Profile of Dr. Allison Snow

Ohio State University
40 Brevoort Rd
Columbus, OH 43214
Phone: (614)292-3445
Fax: 614-292-2030

Current position:  Professor, Dept. Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology, Ohio State University

Education: Ph.D. Botany, University of Massachusetts, 1982

Dr. Snow studies natural selection and ecological processes within plant populations.  Her expertise encompasses evolutionary ecology, conservation biology, pollination biology, plant-insect interactions, crop-wild hybridization & transgenic weeds. An accomplished expert on the ecology of genetically modified crops, her current projects include assessment of the potential scale and impact of transgene escape to wild and weedy rices in Vietnam, the potential for transgene escape from crop to wild radishes, and a study on the ecology of sorghum weeds within cropland systems.  Dr. Snow has served as an advisor for the National Academy of Sciences, USDA, DIVERSITAS (a biodiversity program under UNESCO), the Environmental Protection Agency, and the National Science Foundation.  In 2002 she was named one of 50 leaders in science and technology by Scientific American.

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