Aaron W Puri portrait
  • Assistant Professor, Chemistry
  • Faculty Member, Henry Eyring Center for Cell & Genome Science


  • Wallace M & Cummings DA (2024). A widespread methylotroph acyl-homoserine lactone synthase produces a new quorum sensing signal that regulates swarming in Methylobacterium fujisawaense. mBio. Vol. 15, e0199923e0199923. Published, 01/01/2024.
  • Suo Z & Cummings DA (2023). A Mesorhizobium japonicum quorum sensing circuit that involves three linked genes and an unusual acyl-homoserine lactone signal. mBio. Vol. 14, e0101023e0101023. Published, 09/01/2023.
  • Robes JMD, Altamia MA & Murdock EG (2022). A Conserved Biosynthetic Gene Cluster Is Regulated by Quorum Sensing in a Shipworm Symbiont. Applied and environmental microbiology. Vol. 88, e0027022e0027022. Published, 06/01/2022.
  • Nguyen NA, Cong Y, Hurrell RC & Arias N (2022). A Silent Biosynthetic Gene Cluster from a Methanotrophic Bacterium Potentiates Discovery of a Substrate Promiscuous Proteusin Cyclodehydratase. ACS chemical biology. Vol. 17, 157715851577-1585. Published, 06/01/2022.
  • Cummings DA (2021). Methylotroph Quorum Sensing Signal Identification by Inverse Stable Isotopic Labeling. ACS chemical biology. Vol. 16, 1332-1338. Published, 11/01/2021.
  • Puri AW (2020). Specialized Metabolites from Methylotrophic Proteobacteria. Current issues in molecular biology. Vol. 33, 211-224. Published, 01/01/2020.


  • American Society of Pharmacognosy Webinar Series. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/10/2022.
  • University of Utah Microbial Pathogenesis Seminar Series. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/21/2022.
  • DOE Joint Genome Institute Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 08/29/2022.