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  Graduate School-New Brunswick 2003-2005 Programs, Faculty, and Courses Plant Biology 765 Members of the Graduate Faculty  

Members of the Graduate Faculty

Faith C. Belanger, Associate Professor of Plant Biology and Pathology, CC; Ph.D., Illinois
Plant molecular biology; hormone-induced secretion

A.J. Both, Assistant Extension Specialist in Plant Biology and Pathology, CC; Ph.D., Cornell
Controlled environment agriculture, crop modeling, systems analysis

Tseh An Chen, Professor of Plant Biology and Pathology, CC; Ph.D., New Hampshire
Plant mycoplasmology and plant biotechnology; plant nematology; nematode ultrastructure

Xuemei Chen, Assistant Professor of Genetics, WIM; Ph.D., Cornell
Identity specification and morphogenesis of stamens and carpels in Arabidopsis flowers

Chee-kok Chin, Professor of Plant Biology and Pathology, CC; Ph.D., Alberta
Plant cell and tissue culture

Bruce B. Clarke, Associate Professor of Plant Biology and Pathology and Associate Extension Specialist in Plant Biology and Pathology, CC, and Director, Center for Turfgrass Science; Ph.D., Rutgers
Turfgrass pathology; soilborne diseases; disease forecasting and control; mycology

Bill D. Davis, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences, FAS-NB; Ph.D., Purdue
Tissue culture; cell and developmental physiology

Peter Rodney Day, University Professor of Genetics; Ph.D., London
Genetic engineering; genetics of host-pathogen interaction

Hugo K. Dooner, Professor of Genetics, CC/WIM; Ph.D., Wisconsin Transposons; gene tagging: molecular analysis of meiotic recombination in plants

Edward F. Durner, Associate Research Professor of Plant Biology and Pathology, CC; Ph.D., North Carolina State
Low-temperature stress resistance in tree fruit

Joan G. Ehrenfeld, Professor of Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources, CC; Ph.D., CUNY
Plant community ecology; ecosystems ecology; pollution impacts

James C. French, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences, FAS-NB; Ph.D., Cornell
Comparative and developmental anatomy; experimental morphology

Chaim Frenkel, Professor of Plant Biology and Pathology, CC; Ph.D., Washington State
Postharvest biology, senescence, fruit ripening, and stress

Cyril R. Funk, Research Professor of Plant Biology and Pathology, CC; Ph.D., Rutgers
Turfgrass breeding

Stephen A. Garrison, Professor of Plant Biology and Pathology, CC; Ph.D., Illinois
Production techniques for vegetables

Randy Gaugler, Professor of Entomology, CC; Ph.D., Wisconsin Invertebrate pathology; nematology; biological control

Thomas J. Gianfagna, Research Professor of Plant Biology and Pathology, CC; Ph.D., Cornell
Plant growth regulators; physiology of fruit crops

Joseph C. Goffreda, Associate Professor of Plant Biology and Pathology, CC; Ph.D., Cornell
Genetics and breeding; pest resistance in solanaceous crops

Ann B. Gould, Associate Extension Specialist in Plant Biology and Pathology, CC; Ph.D., Kentucky
Ornamental pathology

Steven N. Handel, Professor of Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources, CC; Ph.D., Cornell
Plant population ecology; pollination biology; ecological genetics

Stephen E. Hart, Assistant Extension Specialist in Plant Biology and Pathology, CC; Ph.D., Michigan State
Weed management in turfgrass and ornamentals

Jean Marie Hartman, Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture, CC; Ph.D., Connecticut
Plant ecology; community ecology; restoration ecology; land planning

Joseph R. Heckman, Associate Extension Specialist in Soil Fertility, CC; Ph.D., North Carolina
Plant nutrition

Melvin R. Henninger, Professor of Plant Biology and Pathology, CC; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State
Cropping systems of potatoes

Bradley I. Hillman, Research Professor of Plant Biology and Pathology, CC; Ph.D., California (Berkeley)
Viral infections of plants and fungi

Bingru Huang, Associate Professor of Plant Biology and Pathology; CC; Ph.D., Texas Tech
Environmental stress physiology of turfgrass

Harry W. Janes, Research Professor of Plant Biology and Pathology, CC; Ph.D., Rutgers
Photosynthetic efficiency and source-sink relationships

Gojko Jelenkovic, Professor of Plant Biology and Pathology, CC; Ph.D., California (Davis)
Genetic manipulation of plants

Randall Kerstetter, Assistant Professor of Plant Biology and Pathology, CC/WIM; Ph.D., Berkeley
Molecular genetics of leaf development and morphogenesis in Arabidopsis

Edward G. Kirby, Associate Professor of Botany, FAS-N; Ph.D., Florida
Developmental physiology; tissue culture

Donald Y. Kobayashi, Associate Professor of Plant Biology and Pathology, CC; Ph.D., California (Riverside)
Plant bacteriology; host pathogen interaction; molecular biology

John E. Kuser, Associate Professor of Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources, CC; Ph.D., Oregon State
Genecological variant; provenance and progeny testing; forest tree propagation

Eric Lam, Professor of Plant Biology and Pathology, CC; Ph.D., California (Berkeley)
Gene regulating mechanisms in plants; development and photomorphogenesis

Michael A. Lawton, Associate Professor of Plant Biology and Pathology, CC; Ph.D., Oxford
Molecular biology; protein kinases

Thomas Leustek, Professor of Plant Biology and Pathology, CC; Ph.D., Rutgers
Stress proteins and cell molecular biology

Bradley A. Majek, Associate Professor of Plant Biology and Pathology, CC; Ph.D., Cornell
Weed science

Pal Maliga, Professor of Genetics, WIM; Ph.D., Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Plant molecular biology; plastid genetics

Charles Martin, Professor of Biological Sciences, FAS-NB; Ph.D., Florida State
Expression and regulation of lipid biosynthetic genes

David R. Mears, Professor of Bioresource Engineering, CC; Ph.D., Rutgers
Engineering systems and environments for greenhouses

Richard H. Merritt, Professor of Plant Biology and Pathology, CC; Ph.D., Rutgers
Environmental and physiological factors affecting crop production in greenhouses

Joachim W. Messing, University Professor of Molecular Biology and Director of the Waksman Institute of Microbiology; Ph.D., Munich
Molecular biology of higher plants; M13 cloning, sequencing gene synthesis

William A. Meyer, Professor of Plant Biology and Pathology, CC, and Associate Director, Center for Turfgrass Science; Ph.D., Illinois
Turfgrass breeding, disease resistance, endophytes

James Murphy, Associate Extension Specialist in Turfgrass Management, CC; Ph.D., Michigan State
Development of management systems that minimize stress and improve turf performance

Elwin R. Orton, Jr., Research Professor of Ornamental Horticulture, CC; Ph.D., Wisconsin
Intra- and interspecific hybridization of trees and shrubs

Peter Oudemans, Associate Professor of Plant Biology and Pathology, CC; Ph.D., California (Riverside)
Fungal plant diseases; population biology of fungi

James A. Quinn, Professor of Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources, CC; Ph.D., Colorado State
Population ecology; species interactions; evolutionary biology

Ilya Raskin, Professor of Plant Biology, CC; Ph.D., Michigan State
Molecular regulation of plant growth, development, and disease resistance

John N. Sacalis, Professor of Plant Biology and Pathology, CC; Ph.D., Rutgers
Postproduction physiology of floricultural crops

Danny J. Schnell, Associate Professor of Biology, FAS-N; Ph.D., California (Davis)
Mechanism of protein import into chloroplasts

James E. Simon, Professor of Plant Biology and Pathology, CC; Ph.D., Massachusetts (Amherst)
Natural plant products, new crops, germplasm, and breeding

Edmund W. Stiles, Professor of Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources, CC; Ph.D., Washington
Plant-animal interactions; evolutionary ecology

Lena Struwe, Assistant Professor of Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resource/ Plant Biology and Pathology, CC; Ph.D., Stockholm
Evolutionary history, diversity, and biogeography of gentians and relatives

Richard E. Triemer, Professor of Biological Sciences, FAS-NB; Ph.D., North Carolina
Plant cell biology; phycology; ultrastructure

Nilgun E. Tumer, Professor of Plant Biology and Pathology, CC; Ph.D., Purdue
Molecular biology of plant viruses, virus replication, disease resistance, plant transformation

Aurea C. Vasconcelos, Professor of Botany, FAS-NB; Ph.D., Chicago
Cell biology; organelle development; plant molecular biology

Nicholi Vorsa, Professor of Plant Biology and Pathology, CC; Ph.D., Rutgers
Genetic and cytological studies in blueberries and cranberries

James F. White, Professor of Plant Biology and Pathology, CC; Ph.D., Texas
Systematic mycology; studies of endophytes and epibionts

George J. Wulster, Professor and Extension Specialist in Plant Biology and Pathology, CC; Ph.D., Rutgers
Root growth and physiology activity

Barbara A. Zilinskas, Professor of Plant Biochemistry, CC; Ph.D., Illinois
Photosynthesis; plant molecular biology; algal physiology

Gladis Zinati, Assistant Extension Specialist in Plant Biology and Pathology, CC; Ph.D., Michigan
Nutrient and water management for nursery crops, BMPs, filter strips, recycling

Associate Members of the Graduate Faculty

Stacy Bonos, Assistant Research Professor of Plant Biology and Pathology; CC; Ph.D., Rutgers
Turfgrass breeding, disease resistance, marker-assisted selection

James J. Polashock, Research Plant Pathologist, USDA-ARS Fruit Lab, Blueberry/Cranberry Research Center; Ph.D., Rutgers
Modification of biochemical pathways in plants through biotechnology


 
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