Professional Experience:

 

Science Curriculum Designer, Content Development Team - IXL Learning, San Mateo, California   2015-present

Conceive, design, and direct the development of engaging, interactive, and pedagogically rigorous online science curriculum

Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Biology - Colgate University, Hamilton, New York   2014-2015

Developer and Instructor: BIOL 354: Evolutionary Biology (syllabus) (summary of student evaluations available upon request)

Developer and Instructor: BIOL 101: Ecology & Evolution of Parasites (preliminary syllabus - Spring 2015)

Instructor: BIOL 181L: Laboratory in Evolution, Ecology and Diversity (summary of student evaluations available upon request)

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Integrative Biology - University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario   2012-2014

Advisor: Dr. Brian Husband

Main project: Assessing phenotypic impact of genome duplication in neopolyploid ecotypes of Arabidopsis thaliana (Brassicaceae)

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Biology - University of Rochester, Rochester, New York   2012

Advisor: Dr. Justin Ramsey

Main project: Molecular systematics and phlyogeography of yarrow (Achillea borealis. Asteraceae)

Science Education Volunteer - United States Peace Corps, Tatum and Bamenda, Cameroon   2003-2005

Education:

Ph.D., Biology - University of Rochester, Rochester, New York

Advisor: Dr. Justin Ramsey

Thesis: Molecular systematics and invasion biology of the ivies (Hedera spp. Araliaceae) (LINK)

M.S., Biology - University of Rochester, Rochester, New York

Advisor: Dr. Stanley Hattman

Thesis: The role of DNA methyltransferases in chromatin structure and function

B.S., Molecular Genetics - University of Rochester, Rochester, New York

Selected publications:

Green, A., T.S. Ramsey and J. Ramsey. 2013. Geographic origins and taxonomic affinities of North American invasive ivy (Hedera spp., Araliaceae). Biological Invasions. 15: 2219-2241. (PDF)

Green, A., T.S. Ramsey and J. Ramsey. 2011. Phylogeny and biogeography of ivies (Hedera spp., Araliaceae), a polyploid complex of woody vines. Systematic Botany 36: 1114–1127. (PDF)

Green, A. and B. Husband. 2015. Phenotypic effects of whole genome duplication are genotype-dependent. In preparation for Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. (Manuscript available upon request.)

Green, A., T.S. Ramsey and J. Ramsey. 2015. Origin, growth performance, and morphology of triploid ivies. In revision for resubmission to HortScience. (Manuscript available upon request.)