A. Elizabeth (Betsy) Arnold
- BS, Biology, Duke University
- Ph.D., Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, the University of Arizona
- NSF Postdoctoral Fellow in Microbial Biology, Duke University
Research InterestsFungal ecology, evolution, and systematics; the evolution of symbioses
- Hoffman, M. and A.E. Arnold. 2010. Diverse bacteria inhabit living hyphae of phylogenetically diverse fungal endophytes. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 76: 4063-4075.
- Dalling, J.W., A.S. Davis, B.J. Schutte, and A.E. Arnold. 2010. Seed survival in soil: interacting effects of predation, dormancy, and the microbial community. Journal of Ecology doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2745.2010.01739.x
- Arnold, A.E., L.J. Lamit, M. Bidartondo, C. Gehring, and H.S. Callahan. 2010. Interwoven branches of the plant and fungal trees of life. New Phytologist 185: 874-878.
- Arnold, A.E., J. Miadlikowska, K.L. Higgins, S.D. Sarvate, P. Gugger, A. Way, V. Hofstetter, F. Kauff, and F. Lutzoni. 2009. A phylogenetic estimation of trophic transition networks for ascomycetous fungi: Are lichens cradles of symbiotrophic fungal diversification? Systematic Biology 58: 283-297.
- Arnold, A.E., D.A. Henk, R.L. Eells, F. Lutzoni, and R. Vilgalys. 2007. Diversity and phylogenetic affinities of foliar fungal endophytes in loblolly pine inferred by culturing and environmental PCR. Mycologia 99: 185-206.
- PLP 329A, Microbial Diversity (www.uamicrobialdiversity.com)
- PLP 475/575, Advanced Mycology
- PLP 596b, 253, Topics in Fungal and Microbial Ecology and Evolution
Areas of Research
- Biodiversity and Evolutionary Biology