Todd Lajeunesse

Professor of Biology

Todd Lajeunesse

Publication Tags

Ecology Coral Reefs Symbiodinium Anthozoa Coral Corals Symbiosis Dinoflagellida Endosymbionts Symbionts Miozoa Reefs Symbiont Dinoflagellate Phylogeny Temperature Population Genetics Water Ecosystem Hot Temperature Sampling Coral Reef Ribosomal Dna Adaptive Radiation Genetic Markers

Most Recent Papers

Considerations for maximizing the adaptive potential of restored coral populations in the western Atlantic

Iliana B. Baums, Andrew C. Baker, Sarah W. Davies, Andréa G. Grottoli, Carly D. Kenkel, Sheila A. Kitchen, Ilsa B. Kuffner, Todd C. LaJeunesse, Mikhail V. Matz, Margaret W. Miller, John E. Parkinson, Andrew A. Shantz, 2019, Ecological Applications

Host–symbiont combinations dictate the photo-physiological response of reef-building corals to thermal stress

Kenneth D. Hoadley, Allison M. Lewis, Drew C. Wham, D. Tye Pettay, Chris Grasso, Robin Smith, Dustin W. Kemp, Todd C. Lajeunesse, Mark E. Warner, 2019, Scientific reports

SymPortal

Benjamin C.C. Hume, Edward G. Smith, Maren Ziegler, Hugh J.M. Warrington, John A. Burt, Todd C. LaJeunesse, Joerg Wiedenmann, Christian R. Voolstra, 2019, Molecular Ecology Resources on p. 1063-1080

Photosynthesis by symbiotic sponges enhances their ability to erode calcium carbonate

Michelle Achlatis, Christine H.L. Schönberg, Rene M. van der Zande, Todd C. LaJeunesse, Ove Hoegh-Guldberg, Sophie Dove, 2019, Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology on p. 140-149

New Species of Closely Related Endosymbiotic Dinoflagellates in the Greater Caribbean have Niches Corresponding to Host Coral Phylogeny

Allison M. Lewis, Andrea N. Chan, Todd C. Lajeunesse, 2019, Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology on p. 469-482

Systematic Revision of Symbiodiniaceae Highlights the Antiquity and Diversity of Coral Endosymbionts

Todd C. LaJeunesse, John Everett Parkinson, Paul W. Gabrielson, Hae Jin Jeong, James Davis Reimer, Christian R. Voolstra, Scott R. Santos, 2018, Current Biology on p. 2570-2580.e6

Extensive transcriptional variation poses a challenge to thermal stress biomarker development for endangered corals

John Everett Parkinson, Erich Bartels, Meghann K. Devlin-Durante, Caitlin Lustic, Ken Nedimyer, Stephanie Schopmeyer, Diego Lirman, Todd C. LaJeunesse, Iliana B. Baums, 2018, Molecular ecology on p. 1103-1119

Intraspecific and interspecific variation in thermotolerance and photoacclimation in Symbiodinium dinoflagellates

Erika M. Díaz-Almeyda, C. Prada, A. H. Ohdera, H. Moran, D. J. Civitello, Roberto Iglesias-Prieto, Tomas A. Carlo-Joglar, Todd C. Lajeunesse, Monica Medina, 2017, Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences

Sibling species of mutualistic Symbiodinium clade G from bioeroding sponges in the western Pacific and western Atlantic oceans

Blake D. Ramsby, Malcolm S. Hill, Daniel J. Thornhill, Sieuwkje F. Steenhuizen, Michelle Achlatis, Allison M. Lewis, Todd C. LaJeunesse, 2017, Journal of Phycology on p. 951-960

Biogeography and molecular diversity of coral symbionts in the genus Symbiodinium around the Arabian Peninsula

Maren Ziegler, Chatchanit Arif, John A. Burt, Sergey Dobretsov, Cornelia Roder, Todd C. LaJeunesse, Christian R. Voolstra, 2017, Journal of Biogeography on p. 674-686

Most-Cited Papers

Long-standing environmental conditions, geographic isolation and host-symbiont specificity influence the relative ecological dominance and genetic diversification of coral endosymbionts in the genus Symbiodinium

Todd C. LaJeunesse, Daniel T. Pettay, Eugenia M. Sampayo, Niphon Phongsuwan, Barbara Brown, David O. Obura, Ove Hoegh-Guldberg, William K. Fitt, 2010, Journal of Biogeography on p. 785-800

Systematic Revision of Symbiodiniaceae Highlights the Antiquity and Diversity of Coral Endosymbionts

Todd C. LaJeunesse, John Everett Parkinson, Paul W. Gabrielson, Hae Jin Jeong, James Davis Reimer, Christian R. Voolstra, Scott R. Santos, 2018, Current Biology on p. 2570-2580.e6

Host-symbiont recombination versus natural selection in the response of coral-dinoflagellate symbioses to environmental disturbance

Todd C. LaJeunesse, Robin Smith, Mariana Walther, Jorge Pinzón, Daniel T. Pettay, Michael McGinley, Matthew Aschaffenburg, Pedro Medina-Rosas, Amilcar L. Cupul-Magaña, Andrés López Pérez, Hector Reyes-Bonilla, Mark E. Warner, 2010, Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences on p. 2925-2934

A genetics-based description of Symbiodinium minutum sp. nov. and S. psygmophilum sp. nov. (dinophyceae), two dinoflagellates symbiotic with cnidaria

Todd C. Lajeunesse, John E. Parkinson, James D. Reimer, 2012, Journal of Phycology on p. 1380-1391

The relative significance of host-habitat, depth, and geography on the ecology, endemism, and speciation of coral endosymbionts in the genus Symbiodinium

J. Christine Finney, Daniel Tye Pettay, Eugenia M. Sampayo, Mark E. Warner, Hazel A. Oxenford, Todd C. Lajeunesse, 2010, Microbial Ecology on p. 250-263

Species delimitation of common reef corals in the genus Pocillopora using nucleotide sequence phylogenies, population genetics and symbiosis ecology

Jorge H. Pinzón, Todd C. Lajeunesse, 2011, Molecular ecology on p. 311-325

Genomes of coral dinoflagellate symbionts highlight evolutionary adaptations conducive to a symbiotic lifestyle

M. Aranda, Y. Li, Y. J. Liew, S. Baumgarten, O. Simakov, M. C. Wilson, J. Piel, H. Ashoor, S. Bougouffa, V. B. Bajic, T. Ryu, T. Ravasi, T. Bayer, G. Micklem, H. Kim, J. Bhak, T. C. LaJeunesse, C. R. Voolstra, 2016, Scientific reports

Improved resolution of reef-coral endosymbiont (Symbiodinium) species diversity, ecology, and evolution through psbA non-coding region genotyping

Todd C. LaJeunesse, Daniel J. Thornhill, 2011, PloS one

Host-specialist lineages dominate the adaptive radiation of reef coral endosymbionts

Daniel J. Thornhill, Allison M. Lewis, Drew C. Wham, Todd C. Lajeunesse, 2014, Evolution on p. 352-367

Assessing Symbiodinium diversity in scleractinian corals via next-generation sequencing-based genotyping of the ITS2 rDNA region

Chatchanit Arif, Camille Daniels, Till Bayer, Eulalia Banguera-Hinestroza, Adrian Barbrook, Christopher J. Howe, Todd C. Lajeunesse, Christian R. Voolstra, 2014, Molecular ecology on p. 4418-4433