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Publications from the Swingley Lab


Becraft, E.D., Dodsworth, J.A., Murugapiran, S.K., Ohlsson, J.I., Briggs, B.R., Kanbar, J., De Vlaminck, I., Quake, S.R., Dong, H., Hedlund, B.P., and Swingley, W.D. (2016) Single-Cell-Genomics-Facilitated Read Binning of Candidate Phylum EM19 Genomes from Geothermal Spring Metagenomes. Appl Environ Microbiol. 82, 992-1003.

Amrine, K.C.H., Swingley, W.D., and Ardell, D.H. (2014) tRNA signatures reveal a polyphyletic origin of SAR11 strains among Alphaproteobacteria. PLOS Comput Biol. 10, e1003454.

Dodsworth, J.A., Blainey, P.C., Murugapiran, S.K., Swingley, W.D., Ross, C.A., Tringe, S.G., Chain, P.S.G., Scholz, M.B., Lo, C.-C., Raymond, J., Quake, S.R., and Hedlund, B.P. (2013) Single-cell and metagenomic analyses indicate a fermentative and saccharolytic lifestyle for members of the OP9 lineage. Nat Commun. 4, 1854.

Sattley, W.M. and Swingley, W.D. (2013) “Properties and Evolutionary Implications of the Heliobacterial Genome,” In Genome Evolution of Photosynthetic Bacteria. ed Beatty, J.T. Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. pp 67-98.

Swingley. W.D., Meyer-Dombard, D.R., Alsop, E.B., Falenski, H.D., Shock, E.L., and Raymond, J. (2011) Coordinating environmental genomics and geochemistry reveals metabolic transitions in a hot spring ecosystem. PLoS ONE. (In Press).

Meyer-Dombard, D.R., Swingley, W., Raymond, J., Havig, J., Shock, E.L., and Summons, R.E. (2011) Hydrothermal ecotones and streamer biofilm communities in the Lower Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park. Environ Microbiol. 13, 2216-31.

Swingley, W.D., Iwai, M., Takizawa, K., and Minagawa, J. (2010) Characterization of photosystem I antenna proteins in the prasinophyte Ostreococcus tauri. Biochim Biophys Acta. 1797, 1458-64.

Lu Y.K., Marden J., Han M., Swingley W.D., Mastrian S.D., Chowdhury S.R., Hao J., Helmy T., Kim S., Kurdoglu A.A., Matthies H.J., Rollo D., Stothard P., Blankenship R.E., Bauer C.E., Touchman J.W. (2010) Metabolic flexibility revealed in the genome of the cyst-forming alpha-1 proteobacterium Rhodospirillum centenum. BMC Genomics. 11, 325.

Swingley, W.D., Blankenship, R.E., and Raymond, J. (2008) “Evolutionary Relationships Among Purple Photosynthetic Bacteria and the Origin of Proteobacterial Photosynthetic Systems,” In The Purple Phototrophic Bacteria. eds. Hunter, C.N., Daldal, F., Thurnauer, M.C., and Beatty, J.T. Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands. pp 17-29.

Raymond, J. and Swingley, W.D. (2008) Phototroph genomics ten years on. Photosynth Res. 97, 5-19.

Sattley, W.M., Madigan, M.T., Swingley, W.D., Cheung, P.C., Clocksin, K. M., Conrad, A.L., Dejesa, L.C., Honchak, B.M., Jung, D.O., Karbach, L.E., Kurdoglu, A., Lahiri, S., Mastrian, S.D., Page, L.E., Taylor, H.L., Wang, Z.T., Raymond, J., Chen, M., Blankenship, R.E., and Touchman, J.W. (2008) The genome of Heliobacterium modesticaldum, a phototrophic representative of the Firmicutes containing the simplest photosynthetic apparatus. J Bacteriol. 190, 4687-96.

Swingley, W.D., Blankenship, R.E., Raymond, J. (2008) Integrating Markov clustering and molecular phylogenetics to reconstruct the cyanobacterial species tree from conserved protein families. Mol Biol Evol. 25, 643-54.

Swingley, W.D., Chen, M., Cheung, P.C., Conrad, A.L., Dejesa, L.C., Hao, J., Honchak, B.M., Karbach, L.E., Kurdoglu, A., Lahiri, S., Mastrian, S.D., Miyashita, H., Page, L., Satoh, S., Sattley, W.M., Shimada, Y., Taylor, H.L., Tomo, T., Tsuchiya, T., Wang, Z.T., Raymond, J., Mimuro, M., Blankenship, R.E., and Touchman, J.W. (2008) Niche adaptation and genome expansion in the chlorophyll d-producing cyanobacterium Acaryochloris marina. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 105, 2005-10.

Swingley, W.D., Blankenship, R.E., and Raymond, J. (2008) “Insight into cyanobacterial evolution from comparative genomics,” In The Cyanobacteria: Molecular Biology,Genomics and Evolution. eds. Herrero, A. and Flores, E. Caister Academic Press, Norfolk, UK, pp 21-44.

Soule, T., Stout, V., Swingley, W.D., Meeks, J.C., Garcia-Pichel, F. (2007) Molecular genetics and genomic analysis of scytonemin biosynthesis in Nostoc punctiforme ATCC 29133, J. Bacteriol. 189, 4465-72.

Swingley, W.D., Gholba, S., Mastrian, S.D., Matthies, H.J., Hao, J., Ramos, H., Acharya, C.R., Conrad, A.L., Taylor, H.L., Dejesa, L.C., Shah, M.K., O’Huallachain, M.E., Lince, M.T., Beatty, J.T., Blankenship, R.E. and Touchman, J.W. (2007) The complete genome sequence of Roseobacter denitrificans reveals a mixotrophic rather than photosynthetic metabolism, J. Bacteriol. 189, 683-90.

Swingley, W.D., Hohmann-Marriott, M.F., Le Olson, T., and Blankenship, R.E. (2005) Effect of iron on growth and ultrastructure of Acaryochloris marina, Appl Environ Microbiol. 71, 8606-10.


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Wesley D. Swingley
Department of Biological Sciences
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115
Office: MO 333
Phone: (815) 753-7835
Lab: MO 312
Lab Phone: (815) 753-7812