Aaron Liston

Professor and Herbarium Director
listona [at] science.oregonstate.edu

Office: 541-737-5301

Cordley Hall

Cordley Hall 4086

2701 SW Campus Way

2701 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

My research focuses on the application of genomics to plant phylogeny and speciation. I am currently using the strawberry genus (Fragaria) as a model for studying the evolution of polyploidy and sex chromosomes.

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Affiliated with: 
Ag Botany / Plant Path
Do you accept grad students?: 
I accept graduate students for the Botany and Plant Pathology Department
Courses Taught: 

BOT 321 Plant Systematics

BOT 323 Flowering Plants of the World

BOT 475/575, MCB 575 Comparative Genomics

OSU Main Campus
Beyond OSU

I lived the first 17 years of my life in Phoenix, Arizona. I then moved to Israel, where I discovered the wonders of botany and completed a B.Sc. and M.Sc. at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. I then moved back to the US and completed a PhD at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden in Claremont, California. After a short post-doc at UC Davis, I arrived at Oregon State University in 1991, and have been here ever since! I study plant evolution using genomic data, and my current research focus is the strawberry genus.

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