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.
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
What is the project about?
The Plant and Microbial Biology Graduate Program congratulates the newest alumni who recently completed their graduate degrees in the department over the last academic year, including:
Your year and major?
I am a senior in CBS studying Plant and Microbial Biology.