Research Staff
People at MO


Back to previous page
Emily J. Warschefsky, Ph.D.Emily J. Warschefsky, Ph.D.
Research Associate
William L. Brown Center

office phone: + 1 (314) 577-0267
fax: + 1 (314) 577-0800
email: ewarschefsky@mobot.org

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

Education
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. doi.org/10.2135/cropsci2019.05.0353 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. doi.org/10.1111/nph.15731 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. doi.org/10.1016/j.scienta.2019.03.037 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. doi.org/10.1038/s41467-018-02867-z 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. doi.org/10.1016/j.tplants.2015.11.008 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. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0102016 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. doi.org/10.3732/ajb.1400116