Director

Rod Wing

Professor of Plant Science, Director of the Center for Desert Agriculture

Associate Director

Mark Tester

Professor of Plant Science, Associate Director of the Center for Desert Agriculture

Research Interests: Salinity tolerance, Ion transport, Sustainable food production systems

Faculty

Brande Wulff

Associate Professor of Plant Science

Heribert Hirt

Professor of Plant Science

Ikram Blilou

Professor of Plant Science

Jesse Poland

Professor of Plant Science

Magdy M. Mahfouz

Associate Professor of Bioengineering

Monika Chodasiewicz

Assistant Professor of Plant Science

Salim Al-Babili

Professor of Plant Science

Research Interests: Plant metabolic engineering, Plant hormones, Carotenoids and Apocarotenoids, Root Parasitic Plants, Plant Biotic Interactions, Small Molecules, Plant Growth Regelators

Simon Krattinger

Assistant Professor of Plant Science

Research Interests: Cereal crops, Genomics, Plant-pathogen interactions, Quantitative genetics