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Brian Anacker

Ph.D., University of California, Davis, 2010 • Assistant Professor Adjunct
EBIO
Research Interests My background includes a PhD in Ecology, ten years of experience conducting applied and fundamental research in academic and applied settings, and peer-reviewed papers across a diversity of topics. Areas of expertise include community ecology, experimental design of field and greenhouse studies, species distribution modeling, climate change vulnerability analyses, phylogenetic comparative methods, plant-soil feedback, and statistical modeling. In 2015, I joined the City of Boulder's Open Space and...

Brent Hulke

PhD University of Minnesota – Twin Cities 2007 • Research Geneticist – USDA Agricultural • Research Service
Research Interests My lab is primarily interested in the genetic improvement of Asteraceae to benefit humanity. In collaboration with our peers in EBIO, we are developing genomics-assisted breeding techniques that allow us to balance improvement in yield and nutritional aspects of the seed oil in sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.), while also improving plant host antibiosis or antixenosis to insect pests, plant suitability for insect pollinators, resistance to diseases, and resistance...