Dr. Christopher Mores
Professor
Pathobiological Sciences (PBS)
(225) 578-9684

 Awards & Honors:
  • 2017 NIH LRP Awardee
  • 2015 Kavli Fellow
  • 2014 Persons of the Year
  • 2014 Distinguished Faculty Scholar
  • 2012 Pfizer Award for Veterinary Research Excellence
  • 2011 Dean's Teacher Merit Honor Award
 Education:
  • ScD Harvard University
  • SM Harvard University
  • PhD Rutgers University
 Grants:
  • Interagency Personnel Act agreement, US Naval Medical Research Unit 6, $690,976.00
  • BHEARD Program - Rwanda, USAID, $221,776.00
  • Chikungunya viral pathogenesis models for inflammatory arthritis, CEIDR COBRE,
  • Predicting vector-borne virus transmission dynamics and emergence potential, National Institutes of Health , $3,200,000.00
  • Borloug Fellowship - Scientific Exchange Program, USDA, $35,000.00
  • Borloug Fellowship - Scientific Exchange Program, USDA, $35,000.00
  • Borloug Fellowship - Scientific Exchange Program, USDA, $32,000.00
 Publications:
Journal Article, Academic Journal:
  • A Review of Bunyamwera, Batai, and Ngari Viruses: Understudied <i>Orthobunyaviruses</i> With Potential One Health Implications., Dutuze, M; Nzayirambaho, M; Mores, Christopher; Christofferson, Rebecca, 2018, Frontiers in veterinary science , Volume: 5, Pages: 69
  • Full-genome amplification and sequencing of Zika viruses using a targeted amplification approach., Leguia, M; Cruz, C; Felices, V; Torre, A; Troncos, G; Espejo, V; Guevara, C; Mores, Christopher, 2017, Journal of virological methods , Volume: 248, Pages: 77-82
  • Bridging the Gap Between Experimental Data and Model Parameterization for Chikungunya Virus Transmission Predictions., Christofferson, Rebecca; Mores, Christopher; Wearing, H, 2016, The Journal of infectious diseases , Volume: 214, Number: suppl 5, Pages: S466-S470
  • Bridging the Gap Between Experimental Data and Model Parameterization for Chikungunya Virus Transmission Predictions., Christofferson, Rebecca; Mores, Christopher; Wearing, H, 2016, The Journal of infectious diseases , Volume: 214, Number: suppl 5, Pages: S466-S470
  • A Review of Chikungunya Virus-induced Arthralgia: Clinical Manifestations, Therapeutics, and Pathogenesis, Goupil, Brad; Mores, Christopher, 2016, Open Rheumatology Journal , Number: 10, Pages: 129-149
  • Modeling Mosquito-Borne Disease Spread in U.S. Urbanized Areas: The Case of Dengue in Miami., Robert, M; Christofferson, Rebecca; Silva, N; Vasquez, C; Mores, Christopher; Wearing, H, 2016, PloS one , Volume: 11, Number: 8, Pages: e0161365
  • Modeling Mosquito-Borne Disease Spread in U.S. Urbanized Areas: The Case of Dengue in Miami., Robert, Michael; Christofferson, Rebecca; Silva, Noah; Vasquez, Chalmers; Mores, Christopher; Wearing, Helen, 2016, PLoS ONE
  • Potential for Extrinsic Incubation Temperature to Alter Interplay Between Transmission Potential and Mortality of Dengue-Infected Aedes aegypti., Christofferson, Rebecca; Mores, Christopher, 2016, Environmental health insights , Volume: 10, Pages: 119-23
  • Novel Lesions of Bones and Joints Associated with Chikungunya Virus Infection in Two Mouse Models of Disease: New Insights into Disease Pathogenesis., Goupil, B; McNulty, Margaret; Martin, M; McCracken, M; Christofferson, Rebecca; Mores, Christopher, 2016, PloS one , Volume: 11, Number: 5, Pages: e0155243
  • Short Report: Serological Evidence of Under-Reported Dengue Circulation in Sierra Leone., de Araújo Lobo, J; Mores, Christopher; Bausch, D; Christofferson, Rebecca, 2016, PLoS neglected tropical diseases , Volume: 10, Number: 4, Pages: e0004613
  • Short Report: Serological Evidence of Under-Reported Dengue Circulation in Sierra Leone., de Araújo Lobo, J; Mores, Christopher; Bausch, D; Christofferson, Rebecca, 2016, PLoS neglected tropical diseases , Volume: 10, Number: 4, Pages: e0004613
  • Novel Lesions of Bones and Joints Associated with Chikungunya Virus Infection in Two Mouse Models of Disease: New Insights into Disease Pathogenesis., Goupil, B; McNulty, Margaret; Martin, M; McCracken, M; Christofferson, Rebecca; Mores, Christopher, 2016, PloS one , Volume: 11, Number: 5, Pages: e0155243
  • Potential for Extrinsic Incubation Temperature to Alter Interplay Between Transmission Potential and Mortality of Dengue-Infected Aedes aegypti., Christofferson, Rebecca; Mores, Christopher, 2016, Environmental health insights , Volume: 10, Pages: 119-23
  • A role for vector control in dengue vaccine programs., Christofferson, Rebecca; Mores, Christopher, 2015, Vaccine , Volume: 33, Number: 50, Pages: 7069-74
  • Aedes aegypti anti-salivary gland antibody concentration and dengue virus exposure history in healthy individuals living in an endemic area in Colombia., Londoño-Rentería, B; Cárdenas, J; Giovanni, J; Cárdenas, L; Villamizar, P; Rolón, J; Chisenhall, D; Christofferson, Rebecca; Carvajal, D; Pérez, O; Wesson, D; Mores, Christopher, 2015, Biomedica : revista del Instituto Nacional de Salud , Volume: 35, Number: 4, Pages: 572-81
  • A role for vector control in dengue vaccine programs, Christofferson, Rebecca; Mores, Christopher, 2015, Vaccine
  • Aedes aegypti anti-salivary gland antibody concentration and dengue virus exposure history in healthy individuals living in an endemic area in Colombia., Londoño-Rentería, B; Cárdenas, J; Giovanni, J; Cárdenas, L; Villamizar, P; Rolón, J; Chisenhall, D; Christofferson, Rebecca; Carvajal, D; Pérez, O; Wesson, D; Mores, Christopher, 2015, Biomedica : revista del Instituto Nacional de Salud , Volume: 35, Number: 4, Pages: 572-81
  • Long-Lasting Permethrin-Impregnated Clothing Protects Against Mosquito Bites in Outdoor Workers., Londono-Renteria, B; Patel, J; Vaughn, M; Funkhauser, S; Ponnusamy, L; Grippin, C; Jameson, S; Apperson, C; Mores, Christopher; Wesson, D; Colpitts, T; Meshnick, S, 2015, The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene
  • A network-patch methodology for adapting agent-based models for directly transmitted disease to mosquito-borne disease., Manore, C; Hickmann, K; Hyman, J; Foppa, I; Davis, J; Wesson, D; Mores, Christopher, 2015, Journal of biological dynamics , Volume: 9, Number: 1, Pages: 52-72
  • Aedes aegypti salivary protein "aegyptin" co-inoculation modulates dengue virus infection in the vertebrate host., McCracken, M; Christofferson, Rebecca; Grasperge, Britton; Calvo, E; Chisenhall, D; Mores, Christopher, 2014, Virology , Volume: 468-470, Pages: 133-9
  • Spatio-temporal modeling of the African swine fever epidemic in the Russian Federation, 2007-2012., Korennoy, F; Gulenkin, V; Malone, Jr, John; Mores, Christopher; Dudnikov, S; Stevenson, M, 2014, Spatial and spatio-temporal epidemiology , Volume: 11, Pages: 135-41
  • Aedes aegypti salivary protein "aegyptin" co-inoculation modulates dengue virus infection in the vertebrate host., McCracken, M; Christofferson, R; Grasperge, Britton; Calvo, E; Chisenhall, D; Mores, Christopher, 2014, Virology , Volume: 468-470C, Pages: 133-139
  • Characterizing the likelihood of dengue emergence and detection in naïve populations., Christofferson, Rebecca; Mores, Christopher; Wearing, H, 2014, Parasites & vectors , Volume: 7, Pages: 282
  • The role of the mosquito in a dengue human infection model., Mores, Christopher; Christofferson, Rebecca; Davidson, S, 2014, The Journal of infectious diseases , Volume: 209 Suppl 2, Pages: S71-8
  • Infection with dengue-2 virus alters proteins in naturally expectorated saliva of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes., Chisenhall, D; Christofferson, Rebecca; McCracken, M; Johnson, A; Londono-Renteria, B; Mores, Christopher, 2014, Parasites & vectors , Volume: 7, Pages: 252
  • Towards an early warning system for forecasting human west nile virus incidence., Manore, C; Davis, J; Christofferson, Rebecca; Wesson, D; Hyman, J; Mores, Christopher, 2014, PLoS currents , Volume: 6
  • Towards an early warning system for forecasting human west nile virus incidence., Manore, C; Davis, J; Christofferson, Rebecca; Wesson, D; Hyman, J; Mores, Christopher, 2014, PLoS currents , Volume: 6
  • Towards an early warning system for forecasting human west nile virus incidence., Manore, C; Davis, J; Christofferson, R; Wesson, D; Hyman, J; Mores, Christopher, 2014, PLoS currents , Volume: 6
  • Effect of dengue-2 virus infection on protein expression in the salivary glands of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes., Chisenhall, D; Londono, B; Christofferson, Rebecca; McCracken, M; Mores, Christopher, 2014, The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene , Volume: 90, Number: 3, Pages: 431-7
  • Effect of dengue-2 virus infection on protein expression in the salivary glands of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes., Chisenhall, D; Londono, B; Christofferson, R; McCracken, M; Mores, Christopher, 2014, The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene , Volume: 90, Number: 3, Pages: 431-7
  • Analysis of early dengue virus infection in mice as modulated by Aedes aegypti probing., McCracken, M; Christofferson, Rebecca; Chisenhall, D; Mores, Christopher, 2014, Journal of virology , Volume: 88, Number: 4, Pages: 1881-9
  • Analysis of early dengue virus infection in mice as modulated by Aedes aegypti probing., McCracken, M; Christofferson, R; Chisenhall, D; Mores, Christopher, 2014, Journal of virology , Volume: 88, Number: 4, Pages: 1881-9
  • Chikungunya viral fitness measures within the vector and subsequent transmission potential., Christofferson, Rebecca; Chisenhall, D; Wearing, H; Mores, Christopher, 2014, PloS one , Volume: 9, Number: 10, Pages: e110538
  • Investigations of Koutango Virus Infectivity and Dissemination Dynamics in Aedes aegypti Mosquitoes., de Araújo Lobo, J; Christofferson, Rebecca; Mores, Christopher, 2014, Environmental health insights , Volume: 8, Number: Suppl 2, Pages: 9-13
  • An explosive epidemic of DENV-3 in Cairns, Australia., Ritchie, S; Pyke, A; Hall-Mendelin, S; Day, A; Mores, Christopher; Christofferson, R; Gubler, D; Bennett, S; van den Hurk, A, 2013, PloS one , Volume: 8, Number: 7, Pages: e68137
  • Development of a transmission model for dengue virus., Christofferson, R; McCracken, M; Johnson, A; Chisenhall, D; Mores, Christopher, 2013, Virology journal , Volume: 10, Pages: 127
  • Development of a transmission model for dengue virus., Christofferson, Rebecca; McCracken, M; Johnson, A; Chisenhall, D; Mores, Christopher, 2013, Virology journal , Volume: 10, Pages: 127
  • Use of anti-Aedes aegypti salivary extract antibody concentration to correlate risk of vector exposure and dengue transmission risk in Colombia., Londono-Renteria, B; Cardenas, J; Cardenas, L; Christofferson, R; Chisenhall, D; Wesson, D; McCracken, M; Carvajal, D; Mores, Christopher, 2013, PloS one , Volume: 8, Number: 12, Pages: e81211
  • Alkhurma viral hemorrhagic fever virus: proposed guidelines for detection, prevention, and control in Saudi Arabia., Memish, Z; Fagbo, S; Assiri, A; Rollin, P; Zaki, A; Charrel, R; Mores, Christopher; MacNeil, A, 2012, PLoS neglected tropical diseases , Volume: 6, Number: 7, Pages: e1604
  • Estimating the magnitude and direction of altered arbovirus transmission due to viral phenotype., Christofferson, R; Mores, Christopher, 2011, PloS one , Volume: 6, Number: 1, Pages: e16298
  • Estimating the magnitude and direction of altered arbovirus transmission due to viral phenotype., Christofferson, Rebecca; Mores, Christopher, 2011, PloS one , Volume: 6, Number: 1, Pages: e16298
  • Factors associated with mosquito pool positivity and the characterization of the West Nile viruses found within Louisiana during 2007., Christofferson, R; Roy, Alma; Mores, Christopher, 2010, Virology journal , Volume: 7, Pages: 139
  • Factors associated with mosquito pool positivity and the characterization of the West Nile viruses found within Louisiana during 2007., Christofferson, Rebecca; Roy, Alma; Mores, Christopher, 2010, Virology journal , Volume: 7, Pages: 139