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Meyer MG, Gong W, Kafrissen SM, Torano O, Varela DE, Santoro A, Cassar N, Gifford S, Niebergall AK, Sharpe G and Marchetti A. Phytoplankton size-class contributions to new and regenerated production during the EXPORTS Northeast Pacific Ocean field deployment. Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene. doi.org/10.1525/elementa.2021.00068. link to paper

Maniscalco MA, Brzezinski MA, Lampe RH*, Cohen NR*, McNair HM, Ellis KA*, Brown M, Till CP, Twining BS, Bruland KW, Marchetti A and Thamatrakoln K. Diminished carbon and nitrate assimilation drive changes in diatom elemental stoichiometry independent of silicification in an iron-limited assemblage. ISME Communications. doi.org/10.1038/s43705-022-00136-1. link to paper

Jang S, Lim P, Torano O, Neave EF, Seim H and Marchetti A. Protistan Communities Within the Galápagos Archipelago With an Emphasis on Micrograzers. Frontiers in Marine Science. doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2022.811979 link to paper


Neave EF, Seim H, Gifford S, Torano O, Johnson Z, Páez-Rosas D, Marchetti A. Protistan plankton communities in the Galápagos Archipelago respond to changes in deep water masses resulting from the 2015/16 El Niño. Environmental Microbiology. doi.org/10.1111/1462-2920.15863 link to paper

Lin Y, Moreno C, Marchetti A, Ducklow H, Schofield O, Delage E, Meredith M, Eveillard D, Chaffron S and Cassar N. Plankton diversity and carbon flux declines with reduced sea ice extent along the Western Antarctic Peninsula. Nature Communications. link to paper

Siegel DA et al. Overview of the EXport Processes in the Ocean from RemoTe Sensing (EXPORTS) Northeast Pacific Field Deployment. Elementa. link to paper

Brown MS, Bowman JS, Lin Y, Feehan C, Moreno CM, Cassar N, Marchetti A and Schofield OC. Low diversity of a key phytoplankton group along the West Antarctic Peninsula. Limnology and Oceanography. doi.org/10.1002/lno.11765. link to paper

Kranzler CF, Brzezinski MA, Cohen NR, Lampe RH, Maniscalco M, Till CP, Mack J, Latham JR, Bruland KW, Twining BS, Marchetti A and Thamatrakoln K. Impaired viral infection and reduced mortality of diatoms in iron-limited oceanic regions. Nature Geosciences. doi.org/10.1038/s41561-021-00711-6 link to paper

Páez-Rosas D, Torres J, Espinoza E, Marchetti A, Seim H, Riofrio-Lazo M. Declines and recovery in endangered Galápagos pinnipeds during the El Niño event. Scientific Reports. doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-88350-0 link to paper

Lampe RH, Hernandez G, Lin YY and Marchetti A. Representative diatom and coccolithophore species exhibit divergent responses throughout simulated upwelling cycles. mSystems doi.org/10.1128/mSystems.00188-21  link to paper.


Twining BS, Antipova O, Chappell PD, Cohen NR, Jacquot JE, Mann, EL, Marchetti A, Ohnemus DC, Rauschenburg S, Tagliabue A. (2020) Taxonomic and nutrient controls on phytoplankton iron quotas in the ocean. Limnology and Oceanography Letters. doi.org/10.1002/lol2.10179. Link to paper.

Gifford SM, Zhao L, Stemple B, Delong K, Medeiros PM, Seim H and Marchetti A. (2020) Microbial Niche Diversification in the Galápagos Archipelago and its Response to El Niño. Frontiers in Microbiology. doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2020.575194. Link to paper

Gong W, Hall N, Paerl H and Marchetti A. (2020) Phytoplankton composition in a eutrophic estuary: Comparison of multiple taxonomic approaches and influence of environmental factors. Environmental Microbiology. doi.org/10.1111/1462-2920.15221. Link to paper.

Kellogg MM, Mcilvin MR, Vedamati J, Twining BS, Moffett JW, Marchetti A, Moran DW and Saito MA. (2020) Efficient zinc/cobalt inter‐replacement in northeast Pacific diatoms and relationship to high surface dissolved Co : Zn ratios. Limnology and Oceanography. doi.org/10.1002/lno.11471. Link to paper.

Moreno CM, Gong W, Cohen NR, Delong K and Marchetti A. (2020) Interactive effects of iron and light limitation on the molecular physiology of the Southern Ocean diatom Fragilariopsis kerguelensis. Limnology and Oceanography. Link to paper.


Lampe RH, Wang S, Cassar N and Marchetti A. (2019) Strategies among phytoplankton in response to alleviation of nutrient stress in a subtropical gyre. ISME Journal. doi.org/10.1038/s41396-019-0489-. Link to paper.

Burns WG, Marchetti A, and Ziervogel K. (2019) Enhanced formation of transparent exopolymer particles (TEP) under turbulence during phytoplankton growth. Journal of Plankton Research. doi.org/10.1093/plankt/fbz018. Link to paper.

Gong W and Marchetti A. (2019) Estimation of 18S gene copy number in marine eukaryotic plankton using a next-generation sequencing approach. Frontiers in Marine Science. doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2019.00219. Link to paper.

Marchetti A. (2019) A global perspective on iron and plankton through the Tara Oceans lens. Global Biogeochemical Cycles. doi.org/10.1029/2019GB006181. Link to paper.


Daniels CJ, Poulton AJ, et al. (2018) A global compilation of coccolithophore calcification rates. Earth System Science Data. doi.org/10.5194/essd-10-1859-2018. Link to paper.

Lampe RH, Mann EL, Cohen NR, Till CP, Thamatrakoln K, Brzezinski MA, Bruland KW, Twining BS and Marchetti A. (2018) Different iron storage strategies among bloom-forming diatoms. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. . Link to paper.

Cohen NR, Gong W, Moran DM, Mclivin MR, Saito M and Marchetti A. (2018) Transcriptomic and proteomic responses of the oceanic diatom Pseudo-nitzschia granii to iron limitation. Environmental Microbiology. doi.org/10.1111/1462-2920.14386. Link to paper.

Lampe RH, Cohen NR, Ellis KA, Bruland KW, Maldonado MT, Peterson TD, Till CP, Brzezinski MA, Bargu S, Thamatrakoln K, Kuzminov FI, Twining BS, and Marchetti A. (2018) Divergent gene expression among phytoplankton taxa in response to upwelling. Environmental Microbiology. doi.org/10.1111/1462-2920.14361 Link to paper

Till CP, Solomon JR, Cohen NR, Lampe RH, Marchetti A, Coale TH and Bruland KW. (2018) The iron limitation mosaic in the California Current System: factors governing Fe availability. Limnology and Oceanography. doi.org/10.1002/lno.11022. Link to paper.

Collins JR, Fredricks HF, Bowman JS, Ward CP, Moreno C, Longnecker K, Marchetti A, Hansel CM, Ducklow HW, Van Mooy BAS. (2018) The molecular products and biogeochemical significance of lipid photooxidation in West Antarctic surface waters. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2018.04.030. Link to paper.

Davies SW, Ries JB, Marchetti A and Castillo KD. (2018) Symbiodinium functional diversity in the coral Siderastrea siderea is influenced by thermal stress and reef environment, but not ocean acidification. Frontiers in Marine Science. doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2018.00150 link to paper

Cohen NR, Mann E, Stemple B, Moreno CM, Rauschenberg S, Jacquot JE, Sunda WG, Twining BT and Marchetti A. (2018) Iron storage capacities and associated ferritin gene expression among marine diatoms. Limnology and Oceanography. doi.org/10.1002/lno.10800 link to paper

Gong W, Paerl H, and Marchetti A. (2018) Eukaryotic phytoplankton community spatiotemporal dynamics as identified through gene expression within a eutrophic estuary. Environmental Microbiology. 20: 1095-1111  link to paper


Moreno CM, Lin Y, Davies S, Monbureau E, Cassar N and Marchetti A. (2017) Examination of gene repertoires and physiological responses to iron and light limitation in Southern Ocean diatoms. Polar Biology. link to paper

Cohen NR, Ellis KA, Lampe RH, McNair H, Twining BS, Maldonado MT, Brzezinski MA, Kuzminov FI, Thamatrakoln K, Till CP, Bruland KW, Sunda W, Bargu S, Marchetti A. (2017) Diatom transcriptional and physiological responses to changes in iron bioavailability across ocean provinces. Frontiers in Marine Science. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2017.00360. link to paper

Lin Y, Cassar N, Marchetti A, Moreno CM*, Ducklow H and Li Z. (2017) Specific eukaryotic plankton are good predictors of net community production in the Western Antarctic Peninsula. Scientific Reports. 7: 14845. DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-14109-1. link to paper

Marchetti A, Moreno CM, Cohen NR, Oleinikov I, Delong K, Twining BS, Armbrust EV and Lampe R. (2017) Development of a molecular-based index for assessing iron status in bloom-forming pennate diatoms. Journal of Phycology. link to paper

Cohen NR, Ellis KA, Burns WG, Lampe RH, Schuback N, Johnson Z, Sañudo-Wilhelmy S, and Marchetti A. (2017) Iron and vitamin interactions in marine diatoms of the Northeast Pacific Ocean. Limnology and Oceanography. 10.1002/lno.10552. link to paper

Gong W, Browne J, Hall N, Schruth D, Paerl H, and Marchetti A. (2017) Molecular insights into a dinoflagellate bloom.  ISME Journal. 11. 439-452. link to paper

Schnetzer A, Lampe RH, Benitez-Nelson CR, Marchetti A, Osburn CL and Tatter AO. (2017) Marine snow formation by the toxin-producing diatom, Pseudo-nitzschia australis. Harmful Algae. 61. 23-30. link to paper


Ellis KA, Cohen NR, Moreno CM and Marchetti A. (2016) Cobalamin-independent methionine synthase distribution and influence on vitamin B12 growth requirements in marine diatoms. Protist. link to paper

Davies S, Marchetti A, Ries JB and Castillo DK. (2016) Thermal and pCO2 stress elicit divergent transcriptomic responses in a resilient coral. Frontiers in Marine Science. 3: 10.3389/fmars.2016.00112. link to paper

Marchetti A and Maldonado MT. (2016) Iron, In: Borowitzka MA, Beardell J and Raven J (ed.) The Physiology of Microalgae. Springer Publishing. 233-279. link to book

2015 and earlier

Marchetti A, Catlett D, Hopkinson BM, Ellis K, Cassar N. (2015) Marine diatom proteorhodopsin and their potential role in coping with low iron availability. ISME Journal. link to paper

Keeling PJ et al. (2014) The Marine Microbial Eukaryote Transcriptome Sequencing Project (MMETSP): Illuminating the Functional Diversity of Eukaryotic Life in the Oceans through Transcriptome Sequencing. PLoS Biol 12(6): e1001889. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1001889. link to paper

Durkin CA, Marchetti A, Bender SJ, Truong T, Morales R, Mock T and Armbrust EV. (2012) Frustule-related gene transcription and the influence of diatom community composition on the silica precipitation in an iron-limited environment. Limnology and Oceanography. 57: 1619-1633. link to paper

Marchetti A, Schruth DM, Durkin CA, Parker MS, Kodner R, Berthiaume CT, Morales R, Allen AE, Armbrust EV. (2012) Comparative metatranscriptomics identifies molecular bases for the physiological responses of phytoplankton to varying iron availability.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. 109: E317-E325. link to paper  PDF  Author Summary

Ribalet F, Marchetti A, Hubbard KA, Brown K, Durkin CA, Morales R, Robert M, Swalwell JE, Tortell PD and Armbrust EV. (2010) Unveiling a phytoplankton hotspot at a narrow boundary between coastal and oceanic waters.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. 107:16571-16576 link to paper

Marchetti A, Varela DE, Lance V, Johnson Z, Palmucci M, Giordano, M and Armbrust EV. (2010)  Iron and silicic acid effects on phytoplankton productivity, diversity and chemical composition in the central equatorial Pacific Ocean. Limnology and Oceanography. 55: 11-29. link to paper

Marchetti A and Cassar N. (2009) Diatom elemental and morphological changes in response to iron limitation: a brief review with paleoceanographic applications. Geobiology. 7: 419-431. link to paper

Zhang Z, Sachs JP and Marchetti A. (2009) Hydrogen isotope fractionation in freshwater and marine algae: II. Temperature and nitrogen-limited growth rate effects. Organic Geochemistry. 40: 428-439. link to paper

Marchetti A, Parker MS, Moccia LP, Ostlund EL, Arrieta A, Ribalet, F, Murphy MEP, Maldonado MT and Armbrust EV. (2009) Ferritin is used for iron storage in bloom-forming marine pennate diatoms. Nature. 457, 467-470. link to paper

Marchetti A, Lundholm N, Kotaki Y, Hubbard KA, Harrison PJ and Armbrust EV. (2008) Identification and assessment of domoic acid production in oceanic Pseudo-nitzschia (Bacillariophyceae) from iron-limited waters in the NE Subarctic Pacific. Journal of Phycology 44, 650-661. link to paper

Marchetti A and Harrison PJ. (2007) Coupled changes in the cell morphology and the elemental (C, N and Si) composition of oceanic and coastal species of the pennate diatom Pseudo-nitzschia due to iron deficiency. Limnology and Oceanography 52, 2270-2284. link to paper

Marchetti A, Sherry ND, Kiyosawa H, Tsuda A and Harrison PJ. (2006) Phytoplankton processes during a mesoscale iron enrichment in the NE subarctic Pacific: Part I – biomass and assemblage. Deep-Sea Research II 53, 2095-2113. link to paper

Marchetti A, Juneau P, Whitney FA, Wong CS and Harrison PJ. (2006) Phytoplankton processes during a mesoscale iron enrichment in the NE subarctic Pacific: Part II – nutrient utilization. Deep-Sea Research II 53, 2114-2130. link to paper

Marchetti A, Sherry ND, Juneau P, Strzepek RF and Harrison PJ. (2006) Phytoplankton processes during a mesoscale iron enrichment in the NE subarctic Pacific: Part III – primary productivity. Deep-Sea Research II 53, 2131-2151. link to paper

Marchetti A, Maldonado MT, Lane ES and Harrison PJ. (2006) Iron requirements of the pennate diatom Pseudo-nitzschia: Comparison of oceanic (HNLC) and coastal species. Limnology and Oceanography 51, 2092-2101. link to paper

Scarratt MG, Marchetti A, Rivkin RB, Hale M et al. (2006) Assessing microbial responses to iron enrichment in the subarctic Northeast Pacific: Do microcosms reproduce the in situ condition? Deep-Sea Research II 53, 2182-2200. link to paper

Needoba JA, Marchetti A, Henry M, Wong CS, Johnson K, and Pedersen TF. (2006) Stable nitrogen isotope dynamics during a mesoscale iron enrichment in the NE Subarctic Pacific. Deep-Sea Research II 53, 2214-2230. link to paper

Levasseur M et al. (2006) DMSP and DMS dynamics during a mesoscale iron fertilization experiment in the Northeast Pacific. Part I. Temporal and vertical distributions. Deep-Sea Research II 53, 2353-2369 link to paper

de Baar H et al. (2005) Synthesis of 8 iron fertilization experiments from the iron age in the age of enlightenment. Journal of Geophysical Research 110, C09S16, doi:10.1029/2004JC002601 link to paper

Marchetti A, Trainer VL, Harrison PJ. (2004) Environmental conditions and phytoplankton dynamics associated with Pseudo-nitzschia abundance and domoic acid in the Juan de Fuca eddy. Marine Ecology Progress Series 281, 1-12. link to paper

Boyd PW et al. (2004) The decline and fate of an iron-induced subarctic phytoplankton bloom. Nature 428, 549-552. link to paper