The Ferris Lab

Welcome to the Ferris Lab at Tulane University! Dr. Kathleen Ferris studies the genetic and phenotypic basis of adaptation and speciation in a closely related group of wildflowers, the Mimulus guttatus species complex. The Ferris Lab is currently looking for undergrads, 4+1 masters students, +1 masters students, PhD students, and post-doctoral fellows! If you are interested in joining the lab in any capacity please contact Dr. Ferris.

Lab News: Our new technician, Natalie Gonzalez, from UC Santa Cruz arrived this week! Welcome Natalie!

Recently Dr. Ferris published a paper on leaf shape evolution in The American Journal of Botany!

Dr. Ferris was featured in the Society for the Study of Evolution’s New Faculty Profiles. Check it out!

Ferris Lab 2019
Ferris Lab members left to right: Diana Tataru, Dr. Kathleen Ferris, Hayleigh Johnson, Maddie Hawkins, Kathleen Sway, Samm Clark, and Meg’nolia.

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