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2000- . Associate Editor of the European Journal of Phycology.


Pearson GA, Hoarau G, Lago-Leston A, Coyer JA, Kube M, Henckel K, Serrão EA, Corre E, Stam WT, Olsen JL (2009). An Expressed Sequence Tag (EST) Analysis of the Intertidal Brown Seaweeds Fucus serratus (L.) and F. vesiculosus (L.) (Heterokontophyta, Phaeophyceae) in Response to Abiotic Stressors. Marine Biotechnology, in press

Pearson GA, Lago-Leston A, Mota C. Frayed at the edges: Selective pressure and adaptive response to abiotic stressors are mismatched in low diversity edge populations. Journal of Ecology, 97, 450–462.

Coyer JA, Hoarau G, Beszter G, Pearson G, Olsen JL (2008) Expressed sequence tag-derived polymorphic SSR markers for Fucus serratus and amplification in other species of Fucus. Molecular Ecology Resources doi: 10.1111/j.1755-0998.2008.02406.x

Schmidt PS, Serrao EA, Pearson GA, Riginos C, Rawson PD, Hibish TJ, Brawley SH, Trussell GC, Carrington E, Wethey DS, Grahame JW, Bonhomme F, Rand DM. Ecological genetics in the North Atlantic intertidal: environmental gradients, replicated clines, and adaptation at specific loci. Ecology, 89(11) Supplement, 2008, pp. S91–S107.

Engelen A, Espirito-Santo C, Simões T, Monteiro C, Serrão EA, Pearson GA, Santos R (2008) Periodicity of propagule expulsion and settlement in the competing native and invasive brown seaweeds, Cystoseira humilis and Sargassum muticum (Phaeophyta). Eur J Phycol, 2008, 1–8, iFirst

Pearson GA, Serrão EA (2006). Revisiting synchronous gamete release by fucoid algae in the intertidal zone: fertilization success and beyond? Integrative and Comparative Biology. 46: 587-597  (Invited review)

Coyer JA, Hoarau G, Pearson GA, Serrão EA, Stam WT, Olsen JL (2006). Convergent adaptation to a marginal habitat by homoploid hybrids and polyploid ecads in the seaweed genus Fucus.  Biology Letters. 2: 1744-9561.

Pearson GA, Lago-Leston A, Valente M, Serrão EA. (2006). Simple and rapid RNA extraction from freeze-dried tissue of brown algae and seagrasses. Eur. J. Phycol. 41: 97-104

Varela-Alvarez E, Andreakis N, Lago-Lestón A,  Pearson GA, Serrão EA, Procaccini G, Duarte CM, Marba N (2006). Genomic DNA isolation  from green and brown algae (Caulerpales and Fucales) for microsatellite library construction. Journal of Phycology 42: 741-745.

Billard E, Serrão EA, Pearson GA, Engel CR, Destombe C, Valero M. (2005). Analysis of sexual phenotype and prezygotic fertility in natural populations of Fucus spiralis, F. vesiculosus (Fucaceae, Phaeophyceae) and their putative hybridsEur. J. Phycol. 40: 397-407

Billard E, Daguin C, Pearson GA, Serrão, E.A. , Engel C, Valero M. (2005). Genetic isolation between the three closely related taxa: Fucus vesiculosus, F.spiralis and F. ceranoides. J. Phycol. 41: 900-905

Diekmann OE, Coyer JA Ferreira J, Olsen JL, Stam WT, Pearson GA , Serrão EA. (2005). Population genetics of Zostera noltii along the west Iberian coast: consequences of small population size, habitat discontinuity and nearshore currents. Marine Ecology Progress Series 290: 89-96

Coyer JA, Diekmann OE, Serrao EA, Procaccini G. Milchakova N, Pearson G , Stam WT, Olsen L (2004) Genetic differentiation of the seagrass, Zostera noltii , populations throughout its european, asian and african range. Marine Ecology Progress Series 281: 51-62

Coyer JA, Reusch TBH, Stam WT, Serrao EA, Pearson G , Procaccini G, Olsen JL (2004). Characterization of microsatellite loci in the dwarf eelgrass, Zostera noltii (Zosteraceae) and cross reactivity with Z. japonica . Molecular Ecology Notes 4: 497-499

Pearson G., Serrão E., Dring M., Schmid R. (2004). Blue and green-light signals for gamete release in the brown alga Silvetia compressa . Oecologia 138: 193-201.

Ladah L, Bermudez R, Pearson G , Serrão E. (2003). Fertilization success and recruitment of dioecious and hermaphroditic fucoid seaweeds with contrasting distributions near their southern limit. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 262: 173-183.

Pearson GA , Serrão EA, Cancela ML. (2001) Supression subtractive hybridization used to study gene expression during aerial exposure and desiccation in fucoid algae. Eur. J. Phycol. 36: 359-366.

Pearson GA , Kautsky L, Serrão EA (2000) Recent evolution in Baltic Fucus vesiculosus : Reduced tolerance to emersion stresses compared to intertidal ( North Sea ) populations. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 202:67-79.

Brawley SH, Johnson L, Pearson GA , Speransky V, Li R, Serrão EA (1999). Gamete release at low tide in fucoid algae: maladaptive or advantageous? Amer. Zool. 39: 218-229 .

Pearson GA , Brawley SH (1998) A Model for Signal Transduction During Gamete Release in the Fucoid Alga Pelvetia compressa . Plant Physiol. 118: 305-313.

Pearson GA , Serrão EA, Brawley SH (1998) Sensing hydrodynamic conditions via carbon acquisition: Control of gamete release in fucoid seaweeds. Ecology 79: 1725-1739.

Pearson GA , Brawley SH (1996) Reproductive ecology of Fucus distichus (L.): An intertidal alga with successful external fertilization. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 143: 211-223.

Serrão EA, Pearson GA , Kautsky L, Brawley SH (1996) Successful external fertilization in turbulent environments. Proc. Natl Acad Sci USA 93: 5286-5290.

Davison IR, Pearson GA (1996) Environmental stress in intertidal seaweeds. J. Phycol. 32(2): 197-211.

Pearson GA , Davison IR (1994) Freezing stress and osmotic dehydration in Fucus distichus (Phaeophyta): Evidence for physiological similarity. J. Phycol. 30: 257-67.

Pearson GA , Davison IR (1993) Freezing rate and duration determine the physiological response of intertidal fucoids to freezing. Mar. Biol. 115: 353-62.

Pearson GA , Evans LV (1990) Settlement and survival of Polysiphonia lanosa (Ceramiales) sporelings on Ascophyllum nodosum and Fucus vesiculosus (Fucales). J. Phycol. 26: 597-603.