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Plant Sciences

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The Plant Sciences Subprogram (PS) of the Ph.D. in Bioloy is the most comprehensive of its kind in the New York area. The program is a long-standing joint initiative between CUNY and the New York Botanical Garden and consists of 40 doctoral faculty drawn from both institutiones. Research areas include: biotechnology and metabolic engineering of plant biosynthetic pathways, systems biology, natural product biochemistry, medicinal plants and economic botany, signal transduction in plants, plant-microbial interactions, plant development, cell biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, genetics, ecology, biodiversity and systematics.

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