Camille Henry

Position title: Research Associate


B.S. 2010, Masters 2012 & Ph.D. 2016
Aix Marseille Université (AMU), France
Joined Cox lab in 2017

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Camille Justine Henry


2017-             Postdoctoral Fellow in Biochemistry, UW Madison, Mike Cox Lab, USA. Study of DNA repair proteins.

2012- 2016    Ph.D. degree in Microbiology with the distinction very honorable, Aix Marseille Université (AMU), Laboratoire de Chimie Bactérienne, CNRS, France. Study of the E. coli Methionine Sulfoxide Reductases : role of MsrA and MsrB in the RecA protection, identification of a new Msr activity.

2010-2012     Master’s degree in Microbiology, Plant Biology and Biotechnology,  AMU, France.  Position 1/18.

2007-2010     Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry, AMU, France.

Research Fields
• Study of the Escherichia coli physiology
• Oxidative stress, proteins oxidation and repair
• DNA damage and DNA repair
• Gene expression


Henry, C, and S Henrikus. (2021) Elucidating Recombination Mediator Function Using Biophysical Tools. Biology, 10(4), 288.

Henry C, Loiseau L, Vergnes A, Vertommen D, Mérida-Floriano A, Chitteni-Pattu S, Wood EA, Casadesús J, Cox MM, Barras F, Ezraty B. (2021) Redox controls RecA protein activity via reversible oxidation of its methionine residues. eLIFE 10:e63747. DOI: 10.7554/eLife.63747  [eLIFE] [Online ahead of print]

Henrikus, SS, C Henry, AE McGrath, S Jergic, JP McDonald, Y Hellmich, ST Bruckbauer, ML Ritger, ME Cherry, EA Wood, PT Pham, MF Goodman, R Woodgate, MM Cox, AM van Oijen, H Ghodke, A Robinson. (2020) Single-molecule live-cell imaging reveals RecB-dependent function of DNA polymerase IV in double strand break repair. Nucleic Acids Res, 48(15):8490-8508. DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkaa597

Dubiel, K, C Henry, LM Spenkelink, AG Kozlov, EA Wood, S Jergic, NE Dixon, AM van Oijen, MM Cox, TM Lohman, SJ Sandler, JL Keck. (2020) Development of a Single-Stranded DNA-binding Protein Fluorescent Fusion Toolbox. Nucleic Acids Res, 48(11):6053-6067. DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkaa320

Bruckbauer, ST, JD Trimarco, C Henry, EA Wood, JR Battista, and MM Cox. (2019) A variant of the Escherichia coli anaerobic transcription factor FNR exhibiting diminished promoter activation function enhances ionizing radiation resistance. PLoS One, 14(1): e0199482. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0199482.

Henrikus, SS, C Henry, H Ghodke, EA Wood, N Mbele, R Saxena, U Basu, AM van Oijen, MM Cox, and A Robinson. (2019) RecFOR epistasis group: RecF and RecO have distinct localisations and functions in Escherichia coli. Nucleic Acids Research, 47, 2946-2965. DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkz003

Genaris A, Ezraty B, Henry C, Vergnes A, Bos J, Vertomen D, Espinosa L, Collet JF, Barras F. (2015) Repairing oxidized proteins in the bacterial envelope using respiratory chain electrons. Nature. 528(7582):409-12

Ezraty B, Henry C, Hérisse M, Denamur E, Barras F. (2014). Commercial Lysogeny Broth culture media and oxidative stress : A cautious tale. Free Radic Bio Med. 74:245-51