Santagata S and Ruiz GM (2007) Characterization of source invertebrate populations and assessing salinity toxicity as a barrier to prevent transfers of high risk species to the Great Lakes in ballast tanks. NOBOB-B: Identifying, Verifying, and Establishing Options for Best Management Practices for NOBOB Vessels. Santagata S and Ruiz G (2007)
C. D. Bishop, D. F. Erezyilmaz, T. Flatt, C. D. Georgiou, M. G. Hadfield, A. Heyland , J. Hodin, M. W. Jacobs, S. A. Maslakova, A. Pires, A. M. Reitzel, S. Santagata, K. Tanaka, and J. H. Youson (2006). What is metamorphosis? Integrative and Comparative Biology 46: 655-661. Integrative and Comparative Biology
Santagata, S. (2004) A waterborne behavioral cue for the actinotroch larvae of Phoronis pallida (Phoronida) produced by Upogebia pugettensis (Decapoda: Thalassinidea). Biological Bulletin 207:103-115. Larval Settlement.pdf
Santagata, S. (2004). The Larval Development of Phoronis pallida (Phoronida): Implications for Morphological Convergence and Divergence among Larval Body Plans. Journal of Morphology 259:346-357. Pallida_development.pdf
Santagata, S. (2002). Structure and Metamorphic Remodeling of the Larval Nervous System and Musculature of Phoronis pallida (Phoronida). Evolution & Development 4(1):1-15. Metamorphosis.pdf
Santagata, S., and Zimmer, R., L. (2002). Comparison of the Neuromuscular Systems among Actinotroch Larvae: Systematic and Evolutionary Implications. Evolution & Development 4(1):15-30. Larval Neuromuscular Systems.pdf
Santagata S. and R.L. Zimmer (2000). Comparing cell patterns of coronate bryozoan larvae with fluorescent probes. Proceedings of the 11th International Bryozoology Association Conference. Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Republic of Panama, A. Herrera Cubilla and J.B.C. Jackson, editors. p. 365-375. Santagata and Zimmer 2000.pdf
Santagata S. and W.C. Banta (1996b). The origin of brooding in the Cheilostomata: Interpretive morphology of Scrupocellaria ferox. Invertebrate Biology 115(2): 170-180. Santagata and Banta 1996a.pdf
Santagata S. and W.C. Banta (1996a). A checklist of the cheilostome Bryozoa found at Chuuck, Micronesia. Micronesia 29(2): 305-312.
Banta W.C., Santagata S., and F. Perez (1995). A setigerous collar in Membranipora chesapeakensis n.sp. (Bryozoa) - Implications for the evolution of cheilostomes from ctenostomes. Invertebrate Biology 114 (1): 83-88. JSTOR File
Selected Invited Talks and Conference Participation
Santagata, S. (2012). Revaluating spiral-like cell cleavage patterns during the embryonic development of phoronids and brachiopods, presented at the 2012 conference of the Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology, Charleston, SC.
Santagata, S. (2011). The diverse roles of larval musculature and microfilaments during the initial stages of metamorphosis of marine bryozoans, presented at the 2011 conference of the Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology, Salt Lake City, UT.
Resh, C.A., Passamaneck, Y., Martindale, M.Q., Santagata, S. (2011). Isolation and characterization of the expression patterns of FoxG in the embryos and larvae of the articulate brachiopod, Terebratalia transversa, presented at the 2011 conference of the Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology, Salt Lake City, UT.
Santagata, S., Resh, C.A., Hejnol, A., Passamaneck, Y., Martindale, M.Q. (2010). Evolutionarily conserved expression of genes involved in the differentiation of anterior neural tissues within the larva of the articulate brachiopod, Terebratalia transversa, presented at the 2010 conference of the Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology, Seattle, WA.
Santagata, S. (2009). What minor phyla have taught us about the phylogenetic relationships among invertebrate animals and the evolution of the nervous system. Invited Seminar given to the Biology Department of New Mexico State University.