Bhattacharya Lab - Former Lab Member Valérie Reeb

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Valérie Reeb
     
  Business
Address:
Department of Biological Sciences
University of Iowa
101 Biology Building, Iowa City, IA 52242
  Phone: 319-335-2426
  Fax: 319-335-1069
  Email: Valerie-Reeb[at]uiowa.edu

 

EDUCATION:

2005 Ph.D. Biology, Duke University, U.S.A.
1993 M.S. Botany, University of Orléans, France.
1991 DEUG Biology, University of Strasbourg, France.


RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Molecular phylogeny of fungi and protists
  • Divergence time of major fungal lineages using non-clock methods
  • Origin of lichenization within the Ascomycota
  • Evolution of group I intron and encoded homing endonucleases in lichen-forming fungi


Current Research:

Currently, I am doing a post-doctorat at the Carver Center for Genomics. My main task is to prepare samples for next generation sequencing as well as supervise the microarray facility.

PUBLICATIONS:

H Qiu, DC Price, APM Weber, V Reeb, E Chan Yang, JM Lee, SY Kim, HS Yoon, D Bhattacharya.Adaptation through horizontal gene transfer in the cryptoendolithic red alga Galdieria phlegrea. Current Biology 23 (19), R865-R866, 7 October 2013.
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Skorupa DJ, Reeb V, Castenholz RW, Bhattacharya D, McDermott TR. 2013. Cyanidiales diversity in Yellowstone National Park Lett Appl Microbiol. 2013 Jul 19. [Epub ahead of print]
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Valérie Reeb, Avraham Kolel, Timothy R. McDermott and Debashish Bhattacharya. Good to the bone: microbial community thrives within bone cavities of a bison carcass at Yellowstone National Park Environmental Microbiology (2010).
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Kerry Knudsen, Valérie Reeb, Martin Westberg, Rithu Srikantha and Debashish Bhattacharya. 2010. Acarospora rosulata in Europe, North America and Asia. The Lichenologist 42)3): 291-296.doi

Reeb, V., and D. Bhattacharya. 2010. The thermo-acidophilic Cyanidiophyceae (Cyanidiales). In: Red Algae in the Genomic Age, (Eds.) J. Seckbach and D. Chapman. Cellular Origin, Life in Extreme Habitats and Astrobiology 13, 409–426.
Springer 2010.
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Reeb VC, Peglar MT, Yoon HS, Bai JR, Wu M, Shiu P, Grafenberg JL, Reyes-Prieto A, Rümmele SE, Gross J and Bhattacharya D. Interrelationships of chromalveolates within a broadly sampled tree of photosynthetic protists.
Mol Phylogenet Evol, 53(1), 202-11, 2009.doi|pubmed

Knudsen, K., J.A. Elix, and V. Reeb. 2008. A Preliminary Study of the Genera Acarospora and Pleopsidium in South America. Opuscula Philolichenum 5: 1-22.view online

Reeb, V., P. Haugen, D. Bhattacharya and F. Lutzoni. 2007. Evolution of Pleopsidium (lichenized Ascomycota) S943 group I introns and the phylogeography of an intron-encoded putative homing endonuclease.
Journal of Molecular Evolution 64:285-298.
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Miadlikowska, J., F. Kauff, V. Hofstetter, E. Fraker, M. Grube, J. Hafellner, V. Reeb, B.P. Hodkinson, G. Hestmark, M. Kukwa, M.G. Otalora, A. Rauhut, C. Scheidegger, E. Timdal, S. Stenroos, I. Brodo, D. Ertz, P. Diederich, R. Lücking, J.C. Lendemer, E. Tripp, R. Yahr, P. May, G.B. Perlmutter, D.M. Hillis, W.R. Buck, C. Gueidan, A.E. Arnold, I. Martinez, C. Robertson and F. Lutzoni. 2006. Systematics of the Lecanoromycetes: New insights from nuclear ribosomal and protein coding genes into classification and evolution of the Lecanoromycetes. Mycologia 98:1088-1103.
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Spatafora, J.W., D. Johnson, G.-H. Sung, K. Hosaka, B. O′Rourke, M. Serdani, R. Spotts, F. Lutzoni, V. Hofstetter, E. Fraker, C. Gueidan, J. Miadlikowska, V. Reeb, T. Lumbsch, R. Lücking, I. Schmitt, A. Aptroot, C. Roux, A. Miller, D. Geiser, J. Hafellner, G. Hestmark, A.E. Arnold, B. Büdel, A. Rauhut, D. Hewitt, W. Untereiner, M.S. Cole, C. Scheidegger, M. Schultz, H. Sipman and C. Schoch. 2006. A five-gene phylogenetic analysis of the Pezizomycotina. Mycologia 98:1018-1028.
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James, T.Y., F. Kauff, C. Schoch, P.B. Matheny, V. Hofstetter, C.J. Cox, G. Celio, C. Guiedan, E. Fraker, J. Miadlikowska, T. Lumbsch, A. Rauhut, V. Reeb, A.E. Arnold, A. Amtoft, J.E. Stajich, K. Hosaka, G.-H. Sung, D. Johnson, B. O'Rourke, M. Binder, J.M. Curtis, J.C. Slot, Z. Wang, A.W. Wilson, A. Schüßler, J.E. Longcore, K. O'Donnell, S. Mozley-Standridge, D. Porter, P.M. Letcher, M.J. Powell, J.W. Taylor, M.M. White, G.W. Griffith, D.R. Davies, J. Sugiyama, A.Y. Rossman, J.D. Rogers, D.H. Pfister, D. Hewitt, K. Hansen, S. Hambleton, R.A. Shoemaker, J. Kohlmeyer, B. Volkmann-Kohlmeyer, R.A. Spotts, M. Serdani, P.W. Crous, K.W. Hughes, K.Matsuura, E. Langer, G. Langer, W.A. Untereiner, R. Lücking, B. Büde, D.M. Geiser, A. Aptroot, W.R. Buck, M.S. Cole, P. Diederich, C. Printzen, I. Schmitt, M. Schultz, R. Yahr, A. Zavarzin, D.S. Hibbett, F. Lutzoni, D.J. McLaughlin, J.W. Spatafora, R. Vilgalys. 2006. Reconstructing the early evolution of the fungi using a six gene phylogeny. Nature 443, 818 - 822.doi|pubmed

Bhattacharya D., V. Reeb, D. Simon and F. Lutzoni. 2005. Phylogenetic evidence for the reverse splicing spread of group I introns in fungal ribosomal DNA. BMC Evolutionary Biology 5:68.
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Reeb, V., F. Lutzoni and C. Roux. 2004. Contribution of RPB2 to multilocus phylogenetic studies of the euascomycetes (Pezizomycotina, Fungi) with special emphasis on the lichen-forming Acarosporaceae and evolution of polyspory. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 32:1036-1060.
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Lutzoni, F., F. Kauff, C.J. Cox, D. McLaughlin, G. Celio, B. Dentinger, M. Padamsee, D. Hibbett, T.Y. James, E. Baloch, M. Grube, V. Reeb, V. Hofstetter, C. Schoch, A.E. Arnold, J. Miadlikowska, J. Spatafora, D. Johnson, S. Hambleton, M. Crockett, R. Shoemaker, G.-H. Sung, R. Lücking, T. Lumbsch, K. O'Donnell, M. Binder, P. Diederich, D. Ertz, C. Gueidan, K. Hansen, R.C. Harris, K. Hosaka, Y.-W. Lim, B. Matheny, H. Nishida, D. Pfister, J. Rogers, A. Rossman, I. Schmitt, H. Sipman, J. Stone, J. Sugiyama, R. Yahr and R. Vilgalys. 2004. Assembling the fungal tree of life: progress, classification, and evolution of subcellular traits. American Journal of Botany 91(10): 1446-1480.read online

Haugen, P., V. Reeb, F. Lutzoni and D. Bhattacharya. 2004. The evolution of homing endonuclease genes and group I introns in nuclear rDNA. Molecular Biology and Evolution 21(1): 129-140.doi|pubmed

Lutzoni, F., M. Pagel and V. Reeb. 2001. Major fungal lineages are derived from lichen symbiotic ancestors.
Nature 411: 937-940.doi|pubmed

Lutzoni, F., P. Wagner, V. Reeb and S. Zoller. 2000. Integrating ambiguously aligned regions of DNA sequences in phylogenetic analyses without violating positional homology. Systematic Biology 49(4): 628-651.doi| pubmed

Bhattacharya, D., F. Lutzoni, V. Reeb, D. Simon and F. Fernandez. 2000. Widespread occurrence of spliceosomal introns in the rDNA genes of ascomycetes.Molecular Biology and Evolution 17(12): 1971-1984.read online|pubmed

Bjelland, T., G. Halleraker, V. Reeb and T. Tønsberg. 1997. The chemotypes of Cetrelia olivetorum in Norway. Graphis Scripta 8: 5-7.