1. Genomic discovery of an evolutionarily programmed modality for small-molecule targeting of an intractable protein surface. Uddhav K. Shigdel, Seung-Joo Lee, Mathew E. Sowa, Brian R. Bowman, Keith Robison, Minyun Zhou, Khian Hong Pua, Dylan T. Stiles, Joshua A. V. Blodgett, Daniel W. Udwary, Andrew T. Rajczewski, Alan S. Mann, Siavash Mostafavi, Tara Hardy, Sukrat Arya, Zhigang Weng, Michelle Stewart, Kyle Kenyon, Jay P. Morgenstern, Ende Pan, Daniel C. Gray, Roy M. Pollock, Andrew M. Fry, Richard D. Klausner, Sharon A. Townson, and Gregory L. Verdine. PNAS, 2020. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2006560117
  2. Construction of a new integrating vector from actinophage ΦOZJ and its use in multiplex Streptomyces transformation. B Ko, JM D’Alessandro, L Douangkeomany, SD Stumpf, A deButts, JAV Blodgett. Journal of Industrial Microbiology & Biotechnology, 2019.  PMID: 31705217; DOI: 10.1007/s10295-019-02246-7
  3. Bioinformatic and Functional Evaluation of Actinobacterial Piperazate Metabolism.  Y Hu, Y Qi, SD Stumpf, JM D’Alessandro, JAV Blodgett.  ACS Chemical Biology, 2019.  DOI: 10.1021/acschembio.8b01086
  4. Native and Engineered Clifednamide Biosynthesis in Multiple Streptomyces spp.  ACS Synthetic Biology, 2018.  YI Qi, E Ding, JAV Blodgett.  DOI: 10.1021/acssynbio.7b00349
  5. Draft Genome Sequence of Streptomyces sp. Strain JV178, a Producer of Clifednamide-Type Polycyclic Tetramate Macrolactams.   Y Qi, JM D’Alessandro, JAV Blodgett.  Genome Announcements, 2018.DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.01401-17
  6. Chemical and Biological Aspects of Nutritional Immunity – Perspectives for New Anti-infectives Targeting Iron Uptake Systems.  Ursula Bilitewski, Joshua AV Blodgett, Anne‐Kathrin Duhme‐Klair, Sabrina Dallavalle, Sabine Laschat, Anne Routledge, Rainer Schobert.  Angewandte Chemie (International ed. in English), 2017.  PMID: 28439959; DOI: 10.1002/anie.201701586
  7. Conserved biosynthetic pathways for phosalacine, bialaphos and newly discovered phosphonic acid natural products. JAV Blodgett, JK Zhang, X Yu, WW Metcalf.  The Journal of Antibiotics, 2016.  PMID: 26328935; DOI: 10.1038/ja.2015.77
  8. Cellulolytic Streptomyces strains associated with herbivorous insects share a phylogenetically linked capacity to degrade lignocellulose. Adam J Book, Gina R Lewin, Bradon R McDonald, Taichi E Takasuka, Drew T Doering, Aaron S Adams, Joshua AV Blodgett, Jon Clardy, Kenneth F Raffa, Brian G Fox, Cameron R Currie.  ASM Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 2014.  PMID: 24837391; PMC: PMC4148805; DOI: 10.1128/AEM.01133-14
  9. Targeted discovery of polycyclic tetramate macrolactams from an environmental Streptomyces strain.  Shugeng Cao, Joshua AV Blodgett, Jon Clardy.  Organic Letters, 2010.  PMID: 20843016; PMC: PMC2952660; DOI: 10.1021/ol1020064
  10. Common biosynthetic origins for polycyclic tetramate macrolactams from phylogenetically diverse bacteria.  JAV Blodgett, DC Oh, S Cao, CR Currie, R Kolter, J Clardy.  PNAS, 2010.  PMID: 20547882; PMC: PMC2900643; DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1001513107
  11. Quorum-sensing-regulated bactobolin production by Burkholderia thailandensis E264.  Mohammad R Seyedsayamdost, Josephine R Chandler, Joshua AV Blodgett, Patricia S Lima, Breck A Duerkop, Ken-Ichi Oinuma, E Peter Greenberg, Jon Clardy.  Organic Letters, 2010.  PMID: 20095633; PMC: PMC2821070; DOI: 10.1021/ol902751x
  12. An unusual carbon-carbon bond cleavage reaction during phosphinothricin biosynthesis.  Robert M Cicchillo, Houjin Zhang, Joshua AV Blodgett, John T Whitteck, Gongyong Li, Satish K Nair, Wilfred A van der Donk, William W Metcalf.  Nature, 2009.  PMID: 19516340; PMC: PMC2874955; DOI: 10.1038/nature07972
  13. Biosynthesis of 2-hydroxyethylphosphonate, an unexpected intermediate common to multiple phosphonate biosynthetic pathways.  Journal of Biological Chemistry, 2008.  PMID: 18544530; PMC: PMC2516978; DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M801788200
  14. Unusual transformations in the biosynthesis of the antibiotic phosphinothricin tripeptide.  Joshua AV Blodgett, Paul M Thomas, Gongyong Li, Juan E Velasquez, Wilfred A Van Der Donk, Neil L Kelleher, William W Metcalf.  Nature Chemical Biology, 2007.  PMID: 17632514; PMC: PMC4313788; DOI: 10.1038/nchembio.2007.9
  15. Heterologous production of fosfomycin and identification of the minimal biosynthetic gene cluster.  Ryan D Woodyer, Zengyi Shao, Paul M Thomas, Neil L Kelleher, Joshua AV Blodgett, William W Metcalf, Wilfred A van der Donk, Huimin Zhao.  Chemistry and Biology, 2006. PMID: 17113999; DOI: 10.1016/j.chembiol.2006.09.007
  16. Molecular cloning, sequence analysis, and heterologous expression of the phosphinothricin tripeptide biosynthetic gene cluster from Streptomyces viridochromogenes DSM 40736.  JAV Blodgett, JK Zhang, WW Metcalf.  ASM Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 2005.  PMID: 15616300; PMC: PMC538901; DOI: 10.1128/AAC.49.1.230-240.2005