Irene B. Rodriguez, Dr. rer. nat. 
Associate Professor 



Education:
Dr. rer. nat. Chemistry
Karl-Franzens University Graz 
Graz, Austria 

Research Interests: 
Marine biogeochemistry, metallomics, environmental biotechnology, and environmental analytical chemistry

Selected Publications:
  • Tuo S -, Rodriguez IB, Ho T-. (2020). H2 accumulation and N2 fixation variation by ni limitation in cyanothece. Limnology and Oceanography, 65(2): 377-386.
  • Reich HG, Rodriguez IB, LaJeunesse TC, Ho T-Y. 2020. Endosymbiotic dinoflagellates pump iron: differences in iron and other trace metal needs among the Symbiodiniaceae. Coral Reefs. Article in Review. DOI:10.1007/s00338-020-01911-z.
  • Li T, Lin X, Yu L, Lin S, Rodriguez IB, Ho T-Y. 2020. RNA-seq profiling of Fugacium kawagutii reveals strong responses in metabolic processes and symbiosis potential to deficiencies of iron and other trace metals. Sci Total Environ, 705: 135767.
  • Rodriguez IB and Ho T-Y (2018) Trace metal requirements and interactions in Symbiodinium kawagutii. Frontiers in Microbiology, 9:142. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.00142
  • Rodriguez IB and Ho T-Y (2017) Interactive effects of spectral quality and trace metal availability on the growth of Trichodesmium and Symbiodinium. Plos ONE, 12:e0188777. doi: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0188777
  • Rodriguez IB, Lin S, Ho J and Ho T-Y (2016) Trace metal requirement of coral symbionts: evidence from Symbiodinium kawagutii. Frontiers in Microbiology, 7:82. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.00082
  • Rodriguez IB and Ho T-Y (2015) Influence of cobalt and B12 on the growth and N2 fixation of Trichodesmium. Frontiers in Microbiology, 6:623. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2015
  • Rodriguez IB and Ho T-Y (2015) Influence of cobalt and B12 on the growth and N2 fixation of Trichodesmium. Frontiers in Microbiology, 6:623. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2015
  • Rodriguez IB and Ho T-Y (2014) Diel nitrogen fixation pattern of Trichodesmium: the interactive control of light and Ni. Scientific Reports, Vol. 4. doi: 10.1038/srep04445 
Contact: 
ibrodriguez@msi.upd.edu.ph