By Headscape 10th June 2019

Elliot Shubert is Editor-in-Chief of Systematics and Biodiversity at the Natural History Museum, London. His research interests are phenotypic plasticity, gene expression and cell wall chemistry in the freshwater green alga, Desmodesmus. Previously, he was Professor of Biology at the University of North Dakota USA for 21 years where he taught undergraduate and post-graduate courses on algae. He has published over 40 research articles, and has produced a revised chapter on “Nonmotile coccoid and colonial green algae” for the 2nd edition of “Freshwater Algae of North America”. Elliot is Treasurer of the Federation of European Phycological Societies (FEPS) and was Co-Chair of the Local organising Committee for the 6th European Phycological Congress (EPC6) that was held in London in August, 2015.