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(Relevant in the past 2 years)


Refereed Publications


  • Weir, M.H., Razzolini, M.T., Rose, J.B., Masago, Y., Pope, J.M., Kumar, L.S, Masago. A., Omura, T., and Rose, J.B., 2012. Water Reclamation Redesign for Reducing Cryptosporidium Risks at a Recreational Spray Park Using Stochastic Models. Water Research  45(19): 6505-6514.


  • Aw, T.G. and Rose, J.B.  2012. Detection of Pathogens in Water: from Phylochips to qPCR to Pyrosequencing. Current Opinion in Biotechnology  23( 3): 422-430.


  • Sinclair, R.G., Rose, J.B., Hashsham, S. A., Gerba, C.P. and Haas, C.N. 2012. Criteria for Selection of Surrogates Used to Study the Fate and Control of Pathogens in the Environment. Applied Environ. Microbiol. 78:1969-1977.


  • Enger, K.S., Nelson, K.L., Clasen, T., Rose, J.B. and Eisenberg, J.N.S.  2012. Linking Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment and Epidemiological Data: Informing Safe Drinking Water Trials in Developing Countries.  Environmental Science and Technology   46(9): 5160-5167.


  • Herzog, A.B.  Pandey, A.K., Reyes-Gastelum, D., Gerba, C.P., Rose, J.B., and Hashsham, S.A.  2012.  Evaluation of Sample Recovery Efficiency of Bacteriophage P22 on Fomites Appl. Environ. Microbiol 78(22):7915.   


  • Kravchenko, A., Chun, H.-C., Mazer, M., Wang, W., Rose, J.B. Smucker, A.J.M., and Rivers, M.  2012.  Relationships between intra-aggregate pore structures and distributions of Escherichia coli within soil Macro-aggregates.   Applied Soil Ecology, 63:134-142.


  • Ahmad, F., Pandey, A.K., Herzog, A.B., Rose, J.B., Gerba, C.P., and Hashsham, S.A. 2012 Environmental applications and potential health implications of quantum dots. J Nanoparticle Research.14:1038.


  • Ryan, M.O., Duzinski, P.J., Gurian, P.L., Haas, C.N. and Rose, J.B.  2013, Acceptable Microbial Risk: Benefit-Cost Analysis of a Boil Water Order for Cryptosporidium, J.  American Water Works Association 105:(4) 51-52;


  • Aslan, A., and Rose, J.B.  2013 Evaluation of the Host Specificity of Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron Alpha Mannanese Gene as a Sewage Marker. Letters in Applied Microbiology, 56:51-56.


  • Allan, J.D. , McIntyre, P.B., Smith, S.D.P., Halpern, B.S., Boyer, G.L., Buchsbaum, A., Burton Jr., G.A., Campbell, L.M., Chadderton, W.L., Ciborowski, J.J.H., Doran, P.J., Eder, T., Infante, D.M., Johnson, L.B., Joseph, C.A., Marino, A.L., Prusevich, A., Read, J., Rose, J.B., Rutherford, E.S., Sowa, S.P., and Steinman, A.D. 2013  Joint Analysis of Stressors and Ecosystem Services to Enhance Restoration Effectiveness.  PNAS. 110(1):372-377.


  • Coulliette, A., Enger, K.S., Weir,M.H., and Rose, J.B. 2013. Risk Reduction Assessment of Waterborne Salmonella and Vibrio by a Chlorine Contact Disinfectant Point-Of-Use Device.  International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health 216:355-361.


  • Enger K.S.; Nelson, K.L.; Rose, J.B. and Eisenberg, J.N. 2013. The Joint Effects of Efficacy and Compliance:  A Study of Household Water Treatment Effectiveness against Childhood Diarrhea.  Water Research, 47:1181-1190.


  • Layton,B.A., Cao,Y., Ebentier,D.L., Hanley,K., Ballesté,E., Brandão,J., Byappanahalli,M., Converse, R., Farnleitner,A.H., Gentry-Shields,J., Gidleyj, Michèle Gourmelon,M.L., Lee,J., Lozach,S., Madi,T. Meijer,W.G., Noble,R., Peed,L., Reischer,G.H., Rodrigues,R., Rose,J.B., Schriewer,A., Sinigalliano,C., Soo Lee,C., Srinivasan,S.,  Stewart,J., Van De Werfhorst,L.C., Wang,D., Whitman,R., Wuertz,S., Jay,J., Holden,P.A., Boehm,A.B., Shanks,O., and Griffith, J. F.  2013. Performance of Human Fecal Anaerobe-Associated PCR-Based Assays in a Multi-Laboratory Method Evaluation Study. Water Research, In press


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


  • Wong, M.V., Hashsham, S.A., Gulari, E.  Rouillard, J-M.; Aw, T.G. and Rose, J.B. Detection and Characterization of Human Pathogenic Viruses Circulating in Community Wastewater using Multi Target Microarrays and PCR, Accepted J. Water and Health.


  • Baustian, M.M., Mavrommati, G, Dreelin, E.A., Esselman, P., Schultze, S.R., Qian, L, Gim Aw, T., Luo, L., and Rose, J.B.  2013 A one hundred year review of the socioeconomic and ecological systems in Lake St. Clair, North America. Accepted Journal of Great Lakes Research


  • Lopez, G.U., Gerba, C.P., Tamimi, A.H., Kitajima, M., Maxwell, S.L. and Rose, J.B.  2013.  Transfer Efficiency of Bacteria and from Porous and Nonporous Fomites to Fingers under Different Relative Humidity.  Applied and Environmental Microbiology. In press


Books and Chapters


  • Ives, R., Rose, J.B and Lim, Y.A. 2012.    Water and Associations with Foodborne Parasitic Protozoa Disease Risks, Ch. 8. In:   (eds) Robertson, L.J. and Smith, H.W.  Foodborne Protozoan Parasites Nova Science Pub Inc. Hauppauge, NY


  • Pope, J, Weir, M.H. and Rose, J.B. 2012.  History of Water and Health Ch. 3 IN:  Angelakis, A.N. (eds) Evolution of Sanitation and Wastewater Technologies through the Centuries.  IWA, London, UK


  • National Research Council. 2012. (Rose, J.B. member and contributor) Science for Environmental Protection, The Road Ahead National Academy Press, Washington, D.C.