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Mar 24 2017 | Posted In: In the News
Published on Mar 24, 2017 What can liquefy its limbs, throw up its own stomach and still live? Echinoderms, a group of sea creatures that can regenerate their own body parts! In this episode of Today I Learned, National Geographic Explorer Paul Bump tells you all about echinoderm’s incredible...
Mar 21 2017 | Posted In: Publications
Rachael A. Bay, Noah Rose, Rowan Barrett, Louis Bernatchez, Cameron K. Ghalambor, Jesse R. Lasky, Rachel B. Brem, Stephen R. Palumbi, and Peter Ralph, Associate Editor: Scott L. NuismerEditor: Yannis Michalakis, "Predicting Responses to Contemporary Environmental Change Using Evolutionary Response...
Mar 14 2017 | Posted In: Publications
For reef-building corals, extreme stress exposure can result in loss of endosymbionts, leaving colonies bleached. However, corals in some habitats are commonly exposed to natural cycles of sub-bleaching stress, often leading to higher stress tolerance. We monitored transcription in the tabletop...
Mar 9 2017 | Posted In: In the News
Stanford marine biologists have discovered that corals activate a specific group of ancient, defensive genes when exposed to stressful environmental conditions. These stress-induced genes could serve as a kind of warning sign for coral bleaching events.
Mar 7 2017 | Posted In: Publications
by: N. Traylor-Knowles, N. H. Rose, S. R. Palumbi Previous transcriptional studies in heat stressed corals have shown that many genes are responsive to generalized heat stress whereas the expression patterns of specific gene networks after heat stress show strong correlations with variation in...
Mar 3 2017 | Posted In: In the News
Assessment of complex issues like climate change adds enormous value to the scientific landscape, creating foundations for government and society. But the process isn’t always easy, says climate scientist Katharine Mach (Ph.D. from Mark Denny's lab).
Feb 14 2017 | Posted In: Publications
Here, we show that the microbiome of reef corals is different across thermally variable habitats and changes over time when corals are reciprocally transplanted. . . .