Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2022-01-01 Gross and histological morphology of the cervical gill slit gland of the pygmy sperm whale (Kogia breviceps)The Anatomical Record.  305:688. 2022-01-01
2021-01-01 Direct ingestion and trophic transfer of microplastics in the early life stages of a commercially and recreationally valuable fishery species (Centropristsis striata).Env. Poll..  285:117653. 2021-01-01
2021-01-01 Gross and histologic morphology of the cervical gill slit gland of the pygmy sperm whale (Kogia breviceps) -- Anatomical RecordAnatomical Record2021-01-01
2021-01-01 Interaction of two marine toxins with a novel class of single domain voltage activated ion channels from eukaryote marine phytoplankton.Marine Drugs..  #1094253. 2021-01-01
2021-01-01 The development and evolution of complex crystal shapes in coccolithophores.New Phytologist.  231:1845-1857. 2021-01-01
2020-01-01 A novel Na+-selective voltage-gated channel in eukaryotes.Plant Physiology.  184:1674-1683. 2020-01-01
2020-01-01 Sr in coccoliths of Scyphosphaera apsteinii: partitioning behavior and role in coccolith morphogenesis.Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta.  285:41-54. 2020-01-01
2020-01-01 Trophic transfer of microplastics in an estuarine food chain and the effects of a sorbed legacy pollutant.L&O Letters..  5:154-162. 2020-01-01
2019-01-01 Alternative mechanisms for fast Na+/Ca2+ signalling in eukaryotes via a novel class of single-domain voltage-gated channels.Current Biology.  29:1503-1511. 2019-01-01
2019-01-01 Mercury in Archaeological Human Bone: Biogenic or Diagenetic?Journal of Archaeological Science.  108. 2019-01-01
2019-01-01 Microplastic occurrence and effects in commercially harvested North American finfish and shellfish: Current knowledge and future directions.L&O Letters.  5:113-136. 2019-01-01
2019-01-01 Uptake and localization of fluorescently-labeled Karenia brevis metabolites in non-toxic marine microbial taxa.Journal of Phycology.  55:47-59. 2019-01-01
2018-01-01 An extracellular polysaccharide-rich organic layer contributes to organization of the coccosphere in coccolithophores.Frontiers in Marine Science.  5. 2018-01-01
2018-01-01 Calcein staining as a tool to investigate coccolithophore calcification.Frontiers in Marine Science.  5. 2018-01-01
2018-01-01 Interaction of a dinoflagellate neurotoxin with voltage-activated currents in a marine diatom.PeerJ.  6:e4533. 2018-01-01
2018-01-01 The requirement for calcification differs between ecologically important coccolithophore species.New Phytologist.  220:147-162. 2018-01-01
2017-01-01 Cell biology of coccolithophores: Recent advancesAnnual Reviews Marine Science.  9:283-310. 2017-01-01
2016-01-01 A role for diatom-like silicon transporters in calcifying coccolithophores.Nature Communications.  10543. 2016-01-01
2016-01-01 Bioelectrical regulation of behavior in the marine ciliate Favella sp.Journal of Experimental Biology.  219:445-456. 2016-01-01
2015-10-01 Coccolithophore biomineralization: New questions, new answersSeminars in Cell and Developmental Biology.  46:11-16. 2015-10-01
2014-10-01 Connecting alveolate cell biology with trophic ecology in the marine plankton using the ciliate Favella as a model.FEMS Microbial Ecology.  90:18-38. 2014-10-01
2012-08-01 Calcification in the coccolithophore Schyphosphera apstenii (Lohman)Journal of Phycology2012-08-01
2012-07-01 Proton channels in algae- reasons to be excitedTrends in Plant Sciences2012-07-01
2012-05-01 Calcium release from intracellular stores is necessary for the photophobic response in the benthic diatom Navicula perminuta (Bacillariophyceae)Journal of Phycology: DOI: 10.1111/j.1529-8817.2012.01158.x.2012-05-01
2012-02-01 Deposition and of ammonium and nitrate in the roots of maize seedlings supplied with different nitrogen saltsJournal of Experimental Botany: doi: 10.1093/jxb/err4102012-02-01
2011-06-01 A voltage-gated H+ channel underlying pH homeostasis in calcifying coccolithophoresPLOS Biology: doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1001085.  9(6): e1001085.. 2011-06-01
2011-06-01 Marine Algae Neurotoxins- Pandora’s Box or Panacea?The Biochemist.  33:14-18. 2011-06-01
2010-09-01 Commentary: The Ectocarpus genome sequence: insights into brown algal biology and the evolutionary diversity of the eukaryotesNew Phytologist.  188:1-4. 2010-09-01
2010-07-01 Calcium channels in photosynthetic eukaryotes: Implications for evolution of calcium-based signallingNew Phytologist.  187:23-43. 2010-07-01
2009-10-01 Real-time determination of reactive oxygen species generation by marine phytoplankton using flow injection-chemiluminescenceLimnology and Oceanography: Methods.  7:706-715. 2009-10-01
2009-06-01 Light-induced motile responses of the estuarine benthic diatoms Navicula perminuta and Cylindrotheca closterium (Bacillariophyceae)Journal of Phycology.  45:592-599. 2009-06-01
2009-01-01 A fast Na+/Ca2+- based action potential in a marine diatomPLoS ONE.  4:e4966. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0004966. 2009-01-01
2008-10-01 The Phaeodactylum genome reveals the evolutionary history of diatom genomesNature.  456:239-244. 2008-10-01
2008-10-01 The role of nitric oxide in diatom adhesion in relation to substratum propertiesJournal of Phycology.  44:967-976. 2008-10-01


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2021-01-01 From genes to ecosystems: using molecular information from diatoms to understand ecological processes. -- Phytoplankton Ecology.  Elsevier.. 2021-01-01
2016-03-01 Calcification -- The Physiology of Microalgae, Developments in Applied Phycology.  Springer. 301-318. 2016-03-01
2016-01-01 Algal calcification and silicification..  Encyclopedia of Life Sciences. Nature Publishing Group. 2016-01-01


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2012-03-01 Biogeochemical processes: Understanding the underlying mechanismsMarine Biological Association Annual Report. 2012-03-01
2010-03-01 Marine Biogeochemical ProcessesMarine Biological Association, UK. 8-9. 2010-03-01


Research Overview

  • Cell biology, environmental physiology, and ecology of marine phytoplankton and microzooplankton. Biomineralization mechanisms in coccolithophores. Marine microplastics.
  • Investigator On

  • A comparison of the effects of ingested cotton and synthetic (polyester) microfibers on growth performance, health, and intestinal tissue morphology in the black sea bass, a commercially important marine finfish from coastal waters of the eastern US. 2021-01-01 - 2021-12-01
  • Acquisition of and FEI-Apreo SEM. 2018-08-01 - 2021-07-01
  • An unexpected requirement for silicon in coccolithophore calcification: ecological and evolutionary implications 2020-11-01
  • Centropristis striata: An assessment of potential impacts on overall fish health via primary and secondary exposure. 2017-08-01 - 2020-07-01
  • Feast or Flee: How do microzooplankton detect and avoid predators? 2014-08-01 - 2017-07-01
  • Feast or Flee: how do microzooplankton detect and evade predators? 2014-07-01 - 2017-06-01
  • Development of calcite staining as a tool to investigate coccolithophore biomineralisation and pelagic calcification” 2016-01-01 - 2016-05-01
  • H+ fluxes in phytoplankton - a mechanistic and modeling study of their physiological roles and community responses to ocean acidification. 2012-08-01 - 2015-09-01
  • Cellular and ecological fate of brevetoxins 2013-01-01 - 2014-06-01
  • International Faculty Travel Award 2013-03-01 - 2013-08-01
  • Visiting Senior Fellowship of the Marine Biological Association 2010-07-01 - 2012-12-01
  • International Faculty Travel Award 2012-03-01 - 2012-08-01
  • Applied Learning Funds 2011-11-01 - 2011-12-01
  • Visiting Senior Fellowship of the Marine Biological Association 2009-07-01 - 2011-06-01
  • Teaching Overview

  • Cell biology (plant and animal), marine microbiology and ecology. Skill-based experiential learning in biological imaging/microscopy. Electron microscopy, wide field and confocal fluorescence microscopy, analytical imaging.
  • Full Name

  • Alison Taylor