Seongyeon Kang

Barker Lab

Office/Lab Location: BSW 321

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  • PhD, University of Arizona (2022-Present)
  • National Science Museum in Korea (2021-2022).
  • BS and MS, Chungnam National University, South Korea (2013-2018).

Research Interests: 

I study how gene or genome duplication impacts new trait evolution through functionalization. I'm also interested in gene silencing and transposable elements dynamics in land plants.


  • Kang, S., Choi, B., and Jang, T.-S. (2021). Chromosome Evolution in Korean Carduus-Cirsium Taxa (Asteraceae). Cytologia 86, 375–384.