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Lynn Riley

Lynn Riley
Lecturer
Biology, College of Arts & Sciences
UCL Churchill-Haines Labs 171B
Phone: 605-677-3149
Education:
  • Ph D, Biology, University of South Dakota, 2012
  • MS, Biology, University of Nevada, Reno, 1993
  • BS, Biology, University of New Mexico, 1991
Publications:
  • McGlaughlin, M. E., Wallace, L. E., Wheeler, G. L., Bresowar, G., Riley, L., Britten, N. R., Helenurm, K., (2014), Do the island biogeography predictions of MacArthur and Wilson hold when examining genetic diversity on the near mainland California Channel Islands? Examples from endemic Acmispon (Fabaceae)., Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, vol. 174, pp. 289-304.
  • McGlaughlin, M. E., Riley, L., Wallace, L. E., Helenurm, K., (2011), Isolation of microsatellite loci from endangered members of Lotus (Fabaceae) subgenus Syrmatium., Conservation Genetics Resources, vol. 3, pp. 117-121.
  • Riley, L., McGlaughlin, M. E., Helenurm, K., (2011), Microsatellite primers for the narrowly endemic shrub Eriognoum giganteum (Polygoncaeae), Americam Journal of Botany, vol. 98, pp. 352-355.
  • Riley, L., McGlaughlin, M. E., Helenurm, K., (2011), Isolation of microsatellite loci from Rhamnus pirifolia, Conservation Genetics Resources, vol. 3, pp. 471-474.
  • Riley, L., McGlaughlin, M. E., Helenurm, K., (2010), Genetic diversity following demographic recovery in the insular endemic plant Galium catalinense subspecies acrispum., Conservation Genetics, vol. 11, pp. 2015-2025.
  • McGlaughlin, M. E., Riley, L., Helenurm, K., (2009), Isolation of microsatellite loci from the endangered plant Galium catalinense subspecies acrispum (Rubiaceae). , Molecular Ecology Resources, vol. 9, pp. 984-986.
Awards and Honors:
  • National Academies Fellow in the Life Sciences, The National Academies, 2013
Presentations:
  • Riley, L., Helenurm, K. (2012, October). Phylogeography of Eriogonum (Polygonaceae) endemic to the California Channel Islands. Presented at the 8th California Islands Symposium, Ventura, CA.
  • Riley, L., McGlaughlin, M. M., Helenurm, K. (2010, June). The phylogeography of two California Channel Island endemic buckwheats (Eriogonum spp.). Presented at the Evolution 2010, Portland, OR.
  • Riley, L., McGlaughlin, M. E., Helenurm, K. (2009). Phylogeography of Eriogonum endemic to California’s Channel Islands. Presented at the Botany & Mycology Annual Meeting, Snowbird, UT.