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PAUL G. WOLF
Department of Biology, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322
(435) 797 - 4034
paul.wolf@usu.edu
Education

Post doctoral researcher, University of California, Irvine: 1990 - 1991

Ph.D. Botany, Washington State University: 1990

M.A. Botany (honors), University of Kansas: 1986

B.Sc. Biological Sciences (honors), University of Leicester: 1982

Professional Experience

Developed workshop on Genomics and Bioinformatics -  ShaanXi Normal University in Xi'an, China

Associate Head, Department of Biology, Utah State University: 2014 – present

Professor, Department of Biology, Utah State University: 2005 - present

Sabbatical Visitor, University of Florida, 2014

Sabbatical Visitor, Duke University, 2013

Research visitor, National Institute for Basic Biology, Okazaki Japan, Sept. - Dec. 2003

Sabbatical visitor, Université Joseph Fourier, France, 1999 – 2000

Associate Professor, Department of Biology, Utah State University: 1998 - 2005

Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Utah State University: 1992 - 1998

Post-doctoral Researcher, Washington State University: 1991-1992

Post-doctoral Research Associate, University of California, Irvine: 1990 - 1991

Research assistant, Teaching assistant, Washington State University: 1986 - 1990

Teaching assistant, University of Kansas: 1983 - 1986

Awards and Honors

Utah State University Mortar Board, Top Professor, 1998

Washington State University Summer Research Assistantship, 1989

Hannah Aase Fellowship, Washington State University, 1986

Graduated with honors, University of Kansas, 1986

Graduated with honors, University of Leicester, 1982

Grants

2015:United States Army Corps of Engineers: $78,671Mary Gunson Memorial Fund: $24,000. Origins of Galapagos Pteridium

 2013:     Mary Gunson Memorial Fund: $24,000. Origins of Galapagos Pteridium

  2012:    US Fish and Wildlife: $80,000

         Nevada Division of Forestry: $7,827

2010:National Science Foundation (Program: DR K-12) $2,489,331 (2010 – 2015); co-PI

2009:US Forest Service $99,200 – Collaborative Aspen transcriptome project with K. Mock et al.
 US Forest Service $14,000

2005:National Science Foundation, supplement : $12,500 (2003)
 US Fish and Wildlife $21,000 (2005 – 2007)

2003:Japanese Ministry (MEXT) : ¥1,840,000 (~ US$17,000)
 National Science Foundation, supplement : $14,311
 US Fish and Wildlife $25,000 (2002 – 2007)

2002:National Science Foundation $306,000 (2002 – 2007)
 Utah State CURI Award $34,500 (2002 – 2003)
 US Fish and Wildlife $24,869 (2002 – 2007)

2001:Utah State Mineral Lease Grant: $25,000
 Utah State University Biotechnology Center Challenge Grant: $50,000

1998:Nature Conservancy, Nevada: $29,904 1998 - 2000

1997:National Science Foundation, Dissertation Improvement Grant, $10,000 (1997 – 1999)
 National Science Foundation: REU supplement, $5,000

1996:National Science Foundation: $94,990 (1996 – 1999)
 National Park Service: $960 (with Laura Hickerson)

1994:Challenge Cost Share agreement with BLM: $5,000 (+$6,000 in 1997)
 National Science Foundation: travel supplement, $2,000 + $2,400 in 1995

1993:Challenge Cost Share agreement with BLM: $6,300
 Utah State University Faculty Research Grant: $14,614
 National Science Foundation: $182,615 (1993 – 1996)
 Eccles Foundation (with E. E. Hood): $62,824
 NATO Collaborative Research Grant (with E. Sheffield), 200,000 Belgian F ($5600)

1992:United States Forest Service (1992): $6,000 + Challenge Cost Share agreement with BLM: $2,000
 Utah State University Faculty Research Grant: $12,821

1988:NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant (awarded with P.S. Soltis): $8,250

Non Peer-Reviewed Articles
  1. Wolf, P. G. 2001. Plasmid DNA the high throughput way. The Scientist 15: 21-26
  2. Wolf, P. G. 2001. Profile: Buying used lab equipment. The Scientist 15: 27-28

  3. Wolf, P. G. 2001. Number crunching: Statistical analysis software aids data interpretation. The Scientist 15: 22-26

  4. Sinclair, R. B. and P. G. Wolf. 2000. A thousand points of light: novel fluorescent probes, tags, and molecular beacons. The Scientist 14: 19-22

Book Chapters
  1. Wolf, P. G. and K. G. Karol. 2012. Plastomes of bryophytes, lycophytes and ferns. Pages 89 – 102 In Advances in Photosynthesis and Respiration. Vol 35. “Genomics of chloroplasts and mitochondria”. Editors: Ralph Bock & Volker Knoop. Springer, Dordrecht.
  2. Wolf, P. G. 2012. Plastid genome diversity. Pages 145-154. In "Plant Genome Diversity" by Edited by Johann Greilhuber, Jonathan Wendel, Ilia J. Leitch, Jaroslav Dolezel. Springer Verlag.

  3. Wolf, P.G. and J. M. Roper. 2008. Structure and evolution of fern plastid genomes. In: "Biology and Evolution of Ferns and Lycophytes" Edited by Tom A. Ranker and Christopher H. Haufler (Cambridge University Press)

  4. Smith, A. R., K. M. Pryer, E. Schuettpelz, P. Korall, H. Schneider, & P. G. Wolf. 2008. Fern Classification. In: "Biology and Evolution of Ferns and Lycophytes" Edited by Tom A. Ranker and Christopher H. Haufler (Cambridge University Press)

  5. Schneider, H., K. M. Pryer, R. Cranfill, A. R. Smith, P. G. Wolf. 2002. Phylogeny of vascular plants and the evolution of their body plans. In Developmental Genetics and Plant Evolution. Q. Cronk, R. M. Bateman, J. A. Hawkins (Eds.) Taylor and Francis, London.

  6. Wolf, P. G., K. M. Pryer, A. R. Smith, and M. Hasebe. 1998. Phylogenetic studies of extant pteridophytes. In: Molecular Systematics of Plants, Second Edition. P. S. Soltis, D. E. Soltis, J. J. Doyle (Eds). Chapman and Hall, pp 541-556.

  7. Wolf, P. G. 1996. Pteridophyte phylogenies based on analyses of DNA sequences: A multiple gene approach. (Book Chapter). In Pteridology in Perspective. 1996. J.M. Camus, M. Gibby and R.J. Johns (eds). pp 203 - 215. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

  8. Wolf, P. G., E. Sheffield and J. A. Thomson and R. B. Sinclair. 1995. Chapter 3. Bracken taxa in Britain: a molecular analysis. Chapter 3 (pp. 16-20) in "Bracken: An Environmental Issue" Eds.: R. T. Smith and J. A. Taylor. University of Leeds.

  9. Sheffield, E., P.G. Wolf and T. A. Ranker. 1995. Genetic analysis of bracken in the Hawaiian Islands. Chapter 5 (pp. 29-32). in "Bracken: An Environmental Issue". Eds.: R. T. Smith and J. A. Taylor. University of Leeds.

  10. Sheffield, E., P. G. Wolf, C. H. Haufler. 1986. Pteridium herediae: A dangerous diploid bracken? In: Bracken - Ecology, land use and control technology. R. T. Smith and J. A. Taylor (eds.). Parthenon Publishing Group.

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles *denotes graduate student, &denotes undergrad
  1. Wolf PG, Rowe CA, Der JP, Schilling MP, Visger CJ, Thomson J. 2015. Origins and diversity of a cosmopolitan fern genus on an island archipelago. AoB Plants 7: plv118; DOI: 10.1093/aobpla/plv118

  2. Wolf PG, Sessa EB, Marchant DB, Li F-W, Rothfels CJ, Sigel EM, Gitzendanner MA, Visger CJ, Banks JA, Soltis DE, Soltis PS, Pryer KM, Der JP. 2015. An exploration into fern genome space. Genome Biology and Evolution 7: 2533-2544.

  3. Ellis MW, PG Wolf, S Bardot, &JA Walton, CA Rowe, S Kulpa, and KA Mock. 2015. Further Examination of the Geographic Range of Eriogonum corymbosum var. nilesii (Polygonaceae). Phytotaxa 203: 279–286

  4. *Schilling, M., Wolf, P. G., *Duffy, A. M., Rai, H. S., Richardson, B. A., Mock, K. E. 2014. Genotyping-by-sequencing for Populus population genomics: an assessment of genome sampling patterns and filtering approaches. PLoS One 9: e95292.

  5. Sessa, E.B., J.A. Banks, M.S. Barker, J.P. Der, *A.M. Duffy, S.W. Graham, M. Hasebe, J. Langdale, F.W. Li, *D.B. Marchant, K.M. Pryer, C.J. Rothfels, S.J. Roux, M.L. Salmi, E.M. Sigel, D.E. Soltis, P.S. Soltis, D.W. Stevenson, and P.G. Wolf. 2014. Between two fern genomes. GigaScience 3: 15.

  6. Campbell, T. D., B. A. ZuWallack, D.T, M. Longhurst, B. Shelton, P. G. Wolf. 2014. An examination of the changes in science teaching orientations and technology-enhanced tools for student learning in the context of professional development. International Journal of Science Education 36: 1815-1848.

  7. *Davidson, J. B. S. L. Durham, and P. G. Wolf. 2014. Breeding system of the threatened endemic, Primula cusickiana var. maguirei (Primulaceae). Plant Species Biology 29: e55-e63.

  8. Rai, H. S., K. E. Mock, B. A. Richardson, R. C. Cronn, K. J. Jayden, J. W. Wright, B. J. Knaus, P. G. Wolf. 2013. Transcriptome characterization and detection of gene expression differences in aspen (Populus tremuloides). Tree Genetics and Genomes 9: 1031-1041.

  9. *Duffy, A. M., Wolf, P. G., Barrow, J., Longhurst, M., Campbell, D.T. & Beckett, H. 2013. Ecological investigations within an interactive plant community simulation. Science Scope 36(8): 42-51.

  10. Mock, K. E., B. A. Richardson, and P. G. Wolf. 2013. Molecular tools and aspen management: a primer and prospectus. Forest Ecology and Management. 299: 6-13.

  11. Campbell, D.T., Longhurst, M., *Duffy, A. M, Wolf, P. G., & Shelton, B. E. 2013. Science teaching orientations and technology-enhanced tools for student learning in science. Research in Science Education. 43:2035–2057

  12. Campbell, D.T., Longhurst, M., *Duffy, A. M., Wolf, P. G., & Nagy, R. 2012. Investigating human impact in the environment with faded scaffolded inquiry supported by technologies. Science Activities. 49: 4

  13. Mock, K.E., *Callahan, C.M., Islam-Faridi, M.N., Shaw, J.D., Rai, H.S., Sanderson, S.C., Rowe, C.A., Ryel, R.J., Madritch, M.D., *Gardner, R.S., Wolf,P.G., 2012. Widespread triploidy inwestern North American aspen (Populus tremuloides). PLoSONE 7(10): e48406. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0048406

  14. Campbell, D. T, P. G. Wolf, *J. P. Der, E. Packenham, and N. Abd-Hamid. 2012. Scientific inquiry in the genetics laboratory: biologists and university science teacher educators collaborating to increase engagement in science process. Journal of College Science Teaching 42: 82-89.

  15. *Davidson, J. B. and P. G. Wolf. 2011. Natural history of Maguire primrose, Primula cusickiana var. maguirei (Primulaceae). Western North American Naturalist 71: 327 - 337.

  16. Banks, J. A., T. Nishiyama, M. Hasebe, J. L. Bowman, M. Gribskov, C. dePamphilis, P. G. Wolf et al. 2011. The Selaginella genome identifies changes in gene content associated with the evolution of vascular plants. Science 332: 960-963. DOI: 10.1126/science.1203810.

  17. *Der, J. P., M. S. Barker , N. J. Wickett, C. W. dePamphilis, P. G. Wolf. 2011. De novo characterization of the gametophyte transcriptome in bracken fern, Pteridium aquilinum. BMC Genomics 12: 99. doi:10.1186/1471-2164-12-99.

  18. Wolf P.G., Der J.P., *Duffy A.M., *Davidson J.B., Grusz A.L., Pryer K.M. 2011. The evolution of chloroplast genes and genomes in ferns. Plant Molecular Biology 76: 251-261. DOI 10.1007/s11103-010-9706-4.

  19. Karol, K. G., Arumuganathan, K., Boore, J. L., *Duffy, A. M., Everett, K. D. E., Hall, J. D., &Hansen, S. K., Kuehl, J. V., Mandoli, D. F., Mishler, B. D., Olmstead, R. G., Renzaglia, K. S., Wolf, P. G. 2010. Complete plastome sequences of Equisetum arvense and Isoetes flaccida: implications for phylogeny and plastid genome evolution of early land plant lineages. BMC Evol. Biol. 10: 321.

  20. Campbell, D. T., S. W. Wang, H‐Y. Hsu, *A. M. Duffy, and P. G. Wolf. 2010. Learning with Web Tools, Simulations, and Other Technologies in Science Classrooms. Journal of Science Education and Technology 19:505-511.

  21. Wolf, P. G., *Roper, J. M., *Duffy, A. M. 2010. The evolution of chloroplast genome structure in ferns. Genome 53: 731-738.

  22. Oliver, M. J., A. G. Murdock, B. D. Mishler, J. V. Kuehl, J. L. Boore, D. F. Mandoli, K. D. E. Everett, P. G. Wolf, *A. M. Duffy, K. G. Karol. 2010. Chloroplast genome sequence of the moss Tortula ruralis: gene content, polymorphism, and structural arrangement relative to other green plant chloroplast genomes. BMC Genomics 2010, 11:143

  23. Barker, M. S. and P. G. Wolf. 2010. Unfurling fern biology in the genomics age. BioScience 60(3): 177-185.

  24. *Ellis, M. W. and P. G. Wolf. 2010. Teaching Species. Evolution: Education and Outreach 3: 89-98.

  25. Wolf, P. G., *A. M. Duffy, and *J.M. Roper. 2009. Phylogenetic use of inversions in fern chloroplast genomes. American Fern Journal 99:132-133.

  26. *Ellis, M. W., *J. M. Roper, &R. Gainer, *J. P. Der, and P. G. Wolf. 2009. The taxonomic designation of Eriogonum corymbosum var. nilesii (Polygonaceae) is supported by AFLP and cpDNA analyses. Systematic Botany 34: 693-703.

  27. *Duffy, A. M., S. A. Kelchner, and P. G. Wolf. 2009. Conservation of selection on matK following an ancient loss of its flanking intron. Gene 438: 17-25.

  28. *Der, J. P., J. A. Thomson, &J. K. Stratford & P. G. Wolf. 2009. Global chloroplast phylogeny and biogeography of bracken (Pteridium: Dennstaedtiaceae). American Journal of Botany 96: 1041-1049.

  29. *Bjerregaard, L. and P. G. Wolf. 2008. Strong genetic differentiation among neighboring populations of a locally endemic primrose. Western North American Naturalist 68: 66-75.

  30. Wickett, N. J. , Y. Zhang, &S. K. Hansen, *J. M. Roper, J. V. Kuehl, S. A. Plock, B. Goffinet, P. G. Wolf, C. W. dePamphilis, Jeffrey L. Boore. 2008. Functional gene losses occur with minimal size reduction in the plastid genome of the parasitic liverwort Aneura mirabilis. Molecular Biology and Evolution 25: 393–401.

  31. *Roper, J.M, &S.K. Hansen, P.G. Wolf , K.G. Karol KG, D.F. Mandoli, K.D.E. Everett, J. Kuehl, J.L. Boore. 2007. The Complete Plastid Genome Sequence of Angiopteris evecta (G. Forst.) Hoffm. (Marattiaceae). American Fern Journal 97 (2): 95-106.

  32. Smith, A. R., K. M. Pryer, E. Schuettpelz, P. Korall, H. Schneider & P. G. Wolf. 2006. A classification for extant ferns. Taxon 55 (3): 705-731.

  33. Wolf, P.G, K.G. Karol, D. F. Mandoli, J. Kuehl, K. Arumuganathan, *M. W. Ellis, B. D. Mishler, D. G. Kelch, R. G. Olmstead, J. L. Boore. 2005. The first complete chloroplast genome sequence of a lycophyte, Huperzia lucidula (Lycopodiaceae). Gene 350: 117-128.

  34. Wolf, P. G., C. A. Rowe, M. Hasebe. 2004. High levels of RNA editing in a vascular plant chloroplast genome: analysis of transcripts from the fern Adiantum capillus-veneris. Gene 339: 89-97.

  35. Pryer, K. M., E. Schuettpelz, P. G. Wolf, H. Schneider, A. R. Smith, R. Cranfill,. 2004. Phylogeny and evolution of ferns (monilophytes) with a focus on the early leptosporangiate divergences. American Journal of Botany 91: 1557-1581.

  36. Nishiyama, T., M. Kugita, R. B. Sinclair, M. Sugita, C. Sugiura, T. Wakasugi, P. G. Wolf, K. Yamada, K. Yoshinaga, and M. Hasebe. 2004. Bryophytes are monophyletic and land plants comprise two extant lineages. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 21 (10): 1813-1819.

  37. Wolf, P. G., B. Doche, L. Gielly and P. Taberlet. 2004. Genetic structure of Rhododendron ferrugineum at a wide range of spatial scales. Journal of Heredity 95: 301-308.

  38. Wolf, P. G., C. A. Rowe, R. B. Sinclair, M. Hasebe. 2003. Complete nucleotide sequence of the chloroplast genome from a leptosporangiate fern, Adiantum capillus-veneris L. DNA Research 10 (2): 59-64.

  39. *Rowe, D. L., M. T. Murphy, R. C. Fleischer, and P. G. Wolf. 2001. High frequency of extra-pair paternity in Eastern Kingbirds. Condor 103: 845-851.

  40. *Sipes, S. D. and P. G. Wolf. 2001. Phylogenetic relationships within Diadasia, a group of specialist bees. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 19: 144-156.

  41. Smith, A. R., H. Tuomisto, K. M. Pryer, J. S. Hunt, P. G. Wolf. 2001. Metaxya lanosa, a second species in the genus and fern family Metaxyaceae. Systematic Botany 26: 480-486.

  42. &Archibald J.K., P.G. Wolf, V. J. Tepedino, and J. Bair. 2001. Genetic relationships and population structure of the endangered steamboat buckwheat, Eriogonum ovalifolium var. williamsiae (Polygonaceae). American Journal of Botany 88: 608-615.

  43. Wolf, P. G., D. R. Campbell, N. M. Waser, *S. D. Sipes, T. R. Toler, and &J. K. Archibald. 2001. Tests of pre-and post-pollination barriers to hybridization between sympatric species of Ipomopsis (Polemoniaceae). American Journal of Botany 88: 213-219.

  44. Wolf, P. G., H. Schneider, and T. A. Ranker. 2001. Geographic distributions of homosporous fern taxa: does dispersal obscure evidence of vicariance? Journal of Biogeography 28: 263-270.

  45. Pryer, K. M., H. Schneider, A. R. Smith, R. Cranfill, P. G. Wolf, J. S. Hunt, and *S. D. Sipes. 2001. Horsetails and ferns are a monophyletic group and the closest relatives to seed plants. Nature 409: 618-622.

  46. Wolf, P. G., *S. D. Sipes, &M. R. White, &M. L. Martines, K. M. Pryer, A. R. Smith, K. Uedo. 1999. Phylogenetic relationships of the enigmatic fern families Hymenophyllopsidaceae and Lophosoriaceae: evidence from rbcL nucleotide sequences. Plant Systematics and Evolution 219: 263-270.

  47. Soltis, P. S., D. E. Soltis, P. G. Wolf, D. L. Nickrent, S-M. Chaw, and R. L. Chapman. 1999. The Phylogeny of land plants inferred from 18S rDNA sequences: pushing the limits of rDNA signal? Molecular Biology and Evolution 16: 1774 - 1784.

  48. *Bobowski, B. R., D. Hole, P. G. Wolf, and L. Bryant. 1999. Identification of roots of woody species using polymerase chain reaction. Molecular Ecology 8: 485-491.

  49. Shelly, J. S., P. Lesica, P. G. Wolf, P. S. Soltis, and D. E. Soltis. 1998. Systematic studies and conservation status of Claytonia lanceolata var. flava (Portulacaceae). Madroño 45: 64-74.

  50. Campbell, D. R., N. M. Waser, P. G. Wolf. 1998. Pollen transfer by natural hybrids and parental species in an Ipomopsis hybrid zone. Evolution 52: 1602-1611.

  51. *Hickerson, L.L. and P.G. Wolf. 1998. Population genetic structure of Arctomecon californica Torrey & Frémont (Papaveraceae) in fragmented and unfragmented habitats. Plant Species Biology 13: 21-33.

  52. Kropp, B. R., D. R. Hansen, P. G. Wolf, K. M. Flint, S. V. Thomson. 1997. A study on phylogeny of the dyer's woad rust fungus and other species of Puccinia. Phytopathology 87: 565-571.

  53. Wolf, P. G. 1997. Evaluation of atpB nucleotide sequences for phylogenetic studies of ferns and other pteridophytes. American Journal of Botany 84: 1429-1440.

  54. *Sipes, S. D. and P. G. Wolf. 1997. Clonal structure and patterns of allozyme diversity in the rare endemic Cycladenia humilis var. jonesii (Apocynaceae). American Journal of Botany 84: 401-409.

  55. Wolf, P. G. and R. B. Sinclair. 1997. Highly differentiated populations of the narrow endemic, Maquire primrose (Primula maguirei). Conservation Biology 11: 375-381

  56. Wolf, P. G., *R. A. Murray, and *S. D. Sipes. 1997. Species-independent, geographic structuring of chloroplast DNA haplotypes in a montane herb, Ipomopsis (Polemoniaceae). Molecular Ecology 6: 283-291.

  57. Perault, D. R., P. G. Wolf, and T. C. Edwards. 1997. An analysis of genetic variation and population structure in the least (Eutamias minimus) and Uinta (E. imbrinus) chipmunks. Journal of Mammalogy 78: 134-145.

  58. *Lanoue, K. Z., P. G. Wolf, &S. Browning, and E. E. Hood. 1996. Phylogenetic analysis of restriction site variation in wild and cultivated Amaranthus species (Amaranthaceae). Theoretical and Applied Genetics 93: 722-732.

  59. Hasebe, M. P. G. Wolf et al. 1995. Fern phylogeny based on rbcL nucleotide sequences. American Fern Journal 85: 134-181.

  60. Wolf, P. G. 1995. Phylogenetic analyses of rbcL and nuclear ribosomal RNA gene sequences in Dennstaedtiaceae. American Fern Journal 85: 306-327.

  61. Wolf, P. G. and D. R. Campbell. 1995. Hierarchical analysis of allozymic and morphometric variation in a montane herb, Ipomopsis aggregata (Polemoniaceae). Journal of Heredity 86: 386-394.

  62. Wolf, P. G., P. S. Soltis, D. E. Soltis. 1994. Phylogenetic relationships of Dennstaedtioid Ferns: Evidence from rbcL sequence variation. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 3: 383-392.

  63. Wolf, P. G., P. S. Soltis and D. E. Soltis. 1993. Phylogenetic significance of chloroplast DNA restriction site variation in the Ipomopsis aggregata complex and related species (Polemoniaceae). Systematic Botany 18: 652-662.

  64. Sheffield, E, P. G. Wolf, F. J. Rumsey, D. J. Robson, T. A. Ranker, S. M. Challinor. 1993. Spatial distribution and reproductive behavior of a triploid bracken (Pteridium aquilinum) clone in Britain. Annals of Botany 72: 231-237.

  65. Wolf, P. G. and P. S. Soltis. 1992. Estimates of gene flow among populations, geographic races, and species in the Ipomopsis aggregata complex (Polemoniaceae). Genetics 130: 639-647.

  66. Soltis, P. S., D. E. Soltis, P. G. Wolf. 1991. Allozymic and chloroplast DNA analysis of polyploidy in Polystichum. I. The origins of P. californicum and P. scopulinum. Systematic Botany 16: 245-256.

  67. Wolf, P. G., P. S. Soltis and D. E. Soltis. 1991. Genetic relationships and patterns of allozyme divergence in the Ipomopsis aggregata complex and related taxa (Polemoniaceae). American Journal of Botany 78: 515-526.

  68. Wolf, P. G., E. Sheffield and C. H. Haufler. 1991. Estimates of gene flow, genetic substructure and population heterogeneity in bracken (Pteridium aquilinum). Biolical Journal of the Linnean Society 42: 407-423.

  69. Soltis, P. S., D. E. Soltis and P. G. Wolf. 1990. Allozymic divergence in North American Polystichum (Dryopteridaceae). Systematic Botany 15: 205-215.

  70. Wolf, P. G., D. E. Soltis and P. S. Soltis. 1990. Chloroplast DNA and allozymic variation in diploid and autotetraploid Heuchera grossulariifolia (Saxifragaceae) American Journal of Botay 77: 232-244.

  71. Wolf, P. G., P. S. Soltis and D. E. Soltis. 1989. Tetrasomic inheritance and chromosome pairing behavior in the naturally occurring autotetraploid Heuchera grossulariifolia (Saxifragaceae). Genome 32: 655-659.

  72. Sheffield, E., P. G. Wolf and C. H. Haufler. 1989. How big is a bracken plant? Weed Research 29: 455-460.

  73. Sheffield, E., P. G. Wolf, C. H. Haufler, T. A. Ranker and A. C. Jermy. 1989. A re-evaluation of plants referred to as Pteridium herediae (Colmeiros) Löve and Kjellquist. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 99: 377-386.

  74. Soltis, P. S., D. E. Soltis, P. G. Wolf and J. M. Riley. 1989. Electrophoretic evidence for interspecific hybridization in Polystichum. American Fern Journal 79: 7-13.

  75. Wolf, P. G., C. H. Haufler and E. Sheffield. 1988. Genetic variation and mating system of the clonal weed Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kuhn (bracken). Evolution 42: 1350-1355.

  76. Wolf, P. G., C. H. Haufler and E. Sheffield. 1987. Electrophoretic evidence for genetic diploidy in the bracken fern (Pteridium aquilinum). Science 236: 947-949.

  77. Windham, M. D., P. G. Wolf, and T. A. Ranker. 1986. Factors affecting prolonged spore viability in herbarium collections of three species of Pellaea. American Fern Journal 76: 141-148.

Reports and Conference Proceedings

Sipes, S. D., Wolf, P. G., and V. J. Tepedino. 1996. The Pollination and reproduction of Spiranthes diluvialis: implications for conservation of four populations. Final report submitted to the Bureau of Land Management.

Tepedino, V. J., J. L. Barnes, P. G. Wolf. 1995. Gene flow among rare plant populations as a measure of pollinator movement: Mirabilis macfarlenei (Nyctaginaceae). Annual Report of Cooperative Grasshopper Integrated Pest Management Project. USDA-APHIS, Boise, ID.

Wolf, P. G. 1995. Use of molecular data in evolutionary studies of pteridophytes. Introduction to symposium. American Fern Journal 85: 101-103.

Barnes, J. L., P. G. Wolf, and V. J. Tepedino. 1994. Genetic diversity and gene flow: implications for the rare plant Mirabilis macfarlanei (Nyctaginaceae). Final report to Wallowa Whitman National Forest USDA.

Sipes, S. D.,Wolf, P. G., and V. J. Tepedino. 1992. Population genetics of Cycladenia humilis var. jonesii. Final report submitted to the Bureau of Land Management.

Wolf, P. G., E. Sheffield and C. H. Haufler. 1990. Genetic attributes of bracken as revealed by enzyme electrophoresis. In: Bracken - Biology and management. J. A. Thomson and R.T. Smith (eds.) Australian Institute of Agricultural Science Publ, No. 40: 71-78.

Presentations at Conferences *denotes graduate student, &denotes undergrad
  1. Sessa, EB, P Szovenyi, SW Graham, D Stevenson, PG Wolf, C Rothfels, F-W Li, GK Wong, JP Der. 2015. Gametophyte vs. sporophyte dominance and accompanying changes in gene content across land plants. Presented at the Anuual Meeting of the Botanical Society of America, Edmonton, Canada

  2. Wolf, PG, CA Rowe, MP Schilling, JP Der, CJ Visger, JA Thomson. 2015. Origins of the fern Pteridium on Galapagos Islands. Presented at the AAAS, Pacific Division, San Francisco

  3. Wolf, P.G, E. B. Sessa, J. P. Der, F-W Li, C. J. Rothfels, M. A. Gitzendanner, C. J. Visger, D. B. Marchant, D. E. Soltis, P. S.  Soltis, K. M. Pryer.  2015. Skimming the surface of fern nuclear genomes. 13th Smithsonian Botanical Symposium, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, USA.

  4. Duffy, A. M., Farrar, D. R., Wolf, P. G. 2015. Patterns of genetic variation in populations of independent gametophytes of Crepidomanes intricatum (Hymenophyllaceae) using genotyping-by-sequencing. 13th Smithsonian Botanical Symposium, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, USA.

  5. Wolf, P. G. 2015. Fern genomics: progress and prospects. 13th Smithsonian Botanical Symposium, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, USA.

  6. Fay-Wei Li, Shifeng Cheng, Joshua P. Der, Bo Song , Xin Liu, Xun Xu , Andrea Bräutigam, Carl J. Rothfels, Erin M. Sigel, Paul G. Wolf, Yoichiro Kato, Henriette Schlupmann, Gane Ka-Shu Wong, Kathleen M. Pryer. 2015. The Azolla genome and the metagenomes of its obligate endosymbionts: unlocking the massive green potential of a little fern. 13th Smithsonian Botanical Symposium, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, USA.

  7. Ellis, Mark W; KE Mock, PG Wolf, S Bardot, JA Walton, SM Kulpa, CA Rowe. 2014. Further Examination of the Geographic Range of Niles’s Buckwheat. Presented at the Annual meeting of Botanical Society of America

  8. Marchant, D Blaine; Sessa, Emily Butler; Barbazuk, W Brad; Wolf , Paul G; Der, Joshua; Soltis, Pamela S.; Soltis, Douglas E., 2014. Delving into the C-Fern Genome and Euphyllophyte Evolution. Presented at the Annual meeting of Botanical Society of America

  9. Wolf, PG, CA Rowe, MP Schilling, JP Der, CJ Visger, JA Thomson. 2014. Origins of Pteridium on Galapagos Islands. Presented at the Annual meeting of Botanical Society of America

  10. Wolf, P.G, J. P. Der, F-W Li, C. J. Rothfels, M. A. Gitzendanner, C. J. Visger, D. B. Marchant, D. E. Soltis, P. S. Soltis, K. M. Pryer. 2014. An exploration of fern genome space. Presented at the Annual meeting of Botanical Society of America

  11. Duffy, A. M., D. Farrar, P. G. Wolf. 2014. Exploring the population genetics of independent gametophytes of Crepidomanes intricatum (Farrar) Ebihara & Weakley (Hymenophyllaceae) using genotyping-by-sequencing. Presented at the Annual meeting of Botanical Society of America

  12. Ellis, M.W., K. E. Mock, P. G. Wolf, S. Bardot, J.Walton. 2014. Further examination of the geographic range of Niles's buckwheat. Presented at the Annual Utah Rare Plant Meeting, Red Butte Garden, Salt Lake City, UT

  13. Mock, KE, PG Wolf, J. Shaw. 2013. Triploidy in western aspen. Presented at “Restoring the West”

  14. Wolf, P.G., K. E. Mock, E.P. White, H.S. Rai, B.A. Richardson. 2013. Genotyping-by-Sequencing (GBS) for population genomics of aspen (Populus tremuloides). Presented at the International Plant and Animal Genome Conference, San Diego, CA, USA. LINK

  15. Campbell, T., Longhurst, M., Duffy, A.,Wolf, P., & Shelton, B. E. 2012. Technology Use in Science Classrooms and Reformed Teaching. Proceedings of the 2012 International Conference of the Association for Science Teacher Education (ASTE). Jan. 5-8, Clearwater, Florida. LINK

  16. Duffy, A. M., D. T. Campbell, P. G. Wolf. 2011. "The Virtual Population Genetics (VPG) Simulation System: An Example of Learning 'with' Cyber‐enabled Technologies in Science Classrooms” presented at the National Science Teachers Association Research Dissemination Conference, San Francisco, CA.

  17. Der, J. P. and P. G. Wolf, B. 2011. Fern Transcriptomes. Presented at the International Plant and Animal Genome Conference.

  18. Rai, H. S., P. G. Wolf, B. Richardson, R. Cronn, and K. E. Mock. 2011. Aspen transcriptomes. Presented at the International Plant and Animal Genome Conference.

  19. Wolf P.G, *Der J.P., *Duffy A.M., *Davidson J.B., Grusz A.L. 2010 . The evolution of chloroplast genes and genomes in ferns. Presented at the International Symposium on Chloroplast Genomics and Genetic Engineering, Maynooth, Ireland.

  20. *Der J.P., *Duffy A.M., *Davidson J.B., Grusz A.L., Pryer K.M., Wolf P.G, 2010. Development of extensive mitochondrial DNA sequence resources in ferns. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of America.

  21. *Der, J. P., M. S. Barker, N. Wickett, C. W. dePamphilis, P. G. Wolf. 2010. Functional genomics of fern gametophytes: transcriptome sequencing in Pteridium aquilinum. International Plant and Animal Genomes XVIII. San Diego, CA.

  22. *Davidson, J. B. and P. G. Wolf. 2009. Breeding system of Primula maguirei: a threatened, cliff-dwelling, narrow endemic. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of America.

  23. *Der, J. P. and P. G. Wolf. 2009. Exploratory analyses of genomic sequences in the bracken fern, Pteridium aquilinum. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of America.

  24. *Der, J. P., J. A. Thomson, &J. K. Stratford and P. G. Wolf. 2009. Global chloroplast phylogeny and biogeography of bracken (Pteridium: Dennstaedtiaceae). Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of America.

  25. *Davidson, J. B. and P. G. Wolf. 2009. Breeding System characterization of a threatened, cliff dwelling, narrow endemic Primula. Presented at the Southwest Rare Plant Conference.

  26. *Duffy, A. M., S. A. Kelchner, and Paul G. Wolf. 2008. Conservation of selection on matK in ferns following an ancient loss its flanking intron. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of America.

  27. Wolf, P. G., *A. M. Duffy, and *J. M. Roper. Inversions in fern chloroplast genomes: the good, the bad, and the tricky. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of America.

  28. *Der, J. P., Thomson, J. A. Wolf, Paul G. 2006. A global phylogeographic study of the chloroplast genome in bracken (Pteridium: Dennstaedtiaceae). Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of America.

  29. *Ellis, M. W., &Gainer, R. E., Wolf, P. G. 2006. Genetic analyses support taxonomic recognition of Eriogonum corymbosum var. nilesii. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of America.

  30. Karol, K. G., Banks, J. A., *Roper, J. M., &Hansen, S. K., Wolf, P. G., Kuehl, J. V., Boore, J., Everett, K., Mandoli, D. F., Olmstead, R. G. 2006. Plastid genome evolution in lycophytes. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of America.

  31. *Roper, J. M., &Hansen, S. K., Wolf, P. G. 2006. Structural evolution of fern chloroplast genomes. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of America.

  32. Wickett, N. J., Zhang, Y. , *Roper, J. M., &Hansen, S. K., Kuehl, J. V., Plock, S. A., Goffinet, B., dePamphilis, C. W., Wolf, P. G., Boore, J. 2006. Towards a complete chloroplast genome sequence of the non-photosynthetic liverwort Cryptothallus mirabilis (Metzgeriales, Marchantiophyta). Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of America.

  33. *Roper, J. M. &S. K. Hansen, J. L. Boore, J. V. Kuehl, D. F. Mandoli, K. G. Karol, R. G. Olmstead, P. G. Wolf. 2005. The chloroplast genome sequence of the Marattioid fern Angiopteris. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of America.

  34. Murdock, A., B. D. Mishler, A. R. Smith, K. S. Renzaglia, S. Schuette, C. J. O'Kelly, *J. M. Roper, &S. K. Hansen, P. G. Wolf. 2005. Phylogeny of the land plants: analysis of a new comprehensive morphological matrix in relation to nucleotide sequence data and comparative organellar genomics. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of America.

  35. *Ellis, M. W., *J. M. Roper, &R. E. Gainer, P. G. Wolf. 2005. Genetic analyses of Eriogonum corymbosum populations. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of America.

  36. Wolf, P. G., C. A. Rowe, S. A. Kelchner, M. Hasebe. 2004. RNA editing and intron splicing in transcripts from a fern chloroplast genome. Presented at the International Pteridophyte Symposium, Edinburgh, Scotland.

  37. Dean, K, B. D. Mishler, A. Driskell, P. G. Wolf. 2004. Inferring phylogeny using genomic characters: a case study using land plant plastomes. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of America.

  38. *Bjerregaard, L. and P. G. Wolf. 2004. Highly structured populations of a narrow endemic primrose. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of America.

  39. Mishler, B. D. and P. G. Wolf. 2004. Resolving the green branch of life: Current progress and future challenges. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of America.

  40. Wolf, P. G., C. A. Rowe, M. Hasebe. 2004. RNA editing in a fern chloroplast genome. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of America.

  41. Wolf, P. G, J. V. Kuehl, B. D.Mishler, D. F. Mandoli, K. Arumuganathan, R. G. Olmstead, K. Renzaglia, A. K. Manne, M.W. Ellis, K. G. Karol, J.L. Boore. 2004. The complete chloroplast genome sequence of the lycopod, Huperzia lucidula (Lycopodiaceae): implications for land plant phylogeny. RNA editing in a fern chloroplast genome. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of America.

  42. Mandoli, D., Olmstead, R., Mishler, B., Boore, J. L., Smith, A. R., Renzaglia, K, Wolf, P. G., Donoghue, M. J., O'Kelley, C. 2003. Making BAC libraries from algae, non-seed and seed plants: fundamental public resources for plant science toward resolution of the fuzzy nodes in green plant phylogeny. Presented at:

    • Plant Genetics, Snowbird October 22-26, 2003
    • Presented at the American Society for Plant Biologists, Annual National Meeting. Honolulu, HI
    • Annual Meeting of the Phycological Society of America. Gleneden Beach, OR
    • Fourth International Symposium on Grass Systematics and Evolution. Santa Ana, CA
    • Plant and Animal Genome Conference XI San Diego, CA. January 11-14, 2003
  43. Mandoli, D. , R. Olmstead, B. Mishler, J. L. Boore, A. R. Smith, K. Renzaglia, P. G. Wolf, M. J. Donoghue, C. O'Kelley. 2003. Toward resolution of the fuzzy nodes in green plant phylogeny. Presented at:

    • Plant Genome Conference. Kew Gardens, England
    • Plant Genetics, Snowbird, UT
    • Society Protozoologists. Gleneden Beach, OR
    • Third International Conference on the Comparative Biology of the Monocotyledons
    • American Society for Plant Biologists
    • Plant and Animal Genome Conference XI. San Diego, CA
  44. Pryer, K. M., E. Schuettpelz, R. C. Cranfill, P. G. Wolf, A. R. Smith, H. Schneider. 2003. Phylogeny of early-diverging leptosporangiate ferns based on morphology and multiple genes: rbcL, atpB, rps4, and 18S. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of America.

  45. Wolf, P. G., C. A. Rowe, R. B. Sinclair, M. Hasebe. 2003. Complete nucleotide sequence of the chloroplast genome from a leptosporangiate fern, Adiantum capillus-veneris L. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of America.

  46. Mandoli, D., R. Olmstead, B. Mishler, J. L. Boore, A. R. Smith, K. Renzaglia, P. G. Wolf, M. J. Donoghue, C. O'Kelley. 2003. Toward resolution of the fuzzy nodes in green plant phylogeny. Presented at Annual Meeting of the Phycological Society of America

  47. Mandoli, D., R. Olmstead, B. Mishler, J. L. Boore, A. R. Smith, K. Renzaglia, P. G. Wolf, M. J. Donoghue, C. O'Kelley. 2003. Toward resolution of the fuzzy nodes in green plant phylogeny. Presented at Third International Conference on the Comparative Biology of the Monocotyledons.

  48. Mandoli, D., R. Olmstead, B. Mishler, J. L. Boore, A. R. Smith, K. Renzaglia, P. G. Wolf, M. J. Donoghue, C. O'Kelley. 2003. Toward resolution of the fuzzy nodes in green plant phylogeny. Presented at the Plant and Animal Genome Conference, San Diego, CA.

  49. *Speer, W. D. and P. G. Wolf. 2002. A phylogenetic study of the genus Equisetum using chloroplast and nuclear DNA. Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of America

  50. *Speer, W. D. and P. G. Wolf. 2002. Analysis of basal vascular plant phylogeny using chloroplast genome sequences. Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of America.

  51. *Speer, W. D. and C. R. Werth, E. Sheffield. P. G. Wolf. 2002. North American Pteridium: insights on population structure and systematic relationships from morphology, isozymes, and chloroplast DNA. Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of America.

  52. Wolfe, A. D., R. Reiland, C. R. Randle, F. J. Smith, P. G. Wolf. 2001. Conservation genetics of Penstemon bicolor ssp. bicolor. Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of America.

  53. Wolf, P. G., B. Doche, L. Gielly, P. Taberlet. 2001. Genetic structure of alpine Rhododendron across a wide range of spatial scales. Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of America.

  54. *Speer, W. D., E. Sheffield, P. G. Wolf. 2001. Relationships among northern hemisphere Pteridium: some new perspectives. Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of America.

  55. Pryer, K.M., H. Schneider, A.R. Smith, P. G. Wolf, R. C. Cranfill, J. S. Hunt and *S.D. Sipes. 2000. The closest living relative to seed plants: insights from four genes and morphology. American Journal of Botany 87 (Suppl): 151.

  56. Schneider, H., Pryer, K.M., A.R. Smith, P. G. Wolf, R. C. Cranfill. 2000. Phylogeny of vascular plants and the evolution of their body plans. Symposium on Developmental Genetics and Plant Evolution, Natural History Museum, London, UK, September, 2000.

  57. Schneider, H., Pryer, K.M., P.G. Wolf. 1999. Phylogeny of basal tracheophytes and ferns inferred from four large datasets: morphology, 18S nrDNA, RBCL, and ATPB. Presented at the Internional Symposium of the German Botanical Society, Jena, 6-10 September 1999.

  58. Schneider, H., Pryer, K.M., P.G. Wolf. 1999. Phylogeny of basal tracheophytes and ferns inferred from four large datasets: morphology, 18S nrDNA, RBCL, and ATPB. Presented at the XVIII meeting of the Hennig Society, Goettingen, 12-17 September 1999.

  59. *Sipes, S. D., P. G. Wolf, V. J. Tepedino. 1999. Has host-switching been common or rare in specialist bees? A molecular phylogenetic analysis of Diadasia (Hymenoptera: Apidae)? Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Evolution.

  60. Wolf, P. G., Schneider, H. amd T. A. Ranker. 1999. The roles of vicariance and long-distance dispersal in the origin of fern distributions. Presented at the International Botanical Conference. American Journal of Botany.

  61. Pryer, K.M., H. Schneider, J.S. Hunt, L. Sappelsa, P.G. Wolf, S. D. Sipes*, and A. R. Smith. 1999. Phylogeny of basal tracheophytes and ferns inferred from four large datasets: morphology, 18S nrDNA, RBCL, and ATPB. Presented at the International Botanical Conference. American Journal of Botany.

  62. J.S. Hunt, K.M. Pryer, A. Vaghani, A.R. Smith, and P.G. Wolf. 1999. Fern DNA database: using Filemaker pro to coordinate DNA-availability, DNA-sequence data, voucher and source information for large-scale and collaborative phylogeny studies. Presented at the International Botanical Conference. American Journal of Botany.

  63. *Sipes, S. D., P. G. Wolf, V. J. Tepedino. 1998. Evolution of host choice in Diadasia, a genus of oligolectic bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae). Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Enotomological Society of America.

  64. *Roberts, M. D., P. G. Wolf, and and M. P. Oneill. 1998. Hydrogeomorphic influences on clonal recruitment of cottonwood (Populus angustifolia) in a mountain stream setting. Presented to the American Geophysical Union, San Francisco.

  65. *Roberts, M. D., P. G. Wolf, and and M. P. Oneill. 1998. Clonal reproduction of Populus angustifolia in a mountain stream setting. Presented to the Ecologcal Society of America.

  66. Wolf, P. G. and K. M. Pryer. 1997. Multiple gene approaches to fern phylogeny. American Journal of Botany 84: 160.

  67. Kropp, B. R., D. Hansen, P. G. Wolf, S. V. Thomson. 1996. Phylogenetic relationships among species of Puccinia pathogenic on crucifers, based on sequences of the internal transcribed spacer region. Phytopathology: (In Press). Presented at the annual meeting of the American Phytopathological Society, Indianaoplis, IN.

  68. *Bobowski, B. R., P. J. Urness, L. D. Bryant, P. G. Wolf and D. Hole. 1996. Identification of belowground woody structures using molecular biomarkers. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America.

  69. *Hickerson, L. L., V. J. Tepedino, P. G. Wolf. 1996. Reproductive biology and patterns of genetic variation in the rare endemic plant Arctomecon californica. American Journal of Botany 83: 83.

  70. Wolf, P. G. 1996. Nucleotide sequences from atpB provide useful data for fern systematics. American Journal of Botany 83: 133.

  71. *Sipes, S. D., P. G. Wolf, and V. J. Tepedino. 1995. Population genetics and reproduction of the threatened Jones' Cycladenia. Presented at the Southwestern Rare and Endangered Plant Conference, Flagstaff, AZ.

  72. Wolf, P. G. 1995. Pteridophyte phylogenies based analyses of DNA sequences: A multiple gene approach. Presented at the International Pteridophyte Symposium, Kew Gardens, U.K.

  73. Wolf, P. G., E. Sheffield and J. A. Thomson. 1994. Bracken taxa in Britain: a molecular analysis. Proceedings of Bracken '94 Conference, Aberystwyth, UK.

  74. Sheffield, E., P. G. Wolf and T. A. Ranker. 1994. Genetic analysis of bracken in the Hawaiian islands. Proceedings of Bracken '94 Conference, Aberystwyth, UK.

  75. Wolf, P. G. and D. S. Conant. 1994. Use of Molecular data in evolutionary studies of pteridophytes. Presented at the Annual meeting of the AIBS. Amer. J. of Botany 81 (6): 119.

  76. Hasebe, M. et al. 1994. A global analysis of fern phylogeny based on rbcL nucleotide sequences. American Journal of Botany 81 (6): 120.

  77. Wolf, P. G. 1994. Relationships among genera in the Dennstaedtiaceae and Lindsaeaceae based on gene sequence variation. Presented at the Annual meeting of the American Institute of Biological Sciences. American Journal of Botany 81 (6): 123-124.

  78. Chapman, R. L., T. A. J. Hedderson, W. L. Rootes, and P. G. Wolf. 1994. The green algae and land plants: two major lineages and monophyly of the land plants. Presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for Evolutionary Protistology. Halifax.

  79. *Barnes, J. L. and P. G. Wolf. 1994. The effect of population isolation on genetic diversity, gene flow, and pollination: implications for the rare plant Mirabilis macfarlanei (Nyctaginaceae). (Abstract of paper presented to the annual meeting, Northwest Scientific Association). NW Sci. 68: 114.

  80. Wolf, P. G., R. A. Murray*, S. D. Sipes*. 1993. A molecular test of secondary intergradation in hybrid zones of Ipomopsis. Presented at the Annual meeting of the Society for the Study of Evolution.

  81. Wolf, P.G., D. E. Soltis, P. S. Soltis. 1992. Relationships among dennstaedtioid ferns based on rbcL sequence variation. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Organization of Plant Biosystematists.

  82. Wolf, P. G., P. S. Soltis and D. E. Soltis. 1992. Molecular phylogeny of dennstaedtioid ferns using DNA sequence analysis. (Abstract of paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Institute of Biological Sciences). Amer. J. Bot. 79: 122.

  83. Wolf, P. G. and D. R. Campbell. 1991. A hierarchical analysis of allozymic and morphometric variation in Ipomopsis aggregata. Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for the Study of Evolution.

  84. Wolf, P. G., P. S. Soltis and D. E. Soltis. 1989. Patterns of allozymic divergence and levels of gene flow in the Ipomopsis aggregata complex (Polemoniaceae). (Abstract of paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Institute of Biological Sciences). Amer. J. Bot. 76: 284-285.

  85. Wolf, P. G., P. S. Soltis and D. E. Soltis. 1988. Autopolyploidy and tetrasomic inheritance in Heuchera grossulariifolia (Saxifragaceae). (Abstract of paper presented to the annual meeting of the Northwest Scientific Association). NW Sci. 62: 78.

  86. Wolf, P. G., P. S. Soltis and D. E. Soltis. 1988. Chloroplast DNA variation in Heuchera grossulariifolia (Saxifragaceae). (Abstract of paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Institute of Biological Sciences). Amer. J. Bot. 75: 218

  87. Wolf, P. G., P. S. Soltis and D. E. Soltis. 1987. Autopolyploid evolution in Heuchera grossulariifolia (Saxifragaceae). (Abstract of paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Institute of Biological Sciences). Amer. J. Bot. 74: 767.

  88. Wolf, P. G. 1985. Analysis of the polyploid nature of bracken fern (Pteridium aquilinum). (Abstract of paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Institute of Biological Sciences). Amer. J. Bot. 72: 930.

Invited Presentations at Meetings

Wolf, P. G. and R. J. Duff. 2005. RNA editing in land plant organellar genomes and its effect on phylogenetic analysis. Invited symposium talk at the Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of America, Austin, TX.

Dean G. Kelch, Kenneth G. Karol, Brent D. Mishler, and Paul G. Wolf. 2005. Inference of land plant phylogeny from genomic chloroplast data. Genomics Symposium at the 17th International Botanical Congress, Vienna.

K.M. Pryer, H. Schneider, J.S. Hunt, P.G. Wolf, and A.R. Smith. 1999. Basal tracheophytes and the phylogeny of "pteridophyte" lineages. Symposium on the Phylogeny of Green Plants and International Workshop on Advances on the Phylogeny of Bryophytes, Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico.

Wolf, P. G., H. Schneider, and T. A. Ranker. 1999. The roles of vicariance and long-distance dispersal in the origin of fern distributions. Presented at the International Botanical Conference. American Journal of Botany.

Wolf, P. G. and K. M. Pryer. 1997. Multiple gene approaches to fern phylogeny. Presented as part of Symposium on Relationships and fossil history of ferns, organized by the Botanical Society of America, Montreal Conference.

Soltis, D. E, P. S. Soltis and P. G. Wolf. 1990. Isozyme evidence for genetic diploidy in homosporous pteridophytes. Presented at the International Pteridological Conference.

Soltis, P. S, D. E. Soltis and P. G. Wolf. 1990. Allozymic and chloroplast DNA analyses of polyploidy in Polystichum. Presented at the International Pteridological Congress.

Wolf, P. G., L. Sheffield and C. H. Haufler. 1989. Genetic attributes of bracken as revealed by enzyme electrophoresis. Presented at the International Bracken Conference, Sydney, Australia.

Wolf, P. G., C. H. Haufler and L. Sheffield. 1988. Maintenance of genetic variation in the clonal weed Pteridium aquilinum (bracken). Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists, New Orleans, LA.

Invited Seminars

2015:  Organization of Tropical Studies, La Selva, Costa Rica 

               Old Dominion University 

               Shaang Xi Normal University, China 

               Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Gardens

  2014:   University of Florida

  2013:   University of Vermont

2012:Florida Gulf Coast University

2008:University of Michigan
 University of Florida

2007:St. Thomas University
 Macalester University

2006:University of Connecticut

2005:Duke University
 Idaho State University
 Rancho Santa Ana Botanical Garden

2004:Spring: Utah State University, Department of Biology – Brown Bag lunch
 Fall: Utah State University, Department of Biology
 University of Washington, Department of Biology

2003:National Institute for Basic Biology, Okazaki, Japan
 Idaho State University
 Utah State University

2002:University of Louisville, KY
 University of California, Berkeley
 Department of Energy, Joint Genome Institute, Walnut Creek, CA

2001:University of Manchester, UK

1999:Brigham Young University
 Université Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France

1998:University of Vermont
 Texas A & M University
 University of Michigan
 Boise State University

1997:Utah State University, Department of Biology and Molecular Biology Program

1995:Utah State University, Department of Biology

1994:Utah State University, Department of Biology and Molecular Biology Program
 University of British Columbia, Vancouver

1993:University of Utah
 University of Kansas

1992:Utah State University, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife

1991:Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, CA
 Utah State University, Department of Biology
 Indiana University, Bloomington
 University of Hawaii, Manoa
 University of California, Riverside

1990:University of California, Riverside
 Washington State University, Pullman
 University of California, Irvine
 University of Texas, Austin

1988:University of Manchester, England

Courses Taught

Evolutionary Genetics (Lecture)

Principles of Genetics (Undergraduate lecture)

Population Genetics (Undergraduate/graduate lecture)

Principles of Phylogenetic Systematics

Molecular Population Genetics Laboratory (Graduate lab)

Alternative Approaches to Phylogenetic Analysis (Seminar)

Phylogenetic Analysis of DNA Sequences (Seminar)

Evolutionary Genomics

Genetics Lab (Undergraduate lab)

General Ecology (Graduate lecture)

Phylogenetic Systematics (Graduate lecture)

History of Population Genetics (Seminar)

Current Topics in Population Genetics (Seminar)

 
Reviewer for Journals

Evolution

Systematic Botany

Conservation Biology

American Naturalist

Molecular Ecology

Sexual Plant Reproduction

Genetica

BMC Genomics

Associate Editor, Journal of Systematics and Evolution

Proceedings of the National Acad. of Sciences, U.S.A.

American Journal of Botany

Biological Journal of the Linnean Society

Canadian Journal of Botany

Molecular Biology and Evolution

Plant Species Biology

Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society

BMC Evolutionary Biology

 
Service Duties (Current in bold)

USU Central T&P Committee (2011 - 2012)

Tenure & Promotion: 5 committees

Posture Tenure review within Biology: 3 committees

Posture Tenure review outside Biology: 1 committee

Graduate Programs Committee (2010 - present; Co-chair, 2011 - present)

Department Seminar Committee (Chair, 2010 - present)

NSF Proposal Panel

Department Head Search Committee (2010 - 2011)

Search Committee, Evolutionary Biologist, Department of Biology, Chair (2005)

USU High Performance Computing Taskforce (Chair of USU Needs subcommittee, 2005)

Several Tenure and Promotion Committees (1996 – present)

Tenure and Promotion Committee for Michael Pfrender (Chair, 2001 – present)

Seach Committee, Spatial Ecologist, Department of Biology (2003 - 2004)

USU Genomics Task Force (2001)

Search Commmittee, Quantititive Geneticist, Department of Biology (2000 - 2001)

Search Committee, Ecosystem Ecologist, Department of Biology (1998 - 1999)

Search Committee, Quantititive Geneticist, Department of Biology (Chair, 1996 - 1997)

Graduate Programs Committee, Department of Biology (1995 – 1999, 2010 - present)

Health Professions Evaluation Committee (1996)

Search Committee, Insect Systematist, Department of Biology (1995 - 1996)

Search Committee, Conservation Geneticist, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife (1993 - 1994)

Molecular Biology Program Student Travel Awards Committee (1992 - 1993)

Student Advisory Council, Washington State University (1988 - 1990)

Botany Graduate Student Representative to Faculty, Washington State University (1988 - 1989)

Botany Graduate Student Organization, University of Kansas, (President, 1985 - 1986)