The School of Plant Sciences is a vigorous, cutting-edge, and comprehensive academic unit of the University of Arizona, whose scientists are devoted to the study of plants, the organisms that underpin the survival of terrestrial life. Research programs within the School examine how plants grow, how they respond to their environment, how they evolved, how they can be manipulated, and their fungal, bacterial, and viral interactions. more...

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Tue, 10/25/2016 - 4:00pm
Paul Kachapulula (Seminar)
Etiology of aflatoxin contamination in Zambia"
Fri, 10/28/2016 - 10:00am
Thesis Defense- Seth Steichen
Tue, 11/01/2016 - 4:00pm
Shaun Bushman (Seminar)
Mechanisms of Salinity Tolerance in Kentucky bluegrass
Tue, 11/29/2016 - 4:00pm
Brian Smith (Seminar)
Wed, 11/30/2016 - 11:00am
Dr. Anne Britt (Seminar)
SOGI Connects DNA Damage Response and Organ Regeneration
Tue, 12/06/2016 - 4:00pm
Anna Dobritsa (Seminar)
Pattern Formation on Pollen Surface: The Case of Aperatures.

The University of Arizona School of Plant Sciences is hiring a Professor of Practice to strengthen our undergraduate education in biotechnology!  

To learn more about this position, see UA Careers Job #20643

Alexander Schaller, an undergraduate student in the Sustainable Plant Systems received recognition at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Horticultural Sciences in Atlanta, Georgia.

More than 220 scientists from 26 countries gathered in Tucson to review the state of art in the plant reproduction research and to identify ways to translate the key findings from model plants to crops. Read more at CyVerse.org

Dr. Mohammad Pessarakli has been selected as a 2015 Outstanding Faculty Award recipient by the Asian American Faculty, Staff, and Alumni Association (AAFSAA) for his exemplary professional accomplishments and noteworthy contributions to the University and community at large. The award will be presented on November 7, 2015. Congratulations, Dr. Pessarakli!

Dr. Mark Beilstein is the winner of the 2014 Undergraduate Biology Research Program Outstanding Mentor award. He was nominated by his students Poorva Rajguru, Jordan Brock, and Ari Meldrum. The award was presented in the 26th Annual UBRP Conference in January 2015. Congratulations, Dr. Beilstein!