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Department of Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences 186 
University of Calgary
2500 University Dr NW
Calgary, AB T2N 1N4 Canada
+1 (403) 220-5261
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Plant Biology

Dr. Heather Addy - Biology of root endophytic fungi and plant-fungal symbioses; science education. Dr. Cindy Graham - Plant hormone metabolism and stress responses; Natural Science Education.
Dr. Peter Facchini - Biochemistry, molecular and cell biology of plant secondary metabolism; metabolic engineering in plants. Dr. Ed Johnson - Biogeoscience, plant populations,disturbance ecology.
Dr. Lawrence Harder - Ecology and evolution of plant reproduction; pollinator behavior. Dr. Douglas Muench - Molecular/cell biology of mRNA localization and the cytoskeleton; metabolic engineering.
Dr. Michael Hynes - Molecular biology of plant-microbe interactions; regulation of genes involved in Rhizobium symbiosis, Rhizobium plasmids, chemotaxis, microbial ecology. Dr. Mary Reid - Habitat selection, dispersal and reproductive behaviour, especially in bark beetles.
Dr. David Layzell - Energy systems analysis including modeling the energy-environmental footprint of biological systems Dr. Marcus A. Samuel - Plant reproductive development-cellular signaling during pollen-pistil interactions; Plant stress signaling and crop improvement.
Dr. Greg Moorhead - Role and regulation of protein phosphatases in humans and plants and the interaction of carbon and nitrogen metabolism in Arabidopsis thaliana. Dr. Steven Vamosi - Ecology and evolution of species interactions; aquatic ecology; biodiversity; comparative methods; speciation in post-glacial environments.
Dr. Richard Pharis - Developmental physiology of plant growth and differentiation; gibberellins and flowering. Dr. Jana Vamosi - Macroecology and macroevolution of angiosperms; influences of pollination and dispersal on speciation and extinction rates; comparative phylogenetic analysis.
Dr. Dae-Kyun Ro - Biochemistry and molecular genetics of plant secondary metabolisms; Plant and microbial metabolic engineering for the production of pharmaceuticals, nutrient-enhanced crops, and renewable energy. Dr. Ed Yeung- Structural, physiological and biochemical ontogeny of plant embryogenesis