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Environmental Physiology

M.S., M.P.S & Ph.D.


Environmental physiology provides students with advanced training in the nature and control of biological processes.

Current interests include mechanisms of drought tolerance in plants; plant and microbial enzymology; virology; toxicity and disposition of insecticides and environmental toxicants in vertebrates; plant defenses against phytophagous invertebrates; thermal exchange in bird eggs; plant reproductive biology; and genetic improvement of willow and poplar.

Participating Faculty

Current Graduate Students in Environmental Physiology


Only currently registered students appear—new student names are added at the start of the academic year.

Sarah Caltabiano

Environmental Physiology
Degree Sought: PHD
Advisor(s): Newman