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Spring 2005 - Teaching Assistant, Principles of Biology II, University of Connecticut<br>
 
Spring 2005 - Teaching Assistant, Principles of Biology II, University of Connecticut<br>
 
Fall 2004 -Teaching Assistant, Principles of Biology I, University of Connecticut<br>
 
Fall 2004 -Teaching Assistant, Principles of Biology I, University of Connecticut<br>
 
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==Synergistic Activities==
 
==Synergistic Activities==
 
Student Representative, Executive Committee, North East Algal Society, April 2010 – April 2011 <br>
 
Student Representative, Executive Committee, North East Algal Society, April 2010 – April 2011 <br>

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Molly R. Letsch

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Molly R. Letsch

Ph.D. Candidate

Office: BioPharm 311A
Phone: (860) 486-1811

E-mail: molly.letsch@uconn.edu

Education

Ph.D. 2004–Present
University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
Primary Advisor: Louise Lewis


B.A. 2000–2004
Clark University, Worcester, MA

Publications

Anthopleura xanthogrammica

Letsch, M. R., G. Muller-Parker, T. Friedl and L. A. Lewis. 2009. Elliptochloris marina n. sp. (Trebouxiophyceae, Chlorophyta), Symbiotic Green Alga of the Temperate Pacific Sea Anemones Anthopleura xanthogrammica and A. elegantissima (Anthozoa, Cnidaria). Journal of Phycology. 45: 1127-1135

Letsch, Molly R. 2002. Review of: Samuel P.S. Ho and Y.Y. Kueh. “Sustainable Economic Development in South China.” Economic Development and Cultural Change. 50: 1041-1042.

Presentations

Letsch, M. R., and Lewis, L. A., 2010. Four Chloroplast Gene Arrangements in a Closely Related Group of Trebouxiophyceae (Chlorophyta). North East Algal Society Annual Meeting. April 16th -18th Bristol, Rhode Island.

Letsch, M. R., and Lewis, L. A., 2009. A Novel Chloroplast Gene Arrangement in the Symbiotic Green Alga, Elliptochloris marina (Trebouxiophyceae, Chlorophyta). International Symbiosis Society Meeting. Aug 9th -15th Madison, Wisconsin.

Elliptochloris marina

Letsch, M. R., G. Muller-Parker and L. A. Lewis. 2009. A Chloroplast Genome Rearrangement in the Symbiotic Green Alga, Elliptochloris marina (Trebouxiophyceae, Chlorophyta). North East Algal Society Annual Meeting. April 17th-19th Amherst, Massachusetts.

Letsch, Molly R., Louise A. Lewis and Gisèle T. Muller-Paker. 2007 The Green Symbionts of Anthopleura Form a Distinct Monophyletic Taxon in Trebouxiophyceae (Chlorophyta). Phycological Society of America Annual Meeting. Aug. 5th -9th Rhode Island.

Letsch, Molly R., Louise A. Lewis and Gisèle T. Muller-Paker. 2007 The Zoochlorellae Symbiont of Anthopleura Form a Distinct Monophyletic Taxon in Trebouxiophyceae. North East Algal Society Annual Meeting. April 21st-22nd Narragansett, Rhode Island.

Letsch, Molly R., Louise A. Lewis. 2006. Zoochlorellae Symbionts of Anthopleura from a Distinct Monophyletic Taxon Regardless of Host Species or Geographic Location. Phycological Society of America Annual Meeting. July 6th -12th Juneau, Alaska.

Letsch, Molly R., Louise A. Lewis. 2006. Zoochlorellae Symbionts of Anthopleura from a Distinct Monophyletic Taxon Regardless of Host Species or Geographic Location. Evolution. June 23rd -27th Stony Brook, New York.

Appointments

Fall 2010 - Teaching Assistant, Principles of Biology II, University of Connecticut
Spring 2010 - Research Assistant, University of Connecticut
Fall 2009 - Research Assistant, University of Connecticut
Spring 2009 - Biology Writing Coordinator, Writing Center, University of Connecticut
Fall 2008 - Biology Writing Coordinator, Writing Center, University of Connecticut
Spring 2008 - Research Assistant, University of Connecticut
Fall 2007 - Teaching Assistant, Principles of Biology II, University of Connecticut
Spring 2007 - Teaching Assistant, Principles of Biology II, University of Connecticut
Fall 2006 - Teaching Assistant, Biology of the Algae, University of Connecticut
Spring 2006 - Research Assistant, University of Connecticut
Fall 2005 - Research Assistant, University of Connecticut
Spring 2005 - Teaching Assistant, Principles of Biology II, University of Connecticut
Fall 2004 -Teaching Assistant, Principles of Biology I, University of Connecticut

Friday Harbor, WA July 2006

Synergistic Activities

Student Representative, Executive Committee, North East Algal Society, April 2010 – April 2011
Board Member, New England Faculty Development Consortium, May 2008 - May 2010
Education Committee, Phycological Society of America, Jan. 2008 - Jan 2009
Graduate Research Symposium Committee, GSA UConn EEB, 2004 - 2008
Connecticut Bioblitz, Wilbert Snow School, Middletown, CT, June 8-9, 2007
Connecticut Bioblitz, Two Rivers Magnet School, East Hartford, CT, June 3-4, 2005
Aquaculture Educator, Darling Marine Center, ME, June-Aug. 2002

Awards

Croasdale Award, Phycological Society of America, 2006
Hoshaw Travel Award, Phycological Society of America, 2006
Wilce Award, North East Algal Society, 2010

Research Interests

To be updated soon...

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