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.

Dane F, Wang Z and Goertzen LR. 2015. Analysis of the complete chloroplast genome of Castanea pumila var. pumila, the Allegheny chinkapin. Tree Genetics and Genomes 11:14. 

Hansen CJ and Goertzen LR. 2014. Validation of nrDNA ITS as a DNA barcode for Marshallia (Asteraceae). Paysonia 3: 5–10.

Wang Z, Hu H, Goertzen LR, McElroy JS and Dane F. 2014. Analysis of the Citrullus colocynthis Transcriptome during Water Deficit Stress. PLoS ONE 9(8): e104657.

Dane F, Li X, Kocot K, and Goertzen LR. 2013. Comparative Analysis of the Transcriptome of Castanea pumila var. pumila. Acta Horticulturae 1019: 55–60.

Hansen CJ, Pancake, DC and Goertzen LR. 2013. Vascular Plant Flora of the Solon Dixon Forestry Education Center, Alabama. Paysonia 2: 1–28.



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

Last updated: 02/24/2015