Thomas Stoughton

Thomas Stoughton

May 13, 2014

Group 6 Copy 86
0
    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

    A Leap Forward to Cure a Neglected Disease

    The World Health Organization estimates that as many as 11 million people worldwide are infected with the...

    Fancy footwork: How different are the feet of zoo and wild giraffe?

    Cooperative training helps zookeepers care for zoo animals. For giraffe, much of this training focuses on...

    Go West, young man: in search of the A00 haplogroup among peoples of Western Cameroon

    Welcome to our citizen-science research project on haplogroup A00 in Cameroon! Having successfully sampled...

    Backer Badge Funded

    A biology project funded by 45 people