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Dr. Linda A. Raubeson

Dr. Linda Raubeson standing with a dry landscape, valley view in background.

Linda A. Raubeson, Professor

Science Building, Room 338L
400 E. University Way
Ellensburg, WA 98926-7537
(509) 963-2734


Ph. D. Yale University (Biology), 1991.


Evolution, Genetics, Plant Taxonomy, General Biology.


Phylogeny of seed plants, especially conifers; chloroplast genome evolution and the use of genomic data in phylogeny reconstruction; conservation and ecological genetics of regional plant species.

Recent Publications

  • Leebens-Mack J, Raubeson LA, Cui L, Kuehl J, Fourcade M, Chumley T, Boore JL, Jansen RK, and dePamphilis CW (2005) Identifying the basal angiosperms in chloroplast genome phylogenies: Sampling one's way out of the Felsenstein zone. Mol Biol Evol 22:1948-1963.
  • Jansen, R.K., Raubeson, L.A., Boore, J.L., dePamphilis, C.W., Chumley, T., Haberle, R.C., Wyman, S.K., Alverson, A.J., Peery, R., Herman, S.J., Fourcade, H.M., Jennifer V. Kuehl, K.V., McNeal, J.R., Leebens-Mack, J., and Cui, L. (2005) Methods for Obtaining and Analyzing Whole Chloroplast Genome Sequences. Methods of Enzymology 395: 348-384.
  • Raubeson,L.A., and Jansen, R.K. (2005) Chloroplast Genomes of Plants. IN: R. Henry, ed., Diversity and Evolution of Plants - Genotypic and phenotypic variation in higher plants. London: CABI Publishing 2005, 45-68.
  • Cosner, M.E., Raubeson, L.A., and Jansen, R.K. (2004) Chloroplast DNA rearrangements in Campanulaceae: phylogenetic utility of highly rearranged genomes. BMC Evolutionary Biology 4: 27. 

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