Mr Stephen Russell

Senior Laboratory Manager

Department: Core Research Laboratories
Division: Molecular Biology Laboratories
Contact: email
Phone: 0207 942 5390

Publications

Asis FC, Almeida TE, Russell SJ, Schneider H, Salino A (2016) Molecular Phylogeny and Recircumscription of the Fern Genus Pecluma (Polypodiaceae-Polypodiopsida). PHYTOTAXA, 247 (4) : 235 - 246. doi: 10.11646/phytotaxa.247.4.1

Bystriakova N, Ansell SW, Russell SJ, Grundmann M, Vogel JC, Schneider H (2014) Present, past and future of the European rock fern Asplenium fontanum: combining distribution modelling and population genetics to study the effect of climate change on geographic range and genetic diversity. Annals of Botany, 113 (3) : 453 - 465. doi: 10.1093/aob/mct274

Schneider H, Navarro-gomez A, Russell SJ, Ansell S, Grundmann M, Vogel J (2013) Exploring the utility of three nuclear regions to reconstruct reticulate evolution in the fern genus Asplenium. Journal of Systematics and Evolution, 51 (2) : 142 - 153. doi: 10.1111/j.1759-6831.2012.00226.x

Eiserhardt WL, Rohwer JG, Russell SJ, Yesilyurt JC, Schneider H (2011) Evidence for radiations of cheilanthoid ferns in the Greater Cape Floristic Region. TAXON, 60 (5) : 1269 - 1283.

Ansell SW, Stenøien HK, Grundmann M, Russell SJ, Koch MA, Schneider H, Vogel JC (2011) The importance of Anatolian mountains as the cradle of global diversity in Arabis alpina, a key arctic–alpine species. Annals of Botany, 108 (2) : 241 - 252. doi: 10.1093/aob/mcr134

Hunt HV, Ansell SW, Russell SJ, Schneider H, Vogel JC (2011) Dynamics of polyploid formation and establishment in the allotetraploid rock fern Asplenium majoricum. Annals of Botany, 108 (1) : 143 - 157. doi: 10.1093/aob/mcr118

Sprunt SV, Schneider H, Watson LE, Russell SJ, Navarro-gomez A, James HickeyR (2011) Exploring the Molecular Phylogeny and Biogeography of Pleopeltis polypodioides (Polypodiaceae, Polypodiales) Inferred from Plastid DNA Sequences. Systematic Botany, 36 (4) : 862 - 869. doi: 10.1600/036364411X604886

Ansell SW, Stenøien HK, Grundmann M, Schneider H, Hemp A, Bauer N, Russell SJ, Vogel JC (2010) Population structure and historical biogeography of European Arabidopsis lyrata. Heredity, 105 (6) : 543 - 553. doi: 10.1038/hdy.2010.10

Grundmann M, Rumsey FJ, Ansell SW, Russell SJ, Darwin SC, Vogel JC, Spencer M, Squirrell J, Hollingsworth PM, Ortiz S, Schneider H (2010) Phylogeny and taxonomy of the bluebell genus Hyacinthoides, Asparagaceae [Hyacinthaceae]. TAXON, 59 (1) : 68 - 82.

Strickland-constable R, Schneider H, Ansell SW, Russell SJ, Knapp S (2010) Species identity in the Solanum bahamense species group (Solanaceae, Solanum subgenus Leptostemonum). TAXON, 59 (1) : 209 - 226.

Grundmann M, Rumsey F, Ansell SW, Russell SJ, Darwin SC, Vogel JC, Spencer M, Squirrell J, Hollingsworth P, Ortiz S, Schneider H (2010) Molecular phylogeny of bluebells, Hyacinthoides (Asparagaceae). Taxon, 59 : 68 - 82.

Hunt HV, Ansell SW, Russell SJ, Schneider H, Vogel JC (2009) Genetic diversity and phylogeography in two diploid ferns, Asplenium fontanum subsp. fontanum and A. petrarchae subsp. bivalens , in the western Mediterranean. Molecular Ecology, 18 (23) : 4940 - 4954. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2009.04402.x

Olsson S, Rumsey F, Grundmann M, Russell S, Enroth J, Quandt D (2009) The origin of the British and Macaronesian endemic Thamnobryum species (Neckeraceae). Journal of Bryology, 31 (1) : 1 - 10. doi: 10.1179/174328208X300769

Walker RH, Brodie J, Russell SJ, Irvine LM (2009) The taxonomy and biodiversity of geniculate coralline algae in the northeastern Atlantic: Corallina caespitosa sp. nov. (Corallinoideae, Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology, 45 : 287 - 297.

Brodie J, Irvine L, Neefus CD, Russell S (2008) Ulva umbilicalis L. and Porphyra umbilicalis Kutz. (Rhodophyta, Bangiaceae): a molecular and morphological redescription of the species, with a typification update. TAXON, 57 (4) : 1328 - 1331.

Brodie J, Mols MortensenA, Ramirez ME, Russell S, Rinkel B (2008) Making the links: towards a global taxonomy for the red algal genus Porphyra (Bangiales, Rhodophyta). Journal of Applied Phycology, 20 (5) : 939 - 949. doi: 10.1007/s10811-008-9315-7

Ansell SW, Grundmann M, Russell SJ, Schneider H, Vogel JC (2008) Genetic discontinuity, breeding-system change and population history of Arabis alpina in the Italian Peninsula and adjacent Alps. Molecular Ecology, 17 (9) : 2245 - 2257. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2008.03739.x

James KE, Schneider H, Ansell SW, Evers M, Robba L, Uszynski G, Pedersen N, Newton AE, Russell SJ, Vogel JC, Kilian A (2008) Diversity Arrays Technology (DArT) for Pan-Genomic Evolutionary Studies of Non-Model Organisms. PLoS ONE, 3 (2) : e1682 - e1682. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0001682

Grundmann MICHAEL, Ansell STEPHENW, Russell STEPHENJ, Koch MARCUSA, Vogel JOHANNESC (2008) Hotspots of diversity in a clonal world - the Mediterranean moss Pleurochaete squarrosa in Central Europe. Molecular Ecology, 17 (3) : 825 - 838. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2007.03634.x

Ansell SW, Schneider H, Pedersen N, Grundmann M, Russell SJ, Vogel JC (2007) Recombination diversifies chloroplast trnF pseudogenes in Arabidopsis lyrata. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 20 (6) : 2400 - 2411. doi: 10.1111/j.1420-9101.2007.01397.x

Carine MARKA, Robba LAVINIA, Little ROBERT, Russell STEVE, Guerra ARNOLDOSANTOS (2007) Molecular and morphological evidence for hybridization between endemic Canary Island Convolvulus. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 154 (2) : 187 - 204. doi: 10.1111/j.1095-8339.2007.00657.x

Ansell S, Grundmann M, Schneider H, Russell S, Vogel JC (2007) Biogeography of Italian mountain ranges: evidence from Arabis alpina.. Botany 2007,

Ansell S, Grundmann M, Schneider H, Russell S, Vogel JC (2007) Arabidopsis lyrata spp. Petraea: non-model patterns of glacial history in a model plant. Botany 2007,

Grundmann MICHAEL, Ansell STEPHENW, Russell STEPHENJ, Koch MARCUSA, Vogel JOHANNESC (2007) Genetic structure of the widespread and common Mediterranean bryophyte Pleurochaete squarrosa (Brid.) Lindb. (Pottiaceae) - evidence from nuclear and plastidic DNA sequence variation and allozymes. Molecular Ecology, 16 (4) : 709 - 722. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2007.03181.x

Saslis-lagoudakis C, Chase MW, Robinson DN, Russell SJ, Klitgaard BB (2008) Phylogenetics of neotropical Platymiscium (Leguminosae: Dalbergieae): systematics, divergence times, and biogeography inferred from nuclear ribosomal and plastid DNA sequence data. American Journal of Botany, 95 (10) : 1270 - 1286. doi: 10.3732/ajb.0800101

Schneider H, Pedersen N, Navarro-gomez A, Russell S, Ansell S, Grundmann M, Vogel JC (2007) Establishing nuclear markers to generate a comprehensive phylogeny of asplenioid ferns.. Botany 2007,

Robba L, Russell SJ, Barker GL, Brodie J (2006) Assessing the use of the mitochondrial cox1 marker for use in DNA barcoding of red algae (Rhodophyta). American Journal of Botany, 93 (8) : 1101 - 1108. doi: 10.3732/ajb.93.8.1101

Pedersen N, Russell SJ, Newton AE, Ansell SW (2006) A novel molecular protocol for the rapid extraction of DNA from bryophytes and the utility of direct amplification of DNA from a single dwarf male. The Bryologist, 109 (2) : 257 - 264. doi: 10.1639/0007-2745(2006)109[257:ANMPFT]2.0.CO;2

Grundmann M, Schneider H, Russell S, Vogel J (2006) Phylogenetic relationships of the moss genus Pleurochaete Lindb. (Bryales: Pottiaceae) based on chloroplast and nuclear genomic markers. Organisms Diversity & Evolution, 6 (1) : 33 - 45. doi: 10.1016/j.ode.2005.04.005

Robba L, Rinkel B, Russell S, Brodie J (2006) Testing for hidden diversity in red algae in the UK. [abstract]. The Phycologist, 70 :

Rumsey FJ, Russell SJ, Wiltshire E (2006) A preliminary molecular investigation to characterize and identify Fulham Oaks, their progeny and related cultivars in London. The London Naturalist, 85 : 39 - 49.

Thomas MM, Garwood NC, Baker WJ, Henderson SA, Russell SJ, Hodel DR, Bateman RM (2006) Molecular phylogeny of the palm genus Chamaedorea, based on the low-copy nuclear genes PRK and RPB2. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 38 (2) : 398 - 415. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2005.08.019

Schneider H, Ranker TA, Russell SJ, Cranfill R, Geiger JMO, Aguraiuja R, Wood KR, Grundmann M, Kloberdanz K, Vogel JC (2005) Origin of the endemic fern genus Diellia coincides with the renewal of Hawaiian terrestrial life in the Miocene. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 272 (1561) : 455 - 460. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2004.2965

Robba L, Carine MA, Russell SJ, Raimondo FM (2005) The monophyly and evolution of Cynara L. (Asteraceae) sensu lato: evidence from the Internal Transcribed Spacer region of nrDNA. Plant Systematics and Evolution, 253 (1-4) : 53 - 64. doi: 10.1007/s00606-004-0259-3

Rumsey FJ, Barrett JA, Gibby M, Russell SJ, Vogel JC (2005) Reproductive strategies and population structure in the endangered pteridophyte Trichomanes speciosum (Hymenophyllaceae: Pteridophyta). Fern Gazette, 17 : 205 - 215.

Schneider H, Ranker TA, Russell SJ, Cranfill R, Geiger JO, Aguraiuja R, Wood KR, Grundmann M, Kloberdanz K, Vogel JC (2005) Origin of the endemic fern genus Diellia (Aspleniaceae) coincides with the renewal of Hawaiian terrestrial life. :

Thomas MM, Garwood NC, Baker WJ, Henderson S, Hodel DR, Russell SJ, Bateman RM (2005) Molecular phylogenetics of the palm genus Chamaedorea. Abstracts of EUNOPS (Palm) Conference (Linnean Society),

Yesson C, Russell SJ, Parrish T, Dalling JW, Garwood NC (2004) Phylogenetic Framework for Trema (Celtidaceae). Plant Systematics and Evolution, 248 (1-4) : doi: 10.1007/s00606-004-0186-3

Carine MA, Russell SJ, Santos-guerra A, Francisco-ortega J (2004) Relationships of the Macaronesian and Mediterranean floras: molecular evidence for multiple colonizations into Macaronesia and back-colonization of the continent in Convolvulus (Convolvulaceae). American Journal of Botany, 91 (7) : 1070 - 1085. doi: 10.3732/ajb.91.7.1070

Carine MA, Francisco-ortega J, Santos-guerra A, Russell SJ (2004) Relationships of island and continental floras: molecular evidence for multiple colonisations into Macaronesia and subsequent back-colonisation of the continent in Convolvulus L.. American Journal of Botany, 91 : 1070 - 1085.

Rumsey F, Russell S, Schäfer H, Rasbach H (2004) Distribution, Ecology and Cytology of Asplenium azoricum Lovis, Rasbach & Reichstein (Aspleniaceae, Pteridophyta) and Its Hybrids. American Fern Journal, 94 (3) : 113 - 125. doi: 10.1640/0002-8444(2004)094[0113:DEACOA]2.0.CO;2

Schneider H, Russell SJ, Cox CJ, Bakker F, Henderson S, Rumsey F, Barrett J, Gibby M, Vogel JC (2004) Chloroplast Phylogeny of Asplenioid Ferns based on rbcL and trnL-F Spacer Sequences (Polypodiidae, Aspleniaceae) and its Implications for Biogeography. Systematic Botany, 29 (2) : 260 - 274. doi: 10.1600/036364404774195476

Carine MA, Alexander JM, Russell SJ (2003) Evolution of spines and the taxonomic status of Convolvulus section Acanthocladi: preliminary results from the ITS 2 region of nrDNA. Bocconea, 16 : 703 - 710.

Garwood NC, Yesson C, Russell SJ, Parrish T, Dalling JW, Daws MI (2003) Phylogenetic and ecological relationships within Trema (Celtidaceae), a pantropical genus of pioneer trees. Annual Meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology & Conservation & Special Symposium of the British Ecological Society, Programme and Abstracts,

Garwood NC, Yesson C, Russell SJ, Parrish T, Dalling JD (2003) Phylogenetic framework for Trema (Celtidaceae), a pantropical genus of pioneer trees. Systematics Association, 4th Biennial Meeting, Programme and Abstracts,

Rumsey FJ, Vogel JC, Jermy AC, Paul AM, Russell SJ, Simpson KA, Barrett JA, Lockton A, Gibby M (2003) Conserving the fen buckler fern (Dryopteris cristata L.) in the British Isles. [Poster abstract], In: Proceedings of the International Symposium: Fern Flora Worldwide, Threats and Responses, Guildford, UK, 2001, Dyer AF, Sheffield E, Wardlaw AC (Eds). The Fern Gazette 16 :

Rumsey FJ, Vogel JC, Russell SJ, Barrett JA, Gibby M (2003) Conserving a tropical fern in Europe, In: Proceedings of the International Symposium: Fern Flora Worldwide, Threats and Responses, Guildford, UK, 2001, Dyer AF, Sheffield E, Wardlaw AC (Eds). The Fern Gazette 16 :

Trewick SA, Morgan-richards M, Russell SJ, Henderson S, Rumsey FJ, Pinter I, Barrett JA, Gibby M, Vogel JC (2002) Polyploidy, phylogeography and Pleistocene refugia of the rockfern Asplenium ceterach: evidence from chloroplast DNA. Molecular Ecology, 11 (10) : 2003 - 2012. doi: 10.1046/j.1365-294X.2002.01583.x

Rumsey FJ, Vogel JC, Russell SJ (2001) A study of genetic variation in the threatened hepatic Petalophyllum ralfsii (Wils.) Nees. and Gottsche (Fossombroniaceae). CONSERVATION GENETICS, 2 (3) : 271 - 277. doi: 10.1023/A:1012259600440

James CM, Barrett JA, Russell SJ, Gibby M (2001) A rapid PCR based method to establish the potential for paternal inheritance of chloroplasts inPelargonium. Plant Molecular Biology Reporter, 19 (2) : 163 - 167. doi: 10.1007/BF02772159

Vogel JC, Rumsey FJ, Russell SJ, Cox CJ, Holmes JS, Bujnoch W, Stark C, Barrett JA, Gibby M (1999) Genetic structure, reproductive biology and ecology of isolated populations of Asplenium csikii (Aspleniaceae, Pteridophyta). Heredity, 83 (5) : 604 - 612. doi: 10.1038/sj.hdy.6886120

Rumsey FJ, Vogel JC, Russell SJ, Barrett JA, Gibby M (1999) Population structure and conservation biology of the endangered fern Trichomanes speciosum Willd. (Hymenophyllaceae) at its northern distributional limit. BIOLOGICAL JOURNAL OF THE LINNEAN SOCIETY, 66 (3) : 333 - 344. doi: 10.1111/j.1095-8312.1999.tb01894.x

Rumsey FJ, Vogel JC, Russell SJ, Barrett JA, Gibby M (1998) Climate, Colonisation and Celibacy: Population Structure in Central European Trichomanes speciosum (Pteridophyta). Botanica Acta, 111 (6) : 481 - 489. doi: 10.1111/j.1438-8677.1998.tb00736.x

Vogel JC, Rumsey FJ, Schneller JJ, Russell SJ, Holmes JS, Barrett JA, Gibby M (1998) The origin, status and distribution of Asplenium presolanense spec. nov. (Aspleniaceae, Pteridophyta). BOTANICA HELVETICA, 108 (2) : 269 - 288.

Vogel JC, Russell SJ, Rumsey FJ, Barrett JA, Gibby M (1998) Evidence for Maternal Transmission of Chloroplast DNA in the Genus Asplenium (Aspleniaceae, Pteridophyta). Botanica Acta, 111 (3) : 247 - 249. doi: 10.1111/j.1438-8677.1998.tb00704.x

Vogel JC, Russell SJ, Rumsey FJ, Barrett JA, Gibby M (1998) On Hybrid Formation in the Rock Fern Asplenium x alternifolium (Aspleniaceae, Pteridophyta). Botanica Acta, 111 (3) : 241 - 246. doi: 10.1111/j.1438-8677.1998.tb00702.x

Shubert LE, Russell SJ (1997) Effect of environmental conditions on stress protein production in a cyanobacterium. PHYCOLOGIA, 36 (4) : 102 - 103.

Helgason T, Russell SJ, Monro AK, Vogel JC (1996) What is mahogany? The importance of a taxonomic framework for conservation. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 122 (1) : 47 - 59. doi: 10.1111/j.1095-8339.1996.tb02062.x

Bhoday RAJINDER, Russell STEPHENJ, Price JAMESH, Scholfield CLAIREI, Gacesa PETER (1994) A molecular phylogeny of the British species of Callithamnion based on restriction site data. Biochemical Society Transactions 22 (3) : 360S - 360S. doi: 10.1042/bst022360s

Ji J, Russell SJ, Gibby M, Vogel JC, Sheffield E, Peng H (1994) A Technique for the Investigation of Genetic Variation in Filamentous Gametophytes of Trichomanes (Hymenophyllaceae). American Fern Journal, 84 (4) : 126 - 126. doi: 10.2307/1547709

John DM, Bhoday R, Russell SJ, Johnson LR, Gacesa P (1993) A Molecular and Morphological Analysis of Microthamnion (Chlorophyta, Microtharnniales). Archiv für Protistenkunde, 143 (1-3) : 33 - 39. doi: 10.1016/S0003-9365(11)80269-1

Scholfield CI, Gacesa P, Price JH, Russell SJ, Bhoday R (1991) Restriction fragment length polymorphisms of enzymically-amplified small-subunit rRNA-coding regions fromGracilaria andGracilariopsis (Rhodophyta) — a rapid method for assessing ‘species’ limits. Journal of Applied Phycology, 3 (4) : 329 - 334. doi: 10.1007/BF02392886

Russell SJ (1989) Polyacrylamide gel electrophoretic characterization of isoenzymes in the marine algal genusCallithamnion. Electrophoresis, 10 (11) : 771 - 775. doi: 10.1002/elps.1150101108

Courses taught

MSc: Molecular systematics
12/2016.

MSc: Molecular systematics module practical
12/2014.

Introduction
Publications

Publications

Asis FC, Almeida TE, Russell SJ, Schneider H, Salino A (2016) Molecular Phylogeny and Recircumscription of the Fern Genus Pecluma (Polypodiaceae-Polypodiopsida). PHYTOTAXA, 247 (4) : 235 - 246. doi: 10.11646/phytotaxa.247.4.1

Bystriakova N, Ansell SW, Russell SJ, Grundmann M, Vogel JC, Schneider H (2014) Present, past and future of the European rock fern Asplenium fontanum: combining distribution modelling and population genetics to study the effect of climate change on geographic range and genetic diversity. Annals of Botany, 113 (3) : 453 - 465. doi: 10.1093/aob/mct274

Schneider H, Navarro-gomez A, Russell SJ, Ansell S, Grundmann M, Vogel J (2013) Exploring the utility of three nuclear regions to reconstruct reticulate evolution in the fern genus Asplenium. Journal of Systematics and Evolution, 51 (2) : 142 - 153. doi: 10.1111/j.1759-6831.2012.00226.x

Eiserhardt WL, Rohwer JG, Russell SJ, Yesilyurt JC, Schneider H (2011) Evidence for radiations of cheilanthoid ferns in the Greater Cape Floristic Region. TAXON, 60 (5) : 1269 - 1283.

Ansell SW, Stenøien HK, Grundmann M, Russell SJ, Koch MA, Schneider H, Vogel JC (2011) The importance of Anatolian mountains as the cradle of global diversity in Arabis alpina, a key arctic–alpine species. Annals of Botany, 108 (2) : 241 - 252. doi: 10.1093/aob/mcr134

Hunt HV, Ansell SW, Russell SJ, Schneider H, Vogel JC (2011) Dynamics of polyploid formation and establishment in the allotetraploid rock fern Asplenium majoricum. Annals of Botany, 108 (1) : 143 - 157. doi: 10.1093/aob/mcr118

Sprunt SV, Schneider H, Watson LE, Russell SJ, Navarro-gomez A, James HickeyR (2011) Exploring the Molecular Phylogeny and Biogeography of Pleopeltis polypodioides (Polypodiaceae, Polypodiales) Inferred from Plastid DNA Sequences. Systematic Botany, 36 (4) : 862 - 869. doi: 10.1600/036364411X604886

Ansell SW, Stenøien HK, Grundmann M, Schneider H, Hemp A, Bauer N, Russell SJ, Vogel JC (2010) Population structure and historical biogeography of European Arabidopsis lyrata. Heredity, 105 (6) : 543 - 553. doi: 10.1038/hdy.2010.10

Grundmann M, Rumsey FJ, Ansell SW, Russell SJ, Darwin SC, Vogel JC, Spencer M, Squirrell J, Hollingsworth PM, Ortiz S, Schneider H (2010) Phylogeny and taxonomy of the bluebell genus Hyacinthoides, Asparagaceae [Hyacinthaceae]. TAXON, 59 (1) : 68 - 82.

Strickland-constable R, Schneider H, Ansell SW, Russell SJ, Knapp S (2010) Species identity in the Solanum bahamense species group (Solanaceae, Solanum subgenus Leptostemonum). TAXON, 59 (1) : 209 - 226.

Grundmann M, Rumsey F, Ansell SW, Russell SJ, Darwin SC, Vogel JC, Spencer M, Squirrell J, Hollingsworth P, Ortiz S, Schneider H (2010) Molecular phylogeny of bluebells, Hyacinthoides (Asparagaceae). Taxon, 59 : 68 - 82.

Hunt HV, Ansell SW, Russell SJ, Schneider H, Vogel JC (2009) Genetic diversity and phylogeography in two diploid ferns, Asplenium fontanum subsp. fontanum and A. petrarchae subsp. bivalens , in the western Mediterranean. Molecular Ecology, 18 (23) : 4940 - 4954. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2009.04402.x

Olsson S, Rumsey F, Grundmann M, Russell S, Enroth J, Quandt D (2009) The origin of the British and Macaronesian endemic Thamnobryum species (Neckeraceae). Journal of Bryology, 31 (1) : 1 - 10. doi: 10.1179/174328208X300769

Walker RH, Brodie J, Russell SJ, Irvine LM (2009) The taxonomy and biodiversity of geniculate coralline algae in the northeastern Atlantic: Corallina caespitosa sp. nov. (Corallinoideae, Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology, 45 : 287 - 297.

Brodie J, Irvine L, Neefus CD, Russell S (2008) Ulva umbilicalis L. and Porphyra umbilicalis Kutz. (Rhodophyta, Bangiaceae): a molecular and morphological redescription of the species, with a typification update. TAXON, 57 (4) : 1328 - 1331.

Brodie J, Mols MortensenA, Ramirez ME, Russell S, Rinkel B (2008) Making the links: towards a global taxonomy for the red algal genus Porphyra (Bangiales, Rhodophyta). Journal of Applied Phycology, 20 (5) : 939 - 949. doi: 10.1007/s10811-008-9315-7

Ansell SW, Grundmann M, Russell SJ, Schneider H, Vogel JC (2008) Genetic discontinuity, breeding-system change and population history of Arabis alpina in the Italian Peninsula and adjacent Alps. Molecular Ecology, 17 (9) : 2245 - 2257. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2008.03739.x

James KE, Schneider H, Ansell SW, Evers M, Robba L, Uszynski G, Pedersen N, Newton AE, Russell SJ, Vogel JC, Kilian A (2008) Diversity Arrays Technology (DArT) for Pan-Genomic Evolutionary Studies of Non-Model Organisms. PLoS ONE, 3 (2) : e1682 - e1682. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0001682

Grundmann MICHAEL, Ansell STEPHENW, Russell STEPHENJ, Koch MARCUSA, Vogel JOHANNESC (2008) Hotspots of diversity in a clonal world - the Mediterranean moss Pleurochaete squarrosa in Central Europe. Molecular Ecology, 17 (3) : 825 - 838. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2007.03634.x

Ansell SW, Schneider H, Pedersen N, Grundmann M, Russell SJ, Vogel JC (2007) Recombination diversifies chloroplast trnF pseudogenes in Arabidopsis lyrata. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 20 (6) : 2400 - 2411. doi: 10.1111/j.1420-9101.2007.01397.x

Carine MARKA, Robba LAVINIA, Little ROBERT, Russell STEVE, Guerra ARNOLDOSANTOS (2007) Molecular and morphological evidence for hybridization between endemic Canary Island Convolvulus. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 154 (2) : 187 - 204. doi: 10.1111/j.1095-8339.2007.00657.x

Ansell S, Grundmann M, Schneider H, Russell S, Vogel JC (2007) Biogeography of Italian mountain ranges: evidence from Arabis alpina.. Botany 2007,

Ansell S, Grundmann M, Schneider H, Russell S, Vogel JC (2007) Arabidopsis lyrata spp. Petraea: non-model patterns of glacial history in a model plant. Botany 2007,

Grundmann MICHAEL, Ansell STEPHENW, Russell STEPHENJ, Koch MARCUSA, Vogel JOHANNESC (2007) Genetic structure of the widespread and common Mediterranean bryophyte Pleurochaete squarrosa (Brid.) Lindb. (Pottiaceae) - evidence from nuclear and plastidic DNA sequence variation and allozymes. Molecular Ecology, 16 (4) : 709 - 722. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2007.03181.x

Saslis-lagoudakis C, Chase MW, Robinson DN, Russell SJ, Klitgaard BB (2008) Phylogenetics of neotropical Platymiscium (Leguminosae: Dalbergieae): systematics, divergence times, and biogeography inferred from nuclear ribosomal and plastid DNA sequence data. American Journal of Botany, 95 (10) : 1270 - 1286. doi: 10.3732/ajb.0800101

Schneider H, Pedersen N, Navarro-gomez A, Russell S, Ansell S, Grundmann M, Vogel JC (2007) Establishing nuclear markers to generate a comprehensive phylogeny of asplenioid ferns.. Botany 2007,

Robba L, Russell SJ, Barker GL, Brodie J (2006) Assessing the use of the mitochondrial cox1 marker for use in DNA barcoding of red algae (Rhodophyta). American Journal of Botany, 93 (8) : 1101 - 1108. doi: 10.3732/ajb.93.8.1101

Pedersen N, Russell SJ, Newton AE, Ansell SW (2006) A novel molecular protocol for the rapid extraction of DNA from bryophytes and the utility of direct amplification of DNA from a single dwarf male. The Bryologist, 109 (2) : 257 - 264. doi: 10.1639/0007-2745(2006)109[257:ANMPFT]2.0.CO;2

Grundmann M, Schneider H, Russell S, Vogel J (2006) Phylogenetic relationships of the moss genus Pleurochaete Lindb. (Bryales: Pottiaceae) based on chloroplast and nuclear genomic markers. Organisms Diversity & Evolution, 6 (1) : 33 - 45. doi: 10.1016/j.ode.2005.04.005

Robba L, Rinkel B, Russell S, Brodie J (2006) Testing for hidden diversity in red algae in the UK. [abstract]. The Phycologist, 70 :

Rumsey FJ, Russell SJ, Wiltshire E (2006) A preliminary molecular investigation to characterize and identify Fulham Oaks, their progeny and related cultivars in London. The London Naturalist, 85 : 39 - 49.

Thomas MM, Garwood NC, Baker WJ, Henderson SA, Russell SJ, Hodel DR, Bateman RM (2006) Molecular phylogeny of the palm genus Chamaedorea, based on the low-copy nuclear genes PRK and RPB2. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 38 (2) : 398 - 415. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2005.08.019

Schneider H, Ranker TA, Russell SJ, Cranfill R, Geiger JMO, Aguraiuja R, Wood KR, Grundmann M, Kloberdanz K, Vogel JC (2005) Origin of the endemic fern genus Diellia coincides with the renewal of Hawaiian terrestrial life in the Miocene. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 272 (1561) : 455 - 460. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2004.2965

Robba L, Carine MA, Russell SJ, Raimondo FM (2005) The monophyly and evolution of Cynara L. (Asteraceae) sensu lato: evidence from the Internal Transcribed Spacer region of nrDNA. Plant Systematics and Evolution, 253 (1-4) : 53 - 64. doi: 10.1007/s00606-004-0259-3

Rumsey FJ, Barrett JA, Gibby M, Russell SJ, Vogel JC (2005) Reproductive strategies and population structure in the endangered pteridophyte Trichomanes speciosum (Hymenophyllaceae: Pteridophyta). Fern Gazette, 17 : 205 - 215.

Schneider H, Ranker TA, Russell SJ, Cranfill R, Geiger JO, Aguraiuja R, Wood KR, Grundmann M, Kloberdanz K, Vogel JC (2005) Origin of the endemic fern genus Diellia (Aspleniaceae) coincides with the renewal of Hawaiian terrestrial life. :

Thomas MM, Garwood NC, Baker WJ, Henderson S, Hodel DR, Russell SJ, Bateman RM (2005) Molecular phylogenetics of the palm genus Chamaedorea. Abstracts of EUNOPS (Palm) Conference (Linnean Society),

Yesson C, Russell SJ, Parrish T, Dalling JW, Garwood NC (2004) Phylogenetic Framework for Trema (Celtidaceae). Plant Systematics and Evolution, 248 (1-4) : doi: 10.1007/s00606-004-0186-3

Carine MA, Russell SJ, Santos-guerra A, Francisco-ortega J (2004) Relationships of the Macaronesian and Mediterranean floras: molecular evidence for multiple colonizations into Macaronesia and back-colonization of the continent in Convolvulus (Convolvulaceae). American Journal of Botany, 91 (7) : 1070 - 1085. doi: 10.3732/ajb.91.7.1070

Carine MA, Francisco-ortega J, Santos-guerra A, Russell SJ (2004) Relationships of island and continental floras: molecular evidence for multiple colonisations into Macaronesia and subsequent back-colonisation of the continent in Convolvulus L.. American Journal of Botany, 91 : 1070 - 1085.

Rumsey F, Russell S, Schäfer H, Rasbach H (2004) Distribution, Ecology and Cytology of Asplenium azoricum Lovis, Rasbach & Reichstein (Aspleniaceae, Pteridophyta) and Its Hybrids. American Fern Journal, 94 (3) : 113 - 125. doi: 10.1640/0002-8444(2004)094[0113:DEACOA]2.0.CO;2

Schneider H, Russell SJ, Cox CJ, Bakker F, Henderson S, Rumsey F, Barrett J, Gibby M, Vogel JC (2004) Chloroplast Phylogeny of Asplenioid Ferns based on rbcL and trnL-F Spacer Sequences (Polypodiidae, Aspleniaceae) and its Implications for Biogeography. Systematic Botany, 29 (2) : 260 - 274. doi: 10.1600/036364404774195476

Carine MA, Alexander JM, Russell SJ (2003) Evolution of spines and the taxonomic status of Convolvulus section Acanthocladi: preliminary results from the ITS 2 region of nrDNA. Bocconea, 16 : 703 - 710.

Garwood NC, Yesson C, Russell SJ, Parrish T, Dalling JW, Daws MI (2003) Phylogenetic and ecological relationships within Trema (Celtidaceae), a pantropical genus of pioneer trees. Annual Meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology & Conservation & Special Symposium of the British Ecological Society, Programme and Abstracts,

Garwood NC, Yesson C, Russell SJ, Parrish T, Dalling JD (2003) Phylogenetic framework for Trema (Celtidaceae), a pantropical genus of pioneer trees. Systematics Association, 4th Biennial Meeting, Programme and Abstracts,

Rumsey FJ, Vogel JC, Jermy AC, Paul AM, Russell SJ, Simpson KA, Barrett JA, Lockton A, Gibby M (2003) Conserving the fen buckler fern (Dryopteris cristata L.) in the British Isles. [Poster abstract], In: Proceedings of the International Symposium: Fern Flora Worldwide, Threats and Responses, Guildford, UK, 2001, Dyer AF, Sheffield E, Wardlaw AC (Eds). The Fern Gazette 16 :

Rumsey FJ, Vogel JC, Russell SJ, Barrett JA, Gibby M (2003) Conserving a tropical fern in Europe, In: Proceedings of the International Symposium: Fern Flora Worldwide, Threats and Responses, Guildford, UK, 2001, Dyer AF, Sheffield E, Wardlaw AC (Eds). The Fern Gazette 16 :

Trewick SA, Morgan-richards M, Russell SJ, Henderson S, Rumsey FJ, Pinter I, Barrett JA, Gibby M, Vogel JC (2002) Polyploidy, phylogeography and Pleistocene refugia of the rockfern Asplenium ceterach: evidence from chloroplast DNA. Molecular Ecology, 11 (10) : 2003 - 2012. doi: 10.1046/j.1365-294X.2002.01583.x

Rumsey FJ, Vogel JC, Russell SJ (2001) A study of genetic variation in the threatened hepatic Petalophyllum ralfsii (Wils.) Nees. and Gottsche (Fossombroniaceae). CONSERVATION GENETICS, 2 (3) : 271 - 277. doi: 10.1023/A:1012259600440

James CM, Barrett JA, Russell SJ, Gibby M (2001) A rapid PCR based method to establish the potential for paternal inheritance of chloroplasts inPelargonium. Plant Molecular Biology Reporter, 19 (2) : 163 - 167. doi: 10.1007/BF02772159

Vogel JC, Rumsey FJ, Russell SJ, Cox CJ, Holmes JS, Bujnoch W, Stark C, Barrett JA, Gibby M (1999) Genetic structure, reproductive biology and ecology of isolated populations of Asplenium csikii (Aspleniaceae, Pteridophyta). Heredity, 83 (5) : 604 - 612. doi: 10.1038/sj.hdy.6886120

Rumsey FJ, Vogel JC, Russell SJ, Barrett JA, Gibby M (1999) Population structure and conservation biology of the endangered fern Trichomanes speciosum Willd. (Hymenophyllaceae) at its northern distributional limit. BIOLOGICAL JOURNAL OF THE LINNEAN SOCIETY, 66 (3) : 333 - 344. doi: 10.1111/j.1095-8312.1999.tb01894.x

Rumsey FJ, Vogel JC, Russell SJ, Barrett JA, Gibby M (1998) Climate, Colonisation and Celibacy: Population Structure in Central European Trichomanes speciosum (Pteridophyta). Botanica Acta, 111 (6) : 481 - 489. doi: 10.1111/j.1438-8677.1998.tb00736.x

Vogel JC, Rumsey FJ, Schneller JJ, Russell SJ, Holmes JS, Barrett JA, Gibby M (1998) The origin, status and distribution of Asplenium presolanense spec. nov. (Aspleniaceae, Pteridophyta). BOTANICA HELVETICA, 108 (2) : 269 - 288.

Vogel JC, Russell SJ, Rumsey FJ, Barrett JA, Gibby M (1998) Evidence for Maternal Transmission of Chloroplast DNA in the Genus Asplenium (Aspleniaceae, Pteridophyta). Botanica Acta, 111 (3) : 247 - 249. doi: 10.1111/j.1438-8677.1998.tb00704.x

Vogel JC, Russell SJ, Rumsey FJ, Barrett JA, Gibby M (1998) On Hybrid Formation in the Rock Fern Asplenium x alternifolium (Aspleniaceae, Pteridophyta). Botanica Acta, 111 (3) : 241 - 246. doi: 10.1111/j.1438-8677.1998.tb00702.x

Shubert LE, Russell SJ (1997) Effect of environmental conditions on stress protein production in a cyanobacterium. PHYCOLOGIA, 36 (4) : 102 - 103.

Helgason T, Russell SJ, Monro AK, Vogel JC (1996) What is mahogany? The importance of a taxonomic framework for conservation. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 122 (1) : 47 - 59. doi: 10.1111/j.1095-8339.1996.tb02062.x

Bhoday RAJINDER, Russell STEPHENJ, Price JAMESH, Scholfield CLAIREI, Gacesa PETER (1994) A molecular phylogeny of the British species of Callithamnion based on restriction site data. Biochemical Society Transactions 22 (3) : 360S - 360S. doi: 10.1042/bst022360s

Ji J, Russell SJ, Gibby M, Vogel JC, Sheffield E, Peng H (1994) A Technique for the Investigation of Genetic Variation in Filamentous Gametophytes of Trichomanes (Hymenophyllaceae). American Fern Journal, 84 (4) : 126 - 126. doi: 10.2307/1547709

John DM, Bhoday R, Russell SJ, Johnson LR, Gacesa P (1993) A Molecular and Morphological Analysis of Microthamnion (Chlorophyta, Microtharnniales). Archiv für Protistenkunde, 143 (1-3) : 33 - 39. doi: 10.1016/S0003-9365(11)80269-1

Scholfield CI, Gacesa P, Price JH, Russell SJ, Bhoday R (1991) Restriction fragment length polymorphisms of enzymically-amplified small-subunit rRNA-coding regions fromGracilaria andGracilariopsis (Rhodophyta) — a rapid method for assessing ‘species’ limits. Journal of Applied Phycology, 3 (4) : 329 - 334. doi: 10.1007/BF02392886

Russell SJ (1989) Polyacrylamide gel electrophoretic characterization of isoenzymes in the marine algal genusCallithamnion. Electrophoresis, 10 (11) : 771 - 775. doi: 10.1002/elps.1150101108

Teaching and students

Courses taught

MSc: Molecular systematics
12/2016.

MSc: Molecular systematics module practical
12/2014.