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Nissen KE, Homer CM, Ryan CJ, Shales M, Krogan NJ, Patrick KL*, Guthrie, C*. (2017) The histone variant H2A.Z promotes splicing of weak introns. Genes Dev. 31(7):688-701. PMID: 28446597 *co-corresponding author

Patrick KL*, Bell SL*, Watson RO (2016). For Better or Worse: Cytosolic DNA Sensing During Bacterial Infection Induces Potent Innate Immune Responses. J Mol Biol. PMID: 27139640

Watson RO*, Bell SL*, MacDuff DA, Kimmey JM, Diner EJ, Olivas J, Vance RE, Stallings CL, Virgin HW, Cox JS (2015). cGAS detects Mycobacterium tuberculosis DNA to activate both type I interferon and autophagy. Cell Host & Microbe. 17(6):811-9. PMID: 26048136

Manzanillo PS, Watson RO*, Ayres JS*, Collins AC, Souza G, Rae CS, Schneider DS, Nakamura K, Shiloh MU, Vance RE, Portnoy DA, Cox JS (2013). The E3 ubiquitin ligase PARKIN is required for autophagy and host resistance to intracellular pathogens. Nature. 501 (7468): 512-6. PMID: 24005326

Watson RO*, Manzanillo PS*, Cox JS (2012). Extracellular M. tuberculosis DNA targets bacteria for autophagy by activating the host DNA sensing pathway. Cell. 150 (4): 803-15. PMID: 22901810

Watson RO, Galán, JE (2008). Interaction of Campylobacter jejuni with host cells. In Campylobacter, 3rd ed. ASM Press, Washington, D.C.

Watson RO, Galán JE (2008). Campylobacter jejuni survives within epithelial cells by avoiding delivery to lysososomes. PloS Pathogens. 4(1): e14. PMID: 18225954

Strachan NJC, Watson RO, Novik V, Hofreuter D, Ogen ID, Galán JE (2007). Sexual dimorphism in campylobacteriosis. Epidemiology and Infection. Dec. 7: 1-4. PMID: 18062834

Watson RO, Hofreuter D, Novik V, Galán JE (2007). A MyD88-deficient mouse model reveals a role for Nramp1 inCampylobacter jejuni infection. Infection and Immunity. 75 (4): 1994-2003. PMID: 17194808 

Hofreuter D, Tsai J, Watson RO, Novik, V, Altman B, Benitez M, Clark, C, Perbost C. Jarvie T, Du L, Galán JE (2007). Unique features of a highly pathogenic Campylobacter jejuni strain. Infection and Immunity. 74 (8): 4694- 707. PMID: 16861657

Watson RO, Galán JE (2005). Signal transduction in Campylobacter jejuni-induced cytokine production. Cellular Microbiology. 7(5): 655-65. PMID: 15839895

Chaussee MS, Sylva GL, Sturdevant DE, Smoot LM, Graham MR, Watson RO, Musser JM (2002). Rgg influences the expression of multiple regulatory loci to co-regulate virulence factor expression in Streptococcus pyogenes. Infection and Immunity. 70 (2): 762-70. PMID: 11796609

Murli S, Watson RO, Galán JE (2001). Role of tyrosine kinases and the tyrosine phosphatase SptP in the interaction of Salmonella with host cells. Cellular Microbiology. 3 (12): 795-810. PMID: 11736992

Chaussee MS, Watson RO, Smoot JC, Musser JM (2001). Identification of Rgg-regulated exoproteins of Streptococcus pyogenes. Infection and Immunity. 69 (2): 822-31.

*these authors contributed equally