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Emily J. Warschefsky, Ph.D.Emily J. Warschefsky, Ph.D.
Alice Brown Curator & Associate Scientist
William L. Brown Center

office phone: + 1 (314) 577-0267
fax: + 1 (314) 577-0800

Missouri Botanical Garden
4344 Shaw Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63110

Ph.D., Florida International University, 2018
B.A., Reed College, 2009
Plant evolution, speciation, and hybridization Domestication genomics Crop genetic diversity and conservation Crop wild relatives Woody perennial crops
Current Projects Evolution and domestication genomics of Mangifera indica Genomic structural variation in sunflower: Diversity under domestication and importance for stress tolerance
Available upon request
Migicovsky, Z., E. Warschefsky, L.L. Klein, and A.J. Miller. 2019. Using Living Germplasm Collections to Characterize, Improve, and Conserve Woody Perennials. Crop Science 59(6): 2365-2380. Warschefsky, E. and E.J.B. von Wettberg. 2019. Population genomic analysis of mango (Mangifera indica L.) suggests a complex history of domestication. New Phytologist 252: 156-168. Kuhn, D., N. Dillon, I. Bally, A. Groh, J. Rahaman, E. Warschefsky, B. Freeman, D. Innes, and A. Chambers. 2018. Estimation of genetic diversity and relatedness in a mango germplasm collection using 384 SNP markers. Scientia Horticulturae. von Wettberg, E.J.B. and 40 others (E. Warschefsky, author number 17). 2018. Ecology and community genomics of an important crop wild relative expands access to adaptations as a prelude to agricultural innovation. Nature Communications 9: 649. Warschefsky, E.J, L.L. Klein, M.H. Frank, D.H. Chitwood, J.P. Londo, E.J.B. von Wettberg, and A.J. Miller. 2016. COVER, FEATURE REVIEW: Rootstocks: diversity, domestication and impacts on shoot phenotypes. Trends in Plant Science 21(5): 418-437. Roorkiwal, M., E.J.B. von Wettberg, H. Upadhyay, E. Warschefsky, A. Rathore, and R. Varshney. 2014. Exploring germplasm diversity to understand the domestication process in Cicer spp. using SNP and DArT markers. PLoS ONE 9(7): e102016. Warschefsky, E., R. Penmetsa, D. Cook, and E.J.B. von Wettberg. 2014. Back to the wilds: Tapping evolutionary adaptations for resilient crops through systematic hybridization with crop wild relatives. American Journal of Botany 101(10): 1791-1800.