Tiffany Gentry

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M.S. Program • Ackerfield, Bruederle and Ragland Lab
Department of Integrative Biology

Interest: Tiffany is a first-year master’s student and botanist advised by Dr. Jennifer Ackerfield, Dr. Leo Bruederle, and Dr. Greg Ragland. She is interested in the processes of evolution and speciation at a molecular level. Tiffany’s research involves examining the phylogenetic relationships within the genus Eutrema, specifically through the lens of chromosome duplication. She is exploring how this phenomenon contributes to within-genus diversification and distribution. Tiffany will be applying this methodology to sequence and place the rare Colorado endemic Eutrema penlandii into the Eutrema phylogeny.