The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences

Whole plant physiology

Faculty in the Plant Biology graduate program with research interests in Whole plant physiology

Robert Berghage
Associate Professor, Department of Plant Science

Environmental plant physiology. Controlled and modified environments for plant growth. Eco-roofs, rooftop greening, and other uses of plants in distributed stormwater management systems.

Kathleen Brown
Professor of Plant Stress Biology, Department of Plant Science

Regulation of root development. Root responses to edaphic stress. Identification and genetic mapping of traits for adaptation to edaphic stress.

David R. Huff
Professor of Turfgrass Breeding and Genetics, Department of Plant Science

Population genetics. Plant evolution and ecology. Crop improvement. Physiological tolerance to biotic and abiotic stress.

Jesse Lasky
Assistant Professor of Biology

Ecological & evolutionary genomics, genetic and ecophysiological basis of adaptation to environmental stress, evolutionary ecology of biological complexity

Jonathan Lynch
Distinguished Professor of Plant Nutrition, Department of Plant Science

Plant adaptation to nutrient and water stress. Global change. World hunger. Root biology.

Andrew Stephenson
Distinguished Professor of Biology