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  • Cooper L.E., Hirabayashi K., Strychar K.B., Sammarco P.W. 2014. Corals and their potential applications to integrative medicine. Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine (eCAM).  https://www.hindawi.com/journals/ecam/2014/184959/
  • Nielsen-Gammon, J. Karpanty S., Lauenroth W., Martin T., Nejstgaard J., Strychar K.B., Teel P.D., Waskom R., Wu J.J. 2014. Climate change and natural resources. Board of Natural Resources and Board on Oceans, Atmosphere, and Climate – Research, Education, and Outreach Road Map (2013-2018). https://www.aplu.org/sslpage.aspx?pid=2952
  • Antonelli P., Rutz S., Sammarco P.W., Strychar K.B. 2014. A coral bleaching model. Nonlinear Analysis: Real World Applications. [Reported by Science Direct as among the “TOP25 Hottest Articles”]. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1468121813000771
  • Mehrubeoglu M., Smith D.K., Smith S.W., Strychar K.B., McLauchlan L. 2013. Investigating coral hyperspectral properties across coral species and coral state using hyperspectral imaging. Proceedings of SPIE.  http://spie.org/Publications/Proceedings/Paper/10.1117/12.2027337
  • Sammarco P.W., Strychar K.B. 2013. Responses to high seawater temperatures in zooxanthellae Octocorals. PLoS ONE 8(2): e54989. DOI:10.1371 / journal.pone. 0054989. http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0054989
  • Sabourin DT., Silliman J, Strychar KB. 2013. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) concentrations within sediments and corals in the Inter-coastal waterways of South Texas.  International Journal of Biology. 5:1-12. http://www.ccsenet.org/journal/index.php/ijb/article/view/20820/14516
  • Sabourin DT, Silliman JE, Strychar KB. 2012. Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon contents of coral and surface sediments off the South Texas Coast of the Gulf of Mexico. International Journal of Biology. 5:1:1
  • Cervino J.M., Hauff B., Haslun J.A., Winiarski-Cervino K., Cavazos M., Lawther P., Wier A.M., Hughen K., Strychar K.B. 2012. Ulcerated yellow spot syndrome: implications of aquaculture-related pathogens associated with soft coral Sarcophyton ehrenbergi tissue lesions.  Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 102:137-148.  http://www.int-res.com/articles/dao2012/102/d102p137.pdf
  • Tepper C., Squiers L., Hay C., Gorbach D., Friend D., Black B., Greenstein B., Strychar K. 2012. Cryptic species: A mismatch between genetics and morphology in Millepora. Marine Science 2:57-65. http://article.sapub.org/10.5923.j.ms.20120205.04.html
  • Haslun J.A., Strychar K.B., Samocha T.M. 2012. Super intensive growth strategy for Litopenaeus vannamei using aquaculture produced probiotic heterotrophic communities. International Journal of Aquaculture. 2:29-39. http://biopublisher.ca/index.php/ija/article/html/443/
  • Strychar K.B., Sammarco P.W. 2012. Effects of heat stress on phytopigments of zooxanthellae (Symbiodinium spp.) symbiotic with the corals Acropora hyacinthus, Porites solida, and Favites complanata. International Journal of Biology. 4: 3-19. http://www.ccsenet.org/journal/index.php/ijb/article/viewFile/12802/9601
  • Kumar, A., Yellepeddi, VK, Vangara, Strychar, K.B., Palakurthi, S. 2011. Enhanced gene transfection efficiency by polyamidoamine (PAMAM) dendrimers modified with ornithine residues. Journal of Drug Targeting. 2011:1-11. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378517310002280
  • Williamson E.A., Strychar K.B., Withers K. 2011. Distribution of the Gorgonian coral genus Leptogorgia at two jetties in the Northwestern Gulf of Mexico. Gulf of Mexico Science. 2:126-130.  http://goms.disl.org/Vol29No2/goms-29-02-126-130.pdf
  • Williamson E.A., Strychar K.B., Withers K., Sterba-Boatwright B. 2011. Effects of salinity and sedimentation on the Gorgonian coral Leptogorgia virgulata (Lamarck 1815). Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 409: 331-338. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022098111004242
  • Haslun J.A., Strychar K.B., Buck G., Sammarco P.W. 2011. Coral bleaching susceptibility is decreased following short-term (1-3 year) prior temperature exposure and evolutionary history. Journal of Marine Biology. 2011:1-13. http://www.hindawi.com/journals/jmb/2011/406812/
  • White M., Strychar K.B. 2011. Coral as environmental bioindicators: Ecological and morphological effects of gasoline on Gorgonian corals, Leptogorgia virgulata.   International Journal of Biology. 3: 63-73. http://www.ccsenet.org/journal/index.php/ijb/article/view/6695
  • Strychar K.B., Kenchington E.L., Hamilton L.C., Scott D.B. 2011. Phylogenetic diversity of the cold water Octocoral Paragorgia arborea (Linnaeus, 1758) off the east coast of Canada. International Journal of Biology. 3: 3-22.  http://www.ccsenet.org/journal/index.php/ijb/article/view/6072
  • Bright-Diaz L.M., Strychar K.B., Shirley T.C. 2011. Compounds from deep-sea bubblegum corals, Paragorgia arborea, elicit anti-predation behavior in fish. The Open Marine Biology Journal. 5:58-67. http://benthamscience.com/open/tombj/articles/V005/58TOMBJ.pdf
  • Squiers L., Hay C., Gorbach D., Friend D., Black B., Greenstein B., Strychar K.B., Tepper C. 2011. Cryptic speciation: a mismatch between genetics and morphology in Millepora. The 13th Symposium on the Natural History of the Bahamas. (Peer-reviewed proceeding). 13:8-19. http://www.geraceresearchcentre.com/pdfs/13thNatHist/8_SquiersHayGorbachFriendBlackGreensteinStrycharTepper_13thNaturalHistory.pdf
  • McCollough C.A., Strychar K.B. 2010. Teach Ecology: College student awareness and perception of genetically modified foods. Nature: Education Knowledge. 1(8): 35.  http://www.nature.com/scitable/knowledge/library/college-student-awareness-and-perception-of-genetically-13261958
  • Miller A.N., Strychar K.B., Shirley T.C., Rützler K. 2010. Effects of heat and salinity stress on the sponge Cliona celata. International Journal of Biology. 2:3-16. http://www.ccsenet.org/journal/index.php/ijb/article/view/5831
  • Kumar A., Yellepeddi V.K., Davies G.E., Strychar K.B., Palakurthi S. 2010. Enhanced gene transfection efficiency by polyamidoamine (PAMAM) dendrimers modified with ornithine residues. International Journal of Pharmaceutics. 392:294-303. http://ac.els-cdn.com/S0378517310002280/1-s2.0-S0378517310002280-main.pdf?_tid=18ed1ea2-d795-11e3-aa1b-00000aab0f6b&acdnat=1399652292_89add8fa5edbded3f5b322e89f6f9fe6
  • Sammarco P.W., Strychar K.B. 2009. Effects of climate change / global warming on coral reefs: Exaptation in corals, evolution in zooxanthellae, and biogeographic shifts. Environmental BioIndicators. 4:9-45.  http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/15555270902905377#.U2z5tfldWkE
  • Strychar K.B., Sammarco P.W. 2009. Exaptation in corals to high seawater temperatures: Low concentrations of apoptotic and necrotic cells in host coral tissue under bleaching conditions. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 369:31-42. [Reported by Science Direct as among the “TOP25 Hottest Articles”].  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022098108005431
  • Strychar K.B., Sammarco P.W. 2008. Adaptation/Exaptation in the host coral Favites complanata (Ehrenberg, 1834; Scleractinia, Faviidae) to increased sea surface temperatures. Proceedings of the 11th International Coral Reef Symposium (Peer reviewed). Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. July 7-11, 2008. pp. 1329-1333.  http://www.nova.edu/ncri/11icrs/proceedings/files/m25-12.pdf
  • Strychar K.B., Coates M.C., Scott P.W., Piva T.J., Sammarco P.W. 2005. Loss of symbiotic dinoflagellates (Symbiodinium; zooxanthellae) from bleached soft corals Sarcophyton, Sinularia, and Xenia. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 320:159-177. [Reported by Science Direct as among the “TOP25 Hottest Articles”].  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022098105000286
  • Strychar K.B., Hamilton L.C., Kenchington E.L., Scott D.B. 2005. Genetic circumscription of deep-water coral species in Canada using 18S rRNA. In: Freiwald A. and J.M. Roberts (eds.), Cold-water Corals and Ecosystems: Erlangen Earth Conference Series. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 679-690.  http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F3-540-27673-4_34#page-1
  • Strychar K.B., Coates M.C., Sammarco P.W., Piva T.J. 2004. Apoptotic and necrotic stages of cell death activity: Bleaching of soft and scleractinian corals. Phycologia. 43: 768-777.  http://www.phycologia.org/doi/abs/10.2216/i0031-8884-43-6-768.1
  • Strychar K.B., Coates M.C., Sammarco P.W. 2004. Loss of Symbiodinium from bleached scleractinian corals: Acropora hyacinthus, Favites complanata and Porites solida. Marine and Freshwater Research. 55:135-144.  http://www.publish.csiro.au/paper/MF03080.htm
  • Strychar K.B., Coates M.C., Sammarco P.W., Piva T.J. 2004. Bleaching as a pathogenic response in scleractinian corals, evidenced by high concentrations of apoptotic and necrotic zooxanthellae. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 304:99-121.  http://www.hawaii.edu/himb/Education/2004%20Coral%20Molecular%20Biology%20Workshop%20PDFs/Strychar%20et%20al.%202004.pdf
  • Scott D.B., Strychar K.B. 2003. Canada’s deep-water corals. United Nations Atlas of the Oceans: Online Technical Paper. Last accessed May 9th, 2014. http://www.oceansatlas.org/servlet/CDSServlet?status=ND0xODkzLjYwOTM2JjY9ZW4mMzM9ZG9jdW1lbnRzJjM3PWluZm8~
  • K.B. 2002. Bleaching in soft and scleractinian corals: Comparison of the physiology, genetics, and biochemistry of Symbiodinium. Australian Marine Science Bulletin. 158:27-28.
  • Strychar K.B., MacDonald B.A. 1999. Impacts of suspended peat particles on feeding and absorption rates in cultured eastern oysters (Crassostrea virginica, Gmelin). Journal of Shellfish Research 18:437-444.