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My current and past graduate students and visitor fellows come from diverse countries around the world and enrich my lab with their knowledge, cultural diversity and experience. Their names and countries are listed below the slide show. Enjoy!

Current Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

Your name can be here too! Positions are open for graduate students. Contact me to apply.

Odair José Garcia de Almeida (PhD Sandwich Program - UNESP - Brazil & U of S)
Morphoanatomy of nectaries in epiphytic cacti

Deusa Santos-de-Abreu (PhD program - Brazil) - ON LEAVE
Hormone profile in the viviparous cactus Epiphyllum phyllanthus (Cactoideae)

Yu Ito (PDF Japan)
Systematics and habitat transition in Sparganium (Typhaceae).

Fraser Baalim (Canada Biol. 481 Research)
Distribution and rarity status of carnivorous plants in Saskatchewan and Canada.

Denver Falconer (Canada Biol. 480 Research)
Germination of seeds in viviparous Epiphyllum phyllanthus (Cactaceae)

Past Graduate Students

Elizabeth Reimer. M.Sc. 2006 (Canada)
A phylogenetic study of Danthonia DC (Poaceae) in North America

Kirsten Remarchuk. M.Sc. 2006 (Canada)
Demography and genetic diversity in Tradescantia occidentalis (Commelinaceae)

Shannon D. Croutch. M.Sc. 2005 (Canada)
Phylogenetic study of the Tribe Hylocereeae (Cactaceae: Cactoideae)

Lasantha Ubayasena. M.Sc. 2004 (Sri Lanka/Canada)
Genetic diversity in the genus Echinacea (Asteraceae)

Past Undergraduate and Exchange Students

Catherine Peters (Canada)
Mapping models for herbarium holdings

Catherine Fairbairn (Canada)
Stomatal anatomy in epiphytic cacti

Antoine Lalumière (Canada )
Phylogeny of Pterocactus (Cactaceae: Opuntioideae)

Anne Claire Pope (Université de Rennes, France)
Cacti of Canada

Deusa Santos-de-Abreu (Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil)
Morphology of viviparous and non-viviparous offspring in Epiphyllum phyllanthus


Violeta Bautista-Alvarado (Universidad Autónoma de México, Mexico)
Ecology of viviparous cacti

Mandana Manyab (University of Tehran, Iran)
Lab technician

Past Visitor Fellows and Personnel

Dr. Hyoek Jae Choi (PDF - Korea National Arboretum, South Korea)
Systematics of Korean Allium and North American and Asian Allium

Dr. Marcia Bomfim-Patrício (Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil)
Seed morphology in epiphytic cacti

Dr. Roberta Castillo-Martínez (Universidad de Quintana Roo, Mexico)
A survey of stomata in the Cactaceae

Dr. Liliana Giussani (Instituto de Botánica Darwinion, Argentina)
Phylogeny of the genus Paspalum section Quadrifaria (Poaceae)

Dr. Juan Martínez-Gómez (Instituto de Ecologia, Mexico)
Characterization of arbuscular endomycorrhyzal fungi in Brosimum aliscatrum

Dr. Zhiyao Su (South China Agricultural University, China)
Floristic relationships between the floras of China and Canada

Kumary Ubayasena – Lab technician (Sri Lanka/Canada)

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