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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    PhD 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 degrees 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


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

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

Henry C, Chitteni-Pattu S, Wood E, Loiseau L, Vertomen D, Barras F, Cox MM, Ezraty B. RecA is subject to oxidation and can be repaired by Methionine Sulfoxide Reductases in Escherichia coli. In preparation