I am interested in studying if the cultivation of Helianthus annuus lead to a loss in abiotic stress resistance. Specifically, I want to know if cultivated H. annus responds differently to water limitation than wild H. annuus.
Faculty Retreat at the The Ridges Resort (2017).
Girl Scout Science Day
Graduate student Michelle Hwang and Post-Doc Karolina Heyduck look over the shoulders of two young students working on a computer science module for Girl Scout Day.
Athens Science Cafe
Crowd at the Athens Science Café with chef Hugh Acheson, Botanical Gardens, 2015
Research - Helianthus Seedlings
Helianthus annuus seedlings
PBIO grad student David Higgins counts down for Grad students Ilkay Doerter, Lauren Eserman, and Jess Stephens to begin the egg-and-spoon race at the Graduate Student Field Day (April, 2015)