Principal Investigators

Our principal investigators are leading cutting-edge research in plant biology and genetics to create solutions for food security and environmental challenges. Fueled by a passion for changing the world through plant science, their labs make critical discoveries and develop new technologies that propel the plant science community forward.

PI’s at a Glance

Leaders and Innovators


scientific teams with 110 funded projects


startup companies launched by faculty


members of the National Academy of Sciences

Featured Principal Investigator
Douglas Allen, PhD
Areas of Research

Central Car­­bon Metabolism, Metabolic Flux Analysis, Photosynthesis, Carbon Partitioning, Lipid and Protein Biosynthesis and Turnover

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