Journal article

A time-calibrated multi-gene phylogeny of the diatom genus Pinnularia

Caroline Souffreau, Heroen Verbruggen, Alexander P Wolfe, Pieter Vanormelingen, Peter A Siver, Eileen J Cox, David G Mann, Bart Van de Vijver, Koen Sabbe, Wim Vyverman

Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution | ACADEMIC PRESS INC ELSEVIER SCIENCE | Published : 2011

University of Melbourne Researchers


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Funding Acknowledgements

We thank Aloisie Poulickova for providing cultures of Pinnularia borealis and Elie Verleyen for providing live environmental samples. Alex Ball enthusiastically assisted with confocal microscopy. Sequencing was done by Andy Vierstrate. Funding was provided by the Fund for Scientific Research-Flanders (FWO-Flanders, comprising a PhD fellowship to CS, post-doctoral fellowships to HV and PV, and Research Grant 3G/0533/07). Research on fossil diatoms is partially supported by the US National Science Foundation (DEB-0716606 to PAS) and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Council of Canada (APW). Morphological analyses at the Natural History Museum, London, were supported by an EU framework 7 SYNTHESYS Grant (GB-TAF-77) to CS.