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Sea Education Association Research

"Microbial communities" Papers and Publications


Gill, G., M. Martinez, G. Nahansen and A. Sanders, 2018. Fingerprinting the microbial community biodiversity of the Sargasso Sea. Unpublished student research paper, Class C-279, Sea Education Association, Woods Hole, MA.

Research themes and publication type: Marine Biodiversity, Microbial communities, Selected student research


Whittaker, K.* and T. Rynearson, 2017. Evidence for environmental and ecological selection in a microbe with no geographic limits to gene flow. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 114, 2651-2656. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1612346114

Research themes and publication type: Marine Biodiversity, Microbial communities, Peer-reviewed publications


Alberini, A., L. Goss, C. Graham and H. McMonagle, 2015. Initial microbial colonizers of microplastics in the Sargasso Sea. Unpublished student research paper, Class C-259, Sea Education Association, Woods Hole, MA.

Research themes and publication type: Marine Biodiversity, Microbial communities, Selected student research


Schmidt, V. , J. Reveillaud, E. Zettler*, T. Mincer, L. Murphy and L. Amaral-Zettler, 2014. Oligotyping reveals community level habitat selection within the genus Vibrio. Front. Microbiol. 5, 563. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2014.00563

Research themes and publication type: Marine Biodiversity, Microbial communities, Peer-reviewed publications


Dixon, C., C. Pauly and M. Tan, 2014. The effects of substrate on microbial community composition and biofilm quantity in the Sargasso Sea. Unpublished student research paper, Class C-252, Sea Education Association, Woods Hole, MA.

Research themes and publication type: Marine Biodiversity, Microbial communities, Selected student research


Edson, E.^, E. Zettler*, L. Amaral-Zettler, A. Siuda*, R. Green^, S. Houang^, B. Kolody^ and S. Watters^, 2013. Genetic diversity of Vibrio on natural versus artificial substrates across the Sargasso Sea. BioNES Meeting, Bristol, RI.

Research themes and publication type: Marine Biodiversity, Microbial communities, Presentations


McCliment, E., C. Nelson, C. Carlson, A. Alldredge, J. Witting* and L. Amaral-Zettler, 2012. An all-taxon microbial inventory of the Moorea coral reef ecosystem. ISME Journal 6, 309-319. doi: 10.1038/ismej.2011.108

Research themes and publication type: Marine Biodiversity, Microbial communities, Peer-reviewed publications


* SEA faculty and staff
^ SEA Semester alumnus