Biosystematics Group

Research in the Biosystematics Group is focused on the origin and maintenance of plant and insect biodiversity, above and below species level. We investigate speciation, domestication and plant-animal interactions, and use phylogenetic patterns to test hypotheses on the underlying processes.

Recent publication in The Plant Cell:

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Synteny Network Analysis of MADS-Box Transcription Factor Genes Reveals
Lineage-Specific Transpositions, Ancient Tandem Duplications, and Deep
Positional Conservation

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