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  • §Algayer T, §Mahmoud A, §Saksena S, Long WC, Swiney KM, Foy RJ, Steffel BV, Smith KE, Aronson RB, Dickinson GH. 2023. Adult snow crab, Chionoecetes opilio, display body‐wide exoskeletal resistance to the effects of long‐term ocean acidification. Marine Biology, 170: 63. Link to full text.
  • Dickinson GH, Li S, and Metzler RA. 2023. Editorial: Marine biological materials: Functional mechanisms and environmental impacts from the molecular to the macro-scale. Frontiers in Marine Science, 10:1145835. Link to full text.
  • Siegel K, §Kaur M, §Grigal AC, Metzler RA, and Dickinson GH. 2022. Meta-analysis suggests variable, but pCO2-specific, effects of ocean acidification on the structural and functional properties of crustacean biomaterials. Ecology and Evolution, 12: e8922. Link to full text.
  • Prezant RS, Dickinson GH, Chapman EJ, Rosen MN, and §Cadmus MB. 2022. Comparative assessment of shell properties in eight species of cohabiting unionid bivalves. Freshwater Mollusk Biology & Conservation, 25: 27-36. Link to full text.
  • Dickinson GH, §Bejerano S, §Salvador T, §Makdisi C, §Patel S, Long WC, Swiney KM, Foy RJ, Steffel BV, Smith KE, Aronson RB. 2021. Ocean acidification alters properties of the exoskeleton in adult Tanner crabs, Chionoecetes bairdi. Journal of Experimental Biology, 224: jeb232819. Link to full text.
  • §Thomas PK, Sullivan LK, Dickinson GH, Davis CM, Lau AG. 2021. The effect of helium ion radiation on the material properties of bone. Calcified Tissues International, 108. Link to full text.
  • Schultzhaus JN, Wang C, §Patel S, Smerchansky M, Phillips D, Taitt CR, Leary DH, Hervey J, Dickinson GH, So CR, Scancella JM, Wahl KJ, and Spillman CM. 2020. Distribution of select cement proteins in the acorn barnacle Amphibalanus amphitrite. Frontiers in Marine Science, 7: 586281. Link to full text.
  • Metzler RM, O’Malley JO, Herrick J, Christensen B, Orihuela B, Rittschof D, and Dickinson GH. 2020. Amphibalanus amphitrite begins exoskeleton mineralization within 48 hours of metamorphosis. Royal Society Open Science, 7: 200725. Link to full text.
  • Rosen MN§Baran KA, §Sison JN, Steffel BV, Long WC, Foy RJ, Smith KE, Aronson RB, and Dickinson GH. 2020. Mechanical resistance in decapod claw denticles: contribution of structure and composition. Acta Biomaterialia. 110: 196-207Link to full text.
  • Steffel BV, Smith KE, Dickinson GH, Flannery JA, §Baran KA, Rosen MN, McClintock JB, and Aronson RB. 2019. Characterization of the exoskeleton of the Antarctic king crab Paralomis birsteini. Invertebrate Biology. Link to full text.
  • Nardone JA, §Patel S, §Siegel KR, §Tedesco D, McNicholl CG, O’Malley J, Herrisk J, Metzler RA, Orihuela B, Rittschof D, and Dickinson GH. 2018. Assessing the impacts of ocean acidification on adhesion and shell formation in the barnacle Amphibalanus amphitrite. Frontiers in Marine Science. 5: 369. Link to full text.
  • §Coffey WD, Nardone JA, §Yarram A, Long WC, Swiney KM, Foy RJ, and Dickinson GH. 2017. Ocean acidification leads to altered micromechanical properties of the mineralized cuticle in juvenile red and blue king crabs. J. Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 495: 1-12Link to full text.
  • Figueroa MA, §Schablik JD, §Mastroberte M, §Singh LJ, and Dickinson GH. 2017. The effect of hydrophobic alkyl silane self-assembled monolayers on adult barnacle adhesion. Marine Technology Society (MTS) Journal. 51: 39-48. Link to full text.
  • Dickinson GH, Yang X, Wu F, Orihuela B, Rittschof D and Beniash E. 2016. Localization of phosphoproteins within the barnacle adhesive interface. Biological Bulletin. 230: 233-242. Link to full text.
  • Stafslien SJ, Sommer S, Webster DC, Bodkhe R, Pieper R, Daniels J, Wal1 LV, Callow MC, Callow JA, Ralston E, Swain G, Brewer L, Wendt D, Dickinson GH, Lim CS and Teo SLM. 2016. Comparison of laboratory and field testing performance evaluations of siloxane-polyurethane fouling-release marine coatings. Biofouling. 8: 949-968. Link to full text.
  • Sokolova IM, Matoo OB, Dickinson GH, and Beniash E. Physiological effects of ocean acidification on animal calcifiers. 2016. In: Stressors in the marine environment: physiological and ecological responses and societal implications, Sloan M and Whiteley N, Eds. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. Link to Publisher.
  • Lim CS, Dickinson GH, Sommer S, Teo SLM, Bodkhe R, Webster DC and Loo YY. 2015. A small scale waterjet test method for screening novel foul-release coatings J. Coatings Technology & Research. Vol. 15. Link to full text.
  • Rittschof D, Essock-Burns T, Dickinson GH, Zmina S, and Alberman N. Natural glues and fouling management by interfering with glue curing. 2015. SQU Journal of Agriculture and Marine Sciences. 19:34-39. Link to full text.
  • Timmins-Schiffman E, §Coffey WD, §Hua W, Nunn BL, Dickinson GH and Roberts SB. 2014. Shotgun proteomics reveals physiological response to ocean acidification in Crassostrea gigas. BMC Genomics. 15: 951. Link to full text.
  • Dickinson GH, Matoo OB, Tourek RT, Sokolova IM, and Beniash E. Environmental salinity modulates the effects of elevated CO2 levels on juvenile hard shell clams, Mercenaria mercenaria. J. Experimental Biology. 216: 2607-2618. Link to full text.
  • Ivanina AV, Dickinson GH, Matoo OB, Bagwe R, Dickinson A, Beniash E, and Sokolova IM. 2013. Interactive effects of elevated temperature and CO2 levels on energy metabolism and biomineralization of marine bivalves Crassostrea virginica and Mercenaria mercenaria. Comparative Biochemistry & Physiology, Part A. 166: 101-111. Link to full text.
  • Dickinson GH, Ivanina AV, Matoo OB, Portner HO, Lannig G, Bock C, Beniash E, and Sokolova IM. 2012. Interactive effects of salinity and elevated CO2 levels on juvenile Eastern oysters, Crassostrea virginica (Gmelin). J. Experimental Biology. 215: 29-43. Link to full text.
  • Vega IE, Rittschof D, Dickinson GH, Musgrave, I. 2012. Evolutionary proteomics: empowering tandem mass spectrometry and bioinformatics tools for the study of evolution. In: Applications of Tandem Mass Spectrometry, Prasain JK, Ed. Rijeka, Croatia: InTech Publisher. pp. 57 – 86. Link to full text.
  • Chaw KC, Dickinson GH, Ang KY, Deng J, and Birch W.R. 2011. Surface exploration of Amphibalanus amphitrite cyprids on microtextured surfaces. Biofouling. 27:413-422. Link to full text.
  • Yang WJ, Cai T, Neoh KG, Kang ET, Dickinson GH, Teo SLM, Rittschof D. 2011. Biomimetic anchors for antifouling and antibacterial polymer brushes on stainless steel. Langmuir. 27: 7065-7076. Link to full text.
    • Highlighted in Nature as a “Community Choice”. Barnacles help battle biofilms. Link to full text.
  • Fang PA, Margolis HC, Conway JF, Simmer JP, Dickinson GH, Beniash E. 2011. Cryo-EM study of amelogenin self-assembly at different pH. Cells Tissues Organs. 194: 166-170. Link to full text.
  • Rittschof D, Orihuela B, Harder T, Stafslien S, Chisholm B, Dickinson GH. 2011. Compounds from silicones alter enzyme activity in curing barnacle glue and model enzymes. PLoS One. 6: e16487. Link to full text.
  • Guo SF, Lee HP, Chaw KC, Miklas J, Teo SLM, Dickinson GH, Birch WR, and Khoo BC. 2011. Effect of ultrasound on cyprids and juvenile barnacles. Biofouling. 27: 185-192. Link to full text.
  • Barlow DE, Dickinson GH, Orihuela B, Klup JL, Rittschof D, and Wahl KJ. 2010. Functional amyloid and bio-adhesion:  characterization of amyloid-like nanofibrils composing the adhesive plaque of the barnacle Balanus amphitrite. Langmuir. 26: 6549-6556. Link to full text.
    • Highlighted in Chemical & Engineering News, Science & Technology Concentrates. Barnacles stick with amyloid adhesive. March 1, 2010.
  • Tan LT, Goh BPL, Tripathi A, Lim MG, Dickinson GH, Lee SSC, and Teo SLM. 2010. Natural antifoulants from the marine cyanobacterium Lyngbya majuscula. Biofouling. 26:685-695. Link to full text.
  • Tan BH, Hussain H, Chaw KC, Dickinson GH, Gudipati CS, Birch WR, Teo ST, He C, Liu Y, and Davis TP. 2010. Barnacle repellent nanostructured surfaces formed by the self-assembly of amphiphilic block copolymers. Polymer Chemistry. 1: 276-279. Link to full text.
  • Dickinson GH, Vega IE, Wahl KJ, Orihuela B, Beyley V, Rodriguez EN, Everett RK, Bonaventura J, and Rittschof D. 2009. Barnacle cement: a polymerization model based on evolutionary concepts. J. Experimental Biology. 212: 3499-3510. Link to full text.


  • Gohad NV, Dickinson GH, Orihuela B, Rittschof D, and Mount AS. 2009. Visualization of putative ion-transporting epithelia in Amphibalanus amphitrite using correlative microscopy: potential function in osmoregulation and biomineralization. J. Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 380: 88-98.Link to full text.
  • Barlow DE, Dickinson GH, Orihuela B, Rittschof D, and Wahl KJ.  2009. In situ ATR-FTIR characterization of primary cement interfaces of the barnacle Balanus amphitrite. Biofouling. 25: 359-366. Link to full text.
  • Sullan RMA, Gunari N, Tanur A, Chan Y, Dickinson GH, Orihuela B, Rittschof D, and Walker GC. 2009. Nanoscale structures and mechanics of barnacle cement. Biofouling. 25: 263-275. Link to full text.
  • Ramsay DB, Dickinson GH, Orihuela B, Rittschof D, and Wahl KJ. 2008. Base plate mechanics of the barnacle Balanus amphitrite (= Amphibalanus amphitrite). Biofouling 24:109-118. Link to full text.
  • Dickinson GH, Rittschof D, and Latanich C. 2006. Spawning biology of the blue crab, Callinectes sapidus, in North Carolina. Bulletin of Marine Science 79:273-285. Link to full text.
  • Handy ST, Okello M, and Dickinson GH. 2003. Solvents from biorenewable sources: Ionic liquids based on fructose. Organic Letters 5:2513-2515. As corrected in 6:4137. Link to full text.