Hall Lab

University of Washington


Goetsch L.A., Craven L.A., Hall B.D. (2011). Major speciation accompanied the dispersal of Vireya Rhododendrons (Ericaceae, Rhododendron sect. Schistanthe) through the Malayan archipelago: evidence from nuclear gene sequences. Taxon 60: 10151028.

Stitzer, M., N. Hoang, and B. D. Hall. (2011). Taxonomy, Phylogeography, and DNA variation within Rhododendron subsection Arborea. Rhododendron Species 5:89-99.

Stitzer, M., C. Cao, and B. D. Hall. (2010). How northern hemisphere geologic history and paleoclimate shaped the populations of R. macrophyllum and R. catawbiense. Rhododendron Species 5:11-23.

Eckert, A. J., M. L. Eckert, and B. D. Hall. (2010). Effects of historical demography and ecological context on spatial patterns of genetic diversity within foxtail pine (Pinus balfouriana: Pinaceae) stands located in the Klamath Mountains, California. Am J Bot. 97(4):650-9.

Zhou, W., K. Peterson, D. Lindsley, Z. Xi, and B.D. Hall. (2009). A genetic comparison of eight Rhododendron macrophyllum populations in British Columbia, Washington and Oregon. Rhododendron Species 4:31-40.

Eckert, A.J., B. R. Tearse, and B. D. Hall. (2008). A phylogeogaphical analysis of the range disjunction for foxtail pine (Pinus balfouriana, Pinaceae): the role of Pleistocene glaciation. Mol. Ecol. 17(8) 1983-1997.

Zhou, W., T. Gibbons, L. Goetsch, and B. D. Hall. (2008). Rhododendron colemanii: a new species of Deciduous Azalea from the coastal plain of Alabama and Georgia. Journal of the American Rhododendron Society 62(2):72-78.

Craven, L. A., Danet, F., Veldkamp, J. F., Goetsch, L. A., Hall, B. D. (2011). Vireya Rhododendrons: their monophyly and classification (Ericaceae, Rhododendron section Schistanthe). BLUMEA 56:153-158.

Craven, L. A., Goetsch, L. A., Hall, B. D., Brown, G. K. (2008). Classication of the Vireya Group of Rhododendron (Ericaceae). BLUMEA 53:432-442.

Luo, Jie, Yoshikawa, Nori, Hodson, Matthew C., Hall, Benjamin D. (2007). Duplication and paralog sorting of RPB2 and RPB1 genes in core eudicots. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 44:850-862.

Liu, Y., Glawe, D. A., Hall, B. D. (2007). Phylogenetic placement of Erysiphales (powdery mildew fungi) in Ascomycota based on five gene sequences. Phytopathology 97:S65.

Luo, Jie, Hall, Benjamin D. (2007). A multistep process gave rise to RNA polymerase IV of land plants. Journal of Molecular Evolution 64:101-112.

Carlile, A., Waaland, J. R., Hall, B. D. (2006). Molecular evidence reveals diversity in Alaskan isolates of Ceramium pacificum. Journal of Phycology 42:17.

Liu, Yajuan J., Hodson, Matthew C., Hall, Benjamin D. (2006). Loss of the flagellum happened only once in the fungal lineage: phylogenetic structure of Kingdom Fungi inferred from RNA polymerase II subunit genes. BMC Evolutionary Biology 6:74.

Xi, Z., Denton, A., Liang, S., Sugden, L., Hodson, M. and Hall, B.D. (2006). Regional DNA Variation within Rhododendron macrophyllum. Journal of the American Rhododendron Society 60(1): 37-41

Eckert, A.J. and Hall, B.D. (2006). Phylogeny, historical biogeography and patterns of diversification for Pinus (Pinaceae): Phylogenetic tests of fossil-based hypotheses. Mol. Phylo. and Evol. 40:166-182.

Hall, B.D, Craven, L. A. and Goetsch, L. A. (2006). The Taxonomy of Subsection Pseudovireya: Two distinctly different taxa within subsection Pseudovireya and their Relation to the Rooting of section Vireya within subgenus Rhododendron. Rhododendron Species 1:91-97. Yearbook of the Rhododendron Species Foundation, Federal Way, WA.

Goetsch, L.A., Eckert, A.J., and Hall, B. D. (2005). The Molecular Systematics of Rhododendron: A Phylogeny based upon RPB2 Gene Sequences. Systematic Botany, 30(3): 616-626

Oxelman,B., Yoshikawa, N., McConaughy, B.L., Luo, J., Denton, A.L. and Hall, B.D. (2004). RPB2 gene phylogeny in flowering plants, with particular emphasis on asterids. Mol.Phylogenetics & Evol. 32(2) 462-479.

Liu, YJ, Hall, BD. (2004). Body plan evolution of ascomycetes, as inferred from an RNA polymerase II, phylogeny. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 101:4507-4512.

Stiller, JW, Hall, BD. (2002). Evolution of the RNA polymerase IIC-terminal domain. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 99:6091-6096.

Matheny, B.P., Liu, Y.J., Ammirati, J.F. and Hall, B.D. (2002). Using RPB1 sequences to improve Phylogenetic Inference among Mushrooms (Inocybe, Agaricales). American Journal of Botany, 89(4): 688=698.

Stiller, J. W., Riley, J. L., Hall, B. D. (2000). The evolution of RNA polymerase II in red algae. Journal of Phycology 36:64.

Stiller, JW, McConaughy, BL, Hall, BD. (2000). Evolutionary complementation for polymerase IICTD function. YEAST 16:57-64.

Stiller, J.W. and Hall, B.D.(1999). Long-Branch Attraction and the rDNA Model of Early Eukaryotic Evolution. Mol.Biol.Evol. 16:1270-1279.

Liu, Y., Whelen, S., and Hall, B.D. (1999). Phylogenetic Relationships Among Ascomycetes: Evidence From an RNA Polymerase II subunit. Mol.Biol.Evol. 16(12):1799-1808.

Denton, A.L., McConaughy, B.L., and Hall, B.D. (1998). Usefulness of RNA Polymerase II Coding Sequences for Estimation of Green Plant Phylogeny. Mol. Biol. Evol 15:1082-1085.

Stiller, J.W., Duffield, E.C.S., and Hall, B.D. (1998). Amitochondriate amoebae and the evolution of DNA-dependent RNA polymerase II. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 95:11769-11774.

Stiller, J. W. and Hall, B.D. (1998) Sequences of the Largest Subunit of RNA Polymerase II From Two Red Algae and Their Implications for Rhodophyte Evolution. J. Phycol. 34: 857-864.

Denton, Amy L., Hall, Benjamin D. (1996). Evolution of RNA polymerase II intron sequences in Rhododendron and the Ericaceae. American Journal of Botany 83:150.

Denton, Amy L., Hall, Benjamin D. (1995). Phylogenetic utility of RNA polymerase II introns and coding sequences: An example using Rhododendron and the Ericaceae. American Journal of Botany. 82:125.