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Loren H. Rieseberg FRSC FRS FRSB (born 1961) is a Canadian-American botanist.

Loren H. Rieseberg
Born1961 (age 57–58)
Alberta, Canada
Alma materWashington State University
AwardsDarwin–Wallace Medal (2012)
Scientific career
FieldsBotany
Institutions
Websitewww.botany.ubc.ca/people/loren-rieseberg

Born in Alberta, Canada, his family moved to the US. He graduated from Washington State University with a Ph.D. in 1987.

He is a Professor of Botany at the University of British Columbia and a Distinguished Professor of Biology at Indiana University,[1][2] and head of the Rieseberg Lab.[3][4] In October 2016, he was appointed the Director of the UBC Biodiversity Research Centre, replacing Sally Otto.[5] He is on the editorial boards of numerous journals and has edited Molecular Ecology for many years.[2][6]

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Honours and awardsEdit

WorksEdit

  • Rieseberg, L.H., and J.H. Willis. "Plant speciation". 2007. Science 317:910-914.
  • Rieseberg, L.H., T.E. Wood, and E. Baack. 2006. "The nature of plant species". Nature 440:524-527.
  • Harter, A.V., K.A. Gardner, D. Falush, D.L. Lentz, R. Bye, L.H. Rieseberg. 2004. "Origin of extant domesticated sunflowers in eastern North America". Nature 430:201-205.
  • Burke, J.M., and L.H. Rieseberg. 2003. "The fitness effects of transgenic disease resistance in wild sunflowers". Science 300:1250.
  • Rieseberg, L.H., O. Raymond, D.M. Rosenthal, Z. Lai, K. Livingstone, T. Nakazato, J.L. Durphy, A.E. Schwarzbach, L.A. Donovan, and C. Lexer. 2003. "Major ecological transitions in annual sunflowers facilitated by hybridization". Science 301:1211-1216.
  • Rieseberg, L. H., A. Widmer, M. A. Arntz, and J. M. Burke. 2002. "Directional selection is the primary cause of phenotypic diversification". Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 99:12242-12245.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Loren Rieseberg". Department of Botany, Faculty of Science. UBC. Retrieved May 3, 2019.
  2. ^ a b c "Loren H. Rieseberg". Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington. Archived from the original on October 22, 2014.
  3. ^ "The Rieseberg lab - Plant Evolutionary Genomics". Department of Botany, University of British Columbia. Retrieved May 3, 2019.
  4. ^ "Loren Rieseberg: Biographical Information". Department of Botany, University of British Columbia. Archived from the original on 2011-07-06. Retrieved 2010-04-17.
  5. ^ "Loren Rieseberg appointed director of UBC Biodiversity Research Centre". UBC Science. 3 October 2016. Retrieved 30 April 2019.
  6. ^ "Molecular Ecology". Wiley Online Library. ISSN 1365-294X. Retrieved May 3, 2019.
  7. ^ a b R. Larry Peterson, Barry J. Shelp, and Christian R. Lacroix (July 2011). "Honouring Dr. Loren H. Rieseberg". Botany. 89 (7): iii. doi:10.1139/b11-035.CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list (link)
  8. ^ "Loren Reiseberg biography". Royal Society. Retrieved 25 January 2017.
  9. ^ "Medals and Prizes". The Linnean Society of London. Archived from the original on 2013-02-22. Retrieved 2013-02-01.

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