Plant Biology (PLBIO)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Graded

  •  3776PLBIO 1560  LEC 001

  • 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Graded

  •  3775PLBIO 2070  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: concurrent registration in CHEM 2070. To enroll, contact Leah Cook (lcc2).

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16341PLBIO 2300  LEC 001

PLBIO 2400

Focuses on helping individuals understand how scientific information relates to the issues they face as citizens, in management decision making, and in public policy. To what extent should genetic engineering ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4240PLBIO 2400  LEC 001

  •  4241PLBIO 2400  DIS 201

  •  4242PLBIO 2400  DIS 202

  •  4243PLBIO 2400  DIS 203

  •  4244PLBIO 2400  DIS 204

  •  4245PLBIO 2400  DIS 205

  •  4246PLBIO 2400  DIS 206

  •  4247PLBIO 2400  DIS 207

  •  4248PLBIO 2400  DIS 208

  •  4249PLBIO 2400  DIS 209

    • W
    • Silva, T

  •  4250PLBIO 2400  DIS 210

  •  4251PLBIO 2400  DIS 211

    • W
    • Silva, T

  •  4252PLBIO 2400  DIS 212

    • W
    • Silva, T

  •  4253PLBIO 2400  DIS 213

  •  4521PLBIO 2400  DIS 214

  •  4522PLBIO 2400  DIS 215

  •  4523PLBIO 2400  DIS 216

PLBIO 2410

Introduction to plant diversity, ecology, structure, and evolutionary adaptation, with an emphasis on land plants. Laboratory and lectures are integrated to provide hands-on skills and concepts. First ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  1181PLBIO 2410  LEC 001

  • Two field trips are required.

  •  1182PLBIO 2410  LAB 401

    • T
    • Frank, M

  •  1183PLBIO 2410  LAB 402

    • W
    • Frank, M

  •  1184PLBIO 2410  LAB 403

    • R
    • Frank, M

  •  1185PLBIO 2410  LAB 404

    • F
    • Frank, M

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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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16350PLBIO 2470  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Gandolfo Nixon, M

  • 16351PLBIO 2470  LAB 401

    • T
    • Gandolfo Nixon, M

PLBIO 3100

Plants have been a source of medicinal agents for thousands of years and a remarkable number of modern drugs have been isolated or derived from plants. In this course, we will explore the mechanisms of ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  4045PLBIO 3100  LEC 001

PLBIO 4220

A comparative analysis of the developmental-genetic mechanisms contributing to the evolution of plant morphological structure and diversity. view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3825PLBIO 4220  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: BIOMG 2800 or PLBRG 2250, plus PLBIO 2410. Permission of instructor required for students who do not meet prerequisites.

PLBIO 4831

This course is the first of a two-semester sequence (with PLBIO 4841) which together provide a broad overview of concepts related to the study of plant molecular biology. It is intended to bring first-year ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1299PLBIO 4831  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: PLBRG 2250 or BIOMG 2800; BIOMG 3300 or BIOMG 3310 or BIOMG 3330 or BIOMG 3350.

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: BIOMG 6410

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  4004PLBIO 6410  LAB 401

    • T
    • Hua, J

    • R

PLBIO 6560

Series of selected topics to provide a background in plant evolution, paleobotanical literature, and evolutionary theory. Among the topics discussed are the origin of a terrestrial flora, the evolution ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • 17879PLBIO 6560  SEM 101

  • Prerequisite: PLBIO 4480 or equivalent background in evolution.

PLBIO 7400

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

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit S/U NoAud

  •  1186PLBIO 7400  SEM 101

  • 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • Topic: Plant Comparative and Evolutionary Genomics

  •  1187PLBIO 7420  DIS 201

    • M
    • Giovannoni, J

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  3521PLBIO 7430  RSC 701

    • W
    • Scanlon, M

  • 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  1188PLBIO 7440  DIS 201

  • 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1189PLBIO 7490  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Van Wijk, K

  • 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1409PLBIO 7490  RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Kessler, A

  • 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1410PLBIO 7490  RSC 703

    • TBA
    • Gan, S

  • 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1411PLBIO 7490  RSC 705

    • TBA
    • Nasrallah, J

  • 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1412PLBIO 7490  RSC 706

    • TBA
    • Pawlowski, W

  • 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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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1413PLBIO 7490  RSC 707

    • TBA
    • Rose, J

  • 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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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1414PLBIO 7490  RSC 708

    • TBA
    • Richards, E

  • 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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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1416PLBIO 7490  RSC 711

    • TBA
    • Doyle, J

  • 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1418PLBIO 7490  RSC 713

    • TBA
    • Davis, J

  • 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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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1419PLBIO 7490  RSC 714

    • TBA
    • Hanson, M

  • 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1420PLBIO 7490  RSC 715

    • TBA
    • Turgeon, R

  • 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1421PLBIO 7490  RSC 716

    • TBA
    • Scanlon, M

  • 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1422PLBIO 7490  RSC 719

    • TBA
    • Jander, G

  • 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1423PLBIO 7490  RSC 720

    • TBA
    • Hua, J

  • 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1424PLBIO 7490  RSC 721

    • TBA
    • Giovannoni, J

  • 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1425PLBIO 7490  RSC 722

    • TBA
    • Crepet, W

  • 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1427PLBIO 7490  RSC 725

    • TBA
    • Harrison, M

  • 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1428PLBIO 7490  RSC 726

    • TBA
    • Nixon, K

  • 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1429PLBIO 7490  RSC 727

    • TBA
    • Sparks, J

  • 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1430PLBIO 7490  RSC 728

    • TBA
    • Vatamaniuk, O

  • 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1432PLBIO 7490  RSC 730

    • TBA
    • Nasrallah, M

  • 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1433PLBIO 7490  RSC 731

    • TBA
    • Stern, D

  • 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1434PLBIO 7490  RSC 733

    • TBA
    • Wayne, R

  • 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3282PLBIO 7490  RSC 734

    • TBA
    • Lee, J

  • 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3283PLBIO 7490  RSC 735

    • TBA
    • Gandolfo Nixon, M

  • 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3302PLBIO 7490  RSC 736

    • TBA
    • McCouch, S

  • 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3356PLBIO 7490  RSC 737

    • TBA
    • Raguso, R

  • 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3386PLBIO 7490  RSC 738

    • TBA
    • Roeder, A

  • 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4106PLBIO 7490  RSC 739

    • TBA
    • Pineros, M

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

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4107PLBIO 7490  RSC 740

    • TBA
    • Specht, C

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

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4108PLBIO 7490  RSC 741

    • TBA
    • Moghe, G

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

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4474PLBIO 7490  RSC 742

    • TBA
    • Li, F

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

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4475PLBIO 7490  RSC 743

    • TBA
    • Frank, M

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