Sontee in the field at Sapelo Island GA.
MS UT Austin, 2009
BS Texas Tech University, 2004
My MS project focused on the evolution of early angiosperms. My PhD work is focusing on the ecological processes and implications of mangrove expansion into coastal marshes in Texas.
Guo, H., C. Weaver, S. Charles, A. Whitt, S. Dastidar, P. D'Odorico, J. D. Fuentes, J. S. Kominoski, A. R. Armitage and S. C. Pennings. Coastal regime shifts: rapid responses of coastal wetlands to changes in mangrove cover. In press, Ecology.
DR Hansen, SG Dastidar, Z Cai, C Penaflor, JV
Kuehl, JL Boore, RK Jansen. 2007. Phylogenetic and evolutionary
implications of complete chloroplast genome sequences of four
early-diverging angiosperms: Buxus (Buxaceae), Chloranthus (Chloranthaceae),
Dioscorea (Dioscoreacea), and Illicium (Schisandraceae). Molecular
Phylogenetics and Evolution 45:547-563.