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Identifying the reproductive status of Palmaria palmata
Collecting samples during the frigid cold weather of February
Culturing of Porphyra umbilicalis at the Center for Cooperative Aquaculture Research
Urchin coupled raceway for the culturing of the sea vegetable Porphyra umbilicalis
Measurement of Cheatomorpha in two different nutrient conditions
Examination of Alaria esculenta gametophytes under a microscope
Alaria esculanta male gametophyte
Herbarium press of two reproductively mature specimens of Alaria esculenta
Herbarium press of two reproductively mature specimens of Alaria esculenta
Beautiful example of a lab induced tetrasporic Palmaria palmata

Selected Recent Publications

Brawley, S. H., Nicolas A. Blouin, Elizabeth Ficko-Blean, Glen L. Wheeler, Martin Lohr, Holly Goodson, Jerry W. Jenkins, Crysten E. Blaby-Haas, Katherine E. Helliwell, Cheong Xin Chan, Tara Marriage, Debashish Bhattacharya, Anita S. Klein, Yacine Badis, Juliet Brodie, Yuanyu Cao, Jonas Collén, Simon M. Dittami, Claire M. M. Gachon, Beverley R. Green, Steven J. Karpowicz, Jay W. Kim, Ulrich Johan Kudahl, Senjie Lin, Gurvan Michel, Maria Mittag, Bradley J. S. C. Olson, Jasmyn Pangilinan, Yi Peng, Huan Qiu, Shengqiang Shu, John T. Singer, Alison G. Smith, Brittany N. Sprecher, Volker Wagner, Wenfei Wang, Zhi-Yong Wang, Juying Yan, Charles Yarish, Simone Zäuner-Riek, Yunyun Zhuang, Yong Zou, Erika A. Lindquist, Jane Grimwood, Kerrie Barry, Daniel S. Rokhsar, Jeremy Schmutz, John W. Stiller, Arthur R. Grossman, Simon E. Prochnik. 2017. Insights into the red algae and eukaryotic evolution from the genome of Porphyra umbilicalis (Bangiophyceae, Rhodophyta). Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S. www.pnas.org/cgi/doi/10.1073/pnas.1703088114 (Includes 106 page SI Appendix).

Wells, M., Potin, P., Craigie, J., Raven, J., Merchant, S., Helliwell, K., Smith, A., Camire, M. & S. H. Brawley. 2017. Algae as nutritional and functional food sources: Revisiting our understanding. J. Appl.Phycol. 29: 949-982. doi:10.1007/s10811-016-0974-5.

Kim, J., Brawley, S. H., Prochnik, S., Schmutz, J., Jenkins, J., Stiller, J., & A. R. Grossman. 2016.Genome analysis of Planctomycetes inhabiting blades of the red alga Porphyra umbilicalis. PLoS ONE 11(3): e0151883.

Miranda, L., Hutchison, K., Grossman, A. & S. H. Brawley. 2013. Diversity and abundance of    the bacterial community of the red macroalga Porphyra umbilicalis: Did bacterial farmers produce macroalgae? PLoS ONE 8(3) e58269. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0058269

Blouin, N. A. & S. H. Brawley. 2012. An AFLP analysis of clonality in widespread asexual populations of Porphyra umbilicalis (Rhodophyta) with a sensitivity analysis for bacterial contamination. Marine Biology 159, 2723-2729.

Stiller, J. W., Perry, J., Rymarquis, L. A., Green, P. J., Prochnik, S., Lindquist, E., Chan, C. X., Yarish, C., Lin, S., Zhuang, Y., Blouin, N. A. & S. H. Brawley. 2012. Major developmental regulators and their expression in two closely related species of Porphyra (Rhodophyta). J. Phycol. 48, 883-896.

Chan, C. X., Berg, M., Zäuner, S., Benning, C., Wheeler, G., Levine, I., Grossman, A. R., Blouin, N. A., Prochnik, S. E., Eriksen, R. L., Klein, A. S., Yarish, C., Brawley, S. H. &   D. Bhattacharya. 2012. Analysis of Porphyra membrane transporters demonstrates gene transfer among photosynthetic eukaryotes and numerous sodium-coupled transport systems. Plant Physiology (DOI:10.1104/pp.112.193896).

Chan, C. X., N. Blouin, Y.Y. Zhuang, S. Zauner, S. Prochnik, E. Lindquist, S. Lin, C. Benning, M. Lohr, C. Yarish, E. Gantt, A. Grossman, S. Lu, K. Muller, J. Stiller, S. Brawley, D. Bhattacharya. 2012. Porphyra (Bangiophyceae) transcriptomes provide insights into red algal development and metabolism. J. Phycol. 48, 1328-1342. 7

Muhlin, J. F., Coleman, M. A., Rees, T. A. V. & S. H. Brawley. 2011. Modeling of reproduction             in the intertidal macrophyte Fucus vesiculosus L. and implications for spatial subsidies in         the nearshore environment. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 440, 79-94 (DOI: 10.3354/meps09350).

Johnson, L. A., Brawley, S. H. & W. H. Adey. 2011. Factors explaining the continued spread of  Fucus serratus in the Canadian Maritimes. Biological Invasions DOI: 10.1007/s10530-01109976-z.

Blouin, N., Brodie, J., Pu, X., Grossman, A. & S. H. Brawley. 2011. Porphyra: A marine crop shaped by stress. Trends in Plant Science 16, 29-37.

CABI. 2010. Littorina littorea [original text by S. Brawley]. In: Invasive Species Compendium. Wallingford, UK: CABI. http://www.cabi.org/isc [26 published pages].

Gantt, E. and 18 intermediate authors & S. H. Brawley. 2010. Porphyra: Complex life histories in a harsh environment. P. umbilicalis, the genomics’ project. In: J. Seckbach & D. Chapman (eds), Red Algae in the Genomic Age (v. 13, Cellular Origins, Life in Extreme Habitats and Astrobiology), Springer, pp 129-148.

Muhlin, J. & S. H. Brawley. 2009. Recent versus relic: Discerning the genetic signature of Fucus vesiculosus (Heterokontophyta; Phaeophyceae) in the northwestern Atlantic. J. Phycol. 45, 828-837.

Brawley, S. H., J. A. Coyer, A. M. H. Blakeslee, G. Hoarau, L. E. Johnson, J. E. Byer, W. T. Stam & J. L. Olsen. 2009. Historical invasions of the intertidal zone of Atlantic North America associated with distinctive patterns of trade and emigration. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., U.S.A. 106, 8239-8244 (doi: 10.1073/pnas.0812300106).

Brawley, S. H., J. Pusey, B. J. W. Cole, L. E. Gott and S. A. Norton. 2008. A revolutionary model to improve science education, teachers, and scientists. Maine Policy Review 17, 68-81.

Schmidt, P. S., E. A. Serrão, G. A. Pearson, C. Riginos, P. D. Rawson, T. J. Hilbish, S. H. Brawley, G. C. Trussell, E. Carrington, D. S. Wethey, J. W. Grahame, F. Bonhomme, and D. M. Rand. 2008. Ecological genetics in the North Atlantic intertidal: Environmental gradients, replicated clines, and adaptation at specific loci. Ecology 89, S91-S107.

Brawley, S. H., J. A. Coyer, A. M. H. Blakeslee, G. Hoarau, L. E. Johnson, J. E. Byer, W. T. Stam & J. L. Olsen. 2009. Historical invasions of the intertidal zone of Atlantic North America associated with distinctive patterns of trade and emigration. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., U.S.A. 106, 8239-8244 (doi: 10.1073/pnas.0812300106). Full Text: PDF

Muhlin, J. & S. H. Brawley. 2009. Recent versus relic: Discerning the genetic signature of
Fucus vesiculosus (Heterokontophyta; Phaeophyceae) in the northwestern Atlantic. J. Phycol. 45, 828-837.

Brawley, S. H., J. Pusey, B. J. W. Cole, L. E. Gott and S. A. Norton. 2008. A revolutionary model to
improve science education, teachers, and scientists. Maine Policy Review 17, 68-81. Full Text: PDF

Muhlin, J. F., C. R. Engel, R. Stessel, R. A. Weatherbee and S. H. Brawley. 2008. The influence of coastal topography, circulation patterns and rafting in structuring populations of an intertidal alga. Molec. Ecol. 17, 1198-1210. Full Text: PDF

Blouin, N. B., X. G. Fei, J. Peng, C. Yarish, and S. H. Brawley. 2007. Seeding nets with neutral spores of the red alga Porphyra umbilicalis (L.) Kützing for use in integrated multi-trophic aquaculture (IMTA). Aquaculture 270, 77-91.

Koester, J., S. H. Brawley, L. Karp-Boss and D. G. Mann. 2007. Sexual reproduction in the marine centric diatom Ditylum brightwellii (Bacillariophyta). Eur. J. Phycol. 42, 351-366.

Blouin, N., B. L. Calder, B. Perkins, and S. H. Brawley. 2006. Sensory and fatty acid analyses of
two Atlantic species of Porphyra (Rhodophyta). J. Appl. Phycol. 18, 79-85.

Coleman, M. and S. H. Brawley. 2005. Spatial and temporal variability in dispersal and
population genetic structure of a rockpool alga. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 300, 63-77.

Gordon, R. and S. H. Brawley. 2004. Effects of water motion on propagule release from algae with complex life histories. Mar. Biol. 145, 21-29