Plant Biology Faculty

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Anterola, Aldwin M., Associate Professor, Ph.D., Washington State University, 2001; 2005. Metabolic pathways, medicinal compounds, nutraceuticals, biosynthesis of natural products.

Da Cunha Leme Filho, Jose F., Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2020. Controlled environment agriculture, vertical farm, cannabis biology, plant physiology, secondary metabolites, plant biostimulants.

Gage, Karla L., Associate Professor, Ph.D., Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 2013; 2015. Weed science, weed ecology, agroecology, integrated pest management, herbicide resistance, invasive species.

Geisler, J.B. Matthew, Associate Professor, Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 1999; 2006. Gene expression and protein interaction patterns, mathematical gene modeling, arabidopsis, yeast and drosophila interactomes.

Jayakody, Lahiru N., Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Kagoshima University, 2014; 2019. Biotechnology, molecular biology, metabolic engineering, synthetic microbiology, systems biology.

Neubig, Kurt M., Associate Professor, Ph.D., University of Florida, 2012; 2015. Plant systematics, phylogenetics, floristics, DNA barcoding and pollination biology.

Sipes, Sedonia D., Associate Professor, Ph.D., Utah State University, 2001; 2001. Plant-insect interactions, evolutionary ecology, chemical ecology, and systematics.

Weber, Jennifer., Assistant Professor, Ph.D., University of CA, Irvine, 2012; 2020. Evolutionary ecology, including breeding system evolution, pollination biology, population genetics and climate change biology.

Wood, Andrew J., Professor, Ph.D., Purdue University, 1994; 1996. Biotechnology, biochemistry, desiccation, drought, genetics, horticulture, plant physiology, stress.

Emeriti Faculty

Bozzola, John J., Professor, Emeritus, Ph.D., Southern Illinois University, 1975.

Crandall-Stotler, Barbara C., Professor, Emerita, Ph.D., University of Cincinnati, 1968.

Gibson, David J., Distinguished Professor, Emeritus, Ph.D., University of Wales, 1985; 1992.

Matten, Lawrence C., Professor, Emeritus, Ph.D., Cornell University, 1965

Mohlenbrock, Robert H., Distinguished Professor, Emeritus, Ph.D., Washington University, 1957.

Nickrent, Daniel L., Distinguished Research Professor, Emeritus, Ph.D., Miami University, Ohio, 1984.

Renzaglia, Karen S., Distinguished Research Professor, Emerita, Ph.D., SIUC, 1981.

Richardson, John A., Associate Professor, Emeritus, M.F.A., Ohio University, 1969.

Robertson, Philip A., Professor, Emeritus, Ph.D., Colorado State University, 1968.

Tindall, Donald R., Professor, Emeritus, Ph.D., University of Louisville, 1966.

Vitt, Dale H., Distinguished Professor, Emeritus, Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1970.

Yopp, John H., Professor, Emeritus, Ph.D., University of Louisville, 1969.