Lehrstuhl für Paläontologie & Geobiologie





Ausgewählte Publikationen

  • **Vargas, Sergio**, Thorsten Zimmer, Nicola Conci, Martin Lehmann, and Gert Wörheide. 2021. Transcriptional Response of the Calcification and Stress Response Toolkits in an Octocoral under Heat and pH Stress. *Molecular Ecology*. [https://doi.org/10.1111/mec.16266](https://doi.org/10.1111/mec.16266)
  • Conci, Nicola, **Sergio Vargas**, and Gert Wörheide. 2021. The Biology and Evolution of Calcite and Aragonite Mineralization in Octocorallia. *Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution* 9: 81.
  • Musser, Jacob M., Klaske J. Schippers, Michael Nickel, Giulia Mizzon, Andrea B. Kohn, Constantin Pape, Paolo Ronchi, et al. 2021. Profiling Cellular Diversity in Sponges Informs Animal Cell Type and Nervous System Evolution. *Science* 374 (6568): 717–23.
  • **Vargas, Sergio**, Laura Leiva, and Gert Wörheide. 2021. Short-Term Exposure to High-Temperature Water Causes a Shift in the Microbiome of the Common Aquarium Sponge *Lendenfeldia chondrodes*. *Microbial Ecology* 81 (1): 213–22.
  • Conci, Nicola, Martin Lehmann, **Sergio Vargas**, and Gert Wörheide. 2020. Comparative Proteomics of Octocoral and Scleractinian Skeletomes and the Evolution of Coral Calcification. *Genome Biology and Evolution* 12 (9): 1623–35.
  • Conci, Nicola, Gert Wörheide, and **Sergio Vargas**. 2019. New Non-Bilaterian Transcriptomes Provide Novel Insights into the Evolution of Coral Skeletomes. *Genome Biology and Evolution* 11 (11): 3068–81.
  • Vuillemin, Aurèle, Scott D. Wankel, Ömer K. Coskun, Tobias Magritsch, **Sergio Vargas**, Emily R. Estes, Arthur J. Spivack, et al. 2019. Archaea Dominate Oxic Subseafloor Communities over Multimillion-Year Time Scales. *Science Advances* 5 (6): eaaw4108.
  • Eitel, Michael, Warren R. Francis, Frédérique Varoqueaux, Jean Daraspe, Hans-Jürgen Osigus, Stefan Krebs, **Sergio Vargas**, Helmut Blum, Gray A. Williams, Bernd Schierwater, Gert Wörheide. 2018. Comparative Genomics and the Nature of Placozoan Species. *PLoS Biology* 16 (7): e2005359.
  • Mills, Daniel B., Warren R. Francis, **Sergio Vargas**, Morten Larsen, Coen P. H. Elemans, Donald E. Canfield, and Gert Wörheide. 2018. The Last Common Ancestor of Animals Lacked the HIF Pathway and Respired in Low-Oxygen Environments. *eLife* 7: e31176.
  • Poliseno, Angelo, Christian Feregrino, Stéphane Sartoretto, Didier Aurelle, Gert Wörheide, Catherine S. McFadden, and **Sergio Vargas**. 2017. Comparative Mitogenomics, Phylogeny and Evolutionary History of *Leptogorgia* (Gorgoniidae). *Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution* 115: 181-189 [https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2017.08.001]