The Plant Biology Section is home to some of the most influential plant science research in the world. With 26 faculty members in the section and 42 faculty members in the graduate field, Plant Biology represents diverse intellectual interests and boasts a collaborative community culture. Including emeritus professors, there are three members of the National Academy of Sciences. Undergraduate and graduate students can join field-leading professors as they study a wide range of research areas and concentrations in plant sciences.
Research in Plant Biology encompasses a broad range of topics, including: