Paul Wolf

Principle Investigator


Graduate Students

Ben Cecil

Ben works on population genetics of Tiehm's buckwheat; a wild plant found only on soils in Nevada with high levels of lithium

Drew Bryan

Drew is interested in the effects of titanium on growth and development of radishes

Rijan Dhakal

Rijan is interested the genomic changes associated with heterospory across land plants

Undergraduate Students

Jake Carter

Jake is working on genetics of the rare plant Clematis morfieldii

Alexa Nolan

Alexa is working on expression of phytochrome genes in fern gametophytes

Recent Alumni

Austin Koontz

MS in 2020. Research Assistant in the Hoban Conservation Lab, with the Center for Tree Science at the Morton Arboretum

Sylvia Kinosian

PhD 2021. Post doc with Norman Wickett at Negaunee Institute for Plant Conservation Science, Chicago Botanic Garden

Tanner Robison

MS in 2019. Now a PhD student at Cornell University

Hardeep Rai

(post doc 2010 – 2013)

Scot Kelchner

Research Associate Professor.

Other Past Students

Jenessa Lemon (2018) – medical school

Martin Schilling (PhD 2016)- Post doc Universität Innsbruck

Aaron Duffy (PhD 2015)- Now post-doc at Duke University

Joshua Der (PhD 2010). Assistant Professor, California State Fullerton started Jan 2015

Jacob Davidson (MS 2010). Northeast Regional Habitat Biologist for the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish.

Mark Ellis (PhD 2009). Now USU instructor teaching Evolution

Jessie Roper (MS 2007). USDA Poisonous Plant Lab

Kellon Hansen (BS 2007) MD University of Utah, 2011. Now a radiologist at University of Arizona

Tiffany Healy (BS 2007).

Jeran Stratford (BS 2007). PhD (2014) UNC Pharmacology, now working on MS in Biostats

Rochelle Gainer (BS 2006).

Lee Bjerregaard (MS 2005). Teaching in central Utah

Sedonia Sipes (PhD 2000)., Associate Professor at Southern Illinois University

Diane Rowe (MS 1999). Currently at University of Tasmania

Carrie McCracken (MS 1998). Smithsonian Institution

Martha White (BS 1998)

Andrea Homer (BS 1998)

Mike Martines (BS 1998). Systems Engineer

Jenny Archibald (BS 1997). Biodiversity Institute & Natural History Museum, University of Kansas.

Laura Hickerson Duff (MS 1997).

Ashley Egan (BS 1997). Research Botanist & Assistant Curator, Smithsonian Institution

Roy Murray (PhD 1997).

David Perault MS 1995). Lynchburg College, VA.

Jennifer Barnes (MS 1995). Alaska Regional Fire Ecologist, National Park Service