari D., Grimwood, Keith, Sly, Peter D., Lambert, Stephen B., Chappell, Keith J., Watterson, Daniel, Young, Paul, Kusel, Merci, Holt, Barbara, Holt, Patrick and Ware, Robert S. (2021). Cord‐blood respiratory syncytial virus antibodies and respiratory health in first 5‐years of life. Pediatric Pulmonology. doi: 10.1002/ppul.25688

  • Scott, Connor A. P., Amarilla, Alberto A., Bibby, Summa, Newton, Natalee D., Hall, Roy A., Hobson-Peters, Jody, Muller, David A., Chappell, Keith J., Young, Paul R., Modhiran, Naphak and Watterson, Daniel (2021). Implications of dengue virus maturation on vaccine induced humoral immunity in mice. Viruses, 13 (9) 1843, 1843. doi: 10.3390/v13091843

  • Smits, Nathan, Rasmussen, Jay, Bodea, Gabriela O., Amarilla, Alberto A., Gerdes, Patricia, Sanchez-Luque, Francisco J., Ajjikuttira, Prabha, Modhiran, Naphak, Liang, Benjamin, Faivre, Jamila, Deveson, Ira W., Khromykh, Alexander A., Watterson, Daniel, Ewing, Adam D. and Faulkner, Geoffrey J. (2021). No evidence of human genome integration of SARS-CoV-2 found by long-read DNA sequencing. Cell Reports, 36 (7) 109530, 109530. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2021.109530

  • Wu, Yuhan, Peng, Zhuobing, Yan, Yongxue, Hu, Jintao, Wang, Yalong, Wang, Xiaoyu, Peng, Ruchao, Watterson, Daniel and Shi, Yi (2021). Current knowledge of COVID-19: advances, challenges and future perspectives. Biosafety and Health, 3 (4), 202-209. doi: 10.1016/j.bsheal.2021.06.001

  • Rawle, Daniel J., Le, Thuy T., Dumenil, Troy, Yan, Kexin, Tang, Bing, Nguyen, Wilson, Watterson, Daniel, Modhiran, Naphak, Hobson-Peters, Jody, Bishop, Cameron and Suhrbier, Andreas (2021). ACE2-lentiviral transduction enables mouse SARS-CoV-2 infection and mapping of receptor interactions. PLoS Pathogens, 17 (7) e1009723, 1-37. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1009723

  • Amarilla, Alberto A., Sng, Julian D. J., Parry, Rhys, Deerain, Joshua M., Potter, James R., Setoh, Yin Xiang, Rawle, Daniel J., Le, Thuy T., Modhiran, Naphak, Wang, Xiaohui, Peng, Nias Y. G., Torres, Francisco J., Pyke, Alyssa, Harrison, Jessica J., Freney, Morgan E., Liang, Benjamin, McMillan, Christopher L. D., Cheung, Stacey T. M., Guevara, Darwin J Da Costa, Hardy, Joshua M., Bettington, Mark, Muller, David A., Coulibaly, Fasséli, Moore, Frederick, Hall, Roy A., Young, Paul R., Mackenzie, Jason M., Hobson-Peters, Jody, Suhrbier, Andreas ... Khromykh, Alexander A. (2021). A versatile reverse genetics platform for SARS-CoV-2 and other positive-strand RNA viruses. Nature Communications, 12 (1) 3431, 3431. doi: 10.1038/s41467-021-23779-5

  • Hardy, Joshua M., Newton, Natalee D., Modhiran, Naphak, Scott, Connor A. P., Venugopal, Hariprasad, Vet, Laura J., Young, Paul R., Hall, Roy A., Hobson-Peters, Jody, Coulibaly, Fasséli and Watterson, Daniel (2021). A unified route for flavivirus structures uncovers essential pocket factors conserved across pathogenic viruses. Nature Communications, 12 (1) 3266, 3266. doi: 10.1038/s41467-021-22773-1

  • Choo, Jovin J. Y., Vet, Laura J., McMillan, Christopher L. D., Harrison, Jessica J., Scott, Connor A. P., Depelsenaire, Alexandra C. I., Fernando, Germain J. P., Watterson, Daniel, Hall, Roy A., Young, Paul R., Hobson-Peters, Jody and Muller, David A. (2021). A chimeric dengue virus vaccine candidate delivered by high density microarray patches protects against infection in mice. npj Vaccines, 6 (1) 66, 66. doi: 10.1038/s41541-021-00328-1

  • Albert, Simon, Amarilla, Alberto A., Trollope, Ben, Sng, Julian D.J., Setoh, Yin Xiang, Deering, Nathaniel, Modhiran, Naphak, Weng, Sung-Hsia, Melo, Maria C., Hutley, Nicholas, Nandy, Avik, Furlong, Michael J., Young, Paul R., Watterson, Daniel, Grinham, Alistair R. and Khromykh, Alexander A. (2021). Assessing the potential of unmanned aerial vehicle spraying of aqueous ozone as an outdoor disinfectant for SARS-CoV-2. Environmental Research, 196 110944, 110944. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2021.110944

  • Newton, Natalee D., Hardy, Joshua M., Modhiran, Naphak, Hugo, Leon E., Amarilla, Alberto A., Bibby, Summa, Venugopal, Hariprasad, Harrison, Jessica J., Traves, Renee J., Hall, Roy A., Hobson-Peters, Jody, Coulibaly, Fasséli and Watterson, Daniel (2021). The structure of an infectious immature flavivirus redefines viral architecture and maturation. Science Advances, 7 (20) eabe4507, 1-12. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.abe4507

  • Watterson, Daniel, Wijesundara, Danushka K., Modhiran, Naphak, Mordant, Francesca L., Li, Zheyi, Avumegah, Michael S., McMillan, Christopher L. D., Lackenby, Julia, Guilfoyle, Kate, van Amerongen, Geert, Stittelaar, Koert, Cheung, Stacey T. M., Bibby, Summa, Daleris, Mallory, Hoger, Kym, Gillard, Marianne, Radunz, Eve, Jones, Martina L., Hughes, Karen, Hughes, Ben, Goh, Justin, Edwards, David, Scoble, Judith, Pearce, Lesley, Kowalczyk, Lukasz, Phan, Tram, La, Mylinh, Lu, Louis, Pham, Tam ... Chappell, Keith J. (2021). Preclinical development of a molecular clamp-stabilised subunit vaccine for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2. Clinical & Translational Immunology, 10 (4) e1269, e1269. doi: 10.1002/cti2.1269

  • Cockerill, G. Stuart, Angell, Richard M., Bedernjak, Alexandre, Chuckowree, Irina, Fraser, Ian, Gascon-Simorte, Jose, Gilman, Morgan S. A., Good, James A. D., Harland, Rachel, Johnson, Sara M., Ludes-Meyers, John H., Littler, Edward, Lumley, James, Lunn, Graham, Mathews, Neil, McLellan, Jason S., Paradowski, Michael, Peeples, Mark E., Scott, Claire, Tait, Dereck, Taylor, Geraldine, Thom, Michelle, Thomas, Elaine, Villalonga Barber, Carol, Ward, Simon E., Watterson, Daniel, Williams, Gareth, Young, Paul and Powell, Kenneth (2021). Discovery of sisunatovir (RV521), an inhibitor of respiratory syncytial virus fusion. Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, 64 (7) acs.jmedchem.0c01882, 3658-3676. doi: 10.1021/acs.jmedchem.0c01882

  • Takashima, Mari D., Grimwood, Keith, Sly, Peter D., Lambert, Stephen B., Chappell, Keith J., Watterson, Daniel and Ware, Robert S. (2021). Epidemiology of respiratory syncytial virus in a community birth cohort of infants in the first 2 years of life. European Journal of Pediatrics, 180 (7), 2125-2135. doi: 10.1007/s00431-021-03998-0

  • Amarilla, Alberto A., Modhiran, Naphak, Setoh, Yin Xiang, Peng, Nias Y. G., Sng, Julian D. J., Liang, Benjamin, McMillan, Christopher L. D., Freney, Morgan E, Cheung, Stacey T. M., Chappell, Keith J., Khromykh, Alexander A., Young, Paul R. and Watterson, Daniel (2021). An optimized high-throughput immuno-plaque assay for SARS-CoV-2. Frontiers in Microbiology, 12 625136, 625136. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2021.625136

  • Isaacs, Ariel, Li, Zheyi, Cheung, Stacey T. M., Wijesundara, Danushka K., McMillan, Christopher L. D., Modhiran, Naphak, Young, Paul R., Ranasinghe, Charani, Watterson, Daniel and Chappell, Keith J. (2021). Adjuvant selection for influenza and RSV prefusion subunit vaccines. Vaccines, 9 (2) 71, 1-14. doi: 10.3390/vaccines9020071

  • Modhiran, Naphak, Song, Hao, Liu, Lidong, Bletchly, Cheryl, Brillault, Lou, Amarilla, Alberto A., Xu, Xiaoying, Qi, Jianxun, Chai, Yan, Cheung, Stacey T. M., Traves, Renee, Setoh, Yin Xiang, Bibby, Summa, Scott, Connor A. P., Freney, Morgan E., Newton, Natalee D., Khromykh, Alexander A., Chappell, Keith J., Muller, David A., Stacey, Katryn J., Landsberg, Michael J., Shi, Yi, Gao, George F., Young, Paul R. and Watterson, Daniel (2021). A broadly protective antibody that targets the flavivirus NS1 protein. Science, 371 (6525), 190-194. doi: 10.1126/science.abb9425

  • McMillan, Christopher L. D., Young, Paul R., Watterson, Daniel and Chappell, Keith J. (2021). The next generation of influenza vaccines: towards a universal solution. Vaccines, 9 (1) 26, 1-20. doi: 10.3390/vaccines9010026

  • Wijesundara, Danushka K., Avumegah, Michael S., Lackenby, Julia, Modhiran, Naphak, Isaacs, Ariel, Young, Paul R., Watterson, Daniel and Chappell, Keith J. (2020). Rapid response subunit vaccine design in the absence of structural information. Frontiers in Immunology, 11 592370, 592370. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2020.592370

  • Thakur, Nazia, Conceicao, Carina, Isaacs, Ariel, Human, Stacey, Modhiran, Naphak, McLean, Rebecca K., Pedrera, Miriam, Tan, Tiong Kit, Rijal, Pramila, Townsend, Alain, Taylor, Geraldine, Young, Paul R., Watterson, Daniel, Chappell, Keith J., Graham, Simon P. and Bailey, Dalan (2020). Micro-fusion inhibition tests: quantifying antibody neutralization of virus-mediated cell–cell fusion. Journal of General Virology, 102 (1) 001506. doi: 10.1099/jgv.0.001506

  • Newton, Natalee D., Colmant, Agathe M. G., O’Brien, Caitlin A., Ledger, Emma, Paramitha, Devina, Bielefeldt-Ohmann, Helle, Watterson, Daniel, McLean, Breeanna J., Hall-Mendelin, Sonja, Warrilow, David, van den Hurk, Andrew F., Liu, Wenjun, Hoare, Christina, Kizu, Joanne R., Gauci, Penelope J., Haniotis, John, Doggett, Stephen L., Shaban, Babak, Johansen, Cheryl A., Hall, Roy A. and Hobson-Peters, Jody (2020). Genetic, morphological and antigenic relationships between mesonivirus isolates from Australian mosquitoes and evidence for their horizontal transmission. Viruses, 12 (10) 1159, 1159. doi: 10.3390/v12101159

  • O’Brien, Caitlin A., Pegg, Cassandra L., Nouwens, Amanda S., Bielefeldt-Ohmann, Helle, Huang, Bixing, Warrilow, David, Harrison, Jessica J., Haniotis, John, Schulz, Benjamin L., Paramitha, Devina, Colmant, Agathe M. G., Newton, Natalee D., Doggett, Stephen L., Watterson, Daniel, Hobson-Peters, Jody and Hall, Roy A. (2020). A unique relative of Rotifer birnavirus Isolated from Australian mosquitoes. Viruses, 12 (9) 1056, 1056. doi: 10.3390/v12091056

  • Pedrera, Miriam, Macchi, Francesca, McLean, Rebecca K., Franceschi, Valentina, Thakur, Nazia, Russo, Luca, Medfai, Lobna, Todd, Shawn, Tchilian, Elma Z., Audonnet, Jean-Christophe, Chappell, Keith, Isaacs, Ariel, Watterson, Daniel, Young, Paul R., Marsh, Glenn A., Bailey, Dalan, Graham, Simon P. and Donofrio, Gaetano (2020). Bovine herpesvirus-4-vectored delivery of nipah virus glycoproteins enhances T cell immunogenicity in pigs. Vaccines, 8 (1) 115, 115. doi: 10.3390/vaccines8010115

  • Sanjaya, K.C., Ranzoni, Andrea, Hung, Jacky, Blaskovich, Mark A.T., Watterson, Daniel, Young, Paul R. and Cooper, Matthew A. (2020). Flow-cytometry detection of fluorescent magnetic nanoparticle clusters increases sensitivity of dengue immunoassay. Analytica Chimica Acta, 1107, 85-91. doi: 10.1016/j.aca.2020.02.007

  • Colmant, Agathe M. G., O'Brien, Caitlin A., Newton, Natalee D., Watterson, Daniel, Hardy, Joshua, Coulibaly, Fasséli, Bielefeldt-Ohmann, Helle, Warrilow, David, Huang, Bixing, Paramitha, Devina, Harrison, Jessica J., Hall, Roy A. and Hobson-Peters, Jody (2020). Novel monoclonal antibodies against Australian strains of negeviruses and insights into virus structure, replication and host -restriction. Journal of General Virology, 101 (4), 440-452. doi: 10.1099/jgv.0.001388

  • Hobson-Peters, Jody, Harrison, Jessica J., Watterson, Daniel, Hazlewood, Jessamine E., Vet, Laura J., Newton, Natalee D., Warrilow, David, Colmant, Agathe M. G., Taylor, Carmel, Huang, Bixing, Piyasena, Thisun B. H., Chow, Weng Kong, Setoh, Yin Xiang, Tang, Bing, Nakayama, Eri, Yan, Kexin, Amarilla, Alberto A., Wheatley, Sarah, Moore, Peter R., Finger, Mitchell, Kurucz, Nina, Modhiran, Naphak, Young, Paul R., Khromykh, Alexander A., Bielefeldt-Ohmann, Helle, Suhrbier, Andreas and Hall, Roy A. (2019). A recombinant platform for flavivirus vaccines and diagnostics using chimeras of a new insect-specific virus. Science Translational Medicine, 11 (522) eaax7888, eaax7888. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aax7888

  • Muller, David A., Depelsenaire, Alexandra C. I., Shannon, Ashleigh E., Watterson, Daniel, Corrie, Simon R., Owens, Nick S., Agyei-Yeboah, Christiana, Cheung, Stacey T. M., Zhang, Jin, Fernando, Germain J. P., Kendall, Mark A. F. and Young, Paul R. (2019). Efficient delivery of dengue virus subunit vaccines to the skin by microprojection arrays. Vaccines, 7 (4) 189, 189. doi: 10.3390/vaccines7040189

  • Tan, Yuen P., Xue, Yongbo, Savchenko, Andrei I., Houston, Sevan D., Modhiran, Naphak, McMillan, Christopher L. D., Boyle, Glen M., Bernhardt, Paul V., Young, Paul R., Watterson, Daniel and Williams, Craig M. (2019). Basimarols A, B, and C, Highly Oxygenated Pimarane Diterpenoids from Basilicum polystachyon. Journal of Natural Products, 82 (10) acs.jnatprod.9b00522, 2828-2834. doi: 10.1021/acs.jnatprod.9b00522

  • Modhiran, Naphak, Gandhi, Neha S., Wimmer, Norbert, Cheung, Stacey, Stacey, Katryn, Young, Paul R., Ferro, Vito and Watterson, Daniel (2019). Dual targeting of dengue virus virions and NS1 protein with the heparan sulfate mimic PG545. Antiviral Research, 168, 121-127. doi: 10.1016/j.antiviral.2019.05.004

  • Setoh, Yin Xiang, Amarilla, Alberto A., Peng, Nias Y. G., Griffiths, Rebecca E., Carrera, Julio, Freney, Morgan E., Nakayama, Eri, Ogawa, Shinya, Watterson, Daniel, Modhiran, Naphak, Nanyonga, Faith Elizabeth, Torres, Francisco J., Slonchak, Andrii, Periasamy, Parthiban, Prow, Natalie A., Tang, Bing, Harrison, Jessica, Hobson-Peters, Jody, Cuddihy, Thom, Cooper-White, Justin, Hall, Roy A., Young, Paul R., Mackenzie, Jason M., Wolvetang, Ernst, Bloom, Jesse D., Suhrbier, Andreas and Khromykh, Alexander A. (2019). Determinants of Zika virus host tropism uncovered by deep mutational scanning. Nature Microbiology, 4 (5), 876-887. doi: 10.1038/s41564-019-0399-4

  • Tan, Yuen P., Houston, Sevan D., Modhiran, Naphak, Savchenko, Andrei I., Boyle, Glen M., Young, Paul R., Watterson, Daniel and Williams, Craig M. (2019). Stachyonic acid: a dengue virus inhibitor from Basilicum polystachyon. Chemistry – A European Journal, 25 (22) chem.201900591, 5664-5667. doi: 10.1002/chem.201900591

  • Asad, Sultan, Hussain, Mazhar, Hugo, Leon, Osei-Amo, Solomon, Zhang, Guangmei, Watterson, Daniel and Asgari, Sassan (2018). Suppression of the pelo protein by Wolbachia and its effect on dengue virus in Aedes aegypti. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 12 (4) e0006405, e0006405. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0006405

  • Prow, Natalie A., Mah, Marcus G., Deerain, Joshua M., Warrilow, David, Colmant, Agathe M. G., O'Brien, Caitlin A., Harrison, Jessica J., McLean, Breeanna J., Hewlett, Elise K., Piyasena, Thisun B. H., Hall-Mendelin, Sonja, van den Hurk, Andrew F., Watterson, Daniel, Huang, Bixing, Schulz, Benjamin L., Webb, Cameron E., Johansen, Cheryl A., Chow, Weng K., Hobson-Peters, Jody, Cazier, Chris, Coffey, Lark L., Faddy, Helen M., Suhrbier, Andreas, Bielefeldt-Ohmann, Helle and Hall, Roy A. (2018). New genotypes of Liao ning virus (LNV) in Australia exhibit an insect-specific phenotype. The Journal of General Virology, 99 (4), 596-609. doi: 10.1099/jgv.0.001038

  • Chan, Kok Fei, Carolan, Louise A., Druce, Julian, Chappell, Keith, Watterson, Daniel, Young, Paul, Korenkov, Daniil, Subbarao, Kanta, Barr, Ian G., Laurie, Karen L. and Reading, Patrick C. (2018). Pathogenesis, humoral immune responses and transmission between co-housed animals in a ferret model of human RSV infection. Journal of Virology, 92 (4) e01322-17, 1-17. doi: 10.1128/JVI.01322-17

  • Bermingham, Imogen M., Chappell, Keith J., Watterson, Daniel and Young, Paul R. (2018). The heptad repeat C domain of the respiratory syncytial virus fusion protein plays a key role in membrane fusion. Journal of Virology, 92 (4) e01323-17, 1-14. doi: 10.1128/JVI.01323-17

  • Li, Jie, Watterson, Daniel, Chang, Chiung-Wen, Che, Xiao-Yan, Li, Xiao-Quan, Ericsson, Daniel J., Qiu, Li-Wen, Cai, Jian-Piao, Chen, Jing, Fry, Scott R., Cheung, Stacey T. M., Cooper, Matthew A., Young, Paul R. and Kobe, Bostjan (2018). Structural and functional characterization of a cross-reactive dengue virus neutralizing antibody that recognizes a cryptic epitope. Structure, 26 (1), 51-59. doi: 10.1016/j.str.2017.11.017

  • Jaberolansar, Noushin, Chappell, Keith J., Watterson, Daniel, Bermingham, Imogen M., Toth, Istvan, Young, Paul R. and Skwarczynski, Mariusz (2017). Induction of high titred, non-neutralising antibodies by self-adjuvanting peptide epitopes derived from the respiratory syncytial virus fusion protein. Scientific Reports, 7 (1) 11130, 11130. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-10415-w

  • Fryk, Jesse J., Marks, Denese C., Hobson-Peters, Jody, Watterson, Daniel, Hall, Roy A., Young, Paul R., Reichenberg, Stefan, Tolksdorf, Frank, Sumian, Chryslain, Gravemann, Ute, Seltsam, Axel and Faddy, Helen M. (2017). Reduction of Zika virus infectivity in platelet concentrates after treatment with ultraviolet C light and in plasma after treatment with methylene blue and visible light. Transfusion, 57 (11), 2677-2682. doi: 10.1111/trf.14256

  • Colmant, Agathe M. G., Hobson-Peters, Jody, Bielefeldt-Ohmann, Helle, van den Hurk, Andrew F., Hall-Mendelin, Sonja, Chow, Weng Kong, Johansen, Cheryl A., Fros, Jelke, Simmonds, Peter, Watterson, Daniel, Cazier, Chris, Etebari, Kayvan, Asgari, Sassan, Schulz, Benjamin L., Beebe, Nigel, Vet, Laura J., Piyasena, Thisun B. H., Nguyen, Hong-Duyen, Barnard, Ross T. and Hall, Roy A. (2017). A new clade of insect-specific flaviviruses from Australian Anopheles mosquitoes displays species-specific host-restriction. mSphere, 2 (4) e00262-17, e00262-17.1-e00262-17.19. doi: 10.1128/mSphere.00262-17

  • Lebani, Kebaneilwe, Jones, Martina L., Watterson, Daniel, Ranzoni, Andrea, Traves, Renee J., Young, Paul R. and Mahler, Stephen M. (2017). Isolation of serotype-specific antibodies against dengue virus non-structural protein 1 using phage display and application in a multiplexed serotyping assay. PLoS One, 12 (7) e0180669, e0180669. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0180669

  • Jones, Martina L., Legge, Fiona S., Lebani, Kebaneilwe, Mahler, Stephen M., Young, Paul R., Watterson, Daniel, Treutlein, Herbert R. and Zeng, Jun (2017). Computational identification of antibody epitopes on the dengue virus NS1 protein. Molecules, 22 (4) 607, 607. doi: 10.3390/molecules22040607

  • O'Brien, Caitlin A., McLean, Breeanna J., Colmant, Agathe M. G., Harrison, Jessica J., Hall-Mendelin, Sonja, van den Hurk, Andrew F., Johansen, Cheryl A., Watterson, Daniel, Bielefeldt-Ohmann, Helle, Newton, Natalee D., Schulz, Benjamin L., Hall, Roy A. and Hobson-Peters, Jody (2017). Discovery and characterisation of castlerea virus, a new species of Negevirus isolated in Australia. Evolutionary Bioinformatics, 13, 1176934317691269. doi: 10.1177/1176934317691269

  • Modhiran, Naphak, Watterson, Daniel, Blumenthal, Antje, Baxter, Alan G., Young, Paul R. and Stacey, Katryn J. (2017). Dengue virus NS1 protein activates immune cells via TLR4 but not TLR2 or TLR6. Immunology and Cell Biology, 95 (5), 491-495. doi: 10.1038/icb.2017.5

  • Pyankov, Oleg V., Setoh, Yin Xiang, Bodnev, Sergey A., Edmonds, Judith H., Pyankova, Olga G., Pyankov, Stepan A., Pali, Gabor, Belford, Shane, Lu, Louis, La, Mylinh, Lovrecz, George, Volchkova, Valentina A., Chappell, Keith J., Watterson, Daniel, Marsh, Glenn, Young, Paul R., Agafonov, Alexander A., Farmer, Jillann F., Volchkov, Victor E., Suhrbier, Andreas and Khromykh, Alexander A. (2017). Successful post-exposure prophylaxis of Ebola infected non-human primates using Ebola glycoprotein-specific equine IgG. Scientific Reports, 7 (1) 41537, 41537. doi: 10.1038/srep41537

  • Chappell, Keith J. and Watterson, Daniel (2017). Fighting Ebola: a window for vaccine re-evaluation?. PLoS Pathogens, 13 (1) e1006037, e1006037. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1006037

  • Shannon, A. E., Pedroso, M. M., Chappell, K. J., Watterson, D., Liebscher, S., Kok, W. M., Fairlie, D. P., Schenk, G. and Young, P. R. (2016). Product release is rate-limiting for catalytic processing by the Dengue virus protease. Scientific Reports, 6 (1) 37539, 37539. doi: 10.1038/srep37539

  • Chappell, K. J., Brealey, J. C., Amarilla, A. A., Watterson, D., Hulse, L., Palmieri, C., Johnston, S. D., Holmes, E. C., Meers, J. and Young, P. (2016). Phylogenetic diversity of koala retrovirus within a wild koala population. Journal of Virology, 91 (3) e01820-16, 363-374. doi: 10.1128/JVI.01820-16

  • Young, Paul, Chappell, Keith and Watterson, Dan (2016). Viral pathogen vaccines. Australasian Biotechnology, 26 (3), 35.

  • Fryk, Jesse J., Marks, Denese C., Hobson-Peters, Jody, Prow, Natalie A., Watterson, Daniel, Hall, Roy A., Young, Paul R., Reichenberg, Stefan, Sumian, Chryslain and Faddy, Helen M. (2016). Dengue and chikungunya viruses in plasma are effectively inactivated after treatment with methylene blue and visible light. Transfusion, 56 (9), 2278-2285. doi: 10.1111/trf.13729

  • Faddy, H. M., Fryk, J. J., Watterson, D., Young, P. R., Modhiran, N., Muller, D. A., Keil, S. D., Goodrich, R. P. and Marks, D. C. (2016). Riboflavin and ultraviolet light: impact on dengue virus infectivity. Vox Sanguinis, 111 (3), 235-241. doi: 10.1111/vox.12414

  • Faddy, Helen M., Fryk, Jesse J., Prow, Natalie A., Watterson, Daniel, Young, Paul R., Hall, Roy A., Tolksdorf, Frank, Sumian, Chryslain, Gravemann, Ute, Seltsam, Axel and Marks, Denese C. (2016). Inactivation of dengue, chikungunya, and Ross River viruses in platelet concentrates after treatment with ultraviolet C light. Transfusion, 56 (6pt2), 1548-1555. doi: 10.1111/trf.13519

  • Watterson, Daniel, Modhiran, Naphak and Young, Paul R. (2016). The many faces of the flavivirus NS1 protein offer a multitude of options for inhibitor design. Antiviral Research, 130, 7-18. doi: 10.1016/j.antiviral.2016.02.014

  • Harrison, Jessica J., Warrilow, David, McLean, Breeanna J., Watterson, Daniel, O'Brien, Caitlin A., Colmant, Agathe M.G., Johansen, Cheryl A., Barnard, Ross T., Hall-Mendelin, Sonja, Davis, Steven S., Hall, Roy A. and Hobson-Peters, Jody (2016). A new Orbivirus isolated from mosquitoes in north-western Australia shows antigenic and genetic similarity to Corriparta virus but does not replicate in vertebrate cells. Viruses, 8 (5) 141, e141.1-e141.15. doi: 10.3390/v8050141

  • Huang, Bixing, Firth, Cadhla, Watterson, Daniel, Allcock, Richard, Colmant, Agathe M. G., Hobson-Peters, Jody, Kirkland, Peter, Hewitson, Glen, McMahon, Jamie, Hall-Mendelin, Sonja, van den Hurk, Andrew F. and Warrilow, David (2016). Genetic characterization of archived bunyaviruses and their potential for emergence in Australia. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 22 (5), 833-840. doi: 10.3201/eid2205.151566

  • Watterson, Daniel, Robinson, Jodie, Chappell, Keith J., Butler, Mark S., Edwards, David J., Fry, Scott R., Bermingham, Imogen M., Cooper, Matthew A. and Young, Paul R. (2016). A generic screening platform for inhibitors of virus induced cell fusion using cellular electrical impedance. Scientific Reports, 6 (22791) 22791, 1-9. doi: 10.1038/srep22791

  • Hobson-Peters, Jody, Warrilow, David, McLean, Breeanna J., Watterson, Daniel, Colmant, Agathe M.G., van den Hurk, Andrew F., Hall-Mendelin, Sonja, Hastie, Marcus L., Gorman, Jeffrey J., Harrison, Jessica J., Prow, Natalie A., Barnard, Ross T., Allcock, Richard, Johansen, Cheryl A. and Hall, Roy A. (2016). Discovery and characterisation of a new insect-specific bunyavirus from Culex mosquitoes captured in northern Australia. Virology, 489, 269-281. doi: 10.1016/j.virol.2015.11.003

  • Stacey, Katryn J., Watterson, Daniel, Modhiran, Naphak and Young, Paul R. (2015). Response to comment on "Dengue virus NS1 protein activates cells via Toll-like receptor 4 and disrupts endothelial cell monolayer integrity" and "Dengue virus NS1 triggers endothelial permeability and vascular leak that is prevented by NS1 vaccination". Science Translational Medicine, 7 (318) 318lr4, 318lr4-318lr4. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aad8657

  • Antunes, Paula, Watterson, Daniel, Parmvi, Mattias, Burger, Robert, Boisen, Anja, Young, Paul, Cooper, Matthew A., Hansen, Mikkel F., Ranzoni, Andrea and Donolato, Marco (2015). Quantification of NS1 dengue biomarker in serum via optomagnetic nanocluster detection.. Scientific Reports, 5 (16145) 16145, 1-10. doi: 10.1038/srep16145

  • McLean, Breeanna J., Hobson-Peters, Jody, Webb, Cameron E., Watterson, Daniel, Prow, Natalie A., Nguyen, Hong Duyen, Hall-Mendelin, Sonja, Warrilow, David, Johansen, Cheryl A., Jansen, Cassie C., van den Hurk, Andrew F., Beebe, Nigel W., Schnettler, Esther, Barnard, Ross T. and Hall, Roy A. (2015). A novel insect-specific flavivirus replicates only in Aedes-derived cells and persists at high prevalence in wild Aedes vigilax populations in Sydney, Australia. Virology, 486, 272-283. doi: 10.1016/j.virol.2015.07.021

  • Modhiran, Naphak, Watterson, Daniel, Muller, David A., Panetta, Adele K., Sester, David P., Liu, Lidong, Hume, David A., Stacey, Katryn J. and Young, Paul R. (2015). Dengue virus NS1 protein activates cells via Toll-like receptor 4 and disrupts endothelial cell monolayer integrity. Science Translational Medicine, 7 (304) 304ra142, 1-10. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aaa3863

  • O'Brien, Caitlin A., Hobson-Peters, Jody, Yam, Alice Wei Yee, Colmant, Agathe M. G., McLean, Breeanna J., Prow, Natalie A., Watterson, Daniel, Hall-Mendelin, Sonja, Warrilow, David, Ng, Mah-Lee, Khromykh, Alexander A. and Hall, Roy A. (2015). Viral RNA intermediates as targets for detection and discovery of novel and emerging mosquito-borne viruses. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 9 (3) e0003629, 1-27. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0003629

  • Tan, Terence L. S., Paul-Pont, Ika, Evans, Olivia M., Watterson, Daniel, Young, Paul, Whittington, Richard, Fougerouse, Angelique, Bichet, Hervé, Barnes, Andrew C. and Dang, Cécile (2015). Resistance of Black-lip learl oyster, Pinctada margaritifera, to infection by Ostreid herpes virus 1(mu)var under experimental challenge may be mediated by humoral antiviral activity. Fish and Shellfish Immunology, 44 (1), 232-240. doi: 10.1016/j.fsi.2015.02.026

  • Sanjaya, K. C., Ranzoni, Andrea, Watterson, Daniel, Young, Paul and Cooper, Matthew A. (2014). Evaluation of direct versus multi-layer passivation and capture chemistries for nanoparticle-based biosensor applications. Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 67, 769-774. doi: 10.1016/j.bios.2014.09.048

  • Warrilow, David, Watterson, Daniel, Hall, Roy A., Davis, Steven S., Weir, Richard, Kurucz, Nina, Whelan, Peter, Allcock, Richard, Hall-Mendelin, Sonja, O'Brien, Caitlin A. and Hobson-Peters, Jody (2014). A new species of mesonivirus from the Northern Territory, Australia. PLoS ONE, 9 (3) e91103, e91103.1-e91103.9. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0091103

  • Watterson, Daniel, Kobe, Bostjan and Young, Paul R. (2012). Residues in domain III of the dengue virus envelope glycoprotein involved in cell-surface glycosaminoglycan binding. Journal of General Virology, 93 (1), 72-82. doi: 10.1099/vir.0.037317-0

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