Dr. Klocko is a postdoctoral research associate in the lab of Steven Strauss. Her previous research experiences include analysis of polarized cell growth in the model plant Arabidopsis thaliana, and surveying wildlife and aspen trees for the US Forest Service. Her current research interests include the regulation of flowering and floral morphology in poplar and eucalyptus trees. She is an author on five published peer-reviewed papers and one book chapter. Amy earned a B. S. degree in Biology from Linfield College and a Ph. D. in Plant Biology from Washington University in St. Louis.