Christina Kilbane

Undergraduate Research Associate


Department of Biology
257 South 1400 East
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

ckkilbane at gmail dot com

Christina Kilbane


Duration in the Bohs lab: 2014 to present.

Projects: General Solanaceae lab research, including Cyphomandra and its related clades, which includes the recently described Solanum zumbense [pictured below], and now broadening work on the Lycianthes and Capsicum projects.


Solanum zumbense


Favorite solanaceae taxon: Datura inoxia Mill. is my favorite because it has a rich history with the Aztecs (as being highly toxic but also medicinal) and it has a beautiful inflorescence that blooms at night and smells beyond divine.


Datura inoxia



Least favorite solanaceae taxon: I don't have a least favorite. Yet...