R. Andrew Cameron

Beckman Institute
Division of Biology and Biologial Engineering

Senior Research Associate, Emeritus in Biology


Research Interests:

Genomic Approaches to the Study of Developmental Biology
     and Reproductive Biology of Marine Invertebrates
Larval Ecology and Settlement
Population Genetics.


Selected Publications

Cameron R. A., Rowen L., Nesbitt, R., Bloom S., Rast, J. P., Berney, K., Arenas-Mena, C, Martinez, P., Lucas, S., Richardson, P. M., Davidson E. H., Peterson K, J., and Hood, L. (2006) Unusual Gene Order and Organization of the Sea Urchin Hox Cluster. J. Exp. Zool. (Mol. Dev. Evol.) 304B:1–14.

Bottjer, D. J., Davidson, E. H., Peterson, K. J., Cameron, R. A. 2006. Paleogenomics of echinoderms. Science 314: 956- 960.

The Sea Urchin Sequencing Consortium. 2006.  The Purple Sea Urchin Genome. Science, 314: 941-952.

Materna, S. C. and Cameron, R. A. 2008. The sea urchin genome as a window on function. Biol. Bull. 214: 266-273.

Smith, M. M., Smith, L. C., Cameron, R. A., Urry, L. A. 2008. The larval stages of the sea urchin, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus J. Morph. 269: 713-733.

Cameron; R. A., Samanta; M., Yuan; A., He; D., Davidson, E. 2008. SpBase: the sea urchin genome database and web site. Nucleic Acids Research 2008; doi: 10.1093/nar/gkn887.

Cameron RA, Davidson EH. 2009. Flexibility of transcription factor target site position in conserved cis-regulatory modules. Dev Biol. 336:122-35. PMID: 19766623.

Campo-Paysaa, F., Semon, M., Cameron, R. A., Peterson, K. J., Schubert, M. 2011. microRNA complements in deuterostomes: origin and evolution of microRNAs. Evol. Dev. 13: 15-27.

Tu, Q., Cameron, R. A., Worley, K. C., Gibbs, R. A. and Davidson, E. H.. 2012. Gene structure in the sea urchin Strongylocentrotus purpuratus based on transcriptome analysis. Genome Res. 2012 22: 2079-2087.

Tu, Qiang, Cameron, R. Andrew, Davidson, Eric H.. 2014. Quantitative developmental transcriptomes of the sea urchin, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus. Developmental Biology. 385: 160-167.

Cameron, R. A., Kudtarkar, P., Gordon, S. M., Worley, K. C., Gibbs, R. A. 2015. Do echinoderm genomes measure up? Marine Genomics 22: 1-9.

Sea Urchin Genome Project web site (Echinobase).

The NCBI Sea Urchin Web Page

The Baylor HGSC Sea Urchin Page

The Sea Urchin Gene Catalog (RZPD)

The Macro-array filter manual

How to find me:

  1. Room 222 in the Beckman Institute on the Caltech Campus
  2. VOICE (626)395-8421
  3. FAX (626)795-3382
  4. EMAIL acameron at caltech dot edu

Last updated 9-29-2013