Wen-Bin Yu, PhD 郁文彬
Center for Integrative Conservation
Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
Mengla, Yunnan 666303, China
Visiting Postdoctoral Scholar
Department of Biology
Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA 16802, USA
Collaborator: Clade dePamphilis, http://cwd.huck.psu.edu/index.html
Phylogeny and evolution of Orobanchaceae (including hemiparasitic Scrophulariaceae s.l., and non-parasitic Lindenbergia), with an emphasis on evolution of parasitism.
Evolution of floral diversity and specification of Pedicularis (Orobachaceae) in the Himalaya-Hengduan Mountains regions.
Assessing genetic diversity of extremely endangered species, and its application in conservation biology.
Applications of DNA barcoding approaches in species identification, discovery of new species, community phylogeny, and conservation.
2010.09-2015.06: Ph.D. student supervised by Prof. Hong Wang
Thesis: Phylogeny and systematics of Chinese Pedicularis (Orobanchaceae)
2008.09-2011.01: Master student supervised by Prof. Hong Wang
Thesis: Phylogeny of Pedicularis sect. Cyathophora H.L. Li, with a taxonomic revision of P. rex complex
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