Awards and peer-reviewed pubs.



2017 "Between Two Lichens" Finalist, Emerging Filmmaker, Jackson Hole Film Festival

2017 "Between Two Lichens" Short Film Best of International Wildlife Film Festival Labs

2017 Oliver Chair AwardScripps Institution of Oceanography

2016 - 2017 Beyster Family Fellowship, Scripps Institution of Oceanography    

2011 – 2015 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship        

2015 “Day in the Life of a Marine Biologist” original film selection, Beneath the Waves Film Festival

2012 – 2013 National Science Foundation Integrative Graduate Education and Research Training Fellowship                                                                                      

2009 Whelan Grant, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

2003 – 2005 Brockway Scholarship, Bennington College                                                       


Moritz C, Ducarme F, Sweet MJ, Fox MD, Zgliczynski B, Ibrahim N, Basheer A, Furby KA, Caldwell ZR, Pisapia C, Grimsditch G. (2017) The “resort effect”: Can tourist islands act as refuges for coral reef species? Diversity and Distributions. 

Furby KA, Smith JE, Sandin SA (2017) Porites superfusa mortality and recovery from a bleaching event at Palmyra Atoll, USA. PeerJ 5:e3204.

Knowles B, Silveira CB, Bailey BA, Barott K, et al. (2016) Lytic to temperate switching of viral communities. Nature 531:466-470.

Williams GJ, Sandin SA, Zgliczynski B, Furby KA, Gove J, Rogers J, Hartmann A, Caldwell Z, Price N, Smith J (In Review) Spatial disparities in the resource landscape drive coral reef trophic zonation.

Wilson JR, Williams GJ, Aeby GS, Bourne DG, Conklin EJ, Furby KA, Harvell CD, Kosaki R, Salm R, Vargas-Angel B, Willis BL, Yusuf S (In Review) Increasing the resilience of Indo-Pacific reefs through informed management of coral diseases.

Furby KA, Apprill A, Cervino JM, Ossolinski JE, Hughen KA (2014) Incidence of lesions on Fungiidae corals in the eastern Red Sea is related to water temperature and coastal pollution. Marine Environmental Research 98:29-38.

Furby KA, Bouwmeester J, Berumen ML (2013) Susceptibility of central Red Sea corals during a major bleaching event. Coral Reefs 32:505-513.

Lamborg CH, Swarr G, Hughen K, Jones RJ, Birdwhistell S, Furby KA, Murty SA, Prouty N and Tseng C (2013) Determination of low-level mercury in coralline aragonite by calcination-isotope dilution-inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry and its application to Diploria specimens from Castle Harbour, Bermuda. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 109:27-37.

Hobbs J-PA, Frisch AJ, Ford BM, Thums M, Saenz-Agudelo P, Furby KA, Berumen ML (2013) Taxonomic, spatial and temporal patterns of bleaching in anemones inhabited by anemonefishes. PLoS ONE 8: e70966. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0070966




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