Areas of Expertise
CURRENT RESEARCH AREAS OF INTEREST
Rapid Detection of Pathogenic Bacteria and Fecal Indicators in Food and Water
Cardiovascular Health Risk Factors / Metabolic Syndrome in Asian American Women (with Dr. Irma Ancheta
B.S., Biological Sciences - 1972
University of California, Irvine
Ph.D., Anatomy School of Medicine,- 1977
University of California, Los Angeles
MPH Program -2011
Eastern Virginia Medical School
Norfolk, VA Visiting Professor
Dept of Biology - 2010- 2011
College of William and Mary
Williamsburg, VA Visiting Professor
Dept. of Public Health 1997-2003
University of North Florida,
Jacksonville, FL Professor,
Associate Professor (Tenured) 2003
School of Medicine, School of Biological Sciences - 1990-1997
University of Missouri-Kansas City
Kansas City, MO Assistant Professor
Associate Professor (Tenured) 1984-1990
Dept. of Biology, 1980-1984
Northern Illinois University,
DeKalb, IL Assistant Professor
Neurology Service, 1979-1980
VA Medical Center
Kansas City, MO Research Associate
Dept. of Biochemistry, 1977-1979
Mt. Sinai School of Medicine,
New York City, NY USPHS Postdoctoral Fellow
Director of Medical and Dental Anatomy Curriculum (UMKC, 1995-1997)
Director, Master of Public Health Program (UNF, 2003- 2004)
Director, Undergraduate Community Health Program (UNF, 2003-2004)
Masters in Public Health (Public Health Biology)
Undergraduate (Epidemiology, Anatomy and Physiology, Human Biology)
Graduate (Cell Biology, Neurosciences)
Physical Therapy and Medical/Dental School (Gross Anatomy, Histology, Cell Biology, Neurosciences)
President's Undergraduate Research Award, University of California-Irvine 1971
USPHS Doctoral Traineeship, UCLA School of Medicine 1972-1977
USPHS Postdoctoral Fellowship, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine 1977-1979
Electron Microscopy Society of America, National Traveling Poster 1984
Chancellor's Teaching Enhancement Award, University of Missouri - Kansas City 1986-1987
Instructor of the Year, School of Dentistry, University of Missouri - Kansas City 1995-1996
Visiting Scientist, Mayo Clinic - Jacksonville 1997, 2002-2005
Outstanding Faculty Scholarship Award, University of North Florida 2003-2004
UNF Competitive Sabbatical (one semester) 2007
SERVICE NATIONAL AND STATE COMMITTEES
Southeastern Branch of American Society for Microbiology, President (2008-2009)
Southeastern Branch of American Society for Microbiology, Newsletter Editor (2006-2009)
Southeastern Branch of American Society for Microbiology, Policy Committee (2004-2007)
Beaches Habitat Education Committee (1999-2001)
North Florida Affiliate- Race for the Cure- Grant Reviewer (2000-2002)
Faculty Representative, Federal Demonstration Project (2000-2007)
Ad Hoc Reviewer, Cardiovascular Research (2000- )
Ad Hoc Reviewer, USDA SBIR grants (2004, 2006)
American Heart Association - Kansas Affiliate, Peer Research Review Committee 1995-1997
University of North Florida
Chair, Nursing Promotion and Tenure Committee (2006-2007)
Chair, Departmental Bylaws Committee (2006-2007)
Chair, Brooks College of Health Bylaws (2005-2006)
Chair, MPH CEPH Accreditation Committee (2006-2007)
Chair, Safety Advisory Council (2005-2009)
Chair, Institutional Biosafety Committee (2008-2010)
Chair, Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (1997-1999)
Chair, Research Committee of the Faculty Association (1999-2000)
MPH Advisor (2006)
Sabbatical Committee (2006-2007)
BOCH Faculty Affairs Committee (2006-2007)
Grants and Contracts Awarded
EXTRAMURAL RESEARCH FUNDING (Principal Investigator unless otherwise indicated)
Real Time/Near Real time Detection of Microbial Pathogens/Toxins
Dept. of Army DAAD13-00-C-0037
10/10/01-8/31/05 - $860,455
Effects of Low-Shear Modeled Microgravity on the Detection of Escherichia coli, a Potential Bacterial Contaminant of Water Supplies in Long-Term Space Flight
Student Summer Scholarship Florida Space Consortium
1/18/05-8/31/05 - $3,000
Real Time/Near Real Time Detection of Microbial Pathogens/Toxins Associated with Food, Water, Air and Human Specimens
Dept. of Army DAAD W911SR-05-0020
9/1/05-8/31/07 - $434,296
Real Time /Near Real Time Detection of Microbial Pathogens/Toxins Associated with Food, Water and Surfaces.
Dept. of Army W911SR-07-C-0084
9/26/07-9/25/10 - $375,666
Diagnostics for Intentionally-Released Human Pathogens in Surface and Drinking Waters
Dept. of Army W911SR-07-C-0084
9/26/07-9/25/09 - $105,814
Development and Evaluation of Immunoassays for Detection of Contamination of Surface, Reclaimed, and Drinking Water with Waterborne Human Pathogens
Dept. of Army W911SR-09-C-0005
12/16/08-06/19/11 - $149,987
INTRAMURAL RESEARCH FUNDING (Principal Investigator unless otherwise indicated)
Autonomic Nerve Degeneration in Heart Disease Brooks Professorship 1998-1999 $18,000
Anti-Oxidant Mechanisms in Cardiomyocytes Brooks Professorship 1999-2001 $18,000
Exercise Training and Heart Failure Rehabilitation Brooks Professorship 2001-2004 $36,000
Publications & Presentations
CHAPTERS IN BOOKS
Beattie, D.S., Battie, C.A. and R.A. Weiss, "Biogenesis of an Enzymatically Active Complex III of the Respiratory Chain from Yeast Mitochondria," Progress in Clinical and Biological Research 63:245-254, 1981.
Oyarzabal, O. and C. A. Battie, “Immunological Methods for Detection of Campylobacter spp.-Current Applications and Potential Use in Biosensors”, InTech, ISBN 979-953-307-010-9
REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES
Nyquist-Battie, C., Mathias, L. Frank, L., Lund, D., and Lim, D.V. 2005. Antibody-Based Detection Of Acid-Shocked, Acid-Adapted And Apple Juice-Incubated Escherichia Coli O157:H7. J Immunoassay Immunochem. 26: 259-271.
Nyquist-Battie, C., Fletcher, G., Fletcher, B., Carlson, J., and Castillo, R. 2007. Upper Extremity Exercise Training in Heart Failure. J. Cardiopulm. Rehabil. 27: 42-45
Nyquist-Battie, C., Freeman, L., Soberano, J.P., Lund, D., Kearns, E., and Lim, D.V. 2007.
Effects of Chlorine Injury, Starvation and ColitagTM Enrichment on Sandwich Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (sELISA) Detection of Escherichia coli O157:H7. J. Immunoassay Immunochem. 28:371-383.
Nyquist-Battie, C. Freeman, L., Leckband, K., Martinez, S., Ansley, A., Lund, D., and Lim, D. V. 2008. Antibody-Based Detection of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella Typhimurium Grown in Low-Shear Modeled Microgravity. Microgravity Sci. Technol. 20:23-28.
Ancheta, I., Evans, M., Miller A., Chiong, J. and Battie, C. 2009. Does Clinician’s Knowledge of B-Type Natriuretic Peptide Levels Translate to Improvement of Quality of Life and Less Hospitalization Days in Patients with Heart Failure? Prog. Cardiovasc. Nurs. 24:12-18.
Ancheta, I., Battie, C., Cobb, S., Ancheta, C., Miller, A. and Chiong, J. 2009. The Impact of B-type Natriuretic Peptide, New York Heart Association Classification and Depression on Quality of Life in Non-Hospitalized Heart Failure Patients. Prog. Cardiovasc. Nurs. 24:124-130.
Hellein, K., Battie, C., Tauchman, E., Lund, D., Oyarzabal, O. and Lepo, J. 2011. Culture-Based Indicators of Fecal Contamination and Molecular Microbial Source Tracking Indicators Rarely Correlate with Campylobacter spp. in Recreational Waters. Journal of Water and Health, in press.
Ancheta, I., Battie, C., Tuason, T., and Ancheta, C. 2012. A Comparison of Metabolic Syndrome Risk Factors in Filipino Women and Filipino-American Women: A Pilot Study. Ethnicity and Disease, in press.
REFEREED MEETING ABSTRACTS
Nyquist-Battie, C. and Trans-Saltzman, K., Changes in Acetylcholinesterase Molecular Form Expression During Rat Heart Development, in Embryonic Origins of Defective Heart Development, Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci. 588:436-437, 1990.
Hagler, K. and Nyquist-Battie, C., Acetylcholinesterase Expression in Cultured Perinatal Cardiac Myocytes, Soc. Neuro. Abst. 16:863, 1990.
Love, S., Nyquist-Battie, C. and Chronwall, B.M., Altered Neuropeptide-Y Immunoreactivity in Left Ventricular Hypertrophy Resulting from Aortic Stenosis, Soc. Neuro. Abst. 16:863, 1990.
Battie, C.N., Hagler, K. and Millington, W.R., Glycyl-L-Glutamine Regulates the Expression of Acetylcholinesterase Asymmetric Forms in Cultured Fetal Cardiac Myocytes, Soc. Neuro. Abst. 17:1501, 1991.
Willsie-Ediger, S., Herndon, B., Kragel, P., Nyquist-Battie, C. and Reisz, G., Model of Hindlimb Ischemia/Reperfusion and Effects of Pulmonary TNF-α, American Rev. Resp. Dis. 145:A439, 1992.
Millington, W.R., Evans, V.R., Battie, C., Barasra, O. and Forman, L.J., Proopiomelanocortin-Derived Peptides and mRNA are Expressed in Rat Heart, Conference on Melantropic Peptides, New York Academy of Sciences, Sept. 6-9, 1992, Rouen, France.
Nyquist-Battie, C., Sands, S., Cochran, P. and Chronwall, B.M., Innervation of Postnatal Rat Heart by Neuropeptide Y and Tyrosine Hydroxylase Immunoreactive Nerves, Society Neuro. Abst. 19:1043, 1993.
Nyquist-Battie, C., Unal, C.B., Sands, S.A., Chronwall, B.M. and Millington, W.R., Location of Proopiomelanocortin (POMC) mRNA and Peptides in Developing and Adult Rat Heart, Society Neuro. Abst. 21:1599, 1995.
Nyquist-Battie, C. cAMP-Dependent Modulation of 3H-Norepinephrine Uptake in a
Ventricular Synaptosomal Fraction Isolated from Rat Heart. FASEB J.13: A806, 1999.
Nyquist-Battie, C. and Lund, D. Depletion of Neuropeptide Y- and Tyrosine Hydroxylase - in Sympathetic Innervation of Rat Heart during Cardiac Hypertrophy Induced by Abdominal Aortic Coarctation. FASEB J. 15:A:383, 2001.
Smith A.R., Nyquist-Battie, C., Clark, M., and Rains, J. Anatomical Characteristics of the Upper SerratusAnterior. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 32: A-11, 2002.
Ancheta, I., Battie, C., Ancheta, C.V., and Cobb, S. Should the Size of the Red Dress Change for the Asian American Woman? A Pilot Study on Metabolic Syndrome. Circulation 120:S412.
REFEREED PRESENTATIONS NOT PUBLISHED AS ABSTRACT(first author unless indicated)
Survival of the Fittest: Proliferation of Escherichia coli Strains in Secondary Habitats. (Korajkic, A. Harwood, V., and C. Nyquist-Battie), American Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting, 2007.
Capture Efficiency of Gram negative Bacteria by Polymyxin B Sulfate is increased in Biosensor Assays. (Schlemmer, S., Kramer, M.F., Nyquist-Battie, C. and Lim, D.V.), American Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting, 2007.
Production of Polyclonal Antibodies for the Detection of Salmonella enterica Serovars Typhimurium and Enteritidis using Bacterial Strains Lacking the O-Antigen of the Lipopolysaccharide. American Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting, 2007.
Antibody-Based Assays for Detection of Enterotoxigenic (ETEC) and Shiga-Toxin (STEC) Escherichia coli, American Society for Microbiology, Biodefense Research Meeting, 2007.
Comparison of Antibodies Produced Using Different Immunogens for Detection of Vibrio cholerae O1 Serogroup, Southeastern Branch of the American Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting, 2007.
Boiling Cells in Detergent Increases Capture of Escherichia coli O157:H7 Cells by Polymyxin B Sulfate (Schlemmer, S., Leskinen, S., Kramer, M., Nyquist-Battie, C. and D.V. Lim), American Society for Microbiology, Southeastern Branch of the American Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting, 2007.
Detection of Vibrio Cholerae using Antisera Produced by Immunization with a Synthetic Peptide Containing the Sequence of a Surface-Exposed Region of Toxin-Coregulated Pilus Protein A (Tcpa), American Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting, 2008 and Consortium of Biodefense Researchers, 2008.
Incidence of Cardiovascular Risk Factors among Asian American Women. (Ancheta, I. B, Cobb, S., Nyquist-Battie, C., Fletcher, B. J., Ancheta, C.V. and J.R. Chiong), Preventative Cardiovascular Nurses Association Annual Meeting, 2008.
Molecular Recognition Elements for Detect-to Warn Biosensor Assays of Foodborne and Waterborne Pathogenic Gram-Negative Bacteria. Consortium of Biodefense Researchers, 2008.
Detection of Vibrio cholerae using Antisera Produced by Genomic Antibody Technology using a Plasmid Containing the Sequence of a Surface-Exposed Protein of the Toxin-Coregulated Pilus Protein A. (Ancheta, C., Battie, C., Lund, D, and D. V. Lim) Southeastern Branch of American Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting, 2008.
Detection of Vibrio cholerae using Antisera Produced by Genomic Antibody Technology using a Plasmid Containing the Sequence of a Surface-Exposed Protein of the Toxin-Coregulated Pilus Protein A. (Ancheta, C., Battie, C., Lund, D, and D. V. Lim), American Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting, 2009.
Pneumonia Treatment as Measured by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Core Measures Compliance Differs as a Function of Hospital Classification Based Upon the Type of Ownership. (Ancheta I., Battie, C., Ancheta, C. and J. Chiong) American College of Chest Surgeons Annual Meeting, 2009.
A community-based, cross-sectional, study of the prevalence of metabolic syndrome and its components between Filipino -American and Filipino women. (Ancheta, I., Battie, C., Perez, C., and Ancheta, C.), Preventative Cardiovascular Nurses Association Annual Meeting, 2010.
INVITED RESEARCH SEMINARS
Southeastern Branch American Society for Microbiology, Kennesaw State University, GA, 2006
Consortium of Biodefense Researchers, 2008
University of West Florida, 2008
Consortium of Biodefense Researchers, 2009
Alabama State University, 2010