Curriculum Vitae overview

Angela McDonnell, PhD
SUMMARY
I am a broadly trained plant evolutionary biologist. My research is focused on using genomic techniques to understand evolution and population biology in a variety of flowering plant species including milkweeds, nightshades, and carnations. I aim to become a professor of botany and/or evolutionary biology.
 
EXPERIENCE
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Chicago Botanic Garden; Glencoe, IL — 2019- Present Wickett Lab; Hawaiian Schiedea genome assembly and evolutionary biology, Castilleja, Oenothera, and angiosperm phylogenomics and evolution
 
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Bucknell University; Lewisburg, PA — 2017-2019 Martine Lab; Australian nightshade phylogenomics, evolution, taxonomy, and rare plant population genomics
 
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Oklahoma State University; Stillwater, OK — 2011-2017 Fishbein Lab; milkweed phylogenomics, taxonomy
 
  • Curatorial Assistant, Oklahoma State University Herbarium; Stillwater, OK — 2011-2016 Specimen curation, databasing, imaging; loan processing; herbarium reorganization
 
  • Laboratory Technician, Monsanto; Middleton, WI — 2009-2010 Soy and cotton transformation
 
EDUCATION
Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma — Plant Science PhD, 2017 
 
Edgewood College — Biology B.S., 2007 Minors: Philosophy and Environmental Studies

 
Everything else: see complete CV (linked above) or check out my google scholar page.