Jared D. Evans, PhD

Department Affiliations
Associate Professor

Virology and Infectious Disease

Education and Training
BS, Biology, The College of New Jersey, Trenton, New Jersey, 1997
PhD, Molecular Microbiology, Department of Molecular Microbiology and Genetics, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, 2002
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Infectious Disease, Salk Institute for Biological Diseases, La Jolla, California, 2004
Postdoctoral Fellow, Viral Pathogenesis, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2008 

National Activities
Full Member, American Society for Microbiology
Member, American Association for the Advancement of Science
Member, World Society for Virology

Title: Efficient Deep Sequencing and Rapid Genomic Speciation of RNA Viruses (vRNAseq). Patent number: US 9,909,176 B2. 2018.
Title: Synthetic antiserum for rapid-turnaround therapies. Patent number: US 9,920,128 B2. 2018. 

Notable Publications
Raabe V, Mehta AK, Evans JD; Science Working Group of the National Emerging Special Pathogens Training and Education Center (NETEC) Special Pathogens Research Network (SPRN). Lassa Virus Infection: a Summary for Clinicians. Int J Infect Dis. 2022 Apr 6;119:187-200. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2022.04.004. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35395384.

Loevinsohn G, Hardick J, Mehoke T, Sinywimaanzi P, Hamahuwa M, Fenstermacher KZJ, Shaw-Saliba K, Thielen P,Evans J, Bowden K, Zudock K, Sauer LM, Monze M, Gaydos CA, Rothman RE, Pekosz A, Thuma PE, Sutcliffe CG. Nosocomial Respiratory Infections in a Rural Zambian Hospital. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2021 Jul 19:tpmd201470. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.20-1470. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34280144.

Thielen PM, Wohl S, Mehoke T, Ramakrishnan S, Kirsche M, Falade-NwuliaO, Trovão NS, Ernlund A, Howser C, Sadowski N, Morris CP, Hopkins M, Schwartz M, Fan Y, Gniazdowski V, Lessler J, Sauer L, Schatz MC,Evans JD, Ray SC, Timp W, Mostafa HH. Genomic diversity of SARS-CoV-2 during early introduction into the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area. JCI Insight. 2021 Mar 22;6(6):e144350. doi: 10.1172/jci.insight.144350. PMID: 33749660; PMCID: PMC8026189.

Blumenkrantz DR, Mehoke T, Shaw-Saliba K, Powell H, Wohlgemuth N, Liu H, Macias E,Evans J, Lewis M, Medina R, Hardick J, Sauer LM, Dugas A, DuVal A, Lane AP, Gaydos C, Rothman R, Thielen P, Pekosz A. Identification of H3N2 NA and PB1-F2 genetic variants and their association with disease symptoms during the 2014-15 influenza season. Virus Evol. 2021 Jun 4;7(1):veab047. doi: 10.1093/ve/veab047. PMID: 34131512; PMCID: PMC8197029

Hsuan Liu, Yu-Nong Gong, Kathryn Shaw-Saliba, Thomas Mehoke,Jared Evans, Zhen-Ying Liu, Mitra Lewis, Lauren Sauer, Peter Thielen, Richard Rothman, Kuan-Fu Chen, Andrew Pekosz, Differential disease severity and whole-genome sequence analysis for human influenza A/H1N1pdm virus in 2015–2016 influenza season,Virus Evolution, Volume 7, Issue 1, January 2021, veab044, https://doi.org/10.1093/ve/veab044

Ashley L. Fink, Hsuan Liu, Kathryn Shaw-Saliba, Thomas Mehoke, Jared Evans, Zhen-Ying Liu, Mitra Lewis, Lauren Sauer, Peter Thielen, Kuan-Fu Chen, Richard Rothman, Sabra L. Klein, Andrew Pekosz. Regional differences in vaccine uptake and serological responses to vaccine and circulating strains of H1N1 viruses among patients withconfirmed influenza, Journal of Clinical Virology Plus, Volume 1, Issue 3, 2021, 100034, ISSN 2667-0380, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcvp.2021.100034.

Liu H, Y-N. Gong, K. Shaw-Saliba, T. Mehoke, J.D.Evans, Z-Y. Liu, M. Lewis, L. Sauer, P. Thielen, R. Rothman, K-F. Chen, A. Pekosz. Human Influenza A Virus H1N1pdm Full-Length Genome Sequencing in USA and Taiwan in 2015-16 Flu Season and Disease Correlation. bioRxiv2020.02.20.957068; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.02.20.957068

Nahid Bhadelia, Lauren Sauer, Theodore J. Cieslak, Richard T. Davey, Susan McLellan, Timothy M. Uyeki, Mark G. Kortepeter, writing on behalf of National Ebola Training and Education Center's Special Pathogens Research Network (SPRN)'s Medical Countermeasures Working Group, Mary Akers, Kerry Dierberg, Dan Eiras, Jared Evans, Elena Figueroa, Colleen Kraft, Chris Kratochvil, Karen Martins, Greg Measer, Aneesh Mehta, Jean Hu-Primmer, and George Risi.Evaluating Promising Investigational Medical Countermeasures: Recommendations in the Absence of Guidelines. Health Security. Feb 2019.46-53.http://doi.org/10.1089/hs.2018.0092

Ross, T.M. X.C. Tang, H.R. Lu, D. Olagnier, G.A. Kirchenbaum, and J.D. Evans. COBRA-Based Dengue Tetravalent Vaccine Elicits Neutralizing Antibodies Against All Four Dengue Serotypes. Journal of Vaccine Immunotechnology.2014 1(1): 7.

Douradinha B., S.P. McBurney, K. M. de Melo, A.P. Smith, N.K. Krishna, S.M. Barratt-Boyes, J.D. Evans, E.J. M. Nascimento, and E.T.A. Marques Jr. C1q binding to dengue virus decreases levels of infection and inflammatory molecules transcription in THP-1 cells. Virus Research. 2013. Nov 15. PMID: 24246304

Garcia-Bates T. M., S. P. McBurney, M.T. Cordeiro, J.D. Evans, E.T. A. Marques, Jr., and S. M. Barratt-Boyes. Severe secondary dengue virus infection is marked by massive expansion of virus-specific plasmablasts. Journal of Immunol. 2013 190(1): 80-87. PMID: 23203929.

Evans, J.D.J.A. Sohn, and C. Seeger. IFNAR1 is a target for WNV induced inhibition of the interferon response. Viral Immunology.2011 Aug; 24(4): 253-263. PMCID: PMC3154464.Evans, J.D.and C. Seeger. Differential Effects of Mutations in NS4B on West Nile Virus Replication and Inhibition of Interferon Signaling. J Virol.2007 81(21): 11809-11816. PMCID: PMC2168815.

Evans, J.D.and P. Hearing. Relocalization of the Mre11-Rad50-Nbs1 Complex by the Adenovirus E4-ORF3 Protein is Required for Viral Replication. J. Virol.2005 79(10): 6207-6215. PMCID: PMC1091726.Evans, J.D.and P. Hearing, Distinct Roles of the Adenovirus E4ORF3 Protein in Viral DNA Replication and Inhibition of Genome Concatenation.J Virol.2003, 77(9): 5295-304. PMCID: PMC153982

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