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Joshua Weitz
Joshua S. Weitz

Patton Distinguished Professor of Biological Sciences

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Correa AMS, Howard-Varona C, Coy SR, Buchan A, Sullivan MB, Weitz JS. (2021). Revisiting the rules of life for viruses of microorganisms. Nature reviews. Microbiology

Eksin C, Ndeffo-Mbah M, Weitz JS. (2021). Reacting to outbreaks at neighboring localities. Journal of theoretical biology

Demory D, Liu R, Chen Y, Zhao F, Coenen AR, Zeng Q, Weitz JS. (2020). and Cyanophage. mSystems, 5(2)

Burmeister AR, Hansen E, Cunningham JJ, Rego EH, Turner PE, Weitz JS, Hochberg ME. (2020). Fighting microbial pathogens by integrating host ecosystem interactions and evolution. BioEssays : news and reviews in molecular, cellular and developmental biology

Chande A, Lee S, Harris M, Hilley T, Andris C, Weitz JS. (2020). Real-time, interactive website for US-county level Covid-19 event risk assessment. medRxiv : the preprint server for health sciences

Park SW, Sun K, Champredon D, Li M, Bolker BM, Earn DJD, Weitz JS, Grenfell BT, Dushoff J. (2021). Forward-looking serial intervals correctly link epidemic growth to reproduction numbers. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 118(2)

Azimi S, Roberts AEL, Peng S, Weitz JS, McNally A, Brown SP, Diggle SP. (2020). Allelic polymorphism shapes community function in evolving Pseudomonas aeruginosa populations. The ISME journal, 14(8)

Lachance J, Simonti CN, Weitz JS. (2020). Large sample spaces do not imply biological systems are 'fine-tuned'. Journal of theoretical biology, (507)

Coenen AR, Hu SK, Luo E, Muratore D, Weitz JS. (2020). A Primer for Microbiome Time-Series Analysis. Frontiers in genetics, (11)

Yanni D, Jacobeen S, Márquez-Zacarías P, Weitz JS, Ratcliff WC, Yunker PJ. (2020). Topological constraints in early multicellularity favor reproductive division of labor. eLife, (9)

Shioda K, Lau MS, Kraay AN, Nelson KN, Siegler AJ, Sullivan PS, Collins MH, Weitz JS, Lopman BA. (2020). Estimating the cumulative incidence of SARS-CoV-2 infection and the infection fatality ratio in light of waning antibodies. medRxiv : the preprint server for health sciences

Park SW, Cornforth DM, Dushoff J, Weitz JS. (2020). The time scale of asymptomatic transmission affects estimates of epidemic potential in the COVID-19 outbreak. medRxiv : the preprint server for health sciences

Li G, Leung CY, Wardi Y, Debarbieux L, Weitz JS. (2020). Optimizing the Timing and Composition of Therapeutic Phage Cocktails: A Control-Theoretic Approach. Bulletin of mathematical biology, 82(6)

Park SW, Cornforth DM, Dushoff J, Weitz JS. (2020). The time scale of asymptomatic transmission affects estimates of epidemic potential in the COVID-19 outbreak. Epidemics, (31)

Chande A, Lee S, Harris M, Nguyen Q, Beckett SJ, Hilley T, Andris C, Weitz JS. (2020). Real-time, interactive website for US-county-level COVID-19 event risk assessment. Nature human behaviour, 4(12)

Mruwat N, Carlson MCG, Goldin S, Ribalet F, Kirzner S, Hulata Y, Beckett SJ, Shitrit D, Weitz JS, Armbrust EV, Lindell D. (2020). A single-cell polony method reveals low levels of infected Prochlorococcus in oligotrophic waters despite high cyanophage abundances. The ISME journal

Chande A., Lee S., Harris M., Nguyen Q.†, Beckett S.J., Hilley T., Andris C., Weitz J.S.. (2020). Real-time, interactive website for US-county-level COVID-19 event risk assessment. Nature Human Behavior

Becker KW, Harke MJ, Mende DR, Muratore D, Weitz JS, DeLong EF, Dyhrman ST, Van Mooy BAS. (2020). Combined pigment and metatranscriptomic analysis reveals highly synchronized diel patterns of phenotypic light response across domains in the open oligotrophic ocean. The ISME journal

Weitz JS, Beckett SJ, Coenen AR, Demory D, Dominguez-Mirazo M, Dushoff J, Leung CY, Li G, M?g?lie A, Park SW, Rodriguez-Gonzalez R, Shivam S, Zhao CY. (2020). Modeling shield immunity to reduce COVID-19 epidemic spread. Nature medicine

Rodriguez-Gonzalez RA, Leung CY, Chan BK, Turner PE, Weitz JS. (2020). Quantitative Models of Phage-Antibiotic Combination Therapy. mSystems, 5(1)

Park SW, Bolker BM, Champredon D, Earn DJD, Li M, Weitz JS, Grenfell BT, Dushoff J. (2020). Reconciling early-outbreak estimates of the basic reproductive number and its uncertainty: framework and applications to the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) outbreak. Journal of the Royal Society, Interface, 17(168)

Kraay ANM, Nelson K, Zhao C, Weitz JS, Lopman BA. (2020). Modeling serological testing to inform relaxation of social distancing for COVID-19 control. medRxiv : the preprint server for health sciences

Weitz JS, Park SW, Eksin C, Dushoff J. (2020). Awareness-driven behavior changes can shift the shape of epidemics away from peaks and toward plateaus, shoulders, and oscillations. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

Talmy D., Beckett S.J., Zhang A.B., Taniguchi D.A.A., Weitz J.S., Follows M.J.. (2019). Contrasting Controls on Microzooplankton Grazing and Viral Infection of Microbial Prey. frontiers in Marine Science

Dominguez-Mirazo M, Jin R, Weitz JS. (2019). Liberibacter asiaticus". mSphere, 4(6)

Talmy D, Beckett SJ, Taniguchi DAA, Brussaard CPD, Weitz JS, Follows MJ. (2019). An empirical model of carbon flow through marine viruses and microzooplankton grazers. Environmental microbiology, 21(6)

Joshua S. Weitz, Guanlin Li, H. GULBUDAK, Michael H. Cortez, Rachel J. Whitaker. (2019). Viral invasion fitness across a continuum from lysis to latency. Virus Evolution, 5(1)

Benedetto B., Coenen A.R., Beckett S.J., McGillicuddy Jr. D.J., Weitz J.S., Karl D.M. (2019). The ecological and biogeochemical state of the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre is linked to sea surface height. Journal of Marine Research, (77)

Coenen AR, Weitz JS. (2018). Limitations of Correlation-Based Inference in Complex Virus-Microbe Communities. mSystems, 3(4)

Munson-McGee JH, Peng S, Dewerff S, Stepanauskas R, Whitaker RJ, Weitz JS, Young MJ. (2018). A virus or more in (nearly) every cell: ubiquitous networks of virus-host interactions in extreme environments. The ISME journal, 12(7)

Gulbudak H, Weitz JS. (2019). Heterogeneous viral strategies promote coexistence in virus-microbe systems. Journal of theoretical biology, (462)

Beckett SJ, Weitz JS. (2018). The Effect of Strain Level Diversity on Robust Inference of Virus-Induced Mortality of Phytoplankton. Frontiers in microbiology, (9)

Weitz JS, Beckett SJ, Brum JR, Cael BB, Dushoff J. (2017). Lysis, lysogeny and virus-microbe ratios. Nature, 549(7672)

Beckett SJ, Weitz JS. (2017). Disentangling niche competition from grazing mortality in phytoplankton dilution experiments. PloS one, 12(5)

Eksin C, Shamma JS, Weitz JS. (2017). Disease dynamics in a stochastic network game: a little empathy goes a long way in averting outbreaks. Scientific reports, (7)

Gulbudak H, Weitz JS. (2016). A touch of sleep: biophysical model of contact-mediated dormancy of archaea by viruses. Proceedings. Biological sciences, 283(1839)

Gregory AC, Solonenko SA, Ignacio-Espinoza JC, LaButti K, Copeland A, Sudek S, Maitland A, Chittick L, Dos Santos F, Weitz JS, Worden AZ, Woyke T, Sullivan MB. (2016). Genomic differentiation among wild cyanophages despite widespread horizontal gene transfer. BMC genomics, 17(1)

Weitz JS, Stock CA, Wilhelm SW, Bourouiba L, Coleman ML, Buchan A, Follows MJ, Fuhrman JA, Jover LF, Lennon JT, Middelboe M, Sonderegger DL, Suttle CA, Taylor BP, Frede Thingstad T, Wilson WH, Eric Wommack K. (2015). A multitrophic model to quantify the effects of marine viruses on microbial food webs and ecosystem processes. The ISME journal, 9(6)

Weitz JS, Dushoff J. (2015). Modeling post-death transmission of Ebola: challenges for inference and opportunities for control. Scientific reports, (5)

Haegeman B, Hamelin J, Moriarty J, Neal P, Dushoff J, Weitz JS. (2013). Robust estimation of microbial diversity in theory and in practice. The ISME journal, 7(6)

Jiang X, Langille MG, Neches RY, Elliot M, Levin SA, Eisen JA, Weitz JS, Dushoff J. (2012). Functional biogeography of ocean microbes revealed through non-negative matrix factorization. PloS one, 7(9)

Boettiger C, Dushoff J, Weitz JS. (2010). Fluctuation domains in adaptive evolution. Theoretical population biology, 77(1)

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