Kristen N. Finch

Postdoctoral Scholar
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Botany and Plant Pathology
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Dissertation Title: Genomic Resources for Phylogenetics, Species Delimitation, and Geographic Localization of Neotropical Tree Species Cedrela odorata L. (Meliaceae)

Defended December 4, 2019


Finch KN (2018) Dataset for genomic resources for the neotropical tree genus Cedrela (Meliaceae) and its relatives [Data set]. Oregon State University.

Finch KN (2019) Dataset for predicting the geographic origin of Spanish Cedar (Cedrela odorata L.) based on DNA variation (Version 1) [Data set]. Oregon State University.

OSU Main Campus

Postdoc with Andy Jones and Rich Cronn. Working on applications to combat illegal logging using forensic DNA. 

Research interests: 

  • population genetics
  • phylogenetics
  • machine learning
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