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.

Impact and Connections


peer-reviewed publications


community members from more than 20 countries


in annual economic impact to the St. Louis Region

Featured Principal Investigator
Dmitri Nusinow, PhD
Areas of Research

Circadian Rhythms, Photoperiodism, Temperature Perception, Optogenetics, Synthetic Biology

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