Jeff Ross-Ibarra completed a PhD in Genetics in 2006 form the University of Georgia, working on adaptation in plant domestication. Following his PhD, he did a postdoc at the University of California Irvine on the population genetics of local adaptation in Arabidopsis and on speciation in Zea. He is currently a Professor in the Dept. of Plant Sciences at the University of California Davis, where his group works on the evolutionary genetics of maize and its wild relatives the teosintes.
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