Dr. Sarah Berke

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 Berke, S.K., D. Jablonski, A. Z. Krug, K. Roy, A. Tomasovych, J. W. Valentine. 2012. Beyond Bergmann’s Rule: size-latitude relationships in marine Bivalvia worldwide. Global Ecology and Biogeography early access available online DOI: 10.1111/j.1466-8238.2012.00775.x.
Berke, S.K. 2012. Biogeographic variability in the abundance, behavior, and ecosystem engineering of the tube-building polychaete Diopatra cuprea (Bosc). Marine Ecology Progress Series 447: 1-13.
Belanger, C. L., D. Jablonski, K. Roy, S. K. Berke, A. Z. Krug, and J. W. Valentine. 2012. Global environmental predictors of benthic marine biogeographic structure. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 109:14046-14051.
Valentine, J.W., D. Jablonski,  A.Z. Krug, and S.K. Berke. The sampling and estimation of marine paleodiversity patterns: Implications of a Pliocene model. Paleobiology, in press.
Berke, S.K. 2010. Functional groups of ecosystem engineers: A proposed classification with comments on current issues. Integrative and Comparative Biology 50 (2): 147-157.
Berke, S.K., A.R. Mahon, F.P. Lima, K.M. Halanych, D.S. Wethey, and S.A. Woodin. 2010. Range shifts and species diversity in marine ecosystem engineers: Patterns and predictions for European sedimentary habitats. Global Ecology and Biogeography 19:223-232.
Berke, S.K., V. Cruz*, and R.W. Osman. 2009. Sublethal predation and regeneration in two onuphid polychaetes: Patterns and implications. Biological Bulletin 217:242-252.
Berke, S.K. and S.A. Woodin. 2009. Behavioral and morphological aspects of decorating in Oregonia gracilis (Brachyura: Majoidea). Invertebrate Biology 238:172-181.
Berke, S.K. and S. Woodin. 2008. Tube decoration may not be cryptic for Diopatra cuprea (Polychaeta: Onuphidae). Biological Bulletin 214:50-56.
Berke, S.K. and S.A. Woodin. 2008. Energetic costs, ontogenetic shifts and sexual dimorphism in majoid decoration. Functional Ecology 22:1125-1133.
Berke, S.K., M. Miller, and S.A. Woodin. 2006. Modelling the energy-mortality tradeoffs of invertebrate decorating behaviour. Evolutionary Ecology Research 8:1409-1425.
Boyle-Vavra S., Berke S.K., Lee J.C., Daum R.S. (2000) Reversion of the glycopeptide resistance phenotype in Staphylococcus aureus clinical isolates. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 44:272-277

*denotes undergraduate collaborator