Anita Klein

Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Ph.D. Michigan State University 1981

Research Areas


Research Emphasis

Information on Professor Klein's research can be found on her website.

Courses Taught

  • BIO 604: Principles of Genetics
  • BCHM 752/852: Principles of Biochemistry
  • BIO 401: Biology Topics
  • TECH 797: Ocean Projects
  • Genetics 705/805: Population Genetics


Teasdale, B.W. and Klein, A.S. Genetic variation and biogeographical boundaries within the red alga Porphyra umbilicalis (Bangiales, Rhodophyta). Botanica Marina 53: 413-417, 2010

Gantt, E., Berg, G.M., Bhattacharya, D., Blouin, N.A., Brodie, J., Chan, C.X., Collén, J., Cunningham, F.X., Gross, J., Grossman, A.R., Karpowicz, S., Kitade, Y., Klein, A.S., Levine, I.A., Lin, S., Lu, S., Lynch, M., Minocha, S.C., Müller, K.M., Neefus, C.D., Oliveira, M.C., Rymarquis, L., Smith, A., Stiller, J.W., Wu, W-K., Yarish, C., Zhuang, Y.Y., and Brawley, S.H. Porphyra: complex life histories in a harsh environment. P. umbilicalis, an intertidal red alga for genomic analysis. In: Red Algae in the Genomic Age, edited by J. Seckbach and D. Chapman, 2010

Teasdale, B.W., West, A.L., Klein, A.S., and Mathieson, A.C. Distribution and evolution of variable group I introns in the small ribosomal subunit of North Atlantic Porphyra (Bangiales, Rhodophyta). European J. Phycology 44(2): 171-182, 2009

Wallace, A.L., Klein, A.S. and Mathieson, A.C. A reply to Engel et al. Molecular Ecology 15: 1185-1187, 2006

Klein, A.S. and Tibbits, J. Cellulose synthase genes in Conifers: what we know and what we need to learn. In: The Science and Lore of Plant Cell Wall, edited T. Hayasihi, pg. 286-284, 2006

Mathieson, A.C. Dawes, C J,Wallace, A.L. and Klein, A.S. The distribution, morphology, and genetic affinities of dwarf embedded Fucus populations from the Northwest Atlantic. Botanica Marina, 49: 283-303, 2006

Clutter, M., Lake Polan, M., Walbot, V. and Klein AS Then and now: a conversation about the origins of the women’s movement in the Biological Sciences. AWIS Magazine Spring 16-24, 2006

West, A.L., Mathieson, A. C., Klein, A. S., Neefus, C.D. and Bray, T.L.: Molecular ecological studies of New England species of Porphyra (Rhodophyta, Bangiales).  Nova Hedwigia 80: 1-24, 2005


University of New Hampshire
Dept. of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
383 Rudman Hall
46 College Road
Durham, NH 03824

Research Areas: 
Marine Biology
Marine Molecular and Cellular Processes