Jan Pawlowski

Associate Professor
Department of Genetics and Evolution
University of Geneva, Switzerland
E-mail: Jan.Pawlowski@unige.ch
Page: http://genev.unige.ch/en/users/Jan-Pawlowski

Field of interests:

Molecular evolution and ecology of protists

Genomics and metagenomics of marine protists

Barcoding, metagenetics and microbial diversity

Phylogeny and evolution of Foraminifera



Recent publications:

Pillet L, Fontaine D, Pawlowski J:
Intra-Genomic Ribosomal RNA Polymorphism and Morphological Variation in Elphidium macellum Suggests Inter-Specific Hybridization in Foraminifera.
PLoS One, 7(2), (2012): e32373.

Lecroq B, Lejzerowicz F, Bachar D, Christen R, Esling P, Baerlocher L, Osteras M, Farinelli L, Pawlowski J:
Ultra-deep sequencing of foraminiferal microbarcodes unveils hidden richness of early monothalamous lineages in deep-sea sediments.
Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 108 (32), (2011): 13177-13182 .

Groussin M, Pawlowski J, Yang Z:
Bayesian relaxed clock estimation of divergence times in foraminifera.
Mol Phylogenet Evol., 61 (1), (2011): 157-166.

Kudryavtsev A, Wylezich C, Pawlowski J:
Ovalopodium desertum n. sp. and the Phylogenetic Relationships of Cochliopodiidae (Amoebozoa).
Protist, 162(4), (2011): 571-589.

PawlowskiJ, Christen R, Lecroq B, Bachar D, Shahbazkia H R, Amaral-Zettler L, Guillou L:
Eukaryotic richness in the abyss: insights from pyrotag sequencing.
PLoS One, 6(4), (2011): e18169.

Pillet L, de Vargas C, Pawlowski J:
Molecular Identification of Sequestered Diatom Chloroplasts and Kleptoplastidy in Foraminifera.
Protist, 162(3), (2011): 394-404.

Burki F, Kudryavtsev A, Matz M V, Aglyamova G V, Bulman S, Fiers M, Keeling P J, Pawlowski J:
Evolution of Rhizaria: new insights from phylogenomic analysis of uncultivated protists.
BMC Evol Biol., 10(1), (2010): 377.

Ojha M, Cattaneo A, Hugh S, Pawlowski J, Cox J A:
Structure, expression and function of Allomyces arbuscula CDP II (metacaspase) gene.
Gene, 457(1-2), (2010): 25-34.

Heger T J, Mitchell E A, Todorov M, Golemansky V, Lara E, Leander B S, Pawlowski J:
Molecular phylogeny of euglyphid testate amoebae (Cercozoa: Euglyphida) suggests transitions between marine supralittoral and freshwater/terrestrial environments are infrequent.
Mol Phylogenet Evol., 55(1), (2010): 113-122.

Lejzerowicz F, Pawlowski J, Fraissinet-Tachet L, Marmeisse R:
Molecular evidence for widespread occurrence of Foraminifera in soils.
Environ Microbiol., 12(9), (2010): 2518-2526.