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Daryl Lam



Dept. of Environmental & Plant Biology
Ohio University
Porter Hall 315
Athens, OH 45701 USA


Postdoctoral researcher, Ohio University, Morgan L. Vis-Chiasson's Laboratory


Phycology, systematics, and molecular phylogenetics within the Division Chlorophyta (green algae) including marine, freshwater, and terrestrial taxa.Freshwater Rhodophyte systematics part of the Red algal Tree of Life project


Ph.D. in Biological Sciences, University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, AL (USA) 2010.
Specialization: Phylogenetic analyses of subaerial microchlorophytan algae of the neotropics and Hawaii.
Advisor: Dr. Juan M. Lopez-Bautista
Dissertation: Biodiversity and Systematics of subaerial algae from the Neotropics and Hawaii.

M.Sc. in Biology with distinction, California State University, Fresno, CA (USA) 2005.
Specialization: Molecular phylogenetics and systematics of the Division Chlorophyta with emphasis on the siphonous green order Bryopsidales (Caulerpales).
Advisor: Dr. Frederick W. Zechman
Thesis: Phylogenetic analyses of the Caulerpales (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta) based on rbcL gene sequences.

B.Sc. in Biological Sciences, University of the Pacific Stockton, CA (USA) 2000.

Shoals Marine Laboratory Cornell University/University of New Hampshire, (USA)
Seaweeds, plankton, and seagrass summer course 2003.
Instructors: Drs. Frederick Zechman and Christopher Neefus

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Cold Spring Harbor, NY (USA)
Computational and comparative genomics course 2012.
Instructors: Drs. William R. Pearson, Lisa Stubbs, Aaron J. Mackey, B.F. Francis Ouellette, Saurabh Sinha, James Taylor, and Sheng Zhong


  • Conservation International's rapid biodiversity assessment program (RAP)
  • Collaborative Institutional Training Intitiative (CITI) Responsible Conduct of Research Curriculum completion
  • American Red Cross first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • PADI open water SCUBA diver
  • Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Computational and Comparative Genomics

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