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Amy Jackson

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Obtained a BSc (hons) in Zoology from the University of Leeds, an MSc (hons) Ecology, Evolution and Conservation from Imperial College London, and a PhD student at the University of Southampton and Natural History Museum (London) studying adaptation and diversification of island plants.

Currently a postdoctoral research associate at Kew Gardens using comparative genomics to accelerate the domestication of West African orphan crops.


  • 2023–present
    Research associate, Kew Gardens
  • 2018–2023
    PhD, University of Southampton


  • 2016 
    Imperial College, MSc