University of Washington
Areas of Specialization
Gang Chen, Postdoctoral Fellow
Ryan Morse, Postdoctoral Fellow
PhD 2009, University of Maryland
PhD 2011, Old Dominion University
Rynearson, T.A., K. Richardson, R.S. Lampitt, M.E. Sieracki, A.J. Poulton,M.M. Lyngsgaard, M.J. Perry (in review) Major contribution of diatom resting spores to sinking flux in the sub-polar North Atlantic. Deep Sea Research, Part I
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 (in review) Marine Phytoplankton Temperature versus Growth Responses from Polar to Tropical Waters – Outcome of a Scientific Community-Wide Study. PLoS Biology.
Duffy, J.E., L. Amaral-Zettler, D.G. Fautin, G. Paulay, T.A. Rynearson, H.M. Sosik, J.J. Stachowicz (in press) Envisioning a Marine Biodiversity Observation Network. Bioscience
Whittaker, K., D. Rignanese, R. Olson, T.A. Rynearson (2012) Molecular subdivision of the marine diatom Thalassiosira rotula in relation to geographic distribution, genome size, and physiology. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 12:209, 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
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) Coordination in the transcriptome and proteome of the diatom Thalassiosira pseudonana reveals a diverse phosphorus stress response. PLoS One 7:e33768
Cleary, AC, EG Durbin, TA Rynearson (2012) Meganyctiphanes norvegica krill feeding on sediment in the Gulf of Maine. Marine Ecology Progress Series. Vol 455, 157-172. doi: 10.3354/meps09632
Durbin, E., M. Casas, T.A. Rynearson (2011) Copepod feeding and digestion rates using prey DNA and qPCR. Journal of Plankton Research. doi: 10.1093/plankt/fbr082
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
Horn, M.G., R.S. Robinson, T. A. Rynearson, 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
Wu, Z., B. Jenkins, T. Rynearson, S. Dyhrman, M. Saito, M. Mercier and L. Whitney (2010). "Empirical bayes analysis of sequencing-based transcriptional profiling without replicates." BMC Bioinformatics 11(1): 564.
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, 456: 239-244
Rynearson, T. A., J.A. Newton and E. V. Armbrust. 2006. Spring bloom development, genetic variation and population succession in the planktonic diatom Ditylum brightwellii. Limnology and Oceanography. 51: 1249-1261
Armbrust, E.V., T.A. Rynearson and B.D. Jenkins. 2006 Genomic insights into diatom evolution and metabolism. In Genome Evolution of Eukaryotic Microbes, Eds. Katz, L.A. and Bhattacharya, D. 201-213
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 brightwellii. Limnology 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.
2012 Rynearson, TA, M. Casas, E Durbin. New approaches to understanding trophic transfer and food web connections: a peek under sea ice in the Northern Bering Sea. 2012 ASLO mtg, Otsu, Japan
2012 Perry, MJ, E. D'Asaro, C. Lee, A. Mahadevan, K. Fennel, M. Alkire, N. Briggs, I. Cetinic, K.Gudmundsson, R. Lampitt, P.Martin, M. Omand, K. Richardson, M. Sieracki, T. Rynearson. New Views of the Subpolar North Atlantic Spring Bloom, from NAB, 2008. Ocean Carbon and Biogeochemistry Mtg, Woods Hole, MA
2012 Rynearson, TA, K Richardson, R Lampitt, M.E. Sieracki, A. Poulton, M.M. Lyngsgaard, MJ Perry What you see is not what you get: relating diatom species composition in surface waters to carbon flux during a spring bloom in the North Atlantic. 2012 Ocean Sciences Mtg, Salt Lake City
2012 Jenkins, B. D.; Rynearson, T. A.; Dyhrman, S. T.; Saito, M. A.; Chappell, P. D.; Whitney, L. P.; Alexander, H.; Bertrand, E. M. From lab to launch, intergrating biomarkers derived from genomics and proteomics approaches into remote observing platforms 2012 Ocean Sciences Mtg, Salt Lake City
2011 Rynearson, TA. Application of novel molecular methods to examine in situ zooplankton feeding in the Bering Sea. Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
2011 Rynearson TA. Connectivity in marine phytoplankton. University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth
2011 Rynearson, T.A., E. Durbin and A. Cleary. DNA analysis of prey in zooplankton: From gut contents to feeding rates. PICES 5th International Zooplankton Production Symposium, Chile
2011 Rynearson, TA. Marine zooplankton on the loose: using molecular methods to examine biogeography, life history and feeding ecology. University of Oklahoma, Program in Ecology and Evolution (Invited seminar)
2011 Rynearson, TA, C. Piecuch. How much does mixing in the surface ocean influence genetic connectivity in the plankton? Combining Lagrangian surface drifters with microsatellite markers. American Society of Limnology and Oceanography Annual Meeting, Puerto Rico
2011 Whittaker, K, D. Rignanese, R. Olson, TA Rynearson. Global-scale genetic and physiological variation in the diatom Thalassiosira rotula. American Society of Limnology and Oceanography Annual Meeting, Puerto Rico
2011 Dyhrman, S.T., B.D. Jenkins, T.A. Rynearson, M. A. Saito, M.L. Mercier, H. Alexander, L. P. Whitney, A. Drzewianowski, V. V.Bulygin, E. M. Bertrand, Z. Wu, A. Heithoff. Coordination in the transcriptome and proteome of the diatom Thalassiosira pseudonana reveals a diverse phosphorus stress response
2011 Mercier, M, LP Whitney, B Jenkins, S. Dyhrman, M. Saito, TA Rynearson. Expression and regulation of a putative phosphate transporter in Thalassiosira pseudonana under phosphate limitation. American Society of Limnology and Oceanography Annual Meeting, Puerto Rico
2011 Whitney, LP, M. Mercier, S. Dyhrman, M. Saito, TA Rynearson, B. Jenkins. Response to iron limitation in the marine diatom Thalassiosira pseudonana revealed by global transcriptomic analysis. American Society of Limnology and Oceanography Annual Meeting, Puerto Rico
2011 Bailey, J. TA Rynearson, E Durbin. Trophic dynamics in the Bering Sea: Interplay of species diversity, prey spectrum and parasite infection in Pseudocalanus copepods. American Society of Limnology and Oceanography Annual Meeting, Puerto Rico
2011 Cleary, A, E Durbin, TA Rynearson. Northern Krill bring sediment carbon back to the pelagic: DNA in Meganyctiphanes norvegica gut contents shows benthic feeding. American Society of Limnology and Oceanography Annual Meeting, Puerto Rico
2011 Durbin, E, MC Casas, TA Rynearson. DNA characterization of ice algal and water column protistan communities in the northern Bering Sea during early spring. American Society of Limnology and Oceanography Annual Meeting, Puerto Rico
2010 Rynearson, T. Genomics of Marine Diatoms: Fascinating frontiers from ecology to evolution. Gordon Research Conference on Marine Microbes, Tilton, NH (invited)
2010 Jenkins, BD, P. Dreux Chappell, M. Mercier, T. Rynearson, L. Pritchard, J. J. Lins, S. Dyhrman, and M. Saito. Following the Complete Cellular Response to Iron Limitation in Diatoms. Gordon Research Conference on Marine Microbes, Tilton, NH
2010 Rynearson, T, Lins, J. Genetic connectivity of coastal and estuarine diatoms from the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans. Ocean Sciences, Portland, OR (invited)
2010 Durbin, E, M. Casas, T Rynearson. Teasing apart marine planktonic foodwebs: a molecular approach. Ocean Sciences, Portland, OR (invited)
2010 Lee, CM, E A D’Asaro, MJ Perry, K Fennel, N Briggs, I Cetinic, A Gray, K Gudmundsson, E Kallin, R S Lampitt, P Martin, N Poulton, E Rehm, T Rynearson, B S Sackmann, M E Sieracki, W J Bagniewski. The 2008 North Atlantic Spring Bloom Experiment: Autonomous Sampling in a Lagrangian Frame. Ocean Sciences, Portland, OR (invited)
2010 Piecuch, C, T. Rynearson. Connecting High-Chlorophyll Regions in the North Atlantic: a Lagrangian look at the Biogeographic Connectivity of Marine Plankton. Ocean Sciences, Portland, OR
2010 Whittaker, K, D Rignanese, T Rynearson. Genetic and Physiological Diversity in the Centric Diatom Thalassiosira rotula Isolated from Different Ocean Basins. Ocean Sciences, Portland, OR.
2010 Mercier, M, A. Drzewianowski, L. Pritchard, V. Bulygin, B. Jenkins, S. Dyhrman, M. Saito, T. Rynearson. Global transcriptomic and proteomic analyses of marine centric diatom Thalassiosira pseudonana under phosphorus limitation. Ocean Sciences, Portland, OR
2010 Graff, J, T. Rynearson. Significant loss of chlorophyll a observed when using a common extraction method; Protocol comparisons from a long-term monitoring program and implications for assessing change in marine ecosystems. Ocean Sciences, Portland, OR
2010 Cleary, A, E Durbin, T Rynearson. A DNA analysis of gut contents in the northern krill, Meganyctiphanes norvegica. Ocean Sciences, Portland, OR
2010 Perry, MJ, B Sackmann, R Lampitt, C Lee, P Martin, N Briggs, E D’Asaro, T Rynearson, M Sieracki. Phytoplankton carbon flux following the Subpolar North Atlantic spring bloom: measurements from satellites, autonomous gliders, and sediment traps. Coordination Action Carbon Observing System Workshop on “Combining water column data with sediment trap and satellite observations for improved marine carbon export estimates" Bergen, Norway 2010