Plants

Faculty studying plants

Richard Amasino

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Biochemsitry
Understanding how plants sense and respond to seasonal environmental changes

Jean-Michel Ane

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Bacteriology/Agronomy
Symbiotic associations between plants and microbes (bacteria and fungi)

David Baum

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Botany
Genetic basis for plant phenotypic evolution and understanding evolutionary relationships from sequence variation

Andrew Bent

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Plant Pathology
Disease resistance and defense signal transduction in plants

Jake Brunkard

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Genetics
Plant Biology, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Genomics

John Doebley

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Genetics and Medical Genetics
Quantitative genetics of maize-teosinte evolution

Patrick Krysan

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Horticulture
Functional genomics of Arabidopsis signal transduction

Patrick Masson

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Genetics
Genetics of root growth behavior using Arabidopsis thaliana as a model system.

Marisa Otegui

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Botany and Genetics
Cellular trafficking and signaling

Sushmita Roy

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Biostatistics and Medical Informatics
Machine learning methods; the structure, function and evolution of regulatory networks; predictive models

Michael Sussman

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Biochemistry
Signal transduction and plasma membrane receptors in Arabidopsis thaliana, genomic technologies

Xuehua Zhong

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Genetics
Mechanisms and roles of epigenetic modifications underpinning various biological processes