Leslie D. Gottlieb

Professor Emerita


Evolution and Ecology


1969 PhD Botany University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
1957 BA English Literature Cornell University

Research Interests

Molecular genetics and evolution of phosphoglucose isomerase in plants, particularly in the wildflower Clarkia. Genetic basis for large morphological differences between closely related closely related plant species and subspecies.

CBS Grad Group Affiliations

Population Biology

Specialties / Focus

Population Biology
  • Molecular Evolution
  • Systematics and Comparative Biology

Teaching Interests

Introduction to genetics. Advanced topics in evolution.


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  • Gottlieb LD and VS Ford. 1997. A recently silenced, duplicate PgiC locus in Clarkia. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 14:125-132
  • Ford VS and LD Gottlieb. 1999. Molecular characterization of PgiC in a tetraploid plant and its diploid relatives. Evolution. 53:1060-1067
  • Gottlieb LD and VS Ford. 1996. Phylogenetic relationships among the sections of Clarkia (Onagraceae) inferred from the nucleotide sequences of PgiC. Systematic Botany. 21:45-62