Brock Mashburn

Program: Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Current advisor: Christine E. Edwards, PhD

Undergraduate university: Truman State University, 2012

Enrollment year: 2019

Research summary
Plant systematics and population genetics

Currently rotating in the lab of Christy Edwards at the Missouri Botanical Garden. Working on a project studying the conservation genetics and relationships between the five Hibiscus (Malvaceae) species occurring on the Mascarene Islands in the Indian Ocean.

Graduate publications
Mashburn B, Jhangeer-Khan R, Bégué A, Tatayah V, Olsen KM, Edwards CE. 2023 Genetic assessment improves conservation efforts for the critically endangered oceanic island endemic Hibiscus liliiflorus. J Hered, 114(3):259-70. PMCID: