Discovering Curiosity: Uncovering the Hidden World of Plants with Jennifer Gremer

February 28, 2019

Assistant Professor Jennifer Gremer showed an interest in plant life at an early age, but her path to scientific research wasn’t straightforward. She dabbled in many fields related to plant sciences before joining the Department of Evolution and Ecology, from working as an interpretive ranger in Yosemite National Park to performing botanical surveys for the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. 

Seeing Between the Numbers with Population Biology Graduate Group Student Vince Buffalo

February 27, 2019

Vince Buffalo, a UC Davis Population Biology Graduate Group student, studies evolutionary and population genetics in the lab of Professor Graham Coop, where he’s developing statistical methods that use population genomic data to detect when populations are rapidly adapting to new environments, which many organisms are currently doing as they face climate change.