Daryl Lam

Daryl  Lam

Associate Professor


  • Ph.D., Biological Sciences, The University of Alabama, 2010
  • National Science Foundation postdoctoral fellow, Ohio University

Research Interests

  • Algal systematics with emphasis on Chlorophyta and Rhodophyta
  • Phylogenetics
  • Genomics and Bioinformatics
  • Molecular evolution
  • Eukaryotic microbiology

Selected Publications

Lam, D.W. and Lopez-Bautista J.M. 2016. Complete chloroplast genome for Caulerpa racemosa (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta) and comparative analyses of siphonous green seaweed plastomes. Cymbella 2:23-32

Entwisle, T.J., Johnston, E.J., Lam, D.W., Stewart, S.A. & Vis, M.L. 2016. Nocturama gen. nov., Nothocladus s. lat and other taxonomic novelties resulting from the further resolution of paraphyly in the Australasian members of the Batrachospermum (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta). J. phycol. 52:384-396.

Lam, D.W., Verbruggen, H., Saunders, G.W. & Vis, M.L. 2016. Multigene phylogeny of the red algal subclass Nemaliophycidae. Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 94:730-736.

Lam, D.W. & Lopez-Bautista, J.M. 2014. Epiphytic diversity of the Raleighvallen rainforest (Suriname, South American) based on environmental DNA sequences. Bol. Soc. Mex. Ficologia. 5:36-55.

Lam, D.W., García-Fernández, M.E., Aboal, M. & Vis, M.L. 2013. Polysiphonia subtilissima (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) from freshwater habitats in North America and Europe is confirmed as conspecific with marine collections. Phycologia. 52:156-60.

Lam, D.W., Entwisle, T.J., Eloranta P., Kwandrans J. & Vis M.L. 2012. Circumscription of species in the genus Sirodotia (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) based on molecular and morphological data. Eur. J. Phycol. 47:42-50.

Rindi, F., Allali H.A., Lam, D.W. & Lopez-Bautista, J.M. 2010.  An overview of the biodiversity and biogeography of terrestrial green algae. In Biodiversity Hotspots. Vittore Rescigno and Savario Maletta [Eds.] Nova Science Publishers, Inc. Hauppauge, NY 105-22 pp.

Rindi, F., Lam, D.W. & Lopez-Bautista, J.M.  2009.  Phylogenetic relationships and species circumscription in Trentepohlia and Printzina (Trentepohliales, Chlorophyta).  Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 52:329-39.

Rindi, F., Lam, D.W.  & Lopez-Bautista, J.M. 2008. Trentepohliales (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta) of Panama. Nova Hedwigia 87:421-44.

Lam, D.W. & Zechman F.W. 2006. Phylogenetic analyses of the Bryopsidales (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta) based on RUBISCO large subunit gene sequences. J. Phycol. 42:669-78.