This video from the 6th Global Botanic Gardens Congress features Christine Edwards, a Conservation Geneticist at the Missouri Botanical Garden, an honorary Adjunct Professor at Washington University in St. Louis and an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.  Dr. Edwards moved to the Missouri Botanical Garden in 2013 and leads the Conservation Genetics Lab and associated research program. Dr. Edwards' research focuses on using population and quantitative genetics approaches to help understand the ecology and evolutionary biology of endangered plant species. Her research also involves using genetic data to aid in applied in-situ and ex-situ conservation efforts.