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Jesús Martínez-Gómez


B.A., Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of Washington; Ph.D., Plant Biology, Cornell University


A morphological and phylogenetic comparative investigation into the evolution of reproductive branching architecture in Monocotyledons

Thesis Advisor:

Chelsea D. Specht, Professor of Plant Biology, Cornell University

Research Topic:

Developmental indeterminacy as an adaptation to a heterogeneous environment: An Evolutionary and Developmental approach to the characterization of distinct life history strategies in Monkey flower


Benjamin Blackman, Professor of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, and Yun S. Song, Professor of Computer Science and Statistics, University of California, Berkeley

Current Position:

NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship in Biology, Plant Genome, Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley

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