Research Interests

Research involves the application of molecular techniques to marine ecological questions, for example, the use of population genetic techniques to investigate larval dispersal and phylogeographic structure of marine species.

Recent Publications

  • Watts AM., Hopkins GA. and Goldstien SJ. (2019) Chimerism and population dieback alter genetic inference related to invasion pathways and connectivity of biofouling populations on artificial substrata. Ecology and Evolution 9(6): 3089-3104. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece3.4817.
  • Pohe SR., Winterbourn MJ., Goldstien SJ. and Harding JS. (2018) Distribution, body size, genetic structure and conservation of Siphlaenigma janae (Insecta: Ephemeroptera). New Zealand Journal of Zoology 45(2): 154-170. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03014223.2017.1405823.
  • Charan-Dixon H., Gaw S., Goldstien SJ. and Glover CN. (2017) Effects of waterborne cadmium on energy metabolism in the tropical sea cucumber, Stichopus horrens, and a comparison of tissue-specific cadmium accumulation with the temperate sea cucumber Australostichopus mollis. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 141: 1-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoenv.2017.03.001.
  • Deppe L., Rowley O., Rowe LK., Shi N., McArthur N., Gooday O. and Goldstien SJ. (2017) Investigation of fallout events in Hutton's shearwaters (Puffinus huttoni) associated with artificial lighting. Notornis 64(4): 181-191.
  • Kazlauskas D., Dayaram A., Kraberger S., Goldstien S., Varsani A. and Krupovic M. (2017) Evolutionary history of ssDNA bacilladnaviruses features horizontal acquisition of the capsid gene from ssRNA nodaviruses. Virology 504: 114-121. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.virol.2017.02.001.