Kathleen M. Pryer

Professor of Biology

358 Bio Sci Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Campus Box: 
Box 90338, Durham, NC 27708-0338


  • Ph.D., Duke University 1995

  • M.S., University of Guelph (Canada) 1981

  • B.S., McGill University (Canada) 1976

Sessa, Emily B., Jo Ann Banks, Michael S. Barker, Joshua P. Der, Aaron M. Duffy, Sean W. Graham, Mitsuyasu Hasebe, et al. “Between two fern genomes.Gigascience 3 (January 2014): 15. https://doi.org/10.1186/2047-217x-3-15. Full Text Open Access Copy

Sigel, E. M., M. D. Windham, A. R. Smith, R. J. Dyer, and K. M. Pryer. “Rediscovery of Polypodium calirhiza (Polypodiaceae) in Mexico.” Brittonia 66, no. 3 (January 1, 2014): 278–86. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12228-014-9332-6. Full Text Open Access Copy

Rothfels, Carl J., Michael D. Windham, and Kathleen M. Pryer. “A Plastid Phylogeny of the Cosmopolitan Fern Family Cystopteridaceae (Polypodiopsida).” Systematic Botany 28, no. 2 (June 2013): 295–306. https://doi.org/10.1600/036364413x666787. Full Text Open Access Copy

León, Blanca, Mónica Arakaki, Kathleen M. Pryer, Carl J. Rothfels, and Kenneth R. Young. “Revealing a Cryptic Fern Distribution Through DNA Sequencing: Pityrogramma trifoliata in the Western Andes of Peru.” American Fern Journal 103, no. 1 (January 2013): 40–48. https://doi.org/10.1640/0002-8444-103.1.40. Full Text Open Access Copy

Rothfels, Carl J., Anders Larsson, Fay-Wei Li, Erin M. Sigel, Layne Huiet, Dylan O. Burge, Markus Ruhsam, et al. “Transcriptome-mining for single-copy nuclear markers in ferns.Plos One 8, no. 10 (January 2013): e76957. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0076957. Full Text Open Access Copy

Beck, James B., James R. Allison, Kathleen M. Pryer, and Michael D. Windham. “Identifying multiple origins of polyploid taxa: a multilocus study of the hybrid cloak fern (Astrolepis integerrima; Pteridaceae).American Journal of Botany 99, no. 11 (November 2012): 1857–65. https://doi.org/10.3732/ajb.1200199. Full Text Open Access Copy

Li, Fay-Wei, Kathleen M. Pryer, and Michael D. Windham. “Gaga, a New Fern Genus Segregated from Cheilanthes (Pteridaceae).” Systematic Botany 37, no. 4 (October 2012): 845–60. https://doi.org/10.1600/036364412x656626. Full Text Open Access Copy