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Shoaleh Dehghan Sr Professorial Lecturer Chemistry

PhD in Organic chemistry M.Sc in Bioinformatics M.Sc in Chemistry B.Sc in Chemistry

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Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

Selected Publications

Zhang, Q., Dehghan, S., Seto, D. Pitfalls of restriction enzyme analysis in identifying, characterizing, typing, and naming viral pathogens in the era of whole genome data, as illustrated by HAdV type 55. VIROLOGICA SINICA 31 (5): 448–453, (2016) 

  Capacci-Daniel,C. A.,   Bertke,  J. A., Dehghan,S.,  Hiremath-Darji, R.  and  Swift, J. A. Concomitant polymorphs of 1,3-bis­(3-fluoro­phenyl)urea. Acta Cryst. C72, (2016).

Zhao, S., Wan, C., Ke, C., Seto, J., Dehghan, S., Zou, L., Zhou, J., Cheng, Z., Jing, S., Zeng, Z., Zhang, J., Wan, X., Wu, X., Zhao, W., Zhu, L., Seto, D., & Zhang, Q. Re-emergent Human Adenovirus Genome Type 7d Caused an Acute Respiratory Disease Outbreak in Southern China After a Twenty-one Year Absence. Scientific Reports 10.1038. (2014)

Dehghan, S., Jason Seto, J. , Morris S. Jones, M.S., Dyer, D.W. , Chodosh, J., Seto, D. Simian adenovirus type 35 has a recombinant genome comprising human and simian adenovirus sequences, which predicts its potential emergence as a human respiratory pathogen. Virology 447,  265- 273 (2013)


Singh, G., Robinson, C.M., Dehghan, S., Jones, M.S., Dyer,D.W., Seto, D., Chodosh, J. Homologous Recombination in E3 Genes of Human Adenovirus Species D. Journal of Virology 10.1128/JVI.01927-13 (2013)


Dehghan, S., Seto, J., Liu, E.B., Walsh, M.P., Dyer, D.W., Chodosh, J. and D. Seto.. Computational analysis of four human adenovirus type 4 genomes reveals molecular evolution through two interspecies recombination events. Virology 443: 197-207. (NOTE: Selected as a "Highlighted Article" by the Editors of Virology). (2013)


Robinson, C.M., Singh, G., Lee, J.Y., Dehghan, S., Rajaiya, J., Liu, E.B., Yousuf, M.A., Betensky, R.A., Dyer, D.W., Jones, M.S., Seto, D. and J. Chodosh. (2013). Molecular evolution of human adenoviruses. Scientific Reports 3:1812. (2013)


Tang, L., An, J., Xie, Z., Dehghan, S., Seto, D., Xu, W. and Y. Ji. Genome and bioinformatic analysis of a HAdV-B14p1 virus isolated from a baby with pneumonia in Beijing, China. PLoS One 8(3): e60345. (2013)

Zhou, X., Robinson,C., Rajaiya,J., Deghan,S., Seto, D., Jones, M., Dyer, D. and J. Chodosh. Analysis of Human Adenovirus Type 19 Associated with Epidemic Keratoconjunctivitis and its Reclassification as Adenovirus Type 64. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 12 (2012) 9656

Singh, G., Robinson, C.M., Dehghan, S., Schmidt, T., Seto, D., Jones, M.S., Dyer, D.W. and Chodosh, J. Over-reliance on the hexon gene leading to misclassification of human  adenoviruses. J Virol. 86 (2012) 4693-5

Dehghan, S., Liu, E.B., Seto, J., Torres, S., Hudson, N.R., Kajon, A., Metzgar, D.W., Dyer, D.W., Chodosh, J., Jones, M.S. and D. Seto. Five genome sequences of subspecies B1 human adenoviruses associated with acute respiratory disease. J Virol. 86 (2012). 635-636.

Dehghan, S., Seto, J., Hudson, N.R., Robinson, C.M., Jones, M.S., Dyer, D.W., Chodosh, J. and D. Seto. Complete genome sequence of human adenovirus prototype 17. J Virol. 85 (2011)11540-11541.

Walsh, M.P., Seto, J., Liu, E.B., Dehghan, S., Hudson, N.R., Lukashev, A.N., Ivanova, O., Chodosh, J., Dyer, D., Jones, M.S. and D. Seto. Computational analysis of two species C human adenoviruses provides evidence of a novel virus. J Clin Microbiol. 49(2011)  3482-3490-993

Capacci. C. A., Dehghan. S., Wurster. V. M., Basil. J. A., Hiremath. R., Sarjeant. A. A., Swift. J. A., “Halogen/methyl exchange in a series of isostructural 1,3-bis(m-dihalophenyl)ureasCrystEngComm, 10 (2008) 1875 - 1880

Yavari. I., Alborzi. A., Dehghan. S. Synthesis of Dialkyl 4-Ethoxy-2,5-dihydro-1-(9,10-dihydro-9,10-dioxoanthracen-1-yl)-5-oxo-1H-pyrrole2,3-dicarboxylates” Phosphorus, Sulfur and Silicon  180  (2005) 625-631

Yavari. I., Dehghan. S., Alborzi. A. Simple Synthesis of Dialkyl 2-(3-Oxo-3H-indol-2yl)-but-2-enedioates” Polish J. Chem.,  79 (2005) 845-850

Yavari. I., Nikpoor. M., Dehghan. S. An ab initio molecular orbital study of neutral isomers of silanaphthalene, silaanthracene and silaphenenthrene” Phosphorus, Sulfur and Silicon, 178 (2003) 2609-2616

Yavari. I., Nikpoor. M. , Dehghan. S. An ab initio molecular orbital study of isophosphinine” Phosphorus, Sulfur and Silicon, 178 (2003) 485-494

Yavari. I., Dehghan. S., Nikpoor. M. An ab initio molecular orbital study of valence bond isomers of Silabenzene and phosphabenzen” Phosphorus, Sulfur and Silicon, 178 (2003) 869-880

Yavari. I., Zabarjad. N., Dehghan. S., Roohi. H., Shiri. M. An ab initio molecular orbital study of quinones of pentalene”  Journal of Molecular Structure (Theochem), 589-590 (2002) 459-464      

Professional Presentations

Dehghan. S.,  Seto. D.  Bioinformatics and Genomics Study of Human Adenovirus Type 50 Reveals Evidence for Recombination in Hexon Gene” The second International Symposium on Engineering and Applied Science, Honolulu, HI, August 2016