*Rubin E, Cheng S, Montalbano A, Menden-Deuer S and Rynearson T. 2019. Transcriptomic response to feeding and starvation in a herbivorous dinoflagellate. Frontiers in Marine Science: Aquatic MIcrobiology. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2019.00246

Behrenfeld M., Moore R., Hostetler C., Graff J., Gaube P., Russell L., Chen G., Doney S., Giovannoni S., Liu H., Proctor C., Bolanos L., Huynh N., Davie-Martin C., Westberry T., Bates T., Bell T., Bidle K., Boss E., Brooks S., Carins B., Carlson C., Halsey K., Harvey E., Hu C., Karp-Boss L., Kleb M., Menden-Deuer S., *Morison F., Quinn P., Scarino A., Anderson B., Chowdhary J., Crosbie E., Ferrare R., Hair J., Hu Y., Janz S., Redemann J., Saltzman E., Shook M., Siegel D., Yang Martin M., Ziemba L. 2019. The North Atlantic Aerosol and Marine Ecosystem Study (NAAMES): Science motive and mission overview. Frontiers in Marine Science. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2019.00122.


*Kane M., Yopak R., Roman C., and S Menden-Deuer. 2018. Krill motion in the Southern Ocean: quantifying in situ krill movement behaviors and distributions during the late austral autumn and spring Limnology and Oceanography.

* Morison F and S. Menden-Deuer. 2018. Seasonal similarity in rates of protistan herbivory in fjords along the Western Antarctic Peninsula Limnology and Oceanography.

Menden-Deuer S., Lawrence C. and *G. Franzè. 2018. Herbivorous protist growth and grazing rates at in situ and artificially elevated temperatures during an Arctic phytoplankton spring bloom. PeerJ. 10.7717/peerj.5264

Menden-Deuer S. & Rowlett J. 2018. The theory of games and microbe ecology. Theoretical Ecology


Lindeman C, DL Aknes, KJ Flynn & S Menden-Deuer. 2017 Modeling the Plankton–Enhancing the Integration of Biological Knowledge and Mechanistic Understanding. Frontiers in Marine Science

Xenopoulos MA, JA Downing, M Deep Kumar, S Menden-Deuer & M Voss. 2017 Headwaters to oceans: Ecological and biogeochemical contrasts across the aquatic continuum. Limnology and Oceanography

*Morison F & Menden-Deuer S 2017 Doing more with less: balancing sampling resolution with effort in measuring plankton growth and grazing rates Limnology & Oceanography: Methods

Grear J, T Rynearson, A Montalbano, B Govenar & S Menden-Deuer 2017 pCO2 effects on incubated, whole phytoplankton community species composition and production in a productive estuary. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science


*Anderson SR & S Menden-Deuer 2016 Growth, grazing, and starvation survival in three heterotrophic dinoflagellate species Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology

Menden-Deuer S & Kiørboe T. 2016 Small bugs with a big impact: linking plankton ecology with ecosystem processes Journal of Plankton Ecology. doi: 10.1093/plankt/fbw049//

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

*Graff J. & Menden-Deuer S. 2016 Physical and optical properties of plankton rich layers; toward prediction and strategic sampling of plankton patchiness. Marine Ecology Progress Series. Feature Article

Rynearson T. & Menden-Deuer S. 2016 Drivers that structure biodiversity in the plankton. Aquatic Microbial Ecology and Biogeochemistry: A dual perspective

*Orchard MJ, S Humphries, *Schuech R & S Menden-Deuer 2016 The influence of viscosity on the motility and sensory ability of the dinoflagellate, Heterocapsa triquetra. Journal of Plankton Research


*Harvey EL., Rynearson T. & Menden-Deuer S. 2015 Persistent intra-specific variation in genetic and behavioral traits in the raphidophyte, Heterosigma akashiwo. Frontiers in Microbiology

*Morison F. & Menden-Deuer S. 2015 Early spring phytoplankton dynamics in the subpolar North Atlantic: The influence of Protistan Herbivory. Limnology and Oceanography

Menden-Deuer S. & Montalbano A. 2015 Bloom formation potential in the toxic dinoflagellate Akashiwo sanguinea: clues from movement behaviors and growth characteristics. Harmful Algae


*Kim H & Menden-Deuer S. 2014 Estimating the effects of ocean acidification-induced behavioral shifts on primary production rates of Heterosigma akashiwo. Proceedings of the International Society for the Study of Harmful Algae.

Keeling PJ, Burki F, Wilcox HM, Allam B, Allen EE, et al. 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. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1001889

*Schuech R & Menden-Deuer S. 2014. Going ballistic in the plankton – anisotropic swimming behavior of marine protists. Limnology & Oceanography: Fluids & Environments: 4: 1-16

Menden-Deuer S. & Rowlett J. 2014. Behavioral heterogeneity maintains high species diversity in the plankton. Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 11: 20140031


*Chappell PD., *Whitney LP., *Haddock TL., Menden-Deuer S., Roy EG., Wells ML. & BD Jenkins 2013. Thalassiosira spp. community composition shifts in response to an eddy in the northeast Pacific Ocean Frontiers in Microbiology. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2013.00273

Rubin CB., Menden-Deuer S. & EL*Harvey. 2013. Plankton on the Move. Leonardo 46:412-413.

*Kim H & S Menden-Deuer. 2013. Reliability of rapid, semi-automated assessment of plankton abundance, biomass, and growth rate estimates: Coulter Counter versus light microscope measurements. Limnology & Oceanography Methods 11: 382-393

*Harvey EL, HJ Jeong & S Menden-Deuer. 2013. Avoidance and attraction: Chemical cues influence predator-prey interactions of planktonic protists Limnology & Oceanography. 58:1176-1184

*Kim H., Spivak A. & S. Menden-Deuer. In Press. Lowered pH alters the swimming behaviors of the raphidophyte Heterosigma akashiwo: implications for bloom formation in an acidified ocean Harmful Algae. 26:1-11

Strom SL., *Harvey EL., Fredrickson KA. & S. Menden-Deuer. 2013. Broad halotolerance as a refuge from predation in the harmful raphidophyte alga Heterosigma akashiwo Journal of Phycology. 49:20-31

*Graff JR., *Forschner-Dancause SR., Menden-Deuer S., Long R. & DC. Rowley. 2013. Vibrio cholerae exploits sub-lethal concentrations of a competitor-produced antibiotic to avoid toxic interactions. Frontiers in Microbiology. 4:8. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2013.00008


*Harvey EL. & S. Menden-Deuer. 2012. Predator-induced fleeing behaviors in phytoplankton: a new mechanism for harmful algal bloom formation? PLoS ONE. 7(9):e46438 doi: 10/1371/journal.pone.0046438

Menden-Deuer S. 2012. Structure-dependent phytoplankton photosynthesis and production: implications for the formation, maintenance, and decline of plankton patches Marine Ecology Progress Series. 468:15-30

*Lawrence CM, & S. Menden-Deuer. 2012. Drivers of protistan grazing pressure: seasonal signals of plankton community composition and environmental conditions Marine Ecology Progress Series 459:39-52


*Harvey EL, & S. Menden-Deuer. 2011. Avoidance, movement, and mortality: the role of predator-prey interactions in harmful algal bloom dynamics Limnology and Oceanography 56:371-378


Menden-Deuer S & Fredrickson KA. 2010. Structure-dependent, protistan grazing and its implication for the formation, maintenance and decline of plankton patches Marine Ecology Progress Series 420: 57-71

Menden-Deuer S. 2010. Inherent high correlation of individual motility enhances population dispersal in a heterotrophic, planktonic protist PLoS Computational Biology. 6(10) e1000942 doi: 10.1371

Menden-Deuer S., Fredrickson KA. & SL. Strom 2010. Formation and decline of a Heterosigma akashiwo layer in East Sound, Washington, USA In K. C. Ho, M. Y. Zhou, and Y.Z. Qi [eds.], Harmful algae 2008. International Society for the Study of Harmful Algae, Hong Kong:98-103.

Pre 2010

Menden-Deuer S. 2008. Spatial and temporal characteristics of plankton-rich layers in a shallow, temperate fjord Marine Ecology Progress Series 355: 21-30

Menden-Deuer S. 2006. An integrated model simulation and empirical laboratory on biological encounter rates Oceanography 19(4):185-189

Menden-Deuer S & D Grünbaum. 2006. Individual foraging behaviors and population distributions of planktonic predators aggregating to phytoplankton layers Limnology & Oceanography 51:109-116

Menden-Deuer S, EJ Lessard, J Satterberg* & D Grünbaum. 2005. Growth and starvation survival capacity of three species of the pallium feeding thecate dinoflagellate genus Protoperidinium (Peridiniacea, Dinophyceae) distributions Aquatic Microbial Ecology 41: 145-152

Saldarriaga JF, FJR Taylor, T Cavalier-Smith, S Menden-Deuer & PJ Keeling. 2004. Molecular data and the evolutionary history of dinoflagellates European Journal of Protistology 40: 85-111

Skovgaard A & S Menden-Deuer. 2003. Long-term exposure of dinoflagellates to 14C: Effects on growth rate and measurements of carbon content Journal of Plankton Research 25: 1005-1009

Smetacek V, C Klaas, S Menden-Deuer & TA 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

Menden-Deuer S, EJ Lessard & J Satterberg*. 2001. Effect of preservation on dinoflagellate and diatom cell volume, and consequences for carbon biomass predictions Marine Ecology Progress Series 222: 41-50

Menden-Deuer S & EJ Lessard. 2000. Carbon to volume relationships for dinoflagellates, diatoms, and other protist plankton Limnology & Oceanography 45: 569-579

* student and post-doc collaborators