Dr. Abigail J. Moore

Research projects

Evolution of CAM photosynthesis in the Portullugo clade and morphological diversification of the South African Anacampseros.

Patterns of diversification with respect to substrate and glaciation in Alpine Minuartia.

Phylogeny, biogeography, and revision of the genus Grindelia, investigation of the processes of speciation in the Pacific Coast species

Keywords

CAM photosynthesis, succulence, Portullugo, Portulacaceae, Anacampserotaceae, Anacampseros, targeted sequence capture, Greater Cape Floristic Region

Minuartia, Caryophyllaceae, calcicole, calcifuge, glacial refugia, phylogeography, ecological speciation, species distribution modeling, next generation sequencing

Asteraceae, Grindelia, California Floristic Province, biogeography, molecular phylogeny, speciation, revision

Publications

Moore, A. J., W. L. Moore, and B. G. Baldwin. (2014) Genetic and ecotypic differentiation in a Californian plant polyploid complex (Grindelia, Asteraceae). PLoS ONE 9(4): e95656. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0095656.

Moore, A. J. und J. W. Kadereit. (2013) The evolution of substrate differentiation in Minuartia series Laricifoliae (Caryophyllaceae) in the European Alps: in situ origin or repeated colonization? American Journal of Botany. 100:2412-2425.

Moore, A. J., D. Merges and J. W. Kadereit. (2013) The origin of the serpentine endemic Minuartia laricifolia subsp. ophiolitica by vicariance and competitive exclusion. Molecular Ecology 22: 2218-2231.

Moore, A. J., A. Bartoli, R. D. Tortosa and B. G. Baldwin. (2012) Phylogeny, biogeography, and chromosome evolution of the amphitropical genus Grindelia (Asteraceae) inferred from nuclear ribosomal and chloroplast sequence data. Taxon 61: 211-230.

Moore, A. J. (2012) Grindelia. Pp. 336-337, in B. G. Baldwin et al. (eds.), The Jepson Manual: Vascular Plants of California, ed. 2. University of California Press, Berkeley.

Moore, A. J. (2012) Valerianaceae. In B. G. Baldwin et al. (eds.), The Jepson Manual: Vascular Plants of California, ed. 2. University of California Press, Berkeley.

Moore, A. J. and L. Bohs. (2007). Phylogeny of Balsamorhiza and Wyethia (Asteraceae: Heliantheae) using ITS, ETS, and trnK sequence data. Systematic Botany 32: 682-691.

Robinson, H. and A. J. Moore. (2004). New species and new combinations in Rhysolepis (Heliantheae: Asteraceae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 117: 423-446.

Moore, A. J. and L. Bohs. (2003). An ITS phylogeny of Balsamorhiza and Wyethia (Asteraceae: Heliantheae). American Journal of Botany 90: 1653-1660.

Contact

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Brown University
80 Waterman St.
Box G-W
Providence, RI 02912, U.S.A
E-Mail: abigail.j.moore@ou.edu