Thomas Stoughton

Thomas Stoughton

Jul 14, 2014

Group 6 Copy 75
2
Please wait...

About This Project

Alpine plant communities exhibit a high number of species, possibly due to plants' ability to make extra copies of their genomes (a phenomenon called polyploidy). We are using alpine plants to investigate the role of polyploidy in influencing increases in species numbers. We aim to explore facets of adaptation of alpine plants to climate change through collections, DNA analyses, and greenhouse studies.
Blast off!

Browse Other Projects on Experiment

Related Projects

Can cockroaches help us cure tularemia?

Tularemia is a deadly disease caused by the bacterium Francisella tularensis (Ft). This bacterium is also a...

What is the role of the CLN1-CDK1 complex in the cell regulatory cycle of baker's yeast?

In Saccharomyces cerevisiae, the protein CLN1 forms a complex with the CDK1 in the cell regulatory cycle. Studies...

Backer Badge Funded

A biology project funded by 45 people