Project participants

Participant type: Research Experience for Teachers (RET) participant
Jennifer Adams Kenwood Academy High School
5015 S Blackstone Ave
Chicago, IL 60615
Carex morphology
Jeff Grant Downers Grove North High School
4436 Main Street
Downers Grove, IL 60515
Developing materials for AP biology students
Collaborating in Carex morphology project
Donna Wetta The Avery Coonley School
Downers Grove, IL USA
Helped develop Carex morphology protocols for classrooms; classroom teacher with participating science class
Sara Young Waubonsie Valley High School
2590 Ogden Avenue
Aurora, IL 60504
Developing materials for AP environmental science students
Collaborating in Carex morphology project
Participant type: Other participant
Bethany Brown The Morton Arboretum
4100 Illinois Route 53
Lisle IL 60532-1293
Sequencing, specimen and data support
Training of research interns
Leo P. Bruederle Integrative Biology, CB 171
University of Colorado Denver
Denver, CO 80217-3364
USA
Multidisciplinary approaches to resolving relationships at the level of section and below; bipolar disjunct carices
Sabina Donadío Instituto de Botánica Darwinion (CONICET-ANCEFN)
San Isidro, Buenos Aires
Argentina
Sedges of Argentina and South America
Marlene Hahn The Morton Arboretum
4100 Illinois Route 53
Lisle IL 60532
U.S.A.
Project coordinator; teacher-student citizen science outreach;
GIS climatic niche analysis; DNA sequencing; database administration
Matthias Hoffmann Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg
Institut für Biologie, Bereich Geobotanik und Botanischer Garten
Am Kirchtor 3
D-06108 Halle (Saale)
Germany
Expertise in circumboreal sedges
Jongduk Jung Department of Biological Science, Ajou University
Suwon, South Korea
Sedges of Korea
Sangtae Kim School of Biological Sciences and Chemistry
Sungshin Women’s University
249-1, Dongsun-Dong 3-Ga, Sungbuk-Gu
Seoul, 136-742
Sedges of Korea; Carex systematics and phylogenetics
Santiago Martín-Bravo Botany Area
Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemical Engineering
University Pablo de Olavide
Ctra. de Utrera km. 1 - Edificio 24B
C.P. 41013
Sevilla - España - SPAIN
Materials and understanding of the genus Carex globally
Special expertise in Carex sect. Schoenoxiphium (Caricoid clade)
Kristine Bakke Westergaard Norwegian Institute for Nature Research – NINA
P.O. Box 5685 Sluppen
NO-7485 Trondheim
Norway
Phylogeography, phylogeny and conservation genetics/genomics of arctic-alpine disjunct carices
Jong-Cheol Yang Herbarium, Korea National Arboretum (KH)
Gwangreungsumokwon-ro 415
Soheul-eup, Pocheon-si, Gyeonggi-do
Korea, South
Cyperaceae of Korea
Participant type: Senior personnel
Kyong-Sook Chung Jungwon University
85, Munmu-ro, Goesan-eup, Goesan-gun
Chungbuk 367-805 / Korea
Sedges of Korea; chromosome and genome evolution in Carex
Marcial Escudero The Field Museum
The Morton Arboretum
Patterns of lineage diversification and chromosome evolution;
regional expertise in western Europe and northern Africa.
Kerry A. Ford Allan Herbarium (CHR)
PO Box 40, Lincoln 7640
New Zealand
New Zealand
Bruce A. Ford University of Manitoba Sedges of Vietnam and North America
Berit Gehrke Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Germany Patterns of lineage diversification; expertise in sedges of montane Africa
Takuji Hoshino Okayama University of Science Expertise in cytogenetics, sedges of Japan
Modesto Luceño Pablo de Olavide University, Seville Regional expertise in South America, Africa, Europe, Mediterranean region;
expertise in unispicate clade
Anton A. Reznicek University of Michigan Sectional classification of Carex;
regional expertise in Latin America, China, and North America.
David A. Simpson Royal Botanic Garden Kew Liaison to eMonocot project; regional expertise in Thailand.
Julian R. Starr University of Ottawa
Canadian Museum of Nature
Classification and character evolution in sedges; bipolar disjunct carices;
DNA barcoding; expertise in unispicate clade;
regional expertise in Vietnam, S. America, and North America
Karen Wilson Royal Botanic Garden Sydney Regional expertise in Australia
Jin Xiao-Feng College of Life & Environment Sciences
Hangzhou Normal University
Xuelin Street 16 . Hangzhou, 310036
Zhejiang, PR China
Regional expertise in China
Okihito Yano The University Museum
University of Tokyo
7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku
Tokyo 113-0033
Japan
Japan, Nepal; cytogenetics and chromosome evolution
Shuren Zhang Institute of Botany, the Chinese Academy of Sciences Expertise in Kobresia; regional expertise in China
Participant type: Pre-college intern
Alexa Cotton Dissecting and scanning spikes for classroom morphology collaboration;
Helping to develop and test classroom morphology protocols
Becky Ventura Dissecting and scanning spikes for classroom morphology collaboration;
Helping to develop and test classroom morphology protocols
Kendall Wolff Dissecting and scanning spikes for classroom morphology collaboration
Participant type: Graduate student
Sebastian Gebauer Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg
Institut für Biologie, Bereich Geobotanik und Botanischer Garten
Am Kirchtor 3
D-06108 Halle (Saale)
Germany
Expertise in circumboreal sedges
Enrique Maguilla Pablo de Olavide University, Seville Section Glareosae
Uzma National University of Sciences and Technology, Islamabad Carex of the Western Himalayan region
Tamara Villaverde Pablo de Olavide University, Seville Schoenoxiphium and Carex bipolar disjunction
Participant type: Principal investigator
Andrew L. Hipp The Morton Arboretum
4100 Illinois Route 53
Lisle IL 60532
U.S.A.
Project leader. Systematics of Carex subgenus Vignea;
regional expertise in eastern North America;
trait and niche evolution; citizen science training and outreach
Eric H. Roalson Washington State University Sequencing and fieldwork, trait database work, and phylogenetic study.
Marcia Waterway McGill University
Department of Plant Science
Room R2-019, Raymond Building
21111 Lakeshore Road
Ste. Anne de Bellevue
Quebec H9X 3V9
Canada
Sequencing and fieldwork, phylogenetic study.
Participant type: Undergraduate student
Kate Lueders The Morton Arboretum DNA sequencing; databasing and specimen processing
Participant type: Post-doc
Pedro Jimenez Mejias Washington State University Postdoctoral researcher, WSU
Participant type: Technician, programmer
Casey Perkins The Morton Arboretum Protocol development for classroom Carex morphology collaboration
Specimen preparation for Carex morphology collaboration