Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Symbiosis, parasitism, organelle evolution, bacterial evolution, tree of life
NSERC Postgraduate Scholarships-Doctoral Program (PGS D3)
B Imanian, JF Pombert, PJ Keeling. 2010. The complete plastid genomes of the two ‘dinotoms’ Durinskia baltica and Kryptoperidinium foliaceum. PloS one 5 (5), e10711.
E Portales-Casamar, DJ Swanson, L Liu, et. al. 2007. A regulatory toolbox of MiniPromoters to drive selective expression in the brain Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 107 (38), 16589-16594.
B Imanian, PJ Keeling. 2007. The dinoflagellates Durinskia baltica and Kryptoperidinium foliaceum retain functionally overlapping mitochondria from two evolutionarily distinct lineages. BMC Evolutionary Biology 7 (1), 172.
B Imanian, KJ Carpenter, PJ Keeling. 2007. Mitochondrial genome of a tertiary endosymbiont retains genes for electron transport proteins. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology 54 (2), 146-153.
B Imanian, JF Pombert, RG Dorrell, F Burki, PJ Keeling. 2012. Tertiary endosymbiosis in two dinotoms has generated little change in the mitochondrial genomes of their dinoflagellate hosts and diatom endosymbionts. PloS one 7 (8), e43763.
F Burki, B Imanian, E Hehenberger, Y Hirakawa, S Maruyama, PJ Keeling. 2014. Endosymbiotic gene transfer in tertiary plastid-containing dinoflagellates. Eukaryotic cell 13 (2), 246-255.
ND Sherry, B Imanian, K Sugimoto, PW Boyd, PJ Harrison. 2002. Seasonal and interannual trends in heterotrophic bacterial processes between 1995 and 1999 in the subarctic NE Pacific. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography 49 (24), 5775-5791.
E Hehenberger, B Imanian, F Burki, PJ Keeling. 2014. Evidence for the retention of two evolutionary distinct plastids in dinoflagellates with diatom endosymbionts. 2014. Genome biology and evolution 6 (9), 2321-2334.
B Imanian, PJ Keeling. 2014. Horizontal gene transfer and redundancy of tryptophan biosynthetic enzymes in dinotoms. Genome biology and evolution 6 (2), 333-343.