Professor, Marine Science and Conservation
Ph.D., University of Michigan at Ann Arbor 1975
M.S., University of Michigan at Ann Arbor 1970
Vega, IE, Rittschof, D, Dickinson, GH, and Musgrave, I. "Evolutionary Proteomics: Empowering Tandem Mass Spectrometry and Bioinformatics Tools for the Study of Evolution." In Tandem mass spectrometry - applications and principles,edited by JK Prasain, 57-86. Rijeka: InTech, 2012. Full Text
Rittschof, D. "Research on practical environmentally benign antifouling coatings." In Biofouling,edited by S Dürr and J Thomason, 396-409. Chichester, U.K. ; Ames, Iowa: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
Butler, AJ, Canning-Clode, J, Coutts, ADM, Cowie, PR, Dobretsov, S, Durr, S, Faimali, M, Lewis, JA, Page, HM, Pratten, J, Ready, D, Rittschof, D, Spratt, DA, Terlizzi, A, and Thomason, JC. "Techniques for the quantification of biofouling." In Biofouling,edited by S Dürr and J Thomason, 319-332. Chichester, U.K. ; Ames, Iowa: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
Christy, JH, and Rittschof, D. "Deception in visual and chemical communications in crustaceans." In Chemical Communications in Crustaceans,edited by M Thiel and T Breithupt, 313-333. New York: Springer, 2010.
Choong, AMF, Maki, JS, Ikhwan, JTB, Chen, C-L, Rittschof, D, and Teo, SL-M. "Pharmaceuticals as antifoulants: Inhibition of growth & effects on adhesion of marine bacteria." In Biofouling : Types, Impact, and Anti-fouling,edited by J Chan and S Wong. New York: Nova Science Publishers, 2010.
Rittschof, D. "Trends in marine biofouling research." In Advances in Marine Antifouling Coatings and Technologies,edited by C Hellio and D Yebra, 725-748. Oxford; Boca Raton: Woodhead ; CRC, 2009.
Rittschof, D. "Novel antifouling coatings: a multiconceptual approach." In Marine and Industrial Biofouling,edited by H-C Flemming, PS Murthy, R Venkatesan, and KE Cooksey, 179-188. Berlin; New York: Springer, 2009.
Rittschof, D. "Hermit crabs." In Encyclopedia of Tidepools and Rocky Shores,edited by MW Denny and SD Gaines, 273-275. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2007.
Rittschof, D. "Natural products antifoulants and coatings development." In Marine Chemical Ecology,edited by JB McClintock and BJ Baker, 543-566. Boca Raton, Fla: CRC Press, 2001.
Rittschof, D, and Parker, KK. "Cooperative antifouling testing : A novel multisector approach." In Recent Advances in Marine Biotechnology, Vol. 6, Bio-organic compounds: chemistry and biomedical applications,edited by M Fingerman and R Nagabhushanam, 239-253. Enfield, (NH): Science Publishers, 2001.
Li, H-X, Ma, L-S, Lin, L, Ni, Z-X, Xu, X-R, Shi, H-H, Yan, Y, Zheng, G-M, and Rittschof, D. "Microplastics in oysters Saccostrea cucullata along the Pearl River Estuary, China. (Accepted)" Environmental pollution (Barking, Essex : 1987) 236 (May 2018): 619-625. Full Text
Gatley-Montross, CM, Finlay, JA, Aldred, N, Cassady, H, Destino, JF, Orihuela, B, Hickner, MA, Clare, AS, Rittschof, D, Holm, ER, and Detty, MR. "Multivariate analysis of attachment of biofouling organisms in response to material surface characteristics." Biointerphases 12, no. 5 (December 29, 2017): 051003-. Full Text
Allen, AS, Seymour, AC, and Rittschof, D. "Chemoreception drives plastic consumption in a hard coral." Marine pollution bulletin 124, no. 1 (November 2017): 198-205. Full Text
So, CR, Scancella, JM, Fears, KP, Essock-Burns, T, Haynes, SE, Leary, DH, Diana, Z, Wang, C, North, S, Oh, CS, Wang, Z, Orihuela, B, Rittschof, D, Spillmann, CM, and Wahl, KJ. "Oxidase Activity of the Barnacle Adhesive Interface Involves Peroxide-Dependent Catechol Oxidase and Lysyl Oxidase Enzymes." ACS applied materials & interfaces 9, no. 13 (April 2017): 11493-11505. Full Text
Essock-Burns, T, Gohad, NV, Orihuela, B, Mount, AS, Spillmann, CM, Wahl, KJ, and Rittschof, D. "Barnacle biology before, during and after settlement and metamorphosis: a study of the interface." The Journal of experimental biology 220, no. Pt 2 (January 2017): 194-207. Full Text
So, CR, Fears, KP, Leary, DH, Scancella, JM, Wang, Z, Liu, JL, Orihuela, B, Rittschof, D, Spillmann, CM, and Wahl, KJ. "Sequence basis of Barnacle Cement Nanostructure is Defined by Proteins with Silk Homology." Scientific reports 6 (November 8, 2016): 36219-. Full Text
Li, H-X, Orihuela, B, Zhu, M, and Rittschof, D. "Recyclable plastics as substrata for settlement and growth of bryozoans Bugula neritina and barnacles Amphibalanus amphitrite." Environmental pollution (Barking, Essex : 1987) 218 (November 2016): 973-980. Full Text
Shivapooja, P, Cao, C, Orihuela, B, Levering, V, Zhao, X, Rittschof, D, and López, GP. "Incorporation of silicone oil into elastomers enhances barnacle detachment by active surface strain." Biofouling 32, no. 9 (October 2016): 1017-1028. Full Text
Essock-Burns, T, Wepprich, A, Thompson, A, and Rittschof, D. "Enzymes manage biofilms on crab surfaces aiding in feeding and antifouling." Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 479 (June 2016): 106-113. Full Text
Rittschof, D, Hench, J, Darnell, MZ, and Chen, J. "Blue Crab Movements in a Wind Driven System: Summer and Fall Movements of Adults." March 2016.
Sison, J, Orihuela, B, Rittschof, D, and Dickinson, GH. "CHARACTERIZING KEY PROTEINS THAT CONTRIBUTE TO BARNACLE ADHESION." August 2015.
Dickinson, GH, McNicholl, CG, Orihuela, B, and Rittschof, D. "ASSESSING THE EFFECT OF SALINITY ON BARNACLE ADHESION AND BIOMINERALIZATION." August 2015.
Essock-Burns, T, Leary, D, Solderbloom, E, Orihuela, B, Moseley, A, Spillmann, C, Wahl, K, and Rittschof, D. "Use of Arthropod Wound Healing Mechanisms in Barnacles Amphibalanus (=Balanus) amphitrite." April 2015.
Essock-Burns, T, Tarrell, A, Mathai, P, Gohad, NV, Mount, AS, Maki, JS, and Rittschof, D. "Interactions between biofilm bacteria and barnacles Balanus amphitrite." April 2013.
Von Dassow, YJ, and Rittschof, D. "Switch and bait: use of artificial egg masses to investigate predation on embryos." April 2013.
Wahl, KJ, Burden, DK, Barlow, DE, Spillmann, CM, Everett, RK, and Rittschof, D. "Microscopic and spectroscopic studies of bioadhesive interfaces." August 19, 2012.
Burden, DK, Barlow, DE, Spillmann, CM, Everett, RK, Rittschof, D, Orihuela, B, and Wahl, KJ. "In situ analysis of spatial and temporal variations in newly formed barnacle adhesive." August 19, 2012.
Rittschof, D, Dickinson, GH, Wahl, KJ, Barlow, D, Orihuela, B, Vega, IE, and Everett, R. "Barnacle Glue, is curing like blood clotting?." April 2012.
Gohad, NV, Aldred, N, Orihueladiaz, B, Clare, AS, Rittschof, D, and Mount, AS. "VISUALIZING ADRENERGIC RECEPTORS ON THE SENSORY ORGANS OF OYSTER AND BARNACLE SETTLEMENT STAGE LARVAE." August 2011.
Barnacles and Expertise for Antifouling, Foul Release and Adhesion Research awarded by Office of Naval Research (Principal Investigator). 2016 to 2019
Determining Microbiiomes on Roofing Shingles awarded by GAF (Principal Investigator). 2017 to 2018
Plastics as food mimics awarded by Oak Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2016 to 2018
The Barnacle Adhesive System and the transition to mineralization awarded by Office of Naval Research (Principal Investigator). 2014 to 2017
Assessing the effect of environment on barnacle settlement, adhesion and biomineralization awarded by The College of New Jersey (Principal Investigator). 2014 to 2017
Effects of Environment on Blue Crab Size: Fisheries Science Place Based Learning awarded by NC Department of Environmental Quality (Principal Investigator). 2015 to 2017
Crab-Crane Conservation Coupling: 2014 awarded by Nicholls State University (Principal Investigator). 2015 to 2016
Effects of Environment on Blue Crab Size: A Reciprocal Transplant Study awarded by NC Sea Grant (Principal Investigator). 2015 to 2016
REU: Undergraduate Research in Estuarine and Coastal Marine Systems awarded by National Science Foundation (Co-Principal Investigator). 2012 to 2016
Barnacles and Expertise for Antifoulilng, Foul Release and Adhesion Research awarded by Office of Naval Research (Principal Investigator). 2012 to 2014