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  • Tolomeo, A.M., A. Carraro, R. Bakiu, S. Toppo, S. Place, D. Ferro and G. Santovito. 2016. Peroxiredoxin 6 from the Antarctic emerald rocked: molecular characterization of its response to warming. Journal of Comparative Physiology B 186: 59-71.

  • Huth, T. and S. Place. 2016. Transcriptome wide analyses reveal a sustained cellular stress response in the gill tissue of Trematomus bernacchii after acclimation to multiple stressors. Bmc Genomics 17: 127-144.

  • Huth, T. and S. Place. 2016. RNA-seq reveals a diminished acclimation response to the combined effects of ocean acidification and elevated seawater temperature in Pagothenia borchgrevinki. Marine Genomics 28: 87-97.

  • Enzor, L. and S. Place. 2014. Is warmer better? Decreased oxidative damage in notothenioid fish after long-term acclimation to multiple stressors. J. Exp. Biol.

  • Huth, T. and S. Place. 2014. De novo assembly and characterization of tissue specific transcriptomes in the emerald notothen, Trematomus bernacchii. BMC Genomics.

  • Enzor, L., M. Zippay and S. Place. 2013. High latitude fish in a high CO2 world: Synergistic effects of elevated temperature and carbon dioxide on the metabolic rates of Antarctic notothenioids. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. A, .

  • Place, S. and B. Smith. 2012. Effects of seawater acidification on cell cycle control mechanisms in Strongylocentrotus purpuratus embryos. PLOS ONE.

  • Place, S., B. Menge and G. Hofmann. 2012. Transcriptome profiles link environmental variation and physiological response of Mytilus californianus between Pacific tides. Functional Ecology.

  • Place, S. 2011. Single-point mutation in a conserved TPR domain of Hip disrupts enhancement of glucocorticoid receptor signaling. Cell Stress and Chaperones.

  • Place, S., M. O'Donnell and G. Hofmann. 2008. Gene expression in the intertidal mussel, Mytilus californianus: physiological response to environmental factors on a biogeographic scale. MEPS.

  • Hofmann, G. and S. Place. 2007. Genomics-Enabled Research in Marine Ecology: Challenges, Risks & Pay-Offs. MEPS.

  • Place, S. and G. Hofmann. 2005. Temperature differentially affects adenosine triphosphatase activity in Hsc70 orthologues from Antarctic and New Zealand notothenioid fishes. Cell Stress and Chaperones.

  • Place, S. and G. Hofmann. 2005. Comparison of Hsc70 orthologues from polar and temperate notothenioid fishes: differences in prevention of aggregation and refolding of denatured proteins. Amer. J. Physiol. .

  • Hofmann, G., S. Place, S. Lund and A. Whitmer. 2005. Some like it hot, some like it cold: The heat shock response is found in New Zealand but not Antarctic notothenioid fishes. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. .

  • Place, S., M. Zippay and G. Hofmann. 2004. Constitutive roles for inducible genes: Differential expression of hsp70 mRNA in Antarctic notothenioid fishes. Amer. J. Phys.

  • Buckley, B., S. Place and G. Hofmann. 2004. Regulation of heat shock genes in isolated hepatocytes from an Antarctic fish (Sub-order Notothenioidei) Trematomus bernacchii. J. Exp. Biol. .

  • Hofmann, G., B. Buckley, S. Place and M. Zippay. 2004. Molecular chaperones in ectothermic intertidal animals: biochemical function and gene expression. Integr. Comp. Biol.

  • Zippay, M., S. Place and G. Hofmann. 2002. he molecular chaperone Hsc70 from a eurythermal marine goby exhibits temperature insensitivity during luciferase refolding assays. Comp. Biochem. Physiol.

  • Place, S. and G. Hofmann. 2001. emperature interactions of the molecular chaperone Hsc70 from the eurythermal marine goby, Gillichthys mirabilis. J. Exp. Biol.

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Educational Background

  • 2005 – Ph.D., University of California Santa Barbara (Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology)

  • 1998 – B.S., University of New Mexico (Biology)

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Positions & Honors

  • 2014-Present – Assistant Professor, Sonoma State University

  • 2009-2014 – Assistant Professor, University of South Carolina

  • 2007-2008 – NIH-NRSA Postdoctoral Fellow, UC Santa Barbara

  • 2005-2007 – Postdoctoral Fellow, Mayo Clinic

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