Journal article

Analysis of chloroplast genomes and a supermatrix inform reclassification of the Rhodomelaceae (Rhodophyta)

Pilar Diaz-Tapia, Christine A Maggs, John A West, Heroen Verbruggen

Journal of Phycology | WILEY | Published : 2017

University of Melbourne Researchers


Awarded by Australian Research Council

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Funding Acknowledgements

PDT acknowledges support by the postdoctoral programmes Axudas de apoio a etapa inicial de formacion posdoutoral do Plan I2C (Xunta de Galicia). This work was supported by grants from the Australian Research Council (FT110100585), the Australian Biological Resources Study (RFL213-08) and also benefited from funding provided by the University of Melbourne (UoM-FAPESP SPRINT grant), the Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment and the Bush Blitz program (Australian Biological Resources Study). This research was supported by use of the computational facilities of Melbourne Bioinformatics (project UOM0007) and the Nectar Research Cloud, a collaborative Australian research platform supported by the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS). We warmly thank the members of the Verbruggen lab (J. Costa, V. Marcelino, M. Brookes, C. Cremen and C. Jackson) for providing samples and assistance during field and lab work. We are grateful to J. Huisman, M. Terradas, F. Rindi, M. Toyota Fujii, V. Cassano, N. Robinson, R. Carballeira for supplying materials and Y. Metti for sharing some sequences. We thank M.D. Guiry for advice on nomenclatural issues.