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Past Members

julien-bachelier

Julien Bachelier

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, 2011-2013

Research area: plant morphology and evolution

Currently: Professor of Botany, Institute of Biology, Freie Universität Berlin

Baker-Rob

Rob Baker

MORPH WEBMASTER, 2011

Research area: evolution of shoot architecture in Mimulus

Currently: NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Botany, University of Wyoming

Website

Nelson_Bittencourt_Junior

Nelson Bittencourt

SABBATICAL VISITOR, 2007-2008

Research area: embryology and breeding systems of angiosperms

Currently: Professor, Department of Zoology and Botany, São Paulo State University

jeff-carmichael

Jeff Carmichael

PHD, 1995

Research area: double fertilization in Gnetum

Currently: Associate Professor, Department of Biology, University of North Dakota

Guan-Yue Chen

UNDERGRADUATE HONORS STUDENT, 2016-2017

Research area: seed development in Aquilegia caerulea

stephanie_conway

Stephanie Conway

VISITING SCHOLAR, 2013

Research area: role of shoot apical meristem in the evolution of shoot architecture in gymnosperms

Currently: Research Associate, Department of Biology, University of Washington

mecook1sized

Martha Cook

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, 1996-1998

Research area: early diversification of water conducting tissues in vascular plants

Currently: Associate Professor of Botany, School of Biological Science, Illinois State University

Website

crook

Reed Crook

MS, BOTANY/PLANT BIOLOGY, 1991

Research area: reproductive biology of conifers

Currently: Substitute Teacher, Snake River School District, Blackfoot, Idaho

drinnan

Andrew Drinnan

SABBATICAL VISITOR, 1998

Research area: paleobotany and comparative plant morphology

Currently: Associate Professor of Botany, Department of BioSciences, University of Melbourne
Director, The University of Melbourne Herbarium

dvorkin

Dan Dvorkin

PROFESSIONAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, 1997-1999

Research area: early diversification of angiosperm reproductive patterns

Tilly_Eldridge

Tilly Eldridge

MORPH RESEARCH INTERN, 2010

Research area: plant evo-devo

Currently: Visiting Post-Doctoral Scientist, BecA-ILRI Hub, Nairobi, Kenya

floyd

Sandra Floyd

PHD, 2000

Research area: developmental evolution of endosperm in ancient angiosperm lineages

Currently: Affiliate, Anschutz Medical Campus, University of Colorado Denver

gallup

William Gallup

PROFESSIONAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, 2000-2003

Research area: early diversification of angiosperm reproductive patterns

Greenberg

Noah Greenberg

MS, BIOLOGY, 2008

Research area: limnology

Currently: Wetland Scientist and Environmental Scientist, Wright Water Engineers, Inc., Denver, CO

holloway

Sam Holloway

PROFESSIONAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, 2007-2009

Research area: early diversification of angiosperm reproductive patterns

Currently: Senior Fellow, Knowles Science Teaching Foundation

Iñaki Hormaza

Inaki Hormaza

SABBATICAL VISITOR, 2011

Research area: reproductive biology, genetic diversity and germplasm conservation

Currently: Professor, La Mayora Research Station (CSIC), Malaga, Spain

biao-jin

Biao Jin

VISITING SCHOLAR, YANGZHOU UNIVERSITY (YANGZHOU, CHINA), 2013

Research area: evolution of reproductive biology from gymnosperms to angiosperms

Currently: Associate Professor, College of Horticulture and Plant Protection, Yangzhou University

krieger

Jonathan Krieger

MORPH WEBMASTER, 2006

Research area: morphometry and the evolution of leaf shape in ferns

Currently: Global Plants Initiative Project Coordinator, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

lerner

Veronica Lerner

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, 1997-1998

Research area: early diversification of angiosperm reproductive patterns

Currently: MD, Gynecology, NYU Langone Medical Center
Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Director, Ob/Gyn Simulation Program

Meng Li

VISITING FELLOW, 2016-2017

Research area: phylogenetics and biogeographic studies of the Rosaceae

Currently: PHD candidate, botany
Chinese Academy of Science

juan-losada-v2

Juan Losada

POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLAR, HARVARD UNIVERSITY, 2011-2015

Research area: evolution of the nourishing behavior of the perisperm and endosperm

Currently: Research Associate, Holbrook Lab, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University

Ashton MacFarlane

UNDERGRADUATE HONORS STUDENT, 2017

Research area: molecular and developmental biology of Juglans regia

Eric Madrid

Eric Madrid

PHD, ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY, 2008

Research area: developmental evolution of the female gametophyte in Piperales

Currently: Teacher, Boerne Independent School District, Boerne, TX

Stephanie Mayer

Stephanie Mayer

 LABORATORY COORDINATOR, 2011

Research area: plant systematics and evolution

Currently: Senior Instructor, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado Boulder

kate-morozova

Ekaterina (Kate) Morozova

RESEARCH ASSISTANT, 2014

Research area: characterization of the microscopic surface structure of Ginko biloba and its effect on the microorganisms that populate it

Currently: Laboratory Assistant, Willig Lab, Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München

noeline-morrissey

Noeline Morrissey

MS, 2012

Research area: trichome morphology and development in Humulus lupulus and related genra

O'Connor

Devin O’Connor

PROFESSIONAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, 2003-2004

Research area: early diversification of angiosperm reproductive patterns

Currently: Career Development Fellow, Sainsbury Laboratory, University of Cambridge

Anny Garcés Palacio

 

DARIN BUTZ RESEARCH INTERN, 2018

Research area: double fertilization in conifers

Currently: Undergraduate student in Biology at Antioquia University, Colombia.

Rebecca Polivus

Rebecca Povilus

PHD, 2017

Research area: reproductive development in early angiosperms

Currently: Postdoctoral Associate, Ghering Lab, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research

reagin

Terri Reagin

PROFESSIONAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, 1988-1990

Research area: early diversification of angiosperm reproductive patterns

redford

Amanda Redford

PROFESSIONAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, 2004-2006

Research area: early diversification of angiosperm reproductive patterns

Currently: Biologist/Taxonomist, USDA-APHIS

ryerson

Kirsten Ryerson

PROFESSIONAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, 2003-2007

Research area: early diversification of angiosperm reproductive patterns

Currently: Teacher, Cherry Creek School District, Greenwood Village, CO

emily-104x104

Emily Scherbatskoy

DELAND AWARD STUDENT FELLOW, 2011

Research area: evolution of conifer reproductive patterns

Jack Smith

DARIN BUTZ RESEARCH INTERN, 2017

Research area: plant morphology

Currently: undergraduate student at Harvard University

williams

Joe Williams

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, 2000-2003

Research area: early diversification of angiosperm reproductive patterns

Currently: Professor and Chair of Graduate Affairs, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee Knoxville

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winther

Jennifer Winther

PHD, ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY, 2007

Research area: evolution of glomalean fungi in mycoheterotrophic plants

Currently: Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Grand Valley State University

Chi-Chih-Wu

Chi-Chih Wu

PHD, ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY, 2012

Research area: fertilization biology of maize and teosinte

Currently: Visiting Researcher, Department of Immunology, Genetics and Pathology, Molecular tools, Uppsala University

yao

Beth Yao

PROFESSIONAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, 1990-1993

Research area: early diversification of angiosperm reproductive patterns

grace-yu

Grace Yu

LAB TECHNICIAN, 2014-2016

Research area: angiosperm reproductive and fertilization biology and embryology