Robert Sharp, PhD

Director, IPG

Interdisciplinary Plant Group

Professor

Plant Sciences

Contact Information

Email SharpR@missouri.edu
Phone 573-882-1841
Address 3-5 Agriculture Building
Websites Robert E. Sharp Lab
Interdisciplinary Plant Group

Education
B.S., Biological Sciences, University of Lancaster, UK
Ph.D., Plant Physiology, University of Lancaster, UK

Description
Bob Sharp has a research/teaching appointment in plant physiology. His research focuses on the regulation of root and shoot growth responses to drought, using maize and soybean as model systems. In particular, he is interested in the roles and mechanism of action of abscisic acid (ABA) and other hormones, and in the regulation of cell wall yielding properties. He teaches a graduate course on Advanced Plant Physiology.


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