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(51) Mayfield AB, Wang YB, Chen CS, Chen SH, Lin CY (in prep.) The transcriptomic response to variable temperature exposure in a

               common, Indo-Pacific reef coral.

(50) Putnam HP, Mayfield AB, Doo S, Fan TY, Gates RD (in prep.) Physiological and molecular responses to climate change stressors in

              the reef coral Pocillopora acuta.

(49) Monteiro HJA, Brahmi C, Lapeyre B, Mayfield AB, Le Luyer J (in review) Chronic response of the giant clam-Symbiodinium spp.

holobiont to elevated seawater temperature. Science Advances.

(48) Martinez-Castillo V, Rodriguez-Troncoso AP, Mayfield AB, Rodriguez-Zaragoza FA, Cupul-Magana AL (in review) Evidence of

coral recovery in the Northeastern Tropical Pacific: the 20-year struggle of corals vs. ocean warming and ENSO events. Marine


(47) Cruz-García R, Rodríguez-Troncoso AP, Rodríguez-Zaragoza FA, Cupul-Magaña AL, Mayfield AB (in review) Evaluation of the

stress response of hermatypic corals and the benthic groups with which they associate on a Mexican Pacific coral reef. Marine

and Freshwater Research

(46) Peng SE, Moret A, Chang C, Mayfield AB, Giordano M, Chen CS (in review) The Exaiptasia-Symbiodinium mutualism shifts

towards a parasitic relationship under food-deprived conditions. PeerJ

(45) Lin HJ, Lee CL, Peng SE, Hung MC, Liu PJ, Mayfield AB (in review) Effects of typhoons on intertidal seagrass beds over decadal

timescales. Journal of Ecology

(44) Chen TY, Hwang GW, Lin HJ, Mayfield AB, Chen CP (in review) The development of a habitat suitability model for sub-tropical

                 tidal flat fiddler crabs. Wetlands

(43) Liu PJ, Chang HF, Mayfield AB, Lin HJ (in review) A mesocosm approach for assessing the effects of ocean warming and  

          acidification on the seagrass Thalassia hemprichii. Nature Communications

(42) Mayfield AB (in press) Advancing reef coral diagnostic capabilities using molecular biotechnology and artificial intelligence.

Proceedings of the First Maluku International Conference on Marine Science and Technology

(41) Mayfield AB, Tsai S, Lin C (accepted) The Coral Hospital. Biopreservation and Biobanking.

(40) Mayfield AB, Dempsey AC, Chen CS (2019) Modeling environmentally-mediated variation in reef coral physiology. Journal of

Sea Research 145, 44-54. download

(39) Rodríguez-Troncoso AP, Rodríguez-Zaragoza FA, Mayfield AB, Cupul-Magaña AL (2019) Temporal variation in invertebrate

             recruitment on an Eastern Pacific coral reef. Journal of Sea Research 145, 8-15. download

(38) Mayfield AB, Dempsey AC, Inamdar J, Chen CS (2018) A statistical platform for evaluating coral health in an era of changing

global climate-I: a case study from Fiji’s Lau Archipelago. Platax 15, 1-35. download

(37) Lin HJ, Lee CL, Peng SE, Hung MC, Liu PJ, Mayfield AB (2018) Anthropogenic nutrient enrichment may exacerbate the

                impacts of El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) events on intertidal seagrass beds. Global Change Biology 24, 4566-4580.


(36) Mayfield AB, Chen YJ, Lu CY, Chen CS (2018) Exploring the environmental physiology of the reef coral Seriatopora hystrix

              using differential proteomics. The Open Journal of Marine Science 8, 223-252. download

(35) Mayfield AB, Chen YJ, Lu CY, Chen CS (2018) The proteomic response of the reef coral Pocillopora acuta to experimentally

            elevated temperature. PLoS ONE e0192001. download

(34) Mayfield AB, Dempsey AC, Chen CS (2017) The molecular ecophysiology of closely related pocilloporid corals of New

            Caledonia. Platax 14, 1-45. download

(33) Mayfield AB, Chen CS, Dempsey AC (2017) Biomarker profiling in reef corals of Tonga's Ha'apai and Vava'u Archipelagos.

            PLoS ONE. e0185857. download. To download the images associated with this manuscript (habitat shots and sampled coral

            colonies), please go here.

(32) Chen HK, Mayfield AB, Wang LH, Chen CS (2017) Coral lipid bodies as the relay center interconnecting diel-dependent

            lipidomic changes in different cellular compartments. Scientific Reports 7, 3244. download

(31) Mayfield AB, Chen CS, Dempsey AC (2017) Identifying corals displaying statistically aberrant behavior in Fiji’s Lau

          Archipelago. PLoS ONE e0177267. download

(30) Chen TY, Mayfield AB, Hwang GW, Lin HJ, Chen CP (2017) The relationship between intertidal soil composition and fiddler

           crab burrow depth. Environmental Engineering 100, 256-260. download

(29) Mayfield AB, Chen CS, Dempsey AC, Bruckner AW (2016) The molecular ecophysiology of closely related pocilloporids from the

           South Pacific: a case study from the Austral and Cook Islands. Platax 13, 1-25. download

(28) Mayfield AB, Wang YB, Chen CS, Chen SH, Lin CY (2016) Dual-compartmental transcriptomic+proteomic analysis of a  

           marine endosymbiosis exposed to environmental change. Molecular Ecology 25, 5944-5958. download

(27) Cheng YR, Meng PJ, Mayfield AB, Dai CF (2016) Copepods associated with scleractinian corals: a worldwide checklist and a    

            case study of their impact on the reef-building coral Pocillopora damicornis (Linnaeus, 1758) (Pocilloporidae) 

             Zootaxa 4174(1): 291-345 download

(26) Tortolero-Langarica JJA, Cupul-Magaña AL, Carricart-Ganivet JP, Mayfield AB, Rodriguez-Troncoso AP (2016). Changes in

           growth and calcification rates in the reef-building coral Porites lobata: the implications of morphotype and gender on coral growth.

           Frontiers in Marine Science 3(179) download

(25) Mayfield AB (2016) Uncovering spatio-temporal and treatment-derived differences in the molecular physiology of a model coral-

           dinoflagellate mutualism with multivariate  statistical approaches. Journal of Marine Science and Engineering 4:63 download

(24) Chen WNU, Hsiao YJ, Mayfield AB, Young R, Hsu L, Chen CS, Peng SE (2016) Vertical transmission of heterologous clade C

           Symbiodinium in a model anemone infection system. Peer J 4: e2358. download

(23) Mayfield AB, Chen YJ, Lu CY, Chen CS (2016) Proteins responsive to variable temperature exposure in the reef-building coral

           Seriatopora hystrix. Coral Reefs: Ecosystems, Environmental Impact and Current Threats. Ed. S. Ortiz, NOVA Publishing, New York.


(22) Mayfield AB, Bruckner AW, Chen CH, Chen CS (2015) A survey of pocilloporids and their endosymbiotic dinoflagellate

           communities in the Austral and Cook Islands of the South Pacific. Platax 12: 1-17. download

(21) Chen HK, Song SN, Wang LH, Mayfield AB, Chen YJ, Chen WNU, Chen CS (2015) A compartmental comparison of major

            lipid species in a coral-Symbiodinium endosymbiosis: evidence that the coral host regulates lipogenesis of its cytosolic lipid bodies.

            PLoS ONE 10(7): e0132519. download

(20) Mayfield AB, Wang YB, Chen CS, Chen SH, Lin CY (2014) Compartment-specific transcriptomics in a reef-building coral

           exposed to elevated temperatures. Molecular Ecology 23: 5816-5830. download

(19) Mayfield AB, Chen CS, Liu PJ (2014) Decreased green fluorescent protein-like chromoprotein gene expression in specimens of the

               reef-building coral Pocillopora damicornis undergoing high temperature-induced bleaching. Platax 11: 1-23. download

(18) Mayfield AB, Chen YH, Dai CF, Chen CS (2014) The effects of temperature on gene expression in the Indo-Pacific reef-building

                coral Seriatopora hystrix: insight from aquarium studies in Southern Taiwan. International Journal of Marine Science 4(50): 1-

                 23. download

(17) Mayfield AB, Hsiao YY, Chen HK, Chen CS (2014) Rubisco expression in the dinoflagellate Symbiodinium sp. is influenced by

                both photoperiod and endosymbiotic lifestyle. Marine Biotechnology 16: 371-384. download

(16) Doo SS, Mayfield AB, Nguyen HD, Chen HK (2014) Protein analysis in large benthic foraminifera. Invited book chapter in:

               Approaches to Study Living Foraminifera. Editors: Hiroshi Kitazato and Joan Bernhard. Pp. 71-89 download

(15) Mayfield AB, Fan TY, Chen CS (2013) Real-time PCR-based gene expression analysis in the model reef-building coral Pocillopora

             damicornis: insight from a salinity stress study. Platax 10: 1-29 download

(14) Mayfield AB, Fan TY, Chen CS (2013) Physiological acclimation to elevated temperature in a reef-building coral from an upwelling

             environment. Coral Reefs 32: 909-921 download

(13) Mayfield AB, Fan TY, Chen CS (2013) The physiological impact of ex situ transplantation on the Taiwanese reef-building coral

           Seriatopora hystrix. Journal of Marine Biology Article ID 569369 download

(12) Wang LH, Lee HH, Fang LS, Mayfield AB, Chen CS (2013) Normal fatty acid and phospholipid synthesis are prerequisites for the

            cell cycle of Symbiodinium and their endosymbiosis with sea anemones. PLoS ONE e72486 download

(11) Putnam HP, Mayfield AB, Fan TY, Chen CS, Gates RD (2013) The physiological and molecular responses of larvae from the reef-

            building coral Pocillopora damicornis exposed to near-future increases in temperature and pCO2. Marine Biology 160: 2157-2173 


(10) Mayfield AB, Chen M, Meng PJ, Lin HJ, Chen CS, Liu PJ (2013) The physiological response of the reef coral Pocillopora

              damicornis to elevated temperature: results from coral reef mesocosm experiments in Southern Taiwan. Marine Environmental

              Research 86: 1-11 download

(9) Mayfield AB, Hsiao, YY, Fan TY, Chen CS (2012) Temporal variation in RNA/DNA and protein/DNA ratios in four anthozoan-

            dinoflagellate endosymbioses of the Indo-Pacific: implications for molecular diagnostics. Platax 9: 1-24 download

(8) Mayfield AB, Chan PH, Putnam HP, Chen CS, Fan TY (2012) The effects of a variable temperature regime on the physiology of the

            reef-building coral Seriatopora hystrix: results from a laboratory-based reciprocal transplant. The Journal of Experimental Biology

            215: 4183-4195 download

(7) Doo SS, Mayfield AB, Byrne M, Chen HK, Nguyen H, Fan TY (2012) Reduced expression of the rate-limiting carbon fixation

            enzyme RuBisCO in the benthic foraminifer Baculogypsina sphaerulata holobiont in response to heat shock. Journal of

             Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 430-431: 63-67 download

(6) Chen WNU, Kang HJ, Weis VM, Mayfield AB, Fang LS Chen CS (2012) Diel rhythmicity of lipid body formation in a coral-

            Symbiodinium endosymbiosis. Coral Reefs 31: 521-534 download

(5) Mayfield AB, Wang LH, Tang PC, Hsiao YY, Fan TY, Tsai CL, Chen CS (2011) Assessing the impacts of experimentally elevated

            temperature on the biological composition and molecular chaperone gene expression of a reef coral. PLoS ONE e26529 download

(4) Peng SE, Chen WNU, Chen HK, Lu CY, Mayfield AB, Fang LS, Chen CS (2011) Lipid bodies in coral-dinoflagellate

           endosymbiosis: ultrastructural and proteomic analyses. Proteomics 17: 3540-3455 download

(3) Mayfield AB, Hsiao YY, Fan TY, Chen CS, Gates RD (2010) Evaluating the temporal stability of stress-activated protein kinase and

cytoskeleton gene expression in the Pacific corals Pocillopora damicornis and Seriatopora hystrix. Journal of Experimental Marine

Biology and Ecology 395: 215-222 download

(2) Mayfield AB, Hirst MB, Gates RD (2009) Gene expression normalization in a dual-compartment system: a real-time PCR protocol

for symbiotic anthozoans. Molecular Ecology Resources 9: 462-470 download

(1) Mayfield AB, Gates RD (2007) Osmoregulation in anthozoan-dinoflagellate symbiosis. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A:   

          Molecular and Integrative Physiology 147: 1-1 download