David Baum

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Department of Botany
430 Lincoln Drive
University of Wisconsin
Madison, WI 53706-1381

Office: 340 Birge Hall
Phone: (608) 265-5385/7929
Fax: (608) 262-7509
Email: dbaum@wisc.edu
Link to Curriculum Vitae

Educational Background:
BA Botany, Oxford University, 1985
PhD Evolutionary & Population Biology, Washington University, 1991

Research Interests:
Plant evolution and developmental genetics; Conceptual issues in systematics and evolutionary biology; Origin of life.

Click here for a list of publications

Administrative Roles
Co-chair, Evolution Coordinating Committee of the J. F. Crow Institute for the Study of Evolution.
Interim Associate Director for Students, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery

I currently mainly accept graduate students through the Botany graduate program. However, I have also taken in students through the Plant Breeding/Plant Genetics and Genetics programs.  Prospective students interested in the relative merits of these three programs should contact me.