I am interested in evolutionary trade-offs and how these may influence ecological interactions among species. In particular, I am investigating defenses to glyphosate in morning glories (Ipomoea) and how these may influence other traits, namely defenses against herbivores.
Grad Student - Rishi Masalia
Science Café co-founder and graduate student Rishi Masalia as featured in the UGA Graduate School Magazine (2014).
Research - Helianthus Seedlings
Helianthus annuus seedlings
Loren Rieseberg, John Burke, Lisa Donovan, Brent Hulke, Andries Temme, Rishi Masalia exploring the deserts of Southern California (2015).
Alumnus - Steve Franks
Alumnus Steve Franks is a professor at Fordham University in NY.
Alumnus - Marziyeh Haghighat
Principles of Plant Biology lab course taught by former graduate student Marziyeh Haghighat (2014)