Matsuda S, A Huffmyer, E Lenz, J Davidson, J Hancock, A Przybylowski, T Innis, R Gates, K Barott.  (2019) Coral bleaching susceptibility is predictive of subsequent mortality within but not between coral species. bioRxiv doi: 10.1101/2019.12.17.880161.


Barron M, J Espinoza, A Thies, K Barott, A Hamdoun, M Tresguerres. (2018) A vesicular Na+/Ca2+ exchanger in coral calcifying cells. PLoS ONE 13(10): e0205367.
Gibbin E, T Krueger, H Putnam, K Barott, J Bodin, R Gates, A Meibom. (2018) Short-term thermal acclimation modifies the metabolic condition of the coral holobiont. Frontiers in Marine Science 5(10): 1-11.


Barott K, M Barron, and M Tresguerres. (2017) Identification of a molecular sensor of pH in coral. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 284(1866): 20171769.

Putnam H*, K Barott*, T Ainsworth, R Gates. (2017) The vulnerability and resilience of reef-building corals. Current Biology. 27(11): pR528-R540 *Contributed equally

Tresguerres M, K Barott, M Barron, D Deheyn, D Kline, L Linsmayer. (2017) Cell biology of reef-building corals: Ion transport, acid/base regulation, and energy metabolism. In “Acid-base balance and nitrogen excretion in invertebrates - Mechanisms and strategies in various invertebrate groups with considerations of challenges caused by ocean acidification” M O’Donnell and D Weihrauch (eds), Springer, Germany.

Knowles B, C Silveira, B Bailey, K Barott, et al. (2016) Lytic to temperate switching of viral communities. Nature. 531(7595): 466-470.

Hester E, K Barott, J Nulton, M Vermeij, F Rohwer. (2016) Stable and sporadic symbiotic communities of coral and algal holobionts. ISME Journal 10: 1157-1169.

McDole Somera, T, B Bailey, K Barott, J Grasis, M Hatay, B Hilton, N Hisakawa, B Nosrat, J Nulton, C Silveira, C Sullivan, R Brainard, F Rohwer. (2016) Energetic differences between bacterioplankton trophic groups and coral reef resistance. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 283: 20160467.

Kujawinski E, K Longnecker, K Barott, R Weber, M Kido Soule. (2016) Microbial community structure affects marine dissolved organic matter composition. Frontiers in Marine Science 3:45.

Barott K, A Venn, S Perez, S Tambutté, M Tresguerres. (2015) Corals host cells acidify symbiotic algal microenvironment to promote photosynthesis. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 112(2): 607-612.
Barott K, S Perez, L Linsmayer, and M Tresguerres. (2015) Differential localization of ion transporters suggests distinct cellular mechanisms for calcification and photosynthesis between two coral species. Amer. J. Physiol. 309(3): R235-R246.    

Barott K and M Tresguerres. (2015) Immunolocalization of proteins in corals: the V-type H+-ATPase proton pump. Bio-protocol 5(17): e1573.
Tresguerres M, K Barott, M Barron, J Roa. (2014) Established and potential physiological roles of bicarbonate-sensing soluble adenylyl cyclase (sAC) in aquatic animals. Journal of Experimental Biology 217: 663-672.
Quistad S, A Stotland, J Grasis, K Barott, C Smurthweites, B Hilton, R Wolkowicz, F Rohwer. (2014) The evolution of TNF-induced apoptosis reveals 550 million years of functional conservation. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 111(26): 9567–9572.
Kelly L, G Williams, K Barott, et al. (2014) Local genomic adaptation of coral and algal-associated microbiomes to gradients of natural variability and anthropogenic stressors. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 111(28): 10227-10232.
Barott K, Y Helman, K Hess, M Barron, L Haramaty, J Buck, L Levin, and M Tresguerres. (2013) High adenylyl cyclase activity and in vivo cAMP fluctuations in corals suggest central physiological role. Scientific Reports 3: 1379.
Gregg, A, M Hatay, A Haas, N Robinett, K Barott, M Vermeij, K Marhaver, F Rohwer. (2013) Biological oxygen demand optode analysis of coral reef associated microbial communities exposed to algal exudates. PeerJ 1:e107.
Rohwer F and K Barott. (2013) Viral information. Biology & Philosophy 28(2): 283-297.
Janouškovec J, A Horák, K Barott, F Rohwer, and P Keeling. (2013) Environmental distribution of coral-associated relatives of apicomplexan parasites. ISME Journal, 7: 444-447.
Barott K and F Rohwer. (2012) Unseen players shape benthic competition on coral reefs. Trends in Microbiology 20(12): 621-628. Cover article.
Barott K, G Williams, M Vermeij, J Harris, J Smith, F Rohwer and S Sandin. (2012) Natural history of coral-algae competition across a gradient of human activity in the Line Islands. Mar Ecol Prog Ser 460: 1-12. Feature Article.
Barott K, B Rodriquez-Brito, M Youle, K Marhaver, M Vermeij, J Smith, and F Rohwer. (2012) Microbial to reef scale interactions between the reef-building coral Montastraea annularis and benthic algae. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 279(1733): 1655-1664.
Kelly L, K Barott, E Dinsdale, A Friedlander, B Nosrat, D Obura, E Sala, S Sandin, J Smith, M Vermeij, G Williams, D Willner, and F Rohwer. (2012) Black reefs: iron-induced phase shifts on coral reefs. ISME Journal 6: 638-649.
McDole T, J Nulton, K Barott, B Felts, C Hand, M Hatay, H Lee, M Nadon, B Nosrat, P Salamon, B Bailey, S Sandin, B Vargas-Angel, M Youle, B Zgliczynski, R Brainard, F Rohwer. (2012) Assessing coral reefs on a Pacific-wide scale using the microbialization score. PLoS One. 7(9): e43233.
Janouškovec J, A Horák, K Barott, F Rohwer, and P Keeling. (2012) Global analysis of plastid diversity reveals new apicomplexan-related lineages associated with coral reefs. Current Biology 22(13): R518-519.
Cassman, N, A Prieto Davo, K Walsh, G Silva, F Angly, S Akhter, K Barott, J Busch, T McDole, J Haggerty, D Willner, G Alarcón, O Ulloa, E DeLong, B Dulith, F Rohwer, E Dinsdale. (2012) Oxygen minimum zones harbor novel viral communities with low diversity. Environmental Microbiology 14(11): 3043-3065.
Barott K, B Rodriguez-Brito, J Janouškovec, K Marhaver, J Smith, P Keeling, and F Rohwer. (2011) Microbial diversity associated with four functional groups of benthic reef algae and the reef-building coral Montastraea annularis. Environmental Microbiology 13(5): 1192-1204.
Barott K, J Caselle, E Dinsdale, A Friedlander, J Maragos, D Obura, F Rohwer, S Sandin, J Smith, and B Zgliczynski. (2010) The lagoon at Caroline/Millennium Atoll, Republic of Kiribati: Natural history of a nearly pristine ecosystem. PLoS ONE 5(6): e10950.
Vermeij M, K Barott, Johnson, A and K Marhaver. (2010) Release of eggs from tentacles in a Caribbean coral. Coral Reefs 29(2): 411.
Barott K, J, Smith, E Dinsdale, M Hatay, S Sandin, and F Rohwer. (2009) Hyperspectral and physiological analyses of coral-algal interactions. PLoS ONE 4(11): e8043.
Angly F, D Willner, A Prieto-Davó, R Edwards, R Schmieder, R Vega Thurber, D Antonopoulos, K Barott, et al. (2009) The GAAS metagenomic tool and its estimations of viral and microbial average genome size in four major biomes. PLoS Computational Biology 5(12): e1000593.
Vega Thurber R, K Barott, D Hall, H Liu, B Rodriguez-Brito, C Desnues, R Edwards, M Haynes, F Angly, L Wegley, and F Rohwer. (2008) Metagenomic analysis indicates that stressors induce production of Herpes-like viruses in the coral Porites compressa. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 105(47): 18413-18418.

"There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in the lonely shore, there is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar; I love not Man the less, but Nature more."  ~ Lord Byron