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Department of Biology


Dr. Katherine Waselkov

Associate Professor Katherine Waselkov
Office: Science 109A
Phone (Office): (559) 278-2559


  • B.S. in Botany, University of Florida, 2006
  • Ph.D. in Evolution, Ecology, and Population Biology, Washington University in St. Louis, 2013
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate at Kansas State University, 2013-2015

Areas of Expertise

  • Molecular and morphological plant systematics and phylogenetics
  • Plant evolutionary genetics and population genetics
  • Effects of polyploidy on diversity in the family Polemoniaceae
  • Agricultural adaptations of annual weed plants in the Central Valley