Functional Diversity and Performance of Ciliated Marine Invertebrate Larvae: Measuring and Modeling Larval Swimming, Feeding and Hydrodynamic Signaling
2014-2016Smithsonian Institution Competitive Grant Program for Science, co-PI
Effects of hypoxia on planktonic larval distribution in tropical Caribbean
2014-2016ASSEMBLE On-Site Assess Call, co-PI
Impact of ocean acidification on egg and sperm physiology
2012-2013Royal Swedish Academy of Science
Project: Impacts of changing ocean conditions on planktonic larval stage of marine invertebrates
Selected Publications (^ indicates students)
^Pecquet, A., Dorey, N. and Chan, K.Y.K. 2017. Ocean acidification impact swimming and development of Bugula neritina. Mar. Poll. Bull. doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2017.02.057.
^Zhang, SW., Chan, K.Y.K., Shen. Z., Cheung, S.Y., Landry, M.R. and Liu, H.B. 2017. Feeding behavior of a cryptic marine ciliate on progametes of Noctiluca scintillans. Protist. doi.org/10.1016/j.protis.2016.08.005.
Collin, R. and Chan, K.Y.K. 2016. Negligible safety factors for early development of the sea urchin Lytechinus variegatus in a tropical lagoon. Ecol. Evol. 6: 5623–5634.
+Wheeler, J.D, +Chan, K.Y.K. (co-first authors), Anderson, E., Mullineux, L. 2016. Ontogenetic changes in larval swimming and orientation of pre- competent sea urchin Arbacia punctulata in turbulence. J. Exp. Biol. Inside JEB Featured Article .219:1303-1310
Chan, K.Y.K., Gracis, E., Dupont, S.T. 2015. Swimming of urchin larvae unaffected by acidification-induced developmental delay.
____Scientific Reports. 5:9764
Chan, K.Y.K., Grünbaum, D., Arnsberg, M., Dupont, S.T. 2015. Impacts of ocean acidification on survival, growth, and swimming behaviors differ
____between larval urchins and brittlestars. ICES Journal of Marine Science. (Invited contribution), doi: 10.1093/icesjms/fsv073
Chan, K.Y.K., Jiang, H.S., Padillia, D.K.. 2013. Swimming speed of larval snail does not correlated with size and ciliary beat frequency. ____PLoS-One. 8:e82764
Chan, K.Y.K., Grünbaum, D., Arnsberg, M., Thorndyke, M., Dupont, S.T. 2013. Ocean acidification induces budding in larval sea urchins.Marine ____Biology. 160:2129-2135
Durkin, C. A., Bender, S.J., Chan, K.Y.K., Gaessner, K., Grünbaum, D, Armbrust, V. 2013. Silicic acid supplied to coastal diatom communities ____influences cellular silicification and the potential export of carbon. Limnology and Oceanography. 58:1707-1726
Chan, K.Y.K. 2012. Biomechanics of larval morphology affect swimming: insights from the sand dollars Dendraster eccentrics. Integrative and ____Comparative Biology. 52:458-469
Chan, K.Y.K., Yang, S., Maliska, M.E., Grünbaum, D. 2012. Interdisciplinary, guided inquiry on estuarine transport using a computer model in ____high school classrooms. American Biology Teachers. 74:26-33
Chan, K.Y.K., Grünbaum, D., O Donnell, M.J. 2011. Effects of ocean acidification-induced morphological changes on larval swimming and ____feeding. Journal of Experimental Biology. 214:3857-3867
Chan, K.Y.K., Grünbaum, D. 2010. Temperature and diet modified swimming behaviors of larval sand dollar. Marine Ecology Progress Series. ____415:49-59
2012-2014 Croucher Foundation Fellowship for Post-doctoral Research