Currently: Assistant Professor, UMASS Amherst Department of Biology
NRF Fellow (South Africa)
Madelaine led our lab's research on floral developmental evolution in the Zingiberales from 2006-2010. She continued working on the evolution of floral development in monocots, but switched from Zingiberales to grasses, during her postdoctoral work with Dr. Clint Whipple at Brigham Young University (BYU). Madelaine particularly focuses on the B-class genes and the evolution of Protein-Protein interactions during the evolution of flower form. Dr. Bartlett (aka Mad) is now an assistant professor at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in the Department of Biology where she will continue to study the evolution of floral form and function and the role of PPI in plant diversification.