New Publications: July 2022

(Updated September 8, 2022) — Every month, research from MBL scientists and affiliates is published in academic journals across the globe. In July 2022, 12 new studies were published. MBL-affiliated authors are in bold.

Our list of recent publications is updated weekly at:

July 2022


Bruce, H., & Patel, N. (2022). The Daphnia carapace and other novel structures evolved via the cryptic persistence of serial homologs. Current Biology.

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Darras, H., De Souza Araujo, N., Baudry, L., Guiglielmoni, N., Lorite, P., Marbouty, M., Rodriguez, F., Arkhipova, I., Koszul, R., Flot, J.-F., & Aron, S. (2022). Chromosome-level genome assembly and annotation of two lineages of the ant Cataglyphis hispanica: Stepping stones towards genomic studies of hybridogenesis and thermal adaptation in desert ants. Peer Community Journal.

Gorbsky, G. J., Daum, J. R., Sapkota, H., Summala, K., Yoshida, H., Georgescu, C., Wren, J. D., Peshkin, L., & Horb, M. E. (2022). Developing immortal cell lines from Xenopus embryos, four novel cell lines derived from Xenopus tropicalis. Open Biology.

Hirschberger, C., & Gillis, J. A. (2022). The pseudobranch of jawed vertebrates is a mandibular arch-derived gill. Development.

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Kumar, A., Kerr, L., Shribak, M., Oldenbourg, R., & Patel, N. (2022). Reflecting on the Past and Building the Future of Imaging at MBL: Carrying Forward Shinya Inoué’s Legacy. Microscopy and Microanalysis.

Marin, Z., Bao, Y., Bewersdorf, J., & Shribak, M. (2022). Inspired By Shinya Inoue: Quantitative Orientation-Independent Differential Interference Contrast Microscopy. Microscopy and Microanalysis.

Moroishi, Y., Gui, J., Hoen, A., Morrison, H., Baker, E., Nadeau, K., Li, H., Li, Z., Madan, J., & Karagas, M. (2022). The relationship between the gut microbiome and the risk of respiratory infections among newborns. Communications Medicine.

Oldenbourg, R. (2022). Elevating Polarized Light Microscopy to the Third Dimension. Microscopy and Microanalysis.

Orvis, J., Albertin, C., Shrestha, P., Chen, S., Zheng, M., Rodriguez, C., Tallon, L., Mahurkar, A., Zimin, A., Kim, M., Liu, K., Kandel, E., Fraser, C., Sossin, W., & Abrams, T. (2022). The evolution of synaptic and cognitive capacity: Insights from the nervous system transcriptome of Aplysia. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.

Tsakalakis, I., Follows, M. J., Dutkiewicz, S., Follett, C. L., & Vallino, J. J. (2022). Diel light cycles affect phytoplankton competition in the global ocean. Global Ecology and Biogeography.

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Simona, C., Venturi, S., Tassi, F., Simona, R., Cabassi, J., Capecchiacci, F., Bicocchi, G., Vaselli, O., Morrison, H., Sogin, M., & Fazi, S. (2022). Geochemical and microbiological profiles in hydrothermal extreme acidic environments (Pisciarelli Spring, Campi Flegrei, Italy). FEMS Microbiology Ecology.

Zahn, N., James-Zorn, C., Ponferrada, V., Adams, D., Grzymkowski, J., Buchholz, D., Nascone-Yoder, N., Horb, M., Moody, S., Vize, P., & Zorn, A. (2022). Normal Table of Xenopus development: A new graphical resource. Development.

Are you an MBL scientist with a paper that came out this month, which was not included on this list? We apologize for the oversight. Please email