Sandra Baldauf

Professor
Department of Ecology and Genetics
Uppsala University, Sweden
E-mail: sandra.baldauf@ebc.uu.se
Page: http://www.ebc.uu.se/Research/IOB_eng/Systematic_Biology/People/Sandra_Baldauf/

Field of interests:

  • Evolutionary origin of animals and fungi
  • Dictyostelia (social amoebas)
  • Molecular Evolution of Translational GTPases (trGTPases)
  • Genomics of Acrasis kona
     

 

Recent publications:

Romeralo M, Escalante R, Baldauf SL:
Evolution and diversity of dictyostelid social amoebae.
Protist, 163(3), (2012): 327-343.

Romeralo M, Cavender JC, Landolt JC, Stephenson SL, Baldauf SL:
An expanded phylogeny of social amoebas (Dictyostelia) shows increasing diversity and new morphological patterns.
BMC Evol Biol. 11, (2011): 84.

Atkinson GC, Baldauf SL:
Evolution of elongation factor G and the origins of mitochondrial and chloroplast forms.
Mol Biol Evol., 28(3), (2011): 1281-1292.

Romeralo M, Spiegel FW, Baldauf SL:
A fully resolved phylogeny of the social amoebas (Dictyostelia) based on combined SSU and ITS rDNA sequences.
Protist, 161(4), (2010): 539-548.   

Carr M, Leadbeater BS, Baldauf SL:
Conserved meiotic genes point to sex in the choanoflagellates.
J Eukaryot Microbiol., 57(1), (2010): 56-62.   

Fiore-Donno AM, Nikolaev SI, Nelson M, Pawlowski J, Cavalier-Smith T, Baldauf  SL:
Deep phylogeny and evolution of slime moulds (mycetozoa).
Protist, 161(1), (2010): 55-70.   

Carr M, Leadbeater BS, Hassan R, Nelson M, Baldauf SL:
Molecular phylogeny of  choanoflagellates, the sister group to Metazoa.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 105(43), (2008): 16641-16646.