13 Aug 2019

Johnson Lab at Botany 2019

The Johnson lab had a very successful trip to the Botany 2019 conference in Tuscon, Arizona! Five lab members traveled to the conference and presented a variety of research from stomatal density to phylogenomics. Some highlights of the conference are below!

Setting off on our 634 mile journey from Lubbock to Tuscon in the departmental van Halfway to Tuscon, a lunchtime stop at White Sands National Monument. Gypsum for miles!
Spreading our E.L. Reed Herbarium Brand with lab t-shirts Having some fun between talks at the Star Pass Resort
Undergraduate Zach presents his poster on the effect of life history strategy on stomatal density in herbarium specimens Undergraduate Madeline Slimp draws a crowd to her poster on the utility of Angiosperms353 for conservation genomics
Lab manager/technician Haley Hale answers questions after her talk on cost-cutting methods for Angiosperms353 Ph.D. Student Yanni Chen presents on the extent of phylogenetic signal in seed traits of shortgrass prairie species