Susan R. Barnum, Ph.D. Iowa State (1983). Evolution of cyanobacteria and nitrogen fixation genes; structure, function, and evolution of DNA insertion elements in cyanobacteria, evolution of symbiotic cyanobacteria and plant- cyanobacteria interactions.
Richard E. Edelmann, Ph.D. Michigan State (1993). Electron microscopy, cellular ultrastructure, and mycology.
Daniel K. Gladish, Ph.D. California, Davis (1995). Development of root systems, especially the effects of environmental factors on root development.
David L. Gorchov, Ph.D. Michigan (1987). Plant ecology, invasive plants, population biology of rare plants, and forest management.
R. James Hickey, Ph.D. Connecticut (1985). The systematics and evolution of vascular plants, including ferns and fern allies.
Alfredo J. Huerta, Ph.D. California, Riverside (1987). Plant stress metabolism and environmental physiology.
Carolyn Howes Keiffer, Ph.D. Ohio (1996). Plant physiological ecology, halophyte biology, restoration ecology, and phytoremediation.
Qingshun Quinn Li, Ph.D. Kentucky (1995). Molecular biology and biochemistry of plant mRNA polyadenylation; genetic engineering of plant resistance to pathogens.
Chun Liang, Ph.D. Georgia (1999). Bioinformatics; plant genomics, proteomics and metabolics; biological databases and data mining.
Roger D. Meicenheimer, Ph.D. Washington State (1980). Developmental plant anatomy; plant morphogenesis; pattern formation in plants ; phyllotaxis.
Nicholas P. Money, Ph.D. Exeter (England) (1986). Mechanisms of fungal growth, reproduction, and pathogenesis; fungal evolution; indoor molds.
Richard C. Moore, Ph.D. Pennsylvania State (1999). Plant evolutionary biology, evolutionary genetics and genomics, duplicate gene evolution, evolution of sexual reproduction systems, evolution of plant development (evo-devo).
Nancy L. Smith-Huerta, Ph.D. California, Riverside (1983). Floral and pollen development; pollination biology.
M. Henry H. Stevens, Ph.D. Pittsburgh (1999). Community ecology, causes and consequences of biodiversity.
Michael A. Vincent, Ph. D. Miami (1991). Plant/fungal taxonomy, floristics, endangered species conservation, herbarium curation.
Chris Makaroff, Ph.D. Purdue (1986). Biochemistry, cell biology and molecular biology of pollen development.
Kimberly E. Medley,Ph.D. Michigan State (1990). Environmental and human influences on spatial patterns and ecology of forest vegetation.
Diana J. Davis, Ph.D. Colorado State (1995). Biochemical and molecular genetic analysis of fungal tissue-degrading enzymes.
Helen Guirangossian Kiss, Ph.D. Rutgers (1989). Plant developmental biology in ferns; plant hormones and flowering.
John Z. Kiss, Ph.D. Rutgers (1987). Cell biology, gravitropism in higher and lower plants, space biology, phototropism, ultrastructure, and cryotechniques in electron microscopy.
Vivian Negrón-Ortiz, Ph.D. Miami (1994). Systematics and reproductive biology of plants of the Caribbean basin.
Neal Sullivan, Ph.D. Missouri (2001). Forest Ecology and landscape level modeling of forest processes.