Andy Murdock

Curriculum Vitae

Andrew Gabriel Murdock
Department of Integrative Biology
University of California, Berkeley
1001 Valley Life Sciences Building #2465
Berkeley, CA 94720-2465
murdock@berkeley.edu

 

Professional Preparation:

1995-2000 B.A. in Integrative Biology
University of California, Berkeley

2004August Advancement to Candidacy for the Ph.D. in Integrative Biology
University of California, Berkeley

 

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Dissertation Research: Systematics and Molecular Evolution of marattioid ferns (Marattiaceae)

  1. Phylogeny of marattioid ferns based on nucleotide sequence data and morphology
  2. Rates of evolution in marattioid ferns, a putative living fossil lineage
  3. Monographic revision of Asian and Pacific members of Marattia
    Green Tree of Life Project
  4. Assembling a morphological matrix for cladistic analysis of land plants in combination with gene order data sets
  5. Assembly of land plant whole mitochondrial and chloroplast genomes
    Flora of the Carquinez Strait Region, Contra Costa and Solano Counties, California (with Dean Kelch)



Publications:

Murdock, Andrew G. and Alan R. Smith. 2003. Pteridophytes of Moorea, French Polynesia,
with a new species, Tmesipteris gracilis. Pacific Science 57 (3): 253-265.

Murdock, Andrew G. and Anya E. Hinkle. 2002. Moorea Digital Flora Project
http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/moorea/
 
Jepsen, Eric P. B. and Andrew G. Murdock. 2002. Inventory of native and non-native
vegetation on John Muir National Historic Site, Eugene O’Neill National Historic Site, and Port Chicago National Monument. National Parks Service report (in cooperation with Point Reyes Bird Observatory).

Murdock, Andrew G. 2000. Morning glories (Convolvulaceae) of Moorea: systematics,
distribution, and ecology. Biology and Geomorphology of Tropical Islands 9: 106-131.

Murdock, Andrew G. 2000. Checklist of the flora of the Gump Station.
Biology and Geomorphology of Tropical Islands 9: 200-208.

 

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