Professor

Barbara Anna Schaal

Washington University in St. Louis
Evolutionary biologist; Educator
Area
Biological Sciences
Specialty
Evolution and Ecology
Member Since
2006
Spencer T. Olin Professor of Biology. Innovative use of molecular methods to document unexpected patterns of genetic diversity in plant populations. Has been instrumental in the development of DNA fingerprinting used universally throughout the discipline. Genetic markers based on work are critical in conservation efforts as well as in phylogeography studies.
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