Ickert-Bond Lab: systematics meets ecology, paleontology, and genomics

2008. Visiting full-bright scholar Jorge Chiapella, (CONICET-University of Córdoba, Argentina) studied North American specimens of the Deschampsia cespitosa complex at ALA. Jorge is currently doing a worldwide NGS-based phylogeographic study of the species.
2007. Postdoctoral associate Yong Yang, State Key Laboratory of Systematic and Evolutionary Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences worked on micromorphology of the seed envelope in Ephedra, and coded the Gnetales for the morphological matrix for seed plant relationships.