Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences

Ocean Life, Planet Health

Nicole Poulton

Director, J.J. MacIsaac Facility for Aquatic Cytometry
Research Scientist
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Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences
60 Bigelow Drive
P.O. Box 380
East Boothbay, ME 04544 USA
Phone:  +1 (207) 315-2567 ext. 513
Fax :    +1 (207) 315-2329
email:  npoulton@bigelow.org



Education
 
B.S. 1993, Biology, Virginia Tech
B.A. 1993, Chemistry, Virginia Tech
Ph.D. 2001, Biological Oceanography, Massachusetts Institute of Technology & Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Joint Program

 

Selected Publications

Karsenti, E., S. G. Acinas, P. Bork, C. Bowler, C. De Vargas et al. and the TARA Consortium (N. J. Poulton – member)2011 A Holistic Approach to Marine Ecosystems Biology.  PLoS Biol 9(10):  e1001177. Doi:  10.1371/journal.pbio.1001177

Swan, B. K.,  M. M. Martinez-Garcia, C. M. Preston, A. Sczyrba, T. Woyke, D. Lamy, T. Reinthaler, N. J. Poulton, E. D. P. Masland, M Lluesma-Gomez, M. E. Sieracki, E. F. DeLong, G.J. Herndl, and R. Stepanauskas.  2011. Potential for chemolithoautotrophy among ubiquitous bacteria lineages in the dark ocean. Science. 333 (6047):  1296-1300.

Martinez-Martinez, J, N. J. Poulton, R. Stepanauskas, M. E. Sieracki, and W. H. Wilson.  2011. Targeted sorting of single virus-infected unicellular marine algae.  PLos ONE http://dx.plos.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0022520

Fleming, EJ, AE Landgon, M Martinez-Garcia, R. Stepanauskas, N. J. Poulton, D. Masland, D. Emerson.  2011. What’s new is old:  resolving the identity of Leptothrix ochracea using single cell genomics, pyrosequencing and FISH. PLoS ONE 6(3): e17769. http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0017769 

Poulton, N. J. and J. Martin. 2010. Imaging flow cytometry for quantitative phytoplankton analysis — FlowCAM.  In: Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of ©UNESCO. Karlson, B., Cusack, C. and Bresnan, E. (editors). Microscopic and molecular methods for quantitative phytoplankton analysis. Paris, UNESCO. (IOC Manuals and Guides, no. 55.) (IOC/2010/MG/55), 110 pages.

Poulton, N. J., B. A. Keafer, and D. M. Anderson.  2005. Toxin variability in natural population of Alexandrium fundyense in Casco Bay, Maine – evidence of nitrogen limitation.  Deep Sea Research II.  52:  2501-2521.

Heywood, JL, ME Sieracki, W Bellows, N.J Poulton, R Stepanauskas.  2010.  Capturing diversity of marine heterotrophic protists – one cell at a time. ISME Journal DOI: ISMEJ.2010.155

Yenstch, C. S., B. E. Lapointe, N. Poulton, D. A. Phinney.  2008.  Anatomy of a red tide bloom off the southwest coast of Florida.  Harmful Algae.  7:  817-826.

Rose, J. M., D. A. Caron, M. E. Sieracki and N. J. Poulton.  2004. Counting heterotrophic nanoplanktonic protists in cultures and in aquatic communities by flow cytometry.  Aquatic Microbial Ecology  34: 263-277.