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Andrew J. Alverson (an artistic interpretation)


  • 2006, PhD, The University of Texas at Austin
  • 2000, MS, Iowa State University
  • 1997, BS, Grand Valley State University

Research interests

  1. Diatom comparative genomics
  2. Angiosperm organelle genomes


Origins and recombination of the bacterial-sized multichromosomal mitochondrial genome of cucumber (Cucumis sativus)
The Plant Cell, in press.
Andrew J. Alverson, D.W. Rice, S. Dickinson, K. Berry, and J.D. Palmer.

The model marine diatom Thalassiosira pseudonana likely descended from a freshwater ancestor in the genus Cyclotella
BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011, 11:125
Andrew J. Alverson, B. Beszteri, M.L. Julius, and E.C. Theriot
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The mitochondrial genome of the legume Vigna radiata and the analysis of recombination across short mitochondrial repeats.
PLoS ONE 6(1): e16404.
Andrew J. Alverson, S. Zhuo, D.W. Rice, D.B. Sloan, and J.D. Palmer.
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Extensive loss of translational genes in the structurally dynamic mitochondrial genome of the angiosperm Silene latifolia.
BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011, 10:274
D.B. Sloan, A.J. Alverson, H. Štorchová , J.D. Palmer, and D.R. Taylor.
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