I am an evolutionary biologist and an invasion biologist. I study the introduction of invasive species, and evolutionary mechanisms that facilitate their establishment and spread. I achieve this by combining genomic data with large-scale phenotyping of morphology and physiology in common gardens of invasive plant and animal species. Since August 2022, I started as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Biodiversity Research Centre and Department of Botany at University of British Columbia, working with Loren Rieseberg. Between 2021-2022, I was a Research Asssociate and Project Manager with BIOSCAN-Canada, a national research endeavor led by Paul Hebert and organized from the Centre for Biodiversity Genomics at University of Guelph. You can find additional information about BIOSCAN here. Between 2017-2021, I held an NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship and a Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship at Harvard University (Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology) and Washington University (Department of Biology) working with Jonathan Losos, in collaboration with Jason Kolbe (University of Rhode Island). I received my PhD in 2017, working with Loren Rieseberg at University of British Columbia (Biodiversity Research Centre and Department of Botany). My doctoral studies at UBC were funded by an NSERC Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship and a scholarship from the Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Fund for Advanced Studies.
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