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Below we highlight some of the exciting research projects being conducted in the Growth Facilities.
Graduate student Michael Kanaris from the Christendat lab studies chloroplast development in Arabidopsis thaliana.
Graduate student Georgia Henry from the Stinchcombe Lab studies genetic variation in natural populations of Ivy-leaf Morning Glory (Ipomoea hederacea).
Graduate student Priya Vaidya from the Stinchcombe Lab studies mutualistic interactions between legumes and nitrogen-fixing bacteria.
Graduate student Haoran Xue from the Barrett Lab studies the evolution of heterostyly in Brazilian Water Hyacinth.
Post-Doctoral Fellow Ana O’Brien from the Frederickson Lab studies the role of the microbiome in local adaptation in Duckweed.
Graduate Student Sarah Hall from the Weis Lab studies how stress affects the flowering and reproduction in Camelina.
Post-Doctoral Fellow Joanna Rifkin from the Wright & Barrett Labs studies how sex chromosomes and separate species evolve in the Rumex genus.