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Elizabeth Ainsworth
Associate Professor
Plant Biology
PEEC, PMPB
M: 1201 W. Gregory Dr. Urbana, IL. 61801 MC-051
O: 147 ERML/1408 IGB
L: 190 ERML
O: (217)265-9887
Physiology & Development Ecology Genetics & Biochemistry   Plant physiological and molecular responses to global change, leaf growth and development, photosynthesis and carbohydrate metabolism
Jie Arro
Graduate Student
Plant Biology
M: 1201 W. Gregory Dr. Urbana, IL. 61801 MC-051
O: 148 ERML
L: 148 ERML
L: (217)244-6110
  (advisor: Ray Ming)
Rishi Aryal
Graduate Student
Plant Biology
M: 1201 W. Gregory Dr. Urbana, IL. 61801 MC-051
L: 148 ERML
L: (217)244-6110
  (advisor: Ray Ming)
Carol K. Augspurger
Professor
Plant Biology
PEEC
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-116
O: 155 Morrill Hall
L: 265 Morrill Hall
O: (217)333-1298
Ecology   Phenology of trees and herbs, wind dispersal, seed and seedling ecology of tropical trees, plant-pathogen interactions

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Carl Bernacchi
Associate Professor
Plant Biology
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-116
L: 196 ERML
L: (217)333-8048
Physiology & Development Ecology   Impacts of climate change on crop physiology, energy fluxes between the atmosphere and plant canopies, carbon sequestration, crop canopy responses to stress
Amy Betzelberger
Graduate Student
Plant Biology
M: 1201 W. Gregory Dr. Urbana, IL. 61801 MC-051
O: 147 ERML
O: (217)265-9884
Physiology & Development Genetics & Biochemistry   Genetic differentiation of ozone sensitivity among soybean cultivars (advisor: Lisa Ainsworth)
Kristen Bishop
Graduate Student
Plant Biology
M: 1201 W. Gregory Dr. Urbana, IL. 61801 MC-051
L: 147 ERML
L: (217)265-9884
  (advisor: Lisa Ainsworth)
Christopher Black
Graduate Student
Plant Biology
M: 1201 W. Gregory Dr. Urbana, IL. 61801 MC-195
O: 1500 IGB
O: 217)333-1632
Ecology   Ecology of soil nutrient cycling: soil respiration and microbial diversity under climate change conditions, root demography and water usage in biofuel crops (advisor: Evan DeLucia)
Deborah Black
Greenhouse Manager
M: 1201 W. Gregory Dr. Urbana, IL. 61801 MC-634
O: 1220 Plant Sci Lab
O: (217)333-7857
   
Hans Bohnert
Professor Emeritus
Plant Biology
PMPB
M: 1201 W. Gregory Dr. Urbana, IL. 61801 MC-051
O: 196 ERML
L: 190 ERML
Physiology & Development Genetics & Biochemistry   Genome-wide gene expression profiles; plant tolerance parameters: drought, salinity and low temperature; engineering tolerance
Donald Briskin
Affiliate
Plant Biology
PMPB
O: 380 NSRC
O: (217)244-1115
Genetics & Biochemistry   Plant products, medicinal plants, environmental effects on plant natural product chemistry
Pat Burke
Research Specialist
Plant Biology
M: 1201 W. Gregory Dr. Urbana, IL. 61801 MC-051
L: 192 ERML
L: (217)265-5473
   

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John M. Cheeseman
Professor Emeritus
Plant Biology
PEEC, PMPB
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-116
O: 196 ERML
L: 265 Morrill Hall
O: 217-300-9323
Physiology & Development Ecology Genetics & Biochemistry   Control and integration of resource acquisition and allocation in plants, organismal physiology, photosynthesis, nutrient transport; mathematical modeling
Katherine Chi
Graduate Student
Plant Biology
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-116
O: 265 Morrill Hall
L: 2010 I-Building (Research Park)
Ecology   Reproductive biology of endangered and threatened species in Midwest prairies; prairie restoration (advisor: Brenda Molano-Flores)
Benjamin Clegg
Lecturer
Plant Biology
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-116
O: 167 Morrill Hall
L: 171 Morrill Hall
O: (217)244-9871
L: (217)244-9871
Ecology   Climatic and edaphic controls on the establishment of modern boreal communities in interior Alaska (advisor: Feng Sheng Hu)
Jessica Conroy
Assistant Professor
Plant Biology
M: 152 CAB Urbana, IL. 61801
O: (217)333-3540
Ecology    
Adriana Corrales Osorio
Graduate Student
Plant Biology
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-116
O: 265 Morrill Hall
  (advisor: James Dalling)
Richard Crang
Professor Emeritus
Plant Biology
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-116
O: 265 Morrill Hall
O: 217)333-0616
Physiology & Development   Microscopic analysis of plants and fungi under environmental stress

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James Dalling
Professor and Acting Head
Plant Biology
PEEC
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-116
O: 265 Morrill Hall
L: 149 Morrill Hall
O: (217)244-8914
Ecology   Tropical forest regeneration, seed and seedling ecology, pioneer species
Jeffrey Dawson
Professor Emeritus
Plant Biology
PEEC
M: 901 W. University Ave. Urbana IL. 61801 MC-634
O: 1316 PSL
L: Suite 201
O: (217)333-9281
Physiology & Development Ecology   Symbiotic nitrogen fixation by woody plants, forest ecophysiology, soil microbiology, plant nitrogen nutrition, silviculture, forest ecology, urban forestry
Evan H. DeLucia
G. William Arends Professor of Integrative Biology; Professor
Plant Biology
PEEC, PMPB
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-116
O: 1404 IGB
L: 1404 IGB
O: (217)333-6177
L: (217)333-6177
Physiology & Development Ecology   Physiological ecology of vascular plants, photosynthesis, plant architecture, stress, climate change
R. Edward Dole
Visiting Instructor
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-116
O: 286 Morrill Hall
L: 265 Morrill Hall
O: (217)333-4396
   
Stephen Downie
Professor
Plant Biology
PEEC
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-116
O: 239 Morrill Hall
L: 239 Morrill Hall
O: (217)333-1275
Evolution & Systematics   Molecular systematics and phylogeny of extant angiosperms, with emphasis on Apiaceae (Umbelliferae), chloroplast genome structural evolution

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Xiaohui Feng
Graduate Student
Plant Biology
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-116
O: 265 Morrill Hall
L: 183 Morrill Hall
Ecology   (advisor: Michael Dietze)
Matias Fernandez
Graduate Student
Plant Biology
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-116
O: 265 Morrill Hall
L: 171 Morrill Hall
L: (217)244-9871
  (advisor: Feng Sheng Hu)
Astrid Ferrer
Research Scientist
Plant Biology
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-116
O: 265 Morrill Hall
L: 649 Morrill Hall
L: (217)244-6326
   
Marty Forrest
Office Support Specialist
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-120
O: 286 Morrill Hall
L: Integrative Biology
O: (217)333-8208
   

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Susan Gabay-Laughnan
Senior Research Scientist
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-116
O: 355 Morrill Hall
L: 265 Morrill Hall
O: (217)333-2919
L: (217)333-2919
Genetics & Biochemistry   Mitochondrial DNA mutations in maize and the effect of nuclear genes upon these mutations; mitochondrial S-type cytoplasmic male sterility and its nuclear restorer-of-fertility alleles; cytoplasmic reversion of CMS-S to fertility.
Govindjee
Professor Emeritus
Plant Biology
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-116
O: 265 Morrill Hall
L: 669 Morrill Hall
O: (217)333-1794
Physiology & Development Genetics & Biochemistry   History of photosynthesis
Sharon Gray
Graduate Student
Plant Biology
M: 1206 W. Gregory Dr. Urbana IL. 61801 MC-195
L: 1500 IGB
L: (217)333-1632
Physiology & Development Ecology   Effects of elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide on sensing of and response to drought in soybean and maize (advisor: Andrew Leakey)
Aleel Grennan
Assistant to the Editor
M: 1206 W. Gregory Dr. Urbana IL. 61801 MC-195
O: 1407 IGB
O: (217)333-7768
Physiology & Development Genetics & Biochemistry    
Michael Grillo
Postdoc Research Scientist
PEEC
M: Plant Biology, 265 Morrill Hall, 505 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana, IL 61801 MC-116
O: 250 Morrill Hall
L: 249 Morrill Hall
O: (217)265-5473
Ecology Evolution & Systematics Genetics & Biochemistry   Characterizing the mechanisms of adaptation (advisor: Katy Heath)
Eric Grimm
Affiliate
Plant Biology
O: Illinois State Museum
O: (217)785-4846
   
Andrea Gschwend
Graduate Student
Plant Biology
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-051
O: 265 Morrill Hall
L: 148 ERML
L: (217)244-6110
Ecology   Genetically mapping the male-specific region of male and hermaphrodite papaya's Y chromosome; effects of elevated carbon dioxide on soybean flower abortion (advisor: Ray Ming)

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Pamela Hall
Graduate Student
Plant Biology
M: 1206 W. Gregory Dr. Urbana IL. 61801 MC-195
L: 1400 IGB
L: (217)333-1632
Physiology & Development   (advisor: Donald Ort)
Jennifer Han
Graduate Student
Plant Biology
M: 1201 W. Gregory Dr. Urbana, IL. 61801 MC-051
L: 148 ERML
L: (217)244-6110
Physiology & Development   (advisor: Ray Ming)
Yoshie Hanzawa
Affiliate
Plant Biology, Crop Sciences
PEEC
M: 1201 W. Gregory Dr., Urbana, IL. 61801 MC-051
O: 259 E R Madigan Laboratory
O: (217)333-4685
Genetics & Biochemistry   Plant evolutionary genetics and genomics
Katy Heath
Assistant Professor
Plant Biology
Biology, PEEC
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-116
O: 249 Morrill Hall
L: 249 Morrill Hall
O: (217)265-5473
Ecology Evolution & Systematics Genetics & Biochemistry   Mutualism coevolution: evolutionary and ecological genetics of plant-microbe interactions; evolutionary responses to global change
Steven Hill
Affiliate
Plant Biology
M: 1909 S. Oak St. Champaign IL. 61820 MC-652
O: 382 NRB
L: 2028 Evens Laboratory
O: (217)244-8452
L: (217)244-9220
Ecology Evolution & Systematics   Systematics of Malvaceae (cotton family), threatened and endangered plants, flora of Dominica
Walter Hill
Affiliate
Plant Biology, NRES
PEEC
M: 1816 S. Oak St. Urbana IL. 61801 MC-652
O: 133 NRSA
O: (217)244-2103
L: (217)244-7234
Ecology   Aquatic ecology, grazer-algal interactions, nutrient cycling, biofilm ecology, invasive fish
Feng Sheng Hu
Professor and Interim Associate Dean of Biological, Chemical, Physical and Mathematical Sciences in LAS, and a Ralph E. Grim Professor of Geology
Plant Biology
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-116
O: 265 Morrill Hall
L: 177 Morrill Hall
O: (217)244-2982
L: (217)244-9871
Ecology   Ecosystem ecology, quaternary paleoecology, climatic change and biotic response, soil and sediment biogeochemistry
Joan Huber
Visiting Program Coordinator
Plant Biology, PSM Program
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-116
O: 265 Morrill Hall
O: (217)333-5498
   
Steven Huber
Professor
Plant Biology
PMPB
M: 1201 W. Gregory Dr. Urbana, IL. 61801 MC-051
O: 197 ERML
O: (217)265-0909
L: (217)244-0034
Physiology & Development Genetics & Biochemistry   Regulation of carbon and nitrogen metabolism in source and sink tissues with emphases on nitrate reductase, sucrose synthase and protein kinase specificity
Vincent Hustad
Graduate Student
Plant Biology
L: 2001 Evers Lab
Evolution & Systematics   Molecular systematics of the Geoglossaceae (advisor: Andrew Miller)

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Thomas W. Jacobs
Associate Professor
Plant Biology
PMPB
M: 1201 W. Gregory Dr. Urbana, IL. 61801 MC-501
O: 331 ERML
O: (217)333-1518
Physiology & Development Genetics & Biochemistry   Environmentally-mediated variation in plant development; quantitative genetics & microevolution, cell division, axillary growth, stomatal development
Stefan Johnsrud
Graduate Student
Plant Biology
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-116
O: 265 Morrill Hall
L: 139 Morrill Hall
L: (217)244-8049
  (advisor: Surangi Punyasena)
Almut G. Jones
Associate Professor Emerita
Plant Biology
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-116
O: 265 Morrill Hall
Evolution & Systematics   Plant systematics with an emphasis on plants of Illinois

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Deborah Katz-Downie
Research Scientist
Plant Biology
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-116
O: 265 Morrill Hall
L: 239 Morrill Hall
O: (217)333-1275
Evolution & Systematics    
Christie Klinger
Graduate Student
Plant Biology
M: 505 S. Goodwin Avenue 116
O: 250 Morrill Hall
L: 249 Morrill Hall
L: 265-5473
   
Robert Koester
Graduate Student
Plant Biology
M: 1201 W. Gregory Dr. Urbana, IL. 61801 MC-051
L: 147 ERML
L: (217)265-9884
Physiology & Development   Investigating the biochemical and genetic components of ozone tolerance in plants (advisor: Lisa Ainsworth)

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Andrew Leakey
Associate Professor
Plant Biology
PEEC, PMPB
M: 1206 W. Gregory Dr. Urbana IL. 61801 MC-195
O: 1402 IGB
O: (217)244-0302
Physiology & Development Ecology Genetics & Biochemistry   Genomic ecology of plant ecological strategies, genomic responses to climate change, response of maize to elevated carbon dioxide and drought
David LeBauer
Postdoc Research Associate
M: 1206 W. Gregory Dr. Urbana IL. 61801 MC-195
O: 131B IGB
L: (217)300-0265
   
Courtney Leisner
Graduate Student
Plant Biology
M: 1201 W. Gregory Dr. Urbana, IL. 61801 MC-051
L: 147 ERML
L: (217)265-9884
Physiology & Development   (advisor: Lisa Ainsworth)
Geoffrey Levin
Affiliate
Plant Biology
PEEC
M: 1816 S. Oak St. Urbana IL. 61801 MC-652
O: 1012 Forbes Building
O: (217)244-7481
Evolution & Systematics   Systematics of flowering plants with particular emphasis on the Euphorbiaceae, phylogenetic analysis, floristics of North America and Mexico
Colleen Lindsay
Graduate Student
Plant Biology
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-116
O: 265 Morrill Hall
L: 633 Morrill Hall
L: (217)333-7577
  (advisor: David Seigler)
Anna Locke
Graduate Student
Plant Biology
M: 1206 W. Gregory Dr. Urbana IL. 61801 MC-195
L: 1500 IGB
L: (217)333-1632
Physiology & Development   Hydraulic responses of soybean to climate change (advisor: Don Ort)
Stephen Long
Gutgsell Endowed Professor
Plant Biology, Crop Sciences
PEEC, PMPB
M: 1201 W. Gregory Dr. Urbana, IL. 61801 MC-051
O: 379 ERML/134 IGB
L: 379B ERML
O: (217)333-2487
L: (217)244-6317
Physiology & Development Ecology   Environmental physiology, atmospheric change impacts on crops and natural vegetation, C4 photosynthesis, energy crops, mathematical models of photosynthesis

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Cody Markelz
Graduate Student
Plant Biology
M: 1206 W. Gregory Dr. Urbana IL. 61801 MC-195
O: 1500 IGB
O: (217)244-0302
Physiology & Development Ecology   Ecological genomics within the Poaceae (true grass) family under future climate change scenarios (advisor: Andrew Leakey)
Michael Masters
Field Research Specialist
Plant Biology
M: 1201 W. Gregory Dr. Urbana, IL. 61801 MC-195
O: 1400 IGB
O: (217)244-7418
   
Andrew Miller
Affiliate
Plant Biology
M: 1909 S. Oak St., Urbana, IL 61801 MC-652
O: 2003 Robert Evers Lab
L: 2003 Robert Evers Lab
L: (217)244-0439
Ecology Evolution & Systematics   Character evolution of ascomycetes with emphasis on members of the Class Sordariomycetes, biodiversity and biogeography of ascomycetes
Ray Ming
Professor
Plant Biology
PMPB
M: 1201 W. Gregory Dr. Urbana, IL. 61801 MC-051
O: 148 ERML
O: (217)333-1221
Evolution & Systematics Genetics & Biochemistry   Evolution of primitive sex chromosomes, genome structure of papaya, sugarcane, coffee and pineapple
Brenda Molano-Flores
Affiliate
Entomology, Plant Biology
M: 1816 S. Oak St. Urbana IL. 61801 MC-652
L: 2012
L: (217)265-8167
Ecology   Prairie restoration, plant-insect interactions, reproductive biology of plants, population biology, conservation biology
Beth Morgan
Visiting Instructors
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-116
O: 286 Morrill Hall
O: (217)333-7428
   

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Paul Nabity
Graduate Student
Plant Biology
M: Plant Biology, 1500 IGB MC-195
L: 1500 IGB
L: 333-1632
Physiology & Development Ecology   Interplay between insect herbivores and induced-plant responses (advisor: Evan DeLucia)
Joao Felipe Nebo
Visiting Scholar
Plant Biology
M: 1201 W. Gregory Dr. Urbana, IL. 61801 MC-051
O: 148 ERML
L: 135 ERML
L: (217)244-8548
   
Lorin I. Nevling
Emeritus
Plant Biology
M: Plant Biology, 299 NRB MC-652
O: 299 NRB
L: 299 NRB
O: 244-2750
L: 244-2750
   
Olivia Niziolek
Graduate Student
Plant Biology
M: 1206 W. Gregory Dr. Urbana IL. 61801 MC-195
L: 1500 IGB
L: (217)333-1632
Physiology & Development Ecology   (advisor: Evan DeLucia)

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James O'Dwyer
Assistant Professor
Plant Biology
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana, IL 61801 MC 116
O: 183 Morrill Hall
L: 183 Morrill Hall
O: (217)244-7806
Ecology   We work with theoretical models and a broad range of data to understand patterns of biodiversity, from tropical forests to host-associated microbial systems like the human microbiome
Adebosola Oladeinde
Graduate Student
Plant Biology
M: Plant Biology, 1200 IGB MC-195
L: 1200 IGB
Physiology & Development Ecology   Comparative analysis of biofuel crops including Miscanthus (Miscanthus x giganteus), switchgrass and natural prairie (advisor: Stephen Long)
Donald R. Ort
Professor
Plant Biology
PMPB
M: 1206 W. Gregory Dr. Urbana IL. 61801 MC-195
O: 1406 IGB
O: (217)333-2093
Physiology & Development Genetics & Biochemistry   Molecular and biochemical basis for environmental effects on photosynthesis, photosynthetic energy transduction
Julia Ossler
Graduate Student
Plant Biology
M: 1201 W. Gregory Dr. Urbana, IL. 61801 MC-051
L: 192 ERML
L: (217)265-5473
  (advisor: Katy Heath)

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Robert Paul
Graduate Student
Plant Biology
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-116
O: 256 Morrill Hall
Ecology   Modeling terrestrial biogeochemistry of different land uses in the Midwest; quantifying ecosystem services of multi-use landscapes; resolving environmental impacts of second-generation bioenergy agriculture (advisor: Sarah Davis)
Rhiannon Peery
Graduate Student
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-116
O: 265 Morrill Hall
L: 239 Morrill Hall
L: (217)333-1275
Evolution & Systematics   Comparative genomics within Apiaceae (advisor: Stephen Downie)
Tom L. Phillips
Professor Emeritus
Plant Biology
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-116
O: 57 Morrill Hall
L: 65 Morrill Hall
O: (217)333-0653
L: (217)244-6357
Ecology Evolution & Systematics   Paleobotany with an emphasis on flora of the Carboniferous period
Surangi Punyasena
Assistant Professor
Plant Biology
PEEC
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC 116
O: 265 Morrill Hall
L: 139 Morrill Hall
O: (217)244-8049
Ecology Evolution & Systematics   Role of climate in long-term evolution of Neotropical forests; quantitative palynology

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Kenneth R. Robertson
Emeritus
Plant Biology
M: 1816 S. Oak St. Urbana IL. 61801 MC-652
O: 393 NRB
O: (217)244-2171
Evolution & Systematics   Systematics with emphases on Rosaceae, Amaranthaceae and Convolvulaceae, flowering plants of the Illinois prairie
Ursula Ruiz Vera
Graduate Student
Plant Biology
M: Plant Biology, 193 ERML MC-051
L: 193 ERML
L: 244-3079
Ecology   Influences and consequences of increased temperature and CO2 on soybean photosynthesis and its relation to water supply (advisor: Carl Bernacchi)

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Malcolm L. Sargent
Associate Professor Emeritus
Plant Biology
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-116
O: 265 Morrill Hall
L: 629 Morrill Hall
O: (217)333-0287
Evolution & Systematics   Creation of user friendly, perspective oriented guides for the identification of bryophytes (mosses, liverworts and hornworts)
Barbara Schleicher
Research Specialist
Plant Biology
M: 1220 Plant Sciences Lab MC-634
O: 1220 Plant Sciences Lab
O: (217)333-7857
   
Patrick Schmitz
Graduate Student
Plant Biology
M: 1201 W. Gregory Dr. Urbana, IL. 61801 MC-051
O: 379 ERML
O: (217)244-6317
Physiology & Development Ecology   Global change and the study and production of feedstock for biofuel production (advisor: Stephen Long)
Mary Schuler
Affiliate
PMPB, Entomology, Plant Biology
M: 1201 W. Gregory Dr. Urbana, IL. 61801 MC-051
O: 162 ERML
L: 161 ERML
O: (217)333-8785
L: (217)333-8784
Physiology & Development Genetics & Biochemistry   Pre-mRNA processing, P450 monooxygenases and their role in plant-insect interactions
Miranda Segura
Graduate Student
Plant Biology
M: 1201 W. Gregory Dr. Urbana, IL. 61801 MC-051
L: 331 ERML
L: (217)333-1518
Physiology & Development Genetics & Biochemistry   Genetic basis of environmental variation in stomatal development (advisor: Tom Jacobs)
David S. Seigler
Professor Emeritus & Curator of Herbarium
Plant Biology
Masters in Biology
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-116
O: 265 Morrill Hall
L: 633 Morrill Hall/1023 Evers Lab
O: (217)333-7577
L: (217)333-2522
Ecology Genetics & Biochemistry   Phytochemistry, chemical ecology, plant systematics, secondary products as mosquito insecticides, antioxidants from berries, systematics of Acacia species
Carol A. Shearer
Professor Emerita
Plant Biology
PEEC
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-116
O: 265 Morrill Hall
L: 655B Morrill Hall
O: (217)333-2796
L: (217)333-2796
Ecology Evolution & Systematics   Ecology of freshwater saprophytic fungal communities, systematics and biogeography of freshwater ascomycetes and fungi imperfecti
Matthew Siebers
Graduate Student
Plant Biology
M: 1206 W. Gregory Dr. Urbana IL. 61801 MC-195
L: 1500 IGB
L: (217)333-1632
Physiology & Development   Respiratory and photosynthetic responses to elevated temperatures and drought in soybeans grown under current and elevated carbon dioxide levels (advisor: Don Ort)
Rebecca Slattery
Graduate Student
Plant Biology
M: 1206 W. Gregory Dr. Urbana IL. 61801 MC-195
L: 1500 IGB
L: (217)333-1632
  (advisor: Donald Ort)

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John Taft
Affiliate
Plant Biology
M: 1909 S. Oak St. Champaign IL. 61820 MC-652
O: 2007
O: (217)244-5046
Ecology   Plant ecology and fire effects in oak woodland communities, floristic integrity for Illinois flora, vegetation ecology of grasslands, unique habitats in Illinois
Pimonrat Tiansawat
Graduate Student
Plant Biology
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-116
L: 149 Morrill Hall
L: (217)244-8914
Ecology   Effects of predispersal seed damage on post-dispersal seed fate in tropical pioneer tree species (advisor: Jim Dalling)

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Robert VanBuren
Graduate Student
Plant Biology
M: 1201 W. Gregory Dr. Urbana, IL. 61801 MC-051
L: 148 ERML
L: (217)244-6110
  (advisor: Ray Ming)
Andrew VanLoocke
Graduate Student
Plant Biology
M: 1201 W. Gregory Dr. Urbana, IL. 61801 MC-051
L: 193 ERML
L: (217)244-3079
  (advisor: Carl Bernacchi)

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James Walsh
Graduate Student
Plant Biology
M: 1201 W. Gregory Dr. Urbana, IL. 61801 MC-051
O: 248 ERML
L: 148 ERML
L: (217)244-6110
Physiology & Development Genetics & Biochemistry   Functional genomic analysis of biomass production/sucrose accumulation and evolutionary study of sugarcane (advisor: Ray Ming)
Dan Wang
Postdoc Research Associate
M: 1206 W. Gregory Dr. Urbana IL. 61801 MC-195
O: 1400 IGB
O: (217)244-5548
   

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Wendy Yang
Assistant Professor
Plant Biology
Integrative Biology
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana, IL 61801 MC 116
O: 639 Morrill Hall
L: 639 Morrill Hall
O: (217)244-2614
Ecology   Terrestrial biogeochemistry, ecosystem ecology, stable isotope ecology, soil-atmosphere greenhouse gas dynamics, climate change
Craig Yendrek
Postdoc Research Associate
Plant Biology
M: 1201 W. Gregory Dr. Urbana, IL. 61801 MC-501
O: 147 ERML
O: (217)265-9884
   

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Steven Zelski
Graduate Student
Plant Biology
M: 505 S. Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801 MC-116
L: 657 Morrill Hall
L: (217)244-6326
Ecology   (advisors: Andrew Miller and Carol Shearer)
Fanchang Zeng
Postdoc Research Associate
Plant Biology
M: 1201 W. Gregory Dr. Urbana, IL. 61801 MC-051
O: 148 ERML
O: (217)244-6110
   
Jisen Zhang
Postdoc Research Associate
Plant Biology
M: 1201 W. Gregory Dr. Urbana, IL. 61801 MC-051
O: 148 ERML
O: (217)244-6110
   
Qiong Zhang
Visiting Research Scholar
Plant Biology
M: 1201 W. Gregory Dr. Urbana, IL. 61801 MC-051
O: 148 ERML
O: (217)244-6110
   
Raymond E. Zielinski
Professor
Plant Biology
PMPB
M: 1201 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana IL 61801 MC-051
O: 192 ERML
O: (217)333-6785
Physiology & Development Genetics & Biochemistry   Calmodulin, calcium-binding proteins, signal transduction, regulation of gene expression