The department of Plant and Microbial Biology works to advance knowledge of basic plant and microbial biology. Teaching and research programs in the department cover molecular, biochemical, cellular, developmental, physiological, organismal, ecological, and evolutionary biology of plants, algae and fungi. Here you will find a collection of news, features and opportunities for and about PMB.
Friday, November 13 from 1-2 p.m. CT
Lab: Muehlbauer Lab
Entered Program: Summer 2017
Plants emit oxygen. But that’s not the only chemical they send into the atmosphere. As it turns out, plants release a wide range of chemical compounds that attract pollinators, deter pests and support beneficial microbes.
Trinity Hamilton conducting field work at Mt. Hood. Photo Credit: Jeff Havig
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