Plant Biology

Master of Arts
Doctor of Philosophy

For More Information

Campus address: Norman Hackerman Building (NHB) 2.634, phone (512) 471-8490, fax (512) 232-3699; campus mail code: A6500

Mailing address: The University of Texas at Austin, Plant Biology Graduate Program, 100 E 24th Street Stop A6500, Austin TX 78712

E-mail: tamra@austin.utexas.edu

URL: https://cns.utexas.edu/plantbio-graduate-program

Areas of Study

Graduate study in plant biology is available in the following areas: algal physiology, plant biochemistry, cell biology, development, ecology, evolution, molecular biology, natural products chemistry, photobiology, phycology, plant anatomy, plant biogeography, plant morphology, plant physiology, population biology, systematics, and ultrastructure.

Graduate Studies Committee

The following faculty members served on the Graduate Studies Committee in the spring 2019 semester.

Zengjian J Chen
Deana L Erdner
Caroline E Farrior
Norma L Fowler
Lawrence E Gilbert
Justin C Havird
Enamul Huq
Robert K Jansen
Shalene Jha
Thomas E Juenger
Donald A Levin
Craig R Linder
Alan M Lloyd
Mona Mehdy
Nancy A Moran
Jose L Panero
Hong Qiao
Stanley J Roux Jr
Beryl B Simpson
Sibum Sung
Edward C Theriot

Admission Requirements

The undergraduate training of students planning to undertake graduate study in plant biology should ordinarily include at least 24 semester hours in plant biology and/or other biological sciences. At least 12 of these must be in upper-division work. This requirement in the major should be supported by coursework in the other sciences, especially chemistry, physics, and mathematics.