Leslie R. Goertzen
Associate Professor & Director, John D. Freeman Herbarium

Office Location:  
313 Rouse Life Sciences Bldg. 

Mailing Address:
101 Rouse Life Sciences Bldg. 
Auburn University, AL 36849
Tel: (334) 844-1637
Fax: (334) 844-1645
Email Leslie R. Goertzen

PhD – Texas (2001)

MSc – UBC (1996)

BSc – Université d'Ottawa (1992)

Plant evolutionary biology including systematics, phylogeny, molecular evolution and genomics.

Hansen, C. J.  and L. R. Goertzen. 2012.  Psora icterica (Lecanorales, Psoraceae), a new and interesting disjunction confirmed in Alabama. Opuscula Philolichenum 11: 49–51.

Zwack, P. J.  Shi, X. Robinson, B.R., Gupta S., Compton, M,. Gerken, D., Goertzen, L.R.  and A.M Rashotte.  2012. Vascular Expression Patterns Are Conserved across Evolutionarily Distinct Lineages of Cytokinin Response Factors. Plant Cell Physiol. 53: 1683–1695.

Jiang, K. and L. R. Goertzen. 2011. Spliceosomal intron size expansion in domesticated grapevine (Vitis vinifera). BMC Research Notes 4:52.

Goertzen, L. R., J. L. Trusty and R. S. Boyd. 2011. Clonal diversity and genetic structure in the endangered Alabama leather flower Clematis socialis Kral (Ranunculaceae). Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 138:41–51.

Yuying S., A. Rashotte, Y. Si, L. R. Goertzen and N. K. Singh. 2011. Expression, in vivo localization and phylogenetic analysis of a pyridoxine 5’-phosphate oxidase in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 49:88–95.

Rashotte, A.M. and L.R. Goertzen. 2010. The CRF domain defines Cytokinin Response Factor proteins in plants. BMC Plant Biology 10:74.



Plant Systematics - BIOL 5120 Plant Systematics - BIOL 6120
Organismal Biology - BIOL 1030 Phylogenetics - BIOL 7970

Last updated: 07/30/2014