Research Areas

Current Projects


Cyanogenesis in White CloverThis project deals with the molecular evolution of genes controlling cyanogenesis in white clover.

Characterizing the Genomic Basis of Weedy Rice Competitiveness

This research seeks to understand and characterize the genetic basis and origins of the traits that allow weedy rice to invade rice fields, reduce yields and contaminate harvests.

Some Previous Projects

The Evolution of Weedy Rice in the United StatesThis project deals with the origin and evolution of weedy rice (also called red rice) in the USA.
The Origin and Dispersal of CoconutThis project deals with human exploration and dispersal history of the coconut.