Lynn Riley

Lynn Riley

Lecturer

BIOLOGY

Churchill-Haines Labs 171B

Phone: (605) 677-3149

Email: Lynn.Riley01@usd.edu

Education:

  • Ph D, Biology, University of South Dakota, 2012
  • MS, Biology, University of Nevada, Reno, 1993
  • BS, Biology, University of New Mexico, 1991

Licensures and Certifications:

  • Applied Biosystems 3500 Automatic Sequencer Operator, Life Technologies

Grants:

  • Curriculum Transformation Grant, College of Arts and Sciences. (2015)

Publications:

Citations listed below are presented in a standardized, modified format for display purposes only. They do not necessarily reflect the preferred style and conventions of the faculty member or discipline.

  • Riley, Lynn, McGlaughlin, Mitchell E., and Helenurm, Kaius. Narrow water barriers prevent multiple colonizations and limit gene flow among California Channel Islands wild buckwheats (Eriogonum: Polygonaceae), 246-268. Vol. 181, Iss. 2. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 2016. (DOI: 10.1111/boj.12415)
  • Riley, Lynn, and McGlaughlin, Mitchell E.. Endemism in native floras of California's Channel Islands correlated with seasonal patterns of aeolian processes, 65-72. Vol. 94, Iss. 1. Botany, 2015. (DOI: 10.1139/cjb-2015-0143)
  • McGlaughlin, Mitchell E., Riley, Lynn, Brandsrud, Michelle, Arcibal, Erica, Helenurm, Mark K., and Helenurm, Kaius. How much is enough? Minimum sampling intensity required to capture extant genetic diversity in ex situ seed collections: examples from the endangered plant Sibara filifolia (Brassicaceae)., 253-266. Vol. 16, Iss. 2. Conservation Genetics, 2015. (DOI: 10.1007/s10592-014-0655-3)
  • McGlaughlin, Mitchell E., Wallace, Lisa E., Wheeler, Gregory L., Bresowar, Gerald, Riley, Lynn, Britten, Nicholas R., and Helenurm, Kaius. 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)., 289-304. Vol. 174. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 2014.
  • McGlaughlin, Mitchell E., Riley, Lynn, Wallace, Lisa E., and Helenurm, Kaius. Isolation of microsatellite loci from endangered members of Lotus (Fabaceae) subgenus Syrmatium., 117-121. Vol. 3. Conservation Genetics Resources, 2011.
  • Riley, Lynn, McGlaughlin, Mitchell E., and Helenurm, Kaius. Microsatellite primers for the narrowly endemic shrub Eriognoum giganteum (Polygoncaeae), 352-355. Vol. 98. Americam Journal of Botany, 2011.
  • Riley, Lynn, McGlaughlin, Mitchell E., and Helenurm, Kaius. Isolation of microsatellite loci from Rhamnus pirifolia, 471-474. Vol. 3. Conservation Genetics Resources, 2011. (DOI: 10.1007/s12686-011-9381-z)
  • Riley, Lynn, McGlaughlin, Mitchell E., and Helenurm, Kaius. Genetic diversity following demographic recovery in the insular endemic plant Galium catalinense subspecies acrispum., 2015-2025. Vol. 11. Conservation Genetics, 2010.
  • McGlaughlin, Mitchell E., Riley, Lynn, and Helenurm, Kaius. Isolation of microsatellite loci from the endangered plant Galium catalinense subspecies acrispum (Rubiaceae)., 984-986. Vol. 9. Molecular Ecology Resources, 2009.
  • Koppang, Miles, Meyer, Justin, Hoefelmeyer, James, Riley, Lynn, Berry, Mary, and DeWitt, Krisma. Integrating authentic research on ionic liquids into the general chemistry laboratory at a small liberal arts college and a public university. In ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 414-414. Vol. 233..
  • McGlaughlin, Mitchell E., Riley, Lynn, Helenurm, Kaius, and Wallace, Lisa A.. Do Channel Island Acmispon (Fabaceae) Form Cohesive Evolutionary Groups?. Provo, UT: Western North American Naturalist.

Awards and Honors:

  • National Academies Fellow in the Life Sciences, The National Academies, 2013

Presentations:

  • McGlaughlin, Mitchell E., Riley, Lynn, Wallace, Lisa, Helenurm, Kaius. Do Channel Islands Acmispon (Fabaceae) with multi-island distributions form cohesive evolutionary groups?. Presented at the 9th California Islands Symposium, Ventura, Califonia. (October 5, 2016)
  • Riley, Lynn, McGlaughlin, Mitchell E., Helenurm, Kaius. Limited Genetic Variability in Native Buckwheats on San Clemente Island. Presented at the 9th California Islands Symposium, Ventura, California. (October 05, 2016)
  • Riley, Lynn, Helenurm, Kaius. Phylogeography of Eriogonum (Polygonaceae) endemic to the California Channel Islands. Presented at the 8th California Islands Symposium, Ventura, CA. (October 25, 2012)
  • Riley, Lynn, McGlaughlin, Mithcell M., Helenurm, Kaius. The phylogeography of two California Channel Island endemic buckwheats (Eriogonum spp.). Presented at the Evolution 2010, Portland, OR. (June 26, 2010)
  • Riley, Lynn, McGlaughlin, Mitchell E., Helenurm, Kaius. Phylogeography of Eriogonum endemic to California's Channel Islands. Presented at the Botany & Mycology Annual Meeting, Snowbird, UT. (2009)