In addition to polyploidy and population genetics, my research has focused on climatic niche evolution.

Associated publication:

Gaynor, M. L., Fu, C-N., Gao, L-M., Lu, L-M., Soltis, D. E., and Soltis, P. S. (2020). Biogeography and ecological niche evolution in Diapensiaceae inferred from phylogenetic analysis. Journal of Systematics and Evolution. doi: 10.1111/jse.12646

Gaynor, M. L., Marchant, D. B., Soltis, D. E., and Soltis, P. S. (2018). Climatic niche comparison among ploidal levels in the classic autopolyploid system, Galax urceolata (Diapensiaceae). American Journal of Botany, 105(10): 1–12. doi: 10.1002/ajb2.1161