Selected Publications

Wisecaver, J.H., Hackett, J.D. 2010. Transcriptome analysis reveals nuclear-encoded proteins for the maintenance of temporary plastids in the dinoflagellate Dinophysis acuminata. BMC Genomics 11: 366.

Moustafa, A., Evans, A.N., Kulis, D.M., Hackett, J.D., Erdner, D.L., Anderson, D.M., Bhattachary, D. 2010. Transcriptome Profiling of a Toxic Dinoflagellate Reveals a Gene-Rich Protist and a Potential Impact on Gene Expression Due to Bacterial Presence. Plos One 5: e9688.

Moustafa A., Loram J.E., Hackett, J.D., Anderson, D.M., Plumley, F.G., Bhattacharya, D. 2009. Origin of saxitoxin biosynthetic genes in cyanobacteria. PLos ONE 4: e5758.

Hackett. J.D., Tong, M., Kulis, D.M., Fux, E., Hess, P., Bire, R., Anderson, D.M. 2009. DSP toxin production de novo in cultures of Dinophysis acuminata (Dinophyceae) from North America. Harmful Algae 8:873-879.

Herron, M.D., Hackett, J.D., Aylward, F.O., Michod, R.E. 2009. Triassic origin and early radiation of multicellular volvocine algae. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 106: 3254-3258.

Hackett, J.D., Yoon, H.S., Butterfield, N.J., Sanderson, M.J., Bhattacharya, D. 2007. Plastid endosymbiosis: sources and timing of the major events, In: Evolution of primary producers in the sea. Falkowski, P.G., Knoll, A.H. Eds. pp. 109-132

Soares, M.B., Bonaldo, M.F., Hackett, J.D., Bhattacharya, D. 2009. Expressed sequence tags: normalization and subtraction of cDNA libraries. In. Expressed Sequence Tags, Methods in Molecular Biology, Human Press Series. Parkinson, J. Ed. pp. 109-122.

Hackett, J.D., Yoon H.S. Li, S., Reyes-Prieto, A., Rummele, S.E., Bhattacharya D. 2007. Phylogenomic analysis supports the monophyly of cryptophytes and haptophytes and the association of Rhizaria with Chromalveolates. Molecular Biology and Evolution 24: 1702-13.

Reyes-Prieto, A. Hackett, J. D., Soares, M. B., Bonaldo, M. F., Bhattacharya, D. 2006. Cyanobacterial contribution to algal nuclear genomes is primarily limited to plastid functions. Current Biology 16: 2320-2325.

Yoon, H. S., Hackett, J. D., Bhattacharya, D. 2006. A genomic and phylogenetic perspective on endosymbiosis and algal origin. Journal of Applied Phycology 18: 475-81.

Hackett, J. D., Yoon, H. S., Bhattacharya, D. Genome Evolution in Dinoflagellates. 2006. In: Genome Evolution in the Algae. Bhattacharya, D. and Katz, L. Eds. Oxford University Press.

Li, S., Nosenko, T., Hackett, J. D., Bhattacharya D. 2006. Phylogenomic analysis identifies red algal genes of endosymbiotic origin in the chromalveolates. Molecular Biology and Evolution 23: 663-674.

Hackett, J. D., Scheetz, T. E., Yoon H. S., Soares M. B. , Bonaldo M. F., Casavant T. L., Bhattacharya, D. 2005. Insights into a dinoflagellate genome through expressed sequence tag analysis. BMC Genomics 6: 80.

Yoon, H. S., Hackett, J. D., Van Dolah, F. M., Nosenko, T., Lidie, K. L., Bhattacharya D. 2005. Tertiary Endosymbiosis Driven Genome Evolution in Dinoflagellate Algae. Molecular Biology and Evolution 22: 1299-1308.

Hackett, J. D., Anderson, D., Erdner, D., Bhattacharya D. 2004. Dinoflagellates: A remarkable evolutionary experiment. American Journal of Botany 91: 1523-1534.

Yoon, H. S., Hackett, J. D., Cingula, C., Pinto, G., Bhattacharya, D. 2004. A molecular timeline for the origin of photosynthetic eukaryotes. Molecular Biology and Evolution 21: 809-818.

Hackett J. D., Yoon H. S., Soares M. B., Bonaldo M. F, Casavant T. L., Scheetz T. E., Nosenko, T., Bhattacharya D. 2004. Migration of a plastid genome to the nucleus in a peridinin dinoflagellate. Current Biology 14: 213-218.

Bhattacharya, D., Yoon, H. S., Hackett J. D. 2004. Photosynthetic eukaryotes unite: endosymbiosis connects the dots. Bioessays 26: 50-60.

Hackett, J. D., Maranda L., Yoon H. S., Bhattacharya D. 2003. Phylogenetic evidence for the cryptophyte origin of the plastid of Dinophysis (Dinophysiales, Dinophyceae). Journal of Phycology 39: 440-448.

Yoon H. S., Hackett J. D., Pinto G., Bhattacharya D. 2002. The single, ancient origin of chromist plastids. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. 99: 15507-15512.

Yoon H. S., Hackett J. D., Bhattacharya D. 2002. A single origin of the peridinin- and fucoxanthin-containing plastids in dinoflagellates through tertiary endosymbiosis. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. 99: 11724-11729.