Major Areas of Basic Research

Graduate Research     

Research Areas

Plant-microbe interactions and related disciplines may include biochemistry, ecology, evolution, genetics, molecular biology, physiology, and symbiology of plants, microorganisms, and viruses. Basic research focuses on four major areas:

  • Physiology and Biochemistry of Plant Disease
  • Plant Virology
  • Molecular Biology; Genetics and Genomics
  • Biology and Ecology of Plant Parasitic Fungi

Within these major research areas are a broad range of interests and approaches. 

Undergraduate Research

For information on undergraduate research programs, contact the Office of Undergraduate Research.