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Audrey Ward

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PhD Candidate

B.S. Biology (2019) University of Alabama

Research Interests:

I am broadly interested in how organisms adapt to their environments. My dissertation work aims to identify and assess traits associated with natural and artificial (human-associated) selection in the non-model yeast species Lachancea thermotolerans using phylogenetics, genomics, and high-throughput phenotypic screening.

Major Professor

Assistant Professor in Plant Biology; Institute of Bioinformatics

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