Plant Biology (PLBIO)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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PLBIO 1560

Students in the plant sciences often struggle to see the relevance of material they learn in general chemistry to plant biology.  The goal of this course is to bridge that gap.  Using both active learning ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Graded

  • 18439PLBIO 1560  LEC 001

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  • Prerequisites: concurrent registration in CHEM 1560

PLBIO 2070

Students in the plant sciences often struggle to see the relevance of material they learn in general chemistry to plant biology.  The goal of this course is to bridge that gap.  Using both active learning ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Graded

  • 18438PLBIO 2070  LEC 001

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  • Prerequisites: concurrent registration in CHEM 2070

PLBIO 2210

This course is an introduction to two aspects of ethnomedicine/ethnohealth: (1) the study of biology of health disparities like diabetes, cancer, and infectious diseases in Latinos/as, African Americans ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1513PLBIO 2210  LEC 001

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  • Prerequisite: previous course work in biology and sociology and health or a related area or permission of instructor.

PLBIO 2300

Plants are distributed across the globe in distinctive vegetation types, and have a close association with local and global climate. This course discusses factors determining vegetation structure, plant ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17828PLBIO 2300  LEC 001

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PLBIO 2410

Introduction to plant diversity, ecology, structure, reproduction, and evolution, with an emphasis on the flowering plants and the history of life on earth. Laboratory and lectures are integrated to provide ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  1266PLBIO 2410  LEC 001

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  • Two field trips are required.

  •  1267PLBIO 2410  LAB 401

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  •  1268PLBIO 2410  LAB 402

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  •  1269PLBIO 2410  LAB 403

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  •  1270PLBIO 2410  LAB 404

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PLBIO 2470

The course explores the economic and agricultural importance of plants to people. Topics include the roles of plants as sources of food, shelter, fiber, and medicines, as well as the cultural and historical ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17404PLBIO 2470  LEC 001

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  • 17405PLBIO 2470  LAB 401

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  • 17406PLBIO 2470  LAB 402

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PLBIO 3450

Descriptive course with equal emphasis on development and mature structure. Lecture, laboratory, and reading are integrated in a study guide. The laboratory offers the opportunity to develop the practical ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17636PLBIO 3450  LEC 001

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  • Prerequisites: An introductory course in Biology or Botany, or permission of instructor. May not be taken for credit after BIOPL 3470.

  • 17637PLBIO 3450  LAB 401

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PLBIO 4220

Introduction to plant development, studying the mechanisms of development and signaling at the molecular genetic levels. view course details

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  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • 17641PLBIO 4220  LEC 001

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  • Prerequisite: course work in molecular biology (e.g., BIOMG 3300, BIOMG 3310/BIOMG 3320, or BIOMG 3330), genetics (e.g., BIOMG 2800), or permission of instructor. Course will meet for 12 class meetings.

PLBIO 4440

Uses evidence from microscopy, physiology, biochemistry, and molecular biology to try to unravel the mystery of the living cell. Studies the dynamics of protoplasm, membranes, and the various organelles. ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17502PLBIO 4440  LEC 001

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  • Prerequisite: one year introductory biology or permission of instructor.

  • 17503PLBIO 4440  LAB 401

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    • Wayne, R

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PLBIO 4831

Introductory module that provides a broad overview of molecular biology concepts relevant to the plant sciences. Serves as a prerequisite to other modules in the BIOPL 483X (fall) and BIOPL 482X (spring) ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: BIOMG 4831

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1426PLBIO 4831  LEC 001

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  • Prerequisite: BIOMG 2800 and BIOMG 3300 or BIOMG 3320, or equivalents. Recommended prerequisite: BIOMG 3310.

PLBIO 4980

Designed to give qualified undergraduate students teaching experience through actual involvement in planning and assisting in biology courses. This experience may include supervised participation in a ... view course details

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3366PLBIO 4980  IND 601

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    • Staff

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  • Prerequisite: previous enrollment in course to be taught or equivalent. Arts students may not count this course toward graduation but may, upon petition (one time only) to their class dean, carry fewer than 12 other credits and remain in good standing. This would affect Dean's List eligibility but not eligibility for graduating with distinction. Students from all Colleges must submit a CALS Special Studies Form (Available online: http://cals.cornell.edu/academics/registrar/policies/#independent-study). Do not sign into section 601. You will be put in the course after submitting form online.

PLBIO 6410

Includes selected experiments on gene expression, biolistic transformation, confocal microscopy, laser capture microdissection, microarray analysis, genetic mapping and mutant analysis, transposon tagging, ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: BIOMG 6410

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  4665PLBIO 6410  LAB 401

    • TBA Emerson Hall G34
    • Bogdanove, A

      Hanson, M

      Jander, G

      Nixon, K

      Pawlowski, W

      Richards, E

      Rose, J

      Van Wijk, K

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  • Prerequisite: BIOMG 2800 or equivalent, BIOMG 3300 or BIOMG 3330 or BIOMG 3350 or BIOMG 3310 or equivalent, or permission of instructor.

PLBIO 6470

Discussions led by staff, visitors, and students on topics of current importance to systematic biology. view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  5154PLBIO 6470  SEM 101

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    • Nixon, K

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  • Enrollment preference given to: graduate students and advanced undergraduates in systematic biology.

PLBIO 7400

Lectures on current research in plant biology, presented by visitors and staff. view course details

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  • 1 Credit S/U NoAud

  •  1271PLBIO 7400  SEM 101

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  • Requirement for: graduate students doing work in plant biology.

PLBIO 7420

Students in this class read and discuss recently published papers in plant molecular biology. A faculty member from the Plant Biology section in the School of Integrated Plant Sciences will assign the ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  1272PLBIO 7420  DIS 201

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PLBIO 7430

Introduction for graduate students to the research being conducted by Cornell faculty in the Plant Cell and Molecular Biology Program. view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  4710PLBIO 7430  RSC 701

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  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students or written permission from member of Plant Cell and Molecular Biology Program or from coordinator for undergraduates.

PLBIO 7440

After the first year, each student presents one seminar per year on his or her thesis research and then meets with the thesis committee members for evaluation. First-year students only attend the seminar ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  1273PLBIO 7440  DIS 201

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  • Enrollment limited to and required for: second-, third-, and fourth-year graduate students in Plant Biology.

PLBIO 7490

Intended for graduate students in Plant Biology who are working with faculty members on an individual basis towards a PhD thesis. view course details

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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1274PLBIO 7490  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Van Wijk, K

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  • Enrollment preference given to: graduate students who are working with faculty members on an individual basis. Sign into your faculty members section.

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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1584PLBIO 7490  RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Kessler, A

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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1585PLBIO 7490  RSC 703

    • TBA
    • Gan, S

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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1586PLBIO 7490  RSC 704

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    • Staff

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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1587PLBIO 7490  RSC 705

    • TBA
    • Nasrallah, J

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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1588PLBIO 7490  RSC 706

    • TBA
    • Pawlowski, W

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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1589PLBIO 7490  RSC 707

    • TBA
    • Rose, J

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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1590PLBIO 7490  RSC 708

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    • Richards, E

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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1591PLBIO 7490  RSC 709

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    • Brutnell, T

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  •  1592PLBIO 7490  RSC 710

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    • Luckow, M

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  •  1593PLBIO 7490  RSC 711

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    • Doyle, J

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  •  1594PLBIO 7490  RSC 712

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    • Owens, T

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  •  1595PLBIO 7490  RSC 713

    • TBA
    • Davis, J

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  •  1596PLBIO 7490  RSC 714

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    • Hanson, M

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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1597PLBIO 7490  RSC 715

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    • Turgeon, R

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  •  1598PLBIO 7490  RSC 716

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    • Scanlon, M

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  •  1599PLBIO 7490  RSC 717

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  •  1600PLBIO 7490  RSC 718

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    • Niklas, K

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  •  1601PLBIO 7490  RSC 719

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    • Jander, G

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  •  1602PLBIO 7490  RSC 720

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    • Hua, J

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  •  1603PLBIO 7490  RSC 721

    • TBA
    • Giovannoni, J

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  •  1604PLBIO 7490  RSC 722

    • TBA
    • Crepet, W

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  •  1605PLBIO 7490  RSC 723

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    • Kochian, L

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  •  1606PLBIO 7490  RSC 724

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    • Martin, G

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  •  1607PLBIO 7490  RSC 725

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    • Harrison, M

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  •  1608PLBIO 7490  RSC 726

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    • Nixon, K

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  •  1609PLBIO 7490  RSC 727

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    • Sparks, J

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  •  1610PLBIO 7490  RSC 728

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    • Vatamaniuk, O

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  •  1611PLBIO 7490  RSC 729

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    • Davies, P

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  •  1612PLBIO 7490  RSC 730

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    • Nasrallah, M

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  •  1613PLBIO 7490  RSC 731

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    • Stern, D

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  •  1614PLBIO 7490  RSC 732

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    • Staff

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  •  1615PLBIO 7490  RSC 733

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    • Wayne, R

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  •  4275PLBIO 7490  RSC 734

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    • Lee, J

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  •  4276PLBIO 7490  RSC 735

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    • Gandolfo Nixon, M

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  •  4301PLBIO 7490  RSC 736

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    • McCouch, S

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  •  4384PLBIO 7490  RSC 737

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    • Raguso, R

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  •  4428PLBIO 7490  RSC 738

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    • Roeder, A

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