David Morrison


I am a plant ecologist, plant systematist, molecular phylogeneticist and bioinformatician.

Research interests
  • Molecular Phylogenetics
  • Experimental Design
  • Data Analysis
  • Molecular Sequence Alignment
  • Phylogenetic Networks
  • Plant Systematics
  • Apicomplexa
  • Nematoda
  • Plant Fire Ecology
  • Legume Seed Biology

Ongoing research projects
  • germination of native Australian legumes
  • molecular phylogeny of the Apicomplexa
  • alignment of nucleotide sequences for phylogenetic analysis
  • development of network methods in phylogenetic analysis
  • molecular phylogeny and population genetics of the Nematoda
  • methods for finding the maximum-likelihood phylogenetic tree
  • methods for quantifying and analyzing patterns of codon usage and bias
Tony Auld
Leonhard Schnittger
Scot Kelchner
Steven Kelk   Leo van Iersel

Links to Further Information
button Professional Publications

button Phylogenetic Networks book

button Primer of Phylogenetic Networks

button Molecular Sequence Alignments — data files

button Accelerating maximum-likelihood searches using PAUP*

button The Genealogical World of Phylogenetic Networks — blog

button Symbolae Botanicae Upsalienses — journal

button The Wine Gourd — blog
AssProf David Morrison


Australian Systematic Botany issue Phylogenetic Networks book Lorentz Center workshop

Work Address
Systematic Biology
Department of Organism Biology
Uppsala University

Evolutionary Biology Centre
Norbyvägen 18D
Uppsala 752 36

Phone: +46-18-471 6480



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