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* graduate student co-author, ** undergraduate student co-author

Samuels, T, TA Rynearson, and S Collins (2021) Surviving heatwaves: thermal experience predicts life and death in a Southern Ocean diatom. Frontiers in Marine Science 8, 9

*Anderson SI and TA Rynearson (2020) Variability approaching the thermal limits can drive diatom community dynamics. Limnology and Oceanography 65 (9), 1961-1973

Rynearson, TA, *SA Flickinger, and *DN Fonatine (2020) Metabarcoding reveals temporal patterns of community composition and realized thermal niches of Thalassiosira spp. (bacillariophyceae) from the Narragansett Bay Long-Term Time Series. Biology 9 (1), 19

Rubin, ET, S Cheng, AL Montalbano, S Menden-Deuer, and TA Rynearson (2019) Transcriptomic response to feeding and starvation in a herbivorous dinoflagellate. Frontiers in Marine Science 6, 246

Kang LK and TA Rynearson (2019) Identification and expression analyses of the Nitrate Transporter Gene (NRT2) family among Skeletonema species (Baccilariophyceae). Journal of phycology 55 (5), 1115-1125

Rynearson, TA (2017) Navigating in a sea of genes. Science 358, 1129-1130

*Whittaker KA and TA Rynearson (2017) Evidence for environmental and ecological selection in a microbe with no geographic limits to gene flow. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 114(10): 2651-2656.

A Godhe and TA Rynearson (2017) The role of intraspecific variation in the ecological and evolutionary success of diatoms in changing environments. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B, Vol 372(1728): 20160399

Grear, JS, TA Rynearson, AL Montalbano, B Govenar, S Menden-Deuer (2017) pCO2 effects on species composition and growth of an estuarine phytoplankton community. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science V190:40-49doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2017.03.016

*Canesi, K and T Rynearson (2016; feature article) Temporal variation of Skeletonema community composition from a long-term time series in Narragansett Bay identified using high-throughput sequencing. Marine Ecology Progress Series, V 556:1-16 ; doi: 10.3354/meps11843

Chen, G. and T.A. Rynearson (2016) Genetically distinct populations of a diatom coexist during the North Atlantic spring bloom. Limnology and Oceanography, V 61:2165-2179,doi: 10.1002/lno.10361

*Bailey, J, E. Durbin, T. Rynearson (2016) Pseudocalanus copepods in the Bering Sea: Species identification, intraspecific diversity and biogeography. Deep Sea Research II, V 134:173-180, doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2015.04.017

*Cleary, A., E. Durbin and T. Rynearson, *J. Bailey (2016) Feeding by Pseudocalanus copepods in the Bering Sea: trophic linkages and a potential mechanism of niche partitioning, Deep Sea Research II, V 134:181-189, doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2015.04.001

Rynearson, T. and Menden-Deuer, S. (2016) Drivers that structure biodiversity in the plankton.  P. M. Glibert and T.M. Kana (eds), Aquatic Microbial Ecology and Biogeochemistry: A dual perspective.  Springer.

Snelgrove, P., E. Vanden Berghe, P. Miloslavich, P. Archambault, N. Bailly, A. Brandt, A. Bucklin, M. Clark, F. Dahdouh-Guebas, P. Halpin, R. Hopcroft, K. Kaschner, B. Lascelles, L.A. Levin, S. Menden-Deuer, A. Metaxas, D. Obura, R. R. Reeves, T. Rynearson, K. Stocks, M. Tarzia, D. Tittensor, V. Tunnicliffe, B. Wallace, R. Wanless, T. Webb, P. Bernal, J. Rice, A. Rosenberg (2016) Chapter 34: Gradients in Marine Biodiversity. In The United Nations World Ocean Assessment, published by the United Nations as part of the Global Reporting and Assessment of the State of the Marine Environment

Harvey, E.L., S. Menden-Deuer, T. Rynearson (2015) Persistent intra-specific variation in genetic and behavioral traits in the raphidophyte, Heterosigma akashiwo.  Frontiers in Aquatic Microbiology doi:10.3389/fmicb.2015.01277

*Alexander, H, B. Jenkins, T. Rynearson, S. Dyhrman (2015) Metatranscriptome analyses indicate resource partitioning between diatoms in the field. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1421993112

Scheinin M., U.Riebesell, T.Rynearson, K. Lohbeck, S. Collins (2015) Experimental Evolution Gone Wild. Journal of the Royal Society, Interface, V 12, 20150056, 10.1098/rsif.2015.0056

Snelgrove, P., E. Vanden Berghe, P. Miloslavich, P. Archambault, N. Bailly, A. Brandt, A. Bucklin, M. Clark, F. Dahdouh-Guebas, R. Danovaro, E. Frere, P. Halpin, R. Hopcroft, K. Kaschner, B. Lascelles, L.A. Levin, S. Menden-Deuer, A. Metaxas, D. Obura, R. O’Dor, R. R. Reeves, T. Rynearson, M. Sato, K. Stocks, M. Tarzia, D. Tittensor, V. Tunnicliffe, B. Wallace, R. Wanless, T. Webb, C-L Wei (2015) Chapter 34: Gradients in Marine Biodiversity.  In The United Nations World Ocean Assessment,  published by the United Nations as part of the Global Reporting and Assessment of the State of the Marine Environment

Collins, S, B. Rost, T. Rynearson (2014) Evolutionary potential of marine phytoplankton under ocean acidification. Evolutionary Applications Vol 7(1) 140-155.  doi:10.1111/eva.12120

Keeling, P.J., Burki, F., Wilcox, H.M., Allam, B., Allen, E.E., Amaral-Zettler, L.A., Armbrust, E.V., Archibald, J.M., Bharti, A.K., Bell, C.J., Beszteri, B., Bidle, K.D., Cameron, C.T., Campbell, L., Caron, D.A., Cattolico, R.A., Collier, J.L., Coyne, K., Davy, S.K., Deschamps, P., Dyhrman, S.T., Edvardsen, B., Gates, R.D., Gobler, C.J., Greenwood, S.J., Guida, S.M., Jacobi, J.L., Jakobsen, K.S., James, E.R., Jenkins, B., John, U., Johnson, M.D., Juhl, A.R., Kamp, A., Katz, L.A., Kiene, R., Kudryavtsev, A., Leander, B.S., Lin, S., Lovejoy, C., Lynn, D., Marchetti, A., McManus, G., Nedelcu, A.M., Menden-Deuer, S., Miceli, C., Mock, T., Montresor, M., Moran, M.A., Murray, S., Nadathur, G., Nagai, S., Ngam, P.B., Palenik, B., Pawlowski, J., Petroni, G., Piganeau, G., Posewitz, M.C., Rengefors, K., Romano, G., Rumpho, M.E., Rynearson, T., Schilling, K.B., Schroeder, D.C., Simpson, A.G.B., Slamovits, C.H., Smith, D.R., Smith, G.J., Smith, S.R., Sosik, H.M., Stief, P., Theriot, E., Twary, S.N., Umale, P.E., Vaulot, D., Wawrik, B., Wheeler, G.L., Wilson, W.H., Xu, Y., Zingone, A., Worden, A.Z., (2014). The Marine Microbial Eukaryote Transcriptome Sequencing Project (MMETSP): Illuminating the Functional Diversity of Eukaryotic Life in the Oceans through Transcriptome Sequencing. PLoS Biol 12 (6), e1001889.

Rynearson, T. A., K Richardson, R. S. Lampitt, M. E. Sieracki, A. J. Poulton, *M. M. Lyngsgaard, and M. J. Perry (2013) Major contribution of diatom resting spores to vertical flux in the sub-polar North Atlantic. Deep Sea Res. I Vol 82, 60-71

Boyd P.W., T.A. Rynearson, E.A., Armstrong, F-X. Fu, K. Hayashi, Z. Hu, D.A. Hutchins, R.M. Kudela, E. Litchman, M. R. Mulholland, U. Passow, R.F. Strzepek, *K.A. Whittaker, E. Yu and *M.K. Thomas (2013) Marine Phytoplankton Temperature versus Growth Responses from Polar to Tropical Waters – Outcome of a Scientific Community-Wide Study. PLoS One, Vol. 8 (5), e63091. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0063091

Duffy, JE, LA Amaral-Zettler, DG Fautin, G Paulay, TA Rynearson, HM Sosik, JJ Stachowicz (2013) Envisioning a National Marine Biodiversity Observation Network.  Bioscience 63 (5), 350-361

*Whittaker, KA, **DR Rignanese, RJ Olson, TA Rynearson (2012) Molecular subdivision of the marine diatom Thalassiosira rotula and its relationship to differences in geographic distribution, genome size, and physiology. BMC Evolutionary Biology. V12:209, doi:10.1186/1471-2148-12-209

*Alexander, H., Jenkins, B.D., Rynearson, T.A., Saito, M.A., Mercier, M.L.  Dyhrman, S.T., (2012) Identifying reference genes with stable expression from high throughput sequence data. Frontiers in Aquatic Microbiology. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2012.00385

*Piecuch, C and TA Rynearson (2012) Quantifying dispersal and connectivity of surface waters using observational Lagrangian measurements. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology 29, 1127–1138. doi: 10.1175/JTECH-D-11-00172.1

*Cleary, AC, EG Durbin, TA Rynearson (2012) Krill feeding on sediment in the Gulf of Maine (North Atlantic). Marine Ecology Progress Series. Vol 455, 157-172. doi: 10.3354/meps09632

^Dyhrman, S., ^B. Jenkins, ^T. Rynearson, ^M. Saito, *M. Mercier, *H. Alexander, *L. Whitney, A. Drzewianowski, V. Bulygin, *E. Bertrand, Z. Wu, C. Benitez-Nelson, and A. Heithoff. (2012) The transcriptome and proteome of the diatom Thalassiosira pseudonana reveal a diverse Phosphorus stress response. PLoS One 7:e33768 ^ Authors contributed equally to the work

Rynearson, T.A. and B. Palenik. (2011) Learning to read the oceans: Genomics of marine phytoplanktonAdvances in Marine Biology, Vol 60:1-39

*Horn, M. G., R. S. Robinson, T. A. Rynearson, and D. M. Sigman (2011), Nitrogen isotopic relationship between diatom-bound and bulk organic matter of cultured polar diatoms, Paleoceanography, 26, PA3208, doi:10.1029/2010PA002080

*Graff, J and T.A. Rynearson. (2011) Extraction method influences the recovery of phytoplankton pigments from natural assemblages. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods, 9:129-139

Durbin, E., M. Casas, T.A. Rynearson (2011) Copepod feeding and digestion rates using prey DNA and qPCR. Journal of Plankton Res, doi: 10.1093/plankt/fbr082

Wu, Z., Jenkins, B. D., Rynearson, T. A., Dyhrman, S. T., Saito, M. A., *Mercier, M. & *Whitney, L.  (2010) Empirical Bayes Analysis of Sequencing-based Transcriptional Profiling Without Replicates. BMC Bioinformatics. 11(1): 564

Rynearson, T.A., E.O. Lin and E.V. Armbrust. (2009) Metapopulation structure in the planktonic diatom Ditylum brightwellii (Bacillariophyceae). Protist, 160: 111-121

Bowler, C, AE Allen, JH Badger, J Grimwood, K Jabbari, A Kuo, U Maheswari, C Martens, F Maumus, RP Otillar, E Rayko, A Salamov, K Vandepoele, B Beszteri, A Gruber, M Heijde, M Katinka, T Mock, K Valentin, F Vérret, JA Berges, C Brownlee, J Cadoret, A Chiovitti, CJ Choi, S Coesel, A De Martino, JC Detter, C Durkin, A Falciatore, J Fournet, M Haruta, M Huysman, BD Jenkins, K Jiroutova, RE Jorgensen, Y Joubert, A Kaplan, N Kroeger, P Kroth, J La Roche, E Lindquist, M Lommer,V Martin-Jézéquel, PJ Lopez, S Lucas, M Mangogna, K McGinnis, LK. Medlin, A Montsant, M Oudot-Le Secq, C Napoli, M Obornik, J Petit, BM. Porcel, N Poulsen, M Robison, L Rychlewsk, TA Rynearson, J Schmutz, M Schnitzler Parker, H Shapiro, M Siaut, M Stanley, MJ Sussman, A Taylor, A Vardi, P von Dassow, W Vyverman, A Willis, LS Wyrwicz, DS Rokhsar, J Weissenbach, EV Armbrust, BR Green, Y Van de Peer, IV Grigoriev. (2008)  The Phaeodactylum genome reveals the dynamic nature and multi-lineage evolutionary history of diatom genomes. Nature, 455 (7216) DOI 10.1038/nature07410

Durbin, E., M. Casas, T.A. Rynearson, and D.C.Smith. (2008) Measurement of copepod predation on nauplii using qPCR of the cytochrome oxidase 1 gene. Marine Biology DOI 10.1007/s00227-007-0843-5

Armbrust, E.V., Rynearson, T.A. and Jenkins. (2006) Genomic insights into diatom evolution and metabolism. In Genomics and Evolution of Microbial Eukaryotes, Eds. Katz, L.A. and Bhattacharya, D. 201-213

Rynearson, T. A., J.A. Newton and E. V. Armbrust. (2006) Spring bloom development, genetic variation and population succession in the planktonic diatom Ditylum brightwelliiLimnology and Oceanography. 51: 1249-1261 

Rynearson, T. A., and E. V. Armbrust. (2005) Maintenance of clonal diversity during a spring bloom of the centric diatom Ditylum brightwellii. Molecular Ecology 14:1631-1640

Armbrust, E. V., J. A. Berges, C. Bowler, B. R. Green, D. Martinez, N. H. Putnam, S. G. Zhou, A. E. Allen, K. E. Apt, M. Bechner, M. A. Brzezinski, B. K. Chaal, A. Chiovitti, A. K. Davis, M. S. Demarest, J. C. Detter, T. Glavina, D. Goodstein, M. Z. Hadi, U. Hellsten, M. Hildebrand, B. D. Jenkins, J. Jurka, V. V. Kapitonov, N. Kroger, W. W. Y. Lau, T. W. Lane, F. W. Larimer, J. C. Lippmeier, S. Lucas, M. Medina, A. Montsant, M. Obornik, M. S. Parker, B. Palenik, G. J. Pazour, P. M. Richardson, T. A. Rynearson, M. A. Saito, D. C. Schwartz, K. Thamatrakoln, K. Valentin, A. Vardi, F. P. Wilkerson, and D. S. Rokhsar. (2004) The genome of the diatom Thalassiosira pseudonana: Ecology, evolution and metabolism. Science 306: 79-86, 10.1126/science.1101156

Rynearson, T. A., and E. V. Armbrust. (2004) Genetic differentiation among populations of the planktonic marine diatom Ditylum brightwelliiJournal of Phycology 40: 34-43

Smetacek, V., C. Klaas, S. Menden-Deuer, and T. A. Rynearson. (2002) Mesoscale distribution of dominant diatom species relative to the hydrographical field along the Antarctic Polar Front. Deep Sea Research II 49: 3835-3848

Rynearson, T. A., and E. V. Armbrust. (2000) DNA fingerprinting reveals extensive genetic diversity in a field population of the centric diatom Ditylum brightwelliiLimnology and Oceanography 45: 1329-1340

Crawford, R. M., F. Hinz, and T. A. Rynearson. (1997) Spatial and temporal distribution of assemblages of the diatom Corethron criophilum in the Polar Frontal region of the South Atlantic. Deep Sea Research II 44: 479-496