Leslie D. Gottlieb

Position Title
(In Memoriam) Professor Emerita

Unit
Department of Evolution and Ecology


Bio

Research Interests

Molecular genetics and evolution of phosphoglucose isomerase in plants, particularly in the wildflower Clarkia. Genetic basis for large morphological differences between closely related closely related plant species and subspecies.

Grad Group Affiliations

  • Population Biology

Specialties / Focus

  • Molecular Evolution
  • Systematics and Comparative Biology

Degrees

  • 1957 BA English Literature Cornell University
  • 1969 PhD Botany University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Publications

Gottlieb LD and VS Ford. 1997. A recently silenced, duplicate PgiC locus in Clarkia. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 14:125-132

Ford VS and LD Gottlieb. 1999. Molecular characterization of PgiC in a tetraploid plant and its diploid relatives. Evolution. 53:1060-1067

Gottlieb LD and VS Ford. 1996. Phylogenetic relationships among the sections of Clarkia (Onagraceae) inferred from the nucleotide sequences of PgiC. Systematic Botany. 21:45-62

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