Kristen Swithers
Kristen Swithers
Mt Sinai Hospital
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On the chimeric nature, thermophilic origin, and phylogenetic placement of the Thermotogales
O Zhaxybayeva, KS Swithers, P Lapierre, GP Fournier, DM Bickhart, ...
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106 (14), 5865-5870, 2009
Lost branches on the tree of life
BT Drew, R Gazis, P Cabezas, KS Swithers, J Deng, R Rodriguez, ...
PLoS Biology 11 (9), e1001636, 2013
Conservation of intron and intein insertion sites: implications for life histories of parasitic genetic elements
KS Swithers, AG Senejani, GP Fournier, JP Gogarten
BMC evolutionary biology 9 (1), 1-11, 2009
A rooted net of life
D Williams, GP Fournier, P Lapierre, KS Swithers, AG Green, CP Andam, ...
Biology direct 6 (1), 1-20, 2011
Population and genomic analysis of the genus Halorubrum
MS Fullmer, SM Soucy, KS Swithers, AM Makkay, R Wheeler, A Ventosa, ...
Frontiers in microbiology 5, 140, 2014
Reconstructed ancestral myo-inositol-3-phosphate synthases indicate that ancestors of the Thermococcales and Thermotoga species were more thermophilic than their descendants
NC Butzin, P Lapierre, AG Green, KS Swithers, JP Gogarten, KM Noll
PloS one 8 (12), e84300, 2013
Trees in the web of life
KS Swithers, JP Gogarten, GP Fournier
Journal of Biology 8 (6), 1-4, 2009
The role of reticulate evolution in creating innovation and complexity
KS Swithers, SM Soucy, JP Gogarten
International journal of evolutionary biology 2012, 2012
Genome Sequence of the Mesophilic Thermotogales Bacterium Mesotoga prima MesG1.Ag.4.2 Reveals the Largest Thermotogales Genome To Date
O Zhaxybayeva, KS Swithers, J Foght, AG Green, D Bruce, C Detter, ...
Genome biology and evolution 4 (8), 812-820, 2012
Evidence for extensive gene flow and Thermotoga subpopulations in subsurface and marine environments
CL NesbÝ, KS Swithers, H Dahle, THA Haverkamp, NK Birkeland, ...
The ISME journal 9 (7), 1532-1542, 2015
Vitamin B12 Synthesis and Salvage Pathways Were Acquired by Horizontal Gene Transfer to the Thermotogales
KS Swithers, AK Petrus, MA Secinaro, CL NesbÝ, JP Gogarten, KM Noll, ...
Genome biology and evolution 4 (8), 842-851, 2012
Genome sequence of Thermotoga sp. strain RQ2, a hyperthermophilic bacterium isolated from a geothermally heated region of the seafloor near Ribeira Quente, the Azores
KS Swithers, JL DiPippo, DC Bruce, C Detter, R Tapia, S Han, ...
Journal of bacteriology 193 (20), 5869-5870, 2011
Genome sequence of Kosmotoga olearia strain TBF 19.5. 1, a thermophilic bacterium with a wide growth temperature range, isolated from the Troll B oil platform in the North Sea
KS Swithers, JL DiPippo, DC Bruce, C Detter, R Tapia, S Han, ...
Journal of bacteriology 193 (19), 5566-5567, 2011
Genes for the major structural components of Thermotogales species’ togas revealed by proteomic and evolutionary analyses of OmpA and OmpB homologs
AK Petrus, KS Swithers, C Ranjit, S Wu, HM Brewer, JP Gogarten, ...
PLoS One 7 (6), e40236, 2012
Distribution and Evolution of the Mobile vma-1b Intein
KS Swithers, SM Soucy, E Lasek-Nesselquist, P Lapierre, JP Gogarten
Molecular biology and evolution 30 (12), 2676-2687, 2013
Thermotoga lettingae Can Salvage Cobinamide To Synthesize Vitamin B12
NC Butzin, MA Secinaro, KS Swithers, JP Gogarten, KM Noll
Applied and environmental microbiology 79 (22), 7006-7012, 2013
Reassessment of the lineage fusion hypothesis for the origin of double membrane bacteria
KS Swithers, GP Fournier, AG Green, JP Gogarten, P Lapierre
Plos one 6 (8), e23774, 2011
Reconstruction of ancestral 16S rRNA reveals mutation bias in the evolution of optimal growth temperature in the Thermotogae phylum
AG Green, KS Swithers, JF Gogarten, JP Gogarten
Molecular biology and evolution 30 (11), 2463-2474, 2013
Genome Structure, Gene transfer and Innovation
KS Swithers
University of Connecticut, 2012
The Extraction of Hops for Inhibition of Bacterial Growth
A Iza, S Mansara, A Vincent, AK Petrus, KS Swithers
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