David A Caron

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Affiliation: University of Southern California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Towards a molecular taxonomy for protists: benefits, risks, and applications in plankton ecology
    David A Caron
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089 0371, USA
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 60:407-13. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Marine protistan diversity
    David A Caron
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089 0371, USA
    Ann Rev Mar Sci 4:467-93. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Past President's address: protistan biogeography: why all the fuss?
    David A Caron
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California, 3616 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, California 90089 0371, USA
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 56:105-12. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Harmful algae and their potential impacts on desalination operations off southern California
    David A Caron
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California, 3616 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90089 0371, USA
    Water Res 44:385-416. 2010
  5. pmc Defining DNA-based operational taxonomic units for microbial-eukaryote ecology
    David A Caron
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California, 3616 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90089 0371, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:5797-808. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Protists are microbes too: a perspective
    David A Caron
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 0371, USA
    ISME J 3:4-12. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Introductory remarks: advances in the molecular ecology of protists
    David A Caron
    Department of Biological Science, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089 0371, USA
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 52:81-2. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint The growing contributions of molecular biology and immunology to protistan ecology: molecular signatures as ecological tools
    David A Caron
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089 0371, USA
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 51:38-48. 2004
  9. pmc Development and application of a monoclonal-antibody technique for counting Aureococcus anophagefferens, an alga causing recurrent brown tides in the Mid-Atlantic United States
    David A Caron
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089 0371, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:5492-502. 2003
  10. doi request reprint Seasonal and annual dynamics of harmful algae and algal toxins revealed through weekly monitoring at two coastal ocean sites off southern California, USA
    Erica L Seubert
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California, 3616 Trousdale Parkway, AHF 301, Los Angeles, CA, 90089 0371, USA
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 20:6878-95. 2013

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Publications35

  1. doi request reprint Towards a molecular taxonomy for protists: benefits, risks, and applications in plankton ecology
    David A Caron
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089 0371, USA
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 60:407-13. 2013
    ..These concerns need continued discussion and eventual resolution as we move toward the irresistible attraction, and potentially enormous benefits, of the application of genetic approaches to protistan ecology. ..
  2. ncbi request reprint Marine protistan diversity
    David A Caron
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089 0371, USA
    Ann Rev Mar Sci 4:467-93. 2012
    ..These activities support the development of predictive models that describe how microbial communities will respond to natural or anthropogenically mediated changes in environmental conditions...
  3. doi request reprint Past President's address: protistan biogeography: why all the fuss?
    David A Caron
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California, 3616 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, California 90089 0371, USA
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 56:105-12. 2009
    ..On the positive side, the debate has led to the development and application of new approaches to the study of protistan diversity, and stimulated discussions involving how (and why) we define protistan species...
  4. doi request reprint Harmful algae and their potential impacts on desalination operations off southern California
    David A Caron
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California, 3616 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90089 0371, USA
    Water Res 44:385-416. 2010
    ..This review identifies the toxic substances, their known producers, and our present state of knowledge regarding the causes of toxic episodes, with a special focus on the Southern California Bight...
  5. pmc Defining DNA-based operational taxonomic units for microbial-eukaryote ecology
    David A Caron
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California, 3616 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90089 0371, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 75:5797-808. 2009
    ..A total of 388 operational taxonomic units were observed for 2,207 sequences obtained from samples collected in the western North Atlantic and eastern North Pacific oceans...
  6. doi request reprint Protists are microbes too: a perspective
    David A Caron
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 0371, USA
    ISME J 3:4-12. 2009
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Introductory remarks: advances in the molecular ecology of protists
    David A Caron
    Department of Biological Science, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089 0371, USA
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 52:81-2. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint The growing contributions of molecular biology and immunology to protistan ecology: molecular signatures as ecological tools
    David A Caron
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089 0371, USA
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 51:38-48. 2004
    ..These issues include the highly technical nature of some of the molecular methods, the reconciliation of morphology-based and sequence-based species identifications, and the species concept itself...
  9. pmc Development and application of a monoclonal-antibody technique for counting Aureococcus anophagefferens, an alga causing recurrent brown tides in the Mid-Atlantic United States
    David A Caron
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089 0371, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:5492-502. 2003
    ..A spatial survey of several Long Island estuaries in May 2000 using this new approach documented a range of abundances of A. anophagefferens in these bays spanning nearly 3 orders of magnitude...
  10. doi request reprint Seasonal and annual dynamics of harmful algae and algal toxins revealed through weekly monitoring at two coastal ocean sites off southern California, USA
    Erica L Seubert
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California, 3616 Trousdale Parkway, AHF 301, Los Angeles, CA, 90089 0371, USA
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 20:6878-95. 2013
    ..seriata. The strongest relationship identified was between P. seriata abundances 2 weeks following upwelling events at Newport Beach...
  11. pmc Short- and long-term conditioning of a temperate marine diatom community to acidification and warming
    Avery O Tatters
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California, 3616 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 368:20120437. 2013
    ..Future studies will be required to assess whether or not this is also the case for other types of algal communities from other marine regimes. ..
  12. pmc Monthly to interannual variability of microbial eukaryote assemblages at four depths in the eastern North Pacific
    Diane Y Kim
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    ISME J 8:515-30. 2014
    ..Substantial interannual variability was detected for assemblages at all depths and represented the largest source of temporal variability in this temperate coastal ecosystem. ..
  13. doi request reprint Effects of temperature on growth rate and gross growth efficiency of an Antarctic bacterivorous protist
    Julie M Rose
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    ISME J 3:252-60. 2009
    ..Results indicated that our Antarctic P. imperforata grew at rates comparable to other polar isolates at ambient polar temperatures, but these low temperatures may be outside the physiological optimum for the isolate...
  14. ncbi request reprint Distinct protistan assemblages characterize the euphotic zone and deep sea (2500 m) of the western North Atlantic (Sargasso Sea and Gulf Stream)
    Peter D Countway
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 0371, USA
    Environ Microbiol 9:1219-32. 2007
    ..These data suggest that particular groups of protistan OTUs formed distinct 'shallow' and 'deep-sea' assemblages across widely spaced oceanic locales...
  15. doi request reprint Phylogenetic affiliations of mesopelagic acantharia and acantharian-like environmental 18S rRNA genes off the southern California coast
    Ilana C Gilg
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California, 3616 Trousdale Pkwy AHF 301, Los Angeles, CA 90089 0371, USA
    Protist 161:197-211. 2010
    ..Our CARD-FISH experiments targeting phylotypes from an unidentified clade offer preliminary glimpses into the morphology of these protists, while a morphology for the aphotic acantharian lineages remains unknown at this time...
  16. doi request reprint Seasonality and disturbance: annual pattern and response of the bacterial and microbial eukaryotic assemblages in a freshwater ecosystem
    Adriane Clark Jones
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 0371, USA
    Environ Microbiol 15:2557-72. 2013
    ..These results indicate that physical and biological disturbances as well as seasonal environmental forces contribute to the structure of both the eukaryotic and bacterial communities...
  17. doi request reprint Algal toxins and reverse osmosis desalination operations: laboratory bench testing and field monitoring of domoic acid, saxitoxin, brevetoxin and okadaic acid
    Erica L Seubert
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 0371, USA
    Water Res 46:6563-73. 2012
    ..The results of this study demonstrate the potential for HAB toxins to be inducted into coastal RO intake facilities, and the ability of typical RO operations to effectively remove these toxins...
  18. ncbi request reprint Protistan diversity estimates based on 18S rDNA from seawater incubations in the Western North Atlantic
    Peter D Countway
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089 0371, USA
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 52:95-106. 2005
    ..Containment resulted in significant shifts in the dominance of these taxa, enabling the presence of previously unobserved phylotypes to be documented after 24 or 72 h of incubation...
  19. pmc Top-down controls on bacterial community structure: microbial network analysis of bacteria, T4-like viruses and protists
    Cheryl Emiliane T Chow
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    ISME J 8:816-29. 2014
    ....
  20. pmc Marine bacterial, archaeal and protistan association networks reveal ecological linkages
    Joshua A Steele
    Department of Biological Sciences and Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    ISME J 5:1414-25. 2011
    ..This approach provides new insights into the natural history of microbes...
  21. ncbi request reprint Rapid shifts in the structure and composition of a protistan assemblage during bottle incubations affect estimates of total protistan species richness
    Diane Y Kim
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California, 3616 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90089 0371, USA
    Microb Ecol 62:383-98. 2011
    ..Additionally, the rapid increase in the relative abundance of some members of the "rare biosphere" in our results implies an ecological importance of at least some of the taxa comprising the "rare biosphere."..
  22. ncbi request reprint Use of quantitative real-time PCR to investigate the dynamics of the red tide dinoflagellate Lingulodinium polyedrum
    Stefanie D Moorthi
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California, 3616 Trousdale Parkway, AHF 301, Los Angeles, CA 90089 0371, USA
    Microb Ecol 52:136-50. 2006
    ..The development of this new approach for enumerating L. polyedrum provides a useful tool for studying the ecology of this important red tide species...
  23. ncbi request reprint Investigating Microbial Eukaryotic Diversity from a Global Census: Insights from a Comparison of Pyrotag and Full-Length Sequences of 18S rRNA Genes
    Alle A Y Lie
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 80:4363-73. 2014
    ..The longer reads (>500 bp) that are now becoming available through NGS should provide powerful tools for assessing the diversity of microbial eukaryotic assemblages. ..
  24. doi request reprint A combined sequence-based and fragment-based characterization of microbial eukaryote assemblages provides taxonomic context for the Terminal Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism (T-RFLP) method
    Diane Y Kim
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 0371, USA
    J Microbiol Methods 91:527-36. 2012
    ....
  25. pmc Abundance and distribution of Ostreococcus sp. in the San Pedro Channel, California, as revealed by quantitative PCR
    Peter D Countway
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 0371, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:2496-506. 2006
    ..Our work provides a new technique for quantifying the abundance of Ostreococcus and demonstrates the seasonal dynamics of this genus and its contribution to picoeukaryote biomass at our coastal sampling station...
  26. pmc Immunofluorescence flow cytometry technique for enumeration of the brown-tide alga, Aureococcus anophagefferens
    Beth A Stauffer
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089 03711, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 74:6931-40. 2008
    ..Overall, the IFCM approach was an accurate and relatively simple technique for the rapid enumeration of A. anophagefferens in natural samples over a wide range of abundance values (10(3) to 10(6) cells ml(-1))...
  27. doi request reprint Short- versus long-term responses to changing CO2 in a coastal dinoflagellate bloom: implications for interspecific competitive interactions and community structure
    Avery O Tatters
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
    Evolution 67:1879-91. 2013
    ..New methods of carrying out extended mixed species experiments are needed to accurately predict future long-term phytoplankton community responses to changing pCO2 . ..
  28. doi request reprint Rapid and label-free cell detection by metal-cluster-decorated carbon nanotube biosensors
    Fumiaki N Ishikawa
    Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
    Biosens Bioelectron 24:2967-72. 2009
    ..anophagefferens. These nanobiosensors may find potential applications for environmental monitoring and disease diagnosis...
  29. ncbi request reprint Effect of temperature and prey type on nutrient regeneration by an antarctic bacterivorous protist
    Julie M Rose
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California, 3616 Trousdale Parkway, AHF 301, Los Angeles, CA 90089 0371, USA
    Microb Ecol 56:101-11. 2008
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Whole-cell sensing for a harmful bloom-forming microscopic alga by measuring antibody--antigen forces
    Alexander S Lee
    Mork Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science and the Laboratory for Molecular Robotics, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 0781, USA
    IEEE Trans Nanobioscience 5:149-56. 2006
    ..anophagefferens. The methods described in this paper can be used, in principle, to construct sensors with single-cell resolution for arbitrary cells for which monoclonal antibodies are available...
  31. pmc Comparative transcriptome analysis of four prymnesiophyte algae
    Amy E Koid
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e97801. 2014
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint A description of seven Antarctic marine gymnamoebae including a new subspecies, two new species and a new genus: Neoparamoeba aestuarina antarctica n. subsp., Platyamoeba oblongata n. sp., Platyamoeba contorta n. sp. and Vermistella antarctica n. gen. n.
    Dawn M Moran
    Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, MS 32, Woods Hole, Massachusetts 02543, USA
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 54:169-83. 2007
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Kleptoplasty in an Antarctic dinoflagellate: caught in evolutionary transition?
    Rebecca J Gast
    Biology Department, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA 02543, USA
    Environ Microbiol 9:39-45. 2007
    ..Our findings may indicate an emerging endosymbiotic event yielding a dinoflagellate that is presently neither purely phototrophic nor purely heterotrophic, but occupies a niche juxtaposed between these contrasting nutritional modes...
  34. pmc Characterization of protistan assemblages in the Ross Sea, Antarctica, by denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis
    Rebecca J Gast
    Biology Department, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, Massachusetts 02543, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:2028-37. 2004
    ..Sequence analysis of selected DGGE bands revealed sequences that represent diatoms, dinoflagellates, ciliates, flagellates, and several unidentified eukaryotes...
  35. ncbi request reprint Isolation of symbiotically expressed genes from the dinoflagellate symbiont of the solitary radiolarian Thalassicolla nucleata
    Rebecca J Gast
    Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, Massachusetts 02543, USA
    Biol Bull 204:210-4. 2003
    ..Second, investigation of these interactions may shed light on the molecular and evolutionary mechanisms involved in the integration of cells and their genomes...