Whole Genome Duplications (WGDs) in Asteraceae

Zinnia elegans

We’re using transcriptome data from species distributes in several clades in the Asteraceae tree-of-life to identify duplicated gene families that can be indicators of ancient whole genome duplications and place them in a phylogenetic context.

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Carolina M. Siniscalchi
Research Associate

I’m botanist insterested in systematics, evolution and biogeography of Asteraceae.