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PI - Karolina Heyduk, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

  • Director of the Joseph F. Rock Herbarium

  • B.S. Economics, B.S. Biological Aspects of Conservation - University of Wisconsin 

  • Ph.D. Plant Biology - University of Georgia

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Ed McAssey, Ph.D.

  • Research associate in the lab (honorary)

  • Instructor in the School of Life Sciences at UH Mānoa

  • B.A. Biological Sciences - Vanderbilt University

  • Ph.D. Plant Biology - University of Georgia

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G Young Kim

  • Undergraduate researcher (Botany major)

  • Working on updating the Hawaiian Plant DNA Library voucher collection

  • Researching CAM origins in Peperomia (Piperaceae)

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Cuyler Yafuso

  • Undergraduate researcher (Botany major)

  • Working on genome size estimates of native Hawaiian plant species

  • Herbarium assistant

Lab alumni

Alixandra Leiblich (undergrad, 2020) ​

Interested in what we do? We're looking for graduate students to start Fall 2022! Send an e-mail and include your research interests and CV.