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1 Cooney J.J. and S. Wuertz (1989). Toxic effects of tin compounds on microorganisms. J.Ind. Microbiol. 4:375-402. (a review)

2 Wuertz S., C.E. Miller, R.B. Pfister, and J.J. Cooney (1991).TBT-resistant bacteria from estuarine and freshwater sediments. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 10:2783-2789.

3 Wuertz S., M.E. Miller, M.M. Doolittle, J.F. Brennan, and J.J. Cooney (1991). Butyltins in Boston Harbor sediments two years after tributyltin use was regulated. Chemosphere 22:1113-1120.

4 Cooney J.J., M.E. Miller, S. Wuertz, and M.M. Doolittle (1991). Action of tin compounds on microorganisms. In: Heavy metals in the environment. Vol.1 (Farmer J.G., ed.), pp.417-420, CEP Consultants Ltd., Edinburgh.

5 Cooney J.J., S. Wuertz, M.M. Doolittle, M.E. Miller, K. Henry, and D. Ricca (1993). Marine fungi: novel catalysts for bioremediation of oil spills. In: Trends in Microbial Ecology (Guerrero R. and Pedros-Alio C., eds.), pp. 639-642.

6 van der Lelie D., P. Corbisier, W. Bayens, S. Wuertz, L. Diels, and M. Mergeay (1994). The use of biosensors for environmental monitoring. Res. Microbiol. 145:67-74.

7 Collard J.M., P. Corbisier, L. Diels, Q. Dong, C. Jenthon, M. Mergeay, S. Taghavi. D. van der Lelie, A. Wilmotte, and S. Wuertz (1994). Plasmids for heavy metal resistance in Alcaligenes eutrophus CH34: mechanisms and applications. FEMS Microbiol. Rev. 14:405-414.

8 Cooney J.J., S. Wuertz, M.M. Doolittle, M.E. Miller, C.M. Baisden, K.D. Henry and D.M. Ricca (1995). Marine fungi are potential agents for bioremediation of oil spills. Biodet. Biodeg. 9: 610-614.

9 Miller C.E., S. Wuertz, J.J. Cooney, and R.M. Pfister (1995). Plasmids in tributyltin-resistant bacteria from fresh and estuarine waters. J. Ind. Microbiol. 14:337-342.

10 Wuertz S. and M. Mergeay (1997). Impact of heavy metals on soil microbial communities and their activities. In: Modern Soil Microbiology, p 607-642. Marcel Dekker, New York.

11 Diels L., S. Wuertz, S. van Roy, M. Carpels, L. Hooyberghs, D. Springael, S. Krebs,A. Ryngaert, and M. Mergeay (1997). Bioprozesse zur Rückhaltung von Schwermetallen aus Wasser und Boden. In: Mikrobieller Schadstoffabbau. S.261-289. Vieweg Verlag Braunschweig/Wiesbaden.

12 van der Lelie D., T. Schwuchow, U. Schwidetzky, S. Wuertz, W. Baeyens, M. Mergeay, and D.H. Nies (1997). Two linked two-component regulatory systems involved in regulation of heavy metal homeostasis in Alcaligenes eutrophus CH34. Mol. Microbiol. 23:493-503.

13 Griebe T., G. Schaule, and S. Wuertz (1997). Determination of microbial respiratory and redox activity in activated sludge. J. Ind. Microbiol. Biotech. 19:118-122.

14 Wuertz S., P. Pfleiderer, K. Kriebitzsch, T. Griebe, D. Coello-Oviedo, R. Spaeth, P.A.Wilderer, and H.-C. Flemming (1998) Extracellular redox activity in activated sludge. Water Sci. Technol. 37 (4-5):379- 384.

15 Späth R., H.-C. Flemming, and S. Wuertz. (1998) Sorption properties of biofilms. Water Sci. Technol. 37 (4-5):207- 210.

16 Huber S., S. Minnebusch, S. Wuertz, P.A. Wilderer, and B. Helmreich. (1998) Impact of different substrates on protein composition in biomass during wastewater treatment investigated by two-dimensional electrophoresis. Water. Sci. Technol. 37 (4-5):363-366.

17 Burtscher C., P.A. Fall, P.A. Wilderer, O. Christ, and S. Wuertz. (1998) Detection and survival of pathogens during two-stage thermophilic/mesophilic anaerobic digestion of suspended organic waste. Water Sci. Technol. 38 (12):123-126.

18 Kriebitzsch K., E. Adamietz, C. Schiegl, B. Helmreich, P.A. Wilderer, and S. Wuertz. (1998) Assessment of biological activity during temperature changes in a bench-scale sequencing batch reactor fed with synthetic medium containing lignin. Water Sci.Technol. 37 (4-5):251- 254.

19 Kuehn M., M. Hausner, H.-J. Bungartz, M. Wagner, P.A. Wilderer, and S. Wuertz.(1998). Automated confocal laser scanning microscopy and semiautomated image processing for the analysis of biofilms. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 64:4115-4127.

20 Burtscher C., P.A. Fall, P.A. Wilderer, and S. Wuertz. (1999). Detection of Salmonella spp. and Listeria monocytogenes in suspended organic waste by nucleic acid extraction and PCR. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 65:2235-2237.

21 Hausner M. and S. Wuertz. (1999). High rates of conjugation in bacterial biofilms as determined by quantitative in situ analysis of biovolumes. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 65:3710-3713.

22 Tibarzawa C., S. Wuertz, M. Mergeay, L. Wyns, and D. van der Lelie. (2000). Regulation of the cnr cobalt and nickel resistance determinant of Ralstonia eutropha (Alcaligenes eutrophus) CH34. J. Bacteriol. 182:1399-1409.

23 Spaeth, R. and S. Wuertz. (2000). Extraction and quantification of extracellular polymeric substances from wastewaters. In: Biofilms. Investigative methods &applications, H.-C. Flemming, U. Szewzyk, and T. Griebe (Eds.), Technomic Publishers, Lancaster, PA, USA, pp. 51-68.

24 Kuehn M., U. Schindler, P.A. Wilderer, and S. Wuertz. (2000). Quantitative microscopy in biofilm studies. In: Biofilms. Investigative methods &applications, H.-C. Flemming, U. Szewzyk, and T. Griebe (Eds.), Technomic Publishers, Lancaster, PA, USA, pp. 195-209.

25 Wuertz S., E. Müller, Spaeth, R., P. Pfleiderer, and H.-C. Flemming. (2000). Detection of heavy metals in bacterial biofilms and microbial flocs with the fluorescent complexing agent Newport Green. J. Ind. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 24:116-123.

26 Bungartz H.-J., M. Kuehn, M. Mehl, M. Hausner, and S. Wuertz. (2000). Fluid flow, transport, and biomass growth in defined biofilms: experiments and numerical simulations on a microscale. Water Sci. Technol. 41 (4-5):331- 338.

27 Rodenacker K., A. Brühl, M. Hausner, M. Kühn, V. Liebscher, M. Wagner, G. Winkler, and S. Wuertz. (2000). Quantification of biofilms in multispectral digital volumes from confocal laser scanning microscopes. Image Anal. Stereol. 19:151-156.

28 Hendrickx L., M. Hausner, and S. Wuertz. (2000). In situ monitoring of natural genetic transformation of Acinetobacter calcoaceticus BD413 in monoculture biofilms. Water Sci. Technol. 41 (4-5):155- 158.

29 Johnsen A.R., M. Hausner, A. Schnell, and S. Wuertz. (2000). Evaluation of fluorescently labeled lectins for the localization of EPS in Sphingomonas biofilms. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 66: 3487-3491.

30 Drewello U., R. Weissmann, S. Rölleke, E. Müller, S. Wuertz, F. Fekrsanati, C. Troll, and R. Drewello. (2000). Biogenic surface layers on historical window glass and the effect of excimer laser cleaning. J. Cultural Heritage Suppl. 1: 161-171.

31 Müller E., U. Drewello, R. Weissmann, and S. Wuertz. (2001). In situ analysis of biofilms on historical window glass using confocal laser scanning microscopy. J. Cultural Heritage 2: 31-42.

32 Wuertz S., L. Hendrickx, M. Kuehn, K. Rodenacker and M. Hausner. (2001) In situ quantification of gene transfer in biofilms. Meth. Enzymol. 336: 129-143.

33 Kuehn M., M. Mehl, M. Hausner, H.-J. Bungartz, and S. Wuertz. (2001). Time-resolved study of biofilm architecture and transport processes using experimental and simulation techniques: the role of EPS. Water Sci. Technol. 43(6): 143-151.

34 Wuertz S., R. Spaeth, R., A. Hinderberger, T. Griebe, H.-C. Flemming, and P.A. Wilderer. (2001). A new method for extraction of extracellular polymeric substances from biofilms and activated sludge suitable for direct quantification of sorbed metals. Water Sci. Technol. 43 (6): 25-31.

35 Xavier J.B., A. Schnell, S. Wuertz, R. Palmer, D.C. White, and J.S. Almeida. (2001). Objective threshold selection procedure (OTS) for segmentation of scanning scanning laser confocal microscopy images. J. Microbiol. Method. 47:169-180.

36 Falkentoft C.M., E. Muller, P. Arnz, P. Harremoes, H. Mosbaek, P.A. Wilderer, and S. Wuertz. (2002). Population changes in a biofilm reactor for phosphorus removal as evidenced by the use of FISH. Water Res. 36: 491-500.

37 Nogueira R., L.F. Melo, U. Purkhold, S. Wuertz, and M. Wagner. (2002). Microbial population dynamics versus nitrification performance in biofilm reactors operated with different hydraulic retention times during a shift from pure ammonia oxidation to combined organic carbon and ammonia oxidation.Water Res. 36:469-481

38 Wilderer P.A., H.-J. Bungartz, H. Lemmer, M. Wagner, J. Keller, and, S. Wuertz.(2002). Modern scientific methods and their potential in wastewater science and technology. Water Res. 36:370-393.

39 Pereira M.O., M. Kuehn, S. Wuertz, T. Neu, and L.F. Melo. (2002). Effect of flow regime on the architecture of a Pseudomonas fluorescens biofilm. Biotech. Bioeng. 78:164-171.

40 Wuertz S. (2002). Gene exchange in biofilms. In: Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology, G. Bitton (ed.), John Wiley and Sons, New York, NY. Vol. 3, p1408-1420.

41 Muller E., K. Kriebitzsch, P.A. Wilderer, and S. Wuertz. (2002). Community structure of micro-and macroflocs in pin-point sludge and the influence of sludge age and potassium addition on microfloc formation. Water Sci. Technol. 46 (1-2):405- 412.

42 Wattiau P., D. Springael, S.N. Agathos, and S. Wuertz. (2002) Use of the pAL5000 replicon in PAH-degrading mycobacteria: application for strain labeling and promoter probing. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 59:700-709.

43 Bungartz H.-J., M. Kuehn, M. Mehl, and S. Wuertz. Space and time resolved simulations of processes in biofilm systems on a microscale. (2003) In: Polymer and cell dynamics – multiscale modeling and numerical simulations, M. Chaplain, M. Griebel, J. Lenz, and W. Alt (eds.), Birkhäuser Verlag, Basel, pp. 175-188.

44 Hendrickx L., M. Hausner, and S. Wuertz. (2003). Natural transformation in monoculture Acinetobacter sp. BD413 biofilms. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 69:1721- 1727.

45 Rodrigues A.C., S. Wuertz, A.G. Brito, and L.F. Melo. (2003). Three-dimensional distribution of a gfp-tagged Pseudomonas putida during biofilm formation on solid PAHs assessed by confocal laser scanning microscopy. Water Sci. Technol. 47(5), 139-142.

46 Schmid M., A. Thill, U. Purkhold, M. Walcher, J.Y. Bottero, V. Urbain, P. Ginestet, P. H. Nielsen, S. Wuertz, and M. Wagner. (2003). Characterization of activated sludge flocs by confocal laser scanning microscopy and image analysis. Water Res. 37:2043- 2052.

47 Nancharaiah Y.V., P. Wattiau, S. Wuertz, S. Bathe, P. A. Wilderer, and M. Hausner. (2003). Dual labeling of Pseudomonas putida with fluorescent proteins for the in situ monitoring of conjugal transfer of the TOL plasmid. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 69:4846-4852.

48 Burtscher C. and S. Wuertz. (2003). Evaluation of the use of PCR and RT-PCR for detection of pathogenic bacteria in biosolids from anaerobic digesters and aerobic composters. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 69:4618-4627.

49 Lebuhn M., M. Effenberger, A. Gronauer, P.A. Wilderer, and S. Wuertz. (2003). Using quantitative real time PCR to determine the hygienic status of cattle manure. Water Sci. Technol. 48 (4):97-103.

50 Schroeder E.D. and S. Wuertz. (2003). Bacteria. In: The handbook of water and wastewater microbiology, D. Mara and N. Horan (eds.), Elsevier, Amsterdam, p 57- 68.

51 Bathe, S., M. Lebuhn, J.W. Ellwart, S. Wuertz, and M. Hausner. (2004). High phylogenetic diversity of transconjugants carrying plasmid pJP4 in an activated sludge-derived microbial community. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 235:215-219.

52 Bathe, S., T. V.K. Mohan, S. Wuertz, and M. Hausner. (2004). Bioaugmentation of a sequencing batch biofilm reactor by horizontal gene transfer. Water Sci. Technol. 49(11-12):337- 344.

53 Wuertz, S., S. Okabe, and M. Hausner. (2004). Microbial communities and their interactions in biofilm systems: an overview. Water Sci. Technol. 49 (11-12):327- 336.

54 Hendrickx, L. and S. Wuertz. (2004). Investigating in situ natural genetic transformation of Acinetobacter sp. BD413 in biofilms using confocal laser scanning microscopy. J. Setlow, A. Hollender (eds.) In: Genetic Engineering, Principles and Methods, Vol. 27, p 159-174. Plenum Press, New York.

55 Pozos N., K. Scow, S. Wuertz, and J. Darby. (2004). UV disinfection in a model distribution system: biofilm growth and microbial community. Water Res. 38:3083-3091.

56 Nancharaiah Y.V., V. P. Venugopalan, S. Wuertz, P. A. Wilderer, and M. Hausner.(2005). Compatibility of the green fluorescent protein and a general nucleic acid stain for quantitative description of a Pseudomonas putida biofilm. J. Microbiol. Meth. 60:179-187.

57 Rodrigues A.C., S. Wuertz, A.G. Brito, and L.F. Melo. (2005). Fluorene and phenanthrene uptake by Pseudomonas putida ATCC 17514: kinetics and physiological aspects. Biotechnol. Bioeng. 90:281-289.

58 Venugopalan V. P., M. Kuehn, M. Hausner, D. Springael, P. A. Wilderer, and S.Wuertz. (2005). Architecture of a nascent Sphingomonas sp. biofilm under varied hydrodynamic conditions. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 71:2677-2686.

59 Sorensen S.J., M. Bailey, L.H. Hansen, N. Kroer, and S. Wuertz. (2005). Studying plasmid horizontal transfer in situ: a critical review. Nat. Microbiol. Rev. 3:700-710.

60 GrayMerod R., L. Hendrickx, L. N. Mueller, J. B. Xavier, and S. Wuertz. (2005). Effect of nucleic acid stain Syto 9 on nascent biofilm architecture of Acinetobacter sp. BD413. Water Sci. Technol. 52(7):195-202.

61 Thompson D.E., V.B. Rajal, S. De Batz, and S. Wuertz. (2006). Detection of Salmonella spp. in water using magnetic bead capture hybridization combined with PCR or real-time PCR. J. Water Health 4: 67-75.

62 van Herwijnen, R., B. Joffe, A. Ryngaert, N. M. Leys, M. Hausner, D. Springael, H.A.J. Govers, S. Wuertz, and J.R. Parsons. (2006). Effect of bioaugmentation and supplementary carbon sources on degradation of PAHs by a soil derived culture. FEMS Microbiology Letters 55: 122-135.

63 Falk, M. W. and S. Wuertz. (2006). Diversity of biofilms and their formation processes. In: Biodiversity in Agricultural Production Systems, p 131 – 148, G. Benckiser and S. Schnell (eds.), CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raton, 2006.

64 Rajal, V. B., B. S. McSwain, D.E. Thompson, C. M. Leutenegger, B. Kildare, and S.Wuertz. (2007) Validation of hollow fiber ultrafiltration and real time PCR using bacteriophage PP7 as surrogate for the quantification of viruses from water samples. Water Res. 41:1411-1422.

65 Rajal, V. B., B. S. McSwain, D.E. Thompson, C. M. Leutenegger, and S. Wuertz. (2007). Molecular quantitative analysis of human viruses in California storm water. Water Res. 41:4287-4298.

66 Merod, R.T., J. E. Warren, H. McCaslin, and S. Wuertz. (2007) Toward automated analysis of biofilm architecture: bias caused by extraneous CLSM images. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 73:4922-4930.

67 Santo Domingo, J.W., Bambic, D.G., Edge, T.A. and Wuertz, S. (2007) Quo vadis source tracking? Towards a strategic framework for environmental monitoring of fecal pollution. Water Res. 41: 3539-3552.

68 Kildare, B.J., Leutenegger, C.M., McSwain, B.S., Bambic, D.G., Rajal, V.B. and Wuertz, S. (2007) 16S rRNA-based assays for quantitative detection of universal, human-, cow-and dog-specific fecal Bacteroidales: a Bayesian approach. Water Res. 41:3701-3715.

69 Mohan, S. V. , C. Falkentoft, Y. V. Nancharaiah, B. S. McSwain-Sturm, P. Wattiau, P. A. Wilderer, S. Wuertz, and M. Hausner. (2009) Bioaugmentation of microbial communities in laboratory and pilot-scale sequencing batch biofilm reactors using the TOL plasmid. Bioresource Biotechnol. 100:1746-1753.

70 Falk, M.W., K.-G. Song, M. G. Matiasek, and S. Wuertz. (2009) Microbial community dynamics in replicate membrane bioreactors – natural reproducible fluctuations. Water Res. 43:843-852.

71 Bae, S. and S. Wuertz. (2009) Discrimination of viable and dead fecal Bacteroidales bacteria by quantitative PCR with propidium monoazide. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 75:2940-2944.

72 Bae, S. and S. Wuertz. (2009) Rapid decay of host-specific fecal Bacteroidales cells in seawater as measured by quantitative PCR with propidium monoazide. Water Res. 43:4850-4859.

73 Jenkins, M.W., S. Tiwari, M. Lorente, C. Maina Gichaba, and S. Wuertz. (2009). Identifying human and livestock sources of fecal contamination in Kenya with host-specific Bacteroidales assays. Water Res. 43:4956-4966.

74 Shapiro, K., J. A. K. Mazet, A. Schriewer, S. Wuertz, H. Fritz, W. A. Miller, J. Largier, and P. A. Conrad. (2010) Detection of Toxoplasma gondii oocysts and surrogate microspheres in water using ultrafiltration and capsule filtration. Water Res. 44:893-903.

75 Schriewer, A., W.A. Miller, B.A. Byrne, M.A. Miller, P.A. Conrad, D. Hardin, H.-H. Yang, S.C. Oates, N. Chouicha, A. Melli, D. Jessup, and S. Wuertz. (2010) Bacteroidales as a predictor of pathogens in surface waters of the central California coast. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 76: 5802-5814.

76 Falk, M.W. and S. Wuertz. (2010) Effect of the toxin 3-chloroaniline at low concentrations on microbial community dynamics and membrane bioreactor performance. Water Res. 44:5109-5115.

77 Wang, D., S.S. Silkie, K.L. Nelson and S. Wuertz. (2010) Estimating true human and animal host source contribution in quantitative microbial source tracking using the Monte Carlo method. Water Res. 44:4760-4775.

78 D’Alvise, P.W., O. R. Sjoholm, T. Yankelovich, Y. Jin, S. Wuertz, and B. F. Smets. (2010) TOL plasmid carriage enhances biofilm formation and increases extracellular DNA content in Pseudomonas putida KT2440. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 312:84-92.

79 Wuertz, S. and E.D. Schroeder. (2010) Biology of Fixed-Growth Process, In Biofilm Reactors: WEF Manual of Practice No. 35, Water Environment Federation Technical Practice Committee (Eds.), McGrawHill.

80 Wuertz, S., Wang, D., Reischer G., Farnleitner, A. (2011). Library-independent bacterial source tracking methods, In Microbial Source Tracking: Methods, Applications, and Case Studies, Hagedorn, C., Blanch, A., Harwood, V. J. (Eds.), Springer New York, Dordrecht, Heidelberg, London, pp. 75-126.

81 Schriewer, A., A. Wehlmann, and S. Wuertz. (2011) Improving qPCR efficiency in environmental samples by selective removal of humic acids with DAX-8. J. Microbiol. Meth. 85:16-21.

82 Bae, S. and S. Wuertz. (2012) Survival of host-associated Bacteroidales cells and their relationship with Enterococcus spp., Campylobacter jejuni, Salmonella Typhimurium and Adenovirus in freshwater microcosms as measured by PMA-qPCR. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 78:922-932.

83 Król, J.E., J.T. Penrod, H. McCaslin, L. Rogers, H. Yano, W. DeJonghe, C. Brown, R.E.Parales, S. Wuertz, and E. Top. (2012) Genomic and functional analysis of the IncP-1 plasmid pWDL7::rfp explains its role in 3-chloroaniline catabolism. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 78:828-838.

84 Gonzo, E.E., S. Wuertz, and V.B. Rajal. (2012) Continuum heterogeneous biofilm model – A simple and accurate method for effectiveness factor determination. Biotechnol. Bioeng. 109:1780-1790.

85 Guiessye B. and S. Wuertz. (2012) Metabolically versatile large-genome prokaryotes. Curr. Opin. Biotechnol. 23:467-473.

86 Cruz, M.C., D. Gutiérrez Cacciabue, J.F. Gil, O. Gamboni, M.S. Vicente, S. Wuertz, E.E. Gonzo, and V.B. Rajal. (2012) Impact of intensive land uses on shallow groundwater sourced for human consumption in a threshold country. J. Environ. Monit. 14: 2338-2349.

87 Kayhanian, M., B. Fruchtman, J. S. Gulliver, C. Montanaro, E. Raniere, and S. Wuertz.(2012) Review of highway runoff characteristics: comparative analysis and universal implications. Water Res. 46: 6609-6624.

88 Adell, A.D., W. A. Miller, D.J. Harvey, E. VanWormer, S. Wuertz, and P. A. Conrad.(2013) Individual subject meta-analysis of parameters for Cryptosporidium parvum shedding and diarrhoea in animal experimental models. Epidemiol. Infection 141: 1662-1678.

89 Norman, S. A., R.C. Hobbs, S. Wuertz, A. Melli, L. A. Beckett, N. Chouicha, A. Kundu and W. A. Miller. Fecal pathogen pollution: sources and patterns in water and sediment samples from the upper Cook Inlet, Alaska ecosystem. (2013) Environ. Sci. Processes and Impacts 15 (5), 1041 – 1051.

90 Wang, V.B., J, Du, X. F. Chen, A.W. Thomas, N.D. Kirchhofer, L.E. Garner, M.T. Maw, W.H. Poh, J. Hinks, S. Wuertz, S. Kjelleberg, Q.C. Zhang, J.S.C. Loo, G.C. Bazan. (2013) Improving charge collection in Escherichia coli-carbon electrode devices with conjugated oligoelectrolytes, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.15: 5867-5872.

91 McBride G.B., R. Stott, W. Miller, D. Bambic, and S. Wuertz. (2013) Discharge-based QMRA for estimation of public health risks from exposure to stormwater-borne pathogens in recreational waters in the United States. Water Res. 47: 5282-5297.

92 Orlofsky, E, Gillor, O, Melli, A, Miller, W, Wuertz, S, Bernstein, N, Shapiro, K. (2013) Simultaneous detection of Giardia lamblia and Cryptosporidium parvum (oo)cysts in soil using immunomagnetic separation and direct fluorescent antibody staining. J.Microbiol. Meth. 94(3): 375-7.

93 Sinigalliano, C.D., J. Ervin, L. C. Van De Werfhorst, B. Badgley, E. Ballesté, J.Bartkowiak, A. B. Boehm, M. Byappanahalli, K. D. Goodwin, M. Gourmelon, J.Griffith, P. A. Holden, J. Jay, B. Layton, C. Lee, J. Lee, W. G. Meijer, R. Noble, M.Raith, H. Ryu, M. J. Sadowsky, A. Schriewer, D. Wang, D. Wanless, R. Whitman, S. Wuertz, and J. W. Santo Domingo. (2013) Multi-laboratory evaluations of the performance of Catellicoccus marimammalium PCR assays developed to target gull fecal sources. Water Res. 47: 6883-6896.

94 Reischer, G. H., J. E. Ebdon , J.M. Bauer, N. Schuster, W. Ahmed, J. Åström , A. R. Blanch, G. Blöschl, D. Byamukama, T. Coakley, C. Ferguson, G. Goshu, G. Ko, A. Roda Husman, D. Mushi, R. Poma, B. Pradhan, V.B. Rajal, M. A. Schade, R.Sommer, H. Taylor, E. M. Toth, V. Vrajmasu, S. Wuertz, R. L. Mach, and A. H. Farnleitner. (2013) Performance characteristics of qPCR assays targeting human- and ruminant-associated Bacteroidetes for microbial source tracking across sixteen countries on six continents. Environ. Sci. Technol. 47:8548−8556.

95 Ebentier, D. L., K. T. Hanley, Y. Cao, B. D. Badgley, A. B. Boehm, J. S. Ervin, K. D. Goodwin, M. Gourmelon, J. F. Griffith, P. A. Holden, C. A. Kelty, S. Lozach, C.McGee, L. A. Peed, M. Raith, H. Ryu, M. J. Sadowsky, E. A. Scott, J. Santo Domingo, A. Schriewer, C. D. Sinigalliano, O. C. Shanks, L. C. Van De Werfhorst, D. Wang, S.Wuertz, J. A. Jay. (2013) Evaluation of the repeatability and reproducibility of a suite of qPCR-based microbial source tracking methods. Water Res. 47: 6839-6848.

96 Wang, V.B., J. Du, X. Chen, A. Thomas, N. Kirchhofer, L. Garner, M. T. Maw, W. Han Poh, J. Hinks, S. Wuertz, S. Kjelleberg, Q. Zhang, J. S. C. Loo, and G. C. Bazan. (2013) Improving charge collection in Escherichia coli–carbon electrode devices with conjugated oligoelectrolytes. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 15: 5867-5872.

97 Schriewer, A., K. D. Goodwin, C. D. Sinigalliano, A. M. Cox, D. Wanless, J.Bartkowiak, D. L. Ebentier, K. T. Hanley, J. Ervin, L. A. Deering, O. C. Shanks, L. A.Peed, W. G. Meijer, J.F. Griffith, J. W. SantoDomingo, J. A. Jay, P. A. Holden and S.Wuertz. (2013) Performance evaluation of canine-associated Bacteroidales assays in a multi-laboratory comparison study. Water Res. 47: 6909-6920.

98 Raith, M.R., C. A. Kelty, J. F. Griffith, A. Schriewer, S. Wuertz, S. Mieszkin, M. Gourmelon, G. H. Reischer, A. H. Farnleitner, J. S. Ervin, P. A. Holden, D. L. Ebentier,J. A Jay; D. Wang; A. B Boehm; T. Gim Aw; J. B Rose; E. Balleste, W. G Meijer, M. Sivaganesan and O. Shanks. (2013) Comparison of PCR and quantitative real-time PCR methods for the characterization of ruminant and cattle fecal pollution sources. Water Res. 47: 6921-6928

99 Layton, B.A., Yiping Cao a , Darcy L. Ebentier b , Kaitlyn Hanley b , Elisenda Ballesté c , João Brandão d , Muruleedhara Byappanahalli e , Reagan Converse f, g , Andreas H. Farnleitner h , Jennifer Gentry-Shields i , Maribeth L. Gidley j , Michèle Gourmelon k , Jiyoung Lee l , Solen Lozach, Tania Madi, Wim G. Meijer, Rachel Noble, Lindsay Peed, Georg H. Reischer, Raquel Rodrigues, Joan B. Rose, Alexander Schriewer, Chris Sinigalliano, Chang Soo Lee, Sangeetha Srinivasan, Jill Stewart, Laurie C. Van De Werfhorst, Dan Wang, Richard Whitman e , Stefan Wuertz, Jenny Jay, Patricia A. Holden, Alexandria B. Boehm, Orin Shanks, John F. Griffith. (2013) Performance of human fecal anaerobe-associated PCR-based assays in a multi-laboratory method evaluation study. Water Res. 47: 6897-6908

100 Falk M. W., H. Seshan, C. Dosoretz, and S. Wuertz. (2013) Partial bioaugmentation to remove 3-chloroaniline slows species turnover rate in bioreactors. Water Res. 47: 7109-7119

101 Kundu A., G. B. McBride and S. Wuertz. (2013) Adenovirus-associated health risks for recreational activities in a multi-use coastal watershed based on site-specific quantitative microbial risk assessment. Water Res. 47:6309-6325.

102 Seshan H., M. K. Goyal, M. W. Falk and S. Wuertz. (2014) Support vector regression model of bioreactor performance using microbial community diversity indices: effect of stress and bioaugmentation. Water Res. 53:282-296.

103 Smaldone G., Jin Y., Whitfield D., Mu A., Wong E., Wuertz S., and Singer M. (2014) Growth of Myxococcus xanthus in continuous flow cell bioreactors as a method for studying development. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 80:2461-2467.

104 Hinks J., Wang Y., Poh W.H., Donosec B.C., Thomas A.W., Wuertz S., Loof S.C.J., Bazan G.C., Kjelleberg S., Mu Y., and Seviour T. (2014) Modeling the membrane insertion of molecules designed for transmembrane electron transfer. Langmuir 30:2429-2440.

105 Adell AD, Miller WA, Harvey DJ, Vanwormer E, Wuertz S, and Conrad PA. (2014) Individual subject meta-analysis of parameters for Giardia duodenalis shedding in animal experimental models. BIOMED Res. Inter. 476142.

106 Gonzo E.E., Wuertz S., and Rajal V.B. (2014) The continuum heterogeneous biofilm model with multiple limiting substrate Monod kinetics. Biotechnol. Bioeng. 111:2252- 2264.

107 Kim, S., D. Gutiérrez Cacciabue, A. Schriewer, V. B. Rajal and S. Wuertz. (2014) Evaluation of detachment methods for the enumeration of Bacteroides fragilis in sediments via propidium monoazide-quantitative PCR, in comparison to Enterococcus faecalis and Escherichia coli. J. Appl. Microbiol. 117:1513-1522

108 Merod R.T. and S. Wuertz. (2014) Extracellular polymeric substance architecture influences natural genetic transformation of Acinetobacter baylyi in biofilms. Appl.Environ. Microbiol. 80: 7752–7757.

109 Odagiri M., Schriewer A., Hanley K., Wuertz S., Misra P.R., Panigrahi P., and M.W. Jenkins. (2015) Validation of Bacteroidales quantitative PCR assays targeting human and animal fecal contamination in the public and domestic domains in India. Sci. Tot. Environ. 502:462-470.

110 Bae S. and S. Wuertz. (2015) Decay of host-associated Bacteroidales cells and DNA in continuous-flow freshwater and seawater microcosms of identical experimental design and temperature as measured by PMA-qPCR and qPCR. Water Res. 70:205-213.

111 Bambic D.G., Kildare B.J., Rajal V.B., Sturm B.S.M., Minton C.B., Schriewer A., and S. Wuertz. (2015) Spatial and hydrologic variation of Bacteroidales, adenovirus and enterovirus in a semi-arid, wastewater effluent-impacted watershed. Water Res. 75:83-94.

112 Hinks J., Han P.W., Chu J.J.H., Loo J.S.C., Bazan G.C., Hancock L.E., and S. Wuertz.(2015) Oligopolyphenylenevinylene-conjugated oligoelectrolyte membrane insertion molecules selectively disrupt cell envelopes of gram-positive bacteria. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 81 (6), 1949-1958.

113 Schriewer A., Odagiri, M., Wuertz S., Misra P., Panigrahi P., Clasen T., and M. Jenkins.(2015) Human and animal fecal contamination of community water sources, stored drinking water and hands in rural India measured with validated microbial source tracking assays. Am. J. Tropical Med. Hyg. 93 (3), 509-516.

114 Hinks J., Wang Y., Matysik A., Kraut R., Mu Y., Bazan G., Kjelleberg S., Wuertz S., and T. Seviour. (2015) Increased microbial butanol tolerance by exogenous membrane insertion molecules. Chem. Sus. Chem. 8 (21), 3718-3726.

115 Kim M. and S. Wuertz. (2015) Survival and persistence of host-associated Bacteroidales cells and DNA in comparison with E. coli and Enterococcus in freshwater sediments as quantified by PMA-qPCR and qPCR. Water Res. 87:182-192.

116 Orlofsky E., Bernstein N., Sacks M., Vonshak A., Benami M., Kundu A., Maki M., Smith W., Wuertz S., Shapiro K., and O. Gillor. (2016) Comparable levels of microbial contamination in soil and on tomato crops after drip irrigation with treated wastewater or potable water. Agr. Ecosyst. Environ. 215: 140-150.

117 Odagiri M., Schriewer A., Daniels M.E., Wuertz S., Smith W.A., Clasen T., Schmidt W.P, Yujie J., Torondel B., Misra P.R., Panigrahi P. and M.W. Jenkins. (2016) Human fecal and pathogen exposure pathways in rural Indian villages and the effect of increased latrine coverage. Water Res. 100:232-244.

118 Law Y.Y., Kirkegaard R. H., Cokro A.A., Liu X., Arumugam K., Chao X., Stokholm-Bjerregaard M., Drautz-Moses D.I., Nielsen P.H., Wuertz S., and R.B.H. Williams.(2016) Integrative microbial community analysis reveals full-scale enhanced biological phosphorus removal under tropical conditions. Sci. Rep. 6, 25719; doi: 10.1038/ srep 25719

119 Hinks J. , Han EJY, Wang V.B., Seviour T.W. , Marsili E , , Loo J.S.C., and S. Wuertz.(2016) Naphthoquinone glycosides for bioelectroanalytical enumeration of the faecal indicator Escherichia coli. Microb. Biotechnol. 9: 746-757.

120 Adell D., McBride G., Wuertz S., Conrad P.A., and W.A. Smith. (2016) Comparison of human and southern sea otter (Enhydra lutris nereis) health risks for infection with protozoa in nearshore waters. Water Res. 104: 220-230.

121 Rice S.A., S Wuertz, S Kjelleberg. (2016) Next‐generation studies of microbial biofilm communities. Microb. Biotechnol. 9: 677-680.

122 Cokro A.A., Y. Law, R. B.H. Williams, Y. Cao, P.H. Nielsen, S. Wuertz. (2017) Non-denitrifying polyphosphate accumulating organisms obviate requirement for anaerobic condition. Water Res. 111:393-403.

123 Doyle L.E., P.Y. Yung, S.D. Mitra, S. Wuertz, R.B.H. Williams, F.M. Lauro, and E.Marsili. (2017) Electrochemical and genomic analysis of novel electroactive isolates obtained via potentiostatic enrichment from tropical sediment. J. Power Sources 356: 539-548.

124 Nshimyimana, J.P., Cruz, M. C., Thompson, R. J., and Wuertz, S. (2017) Bacteroidales markers for microbial source tracking in Southeast Asia. Water Res. 118:239-248.

125 Liu X., Arumugam K., Natarajan G., Seviour T., Drautz-Moses D. I., Wuertz S., Law Y. and Williams R. B. H. (2017). Draft genome sequence of a Candidatus Brocadia bacterium enriched from tropical-climate activated sludge. bioRxiv.

Current h-index: 44


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