Plant Biology (PLBIO)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

PLBIO 1130

By most accounts, whether theological or scientific, light is fundamental for life. Throughout the living world, there are vital processes, such as photosynthesis and vision that are associated with light. ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3995PLBIO 1130  LEC 001

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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  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  4167PLBIO 2100  LEC 001

PLBIO 2302

This is a 7-week spring semester reflective lecture class following the winter session field course, PLBIO 2301. Students will write a reflection and give an oral presentation; assemble and analyze field ... view course details

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  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 14544PLBIO 2302  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Jan 22 - Mar 9, 2019
    • Nixon, K

  • Prerequisites: PLBIO 2300, PLBIO 2301 and a general biology course.

PLBIO 2440

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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  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  4093PLBIO 2440  LEC 001

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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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3926PLBIO 2480  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: PLBIO 2410 or equivalent or permission of instructor.

  •  3927PLBIO 2480  LAB 401

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    • Davis, J

  •  4427PLBIO 2480  LAB 402

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    • Davis, J

PLBIO 2490

Biological subjects presented in Hollywood films. Lecture topics include the scientific method, Darwinism, development, paleobiology, animal cloning, genome sequencing, forensic DNA, artificial intelligence, ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  3880PLBIO 2490  LEC 001

PLBIO 3420

Integrated and interdisciplinary study of the processes that contribute to the growth, competition, and reproduction of plants. Topics include, but are not limited to, plant-water relations, membrane properties ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  3883PLBIO 3420  LEC 001

PLBIO 3421

Experiments exemplify concepts covered in PLBIO 3420 and offer experience in a variety of biological and biochemical techniques, from the cellular to whole plant level, with emphasis on experimental ... view course details

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  •   Choose one discussion and one laboratory.

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  3924PLBIO 3421  DIS 201

  •  3925PLBIO 3421  LAB 401

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  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  4152PLBIO 3421  DIS 202

  •  4150PLBIO 3421  LAB 402

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  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  4153PLBIO 3421  DIS 203

  •  4151PLBIO 3421  LAB 403

PLBIO 3430

Introduction to current studies involving recombinant DNA technology and its application to the improvement of plants. Emphasizes genetic transformation methodology, gene expression systems, and strategies ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3884PLBIO 3430  LEC 001

PLBIO 3431

Companion to PLBIO 3430 with laboratory activities that focus on the practice of plant biotechnology. Students construct transgenes using recombinant DNA methods, transfer genes to plants by a variety ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16139PLBIO 3431  LAB 401

  • Prerequisite or recommended corequisite: PLBIO 3430 or permission of instructor.

PLBIO 3801

This course is offered as part of the CALS Signature Semester: Toward a Sustainable Future and Emerging Technologies Important to China on site in Shanghai, China. Society is facing growing challenges ... view course details

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  •   Seven Week - Second.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 1 Credit GradeNoAud

  • 14641PLBIO 3801  LEC 001

  • Taught in Shanghai, China. This course is offered as part of the CALS Signature Semester: Toward a Sustainable Future and Emerging Technologies Important to China on site in Shanghai, China. Program application information can be found on this site: https://confluence.cornell.edu/display/CALSIEP/CALS+International+Exchange+Program .

  • 14642PLBIO 3801  DIS 201

PLBIO 4000

This course is geared towards graduate students and advanced biology undergraduates seeking a better understanding of computational biology. Lectures will be a combination of presentations, paper discussions ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: PLBIO 6000

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16178PLBIO 4000  LEC 001

  • 16179PLBIO 4000  DIS 201

PLBIO 4400

Basic and advanced theory and methods of phylogenetic analysis. Introduces students to cladistic analysis using parsimony and gain experience with computer-aided analysis of taxonomic data, including both ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16176PLBIO 4400  LEC 001

  • 16177PLBIO 4400  LAB 401

PLBIO 4620

Focuses on biochemistry of plant specific processes, with the aim to obtain an integrative overview of plant biochemistry. Examples include processes such as cell wall biochemistry, pigment biosynthesis ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  3932PLBIO 4620  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: PLBIO 2420 or 3420, or equivalent and BIOBM 3300 or 3310, or equivalent, or permission of instructor.

PLBIO 4841

This course is broken into three sections focusing on plant anatomy, cell biology, and development. In each section, we will discuss our current understanding of the key concepts, talk about some of the ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3975PLBIO 4841  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: PLBIO 4831 or BIOMG 2800, or PLBRG 2250 and PLBRG 3250, or permission of instructor.

PLBIO 6000

This course is geared towards graduate students and advanced biology undergraduates seeking a better understanding of computational biology. Lectures will be a combination of presentations, paper discussions ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: PLBIO 4000

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16180PLBIO 6000  LEC 001

  • 16181PLBIO 6000  DIS 201

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

  •  3977PLBIO 6470  SEM 101

    • W
    • Nixon, K

  • 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

  •  3534PLBIO 7400  SEM 101

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

PLBIO 7410

Introduction to the research literature in plant biology through weekly problem sets and discussions. view course details

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  • 1 Credit GradeNoAud

  •  4409PLBIO 7410  DIS 201

  • Graduate standing or permission of instructor required.

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

  •  3535PLBIO 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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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3536PLBIO 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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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3537PLBIO 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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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3538PLBIO 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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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3539PLBIO 7490  RSC 704

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    • Staff

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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3540PLBIO 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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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3541PLBIO 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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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3542PLBIO 7490  RSC 707

    • TBA
    • Rose, J

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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3543PLBIO 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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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3544PLBIO 7490  RSC 709

    • TBA
    • Brutnell, T

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  •  3545PLBIO 7490  RSC 710

    • TBA
    • Luckow, M

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  •  3546PLBIO 7490  RSC 711

    • TBA
    • Doyle, J

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  •  3547PLBIO 7490  RSC 712

    • TBA
    • Owens, T

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  •  3548PLBIO 7490  RSC 713

    • TBA
    • Davis, J

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  •  3549PLBIO 7490  RSC 714

    • TBA
    • Hanson, M

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  •  3550PLBIO 7490  RSC 715

    • TBA
    • Turgeon, R

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  •  3551PLBIO 7490  RSC 716

    • TBA
    • Scanlon, M

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  •  3552PLBIO 7490  RSC 717

    • TBA
    • Staff

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  •  3553PLBIO 7490  RSC 718

    • TBA
    • Niklas, 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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  •  3554PLBIO 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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  •  3555PLBIO 7490  RSC 720

    • TBA
    • Hua, J

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  •  3556PLBIO 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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  •  3557PLBIO 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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  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3558PLBIO 7490  RSC 723

    • TBA
    • Kochian, L

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  •  3559PLBIO 7490  RSC 724

    • TBA
    • Martin, G

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  •  3560PLBIO 7490  RSC 725

    • TBA
    • Harrison, M

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  •  3561PLBIO 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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  •  3562PLBIO 7490  RSC 727

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    • Sparks, J

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  •  3563PLBIO 7490  RSC 728

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    • Vatamaniuk, O

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  •  3564PLBIO 7490  RSC 729

    • TBA
    • Davies, P

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  •  3565PLBIO 7490  RSC 730

    • TBA
    • Nasrallah, M

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  •  3566PLBIO 7490  RSC 731

    • TBA
    • Stern, D

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  •  3567PLBIO 7490  RSC 732

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    • Staff

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  •  3568PLBIO 7490  RSC 733

    • TBA
    • Wayne, R

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  •  3569PLBIO 7490  RSC 734

    • TBA
    • Lee, J

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  •  3570PLBIO 7490  RSC 735

    • TBA
    • Gandolfo Nixon, M

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  •  3571PLBIO 7490  RSC 736

    • TBA
    • McCouch, S

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  •  3572PLBIO 7490  RSC 737

    • TBA
    • Raguso, R

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  •  3573PLBIO 7490  RSC 738

    • TBA
    • Roeder, A

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  •  4177PLBIO 7490  RSC 739

    • TBA
    • Pineros, M

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  •  4418PLBIO 7490  RSC 740

    • TBA
    • Specht, C