Mónica Medina

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Professor, Biology

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Recent Publications

Thermal Stress Has Minimal Effects on Bacterial Communities of Thermotolerant Symbiodinium Cultures

Díaz-Almeyda, E. M., Ryba, T., Ohdera, A. H., Collins, S. M., Shafer, N., Link, C., Prado-Zapata, M., Ruhnke, C., Moore, M., González Angel, A. M., Pollock, F. J. & Medina, M., May 19 2022, In: Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. 10, 764086.

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The role of the endolithic alga Ostreobium spp. during coral bleaching recovery

Galindo-Martínez, C. T., Weber, M., Avila-Magaña, V., Enríquez, S., Kitano, H., Medina, M. & Iglesias-Prieto, R., Dec 2022, In: Scientific reports. 12, 1, 2977.

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Grand Challenges in Coevolution

Medina, M., Baker, D. M., Baltrus, D. A., Bennett, G. M., Cardini, U., Correa, A. M. S., Degnan, S. M., Christa, G., Kim, E., Li, J., Nash, D. R., Marzinelli, E., Nishiguchi, M., Prada, C., Roth, M. S., Saha, M., Smith, C. I., Theis, K. R. & Zaneveld, J., Jan 6 2022, In: Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. 9, 618251.

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Linking photoacclimation responses and microbiome shifts between depth-segregated sibling species of reef corals

Prada, C., L pez-Londono, T. S., Pollock, F. J., Roitman, S., Ritchie, K. B., Levitan, D. R., Knowlton, N., Woodley, C., Iglesias-Prieto, R. & Medina, M. N., 2022, In: Royal Society Open Science. 9, 3, 211591.

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Every refuge has its price: Ostreobium as a model for understanding how algae can live in rock and stay in business

Tandon, K., Pasella, M. M., Iha, C., Ricci, F., Hu, J., O'Kelly, C. J., Medina, M., Kühl, M. & Verbruggen, H., 2022, (Accepted/In press) In: Seminars in Cell and Developmental Biology.

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Thousands of small, novel genes predicted in global phage genomes

Global Phage Small Open Reading Frame (GP-SmORF) Consortium, Jun 21 2022, In: Cell Reports. 39, 12, 110984.

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Elucidating gene expression adaptation of phylogenetically divergent coral holobionts under heat stress

Avila-Magaña, V., Kamel, B., DeSalvo, M., Gómez-Campo, K., Enríquez, S., Kitano, H., Rohlfs, R. V., Iglesias-Prieto, R. & Medina, M., Dec 1 2021, In: Nature communications. 12, 1, 5731.

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A community perspective on the concept of marine holobionts: Current status, challenges, and future directions

Dittami, S. M., Arboleda, E., Auguet, J. C., Bigalke, A., Briand, E., Cárdenas, P., Cardini, U., Decelle, J., Engelen, A. H., Eveillard, D., Gachon, C. M. M., Griffiths, S. M., Harder, T., Kayal, E., Kazamia, E., Lallier, F. H., Medina, M., Marzinelli, E. M., Morganti, T. M., Pons, L. N., & 11 othersPrado, S., Pintado, J., Saha, M., Selosse, M. A., Skillings, D., Stock, W., Sunagawa, S., Toulza, E., Vorobev, A., Leblanc, C. & Not, F., Feb 25 2021, In: PeerJ. 9, 10911.

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Genomic adaptations to an endolithic lifestyle in the coral-associated alga Ostreobium

Iha, C., Dougan, K. E., Varela, J. A., Avila, V., Jackson, C. J., Bogaert, K. A., Chen, Y., Judd, L. M., Wick, R., Holt, K. E., Pasella, M. M., Ricci, F., Repetti, S. I., Medina, M., Marcelino, V. R., Chan, C. X. & Verbruggen, H., Apr 12 2021, In: Current Biology. 31, 7, p. 1393-1402.e5

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Physiological and ecological consequences of the water optical properties degradation on reef corals

López-Londoño, T., Galindo-Martínez, C. T., Gómez-Campo, K., González-Guerrero, L. A., Roitman, S., Pollock, F. J., Pizarro, V., López-Victoria, M., Medina, M. & Iglesias-Prieto, R., Aug 2021, In: Coral Reefs. 40, 4, p. 1243-1256 14 p.

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Mussismilia braziliensis White Plague Disease Is Characterized by an Affected Coral Immune System and Dysbiosis

Silva-Lima, A. W., Froes, A. M., Garcia, G. D., Tonon, L. A. C., Swings, J., Cosenza, C. A. N., Medina, M., Penn, K., Thompson, J. R., Thompson, C. C. & Thompson, F. L., Apr 2021, In: Microbial Ecology. 81, 3, p. 795-806 12 p.

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Insights into the cultured bacterial fraction of corals

Sweet, M., Villela, H., Keller-Costa, T., Costa, R., Romano, S., Bourne, D. G., Cárdenas, A., Huggett, M. J., Kerwin, A. H., Kuek, F., Medina, M., Meyer, J. L., Müller, M., Joseph Pollock, F., Rappé, M. S., Sere, M., Sharp, K. H., Voolstra, C. R., Zaccardi, N., Ziegler, M., & 1 othersPeixoto, R., Jun 2021, In: mSystems. 6, 3, e01249-20.

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Ectohydrolytic enzyme activities of bacteria associated with Orbicella annularis coral

Zhou, Y., Guillemette, R., Malfatti, F., Zheng, T., Mao, X. Z., Zhu, X., Medina, M. & Azam, F., Dec 2021, In: Coral Reefs. 40, 6, p. 1899-1913 15 p.

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A genomic catalog of Earth’s microbiomes

IMG/M Data Consortium, Apr 2021, In: Nature Biotechnology. 39, 4, p. 499-509 11 p.

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Author Correction: A genomic catalog of Earth’s microbiomes (Nature Biotechnology, (2021), 39, 4, (499-509), 10.1038/s41587-020-0718-6)

IMG/M Data Consortium, Apr 2021, In: Nature Biotechnology. 39, 4, p. 521 1 p.

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