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

Christenhusz, M. J., H. Tuomisto, J. S. Metzgar, and K. M. Pryer. “Evolutionary relationships within the Neotropical, eusporangiate fern genus Danaea (Marattiaceae).Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 46, no. 1 (January 2008): 34–48. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2007.09.015. Full Text Open Access Copy

Haugen, Peik, Debashish Bhattacharya, Jeffrey D. Palmer, Seán Turner, Louise A. Lewis, and Kathleen M. Pryer. “Cyanobacterial ribosomal RNA genes with multiple, endonuclease-encoding group I introns.Bmc Evolutionary Biology 7 (September 8, 2007): 159. https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2148-7-159. Full Text Open Access Copy

Metzgar, J. S., H. Schneider, and K. M. Pryer. “Phylogeny and divergence time estimates for the fern genus Azolla (Salviniaceae).International Journal of Plant Sciences 168, no. 7 (September 2007): 1045–53. https://doi.org/10.1086/519007. Full Text Open Access Copy

Schuettpelz, Eric, Harald Schneider, Layne Huiet, Michael D. Windham, and Kathleen M. Pryer. “A molecular phylogeny of the fern family Pteridaceae: assessing overall relationships and the affinities of previously unsampled genera.Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 44, no. 3 (September 2007): 1172–85. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2007.04.011. Full Text Open Access Copy

Korall, Petra, David S. Conant, Jordan S. Metzgar, Harald Schneider, and Kathleen M. Pryer. “A molecular phylogeny of scaly tree ferns (Cyatheaceae).American Journal of Botany 94, no. 5 (May 2007): 873–86. https://doi.org/10.3732/ajb.94.5.873. Full Text Open Access Copy

Nagalingum, N. S., H. Schneider, and K. M. Pryer. “Comparative morphology of reproductive structures in heterosporous water ferns and reevaluation of the sporocarp.International Journal of Plant Sciences 167, no. 4 (July 2006): 805–15. https://doi.org/10.1086/503848. Full Text Open Access Copy

Korall, Petra, Kathleen M. Pryer, Jordan S. Metzgar, Harald Schneider, and David S. Conant. “Tree ferns: monophyletic groups and their relationships as revealed by four protein-coding plastid loci.Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 39, no. 3 (June 2006): 830–45. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2006.01.001. Full Text Open Access Copy