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Genome evolution, polyploidy, duplicate gene fates and evolution, evolution of gene regulation, transcriptomics, alternative splicing, non-coding RNAs
Plant molecular biology, genomics and biochemistry. Natural products and chemical ecology of forest trees.
Systematics and evolution of vascular plants, focusing on using DNA sequence data to infer relationships at deep and recent levels of seed plant, angiosperm and monocot phylogenetic history.
Early eukaryote evolution, molecular phylogeny, protistology.
Areas of research include:
|Laura Wegener Parfrey||
Microbiome of coastal marine organisms; eukaryotes in the microbiome
Adaptation, Domestication, Crop Evolution, Hybridization, Speciation, Weed Evolution
plant genomics, environmental stresses, seed development, gene expression
The biology of viruses that infect marine phytoplankton and bacteria, and the role of these viruses in population dynamics and geochemical cycles.
Plant molecular systematic and evolution; the evolution of asexual polyploid complexes in higher plants.