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Jim Johnson

Jim Johnson, 

Science Building, Room 338A
400 E. University Way 
Ellensburg, WA 98926-7537 
(509) 963-2876 

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Ph.D. The University of Tennessee (Botany), 1997.
M.S. Eastern Illinois University (Botany), 1992.


Mycology, Field Mycology, Plant Pathology, Fundamentals of Biology, Introductory Microbiology, Introduction to Evolution, and General Biology I


Mycology, molecular systematics, molecular ecology and amphibian disease.

Recent Publications

  • Johnson, J. E., S. F. Belmont, and R. S. Wagner. 2008. DNA barcoding as a means to identify organisms associated with amphibian eggs. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 3(1):116-127.
  • Chestnut, T., J. E. Johnson and R. S. Wagner. 2008. Results of amphibian chytrid (Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis) sampling in Denali National Park, Alaska, USA. Herpetological Review 39(2): 202-204.
  • Quitadamo, I. J., C. L. Faiola, J. E. Johnson, and M. J. Kurtz. 2008. Community-based inquiry improves critical thinking in general education biology. CBE-Life Sciences Education 7:327-337.
  • Moncalvo, J.-M., R. Vilgalys, S. A. Redhead, J. E. Johnson, T. Y. James, M. C. Aime, V. Hofstetter, S. J. W. Verduin, E. Larsson, T. J. Baroni, R. G. Thorn, S. Jacobsson, H. Clemencon, and O. K. Miller Jr. 2002. One hundred and seventeen clades of euagarics. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 23: 357-400.
  • Hughes K. W., R. H. Petersen, J. E. Johnson, J.-M. Moncalvo, R. Vilgalys, S. A. Redhead, 0 T. Thomas, L. L. McGhee. 2001. Infrageneric phylogeny ofCollybia s. str. based on sequences of ribosomal ITS and LSU regions. Mycological Research 105: 164-172.
  • Hughes, K. W., L. L. McGhee, A. S. Methven, J. E. Johnson, and R. H. Petersen. 1999. Patterns of geographic speciation in the genus Flammulina based on sequences of the ribosomal ITS1-5.8S-ITS2 area. Mycologia 91: 978-992.
  • Johnson, J. E. and R. H. Petersen. 1997. Mating systems in Xeromphalina species. Mycologia 89: 393-399.

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