Reconstructing the ancestral flower

August 7, 2017

Kristel Schoonderwoerd

Reconstructing the ancestral flower

The early evolution of flowers remains something of a mystery. As part of her Master’s research, Kristel Schoonderwoerd, PhD Candidate in the Friedman Lab, joined a large international team to reconstruct the ancestral flower based on DNA and floral characteristics of known flowers. The results are published in Nature Communications. more» abstract»