Yasmin is a PhD student under the supervision of Simon Ho and Hervé Sauquet (Royal Botanic Garden). Her project explores the link between molecular and morphological rates of evolution in flowering plants.

Yasmin received the University Medal for her 1st Class Honours research project on flowering plants, which was completed in the MEEP Lab in 2020 under the supervision of Simon Ho and Hervé Sauquet (Royal Botanic Garden). Before joining the MEEP Lab, Yasmin completed a Bachelor of Advanced Science in 2019 at Macquarie University.

 


Awards and honours

University of Sydney

  • University Medal in Biology, 2020
  • Professor Spencer Smith-White Prize for genetics, 2020
  • Ilma Brewer Prize for botany, 2020
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    Macquarie University

  • Macquarie University Award for Academic Excellence, 2020
  • Merit List, 2020
  • Ralph Faulkner prize for Evolutionary Palaeontology, 2019
  • Summer Research Scholarship, 2018–2019
  • Mollie Thomson Prize for 100-level Biology, 2017