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  • Gleason, L.U., L.P. Miller, J.R. Winnikoff, G.N. Somero, P.H. Yancey, D. Bratz and W.W. Dowd. 2017. Thermal history and gape of individual Mytilus californianus correlate with oxidative damage and thermoprotective osmolytes. Journal of Experimental Biology 220: 4292-4304.

  • Miller, L.P. and W.W. Dowd. 2017. Multimodal in situ datalogging quantifies inter-individual variation in thermal experience and persistent origin effects on gaping behavior among intertidal mussels (Mytilus californianus). Journal of Experimental Biology 220: 4305-4319.

  • Helmuth, B., F. Choi, A. Matzelle, J.L. Torossian, S.L. Morello, K.A. Mislan, L. Yamane, D. Strickland, P.L. Szathmary, S.E. Gilman, A. Tockstein, T.J. Hilbish, M.T. Burrows, A.M. Power, E. Gosling, N. Mieszkowska, C.D. Harley, M. Nishizaki, E. Carrington, B. Menge, L. Petes, M.M. Foley, A. Johnson, M. Poole, M.M. Noble, E.L. Richmond, M. Robart, J. Robinson, J. Sapp, J. Sones, B.R. Broitman, M.W. Denny, K.J. Mach, L.P. Miller, M. O'Donnell, P. Ross, G.E. Hofmann, M. Zippay, C. Blanchette, J.A. Macfarlan, E. Carpizo-Ituarte, B. Ruttenberg, C.E. Pena-Mejia, C.D. McQuaid, J. Lathlean, C.J. Monaco, K.R. Nicastro and G. Zardi. 2016. Long-term, high frequency in situ measurements of intertidal mussel bed temperatures using biomimetic sensors. Scientific Data 3: 1-11.

  • Early, R., B. Bradley, J. Dukes, J. Lawler, J. Olden, D. Blumenthal, P. Gonzalez, E. Grosholz, I. Ibañez and L. Miller. 2016. Global threats from invasive alien species in the twenty-first century and national response capacities. Nature Communications 7: 12485.

  • LaScala-Gruenewald, D., L. Miller, M. Bracken, B. Allen and M. Denny. 2016. Quantifying the top-down effects of grazers on a rocky shore. Marine Ecology Progress Series 553: 49-66.

  • Miller, L., B. Allen, F. King, D. Chilin, V. Reynoso and M. Denny. 2015. Warm microhabitats drive both increased respiration and growth rates of intertidal consumers. Marine Ecology Progress Series 522: 127-143.

  • Ibáñez, I., J. Diez, L. Miller, J. Olden, C. Sorte, D. Blumenthal, B. Bradley, C. D'Antonio, J. Dukes and R. Early. 2014. Integrated assessment of biological invasions. Ecological Applications 24: 25-37.

  • Sorte, C., I. Ibáñez, D. Blumenthal, N. Molinari, L. Miller, E. Grosholz, J. Diez, C. D'Antonio, J. Olden and S. Jones. 2013. Poised to prosper? A cross‐system comparison of climate change effects on native and non‐native species performance. Ecology Letters 16: 261-270.

  • Diez, J., C. D'Antonio, J. Dukes, E. Grosholz, J. Olden, C. Sorte, D. Blumenthal, B. Bradley, R. Early and I. Ibáñez. 2012. Will extreme climatic events facilitate biological invasions? Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 10: 249-257.

  • Sorte, C., S. Jones and L. Miller. 2011. Geographic variation in temperature tolerance as an indicator of potential population responses to climate change. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 400: 209-217.

  • MILLER, L. and M. DENNY. 2011. Importance of Behavior and Morphological Traits for Controlling Body Temperature in Littorinid Snails. Biological Bulletin 220: 209-223.

  • Harley, C., M. Denny, K. Mach and L. Miller. 2009. Thermal Stress and Morphological Adaptations in Limpets. Functional Ecology 23: 292-301.

  • Miller, L., C. Harley and M. Denny. 2009. Role of Temperature and Desiccation Stress in Limiting the Local-Scale Distribution of the Owl Limpet, Lottia gigantea. Functional Ecology 23: 756-767.

  • Dong, Y., L. Miller, J. Sanders and G. Somero. 2008. Heat-Shock Protein 70 (Hsp70) Expression in Four Limpets of the Genus Lottia. The Biological Bulletin 215: 173-181.

  • Miller, L., M. O'Donnell and K. Mach. 2007. Dislodged but not dead. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 87: 735-739.

  • Miller, L. and B. Gaylord. 2007. Barriers to flow. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 344: 215-228.

  • Denny, M., L. Miller and C. Harley. 2006. Thermal stress on intertidal limpets. Journal of Experimental Biology 209: 2420-2431.

  • Denny, M. and L. Miller. 2006. Jet propulsion in the cold. Journal of Experimental Biology 209: 4503-4514.

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Educational Background

  • 2008 – PhD, Stanford University (Biology)

  • 2000 – B.Sc., University of California, Santa Barbara (Marine Biology)

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