I am an evolutionary biologist and invasion biologist. My research focuses on contemporary evolution. In particular, I study how evolution contributes to invasive species success. I explore this topic by combining field experiments with laboratory work and with genomics and bioinformatics in invasive plant and animal species. Currently, I hold an NSERC Banting postdoctoral fellowship in the Department of Biology at Washington University in St. Louis, working with Jonathan Losos. Previously, I was an NSERC postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology at Harvard University, also with Jonathan Losos. For both these postdoctoral appointments, I work in close collaboration with Jason Kolbe. I received my PhD working with Loren Rieseberg at the Biodiversity Research Centre, at University of British Columbia.
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