Research

The Purdue Center for Plant Biology offers diverse research opportunities from ecology to reproductive cell biology. This community of 31 faculty members provides a broad base of resources and research in basic plant biology and a dynamic training environment for graduate students.

Research Areas

  • Ecological and evolutionary genetics
  • Plant and insect chemical ecology
  • Reproductive cell biology
  • Cell wall biology
  • Cytoskeleton and membrane dynamics
  • Plant pathogen interactions
  • Hormone and stress physiology/biology
  • Plant metabolism
  • Biochemical genetics
  • Regulation of photosynthesis
  • Genetics, epigenetics and genomics
  • Computational biology

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Apply through the Purdue University Interdisciplinary Life Science Program (PULSe) by December 1 and specify Integrated Plant Sciences as your training group.


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