Publications:

40. Dieser, M., Battista, J. R., Christner, B. C. (2013) DNA double-strand break repair at -15C. Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 79: 7662-7668.

39. Selvam K, Duncan JR, Tanaka M, Battista JR (2013) DdrA, DdrD, and PprA: Components of UV and Mitomycin C Resistance in Deinococcus radiodurans R1. PLoS ONE 8(7): e69007. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0069007

38. Gwin, K. R., Battista, J. R., Ionizing Radiation Resistant Microorganisms in Extremeophiles: Microbiology and Biotechnology,, (ed Roberto Paul Anitori), Caister Academic Press, 2011.

37. Amato, P., S.M. Doyle, J.R. Battista, and B.C. Christner. (2010). Implications of subzero metabolic activity on long-term microbial survival in terrestrial and extraterrestrial permafrost. Astrobiology. 10, 789-798.

36. Cox, M.M., J.L. Keck, and J.R. Battista. (2010). Rising from the Ashes: DNA repair in Deinococcus radiodurans. PLoS Genetics. 6, e1000815.

35. Harris, D.R, S.V. Pollock, E.A. Wood, R.J. Goiffon, A.J. Klingele, E.L. Cabot, W. Schackwitz, J. Martin, J. Eggington, T.J. Durfee, C.M. Middle, J.E. Norton, M.C. Popelars, H. Li, S.A. Klugman, L.L. Hamilton, L.B. Bane, L. Pennacchio, T.J. Albert, N.T. Perna, M.M. Cox, and J.R. Battista. (2009). Directed evolution of ionizing radiation resistance in Escherichia coli. J. Bact. 191, 5240-5252.

34. Battista, J. R. , and Cox, M. M., 2006 Genome reconstitution in the extremely radiation-resistant bacterium Deinococcus radiodurans. In " Radiation Risk Estimates in Normal and Emergency Situations." Editors: Arrigo A. Cigna and Marco Duurante. Springer. Netherlands. pp. 341-359.

33. Zimmerman J.M., and Battista J.R., 2006. Methods for use in analyzing radioresistant bacteria. In “ Methods in Microbiology, Volume 35, Extremophiles” Editors: F. A. Rainey and A. Oren. Academic Press. Amsterdam, pp. 745 – 756.

32. Cox, M. M. and Battista, J. R. 2005. Deinococcus radiodurans — the consummate survivor, Nature Rev. Microbiol., 3:882-892.

31. Albuquerque, L., Simões, C., Nobre, M. F., Pino, N. M., John R. Battista, J. R., Silva, M. T., Rainey, F. A., and da Costa, M. S., 2005. Truepera radiovictrix gen. nov., sp. nov., a new radiation resistant species and the proposal of Trueperaceae fam. nov., FEMS Letts., 247:161-169.

30. Rainey, F. A., Ray, K., Ferreira, M., Gatz, B. Z., Nobre, M. F., Bagaley, D., Rash, B. A., Park, M-J., Earl, A. M., Shank, N. C., Small, A. M., Henk, M. C., Battista, J. R., Kämpfer , P., andda Costa, M. S., 2005. Extensive diversity of ionizing radiation-resistant bacteria recovered from a Sonoran Desert soil and the description of 9 new species of the genus Deinococcus from a single soil sample, Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 71:5225-5235.

29. Schmid A.K., Howell H.A., Battista J.R., Peterson S.N., and Lidstrom M.E., 2005. Global Transcriptional and Proteomic Analysis of the Sig1 Heat Shock Regulon of Deinococcus radiodurans. J Bacteriol. 187:3339-3351.

28. Zimmerman J.M., and Battista J.R., 2005 A ring-like nucleoid is not necessary for radioresistance in the Deinococcaceae. BMC Microbiol. 5:17

27. Schmid A.K., Howell H.A., Battista J.R., Peterson S.N., and Lidstrom M.E., 2005. HspR is a global negative regulator of heat shock gene expression in Deinococcus radiodurans. Mol Microbiol. 55:1579-1590.

26. Tanaka, M., Earl, A.M., Howell, H. A., Park, M-J., Eisen, J. A., Peterson, S. N., and Battista, J. R., 2004. Analysis of Deinococcus radiodurans' transcriptional response to ionizing radiation and desiccation reveals novel proteins that contribute to extreme radioresistance, Genetics, 168: 21-33 (supplemental material).

25. Harris, D. R., Tanaka, M., Saveliev, S. V., Jolivet, Earl, A. M., Cox, M. M., and Battista, J. R., 2004. Preserving Genome Integrity: the DdrA protein of Deinococcus radiodurans R1 , PLOS Biology, 2: 1629-1640 (e304)

24. Ruan, B., Nakano, H., Tanaka, M., Mills, J. A., DeVito, J. A., Min, B., Low, K. B. Battista, J. R., and Söll, D., 2004. Cysteinyl-tRNAcys formation in Methanocaldococcus jannaschii: is the mystery solved? J. Bacteriol., 186:8-14.

23. Kim, M., Wolff, E., Huang, T., Garibyan, L., Earl, A. M., Battista, J. R., and Miller, J. H., 2004. Developing a genetic system in Deinococcus radiodurans for analyzing mutations. Genetics, 166(2):661-668.

22. Battista, J. R. and Earl, A. M., 2004. Mutagenesis and DNA Repair: the Consequences of Error and the Mechanisms for Remaining the Same, In: Microbial Evolution: Gene Establishment, Survival, and Exchange, (Eds.) R. V. Miller and M. Day, ASM Press, pp. 3-20.

21. Edwards J. S. and Battista J. R.,2003. Using DNA microarray data to understand the ionizing radiation resistance of Deinococcus radiodurans. Trends Biotechnol., 21:381-2.

20. Earl, A. M., Mohundro, M. M., Mian, I. S., and Battista, J. R., 2002. The IrrE Protein of Deinococcus radiodurans R1 is a Novel Regulator of recA Expression , J. Bacteriol., 184:6216-6224.

19. Lipton, M. S., Pasa-Tolic, L., Anderson, G. A., Anderson, D. J., Auberry, D. L., Battista, J. R., Daly, M. J., Fredrickson, J., Hixson, K. K., Kostandarithes, H., Masselon, C., Markillie, L. M., Moore, R. J., Romine, M. F., Shen, Y., Stritmatter, E., Tolic, N., Udseth, H. R., Venkateswaran, A., Wong, K-K., Zhao, R., and Smith, R. D. 2002. Global analysis of Deinococcus radiodurans R1 proteome by using accurate mass tags. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 99:11049-11054.

18. Earl, A. M., Rankin, S. K., Kim, K-P, Lamendola, O. N., and Battista, J. R., 2002. Genetic evidence that the uvsE gene product of Deinococcus radiodurans R1 is a UV damage endonuclease. J. Bacteriol.

17. Battista, J. R., Park, M-J, and McLemore, A. E., 2001 Inactivation of two homologues of proteins presumed to be involved in the desiccation tolerance of plants sensitizes Deinococcus radiodurans R1 to desiccation. Cryobiology. 43:133-139.

16. Bloom, F., Price, P., Lao, G., Xia, J. L., Crowe, J. H., Battista, J. R., Helm, R. F., Slaughter, S., Potts, M. 2001. Engineering mammalian cells for solid-state sensor applications. Biosensors & Bioelectronics. 16:603-608.

15. Battista, J. R and Rainey F. A., 2001. The Deinococcaceae. I. In: Bergey’s Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, Volume 1, (Ed.) G. M. Garrity, Bergey’s Manual Trust, pp. 395-403.

14. Adams, L. B., Soileau, N. A., Battista J. R., Krahenbuhl, J. L. 2000. Inhibition of metabolism and growth of Mycobacterium leprae by gamma irradiation. Intl. J. Leprosy. 68:1-10.

13. Ferguson, G. P., Battista J. R., Lee, A. T. and Booth, I. R. 2000. Activation of the KefB and KefC potassium channels during exposure of Escherichia coli cells to the toxic metabolite methylglyoxal results in protection of the DNA . Mol. Microbiol. 35:113-122.

12. Battista, J. R., 2000. Radiation resistance: the fragments that remain. Curr. Biol. 10:R204-R205.

11. Battista, J. R., Earl, A. M., and White, O., 2000. The Stress Responses of Deinococcus radiodurans In: Bacterial Stress Responses, (Eds.) G. Storz and R. Hengge-Aronis, ASM Press, Washington D. C. 383-391.

10. Ferreira, A. C., Nobre, M. F., Moore, E. Rainey, F. A., Battista, J. R., da Costa, M. S. 1999. Characterization and radiation resistance of new isolates of Rubrobacter radiotolerans and Rubrobacter xylanophilus. Extremophiles. 3:235-238.

9. Thune, R. L., Fernandez, D. H., and Battista, J. R. 1999. An aroA mutant of Edwarsiella ictaluri is safe and efficacious as a live, attenuated vaccine. J. Aq. Anim. Health. 11:358-372.

8. Battista, J. R, Earl, A. M., and Park, M-J, 1999. Why is Deinococcus radiodurans so resistant to ionizing radiation? Trends in Microbiology, 7:362-365.

7. Battista, J. R. 1998. DNA Repair in Deinococcus radiodurans. In: DNA Damage and Repair Volume I: DNA Repair in Prokaryotes and Lower Eukaryotes (Eds.) J. A. Nickoloff and M. F. Hoeskstra, Humana Press, Totowa, NJ, pp. 287-304.

6. Battista, J. R. 1997. Against All Odds: The Survival Strategies of Deinococcus radiodurans. Annual Review of Microbiology, 51:203-224.

5. Mattimore, V. and Battista, J. R., 1996. Radioresistance of Deinococcus radiodurans: Functions Necessary to Survive Ionizing Radiation Are Also Necessary to Survive Prolonged Desiccation. J. Bacteriol. 178:633-637.

4. Mattimore, V., Udupa, K., Berne, G. A., and Battista, J. R., 1995. Genetic characterization of forty strains of Deinococcus radiodurans: Linkage information from transformation. J. Bacteriol. 177:5232-5237.

3. Slago, M. G., Stone, K., Squadrito, G. L., Battista, J. R. and Pryor, W. A.1995. Peroxynitrite causes DNA nicks in Plasmid pBR322. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Comm. 210:1025-1030.

2. Udupa, K., O'Cain, P. A., Mattimore, V., and Battista, J. R., 1994. Novel ionizing radiation sensitive strains of Deinococcus radiodurans R1. J. Bacteriol. 176:7439-7446.

1. Rupnik, K., Klasnic, L., Battista, J., and McGlynn, S. P. 1994. Lesion spectra: Radiation signatures and biological gateways. J. Chem. Inf. Comput. Sci. 34:1054-1063.