PUBLICATIONS

McVeigh, D., Skarke, A., Dekas, A.E., Borrelli, C., Hong, W.-L., Marlow, J.J., Pasulka, A., Jungbluth, S.P., Barco, R.A., Djurhuus, A. 2018. Characterization of benthic biogeochemistry and ecology at three methane seep sites on the Northern U.S. Atlantic margin. Deep Sea Research II.

Pasulka, A.L., Thamatrakoln, K., Kopf, S.H., Guan, Y., Poulos, B., Moradian, A., Sweredoski, M.J., Hess, S., Sullivan, M.B., Orphan, V.J. 2018. Interrogating marine virus-host interactions and elemental transfer with BONCAT and nanoSIMS-based methods. Environmental Microbiology. 20:671-692

Terrado, R., Pasulka, A.L., Lie, A. A-Y., Orphan, V.J., Heidelberg, K.B., Caron, D.A. 2017. Autotrophic and heterotrophic acquisition of carbon and nitrogen by a mixotrophic chrysophyte. ISME J. 11:2022-2034.

Pasulka, A.L., Goffredi, S.K., Tavormina, P.L., Levin, L.A., Rouse, G., Dawson, K.D., and Orphan, V.J. 2017. Colonial tube-dwelling ciliates influence methane cycling and microbial diversity within methane seep ecosystems. Frontiers in Marine Sciences Aquatic Microbiology. 3:276. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2016.00276.

Sweetman, A.K., Thurber, A.R., Smith, C.R., Levin, L.A. Mora, C., Wei, C.L., Gooday, A.J., Jones D.O.B., Rex, M., Yasuhara, M., Ingels, J., Ruhl, H.A., Frieder, C.A.,Danovaro, R., Würzberg, L., Baco, A., Grupe, B., Pasulka, A.L., Meyer, K.M., Dunlop, K.M., Henry, L.A., Roberts. 2017. Major impacts of climate change on deep-sea benthic ecosystems. Elementa Science of the Anthropocene. 5:4. doi: http://doi.org/10.1525/elementa.203. 

Pasulka, A.L., Levin, L.A., Steele, J.A., Case, D.H., Landry, M.R., and Orphan, V.J. 2016. Microbial eukaryotic distribution and diversity patterns in a deep-sea methane seep ecosystem. Environmental Microbiology. 18:3022-3043. doi: 10.1111/1462-2320.12185.

Case, D.H., Pasulka, A.L., Grupe, B., Marlow, J.J., Levin, L.A., and Orphan, V.J. 2015. Microbial assemblage sensitivity to determinant environmental factors in marine methane seeps. mBio. doi: 10.1128/mBio.01348-15.

Petroff, A.P., Pasulka, A.L., Soplop, N., Wu, Z.L., and Libchaber, A. 2015. Biophysical basis for convergent evolution of two veil-forming microbes. Royal Society Open Science. 2:150437. doi: 10.1098/rsos.150437.

Landry, M.R., Selph, K.E., Decima, M., Gutierrez-Rodriguez, A., Stukel, M.R., Taylor, A.G., and Pasulka, A.L. 2015. Phytoplankton production and grazing balances in the Costa Rica Dome. Journal of Plankton Research. doi: 10.1093/plankt/fbv089.

Pasulka, A.L., Samo, T.J., Landry, M.R. 2015. Grazer and viral impacts on microbial growth and mortality in the Southern California Current Ecosystem. Journal of Plankton Research. 37: 320-336.

Selph, K.E., Landry, M.R., Taylor, A.G., Gutierrez-Rodriguez, A., Stukel, M.R., Wokuluk, J., and Pasulka, A.L. 2015. Phytoplankton production and taxon-specific growth rates in the Costa Rica Dome. Journal of Plankton Research. doi: 10.1093/plankt/fbv063.

Maloney, J.M., Grupe, B.M., Pasulka, A.L., Frieder, C.A., Levin, L.A., Dawson, K., Case, D., and Driscoll, N.W. 2015. Transpressional segment boundaries in strike-slip fault systems offshore southern California: Implications for fluid expulsion and seep habitats. Geophysical Research Letters. doi: 10.1002/2015GL063778.

Grupe, B.M., Krach, M.I., Pasulka, A.L., Maloney, J.M., Levin, L.A., Frieder, C.A. 2015. Methane seep ecosystem functions and services from a recently-discovered California seep. Marine Ecology. 36:91-108.

Pasulka, A.L., Landry, M.R., Taniguchi, D.A, Taylor, A.G., and Church, M.J. 2013. Temporal dynamics of phytoplankton and heterotrophic protists at Station ALOHA. Deep Sea Research II. 93:44-57.

Samo, T.J., Pedler, B.E., Ball, G.I., Pasulka, A.L., Aluwihare, L.I., Azam, F., Goericke, R. and Landry, M.R. 2012. Enhanced responses of heterotrophic bacteria at water mass frontal zones in the California Current Ecosystem. Journal of Plankton Research. 38:802-814.

Benham, C., A. M. Cawood, G. S. Cook, A. D., P. C. Davison, M. C. Goldstein, A. E. Johnson, T. Konotchick, E. M. Maldonado, A. L. Pasulka, J. C. Prairie, S. M. Moseman, V. Tai, C. A. Tanner, T. Vardi, T. S. Whitty & L. A. Levin. 2008. Marine Metapopulations (Book Review). Marine Ecology. 29:319-320.

 

PRESENTATIONS

December 2016. Pasulka, A.L. Nanoscale isotopic and microscopic investigations of marine viruses. Center for Environmental Microbial Interactions Winter Symposium. California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA. Invited presentation.

May 2016. Pasulka, A.L., Thamatrakoln, K., Poulos, B., Bidle, K., Sullivan, M.B., Orphan, V.J. Quantifying the biogeochemical impact of viral-host interactions using nanoSIMS. (poster) 13th Annual Southern California Geobiology Symposium at California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA. 

February 2016. Pasulka, A.L., Thamatrakoln, K., Poulos, B., Bidle, K., Sullivan, M.B., Orphan, V.J. Interrogating host-virus interactions and elemental transfer using nanoSIMS. (poster) Ocean Sciences Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

January 2016. Pasulka, A.L., Levin, L.A., Steel, J.A., Case, D.H., Landry, M.R. and Orphan, V.J. 2016. Microbial eukaryotic distribution and diversity patterns in a deep-sea methane seep ecosystem. EMBO/EMBL Symposium: A New Age of Discovery for Aquatic Microeukaryotes. (poster) Heidelberg, Germany.

November 2015. Pasulka, A.L. Interrogating microbial interactions and elemental transfer using stable isotopes. Marine and Environmental Biology Seminar. University of Southern California. Invited presentation.

October 2014. Pasulka, A.L., Goffredi, S.K., Tavormina, P.L., Levin, L.A., Rouse, G.W., McGlynn, S.E., and Orphan, V.J. Protistan community structure and trophic interactions within methane seep ecosystems. Biology Department Seminar. Occidental College. Invited presentation.

February 2014. Pasulka, A.L., L.A. Levin, J.A. Steele, M.R. Landry and V.J. Orphan. Protistan distribution and diversity patterns in response to habitat heterogeneity within deep-sea methane seep ecosystems (presentation). Ocean Sciences Meeting, Honolulu, HI.

February 2013. Pasulka, A.L., B. Grupe, J. Maloney. Deep-sea ecosystems in our own backyard: A tale of discovery off the coast of San Diego. Center for Marine Biodiversity and Conservation Seminar Series, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA, USA. Invited presentation.

December 2012. Pasulka, A.L., V.J. Orphan, J.A. Steele, G. Chadwick, S. Connon, M.R. Landry, L.A. Levin. The distribution and diversity of heterotrophic protists in a methane seep off the coast of Oregon (presentation). Deep Sea Biology Symposium, Wellington, NZ.

November 2012. Pasulka, A.L. The influence of microbial community structure on ocean carbon biogeochemical cycling. California Institute of Technology. Pasadena, CA, USA. Invited presentation.

February 2012. Pasulka, A.L., M.R. Landry, D.A. Taniguchi, A.G. Taylor and M.J. Church. Temporal dynamics of phytoplankton and heterotrophic protists at Station ALOHA (presentation). Ocean Sciences Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT.

February 2012. Steele, J.A., J. J. Marlow, A.L. Pasulka, B. K. Harrison, O. U. Mason, L.A. Levin, V. J. Orphan. Diversity and activity of Archaea and Bacteria associated with authigenic carbonates at deep-sea methane seeps (poster). Ocean Sciences Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT.

April 2011. Pasulka, A.L., Orphan, V., Levin, L.A., and Allen, E. Diversity and abundance of heterotrophic protists in a methane seep off the coast of Oregon (poster). 8th Annual Southern California Geobiology Symposium at California Institute of Technology, Los Angeles, CA.

February 2011. Pasulka, A.L., D.A. Taniguchi, A.G. Taylor and M.R. Landry. Temporal variations in the microplankton community in the oligotrophic subtropical open ocean and potential environmental factors influencing these variations (poster). ASLO Aquatic Sciences Meeting, San Juan, PR.

September 2009. Pasulka, A.L. and M. R. Landry. Viral-mediated cell lysis vs. microzooplankton grazing as sources of phytoplankton and bacterial mortality in the California Current Ecosystem (poster). LTER All Scientists Meeting, Estes Park, CO.

February 2007. Pasulka, A.L., H. Hartnett, S. Neuer. Role of phagotrophic protists in shaping the spectrum of marine DOC (presentation). ASLO Aquatic Sciences Meeting, Santa Fe, NM.

February 2006. Pasulka, A.L., H. Hartnett, and S. Neuer. What’s up DOC? Investigating the origins of dissolved organic carbon in the ocean (poster). School of Life Sciences Undergraduate Research Symposium at Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.