Dr Roman Biek

  • Senior Lecturer (Institute of Biodiversity Animal Health and Comparative Medicine)
  • Associate - Life Sciences (School of Life Sciences)

telephone: 01413304954
email: Roman.Biek@glasgow.ac.uk

Research interests

Research Interests - Further information

Google Scholar - Publications Profile

Molecular ecology and evolution. Infectious disease dynamics in wild and domestic animal populations, with a focus on viral and bacterial pathogens. 

Grants

Grants and Awards listed are those received whilst working with the University of Glasgow.

  • The Centre for Virus Research
    Wellcome Trust
    2015 - 2020
     
  • Quantifying multiple strain infections for a tick-borne pathogen using next-generation sequencing (ISSF STS)
    Wellcome Trust
    2015 - 2015
     
  • Tracing transmission pathways of endemic canine rabies (ISSF Catalyst)
    Wellcome Trust
    2014 - 2015
     
  • Centre of Expertise on Reducing the Impact of Animal Disease Outbreaks UGW/851/11
    Scottish Government
    2014 - 2015
     
  • Joint estimation of epidemiological and genetic processes for Mycobacterium bovis transmission dynamics in cattle and badgers
    Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
    2014 - 2017
     
  • Phylogeography and spatial dynamics of epidemic rabies
    National Institute of Health
    2014 - 2015
     
  • Development of diagnostic systems, reference collections and molecular epidemiology studies for important arboviral pathogens of livestock in India
    Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
    2014 - 2017
     
  • Characterising the diversity and distribution of Borrelia burgdorferi, the agent of Lyme Borreliosis in Grey squirrels (Sciurus carolinensis) in Scotland
    Glasgow Natural History Society
    2013 - 2013
     
  • Detecting population trends for tick-borne pathogens from genomic data: new tools for managing Lyme disease in Scotland (ISSF Catalyst)
    Wellcome Trust
    2013 - 2014
     
  • Centre of Expertise on Reducing the Impact of Animal Disease Outbreaks
    Scottish Government
    2011 - 2013
     
  • Phylogeography, transmission dynamics and pathogenesis of bluetongue
    Wellcome Trust
    2011 - 2016
     
  • Phylogeography and spatial dynamics of epidemic rabies
    National Institute of Health
    2010 - 2013
     
  • Centre for Integrated Virology
    MRC
    2010 - 2015
     
  • Effects of host population size and isolation on parasite distribution \r\n\r\nin a naturally fragmented host-metapopulation\r\n
    NERC
    2008 - 2011
     

Additional information

Editorial Board

  • 2011 - ongoing: Molecular Ecology - Subject Editor

Grant Advisory Board

  • 2009 - ongoing: National Institutes of Health - Fogarty International Center, member of the Research and Policy for Infectious Disease Dynamics (RAPIDD) initiative

Invited International Presentations

  • 2013: Glasgow, Scotland, UK - Conference & Workshop Organiser, "Phylodynamics of slow evolving pathogens", International RAPIDD Workshop, 4-6 September, 2013
  • 2013: Berlin, Germany - Robert-Koch Institute
  • 2013: Leipzig, Germany - Junior Scientist Zoonoses Meetings
  • 2012: Kavli Royal Society International Centre, UK - Next-generation molecular and evolutionary epidemiology of infectious disease: challenges and opportunities, Royal Society
  • 2012: USA - Annual Workshop funded by National Science Foundation, "Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases", 2008-2012
  • 2011: Bialowieza, Poland - International Conference in Landscape Genetics, Mammal Research Institute, Polish Academy of Science
  • 2010: Washington, DC, USA - Conference & Workshop Organiser, "Estimating pathogen transmission among host species", International RAPIDD Workshop, 13-15 December, 2010
  • 2010: Sendai, Japan - International Forum on Ecosystem Adaptability: Robustness and stability of organisms and ecosystems, Tohoku University
  • 2008: Frejus, France - International workshop ("Ecole Chercheurs") on Molecular Epidemiology, Department of Animal Health of National Agronomic Research Institute (INRA)

Professional Learned Society

  • 2007 - ongoing: British Ecological Society - Member
  • 1999 - ongoing: Society for Conservation Biology - Member

Research Fellowship

  • 2007 - 2010: Kelvin Smith Fellow in Biodiversity Management

Publications

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Number of items: 44.

2015

Millins, C., Magierecka, A., Gilbert, L., Edoff, A., Brereton, A., Kilbride, E., Denwood, M., Birtles, R., and Biek, R. (2015) An invasive mammal (the gray squirrel, Sciurus carolinensis) commonly hosts diverse and atypical genotypes of the zoonotic pathogen Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 81(13), pp. 4236-4245. (doi:10.1128/AEM.00109-15) (PMID:25888168) (PMCID:PMC447589)

Biek, R., Pybus, O. G., Lloyd-Smith, J. O., and Didelot, X. (2015) Measurably evolving pathogens in the genomic era. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 30(6), pp. 306-313. (doi:10.1016/j.tree.2015.03.009) (PMID:25887947)

Beczkowski, P. M., Hughes, J., Biek, R., Litster, A., Willett, B. J., and Hosie, M. J. (2015) Rapid evolution of the env gene leader sequence in cats naturally infected with feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV). Journal of General Virology, 96(4), pp. 893-903. (doi:10.1099/vir.0.000035) (PMID:25535323) (PMCID:PMC4361796)

Ahlstrom, C. et al. (2015) Limitations of variable number of tandem repeat typing identified through whole genome sequencing of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis on a national and herd level. BMC Genomics, 16(1), 161. (doi:10.1186/s12864-015-1387-6) (PMID:25765045) (PMCID:PMC4356054)

Flores, J.G., and Biek, R. (2015) Mitochondrial DNA diversity, genetic structure and demographic history of the Neotropical Otter (Lontra longicaudis) in Mexico. Journal of Mammalogy, (Accepted for Publication)

2014

Trewby, H. et al. (2014) Analysis of the long control region of bovine papillomavirus type 1 associated with sarcoids in equine hosts indicates multiple cross-species transmission events and phylogeographical structure. Journal of General Virology, 95(Pt 12), pp. 2748-2756. (doi:10.1099/vir.0.066589-0)

Mollentze, N., Biek, R., and Streicker, D. G. (2014) The role of viral evolution in rabies host shifts and emergence. Current Opinion in Virology, 8, pp. 68-72. (doi:10.1016/j.coviro.2014.07.004)

Muir, A. P., Biek, R., and Mable, B. K. (2014) Behavioural and physiological adaptations to low-temperature environments in the common frog, Rana temporaria. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 14(1), p. 110. (doi:10.1186/1471-2148-14-110)

Viana, M., Mancy, R., Biek, R., Cleaveland, S., Cross, P. C., Lloyd-Smith, J. O., and Haydon, D. T. (2014) Assembling evidence for identifying reservoirs of infection. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 29(5), pp. 270-279. (doi:10.1016/j.tree.2014.03.002)

Muir, A.P., Biek, R., Thomas, R., and Mable, B.K. (2014) Local adaptation with high gene flow: temperature parameters drive adaptation to altitude in the common frog (Rana temporaria). Molecular Ecology, 23(3), pp. 561-574. (doi:10.1111/mec.12624)

Bęczkowski, P. M., Hughes, J., Biek, R., Litster, A., Willett, B. J., and Hosie, M. J. (2014) Feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) env recombinants are common in natural infections. Retrovirology, 11(80), (doi:10.1186/s12977-014-0080-1)

2013

Muir, A.P., Thomas, R., Biek, R., and Mable, B.K. (2013) Using genetic variation to infer associations with climate in the common frog,Rana temporaria. Molecular Ecology, 22(14), pp. 3737-3751. (doi:10.1111/mec.12334)

Duke-Sylvester, S.M., Biek, R., and Real, L.A. (2013) Molecular evolutionary signatures reveal the role of host ecological dynamics in viral disease emergence and spread. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 368(1614), p. 20120194. (doi:10.1098/rstb.2012.0194)

2012

Brunker, K., Hampson, K., Horton, D.L., and Biek, R. (2012) Integrating the landscape epidemiology and genetics of RNA viruses: rabies in domestic dogs as a model. Parasitology, 139(14), pp. 1899-1913. (doi:10.1017/S003118201200090X)

Biek, R., O'Hare, A., Wright, D., Mallon, T., McCormick, C., Orton, R.J., McDowell, S., Trewby, H., Skuce, R.A., and Kao, R.R. (2012) Whole genome sequencing reveals local transmission patterns of mycobacterium bovis in sympatric cattle and badger populations. PLoS Pathogens, 8(11), e1003008. (doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1003008)

2011

Grard, G., Biek, R., Muyembe Tamfum, J.-J., Fair, J., Wolfe, N., Formenty, P., Paweska, J., and Leroy, E. (2011) Emergence of divergent Zaire ebola virus strains in Democratic Republic of the Congo in 2007 and 2008. Journal of Infectious Diseases, 204(s3), s776-s784. (doi:10.1093/infdis/jir364)

Samman, A., McMonagle, E.L., Logan, N., Willett, B.J., Biek, R., and Hosie, M.J. (2011) Phylogenetic characterisation of naturally occurring feline immunodeficiency virus in the United Kingdom. Veterinary Microbiology, 150(3-4), pp. 239-247. (doi:10.1016/j.vetmic.2011.01.027)

2010

Black, S.G. et al. (2010) Viral particles of endogenous betaretroviruses are released in the sheep uterus and infect the conceptus trophectoderm in a transspecies embryo transfer model. Journal of Virology, 84(18), pp. 9078-9085. (doi:10.1128/JVI.00950-10)

Wheeler, D. C., Waller, L. A., and Biek, R. (2010) Spatial analysis of feline immunodeficiency virus infection in cougars. Spatial and Spatio-Temporal Epidemiology, 1(2-3), pp. 151-161. (doi:10.1016/j.sste.2010.03.009) (PMID:21197421) (PMCID:PMC3010737)

Kraase, M., Sloan, R., Klein, D., Logan, N., McMonagle, L., Biek, R., Willett, B. J., and Hosie, M. J. (2010) Feline immunodeficiency virus env gene evolution in experimentally infected cats. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology, 134(1-2), pp. 96-106. (doi:10.1016/j.vetimm.2009.10.015 )

Biek, R., and Real, L.A. (2010) The landscape genetics of infectious disease emergence and spread. Molecular Ecology, 19(17), pp. 3515-3531. (doi:10.1111/j.1365-294X.2010.04679.x)

2008

Poss, M., Ross, H., Rodrigo, A., Terwee, J., VandeWoude, S., and Biek, R. (2008) The molecular biology and evolution of feline immunodeficiency viruses of cougars. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology, 123(1-2), pp. 154-158. (doi:10.1016/j.vetimm.2008.01.022)

Henderson, J.C., Biek, R., Rupprecht, C.E., and Real, L.A. (2008) Rabies virus in raccoons. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 14(4), pp. 650-652.

Köndgen, S. et al. (2008) Pandemic human viruses cause decline of endangered great apes. Current Biology, 18(4), pp. 260-264. (doi:10.1016/j.cub.2008.01.012)

2007

Biek, R., Henderson, J.C., Walker, L.A., Rupprecht, C.E., and Real, L.A. (2007) A high-resolution genetic signature of demographic and spatial expansion in epizootic rabies virus. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 104(19), pp. 7993-7998. (doi:10.1073/pnas.0700741104 )

Arnaud, F. et al. (2007) A paradigm for virus-host coevolution: sequential counter-adaptations between endogenous and exogenous retroviruses. PLoS Pathogens, 3(11), e170. (doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.0030170)

Biek, R. (2007) Evolutionary dynamics and spatial genetic structure of epizootic hemorrhagic disease virus in the eastern United States. Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 7(5), pp. 651-655. (doi:10.1016/j.meegid.2007.04.005)

Biek, R. (2007) Isolates of Zaire ebolavirus from wild apes reveal genetic lineage and recombinants (vol 104, pg 17123, 2007). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 104(49), p. 19656. (doi:10.1073/pnas.0710178104)

Biek, R. (2007) Spatial dynamics and genetics of infectious diseases on heterogeneous landscapes. Journal of the Royal Society: Interface, 4(16), pp. 935-948. (doi:10.1098/rsif.2007.1041)

Wittmann, T.J., Biek, R., Hassanin, A., Rouquet, P., Reed, P., Yaba, P., Pourrut, X., Real, L.A., Gonzalez, J.-P., and Leroy, E.M. (2007) Isolates of Zaire ebolavirus from wild apes reveal genetic lineage and recombinants. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 104(43), pp. 17123-17127. (doi:10.1073/pnas.0704076104)

2006

Biek, R., Walsh, P.D., Leroy, E.M., and Real, L.A. (2006) Recent common ancestry of Ebola Zaire virus found in a bat reservoir. PLoS Pathogens, 2(10), e90. (doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.0020090)

Biek, R. (2006) Examining effects of persistent retroviral infection on fitness and pathogen susceptibility in a natural feline host. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 84(3), pp. 365-373. (doi:10.1139/z06-006)

Biek, R. (2006) Factors associated with pathogen seroprevalence and infection in rocky mountain cougars. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 42(3), pp. 606-615.

Biek, R. (2006) Genetic consequences of sex-biased dispersal in a solitary carnivore: Yellowstone cougars. Biology Letters, 2(2), pp. 312-315. (doi:10.1098/rsbl.2005.0437)

Biek, R. (2006) A virus reveals population structure and recent demographic history of its carnivore host. Science, 311(5760), pp. 538-541. (doi:10.1126/science.1121360)

2005

Real, L.A., Henderson, C.J., Biek, R., Snaman, J., Jack, T.L., Childs, J.E., Stahl, E., Waller, L., Tinline, R., and Nadin-Davies, S. (2005) Unifying the spatial population dynamics and molecular evolution of epidemic rabies virus. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 102(34), pp. 12107-12111. (doi: 10.1073/pnas.0500057102)

Walsh, P.D., Biek, R., and Real, L.A. (2005) Wave-like spread of Ebola Zaire. PLoS Biology, 3(11), e371. (doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0030371)

2004

Poss, M., Holley, D. C., Biek, R., Cox, H., and Gerdes, J. (2004) Development of a homology model for clade A human immunodeficiency virus type 1 gp120 to localize temporal substitutions arising in recently infected women. Journal of General Virology, 85(6), pp. 1479-1484. (doi:10.1099/vir.0.79974-0) (PMID:15166431)

2003

Biek, R. (2003) Envelope variants from women recently infected with clade A human immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 confer distinct phenotypes that are discerned by competition and neutralization experiments. Journal of Virology, 77(15), pp. 8448-8461. (doi:10.1128/JVI.77.15.8448-8461.2003)

Biek, R. (2003) Epidemiology, genetic diversity, and evolution of endemic feline immunodeficiency virus in a population of wild Cougars. Journal of Virology, 77(17), pp. 9578-9589. (doi:10.1128/JVI.77.17.9578-9589.2003)

2002

Biek, R., Funk, W. C., Maxell, B. A., and Mills, L. S. (2002) What is missing in amphibian decline research: insights from ecological sensitivity analysis. Conservation Biology, 16(3), pp. 728-734. (doi:10.1046/j.1523-1739.2002.00433.x)

Biek, R. (2002) Serologic survey for viral and bacterial infections in western populations of Canada lynx (Lynx canadensis). Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 38(4), pp. 840-845.

Biek, R., Mills, S. L., and Bury, R. B. (2002) Terrestrial and stream amphibians across clearcut-forest interfaces in the Siskiyou Mountains, Oregon. Northwest Science, 76(2), pp. 129-140.

Poss, M., Biek, R., and Rodrigo, A. G. (2002) Viruses as evolutionary tools to monitor population dynamics. In: Aguirre, A. A. (ed.) Conservation Medicine: Ecological Health in Practice. Oxford University Press: Oxford, pp. 118-129. ISBN 9780195150933

This list was generated on Sat Aug 1 07:26:59 2015 BST.
Number of items: 44.

Articles

Millins, C., Magierecka, A., Gilbert, L., Edoff, A., Brereton, A., Kilbride, E., Denwood, M., Birtles, R., and Biek, R. (2015) An invasive mammal (the gray squirrel, Sciurus carolinensis) commonly hosts diverse and atypical genotypes of the zoonotic pathogen Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 81(13), pp. 4236-4245. (doi:10.1128/AEM.00109-15) (PMID:25888168) (PMCID:PMC447589)

Biek, R., Pybus, O. G., Lloyd-Smith, J. O., and Didelot, X. (2015) Measurably evolving pathogens in the genomic era. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 30(6), pp. 306-313. (doi:10.1016/j.tree.2015.03.009) (PMID:25887947)

Beczkowski, P. M., Hughes, J., Biek, R., Litster, A., Willett, B. J., and Hosie, M. J. (2015) Rapid evolution of the env gene leader sequence in cats naturally infected with feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV). Journal of General Virology, 96(4), pp. 893-903. (doi:10.1099/vir.0.000035) (PMID:25535323) (PMCID:PMC4361796)

Ahlstrom, C. et al. (2015) Limitations of variable number of tandem repeat typing identified through whole genome sequencing of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis on a national and herd level. BMC Genomics, 16(1), 161. (doi:10.1186/s12864-015-1387-6) (PMID:25765045) (PMCID:PMC4356054)

Flores, J.G., and Biek, R. (2015) Mitochondrial DNA diversity, genetic structure and demographic history of the Neotropical Otter (Lontra longicaudis) in Mexico. Journal of Mammalogy, (Accepted for Publication)

Trewby, H. et al. (2014) Analysis of the long control region of bovine papillomavirus type 1 associated with sarcoids in equine hosts indicates multiple cross-species transmission events and phylogeographical structure. Journal of General Virology, 95(Pt 12), pp. 2748-2756. (doi:10.1099/vir.0.066589-0)

Mollentze, N., Biek, R., and Streicker, D. G. (2014) The role of viral evolution in rabies host shifts and emergence. Current Opinion in Virology, 8, pp. 68-72. (doi:10.1016/j.coviro.2014.07.004)

Muir, A. P., Biek, R., and Mable, B. K. (2014) Behavioural and physiological adaptations to low-temperature environments in the common frog, Rana temporaria. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 14(1), p. 110. (doi:10.1186/1471-2148-14-110)

Viana, M., Mancy, R., Biek, R., Cleaveland, S., Cross, P. C., Lloyd-Smith, J. O., and Haydon, D. T. (2014) Assembling evidence for identifying reservoirs of infection. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 29(5), pp. 270-279. (doi:10.1016/j.tree.2014.03.002)

Muir, A.P., Biek, R., Thomas, R., and Mable, B.K. (2014) Local adaptation with high gene flow: temperature parameters drive adaptation to altitude in the common frog (Rana temporaria). Molecular Ecology, 23(3), pp. 561-574. (doi:10.1111/mec.12624)

Bęczkowski, P. M., Hughes, J., Biek, R., Litster, A., Willett, B. J., and Hosie, M. J. (2014) Feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) env recombinants are common in natural infections. Retrovirology, 11(80), (doi:10.1186/s12977-014-0080-1)

Muir, A.P., Thomas, R., Biek, R., and Mable, B.K. (2013) Using genetic variation to infer associations with climate in the common frog,Rana temporaria. Molecular Ecology, 22(14), pp. 3737-3751. (doi:10.1111/mec.12334)

Duke-Sylvester, S.M., Biek, R., and Real, L.A. (2013) Molecular evolutionary signatures reveal the role of host ecological dynamics in viral disease emergence and spread. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 368(1614), p. 20120194. (doi:10.1098/rstb.2012.0194)

Brunker, K., Hampson, K., Horton, D.L., and Biek, R. (2012) Integrating the landscape epidemiology and genetics of RNA viruses: rabies in domestic dogs as a model. Parasitology, 139(14), pp. 1899-1913. (doi:10.1017/S003118201200090X)

Biek, R., O'Hare, A., Wright, D., Mallon, T., McCormick, C., Orton, R.J., McDowell, S., Trewby, H., Skuce, R.A., and Kao, R.R. (2012) Whole genome sequencing reveals local transmission patterns of mycobacterium bovis in sympatric cattle and badger populations. PLoS Pathogens, 8(11), e1003008. (doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1003008)

Grard, G., Biek, R., Muyembe Tamfum, J.-J., Fair, J., Wolfe, N., Formenty, P., Paweska, J., and Leroy, E. (2011) Emergence of divergent Zaire ebola virus strains in Democratic Republic of the Congo in 2007 and 2008. Journal of Infectious Diseases, 204(s3), s776-s784. (doi:10.1093/infdis/jir364)

Samman, A., McMonagle, E.L., Logan, N., Willett, B.J., Biek, R., and Hosie, M.J. (2011) Phylogenetic characterisation of naturally occurring feline immunodeficiency virus in the United Kingdom. Veterinary Microbiology, 150(3-4), pp. 239-247. (doi:10.1016/j.vetmic.2011.01.027)

Black, S.G. et al. (2010) Viral particles of endogenous betaretroviruses are released in the sheep uterus and infect the conceptus trophectoderm in a transspecies embryo transfer model. Journal of Virology, 84(18), pp. 9078-9085. (doi:10.1128/JVI.00950-10)

Wheeler, D. C., Waller, L. A., and Biek, R. (2010) Spatial analysis of feline immunodeficiency virus infection in cougars. Spatial and Spatio-Temporal Epidemiology, 1(2-3), pp. 151-161. (doi:10.1016/j.sste.2010.03.009) (PMID:21197421) (PMCID:PMC3010737)

Kraase, M., Sloan, R., Klein, D., Logan, N., McMonagle, L., Biek, R., Willett, B. J., and Hosie, M. J. (2010) Feline immunodeficiency virus env gene evolution in experimentally infected cats. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology, 134(1-2), pp. 96-106. (doi:10.1016/j.vetimm.2009.10.015 )

Biek, R., and Real, L.A. (2010) The landscape genetics of infectious disease emergence and spread. Molecular Ecology, 19(17), pp. 3515-3531. (doi:10.1111/j.1365-294X.2010.04679.x)

Poss, M., Ross, H., Rodrigo, A., Terwee, J., VandeWoude, S., and Biek, R. (2008) The molecular biology and evolution of feline immunodeficiency viruses of cougars. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology, 123(1-2), pp. 154-158. (doi:10.1016/j.vetimm.2008.01.022)

Henderson, J.C., Biek, R., Rupprecht, C.E., and Real, L.A. (2008) Rabies virus in raccoons. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 14(4), pp. 650-652.

Köndgen, S. et al. (2008) Pandemic human viruses cause decline of endangered great apes. Current Biology, 18(4), pp. 260-264. (doi:10.1016/j.cub.2008.01.012)

Biek, R., Henderson, J.C., Walker, L.A., Rupprecht, C.E., and Real, L.A. (2007) A high-resolution genetic signature of demographic and spatial expansion in epizootic rabies virus. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 104(19), pp. 7993-7998. (doi:10.1073/pnas.0700741104 )

Arnaud, F. et al. (2007) A paradigm for virus-host coevolution: sequential counter-adaptations between endogenous and exogenous retroviruses. PLoS Pathogens, 3(11), e170. (doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.0030170)

Biek, R. (2007) Evolutionary dynamics and spatial genetic structure of epizootic hemorrhagic disease virus in the eastern United States. Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 7(5), pp. 651-655. (doi:10.1016/j.meegid.2007.04.005)

Biek, R. (2007) Isolates of Zaire ebolavirus from wild apes reveal genetic lineage and recombinants (vol 104, pg 17123, 2007). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 104(49), p. 19656. (doi:10.1073/pnas.0710178104)

Biek, R. (2007) Spatial dynamics and genetics of infectious diseases on heterogeneous landscapes. Journal of the Royal Society: Interface, 4(16), pp. 935-948. (doi:10.1098/rsif.2007.1041)

Wittmann, T.J., Biek, R., Hassanin, A., Rouquet, P., Reed, P., Yaba, P., Pourrut, X., Real, L.A., Gonzalez, J.-P., and Leroy, E.M. (2007) Isolates of Zaire ebolavirus from wild apes reveal genetic lineage and recombinants. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 104(43), pp. 17123-17127. (doi:10.1073/pnas.0704076104)

Biek, R., Walsh, P.D., Leroy, E.M., and Real, L.A. (2006) Recent common ancestry of Ebola Zaire virus found in a bat reservoir. PLoS Pathogens, 2(10), e90. (doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.0020090)

Biek, R. (2006) Examining effects of persistent retroviral infection on fitness and pathogen susceptibility in a natural feline host. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 84(3), pp. 365-373. (doi:10.1139/z06-006)

Biek, R. (2006) Factors associated with pathogen seroprevalence and infection in rocky mountain cougars. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 42(3), pp. 606-615.

Biek, R. (2006) Genetic consequences of sex-biased dispersal in a solitary carnivore: Yellowstone cougars. Biology Letters, 2(2), pp. 312-315. (doi:10.1098/rsbl.2005.0437)

Biek, R. (2006) A virus reveals population structure and recent demographic history of its carnivore host. Science, 311(5760), pp. 538-541. (doi:10.1126/science.1121360)

Real, L.A., Henderson, C.J., Biek, R., Snaman, J., Jack, T.L., Childs, J.E., Stahl, E., Waller, L., Tinline, R., and Nadin-Davies, S. (2005) Unifying the spatial population dynamics and molecular evolution of epidemic rabies virus. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 102(34), pp. 12107-12111. (doi: 10.1073/pnas.0500057102)

Walsh, P.D., Biek, R., and Real, L.A. (2005) Wave-like spread of Ebola Zaire. PLoS Biology, 3(11), e371. (doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0030371)

Poss, M., Holley, D. C., Biek, R., Cox, H., and Gerdes, J. (2004) Development of a homology model for clade A human immunodeficiency virus type 1 gp120 to localize temporal substitutions arising in recently infected women. Journal of General Virology, 85(6), pp. 1479-1484. (doi:10.1099/vir.0.79974-0) (PMID:15166431)

Biek, R. (2003) Envelope variants from women recently infected with clade A human immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 confer distinct phenotypes that are discerned by competition and neutralization experiments. Journal of Virology, 77(15), pp. 8448-8461. (doi:10.1128/JVI.77.15.8448-8461.2003)

Biek, R. (2003) Epidemiology, genetic diversity, and evolution of endemic feline immunodeficiency virus in a population of wild Cougars. Journal of Virology, 77(17), pp. 9578-9589. (doi:10.1128/JVI.77.17.9578-9589.2003)

Biek, R., Funk, W. C., Maxell, B. A., and Mills, L. S. (2002) What is missing in amphibian decline research: insights from ecological sensitivity analysis. Conservation Biology, 16(3), pp. 728-734. (doi:10.1046/j.1523-1739.2002.00433.x)

Biek, R. (2002) Serologic survey for viral and bacterial infections in western populations of Canada lynx (Lynx canadensis). Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 38(4), pp. 840-845.

Biek, R., Mills, S. L., and Bury, R. B. (2002) Terrestrial and stream amphibians across clearcut-forest interfaces in the Siskiyou Mountains, Oregon. Northwest Science, 76(2), pp. 129-140.

Book Sections

Poss, M., Biek, R., and Rodrigo, A. G. (2002) Viruses as evolutionary tools to monitor population dynamics. In: Aguirre, A. A. (ed.) Conservation Medicine: Ecological Health in Practice. Oxford University Press: Oxford, pp. 118-129. ISBN 9780195150933

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