Mi Yeon Yang
Mi Yeon Yang is a PhD student at Jeju National University, Jeju, Korea. She was awarded a MSc in Molecular Phylogeny for her work on the molecular phylogeny and DNA barcoding of the Gracilariaceae (Marine Algal Laboratory, Jeju National University). For her PhD research, Ms. Yang is working on the red algal order Gigartinales from Korea.
Erasmo C. Macaya
Erasmo C. Macaya has been an Assistant Professor at Concepción University, Chile since 2010. He received a primary degree in Marine Biology and a Master’s in Marine Sciences from Universidad Catolica del Norte, Coquimbo, Chile. He obtained a PhD in Marine Biology from Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand studying the dispersal patterns, connectivity, taxonomy and genetic diversity of the giant kelp, Macrocystis pyrifera. His research focuses on the different aspects of macroalgae, such as ecology, taxonomy and phylogeography, among others.
Myung Sook Kim
Myung Sook Kim is a Professor of Biology at Jeju National University, Jeju, Korea. She was awarded a PhD in Algal Systematics by the Seoul National University, Korea for her work on the taxonomic revision of Polysiphonia. She has studied systematics in Rhodophyta for over 15 years, especially in the family Rhodomelaceae. Her more recent research has concentrated on establishing a DNA barcode database for Korean seaweeds to identify species and genus correctly.
Published Online: 2015-03-21
Published in Print: 2015-04-01
Citation Information: Botanica Marina. Volume 58, Issue 2, Pages 103–113, ISSN (Online) 1437-4323, ISSN (Print) 0006-8055, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/bot-2015-0011, March 2015