Research Publications

Muller EM, van Woesik R (2014) Genetic susceptibility, colony size, and water temperature drive white-pox disease on the coral Acropora palmata. PLoS ONE 9(11): e110759. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0110759

Randall CJ, Jordan-Garza AG, Muller EM, van Woesik R (2014) Relationships between the history of thermal stress and the relative risk of diseases of Caribbean corals. Ecology 95: 1981-1994

Muller EM, Rogers CS, van Woesik R. (2014) Early signs of recovery of Acropora palmata in St. John, US Virgin Islands. Marine Biology 161:359-365

Roth L, Muller EM, van Woesik R (2013) Tracking Acropora fragmentation and population structure through thermal-stress events. Ecological Modelling 263:223-232.

Muller EM, Harvell CD, Willis BL, Haapkylä J, Raymundo LJ, Syafyudin Y,  Wilson JR (2012). Coral health and disease in the Spermonde Archipelago and Wakatobi, Sulawesi. Journal of Indonesian Coral Reefs 1:147-159

Muller EM, van Woesik R. (2012) Caribbean coral diseases: primary transmission or secondary infection? Global Change Biology 18:3529-3535

Rogers CS, Muller EM (2012) Bleaching, disease and recovery in the threatened scleractinian coral Acropora palmata in St. John, US Virgin Islands: 2003-2010. Coral Reefs 31:807-819

Jordan-Garza AG, Muller EM, Burman SG, van Woesik R. (2010). Susceptibility of coral-disease models. PNAS (2011) 108:E110-E11

Muller EM, van Woesik R. (2010). Black-band disease dynamics: prevalence, incidence, and acclimatization of light. JEMBE 397:52-57

Eakin M, Morgan JA,…Muller EM et al. (2010). Caribbean Corals in Crisis: Record thermal stress, bleaching, and mortality in 2005. PLoS One 5(11): e13969. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0013969

Reed K, Muller EM, van Woesik R. (2010). Coral immunology and resistance to disease. Dis Aquat Org 90:85-92

Rogers CS, Muller EM, Spitzack T, Miller J. (2009). Extensive coral mortality in the US Virgin Islands in 2005/2006: A review of the evidence for synergy among thermal stress, coral bleaching and disease. Car J of Sci. 45:204-214

Muller EM, van Woesik R. (2009).  Shading reduces coral-disease progression. Coral Reefs. 28:757-760

Miller J, Muller EM, Rogers CS, et al. (2009). Coral disease following massive bleaching in 2005 causes 60% decline in coral cover on reefs in the US Virgin Islands (USVI). Coral Reefs 28:925-937

Muller EM, Rogers CS, Spitzack A, van Woesik R. (2008). Bleaching increases the likelihood of disease on Acropora palmata (Lamarck) at Hawksnest Bay, St. John, US Virgin Islands; Coral Reefs 27:191-195

Rogers CS, Miller J, Muller EM, et al.  (2008). Ecology of Coral Reefs in the US Virgin Islands.  Chapter 8. In: Riegl B, Dodge RE (eds). Coral Reefs of the USA.  Springer.  pgs 303-374.

Miller J, Waara R, Muller E, Rogers C. (2006). Coral bleaching and disease combine to cause extensive mortality on reefs in US Virgin Islands.  Coral Reefs 25:418

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