My research focuses on various aspects of plant systematics, including:

  • plant evolution and phylogenetics,
  • plant development, morphology, and anatomy, 
  • plant taxonomy,
  • plant ecology, and
  • conservation biology.

I am currently undertaking a variety of research projects that focus plants, such as the systematics of Boraginaceae and Lithospermum, the evolution and development of heterostyly across the angiosperms, and the conservation biology of various threatened and endangered species of plants.  Apart form botanical research, I have started various projects on the evolutionary biology of microbes, and I am interested in helping non-scientists better understand botanical and evolutionary research.