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).
Alumnus - Jeffrey Cannon
Alumnus Jeffery Cannon during a field exercise for a Wildland Firefighter Course in Nashville, GA (2014).
Grad Student - Rishi Masalia
Science Café co-founder and graduate student Rishi Masalia as featured in the UGA Graduate School Magazine (2014).
Grad Student - Uma Nagendra
Uma Nagendra is the overall winner of 2014 “Dance Your Ph.D.” contest. http://news.sciencemag.org/people-events/2014/11/dance-your-ph-d-winner-announced
Loren Rieseberg, John Burke, Lisa Donovan, Brent Hulke, Andries Temme, Rishi Masalia exploring the deserts of Southern California (2015).