Gwenn Hennon

Gwenn Hennon

Assistant Professor

Biological Oceanography

College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences
Irving II Rm 331
Fairbanks, AK 99775



University of Washington
Ph.D. Oceanography

University of Washington
M.S. Oceanography

B.S. Chemistry


Curriculum Vitae





Hennon, G.M.M., and S.T. Dyhrman. In p. "Progress and promise of omics for predicting the impacts of climate change on harmful algal blooms". Harmful Algae, in press.

Hennon, G.M.M., O.M. Williamson*, M. Hernández Limón*, S.T. Haley, and S.T. Dyhrman. (2019). "Non-linear physiology and gene expression responses of harmful alga Heterosigma akashiwo to rising CO2". Protist. 170(1):38–51.

Hennon, G.M.M., J.J. Morris, S.T. Haley, E.R. Zinser, A.R. Durrant, E. Entwistle, T. Dokland, and S.T. Dyhrman.. (2018). "The impact of elevated CO2 on Prochlorococcus and microbial interactions with "helper" bacterium Alteromonas". The ISME Journal. 12:520–531.

Hamilton, M., G.M.M. Hennon, R. Morales, J. Needoba, T.D. Peterson, M. Schatz, J. Swalwell, E.V. Armbrust, and F. Ribalet. (2017). "Dynamics of Teleaulax-like cryptophytes during the decline of a red water bloom in the Columbia River Estuary". Journal of Plankton Research. 39(4):589–599.

Hennon, G.M.M., M.D. Hernández Limón, S.T. Haley, A.R. Juhl, and S.T. Dyhrman. (2017). "Diverse CO2-induced responses in physiology and gene expression among eukaryotic phytoplankton". Frontiers in Microbiology. 8:2547.

Howard, E.M., C.A. Durkin, G.M.M. Hennon, F. Ribalet, and R.H.R. Stanley. (2017). "Biological production, export efficiency, and phytoplankton communities across 8000 km of the South Atlantic: Basin scale similarity with mesoscale variability". Global Biogeochemical Cycles. 31(7):1066–1088.

Hennon, G.M.M. (2015). "Uncovering mechanisms of phytoplankton response to climate change". Ph.D. dissertation, University of Washington.

Hennon, G.M.M., J. Ashworth, R.D. Groussman, C. Berthiaume, R.L. Morales, N.S. Baliga, M.V. Orellana, and E.V. Armbrust. (2015). "Diatom acclimation to elevated CO2 via cAMP signalling and coordinated gene expression". Nature Climate Change. 5:761–765.

Hennon, G.M.M., P. Quay, R.L. Morales, L.M. Swanson, and E.V. Armbrust. (2014). "Acclimation conditions modify physiological response of the diatom Thalassiosira pseudonana to elevated CO2 concentrations in a nitrate-limited chemostat". Journal of Phycology. 50(2):243–253.

Antos, J.M., G.M. Miller, G.M. Grotenbreg, and H.L. Ploegh*. (2008). "Lipid modification of proteins through sortase-catalyzed transpeptidation". Journal of the American Chemical Society. 130(48):16338–16343.


  • ocean acidification
  • microbial ecology
  • harmful algae
  • bioinformatics
  • transcriptomics and metatranscriptomics



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