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Brüwer, J.D., Agrawal, S., Liew, Y.J., Aranda, M., and Voolstra, C.R. (2017) Association of coral algal symbionts with a diverse viral community responsive to heat shock. BMC Microbiol. 17: 174.

Ochsenkühn, M.A., Röthig, T., Angelo, C.D., Wiedenmann, J., and Voolstra, C.R. (2017) The role of floridoside in osmoadaptation of coral-associated algal endosymbionts to high-salinity conditions. Sci. Adv. 3: e1602047.

Rädecker, N., Pogoreutz, C., Wild, C., and Voolstra, C.R. (2017) Stimulated respiration and net photosynthesis in Cassiopeia sp. during glucose enrichment suggests in hospite CO2 limitation of algal endosymbionts. Front. Mar. Sci. 4: 267.

Röthig, T., Roik, A., Yum, L.K., and Voolstra, C.R. (2017) Distinct bacterial microbiomes aAssociate with the Deep-Sea coral Eguchipsammia fistula from the Red Sea and from aquaria settings. Front. Mar. Sci. 4: 259. 

Rädecker, N., Pogoreutz, C., Ziegler, M., Ashok, A., Barreto, M.M., Chaidez, V., et al. (2017) Assessing the effects of iron enrichment across holobiont compartments reveals reduced microbial nitrogen fixation in the Red Sea coral Pocillopora verrucosa. Ecol. Evol. 1–8.

Yum, L.K., Baumgarten, S., Röthig, T., Roder, C., Roik, A., Michell, C., and Voolstra, C.R. (2017) Transcriptomes and expression profiling of deep-sea corals from the Red Sea provide insight into the biology of azooxanthellate corals. Sci. Rep. 7: 6442.

van de Water, J. A. J.M., Voolstra, V.R., Rottier, C., Cocito, S., Peirano, A., Allemand, D., and Ferrier-Pagès, C. (2017) Seasonal stability in the microbiomes of temperate gorgonians and the Red Coral Corallium rubrum across the Mediterranean Sea. Microb. Ecol. 74: 1–15.

Levin, R.A., Voolstra, C.R., Agrawal, S., Steinberg, P.D., Suggett, D.J., and van Oppen, M.J.H. (2017) Engineering strategies to decode and enhance the genomes of coral symbionts. Front. Microbiol. 8: 1220.

Pogoreutz, C., Radecker, N., Cardenas, A., Gardes, A., Wild, C., and Voolstra, C.R. (2017) Nitrogen fixation aligns with nifH abundance and expression in two coral trophic functional groups. Front. Microbiol. 8: 1187. 

Hajjar, D., Kremb, S., Sioud, S., Emwas, A., Voolstra, R., and Ravasi, T. (2017) Anti-cancer agents in Saudi Arabian herbals revealed by automated high-content imaging. PLoS One. 12(6): e0177316.

Mies, M., Sumida, P.Y.G., Rädecker, N., and Voolstra, C.R. (2017) Marine invertebrate larvae associated with Symbiodinium: A mutualism from the start? Front. Ecol. Evol. 5: 56.

Mies, M., Voolstra, C.R., Castro, C.B., Pires, D.O., Calderon, E.N., and Sumida, P.Y.G. (2017) Expression of a symbiosis-specific gene in Symbiodinium type A1 associated with coral , nudibranch and giant clam larvae. R. Soc. Open Sci. 4: 170253.

Grupstra, C.G.B., Coma, R., Ribes, M., Leydet, K.P., Parkinson, J.E., McDonald, K., et al. (2017) Evidence for coral range expansion accompanied by reduced diversity of Symbiodinium genotypes. Coral Reefs.

Pogoreutz, C., Rädecker, N., Cárdenas, A., Gärdes, A., Voolstra, C.R., and Wild, C. (2017) Sugar enrichment provides evidence for a role of nitrogen fixation in coral bleaching. Glob. Chang. Biol. 10.1111/gcb.13695

Herrera, M., Ziegler, M., Voolstra, C.R., and Lastra, M.I.A. (2017) Laboratory-cultured strains of the sea anemone Exaiptasia reveal distinct bacterial communities. Front. Mar. Sci. 10.3389/fmars.2017.00115

Hadaidi, G., Röthig, T., Yum, L.K., Ziegler, M., Arif, C., Roder, C., et al. (2017) Stable mucus-associated microbial communities in bleached and healthy corals of. Sci. Rep. 7: 45362.

Kremb, S., Müller, C., Schmitt-Kopplin, P., and Voolstra, C. (2017) Bioactive potential of marine macroalgae from the Central Red Sea (Saudi Arabia) assessed by high-throughput imaging-based phenotypic profiling. Mar. Drugs 15: 80. 

Weynberg, K.D., Neave, M.J., Clode, P.L., Voolstra, C.R., Brownlee, C., Laffy, P.W., et al. (2017) Prevalent viral infection in cultures of the coral algal endosymbiont Symbiodinium. Coral Reefs.

Röthig, T., Yum, L.K., Kremb, S.G., Roik, A., and Voolstra, C.R. (2017) Microbial community composition of deep-sea corals from the Red Sea provides insight into functional adaption to a unique environment. Sci. Rep. 7: 44714.

Voolstra, C.R., GIGACOS, Worheide, and Lopez, J. V (2017) Advancing Genomics through the Global Invertebrate Genomics Alliance (GIGA). Invertebr. Syst. 31(1):1-7.

Kremb, S. and Voolstra, C.R. (2017) High-resolution phenotypic profiling of natural products-induced effects on the single-cell level. Sci. Rep. 7: 44472.

Liew, Y.J., Li, Y., Baumgarten, S., Voolstra, C.R., and Aranda, M. (2017) Condition-specific RNA editing in the coral symbiont Symbiodinium microadriaticum. PLOS Genet. 13: e1006619.

Ziegler, M., Seneca, F.O., Yum, L.K., Palumbi, S.R., and Voolstra, C.R. (2017) Bacterial community dynamics are linked to patterns of coral heat tolerance. Nature Communications 8: 1–8. 

Neave, M.J., Michell, C.T., Apprill, A., and Voolstra, C.R. (2017) Endozoicomonas genomes reveal functional adaptation and plasticity in bacterial strains symbiotically associated with diverse marine hosts. Scientific Reports 7: 40579.

Ziegler, M., Arif, C., Burt, J. A., Dobretsov, S., Roder, C., Lajeunesse, T. C., & Voolstra, C. R. (2017). Biogeography and molecular diversity of coral symbionts in the genus Symbiodinium around the Arabian Peninsula. Journal of Biogeography, 1–36. 


Liew, Y.J., Aranda, M., and Voolstra, C.R. (2016) Reefgenomics.Org - a repository for marine genomics data. Database (Oxford). 2016: baw152.

Aranda, M; Li, Y; Liew, YJ; Baumgarten, S; Simakov, O; Wilson, M; Piel, J; Ashoor, H; Bougouffa, S; Bajic, V; Ryu, T; Ravasi, T; Bayer, T; Micklem, G; Kim, H; Bhak, J; LaGeunesse, TC; Voolstra, CR; Genomes of coral dinoflagellate symbionts highlight evolutionary adaptations conducive to a symbiotic lifestyle. Scientific Reports, 2016. 6: 39734.

Khatib, O; Yeh, X;Brantner, G; Soe, B; Kim,B; Ganguly, S; Stuart, H; Wang, S; Cutkosky, M; Edsinger, A; Mullins, P; Barham, M; Voolstra, CR;Salama, KN; L’Hour, M and Creuze, V; Ocean One: A Robotic Avatar for Oceanic Discovery. IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine 2016. doi:10.1109/MRA.2016.2613281 .

Levin, RA; Voolstra, CR; Weynberg, KD; van Oppen, MJH; Evidence for a role of viruses in the thermal sensitivity of coral photosymbionts Evidence for a role of viruses in the thermal sensitivity of coral photosymbionts. ISME Journal, 2016. doi:10.1038/ismej.2016.154 .

Roik, A; Röthig, T; Roder, C; Ziegler, M; Kremb, SG and Voolstra CR; Year-Long monitoring of physico-chemical and biological variables provide a comparative baseline of coral reef functioning in the Central Red Sea. PLoS One, 2016. 11(11): e0163939.

Röthig, T; Costa, RM; Simona, F; Baumgarten, S; Torres, AF; Radhakrishnan, A; Aranda Lastra MI and Voolstra, CR; Distinct bacterial communities associated with the coral model Aiptasia in aposombiotic and symbiotic stated with Symbiodinium. Frontiers in Marine Science, 2016: 
doi: 10.3389/fmars.2016.00234 .

Röthig, T and Voolstra, CR, Xestospongia testudinaria nighttime mass spawning observation in Indonesia. Galaxea, Journal of Coral Reef Studies, 2016. 18(1): p. 1-2.

van de Water, JAJM, Melkonian, R, Voolstra, CR, Junca, H, Beraud, E, Allemand, D, and Ferrier-Pagès, C, Comparative Assessment of Mediterranean Gorgonian-Associated Microbial Communities Reveals Conserved Core and Locally Variant Bacteria. Microbial Ecology, 2016: p. 1-13.

Wolfowicz, I, Baumgarten, S, Voss, PA, Hambleton, EA, Voolstra, CR, Hatta, M, and Guse, A, Aiptasia sp. larvae as a model to reveal mechanisms of symbiont selection in cnidarians. Scientific Reports, 2016. 6: p. 32366.

Neave, MJ, Apprill, A, Ferrier-Pagès, C, and Voolstra, CR, Diversity and function of prevalent symbiotic marine bacteria in the genus Endozoicomonas. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 2016: p. 1-10.

Neave, MJ, Rachmawati, R, Xun, L, Michell, CT, Bourne, DG, Apprill, A, and Voolstra, CR, Differential specificity between closely related corals and abundant Endozoicomonas endosymbionts across global scales. ISME J, 2016.

van de Water, JAJM, Melkonian, R, Junca, H, Voolstra, CR, Reynaud, S, Allemand, D, and Ferrier-Pagès, C, Spirochaetes dominate the microbial community associated with the red coral Corallium rubrum on a broad geographic scale. Scientific Reports, 2016. 6: p. 27277.

Bhattacharya, D, Agrawal, S, Aranda, M, Baumgarten, S, Belcaid, M, Drake, JL, Erwin, D, Foret, S, Gates, RD, Gruber, DF, Kamel, B, Lesser, MP, Levy, O, Liew, YJ, MacManes, M, Mass, T, Medina, M, Mehr, S, Meyer, E, Price, DC, Putnam, HM, Qiu, H, Shinzato, C, Shoguchi, E, Stokes, AJ, Tambutté, S, Tchernov, D, Voolstra, CR, Wagner, N, Walker, CW, Weber, APM, Weis, V, Zelzion, E, Zoccola, D, and Falkowski, PG, Comparative genomics explains the evolutionary success of reef-forming corals. eLife, 2016. 5: p. e13288.

Hume, BCC, Voolstra, CR, Arif, C, D’Angelo, C, Burt, JA, Eyal, G, Loya, Y, and Wiedenmann, J, Ancestral genetic diversity associated with the rapid spread of stress-tolerant coral symbionts in response to Holocene climate change. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2016. published ahead of print April 4.

Ryu, T, Seridi, L, Moitinho-Silva, L, Oates, M, Liew, YJ, Mavromatis, C, Wang, X, Haywood, A, Lafi, FF, Kupresanin, M, Sougrat, R, Alzahrani, MA, Giles, E, Ghosheh, Y, Schunter, C, Baumgarten, S, Berumen, ML, Gao, X, Aranda, M, Foret, S, Gough, J, Voolstra, CR, Hentschel, U, and Ravasi, T, Hologenome analysis of two marine sponges with different microbiomes. BMC Genomics, 2016. 17(1): p. 1-11.

Ziegler, M, Roik, A, Porter, A, Zubier, K, Mudarris, MS, Ormond, R, and Voolstra, CR, Coral microbial community dynamics in response to anthropogenic impacts near a major city in the central Red Sea. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 2016.

Röthig, T, Ochsenkühn, MA, Roik, A, van der Merwe, R, and Voolstra, CR, Long-term salinity tolerance is accompanied by major restructuring of the coral bacterial microbiome. Molecular Ecology, 2016.

Parkinson, JE, Baumgarten, S, Michell, CT, Baums, IB, LaJeunesse, TC, and Voolstra, CR, Gene Expression Variation Resolves Species and Individual Strains among Coral-Associated Dinoflagellates within the Genus Symbiodinium. Genome Biology and Evolution, 2016. 8(3): p. 665-680.

O’Rourke, A, Kremb, S, Bader, T, Helfer, M, Schmitt-Kopplin, P, Gerwick, W, Brack-Werner, R, and Voolstra, C, Alkaloids from the Sponge Stylissa carteri Present Prospective Scaffolds for the Inhibition of Human Immunodeficiency Virus 1 (HIV-1). Marine Drugs, 2016. 14(2): p. 28.

Zoccola, D, Ganot, P, Bertucci, A, Caminiti-Segonds, N, Techer, N, Voolstra, CR, Aranda, M, Tambutté, E, Allemand, D, Casey, JR, and Tambutté, S, Bicarbonate transporters in corals point towards a key step in the evolution of cnidarian calcification. Scientific Reports, 2015. 5: p. 9983.

Ziegler, M, Roder, C, Büchel, C, and Voolstra, CR, Mesophotic coral depth acclimatization is a function of host-specific symbiont physiology. Frontiers in Marine Science, 2015. 2.

Weynberg, KD, Voolstra, CR, Neave, MJ, Buerger, P, and van Oppen, MJH, From cholera to corals: Viruses as drivers of virulence in a major coral bacterial pathogen. Scientific Reports, 2015. 5: p. 17889.

Voolstra, CR, Miller, DJ, Ragan, MA, Hoffmann, A, Hoegh-Guldberg, O, Bourne, D, Ball, E, Ying, H, Foret, S, Takahashi, S, Weynberg, KD, van Oppen, MJ, Morrow, K, Chan, CX, Rosic, N, Leggat, W, Sprungala, S, Imelfort, M, Tyson, GW, Kassahn, K, Lundgren, P, Beeden, R, Ravasi, T, Berumen, M, Abel, E, and Fyffe, T, The ReFuGe 2020 consortium - Using ‘omics’ approaches to explore the adaptability and resilience of coral holobionts to environmental change. Frontiers in Marine Science, 2015. 2.

Voolstra, CR, Aranda, M, LaJeunesse, TC, and Howe, CJ, Using Symbiodinium genomics to inform coral algae symbioses. European Journal of Phycology, 2015. 50: p. 22-120.

Sawall, Y, Al-Sofyani, A, Hohn, S, Banguera-Hinestroza, E, Voolstra, CR, and Wahl, M, Extensive phenotypic plasticity of a Red Sea coral over a strong latitudinal temperature gradient suggests limited acclimatization potential to warming. Scientific Reports, 2015. 5: p. 8940.

Röthig, T, Spaet, JY, Kattan, A, Schulz, I, Roberts, M, Roik, A, and Voolstra, C, Repeated observations of cetaceans and carcharhiniformes associations in the Red Sea. Marine Biodiversity, 2015: p. 1-2.

Roik, A, Röthig, T, Roder, C, Müller, PJ, and Voolstra, CR, Captive rearing of the deep-sea coral Eguchipsammia fistula from the Red Sea demonstrates remarkable physiological plasticity. PeerJ, 2015. 3: p. e734.

Roik, A, Roder, C, Röthig, T, and Voolstra, C, Spatial and seasonal reef calcification in corals and calcareous crusts in the central Red Sea. Coral Reefs, 2015: p. 1-13.

Roder, C, Bayer, T, Aranda, M, Kruse, M, and Voolstra, CR, Microbiome structure of the fungid coral Ctenactis echinata aligns with environmental differences. Molecular Ecology, 2015. 24(13): p. 3501-3511.

Robitzch, V, Banguera-Hinestroza, E, Sawall, Y, Al-Sofyani, A, and Voolstra, CR, Absence of genetic differentiation in the coral Pocillopora verrucosa along environmental gradients of the Saudi Arabian Red Sea. Frontiers in Marine Science, 2015. 2.

Rädecker, N, Pogoreutz, C, Voolstra, CR, Wiedenmann, J, and Wild, C, Nitrogen cycling in corals: the key to understanding holobiont functioning? Trends in Microbiology, 2015. 23(8): p. 490-497.

Ziegler, M,  Roder, C, Büchel, C, and Voolstra, CR, Niche acclimatization in Red Sea corals is dependent on flexibility of host-symbiont association. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 2015. 533: p. 149-161.

Ganot, P, Zoccola, D, Tambutté, E, Voolstra, CR, Aranda, M, Allemand, D, and Tambutté, S, Structural Molecular Components of Septate Junctions in Cnidarians Point to the Origin of Epithelial Junctions in Eukaryotes. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 2015. 32(1): p. 44-62.

Daniels, C, Baumgarten, S, Yum, LK, MIchell, CT, Bayer, T, Arif, C, Roder, C, Weil, E, and Voolstra, CR, Metatranscriptome analysis of the reef-buidling coral Orbicella faveolata indicates holobiont response to coral disease. Frontiers in Marine Science, 2015. 2.

Chan, CX, Stephens, TG, Ling, EY, Foret, S, Morrow, K, Bourne, D, Voolstra, CR, Leggat, W, Miller, D, and Ragan, MA, Genome analysis of two Symbiodinium isolates. European Journal of Phycology, 2015. 50: p. 1-17.

Baumgarten, S, Simakov, O, Esherick, LY, Liew, YJ, Lehnert, EM, Michell, CT, Li, Y, Hambleton, EA, Guse, A, Oates, ME, Gough, J, Weis, VM, Aranda, M, Pringle, JR, and Voolstra, CR, The genome of Aiptasia, a sea anemone model for coral symbiosis. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2015. 112(38): p. 11893-11898.

Ziegler, M, Roder, C, Büchel, C, and Voolstra, C, Limits to physiological plasticity of the coral Pocillopora verrucosa from the central Red Sea. Coral Reefs, 2014. 33(4): p. 1115-1129.

van der Merwe, R, Röthig, T, Voolstra, CR, Ochsenkühn, MA, Lattemann, S, and Amy, GL, High salinity tolerance of the Red Sea coral Fungia granulosa under desalination concentrate discharge conditions: An in situ photophysiology experiment. Frontiers in Marine Science, 2014. 1.

GIGA Community of Scientists, The Global Invertebrate Genomics Alliance (GIGA): Developing Community Resources to Study Diverse Invertebrate Genomes. Journal of Heredity, 2014. 105(1): p. 1-18.

Sawall, Y, Al-Sofyani, A, Banguera-Hinestroza, E, and Voolstra, CR, Spatio-Temporal Analyses of Symbiodinium Physiology of the Coral Pocillopora verrucosa along Large-Scale Nutrient and Temperature Gradients in the Red Sea. PLoS ONE, 2014. 9(8): p. e103179.

Roder, C, Arif, C, Daniels, C, Weil, E, and Voolstra, CR, Bacterial profiling of White Plague Disease across corals and oceans indicates a conserved and distinct disease microbiome. Molecular Ecology, 2014. 23(4): p. 965-974.

Roder, C, Arif, C, Bayer, T, Aranda, M, Daniels, C, Shibl, A, Chavanich, S, and Voolstra, CR, Bacterial profiling of White Plague Disease in a comparative coral species framework. ISME J, 2014. 8(1): p. 31-39.

Neave, MJ, Michell, CT, Apprill, A, and Voolstra, CR, Whole-Genome Sequences of Three Symbiotic Endozoicomonas Strains. Genome Announcements, 2014. 2(4).

Moitinho-Silva, L, Seridi, L, Ryu, T, Voolstra, CR, Ravasi, T, and Hentschel, U, Revealing microbial functional activities in the Red Sea sponge Stylissa carteri by metatranscriptomics. Environmental Microbiology, 2014. 16(12): p. 3683-3698.

Liew, YJ, Aranda, M, Carr, A, Baumgarten, S, Zoccola, D, Tambutté, S, Allemand, D, Micklem, G, and Voolstra, CR, Identification of MicroRNAs in the Coral Stylophora pistillata. PLoS ONE, 2014. 9(3): p. e91101.

Kremb, S, Helfer, M, Kraus, B, Wolff, H, Wild, C, Schneider, M, Voolstra, CR, and Brack-Werner, R, Aqueous Extracts of the Marine Brown Alga Lobophora variegata Inhibit HIV-1 Infection at the Level of Virus Entry into Cells. PLoS ONE, 2014. 9(8): p. e103895.

Jessen, C, Voolstra, CR, and Wild, C, In situ effects of simulated overfishing and eutrophication on settlement of benthic coral reef invertebrates in the Central Red Sea. PeerJ, 2014. 2: p. e339.

Ganot, P, Zoccola, D, Tambutté, E, Voolstra, CR, Aranda, M, Allemand, D, and Tambutté, S, Structural molecular components of Septate Junctions in cnidarians point to the origin of epithelial junctions in Eukaryotes. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 2014.

Closek, CJ, Sunagawa, S, DeSalvo, MK, Piceno, YM, DeSantis, TZ, Brodie, EL, Weber, MX, Voolstra, CR, Andersen, GL, and Medina, M, Coral transcriptome and bacterial community profiles reveal distinct Yellow Band Disease states in Orbicella faveolata. ISME J, 2014. 8(12): p. 2411-2422.

Barbrook, AC, Voolstra, CR, and Howe, CJ, The Chloroplast Genome of a Symbiodinium sp. Clade C3 Isolate. Protist, 2014. 165(1): p. 1-13.

Arif, C, Daniels, C, Bayer, T, Banguera-Hinestroza, E, Barbrook, A, Howe, CJ, LaJeunesse, TC, and Voolstra, CR, Assessing Symbiodinium diversity in scleractinian corals via next-generation sequencing-based genotyping of the ITS2 rDNA region. Molecular Ecology, 2014. 23(17): p. 4418-4433.

Voolstra, CR, A journey into the wild of the cnidarian model system Aiptasia and its symbionts. Molecular Ecology, 2013. 22(17): p. 4366-4368.

Bayer, T, Arif, C, Ferrier-Pages, C, Zoccola, D, Aranda, M and Voolstra, CR, Bacteria of the genus Endozoicomonas dominate the microbiome of the Mediterranean gorgonian coral Eunicella cavolini. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 2013. 479: p. 75-84.

Roder, C, Berumen, ML, Bouwmeester, J, Papathanassiou, E, Al-Suwailem, A, and Voolstra, CR, First biological measurements of deep-sea corals from the Red Sea. Scientific Reports, 2013. 3: p. 2802.

Pinzón, JH, Sampayo, E, Cox, E, Chauka, LJ, Chen, CA, Voolstra, CR, and LaJeunesse, TC, Blind to morphology: genetics identifies several widespread ecologically common species and few endemics among Indo-Pacific cauliflower corals (Pocillopora, Scleractinia). Journal of Biogeography, 2013. 40(8): p. 1595-1608.

Jessen, C, Villa Lizcano, JF, Bayer, T, Roder, C, Aranda, M, Wild, C, and Voolstra, CR, In-situ Effects of Eutrophication and Overfishing on Physiology and Bacterial Diversity of the Red Sea Coral Acropora hemprichii. PLoS ONE, 2013. 8(4): p. e62091.

Jessen, C, Roder, C, Villa Lizcano, JF, Voolstra, CR, and Wild, C, In-Situ Effects of Simulated Overfishing and Eutrophication on Benthic Coral Reef Algae Growth, Succession, and Composition in the Central Red Sea. PLoS ONE, 2013. 8(6): p. e66992.

Feary, DA, Burt, JA, Bauman, AG, Al Hazeem, S, Abdel-Moati, MA, Al-Khalifa, KA, Anderson, DM, Amos, C, Baker, A, Bartholomew, A, Bento, R, Cavalcante, GH, Chen, CA, Coles, SL, Dab, K, Fowler, AM, George, D, Grandcourt, E, Hill, R, John, DM, Jones, DA, Keshavmurthy, S, Mahmoud, H, Moradi Och Tapeh, M, Mostafavi, PG, Naser, H, Pichon, M, Purkis, S, Riegl, B, Samimi-Namin, K, Sheppard, C, Vajed Samiei, J, Voolstra, CR, and Wiedenmann, J, Critical research needs for identifying future changes in Gulf coral reef ecosystems. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 2013. 72(2): p. 406-416.

Dobretsov, S, Abed, RMM, and Voolstra, CR, The effect of surface colour on the formation of marine micro and macrofouling communities. Biofouling, 2013. 29(6): p. 617-627.

Closek, C, Sunagawa, S, Desalvo, M, Piceno, Y, DeSantis, T, Brodie, E, Voolstra, C, Andersen, G, and Medina, M. How Bacteria and Genes Reflect the Health States of Corals. in Integrative and Comparative Biology. 2013. OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC JOURNALS DEPT, 2001 EVANS RD, CARY, NC 27513 USA.

Bayer, T, Neave, MJ, Alsheikh-Hussain, A, Aranda, M, Yum, LK, Mincer, T, Hughen, K, Apprill, A, and Voolstra, CR, The Microbiome of the Red Sea Coral Stylophora pistillata Is Dominated by Tissue-Associated Endozoicomonas Bacteria. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 2013. 79(15): p. 4759-4762.

Baumgarten, S, Bayer, T, Aranda, M, Liew, Y, Carr, A, Micklem, G, and Voolstra, C, Integrating microRNA and mRNA expression profiling in Symbiodinium microadriaticum, a dinoflagellate symbiont of reef-building corals. BMC Genomics, 2013. 14(1): p. 704.

Banguera-Hinestroza, E, Saenz-Agudelo, P, Bayer, T, Berumen, M, and Voolstra, C, Characterization of new microsatellite loci for population genetic studies in the Smooth Cauliflower Coral (Stylophora sp.). Conservation Genetics Resources, 2013. 5(2): p. 561-563.

Jessen, C, Roder, C, Villa Lizcano, J, Voolstra, C, and Wild, C. Top-down and bottom-up effects on Red Sea coral reef algae. in Proceedings of the 12th International Coral Reef Symposium. 2012.

Bayer, T, Aranda, M, Sunagawa, S, Yum, LK, DeSalvo, MK, Lindquist, E, Coffroth, MA, Voolstra, CR, and Medina, M, Symbiodinium Transcriptomes: Genome Insights into the Dinoflagellate Symbionts of Reef-Building Corals. PLoS ONE, 2012. 7(4): p. e35269.

Aranda, M, DeSalvo, M, Bayer, T, Medina, M, and Voolstra, C, Evolutionary insights into scleractinian corals using comparative genomic hybridizations. BMC Genomics, 2012. 13(1): p. 501.

Voolstra, CR, Sunagawa, S, Matz, MV, Bayer, T, Aranda, M, Buschiazzo, E, DeSalvo, MK, Lindquist, E, Szmant, AM, Coffroth, MA, and Medina, M, Rapid Evolution of Coral Proteins Responsible for Interaction with the Environment. PLoS ONE, 2011. 6(5): p. e20392.

Ryu, T, Mavromatis, CH, Bayer, T, Voolstra, CR, and Ravasi, T, Unexpected complexity of the Reef-Building Coral Acropora millepora transcription factor network. BMC Systems Biology, 2011. 5: p. 58-58.

Heyland, A, Vue, ZER, Voolstra, CR, Medina, M, and Moroz, LL, Developmental Transcriptome of Aplysia californica. Journal of experimental zoology. Part B, Molecular and developmental evolution, 2011. 0(2): p. 113-134.

Aranda, M, Banaszak, AT, Bayer, T, Luyten, JR, Medina, M, and Voolstra, CR, Differential sensitivity of coral larvae to natural levels of ultraviolet radiation during the onset of larval competence. Molecular Ecology, 2011. 20(14): p. 2955-2972.

Wang, H, Zhang, H, Wong, YH, Voolstra, C, Ravasi, T, B. Bajic, V, and Qian, P-Y, Rapid transcriptome and proteome profiling of a non-model marine invertebrate, Bugula neritina. PROTEOMICS, 2010. 10(16): p. 2972-2981.

Staubach, F, Teschke, M, Voolstra, CR, Wolf, JBW, and Tautz, D, A TEST OF THE NEUTRAL MODEL OF EXPRESSION CHANGE IN NATURAL POPULATIONS OF HOUSE MOUSE SUBSPECIES. Evolution, 2010. 64(2): p. 549-560.

Portune, KJ, Voolstra, CR, Medina, M, and Szmant, AM, Development and heat stress-induced transcriptomic changes during embryogenesis of the scleractinian coral Acropora palmata. Marine Genomics, 2010. 3(1): p. 51-62.

Polato, NR, Voolstra, CR, Schnetzer, J, DeSalvo, MK, Randall, CJ, Szmant, AM, Medina, M, and Baums, IB, Location-Specific Responses to Thermal Stress in Larvae of the Reef-Building Coral Montastraea faveolata. PLoS ONE, 2010. 5(6): p. e11221.

Machda, F, Ichim-Moreno, N, Utomo, CP, and Voolstra, CR. Development of the Red Sea Biogeographic Information System. in OCEANS 2010 IEEE-Sydney. 2010. IEEE.

Ichim-Moreno, N, Aranda, M, and Voolstra, CR. Identification of a gene expression core signature for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) via integrative analysis reveals novel potential compounds for treatment. in Computational Intelligence in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (CIBCB), 2010 IEEE Symposium on. 2010. IEEE.

DeSalvo, MK, Sunagawa, S, Voolstra, CR, and Medina, M, Transcriptomic responses to heat stress and bleaching in the elkhorn coral Acropora palmata. Mar Ecol Prog Ser, 2010. 402: p. 97-113.

DeSalvo, M, Sunagawa, S, Fisher, P, Voolstra, C, IGLESIAS‐PRIETO, R, and Medina, M, Coral host transcriptomic states are correlated with Symbiodinium genotypes. Molecular ecology, 2010. 19(6): p. 1174-1186.

Voolstra, CR, Sunagawa, S, Schwarz, JA, Coffroth, MA, Yellowlees, D, Leggat, W, and Medina, M, Evolutionary analysis of orthologous cDNA sequences from cultured and symbiotic dinoflagellate symbionts of reef-building corals (Dinophyceae: Symbiodinium). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part D: Genomics and Proteomics, 2009. 4(2): p. 67-74.

Voolstra, CR, Schwarz, JA, Schnetzer, J, Sunagawa, S, Desalvo, MK, Szmant, AM, Coffroth, MA, and Medina, M, The host transcriptome remains unaltered during the establishment of coral–algal symbioses. Molecular Ecology, 2009. 18(9): p. 1823-1833.

Voolstra, C, Schnetzer, J, Peshkin, L, Randall, C, Szmant, A, and Medina, M, Effects of temperature on gene expression in embryos of the coral Montastraea faveolata. BMC Genomics, 2009. 10(1): p. 627.

Sunagawa, S, DeSantis, TZ, Piceno, YM, Brodie, EL, DeSalvo, MK, Voolstra, CR, Weil, E, Andersen, GL, and Medina, M, Bacterial diversity and White Plague Disease-associated community changes in the Caribbean coral Montastraea faveolata. ISME J, 2009. 3(5): p. 512-521.

Sunagawa, S, DeSalvo, MK, Voolstra, CR, Reyes-Bermudez, A, and Medina, M, Identification and Gene Expression Analysis of a Taxonomically Restricted Cysteine-Rich Protein Family in Reef-Building Corals. PLoS ONE, 2009. 4(3): p. e4865.

Reyes-Bermudez, A, DeSalvo, MK, Voolstra, CR, Sunagawa, S, Szmant, AM, Iglesias-Prieto, R, and Medina, M, Gene expression microarray analysis encompassing metamorphosis and the onset of calcification in the scleractinian coral Montastraea faveolata. Marine Genomics, 2009. 2(3–4): p. 149-159.

Schwarz, J, Brokstein, P, Voolstra, C, Terry, A, Miller, D, Szmant, A, Coffroth, M, and Medina, M, Coral life history and symbiosis: Functional genomic resources for two reef building Caribbean corals, Acropora palmata and Montastraea faveolata. BMC Genomics, 2008. 9(1): p. 97.

Desalvo, MK, Voolstra, CR, Sunagawa, S, Schwarz, JA, Stillman, JH, Coffroth, MA, Szmant, AM, and Medina, M, Differential gene expression during thermal stress and bleaching in the Caribbean coral Montastraea faveolata. Molecular Ecology, 2008. 17(17): p. 3952-3971.

Voolstra, C, Tautz, D, Farbrother, P, Eichinger, L, and Harr, B, Contrasting evolution of expression differences in the testis between species and subspecies of the house mouse. Genome Research, 2007. 17(1): p. 42-49.

Dardousis, K, Voolstra, C, Roengvoraphoj, M, Sekandarzad, A, Mesghenna, S, Winkler, J, Ko, Y, Hescheler, J, and Sachinidis, A, Identification of Differentially Expressed Genes Involved in the Formation of Multicellular Tumor Spheroids by HT-29 Colon Carcinoma Cells. Mol Ther, 2007. 15(1): p. 94-102.

Coffroth, M, Voolstra, C, and Medina, M. Symbiodinium-cnidarian symbioses: Ontogeny and diversity. in Journal of Phycology. 2007. BLACKWELL PUBLISHING 9600 GARSINGTON RD, OXFORD OX4 2DQ, OXON, ENGLAND.

Voolstra, C, Jungnickel, A, Borrmann, L, Kirchner, R, and Huber, A, Spectrophotometric Quantification of Nucleic Acids. INTERNATIONAL BIOTECHNOLOGY LABORATORY, 2006. 24(1): p. 13.

Harr, B, Voolstra, C, Heinen, TJAJ, Baines, JF, Rottscheidt, R, Ihle, S, Müller, W, Bonhomme, F, and Tautz, D, A change of expression in the conserved signaling gene MKK7 is associated with a selective sweep in the western house mouse Mus musculus domesticus. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 2006. 19(5): p. 1486-1496.

Gissel, C, Voolstra, C, Doss, MX, Koehler, CI, Winkler, J, Hescheler, J, and Sachinidis, A, An optimized embryonic stem cell model for consistent gene expression and developmental studies: a fundamental study. Thrombosis and Haemostasis, 2005. 94(10): p. 719-728.

Voolstra, C and Tautz, D, Microarray Bioinformatics. Briefings in Functional Genomics & Proteomics, 2004. 3(3): p. 289-290.

Gajewski, M and Voolstra, C, Comparative analysis of somitogenesis related genes of the hairy/Enhancer of split class in Fugu and zebrafish. BMC Genomics, 2002. 3(1): p. 21.