Brenda is the lab manager and czar. In addition to working with us, she manages the Bay, Grosberg and Stachowicz labs as well, and is an award-winning lab safety expert.
Elli is a Plant Biology graduate student coadvised by Dan Kliebenstein, working on the evolution of gene networks.
Regina is a first year student in the Population Biology graduate group with interests including archaeology, genomics, and plant domestication.
Robert is a postdoc currently studying the population genomics of TEs in maize.
Asher is a graduate student in Population Biology working on genotype by environment interaction in maize as part of the maize diversity project.
Mitra is a postdoctoral fellow working on the evolutionary genetics of TEs. Her previous work focuserd on ecological and evolutionary genomics of conifers.
Sarah is a Plant Biology
graduate student coadvised by Dan Runcie
, working on evolutionary and statistical genetics in maize.
Alyssa is a Plant Biology graduate student working on environmental adaptation in big blue stem as part of the PanAnd project.
Julianna is an Genetics & Genomics major and the recipient of the Nieland Family Award to do independennt research on adapation in Tripsacum as part of the PanAnd project. .
Jeffrey Ross-Ibarra (he/him/his)
Jeff is a Professor in the Department of Evolution and Ecology and a faculty member of the Center for Population Biology and the Genome Center.
Cathy works on the evolution of reproductive incompatibilities between maize and teosinte with collaborator Yaniv Brandvain.
Defne is an undergraduate working with Mitra to udnerstand how indigenous language groups may have structured genetic diversity in traditional maize landraces.
Edwin is a UC President’s Postdoctoral Fellow
interested in applying computational solution to problems in genetics and genomics.
Silas is a postdoc working on approaches to study convergent evolution as part of the PanAnd project.