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Eric Roberts

Fogarty Life Science (FLS) 219
(401) 456-8010
(401) 456-9632

Academic Background

Ph. D., University of Texas, Austin
A.B. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Courses Taught

BIOL 108 Basic Principles of Biology
BIOL 354 Plant Growth & Development
BIOL 491 Problems in Biology


Honors Program Liason

Research Interests

Plant cell biology, plant physiology, synthesis of plant polysaccharides and cell walls, biology of algae and cryptogams.


1.Cellulose synthase (CesA) genes in algae and seedless plants. Cellulose 11(2004):419-435.

2.Cellulose synthase (CesA) genes in the green alga Mesotaenium caldariorum. Eukaryotic Cell 1(2002):847-55.


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