Editor-in-Chief - Daniel J. Murphy
Dr Dan Murphy´s primary research interests are the use of molecular data (DNA sequencing) and morphology to investigate the systematics, taxonomy, and biogeography of flowering plants. As a systematic botanist (Molecular Systematist) at the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne, he is answering research questions about the evolutionary history of plants, with a particular interest in the Australian arid zone. He is also investigating co-evolutionary relationships (host-plant interactions) and movements of plants in a contemporary (including naturalised and invasive species), historical and pre-historical (biogeographic) framework. The main taxonomic groups he studies are legumes (especially Acacia and related mimosoids), grasses, Adansonia, and Proteaceae.
As an active participant in the systematics and evolutionary biology research community, he has been a long-term member of the Editorial Board of the journal Muelleria; co-supervises students enrolled at several different universities and holds an honorary associate position at the University of Melbourne; and for the past 10 years has co-organised the Melbourne Systematics Forum, a monthly meeting facilitating discussion between systematists.
Dr Daniel J. Murphy
Australian Systematic Botany
Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne
Private Bag 2000
South Yarra, Vic. 3141
Telephone +61 3 9252 2377
Fax +61 3 9252 2413
Publisher - Chris Anderson
Dr Chris Anderson has worked as a Publisher/Senior Managing Editor at CSIRO PUBLISHING since 1988, and before that as a research scientist/postdoctoral fellow at Monash and Latrobe Universities. His main research interests are: plant nutrition, ecophysiology, salinity tolerance and sustainable farming systems. He has also been a team leader in the Plant Sciences Publishing Group at CSIRO PUBLISHING.
Chris has also been actively involved in conducting workshops/discussion seminars on the publishing process for peer-reviewed journals and is keen to foster new authors.
Enquiries about editorial aspects of the Journal should be sent to:
Editor - Australian Systematic Botany
Locked Bag 10
Clayton South VIC 3169
Telephone +61 3 9545 8402
Fax +61 3 9545 8578
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