Shana Ederer

Department of Botany

University of Wisconsin

430 Lincoln Drive

Madison, WI 53706-1381


Office: 338 Birge Hall

Email: sederer (at)


Educational Background

BA English, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY


Research Interests

Ecology and ecophysiology of cyanobacterial-bryophyte associations, biological nitrogen fixation, algal-plant symbioses, biostatistics.


Current Projects

1) A survey of boreal bryophytes in Baileys Harbor, Wisconsin for cyanobacterial associates. 2) A study of bryophyte-cyanobacterial nitrogen fixation across a substrate-age gradient at The Ridges, Baileys Harbor, Wisconsin. 3) An analysis of bryophyte-cyanobacterial community composition using DGGE across a substrate-age gradient at The Ridges.