I recently began cloning constructs to perform VIGS experiments on flowering plants. I ordered the pTRV2-MCS vector from the Arabidospsis biological resource center ABRC which is a vector that supports cloning a target fragment into a modified Tobacco Rattle Virus. I based the design of my cloning primers on the... [Read More]
Weekend trip to the butterfly pavilion
Conway's game of life
Starting a postdoc soon!
Very excited to announce that I will be starting as a postdoctoral researcher in January in the Smith group at CU Boulder. I will be working on dissecting the molecular mechanisms underlying the evolution of novel flower colors. This will be an amazing opportunity to learn more about evolutionary genetics... [Read More]
On November 14th I defended my PhD dissertation at University of Oregon. It’s great to be done, but a little bittersweet to be leaving the Harms lab. It’s been a great five years here working with Mike, and I will miss the lab. However, I am also looking forward to... [Read More]