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Leslie R. Goertzen
Biological Sciences
Associate Professor and Director, John D. Freeman Herbarium

Office: 313 Rouse Life Sciences Bldg.

Address:
101 Rouse Life Sciences Bldg.
Auburn University, AL 36849

Fax: (334) 844-1645
E-Mail: goertzen@auburn.edu


Education

PhD — Texas
2001
MSc — UBC
1996
BSc — Université d'Ottawa
1992


Research and Teaching Interests

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


Selected Publications

Chen S, McElroy JS, Dane F and Goertzen LR (2016) Transcriptome assembly and comparison of an allotetraploid weed species, Annual Bluegrass, with its two diploid progenitor species, Poa supinaSchrad and Poa infirma Kunth. The Plant Genome 9: 1–11.

Nelson G, Sweeney P, Wallace LE, et al (2015) Digitization workflows for flat sheets and packets of plants, algae, and fungi. Applications in Plant Sciences 3:1500065. 

Hu H, Rashotte AM, Singh NK, Goertzen LR, Weaver DB, Locy RD (2015) The complexity of posttranscriptional small RNA regulatory networks revealed by in silico analysis of Gossypium arboreum L. leaf, flower and boll small regulatory RNAs. PLoS ONE 10:e0127468.

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.



Courses

Undergraduate Graduate
Plant Systematics – BIOL5120
Organismal Biology – BIOL1030
Phylogenetics – BIOL7970
Genome Evolution – BIOL7970




Last updated: 05/26/2016