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Master of Science in Botany with Concentration in Tropical Conservation and Development

Master of Science in Botany with Concentration in Tropical Conservation and Development

University of Florida

University of Florida, Gainesville, United States
  • QS World University Rankings
    =173
  • Study Level Masters
  • Duration 24 months

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The Department offers studies in the areas of biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology, physiology, ecology, systematic, and evolution. Specific areas of specialization include anatomy/morphology with emphasis on extant and fossil vascular plants; ecology and environmental studies including ecosystem ecology, conservation biology and genetics, fire ecology, exotic invasive species, and tropical botany and ecology; cell biology with emphasis on the cytoskeleton and cell morphogenesis; physiology, biochemistry, and molecular biology with emphasis on photosynthesis, growth and development of angiosperms, protein phosphorylation and signal transduction, global analysis of spatial patterns of gene expression; plant secondary metabolism and proteomics; systematic with emphasis on DNA- and morphology-based phylogenetic analyses, phylogeographic studies, molecular evolution/development, and monographic and floristic studies. This program is focused on Tropical Conservation and Development.