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University Herbarium, UC Berkeley

Celebration of Paul C. Silva's 90th birthday and his legacy:
The Center for Phycological Documentation


27 October, 2012
1002 Valley Life Sciences Building


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The integration of molecular data and algal taxonomy

  • 8:30 AM Registration
  • 9:00 AM Opening comments (Brent Mishler)
  • 9:10 AM Max Hommersand (University of North Carolina)
    A perspective of the biogeography and phylogenetic systematics of the red algae, subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
  • 10:00 AM Robert Andersen (University of Washington)
    Systematic biology of the heterokont microalgae, including impacts by Paul Silva
  • BREAK
  • 11:15 AM  Sandra Lindstrom (University of British Columbia)
    Biogeography and speciation in Northeast Pacific seaweeds
  • 12 PM Charles Delwiche (University of Maryland)
    Illuminating the origin of land plants with green algal transcriptomes
  • 12:45 PM LUNCH
  • 1:30 PM Group picture in the courtyard
  • 1:45 PM Dessert, sparkling wine, and remarks from Paul
  • 2:30 PM Tour of the Center for Phycological Documentation

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