Selected Publications

Academic Article

Year Title
2021 Variation in frequency of plastid RNA editing within Adiantum implies rapid evolution in fern plastomes.American Journal of Botany.  108:820-827. 2021
2021 Botany is the root and the future of invasion biology.American Journal of Botany.  108:549-552. 2021
2019 One thousand plant transcriptomes and the¬†phylogenomics of green plants.Nature.  574:679-685. 2019
2019 Expression Level Dominance and Homeolog Expression Bias in Recurrent Origins of the Allopolyploid Fern Polypodium hesperiumAmerican Fern Journal.  109:224-247. 2019
2018 Fern genomes elucidate land plant evolution and cyanobacterial symbioses.Nature Plants.  4:460-472. 2018
2018 Overlapping Patterns of Gene Expression Between Gametophyte and Sporophyte Phases in the Fern Polypodium amorphum (Polypodiales).Frontiers in Plant Science.  9:1450. 2018
2016 A community-derived classification for extant lycophytes and fernsJournal of Systematics and Evolution.  54:563-603. 2016
2015 An Exploration into Fern Genome Space.Genome Biology and Evolution.  7:2533-2544. 2015
2015 The evolutionary history of ferns inferred from 25 low-copy nuclear genes.American Journal of Botany.  102:1089-1107. 2015
2015 Searching for Diamonds in the Apomictic Rough: A Case Study Involving Boechera lignifera (Brassicaceae)Systematic Botany.  40:1031-1044. 2015
2014 Origin of a novel regulatory module by duplication and degeneration of an ancient plant transcription factor.Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution.  81:159-173. 2014
2014 Evidence for reciprocal origins in Polypodium hesperium (Polypodiaceae): a fern model system for investigating how multiple origins shape allopolyploid genomes.American Journal of Botany.  101:1476-1485. 2014
2014 Rediscovery of Polypodium calirhiza (Polypodiaceae) in MexicoBrittonia.  66:278-286. 2014
2014 Horizontal transfer of an adaptive chimeric photoreceptor from bryophytes to ferns.Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of USA.  111:6672-6677. 2014
2014 A First Record of Polypodium saximontanum for the Flora of MontanaAmerican Fern Journal.  104:22-23. 2014
2014 Between two fern genomes.GigaScience.  3:15. 2014
2014 Phylogeny, Divergence Time Estimates, and Phylogeography of the Diploid Species of the Polypodium vulgare Complex (Polypodiaceae)Systematic Botany.  39:1042-1055. 2014
2013 Transcriptome-mining for single-copy nuclear markers in ferns.PLoS ONE.  8:e76957. 2013
2012 Cheilanthes feei T. Moore (Pteridaceae) and Dryopteris erythrosora (D.C. Eaton) Kunze (Dryopteridaceae) New for the Flora of North CarolinaAmerican Fern Journal.  102:184-186. 2012
2011 Species Relationships and Farina Evolution in the Cheilanthoid Fern Genus Argyrochosma (Pteridaceae)Systematic Botany.  36:554-564. 2011

Teaching Activities

  • Intro to Botanical Sciences Taught course
  • Intro to Botanical Sciences Taught course
  • Systematic Botany Taught course
  • Systematic Botany Taught course
  • Systematic Botany Taught course
  • Systematic Botany Taught course 2023
  • Systematic Botany Taught course 2023
  • Systematic Botany Taught course 2023
  • Intro to Botanical Sciences Taught course 2022
  • Intro to Botanical Sciences Taught course 2022
  • Full Name

  • Erin Sigel