Plant Biology (PLBIO)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022. Courses of Study 2022-2023 is scheduled to publish mid-June.

PLBIO 1560

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 16922 PLBIO 1560   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Gunn, L

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: concurrent registration in CHEM 1560.

PLBIO 2100

Plants have always played a key role in the history of life on Earth and have served as medicinal agents in all societies since prehistoric times. Medical Ethnobotany is the study of medicinal plants used ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 16925 PLBIO 2100   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Friso, G

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  •  2644 PLBIO 2400   LEC 001

    • MW To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Silva, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2647 PLBIO 2400   DIS 203

    • T To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Silva, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2648 PLBIO 2400   DIS 204

    • T To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Silva, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2649 PLBIO 2400   DIS 205

    • T To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Silva, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2651 PLBIO 2400   DIS 207

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Silva, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2652 PLBIO 2400   DIS 208

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Silva, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2654 PLBIO 2400   DIS 210

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Silva, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2655 PLBIO 2400   DIS 211

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Silva, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2656 PLBIO 2400   DIS 212

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Silva, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2657 PLBIO 2400   DIS 213

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Silva, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2748 PLBIO 2400   DIS 214

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Silva, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2749 PLBIO 2400   DIS 215

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Silva, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2750 PLBIO 2400   DIS 216

    • R To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Silva, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2938 PLBIO 2400   DIS 217

    • R To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Silva, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  2974 PLBIO 2400   DIS 218

    • R To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Silva, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  •  1136 PLBIO 2410   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Frank, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Two field trips are required.

  •  1137 PLBIO 2410   LAB 401

    • T To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Frank, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  1138 PLBIO 2410   LAB 402

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Frank, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  1139 PLBIO 2410   LAB 403

    • R To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Frank, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  1140 PLBIO 2410   LAB 404

    • F To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Frank, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PLBIO 2480

An introduction to the goals and methods of plant systematics, and a survey of the diversity of vascular plants, including ferns, conifers, flowering plants, and related groups. Lectures cover ... view course details

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

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3072 PLBIO 2480   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Onyenedum, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: BIOEE 1780 or PLBIO 2410.

  •  3073 PLBIO 2480   LAB 401

    • W To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Onyenedum, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  3074 PLBIO 2480   LAB 402

    • R To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Onyenedum, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  2562 PLBIO 3100   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Friso, G

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PLBIO 3440

This course provides a comprehensive overview of evolution with an emphasis on plants as excellent exemplars for understanding evolutionary theory and the interpretation of data pertaining to evolution. ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  3063 PLBIO 3440   LEC 001

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Pawlowski, W

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Recommended prerequisite: PLBRG 2250 or BIOMG 2800. Enrollment limited to: sophomores, juniors and seniors.

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: PLBIO 5450

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16876 PLBIO 3450   LEC 001

    • MW To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Gandolfo Nixon, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisites: An introductory course in biology or botany.

  • 16877 PLBIO 3450   LAB 401

    • M To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Gandolfo Nixon, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PLBIO 5450

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: PLBIO 3450

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18668 PLBIO 5450   LEC 001

    • MW To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Gandolfo Nixon, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18669 PLBIO 5450   LAB 401

    • M To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Gandolfo Nixon, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  2533 PLBIO 6410   LAB 401

    • TR To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Van Wijk, K

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  •  2877 PLBIO 6560   SEM 101

    • F
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Crepet, W

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: PLBIO 4480 or equivalent background in evolution.

PLBIO 6831

This course is the first of a two-semester sequence (with PLBIO 6841) 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

  •  3228 PLBIO 6831   LEC 001

    • MWF To Be Assigned
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Doyle, J

      Van Wijk, K

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: PLBIO 2410, plus BIOMG 2800 or PLBRG 2250, or permission of instructor.

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 Integrative Plant Science will assign the ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • Topic: Senescence Biology of Plants

  •  1142 PLBIO 7420   DIS 201

    • M
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Gan, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  •  1143 PLBIO 7440   DIS 201

    • R
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Doyle, J

      Pineros, M

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