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Graduate Field Faculty

This is a list of graduate field faculty that are not in the Plant Biology Section but participate in the Plant Biology graduate program and can supervise Ph.D. students.


Adam Bogdanove

Professor, Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology
Bacterial blight and bacterial leaf streak of rice; transcription activator-like (TAL) effector proteins; genome editing and custom gene regulation

Andre Kessler

Associate Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Chemical and molecular mechanisms, ecological consequences and evolutionary aspects of plant induced responses to herbivory

Li Li

Associate Professor, Robert Holley Center
Regulation of plant secondary and micronutrient metabolism

Sijin Li

Assistant Professor, Robert Frederick Smith School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Discovery and engineering of plant natural products in yeast; synthetic biology and metabolic engineering

Tim Setter

Professor, Soil and Crop Sciences
Stress response, hormonal and sugar signaling; cell division; reproductive abortion