Christopher D. Neefus

Phone: (603) 862-1990
Office: Biological Sciences, Spaulding Hall Rm 246, Durham, NH 03824


  • Ph.D., Botany, University of New Hampshire
  • B.A., Biology, Boston University

Courses Taught

  • BIOL 555: Exp Design & Analysis Lab
  • BIOL 711: Applied Biostatistics II
  • BIOL 752: Mycology
  • BIOL 811: Applied Biostatistics II
  • BIOL 999: Doctoral Dissertation Research
  • MEFB 525: Introduction to Aquatic Botany
  • PBIO 999: Doctoral Research
  • ZOOL 999: Doctoral Research

Selected Publications

Augyte, S., Lewis, L., Lin, S., Neefus, C. D., & Yarish, C. (2018). Speciation in the exposed intertidal zone: the case of Saccharina angustissima comb. nov . & stat. nov . (Laminariales, Phaeophyceae). Phycologia, 57(1), 100-112. doi:10.2216/17-40.1

Green, L. A., & Neefus, C. D. (2016). Effects of temperature, light level, and photoperiod on the physiology of Porphyra umbilicalis Kutzing from the Northwest Atlantic, a candidate for aquaculture. Journal of Applied Phycology, 28(3), 1815-1826. doi:10.1007/s10811-015-0702-6

Green, L. A., & Neefus, C. D. (2015). Effects of temperature, light level, photoperiod, and ammonium concentration on Pyropia leucosticta (Bangiales, Rhodophyta) from the Northwest Atlantic. Journal of Applied Phycology, 27(3), 1253-1261. doi:10.1007/s10811-014-0421-4

Green, L. A., & Neefus, C. D. (2014). The effects of short- and long-term freezing on Porphyra umbilicalis Kutzing (Bangiales, Rhodophyta) blade viability. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 461, 499-503. doi:10.1016/j.jembe.2014.10.001

Mols-Mortensen, A., Neefus, C. D., Pedersen, P. M., & Brodie, J. (2014). Diversity and distribution of foliose Bangiales (Rhodophyta) in West Greenland: a link between the North Atlantic and North Pacific. European Journal of Phycology, 49(1), 1-10. doi:10.1080/09670262.2013.871062

Sampath-Wiley, P., Neefus, C. D., & Jahnke, L. S. (2008). Seasonal effects of sun exposure and emersion on intertidal seaweed physiology: Fluctuations in antioxidant contents, photosynthetic pigments and photosynthetic efficiency in the red alga Porphyra umbilicalis Kutzing (Rhodophyta, Bangiales). Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 361(2), 83-91. doi:10.1016/j.jembe.2008.05.001

Kim, J. K., Kraemer, G. P., Neefus, C. D., Chung, I. K., & Yarish, C. (2007). Effects of temperature and ammonium on growth, pigment production and nitrogen uptake by four species of Porphyra (Bangiales, Rhodophyta) native to the New England coast. Journal of Applied Phycology, 19(5), 431-440. doi:10.1007/s10811-006-9150-7

Townley, M. A. (2006). Changes in composition of spider orb web sticky droplets with starvation and web removal, and synthesis of sticky droplet compounds. Journal of Experimental Biology, 209(8), 1463-1486. doi:10.1242/jeb.02147

Costello, C. A., Yamasaki, M., Pekins, P. J., Leak, W. B., & Neefus, C. D. (2000). Songbird response to group selection harvests and clearcuts in a New Hampshire northern hardwood forest. Forest Ecology and Management, 127(1-3), 41-54. doi:10.1016/S0378-1127(99)00131-0

Krusic, R. A., Yamasaki, M., Neefus, C. D., & Pekins, P. J. (1996). Bat Habitat Use in White Mountain National Forest. The Journal of Wildlife Management, 60(3), 625. doi:10.2307/3802081

Most Cited Publications