Past talks and presentations

Underlines indicate Worden lab members

2015

  • Worden AZ. Invited speaker: Resolving phytoplankton diversity, growth and mortality in an Eastern Boundary Upwelling System. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, 14-18 Dec.
  • Limardo AJ, Sudek S, Rii YM, Church M, Wei C-L, Armbrust EV & AZ Worden. Poster: Delineating ecotypes of marine photosynthetic picoeukaryotes in the wild. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, 14-18 Dec.
  • Wilken S. Invited talk: Mixotrophs in aquatic ecosystems: primary producers or consumers? European Phycological Congress 6, London, UK, 23-29 Aug.
  • Zimmerman AE & AZ Worden. Poster: Contrasting life strategies of co-isolated prasinoviruses infecting Ostreococcus lucimarinus. Second EMBO Conference on Aquatic Microbial Ecology (SAME-14), Uppsala, Sweden, 23-28 Aug.
  • Sudek S, Choi CJ, Giovanonni SJ & AZ Worden. Talk: Fine scale resolution of Sargasso Sea phytoplankton seasonal succession patterns. Second EMBO Conference on Aquatic Microbial Ecology (SAME-14), Uppsala, Sweden, 23-28 Aug.
  • Zimmerman AE & AZ Worden. Invited talk: Molecular ecology of picoeukaryotes. Gordon Research Conference on Marine Molecular Ecology, Hong Kong, China 2-7 Aug.
  • Zimmerman AE & AZ Worden. Talk: Assessing controls on virus-host interactions in marine eukaryotic picophytoplankton. Gordon Research Seminar on Marine Molecular Ecology, Hong Kong, China 1-2 Aug.
  • Zimmerman AE. Invited talk: Ecology of marine pico-phytoplankton. Education and Research: Testing Hypotheses (EARTH) Teacher Workshop, Newport, OR 19-24 Jul.
  • Bachy C, C Charlesworth, AJ Limardo, J Finke, E Reistetter, A Chan, CH Wong, CY Ngan, CL Wei, G Kunde-Ramamoorthy, C Suttle & AZ Worden. Poster: Contrasting life strategies of co-isolated prasinoviruses infecting Ostreococcus lucimarinus. Jacques Monod Conference Marine Eco-systems Biology, Roscoff, France, 22-26 Jun.
  • Worden AZ. Invited Speaker: Jacques Monod Conference on Ecosystems Biology, Roscoff, France, 22-26 Jun.
  • Sudek L, Guo J, Reistetter EN, Choi CJ, Elrod V, Klimov D, Purvine S, Ansong C, Callister ST, Smith RD & AZ Worden. Poster: Global Responses of the Picoprasinophyte Micromonas to Phosphate Limitation. Jacques Monod Conference Marine Eco-systems Biology, Roscoff, France, 22-26 Jun.
  • Zimmerman AE. Invited talk: What scientists do: Marine microbiology. Monterey Bay Aquarium Project Based Science Teacher Institute, Monterey, CA 17-20 Jun.
  • Worden AZ. Invited Seminar Speaker: Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, Germany, 15 Jun.
  • Worden AZ. Invited Seminar Speaker: University of Oldenburg, Oldenburg, Germany, 12 Jun.
  • Bachy C, C Charlesworth, AJ Limardo, J Finke, E Reistetter, A Chan, CH Wong, CY Ngan, CL Wei, G Kunde-Ramamoorthy, C Suttle & AZ Worden. Talk: Global host-virus transcriptomic profile. CIFAR Integrated Microbial Biodiversity Program Meeting, Victoria, Canada, 27-29 May.
  • Wilken S. Invited talk: The flexible role of mixotrophs in aquatic environments: Primary producers or consumers? Department of Biological Sciences, USC, Los Angeles, USA, 5 May.
  • Bachy C, C Charlesworth, AJ Limardo, J Finke, E Reistetter, A Chan, CH Wong, CY Ngan, CL Wei, G Kunde-Ramamoorthy, C Suttle & AZ Worden. Poster: Global host-virus transcriptomic profile: differential gene expression in the viral infection of the marine alga Micromonas pusilla under nutrient limitation. Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting (JGI-DOE), Walnut Creek, USA, 24-26 Mar.
  • Wilken S. Invited talk: Mixotrophs in aquatic environments: linking physiology to population dynamics. ICM-CSIC, Barcelona, Spain, 5 Mar.
  • Wilken S, Schuurmans MJ, Matthijs HCP & AZ Worden. Talk: The role of light and prey availability in shaping the physiology of mixotrophs. ASLO Aquatic Sciences Meeting, Granada, Spain, 22-27 Feb.
  • Jimenez V, Sudek S, Bachy C, Choi CJ & AZ Worden (2015). Poster: Phytoplankton diversity, growth and mortality in North Pacific mesotrophic and oligotrophic regions. Aquatic Sciences Meeting, Granada, Spain. 22-27 Feb.
  • Worden AZ. Invited Speaker: AAAS Annual Meeting, San Jose, California, 12-16 Feb.
  • Guo J, Reistetter EN, Purine S, Ansong C, Callister S & AZ Worden. Poster: The proteomic response of the green alga Micromonas to phosphorus deficiency and recovery. AAAS Annual Meeting, San Jose, California, 12-16 Feb.
  • Bachy C, C Charlesworth, A Chan, CH Wong, CY Ngan, CL Wei, G Kunde-Ramamoorthy, C Suttle & AZ Worden. Poster: Global and photosynthesis-related gene expression in the marine alga Micromonas pusilla. Western Photosynthesis Meeting, Asilomar, USA, 8-11 Jan.

2014

  • Zimmerman AE & AZ Worden. Poster: Assessing environmental controls and biogeochemical consequences of virus-host interactions in marine eukaryotic picophytoplankton. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA 14-19 Dec.
  • Worden AZ. Invited Speaker: American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA 14-19 Dec.
  • Jensvold ZD, Zimmerman AE & AZ Worden. Poster: Physiological response of Ostreococcus to nutrient depletion. 95th Annual Meeting, Western Society of Naturalists, Tacoma, WA 13-16 Nov.
  • Worden AZ. Invited Seminar Speaker: SciLifeLab and University of Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden, 5 Nov.
  • Worden AZ. Invited Seminar Speaker: University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark, 3 Nov.
  • Jensvold ZD, Worden AZ & AE Zimmerman. Poster: Physiological response of Ostreococcus to nutrient depletion. Annual Society for Advancement of Hispanics/Chicanos and Native Americans in Science National Conference, Los Angeles, CA 16-18 Oct.
  • Bachy C & AZ Worden. Contributed talk: Discovery of a photosensory signaling protein widespread in algae. International Society for Microbial Ecology, Seoul, Korea, 24-29 Aug.
  • Bachy C & AZ Worden. Invited talk: How biochemical pathway gaps can reveal growth requirements of dominant taxa in the surface ocean. International Society for Microbial Ecology, Seoul, Korea, 24-29 Aug.
  • Wilken S & AZ Worden. Keynote talk: Phytoplankton and the global climate. International Union of Microbiological Societies, Montreal, Canada 27 Jul- 1 Aug.
  • Guo J, Wilken S, Sudek L, Reistetter E, Purvine S, Ansong C, Callister S, Limardo AJ, Klimov D & AZ Worden. Poster: Responses of the widespread green alga Micromonas to elevated CO2 at different levels of phosphorus availability. CIFAR Integrated Microbial Biodiversity Annual Meeting, Liblice, Czech Republic.
  • Jiménez V, Wei CL, Ramamoorthy G, Bachy C, Wong CH & AZ Worden. Poster: Response of the marine picoeukaryote Micromonas to nitrogen deprivation. Integrated Microbial Biodiversity Program Meeting, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Liblice, Czech Republic, 25-29 Jun.
  • Zimmerman AE. Invited talk: Marine microbial ecology and biogeochemistry. Monterey Bay Aquarium Project Based Science Teacher Institute, Monterey, CA 11-14 Jun.
  • Choi CJ, Sudek S & AZ Worden. Poster: Global analysis of plastid diversity in photosynthetic stramenopiles. ASLO Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting, Portland, OR, USA, 18-23 May.
  • Worden AZ. Invited Speaker: Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting (ASLO/PSA/SFS/SWS), Portland, OR, USA, 18-23 May.
  • Guo J, Wilken S, Sudek L, Reistetter E, Purvine S, Ansong C, Callister S, Limardo AJ, Klimov D & AZ Worden. Poster: Responses of the widespread green alga Micromonas to elevated CO2 at different levels of phosphorus availability. DOE Genomic Science Contractors-Grantees Meeting XII, Arlington, USA.
  • Bachy C, V JiménezS Sudek, JC Lagarias & AZ Worden. Poster: Phytochromes in widespread marine algae reveal origins of plant signaling proteins. ASLO Ocean Sciences Meeting, Honolulu, USA, 23-28 Feb.
  • Limardo AJ, S Sudek & AZ Worden. Poster: Putative uncultured ecotypes of the photosynthetic picoplankton Bathycoccus. ASLO Ocean Sciences Meeting, Honolulu, USA, 23-28 Feb.
  • Sudek S, Everroad RC, Smith JM & AZ Worden. Talk: Diversity of eukaryotic and cyanobacterial picophytoplankton in the Northeastern Pacific. Ocean Sciences, Honolulu, HI, 23-28 Feb.
  • Jiménez V & AZ Worden. Talk: Nitrogen metabolism in green algae: a case study using Micromonas. Ocean Science meeting, ASLO, Honolulu, HI, USA, Feb 23-28.
  • Bachy C, D Duanmu, S Sudek, V Jiménez, MJ van Baren, CH Wong, NC Rockwell, SS Martin, CY Ngan, E Reistetter, CL Wei, F Chavez, A Reyes-Prieto, S Callister, JC Lagarias & AZ Worden. Poster: Phytochromes in photosynthetic algae reveal origins of plant signaling proteins. Genomic Science Annual Contractor-Grantee Meeting, Washington DC, USA, 6-9 Feb.
  • Guo J, Wilken S, Sudek L, Reistetter E, Purvine S, Ansong C, Callister S, Limardo AJ, Klimov D, Kolber Z & AZ Worden. Poster: Responses of the widespread green alga Micromonas to elevated CO2 at different levels of phosphorus availability. Genomic Science Contractors-Grantees Meeting XII. Arlington, VA, 9-12 Feb.
  • Waltman P, van Baren MJ, Reistetter E, Purvine S, Ansong C, Callister S, Worden AZ & J Stuart. Examining the post‐transcriptional program governing the metabolic proteome of Micromonas pusilla. Genomic Science Contractors‐Grantees Meeting XII. Arlington, VA, 9-12 Feb.
  • Lagarias JC, Duanmu D, Bachy C, Rockwell NC, Jimenez V, Wong C‐H, Sudek S, Martin SS, Ngan CY, Reistetter E, Price DC, van Baren MJ, Bhattacharya D, Reyes-Prieto A, Wei C-L & AZ Worden. Talk: Bilin signaling in the green lineage. 23rd Western Photosynthesis Conference. Asilomar, CA, 2-5 Jan.
  • Worden AZ. Invited Seminar: Photosynthetic eukaryotes (of the smallest sort). University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, 14 Jan.

2013

  • Worden AZ. Invited Talk: Environmental genomics in pursuit of evolutionary & ecological dynamics. European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) Conference on Comparative Genomics of Eukaryotic Microorganisms, Sant Feliu de Guixols, Spain 19-24 Oct.
  • Worden AZ. Keynote: Ocean `Omics: Understanding phytoplankton and the global carbon cycle. Annual Meeting of the Environmental Mutagenesis and Genomics Society. Monterey, CA 21-25 Sept.
  • Simmons MP & AZ Worden. Invited talk: Population-specific algal transcripts and qPCR pinpoint novel marine ecotypes and biogeographic expression of unknown function genes. International Congress of Protistology XIV, Vancouver B.C. CAN 28 Jul – 2 Aug.
  • Worden AZ. Invited talk: Putting meta’omics to work in phytoplankton ecology. International Congress of Protistology XIV, Vancouver B.C. CAN 28 Jul – 2 Aug.
  • Limardo AJ & AZ Worden. Poster: Photosynthetic picoplankton and putative uncultured ecotypes in the wild. International Congress of Protistology XIV, Vancouver B.C. CAN 28 Jul – 2 Aug.
  • Worden AZ. Invited Seminar: Putting picoeukaryote genomes to work in microbial ecology. Stazione Zoologica di Napoli, IT 21 June.
  • Jimenez V, Wei CL, Wong CH, Ngan CY & AZ Worden. Poster: Nitrogen metabolism in plants and green algae: a case study usingMicromonas. Integrated Microbial Diversity Meeting. Whistler, B.C. CAN 14-18 May.
  • Worden AZ. Talk: Putting picoeukaryote genomes to work. Integrated Microbial Diversity Meeting. Whistler, B.C. CAN 14-18 May.
  • Sudek S, Everroad C, Gehman A, Kolber D & AZ Worden. Poster: Diversity of picophyto-plankton along a physic-chemical gradient in the northeastern Pacific. Genomics of Energy and the Environment Meeting. Walnut Creek, CA 26-29 Mar.
  • Jimenez V, Wei CL, Wong CH, Ngan CY & AZ Worden. Poster: Nitrogen metabolism in plants and green algae: a case study usingMicromonas. Genomics of Energy and the Environment Meeting. Walnut Creek, CA 26-29 Mar.
  • van Baren MJ, Reistetter E, Wong CH, Ngan CY, Purvine P, Ansong C, Grimwood J, Schmutz J, Callister S, Wei CL & AZ Worden. Evidence based approaches to the Micromonas genomes provide insights to marine algae and the plant lineage. Genomics of Energy and the Environment Meeting. Walnut Creek, CA 26-29 Mar.
  • Worden AZ. Invited talk: Gaining insight to marine photosynthesis and the plant lineage using omic technologies. JGI Genomic Technologies Workshop/Genomics of Energy and the Environment Meeting. Walnut Creek, CA 26-29 Mar.
  • van Baren MJ, Waltman P, Sam D, Reistetter E, Purvine S, Ansong C, Callister S, Stuart J & AZ Worden. Poster: Systems biology of marine green algae: insights from the dual Micromonas model system. DOE Genomic Science Meeting. Bethesda, MD, 24-27 Feb.
  • Worden AZ. Invited talk: Connecting genomes to physiology & response in marine photosynthetic eukaryotes. DOE Genomic Science Meeting. Bethesda, MD, 24-27 Feb.
  • Worden AZ. Invited Seminar: Going where the wild things are: advances & challenges in understanding photosynthetic picoeukaryotes. Seminar, Oregon State University, Corvallis OR, 28 Jan.

2012

  • Worden AZ. Invited talk: ‘Omics in the open-ocean. Bay Area Biosystematists Meeting, 27 November, San Jose, CA.
  • McRose D & AZ Worden. Talk: Eludicating the role of vitamins in phytoplankton ecology. ISME14, Copenhagen, DK 19-24 Aug.
  • Sudek S, Everroad C & AZ Worden. Talk: Diversity of picophytoplankton along an ocean gradient. ISME14, Copenhagen, DK, 19-24 Aug.
  • Worden AZ. Invited talk: Going where the wild things are: uncultured phytoplankton. ISME14, Copenhagen, DK 19-24 Aug.
  • Worden AZ. Keynote Lecture: Eukaryotic algae and ecosystem dynamics. 8th International Chrysophyte Symposium. Prague, CZ 12-17 Aug.
  • Reistetter E, Limardo AJ, Klimov D, Kolber Z & AZ Worden. Poster: Phosphate scavenging and uptake in the unicellular green algaMicromonas. 112th General Meeting American Society of Microbiology, San Francisco CA 16-19 June.
  • Purvine SO, Callister SJ, Ansong CK, van Baren MJ, Waltman P, Reistetter E, Stuart J & AZ Worden. Poster: the characterization of diel cycle proteomes for two Micromonas strains reveal similarities and differences in their physiology. 112th General Meeting American Society of Microbiology, San Francisco CA 16-19 June.
  • Worden AZ, Janouskovec J, Engman A , McRose D, Malfatti S, Tringe SJ & PJ Keeling. Poster (presented by D McRose): The chloroplast genome of an uncultured pelagophyte and its distribution in the world’s oceans 112th General Meeting American Society of Microbiology, San Francisco CA 16-19 June.
  • Worden AZ. Invited Seminar: Biology and evolution of the world’s tiniest plants: marine picoeukaryotes. Plant Sciences Seminar Series, UC Davis, Davis CA, 2 Mar.
  • van Baren MJ, Waltman P, Sam D, Reistetter E, Purvine S, Ansong C, Callister C, J Stuart & AZ Worden. Computational and experimental approaches to systems biology of marine green algae. Genomic Science Awardee Meeting X. Bethesda, MD, 26‐29 Feb.
  • McRose D, Yan S, Reistetter E & AZ Worden. Vitamin biosynthesis and regulation in marine eukaryotic algae. Genomic Science Awardee Meeting X. Bethesda, MD, 26-29 Feb.
  • Vergin KL, Beszteri B, Monier A, Thrash JC, Treusch A, Worden AZ, Kilpert F & SJ Giovannoni. High resolution SAR11 ecotype dynamics at the Bermuda Atlantic Time-Series Study Site. ASLO/AGU Ocean Sciences Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, USA, 19-27 February.
  • Clayton SA, Lin YC, Nagai T, Worden AZ & M Follows. The Kuroshio Front: ecological barrier or blender? ASLO/AGU Ocean Sciences Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, USA, 19-27 February.
  • Worden AZ. Invited talk: Activity, diversity and genetic makeup of wild marine photosynthetic eukaryotes. AAAS Annual Meeting, Vancouver, CAN 17 Feb.

2011

  • Worden AZ. Invited talk: Ecology and evolution of the smallest free-living eukaryotes, Microbial Diversity Institute Winter Symposium, Yale University, New Haven CN 2 Dec.
  • Worden AZ. Invited talk: Secrets from the Sea – Genomics of the smallest free-living eukaryotes. Plant Genomes and Biotechnology: From Genes to Networks Meeting, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY 30 Nov-3 Dec.
  • Worden AZ. Invited talk: Insights to eukaryotic phytoplankton from comparative ‘omics. European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) Conference on Comparative Genomics of Eukaryotic Microorganisms, Sant Feliu de Guixols, Spain 15-22 Oct.
  • Worden AZ. Invited Seminar: What’s new in the picoeukaryote world? UCSC Seminar Series, Santa Cruz, CA 7 Oct.
  • Worden AZ. Plenary: Integrated approaches to the ecology of wild and cultured picoeukaryotes. Phycological Society of America Annual Meeting, Seattle WA 12-16 July.
  • Sudek S & AZ Worden. Invited talk: Metagenomics of Photosynthetic Marine Microbes. Indonesian-American Symposium – Kavli Frontiers of Science/US National Academy of Science. Bogor, Indonesia.
  • Worden AZ. Invited talk: Genomics of marine picoeukaryote populations. Symposium, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 10 June.
  • Monier A, Sudek S & AZ Worden. Poster: Targeted “-Omic” approaches for microbial ecology reveal parallel host-virus gene exchanges in eukaryotes and bacteria. 111th General Meeting American Society of Microbiology, New Orleans LA 21-24 May.
  • Worden AZ. Invited talk: Picophytoplankton and carbon fixation in changing seas. 111th General Meeting American Society of Microbiology, New Orleans LA 21-24 May.
  • Simmons MP & AZ Worden. Distribution of novel introns in the marine eukaryotic green alga Micromonas. Poster, 111th General Meeting American Society of Microbiology, New Orleans, LA 21-24 May.
  • McRose D & AZ Worden. Growth and gene expression responses of two Micromonas species to thiamine deprivation suggests disparate metabolic capabilities. Poster, 111th General Meeting American Society of Microbiology, New Orleans, LA 21-24 May.

2010

  • Worden AZ. Invited talk: Illuminating the black box: marine eukaryotic picophytoplankton by targeted metagenomics & more. ISME-13 (International Society for Microbial Ecology Congress), Seattle, WA, USA 22-27 Aug.
  • Treusch A, Vergin K, O’Malley R, Demir E, Worden AZ, Behrenfeld M, Carlson C & SJ Giovannoni. Dynamics in bacterioplankton and phytoplankton community structure at the Bermuda Atlantic Time-series Study site. Poster, ISME-13, Seattle, WA, USA, 22-27 August.
  • McRose D & AZ Worden. B Vitamins and phytoplankton: a study of gene expression and physiology in the prasinophyte Micromonas. Poster, Integrated Microbial Biodiversity Annual meeting, CIFAR, Seattle, WA, USA, 19-22 August.
  • Monier A & AZ Worden. Unearthing ancestral roots: marine protists and the tree of life. Poster, Gordon Research Conference on Marine Microbes, Tilton NH, 4-9 July.
  • Worden AZ. Invited talk: Genomes of uncultured protists. Gordon Research Conference on Marine Microbes, Tilton, NH, USA 4-9 July.
  • Worden AZ. Invited talk: From comparative genomics to the sea. 14th International Conference on the cell and molecular biology ofChlamydomonas, Norton, MA, USA 6-10 June.
  • Worden AZ. XXV Celebration Lecture, Opening Plenary: Flowing across the ocean: understanding algal roles in global CO2 uptake. International Society for Advanced Cytometry, Seattle, WA, USA 8-12 May.
  • Worden AZ. Invited talk: Marine algal evolution, ecology & roles in global CO2 uptake. Joint Genome Institute Annual User Meeting, Walnut Creek, CA, USA, 24-26 March.
  • Worden AZ. Invited Seminar: Diversity, ecology and genomics of tiny photosynthetic eukaryotes. Moss Landing Marine Labs, Moss Landing, CA, USA, March.
  • Worden AZ. 22nd CB Van Niel Lecture: Mosaic seascapes: unicellular eukaryotes and the marine carbon cycle. Hopkins Marine Station, Stanford University, Monterey, CA, USA, March.
  • Worden AZ. Talk: Reshaping metagenomics for investigating eukaryotic phytoplankton in the natural environment. ASLO/AGU Ocean Sciences Meeting, Portland, OR, USA, 22-26 Feb.
  • Treusch A, Vergin K, O’Malley R, Demir E, Worden AZ, Behrenfeld MJ, Carlson CA & SJ Giovannoni. Poster: Bacterioplankton and phytoplankton community structure dynamics at the Bermuda Atlantic Time-series Study Site. ASLO/AGU Ocean Sciences Meeting, Portland, OR, USA, 22-26 February.
  • Beszteri B, Vergin K, Treusch A, Li W, Norbeck A, Nicora C, Monier A, Carlson CA, Green J, Worden AZ & SJ Giovannoni. Poster: Comparative metagenomics of microbial communities from the Sargasso Sea during the spring bloom and summer stratification. ASLO/AGU Ocean Sciences Meeting, Portland, OR, USA, 22-26 February.
  • Skoning HA, Monier A, McRose D, Wilcox H & AZ Worden. Poster: Prasinophytae phylogenetic characterization along a transect from Monterey Bay to oligotrophic waters and application to 454-TAG sequence analysis. ASLO/AGU Ocean Sciences Meeting, Portland, OR, USA, 22-26 February.
  • Demir E, Cuvelier ML, Skoning HA, Zehr J & AZ Worden. Talk: Niche differentiation between two Ostreococcus clades. ASLO/AGU Ocean Sciences Meeting, Portland, OR, USA, 22-26 February.

2009

  • Worden AZ. Talk: Diversity, ecology and genomics of tiny marine eukaryotes. Integrated Microbial Biodiversity Annual meeting CIFAR, Pacific Grove, CA, USA, 16-19 June.
  • Worden AZ. Invited Seminar: The marine carbon cycle, phytoplankton genomes and developing the field of systems biology. Seminar, Pacific North-West National Labs, Richland, WA, USA, 1 April.
  • Worden AZ. Invited talk: Oceans of protists and the carbon cycle. Genomics: GTL Contractor-Grantee Workshop VII and USDA-DOE Plant Feedstock Genomics for Bioenergy Awardee Workshop, N. Bethesda, MD, USA, 8-11 February.
  • Giovannoni SJ, Treusch AH, Carlson CA, Vergin K, Burton RM & AZ Worden. Invited talk (by S. Giovannoni): Microbial community structure in the ocean surface layer. ASLO Aquatic Sciences Meeting, Nice, FR, 25-29 January.
  • Cuvelier ML, Demir E, Binder BJ & AZ Worden. Talk: Diversity and community dynamics of small eukaryotes in the Sargasso Sea., ASLO Aquatic Sciences Meeting, Nice, FR, 25-29 January.
  • Worden AZ, Demir E & ML Cuvelier. Talk: From the tropics to poles: ecological and genomic variation of the widespread prasinophyteMicromonas. ASLO Aquatic Sciences Meeting, Nice, FR, 25-29 January.
  • Demir E, Everroad RC, Welsh RM, Pennington JT, Chavez F & AZ Worden. Poster: Phytoplankton community transitions across contrasting nutrient regimes. ASLO Aquatic Sciences Meeting, Nice, FR, 25-29 January.
  • Worden AZ. Invited Seminar: An ocean of protists: diversity and ecology of photosynthetic picoeukaryotes. Department of Botany Seminar Series, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, CAN, 20 January.
  • Worden AZ. Invited talk: An ocean of protists: diversity, ecology and a taste of genomic insights to the photosynthetic community. 18th Western Photosynthesis Conference, Pacific Grove, CA, USA, 8-11 January.

2008

  • Worden AZ. Invited Seminar: Genomic approaches to the ecology and biology of photosynthetic picoeukaryotes. Marine Biology Seminar Series, Scripps Institution of Oceanography. La Jolla, CA, USA, 7 November.
  • Worden AZ. Invited talk: The importance of marine picoeukaryotes and the search for lost time. Metagenomics 2008. San Diego, CA, USA, 4-7 Nov.
  • Worden AZ. Invited talk: Ecology of photosynthetic picoeukaryotes: genomic and metagenomic perspectives. American Society of Microbiology General Mtg., Boston, MA, 1-5 June.
  • Cuvelier ML, Demir E, Binder BJ & AZ Worden. Poster: Community composition of picoeukaryotes in open ocean and coastal waters. ASM General Meeting, Boston, MA, 1-5 June
  • McDonald SM & AZ Worden. Poster: A comparison of flagella proteins in Micromonas pusilla (Prasinophyceae) and Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. ASM General Meeting, Boston, MA, USA, 1-5 June.
  • Lee J-H, Worden AZ & U Goodenough. Poster: Comparative analysis of transcription factor profiles among green genomes. The 13th International Chlamydomonas Conference, FR, 27 May-1 June.
  • Lee J-H, Waffenschmidt S, Worden AZ & U Goodenough. Poster: Identification of candidate chimeric HRGP cell-wall genes in cell-wall less prasinophytes, Ostreococcus and Micromonas, using bioinformatics: unique endowment of HRGPs in green plants. The 13th InternationalChlamydomonas Conference, FR, 27 May-1 June.
  • Welsh, RM, Cuvelier, ML & AZ Worden. Poster: The application of flow cytometry to enumeration and sizing of marine phytoplankton populations. Prochlorococcus Symposium, Cambridge, MA, USA 30-31 May.
  • Worden AZ. Talk: Phytoplankton community dynamics at a tropically influenced time-series transect. Prochlorococcus Symposium, Cambridge, MA, 30-31 May.
  • Worden AZ. Invited talk: Genomic approaches to the ecology & biology of photosynthetic picoeukaryotes. Canadian Institute For Advanced Research (CIFAR). Quebec, CAN, May.
  • Simmons MP, Rombauts S, Van de Peer Y, Bhattacharya D & AZ Worden. Poster: A randomized approach to evaluating gene characteristics and overlap in the green lineage marine alga Micromonas pusilla. Poster, Joint Genome Institute Annual User Meeting, Walnut Creek, CA, 26-28 March.
  • Worden AZ. Plenary Talk: The biology & ecology of marine photosynthetic picoeukaryotes. Annual Meeting of the German Protozoology Society, Rostok, DE, March.
  • Worden AZ. Invited talk: Metagenomic approaches to the ecology of marine eukaryotes. Human Microbiome Meeting, Banbury Center, Cold Spring Harbor, NY March.

2007

  • Worden AZ. Invited Seminar: Picoeukaryotes: community composition, ecology (with a sprinkling of genomics) and carbon cycle contributions. Ocean Sciences, UCSC 14 Nov.
  • Worden AZ. Invited talk: Picoeukaryote ecology: advances and challenges. Single Cell Alternatives to Metagenomics in Environmental Microbiology Workshop, Boothbay Harbor, ME 9-14 Sept.
  • Worden AZ. Invited Seminar: Picoeukaryotes: genomes, ecology and contributions to marine carbon cycling. Institut de Ciències del Mar, CSIC, Barcelona, ES. 15 June.
  • Worden AZ & ML Cuvelier. Talk: Ecology & genomics of marine picoplanktonic prasinophytes. Jacques Monod Conference: Environmental Genomics, Roscoff, FR.
  • Derelle E, Worden AZ, Grigoriev I & H Moreau. Novel similarities in genome structure of diverse prasinophytes. Jacques Monod Conference: Environmental Genomics, Roscoff, FR.
  • Cuvelier ML, Binder BJ, Ortiz AC & AZ Worden. Poster: Diversity of picoeukaryotes in open ocean environments. ASM General Meeting, Toronto, Canada.
  • Worden AZ, McDonald SM, Von Dassow P, Not F, Foulon E, Bhattacharya D & ML Cuvelier. Poster: Whole genome sequencing ofMicromonas pusilla, a ubiquitous picoeukaryotic phytoplankter. 2nd Annual JGI User Meeting, Walnut Creek, CA, USA. 2007 Worden AZ. Invited Seminar: Picoeukaryotes: genomes, ecology & contributions to marine carbon cycling. Seminar, University of Madras, Chennai, IN 5 January.

2006

  • Worden AZ, Armbrust EV, Bhattacharya D, Moreau H, Simon N, Van de Peer Y, Aerts A & I Grigoriev. Complete genome sequencing of two picoeukaryotic marine primary producers: the Micromonas Project. Marine Genomics, Sorrento, IT.
  • Webb, EA, Jenkins, BD, Larimer FW, Meeks JC, Waterbury JB, Worden AZ & JP Zehr. Genome specialization and complexity of oceanic cyanobacteria: physiology, ecology, and evolution. 11th ISME meeting, Vienna, Austria.
  • Worden AZ. Invited Seminar: Carbon cycles & marine food webs – considering picoeukaryote roles. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI), Moss Landing, CA, USA, 22 August.
  • Worden AZ. Invited talk: Picophytoeukaryotic dynamics, diversity and genomics. Gordon Research Conference on Marine Microbes, Biddeford, ME, USA, 23-28 July 2006.
  • Cuvelier M, Binder BJ, Heidelberg JF & AZ Worden. Poster: Ecology of picoeukaryotes in open-ocean environments. Gordon Research Conference on Marine Microbes, Biddeford, ME.
  • Not F, Viprey M, Vaulot D, Worden AZ, Moon-van der Staay SY & R Massana. Diversity of “Radiolarian” sequences in the pico size fraction. Gordon Research Conference on Marine Microbes, Biddeford, ME.
  • Worden AZ. Invited Seminar: Picophytoeukaryote ecology and diversity. Dept. of Biology. University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, USA, 2 May.
  • Worden AZ. Invited Seminar: Phototrophic picoplankton: diversity and ecology in the oceans. Seminar, Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO), Yerseke, NL 8 March.
  • Worden AZ. Invited Seminar: Picophytoeukaryote ecology and diversity. Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics (IBED), University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, NL, 7 March.
  • Cuvelier ML, Armbrust EV, Bhattacharya D, Heidelberg JF, Moreau H, Simon N & AZ Worden. Poster: Comparative Genomics of picoeukaryotic Marine Primary Producers: An Introduction to the Micromonas Project. 1st Annual JGI User Mtg, Walnut Creek, CA.
  • Hilton J, Not F, Guigand C & AZ Worden. Talk: Seasonal variations of Gulf Stream picoplankton communities. ASLO/AGU Ocean Sciences Meeting, Honolulu, HI.
  • Not F, Heidelberg J, Gausling R & AZ Worden. Vertical distribution of picoeukaryotic diversity in the open ocean. ASLO/AGU Ocean Sciences Meeting, Honolulu, HI.
  • Worden AZ. Through the looking glass. Talk, Azam Symposium: Status of Bacterioplankton Ecology, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA, USA, 16-17 February.
  • Worden AZ. Marine picoplankton – phytoplankton, bacteria & their environmental significance. National Tropical Botanical Garden Physicians’ Course, Coconut Grove, FL, USA, 26-28 January.

2005

  • Worden AZ. Global carbon cycles & marine food webs: the role of flow cytometry and picophytoplankton. Beckman Coulter BioPharma Invited Seminar Series, Kendall, FL, USA, October.
  • Worden AZ. Diversity, ecology and genomics of marine picophytoplankton. Marine Microbial Communities Diversity Symposium, Renessee, NL, September.
  • Worden AZ. Microbial Expression: A key to environmental dynamics of picoeukaryotes, American Society of Limnology and Oceanography Aquatic Sciences Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, USA, 20-25 February.
  • Worden AZ. Integrating pathogen dynamics & trophic interactions in the marine environment. Oceans and Human Health Center 1st Annual Science Symposium, Miami, FL, USA, January.

2004

  • Worden AZ, Bartlett D & F Azam. Talk: Dynamics of Vibrio cholerae in marine systems. 10th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, Cancun, MX.

2003

  • Worden AZ. Invited Seminar: Marine picoeukaryote biodiversity and ecology. University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA, March.
  • Worden AZ. Invited Seminar: The world’s smallest eukaryotes: importance to marine ecosystems? University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA, USA, February.

2002

  • Worden AZ, Azam F, Hyldig-Nielson JJ, Stender H & R Gausling. Analysis of Sargasso Sea microbial communities by fluorescence in situhybridization using Peptide Nucleic Acid probes. American Society of Microbiology 102nd General Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT.
  • Azam F & AZ Worden. Plenary talk (by F. Azam): Microbial control of marine ecosystem structure and function: implications for biodiversity and conservation. Center for Marine Biodiversity and Conservation Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, USA.
  • Worden AZ. Invited Seminar: Investigating the world’s smallest eukaryotes: diversity and
    ecology of marine picoeukaryotes. University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA, November.
  • Worden AZ. Invited talk: Assessing the dynamics and ecology of marine picophytoplankton: the importance of the eukaryotic component. PICODIV Workshop, Roscoff, FR, July.
  • Worden AZ & B Palenik. Picoeukaryote abundance, diversity, growth and grazing mortality at a California Current monitoring site. ASLO Ocean Sciences Meeting, Honolulu, HI.

2001

  • Worden AZ & B Palenik. Picoeukaryote diversity and physiology at a coastal monitoring site. 9th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology. Amsterdam, Nl.
  • Worden AZ & BJ Binder. Growth regulation of rRNA content of Prochlorococcus and Synechococcus (marine cyanobacteria) measured by whole-cell hybridization of rRNA-targeted peptide nucleic acids. VIIth Cyanobacterial Workshop, Asilomar CA.
  • Worden AZ & BJ Binder. Growth and grazing mortality dynamics of Prochlorococcus and Synechococcus in the Sargasso Sea and California Current. American Society of Limnology and Oceanography Aquatic Sciences Meeting, Albuquerque NM.

1998

  • Worden AZ, Chisholm SW & BJ Binder. A new technique for In Situ rRNA probing of Prochlorococcus and Synechococcus. VIth Cyanobacterial Workshop, Asilomar CA.
  • Worden AZ, Chisholm SW & BJ Binder. Poster: Application of rRNA-targeted peptide nucleic acids in marine photosynthetic picoplankton. 8th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, Halifax, NS.

1997

  • Worden AZ & BJ Binder. Talk: Flow cytometric analysis of stream bacterial populations. North American Benthological Society Annual Meeting, San Marcos, TX.

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