Students in the Field of Plant Biology represent diverse interests in Plant Biology and come from a wide range of cultural, ethnic and educational backgrounds. There are presently about 50 students in the Field of Plant Biology (and many others in related plant biology fields).

For more information go to the Department of Plant Biology Home Page.

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  • 08_Plant Biology in the Next 100 Years 

    Roeder, Adrienne (Internet-First University Press, 2013-06-29)
    Dr. Adrienne Roeder reviewed the many changes that have occurred since the University was first founded, and made the important point that “If we can predict the scientific developments in the next 100 years, we have failed ...
  • 06_The Early Integrated History of the Four Cornell Herbaria 

    Dirig, Robert (Internet-First University Press, 2013-06-29)
    Mr. Robert Dirig discussed the history of Cornell University’s four major herbaria, which include collections of vascular plants, algae, fungi, and lichens, and showed how these herbaria contributed to the University’s prestige.
  • 07_The Tompkins County Flora: A new life for a cherished collection 

    Nixon, Kevin C. (Internet-First University Press, 2013-06-29)
    Dr. Kevin C. Nixon developed the theme of how herbaria influence (and will continue to influence) both basic and applied research.
  • 05_The McClintock Years 

    Kass, Lee B. (Internet-First University Press, 2013-06-29)
    Dr. Lee B. Kass discussed the important contributions of previous faculty to the development of Barbara McClintock’s research, which ultimately resulted in her receiving a Nobel Prize in 1983.
  • 03_Introduction by Shaoqun (Simon) Zhou 

    Zhou, Shaoqun (Internet-First University Press, 2013-06-29)
    Mr. Shaogun (Simon) Zhou represented the many, highly diverse graduate students currently in the Department and pointed out the importance of graduate training.

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