Laboratory of Robert Burk


Selected Publications  

  1. Ho, G.Y.F., Bierman, R., Beardsley, L., C.J. Chang, and Burk, R.D. Natural history of cervicovaginal papillomavirus infection in young women. N. Engl. J. Med. 338:423-428, 1998. PMID: 9459645
  2. Schiffman, M., Herrero, R., DeSalle, R., Hildesheim, A., Wacholder, S., Rodríguez, A.C., Bratti, M.C., Sherman, M.E., Morales, J., Guillen, D., Alfaro, M., Hutchinson, M., Wright, T.C., Solomon, D., Chen, Z., Schussler, J., Castle, P.E. and Burk, R.D. The carcinogenicity of human papillomavirus types reflects viral evolution. Virology 337:76-84, 2005. PMID: 15914222
  3. Burk, R.D., Chen, Z. and Van Doorslaer, K. Human papillomaviruses: Genetic basis of carcinogenicity. Public Health Genomics. 12:281-290, 2009. PMC2835381
  4. Schiffman, M., Rodríguez, A.C., Chen, Z., Wacholder, S., Herrero, R., Hildesheim, A., Desalle, R., Befano, B., Yu, K., Safaeian, M., Sherman, M.E., Morales, J., Guillen, D., Alfaro, M., Hutchinson, M., Solomon, D., Castle, P.E. and Burk, R.D. A population-based prospective study of carcinogenic human papillomavirus variant lineages, viral persistence, and cervical neoplasia. Cancer Res. 70:3159-3169, 2010. PMID: 20354192
  5. Schiffman, M., Glass, A.G., Wentzensen, N., Rush, B.B., Castle, P.E., Scott, D.R., Buckland, J., Sherman, M.E., Rydzak, G., Kirk, P., Lorincz, A., Wacholder, S. and Burk, R.D. A Long-Term Prospective Study of Type-Specific Human Papillomavirus Infection and Risk of Cervical Neoplasia among 20,000 Women in the Portland Kaiser Cohort Study. Cancer Epidemiol. Biomarkers Prev. 20:3098-1409, 2011. PMID: 21602310; PMC3156084
  6. Burk, R.D., Harari, A. and Chen, Z. Human papillomavirus genome variants. Virology 445:232-243, 2013. PubMed PMID: 23998342; PMC3979972
  7. Van Doorslaer, K., DeSalle, R., Einstein, M.H. and Burk, R.D. Degradation of Human PDZ-proteins by Human Alphapapillomaviruses represents an evolutionary adaptation to a novel cellular niche. PLoS Pathog. 2015 Jun 18; 11(6):e1004980. doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1004980. eCollection 2015 Jun. PMID: 26086730
  8. Agalliu, I., Gapstur, S., Chen, Z., Wang, T., Anderson, R.L., Teras, L., Kreimer, A.R., Hayes, R.B., Freedman, N.D., Burk, R.D. Associations of Oral α-, β-, and γ-Human Papillomavirus Types With Risk of Incident Head and Neck Cancer. JAMA Oncol. 2016 Jan 21. doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2015.5504. PMID: 26794505
  9. Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network. Integrated genomic and molecular characterization of cervical cancer. Nature 543:378-384, 2017. doi:10.1038/nature21386. PMID: 28112728; PMC5354998.
  10. Mirabello. L., Yeager, M., Yu, K., Clifford, G.M., Xiao, Y., Zhu, B., Cullen, M., Boland, J.F., Wentzensen, N., Nelson, C.W., Raine-Bennett, T., Chen, Z., Bass, S., Song, L., Yang, Q., Steinberg, M., Burdett, L., Dean, M., Roberson, D., Mitchell, J., Lorey, T., Franceschi, S., Castle, P.E., Walker, J., Zuna, R., Kreimer, A.R., Beachler, D.C., Hildesheim, A., Gonzalez, P., Porras, C., Burk, R.D.* (co-last author), Schiffman, M.HPV16 E7 Genetic Conservation Is Critical to Carcinogenesis. Cell 170:1164-1174, 2017. PMID: 28886384.
  11. Usyk, M., Zolnik, C.P., Patel, H., Levi, M.H. and Burk, R.D. Novel ITS1 Fungal Primers For Characterization Of The Mycobiome. mSphere. 2017 Dec 13;2(6). pii: e00488-17. doi: 10.1128/mSphere.00488-17. eCollection 2017 Nov-Dec. PMID:29242834; PMC5729218.
  12. Mirabello, L., Clarke, M.A., Nelson, C.W., Dean, M., Wentzensen, N., Yeager, M., Cullen, M., Boland, J.F.; NCI HPV Workshop, Schiffman, M. and Burk, R.D. The Intersection of HPV Epidemiology, Genomics and Mechanistic Studies of HPV-Mediated Carcinogenesis. Viruses. 2018 Feb 13;10(2). doi: 10.3390/v10020080. PMID: 29438321; PMC5850387.
  13. Chen, Z., DeSalle, R., Schiffman, M., Herrero, R., Wood, C.E., Ruiz, J.C., Clifford, G.M., Chan, P.K.S. and Burk, R.D.  Niche adaptation and viral transmission of human papillomaviruses from archaic hominins to modern humans. PLoS Pathog. 2018, 14(11): e1007352. PMID: 30383862; PMC6211759.
  14. Schlecht, N.F., Masika, M., Diaz, A., Nucci-Sack, A., Salandy, A., Pickering, S., Strickler, H.D., Shankar, V., Burk, R.D. Risk of Oral Human Papillomavirus Infection Among Sexually Active Female Adolescents Receiving the Quadrivalent Vaccine. JAMA Netw Open. 2019 Oct 2;2(10):e1914031. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.14031. PMID: 31651968; PMC6822084 
  15. Kaplan, R.C., Wang, Z., Usyk, M., Sotres-Alvarez, D., Daviglus, M.L., Schneiderman, N., Talavera, G.A., Gellman, M.D., Thyagarajan, B., Moon, J-Y, Vasquez-Baeza, Y., McDonald, D., Williams-Nguyen, J.S., Wu, M.C., North, K.E. Shaffer, J., Sollecito, C.C., Qi, Q., Isasi, C.R., Wang, T., Knight, R. and Burk, R.D.  Gut microbiome composition in the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos is shaped by geographic relocation, environmental factors and obesity. Genome Biol. 2019, 20(1):219. PMID: 31672155; PMC6824043.
  16. Usyk, M., Zolnik, C.P., Castle, P.E., Porras, C., Herrero, R., Gradissimo, A., Gonzalez, P., Safaeian, M., Schiffman, M., Burk, R.D.; Costa Rica HPV Vaccine Trial (CVT) Group. Cervicovaginal microbiome and natural history of HPV in a longitudinal study. PLoS Pathog. 2020 Mar 26;16(3):e1008376. PMID: 32214382; PMC7098574.
  17. Kurilshikov,  A. . . . Burk, R.D. . . . Zhernakova, A. Large-scale association analyses identify host factors influencing human gut microbiome composition. Nat. Genet. 53: 156-165, 2021. doi: 10.1038/s41588-020-00763-1; PMID: 33462485
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