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Plant Sciences

The CUNY Plant Sciences PhD program, the most comprehensive of its kind in the New York area, is a long-standing joint program between CUNY and the New York Botanical Garden and consists of 40 doctoral faculty. 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.

PS Subprogram Chair

Eleanore T. Wurtzel

Professor, PS subprogram Chair
Lehman College
250 Bedford Park Blvd. West
Bronx, NY 10468-1589

Phone: (718) 960-8643