Martin F. Wojciechowski
Associate Professor of Genomics, Evolution, and Bioinformatics
School of Life Sciences
I have a particular fondness for the genus Astragalus (“locoweeds”, “milkvetches”); shown here is one of many endemic to Arizona, Astragalus mollissimus var. mogollonicus, collected from the understory of the ponderosa pine forest just north of Tusayan, Arizona.
Current lab members
Kelly P. Steele
Associate Professor Emerita
ASU, Polytechnic campus
Lab group, February 2022. L to R: Natalie Sandoval, Roberto Gaxiola (honorary member), In-Su Choi, Kelly Steele, Andrew Hopkins.
In-Su Choi, Postdoctoral Associate, 2020-2022; current Postdoctoral Scientist, Chonnam National University, Korea
Madeline Sopa, B.S. in Biological Sciences, 2021; current Scientist, biotech company Denver, CO
Peter Breslin, Ph.D., in Environmental Life Sciences, 2020: current Desert Laboratory, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Austin Alt, B.S. in Biological Sciences, 2019; current Ph.D. program Washington State University, Pullman, WA
Natalie Sandoval, B.S. in Applied Biological Sciences, 2019 (w/KP Steele); current Pharmacy technician, Mesa, AZ
Eric Cassetta, B.S. in Biological Sciences, 2017; current botanist with The Land Trust, Kansas
Annette Martin, B.S. in Biological Sciences, 2018; current USDA microbiologist, Phoenix, AZ
Zachary Poss, B.S. in Plant Biology, 2008, and Ph.D. University of Colorado, 2017; current Staff Scientist at Strategic Analysis, Inc., DARPA
Julia Steier, B.S. in Biological Sciences, 2016, and M.S. in Plant Biology, University of Edinburgh; current Research Scientist, Smithsonian Institution
Heather Kropp, Ph.D. in environmental Life Sciences, 2015; current Asst. Professor, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY
Raul Gutierrez, Ph.D. in Plant Biology, 2011; current: Senior Scientist, US Environmental Protection Agency, Dallas, TX
Jamie H. Howard, Ph.D. in Plant Biology, 2010; current: Teaching Professor, Pennsylvania State University, Abington, PA
Frank T. Farruggia, Ph.D. in Plant Biology, 2009; current: Senior Scientist, US Environmental Protection Agency, Arlington, VA, and Research Associate, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
Stefanie Ickert-Bond, Ph.D. in Plant Biology, 2003; current Professor and Curator of Herbarium, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK
Andrew Salywon, Ph.D. in Plant Biology, 2003; current Herbarium Curator & Research Botanist, Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix, AZ