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Publications

  • Zechman, F.W., H. Verbruggen, F. Leliaert, M. Buchheim, M.W. Fawley, M. Ashworth, H. Spalding, C. Peuschel, J. Buchheim, B. Verghese and M.D. Hanisak. 2010. An unrecognized ancient lineage of green plants persists in deep marine waters. Journal of Phycology 46: 1288-1295.

  • Olsen, J., F. Zechman, G. Hoarau, J. Coyer, W. Stam, M. Valero and P. Aberg. 2010. Phylogeographic architecture of the fucoid seaweed Ascophyllum nodosum. Journal of Biogeography 37: 842-856.

  • Cocquyt, E., H. Verbruggen, F. Leliaert, F. Zechman, K. Sabbe and O. De Clerck. 2009. Gain and loss of elongation factor genes in green algae. BMC Evolutionary Biology 9: 1-13.

  • Verbruggen, H., M. Ashworth, S. LoDuca, C. Vlaeminck, E. Cocquyt, T. Sauvage, F. Zechman, D. Littler, M. Littler and F. Leliaert. 2009. multi-locus time-calibrated phylogeny of the siphonous green algae. Molecular Phylogenetics & Evolution 50: 642-653.

  • Lam, D. and F. Zechman. 2006. PHYLOGENETIC ANALYSES OF THE BRYOPSIDALES (ULVOPHYCEAE, CHLOROPHYTA) BASED ON RUBISCO LARGE SUBUNIT GENE SEQUENCES. Journal of Phycology 42: 669-678.

  • Zechman, F. 2003. PHYLOGENY OF THE DASYCLADALES (CHLOROPHYTA, ULVOPHYCEAE) BASED ON ANALYSES OF RUBISCO LARGE SUBUNIT (rbc L) GENE SEQUENCES1. Journal of Phycology 39: 819-827.

  • Zechman, F., E. Zimmer and E. Theriot. 1994. USE OF RIBOSOMAL DNA INTERNAL TRANSCRIBED SPACERS FOR PHYLOGENETIC STUDIES IN DIATOMS. Journal of Phycology 30: 507-512.

  • Zechman, F., E. Theriot, E. Zimmer and R. Chapman. 1990. PHYLOGENY OF THE ULVOPHYCEAE (CHLOROPHYTA). Journal of Phycology 26: 700-710.

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Educational Background

  • 1995-1997 – AW Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, Duke University (Molecular Phylogenetics, Phycology)

  • 1992-1995 – Postdoctoral Associate, Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia (Diatom Evolution)

  • 1992 – Ph.D, Louisiana State University (Molecular Phylogenetics, Phycology)

  • 1984 – MS, University of New Hampshire (Marine Ecology, Phycology)

  • 1979 – BS, University of North Carolina, Wilmington (Marine Biology)

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Positions & Honors

  • 2011 – The Luigi Provasoli Award, Phycological Society of America

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