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Department of Botany|College of Arts & Sciences
 

Ecology

Evolution

Systematics & Floristics

Environmental Change

Ecohydrology

Remote Sensing

Symbiosis

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Department of Botany
Aven Nelson Room 114
Department of Botany, 3165
1000 E. University Ave.
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: 1-307-766-2380
Fax: 1-307-766-2851
Email: odell@uwyo.edu
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Welcome to Botany

Welcome to the UW Department of Botany.  The Botany Department is unique at UW because of our focus on fundamental research and teaching on plants, as well as our study of populations, communities, and ecosystems. Our faculty are recognized nationally and internationally and are actively engaged in their scientific communities.  Research topics include ecology, evolution, systematics, floristics, ecohydrology, and symbiosis. These are investigated using genomics, computational science, stable isotopes, microscopy, spatial data analysis, remote sensing, biogeochemical and physiological approaches, and field and laboratory experiments. Our students receive a high quality education through engagement in these topics and tools and through faculty involvement in science education research. We offer a B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in Botany, the BS in Biology and faculty participate in interdisciplinary degree programs including the Program in Ecology, Molecular and Cellular Life Sciences, the Hydrology Program, Earth System Science, and the Life Sciences Program.

You can read our complete vision and mission statement here.

 

Graduate programs

Prospective graduate students are encouraged to contact faculty they would be interested in working with and to review information on the Botany Department's Graduate Programs and affiliated programs (Environment and Natural ResourcesMolecular & Cellular Life SciencesProgram in Ecology).


Undergraduate programs

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Weekly Seminar Series

Mark Brown--"Characterization of an external mucilage produced by epiphytic plant species in the sub-family Tillandsioideae of Bromeliaceae. Hosted by Dr.Greg Brown. Friday, September 12, 3:10 pm, Aven Nelson 212 Reception to follow.

Associate Research Scientist Ramesh Sivanpillai - Remote Sensing

Research Scientist Ramesh Sivanpillai explains what can be learned from some aspects of remote sensing and Wyoming View's outreach, research and education efforts

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