Systematics & Floristics
We conduct fundamental research and teaching on plants and other organisms, within populations, communities, and ecosystems. Our faculty members are recognized nationally and internationally and are actively engaged in their scientific communities. Our research includes Ecology, Evolution, Environmental Change, Ecohydrology, Remote Sensing, Systematics & Floristics, 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 serve students interested in the following degree programs:
Participate in interdisciplinary degree programs including the Program in Ecology, Molecular and Cellular Life Sciences, the Hydrology Program, Earth System Science, and required courses in the Life Sciences Program.
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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
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