22. Choi CJ, Jimenez V, Needham DM, Poirier C, Bachy C, Alexander H, Wilken S, Chavez PC, Sudek S, Giovannoni SJ, Worden AZ (2020) Seasonal and Geographical Transitions in Eukaryotic Phytoplankton Community Structure in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Frontiers in MicrobiologyPDFLink


21. Needham DM, Yoshizawa S, Hosaka T, Poirier C, Choi CJ, Hehenberger E, Irwin NAT, Wilken S,Yung CM, Bachy C, Kurihara R, Nakajima Y, Kojima K, Kimura-Someya T, Leonard G, Malmstrom RR, Mende DR, Olson DK, Sudo Y, Sudek S, Richards TA, DeLong EF, Keeling PJ, Santoro AE, Shirouzu M, Iwasaki W, Worden AZ (2019) A Distinct Lineage of Giant Viruses Brings a Rhodopsin Photosystem to Unicellular Marine Predators. Proceedings of the National Academy of SciencesPDFLink

20. Zimmerman AE, Bachy C, Ma X, Roux S, Jang HB, Sullivan MB, Waldbauer JR, Worden AZ (2019) Closely Related Viruses of the Marine Picoeukaryotic Alga Ostreococcus Lucimarinus Exhibit Different Ecological Strategies. Environmental Microbiology, 21(6): 2148–2170. PDFLink

19. Kashiyama Y, Yokoyama A, Shiratori T, Hess S, Not F, Bachy C, Gutierrez-Rodriguez A, et al. (2019) Taming Chlorophylls by Early Eukaryotes Underpinned Algal Interactions and the Diversification of the Eukaryotes on the Oxygenated Earth. The ISME Journal, 13(8): 1899–1910. PDFLink


18. Bachy C, Charlesworth CJ, Chan AM,  Finke JF, Wong CH, Wei CL, Sudek S, Coleman ML, Suttle CA, Worden AZ (2018) Transcriptional responses of the marine green alga Micromonas pusilla and an infecting prasinovirus under different phosphate conditions. Environmental Microbiology, 20(8): 2898‑2912. PDFLink

17. Villar E, Dani V, Bigeard E, Linhart T, Mendez-Sandin M, Bachy C, Six C, Lombard F, Sabourault C, Not F (2018) Symbiont Chloroplasts Remain Active During Bleaching-Like Response Induced by Thermal Stress in Collozoum Pelagicum (Collodaria, Retaria). Frontiers in Marine Science. PDFLink

16. Guo J, Wilken S, Jimenez V, Choi CJ, Ansong CK, Dannebaum R, Sudek L, Milner D, Bachy C, Reistetter EN, Elrod VA, Klimov D, Purvine SO, Wei CL, Ramamoorthy GK, Richards TA, Goodenough U, Smith RD, Callister SJ, Worden AZ (2018) Specialized proteomic responses and an ancient photoprotection mechanism sustain marine green algal growth during phosphate limitation. Nature Microbiology (7): 781‑90. PDFLink


15. Choi CJ*, Bachy C*, Spiro Jaeger G, Poirier C, Sudek L, Sarma V.V.S.S., Mahadevan A, Giovannoni SJ, Worden AZ. (2017) Newly Discovered Deep-Branching Marine Plastid Lineages Are Numerically Rare but Globally Distributed. Current Biology 27(1):R15-16. PDFLink

14. Caron DA, Alexander H, Allen AE, Archibald JM, Armbrust EV, Bachy C, Bell CJ, et al. (2017) Probing the Evolution, Ecology and Physiology of Marine Protists Using Transcriptomics. Nature Reviews Microbiology 15(1):6-20. PDFLink


13. Van Baren MJ, Bachy C, Reistetter E, Purvine SO, Grimwood J, Sudek S, Yu H, Poirier C, Deerinck TJ, Kuo A, Grigoriev IV, Wong CH, Smith RD, Callister SJ, Wei CL, Schmutz J, Worden AZ (2016) Evidence-based green algal genomics reveals marine diversity and ancestral characteristics of land plants. BMC Genomics 17:267. PDFLink

12. Santoferrara LF, Bachy C, Alder VA, Gong J, Kim YO, Saccà A, da Silva Neto ID, et al. (2016) Updating Biodiversity Studies in Loricate Protists: The Case of the Tintinnids (Alveolata, Ciliophora, Spirotrichea). Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology 63(5):651-6. PDFLink


11. Simmons M*, Bachy C*, Sudek S, van Baren MJ, Sudek L, Ares M, Worden AZ (2015) Intron invasions trace algal speciation and reveal nearly identical Arctic and Antarctic Micromonas populations. Molecular Biology and Evolution 32 (9): 2219-2235. PDF – Link

10. Dunthorn M, Lipps JH, Dolan JR, Saab MAA, Aescht E, Bachy C et al. (2015) Ciliates—Protists with complex morphologies and ambiguous early fossil record. Marine Micropaleontology 119:1-6. PDF – Link


9. Duanmu D*, Bachy C*, Sudek S, Wong CH, Jimenez V, Rockwell NC, Martin SS, Ngan CY, Reistetter E, van Baren MJ,  Price DC, Wei CL, Reyes-Prieto A, Lagarias JC, Worden AZ (2014) Marine Algae and Land Plants Share Conserved Phytochrome Signaling Systems. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 111(44):15827–15832. PDFLink

8. Bachy C and Alexandra Z. Worden (2014) Microbial Ecology: Finding Structure in the Rare Biosphere. Current Biology 24(8): R315-17. PDFLink

7. Rockwell NC, Duanmu D, Martin SS, Bachy C, Price DC, Bhattacharya D., Worden AZ, Lagarias JC (2014) Eukaryotic algal phytochromes span the visible spectrum. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 111(10):3871–3876. PDFLink

6. Dolan JR, Pierce RW, Bachy C (2014) Cyttarocylis ampulla, a Polymorphic Tintinnid Ciliate of the Marine Plankton. Protist 165(1): 66–80. PDFLink

5. Bachy C, Moreira D, Dolan JR, López-García P (2014) Seasonal dynamics of free-living tintinnid ciliate communities revealed by environmental sequences from the North-West Mediterranean Sea. FEMS microbiology ecology 87(2):330-342. PDFLink


4. Bachy C, Dolan JR, López-García P, Deschamps P, Moreira D (2013) Accuracy of protist diversity assessments: morphology compared to cloning and direct pyrosequencing of 18S rRNA genes and ITS regions using the conspicuous tintinnid ciliates as a case study. ISME Journal 7(2) :244-255. PDFLink


3. Bachy C, Gómez F, López-García P, Dolan JR, Moreira D (2012)  Molecular Phylogeny of Tintinnid Ciliates (Tintinnida, Ciliophora). Protist 163(6) : 873-887. PDFLink


2. Bachy C, López-García P, Vereshchaka A, Moreira D (2011)  Diversity and vertical distribution of microbial eukaryotes in the snow, sea ice and seawater near the North Pole at the end of the polar night. Frontiers in Microbiology 2. PDFLink


1. Grimsley N, Pequin B, Bachy C, Moreau H, Piganeau G (2010)  Cryptic sex in the smallest eukaryotic marine green alga. Molecular Biology and Evolution 27(1):47-54. PDFLink

* These authors contributed equally