Tracy D Ainsworth

Summary

Affiliation: James Cook University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc The Microbial Signature Provides Insight into the Mechanistic Basis of Coral Success across Reef Habitats
    Alejandra Hernandez-Agreda
    Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia The College of Public Health, Medical and Veterinary Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
    MBio 7:. 2016
  2. pmc The acute transcriptional response of the coral Acropora millepora to immune challenge: expression of GiMAP/IAN genes links the innate immune responses of corals with those of mammals and plants
    Yvonne Weiss
    ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville, Qld 4811, Australia
    BMC Genomics 14:400. 2013
  3. pmc Defining the tipping point: a complex cellular life/death balance in corals in response to stress
    T D Ainsworth
    ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University Townsville, Australia
    Sci Rep 1:160. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Imaging the fluorescence of marine invertebrates and their associated flora
    T D Ainsworth
    Centre for Marine Studies, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
    J Microsc 232:197-9. 2008
  5. doi request reprint The future of coral reefs: a microbial perspective
    Tracy D Ainsworth
    ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville, Qld 4810, Australia
    Trends Ecol Evol 25:233-40. 2010
  6. pmc Differential responses of the coral host and their algal symbiont to thermal stress
    William Leggat
    School of Pharmacy and Molecular Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
    PLoS ONE 6:e26687. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Diets of coral-dwelling fishes of the genus Gobiodon with evidence of corallivory
    R M Brooker
    ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
    J Fish Biol 76:2578-83. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Defining the Core Microbiome in Corals' Microbial Soup
    Alejandra Hernandez-Agreda
    ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Australia The College of Public Health, Medical and Veterinary Sciences, James Cook University, Australia Electronic address
    Trends Microbiol . 2016
  9. doi request reprint Analysis of evolutionarily conserved innate immune components in coral links immunity and symbiosis
    E Charlotte E Kvennefors
    Centre for Marine Studies, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
    Dev Comp Immunol 34:1219-29. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Climate change disables coral bleaching protection on the Great Barrier Reef
    Tracy D Ainsworth
    Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville 4810, Australia
    Science 352:338-42. 2016

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Publications14

  1. pmc The Microbial Signature Provides Insight into the Mechanistic Basis of Coral Success across Reef Habitats
    Alejandra Hernandez-Agreda
    Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia The College of Public Health, Medical and Veterinary Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
    MBio 7:. 2016
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  2. pmc The acute transcriptional response of the coral Acropora millepora to immune challenge: expression of GiMAP/IAN genes links the innate immune responses of corals with those of mammals and plants
    Yvonne Weiss
    ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville, Qld 4811, Australia
    BMC Genomics 14:400. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc Defining the tipping point: a complex cellular life/death balance in corals in response to stress
    T D Ainsworth
    ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University Townsville, Australia
    Sci Rep 1:160. 2011
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Imaging the fluorescence of marine invertebrates and their associated flora
    T D Ainsworth
    Centre for Marine Studies, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
    J Microsc 232:197-9. 2008
    ..Understanding and imaging the diversity of fluorescent molecules provide insight into how fluorescence microscopy techniques can now be applied to these complex systems...
  5. doi request reprint The future of coral reefs: a microbial perspective
    Tracy D Ainsworth
    ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville, Qld 4810, Australia
    Trends Ecol Evol 25:233-40. 2010
    ..Characterizing these links is fundamental to understanding coral reef resilience and will improve our capacity to predict ecological change...
  6. pmc Differential responses of the coral host and their algal symbiont to thermal stress
    William Leggat
    School of Pharmacy and Molecular Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
    PLoS ONE 6:e26687. 2011
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Diets of coral-dwelling fishes of the genus Gobiodon with evidence of corallivory
    R M Brooker
    ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
    J Fish Biol 76:2578-83. 2010
    ..Coral-dwelling gobies also consumed a broad range of other items with gut contents dominated by algae, invertebrates and amorphous material. Dietary similarities between species suggest corallivory may be widespread in this genus...
  8. doi request reprint Defining the Core Microbiome in Corals' Microbial Soup
    Alejandra Hernandez-Agreda
    ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Australia The College of Public Health, Medical and Veterinary Sciences, James Cook University, Australia Electronic address
    Trends Microbiol . 2016
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Analysis of evolutionarily conserved innate immune components in coral links immunity and symbiosis
    E Charlotte E Kvennefors
    Centre for Marine Studies, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
    Dev Comp Immunol 34:1219-29. 2010
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Climate change disables coral bleaching protection on the Great Barrier Reef
    Tracy D Ainsworth
    Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville 4810, Australia
    Science 352:338-42. 2016
    ..We find that near-future increases in local temperature of as little as 0.5°C result in this protective mechanism being lost, which may increase the rate of degradation of the GBR. ..
  11. doi request reprint The coral immune response facilitates protection against microbes during tissue regeneration
    Jeroen A J M van de Water
    ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville, Qld 4811, Australia
    Mol Ecol 24:3390-404. 2015
    ..This study demonstrates that corals exhibit immune responses that support rapid recovery following physical injury, maintain coral microbial homeostasis and prevent bacterial infestation that may compromise coral fitness. ..
  12. pmc Fluorescence in situ hybridization and spectral imaging of coral-associated bacterial communities
    T D Ainsworth
    Centre for Marine Studies, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
    Appl Environ Microbiol 72:3016-20. 2006
    ..This study overcomes these limitations by combining FISH and spectral imaging...
  13. ncbi request reprint Bacteria are not the primary cause of bleaching in the Mediterranean coral Oculina patagonica
    T D Ainsworth
    Centre for Marine Studies, and the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia
    ISME J 2:67-73. 2008
    ..patagonica and suggest that bacterial involvement in patterns of bleaching is that of opportunistic colonization...
  14. pmc Coral disease diagnostics: what's between a plague and a band?
    T D Ainsworth
    Centre for Marine Studies, University of Queensland, Brisbane 4072, Australia
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:981-92. 2007
    ..The pathology of coral disease as a whole requires further investigation. This study emphasizes the importance of going beyond the external macroscopic signs of coral disease for accurate disease diagnosis...