Post-graduate research student
Herbarium, Library, Art and Archives
Joined Kew:October 2009
Foreign Language(s):Italian (native speaker), English (fluent)
Qualifications & Appointments
2005: Biology with Honours (Italy); Universita di Roma Tre
Exploring common factors driving speciation in the large, rainforest genera Eugenia and Syzygium using dated molecular phylogenies and character correlation.
Selected Recent Publications
Lucas, E.J., Matsumoto, K., Harris, S.J., Nic Lughadha, E.M., Bernardini, B., & Chase, M.W. (2011) Phylogenetics, Morphology, and evolution of the large genus Myrcia s.l. (Myrtaceae). Int. J. Plant Sci. 172(7): 915.