Structure and Function
Research on the structure of biological organisms or ecological systems and how they carry out biological functions. The following faculty have research programs that fall within this topic area:
Plant Cell Biology
Molecular biology of plants and plant development.
Molecular genetics and meiotic chromosome segregation.
Molecular Endocrinology and BiotechnologyDr. Larry Fowke (emeritus)
Cell division in plants with emphasis on the regulatory molecules which control the process and the cell organelles involved, particularly microtubules.
Plant morphology and pollination ecology
Neuroethology of insect flight.
Fungal Cell Biology and Genetics: Molecular biology of fungal growth and development.
Fungi of SaskatchewanDr. Vipen Sawhney
Environmental and hormonal regulation of body growth in fish
Plant physiology and molecular biology
Molecular plant pathology.
Lower plant functional genomics, Algal ecophysiology and molecular biology