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Instructors

  • Ms. Linda Richardson

    Education

    • Master of Science, Genetics - Texas A&M University

      Bachelor of Science, Marine Biology - Texas A&M University

       

    Experience

    • RESEARCH

      Texas A&M University (1988 - 2001)

      • Department of Wildlife & Fisheries Sciences
        • Senior Research Associate

       

      TEACHING

      Texas A&M University (1986 -1987)

      • GENE 301 - Genetics

       

      Blinn College (1999 - Present)

      • BIOL 1406 - Biology for Science Majors I
      • BIOL 1407 - Biology for Science Majors II
      • BIOL 1413 - General Zoology

    Publications

    • RICHARDSON, L.R. and GOLD, J.R. 1991. A tandem duplication in the mitochondrial DNA of the red shiner, Cyprinella lutrensis. Copeia 3: 842-845.

      GOLD, J.R. and RICHARDSON, L.R. 1991. Genetic studies in marine fishes. IV. An analysis of population structure in the red drum (Sciaenops ocellatus) using mitochondrial DNA. Fisheries Research 12: 213-241.

      RICHARDSON, L.R. and GOLD, J.R. 1993. Mitochondrial DNA variation in the greater amberjack (Seriola dumerili) and red grouper (Epinephelus morio) from the Gulf of Mexico. ICES Journal of Marine Science 50: 53-62.

      GOLD, J.R., RICHARDSON, L.R., KING, T.L., and MATLOCK, G.C. 1993. Genetic studies in marine fishes. IX. Temporal stability of nuclear gene (allozyme) and mitochondrial DNA phenotypes among red drum (Sciaenops ocellatus) from the Gulf of Mexico. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 122: 659-668.

      CAMPER, J.D., BARBER, R.C., RICHARDSON, L.R., and GOLD. J.R. 1993. Mitochondrial DNA variation among red snapper (Lutjanus campechanus) from the Gulf of Mexico. Molecular Marine Biology and Biotechnology 2(3): 154-161.

      GOLD, J.R., RICHARDSON, L.R., FURMAN, C., and SUN, F. 1994. Mitochondrial DNA diversity and population structure in marine fish species from the Gulf of Mexico. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science 51: 205-214.

      RICHARDSON, L.R., and GOLD, J.R. 1995. Evolution of the Cyprinella lutrensis species-complex. II. Systematics and biogeography of the Edwards Plateau Shiner, Cyprinella lepida. Copeia 1995: 28-37.

      RICHARDSON, L.R., and GOLD, J.R. 1995. Evolution of the Cyprinella lutrensis species-group. III. Geographic variation in the mitochondrial DNA of Cyprinella lutrensis - the influence of Pleistocene glaciation on population dispersal and divergence. Molecular Ecology 4: 163-171.

      RICHARDSON, L.R. and GOLD, J.R. 1997. Mitochondrial DNA diversity and population structure in red grouper, Epinephelus morio, from the Gulf of Mexico. Fishery Bulletin 95: 174-179.

      GOLD, J.R. and RICHARDSON, L.R. 1998. Population structure in greater amberjack, Seriola dumerili, from the Gulf of Mexico and western Atlantic Ocean. Fishery Bulletin 96: 767-778.

      GOLD, J.R. and RICHARDSON, L.R. 1998. Genetic homogeneity among geographic samples of snappers and groupers: evidence of continuous gene flow. Proceedings of the Gulf and Caribbean Research Institute Proc Ann Gulf Carib Fish Inst 50:709–726.

      TURNER, T.F., RICHARDSON, L.R., and GOLD, J.R. 1998. Polymorphic microsatellite DNA markers in red drum (Sciaenops ocellatus). Molecular Ecology 7: 1771-1773.

      RICHARDSON, L.R. and GOLD, J.R. 1999. Systematics of Cyprinella lutrensis species-group species (Cyprinidae) from the southwestern United States, as inferred from restriction-site variation of mitochondrial DNA. Southwestern Naturalist 44:49-56.

      TURNER, T. F., L.R. RICHARDSON, and J.R. GOLD. 1999. Temporal genetic variation of mtDNA and effective female population size of red drum in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Molecular Ecology 8:1223-1230.

      GOLD, J.R., L.R. RICHARDSON, and T. F. TURNER. 1999. Temporal stability and spatial divergence of mitochondrial DNA haplotype frequencies in red drum (Sciaenops ocellatus) from coastal regions of the western Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. Marine Biology 133:593-602.

      TURNER, T.F., RICHARDSON, L.R., and GOLD, J.R. 1999. Temporal genetic variation of mitochondrial DNA and the female effective population size of red drum (Sciaenops ocellatus) in the northern Gulf of Mexico. (Submitted).