Department of Biological Sciences at EIU
   
 

Eastern Illinois University Courses
General Botany (BIO 1200G) - Spring 2012
Biological Microtechnique (BIO 5250) - Fall 2012
Plant Evolution and Diversity (BIO 3612) - Spring 2012
Plant Anatomy (BIO 4914) - Fall 2013
Paleobotany (BIO 4892) - Spring 2013


Academic & Employment History

Publications

  • CARLSWARD, BS. Accepted. Dendrophylax. In A. M. Pridgeon, P. J. Cribb, M. W. Chase, and F. N. Rasmussen [eds.], Genera Orchidacearum Volume 6 Vandeae. Oxford University Press Inc., New York.
  • CARLSWARD, BS. Accepted. Campylocentrum. In A. M. Pridgeon, P. J. Cribb, M. W. Chase, and F. N. Rasmussen [eds.], Genera Orchidacearum Volume 6 Vandeae. Oxford University Press Inc., New York.
  • CARLSWARD, BS, WS JUDD, DE SOLTIS, S MANCHESTER, & PS SOLTIS. 2011. Putative morphological synapomorphies of Saxifragales and their major subclades. Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 5: 179-196.
  • DE SOLTIS, SA SMITH, N CELLINESE, KJ WURDACK, DC TANK, SF BROCKINGTON, NF REFULIO-RODRIGUEZ, JB WALKER, MJ MOORE, BS CARLSWARD, CD BELL, M LATVIS, S CRAWLEY, C BLACK, D DIOUF, Z XI, MA GITZENDANNER, KJ SYTSMA, Y-L QIU, KW HILU, CC DAVIS, MJ SANDERSON, RG OLMSTEAD, WS JUDD, MJ DONOGHUE, & PS SOLTIS. 2011. Angiosperm phylogeny: 17 genes, 640 taxa.  American Journal of Botany 98: 704-730.
  • CARLSWARD BS & WL STERN. 2009. Vegetative anatomy and systematics of Triphorinae (Orchidaceae). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 159: 203-210.
  • NEUBIG KM, WM WHITTEN, BS CARLSWARD, MA BLANCO, L ENDARA, NH WILLIAMS, & M MOORE. 2009. Phylogenetic utility of ycf1 in orchids: a plastid gene more variable than matK. Plant Systematics and Evolution 277: 75-84.
  • STERN WL & BS CARLSWARD. 2009. Comparative vegetative anatomy and systematics of Laeliinae (Orchidaceae). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 160: 21-41.
  • CARLSWARD BS & WL STERN. 2008. Corallorhiza: a rootless, leafless terrestiral. The Orchid Review 116: 334-339.
  • CARLSWARD BS & WM Whitten. 2008. The correct genus for the jingle bell orchid, Harrisella porrecta. North American Native Orchid Journal 14: 272-274.
  • MICHENEAU C, BS CARLSWARD, MF FAY, B BYTEBIER, T PAILLER, & MW CHASE. 2008. Phylogenetics and biogeography of Mascarene angraecoid orchids (Vandeae, Orchidaceae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 46: 908-922.
  • STERN WL & BS CARLSWARD. 2008. Vegetative anatomy of Calypsoeae (Orchidaceae). Lankesteriana 8: 105-112.
  • JUDD WS, DL NICKRENT, KR ROBERTSON, JR ABBOTT, CS CAMPBELL, BS CARLSWARD, MJ DONOGHUE, & EA KELLOGG. 2007. Photo Gallery of Vascular Plants [the companion CD to Plant Systematics: A Phylogenetic Approach, 3rd ed.]. Sinauer Associates, Inc., Sunderland, Maryland.
  • WHITTEN WM & BS CARLSWARD. 2006. Ghosts of the Caribbean: Dendrophylax fawcettii and an overview of the genus. Orchids 75: 742-749.
  • CARLSWARD BS, WM WHITTEN, NH WILLIAMS, & B BYTEBIER. 2006. Molecular phylogenetics of Vandeae (Orchidaceae) and the evolution of leaflessness. American Journal of Botany 93: 770-786
  • STERN WL & BS CARLSWARD. 2006. Comparative vegetative anatomy and systematics of Oncidiinae (Maxillarieae, Orchidaceae). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 152: 91-107.
  • CARLSWARD BS, WL STERN, & B BYTEBIER. 2006. Comparative vegetative anatomy and systematics of the angraecoids (Vandeae, Orchidaceae) with an emphasis on the leafless habit. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 151: 165-218.
  • STERN WL & BS CARLSWARD. 2004. Vegetative constants in the anatomy of epiphytic orchids. The Orchid Review 112: 119-122.
  • STERN WL, WS JUDD, & BS CARLSWARD. 2004. Systematic and comparative anatomy of Maxillarieae (Orchidaceae), sans Oncidiinae. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 144: 251-274.
  • ABBOTT JR & BS CARLSWARD. 2004. Noteworthy collections:  Florida. Castanea 69: 324-327.
  • CARLSWARD BS. 2003. Using trees to see the forest. The Orchid Review 111: 166-174.
  • CARLSWARD BS, WM WHITTEN, & NH WILLIAMS. 2003. Molecular phylogenetics of neotropical leafless Angraecinae (Orchidaceae):  reevaluation of generic concepts. International Journal of Plant Sciences 164: 43-51.
  • CARLSWARD BS. 2001. Eccentric epiphytes. The Orchid Review 109: 302-304.
  • CARLSWARD BS, WL STERN, WS JUDD, & TW LUCANSKY. 1997. Comparative leaf anatomy and systematics in Dendrobium, sections Aporum and Rhizobium (Orchidaceae). International Journal of Plant Sciences 158: 332-342.
  • GRANT MW, PF LYMAN, JH HOOGENRAAD, BS CARLSWARD, DA ARMS, LE SEIBERLING, & F NAMAVAR. 1993. Fabrication and characterization of thin, self-supporting germanium single-crystals. Journal of Applied Physics 73: 2486-2488.

Published Abstracts & Papers Presented

  • CARLSWARD BS, WS JUDD, MJ DONOGHUE, DE SOLTIS, & PS SOLTIS. 2009. Character evolution among the dirty dozen angiosperm clades: examples from the Campanulidae and Saxifragales.  The Challenges Posed by Large Data Sets in Assembling the Plant and Fungal Trees of Life Symposium. Annual Meeting of the Botanical Societies, Snowbird, Utah.
  • GRANT MJ, J COONS, BS CARLSWARD, NE COUTANT, & HR OWEN. 2009. Structural and physiological adaptations of Physaria ludoviciana (silvery bladderpod; Brassicaceae) to sand prairie conditions. Annual Meeting of the Botanical Societies, Snowbird, Utah.
  • GRANT M J, J COONS, & BS CARLSWARD. 2009. Survival adaptations at different developmental stages for Physaria ludoviciana (Brassicaceae), an Illinois endangered species of Mason County. Annual Meeting of the Illinois State Academy of Science, Edwardsville, Illinois.
  • KLAUS IT & BS CARLSWARD. 2009. Comparative in vitro micropropagation and vegetative structure of Aeridinae (Orchidaceae). Annual Meeting of the Illinois State Academy of Science, Edwardsville, Illinois.
  • Leathers J & BS CARLSWARD. 2009. Calyx anatomy of Maxillariinae (Orchidaceae). Annual Meeting of the Illinois State Academy of Science, Edwardsville, Illinois.
  • NEUBIG KM, WM WHITTEN, BS CARLSWARD, MA BLANCO, L ENDARA, NH WILLIAMS, & M MOORE. 2008. Phylogenetic utility of ycf1 in orchids: an underappreciated plastid DNA region. Annual Meeting of the Botanical Societies, Vancouver, Canada.
  • TATE A, BS CARLSWARD, & WM WHITTEN. 2008. Perianth Anatomy of Maxillaria and related genera (Orchidaceae). Annual Meeting of the Botanical Societies, Vancouver, Canada.
  • CARLSWARD BS, SR MANCHESTER, & WS JUDD. 2006. Angiosperm AToL Stamen and Pollen Morphology: Preliminary Observations. Annual Meeting of the Botanical Societies, Chico, California, USA.
  • CARLSWARD BS. 2003. Anatomy and molecular systematics of leafless Vandeae (Orchidaceae). Annual Meeting of the Botanical Societies, Mobile, Alabama, USA.
  • CARLSWARD BS. 2003. Leafless orchids:  not just a case of horticultural neglect. The 14th Annual Graduate & Professional Student Forum, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.
  • CARLSWARD BS & WM WHITTEN. 2001. Molecular systematics of leafless Vandeae (Orchidaceae):  an example from tropical America. Annual Meeting of the Botanical Societies, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.
  • CARLSWARD BS. 1996. Comparative leaf anatomy in Dendrobium, sections Aporum and Rhizobium  (Orchidaceae):  preliminary studies. The 7th Annual Graduate Student Forum, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.
 
Professional Societies
  • Linnean Society of London
  • Sigma Xi, EIU Chapter President, 2009-2010
  • Botanical Society of America
  • American Society of Plant Taxonomists
  • International Association of Plant Taxonomy
  • Illinois State Academy of Science

 
Contact me:
bscarlsward@eiu.edu