I am a genome scientist based in Bristol, England. I am currently studying the genetic basis of neuropsychiatric disorders, but I have also done research on iridescent plants, plant pathogens and lichens. I have continued my work on lichen-associated algae and cyanobacteria for my blog
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Tag Archives: Cladonia
Green Algal Photobionts: Asterochloris.
In this post I will be taking a look at the diversity of the junior partner to Trebouxia: Asterochloris. Originally described by Elisabeth Tschermak-Woess in 1980, Asterochloris was subsequently merged with Trebouxia before being split out again on the basis of sequence … Continue reading
Posted in Green Algal Photobionts Tagged Asterochloris, Cladonia, Cladoniaceae, Lepraria, Lichen, Stereocaulaceae, Xanthoria 2 Comments