Pessi IS, Pushkareva E, Lara Y, Borderie F, Wilmotte A, Elster J (2019) Marked succession of cyanobacterial communities following glacier retreat in the High Arctic. Microbial Ecology 77: 136–147. PDF


Pushkareva E, Pessi IS, Namsaraev Z, Mano M-J, Elster J, Wilmotte A (2018) Cyanobacteria inhabiting biological soil crusts of a polar desert: Sør Rondane Mountains, Antarctica. Systematic and Applied Microbiology 41: 363–373. PDF

Maciejewska M, Całusinska M, Cornet L, Adam D, Pessi IS, Malchair S, Delfosse P, Baurain D, Barton HA, Carnol M, Rigali R (2018) High-throughput sequencing analysis of the actinobacterial spatial diversity in moonmilk deposits. Antibiotics 7: 27. PDF

Pessi IS, Lara Y, Durieu B, Maalouf PC, Verleyen E, Wlmotte A (2018) Community structure and distribution of benthic cyanobacteria in Antarctic lacustrine microbial mats. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 94: fiy042. PDF


Pessi IS (2017) The Cyanobacterial Biota of Polar Regions: a Molecular Approach. PhD Thesis. University of Liège, Belgium. PDF

Kleinteich J, Golubic S, Pessi IS, Velázquez D, Storme J-Y, Darchambeau F, Borges AV, Compère P, Radtke G, Lee S-J, Javaux EJ, Wilmotte A (2017) Cyanobacterial contribution to travertine deposition in the Hoyoux River system, Belgium. Microbial Ecology 74: 33–53. PDF

Deng L, Sweetlove M, Blank S, Obbels D, Verleyen E, Vyverman W, Kurmayer R, Pessi IS, Wilmotte A (2017) Monitoring of toxigenic cyanobacteria using next-generation sequencing techniques. In: Kurmayer R, Sivonen K, Wilmotte A, Salmaso N (eds.) Molecular tools for the detection and quantification of toxigenic cyanobacteria. John Wiley and Sons: Chichester, UK, pp. 275–298. PDF

Lara Y, Durieu B, Cornet L, Verlaine O, Rippka R, Pessi IS, Misztak A, Joris B, Javaux EJ, Baurain D, Wilmotte A (2017) Draft genome sequence of the axenic strain Phormidesmis priestleyi ULC007, a cyanobacterium isolated from Lake Bruehwiler (Larsemann Hills, Antarctica). Genome Announcements 5: e01546-16. PDF


Pessi IS, Maalouf PC, Laughinghouse IV HD, Baurain D, Wilmotte A (2016) On the use of high-throughput sequencing for the study of cyanobacterial diversity in Antarctic aquatic mats. Journal of Phycology 52: 356–368. PDF


Pushkareva E, Pessi IS, Wilmotte A, Elster J (2015) Cyanobacterial community composition in Arctic soil crusts at different stages of development. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 91: fiv143. PDF

Maciejewska M, Pessi IS, Arguelles-Arias A, Noirfalise P, Luis G, Ongena M, Barton H, Carnol M, Rigali S (2015) Streptomyces lunaelactis sp. nov., a novel ferroverdin A-producing Streptomyces species isolated from a moonmilk speleothem. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 107: 519–531. PDF

Pessi IS, Osorio-Forero C, Gálvez EJC, Simões FL, Simões JC, Junca H, Macedo AJ (2015) Distinct composition signatures of archaeal and bacterial phylotypes in the Wanda Glacier forefield, Antarctic Peninsula. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 91: fiu005. PDF


Pessi IS, Elias SO, Simões FL, Simões JC, Macedo AJ (2012) Functional diversity of microbial communities in soils in the vicinity of Wanda Glacier, Antarctic Peninsula. Microbes and Environments 27: 200–203. PDF


Poloni A, Pessi IS, Frazzon APG, Van der Sand ST (2009) Morphology, physiology, and virulence of Bipolaris sorokiniana isolates. Current Microbiology 59: 267–273. PDF

Poloni A, Pessi IS, Frazzon APG, Van der Sand ST (2009) Vegetative incompatibility among monoconidial isolates of Bipolaris sorokiniana. Current Microbiology 58: 153–158. PDF


Poloni A, Muller MVG, Pessi IS, Van der Sand ST (2008) Analysis of morphological and growth rate variability of polyconidial and monoconidial cultures of Bipolaris sorokiniana. Biociências (Porto Alegre, Brazil) 16: 52–63.