Name: Lisa-ann Gershwin
Born: 13 February 1964, Palm Springs, California
PhD: planned Dec 2004, James Cook University
Still getting there! But I was one of the authors on the description of the largest invertebrate discovered in the 20th century! :-)
Gershwin, L. and A.G. Collins. 2002. A preliminary phylogeny of Pelagiidae (Cnidaria, Scyphozoa), with new observations of Chrysaora colorata comb. nov. J. Nat. Hist., 36: 127-148. Supplemental data archived at: http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/archdata/Gershwin_Collins/
Schaadt, M., L. Yasukochi, L. Gershwin, and D. Wrobel. 2001. Husbandry of the black jelly (Chrysaora achlyos), a newly discovered scyphozoan in the eastern North Pacific Ocean. Bulletin de l'Institut Oceanographique, Monaco Special 20(fasc. 1): 289-296.
Gershwin, L. 2001. Systematics and biogeography of the jellyfish Aurelia labiata (Cnidaria: Scyphozoa). Biol. Bull. 201: 104-119.
Rees, J. and L. Gershwin. 2000. Non-indigenous hydromedusae in California's upper San Francisco Estuary: life cycles, distribution, and potential environmental impacts. Scientia Marina. 64 (Supl. 1): 73-86.
Radwan, F., L. Gershwin, and J. Burnett. 2000. Toxinological studies on the nematocyst venom of Chrysaora achlyos. Toxicon. 38: 1581-1591.
Gershwin, L. 2000. South Atlantic Zooplankton, book review. Quarterly Review of Biology 75(4): 464.
Gershwin, L. and A.G. Collins. 2000. Introduction to the Ctenophora. U.C. Museum of Paleontology, http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/cnidaria/ctenophora.html.
Gershwin, L. 1999. Clonal and population variation in jellyfish symmetry. J. Mar. Biol. Assoc. U.K. 79: 993-1000.
Kouchinsky, A., S. Bengtson, and L. Gershwin. 1999. Cnidarian-like embryos associated with the first shelly fossils in Siberia. Geology. 27(7): 609-612.
Gershwin, L. 1998. The Cambrian Explosion and the Fossil Record, book review. Paleontologia Electronica, http://www.omnh.ou.edu/paleo/1999_1/books/cheng.htm.
Martin, J.W., L. Gershwin, J. Burnett, D. Cargo, and D. Bloom. 1997. Chrysaora achlyos, a remarkable new species of scyphozoan found in southern California. Biol. Bull.193: 8-13.
Gershwin-Nelson, L. and M. Schaadt. 1995. Strobilation induction in a cold-water form of Aurelia aurita. Drum and Croaker 26: 4-8.
Gershwin, L. and P. Alderslade. In press for late 2002. A new box jellyfish (Cnidaria: Cubozoa) from the Northern Territory. The Beagle.
Winkel, K. et al. In Press. Progress in developing an antivenom to the Irukandji of northern Australia. Medical Journal of Australia.
Gershwin, L. In Press. Scyphozoa and Cubozoa. In: Gordon, D. (ed.), Fauna of New Zealand.
Gershwin, L. In Review. A new and potentially medically significant species of cubozoan from Australia's Great Barrier Reef. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum.
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