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  • Fangue, N.A., E.J. Osborne, A. Todgham and P.M. Schulte. 2011. The onset temperature of the heat-shock response and whole-organism thermal tolerance are tightly correlated in both laboratory-acclimated and field-acclimatized tidepool sculpins (Oligocottus maculosus). Physiological and Biochemical Zoology.

  • O'Donnell, M., A. Todgham, M. Sewell, L. Hammond, K. Ruggiero, N. Fangue, M. Zippay and G. Hofmann. 2010. Ocean acidification alters skeletogenesis and gene expression in larval sea urchins. Marine Ecology Progress Series: 157-171.

  • Hofmann, G. and A. Todgham. 2010. Living in the Now: Physiological Mechanisms to Tolerate a Rapidly Changing Environment. Annual Review of Physiology 72: 127-145.

  • Mandic, M., A. Todgham and J. Richards. 2009. Mechanisms and evolution of hypoxia tolerance in fish. Proceedings of the Royal Society Biological Sciences Series B: 735-744.

  • Todgham, A. and G. Hofmann. 2009. Transcriptomic response of sea urchin larvae Strongylocentrotus purpuratus to CO2-driven seawater acidification. Journal of Experimental Biology: 2579-2594.

  • Hofmann, G., M. O'Donnell and A. Todgham. 2008. Using functional genomics to explore the effects of ocean acidification on calcifying marine organisms. Marine Ecology Progress Series: 219-225.

  • Sloman, K., M. Mandic, A. Todgham, N. Fangue, P. Subrt and J. RichardS. 2008. response of the tidepool sculpin, Oligocottus maculosus, to hypoxia in laboratory, mesocosm and field environments. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part a Molecular & Integrative Physiology: 284-292.

  • Todgham, A., E. Hoaglund and G. Hofmann. 2007. Is cold the new hot? Elevated ubiquitin-conjugated protein levels in tissues of Antarctic fish as evidence for cold-denaturation of proteins in vivo. Journal of Comparative Physiology B: Biochemical, Systemic, & Environmental Physiology 177: 857-866.

  • Todgham, A., G. Iwama and P. Schulte. 2006. Effects of the Natural Tidal Cycle and Artificial Temperature Cycling on Hsp Levels in the Tidepool Sculpin Oligocottus maculosus. Physiological & Biochemical Zoology 79: 1033-1045.

  • Todgham, A., P. Schulte and G. Iwama. 2005. Cross-Tolerance in the Tidepool Sculpin. Physiological & Biochemical Zoology 78: 133-144.

  • Iwama, G., L. Afonso, A. Todgham, P. Ackerman and K. Nakano. 2004. Are hsps suitable for indicating stressed states in fish? Journal of Experimental Biology 207: 15-19.

  • Todgham, A., P. Anderson and P. Wright. 2001. Effects of exercise on nitrogen excretion, carbamoyl phosphate synthetase III activity and related urea cycle enzymes in muscle and liver tissues of juvenile rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part a Molecular and Integrative Physiology: 2-3.

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Educational Background

  • 2005 – Ph.D., University of British Columbia (Comparative Physiology)

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  • Protein and gene expression in thermally stressed intertidal limpets: a mechanistic primer to predict the effect of climate change on marine organisms

  • Life in a high CO2 ocean: physiological response of native oysters to conditions of elevated CO2 and temperature

  • Using comparative genomics to assess the impacts of global climate change on an important marine calcifier, the owl limpet, in the rocky intertidal of the Northeastern Pacific Ocean

  • A global perspective on thermal tolerance limits: transcriptomic and proteomic signals of heat stress in intertidal limpets

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Collaborators, Advisors & Advisees

  • Bjelde, B – San Francisco State University

  • Boles, S – San Francisco State University

  • Chase, D – San Francisco State University

  • Gaylord, B – Bodega Marine Lab, UC Davis

  • Hofmann, G – UC Santa Barbara

  • Iwama, G – University of Northern British Columbia, Canada

  • McLean, K – San Francisco State University

  • Pasparakis, C – San Francisco State University

  • Richards, J – University of British Columbia, Canada

  • Sanford, E – Bodega Marine Lab, UC Davis

  • Schulte, P – University of British Columbia, Canada

  • Tomanek, L – California Polytechnic State University - SLO

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