Integrative Biology | Meyer Lab

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Pre-prints and submitted MS

Snelling J, Dziedzic K, Guermond S, Meyer E. (submitted to G3, 2017) Development of an integrated genomic map for a threatened Caribbean coral (Orbicella faveolata). bioRxiv

Kirk NL, Howells EJ, Abrego D, Burt JA, Meyer E (posted to bioRxiv 2017) Genomic and transcriptomic signals of thermal tolerance in heat-tolerant corals (Platygyra daedalea) of the Arabian/Persian Gulf. bioRxiv

Dziedzic K, Elder H, Meyer E. (submitted to Molecular Ecology) Heritable variation in bleaching responses and its functional genomic basis in reef-building corals (Orbicella faveolata) bioRxiv

Matthews JL, Crowder CM, Oakley CA, Lutz A, Rossner U, Meyer E, Grossman AR, Weis VW, Davy SK. (in review at PNAS, 2017) Optimal nutrient exchange and immune responses operate in partner specificity in the cnidarian-dinoflagellate symbiosis.


Crowder CM, Meyer E, Fan TY, Weis VM. (2017) Impacts of temperature and lunar day on gene expression profiles during a monthly reproductive cycle in the brooding coral Pocillopora damicornis. Molecular Ecology 26(15):3913 Link


Koenig K, Sun P, Meyer E, Gross J (2016). Eye Development and Photoreceptor Differentiation in the Cephalopod Doryteuthis pealeii. Development dev.134254 Link

Bhattacharya D, Agrawal S, Aranda M, Baumgarten S, Belcaid M, Drake JL, Erwin D, Foret S, Gates RD, Gruber DF, Kamel B, Lesser MP, Levy O, Liew YJ, MacManes M, Mass T, Medina M, Mehr S, Meyer E, Price DC, Putnam HM, Qiu H, Shinzato C, Shoguchi E, Stokes AJ, Tambutte S, Tchernov D, Voolstra CR, Wagner N, Walker CW, Weber AP, Weis V, Zelzion E, Zoccola D, Falkowski PG (2016). Comparative genomics explains the evolutionary success of reef-forming corals. eLife 5(2016): e13288. Link

Howells EJ, Abrego D, Meyer E, Kirk NL, Burt JA (2016). Host adaptation and unexpected symbiont partners enable reef.building corals to tolerate extreme temperatures. Global Change Biology 22: 2702-2714. Link


Dixon GB, Davies SW, Aglyamova GA, Meyer E, Bay LK, Matz MV (2015). Genomic determinants of coral heat tolerance across latitudes. Science 2015, 348(6242):1460-1462. Link

Kitchen SA, Crowder CM, Poole AZ, Weis VM, Meyer E (2015) De Novo Assembly and Characterization of Four Anthozoan (Phylum Cnidaria) Transcriptomes. G3: Genes| Genomes| Genetics 5(11):2441-2452. Link

Wright RM, Aglyamova GV, Meyer E, Matz MV. Gene expression associated with white syndromes in a reef building coral, Acropora hyacinthus. BMC genomics 2015, 16(1):371. Link

Lowry DB, Hernandez K, Taylor SH, Meyer E, Logan TL, Barry KW, Chapman JA, Rokhsar DS, Schmutz J, Juenger TE (2015) The genetics of divergence and reproductive isolation between ecotypes of Panicum hallii. New Phytologist, 205(1):402-414 Link


Meyer E, Michael AJ, Lowry DB, Palacio-Mejía JD, Logan TL, Fay PA, Juenger TE (2014). Integrating transcriptional, metabolomic, and physiological responses to drought stress and recovery in switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.). BMC Genomics 2014, 15:527 Link

Davies, S W, Meyer, E, Guermond, S M, & Matz, M V (2014). A cross-ocean comparison of responses to settlement cues in reef-building corals. PeerJ, 2, e333. Link

Willette DA, Allendorf FW, Barber PH, Barshis DJ, Carpenter KE, Crandall ED, Cresko WA, Fernandez-Silva I, Matz MV, Meyer E, Santos MD, Seeb LW, Seeb JE (2014) So, you want to use next-generation sequencing in marine systems? Insight from the Pan-Pacific Advanced Studies Institute. Bull Mar Sci. 90(1). Link


Fletcher RS, Mullen JL, Yoder S, Bauerle WL, Reuning G, Sen S, Meyer E, Juenger TE, McKay JK. (2013). Development of a next-generation NIL library in Arabidopsis thaliana for dissecting complex traits. BMC Genomics, 14(1):655. Link

Kenkel CD, Meyer E, Matz MV (2013). Gene expression under chronic heat stress in populations of the mustard hill coral (Porites astreoides) from different thermal environments. Molecular ecology, 22(16), 4322-4334. Link

Davies SW, Rahman M, Meyer E, Green EA, Buschiazzo E, Medina M, Matz MV. (2013) Novel polymorphic microsatellite markers for population genetics of the endangered Caribbean star coral, Montastraea faveolata. Mar Biodiv 43(2): 167-172. Link


Meyer E, Weis VM. (2012) Study of Cnidarian-algal symbiosis in the "omics" age. Biol Bull 223:44-65. Link

Wang S, Meyer E [equal contributions], McKay JK, Matz MV. (2012) 2b-RAD: a simple and flexible method for genome-wide genotyping. Nature Methods 9:808-810. Link

Lowry DB, Purmal CT, Meyer E, Juenger TE. (2012). Microsatellite markers for the native Texas perennial grass, Panicum hallii (Poaceae). Am J Bot 99:e114:e116. Link

Hunt ME, Modi CK, Aglyamova GV, Ravikant DV, Meyer E, Matz MV. (2012) Multi-domain GFP-like proteins from two species of marine hydrozoans. Photochem Photobiol Sci.11:637-644. Link

Meyer E, Logan TL, Juenger TE. (2012). Transcriptome analysis and gene expression atlas for Panicum hallii var. filipes, a diploid model for biofuel research. Plant J 70:879-90. Link


Meyer E, Aglyamova GV, Matz MV. (2011) Profiling gene expression responses of coral larvae (Acropora millepora) to elevated temperature and settlement inducers using a novel RNA-Seq procedure. Mol Ecol 20: 3599-3616. Link

Ishak HD, Plowes R, Sen R, Kellner K, Meyer E, Estrada DA, Dowd SE, Mueller UG. (2011) Bacterial Diversity in Solenopsis invicta and Solenopsis geminata Ant Colonies Characterized by 16S amplicon 454 Pyrosequencing. Microb Ecol 61: 821-831. Link

Ishak HD, Miller JL, Sen R, Dowd SE, Meyer E, Mueller UG. (2011) Microbiomes of ant castes implicate new microbial roles in the fungus-growing ant Trachymyrmex septentrionalis. Sci Rep. 1:204. Link


Meyer E, Manahan DT. (2010) Gene expression profiling of genetically determined growth variation in bivalve larvae (Crassostrea gigas). J Exp Biol 213:749-758. Link

Wang S, Zhang L, Meyer E, Bao Z. (2010) Genome-wide analysis of transposable elements and tandem repeats in the compact placozoan genome. Biol Direct 5:18. Link

Wang S, Zhang L, Meyer E, Matz MV. (2010) Characterization of a group of MITEs with unusual features from two coral genomes. PLoS One 5:e10700. Link

Curole JP, Meyer E, Manahan DT, Hedgecock D. (2010) Unequal and genotype-dependent expression of mitochondrial genes in larvae of the Pacific oyster Crassostrea gigas. Biol Bull 218:122-131. Link


Meyer E, Aglyamova G, Wang S, Buchanan-Carter J, Abrego D, Colbourne J, Willis B, Matz M (2009) Sequencing and de novo analysis of a coral larval transcriptome using 454 GS-Flx. BMC Genomics 10:219. Link

Wang S, Zhang L, Meyer E and Matz MV. (2009) Construction of a high-resolution genetic linkage map and comparative genome analysis for a reef-building coral Acropora millepora. Genome Biology 10:R126. Link

Meyer E, Davies S, Wang S, Willis BL, Abrego D, Juenger TE, Matz MV. (2009) Genetic variation in responses to a settlement cue and elevated temperature in the reef- building coral Acropora millepora. Mar Ecol Prog Ser 392:81-92. Link

Meyer E, Manahan DT. (2009) Nutrient uptake by marine invertebrates: cloning and functional analysis of amino acid transporter genes in developing sea urchins (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus). Biol Bull 217: 6-24. Link


Meyer E, Green AJ, Moore M, Manahan DT. (2007) Food availability and physiological state of sea urchin larvae (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus). Mar Biol 152:179-191. Link

Hedgecock D, Lin JZ, DeCola S, Haudenschild CD, Meyer E, Manahan DT, Bowen B. (2007) Transcriptomic analysis of growth heterosis in larval Pacific oysters (Crassostrea gigas). Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 104:2313-2318. Link