DR. SCOTT CHIMILESKI  CV/PubMed/Google Scholar/ResearchGate/Frontiers 


Scott Chimileski & Roberto Kolter. Life at the Edge of Sight. Harvard University Press. Expected publication Sept 2017.


Chimileski S, Papke RT (2015) Getting a hold on archaeal type IV pili: an expanding repertoire of cellular appendages implicates complex regulation and diverse functions. Frontiers in Microbiology 6:362. doi:  10.3389/fmicb.2015.00362

Ouellette M, Jackson L, Chimileski S, and Papke RT (2015) Genome wide DNA methylation analysis of Haloferax volcanii H26 and identification of DNA methyltransferase related PD-(D/E)XK nuclease family protein HVO_A0006. Frontiers in Microbiology 6:251. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.00251

Chimileski S, Franklin MJ and Papke RT (2014) Biofilms formed by the archaeon Haloferax volcanii exhibit cellular differentiation and social motility, and facilitate horizontal gene transfer. BMC Biology 12:65.  doi:10.1186/s12915-014-0065-5

Chimileski S, Dolas K, Gophna U, and Papke RT (2014) Extracellular DNA metabolism in Haloferax volcanii. Frontiers in Microbiology 5:57. doi:10.3389/fmicb.2014.00057*

This article was the subject of a commentary article by Aharon Oren:

DNA as genetic material and as a nutrient in halophilic Archaea. Commentary on         “Extracellular DNA metabolism in Haloferax volcanii” by S. Chimileski et al.                     Front. Microbiol. | doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2014.00539

Zerulla K, Chimileski S, Papke RT, and Soppa J  (2014) DNA as a phosphate storage polymer and the alternative advantages of polyploidy for growth or survival. PLoS ONE 9(4): e94819. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0094819


Papke RT and Chimileski S (2012) Gene Transfer Mechanisms, Population Genetics/Genomics and the Evolution of Haloarchaea, in Advances in Understanding the Biology of Halophilic Microorganisms (R. Vreeland, ed.). Springer. ISBN-13: 978-9400755383.

as a contributor

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Enough doom and gloom Part 2: Curiosity is the currency of science. 11/14/2014.

Enough doom and gloom Part 3: Standing upon the great infrastructure of science. 11/21/2014.

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