Janice Glime

Janice Glime


  • Professor Emerita, Biological Sciences
  • PhD, Botany, Michigan State University, 1968
  • MS, Botany, West Virginia University, 1964
  • BS, Elementary Education, Frostburg State College, 1962


Dr. Glime is the founder and manager of Bryonet-l (the internet discussion group sponsored by the International Association of Bryologists) and is ex officio council member (2009-2013) of the International Association of Bryologists as its outgoing president (2005-2009). In addition to bryophyte ecology, her primary interest is in training college teachers and in improving college level teaching, to which end she developed her own text for botany, laboratory manuals for organismal biology, botany, and bryology, and is writing an online encyclopedia on bryophyte ecology. She established the Department of Biological Sciences Learning Center and served as its faculty director.

Research Interests

  • Ecology
  • Bryology
  • Moss Gardening
  • Bog Ecology
  • Stream Biology
  • Stream Insect Ecology

Recent Publications

  • Shields, J., Webster, C. R., and Glime, J. M. 2007. Bryophyte community response to silvicultural opening size in a managed northern hardwood forest. Forest Ecology and Management (in press)
  • Bowden, W. B., Glime, J. M., and Riis, T. 2006. Macrophytes and bryophytes. Chapter 18. In: Hauer, F. R. and Lamberti, G. A. Methods in Stream Ecology. Elsevier, Boston. pp. 381-414.
  • Glime, J. M. 2006. Bryophytes and herbivory. Cryptogamie, Bryologie 27(1): 191-203.
  • Yayintas, O. T. and Glime, J. M. 2005. Second record of Grimmia unicolor for Turkey. Lindbergia 30: 113-115.
  • Liu, Y., Li, Z.-Y., Cao, T., and Glime, J. M. 2004. The influences of high temperature stress on cell damage and shoot survival rates of Plagiomnium acutum. Journal of Bryology 26: 265-271.
  • Peet, G. H., Crum, H. A., and Glime, J. M. 2003. Orthothecium diminutivum discovered at Scott's Falls in Alger County, Michigan. Michigan Botanist 42: 103-104.
  • Saxena, D. K., Saxena, A., and Glime, J. M. Metabolic effects and glutathione mediated detoxification of copper and cadmium in Sphagnum squarrosum. Lindbergia (pending revisions).