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Loren Rieseberg

University Killam Professor, Department of Botany
University of British Columbia


Dr. Riesberg’s research is focused on using a combination of evolutionary genomic approaches and field and greenhouse experiments to understand the origin and evolution of new species, crops, and weeds, focusing on members of the sunflower family.


  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • American Society of Naturalists
  • Botanical Society of America
  • Canadian Society of Ecology and Evolution
  • European Society for Evolutionary Biology
  • Genetics Society of America
  • Society for the Study of Evolution