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Our people

Dr David A. Orlovich

Head of Department

Katherine van der Vliet

Office Administrator
Tel: +64 3 479 7577
botany@otago.ac.nz

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Academic

Associate Professor David J. Burritt

Functional Biology & Biotechnology, Plants & Seaweeds
Tel: +64 3 479 9057
david.burritt@botany.otago.ac.nz

Professor Katharine J. M. Dickinson

Terrestrial Ecology, Vascular Plants
Tel: +64 3 479 9059
kath.dickinson@otago.ac.nz

Associate Professor Paul L. Guy

Virology, Plants & Viruses
Tel: +64 3 479 7574
paul.guy@botany.otago.ac.nz

Dr Linn Hoffmann

Marine Eco-Physiology, Phytoplankton
Tel: +64 3 479 7583
linn.hoffmann@otago.ac.nz

Associate Professor Janice M. Lord

Ecology and conservation, plants and fungi
Tel: +64 3 479 5131
janice.lord@botany.otago.ac.nz

Dr Matthew Larcombe

Evolutionary ecology

Tel: +64 3 479 3943
matthew.larcombe@otago.ac.nz

Associate Professor David A. Orlovich

Evolutionary biology, Fungi Tel: +64 3 479 9060
david.orlovich@otago.ac.nz

Dr Katja Schweikert

Teaching Fellow
Tel: +64 3 471 6146
katja.schweikert@otago.ac.nz

Dr Tina Summerfield

Molecular Physiology, Cyanobacteria
Tel: +64 3 479 7578
tina.summerfield@botany.otago.ac.nz

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Honorary & Emeritus Academic Staff, Postdocs & Research Associates

Prof. Sir Alan Mark

Emeritus Professor
Conservation ecology
Tel: +64 3 479 7573
alan.mark@otago.ac.nz

Assoc. Prof. Ilse Breitwieser

Honorary Associate Professor
Systematics
Tel: +64 3 321 9621

Prof. Barbara Barratt

Honorary Professor
Biosecurity

Tel: +64 3 489 9061
barbara.barratt@agresearch.co.nz

Prof. William G. Lee

Honorary Professor
Biogeography

Tel: +64 3 470 7207

Jennifer Bannister

Research Associate
Paleobotany

Tel: +64 3 479 7577

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