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Oscar Toro

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Advisor: Mark Mort
Research Interests: Systematics of Chilean plants
Hometown: Santiago, Chile


  • B.S. in biology from the Universidad de Concepción


  • Ruiz, E., Toro, O. Crawford D.J., Stuessy T.F., Negritto, M.N., Baeza C.M. & J.Becerra. 2008. Phylogenetics relationships among Chilean species of Drymis (Winteraceae) based on ITS sequences and insertion / deletion events., Gayana Botanica 65(2): 220-228.


  • Toro-Nunez, O., and M. E. Mort. 2011. Phylogenetic relationships of Mathewsia and Schizopetalon (Brassicaceae) based on two nrDNA and cpDNA regions. Botany 2011, St. Louis, Missouri, July. Poster presentation.


  • Sigma Xi Grant-in-Aid, 2012.
  • EEB Fratcher Botany Award, 2010.
  • EEB Fratcher Botany Award, 2009.
  • EEB Fratcher Botany Award, 2008.
  • BIO Fulbright-CONICyT Scholarship, 2008-2012.


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